Horoscope for October 23, 2013

Today’s Birthday (10/23/13). Fun and creativity energize this year. Your muse for talents and romance blesses you this spring and summer and could carry you to distant shores. Expand boundaries, and explore new flavors. Share your expression. Embrace a golden opportunity. Partnerships grow, and a rise in romantic status follows the spring eclipse. Enjoy abundance.

 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 — For the next month, save more than you spend. Focus on resources and planning. Some things are still out of reach. Don’t tell everyone what you’ve got. Get your affairs into order. Refresh romance with poetry, art and magic.

Taurus (April 20-May 20)

— Today is an 8 — You can plan for the future while managing current changes. Learn to represent others. Expect the temporary opposition of a partner. Don’t make assumptions. Get extra efficient.

Gemini (May 21-June 20)

— Today is an 8 — There’s plenty of work this month with increased income, so stash it in a safe place. Postpone a family gathering temporarily. Opposites attract. An old flame reappears.

Cancer (June 21-July 22)

— Today is a 7 — Save enough to get the highest quality. Organize creative efforts. You’re exceptionally lucky. A female shows you what really matters and is very pleased that you get it. Allow extra time in the schedule.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)

— Today is a 6 — Tempers are short, especially at work. Go for quiet productivity. Your family needs you around. Use this time to invest in home, family, land and real estate. Moderate a disagreement. Love inspires love.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)

— Today is a 6 — Express your true feelings gently at work. Focus on gathering information and disseminating it wisely this month. Education becomes a priority. Wait until the directions are clear, and papers are in order. Organization saves time.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)

— Today is a 7 — Things don’t go exactly as planned. Keep some of your treasure hidden. Research new structures and practices for more efficiency around daily routines. Keep enough supplies on hand. Delegate unwanted tasks.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)

— Today is a 7 — Navigate a conflict of interests. You’re in charge this month, with spotlight and megaphone. Ask for help. Postpone gathering with friends (unless it’s to accomplish something in teamwork). You’re extra powerful. Use it to benefit your community and family.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)

— Today is a 7 — Avoid a delicate subject. Follow through on old promises and do the financial planning for the next month. Opposites discover a magnetic pull. Don’t go looking to be jeleous. Watch out for hidden agendas.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)

— Today is an 8 — Listen carefully to another opinion. Get festive this month, as social life and status rise together. Think of somebody who needs you. It’s better to save than to spend, now.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

— Today is a 6 — Have fun advancing your career agenda. Notice the effect on your partner. Don’t overlook someone who cares. Career matters may take up your time and effort, but you can squeeze in some love.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)

— Today is a 7 — You meet people with strong will power. List all the possibilities you can imagine, especially what you’d like to learn. What collaborations can you invent? Travel gets easier this month. Schedule carefully.