May 7 Zodiac Birthday Signs – Your birthday suggests that you possess a shrewd practicality combined with a strong character. Diligent and self-willed, you should naturally rise toward positions of authority, but you may have to guard against being verbally cutting or domineering. You possess good judgment in regard to evaluating people or practical situations and may find yourself fighting for other people’s rights. Preferring to keep yourself busy, and capable of great surges of energy, you possess the capacity for extraordinary achievements.
With the added influence of your Sun in the Virgo decanate of Taurus, you are inclined to a methodical or analytical approach to dealing with life, and have good mental agility and concentration. This can particularly manifest itself as strong persuasive powers or writing and communication skills. Having a realistic approach to life and an ability to come straight to the point is likely to manifest as business acumen. With your depth of thought, you are inclined toward philosophical insight or skill at problem solving. A possible stumbling block to your great potential may be a tendency to withdraw and become stubborn, arrogant, and uncommunicative.
With a natural know-how for gaining material resources, good organizational skills, and an ability to inspire others, you are automatically equipped for leadership in any situation. By combining self-discipline with your inner strength, you have the potential to translate your inspirations into tangible reality.
Around the age of fourteen, when your progressed Sun moves into Gemini, you may start a period of change by finding many new interests. At this time study and communication can become more important to you. There is another turning point after forty-four, when your progressed Sun moves into Cancer. This commences a period when you are likely to focus on emotional relationships, family, and your instinctual understanding of other people’s needs. From the age of seventy-four, when your progressed Sun enters Leo, you become more confident in your self-expression.
DEGREE: 15°30’-17° TAURUS
Star’s name: Alamak, also called Almach
Degree position: 13° 15’-14°20’ Taurus between the years 1930 and 2000
Orb: 2° 10’
Constellation: Gamma Andromedae
applicable days: May 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
Star qualities: Venus
Description: a binary star, orange, emerald, and blue, located on the left foot of Andromeda
PRIMARY’S STAR’S INFLUENCE
Alamak bestows artistic and musical talent, a good voice, and social popularity. This star also imparts good fortune and success, and you can achieve honors or receive unexpected gains. If you are industrious and patient, success can be attained, as can love, romance, and happiness in domestic affairs.
Linked to your Sun’s degree, this star grants honors through writing and creative pursuits, success in dealing with the public at large, and achievements in public affairs, particularly in affairs connected to the law and legal professions. Alamak also indicates that you can often gain fame and prestige.
• Positive: creative talents, loving nature, ability to attract, material success
• Negative: selfishness, indulgence, extravagance
Your Secret Self
By applying self-discipline to your natural dramatic ability, you are likely to transform your love of art, music, and drama into some concrete form of self-expression. The inner creativity suggested here can be applied to your life in general, whether doing business or in the home. However, a tendency to worry or be indecisive about money or work may cut you off from the marvelous possibilities inherent in your birthday. These anxieties or frustrations may cause you to play it too safe in your life decisions or remain in unsuitable situations too long. A humanitarian and detached side to your personality can inspire you to great heights and stimulate you to be more joyful and daring. Just be careful that once you are feeling free you do not get carried away in wild extravagances or overindulgence in the good things of life.
Work & Vocation
In the realm of careers, you have a wide variety of choices. You are likely to excel in positions of leadership, and with your evaluating skills, you may succeed in merchandising and advertising. Known for your generosity, you can be a philanthropist who supports people and ideas you believe in. Alternatively, your creativity may draw you to the world of entertainment, art, or music. Usually you are able to combine your appreciation for beauty and the arts with business as an art dealer, impresario, or curator. Your ability to push through some kind of reform may attract you to leadership in such organizations as trade unions. Those who are not freedom fighters may be interested in education or some other form of public or social interest.
Famous people who share your birthday include singer Jimmy Ruffin, actor Gary Cooper, poets Rabindranath Tagore and Robert Browning, political figure Eva Peron, and composers Johannes Brahms and Peter Ilyitch Tchaikovsky.
Analytical and thoughtful, number 7 individuals are often perfectionistic, critical, and self-absorbed. Preferring to make your own decisions, you frequently learn best through personal experience. This desire to learn can lead you into the academic world or to improving your skills. At other times you can become overly sensitive to criticism and feel misunderstood. Your tendency to be enigmatic or secretive leads you to develop the art of asking subtle questions without letting anyone know what you really think. The subinfluence of the number 5 month indicates that you are intelligent, with an ability to grasp ideas quickly. You are witty and articulate and can be entertaining company. Creative yet impressionable, you like to have fun and are prone to have many hobbies. Integrity and cooperation are vital to your success. Helpful and friendly, you can encourage and support ideas and people. A tendency to manipulate rather than be direct suggests that you sometimes find it hard to express your true feelings.
• Positive: education, trust, meticulousness, idealism, honesty, psychic ability, scientific aptitude, rationality, reflection
• Negative: concealment, deceit, unfriendliness, skepticism, confusion, malicious behavior, detachment
Love & Relationships
A need for mental stimulation and creativity often suggests that you are drawn toward intelligent people from all walks of life. Although you are fun to be with and have many interests, indecision or uncertainty about relationships can cause you confusion and worry. If you are not quite sure where your loyalty lies, you probably prefer to go out and socialize with friends. By keeping yourself creative and not dwelling on this area of your, life, you can usually sort out personal issues in time.
YOUR SPECIAL SOMEONE
To keep you interested in a long-term relationship, you might want to look out for those born on the following days.
Love & friendship: Jan. 13, 17, 29, Feb. 11, 27, 29, Mar. 9, 25, 27, Apr. 7, 23, 25, May 5, 9, 21, 23, 29, June 3, 19, 21, 27, 30, July 1, 17, 19, 25, 28, Aug. 15, 17, 23, 26, Sept. 1, 13, 15, 21, 24, Oct. 11, 13, 19, 22, 29, Nov. 9, 11, 17, 20, 27, Dec. 7, 9, 15, 18, 25
Beneficial: Jan. 11, Feb. 9, Mar. 7, 31, Apr. 5, 29, May 3, 27, 31, June 1, 25, 29, July 23, 27, 31, Aug. 21, 25, 29, 30, Sept. 19, 23, 27, 28, Oct. 17, 21, 25, 26, Nov. 15, 19, 23, 24, 30, Dec. 13, 17, 21, 22, 28
Fatal attractions: Jan. 12, Feb. 10, Mar. 8, Apr. 6, May 4, June 2, Nov. 8, 9, 10
Challenging: Jan. 10, Feb. 8, Mar. 6, 29, Apr. 4, 27, May 2, 25, June 23, July 21, Aug. 19, Sept. 17, Oct. 15, 31, Nov. 13, 29, 30, Dec. 11, 27, 28
Soul mates: Jan. 18, 24, Feb. 16, 22, Mar. 14, 20, Apr. 12, 18, May 10, 16, June 8, 14, July 6, 12, Aug. 4, 10, Sept. 2, 8, Oct. 6, Nov. 4, Dec. 2