Today's Birthday (12/21/13). Love reigns this year, along with personal and spiritual reinvention. Revise romantic strategy with Venus in retrograde (for six weeks). From late May through July you're especially hot. Finances continue to gain, as you pay debt and earn with discipline. Fit new healthy practices into your busy schedule. Play with the ones you love.
To get the advantage, check the day's rating: 10 is the easiest day, 0 the most challenging.
Winter Solstice! The Sun enters Capricorn today, and Venus (also in Capricorn) goes retrograde for six weeks. Build efforts around love and attraction. Careful planning accomplishes the improbable, despite chaos. Your career rises this month. Enjoy friends.
Taurus (April 20-May 20) -- Today is a 5 -- Renew old bonds until the end of the year. This next month provides great opportunities for travel. Get a new haircut or outfit. Provide encouragement to a partner. Make your castle more cozy, and invite someone over.
Gemini (May 21-June 20) -- Today is a 7 -- You're gaining respect. For the next month, ambition rules. Embark valiantly on new adventures. Don't believe everything you've learned. Accept an unusual but lucrative assignment. Save your pennies until the check arrives. Communication can unlock seemingly impassable doors.
Cancer (June 21-July 22) -- Today is a 6 -- Get your house in order. For nearly two weeks, double-check details to avoid mistakes. This coming month is about partnership. Expenses may be higher than expected. Get the numbers to add up. Set long-range goals.
Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) -- Today is a 6 -- Let what you're learning sink in with Venus retrograde. Think about art and beauty. Share love and friendship for Winter Solstice. This next month, your career demands attention. Don't break your own rules. Add fun to the mix.
Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- Today is a 6 -- Esoteric ideas start to make sense. Beautify your environment with small, simple touches. You're especially affectionate this month. New complications could arise. Bend the rules of the game. The real action's backstage. Release a limitation.
Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) -- Today is a 6 -- There's more work coming. Anticipate difficulties with travel and romance with Venus retrograde for six weeks; re-confirm reservations. Get into interior decoration. Notice connections to the planet and other people. Technology can increase revenues. Indulge your inner homebody.
Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) -- Today is a 5 -- Listen to your intuition. Old friends come back into your life. You're even smarter than usual this next month. Take advantage of difficult circumstances. Attend a group event with supportive optimism, and your community status rises.
Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) -- Today is a 6 -- Something needs fixing. This next month, the focus remains on finances. You can pay bills while still improving your home. Rely on your budget. Prosper through your experience. Practice and study your art to boost lucrative skills.
Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- Today is a 6 -- You're subject to moving in fits and starts. Check and re-check your work for the next six weeks to avoid missing details. You have an extra advantage this month. Don't gamble or take risks, though. Spark romance instead.
Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) -- Today is a 7 -- Finish old business this month. Persistently get to the bottom of a conflict. Earn a bonus. Work the bugs out of a project before launching. Prepare thoroughly, using carefully crafted language to romance the object of your desire.
Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) -- Today is a 7 -- You come up with a brilliantly artistic and inexpensive idea. Renew old bonds for six weeks. Join in group activities this month. Work takes precedence, and others help. They encourage your imagination. Share responsibility. Follow your intuition.
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