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New Moon Solar Eclipse (Eclipsemas): Astrology of 12/25 - 12/31 - Sabrina Monarch
Before we get into this week’s astrology, I want to acknowledge the terrestrial happening that it’s holiday season and this is a time that has a wide spectrum of emotional meaning for people. This Christmas happens to also be an Eclipse so we can give it the friendly name of Eclipsemas. So whether this is a happy or a challenging time of year for you, or some mix of both, let’s talk about the astrology! There’s a huge line-up of Capricorn planets, with Mercury entering Capricorn this week, a New Moon in Capricorn, and the building Saturn-Pluto conjunction in Capricorn coming January 12. This can feel pretty heavy and can have a strong pull down and in – meaning introspection, conservation of energy, and stillness. Often we leave the seagoat out of Capricorn and just make Capricorn’s mascot a mountain goat – but losing the seagoat we also lose the part of Capricorn that is the deep inner descent into the waters of the unconscious. I have a relevant Capricorn story, from my Capricorn grandfather. There was a time in his early adulthood where he fell out of a small boat (the boat turned over) and he recalls from the …