Though there are millions and millions of miles between Venus and Saturn, it seems as though they are slow dancing in the sky now as they form a graceful and harmonious trine. Relationships will be the focus. Lady Venus wants to know Saturn’s intentions, and you might be wondering the same thing about your love or potential love.
ARIES (March 21-April 19). Maybe you don’t control very much about your life today, but you still have the power to choose from many available options. If it doesn’t turn out right, just choose again.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20). Today, it will feel as though someone pushed you off of the easy chair of life. Whether or not that person is a friend, consider the action a favor. It’s just what you need to get on your feet and into the mix.
GEMINI (May 21-June 21). You’ll act as a kind of field reporter, gathering real-life experience and detailing what you’ve learned to someone who needs the information but isn’t in a position to get it himself.
CANCER (June 22-July 22). Sometimes it’s appropriate to flip on the autopilot and let the plane fly itself. Right now it doesn’t benefit you to do this, because there are parts of your environment that require an assessment and a reaction that’s personal.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). You remain the architect of your future, and yet today it feels as though you are given limited materials with which to build it. If you make the most of the resources you have, you will be handed more of them.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). Even the smallest of people seem huge while sitting on a high horse. You’ll run into those who do not wish to leave their perch on such a horse, although you’ll feel more comfortable with your own feet on the ground.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). In the same way that some people enjoy shopping more than buying, you will enjoy getting to know people as long as those people don’t try to attach themselves to your life.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). Trying to read people’s minds is a good exercise for psychics, but it’s not practical for everyday life. Things get complicated when you assume you know what someone is thinking. Communicate instead.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). You’re very polite, and yet you don’t feel the need to form friendships with everyone around you, preferring instead to spend your time and energy nurturing the relationships of your inner circle.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). Staying healthy, organized and on purpose takes daily vigilance. Practical solutions will keep you on track, and your actions will reflect your desire to be your best.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). Most people get more complicated as they get older. You’re on the opposite mission, though. You want to simplify your life, especially your relationships and priorities. You’ll succeed in this today.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). If you believe it’s possible to have something big, then you increase your chances of getting something big. If you make “believe big to get big” your mantra, by the end of the day you will be astounded by your luck.
TODAY’S BIRTHDAY (July 31). You’ll pioneer a new path this year. You’ll be praised for solving a difficult problem in August. Someone will pull strings behind the scenes to help you accomplish a seemingly impossible task. Friendships get romantic in October. November offers the chance to work hard and earn enough for a prize in the new year. Cancer and Virgo people adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 40, 2, 22, 14 and 28.
ASTROLOGICAL QUESTIONS: “Where do you stand on the idea of soul mates? Is there one person out there for me? I’ve been circulating so much that I feel like I’ve met everyone. I’ve done everything short of Internet dating to meet that person, but no luck yet. I’m 33 and looking for Mr. Right. When will I find him? What sign will he be? I’m a Leo.”
You haven’t, as you suggested, “met everyone” — nor could you possibly in a lifetime. I’m wondering what you have against Internet dating. It’s one of the fastest and most direct ways of finding friends with similar interests because you can pre-screen potential dates. Sure, there is some effort and cost involved, but if you are really serious about meeting someone special, you’ll likely find your effort worthwhile.
I do not believe that there is one soul mate for each person, or that your soul mate will be any particular sign. Life doesn’t entitle us to a partner. There are many potential soul mates for you, or none. It’s your choice. Your natural lion charisma is turned up right now with the sun in your sign, so get online and start broadening your horizons.
CELEBRITY PROFILES: Leo author extraordinaire J.K. Rowling went from broke to billionaire creating the magical world of Harry Potter. Leos have a reputation for being extremely creative. Rowling also has very strong Virgo energy in her natal chart, with her moon, Mercury, Venus, Uranus and Pluto all in this grounded, hardworking sign. Her new book, “The Casual Vacancy,” will be released in September.
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