by Dr. Marybeth Dixon
March 22 - May 21 and Aries Rising
You are concerned about changes in career matters as few options are on the horizon. May and August bring you incredible energy and opportunities to align your skills with service, creative and spiritual groups that actually benefit you in practical ways. March birthdays may find October difficult as associates and the workplace go through major changes. All birthdays will enjoy a closer association with family and friends. Look to your opposite sign of Libra for balance and harmony.
May 22 - May 21 and Taurus Rising
You like to take challenges head on, Taurus, but avoiding confrontation right now may prove to be the better way, especially in career matters. You may sense that there are issues going on behind your back, but proving these would be difficult. Shift to a focus of psychological understanding. Look to your opposite sign, Scorpio for quiet contemplation and compassion. September brings further education and the association you are looking for. Children keep you active.
May 22 - June 21 and Gemini Rising
The stars pull you to strong education and training opportunities and you would do well to take advantage of them. You are a person who can do many things, but you need the back up of a certificate or degree. October can bring changes in residence and finances. Late June birthdays experience a repeat of 2008 fall activities. Avoid stress by studying your opposite energy, Sagittarius, for universal understanding. New pathways begin in November. Practice patience.
June 22 - July 21 and Cancer Rising
Your stars are in a stable position right now and encourage you to complete your goals of travel, education and legal transactions over the next six months. A special ceremony brings happiness in June. Family reunions in June and October. As the planets change towards the end of October, you may find your responsibilities growing, as family and associates need your support. Look to Capricorn, your opposite energy for steadfastness and patience that add strength to your own nurturing capabilities.
July 22 - August 21 and Leo Rising
You seem to be at odds with relationship people in your life as they drift away on their own programs without including you. You are an up-close and personal sign but just now, try to combine your warm nature with your opposite sign of Aquarius and view your feelings with a global perspective as a balance. Many Leos will travel in May. September brings creative ideas and October finds you implementing those ideas with success. Major and positive opportunities towards the end of October.
August 22 - September 21 and Virgo Rising
You are in you element now as the stars endow you with more organization, more responsibilities and a sense of accomplishment. June brings travel and acknowledgement for your efforts. As a major analytical sign, take a break once in a while and go to your opposite sign, Pisces. Indulge a bit in this creative/emotional energy to refresh your inner spirit but do not linger as the world needs your own special talents. October leads you into another dimension of understanding and you will teach others.
September 21 - October 22 and Libra Rising
The issues that you have been working on over the past two years come to a conclusion in October. September birthdates take on new responsibilities and changes. Your ability to balance diverse energies may need the more direct approach of your opposite Aries sign to succeed. You will be required to become more of a warrior. Librans of all birthdates seem to be involved in music, theater and spiritual work. This continues far into the future. Group work is best done with a more impersonal approach, now.
October 22 - November 21 and Scorpio Rising
A home situation continues to be worrisome as non-tangible problems exist. You are learning to put spiritual principles into your daily life and associate with disciplined people. Your natural talent is in searching for the truth. Do not be concerned that you cannot solve every issue. Work on yourself is a must. Use the abilities of your opposite sign Taurus for patience and fortitude. You will be successful in your personal goals as you move from old thoughts to new understandings.
November 22 - December 21 and Sagittarius Rising
Your stars are divided right now, showing stress in career and family matters, but positive action and opportunities in education and local or community groups. Money issues can be of concern, but you are a multi-gifted sign and can meet challenges with creativity and insight. Go to your opposite energy sign of Gemini and adapt a more factual way of looking at your situation. October brings major changes that benefit you. Travel, education and legal issues are favorable over the next six months. Good advice comes from in-laws and teachers.
December 22 - January 21 and Capricorn Rising
Stress is a major outcome of your overworked mind, especially when you forget to turn it over to God. December birthdays are concerned by economic news. Look to your opposite sign of Cancer and become nurturing and giving to others during difficult times. Religious and spiritual activities are your foundation and their strength and energy support you. All travel, education and legal issues are favorable over the next six months. Good advice comes from in-laws and teachers.
January 22 - Feb 21 and Aquarius Rising
Your interests and talents will be utilized more and more as new, futuristic world plans develop. This year, you are in a creative mode with the world situation in mind. You will be called on to present your ideas in the near future. Remember to take on some opposite energies from Leo that allow for individual situations along with your global approach. July brings activities with children. Better finances in May cover the expenses of September.
February 22 - March 21 and Pisces Rising
Recent changes bring new friends and a connection to your past. Your happiness depends on how diplomatic you can be just now. Your values take on new meaning as you translate them to different situations. Your vision and creativity usually allows you to float away from reality, but now, you may need to take on the energy of your opposite sign of Virgo and develop your factual/analytical skills for new responsibilities. September is a special month for you when much happiness comes from partners and children.