Horoscope, Sunday, December 9, 2012

By From page A14 | December 07, 2012

Blame the Void-Of-Course Moon

The void-of-course Libra Moon of the early day has a suggestion: sleep in as long as possible. Your body can probably use the extra chance to repair itself from yesterday’s wear and tear. Besides, you’ll probably be only minimally productive if you let your to-do list run you around all morning. Afternoon brings clarity and sense of purpose.

ARIES (March 21-April 19). You accept authority when it’s clearly focused on what’s good for the group. But a self-interested leader is intolerable to you, and you will rebel against such an abuse of power.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20). You won’t be content to handle the practical aspects of a job while another person gets to add the creative touches. You want to be a part of the icing and the cake, too. Express your wishes.

GEMINI (May 21-June 21). You will work hard if the situation requires it. Right now, the situation is best enjoyed. By kicking back with a smile and beverage you pave the way for others to relax, too.

CANCER (June 22-July 22). There are many ways you show your maturity. For instance, you’ll see through someone’s half-truth, and you won’t call it out. You’ll observe guardedly, knowing where everyone stands.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). You see indifference as a fault and you’re right. Courageous people don’t stand on the sidelines, they get involved. You’ll rise above any fear or ego need that held you back and get into the mix.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). What some people don’t realize is that being a good judge of character is a skill. You’ve picked up this ability through trial and error as well as by following the example of a wise someone.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). Here’s a way to make sure that you’re on the same page as the one you love: sync up your timelines. Feelings of closeness will grow when you eat, sleep, work and play the same time of day as each other.

SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). You are dealing in a system that is corrupt. But that doesn’t mean you can’t do your best. Admit it — in all fairness, nothing is fair. But everything can be improved with the right attitude.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). You don’t suffer from the same case of celebrity worship as those around you, which will make you the perfect one to talk to the glamorous people in a language they can relate to.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). The needs of the collective, such as it is, are so large in your mind that you’re not worried in the least about yourself. You value those who share your common purpose and work along side you toward this aim.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). It’s in your nature to protect the ones you love. Someone who’s been in your care is ready for independent experiences, and yet, you may struggle to let go.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). Every person you meet has filters on his or her ears designed to capture necessary, relevant and pleasant information while letting the rest sift through. Knowing this will guide your message.

TODAY’S BIRTHDAY (DECEMBER 9). Your work and personal life harmonize well through the next three months. After that, you’ll make a change in order to continue to create such harmony. The ones you train and teach will make you proud in January. You’ll earn a bonus in March and another in September. Love whisks you to foreign lands in July. Cancer and Leo adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 11, 49, 32, 14 and 30.

FORECAST FOR THE WEEK AHEAD: The word “intelligence” is an umbrella covering so many areas that Webster’s Dictionary includes seven different definitions, two of them being medical definitions, and none of them feeling complete. Because intelligence seems as intricate, mysterious and ever-changing as our expanding knowledge of the world itself. In short, what we know about how we know is limited. But the more we apply ourselves to becoming smarter, the smarter we become. Scientists may disagree on many things about the human brain, but most concur that our brains are different from those of our predecessors. On a biological level, humans are changing. And that is the theme this week as quick-witted Mercury heads into the expansive realm of Sagittarius. Venus follows later in the week. Where your intellect goes, so will your heart — just give it a few days.

A fiery trine of Mercury and Uranus begins Sunday, lines up exactly on Friday and continues to have an effect into next week. In this cosmic arrangement, Mercury and Uranus sound off like triumphant battlefield trumpeters. What’s different about this battle is that no one has to lose. We’re all fighting the same fight and wanting the same things — to feel happy, safe and productive. The more we can help each other out, the better.

CELEBRITY PROFILES: Happy birthday to Grammy Award winning Wallflower’s frontman, Jakob Dylan. Celebrating the recent release of their first album in seven years, the Wallflowers are rebooting their mission on an international tour. Dylan’s natal Sun, Moon and Venus are all in Sagittarius, the sign of the traveling troubadour. Libran aspects reveal a true romantic who gathers strength and art in close relationships.

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