My favorite restaurant and the other businesses I enjoy patronizing have a couple of things in common. First, they shared a warm, welcoming spirit that makes me feel appreciated. And second, every one of them is wildly successful by standards that would impress even the flintiest Capricorn.
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I realize that what I was looking for all along in carving out my own version of Christmas was not just Capricornian respect, but a Cancerian appreciation for the needs of my own heart. And that all my mother wanted was to give me what suited me best – I just needed to learn what that was, so I could ask for it.
Winter’s cold, short days winnow out the weak from the strong, the complainers from the doers. And those born under winter’s constellations serve a similar, tonic function.
Sagittarius is better equipped than most to handle December’s cold, dark solitude. He is exhilarated and dizzied by the long, dark nights; their stars are proxies for the faraway lands he may never see, silent and twinkling assurances that no matter how much of the world he explores, there will always be new lands waiting to be discovered….
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Eclipses in Scorpio can tap into fathomless wellsprings of emotion, much of it old and painful. Where do you have a backlog of emotional energy that needs to be discharged? Where have you taken a particular course of action as far as it can reasonably go? Where is life ready to break you down and build you back up, stronger this time?
The cost of these storms will total in the billions, and the death tolls continue to rise. But what has been revealed through these storms is very much in keeping with this eclipse cycle: the importance of a global dialogue about sharing, helping, and transcending personal differences, and the need to acknowledge that the planet we share is in crisis.
If Taurus could be distilled and bottled, the manufacturers of Xanax would soon be out of business. When Taurus walks in to a room, the level of melodrama plummets. Situations that previously seemed impossible to resolve suddenly seem completely under control.
As an astrologer I’ve had to learn to get inside another’s skin and see the world through their eyes. But developing a heightened awareness of others can be a difficult skill to switch off at the end of the day. When you spend too much time looking through another’s eyes, it can be all too easy to lose track of your own truth.
The good news is that Saturn in Scorpio encourages us to form intimate, sharing, and supportive relationships; to trust our own judgment; and to let others give to us. The bad news is, Saturn’s particular form of “encouragement” tends to be a little rough….