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Esoteric Astrology as news for month of December 2021
December’s Festivals, Dedications & Celebrations
December is filled with festivals and celebrations, days dedicated to this and that, from cupcakes to poinsettias, cookies to candles, volunteering to mourning to neutrality days. In between are festivals of light, festivals dedicated to saints and to the holy ones who guide and guard our lives.
Then there are the new and full moons, planetary transits, a retrograde (Venus) and a solstice. Below are calendar guides, social and spiritual for December. It’s fun to follow along. Notice how all the festivals overlap. It’s a busy time!
Each Sunday night in December we light a new Advent candle. Advent (Latin “adventus”) means “something’s coming”). Each night ‘til Christmas we light candles illuminating the dark half of the year.
Wednesday, December 1 is Christmas Lights day. Saturday, December 4 – new moon festival solar eclipse (12.22 degrees Sagittarius) . Something essential falls away, it’s work complete. Saturday is also National Cookie and Candle Day. Friday is Volunteer Day.
Hanukkah, Hebrew eight-day festival of Lights ends December 6 – feast of St. Nicholas, the original Santa Claus. The next day, December 7 is Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day.
Sunday, December 12 is Our Lady of Guadalupe Feast day. It is also the Day of World Neutrality. Monday, December 13 – Saint Lucy Day. Lucy walks through town with candles on her head heralding the dawn’s new light. Thursday, December 15 is Bill of Rights and cupcake day. Both are essential. Friday is Chocolate Covered Anything Day.
Saturday, December 18 – the Long Cold Winter’s Before Yule full moon Sagittarius solar festival, 27 degrees – the smallest (14% smaller) full moon of the year and remains above the horizon for everyone to see for the longest time!
Venus retrogrades(26 Capricorn) Sunday, December 19 until the end of January. During Venus retrograde all values and resources shift.
Tuesday, December 21 – Winter Solstice. The Sun enters Capricorn, resting for three days at the Tropic of Capricorn.
Christmas Eve and the Festival of Seven Fishes are Friday, December 24. Saturn squares Uranus (in the heavens), disruption, the unexpected may occur. Christmasis Saturday, with Venus retrograde joining Pluto, it may be a very intense and transformative Christmas. Plan on it.
And as always, the last day of December is New Year’s Eve.
The new year of 2022 begins with a practical Capricorn new moon as Venus retrograde re-enters Aquarius! Our values and resources will definitely be changing in the new year to meet the new Aquarian era as it continues to surprise us.
December’s Calendar of Events
Catholic Feast days & liturgy for December
|March 21 – April 19: Gradually certain spiritual components and aspirations will enter your consciousness. They will work into and align with your goals, many of which are appearing now in large numbers. It’s good to give thanks for your great mind and for the transformative affect you have on those you meet in the world. Be aware that you are always a force that influences others. You must link that force with love. And gratitude.|
|April 20 – May 20: It is important to conserve your strength, rest whenever possible, and economize all actions each day. This is vital for the well-being of all that you are to bring forth for the greater good. It’s also useful to consider what assets you have, especially what is hidden away and/or in storage, in boxes, room drawers, safes, or simply lying about on tabletops. These resources await your gratitude and attention. They need a new home. Careful with impatience.|
|May 21 – June 20: You begin to sense a certain level of dignity, self-confidence and self-assurance in relation with others. It’s as if the sun has begun to shine on all your interactions. You begin to cooperate more and hide less, allow changes of environment to expand your interests, and realize that even enemies and those you don’t resonate with have a certain purpose in your life. Tend to commitments, consider suggestions and learn how to be a better friend.|
|June 21 – July 22: Daily routines begin to take precedence in terms of diet and health, scheduling tasks and chores, and utilizing your energy more effectively. You’re grateful for this awareness. It allows you to nourish yourself while also ordering and organizing the environment. Perhaps your garden called you to attention and the miracle of what each plant presents has shifted your emphasis to the devas. Cultivating your garden you fall in love again.|
|July 23 – August 22: Your abilities are in the spotlight for everyone realizes without you the work needed for the new era would not materialize. There’s praise for your ongoing accomplishments, praise for the connections you make and for the important people and events you cultivate. In return be sure to provide even greater praise for everyone around you. This brings forth trust, gratitude, pleasure, care and a love not often experienced. Soon you will tend to even greater tasks.|
|August 23 – September 22: Tend to family, parents and elders and the principle of caring will be returned to you a hundred-fold. Perhaps you feel unrecognized or unseen during these times. However, this will not last. You will emerge out from under any shadows into the light of day where three lights meet. There will be new projects to focus on. Now the groundwork is being prepared. Like seeds underground sprouting new shoots, your life settles into a new security.|
|September 23 – October 22: A new self-reliance appears and a new practicality. You reserve your energy for important matters; tend to money with confidence, firmness and decisiveness. Do not overlook your health, become overworked or let your physical body become cold. Tend to yourself and all parts of your life very carefully. Later you will plan holiday parties, inviting people to your home. I see flowers, holiday wreaths and colorful lights everywhere in your home. You are at your best during these festival days.|
|October 23 – November 21: Whatever you ask for seems to come your way. You simply need to state your needs and whatever it is races towards you. Be careful therefore what you seek and ask for. It’s prudent to supervise your money and all life matters carefully. With the first be sure to share generously, giving to those in need. With the second use speech to always radiate goodwill into the world. Both take discipline, which you possess more than most. Something secret or spiritual hovers around you.|
|November 22 – December 21: There may be new friends’ groups, acquaintances, contacts and colleagues and each one becomes a learning and lesson. Some Sag’s are seeking teachers and teachings that will bring harmony and balance into their lives. Some Sags are becoming teachers, professors. All Sags are in a state of seeking a new state of equilibrium. This is because new goals are being formed. They’re not visible yet. But in time they will appear. In all the silence of Sagittarius, speak words of gratitude.|
|December 22 – January 19: Assessing what you have and being always and ever thankful creates an expansion of inner happiness and joy. Then life is almost overabundant. This cultivation of abundance prepares you for the transformations that have been and continues for all Capricorns. Seeing and experiencing life as abundant aids others. You become their mentor in understanding life (filled with both happiness and suffering). You know both.|
|January 20 – February 18: For two-and-a half-years or more you will attempt to read more, study, learn and expand your mind. This brings new prospects, new goals and new people to your life. You recently find yourself making compromises. Although it’s unusual, you feel secure enough in your willingness to help others. Aquarius is about serving humanity and you are learning this. Everyone becomes your friend. The world itself is your companion.|
|February 19 – March 20: Concerned with the future and experiencing constant change you focus intently on work in order to feel useful, responsible and to create order and consistency in your life. However the changes continue, the future is distant, things dissolve away and health becomes something to tend to. Maintain physical warmth (don’t get cold), create a daily exercise schedule, walk in the sun’s light each day, and maintain a direct and constant contact with Divinity.|
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