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FOR RELEASE: FRIDAY, MAY 4, 2012
Politics are not only for election ballots. We "vote" for one another with our words, body language and actions every day. The Libra Moon dominates the day, and diplomacy will be key. Luckily, it is not very hard to come by, as most people are naturally inclined to at least wonder what others need and want out of the deal.
ARIES (March 21-April 19). You work within a structure of intelligent individuals. It's not mandatory to know what everyone does, but it might be nice to find out what's going on outside of your area of expertise. Ask around.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20). It would be too easy to settle for being uninformed — people around you are certainly doing it. You prefer to do your research. You'll look before you leap so that you know what you're getting into.
GEMINI (May 21-June 21). Meetings are on the agenda. If you expect to learn all you need to know at the meeting, you'll only be disappointed. This is a chance to see and be seen. Get ready to do a bit of show and tell.
CANCER (June 22-July 22). You are the pilot of your own ship. Your vessel will be affected by the wind and currents today, but you're still ultimately the one in charge, hands expertly gripping the wheel.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). Love is not an intellectual exercise. You may feel that you should give your love to someone (or perhaps to yourself), and yet you can't force the issue because it just doesn't work that way. Relax into love.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). Once you get the creeping suspicion that you're not going to get what you need or want from a situation, it's best to move on. The lesson will occur to you long after you have left the scene.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). Subconscious desires and core needs will be the emphasis, neither of which can be addressed through logic. So resist trying to reason about unreasonable things, and lead with your feelings.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). What you see in others also exists in a part of you — otherwise you wouldn't recognize it. Knowing this, you'll use your observations of others to unearth hidden feelings and air them out.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). The world may be more or less the same as it was yesterday, and yet you see yourself differently in relation to it. It will be so natural and easy to work with all that you have that you'll wonder why you were making it so hard.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). In a dance, neither person causes the other person to dance.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). You're not as lost as you think you are. In fact, you have arrived at a destination you hoped for many years ago. Take full advantage of your surroundings. You'll find your way when you are no longer looking for it.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). Believing, thinking and deciding are futile mental exercises. There are only two categories that matter: You either do or you don't do. The only way to make things happen is to act.
TODAY'S BIRTHDAY (MAY 4). You'll live life on your own terms. Next month, new friends bring you the job you wanted most. In August, pitch in to help partners and you're the one who will ultimately be rewarded. September features an adventure vacation - passions will be ignited in on far-off adventures. Revamp and remodel in November. Capricorn and Pisces adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 3, 13, 11, 48 and 23.
WEEKEND LOVE FORECAST: ARIES: Your disarming smile doesn't win hearts so much as steal them. TAURUS: You'll act on behalf of a group. Your sense of purpose and willingness to assume the leadership role will be of interest to a certain amorous someone. GEMINI: You'd be surprised at who has a crush on you. CANCER: Your physical fitness efforts keep you young and exciting. Everyone will notice your progress. LEO: The thing that makes you feel better will also bond you with a like-minded individual when you share about your healing. VIRGO: You'll go back to holding hands and sharing long amorous glances as your love renews itself. LIBRA: What you want out of a relationship is different from what the other person wants, and yet you can still work things out — discussion is in order. SCORPIO: What was lost will be regained with little effort. SAGITTARIUS: The end of one story is the opening chapter of an epic love adventure. CAPRICORN: Your originality will raise you in the mind and heart of another. AQUARIUS: You don't have to explain yourself to the one who loves you so well. PISCES: You know what you want and how to get it, and your way will work just fine.
COUPLE OF THE WEEKEND: Libra and Taurus are both Venus ruled signs who appreciate the finer things in life, although they don't always agree on what those things might be. Taurus had the more expensive taste of the two, while Libra gravitates to the loveliness that cannot be bought. Both have a well-honed aesthetic. With the Moon in Libra and the Sun in Taurus, they will now come to a consensus.
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