Aries: XIX The Sun
Sometimes shining brightly brings attention. Sometimes it brings warmth. And sometimes it burns everything unneeded away. This month you have the benefits of all that and more. Right now your abilities to charm, to comfort, and to see clearly what it means to live your best life are turned up to a new high, and all you need to do is step outside and start accessing them. There is a vibrant reality coming to fruition around you, and while you may feel there are components of luck involved, remember that luck only shows up when you are in the right place at the right time, and in these spiritual spaces such an occurrence is never an accident - it is alignment with your spirit and alignment with your path. Trust that you have done the work to be here, and then enjoy the light.
Taurus: 7 of Swords
This month, be careful not to talk yourself out of what is best for you - or into what is not. Words can be tricky things for you right now, and what you say and what you hear both have the potential to hold you in a spin of unsurety and discontent, amplifying the already disconcerting sense that you don’t quite have your feet beneath you. That can make you susceptible to wandering off towards what you imagine is the promised land rather than keeping steady with the personal path you know deep down is your actual sacred way. Focus on keeping your head up above the confusing fray of input and your eyes on the truth of your very own soul. Your natural steadiness is going to re-emerge soon, and when it does, you will very much want to see that you kept your integrity and your self intact despite the temptation to follow things that were not yours to own.
Gemini: Ace of Swords
The most immense creations begin with a single act, and this month, you are claiming your birthright to yours. Every bit of information you need is flowing to you with remarkable ease now, and although there are times when such intense input scatters or distracts you, here in this space you can see where each facet belongs and what each detail serves. The minutiae of your every day seamlessly becomes the blueprint for your vision made whole. Don’t doubt yourself at all any longer. You are at the beginning of the path you have been seeking for so long, and your ability to walk it has been confirmed by the Universe itself and placed directly into your very own hands. Be humble in the presence of such power, then honor it by fully accepting it - and wielding it well.
Cancer: XVII The Star
Wishes really can come true. But sometimes they open constellations that are quite different than what you expected them to be. When you dedicate to your alignment, when you vow your spirit to your highest path, there is also an embedded promise to trust what then awakens within you - and what you are gifted out in the world. This month, take a deep breath, and then surrender completely to what is now being revealed. None of this is an accident, and all of this is directly meant for you. You have opened the gateway to the sacred in ways that many never do - or never can. Yes, it is so much bigger and so much more than you ever imagined it would be, but that does not mean it is not for you. It is you.
Leo: Knight of Cups
At last your heart is filled the way it should be - with love, with generosity, with contentment. At last your spirit is honored as it was meant to be - with admiration, with praise, with gratitude. This month you are able to share everything you were made for and are seen for the vibrancy you were meant to bring into the world, and it feels so freeing to finally feel completely yourself. You have been seeking a happiness you knew was possible but which has been evading you for a while now, and at last, here, you hold it in your hands and can drink deep from its offerings. Live fully in this time, and be reverently present in the moments that fill each day - you have access to so much bliss right now, all built upon your willingness to be open, and vulnerable, and every bit you. You are divine promise fulfilled, and you are sacredness in action.
Virgo: 10 of Pentacles
As much as being so detail-oriented can sometimes feel like a stumbling block to you, this month you see some truly glorious results from your craving to carefully organize your world. Suddenly, instead of being trapped in the close-up vision of each task, you are gifted with a view of the long-term that is being created by your tireless work - and oh, what a view it is. It turns out you have not been spinning your wheels after all. You have been building an intricate compass that is now guiding you towards the most elegant of pathways, one that will serve not just your own life and purpose but also those who will follow next. You have been laying foundation for your steps and the steps that are yet to come. Be sure to pause for a bit and allow contentment to full your heart - this lovely life you have made for the future is also one you truly deserve to enjoy right now.
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Libra: Page of Swords
You can’t help but have the sense that a whole new life is opening up before you - one you should already know but somehow don’t quite yet. This strange sense of both being more yourself than ever and also no longer knowing yourself at all is indeed disconcerting, but you might as well settle in and get comfortable. There are no shortcuts to becoming the expert you are meant to be and manifesting the fascinating life which you are on your way to having. Stop fretting about not owning all the power quite yet and focus on learning how to hold the power you’ve already been handed - and be very careful not to confuse access with comprehension. There is no doubt as to what you are capable of mastering in these vast soul spaces, so don’t skip the important first step of learning to stand.
Scorpio: XXI The World
Walking into deep and mysterious places is not uncomfortable for you - usually. But this month asks you to step into realms that you are truly unfamiliar with, spaces full of light and speed and boundary, the kinds that bring attention to your human self rather than your soul, that expose your present life rather than your eternity. Be assured that despite your craving to return to more sacred and profound ways of interaction, this moment of earthly recognition is also fully yours to embed within. Your constant quest for meaning is the very thing that brought you here, this pinnacle where you can step out into the sun and see what you have truly accomplished - not simply on your surface but all the way down through. You will only understand what you have learned from exploring shadow by coming back - occasionally - to the world of form.
Sagittarius: 5 of Pentacles
Sometimes becoming truly yourself is the very thing that leads you to feel abandoned by those you thought you could depend upon. This is not punishment - it is freedom. The falsity that has surrounded you is now being fully exposed, and as difficult as these moments can be, it is the very thing that is going to open you to everything incredible that is waiting, including every ounce of genuine help and support you need to get through this. Lift your vision up beyond the current negativity, and don’t lose faith in your natural optimism or in your natural ability to expand and explore the world. Those things are way more real than the temporary setback of a few bad apples showing up in your barrel of shining stars.
Capricorn: 3 of Cups
As generally unlike you as it is to get out, get social, and get some fun, this month you should definitely do just that - with no strings attached. Put aside networking for a while and instead simply genuinely connect with the people you have all around you in your life, the ones that have been there through thick and thin, the ones that have cried for you when you couldn’t and laughed with you when you accidentally let down your guard. There is going to be plenty of time to get serious about all the projects you have on your plate and to return to achieving success, but you need to remember to your core that neither of those things are going to matter at all if you don’t have those people you love at your side. Stop living in later. Take a moment - several, in fact - to gather with them now.
Aquarius: The Fool
When life opens up in completely new and unexpected ways, you have a choice to make: Will you struggle to back away, or will you run forward and leap? This month you will find that by taking some chances and trusting the unknown, you can invite astonishingly refreshing changes into the places that have been stuck and stagnant for ages - changes that, despite your hesitancy, you greatly desire. Your biggest challenge will be not getting caught up in the sudden influx of ideas you have about what you want in the moment and instead to remember the deeper components of things you have truly wanted all along. Focus on the big picture rather than on the million little distractions that can fool you into thinking you are shifting when you are actually just shuffling things around. It’s time to stop putting off what you are so ready for.
Pisces: King of Swords
Rulership sometimes means putting feelings aside, and leadership can ask you to do exactly that same thing. As difficult as it can be for you to move from a place of pure logic rather than empathy, this month you are being asked to learn the importance of allowing your head to lead the way at times instead of just your heart. This isn’t about becoming cold, or pushing people away, or not being who you are. It’s that you have gifts to share with others that cannot be offered fully if you are constantly washed off the path of your clear intentions by the muddy waters of gossip, rumor, and guile. Practice separating your emotional connection with those you love from the realistic truth of their situations, and you will discover that you are capable of not simply comforting them but of transforming them. Do the same for yourself, and you will discover your can transform your life.