for Sunday, Oct. 9. This year you touch base with many old friends. You also make new friends and broaden your horizons. How much you share of your personal life depends on your choices. Inspirational ideas just seem to come to you. Nevertheless, first test them out on someone who can be blunt with you. If you are single, you could meet someone whom you immediately want to draw in closer. Take your time getting to know this person. If you are attached, the two of you often plan on spending time together at home. These special periods strengthen your bond. CAPRICORN feels as if he or she knows more than you.
Aries (March 21-April 19):
★★★ Take charge of the moment. You can make someone feel either great or terrible, depending on your mood. Caring exists between you and a friend; it would be wise not to be so reactive to this person’s every action, which is your natural tendency. Tonight: Who cares about tomorrow?
Taurus (April 20-May 20):
★★★★★ Reach out to someone who can help you gain a better understanding of what is going on. You might have an unexpected insight that initially makes you uncomfortable. Know that this vision will empower you later. Tonight: Detach in order to find a solution.
Gemini (May 21-June 20):
★★★★ One-on-one relating opens doors and makes a change possible. Once you gain passage, you actually might decide that you don’t need to walk through the door. Freedom of choice proves to be more important to you than the path you head down. Tonight: Hang out with a pal.
★★★★ Defer to others, and you’ll get the response you desire. You might not be as sure of
Cancer (June 21-July 22):
yourself as you’d like to be. Hiding your insecurities from the majority of people might work, but not with those to whom you are closest. An older friend surprises you. Tonight: Out late.
Leo (July 23-Aug. 22):
★★★ You have had many aspirations for your weekend. Today, for your own mental well-being, you find that you must prioritize and complete one task or project at a time. News from a distance could force a change of plans. Express your caring. Tonight: Pace yourself.
★★★★★ Allow your imagination to lead the way. Make sure that others are on the same page as you. You could take for granted that a loved one wants the same outcome you desire. Show your appreciation for this person’s support. A surprise will change your focus. Tonight: Be more fluid.
★★★★ You might be wondering which direction you should head in. A family matter dominates the day, which is likely to add
Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22):
to the confusion. Recognize that you must handle this immediate crisis before you do anything else. Tonight: Brace yourself for the unexpected.
Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21):
★★★★ Pick up the phone and call a friend whom you adore but rarely make time to chat with. Catching up on each other’s news will make you both happy. The unexpected takes you down an unusual path. Although it is natural to hesitate, don’t. Tonight: Visit with several loved ones.
Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21):
★★★ Be aware of the cost of making a certain choice. You could cause yourself significant angst if you don’t rein in your spending. You might want to buy a token of appreciation for a loved one; keep your budget in mind, and you won’t have a problem. Tonight: Make it your treat.
★★★★★ Your fiery personality comes out when you let go of your work life and heavy responsibilities. Be a kid again, and enjoy
Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19):
the moment. You care enormously about a close loved one. Share news and be more open with this person. Tonight: Paint the town red.
Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18):
★★★ Step back and observe. Throwing yourself into a community matter will take your mind off of a difficult situation. You tend to do something surprising when others least expect it; make sure you assess whether this will be well-received. Tonight: Get some extra R and R.
Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20):
★★★★ You might upset the apple cart by being self-indulgent. It might not be possible for you to reverse what has been done. However, you can tap into your self-discipline to prevent any further damage. Consider taking a step back for now. Tonight: Accept a friend’s invitation.
Singer/songwriter John Lennon (1940), former British prime minister David Cameron (1966), actor Tony Shalhoub (1953)