Horoscopes for December 11 - December 17

Sagittarius :: Sagittarius Rising
A cluster of pinecones. The beauty of the seed is quiet and pure. The seed needs protection. Let yourself float gently through your day, without judgement or worrying.  Focus on the central truth that you are sprouting and you don’t need to know exactly what direction that will take. Focus on hope and trust. You will meet your goals. Expect it. 

Capricorn :: Capricorn Rising
A car moves along the racetrack. It has a low center of gravity. This is a message for you to stay grounded and move confidently. You don’t have question your worth, or second-guess yourself. Move instinctively. Follow your passion. As long as you stay centered, you’ll be able to take the turns with ease and speed.

Aquarius :: Aquarius Rising
Pulling a cookie out of a box. Give yourself a treat. Let yourself enjoy. You don’t have to measure everything against reality. Being overly realistic can become quickly turn into pessimism. Instead, raise your curiosity and creativity. What might be fun? What might bring people together? The answer is surprisingly simple. 

Pisces :: Pisces Rising
A horse is eating flowers. Bring your conscious attention to the bounty and strength that you’ve developed over the year. Your success will feel ephemeral until you define it. Only you can do that for yourself. This is your yearly review of your career, so take notice of everything that you’ve achieved. Celebrate it.

Aries :: Aries Rising
A puffy cloud floats in the sky. The cloud changes shape and form and so do you. Adaptability is part of life. But the question you must ask yourself now is, “At my core, what am I made of?” At the core of the cloud, there is nothing. It is swept away by the wind. This is your chance to define your mission statement, so that you feel centered and clear about what you want. 

Taurus :: Taurus Rising
A beaver is felling trees. The beaver teaches that if you are clever, you can resolve what you need to resolve. This is your moment for reconciliation and resolution. Let it go, let the tree fall. Create the boundaries you need to create. Work with the emotions that are coming up so that you can heal. 

Gemini :: Gemini Rising
A rushing waterfall. What would it be like to be a “rushing waterfall” in your relationships? Here are some ideas that come to mind… emotionally open or emotionally swept away. Replenished or overwhelmed. Relaxed or losing control. There are many meanings and they can be interpreted in a positive or challenging way. What meaning does this image bring up for you? If you want to find more balance in your relationships, meditate on the positive meaning in this symbol. 

Cancer :: Cancer Rising
Washing your face in a spring. Purification. Create a ritual for renewal to practice before the New Year. What will help you feel fresh? What will inform your subconscious mind that you have pressed “reset” on all of your systems? You can find joy in a total overhaul of your daily routines. It’s time for new habits.

Leo :: Leo Rising
Walking on stilts. It’s time to get taller. It’s time for you to lift yourself up off the ground. In which life area do you most desire “elevation?” Now is the moment. If you want to lift yourself up higher, focus on two things— fun and creativity. Let these two friends be your guides. 

Virgo :: Virgo Rising 4
Your heart center. Bring your mind and your heart together. Bring consciousness to your heart center. To do this, you may decide to ask yourself some deep questions about how you love: When has love felt like a strength? When has love felt like a weakness? Is love enough? Is love an emotion or a state of being? Do my answers to these questions bring me peacefulness and connection? Or do they bring me contraction and separation? 

Libra :: Libra Rising 3
A porcupine rolls into a ball. Are you playing dead? Are you needing a break? The key is to turn down the pace of your thoughts. Do what you can to slow it way down, so that you don’t have to hide out. Meditate. Breathe. Get out of your head and get into your body. There is a benefit to taking a step back and seeking restoration, just do so in an empowered way.

Scorpio :: Scorpio Rising
Pulling straws. You have choices to make. If you don’t have faith in yourself or trust in your future, you can make hasty decisions. Alternatively, you can make grounded decisions that come from a stable center. How will you choose? Trust is a state of mind that you have to create for yourself. The more trusting you are, the easier it will be to feel secure.