Cosmic Call for Respect
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Cosmic Call for Respect
Though most people appreciate gestures of respect, they tend to put the highest value on those that are commensurate with what has been earned. Too much deference makes even a very powerful person suspicious, while not enough causes obvious irritation. The dynamics lining up between Venus, Mars and Jupiter bring awareness to such things.
ARIES (March 21-April 19). If you do what you say you’re going to do and consistently uphold your own rules, you will earn devoted followers, clients and fans who keep coming back.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20). The time you take to reflect on the way you present yourself and the way you’ve been received will make all of the difference in your success. Ask, “What have I learned?” and apply that to the next task.
GEMINI (May 21-June 21). There are no shortcuts. A friend may appear to be getting away with something for now, but in reality, this person has either earned the position with past work or will toil in the future to be worthy of the bonus.
CANCER (June 22-July 22). It has been said that a person is not truly wise until he or she has been deceived. Therefore, if people are who they purport to be, consider yourself lucky. And if they are not, consider yourself even luckier.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). The stars call for prudence and restraint. As the wealthy know, throwing an abundance of riches at a problem often leads to disaster. People who are given “just enough” won’t make the same kinds of mistakes.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). The smallest mouse can bring down a wall over time. Handle whatever is gnawing at the floorboard of your mind today before it becomes a more substantial problem.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). You think you know a person, but you’d like to know this person better. So why not travel together? The challenges of the unknown will bring out the true character of your chemistry.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). Where you go today your reputation will precede you, especially if you’ve been involved with a Gemini or an Aquarius lately. These signs have been discussing you!
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). Passion is a wild horse that cannot be ridden for a long journey. You may be able to white-knuckle it for a while, but eventually you will be thrown off. Today calls for temperance, moderation and a controlled approach.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). Among the people who believe you are very lucky to be where you are, there will be a certain number ready to rain on your parade. Be ready for them. You deserve your position.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). It’s only natural to adopt the mannerisms and habits of the people you spend the most time with. Knowing this, you may make a few adjustments to your schedule.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). It is not superficial to care about the appearance of things. In fact, appearances will clue you in very accurately as to what’s going on beneath the shiny veneer.
TODAY’S BIRTHDAY (March 28). The day you’ve been looking forward to finally comes in April, and you’ll savor every moment. The completion of a May project will bring pleasing though unexpected results. Stick with your plan in June, when temptations will abound. Your true love gets sentimental in July. Whimsical fun will be the beginning of a quest. Sagittarius and Taurus people adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 40, 1, 22, 38 and 5.
WEEKEND LOVE FORECAST: ARIES: Your smile is irresistible. TAURUS: If you don’t feel like “you” around someone, it’s time to ask yourself why. GEMINI: You catch the contagion that is your loved one’s joy. CANCER: Can there be two stars in one relationship? You’ll put the question to the test. LEO: If you’re not giving your love to a codependent person, you can offer your caring support without getting ensnarled in drama. VIRGO: Is someone trying to control you with his or her moods? If that’s the case, break away now. LIBRA: Becoming more like your love isn’t necessary. It’s better to just “do you.” SCORPIO: If you’re going to fall into the trap of comparison, do yourself a favor and at least resist comparing yourself to an airbrushed magazine model. SAGITTARIUS: What randomness comes to mind when you think about your love? An exercise in free association brings answers. CAPRICORN: Strongly bonded individuals feel freer to disagree than those who are unsure of the relationship. AQUARIUS: There is no “normal” way to love, so just do it your way. PISCES: There will be complications involving the phone. Long conversations are best had in person.
COUPLE OF THE WEEKEND: The rays of the Aries sun disappear in the face of the dark Aries new moon, but this in no way diminishes the attraction that the ram feels for others of the same sign. Aries-Aries unions are power couples all the way, although be warned: This pairing is high-profile, high-energy and often high-maintenance, as well. This weekend the fun outweighs any possible downside.
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