BY NANCY BLACK NANCY BLACK. Distributed by Tribune Content Agency, LLC



The Manila Times



Today’s Birthday (05/13/22). Dreams can come true this year. Career opportunities flower with persistence, patience and disciplined efforts. Personal breakthroughs illuminate this spring, before summer challenges require collaboration. Partnership flowers this autumn, inspiring a personal change next winter. Plan the steps for natural progression to realize your vision. 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 — Clean messes and clear the space with your partner. Remove irritants like dirty dishes or laundry. Focus on here and now. Share something delicious. TAURUS (APRIL 20-MAY 20) — Today is an 8 — Slow to avoid hidden dangers. Maintain your workout and healthy eating routines. Focus on basic moves, rather than the tricky stuff. Nurture wellness. GEMINI (MAY 21-JUNE 20) — Today is an 8 — Support someone you love through a transition. Compassion and empathy grow your own heart stronger. And it’s contagious. What you give comes back to you. CANCER (JUNE 21-JULY 22) — Today is an 8 — Make a domestic change you’ve been wanting. It may take a mess to make a lasting improvement. Paint provides an inexpensive brightening. Beautify your rooms. LEO (JULY 23-AUG. 22) — Today is an 8 — You can see what doesn’t work with a creative project. Edit and revise. Underline fundamental elements. Organize and clarify. Polish with illustration and design. VIRGO (AUG. 23-SEPT. 22) — Today is an 8 — Monitor cash flow to maintain consistency and meet the budget. Adapt around an unplanned expense by shifting priorities. Prioritize basics and postpone the rest. LIBRA (SEPT. 23-OCT. 22) — Today is a 9 — Pay extra attention to yourself. Eat, dress and rest well. Reconsider the direction to take. Choose upon reflection. Make a positive change. SCORPIO (OCT. 23-NOV. 21) — Today is a 7 — Reflect upon the incredible changes going on all around. Give thanks for what you’ve got. Support and be supported with transitions. Make a spiritual connection. SAGITTARIUS (NOV. 22-DEC. 21) — Today is a 7 — Connect and listen. Support friends adapting to loss or changes. Lean on others with your own challenges. Share the load and the rewards. Nurture hearts. CAPRICORN (DEC. 22-JAN. 19) — Today is a 9 — Take one step at a time with a professional challenge. Ignore the big picture. Focus on one task and then the next. You’ve got this. AQUARIUS (JAN. 20-FEB. 18) — Today is a 9 — Rest and study. Research and investigate. As your productivity rises, so does your heart and spirit. Recharge and do the homework. Explore possibilities. PISCES (FEB. 19-MARCH 20) — Today is an 8 — Collaborate to adapt around a shared financial challenge. Shift the budget for new priorities. Disciplined efforts get satisfying results. Focus on shortterm necessities. (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 www.nancyblack.com.)