Horoscope for May 19, 2015

Jorge Alcaraz, Reporter

Today’s Birthday (05/19/15). Focus on family this year. Big changes require extra planning. Devise and revise. Work out detailed budget and logistics before taking action (best after 6/14). Open a new romantic door after 10/13. Share some marvelous fun. After 10/27, quiet contemplation produces valuable insight. Stand for a bold possibility. Amplify your love. Share it generously.

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 — Plan communications and review before sending. Verify facts from a second source. The marketplace expands. Let people know what you can offer. Put in extra preparation. Prepare your schedule for the unexpected events. Get important details nailed down early.

Taurus (April 20-May 20)

— Today is a 9 — A new deal presents itself. More requests for your services flow in. Do the extra work to prove that you can be counted on. Get into action, and watch where you’re going. Arrive at an understanding.

Gemini (May 21-June 20)

— Today is a 9 — Home’s the best place for your money. Obtain expert advice. Plan and prioritize. Spend extra time preparing the budget. Listen to family. Create something that supports everyone. Make sure everyone’s on board before you take any actions.

Cancer (June 21-July 22)

— Today is a 6 — Review plan. Upgrade communications. Imagine perfection, and narrow the gap between that and reality one step at a time. Keep records. Get carried away by beauty, poetry and music. Do what you love and the money follows.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)

— Today is a 7 — Align with a group decision. Get approvals before going public. Direct gossip toward someone who can do something about it. Compare past to present in your presentation. Your advice and experience are appreciated. Balance work with fun.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)

— Today is a 7 — Consider new options carefully. Get advice. More study is required. Complete one project before starting another. Let them know what you need before agreeing. Read the fine print. Make plans and budgets. You’re especially persuasive.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)

— Today is an 8 — Study a subject of your passion. Friends encourage your efforts. Brilliant suggestions come up everywhere. Write them down. Get obsessed with details. Capture creative ideas as they come. Make plans. Explore something you love.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)

— Today is a 7 — The neighborhood provides what you need. Friends keep you in the right direction. Your past deeds enhance your reputation. Seek inspiration from others who want the same things. Work more and increase your profits. Family can help.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)

— Today is an 8 — Curiosity drives your studies in new directions. Interview an authority and ask questions. Find out what they really want and what they’re working for. Evolve and grow your own ideas. You’re bigger than your considerations. Consider a bigger game.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)

— Today is a 9 — Words of love flow easily. Write them down. You’re making a good impression. Don’t get paid in promises. Discuss the material side of the deal. Remember ┬ápast victories. Judge not. Listen carefully. Adapt to new circumstances.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

— Today is a 7 — Attitude is everything. There are lessons in the stories you hear. Network with others who share your commitments. Discover people who know what you’re talking about. Share information and support. Social connection benefits your career. Talk to your clan.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)

— Today is a 6 — Expand in the direction of least resistance. Review your options. Seek fresh inspiration. Consider a dream symbol. Let go of a weight you’ve been carrying around. Forgive someone, maybe. Go for a walk outside and listen.