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Horoscope, Saturday, January 19, 2013

By From page A14 | January 18, 2013

Hail the Aquarius Sun

The Sun waves goodbye to Capricorn and heads into the realm of Aquarius. The last weeks have been ambitious and productive, bringing us to new latitudes. Now we’re in store for a plateau. It’s a chance to take a break and reorder priorities. It’s time to figure out how to use knowledge and other acquisitions for the higher aim of helping people.

ARIES (March 21-April 19). The standard you uphold is just out of reach. Don’t compromise though. You will attain the high level you desire, but only if you keep the bar where it is.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20). In children’s books, stars can be small, peaches can be giant and animals can talk. Matters of real life scale and communication may seem similarly whimsical to you today.

GEMINI (May 21-June 21). What if your path is not a path at all? You are already at the destination and all the walking and wandering is merely a movement that keeps you engaged in all aspects of this wonderful location.

CANCER (June 22-July 22). Life gets cumbersome for those who are constantly adding to their collections. Go the other way. Constantly simplify. The lighter side of life is divine.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). It’s as though your heart has a volume knob and you can turn up the love whenever the situation calls for it. And the situation always calls for it — love is truly what the world needs now.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). A dream that depends on specific people is far less likely to come true than a dream that is broader in scope. Imagine yourself as both the dreamer and the dream.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). The wild cards life throws at you teach you versatility. Stay light on your feet. Roll and swerve with life’s momentum. What you’re doing now is an elegant dance.

SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). Your own thoughts can cause a kind of self-hypnosis if you let them go unchecked. So check them. Otherwise the false ideas could collude against you, mesmerizing you into inaction. Wake up!

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). You don’t need better technology to reach people. Connections aren’t made with wires or cell phone towers, they are made with heart strings. You move people because you care.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). Maybe you’re less in demand. Instead of being discouraged by this, take the break. It will feel wonderful to have the pressure off of you for a change so you can relax.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). You’re starting to realize that what you say really matters to people. And with the Sun and Mercury (communication) in your sign, it matters even more in the weeks to come.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). Maybe you didn’t realize how much you really wanted to change someone, but it will be liberating to realize that it’s not your job. Once you give up the struggle, you’ll be surprised at a wonderful turn in this relationship.

TODAY’S BIRTHDAY (Jan. 19). The Buddha suggested that desire was the same from all spheres. Whether what you want is physical, emotional or spiritual, you go after it in the same way this year — with all your heart. Seek strong allies. In February, you’ll push the mundane into an art form. A loving soul joins you for adventure in May. Pisces and Sagittarius adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 4, 10, 28, 1 and 29.

CAPRICORN YEAR AT A GLANCE: JANUARY: You’ll extend a loving spirit to a person who is struggling. FEBRUARY: As new arrangements come together, Mars encourages you to find out what’s in it for you. It’s not selfish, just real. MARCH: Instead of looking at what exists inside a relationship, insight can be gained by thinking about what doesn’t exist. APRIL: The New Moon on the 10th may be dark, but it will bring a bright soul to light your way. MAY: Your outer planets have you thinking hard about the overall plan. JUNE: When the love songs make sense around the 15th, you’ll know you’ve fallen. JULY: At the end of the month you’ll all rise up against a common enemy or tackle an obstacle as a group. AUGUST: Making more money depends on knowing more people. SEPTEMBER: You’ll get emotionally involved in your endeavors and stir up those same emotions in others. OCTOBER: Express those secret opinions — others will chime in with similar views.  NOVEMBER: Just because you’re close with someone doesn’t mean you always agree and get along. Learning to live with differences is a skill worth developing. DECEMBER: You’ll be intensely focused on a singular goal.

CELEBRITY PROFILES: The Queen of Country Music grew up with 12 brothers and sisters in a one-room cabin and used the inspiration to write heartfelt chart busting hits. Many babies born today would be Aquarius, but in the year of Dolly Parton’s birth the Sun was in Capricorn and the Moon was in Leo, the sign of entertainment. Mercury and Venus in Capricorn show a star who remains down to earth.

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