The Symphony of Souls: A Week of Creation and Connection

In the aftermath of an intense October, its reverberations still felt in the very core of our being, we now find ourselves on the cusp of a new chapter. Here, we stand, ready to embrace the transformative energies that beckon us towards brighter days, deeper connections, and the profound pursuit of our true callings.

In the act of creating, whether through the written word,  strokes of artistry, or the world of performers, we discover a profound source of healing.

As the celestial bodies above urge us to find our unique harmony within the universe’s grand symphony, we must remain vigilant of the shadows of revenge, hidden beneath Scorpio’s mysterious veil. The choice is ours, to traverse the path of understanding, forgiveness, and, in the end, transcendence.

“What happens when people open their hearts? They get better.”

–  From “Norwegian Wood” by Haruki Murakami

As the week kicks off transformation is at hand in matters of love, art, and values. Actions speak louder than words, and meticulous attention to detail is crucial. Let’s examine the small changes we can make to bring about significant shifts. Communication in all relationships is key, focusing on understanding and accepting one another’s imperfections.

“Is it possible, in the final analysis, for one human being to achieve perfect understanding of another?”

–  From “1Q84” by Haruki Murakami

Tuesday invites us to listen to our emotions and follow our hearts. Visualise and trust your intuition and gut feelings, as they will guide you in the right direction. As Haruki Murakami beautifully reminds us, “I dream. Sometimes I think that’s the only right thing to do.” This dreamlike wisdom encourages us to heed our inner compass in these tumultuous times.”

The same day, diplomacy, peace, and balance are ushered in with Venus entering Libra. We can find ourselves immersed in the art of diplomacy, balance, and serenity. It’s an invitation to expand the boundaries of our hearts and explore deeper connections. As we embrace this celestial shift, creative energies intertwine effortlessly, sparking a beautiful symphony of collaboration, especially when joined by a kindred spirit.

Now, let’s consider the transformation that lies within our grasp if we change our thoughts. Life often necessitates that we navigate through storms and traverse the realms of darkness to emerge profoundly changed. To quote Murakami’s poignant words, “When you come out of the storm, you won’t be the same person who walked in. That’s what the storm is all about.”

Once Mercury enters Sagittarius this Friday, think globally, embrace open-mindedness, and learn from diverse cultures. It’s a call to connect with people who are different from us, expanding our horizons. Let’s not confine our thoughts to our own beliefs and opinions. Our world is rich in diversity, and we must respect and learn from one another.

A potentially turbulent clash lies ahead, this weekend, but let’s hope it won’t lead to revenge or increased aggression. Instead, let’s strive to find common ground and a middle path. Technology can be a bridge, connecting humanitarian groups and inspiring positive change.

In the days to come, let’s keep in mind that we are like unique threads in this celestial fabric, each with its own vital role. As Haruki Murakami wisely reminds us, “Lost opportunities, lost possibilities, feelings we can never get back. That’s part of what it means to be alive. But inside our heads – at least that’s where I imagine it – there’s a little room where we store those memories. A room like the stacks in this library. And to understand the workings of our own heart, we have to keep on making new reference cards. We have to dust things off every once in a while, let in fresh air, change the water in the flower vases. In other words, you’ll live forever in your own private library.”

The universe calls us to join its dance, to harmonise with the cosmic symphony, and to send forth waves of positivity and connection that transcend the boundaries of our individual lives. With every decision, every act of kindness, and each moment of profound understanding, we add our brushstrokes to the masterpiece of human existence. May your week overflow with creative inspiration and the forging of deep connections, while the promise of transformation remains ever at your side.

Image credit: Haruki Murakami January 28, 2019, issue of The New Yorker


It’s a week of profound transformation, closely connected to the impact of life’s experiences on your one-on-one relationships. Just as Murakami delves into the depths of human emotions and the passage of time, the planets invite you to embark on a journey of change and renewal. Kicking off the week, transformation is in the air, with an emphasis on your career and daily routines. You’re encouraged to examine the finer points of your daily life. Remember, actions speak louder than words. Nurture your relationships and be a supportive partner, whether in love, business, or friendships.

