Horoscope for April 9, 2014

Today’s Birthday (04/09/14). It’s a lovely year for magnificent adventures. Spend time on detailed plans, and set launch dates for after 5/20. Put energy into your home, friendships and partnerships this spring. Pretty up the place and throw parties. After summer, the real fun begins. A personal revelation in October leads to new freedom. Study and learn. Shared resources grow. Nurture happiness.


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 — Now you’re cooking. Meditate on the desired flavors. Add spices as you slowly raise the heat. Sip something delicious while another’s enthusiasm infuses you. Let yourself get riled up. Get others involved. Your team adds crucial supporting elements. Coordinate efforts like a dance.

Taurus (April 20-May 20) —

Today is a 6 — There’s more work ahead. Passions rise, and could boil over if left untended. Consider a friend’s suggestion. Your team’s hot… provide leadership for balance. They’re backing you, so provide the same support. Blow off steam together. Clean up a mess at home and relax.

Gemini (May 21-June 20) —

Today is a 7 — Explore new territory today and tomorrow. Follow the money trail, and hit gold. A person of higher status can assist. Maintain your best behavior, and keep your schedule. Don’t dive into deep water until you can swim. Suddenly, it all makes sense.

Cancer (June 21-July 22) —

Today is a 7 — A new profitable opportunity arises before another project’s done. Make plans without taking action yet. Set goals with a partner, and solicit feedback. Do the reading. Follow through on previous obligations before changing directions, and send thank you notes to contributors.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) —

Today is an 8 — The Moon’s in your sign, favorably aspecting warrior Mars. You’ve got the power. Physical exercise works wonders and builds energy. A hunch could be quite profitable… check the data before compromising. You’re in the spotlight, rehearsed and ready. Play with finesse and style.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) —

Today is a 7 — Get organized with your plans today and tomorrow to manage your deadlines. Travel later. Contemplate your next move. Clarify your direction, and chart out the logistics. Review priorities, and handle previous commitments before taking on new ones. Handle chores to keep systems functioning well.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) —

Today is a 7 — Play with your community today and tomorrow. Focus on partnership, and do what you promised. Together, anything’s possible. Hold meetings, schmooze, and go to parties (or throw one). It’s surprising what can be accomplished when people collaborate. Soak up the applause.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) —

Today is an 8 — Consider new opportunities over the next two days. Discuss them with a partner. Review your resources, and restock if needed. There’s a test or challenge ahead, and a boost in status with success. Provide leadership, and schedule actions. Keep your cool, and love triumphs.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) —

Today is an 8 — Today and tomorrow include expansion. Plan a trip, widen your territory, and broaden the focus of your studies. Travel and fun are favored. What do you want to learn? Emotional energy enhances an opportunity. Work to fulfill a passion. Light a fire under someone.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) —

Today is an 8 — The tempo’s upbeat, and you’re jamming. Find an area to increase efficiency, and save energy. Trust a hunch. You’re gaining respect. Okay, now you can buy toys. Get a romantic surprise for your sweetie, and a little something for yourself. It’s the mood that matters.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) —

Today is an 8 — Devote energy to a partnership today and tomorrow. Reignite common passions, and don’t unveil your secret power yet. Provide well for your family and invest in your home. Exert yourself physically. Create something of value. Savor the fruits of your efforts together.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) —

Today is a 7 — The pace jumps with high energy today and tomorrow. Take care to avoid accidents. Throw some money at a problem. You’re busy with creative projects… take one step at a time. Sort through feelings as they arise (rather than stuffing them). Release with physical exercise.