BIRTHDAY GAL: Actress Moneca Delain was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, on this date in 1981. This birthday gal has appeared in such films as "Sisters and Brothers," "The Break-Up Artist" and "Trick 'r Treat." She's also guest-starred on episodes of "Supernatural," "Psych" and "Smallville." Delain made her film debut in the 2003 movie "Agent Cody Banks."
ARIES (Mar 21-Apr. 19): There's a reason they call it "breakneck" speed. Take sensible precautions before test-driving new skis or skateboards. Avoid discussions of controversial politics on this day dedicated to peace.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Gift-giving could have a higher significance if there's a new love in your life. Friends could be invited to take part in family activities and affectionate bonds can be welded more tightly.
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Love and affection shine brighter than Christmas tree lights or candles on the dinner table. A touch of added glamour may make this a holiday to remember, as family members share the festivities in harmony.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Leo represents the lion and king of the jungle. Your expectations of holiday happiness will be fulfilled, as loved ones will do their utmost to treat you like royalty. Twitch your whiskers with pride.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): A few stanzas of "Jingle Bells" will brighten your heart. Trust and harmony, which may have been tarnished, can be polished and will twinkle as the night unfolds.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22.): When all the gifts are unwrapped you can wrap up this day of holiday sharing by engaging in physical activities. Burn off steam, as well as calories, with a brisk walk or outdoor sports.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): A competitive streak could make someone quick to take offense but luckily you are able to remember to be forgiving and wise. Practice generosity and it will come back to you like a boomerang.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Your willingness to give others the benefit of the doubt, as well as a helping hand, is a welcome addition to any holiday feast. You may consider returning a gift, but it may be more worthwhile to keep.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Act quickly to find the mistletoe. Chances for a little romance may come your way, so don't be bashful about asking for a kiss. You're in your element handling crises when a cool head is needed.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Holiday activities may need to be tweaked to accommodate emerging situations or a change in plan. One of your gifts may open the door to a childhood pleasure you almost forgot about.
PISCES (Feb. 19-Mar. 20): Listen closely to inspiring ideas that become the subject of discussion. Holiday customs may undergo some spur-of-the-moment changes. Some lasting traditions will be created right before your eyes.
IF DECEMBER 25 IS YOUR BIRTHDAY: You will start the year off by becoming more ambitious, but may need to hold off on making changes and switch direction before you can ride high on a wave of business success in May. Hold off on making changes that affect your finances during the next six to eight weeks. In February and March, you can be led astray by your fantasies or a wild goose chase. During April and May, you're more attractive than usual and could be inspired by a new romantic encounter. At the same time, your business ideas are sound so you can make headway with financial affairs, as well as your career. In July, you'll be counting your blessings by the truckload.
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