December Astrology Horoscope 2009

Insight From Stellar Influences
Michele Avanti
(Times specified are Pacific Time)

When the MOON is VOID OF COURSE anything that you begin will not reach fulfillment. Here are the daylight hours when the moon is void of course:
Dec. 1 before 6:23 am;
Dec. 3 before 8:01 am;
Dec. 5 before 9:07 am;
Dec. 7 before 11:05 am;
Dec. 9 before 2:47 pm;
Dec. 11 after 9:45 am;
Dec. 13 after 5:18 pm;
Dec. 16 before 2:32 pm;
Dec. 21 before 3:42 pm;
Dec. 26 before 12:26 pm;
Dec. 28 from 9:54 am to 5:13 pm, and
Dec. 30 from 12:29 pm to 6:45 pm.

Waning Periods: Dec. 1-15 and Dec. 31-Jan. 14: begin with the full moon. It's a time of completion. In candle magic, it's the time of banishing.
Waxing Periods: Dec. 16-31 begin with the new moon. It is a time of new beginnings and fresh starts. In candle magic it the time of gathering.
FULL MOON: Dec. 1 @ 11:30 pm in Gemini. This waning period focuses on completing contracts, personal communication, and issues with siblings and neighbors.
NEW MOON: Dec. 16 @ 4:02 am in Sagittarius. This waxing period focuses on expanded travel, learning, audio visual services, publishing, teaching and international communications..
FULL MOON: Dec. 31 @ 11:13 am in Cancer. This waning period focuses on completing home projects, family and property issues and mom.

Mercury stations Retrograde Dec. 26 @ 6:38 am & Stations Direct Jan. 15 @ 8:52 am in Capricorn. This is a time to avoid signing new contracts or purchasing any communication equipment or vehicles. Also if purchasing airline tickets now, check them carefully for errors and be prepared for delays. Mercury will catch up to speed Feb 2.

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.

1-15: Focus: Socializing. Test: Digressing. Key: The exchange of ideas opens doors for compatibility. Action: You complete a social project and walk away with a friend or love.
16-31: Focus:  New opportunities to expand.  Test:  Know your comfort level. Key:  We can best climb the mountain one step at a time. Action:  Taking new risks learning or traveling, expands your horizons.

1-15: Focus: Noise. Test: Honor differences. Key: Listening without rebuttal is a form of love. Action: You must attend an event filled with gossip which irritates you.
16-31: Focus:  Stressful reviews. Test: Be present. Key:  All journeys are made first in the mind, stress results from fear of making mistakes. Action:  New contacts through learning or the internet, help you reconsider a course of study or travel.  

1-15: Focus: People fun. Test: Chatter. Key:  Succinct statements gain respect. This requires focus without digression. Action: Conversations with friends help you focus your ideas.
16-31: Focus: Balance between talking and action. Test: Tunnel Vision. Key: Talking is creative exploration, but fulfillment is the result of focused action. Action: New conflict surfaces as your ideas expand and you must choose just one.

1-15: Focus:  Impractical ideas. Test: Commitment.  Key: Make only the promises you are willing to keep. Action: You must fulfill an obligation to meet with someone who annoys you.
16-31: Focus: Reassessing your education. Test: Be honest with yourself. Key: When you find yourself saying: "I can't do this because ask, how can I, instead. Action: A new class, conference or trip causes you to reevaluate yourself.

1-15: Focus:  Social events.  Test: Judgemental fun. Key: Humility surfaces when you recognize it is others who make you king. Action: You enjoy laughter, pranks and loving attention at social events.
16-31: Focus:
Opportunities. Test: Enjoy the new energy. Key: New learning renews one's curiosity for life.  Action:  A new love develops when you travel for spiritual or learning purposes.   

1-15: Focus:  Politics. Test: Silence. Key: Honesty takes backstage to the dribble of diplomacy.  Action: You must socialize with gossipy people who challenge you to react with criticism.
16-31: Focus: Too many options. Test: Focus. Key: How great is the risk when you can see others crossing the bridge easily? Action: Challenges include learning curves, travel and new risks that threaten your practical mind.

1-15: Focus: Networking. Test: Gossip. Key: Innocent laughter is always a blessing. Action: Old connections offer you opportunities to socialize and network. Chatter, gossip, pranks, laughter, love and fun abound.
16-31: Focus: Exploring Test: Be yourself. Key: The road to God is filled with exploration, creation and knowledge. Action: New risks increase energy, learning and love. Let the adventure begin.

