ARIES (March 21-April 19). Don't confuse passivity for non-action. Someone close to you is making a conscious choice to wait - now that's something to be respected.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20). Someone is secretly hoping to be a part of whatever amazing thing you do next. There will be future adventures with this person.

GEMINI (May 21-June 21). Others are jealous at the way you seem to be able to be in two places at once. You multitask so easily, you don't even realize you're doing it.

CANCER (June 22-July 22). You're not afraid to dish the truth with a dollop of sass. You just may eat your words, though, when you meet your verbal match.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). You'll be surprised how many points you can earn just by being nice to those slightly crazy people you live with.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). You needn't deliver all you can do at once; you'll probably only be giving one gleaming peek - enough to intrigue.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). You'll find yourself among people you hardly know. This is your opportunity to be whoever you want to be.

SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). As often as you've resolved not to speak ill of others, a maddeningly irresponsible person could cause you to blow this personal rule. Be extremely careful whom you tell.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). You're willing to work until it's done, even if it cuts into your weekend plans. Realize that it will never be done, and go have a little fun.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). This is no time to be unsure about your own gifts. Do an inventory check before you go out into the world.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). Be content with making small differences. What you can't cure, you can soothe.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). How do you know whether a project is juicy enough for you? If the research stimulates your mind and fascinates your heart, you're on the right track.

TODAY'S BIRTHDAY (May 31). The kindness that's shown to you this year is a reflection of all you've given. Including a different cast of characters in your plans will shoot your professional life in a fantastic new direction in June. You're love-crazed in August. There's a high-stakes game worth playing in October. Cancer and Capricorn delight you. Your lucky numbers are: 6, 39, 22, 15 and 30.

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