Intellectual Astral Tides
Understanding is a form of love. It takes time, focus and a soft, receptive attitude. It also takes courage. In the process of trust-building, our weaknesses and secret desires are revealed. As the sun, moon and Jupiter drift into an astute formation, the effort and risk intimacy requires will seem a small price to pay for the fortifying joy of connection.
ARIES (March 21-April 19). Compassion will well up in your heart when you're around those who need it. Today, your love will flow to someone who is usually self-sufficient.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20). People root around to know what you need and want. This they do for selfish reasons, hoping you'll pay a pretty penny for their offerings. Even so, wonderful, unselfish connections will be born of the interaction.
GEMINI (May 21-June 21). You enjoy stories of surprise and transformation. To witness a character develop into someone different from where they started is intriguing, in part because it's exactly what you're doing right now.
CANCER (June 22-July 22). As comfortable as it is to just "be yourself," you enjoy learning and growing too much to say definitively who "yourself" is. You'll use different words, go to new places and talk to strangers, exponentially expanding your horizons.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). Popularity and financial success work together, though financial success is not your only goal. Today you'll get into something that will strike a deeper and resonant chord in you.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). You don't have to be greatly talented to sell your work; you just have to do something others want. Your experimental mood will allow you to sample many perspectives and understand where you can be most useful.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). You've a sense for how much to reveal about yourself and what to hold back -- a social skill that will bring you into the imagination of many as they try to fill in the blanks you've left. You're more fascinating than you know.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). Friendly invaders will shake up your personal system of law and order. As inconvenient as it may seem at first, the disruption will jump-start your creative pulse.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). What's in it for you? Most days, it's fine not to know. Whatever you're drawn to, you can trust it to work out more-or-less fairly. However... today is different. Figure it out up front.