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The Capricorn moon is a doer. The energy of this determined lunar placement reminds us that action speaks louder than words. The alignment of word and deed builds reputation. Because Capricorn is also the station of social standing, you may be ultra-conscious of what people are saying about you during this moon.

ARIES (March 21-April 19). Because you are tolerant and sensitive to the beliefs of others, you'll be a kind of liaison between people who would otherwise have a hard time coming to terms.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20). Your energy has a magical quality, opening flowers, hearts, mysteries... You'll be amazed at what you can accomplish with a well-placed question and the timing of your touch.

GEMINI (May 21-June 21). Whether or not you believe in angels, you won't be able to deny that there are unseen forces on your side now. Events will come together in inexplicable ways.

CANCER (June 22-July 22). Avoid giving instructions or advice. Teach only through example. What happens this evening will be a story you'll tell at the water cooler — or its digital equivalent — tomorrow morning.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). Beginnings and excitement make your life more wonderful in the next 24-hour cycle. You are lucky. You have felt that life was against you, but all of that is going away now. Believe.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). Your poetic sign mate said it best: "Ring the bells that still can ring._ Forget your perfect offering._ There is a crack in everything, that's how the light gets in._" — Leonard Cohen

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). Of course the help comes when you need it most; that's when you're asking for it. Consider asking long before that crucial point. You are favored now, and you will be answered.

SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). Why would someone follow you? The question will arise, and perhaps this is something you never considered before. The result has something to do with your superlative taste.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). Your friends know you — and sometimes better than you know yourself. Sometimes. Listen with an open mind to their observance of you, and see whether it brings you a deeper understanding.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). Someone may give you the impression that winning big and being all that you can be isn't appropriate.

That person is wrong. Shine your light at full wattage.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). Secret goals gain power and momentum. Ambition alone can't take you where you want to go. Diplomacy is crucial. When you make it a priority to be politically savvy, you'll succeed.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). You want to connect and may even be feeling a touch sentimental. The social schedule is tight; you'll flit like a butterfly from one scene to the next. Contact an inspiring person from your past.

TODAY'S BIRTHDAY (Feb. 17). It's a year of enrichment. You open up to others and let them teach you. The next five weeks bring an important breakthrough in your personal life. Professional progress will be slow and steady. Your talent gets a showcase in June. You'll be part of a winning team in July. Moves are featured in October. Aries and Taurus people adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 30, 22, 13, 10 and 5.

WEEKEND LOVE FORECAST: ARIES: Silent types will be attractive to you. A person of few words has much to say. TAURUS: Not needing to be the center of attention shows virtue and class. GEMINI: Your independent mood will be broken up by lovely bits of connection. CANCER: Your balanced life makes you depend less on others for your happiness. LEO: You will study your history with a person and define your future together. VIRGO: Some people back away from those who seem needy, but you sense that you can help another person out, so you'll move forward with a generous heart. LIBRA: Someone with your same basic interests will be nonetheless different enough to excite and surprise you. SCORPIO: A break from romance helps you gain a healthy perspective. SAGITTARIUS: You'll be straightforward with those you love, and your relationships are better for it. CAPRICORN: You feel good about your life, and this energized karma attracts optimistic people to you. AQUARIUS: You'll trade secrets with a potential love. PISCES: Issues of power affect a relationship. Everyone wants to feel in control of the scene, but that's not always possible.

COUPLE OF THE WEEKEND: With the moon in Capricorn and the sun in its final hours of an Aquarius journey, these two signs experience a sense of urgency in their union. Their relationship could appear to be impractical or maybe even forbidden in some way, and that only adds to their desire to be together. In all great love stories, there are seemingly impossible obstacles to love to overcome.

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