As the moon joins the sun and Mercury in Virgo, she has something to say. You can only learn through trial and error if you’re willing to go through the “trial” part. The risk and pain are part of it. Today is no trip to the spa, but the tasks before you are necessary to move you to the next place. Chances are, you’ll be proud to take them on.
ARIES (March 21-April 19). You have an uncommon talent. That’s precisely why you can’t expect the common man to recognize, utilize or praise it. But there is work you can do to make your gifts more accessible to everyone.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20). You will act independently precisely to prove you can. Deep down inside, you may fear being controlled by external circumstances, and you will now prove to those around you that you are not easily dominated.
GEMINI (May 21-June 21). It may simply be too difficult for you to work when you’re not inspired to do so. You’ll find inspiration wherever you look for it. You will, however, have to consciously remind yourself to look.
CANCER (June 22-July 22). You experience people with your heart. Your compassion connects you and makes you curious about others. A person doesn’t have to be adventurous and exciting to be interesting to you.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). Suddenly, you can’t help but dwell on an abandoned ambition. You are still determined to win at least one game in a certain highly competitive arena. In this matter, the only way to fail is to stop trying.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). When something works, don’t celebrate it until you figure out why it works. Look for the pattern that can be repeated. Your future success depends on being able to repeat an effective sequence of actions.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). You sometimes feel an immediate and mutual kinship with people. Other times, it’s more challenging to get comfortable. Finding common ground may take a bit more work now, but you’ll eventually warm into a good rapport.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). You enter an arena because you want to learn the lessons that are offered there, not because you already know the answers. Expect to mess up. It means you’re fully in attendance of the lesson.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). The only bummer about the bum deal you got in the past is that it’s hard to erase the memory — but work on it. Put some elbow grease into the erasing process. Scrub vigorously, and you’ll eventually be renewed.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). You may come to a sticking point in a certain project. The problem must be worked out before you can go forward. Try a bit of ridiculousness just to see what happens. What’s illogical is not automatically wrong.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). You have this way of making it clear to others that you’re in a hurry, on to the next adventure. Because of this, people will want to follow you and/or try to obtain another moment more of your time.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). Fun will not be provided; you’ll have to bring your own. If a project is boring, give it an intriguing name. You have the uncanny ability to turn ordinary happenings into a party.
TODAY’S BIRTHDAY (Sept. 14). You have the sense that you can create your reality this year, and you’re correct. The next three weeks bring remarkable mental focus. New influences in October make you look at your own work and pastimes differently. You’ll stretch and experiment in November. December and May bring financial bonuses. Aquarius and Scorpio people adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 4, 2, 13, 33 and 19.
WEEKEND LOVE FORECAST: ARIES: Use your knowledge of human nature to choose the perfect mix of company. TAURUS: You’re giving off that intangible energy again, and someone will follow you because of it. GEMINI: Your buoyant heart will be filled with ever more hope and possibility. CANCER: There may be things you don’t like about yourself, but you don’t dwell there. You either fix it or forget it. LEO: You don’t’ want to be defined and will avoid anyone who tries to do so. VIRGO: You can be uncompromising, and that’s good. No one will convince you to lower your standards. LIBRA: It’s amazing what you can accomplish with a nod and a smile — like getting all of your needs met. SCORPIO: People love that you don’t need them to feel good about yourself. SAGITTARIUS: You’ll finally get the “yes” you’ve been waiting for. CAPRICORN: You’ll gladly go out of your way for a stranger, no strings, and accidentally win a new friend in the process. AQUARIUS: You will meet someone rare and special due to the fact that you bring out the rare and special qualities in everyone you meet. PISCES: Your rules will be followed as soon as you establish and communicate them.
COUPLE OF THE WEEKEND: Virgo and Leo are next-door neighbors on the zodiac wheel, but there’s such a tall fence between the two properties that a concerted effort will be necessary if they are to view each other’s worlds. Such an effort will be a joy now. Venus visiting Leo makes the lion even more attractive to Virgo, who has been radiating charisma lately. One sign only has to knock at the gate, and the other will open up.
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