Bernice Bede Osol
Gloucester Daily Times
---- — Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) — Disappointment is likely if someone for whom you do a favor is unable to adequately express his or her thanks. You’ll feel better if you don’t expect anything.
Pisces (Feb. 20-March 20) — A burned child fears the fire, but you’re not a kid anymore. Stop shunning a former collaborator just because he or she erred in the past. Be the bigger person and forgive and forget.
Aries (March 21-April 19) — You’re in a better position career-wise than you might think. Though you might see only dark clouds ahead, don’t retreat from doing what you should and can do.
Taurus (April 20-May 20) — Because all your focus is placed on lofty objectives, it might be difficult for you to see the multitudes of lesser but still profitable opportunities. Remember, small things can add up.
Gemini (May 21-June 20) — Although a joint venture in which you’re involved should be uppermost in your mind, this isn’t likely to be the case. Diverting your attention elsewhere could dilute your efforts.
Cancer (June 21-July 22) — There is a hard way to do things and an easy way. Even though you might recognize the difference, for some reason you’ll make things tougher than they need to be.
Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) — If you find yourself in the position of being unable to finalize an important project, don’t make things worse by stewing over it. Let those fruits ripen a bit longer on the tree.
Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) — Don’t turn your household into a military installation. Harsh rules and commands won’t be nearly as effective as making polite pleas.
Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) — Remember, the mind is a remarkable mechanism for performing wonders. All you have to do is marshal your thinking to conquer doubt and accomplish whatever you wish.
Scorpio (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) — Because of an inability to capitalize on a good opportunity, the biggest problem you’ll have to contend with is accepting your shortcomings.
Sagittarius (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) — It might be wise to analyze your desire for something material. There’s a chance you may be seeking it for the wrong reasons.
Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) — Even though you might be truly grateful to someone who does a favor for you, you might be unable to express your gratitude in a way that you feel is adequate. Nonetheless, do your best.