Nancy Black, Tribune Content Agency TODAY’S BIRTHDAY (04/05/23).

Tap into personal power this year. Careful planning and action makes dreams come true. Discover fresh energy this spring, for resolution of shared summertime financial challenges. Take your partnership to the next level this autumn, before expenses require extra winter income. Reach for the stars.

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 — Work with a partner to navigate unforeseen circumstances. You don’t have the full picture. Listen to all considerations and views. Shared passion binds you.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20) – Today is a 7 — Prioritize health, work and vitality. The possibility for technical error is high. Use gentle pressure rather than force. Nurture yourself with a walk outside. GEMINI (May 21-June 20) — Today is a 7 — Abandon romantic fantasies and expectations. Find love, creativity and romance in new directions. Keep a positive mindset. Have fun with your family. Savor beauty.

CANCER (June 21-July 22) – Today is an 8 — Enjoy time at home with family. Fix something before it breaks.

Ensure that systems flow, despite challenges. Use gentle pressure, not force.

Discover the perfect solution.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) — Today is an 8 — Solve intellectual puzzles. Carefully edit your message. Miscommunications proliferate and rumors spark like wildfire. Listen more than you speak, Use your platform for good.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) — Today is an 8 — Focus on the numbers. Monitor and mind the gap. Old assumptions could get challenged. Something you’ve been trying doesn’t work.

You’ve got this.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) – Today is an 8 — Advance a personal project around unexpected developments. Consider potential, possibilities and consequences. Slow to avoid accidents. It’s not a good time to gamble.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) – Today is a 6 — Step back from the noise and hustle. Find a peaceful hideaway. Recharge and reorganize plans for recent changes. Listen to intuition. Adapt for current conditions.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) Today is a 6 — Patience comes in handy, especially on committees, groups and teams. Pull together to handle immediate needs. Watch your step around obstacles. Savor peaceful rituals.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) Today is a 7 — Adapt around career, project or industry changes. Consider consequences before taking action. Avoid upset or controversy. Don’t force things. Wait, plan and prepare.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) – Today is a 7 — Complications could deviate your exploration. Avoid risky travel conditions. Research and prepare well before launching. Monitor the current situation. Observe and listen.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) – Today is a 7 — Unexpected financial changes require attention. Postpone unnecessary expenses. Discuss the situation with your partner to determine the best course. Find resources in new directions. (Astrologer Nancy Black continues her mother Linda Black’s legacy horoscopes column. She welcomes comments and questions on Twitter, @LindaCBlack. For more astrological interpretations like today’s Gemini horoscope, visit Linda Black Astrology by clicking daily horoscopes, or go to

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