ARIES (March 21-April 19). You may feel like you lack patience to wait for word from an authority figure about your next move. But it would be wise to get consent before you go ahead.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20). Your appetite is changing, and not just what food tastes good to you. You're venturing out in many areas at once.

GEMINI (May 21-June 21). You have a way of stating things that makes people understand the truth without hurting their feelings.

CANCER (June 22-July 22). When you like and appreciate someone, you want to share that person with your other friends.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). When you give your opinion, it's only because you want to make people's lives easier or inspire them to feel good about themselves.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). Modesty will serve you well. You'll be around people who are smart and who recognize other smart people. You won't have to brag.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). If you don't want to learn about problems, don't go looking for them now, because you'll find what you dig around for.

SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). Reaching a goal will not, in and of itself, make you happy. Anyway, why make up a bunch of rules about when you're allowed to be happy?

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). Your energy has ebbed and flowed recently, though today you'll hit a new high in terms of how you feel and what you can produce.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). You're not alone in your improvement efforts. You'll find a supportive community and progress into a new way of being.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). There is such a thing as too much togetherness, and you may have a togetherness overdose if you don't get away from everyone for a while today.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). You will be around someone you knew when you were younger, and you might temporarily transform into the person you were then.

TODAY'S BIRTHDAY (Dec. 28). Use your creative talents for the good of your group, and you'll be personally rewarded. You will find money when you follow your remarkable intuition over the next six weeks. In March, you'll take only the work that you enjoy. Friends reunite in May. There's increased support for your personal endeavors in June. Aquarius and Scorpio people adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 10, 4, 33, 23 and 16.

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