Rob Brezsny

Poet and essayist Anne Carson — at the suggestion of her husband Robert Currie, whom she calls the “Randomizer” — enlivened a writing project by adding dancers to it. (Shutterstock)

Free Will Astrology for week of Sept. 23, 2021

Gemini, boost your creativity by considering quirky recommendations

Poet and essayist Anne Carson — at the suggestion of her husband Robert Currie, whom she calls the “Randomizer” — enlivened a writing project by adding dancers to it. (Shutterstock)
Oscar Wilde’s classic novel “The Picture of Dorian Gray” offers up various life lessons.(Shutterstock)

Free Will Astrology for Sept. 16, 2021

Pisces, now is the time to connect with allies who stimulate your lust for life

Oscar Wilde’s classic novel “The Picture of Dorian Gray” offers up various life lessons.(Shutterstock)
Roman emperor Caligula disproved a prediction by a renowned seer by managing to ride his favorite horse Incitatus from one shore to the other across a bay. (Shutterstock)

Free Will Astrology for Sept. 9, 2021

Virgo, now is the time to focus on a curse you want to undo

Roman emperor Caligula disproved a prediction by a renowned seer by managing to ride his favorite horse Incitatus from one shore to the other across a bay. (Shutterstock)
Lupine, a striking purple flower, is an invasive species n New Zealand, forcing native plants out of their habitat. (Shutterstock)

Free Will Astrology for week of Sept. 2, 2021

Leo, take a moment to smooth out what may be a paradoxical predicament

Lupine, a striking purple flower, is an invasive species n New Zealand, forcing native plants out of their habitat. (Shutterstock)
“Better than any argument is to rise at dawn and pick dew-wet red berries in a cup,” said writer Wendell Berry. (Shutterstock)

Free Will Astrology for week of Aug. 26, 2021

Aquarius, now is not the time to consider delicate issues that may lead to a dispute

“Better than any argument is to rise at dawn and pick dew-wet red berries in a cup,” said writer Wendell Berry. (Shutterstock)
The multi-talented and funny Tina Fey, a Taurus, created and starred in “30 Rock.” (Shutterstock)

Free Will Astrology for week of Aug. 19, 2021

Taurus, take advantage of an upcoming creative phase

The multi-talented and funny Tina Fey, a Taurus, created and starred in “30 Rock.” (Shutterstock)
Greek philosopher Plato wrote about the advantages of rational thought. (Shutterstock)

Free Will Astrology for week of Aug. 12, 2021

Libra, rebel against reason and do things that awaken and highlight your feelings

Greek philosopher Plato wrote about the advantages of rational thought. (Shutterstock)
Sagittarian poet Gertrud Kolmar called herself continent, containing “mountains never-reached, scrubland unpenetrated, pond bay, river-delta, salt-licking coast-tongue.”

Free Will Astrology for week of Aug. 5, 2021

Sagittarius, you’re like unexplored territory, a land teeming with undiscovered mysteries

Sagittarian poet Gertrud Kolmar called herself continent, containing “mountains never-reached, scrubland unpenetrated, pond bay, river-delta, salt-licking coast-tongue.”
Indulging in common activities such as making French toast may inspire feelings of inhibition and spaciousness. (Shutterstock)

Free Will Astrology for week of July 29, 2021

Cancer, you’ll thrive on day-to-day details that prompt an excitement for life

Indulging in common activities such as making French toast may inspire feelings of inhibition and spaciousness. (Shutterstock)
Taurus Barbra Streisand (pictured in New York in 2017) has a mall in her house. <ins>(Shutterstock)</ins>

Free Will Astrology for week of July 22, 2021

Taurus, treasured possessions may be a source of inspiration for you

Taurus Barbra Streisand (pictured in New York in 2017) has a mall in her house. <ins>(Shutterstock)</ins>
One child’s project involves seeing how long ladybugs can survive on very little food in what could be a metaphor for human resilency. (Shutterstock)

Free Will Astrology for week of July 15, 2021

Gemini, take the opportunity to see how resourceful you can be

One child’s project involves seeing how long ladybugs can survive on very little food in what could be a metaphor for human resilency. (Shutterstock)
Capricorn-born poet Kenneth Rexroth wrote about about having “a crooked guide on the twisted path of love.” (Courtesy Internet Archives)

Free Will Astrology for week of July 8, 2021

Capricorn, to cultivate interesting intimacy, make efforts to appreciate nuance and complexity

Capricorn-born poet Kenneth Rexroth wrote about about having “a crooked guide on the twisted path of love.” (Courtesy Internet Archives)
Taking care of things that make home a pleasant place is a good way to take good care of yourself. (Shutterstock)

Free Will Astrology for week of July 1, 2021

Aries, it’s a good time to lavish attention on your environment

Taking care of things that make home a pleasant place is a good way to take good care of yourself. (Shutterstock)
Piscean author Richard Matheson, known for fantasy, horror and science fiction, lamented that people live inside narrow boundaries. (Shutterstock)

Free Will Astrology for week of June 24, 2021

Pisces, take a moment to restore your world view to the swath of colors in the rainbow

Piscean author Richard Matheson, known for fantasy, horror and science fiction, lamented that people live inside narrow boundaries. (Shutterstock)
Leo-born writer P.L. Travers, creator of Mary Poppins, said the character was a version of the Mother Goddess. (Shutterstock)

Free Will Astrology for week of June 17, 2021

Leo, take a cue from “Mary Poppins’” writer P.L. Travers, who paid attention to silence

Leo-born writer P.L. Travers, creator of Mary Poppins, said the character was a version of the Mother Goddess. (Shutterstock)
Fyodor Dostoevsky, who had a gambling addiction, wrote the novella “The Gambler” to pay off a debt. (Shutterstock)

Free Will Astrology for week of June 10, 2021

Scorpio may find a gambit that makes use of the problem will generate a cure

Fyodor Dostoevsky, who had a gambling addiction, wrote the novella “The Gambler” to pay off a debt. (Shutterstock)
Swedish playwright August Strindberg also liked to dabble in visual arts, like painting and photography. (Shutterstock)

Free Will Astrology for week of June 3, 2021

Aquarius, it’s a good time to playfully pursue hobbies, amateur activities

Swedish playwright August Strindberg also liked to dabble in visual arts, like painting and photography. (Shutterstock)
Acting great Ingrid Bergman said, “I was the shyest human ever invented, but I had a lion inside me that wouldn’t shut up.” (Shutterstock)

Free Will Astrology for week of May 27, 2021

Virgo, your inner lion may awaken or come into greater glory

Acting great Ingrid Bergman said, “I was the shyest human ever invented, but I had a lion inside me that wouldn’t shut up.” (Shutterstock)
Zen Buddhist practitioners warn about the strong power of illusions. (Shutterstock)

Free Will Astrology for week of May 20, 2021

Cancer, be on the lookout for granting undue value to something you’ve imagined

Zen Buddhist practitioners warn about the strong power of illusions. (Shutterstock)
Activities combining the conscious and unconscious – like playing chess with a demon or signing a contract with a ghost – can be growth experiences. (Shutterstock)

Free Will Astrology for week of May 13, 2021

Sagittarius, it’s a good time to make peace with challenging influences

Activities combining the conscious and unconscious – like playing chess with a demon or signing a contract with a ghost – can be growth experiences. (Shutterstock)