The coming week is likely to provide opportunities that are expected and routine as well as surprising and unorthodox. But true to the old adage, what one sees is not necessarily what one gets, and only experience will be a true indicator of what one is facing -- at work, at home or at play. All must pay close attention to undercurrents and heed any warnings that arise; unspoken messages of all kinds will figure prominently, and those most able to decipher them will have a distinct advantage in those circumstances that will shape the future.
The ability to devise a plan and stick to it while remaining flexible and reactive will be quite important this week for those individuals eager to reap the greatest benefits. One must be certain, but stubborn. Always consider the alternatives!
ARIES (March 21-April 4) -- You may have misjudged the people you will be working with this week; the project is more difficult than intended -- but you can get it done. (April 5-April 19) -- You're going to have to dabble in politics this week in order to see one of your favorite issues come to the fore. You friends won't abandon you.
TAURUS (April 20-May 5) -- You'll receive some expert advice this week, but whether you can take it depends on circumstances well beyond your control. (May 6-May 20) -- You don't want to do anything this week that works against someone to whom you have pledged loyalty. Assess your plans before putting them in motion.
GEMINI (May 21-June 6) -- You can only do what you are capable of doing this week -- and realizing that simple truth will sustain you through a difficult situation. (June 7-June 20) -- Someone will try to get in touch with you early in the week, but you may want to keep that to yourself, as not everyone will interpret this correctly.
CANCER (June 21-July 7) -- You may be facing something you thought was unimaginable, but now it's real enough and urging you forward. You can do what needs to be done. (July 8-July 22) -- Take a moment to assess your situation -- not once, not twice, but at regular intervals during the week. You must be at the top of your game.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 7) -- You may be facing a problem this week that stems from bandwidth; you have the knowhow, but perhaps not the resources or the manpower. (Aug. 8-Aug. 22) -- The stars shine brightly on you this week as you attempt something you've long been planning. Your confidence and willingness to evolve serve you well.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 7) -- You are seeking support for a project that is just getting off the ground. What comes your way defies expectation, but you can work with it. (Sept. 8-Sept. 22) -- Putting yourself in another's shoes early in the week shapes your progress for days to come -- and allows you to fulfill the expectations of others.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 7) -- You mustn't charge into a new situation without knowing what to expect once you are fully immersed. This requires some visualization. (Oct. 8-Oct. 22) -- The potential for overdoing what should be simple and straightforward is rather great this week; follow the lead of one whose approach you admire.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 7) -- You have more on the line this week than you originally thought, but you can come through with flying colors. Don't hesitate to ask for help. (Nov. 8-Nov. 21) -- You are ready to deal with routine problems, but not with those that seem to arise out of the blue. Expect the unexpected, and you'll react to it effectively.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 7) -- You are working with some very good ideas, but you may be unaware of the challenges you face as you move forward. Heed warnings. (Dec. 8-Dec. 21) -- Danger that is brought into your inner circle unintentionally is more serious than anything you might expect to encounter. Be ready to adjust accordingly.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 6) -- Others are waiting on you to get things started this week, but you may be afraid of acting in a manner that could put everyone behind the eight-ball. (Jan. 7-Jan. 19) -- A situation arises that requires you to be at your tactful best. You cannot afford to rub anyone the wrong way just now -- especially those in charge.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 3) -- You have others rallying around a common banner at this time, and you can get the best out of the most. This can prove a winning week! (Feb. 4-Feb. 18) -- Your motives may come under fire this week from those who do not understand, as you do, that intentions are fluid and flexible. Don't get trapped!
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 5) -- What you don't understand can work against you this week; you must strive to see everything under a broad umbrella of comprehension. (March 6-March 20) -- You may think that the "how" is less important than the "what" this week -- but you are mistaken. Indeed, you must mind your manners like never before!