It’s amazing how much lighter another person’s baggage seems when compared to your own. The mere newness and novelty of it subtracts pounds. Libra is the moon of partnership and collaboration, the moon of love and reflection, the moon of balance and transference. Your loved ones will gladly take your burdens and you’ll take theirs.
ARIES (March 21-April 19). Your idols may fall. That’s what human idols do, after all. The good news is that no one can take away what you’ve learned or the qualities you admired in the first place.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20). Does that special person in your life make you want to be a better partner? If not, you’ll be turning the question around in your mind. How can you make your loved ones want to rise to the occasion of you?
GEMINI (May 21-June 21). The plan changes and you’ll go with the flow. Your flexibility will be appreciated, although maybe you shouldn’t make a habit of this. People need to know that you’ll hold them accountable for their actions.
CANCER (June 22-July 22). Honesty is not as hard to come by as people think. The key to getting truthful answers from people is to make it OK for them to tell the truth. If others think the truth will anger or disappoint you, they won’t mention it.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). People owe you, and it’s time to cash in your chips. You can do so with your head held high. Everyone knows the score, and it would be wrong for you not to take your turn. Also, others will love to know they helped you.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). Your nurturing qualities will be amplified. You’ll continue to look for ways to build other people up, especially if you believe they have less than you.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). You don’t want to waste what you’re given, and yet not all of it is going to work for your situation. Holding on just because you’re afraid to lose is not a good enough reason. In that case, it’s better to let go.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). Your drive pushes you; your goals pull you; and your life distracts you. There’s probably a good reason. These distractions are telling you something about what you need and what you really think is important.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). How will your life look after you’ve achieved your aims? Envision it as much as you can today while your imagination and creativity are exceptionally strong.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). You have this habit of creating the magic and then giving other people the credit for what you did. Stop deflecting the glory. Soak it in, and let it fuel your next endeavor.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). The bottom line is your vitality will improve when you get more sleep. Revisit your nighttime routine. Does it support relaxation as much as it could? A few key adjustments will make a big difference.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). You’ll be making an agreement with life. If you give it your very best and expect to get something back for your effort, it will go all wrong. Giving and expecting nothing — that’s when the magic happens.
TODAY’S BIRTHDAY (May 3). You have a way of building excitement around yourself, and you’ll love the feeling of being in the spotlight. Others will seek your nurturing and guidance in June. Your internal compass will point the way. You’ll take on a new project in July, and things happen quickly for you — a sign that you’re on the right path. Scorpio and Sagittarius adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 4, 19, 24, 30 and 14.
ASTROLOGICAL QUESTIONS: “My marriage of 20 years has ended. My children are grown, and my husband informed me after the last one left the house that he has not been in love with me for a long time. He’s had a girlfriend on the side for the last five years! Naturally, I’m crushed. Financially, I think things will be fine. I’ll have a settlement, and I may go back to work, too. But I’m wondering if you see a relationship on the horizon for me? There’s no one currently, but will I ever love and be loved again? I’m a Sagittarius.”
The most important task on your plate now is reconnecting with your own interests, passions and goals. It will take several months to slip into the spirit of adventure, but try to have some fun. Keep putting yourself in situations that push you toward self-discovery. Love will be a natural outgrowth when you’re busy on your own personal journey. A career move in June will help you shake off your blues and move on with life. I wouldn’t recommend anything more than casual dating for an entire year from your divorce date. In five years, you’ll look back on this period as a magical shift.
CELEBRITY PROFILES: Kirsten Dunst has grown up on the big screen. The child actress who played a vampire companion to Tom Cruise’s Lestat de Lioncourt is having one of her busiest years to date, with five major projects in various stages of production for 2012. Natal Taurus sun and mercury in the beauty-loving sign indicates a well-honed aesthetic. Her Leo moon says show business is in her blood.
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