Horoscope for May 12, 2014

Today’s Birthday (05/12/14). Steady your work pace for balanced health before May 20. Expansion and fortune smile on communications before July 16, and on family matters and home renovation after. Revise and prepare to launch after Saturn’s diect (July 20). Strengthen relationships by letting go of old, worn out habits and resentments. Work and play, the bottom line remains lover.

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 6 — Follow through on a domestic promise. Travel interrupts your routine. Changes demand attention. New information becomes available and the puzzle starts coming together. Simplify to sort out confusion at work. Follow directions. Keep costs down. Accept a gift. Relax with a partner and let your spirits soar.

Taurus (April 20-May 20) —

Today is a 6 — Don’t let money worries interfere with love. Watch your words… you could talk too much. Conserve resources, even if you have plenty. Work delays could mess with your plans. Get peaceful and productive. With patience and creativity, you can make it all work.

Gemini (May 21-June 20) —

Today is a 6 — Contemplate the changes you want to cause. A new assignment equals a bonus, if you ask for it. There’s not as much as hoped, and not as little as feared. Stretch resources creatively. Listen carefully, and get the numbers together to determine the best path. Talk it over.

Cancer (June 21-July 22) —

Today is a 7 — Get domestic and redecorate your space. You can spur others to action. Clean up a mess. An interesting development could disrupt the routine. Things don’t add up. In case of temporary overwhelm, count to forty and breathe deeply. Say what you want right out loud.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) —

Today is a 7 — Get gregarious socially and at work. Your communications go farther, with Mercury trine Mars. Friends follow where you lead them. Flexibility lets you sidestep obstacles in real time. Don’t tell everything you know. Up the ante at work. Do a good job; someone important is watching.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) —

Today is a 6 — Keep providing excellent service, even if you don’t get paid immediately. A creative solution emerges. Research ways to get what you need for less. Pay expenses before buying treats. Turn over the reins of power for the time being. Your generosity inspires another’s. Write the conclusion.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) —

Today is a 7 — More work leads to more money. Replenish your reserves. It’s a tricky time to be on the road. Express yourself! Writing, recording and filming go well, with Mercury in Mars. Draft a document, and choose your words carefully. No gambling. Rest and recuperate.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) —

Today is a 7 — It’s an excellent time to take action. Speak out passionately. Your words go farther, with Mercury trine Mars. Lively discussions lead to progress. Be respectful yet undeterred. Friends connect you with new friends. There’s no need to go public yet… wait for developments. Write it all down.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) —

Today is a 6 — Expand your horizons. Accept an intellectual challenge, with Mercury trine Mars. Invest in business promotions. Humor gets you through a tough spot. You have great connections. Don’t launch yet. There’s still work to be done. Review for improvements. Go for excellence.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) —

Today is a 6 — Get the word out, with Mercury trine Mars. Provide motivation. Learn from an expert. Optimism increases. Confer with partners, and express the possibility of the project. Travel and transportation complications could cause delays. Virtual communication saves time. Argue your position clearly, and ask the right questions.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) —

Today is a 7 — Disruptions could arise, but don’t fret. Focus on abundance, especially if it seems rare. Postpone travels or financial risk. Finalize advertising or public communications. Your income rises as your words go viral, with Mercury trine Mars. Take the lead. Use your hidden talent. Don’t be bashful… speak out.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) —

Today is a 6 — Keep going for what you want, one step at a time. Don’t take financial risks. Issue words of inspiration, with Mercury trine Mars. Provide practical facts. Express your passion, and results exceed expectations. Get lost in the flow of your creative work. Then celebrate with friends