Horoscope, Friday, October 25, 2013

By From page A12 | October 25, 2013

Nurturing Cancer Moon

Tonight and tomorrow night are the optimum Halloween party opportunities, and each evening has a distinctly different tone. Tonight is ruled by the Cancer moon and features uncanny coincidences that bring people together for mutual nurturing. Tomorrow night, the Leo moon promises theatrical frights and delights

ARIES (March 21-April 19). Courage is contagious. When you take a stand, much good will come of it. That which you stand for will be fortified, and others will be emboldened to stand beside you.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20). Someone with more maturity and experience has a lot to teach you. Don’t discount all that you might teach this person in return. There’s a chance you could come up with an extremely beneficial barter.

GEMINI (May 21-June 21). You’ll have great affection for each of the roles you play throughout the day. The real you is the one adaptive enough to wear this many hats and juggle them, too!

CANCER (June 22-July 22). Much is riding on your ideas. You don’t have to be a genius to be the smartest one in the room. You just have to have the answer that no one else does.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). It’s hard to experience your own uniqueness as an individual because you’re with yourself all of the time. That’s why it’s easy to fall in love with the person who helps you see it.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). You may feel resistant to the changes you didn’t instigate. You’re not being stubborn, just cautious. Someone has to be the one to question authority, and right now it’s you.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). If others lose patience and stamina, it doesn’t matter to you. You’ll keep on keeping on with or without them. You’ll see results because you believe enough to stick with it until the end.

SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). There are three symbols most prominently associated with your sign: the scorpion, the eagle and the phoenix. The thing they all have in common is an aggressive instinct. Today you’ll use that well.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). Self-discipline doesn’t usually come easily to you, but you are able to muster more than usual today as you work toward constructively channeling your considerable power.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). If you lead with your strong, competitive nature, you may intimidate those around you or inspire a kind of fight in them that you’ll later wish wasn’t there. Approach gingerly. Feel things out. Be tender.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). Your air-sign energy will be amplified now. One could call you the Lord of the Winds and Breezes, as you seem to be able to will the winds of fate to blow in the direction that most pleases you.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). What looked mighty fine from far away will reveal itself to be otherwise close up. But don’t let that stop you from enjoying a beautiful view. Just keep it all at a lovely distance.

TODAY’S BIRTHDAY (Oct. 25). You identify with the misfits, and this very same group will help you rule the mainstream. November shows you running things. December and July are financial highs. February highlights your tie with an affectionate someone. Trying to do things the easy way will lead to mistakes. Go for integrity in all things. Aquarius and Capricorn people adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 40, 2, 11, 27 and 15.

WEEKEND LOVE FORECAST: ARIES: The highlight will be walking hand in hand. TAURUS: You may not have an official song that you share with your loved one, but enjoying music together will still bring you closer. GEMINI: Real intimacy is feeling completely comfortable and acknowledged as you simply talk about your day. CANCER: Just because someone is a good person doesn’t make him or her a good romantic companion. LEO: Look for inexpensive ways to be romantic — they are better than what you can buy. VIRGO: Everyone has limits. Be sensitive to this, and you’ll win a heart. LIBRA: What you consider to be a blessing isn’t so easily accepted by your partner, but give it time. SCORPIO: Some find public declarations of love to be romantic, but you’d prefer an intimate confession. SAGITTARIUS: You are becoming increasingly aware of a person’s stellar features. Make note of this so you can remind yourself later when the newness has worn off. CAPRICORN: Glamour has a lot to do with position, but don’t let society tell you who to find desirable. AQUARIUS: Romantic entertainment leads to a romantic outcome. PISCES: You may try hard, but you make it look effortless.

COUPLE OF THE WEEKEND: The moon will slip into Leo tomorrow and rule Sunday, too, adding some theatricality to the Scorpio sun. Leo/Scorpio duos will be especially attractive to each other as the moon reflects the sun’s glory — regardless of whether one or both happen to be wearing a zombie costume! Scorpio will enjoy shocking and teasing Leo and will love that the playful cat isn’t so easily offended.

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