Saddle up! Mercury moves into easy, breezy Sagittarius today, flavoring our mental attitudes and interests with the archer's big-talking haberdashery and worldly explorations. Holiday travel plans kick into gear, and new information goes mainstream — a PR person's dream. The great unknown beckons — how will you answer?
ARIES (March 21-April 19). You'll deepen your relationship with your family now as the universe seems to conspire to remind you of their influence. It's extra lucky to call one of your favorite people tonight.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20). To be the best you can be, there are a few key changes you want to implement. Go gentle. Cold turkey changes will work for a short while, but gentle, gradual shifts will have longer lasting effectiveness.
GEMINI (May 21-June 21). You'll run across information that, once understood, causes you to want to share it with the whole world. Maybe the whole world won't listen, but at least three very important people will.
CANCER (June 22-July 22). If you don't know what to do next, at least know what you believe. And if you don't know what to believe, being an open-minded observer will take you to the next place.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). You'll be a part of situations that require negotiation. You can command the moment without issuing an actual command. Your silent, strong presence will say it all.
TODAY'S BIRTHDAY (Dec. 1). You often live up to your own high expectations this year. Less-than-ideal circumstances fade away when you take charge. Love dazzles over the holidays. Wedding bells ring in February. In business, you can do more alone than with financial partners up until March, when it's best to join forces. You connect brilliantly with Gemini and Pisces. Your lucky numbers are: 16, 33, 26, 43 and 1.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). Be a good parent to yourself. Realizations come flooding in this afternoon. Have your journal or computer ready to catch the thoughts. You'll want to look at them again later.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). The golden rule applies, not just in one situation but in all of them. In fact, any problem you face now can be quickly, gracefully solved with such a simple, elegant principle.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). Relationship success isn't magical or mysterious. It's a simple process — not easy but simple. If something makes sense to you, try it. If it doesn't, discard it.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). You have a longing to go beyond who you've been in the past. Not everyone does, you know. Count yourself among the rare few who refuse to be completely content with the status quo.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). Do you feel stalled? The time you spend waiting is important. Your best perspective comes when you're quietly anticipating. No moment (that you are present to) is wasted.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). Your creativity is like a small child reaching new heights. This is a good day to measure it against the "wall" where your past accomplishments are marked. See how you've grown?
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). It's easy to get nervous about exciting events, especially when they're so meaningful to you. However, what's to come will turn out much the same whether or not you worry. So choose not to.
ASTROLOGICAL QUESTIONS: "I was terminated from my job, and the only reason I was given was that they were restructuring and that there was no longer a role for me there. I'm not devastated, but I am shocked because I have contributed greatly to this company. I've worked in computers for 14 years and have become disillusioned with this market (jobs moving overseas, workloads always becoming harder). I feel like I can make a new start now but want to avoid another situation like this. What's your advice on whether or not I should stay in this field? I was born Dec. 29, 1962."
Capricorn, time builds experience, and experience builds expertise. You were laid off, but you walk away with specialized knowledge. Abandoning your skills for another field is not an option — re-packaging your skills for a field you feel more passionate about is. Why not consider starting your own company? With your Mars and north node in Leo, following an entrepreneurial track is an incredible growth step for you. As Pluto and Jupiter move into Capricorn, for you and other early born Capricorns, when the hand of fate reaches into your life, it opens worlds of opportunity, too!
CELEBRITY PROFILES: Almost every Sagittarian claims a great sense of humor, and king of the comic independent films Woody Allen proves the premise. His artistic journeys, besides being meant for our enjoyment, are his way of finding himself. As the wanderer, the archer tries many different paths in life, which are ultimately circular. Sagittarius leaves home in order to return to it with new appreciation.
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