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  • Free Will Astrology ARIES (March 21-April 19): It’s Compensation Week. If you have in the past suffered from injustice, it’s an excellent time to go in quest of restitution... | 4/16/2014
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  • Free Will Astrology If you have been deprived of the beauty you need to thrive, now is the time to get filled up. | 4/16/2014
  • Free Will Astrology | 4/9/2014
  • Free Will Astrology I suggest you get yourself a new power object that symbolizes your inventive devotion. | 4/9/2014
  • Free Will Astrology ARIES (March 21-April 19): Freedom is the most important kind of joy you can seek right now. It’s also the most important subject to study and... | 4/9/2014
  • Free Will Astrology Does your mother know what you are up to these days? Let’s hope not. | 4/2/2014
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  • Free Will Astrology ARIES (March 21-April 19): In his novel The Unbearable Lightness of Being, Milan Kundera says that the brain has “a special area which we might call... | 4/2/2014
  • Free Will Astrology You should look for opportunities to playfully lose your dignity and razz the status quo. | 3/26/2014
  • Free Will Astrology ARIES (March 21-April 19): I have coined a new word just for your horoscope this week. It’s “zex,” short for “zen sex.” Zex is a kind of sex in... | 3/26/2014
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  • Free Will Astrology ARIES (March 21-April 19): “When you plant seeds in the garden, you don’t dig them up every day to see if they have sprouted yet,” says Buddhist nun... | 3/19/2014
  • Free Will Astrology I bet your support system will soon be abuzz with fizzy mojo and good mischief. | 3/19/2014
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  • Free Will Astrology You need a break from high adventure and agitated activity. | 3/12/2014
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  • Free Will Astrology ARIES (March 21-April 19): “There was another life that I might have had, but I am having this one.” So says a character in Kazuo Ishiguro’s nove... | 3/12/2014
  • Free Will Astrology You now have an enhanced ability to ferret out nuggets of data that can actually empower you. You are a magnet for the invigorating truths you really need most. | 3/5/2014
  • Free Will Astrology ARIES (March 21-April 19): Are you between jobs? Between romantic partners? Between secure foundations and clear mandates and reasons to get up each... | 3/5/2014
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  • Free Will Astrology ARIES (March 21-April 19): The battles you’ve been waging these last ten months have been worthy of you. They’ve tested your mettle and grown your... | 2/26/2014
  • Free Will Astrology “Life is like Sanskrit read to a pony,” said Lou Reed. | 2/26/2014
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  • Free Will Astrology ARIES (March 21-April 19): A woman from New Mexico wrote to tell me that after reading my horoscopes for three years in the Santa Fe Reporter, she had... | 2/19/2014
  • Free Will Astrology I think you would benefit from going off by yourself to a sanctuary and having some nice long talks with your ancestors, the spirits of nature, and your deepest self. | 2/19/2014
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  • Free Will Astrology ARIES (March 21-April 19): In her TED talk, science writer Mary Roach made it clear that human beings don’t need genital stimulation to experience orgasms... | 2/12/2014
  • Free Will Astrology Astrologically speaking, it’s an excellent time for you to be stupendously in love with someone or something—anything! | 2/12/2014
  • Free Will Astrology | 2/5/2014
  • Free Will Astrology ARIES (March 21-April 19): “You know it’s Saturday when you are wiping off vodka stains from your face with a marshmallow,” testifies the woman who... | 2/5/2014
  • Free Will Astrology Sometimes it has seemed like your entire life is composed of thousands of small almosts that add up to one gigantic almost. | 2/5/2014
  • Free Will Astrology ARIES (March 21-April 19): On my 15th birthday, I finally figured out that eating dairy products was the cause of my chronic respiratory problems. From tha... | 1/29/2014
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  • Free Will Astrology Right now is also a favorable time to prepare for future adventures | 1/29/2014
  • Free Will Astrology | 1/22/2014
  • Free Will Astrology ARIES (March 21-April 19): Actor Casey Affleck appreciates the nurturing power of his loved ones. “My family would be supportive,” he says, “if I said I wanted... | 1/22/2014
  • Free Will Astrology “the restless race of the traveller’s heart before the journey begins, when anxiety and anticipation are tangled together.” | 1/22/2014
