Shakespeare wrote, “Assume a virtue, if you have it not.” The problem is that not everyone is good at pretending. The Pisces moon helps in this matter, lending great powers of imitation. Those who dare to enact their virtue will be so convincing that by the end of the day they actually may have the virtue they are pretending to have.
ARIES (March 21-April 19). What if you found out that the whole world was made for you instead of the other way around? Would it change the way you enjoy it? Today’s pleasures are not to be missed.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20). You’re in the mood to work whether or not you have to. It will feel good to know you’re getting ahead. Your excellence today paves the way for greater excellence in the future.
GEMINI (May 21-June 21). You’ll feel better because you make the conscious choice to see things around you differently. You don’t actually have to change anything you do. Just flirting with another point of view is enough to make a difference.
CANCER (June 22-July 22). You’re ready to take some advice – the kind that will require several hours to follow. Since you’re going to be putting a great deal of effort into this, you should listen exclusively to those with a proven success story.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). Group efforts are favored. You’ll be interacting with people you don’t know well. When conflict arises, welcome it. This is an opportunity to see who you’re really dealing with.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). Before you do what you planned, consider that your day could go a few different ways and that your options drastically differ. Think of that person you admire so much. What would that person choose?
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). There will be some kind of frenzy to contend with. It may seem that no one is looking out for you. This is a sign that it’s on you to see that your own best interests are served.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). Anyone who talks about what kind of person they are is waving a major red flag in your face. Usually, people are the opposite of what they proclaim, at least some of the time.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). You have stories you haven’t learned how to tell yet. Casual conversation will lead to self-revelation. People who find you interesting will help you figure out which topics you could mine.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). You’ll do the job you were assigned to the best of your ability regardless of impediments such as difficult people with horrible personalities. You’ll get your chance to speak up, but not today.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). The reason you don’t want to accept help is that at this juncture, you wish to rise to a level of personal confidence that can only be developed through self-reliance.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). You’ll exercise your will, but whether you get your way or not will seem to be under someone else’s control – for now. You count, and your actions will matter in the long run.
TODAY’S BIRTHDAY. No more distractions. It’s your year to fully live in the moments. Your needs collide with the needs of others in January, and the crash results in a beauty that no one could have planned. There’s a chance for stellar publicity in February. As your reach expands so does your wallet. Spring brings love in abundance. Libra and Virgo people adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 5, 3, 22, 11 and 9.
FORECAST FOR THE WEEK AHEAD: Mars newly traversing Libra will set a cooperative tone for ambitious endeavors, but not right away. First comes the shakeup. The spirit of cooperation will settle in after the dust does. Egos have to be adjusted. While the order is being established, some people will fight for a different position from the one people want to put them in. It may help to realize that no position is really better or worse except in the mind of an individual. It’s all about what best suits the individual personalities.
Another theme of the week hits on a more personal level: Love hurts, and it heals. Water-sign trines help us realize that the disease and the medicine are one and the same. Also, there’s a rainbow of other things love does in between the first flinch and the curative moment. Love’s process may knock us around, but this storm will quickly pass. Even when we feel all better, we won’t be the same. We’ll either be immune to what we experienced, or we’ll be more vulnerable to it and therefore aware that we must avoid it in the future.
CELEBRITY PROFILES: As a young girl, Nicki Minaj created fantasy characters and alter egos to escape from the turmoil of reality. Sagittarius is the sign of adventurers, and a rich fantasy life can stand in when real-life adventures are not possible. Minaj was born when the sun, Mercury, Venus, Uranus and Neptune were all in the passionate, fiery sign of Sagittarius.
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