For Friday, Feb. 3, 2017:
ARIES (March 21-April 19)
You have a sense of impending and unstoppable change. What might have bothered you earlier will be totally irrelevant by the end of the day. You’ll want to detach and look at the big picture. You have many inspiring ideas -- why not try one out? Tonight: Treat a friend to TGIF.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20)
You could find that your sensitivity builds and that you feel a lot different from how you have felt in a while. At the same time, you seem to open the door to many different opportunities. A risk-taking friend could inspire you to tell it like it is. Tonight: On top of the world.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20)
Listen to feedback, and then decide what is most important to you. Someone you meet could be quite challenging. A friend will support you in achieving much more than you thought was possible. Listen to your inner voice, and you can’t go wrong. Tonight: Play it low-key.
CANCER (June 21-July 22)
A friend seems to have a lot to say. Listen to what is being shared, and try to use your imagination to walk in this person’s shoes. Consider being more creative and following through on your ideas. You could be much more tired than you realize. Tonight: Say little for now.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22)
Examine what is going on with a loved one. This person suddenly could be heading in a different direction. Listen to your sixth sense, and the results might surprise you. A child or loved one might be a bit off-kilter. Listen to what he or she has to say. Tonight: In the limelight.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)
You will be OK with the decisions someone else makes. If you detach, you’ll understand what this person’s vision is. A family member or a situation on the homefront could be disconcerting. Be willing to put in the extra hours needed. Tonight: Follow the music.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)
One-on-one relating elicits a stronger solution than usual. Your ability to talk through a problem helps resolve it. You might not feel as if you don’t have the right words at the right moment, but remember that you are only human. Tonight: A loved one focuses on you.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)
Be willing to defer to a loved one, and let him or her carry the ball to the finish line. You might feel the tension of a last-minute hassle, though you were aware it could be a possibility. Plug in your creativity to smooth out any rough spots. Tonight: Ask a friend for feedback.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)
Defer to others and listen to what they have to share. A roommate or family member might try to take you in a new direction. Honor your feelings, but don’t close down under any circumstances. You could be more difficult than you are aware. Tonight: Pace yourself.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)
Allow your creativity to emerge. You know what to do, no matter what comes down the pike. Your imagination seems to have no limits. You see a personal matter differently from how those around you see it. Listen to someone else’s perspective. Tonight: Confirm meeting times.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)
You might be in a rut, and getting out of it will take a lot of endurance. You must want to feel better and be willing to accept change. You will find a solution once you decide to kick back and share the issue with several friends. Tonight: Make it an early night, if possible.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20)
Your feelings are close to the surface. You’ll need to ask questions and do adequate research about which way to turn. Listen to what others think and have experienced. Use caution with spending. A serious attitude might be appropriate right now. Tonight: Keep it light.
Actress Morgan Fairchild (1950), journalist Jose Antonio Vargas (1981), novelist James A. Michener (1907)