On Tuesday, the cosmos invites you to delve into the depths of your emotions and inner motivations. It’s a day to listen to your heart and follow your intuition. Visualise what feels right and let your gut instincts guide you. If needed, meditation can help you find clarity amidst the complexity of your feelings.With Venus moving into your 7th house of relationships, this Tuesday, your life, love and harmony bloom. Use this time to focus on building connections, embracing diplomacy, and nurturing the balance in your daily interactions. Love is in the air.

Change begins with your thoughts, and Thursday’s cosmic alignment empowers you to transform your career and reputation. You have the potential to inspire others through your journey of personal growth and change and on Friday, it’s time to expand your horizons, mirroring Murakami’s themes of exploring the broader aspects of human existence. Embrace a global perspective, open your mind to different cultures, and consider booking that flight to refresh your spirit.

At the end of the week, your finances and resources may face a clash. Stay open to innovation and change. While you may encounter challenges, remember that sometimes losing small battles can lead to winning the bigger ones. In the grand tapestry of life, it’s the transformative experiences that matter most. In this week of deep transformation, you may you find inspiration in the contemplation of human emotions, the passage of time, and the impact of life’s experiences. Like the characters in Murakami’s novels, embrace change, and remember that the journey is often as meaningful as the destination.


This week marks a shift for you as your planetary ruler, Venus, transitions from creative pursuits and passion to a health-conscious world. It’s all about getting your daily life in order, optimising your routines, and balancing the scales of work and play.

Transformation is at play, already when this week kicks off, and for those in love, the cosmic alignment of Venus and Pluto brings potential for positive change in long-distance relationships. Actions speak louder than words, and it’s a great time to consider a trip or a virtual connection with your distant lover. For all Tauruses, this is a time to focus on self-improvement without self-criticism, striving for the best version of yourself. In these challenging times, valuing the good moments and striving for peace is vital.

Visualise and trust your intuition in your relationships and friendships, this Tuesday. This is a time for singles to connect through friends, and for friends to explore deeper connections. Listen to your feelings as they guide you towards meaningful interactions. It’s also a perfect time for collective projects and group work, contributing to society and fostering healing connections.

On the same day, Venus, your ruling star, gracefully steps into Libra’s embrace, unveiling a world of diplomacy, peace, and balance. It’s a cosmic invitation to let your creative energies intertwine seamlessly, igniting a harmonious symphony of collaboration, particularly when joined by a like-minded soul. Change your thoughts to change your life and relationships this Thursday. Just as in Murakami’s tales of transformation, you may encounter darkness before the light. This shift can open your horizons to new ideas and positive changes in your one-on-one relationships.

Embrace a deeper perspective from Friday onwards, as intimate conversations become more meaningful than small talk. Delve into your motives and explore the depths of your thoughts. Differing worldviews may create friction with a friend, but remember, it’s not personal. Let’s strive to honour diverse opinions and belief systems, as no single perspective holds all the answers.

The weekend brings a clash, whether in love or business, and it may test your patience. Instead of revenge or aggression, strive for breakthroughs and middle-ground solutions. Sometimes, the path to a breakthrough involves disagreements, but the key is finding a balance. In this week of transformation and connection, may you be inspired by the contemplation of human emotions and the ever-flowing river of time. Embrace change, nurture your relationships, and remember that the journey, with all its challenges, is part of the beautiful tapestry of life.

Image credit: Eizo Matsumura, Haruki Murakami, Italy, 1988


This week the planets invite you to make deals, just not with the devil. Instead, seek partnerships with those who inspire you, fostering harmony, balance, and equal collaborations. Just as Murakami’s works explore human emotions and the passage of time, this week brings you face to face with your own journey.

Kicking off the week, transformation takes center stage, particularly in family matters and at home. This is a time for meticulous examination. Actions speak louder than words, emphasising the importance of communication in all your relationships. Remember that we’re not perfect, but striving for the best version of ourselves and supporting others is essential.

Tuesday urges you to act upon your emotions and listen to your heart. Trust your intuition, and visualise the path that feels right. Let your feelings guide you towards meaningful decisions and interactions.

The same day with Cupid’s arrow in the air, your creative pursuits reach new heights. A muse, whether real or imagined, inspires your endless creativity. Balance work, play, and pleasure, potentially through collaboration with a partner. Most importantly, let your inner child have some fun and create with abandon.

