Moon Alert

Avoid shopping or big decisions from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. Chicago time. After that, the Moon moves from Aquarius into Pisces.

Aries (March 21-April 19)

A friend might surprise you or a member of a group. You might be suddenly appointed a leader or thrust into an influential position. If this occurs, you will be perfect for the role. You will be practical, productive and inspirational.

Taurus (April 20-May 20)

Relations with parents and bosses are important today. You might be surprised by what they say or you might surprise them! Whatever happens will change the dynamic for the future. Meanwhile, advice from afar might be helpful.

Gemini (May 21-June 20)

Travel opportunities are thrilling! Or you might make a breakthrough in publishing, the media, medicine, the law or something to do with higher education or getting further training. This could be a big opportunity for you.

Cancer (June 21-July 22)

You will feel the impact of the wealth and resources of others today. Details about an inheritance or insurance, taxes or shared property might be resolved. Or perhaps a new door will open leading to different results.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)

This is an eventful day in terms of close friendships and partnerships. You might see things now in terms of who you want to be close to. You have a better understanding of a relationship. Meanwhile, the money and support you need from other sources is there for you.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)

You might experience a breakthrough with your health today or something to do with your job or an important task you have been doing. You will have some kind of clarity that gives you confidence about what you’re doing. You will decide to continue in the same direction or completely change.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)

This is an eventful day because a shift or new clarity will occur for you, especially in your relationship with kids, something to do with the arts or perhaps even plans to enjoy a vacation or socialize with others. Whatever it is, it’s important to you. An older co-worker will help you today.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)

A big shift will occur in your relationship to your home or a family member, perhaps even a parent. You will decide to keep going with what you’re doing or you will decide to completely change. Whatever the case, you have clarity now. You’ve got a map.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)

You feel the need to speak up and be clear about what you want. For some time now, matters have been percolating on the back burner. But today, you’re ready to step up to the plate and ask for what you want or state your position about something.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)

Something to do with your finances, your cash flow or your earnings will be clarified today. You see now which direction things are going to go. Some might become more ambitious to earn money. Others might decide to quit their job.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

This is an eventful day for you with the solar eclipse occurring in your sign. It’s a signal that you are going to take a new direction, especially in the next six months, with partnerships and close friendships. Whatever change takes place is based on your increasing inner confidence in yourself.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)

Some kind of epiphany or revelation might occur to you personally and privately today. Others might not be aware of it but you are. In the next six months, you will heighten your spiritual awareness and become more knowledgeable about yourself.

If Your Birthday Is Today

Cartoonist Matt Groening (1954) shares your birthday today. You are charismatic. People like you! You can overcome obstacles quickly. This year ushers in adventure, exciting changes and new beginnings! It’s time to take the initiative and clarify your goals. What you begin now will unfold in the future because this is the beginning of a fresh new cycle. Your physical strength will increase this year as well.