The Aspiring Astrologer - 52 Self-paced Astrology Lessons I'm excited to share with you information about my new book The Aspiring Astrologer - 52 Self-paced Astrology Lessons now available on Amazon. I'm going to give you a bit of a history of the evolution of this...
I’m sharing with you my December Astro Journal flip through.
I’ve been journaling for years and I do dabble with all sorts of journals spreads, but this month I got a bit more organized and have got some images to show you of the journal pages I created for December 2021.
This page shows all the important astrological ingresses, lunar phases and planetary retrogrades for the month.
I also draw the zodiac in the natural position with Aries at the Ascendant point.
You’ll notice that I colour my zodiac signs in specific colours and these are related to the colour wheel.
The fire signs are the primary colours, so Aries is red, Leo is yellow and Sagittarius is blue.
The air signs are the secondary colours so Gemini is orange, Libra is green and Aquarius is violet.
Then the earth and water signs become the tertiary colours, so we have Taurus is tangerine Cancer is apricot, Virgo is chartreuse or lime green, Scorpio is turquoise, Capricorn is purple and Pisces is magenta.
On the outer ring I show how all the planets move during December.
Many planets stay in the same sign, some planets change signs and one planet is stations retrograde.
Main Lunar Phases
I also indicate the four main Lunar phases of New Moon, First Quarter, Full Moon and Last Quarter.
Wheel of the Year
My Yule page is an acknowledgement of the wheel of the year as the Sun enters Capricorn on December 21 we are at the solstice.
I have the symbol for Yule in the top left and on the top right has an oakleaf to symbolize the movement from the Holly King to the Oak King which happens on Yule.
Yule and the solstice is the actual beginning of the wheel of the year.
It’s the dead of winter. In my drawing that I have a yule log burning in the fire. The idea is that you get one long big tree which is your you’ll log and you stick the fat and into the fireplace and you liked it on December 21 and as it slowly burns you push the tree into the great and I delete should be in for at least 12 days.
Dark to Light
Yule is a time where we are symbolizing the shift from the dark and we start to slowly move into the light.
This time of the year is symbolized by candles the fire and brightness.
December 21st is the shortest day of the year it is also known as the Roman festival of Saturnalia.
Saturn rules Capricorn so it all fits in quite neatly.
Month Calendar Full Page Spread
The monthly full spread is where I will put all my student classes and events.
It also works as a content calendar for my videos and blogs.
I have colored in every planetary movement and the Moon’s phases.
Planets on the Move
Here I’m listing all the planets that change sign and a little interpretation for each one.
Sun enters Capricorn
Sun enters Capricorn on December 21st, Complete all public festivities to concentrate on special people. Especially past year. Make a plan.
Mercury enters Capricorn
Mercury enters Capricorn on December 13 get all seasonal shopping in the bag early. Gift self-improvement classes and education.
Mars enters Sagittarius
Mars enters Sagittarius on December 13 this will energize all outgoing personalities. The bright bold and confident now.
Jupiter enters Pisces
Jupiter enters Pisces on the 29th make space in your life for some whimsy. Grow big dreams. Meandering is the name of the game.
Venus stations Retrograde
Venus going retrograde is there too. Reassess romantic and love relationships for viability. Practice financial austerity for a brighter future.
On December 4th, there is a Solar eclipse at 12° Sagittarius.
- Follow your instincts.
This eclipse squares Neptune as well.
- Internal dilemmas around visions and atmosphere’s may be the case.
The solar eclipse also sextiles Saturn.
- Work your inherent talents.
The solar eclipse is trine Chiron.
- Be guided by the events of the day.
On December 11th, the First Quarter is at 19 Pisces.
- Growth through art and music.
- Build meaningful attitudes.
- Face your crises.
On December 19th, is this month’s Full Moon at 27 Gemini.
- Journal for clarity.
- Have your eyes wide open to reality.
On December 27th, is the Last Quarter at 5° Libra.
- Reorientate personal relationships.
- Readjust your plans now.
- Pioneer plans as well.
Planet of the Month – Jupiter
This month’s planet of the month is Jupiter as it moves finally into Pisces.
Jupiter did move into Pisces earlier in the year and then retrograded back into Aquarius, but now it has finally moved and Pisces and will remain there for the next year.
Jupiter is the traditional ruler of Pisces and it is very comfortable in the sign of the Fish.
What to Expect or Great Expectations
This movement of planetary energy will bring:
- A higher awareness of your spiritual journey.
- Openness to teaching and learning that creates a perception shift.
- Growth through understanding more than at other times.
- A blurring of international connections now.
- Expansion in your life if you follow your inner voice.
- Trust in your own judgement without following public opinion.
If you enjoyed seeing my Astro Journal flip through let me know.
Share Your Astro Pages
If you are inspired by some of my Astro Journal Pages send me a copy of your image or use the hashtag #StarzologyAJP to share your work on social.
If you would like to see the actual process I use and how I design each page each month, let me know as well.
There and innumerable videos on monthly journal spreads by talented artists which have amazing artwork and design.
I just bring a focus to the astrology in my spreads.
If you would find it interesting to see my process let me know and I will certainly share a video with the background information as well.
Have a prosperous day,
New Moon Wishing - A self-care guidebook for wishful thinkers The New Moon Wishing self-care guidebook for wishful thinkers by Pearl Pendragon contains pages that you fill in with your New Moon wishes each month. There are "New Moon in zodiac sign" prompts to help you...
A Yod is an astrological planetary configuration also know as a major aspect pattern which is formed when three planets line-up in a particular way.
A yod looks like a triangle. See image.
This week the three planets in the current yod are Jupiter in Gemini, Saturn in Scorpio and Pluto in Capricorn.
You can also refer to this current pattern as a Jupiter Yod because Jupiter is the focal planet.