Horoscope for December 12, 2013

Today’s Birthday (12/12/13). Expand your territory this year. Explore your passions through direct experience, travel and study. Follow your higher calling for the greatest good. 2014 waxes golden, with extra income into March. Partnership and teamwork are your secret weapons. Romance, beauty and creative brilliance sparkle during springtime, for a late summer launch and autumn career success. Ask for what you want and get it.

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 — Make a promise, and cultivate your rewards. Don’t touch savings; focus on making money instead. Postpone expense. Apply discipline and each step forward gets a prize. Stubborn persistence wins out over apathy or giving up. Stick it out.

Taurus (April 20-May 20) 

Today is a 5 — You don’t have to go very far to find what you want. Your patience pays off. But don’t be concieted; accept coaching from an expert. Replenish your reserves whenever possible, especially by resting and eating well.

Gemini (May 21-June 20)

Today is a 5 — Results confirm your faith. Wait until the moon changes signs to make your move. Something’s coming due. You can find the money for a household project. Contact team members and keep everyone informed of the latest information.

Cancer (June 21-July 22)

Today is a 6 — Ideas lead to results. Postpone plans (professional and personal, even romance) for now. Your public life interferes with your privacy for the next two days. Soften your tone. Don’t rush things or share strategy. Plan your next move.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) 

Today is a 6 — Get farther than you thought wasn’t possible, without throwing your money around. Responsibilities take priority today and tomorrow. You can find what you need to do what you’ve planned. Women play big roles. Beauty and art soothe your soul.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) 

Today is a 5 — You have more than what you need. Something you try doesn’t work. Be gracious, even if annoyed. New opportunities will open soon, but there are still barriers. Dreams of distant and exotic destinations fill your imagination. Gather information.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)

Today is a 6 — Relax. Don’t try a new idea yet; it’s not time to launch, travel, or take risks. Pay the bills today or tomorrow, and review resources. You’re especially charming now. Take deep breaths, and think about what you love.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)

Today is a 7 — Define your objective. Don’t go yet, though; it’s too expensive at the moment. Use what you have to achieve a dream. Study with a partner. Start a new phase in your relationship. Ask for specific puzzle pieces. Push yourself forward.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)

Today is a 6 — Venture farther out, and contact a distant friend. Get down to the nitty-gritty today and tomorrow. Others help out. Rest when you can. There’s more work coming sooner or later . Let people know what you’re after.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)

Today is a 5 — Discover talents you didn’t know you had. Notice what doesn’t work about your routine and change it (add fun). Your partner’s finances need attention. Help out and things could get romantic. The next two days are lucky for love.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

Today is a 6 — Household issues require attention. Get the highest quality at the best interest rates. Costs may be higher than expected. Wait on unnecessary expenses. It all works out. Plan a luxurious evening at home with good food and company.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)

Today is a 7 — The two of you light up the room. A financial shortfall is temporary. Take an opportunity to add comfort to your environment. A project doesn’t turn out exactly as you pictured, but it still works. Express your love.