Insight From Stellar Influences
Michele Avanti CAP, EFT-3
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When the MOON is VOID OF COURSE anything that you begin will not reach fulfillment. Here are the daylight hours this month when the moon is void of course: Jan. 4 after 6:44pm; Jan. 6 after 4:55pm; Jan. 5 before 7:46am; Jan. 7 before 10:12am; Jan. 9 before 10:14am; Jan. 11 before 9:41am; Jan. 13 before 10:33am; Jan. 15 from 6:37am to 2:30pm; Jan. 17 after 6:46pm; Jan. 20 before 9:30am; Jan. 22 after 8:24am; Jan. 25 after 10:56am; Jan. 27 after 9:13am, and Jan. 30 before 7:25am.
Waning Periods: Jan. 11- 25 begin with the full moon. It's a time of completion. In candle magic, it's known as the time of banishing.
Waxing Periods: Jan. 26 - Feb. 8 begin with the new moon. It is a time of new beginnings and fresh starts. In candle magic it's known as the time of gathering.
NEW MOON: Jan. 25, 11:55pm in Aquarius. The waxing period focuses on new ideas, inventions, friendships, communication, eccentric, and unusual contacts.
FULL MOON: Jan. 10, 7:27pm in Cancer. The waning period focuses on completing emotional issues concerning family, home, real property and mom.
Mercury Stations Retrograde, Jan. 11 @ 8:44am at 7:42 Aquarius, and will Station Direct Jan. 31 at 11:11 pm at 21:47 Capricorn. During this time communications tend to be muddled or fail, so be extra careful getting directions, avoid signing contracts, or purchasing any types of communications equipment from cell phones to computers and cars. Better to wait till Feb. 6 to make these kind of purchases or to finalize any contracts. It's a good time for repairs and re-negotiations.
How to Use This Column: As you read your sun and moon sign, you will note each section is broken into Focus, Test, Key & Action. Focus defines what you will find yourself focused on during this time. Test: is the issue or experience, which will test your focus. Key: is a little gemstone, which can help you pass the test if you will use it. Action: Is the outcome of what you do at this time.
11-25: Focus: Home situations. Test: Examine the details before taking action. Key: Words and acts are indelible. Caution averts regret. Action: You're challenged to end a situation at home. Now is the time to express your feelings.
Jan. 26 - Feb. 8: Focus: New friends. Test: Be ego-less. Key: Others mirror what you want to learn. Action: New levels of freedom of thought are yours, as a result of an inventive new friend.
11-25: Focus: Family. Test: Honor your family despite your differences. Key: Achievements are most enjoyable when shared. Action: The feelings of security, and love, as you complete a family project is emotionally fulfilling.
Jan. 26 - Feb. 8: Focus: New ideas. Test: Let go. Key: Change is only chaos when we stand still. Action: New progressive people challenge you with freedom and change.
11-25: Focus: Irritating emotions. Test: Focus on key issues. Key: Don't proselytize. The facts will speak for you. Action: Resolving a frustrating situation at home requires focus and wisdom.
Jan. 26 - Feb. 8: Focus: Breakthroughs Test: Go with the flow. Key: Three deep breaths on the hour instill calm and help maintain focus. Action: Opportunities seem limitless now. You receive sudden offers from unusual friends.
11-25: Focus: Emotional fulfillment. Test: Give others breathing room. Key: Clinging will back-fire. Action: Your guidance directs you to complete an old situation involving family and property.
Jan. 26 - Feb. 8: Focus: Feelings of martyrdom. Test: Permission to enjoy life. Key: Your beliefs are the basis of your woes. Action: New friends cause you to reevaluate your feelings and your need for freedom.
11-25: Focus: Irritating issues. Test: Home and heart. Key: Stuffing your feelings will resolve nothing. Action: Frustration reaches a conclusion as denial and irresponsible indifference surface. Jan. 26 - Feb. 8: Focus: Humanitarian or king? Test: Balance the ego with the needs of others. Key: Without the people, there is no crown. Action: New love, children or friends tug at your need to be number one
11-25: Focus: Loving home. Test: Express without analysis. Key: Family love is the greatest treasure. Action: Finally getting family together gives you great satisfaction.
Jan. 26 - Feb. 8: Focus: Evaluating new ideas. Test: Speak freely and logically. Key: Progress is built on past success. Action: Conversation with a friend exposes new ideas and a need to reinvent yourself.
