Today's Birthday (07/31/13). Your universe centers on home and family this year. Care for elders or children, a renovation or relocation keeps you busy, along with plenty of work. Friendships grow. Time for fun and romance maintains health, happiness and vitality. Give in to creative passions. After the Aries eclipse, learn from a master. Share.
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Aries (March 21-April 19) -- Today is a 9 -- Listening is a large part of the conversation. Pay close attention to the words of a loved one, as if worth gold. You can shift what gets said by how you listen.
Taurus (April 20-May 20) -- Today is a 9 -- Financial planning could be quite profitable. Start by getting practical. Consider the long-term benefits and costs. What world do you want your grandchildren to live in? Invest in that.
Gemini (May 21-June 20) -- Today is a 7 -- Be grateful for a bird in the hand, and care for it well. You get a boost of energy so take advantage. Fix up your place with your special style. Assertiveness works well now.
Cancer (June 21-July 22) -- Today is an 8 -- Keep an eye on the competition. You're very good at seeing details now, but they could overwhelm. Listen to your partner for an interesting development and a view of your blind spots.
Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) -- Today is an 8 -- This phase, your dreams begin to come true. It requires patience and discipline. Luckily, your friends are there for you. Together, you go farther. Learn by playing, and explore.
Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- Today is a 9 -- Assume more responsibility. It's as good a time as ever to provide for your community and make a difference in the world. Angels guide your actions. Let in joy and satisfaction.
Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) -- Today is an 8 -- Get outdoors. Today and tomorrow harken for adventure and exploration. Opportunities present themselves. Don't be afraid to try new things. Brush your teeth with the other hand. Study another culture. Plan your itinerary.
Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) -- Today is a 9 -- Handle financial matters. Discuss shared funds. Don't let a windfall slip through your fingers. Pay special attention to your senses; allowing yourself some delicious flavors, fragrances, visuals and textures.
Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) -- Today is a 9 -- Accept an offer of assistance from a partner, or consult a respected strategist. You have a situation. They can help with a big decision. It's a good time to get your message across, too.
Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- Today is an 8 -- There's a heavy workload for the next two days. Sort through feelings as they arise. Focus on your work. Teamwork is key: Put your heads together. Re-learn the rules. Unleash your inner workaholic.
Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) -- Today is a 7 -- Don't wait another minute to start having fun! You're entering a generally lucky and cuddly two-day phase, but it could get complicated. Don't fall for a trick. Make more time for play.
Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) -- Today is an 8 -- Take work home. Get fully into a household project. Handle repairs, re-organize or redecorate. Focus on home and family. It's a busy month; set up home structures for support.