The sun moves into the realm of the lovely maiden with the accompaniment of a full moon dancing through Aquarius. Philanthropic intentions get elbow grease. Practical magic is the only kind that matters as we seek and gather tangible evidence that we are improving. In the coming week, there is no wrong way to work. What we do for one another, we do for ourselves. And what we do for ourselves, we do for one another.
ARIES (March 21-April 19). What we assume to be is not always what is. Jumping to conclusions can have messy results. Witnessing the wrongheadedness of others will inspire you to keep yourself in check. Set up an accountability system. Elicit the feedback of good people. Even if you choose not to follow it, you’re better for the interaction.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20). Outside appearances suggest you’re having a good time — and you are — but more importantly, you’re networking. Building relationships is a perfectly productive use of time. The more people you know, the more access you have to information and resources that will soon be useful to you.
GEMINI (May 21-June 21). Accurate character assessment is one of your many talents. You trust the trustworthy and steer clear of anyone who gives your gut an uneasy feeling. Your instinct for finding good people will be activated, though peer pressure could endanger it. Don’t let the opinions of friends throw you. Make decisions independently.
CANCER (June 22-July 22). Politicians aren’t the only ones with platforms. You have a platform, too, and you’ll use it this week. Your influence doesn’t always come in words. Sometimes, your silence says more. People around you depend on your presence and welcome your contribution, even when it represents a different side from their own.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). Be tender with your creative soul. Don’t let the perfectionist win; there is no prize! Being hard on yourself yields nothing good. Your expectation of others ends at common decency and good manners. Why would you expect so much more from yourself? Hyperproduction will only lead to burnout later.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). The ticket for entry into the future will be bought with what you’re willing to give up about the past. This can be accomplished in a loving manner. Moving on is a fact of life, and there doesn’t have to be a compelling reason to roll forward. The old season is not particularly wrong or bad; it’s just over.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). Daily interactions count profoundly. Even the most mundane activity has rich potential for expressing your soul’s purpose. You’re the sort of deep person who doesn’t need extra stimulus to feel the magic of existence. You’ll radiate this vibe and lift the atmosphere around you simply by showing up.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). The cosmic gifts of the week are a greater awareness of your feelings and a sensitivity to the subtle pressures and — even more understated — pleasures of circumstance. The one who can provide you with stress relief will win your attention. You’ll go out of your way to flow greater ease and peace through your world.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). When it comes to knowing your limits, you are the expert. Listen to what your physical sensations, feelings and inklings tell you. And if you still think your worth is tied to how productive or useful you are to others, look at who is contributing to this erroneous line of thought — someone with a selfish agenda.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). Joy is as good a purpose as any. People will bond over good, clean fun. Happy vibes lift and illuminate all who get swept into the swirl. Still, it takes effort to get a party started. Go about it like it’s your job. People will feel the driving force of your intention and respond in kind.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). The terms of most arrangements are spelled out in subtle social contracts, gestures, veiled promises, hopes and insecurities. You will leverage the intangible and act on the implied. Whether a close friend or casual acquaintance, those lucky enough to be in a relationship with you will enjoy the elegance of this.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). People in the same vicinity are much more likely to strike up friendships and become emotionally invested in one another. You may currently be an outsider to a scene that intrigues you, but this will all change if you’re bold enough to close the geographic gap. How can you give yourself the locational advantage?
THIS WEEK’S BIRTHDAYS: Creating special experiences for people is one of your many fortes activated to excellent effect, heaping money and more on you. You’ll gain strength in areas of importance to you, not the usual improvements. Rather, these are prizes of significance and specificity that bolster something deeply personal. A thriving relationship will be a jewel of your year. Grand gestures will punctuate a love story — events not to be mistaken for the story itself — which will play out in small, daily graces.
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