General Horoscope for February 14, 2019
This Valentine’s Day might be more friendly than romantic, but love and affection are still waiting to be discovered. The emotionally cool Aquarius Moon craves social interaction but also encourages non-conformity. Nevertheless, silver-tongued Mercury creates a magical quintile to red-hot Mars, provoking words that lead to action. Meanwhile, sensual Venus empowers us to express our desires, even if we must wrestle control from formidable Pluto.
Aries Horoscope — March 21 to April 19
Keeping conversations lighthearted sounds like a good idea, but you’re likely to sink into deep waters pretty quickly today. Casual banter can transform into an emotional power struggle when innocent Venus crosses swords with domineering Pluto. Nevertheless, staying fully involved in a discussion, even after you want to run, is the smartest thing you can do. Don’t be surprised when the intensity passes and the calm after the storm feels like new territory. Vulnerability is a strength, not a liability.
Taurus Horoscope — April 20 to May 20
Your friends are an important part of your life, but there could be a bit of trouble brewing now where there shouldn’t be any. You might feel as if your plans are being hijacked by someone who you thought was an ally. It can be complicated if there are hidden motives driving the plot today. Actor Kellan Lutz said, “A lack of communication leaves fear and doubt.” If you believe unexpressed jealousy is involved, push beyond your comfort zone and talk about your concerns. Your sincere transparency is a shining example for others to follow.
Gemini Horoscope — May 21 to June 20
Reestablishing your center of gravity isn’t much easier today than it was yesterday, but you begin to see the wisdom of doing something immediately, rather than waiting for a better time. Oddly enough, you can turn an idea into a concrete plan, even if you aren’t very practical now. But following your agenda step by step may be more challenging than you realize, especially if someone thinks your strategy is lacking in substance. Luckily, tomorrow’s eclipse will give you a clear sense of what to do next. Stop defending your methods and start believing in your dreams.
Cancer Horoscope — June 21 to July 22
Your internal guidance system appears to be malfunctioning today and you’re at a loss without your intuitive connection. Logical analysis may work for others, but it never gives you emotional Crabs the most satisfying answers. However, the wisdom you seek is usually found in your body and, fortunately, you know when you can trust your gut. Rumi wrote, “We rarely hear the inward music, but we’re all dancing to it nevertheless.”
Leo Horoscope — July 23 to Aug. 22
You continue to be highly motivated by the needs of your partner or by your desire for a companion. Nevertheless, it’s possible to be just as happy on your own, but it’s still difficult to avoid talk of love and romance on Cupid’s holiday. Although interactions may be awkward if you’re trying to circumvent personal disclosure, you might just need to break your rules once in a while. Sharing secrets strengthens emotional bonds. Sometimes the only way to be safe is to open your heart.
Virgo Horoscope — Aug. 23 to Sept. 22
Taking the time to listen to your own body is essential for your personal wellbeing. Perhaps, it’s as simple as your awareness that a minor injury is taking too long to heal. Or, maybe you think you’re coming down with a cold. No matter what is specifically occurring now, it’s crucial to tighten up your daily regimen. English historian Thomas Fuller wrote, “Health is not valued till sickness comes.” If a trip to the doctor or naturopath is needed, do it now – even if only to put your mind at rest.
Libra Horoscope — Sept. 23 to Oct. 22
You might be more inclined to raise an emotionally charged subject for discussion today, rather than telling people what they want to hear. But there’s no time to waste if you plan to go on a little journey to get to the bottom of a pressing problem. You’re sensitive enough to bring up a delicate issue in such a way that fosters trust and draws others into your process. Fortunately, resilient Mars gives you the strength to stick with the conversation until some sort of resolution is reached. Diplomacy is your middle name.
Scorpio Horoscope — Oct. 23 to Nov. 21
You appear to know what you’re doing today, but you’re also acutely aware of your mixed motives. Your need for consistency and loyalty in love is non-negotiable. If you can’t have one-hundred percent of both, you prefer to have none at all. Establishing your criteria for a relationship is a prerequisite that enables you to engage honestly with anyone in your life, no matter where the connection might lead. Remember, there is no reason to give up on your dreams when there are so many paths to manifesting joy.
Sagittarius Horoscope — Nov. 22 to Dec. 21
Your words might seem aimless today as wide-ranging discussions meander far and near. Nevertheless, you have an ambitious agenda now that Mars is traveling through your visionary sign. Others may not realize that your intentions are guiding your behavior because your desired destination is so distant that they don’t notice your direction. But your current conversational creativity enables you to move closer to your dreams while talkative Mercury conspires with assertive Mars. Norman Vincent Peale wrote, “Shoot for the Moon. Even if you miss, you’ll land among the stars.”
Capricorn Horoscope — Dec. 22 to Jan. 19
A wave of dissatisfaction grabs your attention and lures you into the realms of unfulfilled fantasies. Nebulous dreams can divert your focus from the practicalities of your current commitments. Thankfully, you won’t likely let your responsibilities slip off your map, but you might spend less time today attending to them. Giving yourself permission to explore your suppressed desires is a big step because it encourages you to question your basic assumptions about your chosen path. Carl Jung wrote, “The least of things with a meaning is worth more in life than the greatest of things without it.”
Aquarius Horoscope — Jan. 20 to Feb. 18
Everything seems more intense today and you wonder how long this hectic pace will continue. Impetuous Mars energizes interactive Mercury in your 1st House of Personality, prompting you to talk about your inner life with uncharacteristic enthusiasm. Paradoxically, your words can cut through the distractions now and sink into the shadowy abyss of the unconscious that lay beneath the noisy surface of life. Author Ursula K. Le Guin wrote, “To hear, one must be silent.”
Pisces Horoscope — Feb. 19 to March 20
You are willing to step beyond your personal boundaries today in order to pursue a deeper connection with your heart. In fact, it’s impossible to ignore your passions when potent Pluto forms an anxious alignment with vulnerable Venus in your sensitive sign. Fortunately, the lessons you gain from emotionally resonating with others outweigh the suffering you experience from feeling their pain. Buddhist teacher Bob Thurman wrote, “Until you have real compassion, you cannot recognize love.”