This week is all about shifting gears to focus on what has actual value. The pace may slow down, but the increased time and focus will allow you to weed out the cheap glitter and keep the solid gold.
Jupiter (optimism and expansion) stations retrograde (reversed) in Leo on December 8th. The pace of opportunities will decrease as this energy shifts from external recognition to internal value. How much do certain opportunities really matter to you? This transit encourages an intensified focus on personal satisfaction versus external applause. Also on December 8th, the Sun conjuncts Mercury (communication/information) in Sagittarius, suggesting a flash of understanding, an announcement or pivotal discussion. Coinciding with Jupiter Rx, it adds potency to Jupiter’s internal focus. If you’ve been distracted by the plethora of developments lately, these energies can narrow things down.
Jupiter Rx trines Mercury and the Sun from December 10th to 12th and 12th to 14th, respectively, presenting a harmonious outlet for Jupiter’s delays and insights. Even ifyou’re compelled to back off, you should see benefits. Note that the Sun and Jupiter are in mutual reception (Sagittarius is ruled by Jupiter, and Leo is ruled by the Sun) which increases the effectiveness of the Sun/Jupiter trine.
On December 10th, Venus (love, money, values) enters Capricorn. This is the sign of business, authority and boundaries, so all Venus themes will become strategized and focused. This transit emphasizes concrete values and no-nonsense proof of status. Venus in Capricorn wants to know that it’s worth her while before she opens her heart or wallet.
The Sun and Mercury (in your opportunities sector) can hi-light one possibility in a sea of options. Watch for clarity/answers involving travel, education, legal matters or publishing. Jupiter Rx in your sector of self-expression pushes you to take a closer look what’s inspiring you or making your heart leap. You may find that it’s time to slow down and re-consider that new romance or creative project. As Jupiter trines the Sun and Mercury, you’ll have a clearer picture of what has the most potential to take you further. Think targeted announcements or fortuitous shifts in legal, long-distance or educational issues. As Venus moves into your career sector, you’ll be primed to attract strategic relationships, clients or publicity. This energy is about putting your best face forward in a carefully polished way.
- Clarity and opportunity: long-distance travel, education, legal matters, publishing, mentors, exploration, expressing/announcing beliefs
- Re-evaluate: new romance, creative/artistic projects, celebrations, children/pregnancy, performance
- Be receptive and strategic: career, public status, success, relationships with management
The Sun and Mercury in your sector of shared resources can signal a discussion or decision about intimacy/shared finances. What’s next (for you and your partner) or what’s your plan for money owed, invested or combined? Jupiter Rx (in your domestic sector) can slow down a relocation/home expansion, or see you rethinking developments involving a home business or family. As Jupiter trines Mercury and the Sun, these shifts/delays should mesh nicely with developing financial or emotional situations. Reallocation of home finances or second thoughts about domestic plans could be featured. As Venus enters your opportunities sector, you can attract more with a targeted approach. Cautious exploration with an eye on the bottom line will serve you well.
- Clarity and opportunity: debts, taxes, loans, your partner’s finances, physical/emotional intimacy
- Re-evaluate: family plans, home business, renovations, relocations, co-habitation with a partner, additions to the family
- Be receptive and strategic: long-distance travel, long-distance romance, education, legal matters, publishing
The Sun and Mercury in your partnership sector suggests an important discussion about your future plans together, clarification about shared beliefs, or a relationship announcement. Jupiter Rx in your communication sector urges you to slow down regarding plans, introductions, questions or answers. As Jupiter trines Mercury and the Sun, you’ll find that a change of opinion or shift in ideas may help everything fall into place for the two of you. The time is right for an apology, or re-evaluation of what you thought was an absolute. As Venus enters your sector of shared resources, watch for increased intimacy or financial opportunities arising from targeted planning. Whether you’re gaining ground emotionally or financially, now is not the time to leave anything to chance. It’s all about taking responsibility for what you want.
