This I Believe

Jessica - Saint Petersburg, Florida
Entered on August 28, 2006
Age Group: 30 - 50

I am a thirty three year old, single mother of a four year old. I teach elementary school band, and am executive director and founder of a nonprofit classical music association. One year ago, I divorced, fell in love, got my heart broken, produced an opera, inspired young musicians, and began reading my horoscope on a daily basis.

It’s one year later, and I am single, not in love, my heart is some what healed, my non profit is beginning its fifth season, I’ve decided to leave the opera business, I’m gearing up to inspire young musicians again, and I read my horoscope regularly.

I believe in reading my horoscope. Whether it’s real tangible information or not, reading my horoscope makes me believe that no matter how out of control my life seems, astrology is always there for me.

As a youngster, I had the great fortune of having my parents teach me to follow my heart

and believe in my dreams. The values my parents bestowed upon me gave me the power to manipulate my own life rather than letting other people’s ideas, and blind social constructs get in the way of my life order. My parents, who I have defied, argued with, and ignored when I should have paid attention, were the people who taught me that when my heart tells me it is time to make a change for the better, I should follow it, and that if I do I will come closer to realizing my dreams.

Horoscope reading helps me follow my heart and believe in my dreams too. It’s sort of like I’ve gained a third parent, but with out all the emotional stress that comes with the real deal.

The thing I love most about being a horoscope reader is that there is no sense of guilt or lack of devotion if a reading is missed. Actually, it’s really exciting to have a retrospective horoscope reading. It’s nice to have missed a reading and then go back and check to see if the horoscope really matched the events that took place in those past few missed days.

Thanks to my lab top computer and web browser, I’ve been able to easily tap into a variety of styles of horoscope. There is the “daily”, the “daily- extended”, the “previous day”, the “month over view”, the “year over view”, and of course, the “love” horoscope; which includes a “couples”, “singles”, and a “daily flirt” segment. I can also check my “Chinese horoscope”, and “numerology”, if I feel so inclined. Oh, and if I want to see who the “celebrity’ Libras are, I can do that too.

So, here is Today’s “Quickie” Horoscope, which is the style of horoscope that I liken to reading the message in a fortune cookie:

Libra, August 25, 2006

“Time’s opening up. Make a few adjustments and you

can swing a major adventure soon.”

Sounds good to me. It’s simply put, and just what I needed to hear.