Month: May 2011
Today’s I Ching Hexagram for May 31 is 35: Easy Progress
35: Easy Progress
Progress is made when those in subordinate positions create harmony with those above, and in so doing create a natural means for their collective talents and abilities to blossom. It is by recognizing and riding with the natural course of events — by hitching our wagon to the rising sun, as it were — that we advance our position and earn respect.
Goodness in human nature is like the dim but beautiful early morning light. It can easily be obscured — by greed, hatred and other forms of self-absorption — just as the morning light can be swallowed by fog. Be reminded that progress is achieved most effortlessly when right action is taken without concern for immediate reward, and when the path of the weaker elements aligns with the strong.
Your Daily Number for May 31: 4
Today could be demanding and somewhat frustrating as you find yourself engaged in routine affairs. Focus on organizing your world and opportunity will follow. It’s a great day to consider investing in long-term endeavors. Don’t let disagreements with a loved one regarding money ruin your day.
About the Number 4
Theme: Form, Work, Order, Practicality, Discipline
Astro Association: Aries
Tarot Association: Emperor
Today’s Tarot Card for May 31 is Wheel of Fortune
Wheel of Fortune
This Tarot Deck: Connolly
Every one of us will occupy all the points on the wheel at some time or another. The cycle of the wheel is its lesson — and we can learn to take comfort in it (as we do when we celebrate our birthday). If you don’t like the look of things right now, just wait — things will change. Of course, if you do like the look of things right now, enjoy it while it lasts, because that will change too!
Your Daily Horoscopes for May 31
You may try to put off the inevitable today, but sooner or later you’ll need to make a decision that you don’t want to face. You might be tempted to take the easy way out, but it’s wiser to think about the consequences of your actions, especially when it comes to choices that affect your finances. A temporary fix can be as problematic as sidestepping the situation, so muster up the courage to overcome your resistance and respond with your complete attention to the matter.
It’s easier for you to take care of business when you’re not distracted by a lack of solid footing. However, your self-confidence can suffer when things seem to be in flux and you can’t see what’s around the next corner. And although you don’t necessarily know what will happen in the future, at least things seem to be running smoothly now. Just remember that this is no time to get lazy. There are many things you should be doing today, even if you’re not under pressure to respond.
You can be extremely productive today, but only if you overcome your feelings of restlessness. Unfortunately, now that the pace of events is slowing down, your thoughts are speeding up — and they may land you in big trouble if you’re looking to stir up some mischief. Think seriously about what you really want, for you might just find more of it than you can handle.
Sometimes you can overcome your insecurity and do whatever makes the most sense. At other times you prefer to take the wait-and-see approach. Today, however, it’s difficult to know how to act. You’re tempted to be less assertive if you can avoid direct confrontation, but someone might come to the rescue by supporting your efforts. Life is easier when you know that you’ve got a friend.
Although you have a clear sense of what needs to be done at work, everything seems to take longer than you expect. You may have to turn down a friendly invitation or postpone a pleasurable social engagement so you can finish your chores. Don’t try to justify any kind of procrastination. Once you get rolling, a seemingly insurmountable task will flow faster than you thought.
This can be a day of solid progress as long as you don’t bite off more than you can handle. Obviously, rushing through any job just to get it done invites sloppiness. Working faster encourages you to make mistakes that can haunt you later on. Take your time and do it right, even if everyone else seems to be in a hurry. It’s more important to lay a lasting foundation now than to meet someone else’s arbitrary deadline.
You could grow frustrated today as your boss changes your job before you finish it. Each time you make progress, someone switches the rules once again. You are tempted to give up because you don’t want to waste your time doing something that ultimately has no lasting value. However, you probably cannot see the bigger picture; it’s better now to analyze things less and simply attend to your work as it is assigned. Everything will make more sense soon enough.
Establishing a sustainable pace of production feels good now, for you’re tired of running around in circles that keep bringing you back to the same place. Today it finally feels as if you are making progress, yet someone may want to slow you down even more. Don’t resist; this is a chance to improve the quality of your work by taking a break and replenishing your energy.