  • Free Will Astrology ARIES (March 21-April 19): Whose enemy are you? Are you anyone’s adversary or obstructionist or least favorite person? Answer honestly, please. Don’t be... | 1/15/2014
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  • Free Will Astrology Or have a picnic on a cloud with a feast of cotton candy and sponge cake and mint tea | 1/15/2014
  • Free Will Astrology | 1/8/2014
  • Free Will Astrology ARIES (March 21-April 19): You can blame it on the coming full moon. You can blame it on the gorgeous storm or the epic dream or the haunting song or the... | 1/8/2014
  • Free Will Astrology Practice smoke signals. Call old friends. Organize your calendar. Dream of the beach. | 1/8/2014
  • Free Will Astrology | 1/1/2014
  • Free Will Astrology Try saying this and see if it works for you: “Last year I abstained / this year I devour / without guilt / which is also an art.” | 1/1/2014
  • Free Will Astrology ARIES (March 21-April 19) Edmund Kean, 1789-1833, was one of the most famous British actors of his time. But a contemporary, the poet Samuel Coleridge, was frustrated by Kean’s inconsistency, regarding him as a great artist who on occasion lapsed into histr | 12/25/2013
  • Free Will Astrology What if you could “melt down” some of your primal rage and use the energy that’s made available to build your personal equivalent of a Buddha icon? | 12/25/2013
  • Free Will Astrology ARIES (March 21-April 19): Edmund Kean (1789-1833) was one of the most famous British actors of his time. But a contemporary, the poet Samuel Coleridge... | 12/23/2013
  • Free Will Astrology ARIES (March 21-April 19): “Life is best organized as a series of daring ventures from a secure base,” wrote psychologist John Bowlby. Some of you Aries enjoy... | 12/18/2013
  • Free Will Astrology The coming months will be an excellent time for you to work hard at crafting your own personal version of paradise on earth. | 12/18/2013
  • Free Will Astrology ARIES (March 21-April 19) “Life is best organized as a series of daring ventures from a secure base,” wrote psychologist John Bowlby. Some of you enjoy the “daring venture” part of that formula, but neglect the “secure base” aspect. That’s why your daring v | 12/18/2013
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  • Free Will Astrology ARIES (March 21-April 19): The poet Charles Baudelaire prayed for help, but not to God -- rather he prayed to the writer Edgar Allan Poe. Novelist Malcolm Lowry... | 12/11/2013
  • Free Will Astrology Have you ever situated yourself between two big bonfires on a beach and basked in the primal power? | 12/10/2013
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  • Free Will Astrology ARIES (March 21-April 19): I’m not a big fan of fear. It gets far more attention than it deserves. The media and entertainment industries... | 12/4/2013
  • Free Will Astrology It’s a perfect time to start reclaiming some of the superpowers you had when you were a child. | 12/4/2013
  • Free Will Astrology You yourself are as close as you have ever come to being a tall drink of bacon | 11/27/2013
  • Free Will Astrology ARIES (March 21-April 19): Thinking inside the box will be a crime against your nature in the coming weeks. The last place you want to be is in a pigeonhole... | 11/27/2013
  • Free Will Astrology ARIES (March 21-April 19) Thinking inside the box will be a crime against your nature in the coming weeks. The last place you want to be is in a pigeonhole. I advise you to stay far away from tight squeezes, claustrophobic “sanctuaries” and “convenient” con | 11/27/2013
  • Free Will Astrology ARIES (March 21-April 19): The poet Charles Baudelaire prayed for help, but not to God -- rather he prayed to the writer Edgar Allan Poe. Novelist Malcolm Lowry... | 11/20/2013
  • Free Will Astrology I wish you would get hooked on slow-motion activities | 11/20/2013
  • Free Will Astrology ARIES (March 21-April 19) The poet Charles Baudelaire prayed for help, but not to God – rather, he prayed to the writer Edgar Allan Poe. Novelist Malcolm Lowry sometimes pleaded with God | 11/20/2013
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  • Free Will Astrology ARIES (March 21-April 19): There’s something resembling a big red snake slithering around in your mind these days. I don’t mean that literally... | 11/13/2013
  • Free Will Astrology Meditate on what the emotional equivalents might be for bitter tastes like coffee, beer, and olives, and for savory tastes like mushrooms, cheese, spinach, and green tea | 11/13/2013
  • Free Will Astrology | 11/6/2013
  • Free Will Astrology “Not for all the whiskey in heaven” | 11/6/2013
  • Free Will Astrology ARIES (March 21-April 19): I’m not a big fan of fear. It gets far more attention than it deserves. The media and entertainment industries practically... | 11/6/2013
