Sunday, December 23, 2012

Your Milky Way Horoscope Dec. 30-Jan. 5, 2012

By Milky Way Maid

The Sun at 9 degrees Capricorn is sextile Saturn in Scorpio at 12:45 pm Sunday. You may be honored or recognized for an accomplishment, or you may feel a quiet satisfaction over what you have accomplished in the past year. It's OK to pat yourself on the back. You might also confer with a mentor or older person today. 
 
Mercury enters Capricorn at 9:03 am Monday. Mercury in Capricorn is so determined to be an authority in his field that he will even maintain the pretense of knowing all the answers. He will sound pedantic and artificial, even moralistic. And that will tend to undermine his real authority unless he matures to the point of being able to share information. He can foster an atmosphere of sharing data that helps everyone to advance to a level of competence if not mastery. This Mercury is capable of concentrating an issue very deeply and at length. Has an excellent memory like his opposite sign, Cancer. If this Mercury is in good aspect with Saturn, can indicate ability in the sciences. Famous people with Mercury in Capricorn include: Louis Pasteur, Douglas MacArthur, Ronald Reagan, Barry Goldwater and Margaret Chase Smith. 
 
Mars at 4 degrees Aquarius is sextile Uranus in Aries at 9:31 pm Monday. Mars-Uranus aspects can denote accidents, and the sextile means these might be lucky accidents, such as serendipitous discoveries. You are spontaneous in a way that seems inspired or even brilliant. But make an effort to get those brilliant thoughts onto paper before they evaporate. 
 
Mercury at 4 degrees Capricorn square Uranus in Aries at 11:30 am Thursday. Mercury-Uranus aspects generally affect electrical, electronic, or mechanical items, and the square can mean repairs are due. We feel like a bit of a rebel today, and step out of our ruts. We could also get news (Mercury) that is shocking or surprising (Uranus) so hold on to your hats. 
 
Mars at 7 degrees Aquarius trine Jupiter in Gemini at 7:46 am Friday. Mars-Jupiter trines are great ones for taking risks, although air signs might be content to merely do so on paper only. In general, people are more willing to step outside their comfort zones and test themselves against the competition. We win more than we lose in sports or gambling – but only if this favorably aspects natal planets or cusps!

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Readers can follow not only their Sun sign horoscope but also their Ascendant for further clues to how your week will develop. NOTE: some aspects are exact on a weekend but may find opportunity for expression on the Friday or Monday nearest the exact aspect. Times given are in Eastern Standard or Eastern Daylight Savings Time depending on the season.

ARIES - March 20-April 19 - Mercury enters your solar tenth house on Monday; you might become an official spokesperson for the company, or you may be asked to lead a project or drive. Monday also features a Mars-Uranus sextile that could be lucky for you especially when with a group of friends. Mars' transit of your solar eleventh house as the new year begins finds you more involved in team sports (even if only as a fan) or arguments in a group of friends (agree to disagree).

TAURUS - April 20-May 20 – Mercury enters your solar ninth house on Monday; you can be a formidable professor or litigator,winning as much by intimidation as by the force of your intellect. You also crave mental stimulation whether by classwork or travel. Wednesday noon is quite favorable for earth signs to have a pleasant luncheon with a special someone. Saturn's transit of your opposite sign sometimes denotes a marriage or divorce, or an involvement with an older person. You weed out those who do not meet your standards.

GEMINI - May 21-June 20 - Mercury enters your solar eighth house on Monday; you are able to weigh not only the motives of competitors but also your own chances against them in an uncanny way. Air signs may feel quite daring early Friday, about 8 am. Jupiter plus two asteroids (Vesta and Ceres) inhabit your sign as the new year begins; make good use of them; you may learn you have a gift for educating children, especially handicapped children.

CANCER - June 21-July 22 - Mercury enters your solar seventh house on Monday; you innately sense what others need to hear, but need to weigh the truth in with that. You also could meet a doppelganger (dead ringer) and that can sure be fun. Saturn in your solar fifth house as the year begins may signal getting serious about settling down to a spouse and family, if you are not already married with children. You may be able to convert your hobby into a paying operation, or play coach or referee at children's games. Investments will tend to not flourish, so move funds into safer havens.

