There are lows lower than the lowest valley, but you have to work harder to get to them, as there will be digging. And there are highs higher than the highest mountaintop, but again it takes the effort of flight. Mercury and Pluto in opposition will muse as to the benefit of accepting the natural parameters of a thing and calling it a day.
ARIES (March 21-April 19). The point will be just to show up and see what you discover. If you can lower your expectation or, better yet, go in totally without one, you'll be primed for a stellar day.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20). The strong winds blow through; thunder rolls to the next town; a hard rain falls fast. Your emotional weather will be the same today. The stronger the feeling, the shorter its duration.
GEMINI (May 21-June 21). You'll put yourself out to make your people happy. Of course, there are no guarantees when it comes to other people's happiness, but you've a pretty solid idea of how to lean things in that direction.
CANCER (June 22-July 22). The brilliant solution will be simple, but it's not always so easy to think like that. What would an outsider see? A child? Ask the naive questions that your sophisticated mind often skips.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). Consider that when you know a person in only one context, you don't really know the person all the way. Instead of assuming, ask, and then listen hard. You'll love what you learn.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). Which is worse — feeling that everything is certain and nothing changes, or feeling that nothing is certain and everything changes? Luckily, you don't really have to decide. Today's balance of certainty to surprise is perfect.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). No endeavor is inherently important. You make it important with the quality of attention you bring to it. Tonight, you'll bring the sweetest energy to your loved ones.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). The fun is at your house because that's where people feel good. You can blame your warmth for making everyone so comfortable. If you want them to leave, you'll have to tell them, as none will get the hint.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). Unresolved feelings are wellsprings of creativity. So, if you happen to be interested in someone and unsure if your feelings are reciprocated, it's a mightily creative problem to have!
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). When you're paying attention, you can tell who is going to be trouble, high-maintenance or a hard nut to crack. The signs are all there in the early interactions. The question is, is it worth it.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). It is said that honest words aren't pleasing and pleasing words aren't honest. But there are so many word combinations to try. Surely, there's some kind of middle ground to strike a right and true tone.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). When observing something spectacular, you'll be so dazzled by the brightness of one side that you might not notice the darkness that makes it stand out. Remember: Everything exists in a balance.
TODAY'S BIRTHDAY (July 31). Life always gets more interesting when you follow that whisper of curiosity. Your interests and skills evolve. You'll take risks and gather up the freedoms available to you on the other side. You'll be applauded in a familiar group and accepted into an elite one. You'll win with someone you feel driven to impress. Gemini and Capricorn adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 25, 3, 39, 18 and 44.
WEEKEND LOVE FORECAST: ARIES: Be less available to those seeking your company, and you'll move in the glow of a lovely mystery. TAURUS: When you're with someone you like, stress melts away, relaxation prevails. GEMINI: Someone who admires you has been hanging back, waiting for the chance to let you know. CANCER: Maybe you won't know your preferences until you've tried a lot more of the sample platter. LEO: Though you choose wonderful presents, the love you put into giving overshadows the gift itself. VIRGO: You'll read 'em like a book. Also, life is too short to read books you don't enjoy. LIBRA: When love troubles you, turn to friends, and when friends are the problem, turn to love. SCORPIO: Because you know who you are and what you want, you make it easy for others to love you. SAGITTARIUS: Caring isn't always a gentle tone. Sometimes, caring shows up strong, impulsive or aggressive. CAPRICORN: You'll be rewarded for your willingness to explore a relationship instead of trying to make it fit into a mold. AQUARIUS: When it comes to compromise, people have different limits. How far are you willing to bend? PISCES: Loved ones don't always grow in the same way, but the relationship can be more exciting for the differences.
COUPLE OF THE WEEKEND: As the Capricorn moon reflects from the burning Leo sun, these two strong-willed signs will test their compatibility against such things as games, projects, and even bigger relationship challenges such as family visits and financial decisions. The biggest trouble with this couple usually comes in the form of a power struggle. But with clearly defined roles, they can instead be powerfully together.
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