The Pisces moon calls for compassion, even for those hard-to-love people and situations. But give yourself permission not to be loving, too. When a child is commanded to say “sorry,” the result often isn’t authentic or satisfying to the one who was wronged. To bring out your best nature, give yourself options and think it over.
ARIES (March 21-April 19). Many people complain about having too much to do, but few complain about having too much money. At the end of the day, it will feel as though “too much to do” is actually a blessing.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20). You’ll be trying to get to know someone who is not that easy to get to know. One strategy that will bring you closer without being too direct is to read the same things that this person reads.
GEMINI (May 21-June 21). You’ll work quickly so you’ll have plenty of time to play. Your pacing won’t mesh with those around you. Work around them. Stay focused even when they seem to be making a sport of getting you off track.
CANCER (June 22-July 22). “Disappointment” and “opportunity” are two labels for the same event. You get to decide what to call it, and the rest of the world will go along with whatever name you choose.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). The idea of kissing something to make it better has scientific validity. Touching stimulates the production and release of natural endorphins, which suppress pain. Today you’ll be a healer in more ways than you know.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). You’ve been told that you achieve like a machine, but you’re not one. You’re an animal who requires creature comforts to thrive. Indulge in as many as you can today.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). The feeling associated with looking for something can be exciting or frustrating, depending on your attitude and on whether or not you used to own the thing you are looking for.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). You’ll gain energy from hugs. When you hug, hold for three breaths. Then the hug becomes more than a greeting or parting gesture; it becomes an act of healing.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). Even though it’s a lot of work taking care of people, you are grateful every day for the souls who are in your care, and not just close loved ones, but even the strangers who require your assistance for a minute or two.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). Unless the person you love is a clone of you, you’ll have to make adjustments to understand this person. Any efforts you make in that regard today will be richly rewarded.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). You’ll be playing with others. Even if they’ve played this game before, you can’t assume they did it the same way. Establishing the ground rules (for all positions) will be key.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). Communication is an essential life skill. Those who simply aren’t good at it shouldn’t get an automatic “pass,” because it will only enable them to stay needlessly handicapped. Help them learn instead.
TODAY’S BIRTHDAY. The next seven weeks bring you the perfect match for what you offer on a business level. As for your personal life, loved ones will adjust to please you in May, though not because you requested it. It is your love and support that make the change possible. You’ll love the bonus in July and October. Libra and Cancer people adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 30, 45, 13, 28 and 41.
MOLEOMANCY SPECIAL: See the archives for information on birthmarks and moles anywhere on the body above the hips. Continuing on down the body . . .
Left Hip: Productivity is very important to a person with this birthmark, and he or she will derive great self-esteem from accomplishments. Emotional support is an issue here. Either there is a remarkable abundance of it, or the possessor of this mark will actively and successfully seek support, though not without effort.
Right Hip: The possessor of this birthmark has strong personal will and the attitude to match it. Success is a mixed blessing. To grow to emotional maturity, this person must actively fight against arrogance and entitlement, seeking situations that will teach humility and gratitude. In time, this person will make an outstanding mentor.
Buttocks: A birthmark on the buttocks is a sign of favoritism from the spirits. The possessor must make a concerted effort not to succumb to laziness.
Left Thigh: This mark is an indication of power. It signifies the ability to quickly build or tear down at will. The journey is one of overcoming temptation.
Right Thigh: This mark indicates leadership ability. With diligence, the possessor develops into the kind of person others will loyally follow.
CELEBRITY PROFILES: Aries movie star Reese Witherspoon stars as the straight-talking Carrie Davis in the upcoming drama “The Good Lie” about an American woman who takes in a Sudanese refugee. Born under the warrior sign of Aries, Witherspoon is drawn to feisty characters and has proved to be a bit of one herself. Her Mercury and Venus in Pisces indicates a deep and abiding love of her art.
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