LEO - July 23-Aug. 22 – Mercury enters your solar sixth house on Monday; your scientific mind is able to analyze and weigh the data, possibly in a medical setting. The Moon is in Leo from 2:45 am Sunday till midday Tuesday. You are liable to have a chip on your shoulder Sunday morning for no good reason; work out aggravations in the gym. By midday you may be on the road just to get out of the same four walls. But by Monday afternoon you are a pussycat, satisfied with your life. Saturn in your solar fourth house makes you yearn for greater stability in your home life, and so you might actually propose to your live-in mate.

VIRGO - Aug. 23-Sept. 22 – Mercury enters your solar fifth house on Monday; you get too dramatic over a fear that the kids won't get into the “right” schools. The Moon is in Virgo from 12:35 pm Tuesday till Thursday night. The after-lunch doldrums strike Tuesday and you may fight off the urge to nap. You may have a heart-to-heart chat Tuesday afternoon. Tuesday night may be spent on creative pursuits. You may tap into your network Wednesday morning for assistance and advice. Wednesday noon is quite favorable for earth signs to have a pleasant luncheon with a special someone. Your calls may not be answered right away Thursday.

LIBRA - Sept. 23-Oct. 22 – Mercury enters your solar fourth house on Monday; your excellent memory of family history needs to be set down in type somewhere. Also Monday you may dare to introduce yourself to that handsome stranger. The Moon is in Libra from 8:11 pm Thursday till Saturday morn. Thursday night may find you working late on your painting or photography. You may feel quite daring early Friday, about 8 am. You can easily overdo mid-morning Friday. Friday night may not favor going out with a date or spouse; next Friday is much better.

SCORPIO - Oct. 23-Nov. 21 – Mercury enters your solar third house on Monday; you might become the arbiter for difficult cases, so do avail yourself of more experienced heads than yours in the trickier cases. You may also breeze thru puzzles such as Sudoku that had stymied you before. Early risers Saturday can benefit from quiet study time before the rest of the household is up. Saturday night favors romance, doing favors for dear ones, or even musical expression (from about 6 pm on).

SAGITTARIUS - Nov. 22-Dec. 21 – Mercury enters your solar second house on Monday; you become more practical about managing your resources. You may also bow to necessity and find yourself a good accountant or tax lawyer. Venus in your sign has been opposing Ceres in Gemini; you may act as caregiver this month especially to children or other family members. Saturn's transit of your solar twelfth house warns of confinement due to health concerns, so take good care of the physical self. You may also wish to spend time alone, possibly in a rustic retreat.

CAPRICORN - Dec. 22-Jan. 19 – You awaken Sunday quite determine to maintain control of your schedule; you accomplish a great deal today. Mercury enters your sun sign on Monday; people might come to you for answers so don't just make up stuff. Wednesday noon is quite favorable for earth signs to have a pleasant luncheon with a special someone. Mercury approaches a conjunction with Juno Friday, helping you to be sensitized to and able to talk or write about feminist issues.

AQUARIUS - Jan. 20-Feb. 17 – Air signs may feel quite daring early Friday, about 8 am, and with Jupiter's aid, you may find something quite profitable. Mars in your sign is in a long-term trine to Jupiter in Gemini; you could take a lot of risks this month, and date many eligible Others that you might not have entertained in years past. Saturn's transit of your solar tenth house this new year offers the fulfillment of ambitions, or at least a greater focus on career. Working hard and working long hours.

PISCES - Feb. 18-March 19 – At the moment Pisces suffers from a long-term square between Pallas in Pisces and Ceres in Gemini, your solar fourth house. Pisceans may interfere with a family member's life in a misplaced sense of duty to care for them. Either the other person does not want or does not need your intrusion, if in the case of another adult, or they resent your intrusion in the case of a parent. By April the caretaking relationship should have cleared up or become unnecessary. Chiron in your sign also squares Jupiter in Gemini, repeating the themes.

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