Horoscope for September 13, 2013

Today’s Birthday (09/13/13). Your people take priority this year. Family, friends, partners, neighbors and community groups present opportunities and resources. Your participation and leadership builds momentum for your passion causes. Share and collaborate. Keep close track of the numbers, especially around the October eclipse. Delicious romance spices your autumn. Savor with love.

To get the advantage, check the day’s rating: 10 is the easiest day, 0 the most challenging.

Aries (March 21-April 19)

Today is a 7 — Career takes priority this Friday the 13th, and there’s plenty of work. Talk is cheap. Postpone long conversations. Stand firm. Draw positive results to you. Consider home and family. Clean up.

Taurus (April 20-May 20)

Today is an 8 — Call ahead to save time. Make plans; travel conditions are excellent. Convince your partner. Don’t get stopped by a bout of temporary confusion. New expenses surface. Take it all into consideration.

Gemini   (May 21-June 20)

Today is a 7 — Prepare to negotiate carefully. Plan it out thoroughly. Count wins and losses to get what’s predictable. Choose your words. To avoid a potential problem, play the game exactly by the book.

Cancer (June 21-July 22)

Today is an 8 — Share responsibilities with your team. The potential for accidents is high. Review instructions again. Consider your next move carefully, and practice first. Get a mentor or coach for best results.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)

Today is a 9 — Get a lot done. Weekend chores need attention. Get down to the actual work. Test before sealing up everything. Romance doesn’t need to be expensive. Candles and music soothe.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)

Today is a 7 — Plan some fun. Pamper yourself. It doesn’t have to cost a lot. Pull strings to get what you want. Cover all the details. Avoid conflict by communicating plans early. Invite a friend.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)

Today is a 6 — Focus on home and family for the next few days. You’re still determining the right choice. A critic speaks out. Look for the full story. It could get awkward. Find out what’s needed at home.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)

Today is a 7 — Invite exploration and education. Dig deeper into a favorite subject. Yoga improves your spirits. Communicate with a group or community to discuss shared passion and enthusiasms. Reach out and discover.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)

Today is a 9 — This phase is good for making money. Don’t buy toys. Do what you’re good at and what you enjoy. Focus on the fun part of the job. Be smart and respectful. Express your love.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)

Today is a 9 — You’re ready to make changes. List the upgrades you envision for your place. Anticipate resistance. Inspire action. It’s not a good time to travel. Provide treats.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

Today is a 6 — You may change your mind about what you want. Clarify your direction with friends. But don’t invest in it yet. You’re entering two days of private self-examination. Ask probing questions. Get sensitive and pensive.

Pisces (Feb. 19 – March 20)

Today is a 7 — Take a day off if you can. A document arrives. Use your persuasive skills to moderate a clash between normally gentle souls. Let friends help with a household project. Guard against impetuous overspending. Relax.