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Taurus Monthly Forecast for January 2006
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Study, or Travel?
Happy New Year, Taurus! The Sun travels through Capricorn as the month begins, focusing you on study, travel, overseas contacts, legal dealings and events in the wider world. Keep an open mind on what's possible and what you'd like to do till the Full Moon in Cancer on Jan 14th. Review your options then. You will have to determine your own path or break free from restrictions but there will be support from an unexpected source. You may be settling in new quarters or developing the ones you have. Fortune favours an alliance but there may be difficulty or resistance from those in authority or higher up in the food chain. Elders, authorities and rules may be tricky to comprehend or take into account. Negotiate with care. Don't push your luck or your brief too hard. There may be unexpected changes or developments with friends. You may have to adjust a plan or dream to a new setting. How far will you go to find what you're looking for? A disaffected colleague may come back onto the scene or be difficult. There may be communications or contacts that clear up old matters or renew relations.
The Sun moves to Aquarius on Jan 20th, urging you to step into new territory with career or professional matters. Assistance from an unusual quarter or by alternative means may enhance your efforts. Don't rely on hopefulness though. Gentle and persistent efforts will win the day. The New Moon on Jan 29th allows you to set sail for what's important. If you're overdue for some luck, you can expect it to arrive in the last week.
Mercury the messenger moves to Capricorn on Jan 3rd, bringing communications from overseas and discussions that pertain to study, travel, legal matters or in-laws. There are good ideas or opportunities in the second week but be careful not to try and sew things up too quickly. Keep a sense of proportion. Mercury moves to Aquarius on Jan 22nd, shifting the focus to professional or career matters and dealings with authority. There will be weighty matters or decisions to consider on Jan 27th. Step forward with the New Moon.
Sensual Venus, your life-ruler, moves in reverse in Capricorn from Jan 1st, travelling in your solar ninth house for the balance of the month. There may be unexpected news or visitors from overseas. Overseas contacts or destinations may feature. There may be outstanding matters to deal with in regard to study, legal matters or in-laws. You may travel to renew past relations. Someone from the past may travel to see you. You may withdraw from social or business activity to pursue private interests. Changes with money may alter your social calendar. The influences favour romance and financial matters in the last week.
Taking on Giants
Warrior Mars surges forward in your sign, taking on a few of the giants of the Heavens as he sets himself to finish a long journey. There will be challenges to meet and changes to make with personal and professional life. You will be asked for action, restraint, patience and fine judgement by turns. If you've noticed an increase in frustration lately, now's the time to start moving ahead and change the things that have held you back or tied you up. Don't fall victim to impatience or appearances at the end of the second week. You will gain through a measured approach. Creative or spiritual ideals will serve you in the third week but make sure you adopt a grounded or realistic approach to carrying them through.
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