On the heels of yesterday’s new moon and total solar eclipse, the Sagittarius moon rules this fresh beginning. There’s a global consciousness and a wandering spirit that accompany this lunar transit. Whether you think the world is big or small, you’re likely to find wonder in its size and scope during this adventurous cycle.
ARIES (March 21-April 19). Old people are just as happy as younger people, if not more. So why fear age? The effects of years? Trust that they will be good to you, and allow yourself to develop naturally without worry.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20). You have a story to tell to anyone who stops to talk to you. Some might even say that you’ve perfected the art of storytelling. This is a skill that will take you far.
GEMINI (May 21-June 21). Your guiding planet changed stations yesterday, urging you to make positive conclusions about what has happened to you. Because you see the upside, you’ll continue to experience it.
CANCER (June 22-July 22). Absolutely everything has an associated risk. Not only do risk-takers win, but you absolutely cannot win unless you are willing to take a risk. Evening will reveal to you the perfect partner.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). It is not necessary to understand the complexities. Just knowing that much work went into the reality of a situation and all for many reasons will be enough for now.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). You want to be with friends and family, and ideally this would happen on your own terms. Except that it won’t. The get-together will be born out of the flexibility of everyone involved.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). If everyone wants it their way and no one is willing to give in, the only possible outcome is disappointment on all fronts. Tolerance is an underrated virtue and one that keeps people together.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). You may find yourself searching outside of yourself for the strength to continue on in a project or relationship. But the world can’t offer this fuel. It’s something you can only get from a fire within.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). It takes two flints to make a fire, two to tango and two to make a thing go right. You’ll find yourself wondering whether there’s anything worth doing that you could accomplish with only one. Hint: There is!
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). It’s been said that misery loves company, but the truer statement is that misery loves a nurse. Unless you are qualified, don’t walk willingly into a situation where someone is obviously infirm.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). Maybe the reason you struggle to say certain words is that they are not entirely accurate. You’ll find more fitting words after you’ve given some thought to what is really true.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). If you choose to share your opinions, your dear ones will either find your level of insight astounding, or they will feel stripped of their defenses and become incensed.
TODAY’S BIRTHDAY. The year is marked by your high ideals and level of personal responsibility. Because you’re committed to doing things in the right way, you’ll be noticed and promoted in an arena that matters to you. Family celebrates you in December. January drops fresh fun into your life. Invest in new business this March. Capricorn and Sagittarius people adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 31, 2, 35, 38 and 19.
ASTROLOGICAL QUESTIONS: “I’m a Scorpio. You wrote that honesty is liberating for Scorpios, and I’ve been practicing radical honesty lately. I love it. I told my sister that her stories are boring, my mom that her cornbread is dry and my girlfriend that I liked her old haircut better. Guess what! My sister won’t talk to me, my girlfriend broke up with me, and my mom is making me get my own food. If honesty is so great, why does everyone hate it except me? Should I just go back to pretending?”
Sharing your negative opinions is honesty for amateurs – and for total jerks. Anyone can point out people’s flaws and tear down their mood and self-esteem. A person of good character is usually looking for (and finding!) something nice to say that will build people up. As for the liberating kind of honesty, it’s usually something that starts with you telling the truth to yourself. For instance, maybe you can look deep into your own heart and psyche and ask: What is it that’s really bothering me that I would want to alienate the people who love me in this way? You may find the answer to that question liberating indeed.
CELEBRITY PROFILES: “Transformers” star and former fashion model Josh Duhamel is a sizzling Scorpio born when the moon was in Aquarius, the sign of technology. Besides being technologically savvy, Aquarius moon people are usually philanthropic to the extreme. Duhamel supports a wide range of causes, including help for displaced polar bears, disaster victims and those in need of medical care.
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