A Spanish proverb says, “Since I wronged you, I have never liked you.” Check your behavior during this void-of-course Aries moon. It could be that the one who is bothering you represents your own karma. The moon moving into Taurus brings a sense of purpose that makes unpleasant distractions fade away.
ARIES (March 21-April 19). Tired people express cranky opinions and complaints — all of which happen to be false. Make sure the tired one isn’t you. Get enough rest and relaxation. This keeps you balanced, positive and mentally truthful.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20). Dream about tomorrow — and not the metaphorical tomorrow, but the actual one that will occur after midnight and for the following 24 hours. Projecting your thoughts onto that day will prepare you in an important way.
GEMINI (May 21-June 21). For the most part, the hardest thing about the tasks on your plate today will be starting them. But once you get past the initial hurdle, you will be well on your way to a productive experience.
CANCER (June 22-July 22). With each step you take, you are closer to your goal, but that won’t matter much to you now. You will be too focused on being “here” and then “here” and then “here” to think about where you are in relation to far-off things.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). Past pain can be like a virus on the hard drive of your consciousness. Until it is repaired, it will lie dormant, waiting for the right moment to erupt. Make repairs through awareness, prayer and forgiveness.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). It’s been said that all education is self-education. The mind has to be willing to accept new information whether said mind happens to be sitting in an Ivy League classroom or cruising the Internet solo.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). You have so much more available to you than you ever did before. You’ve only just scratched the surface of what you can do. It will make you happy just to think about what’s next.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). You’ll enjoy a wave of creativity that takes an unusual form — or at least a form that’s unusual for you. Experimenting in this new playground will open your mind in exciting ways.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). You hate to waste, but not wasting takes a great deal of preparation, which sometimes feels to you like waste. So today is mainly about choosing your battles.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). Hopefully you won’t mind that the action revolves around you, as it will for much of the day. You may as well relax and bask in the attention for as long as it lasts.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). Human nature can be compulsive. You must admit that there are certain things you do that you know will be painful and not too healthy, and yet it’s like you can’t help yourself. You’ll get to the bottom of such a behavior today.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). You respect everyone you meet, even those who don’t seem to respect themselves. Because you afford everyone this courtesy, you’ll be a liaison between people who otherwise wouldn’t be able to communicate.
TODAY’S BIRTHDAY (July 11). The next six weeks will be a lucrative cycle for you. You’ll excel at what you do and will be asked to teach it to someone. August brings a personal breakthrough. September brings deeper motivation for getting in shape. Reconciliations and settlements happen in November. Poetry and romance fills 2013. Capricorn and Sagittarius people adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 3, 8, 23, 5 and 20.
ASTROLOGICAL QUESTIONS: “I have a problem with loving people too much. Boyfriends have said I scared them or made them feel pressured. They think I’m trying to control them, but really I’m just showing them how much I love them. I’ve been hurt so much that I don’t want this to happen again, but I don’t know how to hold my love back. Advice? — Loving Virgo”
Did you know that the famously loving nun Mother Teresa was also a Virgo? She said this about love: “I have found the paradox, that if you love until it hurts, there can be no more hurt, only more love.”
Good news: There’s little point in trying to stop the intensity of how you feel things, because you probably won’t be able to control it. Besides, when you feel your emotions fully, they cleanse and heal you. So you wouldn’t want to control them even if you could.
That said, be careful about what you call love. True love doesn’t come across as controlling or stifling, because true love allows people to be who they are in total acceptance. If you’re getting a lot of feedback to the contrary, then what you’re showing your partners may not really be love. Certainly something to think on!
CELEBRITY PROFILES: David Henrie will graduate from “Wizards of Waverly Place” to mainstream movies with Adam Sandler’s upcoming sequel “Grown Ups 2.” Henrie was born when Venus and Mars were both in Leo, the sign of the entertainer. With his sun and Mercury in Cancer, Henrie may have a strong desire to work behind the scenes, calling the shots in the director or producer’s chair.
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