1-15: Focus:  Stressful talk. Test: Honor others opinions. Key: When you give without considering your future, you live in a state of grace. Action: You see people you thought frivolous in a new light.
16-31: Focus: Irritating learning curve. Test: Keep an open mind. Key: Knowledge is easiest caught when we leave ourselves outside. Action: Learning new skills is frustrating because you feel slow and out of control.

1-15: Focus: Debates. Test: Integrity. Key: Being yourself attracts your perfect match.  Action: Socializing re-ignites old ideas and offers opportunities for love, music and fun.
16-31: Focus: Travel Test: Enjoy the wonder. Key: The master starts as a student with eyes of wonder. Action: New adventures involving travel and learning expand your mind. It's a time of wonder, excitement and new loves.

1-15: Focus: Foolish people. Test: Being Grinch. Key: Impractical social functions delight your inner child. Action: A promise to attend a non-goal affirming social function causes stress.
16-31: Focus: A word in edgewise. Test: Arrogant control. Key: Language is the greatest barrier to understanding. Action: You're frustrated by new travel arrangements, a legal matter or speaking with foreigners.

1-15: Focus: New ideas. Test: Write them down. Key: In the stream of creative conversation, you receive keys to life's doorways.  Action: Opportunities for fulfilling discussions abound. Now you can fall in love.
16-31: Focus: The high road. Test: Know you're soul. Key: All that is new is wonderful.  Action: You will take greater risks, travel, expand your knowledge, and make new friends. You are protected.

1-15: Focus:  Self-sabotage. Test: Awake, aware. Key: When we see a reflection we don't like, we should take steps to change. Action: Insensitive gossip challenges your feelings.
16-31:Focus: Scattered. Test: Ground yourself. Key: Food grounds the human body. Bless it and enjoy. Action: A message from far away creates challenges, which may include legal issues, travel, education or unexpected publicity.  

• Ninth Sign of Zodiac • Masculine •
• Mutable Fire • Ruler: Jupiter •
• Color: Turquoise • Gemstone: Turquoise •
• Flowers: Carnations & Dandelions •
• Herbs Sage & Aniseed • Cell Salt: Silica •
• Rules Liver, Hips & Thighs •
• Key Phrase: "I Expand!" •
• Most Compatible: Aries & Leo •

            Sagittarius, you're the lucky optimists of the zodiac. You're free spirited explorers who love to philosophize, teach, learn, and expound on scholarly ideals. You are extroverted and cannot understand introverts. You are energetic, love to travel, thrive on change, enjoy challenges and take more risks than the rest of us. You are excited by foreign cultures, outer space, theology and anything that goes beyond the norm. In your positive mode, you are ethical, jovial, moral, outgoing, independent, idealistic, honest, and frank and a natural teacher. In your negative mode you tend to be boisterous, tactless, conceited, egotistical, self-indulgent, hot headed, extravagant, a wonderer, gambler, irresponsible, bigoted, a braggart and a procrastinator.
            You excel as minister, theologian, advertising specialist, public relations specialist, lawyer, teacher, eternal student, philosopher, horse trainer, gambler, handicapper, travel agent, tour guide, judge, legal aid, publisher, journalist, professor, sports announcer, salesperson, prophet, astronaut, explorer, statesman, conman, broadcaster, radio or television station owner, internet specialist and large animal trainer.

Famous Sagittarians include:
Winston Churchill, Charles De Gaulle, Benjamin Disraeli,
Ludwig Von Beethoven, Hector Berlioz, Dick Shawn,
Monica Seles, John Malkovich, Rod Cameron,
General George Custer, Crazy Horse, Maria Callas, 
Jaye P. Morgan, Emily Dickenson, William F. Buckley,
Rita Moreno, Drew Pearson, Mariel Hemingway,
Bruce Hornsby, Pope John XXIII, Francisco Franco,
Robert Goulet, Andrew Carnegie, Louisa May Alcott,
Vito Genovese, Walt Disney, Mary Todd Lincoln,
John V . Lindsay, Mary Stuart, John Milton, Nero,
Michel De Nostradamus, Franklin Pierce, Junipero Serra,
Frank Sinatra, Baruch Spinoza, Jonathan Swift,
Zachary Taylor, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec,
Mark Twain, Martin Van Buren, & John Greenleaf Whittier,         

Michele Avanti is a Certified Astrology Professional, Metaphysical Minister, Emotional Freedom Technique Practitioner, and an Award Winning Author. For a personal metaphysical or astrological consultation (Hour sessions $88 - $144) Call: 541-863-6631