Horoscopes by Holiday

What do you want, and how much do you want it? Consider what you long for; express what you desire. Why now? The Venus square to Neptune in emotional Pisces suggests that later you'll be glad for this point of reference. In a matter of hours, the moon eases tensions with reasonable yet somehow surprising solutions.

ARIES (March 21-April 19). No trajectory is an easy, singular ascent. Ask any bird, entrepreneur, socialite or performer who has found a degree of success. They will all tell you that learning to fly is a messy affair that starts with learning to fall.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20). While you're unlikely to win the lottery today, you will have the satisfaction of helping another person in a way money cannot touch. Think deeply into relationships and realize what you value. Loyalties will be cemented.

GEMINI (May 21-June 21). Don't worry about what to say. Just let your curiosity lead the way. Your questions will spring interactions to life. It's riskier than following the social handbook, but without risk there is no reward.

CANCER (June 22-July 22). Life will revolve around what's important to you. Your interests and attractions are seeds that will grow. A few hours here and there turn into a significant block of time, and soon enough, it's a lifestyle.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). Your environment is full of optional experiences presenting themselves as givens. Don't be fooled. Math and matter have fixed answers, and the rest of life is up for negotiation. Choose how or if you want to engage.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). The obstacle is an opportunity, though it can take a while to figure out exactly what kind and how to make the best of it. How can you view this from different angles? Ask for opinions from sources different from you.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). Somehow, you're able to give generously to others and still have plenty left for what you want to do. Just keep in mind that you are only responsible for one person's reaction to life, and that is your own.

SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). Restraint requires energy. Keeping it simple takes work. If left to their own tendencies, things can get overly complicated, detailed or emotional. Say no to the extras and you'll have everything you need to see it through.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). Stretching your imagination into interesting areas will enlarge your world. What delights your imagination may not be applicable or appropriate to real life, but the fantasy can positively affect the way you run your days.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). Your heart can be made very happy by the unexpected circumstance you find yourself in. There is magic in the strange twist of fate. It's not what you wanted, but maybe it's what you need.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). It's amazing how much there still is to learn about taking care of yourself. Your body will let you know what it needs, which is different from what it needed yesterday. These requirements are always changing.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). Mistakes are avoided by planning wide margins into your day so nothing gets rushed. The better you are at estimating how long things will take, the more efficient, accurate and relaxed you will be.

TODAY’S BIRTHDAY (Dec. 4). You'll open your concept of agreements and strike a deal beneficial to not only you but to your family and extended network. You'll show your love by assisting and encouraging others. Each situation and relationship is unique, so there is not one blanket method that is best for all, but many. Gemini and Leo adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 10, 4, 38, 19 and 16.

CELEBRITY PROFILES: The empire of Jay-Z spans the world of music, fashion, fragrance, sports, restaurants, gambling, liquor, cigars, television, film and more. Diversity and expansion are buzzwords for Sagittarians. Jay-Z has natal sun, Mercury and Venus all in the sign of "more." Moon, Jupiter and Uranus in Libra indicate a talent for nurturing beneficial alliances.

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