Horoscope, Saturday, October 6, 2012

By From page A14 | October 05, 2012

What you thought was an afterthought may very well have been the main intention of the meeting. No second-guessing allowed; guess many times instead. Mars enters Sagittarius, and the big picture seems designed to baffle and amuse. The world is a far more diverse place than any one of us could properly wrap our head around.

ARIES (March 21-April 19). You might regret offering advice, especially if none was asked of you. But you’ll never regret not offering it. In fact, you’ll be proud of how well you stayed within your own boundaries.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20). Since you can now see how you’ve profited from a difficult situation in your past, you might also assume that in time you will profit from your current dilemma.

GEMINI (May 21-June 21). It will be important for you to gain deserved recognition for your accomplishments. It’s not for your ego or for the attention. Rather, it’s because it’s only right. Also, if you don’t take credit for what you did, someone else will.

CANCER (June 22-July 22). Environmental triggers will bring you back to a favorite childhood memory or a recollection of one of the best things that has ever happened to you.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). Is it possible that the positive experiences, feelings and associations you have with another person are the source of your attraction, and not who the person is independent of you?

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). No person likes to be interrupted, but some will go on forever unless you find a way to extract yourself from the conversation. Unfortunately, you may have to casually fight for social ease.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). You long to be led by someone who is strong enough to make you feel safe, even as you go places you’ve never been. Such a person will arrive on the scene tonight.

SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). In groups, the person with the strongest belief in his or her reality will eventually persuade other members to agree with that reality and live there, too. You will now be the strongly convicted person others follow.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). The most sincere form of flattery is to accept a person completely “as is.” And if you can manage to do this for yourself today, you’ll be among the powerful minority.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). You may need to gently remind a dear one that you’re an independent person with interests of your own.  You don’t depend on anyone else to give your life reason.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). One way to make people feel like they are extremely wanted in your world is to tell them so. You’ll be enlivened by the response, so let your words ring out.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). Lonely people need you. It’s not your job to care for them, but you may find that it’s your pleasure to do so. You’ll gain more than you give in the process.

TODAY’S BIRTHDAY (Oct. 6). You will change your requirements of life and people, daring to ask more of yourself tonight. You may even be accused of being “high maintenance,” but you’ll like how asking audaciously often gets you just what you were looking for. November brings a victory for the family. An investment pays in July. Leo and Virgo people adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 3, 24, 29, 50 and 11.

ASTROLOGICAL QUESTIONS: “I can’t believe my girlfriend just went off with someone else. She’s a Gemini, and I’m a Scorpio. This loser is going to take advantage of her hardworking nature, I’m sure. What can I do to get her back? I’m a Scorpio.”

I just have to ask: Is it possible that you have, at some time or another, taken advantage of her “hardworking nature”? I’m not sayin’, I’m just sayin’. Examine your heart, and know the reasons you really want her back. Do you want to give her more than you receive from her because your life is just better when she’s in it? If not, don’t bother. Your Gemini will keep moving and growing and working hard, and you will, too. When you’re excited about the developments of your own life, your Gemini ex will feel it with senses beyond the usual five, and she’ll be inexplicably drawn into your orbit. Work on making that happen by focusing on you, your talents and ambitions. As for the boyfriend, your best strategy is to ignore that part of the equation. If you ignore it long enough, it just might go away.

CELEBRITY PROFILES: Carole Lombard was born on this day in 1908. The beloved star of drama and comedy was one of the highest paid in the 1930s. Her life was cut short in a plane crash. Lombard exuded the grace of Venus-ruled Libra, and her Pisces moon was an aspect to give a thespian a leg up. Pisces is the most empathetic of influences, and Pisces moon people slip easily into a character’s mindset.

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