By Holiday Mathis

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

The Gemini sun says, “Lighten up,” while the Leo moon says, “Stop telling me what to do.” The Leo moon can be intensely passionate one minute and silly and playful the next. This mix of energies is a free pass to experiment. Dare to attract sideways glances! Dull energy will be refreshed by novelty, surprise and laughter.

ARIES (March 21-April 19). You don’t like to be led down thought paths, and when you feel like someone is trying too hard to influence you, you resist. You’ll get the facts you need to reason out a problem for yourself.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20). You are on fire with the mystical forces, the same ones that made the stars and wild horses and Ferris wheels. Your sense that anything is possible is absolutely true.

GEMINI (May 21-June 21). You do not want to do as your friend tells you. You feel you know better, even though you may have no practical experience in the matter. Your resistance is there for a reason on this one.

CANCER (June 22-July 22). Think of your thoughts as a kind of worship, and every time you think of something, you are paying a kind of homage to that thing. So what are you worshipping that you don’t mean to be?

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). You’re inhabiting this thing you think is your personality, when really, if you take a step back from it, it is just a series of decisions you made. You can agree to them or change them at any point.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). As long as you’re doing this business of imagining what your life could be, you may as well imagine immensities. The people you admire certainly have! Look where it got them. You can do this, too.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). The object of your attention and affection will run. Don’t chase. This requires the utmost discipline, but if you can manage to stand still until the other person comes back around, you’ll both be in a better place.

SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). You’re entitled to change lanes when it’s safe for you to do so. You may get a few looks – people don’t like change; it makes them nervous. No matter, you’re allowed and should claim your new direction.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). If you make a goal of proving yourself, you’ll have to do it over and over endlessly. Instead, make a goal of growing. That may also be endless, but you’ll unquestioningly be better for it.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). You are privileged in some way, and because of this privilege, you are obligated to those who are less so. Start as early as you can in this endeavor so you have longer to work on it.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). You’re quite simply not doing what you love often enough. How could you get in more of it? Could you cut back on another activity – one that doesn’t make you nearly as happy?

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). Ignore the definitions others give you, and don’t define yourself, either. As for your potential, act on the premise that it is unknown and unknowable.

TODAY’S BIRTHDAY (June 3). You’ve been working on yourself inside and out. Improvements have you feeling good, and it will show in all you do. You’ll win a contest next month. August heals a relationship and begins a new adventure. You’ll get rid of something you’ve been carrying around with you and feel free in September. Capricorn and Sagittarius people adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 5, 10, 1, 36 and 40.

PRE-RETROGRADE CLEANUP: There’s much to get done before the Mercury retrograde at the end of the week. One small task done well will set the tone for a mighty productive week. What’s your lucky task?

CANCER: As the sign of domesticity, you often rate yourself based on how clean your house is. Of course, you are not really your home environment, and yet you can’t help but identify with it as you give such special care to your surroundings. Your lucky task this week is cleaning all doors and door fixtures. Brightening these items you touch every day will elevate your mood.

LEO: No, you’re not vain. Still, when the mirror that reflects your attractive assets also happens to be sparklingly clean, it does something positive to your self-concept. Consider using a homemade glass cleaner – the Internet is filled with secret recipes that promise a streak-free experience. Also, use newsprint instead of rags for your final shine.

VIRGO: Even though you’re the emperor of order, a cleaning-supply aficionado and a neatnik extraordinaire, where you really get the biggest boost for your time this week won’t be indoors. The work you do outside will connect you with your earth spirit.

CELEBRITY PROFILES: Journalist, author and television personality Anderson Cooper could be the poster boy for Gemini intellect, which is bright, wide-ranging and conveyed in an enormously appealing manner. Cooper’s moon and Saturn in Aries indicates the fiery, fearless spirit and drive that are necessary to ask the hard questions, go to the dangerous places and live life in the public eye.If you would like to write to Holiday Mathis, please go to www.creators.com and click on “Write the Author” on the Holiday Mathis page, or you may send her a postcard in the mail. To find out more about Holiday Mathis and read her past columns, visit the Creators Syndicate Web page at www.creators.com.