Diana's Monthly Leo Forecast for December 2014
IN THE SPOTLIGHT
Until the 22nd there’s a brighter, less inward, vibration around. So that could manifest as more opportunities to be in environments with scope for play and enjoyment. Or to join with those out to have a good time. More emphasis is given to children, youngsters or romantic partners for some, and for others, there could be more socializing and maybe more contact with arts/entertainments or the leisure industry. You are more likely to feel the light of appreciation from others or be participating in activities you find fun or personally empowering.
Until the 17th Mercury is in a more innovative sector of your Solar chart and there’s likely to be increased communications either with or about young ones, lovers or pets. Whatever you are doing, there may be more laughs or distractions along the way. Now you enjoy playing with ideas and speculating, maybe a little wildly, on this or that or the other possibility. Your creative juices are flowing and you are more articulate which may help with beating the drum on something. Trickster energy is stronger and games or pranks may be on your mind, there could be a false alarm or you are the butt of someone else’s joke. Also, you could be more romantically expressive or creatively inspired at this time.
Until the 11th the new Venus position can mean you express yourself in more spontaneous or creative ways. There may be happier connections with children, young people, pets or partners, and for some, a romantic relationship. In general, this energy links you more to anything you personally find empowering or satisfying. And, most importantly, puts you in touch with your own playful inner child. Social get-togethers may revolve around speculative interests, leisure, performance or art.
From the 11th Venus is in a more practical mood, favourably highlighting teamwork regarding daily chores, health matters or running repairs. Others will probably be in a co-operative frame of mind assisting with your requirements. You are more likely to have reasonable interaction with health-providers, co-workers and anyone providing assistance and so if there has been an ongoing problem chances are you will find someone to help with recovery or repair and, even if the problem is not resolved, the interaction will tend to be pleasant.
THE KNOTTY DETAILS
From the 17th Mercury is focusing your mind upon the practical side of life. The daily duties, discussions, ideas or paperwork may be on your mind. Thoughts could revolve around, repairs, maintenance, or health – yours or another’s. Thinking about the mechanics of daily life will definitely be a keynote. Also you could be learning useful new skills or blowing the dust off those you already have either out of choice or necessity. Practical advice will be of service.
From the 22nd it’s time to make yourself useful. You may be dealing with more chores or niggly details, or, this may be the moment to get to grips with health issues (yours or another’s) or a better diet and exercise regime. You may also be putting more effort into maintenance, repairs, or applying skills. So, dealing with the ‘to do’ list and getting things organized better seems advisable, but there will be smiles along the way.
DEVIL IN THE DETAIL
Until the 5th Mars is in a sector which emphasizes the practical side of any bright ideas and health-related matters. Considering how to manage, operate or fix – very practical and usually hands on. You may be more involved with skilled people, health providers or bits of kit. So daily duties and methodologies are highlighted and you might have to get your head around the mechanical details. You can get a lot done if you keep up with daily duties, health matters – yours or another’s – and running repairs. Collaborations can be productive and achieve success but a co-worker or helper may try your patience. Still, it may be a small price to pay if you get your act together in the process.
From the 5th Mars in your opposite sign means personal or professional exchanges are likely to be more dynamic and lively. Because of the agenda of another, there are more physical demands put upon you to be decisive or take action. You and someone could elicit strong opinions in each-other or, conversely, maybe you feel a strong pull towards someone or they feel a strong pull towards you. Once again patience may be needed as Mars here can make you too hasty, handle someone badly, throw caution to the winds, or make a false start. So the advice would be to try to keep things on an even keel and don’t dive in head first at full revs with all guns blazing before you are sure of your ground.
But overall, co-operative interactions are favoured as personal or professional alliances can be beneficial and productive if both horses are pulling the carriage in the same direction. If your opposite number is not having the same transit in the same place (which is unlikely), then you may see them as indecisive, or dragging their feet. So sometimes you will just have to slow down and try to understand things from their point of view. Equally don’t let someone overtire you because the Mars energy is coming at you through them and you are trying too hard or spreading yourself too thin on their behalf.
Another’s willingness to take action with/for you can be invaluable as it may help you to be more effective and functional than if you were going it alone. During this extended transit, diplomacy and people skills need to be cultivated more.
