A week that begins under the new moon in Leo focuses us on the matter of entertainment. We can guess all we want about what we might find interesting, but we will often be wrong. The element of surprise, so intrinsic to the experience of entertainment, suggests that what entertains best also defies prediction. Life becomes exciting, indeed, as we put ourselves in novel arrangements with capricious potential.
ARIES (March 21-April 19). In most things, seeing it once is enough, and further repetition is tedious. But there are certain wonderful works that will have you returning again and again, each time bringing a little more richness. This is soul nutrition. Your preferences, curiosities, pleasures and attractions will be delightful teachers.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20). Deal gently with those who disappoint you. They don’t mean to fall short and are probably oblivious to your standards and expectations. This can be remedied! It is best accomplished in small steps over time. Meanwhile, your kindness and good humor bring good fortune, popularity and ease to life.
GEMINI (May 21-June 21). You may have a clash of communication styles, but it needn’t impede your work. Keep in mind that people with a gruffer, blunter or more direct style aren’t necessarily being difficult or disrespectful. Perhaps they just haven’t learned a better way to get their point across. Also, the style you project will rub off on people.
CANCER (June 22-July 22). What you think would make you happier isn’t really the thing that will. You know yourself well, but humans are notoriously mistaken on the happiness matter, liable to chase the shiny lures and be caught off guard when more fulfilling sources of happiness come from unexpected places. Such will be your story this week.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). Know where you’re headed. Keep the vision alive throughout each day. This transitional week will be pivotal. Things are coming and going from your life. Whether you’ll purge the old first and create space or add a new thing that bumps the old thing right out the door, the timing will be tight, the change quick and sure.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). The facts stand; the numbers pencil; the information supports — and yet, people still only ever do what they feel. To be human is to be guided by emotional currents. It’s a waste of energy to flail against them, and to passively submit to their flow is equally dangerous. Your best bet is awareness and strategic positioning.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). “Nobody beautiful ever hurries,” poet E.E. Cummings said. Though his syllables were broken up differently on the page, with letters spaced as if to align with the unique timing of the unhurried. You can do the same this week — use spaces and breaks to create breezeways and alter the rhythms of your world.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). Most people are reluctant to give honest feedback if they think it’s going to be uncomfortable or hurt someone’s feelings. You perfect exchanges like this, elevating them to an art form with your constructive, light touch on the truth and charming way of putting it across. No tricks — just warmth and genuine love.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). The big picture is something to grasp in a moment. Linger too long there and you’ll be overwhelmed. Production will halt. You cannot live there because it’s not where the work gets done. This week affords you the view. Go to the top of the tower; look out; get oriented; then climb down and get back to work.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). Instead of trying to predict how people will behave, put your energy into leading them toward the behavior you would like to see and shaping experiences and environments in your preferred way. You are masterful at this and will gain even more skill as you handle the challenges of the week.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). As a supporter, friend and champion, you will search for the right uplifting words. Nothing new is needed. Simply remind them of their own greatness and of the strength and fortitude they have already shown. You are the keeper of forgotten treasures, which are powerfully activated when you bring them to mind.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). You’ll imagine the most likely pitfall of an endeavor and how to go around it, deal with it or cut it off before it happens. Prevention, recovery, pivots and detours… it might not go to plan, but it will unfold with more confidence and grace because a plan was in place.
THIS WEEK’S BIRTHDAYS: You’ll be enriched by a sense of belonging that will follow wherever you go — a traveling fortification of comfort and confidence. As a result, you seem at home almost anywhere and people will welcome and trust you as their own. New aspects of work appear, inviting further investigation. You’ll be inspired to pick up new skills and mix in different circles. Financial resources spring up. Your personal life will strike a beautiful balance of stability and freedom.
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