Though you're a whole person, there's still comfort (and truth!) in the notion that there's someone to fill in the gaps for you — to support you where you're weak and lean on you where you're strong. It's the last day of Venus in Pisces. Put your faith in love, and put your love in action. All is moving toward better days.
ARIES (March 21-April 19). The Sufi master said that forgiveness is the fragrance flowers give when they are crushed. To be fair, he didn't have your personal life. Does it really make sense to go sweeter on an offender? Considerations of the day...
TAURUS (April 20-May 20). Today you'll love life, and life will love you back. What's even better is that life will love you in your preferred way. It's a jam! It's a groove! No big wins, but dozens and dozens of small ones.
GEMINI (May 21-June 21). The favor of fortune is related to your confidence. This is really about trusting yourself. You'll be OK if it goes right; you'll be OK if it goes wrong. You're adventurous and unflappable. Now here comes the good luck.
CANCER (June 22-July 22). If you stock your week with activities that have the potential to be enjoyable, you'll probably have a pleasant week ahead, though honestly it's more about enjoying yourself than it is about the activity.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). As a big event on the horizon gets closer, it's taking up more space in your brain. You're right; you will be giving a performance — an informal one but still a performance. Now is the time to start imagining this going extremely well.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). One definition of love is: the opposite of fear. Even so, smart people don't hug sharks, and some people are better loved from a distance. People will catch what you're sending out, even from miles and miles away.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). There are those who appreciate apologies, but no one wants to hear them all the time. As for you, you'll take only about one or two before you don't believe them anymore. The best apology is a behavioral change.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). Question: Which way, right or left? Answer: Neither of the above. What you really need are more ideas. To come up with more ideas, bypass your analytical mind. Anything goes.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). You have faith in your own mind, but you still take questions to your friends, to the experts, to the universe — because only a fool would think his own mind has the be-all and end-all answer.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). You feel you can tell who is in the know and who isn't, but listen to them all anyway. You'll get the most useful nuggets from people who don't understand the scope of what you're dealing with.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). Even though there's much to learn from listening to what people say, there's even more to learn from what people ask you today. Questions will reveal the speaker's bias, needs, wants and interests.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). You don't know how much you need to laugh until someone makes you laugh. This is most easily done by one who knows you well, has the same sense of humor or just happens to be irresistibly cute.
TODAY'S BIRTHDAY (March 5). At first, it will seem as if this year comes at you in small doses and tiny portions, but nonetheless, you'll soon discover that you're in an entirely new and improved position. A standout conversation will open doors in June. The success of family favorably affects your work. There's a payout in August. Cancer and Scorpio adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 3, 22, 29, 27 and 40.
COSMICALLY CURIOUS ABOUT... SELF-PARENTING (PART 11). The road to maturity involves becoming an increasingly adept parent to oneself. For CAPRICORN, self-parenting is all about a big plan and a lot of little ones that go with it. This ambitious sign always has one eye on the grand scheme. Like parents who want the best for their child, Capricorns will challenge themselves on the regular to push ahead with a drive that's like that of no other sign. Good enough isn't really. This sign has to be careful not to let self-parenting take a relentless or angry tone. Overwork is a real danger, although this is debatable because Capricorn usually gets such stellar results employing the work ethic that is this sign's birthright.
Whom does overwork harm? Generally the people who might like more of Capricorn's attention. Supportive relationships are a must for Capricorn. It really helps to have people around who can remind the sea goat to take a break, eat right, sleep regularly. A smartphone stocked with reminders about how and when to be good to oneself can be Capricorn's saving grace.
CELEBRITY PROFILES: Eva Mendes has worked with some of the biggest directors in Hollywood, in roles that range from the dramatic to the comedic. The Pisces actress, model and mother of two (with husband Ryan Gosling) was born when the moon was in Leo, the sign that rules children and also the entertainment business. The prevailing force in her natal chart is bright, intellectual air-sign energy.
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