Ed O’Neill turns 67 on Friday. The actor destined to go down in history as star of the crass sitcom Married … With Children found new iconic status late in his career as Jay Pritchett, the patriarch with a gay son on the smash Modern Family.


ARIES: Mar 21–Apr 20
If you’re OK with letting others give you the shirt off their back, you might want to try on the strings that go with it. Just Say No is a huge theme right now, especially to those who keep killing you with kindness.

TAURUS: Apr 21–May 20
If others try to pressure you, ask them to give you a reason. It looks like a few of your associates keep stacking the deck in their favor. Their machinations could lure you into thinking that you need their support when they need you more.

GEMINI: May 21–Jun 20
You have to figure out how to do it all and stay clear. Keep your nose to the grindstone and be careful not to sink into a sense of over-confidence. You’ve got tons of support but what really matters is your ability to stay humble and keep the light on.

CANCER: Jun 21–Jul 20
You may be dealing with people who have finally shown their true colors. Before feeling disappointed, look at whether it makes sense to carry on. Give it two weeks to get a clearer sense of the truth.

LEO: Jul 21–Aug 20
It would be great if you could step back and give everyone a chance to show you how they really feel and what they really meant when they stuck their foot in their mouth. A dose of forgiveness and a willingness to let things go will help you to see that there is nothing but love here.

VIRGO: Aug 21–Sep 20
What comes next should get poured into your big plan, dream or creation. But before you can continue with the heart of this vision, you need to come down from the clouds and get real about a few things.

LIBRA: Sep 21–Oct 20
For more than one lifetime your spirit has been calling you to search out the truth, and have the courage to define it in your own terms. There’s tremendous pressure to make your life look like everyone else’s, while your seeker is dying to set you free.

SCORPIO: Oct 21–Nov 20
Turn off the control switch and return to the place that knows that this is neither about you nor anyone involved. Everything that’s happening right now, from the large to the small, needs to be viewed as an opportunity to open your heart and remain centered in a place of unconditional love.

SAGITTARIUS: Nov 21–Dec 20
For someone who thought they had it all figured out, you are now wondering how much you will have to sacrifice before this is over. This never needed to get nuts. Maybe it’s time to go back to square one and tune in to what’s true for you.

CAPRICORN: Dec 21–Jan 20
Be concerned less about staying on top than taking what you’ve created and allowing it to walk on its own. The next few months will see the best of what you have to offer being birthed and ultimately open the space for you to change the world.

AQUARIUS: Jan 21–Feb 20
Things will be going back and forth for about six months. You will be sitting on the fence until it becomes clear that you’ve got to get around the issues that keep you stuck in limbo, looking at the same old thing.

PISCES: Feb 21–Mar 20
You haven’t got the answers but you see enough about what’s going on to know that it needs to change. Keep in mind that even though you have the broader view, no one knows what’s best here.

This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition April 12, 2013.