Libra your january guide
1st-8th: A weekend together. Family time may be challenging with your work schedule, but do your best to make it happen, Libra. On the 1st, Mercury in your solar 4th forms a sextile to Neptune in your solar 6th, so set aside the weekend to do things with your family. Participate in outdoor activities, attend sporting events, or enjoy cultural institutions like museums and theater.
9th-16th: Projects and activities. With the New Moon falling in your solar 4th on the 13th continue to plan activities that bring your family together. Since everyone may have something different in mind that they want to do, exchange views and compromise with each other. Use your mediation skills to ensure that everyone participates in deciding what to do.
17th-23rd: Family fun. Venus in your solar 4th forms a sextile to Neptune in your solar 6th on the 23rd, so continue to indulge in family fun. Try to get tickets for a concert or performance that everyone can enjoy. The Sun conjoins Saturn in your solar 5th on that same day, so you will be gratified when children and grandchildren thank you for bringing them together.
24th-31st: Valued friends. This month has been a renewal of family ties that is more important than ever. With the Full Moon illuminating your solar 11th on the 28th this is the time to recognize the value of friends whom you consider to be part of your family. Arrange for a dinner where you can all relax and celebrate the love and trust you all share.
Day-by-day forecast for libra
1st Fri.—You wear the stripes of a referee, Libra. Calling fouls or moving violations on family members and competitors gives you a workout. Watch for unusual tactics.
2nd Sat.—Camaraderie with friends, neighbors, and partners hits the high notes. An infusion of energy keeps you productive; watch for language barriers and loose gossip.
3rd Sun.—Micromanaging shared billing, taxes, insurance, and debts in private quarters shows how to accrue savings while keeping accounts intact. The fine print holds clues. 4th Mon.—Mercury conjoins Pluto in Capricorn, the house of your home, family roots, and real estate (the 4th). Probing scrapbooks and old documents produces discoveries.
5th Tues.—Your polished demeanor acts as a magnet for romantic attraction and pursuit. A family decision needs an unbiased point of view, so you’ll weigh the pros and cons. 6th Wed.—Mars enters Taurus, your house of pooled money, credit cards, mortgages, insurance, loans, and debts (the 8th). Financial security becomes a number one priority.
7th Thurs.—Establishing a new budget is easier said than done, with much dissension about essentials versus frills. Managing payments is paramount, opinions are superfluous.
8th Fri.—Mercury enters Aquarius, your house of risk, romance, recreation, kids, hobbies, and entertainment (the 5th). Progressive methods in these matters suit you best. 9th Sat.—Mercury conjoins Saturn in Aquarius, requiring you to work with facts and figures related to children, the high cost of living it up, and organizing information.
10th Sun.—Misleading messages need scrutiny. Tips about medical matters, pets, and food preparation work to your benefit at first, but there’s a small glitch in the works. 11th Mon.—Family values loom large, along with keeping your home shipshape. Maintaining traditions comes into focus, and you’ll balance them with modernity.
12th Tues.—The New Moon in Capricorn stimulates the house of domesticity, ancestry, and real estate (the 4th). Discover family roots and then establish some of your own. 13th Wed.—Mars in Taurus squares Saturn in Aquarius, creating problems in romance. Money slated for partying is directed to paying bills instead; debts need your attention. 14th Thurs.—Uranus stations direct in Taurus, causing unusual occurrences with your partner’s income, credit, interest rates, and debts. Pay up now; you’ll be glad you did. 15th Fri.—Cupid plays touch and go. Pets need fewer restrictions and more discoveries. Staff members are out on a limb about a particular topic; your ability to help is limited.
16th Sat.—Opportunity knocks to change someone’s line of thinking. Embracing a gentler approach to the topic at hand is effective if you proceed slowly and use logic.
17th Sun.—Jupiter in Aquarius squares Uranus in Taurus, bringing financial matters to the fore. What seems like a lucky break could turn out to be a mistake. Check it out. 18th Mon.—A glitch with insurance, taxes, or credit cards is easily fixed with a quick decision on your part. You may not need the additional frills that lurk in the fine print.
19th Tues.—Quicksilver thinking provides solutions to problems that you overlooked or weren’t aware of. Changes in medical matters are expedited and work to your benefit.
20th Wed.—Mars conjoins Uranus in Taurus, the house of your partner’s income, financial settlements, credit, and debts (the 8th). The dam breaks here; plug the hole.
21st Thurs.—Rigid points of view need lightening up in order to keep the peace. Gentle persuasion wins the day, especially if creature comforts and gourmet food are involved.
22nd Fri.—Insight and intuition are coming on strong, and your hunches may dredge up more information than you bargained for. Entertainment expenses will increase.
23rd Sat.—Venus in Capricorn sextiles Neptune in Pisces, creating a scenario for Cupid to make a romantic attraction into a relationship that focuses on compassion or the arts. 24th Sun.—Confusion and doublespeak surround you, leaving you to draw your own conclusions about certain matters. Higher-ups need to multitask more than usual.
25th Mon.—Acting as Mama Bear or Papa Bear at your place of employment gets you noticed for your sense of fair play and ability to run damage control that deflects anger. 26th Tues.—The Sun in Aquarius squares Uranus in Taurus, bringing disruptions in regard to family spending. Make sure a partner’s deposits are on the up and up.
27th Wed.—Friendships clash with romantic interests, and Cupid hovers over teens and takes careful aim. You’re back to living it up in style and you won’t settle for less. 28th Thurs.—The Full Moon in Leo lights up the house of groups, clubs, teams, worthy causes, and friendships (the 11th). You’ll equate some friends with family.
29th Fri.—Emotional upheaval brushes up against charming but manipulative tactics to achieve your ends. Warmhearted friends reach out to lend a helping hand.
30th Sat.—Mercury stations retrograde in Aquarius, your house of hobbies, sports, games, gambling, and romance (the 5th). Plans and communication slowly unravel.
31st Sun.—Rest and relax behind the scenes, and calibrate your sensitive equilibrium. A family problem requires a medical or service-oriented solution that needs research.