The Capricorn moon is all business as it is, but her angle to Uranus and then Pluto brings even more seriousness to the picture. And no matter how hard the sun in her last days of Libra for 2012 tries to lighten the mood, the results will be mixed. Even flights of fancy have to come back to Earth sometime.
ARIES (March 21-April 19). Choose your companions carefully, as you’re likely to give all to them now. To subvert your own desires in order to help another person is to feel simultaneously hungry and satisfied.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20). Experience teaches you even when you don’t remember the experience. Somewhere in your body, the memory is alive. A conversation with an old friend could dislodge the past from your unconscious.
GEMINI (May 21-June 21). Any fool can make a project bigger, more shocking and more complex. It takes restraint, wisdom and high intelligence to go for subtlety, depth, integrity and meaning.
CANCER (June 22-July 22). Some people don’t want what they can get for free, seeing it as so commonplace it’s not worth having. But those who do appreciate the free things this weekend will be made rich.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). Because you know a loved one so well, you can predict what this person will say and do. This comes in handy, as there may be obstructions to the lines of clear communication.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). Discretion is a quality of the elite. It speaks well of your character to protect your own privacy and the privacy of others. You’ll spend time with successful people, the kind who understand the value of a closed mouth.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). In these last days of the sun in your sign, you take the pursuit of justice even more seriously than usual. You care about the issues concerning people whether or not those issues affect you specifically.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). You find a certain person magnificently mysterious, but you probably won’t ask any questions aloud. It’s too much fun to ponder the possibilities with your mind and exist in a state of wonder.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). Your background prevents you from interpreting a scene the way others around you perceive it. You see it with your own eyes and make an assessment outside of the group mentality.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). The moon in your sign casts a glimmer of hope over a scene that you haven’t been feeing so hopeful about as of late. Use the new energy to forge a powerful — and hopeful — plan.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). Beware of those who try to hide their jealousy behind criticism or moral indignation. Also, you can avoid being such a person yourself by trying what you really want to try.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). You won’t be able to devote yourself to your project unless you strengthen your intention. The good news is, that will be easy for you now. Happiness is expecting no one other than you to build the world you want.
TODAY’S BIRTHDAY (Oct. 20). Your optimism is warranted, and your hopes will be fulfilled. The next three months bring professional success and lifestyle upgrades. February opens a new social circle, and you’ll also add key tools to your life to make connecting easier. Bonding with family will be the focus in March. Travel in August. Capricorn and Scorpio people adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 20, 31, 24, 39 and 19.
ASTROLOGICAL QUESTIONS: “My son is 10 years old and is a kind-hearted, wonderful child. My problem is that he has made friends with a boy in his class, and I really dislike the boy’s mother. She always seeks me out at football games or school functions, and we wind up spending many hours together. She is a horrible gossip. I don’t care for her to know my business and tell the world. Avoiding her is getting harder and harder. Should I just be honest with her? I’m a Capricorn.”
Consider that you may have been brought together with this gossipy woman to be a good influence on her. And since your sign loves a challenge, it might inspire you to take this on as a mission of sorts. Capricorn people are excellent strategists and natural-born leaders. So how many ways can you take the high road? Be ready to change the subject at any moment. Also, your neutrality and refusal to join in with negativity will defy the odds and make an impression. And with a light enough touch and a sparkle in your eye, you may be able to call this woman out on her bad habit of nosing around and blabbing.
CELEBRITY PROFILES: In a recent reinvention, Libra rapper Snoop Dogg declared himself Snoop Lion, embraced his inner Rastafarian and declared his intention to make music that children and grandparents can listen to together. Snoop Lion was born when Mercury, the communication planet, was in Scorpio, the sign of transformation. His natal sun, Mars, Uranus and Pluto are in harmonious Libra.
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