Sun and Jupiter Conjunction
The merry procession of well-wishing begins with the sun and lucky Jupiter in conjunction at the last degrees of Gemini. The solar tides are about to turn, and this is a time for celebration of the new friends made, games played and agreements struck during the bright, carefree days of the Gemini sun.
ARIES (March 21-April 19). Many ideas will come to you, and there is a real gem among them. Write them down so you can scrutinize your collection later and find the truly valuable item.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20). You often hear someone say, “It’s not a competition.” “But it is!” you reply in your mind. Take that competitive spirit and put it to good use by remembering your most important competitor: yourself.
GEMINI (May 21-June 21). It might seem like a strange thing to consider, but you have a starring role in someone’s memory bank, and thus you have the chance to make the story more interesting. You’ll be in just the mood to seize this opportunity.
CANCER (June 22-July 22). Problems at work or at school are multiplying, but you’ll stay on top of them as long as you remember to stop, take a deep breath and prioritize instead of worrying.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). Some think that being able to entertain other points of view means your own isn’t so strong — untrue! It is precisely because your worldview is so solid that you are able to entertain other ideas.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). A positive spin on an awkward situation will do wonders for flagging morale, but resist the temptation to let your emphasis on the bright side spin out of control into a denial of problems that require attention.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). It goes something like this: You stray from the boring path, get lost, struggle, think you know where you’re going, wind up worse off, try again, find your way back and are happy for the adventure of it all.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). Your past pain was like a magic growing potion that escalated you quickly through many levels of knowing. Now you are wise. There’s a memory, and a sadness, that will always be with you in some way.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). A wise person once said, “Those who try to be a friend to everyone often wind up not being a friend to anyone.” Remember to be fair to both parties in a dispute, but don’t withhold your judgment when asked.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). When you use your talents, you excite fans and peers alike. Watching and experiencing enthrall the former, and the latter are inspired to unleash their own talent in answer to your gesture.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). After an unexpected interruption, it feels like that connection you made will never come to fruition. But don’t give up. The other person is simply waiting for you to close the circuit.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). When you feel as if you’re on the outside looking in, your face pressed against the glass, it’s easy to forget that there’s a whole vast world behind you. Don’t forget to turn around and see it.
TODAY’S BIRTHDAY (June 19). In the past, you’ve had fewer options, but now you’ll find yourself in a position to be discerning and selective. What happens in July makes you more interesting and also more interested in others. A certain someone or something enthralls you in August. September brings a self-imposed challenge and a well-won victory. Capricorn and Sagittarius people adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 3, 22, 39, 42 and 15.
WHAT’S YOUR SUMMER THEME? Even though it seems like summer already, what happens post-solstice will get to the heart of what this summer is about for you. For ARIES, the operative word is “relationships.” One in particular will get the lion’s share of your attention. The unfolding of this scene will open something up in you. TAURUS is on a taste-making journey this summer, homing in on the finer things in life from a highly personal perspective. Pleasing and delighting the senses is a key to happiness in general. Taurus might be surprised to discover it’s actually a lot of work figuring out exactly what brings the most pleasure! GEMINI is just coming out of the spotlight and feels ready for some behind-the-scenes activity this summer. The pressure is off at work, and it will feel like there’s less to do at home and in relationships, too. Finally, real relaxation sets in — not the hectic substitute for relaxation that comes with family visits, theme parks and the like. In a word, the theme for Gemini’s summer is “chillin’.” CANCER, on the other hand, has a personal agenda. Energy is high, change is desired, and improvements will occur. Cancer is focused, serious and ready to make things happen.
CELEBRITY PROFILES: Chart-topper Macklemore is among several Gemini rappers. The bright energy and rapid-fire wit of the twins are expressed eloquently in the vehicle of pop music and poetry. Macklemore puts a dollop of humor and practicality into the mix with “Thrift Shop,” a song whose message is not only economically and socially sound, but also green. Secondhand clothes are better for the planet.
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