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FOR RELEASE: SUNDAY, MAY 6, 2012
Wanting isn't an entirely uncomfortable emotion. It can have a way of focusing a person, as well as unifying and energizing internal forces. The Scorpio moon opposes Jupiter and then goes void-of-course, bringing attention to all the good fortune we would like and then letting us stew in the wanting for a while.
ARIES (March 21-April 19). You may feel like you are running from yourself, refusing to see yourself as the complete person you really are. Self-acceptance will be the key to getting on your own side so you can play for Team You.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20). You love to maintain your friendships, especially by entertaining your nearest and dearest. This is also a good way to reach out to new people. Plan an event that includes your friends introducing you to their friends.
GEMINI (May 21-June 21). People who maximize their qualities while minimizing yours will be toxic to you now, so it's best to stay away. If you can't stay away, establish firm boundaries. Seek out those who truly believe that all people are created equal.
CANCER (June 22-July 22). You'll give yourself the gift of experience. How it turns out isn't the point. You are who you are because you keep putting yourself in the mix, taking risks and making a daily effort.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). Your frustration is warranted, but it may do you little good to express it just yet. Calm down and get your story in order. With a systematic approach, you can work everything out in due time.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). You are a hard worker, and your efforts will bring fruit when you focus them on a worthy plan. So work with the best planner you can find. Ask for guidance on matters big and small.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). You put yourself in a good mood because you're drawn to high-minded activities. You'll dwell on inspiring texts, contemplate expansive spiritual concepts and revel in the beauty and creativity that's all around you.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). Your mood is lively, and many will be attracted to your animated style of making a point. You'll feel most satisfied when you can bring laughter to the ones you love.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). Uncertainty is a natural stage of learning. Remember this and be patient with yourself. You can only go as fast as you are able. When you accept your natural rhythms and work within them, learning gets easier.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). Some of your loved ones think your plans are a little on the crazy side, which makes you all the more determined to prove them wrong. You'll do something to grab their attention this evening.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). Do not give up too easily. Believe in yourself. You'll reflect back to a time when you walked away when you should have stayed to fight. This reflection is a reminder of the power you have right now.
TODAY'S BIRTHDAY (May 6). You don't give up easily, and that's a habit that will pay off for you. You'll thrive on grit and determination, as well as the wisdom and compassion of your team. June brings hard work and hard play. Dreams come true in August. You'll drift into super-beneficial relationships, and 2013 will be an overall improvement on 2012. Leo and Libra people adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 10, 3, 14, 39 and 1.
FORECAST FOR THE WEEK AHEAD: The Taurus solar journey continues, turning up appetites and drawing attention to our many needs, which may seem material in nature, but are more emotional than we realize. Bring awareness to the emotional payoff you seek. How will you feel when you get what you want? And might there be other ways to arrive at that feeling? One good brainstorm is all it takes to discover that there are many ways to get to the same emotion. If it's happiness you seek — and you should — it can be achieved as easily through work as it can through play. The elation of adventure might be found while peering through the window of a plane, or maybe it's found flickering in the eyes of a sweetheart. For those who've been narrowly focused on a particular desire, things will start to open up as the moon slips from Scorpio into Sagittarius broadening the scope of what lies ahead. Mercury enters Taurus on Tuesday, adding a degree of practicality to our communications. Formulating workable plans will get increasingly easier as the week marches on, and execution will occur in steady, even steps.
CELEBRITY PROFILES: George Clooney recently has taken his political activism to new heights, getting arrested at a planned protest blocking the entrance of the Sudanese embassy in Washington D.C. Using his celebrity to make a difference in the world is a passion for the Taurus actor, who was born when the moon and Jupiter were in the philanthropic sign of Aquarius.
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