Pride can be seen as a virtue. It can be what makes people behave better, represent where they come from with dignity and take a stand for one another. Pride gone wrong, however, leads to vanity and hubris. On this Flag Day, the Capricorn moon reminds us that the best kind of pride is that which lifts something greater than oneself.
ARIES (March 21-April 19). Focus on what you believe in, and believe in what you focus on. The combination of faith and quality concentration will be the start of a favorable course.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20). Try not to ask people to do what is very far out of their comfort zone today. The best results come when you match the task to the person who is best suited to it.
GEMINI (May 21-June 21). If you can create peace in your own life, you are contributing to the peace of the planet. Let that be your guiding principle as you sort out the thing that’s causing you stress. This isn’t selfish! It matters.
CANCER (June 22-July 22). You won’t love everything you have to do today, but if you can love some of it, you’ll start a ripple of good will and positive feelings that will culminate in a beautiful evening.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). Just as physical sensations lead you to do what’s right (and away from doing what’s harmful) for your body, emotional sensations lead you to do what’s right for your soul.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). In your mind, it’s not enough to hold a position. You have to fulfill it beautifully, too, or what’s the point? That’s why you don’t fight to keep your role. Instead, you fight to embody it masterfully.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). You’ll submit to a relationship completely. Why not? You can always try it a different way later. For now, you’ll find nothing to criticize or resist. You’ll accept differences and embrace commonalities.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). You’ll have a strong need to make people happy all weekend long. The best way to direct this is to start with you. Make yourself happy, and you’ll start to see smiles all around you.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). When you feel comfortable, you drop your defenses. When you drop your defenses, you say true things – things you maybe don’t even realize are true until they pop out of your mouth.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). You don’t accept every favor offered you because you don’t want to obligate yourself to return the favor. If you have a feeling it’s going to be more trouble than it’s worth, honor that feeling by declining politely.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). It’s better to create special events with people who are very familiar to you than to reserve your best efforts for people you hardly know. Resist the urge to impress strangers. Endear loved ones instead.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). A highly responsible person will let you know if he or she is unable to perform the expected duties, while the rest avoid such a conversation. Cut your losses and avoid further interaction with irresponsible people.
TODAY’S BIRTHDAY. This year sees you changing and liking very much who you are becoming. The pursuit of a hobby is the start of exciting things for your personal life. You’ll define your future with a daring move. An August professional achievement sets you on a new trajectory. Family success will impact you favorably in November. Scorpio and Taurus people adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 5, 25, 49, 11 and 13.
FATHER’S DAY PREPARATION: Your fire-sign dad (Aries, Leo and Sagittarius) wants something he can play with: power tools, car accessories, gadgets, sports equipment, video games, apps and interactive fun of any kind.
Your earth-sign dad (Taurus, Virgo, Capricorn) wants a symbol of your respect and love. If it’s trophy-like, he’ll love it. This includes plaques, mugs, engraved items, T-shirts that declare how great he is, special cards, meaningful symbols, pictures in frames, photo books and more.
Your air-sign dad (Gemini, Libra, Aquarius) likes the items that will further his studies and interests: books, concert tickets, passes to sporting events, tools that help him to explore such as binoculars, a metal detector, a camera, telescope, microscope, etc. Also, if it falls under the category of “nerdy,” it’s a safe bet!
Your water-sign dad (Cancer, Scorpio, Pisces) will be touched if you go straight to the heart with a letter, poem, song, artistic expression, sentimental item, photo, movie tickets or anything that speaks to your bond through the years. He will cherish the gesture that is specific, personal and thoughtful.
CELEBRITY PROFILES: Gemini business magnate Donald Trump has a knack for causing controversy and staying in the public eye. Whether it’s about what he wants to buy or sell or the particulars of his relationships and family, the details often land in the public arena. Trump was born when aggressive Mars was in fiery Leo, so he has a knack for entertaining. His moon in Sagittarius says he’s a man of the world.
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