Change your thoughts to change your life. Transform your routine and break free from unhealthy habits. Be persistent in your endeavours. This change may lead you through a metaphorical storm, but, as Murakami eloquently puts it, “When you come out of the storm, you won’t be the same person who walked in. That’s what the storm is all about.

Friday marks a cosmic shift, focusing on relationships and embracing the power of words. Open your mind even wider, like a treasure chest of wisdom waiting to be unlocked. Just as Haruki Murakami’s characters learn from diverse cultures and people, your interactions can be a wellspring of inspiration, like sipping fine wine from different regions, always refreshing.

In a cosmic showdown, don’t let your opinions and beliefs hog the spotlight. It’s time to broaden your horizons, but don’t fret, it’s not an age-defying serum you need. Someone wiser and more mature might drop some knowledge on you, like a shot of espresso in your wisdom latte. Embrace this wake-up call and trade your Peter Pan hat for a wizard’s cap, becoming wiser is always in vogue.

On Saturday, you may find yourself out of balance and on the brink of potential illness. Pay attention to your health and the sudden insights that arise. While the day may bring clashes, they can lead to breakthroughs. Meditation may help you understand and manage any unexpected aggression or revenge impulses. In this week of unity and transformation, may you embrace the contemplation of human emotions, the ever-flowing river of time, and the value of harmonious relationships. As you journey forward, remember that understanding and peace are attainable through open communication and respect for others’ perspectives.


This is a week of love surprises and creative breakthroughs. Transformation takes center stage this Monday, particularly in matters of love, and values. Your conversations in relationships hold the power for profound change. Actions will speak louder than words, especially for singles who can embrace transformation through new encounters. For those partnered, supporting each other and effective communication can positively transform your bonds.

Tuesday invites you to act on your emotions and heart’s desires, especially in your creative projects and romantic pursuits. Embrace the beauty of the universe, understanding that people come and go for a reason. Visualise and follow your intuition, guided by your feelings and emotions. It’s a day to listen to your inner spiritual gurus.

Diplomacy, peace, and balance are the themes, extending to your home and the world at large from Tuesday on when Venus moves into Libra. Use this time to reconnect with family and pamper yourself with DIY spa treatments at home. Why not host get togethers at your cozy abode?

As you contemplate change, remember that shifting your thoughts can lead to great transformations. This is especially relevant to creative collaborations and the way you communicate in partnerships.

With Mercury’s move to your 6th house, on Friday, it’s a time for productive work and improved communication. Embrace health and fitness routines, and be open to learning from diverse cultures and people who are different from you.

This is a reminder not to let your own opinions and beliefs hold you captive. Embrace the opportunity to listen to a podcast or a person who challenges your perspective and expands your mind. It may not be an instant agreement, but let the thought marinate.

And on Saturday, a potentially wild clash awaits, but instead of revenge or aggression, aim for a breakthrough in your romantic life and friendships. Embrace your inner eccentricity, and allow yourself to be unpredictably creative. In a world filled with challenges, technology can play a role in connecting us as humanitarian groups. As you navigate the week, let the contemplation of human emotions and the ever-flowing river of time guide your path. In a world where challenges are prevalent, remember that understanding and peace are attainable through open communication and the embrace of diverse perspectives.


This week holds transformative powers and drives in matters of love, art, and values. It’s a time where actions speak louder than words, especially in your financial and daily routines. Pay attention to the small details that can bring significant changes. Rather than criticising yourself and others, strive for the best version of yourself, understanding that everyone is trying to do their best.

Tuesday prompts you to act on your emotions and follow your heart, particularly within your home and family environments. Visualise and trust your intuition, which will guide you in the right direction. A beautiful transformation awaits in your family dynamics without the drama of the Godfather saga. Trust in the possibility of a happy ending.

With diplomacy, peace, and balance in the air, it’s time to seek equality in this world. From Tuesday on, when love planet Venus moves into Libra, it is an excellent moment to communicate, exchange ideas, and collaborate with allies. It’s also a perfect time for singles to flirt, both online and around town. Embrace the royal treatment that you deserve.

Transform your thoughts to change your life, particularly within your home environment and family dynamics. This is a period of potential transformation and healing. Remember Murakami’s wisdom that coming out of the storm means you won’t be the same person who walked in; that’s what the storm is all about.

