Aries (March 21-April 19)

In his famous speech, Martin Luther King Jr. says, "I have a dream." There's a good reason he didn't say, "I have money," or "I have a plan." Focus on dreaming. It's the most important part now.

Taurus (April 20-May 20)

You're close to someone who has a scandalous history. Your capacity to forgive is tested -- as is your capacity to refrain from gossip. The former is much easier than the latter.

Gemini (May 21-June 21)

A loved one drives you mad with his illogical way of doing things -- and you're even madder when his way actually works. Keep an open mind, and never say never.

Cancer (June 22-July 22)

Every right comes with a responsibility. Every privilege comes with a caveat. Today, it's about exercising your rights and using your privileges in a way that others can admire.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)

You have received certain liberties because of someone who was rude and forward enough to ask for the moon. Therefore, give the rule-breakers and envelope-pushers a little slack.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)

Some people's minds have been closed for so long, it would take nothing short of the Jaws of Life to pry them open. So if you're not making headway, move quickly to the next person.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 23)

Your reality is rich indeed, so there's no need to escape. If you catch yourself drifting out of the current situation and onto a tropical island, gently come back. There's someone, probably a Capricorn, you would do well to impress.

Scorpio (Oct. 24-Nov. 21)

You're haunted by a need to belong. And who isn't? But it's stronger for you right now than it is for others. The quickest way to feel connected to your fellow humans (and maybe make a new friend) is through giving.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)

Maybe your problem isn't so bad. Maybe it's even interesting. Toss out your old luggage, and get a designer bag. Metaphorically. If you're going to have baggage in this lifetime, it may as well be stylish and eye-catching.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)

You're in the mood to be subtle. This suits your lofty level of sophistication quite well. Those who matter to you will get the drift. Someone loves your voice. Speak sweetly to him or her.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

Often it's enough to be recognized for outstanding work. But let's face it, you want the money right now. You're worth it, too, so ask for no less than the amount you need.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)

You're not the one who broke it, but you're the one who gets to fix it. In doing so, you're regarded as a hero, at least by one person. Tonight features cool reflection.

TODAY'S BIRTHDAY SEPT. 18: This is your year to slay dragons and move on with your life! It's nonstop action for the next three months. Grab your moments of Zen wherever you can. By the end of the year, you can channel money into your dream project. Look for additional investors. Sagittarius and Capricorn are fabulous alliances for almost anything you're cooking up.

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