Jan 29,2007 00:00
ARIES (March 21 - April 19): Your real friends will step forward in a moment of need. When the chips are down, stop and look around to see who would never let you down.
TAURUS (April 20 - May 20): Strive to turn your professional dreams into a reality. Begin with creative visualization and use your imagination to fuel your determination to succeed.
GEMINI (May 21 - June 21): There is a strong hand waiting to pull you up or to hold you up if you should stumble or fall. Step out to conquer the world with confidence and surety.
CANCER (June 22 - July 22): Success in financial matters is within your reach. Count on your inner strength, prior experiences and knowledge of investments to create the desired profits.
LEO (July 23 - Aug. 22): A focused and sincere approach to problem solving works best. Make a bond or an amiable agreement with a partner or mate to overcome your differences.
VIRGO (Aug. 23 - Sept. 22): Take the necessary time to clean out your closets and cupboards this week. Get rid of the items or possessions that you no longer use or need.
LIBRA (Sept. 23 - Oct. 23): You will delight in the progress of a romantic or social affair. A serious commitment or trip to the altar could possibly be the next step.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24 - Nov. 21): Turn your attention to house duties or domestic chores. Approach your assignments with the right attitude and happily whistle while you work.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22 - Dec. 21): Present your ideas with the utmost confidence. Dare to be different and grab the attention of teachers, mentors or professors within the intellectual world.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 - Jan. 19): Financial gains are possible if you believe in yourself and are willing to work hard. Put your nose to the grindstone and generate tons of cash.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 - Feb. 18): Invest some time into identifying your personal goals and establishing your priorities. With clear direction and purpose, your life takes on a special meaning.
PISCES (Feb. 19 - March 20): There is confusion surrounding a work project that needs to be addressed. Reveal your intentions, explain your plans in detail and curtail the chaos.
If your birthday is this week, you will not be satisfied with mundane matters or trivial explanations during the coming year. Push yourself mentally to see beyond the surface or commonplace. Based on what you will learn, gather or experience, full disclosure and understanding is possible. Be on the lookout for unique opportunities to explore and expand by utilizing this information. Nothing will be handed to you, but great achievement is highly probable.
Also born this week: W.C. Fields, Gene Hackman, Mario Lanza, Pauly Shore, James Joyce and James Michener.