Today is the 360th day of 2022
83 days until the Spring Equinox
3 days until Mercury Rx (12/29/2022-1/18/2023)
5 days until 2023
Sun is in Capricorn
Moon moves into Pisces
Mercury is in Capricorn
Venus is in Capricorn
Mars is Rx in Gemini
Jupiter is in Aries
Saturn is in Aquarius
Uranus is Rx in Taurus
Neptune is in Pisces
Pluto is in Capricorn
Chiron is in Aries
Ceres is in Libra
Pallas is Rx in Cancer
Juno is in Pisces
Vesta is in Pisces
North Node is Rx in Taurus
Lilith is Rx in Cancer
Part of Fortune is in Scorpio
Ascendant is in Sagittarius
Midheaven is in Libra
DAILY POWER ANIMAL
Possum spirit | Act in an intuitive way.
You’ve heard the expression “playing possum”? It means to play dead and is derived from Opossum’s ability to act in whatever way the situation demands. If it’s practical to play dead, so be it; if it’s to Opossum’s advantage to be aggressive, watch out! Take your cue from this master actor today—and play the role that will serve you best.
A possum animal spirit – a brilliant thinker with exceptional acting abilities who knows how to get out of any difficult circumstance. In any condition that affects his mental well-being, a possum simply enters a hypnotic state, which a predator interprets as a sign of triumph over the animal. The predator loses interest in the dead opponent and flees, while the possum gets the option to flee peacefully from further persecution. This is the concept of the possum power animal – fake it, until you make it!
With possum spirit, you might prioritize your well-being more than anything. Allow yourself to hover on the tops of the barriers instead of climbing them. Because not everyone has the opportunity to climb summits without losing their lives. And defeat may be even more impactful than the satisfaction of reaching unknown heights. Pretending to be dead might only work in specific circumstances and a spirit animal possum needs to know – that sometimes being unapologetically yourself, might be the best decision ever. Aside from the diverting nature of its actions, the possum can be regarded as a good saboteur. Its wit and the capacity to analyze every single situation rationally give it the upper hand to maneuver through hard social settings.
Possum spirit is very choosy about people. If you feel connected to this power animal, you might have a hard time befriending other people. Even though these deities are very social and friendly, they are sometimes overly sensitive about little things and they feel the need to be everything perfect all the time. This approach is also prominent in relationships, that’s why they have a bit of difficulty socializing with people, that have different belief systems than them. The possum spirit bestows acting qualities that include a focus on not just manners to get away from troubles, but also the ability to be aggressive in situations where it is required. The most important thing for a spirit animal is to have a clear understanding of a plan for future activities. You can only win in any circumstance if you accurately calculate all of the alternatives and movements. And the Possum power animal always does the planning best!
DAILY ORACLE CARD
QUEEN OF SWORDS
The Queen of Swords wears a stern look as she sits high on the throne – looking off into the distance. A queen of the air element that the swords represents, her place in the clouds shows that no one can trick or fool her. The sword in her right hand is pointed towards the sky, whereas the left hand is extended like it is offering something. The Queen of Swords gives us the gift of judgment for everyday decisions and having the flexibility to take in knowledge from others.
The Queen of Swords is an archetype of an older, wiser feminine intellect. She could be thought of as the most masculine of the all the queens, and may come off as quite stern and emotionless. This card represents the importance of making judgments without relying on emotion alone. The Queen of Swords beckons you to look at all the facts before making a decision. This queen does have compassion, which is why she has her hand reaching outwards in offering, but she wants to connect to people using an understanding that is intellectual.
This card represents the importance of making judgments without relying on emotion alone. The Queen of Swords beckons you to look at all the facts before making a decision.
This card also means that you will need to become independent with your judgments. You must rely on the unbiased intelligence, which has you researching alternative viewpoints and thinking carefully on your decision. Compassion and empathy in these cases can distract you from your task, so you need you are trying to keep a strong objective view while avoiding getting emotions involved.
The Queen of Swords can also be about the way that we speak with others. This queen has the ability to tell people the way it is. This allows her to get her point across, so there is no confusion about what is being said. Above all, truth is important to her, so she feels no need to soften her comments, thoughts, or opinions. She also expects the same frankness from other people, so this means that you need to be clear with everything that is being said, even if it may hurt.
DECEMBER 2022 LUNAR CALENDAR
THU – FRI DECEMBER 29-30th: First Quarter Moon in Aries. The feeling of uncertainty can make you solve problems faster than is natural. Do not rush as if there was a deadline. Try to slow down so that you can decide what you want to do and proceed at your own comfortable pace.
