SkyCode Horoscopes for December 4-December 10, 2017   Recently updated !


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Due Diligence

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I can’t help but think that sharp-eyed Mercury’s reunion with careful Saturn on Wednesday is Nature’s way of getting people to chill out while Mercury’s retrograde. A cosmic text that reads: “Look closer at whatever you’re doing, fool!”

A preening ego, of course, takes offense at being called “fool.” But once it’s on notice, it’s less likely to bob along on automatic.

Due diligence, a legal and investment term for reasonably and responsibly evaluating a situation, keeps us from making faulty assumptions. Yet, we must make assumptions much of the time to be able to keep up with the brisk pace of life. How do we do this without feeling like we’re cradling the brakes on our lives? (And many astro-knowledgeable people do just that when Mercury’s retro, to their detriment.)

That’s why I’m glad that Mars comes back home to his other home sign, Scorpio, on Saturday. If Mars in Aries, his “spring” home sign, is the jump start to get you going. Then Mars in Scorp is the “Energizer Bunny” to keep you going…and going…and going. Due diligence could be easy—almost too easy. We’re primed to stay on top of whatever we want. Brakes are not the problem, usually. It’s remembering that you should use them.

Comic book mogul Stan Lee gave us the phrase, “With great power comes great responsibility” through his character Spiderman. That’s ironic here since Spiderman derives his power from a radioactive spider, an arachnid like a scorpion. Lee meant the responsibility part of the phrase as an incentive toward using great power toward greatness or goodness. (Spidey had been a bit of a dick and his dickishness made him lose someone he loved.)

But we should be responsible with our due diligence and energy, too. Yes, dig beneath the surface. You don’t have to dig like you’ll end up on the other side of the Earth, though. Sleep. Do take care of yourself. Rest your eyes. Meditate. Take breaks. Slow down. Then keep on it. Whatever “it” is. The energy will be there when you’re doing the due diligence on all fronts, especially for yourself.

Read on for the SkyCodes for your particular moon, ascendant, Sun or key planet of your chart.

 

 

SAGITTARIUS
Moon, ascendant, Sun or strong Jupiter in birth chart

People like to talk about how much you like to joke. You’re a sign of Jove (Jupiter)! So, you should be jovial and jokey all the time, right? No. You have a serious side, too. Sometimes it’s even too serious. When that side is up, you tend to think dark thoughts—the ones you never discuss directly with most folks. The ones you transform into jokey jokes later. But it’s time unload those heavy thoughts off your heart. Talk ‘em out, or write them out. Or you can think them through as you delve into something that’s physically demanding but doesn’t eat up too much brainspace. Just don’t hold too much in. After all, it’s your solar birthday season for you to enjoy!

Affirmation:
I hold space for heavy thoughts yet can unload them when they’re too heavy.

Don’t know your ascendant, moon or Sun sign or if you have a strong Jupiter? Learn what to do about it here.

CAPRICORN
Moon, ascendant, Sun or strong Saturn in birth chart

You’re in “covert operations” mode this week. You want to be off the radar except with a select few. Being incommunicado will help you focus. That focus doesn’t even have to be only for work. But you will likely insist on productivity, even if the only product is pleasure. Yet, know when to say “when!” Don’t let efficiency be your god. You’ll probably end up making bigger and bigger sacrifices with diminishing returns. That’s when you’ll need to open up some channels of communication to let off some steam…and let others know you’re not missing! though.

Affirmation:
I focus just enough to get the job done well. Then I come up for air to connect and relax.

Don’t know your ascendant, moon or Sun sign or if you have a strong Saturn? Learn what to do about it here.

AQUARIUS
Moon, ascendant, Sun or strong Saturn in birth chart

The big downside to folks embracing zany Uranus as the “ruler” of your sign is their dismay when you’re not zany. That’s when you’re tough to read and just plain tough. You want what you want and that’s all you want. Folks forget that you’re a fixed sign. That means you’re a creature of determination and built for keeping people, places, or things on track. And you will keep your choo-choo on the track by any means necessary! But that doesn’t mean you should all the time. Work a little of that supposed zany energy into a charming and charismatic soufflé to keep folks in line. Not the whip. You’ll be more productivew.

Affirmation:
I work more of my charm and charisma to keep people, places or things on track.

Don’t know your ascendant, moon or Sun sign or if you have a strong Saturn? Learn what to do about it here.

PISCES
Moon, ascendant, Sun or strong Jupiter in birth chart

Your curiosity will likely plunge you headlong into many rabbit holes of research and thought. A lot of your mindful meanderings will feel good. But, again, you’ll need to set time limits on your ponderings, so you don’t lose track of work priorities. Some of your wistful wondering could be procrastination, in fact. You might resent or dread making changes that you know must happen. This could come from some unnecessary shame or guilt that you should drop. Change happens. That’s the whole point of astrology. The wisdom of the stars, though, is to know when to change or to hold on. Embrace the wisdom of change as you widen your knowledge.

Affirmation:
I embrace the wisdom of change.

Don’t know your ascendant, moon or Sun sign or if you have a strong Jupiter? Learn what to do about it here.

ARIES
Moon, ascendant, Sun or strong Mars in birth chart

This will probably be a re-calibration week. Things might not go as planned. That’s not just “because” of the Mercury retrograde. The retrograde serves you instead. Your chance to tweak that proposal before you send it off. To double check your facts before you publish that article. Or to think about that epic text before you press “Send.” Once you start the coming round of action, it’ll be “Go!” So, catch your breath now, then steady your rhythm. The sprinting is over. Brace yourself more for the marathon.

