HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, Jan. 4, 2013: This year others become aware of your plethora of innate skills. You often find that you are being placed on a pedestal. Recognize the fragility of your position. Accept the responsibility of the limelight, but remind others that you are only human. If single, you’ll have many opportunities to change your status. If attached, a community commitment could keep you busy. Find a way of drawing in your significant other, as it would bring the two of you closer together. Libra gets into a power struggle with you. A baby born today has a sun in Capricorn and a moon in Libra.
ARIES (March 21-April 19) • • • • You could be jolted awake this morning. You might find yourself walking into a big problem; however, you’ll be pleased how easily this issue can be resolved.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20) • • • You might not believe how someone’s wish could be misinterpreted. Rather than clarifying, decide to let it go.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) • • • • • Where others might be jolted by news, you’ll go right in and solve the issue. You see possibilities where others don’t, and you’ll take a different approach.
CANCER (June 21-July 22) • • • • Pressure builds around an obligation, a personal matter and someone’s expectations. You could be in a situation where you might want to rethink a personal matter.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) • • • • Be aware of your options, as the unexpected does occur. Do not get locked into either/or thinking.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) • • • • Remain sensitive to your budget. You might be having trouble switching modes from prior holiday shopping to now.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) • • • • You are capable of experiencing one extreme after another. An element of confusion will straighten out, especially if you detach from the situation.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) • • • • You could feel pushed by a personal matter that you might choose not to share. Listen to your inner voice.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) • • • • Zero in on what you want. You could find a partner highly supportive and upbeat. You might want to reorganize your finances as you look at recent developments.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) • • • If you want to take a stand, the right time will appear very soon. Remember, others model their behavior off of how you conduct yourself.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) • • • • Keep reaching out to someone at a distance. Your feelings need to be honored more often. When you decide that the jig is up, you will not change your mind.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) • • • • How you deal with a child or loved one could change radically as a result of handling a different situation that is causing you some stress.