From Friday onwards, creativity surges into your life. Grand ideas, pleasures, and fun take the stage. Your open-mindedness and willingness to learn from diverse cultures and individuals make this period exciting. It’s also an excellent time for flirting, feeling inspired, and indulging in creativity. Guard against the temptation of believing only your opinions and beliefs matter. Embrace the opportunity to expand your horizons by listening to diverse perspectives and ideas.

On Saturday, a potential clash between career and home may arise. The key is to find a middle way and break through disagreements. If living with a partner, disagreements may occur, but open communication and embracing each other’s viewpoints can ultimately liberate your relationship.

As you navigate this week, let the contemplation of human emotions and the passage of time guide your path.


As we navigate the complexities of human existence, this week is inspired by Haruki Murakami’s philosophy, encouraging us to reflect on our emotions and the passage of time. Your week starts with a powerful boost if you allow yourself to connect with your deep desires and follow your pleasures, especially in the realm of creation and personal enjoyment. It’s a time when actions speak louder than words, and paying attention to the smallest details can lead to significant changes. Rather than criticising yourself and others, focus on striving for the best version of yourselves and offer support to your partners in love, business, or friendship.

Tuesday encourages you to act on your emotions and speak from the heart. It’s a beautiful day for meaningful conversations within your relationships. Visualise and follow your intuition, as it will guide you in the right direction. Healing and growth are on the horizon for your relationships.

The same day Venus transitions into peace-loving Libra. For you, it’s an ideal time to balance your values, spending, and perhaps indulge in a piece of clothing that makes you feel good. Pampering yourself is not only allowed but encouraged.

This is a period for changing your thoughts to change your life. It can work wonders in your creative and romantic life. If you’re contemplating having children, this is also a magical time. Remember Murakami’s words about emerging from the storm as a different person, transformation is possible.

From Friday onward, it’s time to transform your home into a place of lively discussion. Invite people over for dinner parties and cultural exchanges. Learning from those of different cultures will bring extra joy to your domestic life. Embrace the opportunity to partner with individuals who are entirely different from your usual connections, whether in love or business. Be open to their unique perspectives and ideas, and avoid clinging to your own beliefs.

Saturday may bring a chaotic clash, with potential technology disruptions affecting your travel plans. Be prepared for any delays and use this time to engage in learning new things, making the most of the hectic energy. Additionally, consider using technology for humanitarian purposes and connecting with like-minded groups.

As you navigate this week, remember that the contemplation of human emotions and the passage of time can guide you through life’s complexities.

Image credit: Haruki Murakami, Walker Art Center


This week commences with transformative energies in the realms of love, home, and family. Delve deep within yourself to address old wounds and traumas, allowing the healing process to unfold. In the spirit of Murakami, consider that the small adjustments in your life can lead to profound changes. Communication remains a crucial element in your relationships; strive for the best version of yourself while offering support to your loved ones.

Tuesday is an opportunity to act on your values and intuition. Focus on your feelings and emotions, particularly in matters of self-improvement and financial gain. What inspires you while allowing you to prosper? This is a time to explore the harmonious balance between inner and outer worlds.

The same day, Venus, the planet of love and diplomacy, enters your sign. You are stepping into a harmonious and fulfilling period. Your innate charm, peace-loving nature, and ability to balance are at their peak. Murakami’s words remind us that love, acceptance, and tolerance are the answers we seek. Embrace your role as a bringer of beauty and harmony to the world.

Thursday is a day for transformative thoughts and life changes. These thoughts may lead you through the storm Murakami eloquently describes. It’s an opportunity to break free from long-held beliefs, particularly those rooted in your family and childhood, that may have been holding you back from recognising your true self-worth. Embrace this time of inner transformation.

As Mercury enters your 3rd House on Friday, it’s time to think globally and open your mind to the world’s diverse cultures. Consider learning from people whose experiences differ from yours, and plan weekend trips to expand your horizons.

Avoid confining your thoughts to your own opinions and belief systems, on Friday. This is a time to meet people who can inspire changes in your routine and bring freshness to your life.

Saturday may bring some intensity, particularly related to your finances and self-worth. However, this could be the moment of a significant breakthrough, especially if you’ve been working on your self-improvement through therapy or self-reflection. Be open to sudden epiphanies that can revolutionise your thought patterns. As you navigate potential clashes, remember that technology can be harnessed to connect.