Affirmation:
I am preparing myself to go harder and farther to reach my dreams.

Don’t know your ascendant, moon or Sun sign or if you have a strong Mars? Learn what to do about it here.

TAURUS
Moon, ascendant, Sun or strong Venus in birth chart

There’s a strong chance that someone could start pissing you off. Your temper can be a real thing, but mostly because you first try to smother it. You do have to start with the admission that someone or something’s getting to you. Denial won’t do jack for you except make for an explosion later. After you opened up about what’s ticking you off, be specific about how you can make a change. Notice I didn’t make this about the other person or what she should do. Make that the final step. In fact, ask him or her about what could be done to make a tense situation better. You’ll have a better chance at making an ally and allaying a potentially volatile situation, i.e. waking up from a black out with your hands around someone’s neck.

Affirmation:

I take the initiative to defuse angering situations before they explode.

Don’t know your ascendant, moon or Sun sign or if you have a strong Venus? Learn what to do about it here.

GEMINI
Moon, ascendant, Sun or strong Mercury in birth chart

You’ll have to balance being the highly competent person you are with communicating clearly without condescension. You know, like how folks start speaking real slow to someone when they realize he or she isn’t a native speaker of their language. No, it’s not your fault that some people can’t keep up with your pep and perceptiveness. But it’s also lazy not to use that energy and intellect to help people do better what they need to do. Or, to be even more direct, what you want them to do. Work for mutual understanding. Don’t chalk it all up to someone being dumb.

Affirmation:
I work for mutual understanding when not understood, not easy excuses or dismissals.

Don’t know your ascendant, moon or Sun sign or if you have a strong Mercury? Learn what to do about it here.

CANCER
Moon, ascendant, Sun or strong Moon in birth chart

Not every creature that rears back on its hips is retreating. In fact, the animal might be ready to pounce. That’s my image of you this week. You’re leaning back on your haunches by cleaning your desk, organizing various workspaces, or clearing your digital devices of junk. It might look like you’re idling to other folks. You might even be confused by what you’re doing. But you’re building up force by hunkering down. The hard part might be not knowing when you’ll have to leap. But, again, trust you’ll know when the moment is right.

Affirmation:
I am clearing room to do leap forward.

Don’t know your ascendant, moon or Sun sign or if you have a strong Moon? Learn what to do about it here.

LEO
Moon, ascendant, Sun or strong Sun in birth chart

You’re likely attuned to a frequency that’s hard to channel clearly or explain to others. You might even have to double check the heading for this horoscope to be sure it’s not for Pisces. But indeed it’s for you, Leo. Be patient with decoding the messages and thoughts you’re receiving now. Maybe you’re reading a book you thought you’d never read. Or writing one! Regardless, it’s time to soak in those new thoughts and not rush the need to share or explain them. In fact, don’t even try to explain them now. One, you might not make sense. Two, you’ll take yourself out of the magic rather than fully taking part in it.

Affirmation:
I participate fully in the magic of my blossoming thoughts and discoveries without apology or the need to explain.

Don’t know your ascendant, moon or Sun sign or if you have a strong Sun? Learn what to do about it here.

VIRGO
Moon, ascendant, Sun or strong Mercury in birth chart

You likely put a lot of pressure on yourself to be on top of it. You want to be an Emir of Efficiency! Allow me to ask, to be on top of what exactly? For instance, #InboxZero is a laudable and great thing. But you can procrastinate just as easily with your email as much as you can with Facebook or IG. Be clear on your priorities for the week and get on top of that! Yes, even take the time to write out and rank what’s most important to do. Otherwise, you could end up achieving a whole bunch of nothing.

Affirmation:
I am clear on my priorities for the week and efficiently manage them.

Don’t know your ascendant, moon or Sun sign or if you have a strong Mercury? Learn what to do about it here.

LIBRA
Moon, ascendant, Sun or strong Venus in birth chart

Nap often. It’ll help take some low-key edge off your waking moments. Or if you can’t sleep, meditate, or rest your eyes. Allow some time to reset. Otherwise, you might find yourself froggy and aggy for no obvious reason. The agitation could also come from having a fair amount of energy. But you have no clue on what to do with all of it. You both want to do everything and nothing at all. A reset will help you fish out what’s most important to do. And then you’ll find it easier to be patient and clear with others around you.

Affirmation:
I rest and reset often during the day to stay patient and on point.

Don’t know your ascendant, moon or Sun sign or if you have a strong Venus? Learn what to do about it here.

SCORPIO
Moon, ascendant, Sun or strong Mars in birth chart

Chances are you are being pushy if you have doubts about that this week. The good news is that you have the drive to go for what you want. Be assertive with your paramour. Boldly shake a prospective client’s hand. Clean the room that’s needed a spring cleaning since last spring! But demanding is different from assertive. An ultimatum is not a request.   When you’re assertive, you leave just enough room for another to be assertive about his or her needs with you. When you’re demanding, you leave little room for the other person but to pull back OR to push you away to claim some space. Claim all the space you want for yourself…when you’re by yourself. Leave some wiggle room when you’re with others.

Affirmation:
When I assert my desires, I leave room for others to share theirs.

Don’t know your ascendant, moon or Sun sign or if you have a strong Mars? Learn what to do about it here.