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Astrology Horoscope Forecast For Today, April 8, 2018 For Each Zodiac Sign

Full Moon Astrology Horoscope Forecast For Today, April 8, 2018 By Zodiac Sign
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Spread your wings and fly, zodiac signs!

The Sun is in Aries and the last quarter Moon is in Capricorn, and even though our growth is uncertain, it's fully present. Sometimes that's all that matters.

When I think of days like today, I remember a time when I grew a butterfly garden in my backyard. My two older sons had received a science kit that provided a chrysalis with a baby butterfly inside of it. 

It was an ugly little bulb of grey matter and yet we knew inside held the promise of something beautiful and magnificent. We waited for what felt like an eternity, checking daily for that first wing exposure. When one morning it happened.

In our ignorance, one child started to help the poor struggling butterfly force itself out of it's tightly wrapped safe house. He succeeded but then the poor thing did a sob song of a dance. Its wings lacked the strength and perhaps there was even a slight tear. it had all the wing-span potential promised to other Monarchs but it couldn't fly. Instead, it crashed into our swimming pool fated to see the day no more. 


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My other son, lazy and not really interested in the project overall hadn't bothered to be 'helpful'. He would just watch the butterfly do its thing as it seemed to nearly die to squeeze itself from the erupting frame.

Then suddenly, it came out completely sitting atop of what looked like the equivalent of a clothing pile on the floor in a teenager's room.

Its wings slowly moved back and forth before it dared try to fly.

We stood there absorbing the miracle of the new life then it suddenly lifted folding hands and flew away. 

We later learned that helping the butterfly during its struggle could kill it and that taught us a valuable lesson. Sometimes you have to let a person go through their struggle so that they can gain the strength to fly on their own. Wings attached and all!


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Our final day with a Sun in Aries and a Moon in Capricorn reminds us of this same song and dance. We are growing, folks, but it's not a time to force it. It's a time to let the struggle be as it may be and gain the strength to do what we are here to do. When the time to fly away to our places in the world comes, we'll be ready. 

To find out more, look for your zodiac sign below to find out what's in store according to your horoscope for today in astrology.


ARIES (March 21 - April 19)

Tarot card of the day: Wheel of Fortune

Aries, embrace the day as if it were your last, and remember that you only regret the risks you never take. 


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TAURUS (April 20 - May 20)

Tarot card of the day: The Sun

Taurus, tackle the day with an attitude that each adventure will bring out your best self. 


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GEMINI (May 21 - June 20)

Tarot card of the day: The Magician

Gemini, avoid the woe is me and turn your sorrows into 'Look at everything I've done and I'm so freaking amazing," instead. 


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CANCER (June 21 - July 22)

Tarot card of the day: Death

Cancer, the dreams you have are worth waiting for. Don't stop now. Your patience will be rewarded. 


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LEO (July 23 - August 22)

Tarot card of the day: The Fool

Leo, there's always a time to decide what you want and why. The only person that can force you to make that decision is you. 


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VIRGO (August 23 - September 22)

Tarot card of the day: The Devil

Virgo, share your heart and live with your arms wide open. Limitations are for the people who give up on their dreams. 


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LIBRA (September 23 - October 22)

Tarot card of the dayWheel of Fortune

Libra, the light inside you is brighter than a summer's day. When you see that you are star shine the rest of the world lightens up for you. 


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SCORPIO (October 23 - November 21)

Tarot card of the day: Justice

Scorpio, practice makes perfect and you should always do your best. You never know who is watching. 


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SAGITTARIUS (November 22 - December 21)

Tarot card of the day: Judgement

Sagittarius, the plans you have require you to take care of yourself. When you meet your personal needs you're less likely to settle for less in other areas of your life, too. 


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CAPRICORN  (December 22 - January 19)

Tarot card of the day: The World

Capricorn, just be yourself can seem easier said than done, but it's actually really simple. Smile. Speak your truth. Repeat. 


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AQUARIUS (January 20 - February 18)

Tarot card of the day: The Chariot

Aquarius, obstacles that stand in your way will be moved soon. Trust that what you're asking for is well within your grasp, maybe not exactly the way you like but in a way that fulfills your heart. 


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PISCES (February 19 - March 20)

Tarot card of the day: Strength

Pisces, we are all different, aren't we? You don't have to be like anyone else in the world. God made you uniquely you. 


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Aria Gmitter earned her degree in comparative religious studies from the University of Miami. When she isn't exploring the meaning of life with help from the universe, she can be found stargazing. Follow her on Facebook!

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