By Nancy Black, Tribune Content Agency
Linda Black Horoscopes
5:30 AM EDT, May 31, 2014
Today's Birthday (05/31/14). Enjoy nice birthday surprises! It's a powerful year for finances (especially through July 16), and then for communications (until summer 2015). Enjoy taking a stand for freedom, justice and beauty. Entertaining, music and parties make summertime sparkle. Launch bold new initiatives after July 20, with Saturn direct. Networking flavors the autumn with fun and shared possibilities. Family love inspires. Go play with your awesome team.
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 7 -- The team needs guidance now. Make plans. Friends come through for you. A compromise is proposed. Line up the necessary resources. You can get financial assistance. Authenticity triumphs. You can see if anyone's lying. Your desires and your conscience seem to be in conflict. Take care of your chores before you go.
Taurus (April 20-May 20) -- Today is a 7 -- Put in your very best effort, and exceed expectations. It's better to be sure now than sorry. Uncover hidden expenses and pay old bills. Your past work speaks well for you. Resolve outstanding questions. Others ask your advice. Hold your temper, and take the lead.
Gemini (May 21-June 20) -- Today is a 7 -- Save more than you spend. Don't let a loved one talk you into frivolous expense. Make it look easy. Keep your focus, and finish what's already on your lists. Guard against an emotional outburst. Stifle an automatic response. Call upon a higher power.
Cancer (June 21-July 22) -- Today is a 6 -- Find answers to key personal questions. Postpone travel and financial commitment until you're clear about your choice. Don't worry about impressing your friends, and don't rush blindly forward... haste makes waste. Review your considerations, then choose your path freely. Meditate on compassion.
Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) -- Today is a 6 -- Take action to further a group or community vision. Guard against jealousies. Give your partner the glamorous role. It doesn't matter who gets credit... it matters that the job gets done. List needed repairs, and delegate tasks to the team. Add a touch of class.
Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- Today is a 7 -- Take small, fundamental steps to move a professional dream forward. Be persistent. Avoid arguments, and keep your focus on your work. Stay ahead of the curve. Your new skills don't work flawlessly yet. Get feedback from friends. Add spice.
Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) -- Today is a 5 -- Press ahead confidently, and with both eyes open. Seek new territory, and explore the terrain. Cash flow improves, although it's not a good time to shop. Anticipate surprises along the trail. Consider all possibilities. You can get what you need. Follow your dream.
Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) -- Today is a 7 -- Fulfill a dream. Study what you love, perhaps with a personal visit. Save up for the trip. Or stage a virtual encounter, and connect online. Research, study and engage in discussion. Financial planning reaps fat rewards. Obtain copies of missing documents. Keep your policies current.
Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) -- Today is a 5 -- Take action for love. Conditions could seem unstable, yet if you work together, anything's possible. Listen to your common sense before plunging forward. Take care, to avoid injury. There's profitable work coming in, and fierce competition. Take it slow, and listen to intuition.
Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- Today is a 7 -- Talk over your feelings with a partner. There could be a disagreement about priorities. Your heart's in your work, but without balance your health and relationships could suffer. Take today slowly, and reschedule items from your overflowing to-do list. Abandon an assumption.
Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) -- Today is a 7 -- Keep the short-term objective in mind. Passion enters the picture. It could get chaotic. Advise restraint. Stick to realistic solutions. Immediate results could disappoint. Strengthen your infrastructure and build support. Secrets get revealed. Observe the flow of power around you. Relax and recharge.
Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) -- Today is a 7 -- Get into homebody fun today. Spend time behind closed doors, and get rid of stuff you no longer need. Work out a disagreement. Create peace in your family space. Discover a treasure you forgot you had. Learn a new craft, and use it to beautify the ambiance.
(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 http://www.lindablack.com and http://www.nancyblack.com)
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