With the charm and grace of Venus guiding you this week, continue to bring diplomacy, peace, and balance to the world.


Unleash your power of seduction and persuasion. This week begins with transformative energy in your conversations with friends, matters of love, art, and values. Your words hold the power to seduce and your eyes to persuade. Actions speak louder than words, and attention to detail is paramount.

Tuesday calls for listening to your true emotions and acting from the heart. Visualise and focus on your intuition and gut feelings to guide you. Especially in your creative and romantic life, you’ll witness beautiful progress.

As Venus moves into your 12th house, the realm of the subconscious, the same day, it’s time to find balance within. Through meditation and self-exploration, bring harmony to your inner world.

Embrace the power of transformation by changing your thoughts to change your life. As Murakami beautifully expresses, storms can alter us profoundly. This is your chance to emerge from the storm a different person, unburdened by past beliefs and ready for self-renewal.

Friday encourages you to focus on your finances and self-worth. Open your mind to the wisdom of foreign cultures and their unique perspectives. These insights may inspire brilliant ideas and provide valuable insights into your financial well-being. This is not the time to limit yourself by clinging to your opinions and beliefs. Embrace the limitless potential that lies beyond your comfort zone, especially in your creative endeavours.

On Saturday, a potential clash may arise between you and a partner in love or business. However, let this not be a source of revenge or increased aggression. Instead, strive to break through disagreements and find a middle ground. Your interactions with challenging individuals may be reshaping how you relate to people, sparking personal growth and transformation. Your power of persuasion and ability to transform are potent forces this week. Use your insights and strength to help yourself and others find peace.

Image credit Haruki Murakami


Your week begins with transformative energy in matters of career, finances, and values. Hard work pays off, and gold is hidden in your daily routines. Your commitment and persistence, paired with your meticulous attention to detail, have the potential to change your life in significant ways. Your power to turn your career around is palpable.

Tuesday is a day for listening to your gut emotions and acting from the heart. This is an opportunity to visualise and focus on your intuition, allowing your feelings to guide you. Through meditation and therapy, you can address and heal family wounds and trauma. Your journey toward self-improvement takes a significant step.

As Venus moves into diplomatic Libra, the same day, it’s an invitation to bring peace and balance, not just in your life but also to the people around you. For you, it’s a social and interactive time. Make the most of this period to socialise, meet new people, and expand your professional network.

You have the power to change your thoughts and consequently change your life, especially regarding your finances. As Murakami aptly puts it, storms can transform us profoundly. Meditation is your tool to get to the root of things and enhance your financial situation. You’re striving to make money from something that brings you happiness and aligns with your passions.

From Friday on, your brain becomes electrified, possibly inspired by the thoughts and ideas of others. It’s time to think globally, be open-minded, and learn from foreign cultures and diverse individuals. You hold the cosmic microphone, and your voice can inspire people through in-person interactions or on social media. However, remember not to underestimate the opinions and belief systems of others.

Saturday presents a unique planetary clash. Although it has the potential for aggression or revenge, the hope lies in breaking through disagreements and finding a middle ground. This day may bring you a spiritual epiphany, perhaps through meditation or a moment of reflection. It’s a day to listen to your feelings and understand the root of your emotions. Avoid indulging in toxic behaviours as a band-aid and seek healthier outlets to fill the void. You stand at the threshold of a transformative week, where your hard work in daily routines and your potential to inspire others take center stage. Your power to turn your life around shines brightly this week.


As the week begins, transformative energies surround you, influencing matters of love, art, and values. Consider traveling to an exotic destination and learning from foreign cultures. In a world that values action over words, meticulous attention to detail is your secret weapon. Look beyond initial judgments and give people the chance to show their best selves.

Tuesday is a day to listen to your emotions, especially in the realm of friendships. Listen to your heart and intuition, visualising what feels right. Escapist tendencies, perhaps through reading a good book, can provide fulfilment. When you travel to a new destination, take a book with you for an enriching experience.

Venus moving into the top of your chart, this Tuesday, amplifies your charm and career potential. Seize this time to request favours, seek a promotion, or make career advancements. The planets align to support your every move, enhancing your reputation and professional aspirations.

