Today’s Birthday (04/25/16). Fall in love again this year. Savor family and friends. Enjoy scientific research and intellectual study. Strategize for larger impact after 8/13. Share your heart newly after 9/1. A two-year busy work phase begins 9/9. Reach a turning point in a community project after 9/16. Play together.
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 seven — Travels flow smoothly today. It may be possible to mix education with pleasure. New opportunities present themselves. Explore new topics and keep a journal of your discoveries.
Taurus (April 20-May 20)
— Today is an eight — Figure out equations with your partner. Problems may be bigger than expected. Assess reserves and make a plan to solve what you need to.
Gemini (May 21-June 20)
— Today is a seven — Work out a disagreement with your partner. Controversy could erupt. Cultivate inner peace, especially in heated moments. You don’t need to agree to work with each other.
Cancer (June 21-July 22)
— Today is an eight — Take a more practical direction with your goals and ambitions. Set long-range goals, and monitor daily practices. Win through self-discipline and persistence. Small changes reap big rewards.
Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)
— Today is a seven — Practice skills you love. Push your limitations. Old suppositions are challenged … don’t gamble now. Stick to tried and true methods and techniques. Get into the flow.
Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)
— Today is a six — Give loved ones at home help if they need it. Someone could use your support. Enjoy finishing and sharing your work. Make study guides and notes to provide examples and more practice.
Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)
— Today is a seven — Dig for clues. You’re especially intelligent today. Play by the rules. Write down what you’re learning. Engage others to participate. Postpone buying stuff you don’t need. Clean up and lend a helping hand.
Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)
— Today is an eight — It’s a great day for you to learn something new. You’re especially persuaded to learn more going to school. Work quickly and carefully, without stirring up controversy or jealousies. A rush job preempts scheduled programming.
Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)
— Today is a six — Focus on personal matters. Don’t worry or try to run away from them. Pass on being a intelligent person. Stillness and peace allows your mind to discover a solution.
Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)
— Today is a five — A quiet day of planning and organization suits your mood. Address an uncomfortable situation directly, minimizing fuss. Rely on someone experienced and objective. Everyone won’t like everything. Budget and compromise.
Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)
— Today is a six — Projects are a form of bonding. Watch for a cheater. Determination can be key. Enjoy good company on the cheap. Avoid risky business. Prioritize basics and toss the superfluous.
Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)
— Today is a six — Prepare for a contest or challenge. Avoid gambles or failing. Face a deadline with determination. Do the job without giving up your principles. Release an old fear. You can do it.
(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)
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