May 5, 2014 Horoscope

Today’s Birthday (05/05/14). Strategize and organize community partnerships this year, for maximum impact. Review and revise creative projects to launch after May 20. Communications, research and travel engage you through July, when family matters take the spotlight. Secrets get revealed in autumn, and a turning point arises with a partnership. Release resentments and express your love.


LINDA C. BLACK HOROSCOPES, For release 05/05/14

By Nancy Black

Tribune Content Age


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 time to play with family and friends today and tomorrow. Your fun is contagious. Add small luxuries to your routine. Creating a work of beauty fulfills a hidden urge. Cook a gourmet meal to incite the senses. Invite someone intriguing to join you.

Taurus (April 20-May 20)

— Today is a 7 — Increase the comfort level at home. Cleaning house could lead to the discovery of a treasure. Offer encouragement to someone with homework (or accept it if it’s you). Discover what’s at the bottom of a situation. Express your love as well as your concern. Talk about freedom.

Gemini (May 21-June 20)

— Today is a 7 — Study the angles today and tomorrow. Plan, organize and review the data. Make sure an important person understands. You’re exceptionally clever with words. A unique opportunity may arise, with an unexpected bonus. Call home and get another perspective before you commit. Choose with your heart.

Cancer (June 21-July 22)

— Today is a 6 — Today and tomorrow can be extra productive. Spend a little to keep things flowing, but keep to the budget. Take care of family. Your morale gets a boost. Ask authorities about an increase in your benefits, and get promises in writing. Treat the kids.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)

— Today is a 6 — Your confidence and energy overflow today and tomorrow. It could get innovative. Handle your chores, and then develop a hot idea. Feed off small successes. If something fails, call in reinforcements or try a new angle. Advice from an elder increases your bottom line.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)

— Today is a 6 — Thoughtful planning and coordination over the next two days produces powerful results. Follow through on details. Learn new skills. Write marketing copy, promotions, or project descriptions. Aim to inspire. Handle old tasks to free time for new ones. Travel later. Slow down and contemplate.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)

— Today is a 6 — A new assignment will be fun. Talk it over with friends. Revise your creative plan. Follow your heart and your curiosity. People have nice things to say about you. Listen to their encouragement more than any negative thoughts. Gather advice from different views.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)

— Today is a 7 — The spotlight’s on you. Friends offer good advice. Keep sarcastic comments to yourself. Diplomacy works much better today. Expect trouble with scheduling for the next two days. Handle old business first. Help adversaries communicate. Get the word out, and your status rises.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)

— Today is a 6 — Today and tomorrow favor study and research. Set long-range goals and work towards your own inspiring future. Tell the truth and demand the same back. Talk about what you love, and hear less complaining from others. It’s contagious. Make experiments and note results.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)

— Today is a 7 — Review shared financial arrangements today and tomorrow. Confer with family. Reassure someone who needs it. Friends help you advance. Send packages and documents. Sign papers. File tax information and keep insurance current. Incentivize participation with diversion. Find a fun way to celebrate together.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

— Today is a 6 — Share the load with a partner today and tomorrow. Talk is cheap. Put your back into it. Divergent ideas come together in collaboration. You’re growing more interested in another’s situation. Choose how best to participate. Consider the resources in your network of friends.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)

— Today is a 6 — There’s plenty to keep you busy today and tomorrow. Family comes first. Chores and practical work needs attention. Get farther than expected. Expand in the direction of least resistance. Serve others with generosity. Speak words of comfort and hospitality. Treat yourself with the same kindness.