Horoscopes For May 12, 2015

Nancy Black , Tribune Content Agency


Today’s Birthday (05/12/15). Jupiter shines growth and expansion onto your home and family this year. Budget for bigger changes after 6/14. Plan future travels as you focus on family. A mid-summer break refreshes. After 10/13, your heart beats for a delicious obsession. A peaceful retreat calls to you after 10/27. Release old limitations and fall in love again.

To get the advantage, check the day’s rating: 10 is the easiest day, 0 the most challenging.


(March 21-April 19) — Today is a 6 — You are intent on getting the whole story for about six weeks, with Mars in Gemini. Ignore false rumors and gossip. Stick to facts. Take notes. You’re earning your pay. Follow an expert with a plan. Dreams seem prophetic today and tomorrow. Communicate love.


(April 20-May 20) — Today is a 7 — You’re looking especially great. Make long-range plans. There’s more income. Finish the accounting. Set your goals high. Don’t make assumptions or fund a fantasy. Put aside an old fear. Be patient with a resister. Your objectives could seem strange. Celebrate.


(May 21-June 20) — Today is an 8 — Team up with a genius. You’re especially strong and confident over the next six weeks, with Mars in your sign. Get persuaded to follow a dream. Make a bold declaration. Take practical actions. Tap into your artistic side. Celebrate fine craftsmanship.


(June 21-July 22) — Today is a 7 — Miscommunications cause delays, so use visual aids to get your message across. Don’t overextend. Get plenty of rest, exercise and healthy food over the next few days. Take time for love, beauty and art. Visit a museum. Follow a creative inspiration.


(July 23-Aug. 22) — Today is a 6 — Prepare for a confrontation. Strategize. Avoid reactionary impulses. Listen patiently. Keep your word. Be determined, not dissuaded. Friends support with resources and connections. Ask for what you need. Listen to your inner wisdom. Talk is cheap. Walk the walk.


(Aug. 23-Sept. 22) — Today is a 6 — Move forward boldly with a challenging assignment. The pace is picking up. Toss the ball to a teammate. Your partner is a big help over the next few days. Take steps carefully to avoid mistakes without losing momentum.


(Sept. 23-Oct. 22) — Today is a 7 — Profit from meticulous service. Old assumptions get challenged. Accept negative feedback. In a clash with authority, use good sense. Rest after work. Share your dreams with a friend. Create a possibility and write it down. Get extra sleep.


(Oct. 23-Nov. 21) — Today is a 7 — Make future plans over the next six weeks, with Mars in Gemini. Dream big dreams. Make a budget that includes everything. Measure the gap between that and reality. It’s a good time to sell. Cut unnecessary expenses. Compromise on priorities.


(Nov. 22-Dec. 21) — Today is a 6 — Collaboration thrives when supported. You get much farther together. Discuss money another day. Call upon experts who can also teach. Creative work pays well. Align your work with your passions. Consider an educational opportunity. Read the fine print.


(Dec. 22-Jan. 19) — Today is a 5 — A great assignment develops. Increase efficiency. Plug a financial leak. Don’t antagonize someone who’s already stressed. Make things easy on yourself. Consider what you have from a different perspective. You don’t have to start from scratch. Follow a golden hunch.


(Jan. 20-Feb. 18) — Today is a 7 — Get into financial planning today and tomorrow. Tend the fire. Feel the love around you. An older associate ponies up. Use logic. There’s still work to do. Take it slow to avoid misunderstandings. Make sure everyone’s on board.


(Feb. 19-March 20) — Today is a 7 — Look forward to two days in the spotlight. Get public and social with a dream project. An older person shows you the ropes. You’re energized. Overcome old fears. Profit rises. Find inspiration and support in your partner.

(Astrologer Nancy Black continues her mother Linda Black’s legacy horoscopes column. She welcomes comments and questions on Twitter, @lindablack. For more astrological interpretations visit www.lindablack.com and www.nancyblack.com)