ARIES (March 21-April 19). A secret communication may bring a thrill. It will be exciting to know something that others do not.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20). The network you have built around you makes you stronger. You'll exercise the full potential of your material and nonmaterial resources.

GEMINI (May 21-June 21). Over time, you will make a substantial contribution to the world community. This happens in small daily increments.

CANCER (June 22-July 22). Extremes of thinking will bring you to the most interesting ideas. This can also break you free of futile thought patterns.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). You and a loved one may have different ambitions, but you are equally passionate about them.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). You'll have luck in matters of publicity, publishing and politics. People attribute glowing qualities to you that you have yet to develop.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). Those who always feel the need to talk are the worst listeners. Your ego isn't as big as some of those around you, and therefore, you will be the best listener.

SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). Emotions come from everywhere. You are extra-sensitive and will process your feelings and express them in a way that others can understand.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). You will get some practice in the art of wasting time. Have fun with this and be guilt-free.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). You perceive and understand what another person is going through, even though this one is trying very hard to "act normal."

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). You will see the brighter side of the situation because you believe life gets better as we learn from our past follies and grow beyond them.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). Your soul needs expression. You're still looking into the ways and methods available to you to do this.

TODAY'S BIRTHDAY (May 19). You'll enjoy friends and new experiences in the next five weeks. June features an emotional commitment and, at month's end, a windfall. Bond with family in July - you succeed through united efforts. In September, you will benefit from a scientific advance. A stroke of luck will transform your home environment in November. Leo and Sagittarius people adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 7, 9, 2, 26 and 44.

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