ARIES (March 21-April 19). Prove that you're ready to take on a responsibility. The one who is in charge will gladly hand over the position to a worthy successor.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20). You will finish the job whether you have the tools to do so. However, do everything in your power to acquire the tools.

GEMINI (May 21-June 21). Stress will be uncomfortable only if you interpret it as something you don't want in your life. Consider the benefits.

CANCER (June 22-July 22). You're starting to see the past differently. Sure, you owe someone a good turn - but does it go deeper than that?

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). Can you give yourself what you want? You would have to completely rearrange your priorities, putting yourself much higher on the list.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). The work at hand is repetitious, but you'll reap tremendous benefits for your tenacity.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). People need what you have to offer, so let everyone know what it is.

SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). Be careful not to reject who you are just because you'd like to grow into a new role. It still will be the same you.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). Consider staying mysterious just so you can laugh at others' funny guesses about what you're really up to!

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). Do what you can. If it's not what you wanted to be doing, it will create the momentum that gets you back on track.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). Others may be fooled by pretty packaging, but you're impressed only by substance.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). Just because you love someone doesn't mean you have to completely ignore it when that person behaves like a selfish narcissist. You're not about to let yourself be used.

TODAY'S BIRTHDAY (Dec. 29). Your perspective shift makes it seem like the whole world has changed. Social horizons open, and you'll enjoy interesting new company. Your mind's eye is extra powerful in January and March: What pops into your imagination will come true. Financial odds favor you in February. July features a real-estate purchase. Leo and Pisces people adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 40, 1, 3, 28 and 11.