Your daily horoscopes are here, astrology lovers! Today, we have a Moon in Pisces and the Sun is in Capricorn. Capricorn is the symbol of a goat, and it's hard not to think about the connection goats have to Christmas. Although you may not be religious ...and more »
A brief explanation of astrology's connection to Christmas.
Your daily horoscopes are here, astrology lovers! Today, we have a Moon in Pisces and the Sun is in Capricorn.
Capricorn is the symbol of a goat, and it's hard not to think about the connection goats have to Christmas. Although you may not be religious, there's a good chance that you or someone you know celebrates Christmas.
Christmas has its roots in both pagan and Christian religion. For Christians, it's a time to celebrate the gift of life through Jesus who would become the final sacrifice to end the practice of offering up an animal sacrifice for sin. There's a story behind this that stems from Judaism, and it involves a father, a son, and a goat.
Abraham, the father of Judaism had a son named Isaac. The story in the book of Genesis states that God asked Abraham to sacrifice his only son to prove his love.
Abraham took his son and set him on an altar and just when he was about to follow through on God's command, he was told by God not to do it. The story then says that a goat was found in a thicket by Abraham and it took the place of Isaac.
This became the living metaphor for a final messiah for both non-Jew and Jew, according to the Bible.
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Jesus was discovered by Magi, 3 wise men. These three wise men followed a star that appeared in the sky and used the star to locate his place of birth.
The wise men were astrologers, and like many who study astrology today, they sought answers, signs, and spiritual meaning by analyzing the stars and the shifting of planets to discern how God communicated to people on Earth through them.
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Seven years ago, a narrative written by the Magi themselves telling of their journey was translated and in the text, we find out that they were descendants of Adam and Eve's third son, Seth.
What does this mean for your zodiac sign according to astrology?
Their people lived in the East, and they practiced their religious rituals, one of which was astrology. In their expectation, they found the star that led them to Jesus at the time of Christ's birth.
Some people may say that there's really no validity to studying astrology, but this valuable piece of how knowledge of celestial events and their meanings prove that there's value that can benefit us today.
Zodiac signs that benefit from today's Moon with a power day are Taurus, Cancer, Scorpio, and Capricorn — Pisces, a double boost for you, thanks to the moon!
Activities to do today involve seeking out spiritual wisdom, understanding, and participating in meditation.
ARIES (March 21 - April 19)
Tarot of the day: Strength
Aries, take things one step at a time today. Allow your energy to build back up spiritually. Rebuild your heart in the area of love.
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TAURUS (April 20 - May 20)
Tarot of the day: The Tower
Taurus, relationships are important today. You may find yourself feeling connected more intimately with your siblings or with people who you perceive to have a family tie to you even if it's not a blood relative.
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GEMINI (May 21 - June 20)
Tarot of the day: The Fool
Gemini, accept your differences, particularly the things that separate you from others. You are your own unique individual. When you compare, compare yourself to the person you see in the mirror.
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CANCER (June 21 - July 22)
Tarot of the day: Justice
Cancer, you may be looking back at what you imagined you wanted and realizing you don't really want that right now. Keep moving forward but don't forget to turn your head to pay attention to where you are headed.
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LEO (July 23 - August 22)
Tarot of the day: Death
Leo, something you need to know will be more clear to you once you've rested your thoughts and have given yourself enough time to think about it. Give yourself 24 hours and revisit this same problem in the morning.
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VIRGO (August 23 - September 22)
Tarot of the day: The Hanged Man
Virgo, when all else fails, love heals fear. When insecurity hits or you feel uncertain about your place with another, focus on the love and less on what you're afraid may happen.
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LIBRA (September 23 - October 22)
Tarot of the day: The Devil
Libra, today, practice what you preach. If you tell others to do something, do it as well. This will be the best way for you to remain compassionate and considerate.
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SCORPIO (October 23 - November 21)
Tarot of the day: The Empress
Scorpio, focus on love and do things that communicate love, even if the gesture is small. The more you act in loving ways, the more love will return to you.
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SAGITTARIUS (November 22 - December 21)
Tarot of the day: The Star
Sagittarius, laughter isn't only the best medicine, it's healing for the soul. Today, try to find opportunities to enjoy laughter. A light heart is more desirable than a heavy one.
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CAPRICORN (December 22 - January 19)
Tarot of the day: The World
Capricorn, when was the last time you opened up to someone about how you feel? Today, may or may not be the best time to do so, but you could have an opportunity for a heart-to-heart conversation.
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AQUARIUS (January 20 - February 18)
Tarot of the day: The Star
Aquarius, be creative and think outside the box. You will find that the more you connect with the energy that creates, the more you attract others to you. You may even find that others are looking for experiences that you are wanting to get involved in.
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PISCES (February 19 - March 20)
Tarot of the day: Justice
Pisces, you experience some healing in your life today. You could be resolving a matter from the past or letting something go in the present moment that you no longer desire.
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