Horoscopes July 8th-11th

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Cancer :: Cancer Rising
A fish leaping out of the water. You have a chance to go rogue. Pursue your own interests. Act on your own, against instruction or expectation. By defining what you really want and who you really are, you may be able to better understand what boundaries you need to set in your relationships.

Leo :: Leo Rising
Hexagonal sections of a honeycomb. When you have the right structures in place, you can make magic happen. The process of making honey can seem like magic or alchemy. The truth is, that it’s a lot of work. First, pollen is gathered, then it is chewed and digested by many worker bees until it becomes hardened into honey. You are destroying and recreating the organizational systems of your daily life, so that you can make magic happen. If you can build better habits, you will have a better foundation for your creative and spiritual life. Get to work!

Virgo :: Virgo Rising
A spider in a web. The spider symbolizes creativity. The web symbolizes your greater community. Find your creative power. Give yourself time to play and express yourself. You may find cathartic release from this process. Then contemplate what act of service do you want to offer your community? How can your uniqueness contribute to the greater good?

Libra :: Libra Rising
Ice skating across a pond. Skating is a combination of balance and momentum. You have the momentum, but the balance may be out of whack. Deep changes need to happen to create better balance. Focus on your most foundational relationships—those with your parents and extended family. What role are you in the habit of playing in your family? Is this affecting you now in your life? It’s time to let go of old behaviors and habits so that you can be in better alignment. This will help you shine in your career and public life.

Scorpio :: Scorpio Rising
Starting a fire in a fire pit. Get the kindling going. Create a spark that will feed your inspiration for some time to come. You need to allow yourself to start at the beginning again. Remember what truly enlivens your spirit. Remember WHY you are doing what you are doing.

Sagittarius :: Sagittarius Rising
Standing on top of a mountain. Your soul is learning to let go of attachment to outcome. You are learning to feel safe. You can’t control everything, and that is okay. Let go. Let your expectations and desire for security fall away and focus on the eternal nature of your being. Be present with your emotions and remember that this moment is all that matters. Stand on top of the mountain and gain the perspective that brings clarity.

Capricorn :: Capricorn Rising
Spreading soil over newly planted seeds. You are getting a cosmic reboot. Because of this, you may be more tired than usual. Take time out for yourself. Take stock of where you are and recharge. There may be reasons why you need to focus on the important partnerships in your life, and you may be putting a lot of energy forward in the area of relationships. So it is vital that you put the oxygen mask on yourself first and take care of yourself and your energy levels.

Aquarius :: Aquarius Rising
Dolphins swimming and playing in deep waters. Among other things, dolphins symbolize intuition and altruism. You are at a point where you need to make yourself of service (for inspiration, seek out stories of how dolphins have saved the lives of humans and other cetaceans.) You also need to connect with your intuition. The dolphin is the perfect symbol for you right now. Inspire yourself by discovering how you can help others. Meanwhile, take the time to retreat into your imagination and emotions. The combination of these two actions will create a momentous growth spurt in your life.

Pisces :: Pisces Rising
A circus elephant. A circus elephant is an animal in captivity. Yet the circus also symbolizes having a good time. Can you have both freedom and fun? How can you transform your life so that you are really free and you are following your heart? Sometimes the way to begin is with vision. What do you want? What would make your heart sing? Stoke the fires of your hopes and dreams and create a clear image in your mind of a free and joyful existence.

Aries :: Aries Rising
Walking alone along a path in a meadow. A strong foundation is needed so that you can follow your path in the sun. You can focus on making sure that your home life and your emotional life are stable. Empathize with yourself. Take care of the baby version of you. These acts of self-love will help you transform your career and vocation.

Taurus :: Taurus Rising
Kneeling in devotion as feathers fall from the sky. A change in philosophy will help you organize your mindset. When you are faced with a problem or a decision to make, think big instead of small. Create policies and a personal code of ethics for yourself. That will help you eliminate the mental chatter and steady yourself. You can transform from battling a flurry of thoughts and “what-ifs” to a more spacious mindset. Seek out the wisdom of mindfulness teachers and begin or deepen your meditation practice.

Gemini :: Gemini Rising
Crabs coming out of holes in the sand. Your focus is on building something good for your future. This is fine, but don’t forget to allow yourself to let go of control when necessary. Nothing is permanent. You can build and rebuild and the tides can come and wash it all away. Stay in the security of the moment. Stay grounded. Connect with nature and remember that you are abundant just as nature is abundant.