Your Stars This Week by Stella Wilder

Your Stars This Week For August 09, 2020

ARIES (March 21-April 4) -- You may be torn this week between a desire to get out and about and work toward a result that will benefit many, and the need to address family issues. (April 5-April 19) -- What you do this week will alert others to what you are planning. This is a good time to experiment with methods and tinker with your deeper motives.

TAURUS (April 20-May 5) -- Success cannot be measured this week in large increments, as you'll be most effective in small ways -- some of which may not even be noticed by most people. (May 6-May 20) -- A small error early in the week, though almost immediately corrected, sets the tone. You'll have to work hard to avoid making similar mistakes as you navigate a new course.

GEMINI (May 21-June 6) -- Consistency is more important to you this week than at any other time recently. You must do nothing too surprising or too unorthodox. (June 7-June 20) -- You are eager to assemble just the right team to address the challenges you are facing, but this week some essential resources may not yet be available to you.

CANCER (June 21-July 7) -- Despite a slow start, by week's end you should be able to see at least a glimmer of light at the end of a very long tunnel. Others support your efforts. (July 8-July 22) -- You may find yourself in a position of authority quite by surprise this week, and you may be required to make a few decisions that affect all those around you.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 7) -- It's a good week to send out feelers to see what's possible. Someone you do not yet know is likely to come up with an idea that you can put into motion. (Aug. 8-Aug. 22) -- Past patterns of spending are going to have to change this week if you are going to keep your head above water. A reversal of fortune can be itself reversed very soon.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 7) -- You must take care that you do not appropriate something that belongs to someone else. You'll want to engage in continuous open conversation this week. (Sept. 8-Sept. 22) -- Open and honest talk is a noble goal, but this week you may run the risk of saying too much too soon. Still, you cannot ignore the problems others are revealing.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 7) -- Your awareness of space will be quite important throughout the week. Where you assign your most valuable resources will be a recurring challenge. (Oct. 8-Oct. 22) -- Others are waiting for you to lead the way in some fashion, but do you feel ready? Some keep talking about baby steps, but perhaps it's time for a much bigger effort.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 7) -- Where once so much happened in person, you must resign yourself to getting things done in something of a "vacuum" this week -- but keep communication open. (Nov. 8-Nov. 21) -- You recognize early this week that a major issue is being avoided. All eyes are on you as you shift into high gear and begin moving the crowd in the right direction.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 7) -- You'll want to avoid any and all romantic entanglements this week as you deal with issues raised one by one by those who are closely involved with you. (Dec. 8-Dec. 21) -- You begin the week thinking one thing, but you end the week having had your mind changed in more than one dramatic way. You can begin a new phase with confidence.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 6) -- You must do all you can to smooth the way for someone this week. His or her success will tell others a great deal about your own capabilities. (Jan. 7-Jan. 19) -- Even as you face more than one highly charged issue this week, you must avoid wearing your heart on your sleeve. A display of intellectual strength proves effective.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 3) -- You'll be able to bring a great many together this week in the name of a single cause. The trick will be to make none of this seem too personal. (Feb. 4-Feb. 18) -- Though you mean well, the fact is that you may not be doing enough in support of a cause you've recently embraced. It's time to do more, perhaps, than you've ever done.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 5) -- You've been relying on an old plan to see you through lately, but this week it's not going to be effective enough. It's time to come up with something new. (March 6-March 20) -- You'll learn a great deal during the first part of the week that you can begin to apply to great effect during the second half. Prioritize and stick to a schedule.