Venus Enters Leo
Be careful how you wield your affections. Someone could accidentally fall in love with you! Venus is a vixen when she slips on the garb of the lioness, which she’ll wear until more practical energies take over on July 22. If you are susceptible to flirting, this is a dangerous moment, blurring the lines between entertainment and intention.
ARIES (March 21-April 19). You can’t rely on your drive to get a job done. Create a system that will carry you through whether or not the drive is there. A Virgo will be helpful in the situation.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20). You’ll have the chance to include new people in a venture, but be careful. Like the colored gels that change the look of stage lights, what you add to your life right now will change the way you see everything else.
GEMINI (May 21-June 21). There’s something automatic in a loved one’s response to you. Think of this as a challenge. Interrupt the pattern just for fun. This is how you keep from falling into a rut.
CANCER (June 22-July 22). There are times when being careless with personal information or money is of little consequence, but this is not one of them. You’ll benefit from being a bit guarded with both.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). Are you getting better? That’s the only question you care about today. You fear sliding backward, but sometimes in order to take a big leap forward, you have to back up a bit to get momentum.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). You may procrastinate most of the day, but finally, you won’t be able to put it off any longer. Then you’ll celebrate a personal victory when you finally do the thing you’ve been putting off.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). Learning to talk and walk are momentous times in a personal history, and after the driver’s license, first kiss, etc., we tend to lose track. But momentous moments occur at every age. You could have one such moment today.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). Sometimes you worry about whether other people are having much more fun than you. They’re not. They’re having just as much, maybe less. Does knowing this make you feel any better?
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). Automate more of your life. A learning curve will be involved, but once the arc is bridged, you’ll free up so much time that you’ll wonder why you didn’t do this ages ago.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). The chasm between saying and doing can be deep and wide. You’ll consider this when a person’s talk doesn’t ring quite true. Stay alert to the discrepancies.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). In your book, people prove themselves over time. Your “wait and see” approach will usually save you from future headache and heartache. This time, though, it won’t hurt to give someone the benefit of the doubt.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). There are ideas inside you waiting to be released. You can’t teach yourself to be creative, but you can learn to get out of your own way and let your natural creativity flow.
TODAY’S BIRTHDAY (June 27). Your birthday present from the stars is the gift of accurate estimations. Sound too practical to be fun? This super power is just what you need to succeed again and again. You’ll correctly assess what’s necessary to reach a goal, how much it will cost and whether it’s the right aim for you. You’ll have winning down to a science. July brings your first prize. Pisces and Scorpio adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 3, 13, 22, 24 and 7.
MERCURY RETROGRADE IN CANCER: What does it mean for you? Something helpful for LEO to remember during this retrograde is that money is a subjective medium of exchange. What one person thinks is a lot, another person feels is not enough. Even though it can be difficult to agree upon an amount, try to keep emotions out of the picture. A number of dollars is not inherently insulting or praiseful. VIRGO is particularly sensitive to Mercury’s attitude, as the puckish planet is Virgo’s guide. This reversal will challenge Virgo to communicate with clarity. Consider using stories and images to get a point across instead of relying on factual details. Asking a LIBRA to be nonjudgmental is like asking the wind not to blow. However, there are many times during the next three weeks when it will benefit you to withhold your judgment to see what happens. More evidence could enter into the picture at any moment to change your mind. SCORPIO doesn’t like to settle for status quo. What Scorpio might consider, though, is that “status quo” is often not settling at all. If you worked hard to get what you have, “status quo” may be just relaxing and enjoying the fruits of your effort.
CELEBRITY PROFILES: Political activist and author Helen Keller was rendered deaf and blind by a disease that struck her as a toddler. With the help of her teacher, Annie Sullivan, she forever changed the way the world would think of the disabled. This triumphant spirit was born when the sun and Venus were in nurturing Cancer and the moon was in Pisces, the sign of old souls.
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