By Nancy Black, Tribune Media Services
Linda Black Horoscopes
5:30 AM EST, December 17, 2012
Today's Birthday (12/17/12). Listen to your higher calling, and shift in that direction. The first half of 2013 is great for love and romance, and the second brings career excitement. Maintain balance with good food, exercise and regular peace. Get bold.
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 -- Grasp an opportunity. The task seems impossible. Invest in efficiency. Ask questions, and make requests for what's needed. Your work's drawing attention and respect. Spirituality enriches the moment.
Taurus (April 20-May 20) -- Today is a 7 -- Finish the big job and score reward and accolades. Don't brag, it doesn't reflect well. The more you get done, the better you feel. Travel light if possible.
Gemini (May 21-June 20) -- Today is a 7 -- Don't bite the hand that feeds you. Check work orders for changes. Go for the extra bonus. Outsmart the opposition. Friends help out. Get a good recommendation.
Cancer (June 21-July 22) -- Today is a 5 -- Consult a wise teacher. Listen to diverse views, even if they contradict how you thought it was. Watch for hidden agendas. Your input matters. Align logic with emotion.
Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) -- Today is a 7 -- Speak your mind cheerfully. Work out philosophical differences, with compassion. Don't make assumptions. A truth gets revealed. Assess what's still needed. Listen to considerations. Success is assured.
Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- Today is a 6 -- Relax and prepare for a test. Rest and avoid distractions and big purchases. Do the homework, even if it seems unreasonable. Find ways to make it creative. Friends help.
Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) -- Today is an 8 -- Improve your living conditions by forgetting to worry. Streamline your routine. Declutter your space. You're making a good impression. Don't be stopped by a critic. Review and revise.
Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) -- Today is an 8 -- Take a short trip. Grasp a sales opportunity. Celebrate with your team. Your network has everything you need. Controversy could be a positive sign. Don't tell all.
Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) -- Today is a 7 -- A partner helps you advance. Look at the big picture. You're very persuasive now. Pay attention to all offers. Don't let friends spend your money. Maintain personal integrity.
Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- Today is a 6 -- Take care in negotiations. Stick to the rules, and gain more than expected. Creative ideas emerge at home; plan details before jumping into action. Talk to folks involved.
Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) -- Today is an 8 -- Travel is enticing. New friends open new doors. Take care not to lose things. A written list helps. Keep some cash in pocket. Work from home if possible.
Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) -- Today is a 5 -- Maintain objectivity, and let your partner take the lead. Don't talk about money now. Find what you need nearby. Friends help you advance. A quiet night's delightful.
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