Horoscope for May 13, 2014

Today’s Birthday (05/13/14). Communication is key this year, and seems turbo-charged. Revise, repair and reconsider with Mars retrograde (until May 20). Travel, study and get your message out before July 16, when a new domestic phase develops. An obstacle disappears after July 20. Creative arts and crafts delight. Peaceful solitude around Oct. 8 inspires. After Oct. 23, take action for passionate partnerships.

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 — Financial management produces gains today and tomorrow. Talk about finances. Wheeling and dealing may be required. Get into strategy and details. A lack of funds could scare your plans. Put away provisions for the future. Take advantage of extra patience.

Taurus (April 20-May 20)

Today is a 7 — Partners and teammates are a big help today and tomorrow. Let them know how much you like it. Compromise and delegate on what you can. You’re in your element, and the big picture’s coming into focus. Take charge. Feed the teammates.

Gemini (May 21-June 20)

Today is a 6 — Get a lot done today and tomorrow. Give excellent service. Get the facts. Finish up old business. Take time out for exercise, rest and relax. Peace and quiet can lead to great productivity. Close the doors, and get down to it.

Cancer (June 21-July 22)

Today is a 7 — Relax and have fun today and tomorrow. Make love the responsibility. Get the basics handled and go play. Team projects go especially well. Get attracted to someone interesting. When you’re enjoying yourself your natural charisma builds. Focus on your passion.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)

Today is a 7 — Friends help you solve philosophical questions. Catch up on the latest news. The next two days are good for making changes at home. Weed out clutter. Get involved in the planning phase of a family project. Involve everyone. Beautify the atmosphere.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)

Today is a 7 — Voracious learning sizzles today and tomorrow. You have super-powered concentration and focus. Study new lessons. Explore. Get out andobserve the subject first-hand. Travel physically or virtually. Move fast to get the latest. Share your discoveries far and wide.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)

Today is a 7 — You’re entering a profitable two-day phase, in a month where your financial mojo is already hot. Inventory assets, and prioritize spending to include future security as well as current well being. Lay a new foundation, and get a dream into action. Keep your clients satisfied.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)

Today is a 7 — Your power’s increasing, especially as your partnerships grow stronger. Talk to your friends and make new contacts as you fill present orders. You know what’s needed, so get the team fired up about it. Keep adjusting for higher performance. Watch out, world!

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)

Today is a 7 — Finish up old projects today and tomorrow. Get into a productive flurry. Contemplate potential outcomes. You’re extra intuitive. Keep what you discover strictly in confidence. Your curiosity makes you quite attractive. Talk in generalities at first. Review your plans, and fine-tune your domestic environment.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)

Today is a 7 — You’re entering a fun phase. Your friends are a big help today and tomorrow. Play games and spend time with young people to grow younger. Infuse your love into your activities and challenge yourself to new levels. Your positive attitude spreads. Bring your your romantic side.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

Today is a 7 — Complete a challenge or test and rise a level today and tomorrow. New opportunities comes in. Bring your winnings home, and invest in your nest. Improve infrastructure for thriving at work and play. Call in your team for support, and thank them with foods from your garden.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)

Today is a 7 — Use today and tomorrow for long-range planning. Chart your course and get reservations. Talk about possible routes and details with partners. Decide on which direction might provide the most fun and benefits. Widen the conversation to include your broader circles for interesting discoveries.