Fill that quiver with arrows and fire away! The Sun spends its last week of 2015 in Sagittarius, a time meant for shooting from the hip, taking bold risks and racing straight for the target. Sagittarius is the zodiac’s traveler and ambassador. Suitcase, please! This year’s pre-holiday getaways are blessed by the Archer’s beams. Pull out your passport, too, and make sure it’s up to date. If international travel isn’t on the itinerary this week, consider committing to a future pilgrimage by booking tickets now. And, uh, who ARE the people in your neighborhood anyway? Stretch outside your comfort zone and do some multicultural mingling. This would be a fine time to create and participate in community events and organizations that have a #cometogether message to share.
This weekend Mercury in cool-headed Capricorn creates sparks with two complex cosmic forces. On Saturday, the fleet-footed messenger planet shares a flight path with potent Pluto—making all our communications intense. We’ll come on strong—and rather seductive—and there will be some deep and sexy bonding going down! But ditch the hidden agendas and don’t go cutting corners: Shadowy Pluto’s intersection with Mercury can make people manipulative or secretive…and that can even creep people out—yikes! (#UndesiredOutcomeAlert) Steer clear of the troubled types, even if their charisma attracts us like a moth to a flame. A Pluto transit is no time for playing with fire…not if we don’t want to get burned. Got a project to obsessively work on? The Mercury-Pluto confab gives us falcon focus. Tuck away for a day or two and create, create, create!
On Sunday, free-thinking Uranus in fiery Aries will form a tense square (90-degree angle) to Mercury in Capricorn. Mind games, anyone? We could get swept into a game of mental chess or exhausting debates when we thought we were just going to meet a friend for brunch. Some shocking revelations could come to light under this starmap—and we’ll have to be careful not to blurt out anything inappropriate ourselves just to “shake things up a little.” But this challenging cosmic combo can also be positive, pushing us to think outside the box or break from confining traditions. A change of mindset doesn’t always come wrapped with a pretty pink bow!