December 21, 2022 2 min read
We started this year with a Capricorn New Moon, the sea goat being our guide for the coming year. Now, we are ending the year once again under the guidance of the goat. As the last earth sign in the wheel of the zodiac, Capricorn represents the culmination of everything we’ve been working on since spring equinox. Capricorn season always coincides with Winter Solstice on December 21st-the darkest night of the year, marking a time when we enter the recharging season of winter. And just 2 days later on the 23rd we will end this tumultuous year with this magical New Moon
We usually think of a New Moon as being a time of beginnings –whatever seeds we plant now will give us an idea of what 2023 may bring. Pay attention to your thoughts, dreams, the feelings stirring inside you but most of all stay grounded. Pragmatic and contemplative Capricorn is goal oriented; we may discover an inner urging to set goals and focus on our life path. The symbol of Capricorn is the sea goat, a creature that can swim deep into the sea yet climb the highest mountains. You would think the challenge of not having fins or missing hind legs would be problematic, however the persistent goat overcomes these obstacles with patience and perseverance. Just as the sea goat climbs the mountain, for us, our goals become the mountain-the object we set out to climb. Luckily, Capricorn has a determination that equips us with the patience, discipline, and persistence to reach the top.
But prepare for a bit of trickiness as the last Mercury retrograde of the year begins on December 22nd. This retrograde may bring some insecurity and cause some uncertainty about our chosen direction in life. Our Mercury can be quite the trickster and can rain confusion down on us. This is where the steady energy and focus of the sea goat can help prepare us for 2023. There is a desire now for new ambitions to come into focus…but, slow down, patience is needed here. Getting through a Capricorn/Mercury retrograde is easier when we work on staying grounded and focused-standing firm, reaching deep down and re-connecting with our roots. And this holiday season offers the perfect scents to aid us here. The fir, for example, helps disperse energetic blocks, lending a sense of grounding while lifting us into realms we may have not yet envisioned. The spruce represents life and offers resilience and strength, and the pine represents rebirth and heart felt strength through adversity.
As we end this year find the grace to embrace the unknown and move where the universe guides you…and before changing your path fully think it through. Trust your heart will be your guiding light🌟
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