ARIES (March 21-April 19). To adopt a vision that is right for everyone in your group, you have to really listen well to the others. You'll do a stellar job.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20). You'll be in a curious, experimental mood, and you'll lead with your sense of fun.

GEMINI (May 21-June 21). It's a lucky day for retail therapy. You'll get a lot of use out of what you purchase today.

CANCER (June 22-July 22). You never want to be a nag. That's why you'll search for the most enticing and imaginative way to keep someone thinking about the benefits of doing what you want them to do.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). Some friends need more patience and compassion than others. Being a good pal sometimes means having to overlook thoughtless comments.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). You will experience one of your favorite kind of moments today - the one where you see the lights come on because a person finally understands.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). As the sign of the scales, you balance opposing qualities in a way that makes others marvel.

SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). It's easy for you to get attention when you want it. But you're not always sure what to do with it once you have it. Get back in touch with your purpose.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). You want to know what motivates people, and you also want to know how they do what they do.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). Levity and mischief are in order. For a while, it will seem as though you live outside the fixed rules and structures of ordinary existence.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). You've had some luck with the game you've been playing. Now you want to raise the stakes again.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). You are in the know about what's going on with your people, and this gives you a certain influence.

TODAY'S BIRTHDAY (May 25). Education is your ticket to success, and you'll quickly learn what you need to know. June features the loving words you long to hear. You'll attract money in July. Resist using it to establish your status. Remain conservative and low-key, and you'll be financially comfortable. You'll be offered a prime opportunity in September. Leo and Scorpio people adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 26, 43, 9, 45 and 28.

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