The month of December is a powerful time astrologically speaking, one in which we can deepen into our spiritual practices and also into the energies of the collective around us. This year, happening on December 21st, 2020 is a rare Jupiter-Saturn conjunction, which coincides with the Winter Solstice. This alignment enhances our awareness of being awake to what is needed for building the communities and world that we envision. There is a hopeful energy to this last month of the year, one where we can grow in our own selves in order to support each other in always becoming. This time of year is about living in the moment.
Wisdom expands for you this month, with you being able to take greater pride in your own knowledge, studies, and accomplishments. Spiritually, you may be going through a very profound time in your life. Embrace the teachings that resonate with you, then step into your power as the teacher yourself. Use all of your tools to make your life what you need it to be, follow the impulse of the life force, guiding you to your greatest sense of purpose.
This month is about being in service to others, through conscious awareness of your own spiritual gifts. Seek out ways you can provide for others through the skills that come naturally to you. Creating this sense of collective community is part of your mission and work in life. Keep pushing into learning as much as you can so you can truly understanding each situation. Your heart of service can extend beyond what is traditionally thought of as service, and can be turned inward as service to your spiritual path.
An overwhelming sense of excitement is able to be tempered by your intentions this month—channel your energy into mindfulness and meditation practices. Your enthusiasm for your spiritual path is growing and you are able to delight in the steady progress of staying on your chosen course. Do your best to remain devoted to what you are doing and the practices you have chosen to engage in. Your commitment is recognized by the universe and will lead to an expanded connection to your own sense of an infinite loving intelligence.
Gemstone: Rose Quartz
Creating a steady routine for your spiritual practice will make a huge different this month. Even when you feel like changing it up, try to stick with what you are already doing. Develop a relationship with your mystical energy, strive for personal gnosis so you can understand yourself. Reaching this place of knowing will increase your discernment from one spiritual experience to another. Make a commitment to focus on one essential practice each day, such as a mini meditation or the chanting of a mantra.
Get back to basics this month, cultivate the beginners mind. This is a great time to evaluate the tools you are using in your spiritual practices, see if you can simplify for clarity of mind. If life has become too complicated, consider removing some of the things that are making it so. Focus on just the breath for a while or specific breathing practices that lead to greater peace of mind and a relaxed physical presence. Think of your out breath as a symbol for letting go.
You may desire to learn, study, and understand the origins of your practices more deeply this month. Moments of experience lead to your growing curiosity of their meaning. Continue your regular routines but add a little something extra into the mix. You can benefit from spiritual discussions with a mentor. This is also a great time to work on your own projects and teachings. If you have something in the wings waiting for your attention, now is the time to invest in these aspects of your spiritual work.
Gemstone: Smokey Quartz
You are able to receive emotional healing this month, balancing forces that lead to greater unity rather than separation. Your spiritual journey is expanding and will start to include others, new partnerships, or collaborations. Study your visions, thoughts, and dreams—all contain clues about where you are going next. Your mind is particularly strong at this time, as is your capacity for emotion. Utilize these natural gifts to embark on adventures towards greater harmony and more fulfilling spiritual practices.
Like a bolt of lighting your mind gets flashes of inspiration without warning this month. Embrace the spontaneity of your spiritual experiences, as they may come at unexpected moments during this time. Seek out what your true values are and root into a greater sense of integrity. There is something mysterious about the energies you are working with, do your research and get to know what you are tapping into. As your mind expands so does your understanding of your spiritual truth.
You are gaining mastery over your thoughts and able to reach a pinnacle moment in your thinking. Work with the elements, the forces of nature can be doorways into broader understanding. An eclipse is happening in your sign on the 14th of this month, which can be a great turning point for you. Use this moment as a symbolic launch pad for the things that should come next. Have a clear vision in your mind about what you wish to see, then make it so.
Gemstone: Autumn Jasper
Open up to learning something new this month. Seeds are being planted that will grow into something much bigger in the future, be the orchestrator of the events in your life. Choose what you are going to learn and decide what interests you most then take steps to do more of that. Your responsibilities are easily tended when you make a clear-cut plan and stick to it. Attention on your ultimate goals creates energy patterns that help you achieve something you have been longing for spiritually.
Dive into the mysterious things that intrigue you most, you have so much to gain by looking deep within. Allow yourself to dance with your shadows, but also embrace your highest ideals. As you find a balance between the two, you find yourself easily living in the present moment. Prepare for the future, but don’t miss out on what is right here in front of you. Your role could change soon, at work or in life, be mindful of doors that are opening—passageways to your greatest potential.
You can channel the ancient wisdom of the stars this month, brilliant and wise in your being. Stretch out your arms and embrace more, tap into your purpose, and be present. You are the facilitator of more than just your own life, start to recognize how your skills can be applied to unique forms of new leadership. The world is in need of your voice, mindful merging of spirit and earth. Take a practical approach to being seen without losing site of your spiritual gifts.