ARIES (March 21-April 19). You've lost touch with certain friends - nothing personal, life just took the two of you down different paths. There's a chance to peek in and see what one of these friends is doing now.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20). Your parents told you that life wasn't fair, and yet you still expect justice - is it really too much to ask? Well, your parents should've said that life isn't fair in the short run. It all works out in the karma of long stretches of time.

GEMINI (May 21-June 21). When was the last time you were triumphant? Well, today brings this rare emotion, and it feels so fine you'll wonder why you can't conjure up the feeling all the time. Of course, you can if you try.

CANCER (June 22-July 22). Put your worries to rest. You'll have a lifetime's supply of the things you'll need the most. Knowing this, you can be loose and lively with your cash tonight - no regrets.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). If you yawn your way through the morning, remember this by noon: Yours is a life of drama, novelty and excitement! You're not about to let conventional things happen, and if they do, you'll make a fantastic story out of them!

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). You know your potential, even though others may not. But potential isn't something to gamble on, it's something to develop. Concentrate on realizing your abilities.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). Fine-tuning your environment is lucky. All that's beautiful and sensual not only appeals to you, but often wants to belong to you, too. Do you dare make the investment? A Virgo person helps you with the decision.

SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). Events happen to shake you up and switch off the autopilot in your head. Anything you've been doing in a repetitious and predictable way will be observed on a conscious level. The result is a mind-blowing breakthrough.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). Social exchanges that used to energize may seem slightly draining. It's a signal that you've grown. Tonight, continue the trend by practicing your talent. It's fun, and you'll wonder why you avoided it!

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). What you consider to be a light schedule others would consider to be overwhelming. A loved one needs special care if he is to keep up with you. But having good company is worth the extra effort.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). You're naturally generous, and you tend to diplomatically deflect the attention that shines on you. Lovely, but it's time to claim what's yours. If you aren't the hero of your own life story, something is amiss.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). It seems the super-strong gravity of a neutron star may have thrown a wrench in Einstein's theory of relativity. Likewise, your own theories could change due to the super-strong pull of an influential friend.

TODAY'S BIRTHDAY (May 5). This year is like a glorious personal renaissance as you grow in different ways. This month, the changes are most readily noticeable in your professional realm. June brings bright new collections of people, experiences and things. January shows helpful unions, including romantic ones. Your connections with Cancer and Scorpio people are visceral. Your lucky numbers are: 53, 25, 10, 36 and 28.

If you would like to write to Holiday Mathis, please go to and click on "Write the Author" on the Holiday Mathis page, or you may send her a postcard in the mail. To find out more about Holiday Mathis and read her past columns, visit the Creators Syndicate Web page at