Small matters have large implications on this peak of Uranus in Aries square Pluto in Capricorn. These heavy-hitting planets govern the wide-angle view. Of course, everything about the big picture can be felt on a personal level, too. Uranus focuses swift turns and jarring disruptions on the power structures regulated by Pluto in Capricorn.
ARIES (March 21-April 19). Loved ones have angered, irritated and frustrated you. You think that’s what pushes you away, and maybe that’s true. But it’s also what draws you close. Revisit the situation with fresh, forgiving eyes.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20). You’ll become someone’s informal mentor. With every piece of assistance and advice you offer, you’ll grow just as enriched and educated as the one you’re helping.
GEMINI (May 21-June 21). You may secretly feel that certain work is below you, but you do it anyway, mostly because it needs to be done. This ethic will hold you in good stead in an organization and among your loved ones, too.
CANCER (June 22-July 22). People will listen carefully to what you say and will take you quite literally. This might not be as nice as it sounds. Be very careful how you word things. Figure out what you want before you talk.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). Your natural, easy-going pace will give you an increased immunity to stress. You progress without pushing yourself or anyone else. Others learn from your example. Their lives improve, too.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). You may feel that agreeing with those around you is part of your job: It’s what’s expected, and it will be easier than disagreeing. And yet, you won’t always do so. That’s what authenticity is all about.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). You’ll be offered a challenge, and you’re not one to back down. You might initially be stumped, but not for long. In the evening, you’ll go at the problem from a new angle and solve it immediately.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). Thinking is all well and good, but thinking can’t make it so. You won’t be able to force yourself or the entirety of the world to do what you think. But when you start to move, so does everything.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). In the area of romance, you’ll get as much attention as you give. The equality is comforting. You can relax into the idea that fair is fair. Enjoy this rare moment.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). Humanity has come far from its primitive stage, and yet it’s likely that the day will be shaped by the age-old question of what to eat. What’s simple and true never changes.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). The same thing can be said in hundreds of ways, but there are more than a few people who like the way you say it the most. That’s why you’ll have followers and fans today.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). When people copy your style, it doesn’t always feel like a compliment, and yet it always is. They wouldn’t bother to emulate you if there wasn’t something irresistibly appealing about what you do.
TODAY’S BIRTHDAY (Sept. 18). If people want to know what you’re thinking about (and they often will), they need only look at what you’re doing. You put your mind in motion this year. The next five weeks bring about a healing. November turns strangers into friends. Your work in January will be like a well-choreographed dance. Cancer and Sagittarius people adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 9, 4, 1, 30 and 15.
ASTROLOGICAL QUESTIONS: “Holiday, I’ve called myself a writer since I was in the third grade. I still live with my parents, and I write all of the time: novels, short stories and articles. But I’ve never been published, and I’m terrified of rejection. If I send off my work now, and it’s not accepted, I will be a complete failure who still lives with her parents for no good reason. What do you have to say to a fellow Leo? Birthdate: July 31, 1987.”
Did you know that you share the same birthday, different year, with the author J.K. Rowling? In a Harvard commencement address, the “Harry Potter” creator talked about the benefits of failure and suggested, “You will never truly know yourself or the strength of your relationships until you both have been tested by adversity.” Since you have admitted that your life is comfortable enough, your job is to keep daring adversity to test you by putting yourself out there. You are lucky that you don’t have to risk home and survival at this point. With a roof over your head and hot meals aplenty, you owe it to yourself and your parents to be courageous in other ways. Best of luck!
CELEBRITY PROFILES: Multitalented Virgo Jada Pinkett Smith has been an actress, producer, director, author, singer/songwriter and more. Having worn so many hats, she has great wisdom to offer her children, who are quickly rising to superstar status in their own right. With her sun, moon, Mercury and Pluto all in Virgo, Smith’s work ethic combined with her down-to-earth values will keep her all-star family grounded.
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