Linda C. Black Horoscopes for July 13, 2011

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Today's Birthday (07/13/11). You may find yourself wanting to crawl back into your shell. But partnership opens doors and provides opportunities you could never get alone. Dare to share your wildest dreams, and discover everything you need. You grow more prosperous together.

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 -- New opportunities lie ahead, and you may be tested, so prepare and rest well. Focus on study and research, and reward yourself with something fun for all your work.

Taurus (April 20-May 20) -- Today is an 8 -- What if solitude were a conscious decision, rather than a fearful withdrawal? Then one could choose being together at any time. Romance and travel beckon.

Gemini (May 21-June 21) -- Today is a 5 -- Let your imagination inspire you. Check over resources and finances; figure out the costs; and go for it. Unusual disruptions may arise. Take it slow to avoid accidents.

Cancer (June 22-July 22) -- Today is an 8 -- Serenity in the morning allows for productivity at work. Around midday things shift toward team involvement. Consult other points of view, and listen graciously.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) -- Today is an 8 -- There's plenty going on right now, and it could feel intense. Keep to your schedule, and get help if you need it. Come up with creative solutions while handling routine tasks.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- Today is a 7 -- Romance takes over today and tomorrow. Find inspiration in the words of famous poets, or write your own. Notice beautiful lyrics, and share them with loved ones and strangers.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) -- Today is a 6 -- The next two days are good for making changes at home. Get approval from a partner on decisions to avoid upsets. Then light some candles for a little ambience.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) -- Today is a 7 -- Some disappointment in love could be possible now. Make sure to communicate clearly to solve any misunderstandings. Stay close to family and loved ones.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) -- Today is an 8 -- Relationships present challenges now, especially when mixed with money. Sometimes business gets in the way. You can have it all with a little creativity.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- Today is a 9 -- The moon's in your sign, and confidence is yours. Take action toward fulfilling a long-held dream, even if it's a small step. Pace yourself, and stick to the budget.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) -- Today is a 5 -- You might go down the tunnel with no cheese today. If you do, try to learn the lesson and don't just repeat that same path. Or just enjoy the stroll as its own reward.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) -- Today is a 7 -- Accept all the help you can get from your friends and community. Now's a good time to write down your dreams and plan your future. Plot a common course for success.


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