  • Free Will Astrology “I too am not a bit tamed, I too am untranslatable,/ I sound my barbaric YAWP over the roofs of the world.” | 10/30/2013
  • Free Will Astrology ARIES (March 21-April 19) Once, when I was hiking through Maui’s rain forest, I spied a majestic purple honohono flower sprouting from a rotting log. As I bent down close, I inhaled the merged aromas of moldering wood and sweet floral fragrance. Let’s make | 10/30/2013
  • Free Will Astrology ARIES (March 21-April 19): Once when I was hiking through Maui’s rain forest, I spied a majestic purple honohono flower sprouting from a rotting log. As I... | 10/30/2013
  • Free Will Astrology ARIES (March 21-April 19) “I’m greedy,” says painter David Hockney, “but I’m not greedy for money – I think that can be a burden – I’m greedy... | 10/23/2013
  • Free Will Astrology As a bee seeks nectar from all kinds of flowers, seek teachings everywhere | 10/23/2013
  • Free Will Astrology ARIES (March 21-April 19): “I’m greedy,” says painter David Hockney, “but I’m not greedy for money -- I think that can be a burden -- I’m greedy for an... | 10/23/2013
  • Free Will Astrology “How long is forever?” “Sometimes, just one second.” | 10/16/2013
  • Free Will Astrology ARIES (March 21-April 19) This is an indelicate oracle. If you’re offended by the mention of bodily functions in a prophetic context you should STOP READING... | 10/16/2013
  • Free Will Astrology ARIES (March 21-April 19): This is an indelicate oracle. If you’re offended by the mention of bodily functions in a prophetic context you should STOP READING NOW... | 10/16/2013
  • Free Will Astrology ARIES (March 21-April 19) Sometimes you quit games too early. You run away and dive into a new amusement before you have gotten all the benefits you can out... | 10/9/2013
  • Free Will Astrology For over 60 years, and quite unconsciously, I have been experiencing inner joy or total despair at my relationship with grilled bread. | 10/9/2013
  • Free Will Astrology ARIES (March 21-April 19): Sometimes you quit games too early, Aries. You run away and dive into a new amusement before you have gotten all the benefits you can... | 10/9/2013
  • Free Will Astrology ARIES (March 21-April 19) Are you good at haggling? Do you maybe even enjoy the challenge of negotiating for a better price, of angling for a fairer deal? | 10/2/2013
  • Free Will Astrology If you surrender to the uproar, if you let it teach you all it has to teach you, you will find a lively and intriguing kind of peace. | 10/2/2013
  • Free Will Astrology ARIES (March 21-April 19): Are you good at haggling? Do you maybe even enjoy the challenge of negotiating for a better price, of angling for a fairer deal? | 10/2/2013
  • Free Will Astrology ARIES (March 21-April 19) I’ve got a good feeling about your relationship with intimacy in the coming weeks. I think you will have a good instinct about how... | 9/25/2013
  • Free Will Astrology It’s time for your mind to teach your body an instinctual skill or self-care habit that it has never quite gotten right. | 9/25/2013
  • Free Will Astrology ARIES (March 21-April 19): I’ve got a good feeling about your relationship with intimacy in the coming weeks. Judging from the astrological omens, I think... | 9/25/2013
  • Free Will Astrology ARIES (March 21-April 19) “If Taylor Swift is going to have six breakups a year,” observed comedian Bill Maher, “she needs to write a new song entitled... | 9/18/2013
  • Free Will Astrology Clouds, trees, mountains, human beings: Everything’s constantly shimmying and jiggling and waggling. | 9/18/2013
  • Free Will Astrology ARIES (March 21-April 19):”If Taylor Swift is going to have six breakups a year,” observed comedian Bill Maher, “she needs to write a new... | 9/18/2013
  • Free Will Astrology ARIES (March 21-April 19) “A good story should make you laugh, and a moment later break your heart,” wrote Chuck Palahniuk in his book... | 9/11/2013
  • Free Will Astrology Work to increase your capacity for lusty trust and trusty lust. | 9/11/2013
  • Free Will Astrology ARIES (March 21-April 19): “A good story should make you laugh, and a moment later break your heart,” wrote Chuck Palahniuk in his book Stranger Than Fiction... | 9/11/2013
  • Free Will Astrology ARIES (March 21-April 19): “No regrets? Really?” asks author Richard Power. “I have regrets. They are sacred to me. They inform my character. They bear... | 9/4/2013
  • Free Will Astrology | 9/4/2013
  • Free Will Astrology I love Marilyn Manson so much that I could puke rainbows | 9/4/2013
  • Free Will Astrology ARIES (March 21-April 19) You seem primed to act like a ram, the astrological creature associated with your sign. I swear you... | 8/28/2013
  • Free Will Astrology What a terrible mistake to let go of something wonderful for something real | 8/28/2013

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