Horoscope for May 3, 2016

Today’s Birthday

(05/03/16). Passion fuels you this year. Having fun with beloved people energizes. Reap shared financial rewards through disciplined efforts. New directions at work this spring lead to a two-year career spurt after summer. Realize a personal milestone before group changes hold your attention this autumn. Engage in romance, beauty and sport.


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’re getting stronger today and tomorrow, empowered with high energy. Ask for what you want. Pay household bills and get organized. Prioritize tasks. Put physical effort into a personal goal.



(April 20-May 20) — Today is a 5 — Finish up a project in peace and quiet over the next few days. Slow down and consider options. Friends offer good advice. Balance emotion and reason. You’re especially sensitive. Release old baggage.



(May 21-June 20) — Today is a 7 — Participate with your community. Make sure what you build is solid. Pass along what you’re learning. Your friends are really there for you. Talk about what’s wanted and needed. Discover hidden resources.



(June 21-July 22) — Today is a 6 — Reaffirm a commitment. Get into a testing phase, and assume greater responsibility today and tomorrow. Make decisions and keep promises. Plug a financial leak and cash flow improves. Fix up old before buying new.



(July 23-Aug. 22) — Today is a 7 — Get into an expansion phase over the next two days. Travel, studies and exploration suit your mood. Try a different mode of conveyance. You’d rather play than work; find ways to compromise.



(Aug. 23-Sept. 22) — Today is an 8 — Review accounts and statements. Pay the bills today and tomorrow. Make plans and talk them over with your partner. Find ways to save and grow your rainy day fund. Work together to get farther.



(Sept. 23-Oct. 22) — Today is a 7 — Quality time with a partner pays off over the next few days. Get expert assistance. Consider process over content. Share tasks according to skill and affinity. Do what you can to help.



(Oct. 23-Nov. 21) — Today is an 8 — You’re looking good. Focus on your work for the next couple of days. Negotiate a shrewd deal. Others appreciate your decisiveness. Put your back into it! Blast through with steady pressure.



(Nov. 22-Dec. 21) — Today is a 5 — Despite conflict, confusion or change, today and tomorrow favor fun and love. Meet new and interesting people. Make sure your team has what they need. Alternate between physical exercise and quiet reverie.



(Dec. 22-Jan. 19) — Today is a 7 — Focus on fine-tuning your place over the next two days. Take careful measurements, and let your optimism expand to fill available space. Create it the way you want, and repurpose what you already have.



(Jan. 20-Feb. 18) — Today is an 8 — You’re especially quick and clever over the next two days. Research and communications projects benefit. Write, formulate and edit. Get productive in private. The more you complete, the more you gain.



(Feb. 19-March 20) — Today is a 9 — Watch for income opportunities over the next few days. There’s profitable work available, if you go for it. Your ideas are attracting attention. Involve associates and partners. Have faith in your own imagination. Your ideas are attracting attention.


(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)