Thursday, May 23, 2013
by Bernice Bede Osol
Your friends will have a strong influence over various areas of your life in the year ahead. Fortunately, the aspects indicate that you’re likely to choose those who are likely to help, not hinder.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) — At times, you can be the kind of person who doesn’t take kindly to interruptions. If something or someone disrupts your day, restrain your anger.
CANCER (June 21-July 22) — Someone who has helped you in the past would be delighted if you returned the favor. Reciprocity is what keeps the wheels of good fellowship rolling.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) — Guard against an inclination to be overly possessive of the ones you love. If you cling too tightly, it will only drive your loved ones away.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) — You’ll be a fierce guardian of those you love. You’re not likely to tolerate anyone who tries to take advantage of you or your kin.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) — Your brain is in high gear, and you’ll be a whiz at improving others’ ideas. Your sound input will be welcome on all fronts.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) — Your financial prospects look good. Your gains are apt to come from things you work on yourself, rather than projects of others.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) — You will be far more effective in activities that you personally manage than you will as a mere team member. Don’t be afraid to take charge.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) — If there’s a complicated matter you need to sort out, seek out a quiet place in which to think. Try to find an environment that is free of all distractions.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) — Associating with some good friends could be more important than usual. However, avoid people who tend to carry the weight of the world on their shoulders.
PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) — Unless you’re drawn into an exciting or challenging development, this could be just another one of those so-so days. You come alive when someone drops a gauntlet.
ARIES (March 21-April 19) — Although you might be confronted with what most people would consider a challenging situation, you’ll see it as an opportunity. And you’ll be right.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20) — You need to be concerned about the far-reaching effects of your actions, not just the immediate consequences. The future demands attention.
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