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Grand Crosses portend heavy burdens, and you will be feeling the weight of this planetary configuration on Jan. 7 in the areas of home, relationship, career and self-worth. No sooner will one person need you here than somebody else will call for you there, and then there's bound to be another loose end or two that you didn't anticipate. You can expect to be running around putting out more fires than you can count. Yet Grand Crosses also bestow strength, endurance and perseverance. Where lesser lights would throw up their hands and call it quits, you will do whatever it takes to help out those in need. This will earn you respect and unwavering loyalty.
VIRGO (Aug. 22 - Sept. 21)
Answers that don't come easily teach us to reach outside our repertoire of quick-fix solutions. You have been grappling with a certain problem — perhaps a project — for weeks, and it has thwarted your best efforts. Well-meaning friends have encouraged you to move on, but that's no way to talk to a Virgo. It only increases your motivation to get to the bottom of things or master your situation. Thank heavens a Mercury/Saturn sextile on Jan. 6 shows you discovering the missing piece that will unlock the entire puzzle for you.