FIRE PIG MONTH until Dec 11
November 11 new Moon in Scorpio began the month of the lively Fire Pig. Time to enjoy, celebrate, and appreciate the fine things life has to offer. There’s luck in love, people are more passionate, and artistic creativity flows. Pig knows how to enjoy life so say yes to party invitations this holiday season. In this Sheep year, especially fortunate is that Pig is most compatible with Sheep. Click here to know all about the Pig.
SAGITTARIUS NEW MOON begins RAT MONTH
December 11 at 2:29 am PT is a new Moon in Sagittarius that begins the month of the Earth Rat. Only two more months of Sheep year! A Rat lunar cycle is a good time to plan, think, and organize. The element Earth concerns practical matters such as finances, health, and career. Click here to know all about the Rat.
Focus is also on food because Earth Rat eats well. Rat is a connoisseur and often a foodie. Celebratory holiday cheer continues throughout this social Rat month. Fire sign Sagittarius adds to the light, festive feel this holiday season. Luck is strongest for Fire signs Sagittarius, Aries, and Leo and those born in Rat, Dragon, and Monkey years.
December 21 at 8:49 pm PT is Winter Solstice, the longest night in the northern hemisphere, the most yin time of the year. The Sun enters Earth sign Capricorn. Plus the Moon in Earth sign Taurus trines both Mercury and Pluto for healing communication. Taurean Moon also sextiles Neptune in Pisces for creative reflection. Sleep well this midwinter night. Wishing everyone a peaceful solstice! Click here about solar holidays.
CHRISTMAS FULL MOON in CANCER
December 25 at 3:11 am PT is a full Moon in Water sign Cancer. Cancer is a sensitive Water sign that rules the 4th house of loving, caring, and nurturing. Cancer is the sign of the great mother, family, and home.
Very fortunate is that this full Moon occurs on Christmas day, making this a very special time for family. And this full Moon in Cancer trines Neptune in Water sign Pisces to be in touch with your emotions. Empathy and intuition are heightened. Sensitive people (and animals) can feel psychic.
Fortunately, Mercury trines Jupiter in Virgo for good communicating, expands your perceptions, and sharpens the mind. Planet of change Uranus is no longer retrograde today so there can be more stability, but curb risk taking as Sheep year winds down.
Tomorrow is Kwanzaa when the Moon is still in mothering Water sign Cancer. The Cancer Moon trines Venus in Scorpio for depth of perception, and very good fortune in relationships.
But this is not a good time for surgeries of any kind. Click here for surgery by lunar cycles information.
LOOKING AHEAD: MERCURY RETROGRADE
January 5 to 25, 2016 communication planet Mercury is retrograde in Air sign Aquarius. This three-week cycle is good for think tank, new ideas, and networking. Mercury is exalted in Aquarius, the best sign for Mercury.