There’s a snappy freshness alive in this Aries moon day, a sense that new possibilities should be snatched up as quickly as they arrive — and they will arrive often. Venus slips into Cancer where she’ll help us make domestic and relationship improvements through September 6. Mercury ends his retrograde, too. Hooray!
ARIES (March 21-April 19). The requirements made of you may not seem all that appealing at first, but if you find a way to make them interesting, you evolve. To self-actualize is to enjoy the thing that you must do.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20). There are no insignificant mysteries of life, so delve into the area that interests you. The answer to some small problem could be the miraculous cure for what ails the world.
GEMINI (May 21-June 21). You’ll be involved in a complex activity that stretches your skills, helps you grow and fulfills your potential. You’ll invest many hours to excel at this endeavor, and it will be worth it.
CANCER (June 22-July 22). No life is without sorrow, but you’ll feel comforted in the knowledge that sorrow won’t stick to you; it will pass. Knowing this, you are willing to risk more to reach the heights of happiness.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). True power is the ability to empower others. There are those who will benefit big time from learning what you’ve known for so long. You’ll hone your leadership skills as you teach others to help themselves.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). Someone erroneously told you, “To get the fruit, you have to climb the tree” — or something akin to that. The truth is that sometimes the fruit hangs low, and all you have to do is reach up and pluck it off.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). Keeping up with people is harder than it should be. You have so many ways to stay in touch, and yet your responsibilities and distractions make it challenging to find the time. But try. You’ll be glad you did.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). You won’t progress without accepting a risk. This comes as no surprise, as you’ve taken similar risks in the past and done quite well indeed. Now you thrill to the challenge.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). Loved ones are not always as thoughtful as you might like, and yet you find a way to forgive. Also, you’ll provide an opportunity for them to make up for their mistakes.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). You’ll put a positive spin on things. It’s not really optimism; it’s practicality. Seeing the best takes just as much energy, but makes you and everyone else feel better in the process.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). A case of the “super-strong humans” will dictate your morning action. Your impulses are powerful, and your motives are so deeply rooted that you may not even be consciously aware of them.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). It’s only human nature to be suspicious of or even repelled by weak attempts at action. But boldness attracts support. You’ll be inspired by a courageous move.
TODAY’S BIRTHDAY (Aug. 7). You’ll love the companionship this month, and new friends send you in adventurous directions. You will find many opportunities for advancement in September as you apply your enterprising nature. Avoid extremes in November. Family unity is featured in 2013. A bold move in June puts money in your pockets. Aries and Sagittarius people adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 17, 4, 39, 20 and 14.
ASTROLOGICAL QUESTIONS: “I’m a Cancer. Will I meet ‘the one’ this year?”
It is impossible for earthlings to see the surface of Venus without the use of radar, because she cloaks herself in thick clouds. But one thing is certain: Venus is hot, and she knows it. This is especially true when she slips into the realm of Cancer today highlighting her softer, more nurturing qualities. New attractions will arise out of this transit, which lasts until September 6. This is awesome news for your love life, dear Cancer. You, like Venus, are hot. Do you know it? This Venus transit will invigorate your love life for the next four weeks. For you, this transit will feel extremely personal, and you take best advantage of it by focusing on what makes you you. By highlighting your unique beauty, you become a magnet for the love you seek. As for “the one,” I think you’re going to have much more fun if you think in terms of “the many,” as you are a diverse diva with the ability to mesh well with a variety of people. Venus will favor you as you keep an open mind.
CELEBRITY PROFILES: Lioness Charlize Theron carries herself with the grace of a cat and has a royal presence. The more fearsome qualities of her sign were highlighted in her recent role as the evil Queen Ravenna in “Snow White and the Huntsman.” Expect a similar intensity from the Leo star (who has her sun, Mercury and Venus all in the royal sign) in her upcoming role as Furiosa in “Mad Max: Fury Road.”
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