As the Libra moon antagonizes Jupiter and Pluto, remember that no one is pathetic for suffering. There is no shame in having feelings, as they can't be helped. Sorting them can be exhausting. For anyone going through a passage of emotional intensity, an acknowledgment as to the amount of work that this entails could mean the world.
ARIES (March 21-April 19). Relationships occur in places that later become landmarks and symbols for all that has happened between people. You'll be hit by a wave of nostalgia.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20). You might be doing a job better than you ever have, but it's still taking the same amount of time. This is part of mastery -- devoting yourself to the process no matter how long it takes.
GEMINI (May 21-June 21). The same environment has a way of making you loop back on the same thought patterns, which is only good if it's a fantastic set of thoughts. If not, find a way to keep moving. New environments mean new thoughts.
CANCER (June 22-July 22). If it is true what the Zen master says, and all suffering springs from unmet expectations, then adjusting your expectations on the regular is the skill to master.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). Intuition doesn't strike from the sky; rather, it comes up from the ground, connecting with you mid-pursuit, when you have some information, though not all you need.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). You'll accomplish your aims with enough style to get an Instagram filter named after you. People will want to do it just like you did and have the same results. Expect and enjoy your copycats.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). Some people will grab attention in the way of lightning bolts -- loud and bright, fast, flashy and then gone. The effect is fearsome, entertaining and oddly addicting.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). Wounds of the heart are the same as all of the other wounds. Healing time varies depending on the injury and the injured. All ages can bounce back, but the young are most resilient.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). You can ask for clarity, and it will ask something of you back -- acceptance. Clarity and acceptance fold together like fingers in the hands of a prayer. The more you can accept, the clearer you'll be.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). The world is a backdrop to every relationship. It takes a context for people to experience one another as remarkable. You can make alterations in the relationship, but you can't alter the world, at least not in your timeframe.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). Your capacity for uniqueness is so vast that you sometimes lose track of the connection points between you and the "Muggles" you live among. Those commonalities are there, and you'll find them in relaxed moments.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). Your leadership persona is in good form these days, although you long to be a part of a group that doesn't need it. It's less fun when you have to tell people what to do.
TODAY'S BIRTHDAY (Septe. 18). Spiritual illumination and peace are the sublime offerings for your solar return. There is a physicality in your approach to life that will be key to mental freedom and transcendence. You'll fly! Hard landings are part in parcel with the training. Invest in March, and then watch. New investments in June are favored. Leo and Scorpio adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 7, 9, 12, 20 and 16.
WEEKEND LOVE FORECAST: ARIES: Fulfill the obligation before you. Your weekend starts the moment you get it over with. TAURUS: If you can't find the fun in it and continually feel resistant to the other person's ideas, maybe it's just not a good match and nothing personal. GEMINI: Your mind keeps going back to a certain place, trying to get closure. Get it, so you can move on. CANCER: Focusing too intently on the outcome adversely affects performance. Forget about the outcome and live for the moment. LEO: As the best movies prove, not everything needs to be resolved. VIRGO: You'll give yourself in a certain way. You're doing it for the experience, though the gratitude of others is nice, too. LIBRA: It will be too boring in your own element. Risk and excitement abound as you follow the call of the wild. SCORPIO: Everyone is looking for a safe person. You are such a person. SAGITTARIUS: Don't forget your leverage. Use it. At least press on it. CAPRICORN: Exciting things happen when exciting people get involved. AQUARIUS: Your attractions follow a pattern that's worth looking into right now. PISCES: Don't think of love as an emotion; think of it as an action. Do something to show loved ones that they are important to you.
COUPLE OF THE WEEKEND: Scorpio and Virgo are the water and earth match that produces a forest. Whatever they do together this weekend will proliferate. Even though love thrives in an environment of reflection -- where the world can shine in on the love affair in a way that lights it just right -- these two are the exception. Their romance does best in a place that lets them see only each other.
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