What the Eclipse Eclipsed
Recent aspects have been eclipsed, quite literally, by the total solar eclipse earlier in the week. One such aspect is a square of Mercury and Neptune that’s still causing static on the mental lines between our usual thought processes and our higher mind. Have you said something you didn’t really mean? Forgive yourself, and others will, too.
ARIES (March 21-April 19). You’ll stack your desires so that you can shoot for the most exciting goal first. If your top priority matches up with another person’s wishes, you can’t go wrong.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20). You might be giving more thought to a situation than is necessary. Tension in your personal life will ease as you perfect the fine art of ignoring the problem. It’s not as easy to do as it sounds.
GEMINI (May 21-June 21). You can’t quite categorize your feelings for someone, let alone demonstrate them. Luckily, you don’t have to. By reacting naturally in the moment, the emotional landscape develops without conscious effort.
CANCER (June 22-July 22). Follow the directions instead of trying to invent your own way. Why not believe things should be easy? If you think they should be hard, you’ll put way too much effort into a job that is, in actuality, a snap.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). You’ll find enormous satisfaction in cleaning up. Scrub the surface of things: projects, mysteries, countertops, your own skin. There’s a gleaming reward at the end of your effort.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). Talk about what you want, even if you don’t think people will be interested. You never know how a conversation will come together until you launch into it.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). Your micro-wish will come true. Sure, it’s a small wish — along the lines of hoping to hit the green lights or getting coffee without waiting in line — but the favorable result is a definite sign that things are going your way.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). There’s nothing that can go wrong today without producing an obvious upside. Mistakes are opportunities for growth and mastery. Miscommunication is an opportunity to make a better connection.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). If you’re putting yourself out there, you’re going to feel at least partially unprepared. No matter how extensive your preparation may be, you never know all of what the future will bring. Embrace the unknown.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). Getting what you want is the ultimate challenge. Can you still be yourself while being the person who has attained this aim? Will the win go to your head? Your friends will be watching, ready to keep you humble.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). You don’t have to be confident or self-aware to contribute to others. You don’t even have to believe in your own value. If you simply give because it feels right to do so, that is enough.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). No matter how spiritual you are, you have your own very human point of view. It’s an opinion you can’t help but form. Once established, you can test it out from a higher place to see how true it really is.
TODAY’S BIRTHDAY (Nov. 15). Interesting people enter the scene in the next 10 weeks, and you’ll adjust your schedule to include them in your future. December brings a priority shift. Intensely focused, you’ll wrap up a huge project. In March, you’ll compete and win. June brings travel; you don’t have to go far to experience a whole new world. Pisces and Leo people adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 6, 19, 30, 15 and 40.
ASTROLOGICAL QUESTIONS: “I’m an Aquarius moving to a new town. I’ve lived in my hometown of West Lafayette, Ind., my whole life, and I’m just wondering whether you have any advice for someone moving to Los Angeles. I’m a 19-year-old Aquarius.”
The biggest danger of going from a small and familiar place to a populated city like Los Angeles is getting swept into someone else’s story instead of creating your own. To prepare for your move, decide what you want out of the change. Being clear about it will be key to creating a positive experience. Also, Aquarians are naturally social and usually make friends easily, which is why you should be careful about where you go to meet people. Since you’re likely to pick up new friends wherever you go, spend time in places that are aligned with your goals. You can be very impressionable at times and will pick up on the habits of those around you. So stick with people you admire. Decide who you want to be. Visualize your desired life on a daily basis, and this will keep you on your path.
CELEBRITY PROFILES: Scorpio talk-show host extraordinaire Jimmy Kimmel idolized David Letterman as a child and did the work it took to become a late-night king himself. Kimmel was born when the sun, Mercury, Venus and Neptune were all in intuitive Scorpio. His moon in Capricorn is the sign of a highly driven individual. For Capricorn moon people, work is play, and play is work.
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