SUN INTO CAPRICORN Solstice Times Dec 21-22
LA Wednesday 21:30
NY Thursday 00:30
LONDON Thursday 005:30
SYDNEY Thursday 16:30
For thousands of years, the ceremonies at mid-winter and mid-summer solstice have been the most important of the annual festivals. These are turning points, symbolic of endings and new beginnings. In the northern hemisphere, the sun ‘dies’ to be reborn the next morning as it crosses 0 degrees of Capricorn (also known as the Aries Point, see link). From then on, the days begin to lengthen and all is renewed. For us in the Southern hemisphere, it’s still 0 Capricorn but from now on the days are getting shorter! In either case, this is a beautiful time to set intentions for yourself, your loved ones and the world community.
Hints for setting powerful intentions this Solstice:
ARIES: Your career takes a turn for the better with a chance to take on more responsibility for greater reward. Ask: Do you light up in a smile when you think of your life work?
TAURUS: Take your mind, body or spirit somewhere it’s never been before—meditate, travel, read, learn. Ask: are you holding yourself back from your real dreams?
GEMINI: Intimacy and intensity is what will like your fire now. Go ahead and take a risk. Ask: are you playing it safe with your emotions?
CANCER: Partnership is the focus and you will benefit by assessing the relationships in your life. Ask: do you feel free to be who you are?
LEO: Putting energy into the body, health and physical well being brings great results! Ask: are you getting enough exercise every day?
VIRGO: Creativity springs from a well of romance. Write, play, choreograph, sing, act. Ask: are you allowing for love in your heart.
LIBRA: Clean the house, wash the windows, clear the air, especially with family. Ask: is your home a true reflection of you?
SCORPIO: Start a new course of study, join a community project, get friendly with the written or spoken word. Ask: is there anything you’d like to learn?
SAGITTARIUS: Indulge yourself in sensuality –baths, long walks, massage, fine food, good vistas. Ask: Do you know the world by touch?
CAPRICORN: This is a new chapter in your life. Open the door to your dreams by showing up! Ask: is your life an accurate reflection of who you want to be?
AQUARIUS: Commune with your unconscious. Take time to record and reflect on your dreams. Ask: are you deep in the well of your creative heart?
PISCES: Friends and likeminded others are a source of inspiration if you’re hanging out with your own kind! Ask: are these birds really of your feathers?