Bring On the Sagittarius Sun
The sun stretches his rays into Sagittarius, the realm of abundance, expansion and good fortune. The world will seem like a bigger place during this transit, and yet it will also seem more accessible to the brave souls who dare to adventure on. Cast a wide net for inspiration for what to do next. This transit blows out the limits.
ARIES (March 21-April 19). A gleaming prize gets you interested in learning, but once you’re in the process of education, you’ll realize that the end result isn’t even the best part. The gold is in the small steps that grow your skills and mind.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20). These gifts you were given are meant to be shared, not hoarded. It’s time to use your talent. Give it away, sell it, publicize it, adapt it, and use it again in different ways.
GEMINI (May 21-June 21). Powerful people can do more good in the world than people without power. The trouble is that most people don’t recognize just how powerful they really are. Do the good you can do, and you’ll start to see it.
CANCER (June 22-July 22). It’s not fun to go without when those around you have plenty. And yet, you’re better for having done this in your lifetime. You trust your instincts, and your character is strong.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). Changing one’s mind doesn’t automatically make a person a flip-flopper. It may instead be a sign of growth and intelligence. However, if the change was made to please another person, that’s not a good sign.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). You are not afraid to make an unusual choice. That’s because you accept yourself, and that’s more important to you than knowing that other people accept you. They come and go. You’re with yourself all of the time.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). You don’t like to be flattered with words that are obviously not specific to you. But today someone will notice what you value and give you props for your choices, and that will feel terrific.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). With buying comes risk, especially when you’re buying into a belief. Believing can provide comfort in the moment, and yet it can also block you from the wide array of possibilities that comes with an open mind.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). Many people are more concerned with living well than with living nobly. But you cannot feel satisfied with the trappings unless you know you’ve come by them through noble means.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). Be orderly. This probably means you’ll have to cut something out. You may have to cut out 80 percent of it. The remaining 20 percent should be much easier to organize.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). There’s a lot of fantasy going on in your personal life. You’re imagining, the other person is imagining… Those fantasies will connect at some points and be completely different at others.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). You are usually so generous in your approach to groups, but what you are dealing with today is not a group effort. You’re in charge, and the success or failure of this project has everything to do with your choices.
TODAY’S BIRTHDAY (Nov. 21). Pleasing circumstances around your family, friends and love life send you into the new year with a smile. But don’t get too comfortable. A personal goal will require you to push yourself and make choices that are not always popular with your crew. February brings financial success that you can reinvest in your idea. Virgo and Libra people adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 5, 33, 24, 39 and 50.
PUPPY PROFILE: If you know when your pet was born, check out his or her sun sign and the personality that goes with it!
TAURUS: The Taurus dog is most loyal to the person who feeds him or her. Born under the sign of appetite, the Taurus dog is motivated by food and learns quickly for the right treat.
This earth-sign dog loves the outdoors and can run in nature for long distances. He or she has a keen nose, and sniffing the various things found in nature is one of this dog’s great pleasures in life, next to digging holes. Unless you take your Taurus dog where it’s fine to dig holes, you can say goodbye to your nice lawn.
Like Taurus people, Taurus dogs derive self-esteem from working and are hard workers who do not give up easily on difficult jobs. They make excellent service dogs in many areas of life. But if your Taurus dog is more inclined toward the pampered pooch lifestyle, they wear that role well, too. They really seem to appreciate nice things and have a healthy respect for possessions.
Taurus also rules the throat, and this dog has a strong, intimidating bark. Rules about barking should be enforced early on, or the dog will wear out his or her human’s ears and patience, not to mention any neighbors who might be around.
CELEBRITY PROFILES: Some babies born today will be Scorpios; those born later in the day will fall under the sign of Sagittarius. “Canadian Idol” contestant turned chart-topping star Carly Rae Jepsen was born on the cusp of Scorpio and Sagittarius — so which is she? Because the sun was still in Scorpio on Nov. 21, 1985, she is a Scorpio. But she has plenty of Sagittarian energy in her chart, too.
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