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Horoscope for the Week: December 16, 2022

Michael O’Connor – Astrologer

Tip of the Week:

Jupiter re-entering Aries on December 20 and Winter Solstice on December 21/22, depending on your time zone, are the big stories now. This combination of events will have a strong activating effect. Important decisions brewing in the background will become more evident as they are shifted into high gear. As Jupiter enters Aries, it will yield the position of planet of highest degree, which it has held for a couple of months, to the Sun for a very brief day or two, which will then pass it back to Pluto in Capricorn. The result of this is that the year-end, encompassing Christmas and other cultural celebrations, will have to contend with an otherwise sobering impulse of authoritarianism. Rebels and revolutionaries will struggle to counter this impulse and some will prove effective, yet the next major phase of social, political and economic change will be activated. So, between the powers that be and the rebels destined to vigilantly assert their views and actions to intercept casual executions they deem corrupt, the beat and temp are about to spike on the graph!

Aries (Mar 21 – Apr 19)

The Sun in its final days transiting through Sagittarius include the influence of Jupiter in the final degree of Pisces. A sense of adventure, but also of vision, courage and wisdom are some of its gifts. You have to be in a state of receptivity and awareness to align with this celestial gift and this is your cue.

Taurus (Apr 20 – May 20)

Themes of transformation have been percolating in you for some weeks now. They include a whole new sense of self and resolve to harness your creative power and potential. All being well, you find yourself busy on a variety of fronts with a growing determination to face your fears and lay claim to hidden power.

Gemini (May 21 – Jun 21)

A cycle of increase, expansion and inspiration has been steadily unfolding. This impulse will continue but now requires various forms of purification and transformation. This process began on about December 7, aligned with the Full Moon in your sign and will continue for some months, actually.

Cancer (Jun 22 – Jul 22)

Tending to the quality and health of your daily rhythm and lifestyle in general continues as a central theme. Seeing a bigger picture is implied and includes vision and commitment. Changes in your public and professional life have been brewing for many months and these are about to undergo another key activation.

Leo (Jul 23 – Aug 23)

A strong, creative impulse has been yours to harness and enjoy over the past few weeks and continue now. Yet, a shift towards more practical choices and actions has also already begun. Reconciling current realities that are beyond your control and focusing on what is in your power to do and change is in the spotlight.

Virgo (Aug 24 – Sep 22)

You may be accurately understood as a practical philosopher. In other words, meaning really only has value where there is some actual benefit that can be experienced. Shifting gears to engage this very impulse beyond subtle or lofty notions of truth has already begun and will advance to the next level this week.

Libra (Sep 23 – Oct 22)

A steady flow of change in your usual perceptions and interpretations has been underway for some weeks now. In the bigger picture, returns for past actions and from key associations have also been coming your way. Especially take not of any negatives in this regard so you can adjust your attitude and approach accordingly.

Scorpio (Oct 23 – Nov 21)

Getting clear on what you value, want and need continues. This prioritization process has already and will continue to be directed towards practical realities. Taking a creative lead in this regard is important and the inspiration and determination to do so should now be evident; if not, seek counsel.

Sagittarius (Nov 22 – Dec 21)

The Sun in your sign has likely had the effect of boosting your confidence levels. However, you may have and continue still to deal with various complexities on relationship fronts. If so, get very clear on what you want and need, then meet others by asking what they want and need so you can create a win/win.

Capricorn (Dec 22 – Jan 19)

Hopefully you have enjoyed a bit of rest and respite over the past few weeks. If not, there may still be time. However, your thoughts have already begun to scan the spectrum of realities and possibilities before you. By this time next week, you will be more fully engaged as duty calls you to outer engagement.

Aquarius (Jan 20 – Feb 19)

Your sense of individuality has been emphasized of late. Yet, more recently, you have been called within to listen more, reflect, contemplate and meditate. This cycle will continue for some weeks, actually, and will deepen yet. Accept this influence as an opportunity to retreat and fill your inner peace tanks.

Pisces (Feb 20 – Mar 20)                

The time is right to get the earned attention you want and feel you deserve. Jupiter in your sign has helped by increasing your confidence levels and the time is right to take more deliberate action. Some measure of inner work is implied for the sake of increasing your awareness to be more practical and realistic.

Michael O’Connor

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