Horoscope for December 5, 2013

Today’s Birthday (12/05/13). Mercury enters Sagittarius today (until 12/24), launching the year with far-reaching communications, exploration and investigation. Share love and relax over holidays, before January profits roll in. Career growth comes from collaborative partnerships. May’s creative spurt leads to late summer blastoff. Search out passion and infuse it into your work for profitable fireworks. Take some home, too.


To get the advantage, check the day’s rating: 10 is the easiest day, 0 the most challenging.

Aries (March 21April 19)

 Today is a 7 — Mercury enters Sagittarius (until 12/24); you see (and can articulate) a broader perspective. Share it in person, via email or social media, and get the word out in bold letters. Get extra efficient. Pack everything you do with passion.

 Taurus (April 20May 20)

 Today is an 8 — It’s time for adventure time. Try something new, or explore areas you normally avoid to discover something you didn’t know about yourself. Set long-range educational goals over the next two days.

Gemini (May 21June 20)

Today is a 7 — For three weeks with Mercury in Sagittarius, communication with your partner is more direct and easy. Rely on others. Choose participation over isolation. Expand your bankroll. Shared holdings increase in value. Luxuriate privately or with someone special.

Cancer (June 21July 22)

 Today is an 8 — For the next three weeks, expand your sphere of understanding. Let yourself get persuaded to participate. Your work becomes more interesting. Weigh pros and cons. Figure out what your heart wants and study it with a passion.

Leo (July 23Aug. 22)

 Today is a 9 — For the next three weeks, you’re even smarter than usual, and especially good with words. Get disciplined (especially today and tomorrow) about your health, diet and exercise. You can afford to invest in your vitality, and this includes rest.

Virgo (Aug. 23Sept. 22)

 Today is a 7 — For the next three weeks, improve things at home, especially through communication. Stay out of somebody else’s battle. Focus on household renovation and get the best quality. Shop carefully, and ensure the team’s aligned before committing. Play with it!

Libra (Sept. 23Oct. 22)

Today is a 6 — For the next three weeks with Mercury in Sagittarius, reconsider assumptions. You’re especially bright, witty and persuasive. Stand up to a critic. More study will be required. Increase your family’s comfort. Temptations are alluring and love blossoms.

 Scorpio (Oct. 23Nov. 21)

 Today is a 7 — It could get easier to spend over the next three weeks, so think before handing over that card. Get only what you need and go for the best quality. You may be able to borrow and share resources.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22Dec. 21)

 Today is a 9 — Ask probing questions to deepen your studies, which expand through communication over the next three weeks. The action is behind the scenes. Enjoy new developments. Turn down a public for a private engagement. Question authority.

Capricorn (Dec. 22Jan. 19)

 Today is a 9 — For the next three weeks, realizing dreams goes easier. It’s a philosophical phase, and what you learn could have volatile moments. A female brings beauty into your home. Overbuild. Imagine, but don’t venture too far yet. Set priorities.

Aquarius (Jan. 20Feb. 18)

 Today is a 6 — For the next three weeks, consider all possibilities and discuss them. Group participation gets powerful results. Confer with others and discover views that ring true. Plan carefully. Have what you want delivered, and delegate roles and tasks.

 Pisces (Feb. 19March 20)

 Today is a 7 — For three weeks, what you say impacts your career directly. Answers lead to new questions. Your assets are gaining value. Consider it a three-week testing phase. Don’t deplete resources and keep the faith; it’s a winning combination.