ARIES (March 21-April 19). Lately you've been exploring the personal side of your spirituality, searching for ways to reconcile the gap between what you see and what you've been told. A brief exchange adds more to this interesting story.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20). Your community is like family to you, and what they think matters - sometimes. But right now, you need expert advice that probably no one in your family or community can provide. Widen your circle.

GEMINI (May 21-June 21). You're the "it" girl or guy today. Everyone seems to think you have the answers - because you do. If only you could cover more ground by cloning yourself. Saying "no" is just as effective.

CANCER (June 22-July 22). Isn't it funny how you can never replicate the same hair day twice? Isn't it odd how after all these years your cat is still indifferent to your existence unless you have food? Aren't life's little idiosyncrasies amusing?

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). Because you enjoy glamour, you laughingly call yourself superficial - but that's not really true. Actually, you're quite soulful. Loved ones know this, and so do perfect strangers.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). "Networking" is not an '80s pariah; it's a lost art. Connecting with like-minded folks who help you move up the corporate ladder can be done graciously. You're exactly the one to get it right.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). Instead of focusing on the trees, you finally see the forest. How refreshing! With this view, life looks abundant and thick with mysteries that beg to be discovered.

SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). You're feeling fun and playful and a wee bit dramatic. You have the delivery of a soap opera star, so work it to the hilt on clients, partners and whomever you need to emotionally influence.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). Someone arrives unexpectedly on your stoop, and their quixotic presence is invigorating. The ensuing visit prompts all kinds of stimulating life questions.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). You organize your life in a way that's both clever and practical - a system created and sustained by you. When well-meaning loved ones try to help, they only mess things up. Best to keep them out of your business for now.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). Babies are attracted to people who smile. And smiling is also anti-aging. Now you have two good reasons to make a friend laugh or pull a practical joke on someone who needs a lift.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). You're all stirred up inside. Putting pen to paper helps you process the burbling emotions. If you don't write it down, you won't be able to harness the power of these catalyzing feelings.

TODAY'S BIRTHDAY (May 11). You have admirers swimming around you all year, creating a constant buzz for you. Maybe they're talking about your burgeoning creative talents. You'll turn an old idea into a new, profitable one in June. A love affair chills in July, but you find out whether it's the real deal by October. A Virgo person takes the cake; a Leo person's willing to share. Your lucky numbers are: 9, 24, 36, 1 and 16.

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