Horoscope for June 23, 2014

(MCT) Today’s Birthday (06/23/14). Venus in Gemini blesses this year with extra ability to express love. Take action for freedom, beauty and balance. Practical efforts transform a hobby into business, raising family fortunes. Store your harvest well, avoiding risk. Slow and steady wins the race. Pursue educational and spiritual growth through studies and travel. Play a game you love and thrive.

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 — It’s easy to get into a spiritual or philosophical frame of mind. Postpone tasks, and find words of love and visions of beauty. Read poetry, play music, and appreciate art made by others.

Taurus (April 20-May 20) —

Today is a 6 — Take extra care of yourself today and tomorrow. Pamper yourself with rest and healthy food. Think and talk about love. Surround yourself with kindness.

Gemini (May 21-June 20) —

Today is a 7 — Make plans today for profits tomorrow. There’s plenty of work, and organization today helps when things get chaotic. File papers, catch up on correspondence, and return calls. With Venus in Gemini, you find the right words.

Cancer (June 21-July 22) —

Today is an 8 — Let your loved ones know how much you adore them. You know just what to say. Today and tomorrow your communication skills are in rare form. Express what you feel.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) —

Today is a 7 — Share your heart out at home. Your attention and energy are wanted and needed there. Today and tomorrow are good for home repairs and renovations. Restore love with small kindnesses.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) —

Today is an 8 — ┬áInvites fun and play with friends and family over the next two days. Take some time off. Work’s not going anywhere. Express love, with Venus in Gemini. Share precious time together.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) —

Today is a 7 — Breakdowns at work could get frustrating. Step back and review the situation. Take a deep breath, and look to get to the heart of the matter. You’re brilliant at expressing love, with Venus in Gemini.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) —

Today is a 7 — You and a partner may disagree on priorities. Be willing to compromise. Sit down and make an action plan. Don’t let small potatoes become big problems. Love is the most important thing. Share it.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) —

Today is a 7 — Handle financial and family matters today and tomorrow. Tie up loose ends and update the records. Love is the bottom line… make sure your dear ones know how you feel. Speak from your heart.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) —

Today is an 8 — Study, research, and embark on an educational journey today and tomorrow. It’s easier to share your passions. Let others know what you love. Take it slow and easy.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) —

Today is an 8 — A rise in career status could be possible over the next two days. Focus on what you love, and on having more of that. Talk about how awesome it would be. Get specific.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) —

Today is a 7 — Friends help you surmount obstacles and blockages today. Things may not go as planned, but your team’s behind you. Let them know how much you love and appreciate their talents and efforts.