TODAY’S BIRTHDAY (June 30). It’s a pivotal moment in your story. In a country of opportunity, much is possible. Reasonable health is all the good fortune you need to create five exciting outcomes over the next 12 months. Some you’ve been working on for years; two are brand new. Helpful partners will share your stellar attitude. October brings a windfall. Libra and Leo adore you.
CANCER (June 22-July 22). How can you keep from being led astray by charismatic leaders acting out of greedy self-interest? Question everything. This isn’t the same as cynicism. Cynics assume the worst. Be a fact-checker, not a cynic.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). Our minds run on images. Images change thought; thoughts make real things happen. Illusions may not have the same properties as things that actually occur in the physical world, but that alone doesn’t make them unreal.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). Because you care about helping things grow, you’ll go to great lengths to learn the unique environment conducive to growth for each thing you help. It will take patience, an open mind and an enthusiasm for experimentation.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). When the foundation is strong, the building will weather the storms and changes. You can apply this to a project you’ll start from scratch. Unfortunately, it won’t help the one with the foundation laid long ago.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). Marcel Proust suggested that the only paradise is paradise lost. But was that paradise really so idyllic? If it seemed so heavenly at the time, you wouldn’t have risked it all for the proverbial apple.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). You look at the same thing as the next person and see something entirely different. The world needs your point of view. Maybe you’re not ready to share your thoughts yet, but work on them so you can share soon.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). Be kind to their dreams. If they’ve given up hope, hold on for them. To keep the light of faith for another person is a rare and precious gift of friendship. It also reminds you to hold on to your own dreams.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). Don’t defer it until tomorrow. Yes, tomorrow will come, but how do you know you’ll suddenly be in the mood to do the thing? You won’t. Do it now, while you’re also not in the mood. Show ”the mood” who’s boss.
PISCES (Feb. 19-Mar. 20). If you’re not worried about it, it means you’re wise, lucky or both. “A man is rich in proportion to the number of things he can afford to let alone.”—Henry David Thoreau
ARIES (Mar. 21-Apr. 19). Your mind is working on something important. Cut out artificial noise and false imagery. Solutions are more likely to be inspired from weathered wood, cracks in the pavement and clouds than from a glowing screen.
TAURUS (Apr. 20-May 20). Today’s problem will bring minds together. There’s a riddle to solve, a code to break or a puzzle to piece together. Good teamwork opens the gates to a wonderland.
GEMINI (May 21-June 21). Most people are afraid to admit what they don’t understand, for fear of being alone in mystification. Be courageous enough to speak up and you’ll not only learn; you’ll enlighten others who are too timid to voice their confusion.