The moon slips into the realm of relationships in the early morning, focusing our attention on the people we like to have around us whenever possible. This realm of the zodiac also rules art, especially the visual arts. As Venus leaps through Libra and Neptune goes direct in the night, dreamy visions promise to become real.
ARIES (March 21-April 19). Friends will consult you. You’ll correctly sense that blanket advice would be a disservice. Ask a lot of questions. You’ll only be helpful if you know exactly what’s going on.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20). It’s not that there’s anything wrong with today. It’s a perfectly good day filled with perfectly good opportunities. And yet, your astrologer would be remiss in not informing you that tomorrow will be better.
GEMINI (May 21-June 21). You rarely offend people at all and never do it on purpose. But if you do commit a social peccadillo or two now, this proof of your humanity will only serve to endear you to others.
CANCER (June 22-July 22). You have a talent for calibrating a person’s interest level and then matching it with the response that will ratchet that interest up a few notches. If you can’t make money with this talent now, find someone who can.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). You’re observant and soulful now and will start to realize the underlying motives for someone’s behavior. The one who treats you like a kid sibling has far deeper affections for you.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). You sense that your presence is required, and you take part in as much group activity as you can comfortably enjoy. Solitude is necessary, too. When you can’t get away, you’ll take refuge in your mind.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). Can your language patterns put someone in a trance? If you’ve studied hypnosis, maybe. But you’ll be far more effective just speaking plainly about what’s really in your heart.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). You’ll have fun being part of a lively crowd and watching the focus bounce from person to subject to location. All of this mingling will help you to develop your social instincts.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). The wandering wild horse part of your centaurian nature takes over, and you may have to put on imaginary blinders just to stay on track with your original desire.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). You’ll believe in others and encourage them to believe in themselves. This is far better than watching them relax while you shoulder the bulk of the work.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). You’re not a people user; you want to be a part of relationships in which there are reciprocal benefits. You have an excellent instinct for picking whom you should know out of a crowd.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). You’ll be approached by someone who communicates differently because of where he’s coming from, or because he has simply lost touch with the way people normally communicate. Your compassion will be needed.
TODAY’S BIRTHDAY (Nov. 10). Your cosmic birthday gift comes right on time. You make your intentions clear and get just the response you were looking for. December changes the logistics in your life through a change of residence or personal habit. January is your time to branch out professionally. One good friend paves the way. Taurus and Capricorn people adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 3, 14, 38, 22 and 10.
ASTROLOGICAL QUESTIONS: “I recently lost my father, who was my only living relative other than my daughter. He was elderly, but this still comes as a terrible heartbreak. I feel defeated, depressed and alone. There’s a Pisces in my life, or at least he’s in my life sometimes. I don’t know that he can be there for me now, and I feel that my grief is driving him away. Do you have any advice for a depressed Scorpio?”
I’m sorry to hear of your losses and how difficult it has been to cope. The sun now in your sign is rooting for you to get the help and support you need to get through this time, especially in the form of friends, a church group, counseling or a support group. As compassionate as your Pisces is, it would be a mistake to expect all of the care you need to come from one person.
Though your father is gone from the earthly plane, you can still communicate with him. Your sign has a strong connection to those who have crossed into the afterlife. This doesn’t require tools or psychics. All you have to do is imagine yourself speaking with him and wait to hear his reply. He will answer you — and sometimes in astounding ways.
CELEBRITY PROFILES: Country music star Miranda Lambert landed a record deal after becoming a finalist on the television talent contest “Nashville Star” and went on to Billboard chart-topping success. Scorpio musicians shine when they show grit and honesty, two qualities Lambert has in spades. She’s a straight shooter with both a gun and a lyric.
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