- Clarity and opportunity: partnership discussions, announcements, plans, beliefs (professional and romantic)
- Re-evaluate: how you deliver the message, backtracking on a statement or idea, changing your mind, shifting your beliefs
- Be receptive and strategic: debts, taxes, loans, your partner’s finances, physical/emotional intimacy
The Sun and Mercury in your sector of routine can hi-light a work solution, present a medical diagnosis, or clarify an issue around obligations and routines. Jupiter Rx in your sector of personal resources may indicate delays in cash flow, but this is also an opportunity to concentrate more fully on one avenue of income. This energy can alsostrengthen your confidence around a new or ongoing situation. As Jupiter trines the Sun and Mercury, you’ll find practical applications for an idea that you’re reconsidering (involving money or personal values). Some unexpected downtime may also have surprising benefits. As Venus enters your relationship sector, you’ll find it easier to focus on what’s important (with your partner) and set the rest aside. It’s time to work on what matters: a solid commitment to, and concrete manifestation of, what you both want. If you’re single, you could meet a new romantic potential by situating yourself in the right place, at the right time. You’ll have to work it if you want to attract someone.
- Clarity and opportunity: co-worker relationships, tasks, routines, obligations, medical issues
- Re-evaluate: earned money, self-esteem, emotional security
- Be receptive and strategic: partnerships
The Sun and Mercury in your sector of self-expression can pinpoint what you want, or what you have to do to get it. Watch for news about an artistic project, new romance or issues involving children/fertility. Jupiter Rx in your sign provides an essential second-look at what’s expanding in your life, so far. The increased attention/opportunities may require some fine tuning before you move forward. As Jupiter trines Mercury and the Sun, you’ll see the advantages of backing off (temporarily) and refining your performance/efforts/desires. You may want to consolidate or question what you’ve gained so far. Venus in your sector of routine supports the above energies, as your focus shifts to work, tasks and obligations. This doesn’t sound like much fun, but Venus will enable you to attend to business beautifully; she can bring positive results and support for your efforts, as long as you do what’s required. If you find that you need to recalibrate for health reasons, Venus can assist with this as well.
- Clarity and opportunity: artistic projects, celebrations, new romance, self-indulgence, children/pregnancy
- Re-evaluate: opportunities for expansion and attention, examine what you have before taking on more
- Be receptive and strategic: co-worker relationships, work tasks, routines, health, service to others
The Sun and Mercury in your domestic sector can bring information about a relocation or family issue. Domestic plans can be clarified, and family discussions can be illuminating. Jupiter Rx in your hidden sector can change your priorities, or turn your focus to something that was previously important. Watch for a gut feeling that A is no longer a concern, but B demands a second look. As Jupiter trines Mercury and the Sun, you may uncover information/solutions from background sources. Watch for an unexpected “click” as things fall quietly into place. Venus in your sector of self-expression can increase your focus on a certain desire, while enabling your ability to attract what you want. Strategy and selection is key: aim for only the best, and that’s what you’ll get. You have no problems working for what you want, and that attitude will get you far with this transit. Just make sure you target your efforts in the right direction.
- Clarity and opportunity: home, family, home business, relocation, renovation
- Re-evaluate: secrets, undeveloped potentials, background issues, gut feelings, dreams
- Be receptive and strategic: new romance, artistic projects, children/pregnancy
The Sun and Mercury in your communication sector can bring an announcement, proclamation or major piece of news. Relationships with siblings could be featured. Jupiter Rx in your social sector pushes you to reshuffle your relationships with friends/groups, or reimagine your public image. As Jupiter trines Mercury and the Sun, you’ll discover alternative ways of getting your message across, or find that certain issuesaren’t as important as you thought. Excellent for fine tuning public announcements/promotions, or making changes to your target audience. Venus in your domestic sector can be the time to pull back and concentrate on your private life. This can work well with Jupiter Rx, as you shift your priorities to those closest to you, or to self-nurturing time. This energy is about more than self-indulgence though; it can enable selective pampering and attention to what/who matters most.