ALL THINGS ARE CONNECTED
Until the 24th Saturn, is completing a long cycle of challenging you to take responsibility for the dust swept under the rug from the past. Therapeutic work triggers inner change and, externally, a more body-centred approach through healthy practices should help you build better emotional/physical foundations.
Outwardly, you will have to meet family obligations and get along with others in a community or neighbourhood – any of which may be lacking in some way. Anything you have just been tolerating regarding your domestic setup, place on the map or with family or extended family members will now need your attention especially as loose ends from the past may emerge in the present.
Leos born in the last decanate or with 26 degrees onwards rising will feel this energy the most this forecast period.
From the 24th Saturn, is in a very positive angle to your Sun sign. It can mean ultimate success if you take the long view and pay more focused, nurturing attention to creative activities or investment projects, also regarding the affairs of children/young ones, or a romantic relationship then you are on the road to building a solid and robust structure which stands the test of time. Equally, any leisure or creative activities may be harder to organize or you will have less time for them. A more disciplined, patient approach will help them bear fruit. It may also mean that, because of one (or more) of these examples you feel held back or limited in your freedom to frolic so you will need to proceed in a more structured or organized fashion. Leos born in the first couple of days or with 0-1 degree rising will feel this energy the most this forecast period.
PAINTING WITH A BROADER BRUSH
With Jupiter in your sign it’s time for a real growth spurt in your life as things could be taking off in (several) new directions. You will discover much through those from different backgrounds or belief systems, about their ways of seeing things, so, quite a learning curve! More travel, foreign cultures or higher education could be part of the picture. Just try to avoid trusting to luck or overlooking important details and expanding too far too fast. This is your opportunity to think bigger and reach for the golden ring on the merry-go-round of life.
Leos born in the last decanate or with 20-23 degrees rising will feel this energy the most this forecast period.
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Diana's 2014 Leo Forecast:
MERCURY RETROGRADES 3 times for approx 3 weeks each in 2014:
First retrograde on 6th-28th February-Aquarius – Pisces.
Second retrograde on 7th June – 1st July – Gemini – Cancer.
Third retrograde on 4th-25th October Libra – Scorpio.
THERE WILL BE 2 SOLAR ECLIPSES IN 2014:
The first Solar eclipse of the year occurs on April 29th in your Solar 10th house
Time to put yourself out there or take a new initiative with career or general life-direction.
The second Solar eclipse of the year occurs on October 23rd in your Solar 4th house
Make a fresh start through property matters improve things at home or focus on building good family/extended family relationships.
THE CARDINAL GRAND CROSS in April/May and Nov/Dec when Uranus/Pluto are closest will manifest important events which trigger yet another moment of choice as the mass consciousness shifts from the Piscean to the Aquarian Age.
Both Venus and Mars will be in long transits beginning late in the year………
Venus is in Capricorn from November 5th 2013 – March 6th 2014 which is in your area of work and health. Working relationships feel more supportive or you team up with someone related to a health matter – your own or another’s. You could get quite chummy with someone you liaise with related to daily duties, repairs, maintenance or health and wellbeing. And you feel more inclined to be of assistance to another in these types of situations.
Mars entered Libra on December 8th 2013 to stay until July 25th 2014. An extraordinarily long transit dynamically activating your area of communications and education. You’ll probably be flitting hither and thither in person or over the wires and making new connections or re-visiting old ones. Also keeping your ear to the ground and paying attention to feed-back. This is a great transit for study or teaching or developing your speaking, writing or artistic skills. You’ll be more inclined to be assertive and speak up when you want to get things off your chest and won’t be backwards in coming forwards with your ideas and opinions. The air can get a little blue at times as you cross swords with those with other opinions, but at least it helps to sharpen your mind and hone your own ideas. Be careful when travelling though as Mars here could encourage mishaps or hasty reactions. It also might mean problems with communications equipment or vehicles at times.
Jupiter is in Cancer until July 16, 2014 when it enters your sign Leo.
Letting go and forgiving will help you grow and add to the pool of goodwill for us all no matter how insignificant or difficult it may feel at the time. So, tying up loose ends from the past would be a smart thing to do over this period. This is also a good time for developing things behind the scenes, imaginative or inner work, particularly in collaborations and projects which teach you new things.
But this is also the area where you can be your own worst enemy, shooting yourself in the foot because you fall back into old habits, emotional patterns or beliefs.
