By Jeraldine Saunders, Tribune Content Agency
Omarr's Astrological Forecast
9:30 AM EDT, September 30, 2013
BIRTHDAY GAL: Actress Carice van Houten was born in Leiderdorp, Netherlands, on this day in 1976. This birthday gal has played the role of Melisandre on "Game of Thrones" since 2012. She's also appeared in such films as "Repo Men," "Valkyrie" and "Black Book." The actress has an extensive resume in Dutch film and television and is the older sister of actress and designer Jelka van Houten.
ARIES (March 21-April 19): Your hard side might be on display in soft surroundings. Sentimental journeys may be underway, but all you can think of is the pressure to complete an assignment.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Don't compare your actions to others, but to results. You may feel rigid and unbending if you compare yourself to others in social situations. Sterling character is worth its weight in gold.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): A famous quotation says the heart of a fool is guided by his mouth, while the mouth of a wise man is guided by his heart. This New Moon puts you in the driver's seat at home and with family.
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Under the influence of today's New Moon, you can plan ahead and realign your priorities. Take some time to sit down with pencil and paper to outline what you want to accomplish this month.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): A New Moon means a new center of attention that lasts several weeks. In your case, it might be your value system or finances that arrive on center stage. Make wise decisions now.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): The New Moon falls in your sign and might mark a shift in your attention. You could be more interested in your appearance or your goals during the next few weeks.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Making the grade doesn't necessarily mean you can take a time out. Just when you think you have a solid plan or strategy in place, someone else may poke holes in it.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): There is someone who secretly resents your success, but you may have a chance to win them over to your side. Remain alert for opportunities to prove your reliability and value.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Candy is dandy. You can keep your soft center when everyone else is building a hard outer shell. Planning for the future might come into play today. Visualize tranquility.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Make an effort to please the conservative element while remaining independent. Don't waste your time seeking support from those who actively stir up controversy.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Exercising active idealism about money and possessions gives you the edge. Others may impress the world with symbols of success, such as a big car or lavish gifts, but you buy green.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Since the New Moon falls in your opposite sign, relationships may take precedence. During the month ahead, you may find that humility wins more solid success than wild enthusiasms.
IF SEPTEMBER 5 IS YOUR BIRTHDAY: You must toe the line and stick to the straight and narrow for the next six to eight weeks. You might be constrained by pressing obligations or focused on achieving a lifelong ambition. You can make the grade by exercising self-discipline and taking pains to be highly organized. In late November and early December, your situation improves and you will have the wisdom and assistance necessary to put crucial plans into motion successfully. That's a good time to make key decisions and any opportunities that arrive will be good for you. In February, fun and romance is highlighted and you can take a vacation or make a permanent commitment with a certain someone.