By Nancy Black, Tribune Content Agency
Linda Black Horoscopes
5:30 AM EST, December 22, 2013
Today's Birthday (12/22/13). You've got fire in your belly this year. It heats up romantically (especially late spring through early summer), and around prosperity, health and spirituality. Play socially, and your health will thrive. Finances grow steadily, with your typical discipline. Invention, innovation and inspiration spark from your fingers.
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 an 8 -- A blissfully insightful moment reveals itself. Your workload's about to get more intense. Do a little bit at a time so you don't fall behind. Relax frequently, so you don't burn out. Keep to your schedule.
Taurus (April 20-May 20) -- Today is a 7 -- It's time for a passion immersion; dive into a romantic adventure. Enjoy the game, without taking expensive risks. Don't forget to take care of family. Make shopping lists and run errands. Plan a fun gathering.
Gemini (May 21-June 20) -- Today is an 8 -- Get fully into a household project today and tomorrow. Do your research first. Handle home repairs. There's more work coming, so now's the time to knuckle down. You're good at solving problems. Finish up loose odds and ends. Accept an invitation.
Cancer (June 21-July 22) -- Today is an 8 -- Accept someone else's great idea. Get your mind and heart aligned. Update your skills for the next few days. Let your partner take over. A new assignment's coming. You can earn good money if you play your cards right.
Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) -- Today is a 7 -- Try new recipes. Get advice when you're sure. The next two days could be quite profitable. It's worth the wait it took. Balance logic against feelings. Imagine yourself succeeding at your task, and then take action.
Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- Today is a 7 -- Take charge. Just say "yes." Action over the next two days depends on your will power and determination. It's not about deadlines. Stand up for what you believe. One persistent step after another gets the job done.
Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) -- Today is a 7 -- It may feel like the world's on your shoulders today and tomorrow. Invest in your career. Contemplate options. An increase in income seems likely. Invent how you'd like things to go, while remaining unattached to the outcome.
Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) -- Today is an 8 -- Committees can be quite effective today and tomorrow. All you need is love. Friends are glad to give you a boost, and group action is most powerful. Your excellent service is making your business boom. You're gaining confidence.
Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) -- Today is an 8 -- Find another route to your destination; friends are happy to point the way. The spotlight shines on you at work today and tomorrow. You have what you need. Play a philosophical game for a beneficial development.
Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- Today is a 7 -- Travel keeps tempting you today and tomorrow. Should you stay or go? You could expend a lot of energy. Still, an outing would be nice ... and it doesn't need to be far. Let all family members chime in.
Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) -- Today is an 8 -- Manage finances today and tomorrow, and find ways to save. Wheeling and dealing may be required. Follow your curiosity. Set long-term goals and write them into the budget. Reward yourself with some fun and relaxation.
Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) -- Today is an 8 -- Consult a good strategist, work out the plan and share results. You feel triumphant. A partner or mate is a big help over the next couple of days. Things could get romantic. Learn together with friends.
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