Born today, you are sure to make quite a splash when you first arrive on the scene, for you know how to make the most out of even an unexpected opportunity. You have tremendous natural talents that are sure to be noticed by those who can do things for you, and doors are sure to be opened to you as a result. What you must never forget, however, is that preparation is the key to your ultimate success; you must never rely solely upon your ability, timing or luck. Accept that you need all of these, working in tandem, combined with a willingness to do your homework, to bring you the success you really desire. It's not enough to want it or to think you deserve it; you must earn it.
You may have some ideas about the world that are not entirely in sync with the way most people see things, and this may bring you into conflict now and then. You do not necessarily need to be willing to change your mind, but you must learn that it is perfectly acceptable for others to have conflicting opinions, ideas and attitudes about life.
Also born on this date are: Cam Newton, football player; Salvador Dali, artist; Natasha Richardson, actress; Irving Berlin, songwriter; Louis Farrakhan, religious leader; Martha Graham, choreographer; Foster Brooks, actor; Tim Blake Nelson, actor; Martha Quinn, television personality; Phil Silvers, actor and comedian; Frances Fisher, actress; Laetitia Casta, model.
To see what is in store for you tomorrow, find your birthday and read the corresponding paragraph. Let your birthday star be your daily guide.
THURSDAY, MAY 12
ARIES (March 21-April 19) -- Preventing others from finding something you wish to keep hidden is only going to distract you from doing what you really should be doing.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20) -- You're very interested in the outcome of a conflict that is being played out not far from where you are right now. Get info firsthand.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) -- You'll be able to set aside a few key concerns as you realize that the picture that has influenced you is changing of late.
CANCER (June 21-July 22) -- You mustn't stop simply because you've reached a sensible stopping point. It's important for you to get as much done as possible!
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) -- Putting your own stamp on what you do comes very naturally, but are you sure that you want to advertise yourself so openly right now?
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- Others may be making a game out of something that is of the utmost importance to you. It doesn't take away from what you are going through.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) -- Primary and secondary motivations may conflict, making it impossible for you to move forward as planned. A day off can't hurt.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) -- You're only going to attract criticism if you insist on finding fault with others. Save it for another time.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) -- You're far too interested in the what and when, and not enough in the why -- which is what really counts!
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- You must protect your creativity by doing only what you feel moved to do. You mustn't fall into the trap of doing things out of habit.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) -- Something important could easily pass you by, so you'll want to pay close attention whenever anything is in transit around you.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) -- You must resist the temptation to copy another's style. You are bound to be found out, and it won't serve you well at all.