Horoscopes for April 12, 2015


Today’s Birthday (04/12/15). Strengthen your game with passionate practice this year. Let fun and romance be your lodestars. Abandon worry and begin a more spontaneous phase. Creative collaboration reaps abundant benefits. Talk about what you love. Prepare over spring to launch a summer adventure. Autumn work opportunities lead to personal changes. Pursue and achieve an old dream by playing for it.

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


(March 21-April 19) — Today is a 7 — You could find yourself inclined to go along with the crew. That’s okay, as long as you stay true to yourself. Don’t worry about money, but don’t spend much either. Ask teammates to bring what you need. Provide motivation.


(April 20-May 20) — Today is a 7 — Finish what you’re working on. A romantic fantasy could get dispelled by cold, hard facts. Consider what you love about your career, and plan for more of that. Beat the competition with better service. Friends support you. Give thanks.


(May 21-June 20) — Today is a 7 — Iron out a scheduling conflict. Social expenses may be higher than expected. Don’t squabble. Resolve details later. Go farther with help from friends. Send out a scout, before deciding whether to go. Perform acts of kindness.


(June 21-July 22) — Today is a 7 — Don’t discuss money yet. Miscommunications make you look bad. Keep it simple. Limit your list, make it a potluck. Quick service grows your rep. Track the budget today, and tomorrow and avoid a mishap. Keep your promises.


(July 23-Aug. 22) — Today is a 9 — Don’t believe everything you read. Make love, not war. Use diplomacy and tact with a partner today and tomorrow. That could seem challenging. Stay out of an argument that doesn’t concern you. Show your appreciation.


(Aug. 23-Sept. 22) — Today is a 7 — Begin a busy, two-day phase. Get the family to help. Track income and expenditures. Your advisors contradict each other. Don’t bet money on either. A female delivers the goods. Put love into your work.


(Sept. 23-Oct. 22) — Today is a 6 — Accept a challenge: Go for fun, play and ease today and tomorrow. Ignore circumstances that would normally hook you. Changing your mind could drive your partner nuts. Defuse a tense situation with humor. Enlist their support. Demonstrate your devotion.


(Oct. 23-Nov. 21) — Today is a 7 — Technical difficulties arise at home. Don’t be hasty with a complicated task. Replace something before it breaks. Quickly fix a leak. Stay in communication with loved ones. Obligations could force a delay. Work out an understanding.


(Nov. 22-Dec. 21) — Today is a 9 — A message changes your plan. Save your insights for a willing audience. It could get romantic if you let it. Blocked communications could disrupt the fun. Conditions seem financially unstable. Get a deal in writing. Listen more than speaking.


(Dec. 22-Jan. 19) — Today is a 9 — A home repair or renovation could go over budget, with domestic routines temporarily disrupted. Keep close track of the numbers. It’s not a good time for financial risks, travel or expansion. Clear out clutter. Discover a treasure.


(Jan. 20-Feb. 18) — Today is a 6 — Slow down and watch the road to avoid an accident. Listen, but don’t get stopped by a critic. Your words may not match your personal values. Enjoy peace and quiet. Home and family provide the love you need.


(Feb. 19-March 20) — Today is a 7 — Let ideas percolate. Confirm that instructions are clear. Sort through your treasures. It’s getting easier to stick to your budget. Express your affection. Increase your savings. Save more than you spend. A confusing situation is oppressive.

(Astrologer Nancy Black continues her mother Linda Black’s legacy horoscopes column. She welcomes comments and questions on Twitter, @lindablack. For more astrological interpretations visit www.lindablack.com and www.nancyblack.com.)