Mars Change

Dignified people restrain themselves, while childish types chase every whim. So what's your whim? With the crossing of Mars into Gemini territory, the energy it takes to be dignified may not be worth the effort. "Wit is the sudden marriage of ideas which, before their union, were not perceived to have any relation." -- Mark Twain

ARIES (March 21-April 19). You are not a lone traveler; you are not alone in any way. You may not trust the people around you to the extent that you would like to be able to, and yet, you should still lean in.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20). Take your affection, your honesty and your love of life, and share them with someone close. Tonight will bring an opportunity to show off your talents.

GEMINI (May 21-June 21). The stakes are high in this game. There's no time to waste self-analyzing. If you feel guilty, find a way to forgive yourself. Absolve yourself. And don't go looking for new reasons to feel guilty.

CANCER (June 22-July 22). Boring, thankless jobs and piddling little annoyances will happen. Those are the tests that ask, "Who are you?" The answer, invariably, will be: "Better than this."


LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). Who deserves respect? Answer: Everyone you meet today. Even those you encounter in a walkway or while passing through a door. Keep your eyes open, and you'll be just fine.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). It is said that necessity is the mother of invention. You will today find it necessary to create a new way of doing your business. Whatever is in the way this morning will not be in the way tonight.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). Focusing too hard on your own concerns will limit you. Working on someone else's work may be the cure for this day's puzzle. Volunteer for the little and the big. You'll feel better for it.

SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). You like good drama as much as the next person, but steer clear of it today. A mellow personal life will allow you to pursue a truly exciting goal.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). Kindness isn't an often celebrated virtue, but it's the virtue that threads through the fiber of every important mission in life. No one grows or goes anywhere but through the kindness of another.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). Spring is more than a season; it's a metaphor for what is coming in your life. Under the ground, there is a dormant seed that will soon break through and grow to mighty proportions.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). You have greater self-awareness these days, and it's put to use in private, quiet moments. Tonight, first save your money, and then spend what's left -- you'll be rich! (Spend your money and save what's left, and you won't be.)

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). You don't expect the kindness you show others to be immediately repaid. Right now you're building up karma points, and it will come back to you in a big gesture later this month.


TODAY'S BIRTHDAY (May 11). Business success will translate into personal success this month. A debt will be repaid in June, which is also the ideal time to sign a contract or buy a home. Partnerships will be a source of joy. Those younger than you will have a positive influence. October and December will bring financial opportunity and hard work. Scorpio and Sagittarius people adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 7, 25, 41, 10 and 39.

ASTROLOGICAL QUESTIONS: "I'm a Leo, and I work as an entertainer at a theme park. I fell for one of my co-workers, a Libra who is much older than me. I really enjoyed his company, but wanted to keep things casual. We had some fun dates. Then one day at work he started talking about how he has fallen totally for someone and how his heart is aching for that person. I really thought it was me and was pleasantly surprised. Finally, he told me the person's name, and, well, it wasn't me. I couldn't help myself. I started crying. Then I wrote him love notes and a love song. One day I yelled at him and had a tantrum. I made him cry. I am so embarrassed now. Furthermore, I am horrified at my own weakness. Why did I lose control like this, and is there any chance of getting him back?"

Proud Leo, you lost control because you made the mistake of thinking you had control. You are the sign of the heart, and ironically, you sometimes need to get your heart broken in order to know real love. Anyway, the lesson you learned here about not assuming you're the center of the other person's world is a valuable one.

CELEBRITY PROFILES: Disney star Sabrina Carpenter is a triple threat whose singing, acting and dancing careers are taking off all at once. The star of "Girl Meets World" and "Just Dance Kids 2" has her sun, Mercury and Saturn all in Taurus, the sign of the voice. Her Mercury is in artistic Pisces, and lucky Jupiter is in high-energy Aries suggesting that Carpenter's talents are as deep as they are broad.

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