Insight From Stellar Influences
By Michele Avanti CAP, The Reconnection
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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. 2 before 6:43 a.m.; Dec. 4 before 9:59 a.m.; Dec. 6 from 1:46 p.m. to 3:16 p.m.; Dec. 8 after 5:07 p.m.; Dec. 11 before 10:40 a.m.; Dec. 13 after 4:38 p.m.; Dec. 16 before 10:49 a.m.; Dec. 18 after 1:36 p.m.; Dec. 25 before 7:14 a.m.; Dec. 27 before 9:38 a.m.; Dec. 29 before 12:49 p.m.; and Dec. 31 from 11:57 a.m. to 5:21 p.m..
Waning Periods: Dec. 1-4 and 21-Jan. 3 begin with the full moon. It's a time of completion. In candle magic, it's the time of banishing.
Waxing Periods: Dec. 5-20 begin with the new moon. It is a time of new beginnings and fresh starts. In candle magic it the time of gathering.
NEW MOON: Dec. 5 @ 9:36 am in Sagittarius. This waxing period focuses on expanded travel, learning, audio visual services, publishing, teaching and international communications..
FULL MOON: Dec. 21 @ 0:13 am in Gemini. This waning period focuses on fulfilling social engagements, contracts, issues with neighbors, and siblings.
Mercury Stations Retrograde Dec. 10 @4:03 a.m. in Capricorn 5:51 and will
Station Direct on Dec. 29th @ 11:21 a.m. in Sagittarius 19:38. Last minute shopping could bring you in contact with people you have not see for years, it will also help you find something you could not find earlier. But do pay attention to purchasing any type of communication equipment from cell phones to televisions, and also automobiles, because you're likely to get a lemon at this time. Best to wait till the second week of January before signing anything new unless you want to renegotiate later.
How to Use This Column: Because both your sun and moon sign are important, please read the sections for both of them. As you do, note that each section is broken into Insight & Picture. Insight: offers a Insight to what the planets may be trying to teach you during this period. Ponder it, and your consciousness should expand. Picture: is a broad picture of what may occur in your world during this period in time.
Aries: 5-20: Insight: Without exception, we climb the mountain one step at a time. Picture: Taking new risks learning or traveling, brings opportunity to reach beyond your expectations. 21-Jan. 3: Insight: The exchange of ideas opens doors for compatibility. Picture: You complete a social project and walk away with a friend or love.
Taurus: 5-20: Insight: All journeys are made first in the mind, stress results from fear of making mistakes. Picture: New contacts through the internet, help you reconsider a course of study or travel. 21-Jan. 3: Insight: Listening without rebuttal is a form of love. Picture: You must attend an event filled with gossip which irritates you.
Gemini: 5-20: Insight: Talking is creative exploration, but fulfillment is the result of focused action. Picture: New conflict surfaces as your ideas expand and you must choose just one. 21-Jan. 3: Insight: Succinct statements gain respect. This requires focus without digression. Picture: Conversations with friends help you focus your ideas.
Cancer: 5-20: Insight: When you find yourself saying: "I can't do this because ask, how can I, instead. Picture: A new class, conference or trip causes you to reevaluate yourself. 21-Jan. 3: Insight: Make only the promises you really want to keep. Picture: You must fulfill an obligation to meet with someone who annoys you.
Leo: 5-20: Insight: New learning renews one's curiosity for life. Picture: A new love develops when you travel for spiritual or educational purposes. 21-Jan. 3: Insight: Humility surfaces when you recognize it is others who make you king. Picture: You enjoy laughter, pranks and loving attention at social events.
Virgo: 5-20: Insight: Is there risk when you see others cross the bridge easily? Picture: Challenges include learning curves, travel and new risks that threaten your practical mind. 21-Jan. 3: Insight: Honesty takes backstage to the dribble of diplomacy. Picture: You must socialize with gossipy people who challenge you to react with criticism.
Libra: 5-20: Insight: The road to God is filled with exploration, creation and knowledge. Picture: New risks increase energy, learning and love. Let the adventure begin. 21-Jan. 3: Insight: Innocent laughter is always a blessing. Picture: Old connections offer you opportunities to socialize and network. Chatter, gossip, pranks, laughter, love and fun abound.
Scorpio: 5-20: Insight: Knowledge is easiest caught when we leave our ego outside. Picture: Learning new skills is frustrating because you feel slow and out of control. 21-Jan. 3: Insight: When you give without considering your future, you live in a state of grace. Picture: Now, you can see people you thought frivolous in a new light.
Sagittarius: 5-20: The master starts as a student with eyes of wonder. Picture: New adventures involve travel. It's a time of wonder, excitement and new loves. 21-Jan. 3: Insight: Being yourself attracts your perfect match. Picture: Socializing re-ignites old ideas and offers opportunities for love, music and fun.
Capricorn: 5-20: Insight: Language is the greatest barrier to understanding. Picture: You're frustrated by new travel arrangements, a legal matter or communicating on the net. 21-Jan. 3: Insight: Impractical social functions delight the child that lives in your heart. Picture: You're reconsidering keeping promises to attend some impractical social functions.
Aquarius: 5-20: Insight: To know who you are, is to experience wonder. Picture: You will take greater risks, travel, expand your knowledge, and make new friends. You are protected. 21-Jan. 3: Insight: In the stream of creative conversation, you receive keys to life's doorways. Picture: Opportunities for fulfilling discussions abound. Now you can fall in love.
Pisces: 5-20: Insight: To be connected with the physical, one needs to be grounded. Picture: A message from far away brings challenges, which may include legal issues, travel, or unexpected publicity. 21-Jan. 3: Insight: When we see a reflection we don't like, we should take steps to change. Picture: Insensitive gossip challenges your feelings.
• Mutable Fire • Ruler: Jupiter •
• Flowers: Carnations & Dandelions •
• Most Compatible: Aries & Leo •
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, con-man, 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, Mark Twain,
Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Martin Van Buren,
and John Greenleaf Whittier,
Michele Avanti CAP, is a certified astrology professional, metaphysical minister, reconnection practitioner and award-winning author. She has offered open heart consultations for nearly four decades. For a personal consultation ($99 - $144 per hour) call: 541-863-6631. AstrologyandMore.blogspot.com & TalesofTamoor.com