Capricorn (Dec 22 – Jan 19)
Capricorn is the 10th sign of the Zodiac, the third of the Earth Signs – after Taurus and Virgo, is of Cardinal Quality and is ruled by Saturn. The Mountain Goat, sometimes depicted as a ‘Sea Goat’, is the Zodiac glyphs and is symbolic of sure footed climbs of steep slopes and/or concern for the collective. Capricorn basically symbolizes personal ambition and competition yet also an ascent to positions of authority and responsibility where concern with collective issues and social order is emphasized. Other themes include social and material realism, practicality, time and timing, strategy, competition, aggressiveness, drive, ambition, steadily rising from the bottom to the top, patience, determination, industry and industrialism, law enforcement and the military, big business and corporations. Issues faced by persons strongly influenced by Capricorn include rigidity, limitation, depression, restrictiveness, mercilessness, callousness, aggression, superiority, unchecked competition, being a workaholic, cynicism, cold heartedness and a hard attitude in general. Capricorn is about finding one’s place in society via one’s career, cultivating strength of character and integrity by way of genuine know-how earned over time from the bottom up, and experiencing a sense of purpose by way of fulfilling responsibilities and dutiful action. Common occupations include administrators, principles, executives, chiefs, captains, sergeants, politicians, mechanics, heavy equipment operators, architects, mechanical engineers, mathematicians, head coaches, managers, chief executive officers, lead actors and performers, entrepreneurs and leaders of all kinds.
Famous personalities that depict Capricorn include:
- Sade – Singer songwriter
- Mel Gibson - Actor & film producer/director
- Howard Stern – Radio personality
Recent Horoscopes for this Sun Sign:
A breakthrough has occurred and this is just the beginning. Spring has arrived early for some and you are among them. In keeping with the season, you feel aroused and this impulse will deepen yet. Love is in the air and you want some but if the love is not so available you will probably settle for some fun.
Despite efforts to see the bigger picture, you may be noticing that the details of daily reality are getting in the way. At best, you can see the signature of deeper realities and higher powers in the small things. No, I am not referring to ‘Made in China’.
Many people are getting the wake-up call these days. It may even be understood to be a global theme. It is calling you to see things more clearly, to pay closer attention to the facts. This may be easier said than done right now, but at least you have a mark to aim for. Be patient with your process, winter is not over yet.