Peace on Earth and Other Planets

By Holiday Mathis

December 25, 2017 6 min read

Santa famously keeps a list of who's naughty and who's nice, and Venus, in the early stages of Capricorn, totally supports the idea. Luckily, most who celebrate Christmas tend to be forgiving about whatever happened in the year that's mostly behind us. May the better angels prevail over a day to celebrate peace on earth, goodwill to all.

ARIES (March 21-April 19). Home isn't a location; it's a heart space — and one that you'll carry with you wherever you happen to be. Tonight features a scenario that's both unexplainable and poetic.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20). A happy family can come in many forms, some of them not genetic in the least. You'll reach out to family of all kinds and in various ways. A reach-out can be an intention of the spirit, or it can involve a phone or maybe a hug.

GEMINI (May 21-June 21). The implications of the holiday will soften the behavior of all, regardless of age or religious persuasion or any other category. It's as if there's niceness on the breeze that sooner or later touches everyone.

CANCER (June 22-July 22). In the very best sense, what's happening is a direct result of what you thought about, created and built. You'll stand back and be satisfied and maybe a little proud of the sweetness of the moment.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). There's a buzzy, excited feeling that perhaps has to do with getting to be around people who make you happy. A few laughs together — enchanting memories are being made.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). The day will be characterized by warmth, extra smiles, unexpected kindness and good cheer. Relax. Be nice to yourself these last days of the year. Your heart can be light if you let it be.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). You feel as though you are very much wanted but not desperately needed. It's the ideal dynamic — no pressure, just joy and appreciation. You're free to really be yourself.

SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). Beautiful music will set the right tone on this day to pull loved ones closer, enjoy one another and, above all, give a free pass on all the petty stuff that gets in the way of pure love.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). Things will go according to plan and unfold with the feeling you had hoped for. Two things are true: 1) All is well at the moment, and 2) if it's not, you'll fix it later; until then, refer back to 1.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). The action swings in and out of the fairy tale zone. Though there's a fantasy quality to the setting, the basics bring you back and ground you in what's real and the very practical ways of sharing your love.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). It's a cozy, drama-free day. Even the people who usually find something to be unhappy about will settle in for some contentment. Expect love, sharing, music, good food and more love.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). You're looking for the brightest potential in each person you encounter (and in yourself, too), which is exactly what you'll find. Inside everyone is something to celebrate, and celebrate you will.

TODAY'S BIRTHDAY (Dec. 25). You'll spend this year doing what makes you money, what makes you better and what makes you happy. There won't be a whole lot of room for anything extraneous, and you'll find the intensity of focus invigorating. Because your goal is to be a better person, you don't have to chase success. It finds you. Virgo and Cancer adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 8, 20, 22, 30 and 1.

NEW SEASON SUPERPOWER: PART TWO OF TWO: Each sign has unique talents, tricks, mystifying qualities and secret strengths. Which of those talents will the planets help you magnify to heroic proportions in the season ahead? LIBRA: Healing. You have an intuitive sense about what will heal others and yourself. SCORPIO: Easy Transitions. In a world of constant change, the ability to move gracefully between states is among the most powerful. SAGITTARIUS: Salesmanship. You can persuade people to buy the shirts from their own backs. Use your power for good and you'll be in a position to upgrade your lifestyle in a matter of a few months. CAPRICORN: Reframing. When something isn't working, you alter your frame of reference, choosing to see things in a different way. By doing so, you become wise. AQUARIUS: Quantum Travel. You are able to leap great distances in impossible amounts of time, seeming to exist in different places at once. This is especially helpful in your career; you learn the ropes of a new position in record time. PISCES: Familiarity With the Path. In regard to personal relationships, you feel you've been down the road before and are able to make the right choice the first time, sparing yourself and loved ones from any unnecessary pain, confusion or hassle.

CELEBRITY PROFILES: Whether Sir Isaac Newton was hit on the head by a falling apple is debatable, but few would debate that this Capricorn was the greatest scientist of the 17th century and beyond. His work in the area of gravity, motion, optics, astronomy, mathematics, religion, alchemy and more changed the world forever. Newton was born when the moon and Venus were in Aquarius, the sign of the future.

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