- Clarity and opportunity: emails, phone calls, discussions, announcements, issues with siblings
- Re-evaluate: friends, groups, the public
- Be receptive and strategic: home, family, alone time, nesting
The Sun and Mercury in your sector of personal resources can clarify a financial issue, point you in the direction of a new source of income, or push you to speak up about what you need. Jupiter Rx in your career sector can see you re-evaluating a new job or career goal, or encourage you to shift your professional priorities/approach. As Jupiter trines Mercury and the Sun, you’ll gain benefits (or at least a sense of confidence) from these career shifts.You could find that you have more opportunities in another area. Venus in your communication sector helps you get your message across with charm, while still being taken seriously. Excellent for making contacts with a polished flare. All communications (ingoing and outgoing) will have a pleasant feel, but there will probably be a secondary agenda (what can you do for them/what can they do for you).
- Clarity and opportunity: earned money, self-esteem, values
- Re-evaluate: career, dealing with management, professional image, public status
- Be receptive and strategic: all communications, introductions, discussions
The Sun and Mercury in your sign can trigger an “Ah-ha” moment, an announcement or important conversation. Jupiter Rx in your sector of opportunities signals a temporary shiftas you turn your attention from the future to the present. As Jupiter trines the Sun and Mercury, you could receive extra insight or confirmation that your instincts are on track. You could also get more mileage from a past opportunity, or something that you overlooked. Venus in your sector of personal resources helps you get down to business about what you’re worth, financially or emotionally. It may be time to raise your prices or define your personal boundaries. This can be a fruitful transit if you treat yourself with the respect you deserve. That means stop giving away your time, energy and talents for free.
- Clarity and opportunity:communications, insights, public identity
- Re-evaluate: long-distance travel, education, legal matters, publishing, exploration, expansion
- Be receptive and strategic: earned money, self-esteem, values, self-confidence
The Sun and Mercury in your hidden sector can clarify a hunch, or give you more insight on a vague/secret matter. Jupiter Rx in your sector of shared resources can see a shift in perspective in how much you’ve been giving versus how much you’re expecting back. Financially or emotionally, it’s time to recalibrate the flow of what you’ve been sharing. Alternatively, some financial opportunities may be delayed. As Jupiter trines the Sun and Mercury, you may discover that you have more resources than you think, or there may be a workaround for a financial/emotional issue. Venus in your sign can boost your self-esteem and powers of attraction. Just do what you do best: zero in on what you want and accept no substitutes. You can make financial and emotional gains with a focused, business-like approach.
- Clarity and opportunity: secrets, background potentials, intuition
- Re-evaluate: debts, taxes, loans, your partner’s finances, physical/emotional intimacy
- Be receptive and strategic: public identity, relationships, personal goals
Mercury and the Sun in your social sector can present a fortuitous meeting or introduction. You may cross paths with someone new and exciting, or have a chance to make your words/ideas public. Excellent for all promotions and public presentations. Jupiter Rx in your partnership sector can trigger a re-evaluation of a particular relationship, or your approach to relationships in general. The focus will switch from them to you, as you figure out what truly makes you happy. As Jupiter trines Mercury and the Sun, this focus could extend to friends (who truly appreciates you?) or you may find the increased focus on your needs draws in someone who resonates with this new approach. Venus in your sector of secrets may see you pulling back in order to concentrate on what matters most to you, or honing in a gut feeling about someone.
- Clarity and opportunity: friends, groups, the public
- Re-evaluate: all partnerships (business and romantic)
- Be receptive and strategic: secrets, intuition, background potentials
The Sun and Mercury in your career sector suggests a crucial meeting, flash of insight about your career path, or results of a job search. Jupiter Rx in your sector of routine can urge you to slow down and pay more attention to your health. It may be time to cut back on some obligations. As Jupiter trines the Sun and Mercury, you may go public with your revised workload/schedule, or find that there’s more support for a less demanding workload. A shift in priorities can boost your professional success, or allow you to communicate more effectively, as you step back and gain clarity on a certain issue. Venus in your social sector continues the trend towards increased personal time, as you put more energy into friends, social connections and personal goals. This transit can also see you paying more attention to the value of your friendships, while enhancing your boundaries. Your time is a precious commodity, and this energy can help you be more selective about who you share it with.
- Clarity and opportunity: career, public status, job search, success, dealings with management
- Re-evaluate: co-worker relationships, work tasks, health, service to others
- Be receptive and strategic: friends, groups, the public