DECEMBER 2022 ASTROLOGICAL CALENDAR
On the 20th, Jupiter enters Aries. Jupiter first entered Aries on May 10th, but after turning retrograde on July 28th, it returned to Pisces on October 28th. Now, Jupiter re-enters Aries, where it will stay until May 16th, 2023. This transit encourages us to embrace our enterprising spirit and independence.
With Jupiter in Aries, we make our own opportunities, and we thrive when we take the lead, initiate, inspire others, and demonstrate enthusiasm and courage. Prosperous areas are ones that allow us to head and lead, and to innovate. Faith in ourselves can bring about positive circumstances or good luck.
Faith in our ability to reinvent our lives and to move forward with confidence in spite of challenges we may be leaving behind is strong during this cycle. We believe that “life is what you make it,” and we enjoy competition as it pushes us to do better. Our belief in ourselves brings a spirit of the pioneer. We live in the “now” and quickly seize opportunities. However, we should watch for taking any of these things too far, a me-first attitude that can be insensitive, failing to consider others’ viewpoints and leaving opportunities behind as a result, over-confidence, not learning from past mistakes, and a lack of objectivity.
Chiron turns direct on December 23rd after retrograde motion since July 19th. Emotional truths about matters we’ve been avoiding or confused about begin to emerge now and in the coming weeks. While not always comfortable revelations, they can serve to motivate us to take appropriate action.
Also on December 23rd, the New Moon occurs in the sign of Capricorn, stirring a new beginning. We recognize that having some boundaries and rules in place frees us up to enjoy ourselves as we meet our responsibilities. This lunation offers us the opportunity to set practical, attainable goals and work on developing maturity, self-discipline, and common sense. We’re prompted to consider and prepare for the future.
Jupiter forms a semi-square Uranus on December 23rd. This is the final of three transits, with the other two perfections on May 11th and September 28th. This transit is a minor but longer-term aspect. We can feel a little restless, wanting to grow, improve, and innovate, but we’re not necessarily focused. We could find it difficult to agree with others, or it’s hard to find common ground. We need to be willing to make changes in our lives now, or change will come in perhaps unwanted forms. This is a rebellious, restless influence, and we should avoid random moves. It’s best to tap into areas that may need some attention and improvement. We might open ourselves up to new ways of thinking, but we could also too easily avoid taking responsibility for things that truly matter. While watching for impractical ventures and unusual tangents with weak staying power, we should connect with our desire to innovate.
On December 29th, Mercury turns retrograde in the sign of Capricorn, and it will continue its retrograde journey until January 18th. Some delays or information clogs are possible. With Mercury retrograde in Capricorn for the whole cycle, we may have little tolerance for small talk and tend to express ourselves after much deliberation. Plans may be considered then reconsidered. We are in a good position to reevaluate professional or life path plans and goals. It’s also a fine time to explore what ambition or our reputation means to us.
|Dec 3||7:15 PM||Neptune Direct||Nep 22 Pis 39’D|
|Dec 6||5:08 PM||Mercury enters Capricorn||Mer 0 Cap 00′|
|Dec 7||11:08 PM||Full Moon in Gemini||16 Gemini 02′|
|Dec 9||10:54 PM||Venus enters Capricorn||Ven 0 Cap 00′|
|Dec 16||3:56 AM||Last Quarter Moon||24 Vir 22′|
|Dec 18||6:27 PM||Ceres enters Libra||Cer 0 Lib 00′|
|Dec 20||9:32 AM||Jupiter enters Aries||Jup 0 Ari 00′|
|Dec 21||4:48 PM||Sun enters Capricorn||Sun 0 Cap 00′|
|Dec 23||4:31 AM||Chiron Direct||Chi 11 Ari 56’D|
|Dec 23||5:17 AM||New Moon in Capricorn||1 Capricorn 33′|
|Dec 23||7:42 PM||Jupiter semi-square Uranus||Jup 0 Ari 19′|
Ura 15 Tau 19’Rx
|Dec 26||6:41 AM||True Node semi-sextile Chiron||TNo 11 Tau 56′|
Chi 11 Ari 56′
|Dec 29||4:32 AM||Mercury Retrograde||Mer 24 Cap 21’Rx|
|Dec 29||8:20 PM||First Quarter Moon||8 Ari 18′|
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