Horoscope December 12, 2015

Nancy Black, Tribune Content Agent

Today’s Birthday (12/12/15). Discipline with personal projects nets big rewards this year. A professional boom phase shifts toward social growth, especially after 9/9, when Jupiter enters Libra. Home renovations this spring prepare for gatherings. Community efforts surge. Your career takes off next autumn; balance work and home. Cherish love.

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 6 — Follow instructions. Don’t encourage a ruckus when you all should be quiet and respectful. Friends can help out. Talk about how good they’ll feel when the job is done.


(April 20-May 20) — Today is a 7 — Get physical. Wash everything. Save by doing a job yourself, the way you want it. Motivate others to help. Find the meditative peace that comes with doing dishes, folding laundry or sitting still, after the work is done.


(May 21-June 20) — Today is a 7 — The next two days are good for financial planning. Sort and file. Revise your shared priorities. List what you want to be, do, have, and contribute. Imagine possible outcomes. Talk it over. Keep what you learn in confidence.


(June 21-July 22) — Today is a 7 — Grasp a fast-breaking opportunity with help from your partner. Converse with loved ones first. Don’t worry about knowing how. Necessity is the mother of invention. Together you can make things happen.


(July 23-Aug. 22) — Today is an 8 — There’s more work coming today and tomorrow, but it will be only last a short time. Differentiate between real offers from empty promises. Be respectful. No fair cheating. Outsmart the competition by providing better value. Flex your artistic muscles.


(Aug. 23-Sept. 22) — Today is an 8 — It’s an excellent time to fall in love. Play with fun, talented people. Practice your skills and arts. Ask others to contribute, and accept support with gratitude. Use your connections. Work with what others deliver. Add imagination.


(Sept. 23-Oct. 22) — Today is a 7 — Enjoy domestic diversions with family and friends. Cook up something delicious. Decorate and make your home cozy and inviting, within your budget. Simple touches beautify. Take something away for greater harmony. Less is more.


 (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) — Today is a 7 — It’s a time of intense learning. Get someone interesting talking. Pay attention to the hints. Notice the slightest details. Write down key observations. Family comes first. Plunk down the money and make a dream come true.


(Nov. 22-Dec. 21) — Today is a 9 — Today and tomorrow are ideal days to jump into a profit-making phase. Practice tested, reliable methods. Evolve your technique. Self-discipline pays off in spades. Do the homework before committing funds. Sign off on a deal, after thorough inspection. Use what you’ve been learning.


(Dec. 22-Jan. 19) — Today is an 8 — Get ready for public appearances. A new hairstyle or outfit would be fun. Speak out for a community cause. Present the situation, and ask for what’s needed. Words of love flow easily. Adapt to new circumstances.


(Jan. 20-Feb. 18) — Today is a 6 — Enjoy quiet time to organize and plan. Complete projects, and consider new directions. Writing flows easily now. Remind others of past victories. Stick close to home, avoiding traffic and crowds. Beautify and savor the results. Gather with loved ones.


(Feb. 19-March 20) — Today is an 8 — Friends open doors today and tomorrow. Meetings and gatherings produce results. Social events connect possible collaborations. Fresh inspiration arrives through your networks. Stay in communication, and get help building your dream. Support others and be supported.

(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 Linda Black Horoscopes and www.nancyblack.com)