ARIES (March 21-April 19) ★★★★★ You have a lot of compassion, but your response to the unexpected could be shocking to many people around you. A new beginning is the result of your efficient communication and follow-through. Use today’s New Moon to your advantage. Tonight: Out and about with friends.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20) ★★★ Be aware of the costs of continuing as you have been, and decide to head in a new direction. Your sense of vitality and well-being seems erratic and not as clear as you might think. A new beginning becomes possible with your finances. Tonight: Indulge a family member.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20) ★★★★★ You have a way of communicating that makes you stand out. Refuse to be cornered by an unexpected development. You express your support in a way that means a lot to others. You seem more attentive than usual. You’ll deal with irritation directly. Tonight: As you like it.

CANCER (June 21-July 22) ★★★★★ Understand what is happening around you. You will gain a lot of insight into how others think. The unexpected occurs around a long-term goal. Your sense of humor helps you look within yourself, though you might resist some of the truths you see. Tonight: Get some R and R.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) ★★★★ You could be dragging until you focus on a new goal. Extremes come forward that you might want to be aware of. You might be surprised by what is happening around a work-related matter. Others find you unusually desirable at the moment. Tonight: In the limelight.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) ★★★★ Be aware that you suddenly could become more sensitive. You might be forced to revise your perspective of the outside world. Others might try to give you more responsibility, but make it OK to say “no” and walk away. Tonight: Take some time off from the recent hectic pace.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) ★★★★★ Reassess your long-term desires. A friend or partner suddenly might act on a spontaneous desire or behave in an unexpected way. You have a lot of dynamic energy, which appeals to many of your associates and loved ones on many different levels. Tonight: Detach and relax.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) ★★★★ Pressure builds to relate to others on a one-on-one level. You might not want to handle a personal matter just yet. The unexpected occurs with a partner or loved one. Start dealing with this person directly, and you will be happy with the outcome. Tonight: Paint the town red.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) ★★★★ Defer to others and listen to what they have to share. You are likely to get an earful about what people want to change. One person seems to exude charisma, and you cannot say “no” to this person. A new beginning becomes possible in the area of relationships. Tonight: All smiles.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) ★★★★★ Power and control issues could cause you to deal with certain people directly. A friend might delight you with an offer that is too good to say “no” to. Your ability to demonstrate your compassion and support to a special person emerges. Tonight: Use your high energy well.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) ★★★★★ If you have felt as if your creativity has been off, you’ll have an opportunity to allow it to soar. Do not restrain yourself. You have a tendency to get stubborn and stuck. This trait could have a big effect on a domestic issue. Be as light and easy as possible. Tonight: Say “yes.”

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) ★★★★ Stay close to home, but be willing to emerge when necessary. You could experience a new beginning around your home. For some, it might be a new addition. You are likely to enjoy your domestic life even more than in the recent past. Tonight: Make a special dinner for two.


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