HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, Sept. 3, 2009: This year, witness the power of determination. Once you decide to act, the energy will appear. If single, you move into a new realm where you are more open to different types of people. If attached, the two of you bond while working on a common cause. Pisces reads you cold.
ARIES (March 21-April 19) ••• The sensitive Ram will feel a difference midday. You generally feel empowered, but for some reason, you decide to be an observer.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20) ••••• You accept challenges well yet question why you are involved. Let go of an agenda and enjoy yourself. Your high energy proves to be irresistible to many.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) •••• Once you have determined what information you need, you can step forward and take a stand. Others will respect how you approach a situation and learn from your thoroughness.
CANCER (June 21-July 22) ••••• You will want to take action and stay on top of your work. A change of plans might be in order if an offer comes in that encourages this diversion.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) •••• A partner makes it clear that he or she works better on an individual level. Get together for a discussion with this person. Get to the bottom line.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) •••• Others will make it close to impossible to get into your routine. A boss or supervisor notices that you are a distraction, possibly dumping more work on you.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) ••••• Focus on what you need to do, not what you think you should do. Creativity plays a strong role in the morning, but by the afternoon, you decide to clear out your must-dos.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) ••••• Once you get going, it could be close to impossible to stop you. It is important to understand your limits, what you can embrace and accept.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) ••• If you want to call it an early day, please do. You might have started out a bundle of enthusiasm but would like to head home early.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) ••••• Getting an answer to your inquiry could be a difficult experience. You discover quite possibly there is not one set answer but multiple perspectives.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) •••• Finances can swing a decision, and there is nothing wrong with that. What could be a problem is not acknowledging the role money plays. Your instincts lead you down a certain path.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) •••• You blend into situations with ease this afternoon, yet you might prefer to take a stand. Your creativity is stimulated by facing difficult or strange situations.