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The shift of energy is quite noticeable as we move from expressive to restrained and then back again. The Venus-Uranus trine had us breaking rules or pushing limits yesterday. But today’s Sun-Saturn trine offers us the benefits of structure; we appreciate authority rather than fighting it. However, the Moon’s move from receptive Cancer to creative Leo changes the mood again and encourages us to overcome any resistance we encounter.

Aries (March 21st – April 19th)

There’s so much going on in your life now that it’s difficult to know where to even begin. The paradox is that you really should be completing unfinished business before you launch any new projects. But if you shirk your commitments, reality will grab your attention fast and you’ll be back in the starting gate before you know it. Nevertheless, give yourself permission to be a beginner when you try something for the first time. Your fear of making mistakes is not a valid reason to give up if you’re learning along the way. Martial artist Bruce Lee said, “In great attempts it is glorious even to fail.”

Taurus (April 20th – May 20th)

Someone attractive could lure you off your path today, but you can avoid complications with a simple “No thank you.” Nevertheless, you still might regret something you did yesterday as a result of taking your feelings too far. Actually, everything you do now could have significant ramifications in your life, even if you think it’s trivial in the moment. But there’s still room for trouble when things are going your way. Stay cool, calm and collected, because your perseverance won’t let you down.

Gemini (May 21st – June 20th)

You’re hesitant to do anything out of the ordinary today while strict Saturn is watching your every move. Normally, you’re happy to make new connections and get projects started on your own. Thankfully, the Sun’s trine to Saturn in your 7th House of Others also helps you build stability in relationships. Taking a calculated risk makes a great deal of sense since you can open your heart, hopes, and even your wallet without fear of serious loss now. When fears are grounded, dreams take flight.

Cancer (June 21st – July 22nd)

You’re looking to stabilize your routine now and hope to make good progress toward your goals. Your mind is exceptionally well organized and you can accomplish a lot today, even when emotional drama returns in the form of a power struggle. Fortunately, the Sun’s smooth trine to ethical Saturn means that your emotional honesty is more important than anything else now. Even if you’re tempted to take the easy way out, succumbing to indulgent behavior will only distract you from the work of being yourself. As C.S. Louis wrote, “Integrity is doing the right thing, even when no one is watching.”

Leo (July 23rd – August 22nd)

Recent decisions that may be shaking your life awake now are reaffirmed by a series of highly positive aspects. Controlling Saturn trines the Sun in your dramatic sign today, enabling you to exhibit restraint, patience and self-discipline. Scattering your forces is fun for a while, but it won’t produce the lasting results you desire. Save your best shot for the target you really want to hit.

Virgo (August 23rd – September 22nd)

It feels as if party time is here and you want to pack the most pleasure you can into a short period of time. Romance and fantasy trump reality in a friendly atmosphere where work feels like play. Join others in a collective effort to spruce up a common area or experiment with expressing your creativity on the job. Measurable results will come eventually, but the keyword is fun for now.

Libra (September 23rd – October 21st)

Your ambivalence doesn’t mean that you don’t care; it means that you are preoccupied with considering multiple options. You may be coming down from an amazing experience where your mind was operating free of social restraints. But the Sun conspires with restrictive Saturn today, preventing you from acting on your newfound wisdom. This constraint creates a split where your head pulls one way and your heart another. Don’t force the issue now, even if you are questioning the status quo. Patience is your greatest teacher if you’re willing to listen.

Scorpio (October 22nd – November 21st)

Don’t let anyone talk you out of your perceptions today just because stern Saturn is giving you a sobering view of reality. There’s no need to waste time worrying about little uncertainties while you’re standing on such solid ground. Act on the strength of your convictions now. But remember that power is a double-edged sword and you could inadvertently hurt someone by brandishing it unconsciously. Play for keeps, but do it with awareness and humility.

Sagittarius (November 22nd – December 21st)

Your appetite for pleasure is strong today and following the road of excess is a very real possibility. But it’s prudent to restrain your indulgences if you want to avoid expensive surprises. An object of your desire (whether a person, activity or thing) may not be worth as much as you think. It’s hard to turn off your attraction to excitement, so a bit of adult supervision and moderation is recommended to keep you within reasonable bounds.

Capricorn (December 22nd – January 19th)

It’s not about the clothing you wear or how you do your hair; it’s more about what attitude you decide to put on for the day. If you choose to show a confident but humble demeanor, real progress will be yours. Your organizational skills are functioning at peak performance and you won’t waste any energy as long as you act with great authority and determination. You will be recognized for your hard work if you persevere with prudence and consistency. Shine your light so brightly that others can see their way out of the dark.

Aquarius (January 20th – February 18th)

A coherent presentation of your goals offers the likelihood for success. The Sun in your 10th House of Career creates an easy trine with ambitious Saturn, allowing you to capitalize on your previous experience. Work toward building things that will endure, for Saturn’s law suggests that you will get what you earn. The climb to the top of the mountain is long, yet the best way to ensure that you reach your destination is to initiate strategic action right now.

Pisces (February 19th – March 20th)

You are the master of your own universe today with a strong sense of your personal identity. Fortunately, you possess an unshakeable willingness to do what’s necessary to achieve your goals. You have the resolve to cut through social chatter, establish clear priorities and take care of your business. Following a concrete plan and eliminating distractions empower your position of authority and can earn you respect and admiration from others. Don’t just look at the stars, be one.

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