Jupiter enters your sign from the 16th July signalling the beginning of a real growth spurt in your life when your mind will be opening to fields of interest which teach you new things. Travel, foreign cultures or higher education could be part of the picture. You’ll be entertaining new possibilities, looking to the distant horizons and thinking bigger. The expansive, benevolent influence of Jupiter will encourage a new understanding and could plunge you into unfamiliar scenarios where you learn a great deal. A good time to launch into new projects or a fresh enterprise. Also a time to look into legal matters in a major or minor way.
All natives of your sign will feel the influence of Jupiter over 2014, the second half of the year will be more favourable.
Saturn entered Scorpio on Oct 5, 2012 and stays until Xmas Eve 2014
Until the end of the year, you will feel the challenging and limiting energies of Saturn in Scorpio, each time she connects with an important degree in your natal chart. Saturn is now in mutual reception with Pluto in Capricorn which tends to harmonize their forces.
You have begun a 2 and a half year cycle of having to work harder at family relationships and being more cautious when getting along with others in a community or neighbourhood. Anything you have just been tolerating regarding your domestic setup, place on the map or with family members will now need your attention especially as the past may emerge in the present. Maybe you feel a lack regarding these areas.
Otherwise, you may be stuck in the past, have baggage which is restricting or have other commitments which feel burdensome. Effort may be needed to manage things at home, as you build a new or improved place for yourself in the world. The up side is that you can feel hugely satisfied with what you achieve and how you have matured emotionally.
Leos born from 7th August or with from 15 degrees of Leo rising will feel this vibration the most over 2014.
Uranus continues in a hard aspect to Pluto over 2014
With Uranus slowly transiting through an expansive area of your Solar chart, expect your familiar way of thinking and interpreting the world to change, maybe in ways you never expected. The key to this transit is to keep an open mind no matter how weird it gets. Certain realizations could be a revelation to you and you are inspired by the implications. You may already have noticed that plans for the future or certain aspects of life have suddenly taken you off in a new direction. A great time to study a stimulating new subject and you may find yourself more attracted to revolutionary or humanitarian movements. For some of you this transit will begin to help you achieve a long-cherished dream or ambition which has been on the back-burner of your life for a very long time. You may connect with others of like-mind with a particular outlook or expertise in common. Travel, contact with faraway places, languages or fresh fields of intellectual interest could radically change your life.
Those born between 31st July-9thAugust or between 8-17 degrees of Leo Rising will feel this influence most this year.
The new position of Neptune can lead to deeper fulfilment in love relationships and finding your soul-mate. An extraordinary ‘bonding’ can occur between you and another. In subtle ways, there is an old chapter closing and a new one birthing. Also, you may get interested in a dimension of knowledge which is mystical, supernatural – even divine. You are fascinated with the hidden subtext in all phenomena or you want to learn more about your own deeper psychological drives and motivations. The passing of someone will change your outlook considerably or a connection with someone already in spirit brings insight.
In a more material sense there could be misunderstanding or blurred boundaries around someone else’s finances, joint resources, property, or another’s values or priorities. You may feel obliged to sacrifice possession of a property a space, money, time, energy because of someone else. On a materialistic level the advice would be not to leave things to chance regarding property, money or inheritance. Be crystal clear about it and also be clear with yourself about moral obligations.
Leos born 26th-31st July or with 3-8 degrees rising will feel this vibration the most.
The life-changing force of Pluto, now in Capricorn until 2024 means regeneration from deep levels regarding employment, skills and health – yours or another’s. A good time to adopt practices which help Pluto regenerate your body. Over this long transit there will be a letting go of some old scenarios related to your daily work, the way you do your job or maybe it’s certain lifestyle choices which influence health. You may feel an urge to get control in these areas and there may be power struggles at times with co-workers, service providers or medical people. This energy of rebirth may also affect your employment situation or daily routines, there could be some tension around this and you may want to transform your existing situation so that it mirrors more closely who you are and what you’d like to achieve through your work. Try to avoid riding roughshod over the feelings or opinions of those in your care or who provide a service for you or with co-workers. You may also make better use of your inborn talents, developing them into skills over this lengthy period. Leos born 2nd-6th August or with between 10-14 degrees rising will feel this vibration the most.
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