11-25: Focus: Fairness at home. Test: Treat yourself with kindness. Key: Emulate Solomon and wisdom will prevail. Action: Ending a family situation challenges your sense of fairness and your need to be nurtured.
Jan. 26 - Feb. 8: Focus: New friends, lots of gossip. Test: Avoid telling everything about everyone else. Key: You can't erase your words. Action: A new opportunity for friendship, love and wild adventurous conversations.
11-25: Focus: Trust and love. Test: Be vulnerable. Key: Intimacy develops by revealing your secret self and trusting your mate. Action: Opportunities to resolve an issue at home will increase intimacy.
Jan. 26 - Feb. 8: Focus: Independent people. Test: The need to control. Key: Freedom has no ulterior motive. Action: New friends challenge you with their spontaneity, honesty and independent life-styles.
11-25: Focus: Loyalty challenges. Test: Wanderlust. Key: There's no place like home. Action: Conclusion of an emotional matter makes you reassess your need for family.
Jan. 26 - Feb. 8: Focus: New unusual friends. Test: Avoid exaggerating. Key: Truth is fresh air to those who hear with their hearts. Action: A new friendship develops filled with wild ideas expands your opportunities for love
11-25: Focus: Balancing goals. Test: The point of satiety. Key: There is a time for everything under heaven. Action: Completion of a home project brings family back into focus. Jan. 26 - Feb. 8: Focus: Irritating thoughts. Test: Work with progress. Key: Revolutionary ideas are the basis of all inventions. Action: You're annoyed by progressive people, and their new nonstop opinions.
11-25: Focus: Stress. Test: Don't project. Key: What we see in others - good or bad - is a reflection of ourselves. Action: Family ties, household projects and food preparation need redefining.
Jan. 26 - Feb. 8: Focus: Friends and irreverent ideas. Test: Opinions. Key: Silence is a time of knowing truth. Action: A new wave of freedom and understanding emanate from unusual conversations made at odd hours.
11-25: Focus: Nurturing. Test: Take action. Key: Trust yourself. Action: You have an opportunity to have the house and/or family of your dreams, but you must take action.
Jan. 26 - Feb. 8: Focus: Annoying changes. Test: Be honest with your feelings and avoid trying to merge into the background. Key: The gift in change is seldom recognized until later. Action: Sudden changes frustrate you. Speaking with eccentric friends makes it worse.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY CAPRICORN!
• Tenth Sign of the Zodiac • Cardinal Earth • Feminine •
Ruler: Saturn • Colors: Burgundy & Dark Reds • Gemstone: Garnet
• Flowers: Ivy & Pansy • Herbs: Comfrey, Hemp & Hemlock •
Cell Salt: Calc Phos • Rules: Knees, Skin, Bones & Teeth
• Key Phase: "I Discipline!" • Most Compatible Signs: Taurus and Virgo •
Capricorn, you're the conservative, ambitious, punctual, practical, serious, inhibited, and unemotional people, who rule nations, corporations, and courtrooms. You use everything around you, from material things to people. You're driven to achieve in your chosen career. You tend to be melancholy and do not smile easily. You love the old and think in terms of long-term outcomes. Everything in life is an investment to you. Career comes first and marriage second. If you marry, it will be late in life or to someone older than you. You like to be challenged and then recognized for your accomplishments. You tend to be a loner and act superior but have a deep fear of failure. You excel in corporate environments, politics and government. You could be a jailer, scientist, watchmaker, chiropractor, osteopath, miner, mathematician, orator, serious actor or school administrator.
Famous Capricorns include:
Benjamin Franklin, Elvis Presley, Kevin Costner, Tiger Woods, Carolyn Kennedy, Martin Luther King, Maureen Reagan, Janis Joplin, Cassius Clay, Kit Carson, Al Capone, Thomas Becket, Clara Barton, Joan Baez, Albert Schweitzer, Loretta Young, Daniel Webster, Paul Cezanne, Andrew Johnson, Joan of Arc, Howard Hughes, J. Edgar Hoover, Alexander Hamilton, Barry Goldwater, Kahlil Gibran, Edward Teller, A.A. Milne, Woodrow Wilson, Conrad Hilton, Mao Zedong, Millard Fillmore, Marlene Dietrich, Cicero & Robert E. Lee.
Michele Avanti CAP, EFT-3 is an ISAR, Certified Astrology Professional, a metaphysical minister, an Emotional Freedom Practitioner, and an award winning author. She has taught and consulted in many areas of metaphysics since 1972.
Michele offers personal consultations (taped session $144 per hour) Call: 541-863-6631