This may seem like a relatively quiet day, yet you can achieve positive results on several fronts. The cluster of planets in your 6th House of Details enables you to make improvements to your health regimen that will have lasting effects. Additionally, increasing your efficiency on the job by reorganizing your files, catching up on emails or doing routine paperwork is an intelligent use of today’s transits. Working steadily is more satisfying now, so make the most of it while you’re in the mood.
Setting your goals early today can help you be even more productive than you thought possible. However, it’s not a good idea to expect amazing results to just be dropped into your lap. There are no shortcuts available now and you will have to work extra hard if you want to reap the benefits later on. Thankfully, the Moon is visiting your 5th House of Fun and Games for most of the day, allowing you to have an enjoyable time crossing off the things on your list one at a time.
You’re not afraid of stirring things up if you are ready to make changes in your life. However, you are probably still enjoying the recent stability with so many planets in down-to-earth Taurus. You like the consistent connection that you have with your work and are eagerly anticipating reaping the fruits of your current labor. If things are going well, you may be tempted to take a bit of time off; however it’s not wise to start coasting yet. Stay focused on your goals; you’ll have plenty of opportunity to relax later on.
It can feel quite demoralizing if someone criticizes you out of the blue; however, a friend’s harsh analysis might be very inspiring now. Don’t put up unnecessary boundaries; instead, be an active listener and take the feedback you receive to heart. You have an opportunity to improve your communication skills and this could have a positive impact on your relationships with others. Remember, the right guidance can be a blessing, so don’t let your pride get in the way.
2011 Numerology Forecast, A call to lead
2011 Numerology Forecast
A call to lead
by Hans Decoz
In previous yearly forecasts I mentioned that 2008 was the start of an amazing nine-year epicycle, one that will go down in history as more dramatically transformative than any other period before it. Numerology clearly shows that the year 2012 is the big turning point in this cycle, but first we must get through the year ahead.
We are now entering the fourth year of this nine-year cycle, and 2011 is dominated by the disciplined and controlled 4 — a positive energy, if it wasn’t for its lack of vision and flexibility. While discipline and control may sound positive in many ways, the way it plays out in 2011 is not quite as wonderful as it sounds, as it expresses itself in a global narrowing of vision that lessens our ability to plan for the future or to properly understand the impact of our choices and decisions. Also influential in the year 2011 are the 1 and the 0, creating obstacles and confronting us with some of our more taxing shortcomings.
If, in fact, 2012 is to be the major turning point, then 2011 is the last year when all things flow downward. There will be confrontations over the most trivial disagreements. If most politicians today are considered narrow-minded and foolish, during 2011 the little bit of vision and greatness that managed to survive thus far will be all but wiped out. Details are blown out of proportion, frustration rules and tunnel vision becomes the accepted norm. There will be less progress and more regress.
For the last dozen years or so, there has been a dominating presence of both the 0 and 1 and the 1 and 2 patterns. These are numbers that push things apart and away. So while the obvious political, military and religious forces continue to bring conflict and separation, there is actually an underlying evolution taking place on a deeper and more humane level, carrying us toward a more harmonious existence while the changes playing out on the surface seem to be pushing us toward our ultimate demise.
Unfortunately, we might not see the effects of this harmonious existence until a few more years down the line. On the visible stage, 2011 still brings stagnation, denial and downright obstruction on a national and global level. More and more, it appears that people focus on the differences between them, causing hateful rhetoric and violent encounters. There will also be a further widening of economic gaps in developed countries, and most visibly in the United States — the rich get richer and the poor get poorer … and the percentage of people considered to be poor increases exponentially. Religions, without exception, also become more polarized, and this reflects itself in less tolerance, more dogmas and likely more violence. In fact, look at any aspect of human life — political, religious or any other — and simply sharpen the angles, and there is the picture for 2011.
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