Aquarius the Water Bearer

Aquarius the Water Bearer

As we move from Saturn-based serious Capricorn on January 20th, into airy Aquarius we can feel a easing of our mood.  The sun in the expansive fixed, Air sign of Aquarius brings innovative ideas that can inspire and uplift your life. As you stretch your point of view to this vast outlook, you can gain new ideas and insights to stimulate your life plan. If you were working with the timings during the Sun in Capricorn, you most likely created your solid plan for the year ahead. It is time to allow Aquarius to work its magic. The Sun in Aquarius will give you a big overview of your life and help you put more goals and dreams in writing. Aquarius encourages you to not only think outside the box, but to let go of the box completely and reach for the stars.

The Year 2019/ January 2019 Overview - Reach for the stars with your Feet on the Ground

The Year 2019/ January 2019 Overview - Reach for the stars with your Feet on the Ground

I don’t think I am in the minority when I say 2018 has been a hard year to handle.  It was a year of inner growth and patience and it’s never easy to dig into our own closets and unearth and face the secrets and skeletons hiding there. We had much energy that was encouraging us to pause, reflect, and assess our motivation moving forward.

December 2018 - Auld Lang Syne

December 2018  - Auld Lang Syne

We begin December with the last of the retrograde energy to deal with.  If this year seemed stalled to you, that because it was.  At one point we had 6 planets in backward motion.  That is a lot of self-reflection for anyone.  But before we can launch into a new year, old friend Mercury is having us take one last look at 2018 by re-entering Scorpio on December 1 for the last 7 days of the cycle before turning direct on December 6.  Mercury will be retrograde in Scorpio, a sign that has already seen a lot of action this year with the Venus retrograde here. It seems then, as though the universe would like us to spend some time contemplating issues connected to fear, sexuality, intimacy, and deep bonding. Think back to the summer, what changes has circumstances and/or yourself gone through. Mercury direct re-enters Sagittarius on December 12 and once again we are covering ground where we have wandered before but this time we’re likely to feel clearer about our destination.