Aries (March 21-April 19): You'll meet someone new, and it hardly takes any time to make a connection. In the first eight seconds, they feel comfortable with you.
Taurus (April 20-May 20): You know that listening is more than politely waiting for your turn to speak. You'll gain trust through your stellar communication skills.
Gemini (May 21-June 21): You have an unusual expertise and find a very practical use for it today. And your quirkiness is endearing, at least to those smart enough to see your unique gifts.
Cancer (June 22-July 22): You will get the perfect opportunity to show your loyalty to someone. Seize this chance, and you will feel terrific about yourself.
Leo (July 23-Aug. 22): It's hard to watch someone get less than deserved results. However, the one who keeps going after setbacks will succeed. You are this person.
Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): You'll be assigned a new task. As far as this job goes, well, it wasn't exactly love at first sight. But that doesn't mean you can't fall in love.
Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 23): Whether you are going to do yard work, play sports or handle important business, choose your team carefully.
Scorpio (Oct. 24-Nov. 21): Your presence is strong, and you command respect. Your honesty and integrity will impress others — whether or not they show you this.
Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): It takes creativity to solve problems, relate well to others and live gracefully. Through reading, music or learning about different cultures, you'll expand your creative potential.
Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): You will find that physical beauty and intellectual beauty are equally attractive at first. However, intellectual beauty grows as quickly as physical beauty fades.
Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): You will derive great satisfaction from helping youngsters with studies or mentoring less experienced folks in what you do so well.
Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20): You will set up an idea months before it will come to fruition. This requires creativity, self-control and a brilliantly scheming mind.
Today's birthday (Nov. 21): You lead the way with empathy and compassion. Insight gained through the next seven weeks helps you make a brilliant career move. You'll trade in an old piece of property for something shiny and new in January. Invest in yourself in March. Travel is favored in September. Pisces and Capricorn people adore you. Your lucky numbers are 4, 33, 2, 8 and 17.
Holiday Mathis for Creators Syndicate Inc.
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