Thursday is a day to change your thoughts, and in turn, change your life, particularly within your social circles. It’s an opportunity to speak up for your desires without trying to please everyone. As Murakami wisely observes, storms may initially plunge us into darkness, but they ultimately redefine us. This is the essence of life’s transformation.

As Friday arrives, it’s time to engage in meditative activities. Allow your thoughts to dive deep and spend time in solitary contemplation. Avoid dismissing the opinions and belief systems of others, promoting a more open-minded perspective.

Saturday may bring a potentially challenging clash with a friend or romantic partner. However, the hope lies in breaking through disagreements and finding middle ground. This is a day of creative insight where listening to your muse can lead to a burst of creativity and magic. Embrace technology as a tool for constructive communication.

This week is marked by your strength, endurance, and transformation. As you confront challenges and contemplate a world facing conflicts, the wisdom of Murakami inspires you to strive for peace, unity, and understanding. Your power to influence and inspire should not be underestimated, especially during this week of transformation.

Image credit: Haruki Murakami


Transformational energies surround you, influencing matters of love, art, and values. Actions, attention to detail, and intimate communication in relationships are vital. Murakami’s wisdom reminds us that imperfections are part of the human experience, encouraging us to strive for the best version of ourselves and support those around us. It’s a call to approach life with a less critical perspective.

Tuesday invites you to act on your emotions, particularly regarding your career path and how you want to be recognised. Visualise and focus on your heart’s calling and intuitive guidance, as this will lead you in the right direction. Venus in Libra ushers in diplomacy, peace, and balance, from Tuesday on. For you, this marks the beginning of an exciting period for study and world exploration. Singles may find love in foreign lands, expanding the horizons of possibility.

Change your thoughts, change your life – this mantra takes root, especially through hypnosis and meditation. While storms may initially lead to darkness, remember Murakami’s wisdom about emerging transformed. It’s time to vocalise your career aspirations and desires for your public image, your words hold weight.

From Friday onward, your thoughts gravitate toward friendships, influential groups, and societies that inspire you. Embrace open-mindedness and learning from diverse cultures, which promises a deep sense of fulfilment. Reconnect with friends you haven’t seen in a while, and resist the temptation to let your opinions dominate.

Saturday may bring a challenging clash between your home and career. In these moments, there’s potential for profound insights that will ultimately liberate you. Embrace technology as a means to connect with humanitarian groups, furthering the cause of unity.

This week encourages you to build your foundations with wisdom and patience. Your ability to strive for a less critical perspective and inspire unity is of immense value. The wisdom of Murakami and the power of astrology can guide you on this transformative journey towards peace and understanding.

Image credit: Haruki Murakami


Absorb the richness of life in every detail. Your forecast, inspired by Haruki Murakami’s wisdom, encourages you to embrace transformative powers, appreciate the intricacies of life, and expand your horizons.

Transformation sweeps through matters of love, art, and values, particularly in your friendships and relationships. Pay attention to details, as these seemingly small adjustments can lead to significant change. Communicate with care and support your loved ones, remembering that during times of turmoil, valuing each moment and striving for unity can make the world a better place.

Embrace your dreams, for sometimes they are the right thing to do. Tuesday calls you to act on your emotions, visualising the path guided by your intuition and heart. Whether you want to embark on further studies or travel more, the world is your oyster.

As Venus moves into a more intimate part of your chart, you’re encouraged to seek balance and equal exchange in your intimate relationships. Striving for equilibrium in this aspect of your life will bring rewarding results.

From Friday on, transform your thoughts to transform your life. Focus on friendships and connect with people on a global level. Murakami’s words remind us that sometimes we must navigate storms or darkness to emerge transformed, highlighting the importance of resilience and adaptability. Your mind turns its focus toward your career and reputation. Communicate your aspirations and the steps you plan to take in your career journey, while remaining open to ideas from those different from you.

Saturday might bring unexpected challenges, such as missed transportation or disagreements with a sibling. Remember that breakthroughs often emerge from disagreements, and technology can serve as a bridge to connect with humanitarian groups during such times. As you traverse the intricacies of the week, keep in mind that life weaves a tapestry rich with experiences. Every detail, emotion, and connection plays a part in this grand portrait of human existence. Your unique perspective and understanding are precious threads in this ongoing journey.

Words by Cosmic Mi