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AstroTarot Forecast for December 2017

What do the cards have in store for you this month? Look for your Sun Sign below to find out! (Or, if you're an Astrology buff, consult your Sun, Moon and ASC for a more in-depth overview). For this Forecast, I used our brand new Coffee Tarot deck (art by my husband, Ron). Grab yours at (it comes with a hand-sewn bag, .pdf of Keywords and a secret Facebook Group). To read more about coffee symbolism, click here and here.

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Aries: March 21- April 19 (Nine of Air) –Fiery Aries, you’ve got a lot on your mind this month—but the good news is most of it is in your…drumroll…mind! Seriously, you’re getting yourself worked up into a tizzy about unfounded fears and anxieties. Calm down, slow down, try some Tension Tamer Tea (it totally works—trust me) and relaaaaaax. Ahhhh, doesn’t that feel better? Breathe deeply, and often. Stay centered. Focus on what is good, beautiful and peaceful.

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 April 20 - May 20 (Page of Air) – Earthly Taurus, despite the busy holiday season, this month is a great time for you to start studying something new. You don’t have to go all out and enroll in a college course, mind you (unless you want to!), but you’re unusually curious and open right now. Don’t be afraid to ask pointed questions to those around you, but steer clear of gossip and pettiness (you’ll be tempted to join in the fray). Think childlike—not childish.



Gemini: May 21- June 21 (Three of Fire) – Airy Gemini, it’s a pirate’s life for you this month. (Just kidding!) Seriously, though, don’t be afraid to imitate our jolly captain by allowing yourself to be absorbed with your favorite hobbies. The ship won’t burn down, you’ll end up circling around to an opportunity once again and others have your back (and duties) pretty much covered. Focus on the adventure of the journey, rather than the destination. ROI will take care of itself.


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Cancer: June 22 - July 22 (King of Earth) – Watery Cancer, you may want to consult a financial advisor this month, especially in relation to your business, income, taxes or retirement funds. If you’ve been an emotional spender as of late, you may be surprised at just how much debt you’ve accrued. Continue to be generous to employees and family members, but tighten the reins on personal indulgences. If you’re crying “but I’ve worked so hard—I deserve it!” remember that you also deserve a tidy nest egg for unexpected, large purchases.


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Leo: July 23 - August 22 (Eight of Water) – Fiery Leo, you tend to like the spotlight—so continuing to do what you’re good at, especially when it earns accolades, seems like a no-brainer. That is, until a yearning to go higher and deeper with authentic living nags at so persistently you can’t ignore it. Your inner voice is getting louder than the crowd’s, so now you face a choice: walk away from a good gig…or continue on until the staleness chokes your creativity.


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 August 23 - September 22 (Knight of Fire) – Earthy Virgo, it’s time to charge ahead with passion, vigor and purpose! Take your foot off the brake, especially if you’ve already received marching orders from wise ones or Spirit. Consistent movement is key to gaining, and maintaining, momentum. It may be tempting to let your cautious nature hold you back, but in the quest for healing, wholeness and all-around mastery, it’s much better to burn, burn, burn!


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Libra: September 23 - October 22 (Two of Air) – Airy Libra, you poor thing! You’re naturally the mediator anyway, but this month finds you in an important diplomatic role (probably seated at the holiday table, preventing bloodshed from relatives arguing about politics, religion or both!). ::sigh:: It sucks, I know, but you’re really good at seeing both sides of an issue—and cascading refreshing baking soda on little familial fires. Stay strong and stay objective. Peace out.


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Scorpio: October 23 - November 21 (The Moon) – Watery Scorpio, usually you are the enigma in da house. Surprise! This month, you won’t know whether you’re coming or going. Is someone gaslighting you? Screwing with your head? Nah—it’s probably just hormones or the need for more sleep (seriously). Enjoy the darker months, snuggle with copious covers, read fiction and allow your right brain to take over. Trying to force things—any thing—will only make things worse.


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Sagittarius: November 22 - December 21 (The Sun) – Happy Birthday, Fiery Sagittarius! You’re the complete opposite of Scorpio this month: blazing clarity, certainty and robust health radiates from your being. Rise earlier than usual and take advantage of the quietude. If you do, unexpected illuminating insights will descend—amping up your consciousness and nudging your “Stay Woke” meter off the charts.


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Capricorn: December 22 - January 19 (Page of Fire) – Earthy Capricorn, instead of working your butt off for the final monthly climb of the year, acknowledge that you’ve already done, and earned, enough. It’s time to get all Anne of Green Gables by acting like everything and everyone in the world is fascinating, amazing and glorious. (Fake it if you have to; the feelings will come). Put the “wonder” back into wonderful—and let your Inner Child run free.


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Aquarius: January 20 - February 18 (The Emperor) – Airy Aquarius, don’t wait until January to organize, compartmentalize or finalize. The energy this month gives you an extra “be-in-charge” boost, so you might as well run with it (maybe you’ll get to play next month?). Yeah, adulting can be a pain, but you’re arguably the most “adult” of the entire Zodiac—so it’s basically “expect more of the same”. Relish being an authority figure, because you truly are helping those who look to you as a model.  


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Pisces: February 19 - March 20 (Ten of Air) – Watery Pisces, I don’t need to tell you to stay away from needles, weed, pills or drink. But here I am, telling you to stay away from things that will cook your brain and impede your judgment! Coffee is allowed. And tea. And distilled water. Seriously, though, steer clear of anything that over-stimulates this month (including the internet and 24-hour news). You’re better off having your head in the sand…than having your brain fried.

Does the Forecast for your Sun Sign resonate? Share your thoughts in the comments section below!

-- Janet

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Janet Boyer is the author of Back in Time Tarot (Hampton Roads), Tarot in Reverse (Schiffer Publishing) and Naked Tarot: Sassy, Stripped-Down Advice (Dodona Books). She's the co-creator (with her husband, artist Ron Boyer) of the Snowland Deck and Coffee Tarot, and authored both companion books to those decks. A Renaissance Soul, she is also an award-winning cook, mixed media artist, jewelry artisan and journal maker. Next to creating, her favorite thing to do is spend time with her beloved husband, son and 5 cats at her rural home in Pennsylvania. Visit her at


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