By Flo Higgins
Happy birthday Libra! This is one sign of the Zodiac that really wants to be liked by everyone. This sign, ruled by Venus, is bright and chipper and is certainly a people pleaser. As a matter of fact one of the main life goals of a Libra is to be involved with people. They need a partner in their life. Libra likes beautiful surroundings, wonderful clothes and big, beautiful homes. Libra’s symbol is the scales of justice and because they always want to be fair and just, they do not like taking sides.
A Libra finds it difficult to make decisions and often seeks advice from friends or coworkers before making a final decision on anything. They often reason that they do not want to hurt anyone by making a wrong move. Kind and loving is also a trademark of the Libra. So if you are looking for a true-blue pal to be a BFF, look for someone who celebrates his or her birthday now.
People born this week: Jackie Collins, Oct. 4, 1937; Ray Kroc (founder of McDonald’s), Oct. 5, 1902; Elizabeth Shue, Oct. 6, 1963; Oliver North, Oct. 7, 1943; Chevy Chase, Oct. 8, 1943; John Lennon, Oct. 9, 1940; David Lee Roth, Oct. 10, 1955; Luke Perry, Oct. 11, 1965.
The autumn eclipse season starts on Oct. 18 with a lunar eclipse at 25 degrees of Aries and a solar eclipse on Nov. 3 at 11 degrees of Scorpio. This will bring new energy into our lives. Then we have Mercury retrograde in Scorpio from Oct. 21 until Nov. 10. Friday, Oct. 4, we have a new moon in Libra. If you are planning a new project now is the time to start.
Aries (March 21 to April 20) Any long-term situation that has been causing you concern should be cleared up shortly and you can move on. Just learn the lesson of the past, which is to slow down before making a decision. Try reflecting on the number of bright moves you have made when you listened to your inner guide.
Taurus (April 21 to May 20) If you have been struggling with a problem, don’t give up yet. It is just a matter of time before you see the light and the problem will resolve itself. The more you worry about it, the longer the solution will take. So enjoy this week and look for relief within days.
Gemini (May 21 to June 20) Your optimistic attitude is starting to pay off and you will be the winner of Round 1. So smile and continue to look forward to the big success that is coming your way. A longtime friend may have left your immediate area, but his influence remains. You will get your wish sooner than you think.
Cancer (June 21 to July 20) The steps you took recently will lead you to a liberating feeling and the freedom you need. So continue on your way and don’t look back. A new face in your circle of friends could prove to be extremely important in your future. So it is wise to be more friendly than usual.
Leo (July 21 to Aug. 20) Any tenacious attitude you are clinging to now should be let loose and tossed aside. By holding on to old theories you are your own worst enemy. Try your new approach to the game you are playing and you will turn things around and be the outright winner for all seasons.
Virgo (Aug. 21 to Sept. 20) Your recent change of pace is doing you a world of good, so keep it up. Leave no stone unturned in your bid to move upwards at work. Since you work hard and would like a reward don’t let your ego get in the way of the big prize. Remember, others are watching you closely and will help you if they can.
Libra (Sept. 21 to Oct. 20) Your idea of being as outgoing as possible is a good one for now. Remember, you were born to be involved in relationships. It is time to join as many groups as possible, take on responsibility if offered and enjoy leading the pack. It is time for you to show off your people skills and win the race.
Scorpio (Oct. 21 to Nov. 20) Should you meet up with a pal who happens to be condescending to you it would be wise to ignore him. Otherwise you can get caught in a trap of your own making. If you overlook the rudeness you will be the big winner. With Saturn in Scorpio it is smart to keep your thoughts to yourself.
Sagittarius (Nov. 21 to Dec. 20) To those born in the beginning of December, be aware that you are dealing with Neptune. That means you could become confused at times and find the actions of some folks slightly confusing. Know this is no time to try to figure out your life except spiritually. Otherwise life is upside down.
Capricorn (Dec. 21 to Jan. 20) Making a transformation in your thinking is exactly what Pluto in Capricorn is trying to teach you. Plus Uranus in Aries offers new insights and ideas. It would be wise to review your attitudes and make some transformations as soon as you can get to it. Your life can’t stay on hold forever.
Aquarius (Jan. 21 to Feb. 20) This is a week to be super kind and let a new BFF into your life. Go out where there is some action and you will meet lots of people who would love to be in your life. It is up to you to smile and venture into a new world of friendships. It is a good time to review what you want in your future.
Pisces (Feb. 20 to March 21) Watch out for the storytellers because if you don’t you will find yourself in the middle of yet another role you can’t cope with now. You are sometimes so gullible that people can’t resist telling you tall tales. So when you meet new people, really listen to their stories before you let them into your life.
Flo Higgins is an astrologer. Her email is firstname.lastname@example.org.