12 Days of Christmas Astrology

As astro-traders we focus on the market action.

We watch the swings in prices. We time our entry and exit points. We make our forecasts.

But at this time of the year things slow down a bit.

We may be looking for bargains during a 12 Days of Christmas sale or just anticipating shutting down our trading computer on Christmas Eve.

The Spiritual Side of Trading

Either way, it’s a good time to pause and reflect.

It’s also time to remember that emotional balance is a key to trading success. And a regular spiritual perspective is a key to emotional balance.

12 Days of Christmas – A Spiritual Opportunity

That’s where the 12 Days of Christmas come in.

12 Days of Christmas

The 12 Days of Christmas in the popular seasonal carol

I’m not talking about the popular “12 Days of Christmas” carol that you can’t avoid hearing now.

And I’m certainly not talking about a 12 Days of Christmas bargain extravaganza at a retail store.

There’s an older, esoteric tradition about the 12 Days of Christmas that’s far more rewarding.

An Astrological 12 Days of Christmas

In this tradition, rooted in astrology, the 12 Days of Christmas begin on December 25. That’s the first of a dozen days of spiritual reflection, meditation, and contemplation.

In keeping with that focus, some adherents refrain from giving any gifts on Christmas Day. In fact, they don’t give or get any presents for the entire period of the 12 Days of Christmas.

Then, after the 12 Days of Christmas, they celebrate the Feast of the Epiphany, or Three Kings Day, on January 6.

That’s when the gifts appear, in honor of the original gifts to the Christ Child, presented by the wise astrologers.

Watch Your 12 Days of Christmas Dreams

As modern astrologers we can make our own decisions about gift-giving and spiritual practice.

But no matter what path you choose, it’s worth paying attention to your dreams on each of the 12 Days of Christmas.

As you sleep each night following the activities on each of the 12 Days of Christmas, your dreams can reveal the personal influences of each of the 12 signs of the zodiac, and can sometimes prove prophetic about coming events in the year ahead.

12 Days of Christmas – Night #1

On the night of December 25, contemplate the energies of Capricorn. Look for dream activity that can help create new and more productive structures and initiate greater responsibility in your life. This night’s dreams may come into manifestation between December 20 and January 19.

12 Days of Christmas – Night #2

On the night of December 26, contemplate the energies of Aquarius. Get hints from your dreams about how you can more effectively serve humanity. Your dreams may come into manifestation between January 20 and February 17.

12 Days of Christmas – Night #3

On the night of December 27, contemplate the energies of Pisces. What themes of sacrifice, poetry and sensitivity permeate your dreams? Those dream motifs may come into manifestation between February 18 and March 19.

12 Days of Christmas – Night #4

On the night of December 28, contemplate the energies of Aries. Look for dream activity that can help you create energetic action and define new beginnings. You can look for this night’s dreams to find fullest expression between March 20 and April 19.

12 Days of Christmas – Night #5

On the night of December 29, contemplate the energies of Taurus. What brings the most value to your life, and how can you bring more love and beauty into the refinement of your daily existence? Watch for your dream energies from this night to manifest between April 20 and May 20.

12 Days of Christmas – Night #6

On the night of December 30, contemplate the energies of Gemini. Be aware of the choices and alternatives that are presented to you in your dreams, and pay attention to your dream conversations. This night’s dreams may come into manifestation between May 21 and June 20.

12 Days of Christmas – Night #7

On the night of December 31, contemplate the energies of Cancer. Do your dreams connect with memories of family and tradition? What hints do they give you about the best ways to nurture yourself and others? Look for this night’s dreams to find expression between June 21 and July 21.

12 Days of Christmas – Night #8

On the night of January 1, contemplate the energies of Leo. What do your dreams tell you about how to become more generous by expressing your true essence more playfully and creatively? This night’s dreams may become manifest between July 22 and August 22.

12 Days of Christmas – Night #9

On the night of January 2, contemplate the energies of Virgo. Your dreams may offer you practical strategies for becoming more discriminating, orderly, and analytic in your life. Don’t be afraid to test this night’s inspirations. They may find fullest expression between August 23 and September 22.

12 Days of Christmas – Night #10

On the night of January 3, contemplate the energies of Libra. What insights can you gain from your dreams about the relationships in your life? What can you do to become more fair, balanced, and harmonious? This night’s dreams may express themselves between September 23 and October 22.

12 Days of Christmas – Night #11

On the night of January 4, contemplate the energies of Scorpio. Your dreams that night deserve in-depth analysis, because they contain hidden clues about the intense potential for personal transformation that lies concealed within you. Look for your dreams from this night to take outward form between October 23 and November 21.

12 Days of Christmas – Night #12

On the night of January 5, contemplate the energies of Sagittarius. Look for dream activity that reveals new horizons for your life, opening up expanded spiritual and intellectual insights and enlivening your sense of humor! Your dreams on this final night of the 12 Days of Christmas may become manifest between November 22 and December 20.

Celebrate A Sacred Day of Astrology

After the 12 Days of Christmas, be sure celebrate Epiphany on January 6!

Three Magi Epiphany

The Gifts of the Astrologers come right after the 12 Days of Christmas

This is the day in the Christian calendar that is set aside to recognize the accomplishments of astrologers. The Three Kings of the ancient legend knew how their spiritual knowledge of the heavens connected with material abundance. As astro-traders, we can proudly carry on that tradition!

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3 Responses to 12 Days of Christmas Astrology

  1. timbost says:

    I was just now reviewing this post, exactly 2 years to the day after it first went up. And in doing so, I discovered that I had never taken time to acknowledge Pat’s gracious comment. It’s too late for Pat to read that acknowledgement now, but not too late to remember her fondly. She passed on a few months back, and I know she is still sorely missed by her colleagues at Astrolabe, where she played such a key role, and by all in the astrological community who knew her. I always treasured my contacts with Pat – she was consistently kind, reflective, and very, very supportive.

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