December 2016 Tarotscope

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BY CRYSTAL ARTS AND HEALTH

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Tarotscopes at Crystal Arts And Health are done by Cara E. Moore. She is a Crystal Healing and Herbalism Practitioner and Hatha Yoga Teacher.  She also has a Fellow in the Mantic Arts through the British School of Yoga and the New Age Foundation. She trained in Angelic Tarot with Lisa Eddy, a Certified Angel Card Reader™. 

The cards being used are the Angel Tarot by Doreen Virtue and Radleigh Valentine for angel affirmations and guidance, with astrological, crystal and herbal support information.  Images used are all rights reserved by Doreen Virtue and Radleigh Valentine, Hays Publishing, published 2012 and are being used under fair usage conditions. Links to purchase the set are available on the Crystal Arts and Health website.

There is a four card reading for each of the Astrological signs. The first card is the spiritual theme for the month. The second card is for the 1st ten days of the month, the third card is for the next ten days and the fourth card is for the final 10 days of the Month.

Scroll down to find your sign and that will be your scope of the month.

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March 21 – April 19

The Dreamer (Archangel Metatron)

Spiritual theme:  A leap of faith.  Follow your dreams.  Unexpected opportunities.  Archangel Metatron means “one who guards” traditionally the Archangel who guards the “tree of life” and is a scribe who writes down the good deeds.  Archangel Metatron is the Angel of young people and those on spiritual journeys and is known to help the flow of creativity in an orderly way.  This card is associated with the Air element and the planet Uranus.  Crystals are Clear quartz and Aqua Aura.  This card is also associated with the Archangel Uriel (God is my light).  The essential oil is Lime. Affirmation:  “Out of nothing all this was made. The same creative power dwells in me also.”

1st – 10th (Six of Fire) Victory! Good News is on the way. Public recognition or awards. Jupiter in Leo. Crystals are Fire agate, Pyrite and Lapis Lazuli. Essential oils are Cinnamon, Orange and MuskAffirmation: “I allow courage to blend with humility and choose to stay heart centred.”  Archangel Sachiel (ruler of Jupiter) and Raziel (angel of Leo) 11th – 21st (Queen of Air) Traits:  Independent, experienced, realistic, and witty.  Objective decision making, clearing away all that no longer serves you.  Seeing the humor in the situation.  Crystals are green Calcite, Jade, Watermelon Tourmaline.  Affirmation:  “I manifest abundance with ease. Paying attention to detail, I lovingly share with those in my care.” Essential oils are Watermelon, Geranium and Bergamot.  22nd  31st (Four of Earth) Being too frivolous or two cautious with money. Good business decisions.  Giving to those less fortunate.  Sun in Capricorn. Archangels Michael (the Sun) and Azrael (angel of Capricorn).  Crystals are Black tourmaline, imperial topaz and sunstone.  Essential oils are Cardamom, juniper and vetivert.  Affirmation:  “I am abundant enough to share generously and to respond to the needs of others.”  When pair with the Dreamer (Fool) card it is an opposing card signifying order and regularity.

Taurus

April 20 – May 20

Awakening (Archangel Gabriel)

Spiritual Theme:  Look at things from a different perspective. A temporary standstill.  It is important to be yourself.  Gabriel means, “God is my strength”.  Traditional Hanged Man card.  Planet Neptune and Water element.  Crystals are Amethyst, lepidolite, coral and aquamarine.  Need to reduce the blame and judgment levels otherwise the “limbo” this card brings will last longer.  Essential oil is Ylang-ylang.

1st – 10th (Eight of Fire) Events moving at a fast pace.  Delays are over.  Many things happening at once.  Mercury in Sagittarius.  Archangels Raphael (Mercury) and Raguel (angel of Sagittarius).  Gemstone are Fluorite, Green Aventurine and Lapis Lazuli. Essential oils are Peppermint, Lemon, and Sandalwood.  Affirmation:  “I am focused and prepared to leap at the opportunities that will speed me along the path of manifesting my dreams.” 11th – 21st (Knight of Water) Emotional, romantic, enthusiastic, contemplative.  Falling in love or wedding proposals.  The need to balance emotions. An invitation to a social event.  Angelic advice is to use Chrysoprase crystal and ask archangel Michael to balance the heart chakra and make it more receptive to the needs of others.  Scorpio (Water element, Archangel Gabriel) and Libra (Air Element, Raphael) Affirmation: “I allow myself to feel deeply and joyfully channel those feelings into creative pursuits.”  Crystal is green Jade. Essential oils are Nutmeg and Rosewood. 22nd  – 31st (Five of Fire) Competing goals. Bothersome details. Conflict with others. Saturn in Leo. Archangels Cassiel (Saturn) and Raziel (angel of Leo) Crystals are Golden beryl, Hematite and Tiger’s eye Essential oils are Bergamot, Melissa and Sandalwood. Affirmation: I am a winner.

May 21 – June gemini20

The Emperor (Archangel Michael)

Spiritual Theme: Organization and logic. Structure and discipline. Leadership.  Archangel Michael means “Who is Like God” and is associated with the Astrological sign Aries and the element of Fire.  The crystals for this card are Fire agate, Hematite, Red Jasper, Garnet and Bloodstone. The essential oil is Black Pepper oil and Dragon’s Blood.  Root and Solar Plexus Chakras. The affirmation for this card is about personal power and being organized.

1st – 10th (Page of Earth) Scholarly, dependable, patient, successful. Good news about financial matters. Wanting to do something more challenging. A new area of study. The crystal Carnelian can help you remain grounded and focused. The essential oils are Patchouli and Cypress.11th – 21st (Seven of Fire) Defend your beliefs and decisions. Stand your ground. Choose your battles wisely.  Mars in Leo. Powerful need to be relevant in the world and make a difference. Affirmation:  I have courage to stand up for myself and those who are vulnerable. Crystals are Red Jasper and Fire Agate. The essential oil is Cedarwood.  22nd – 31st (Six of Air) Things are looking up. The end of a difficult situation. Taking a trip. Mercury in Aquarius.  Archangels Uriel (Angel of Aquarius) and Raphael (Ruler of Mercury).  Gemstone is Kyanite.  Scents associated with this card are fresh snow and the North wind. Affirmation:  “I clear my mind and open it up to perceive the bigger picture.”

cancer

June 21 – July 22

Lovers (Archangel Raphael)

 Spiritual theme:   Archangel Raphael means “God Heals”. He is the Archangel of Travelers, Healers, Peace and Communication and Wednesdays. The Air element and the planet Mercury are linked to this Archangel.  This card deals with intimate relationship, and signals a time to carefully weight your decisions. It is also a card of good health.  The crystals associated with this card are Rose Quartz and Malachite, the Heart Chakra and the essential oils Chamomile, Lemongrass and Sandalwood. The affirmation for this card is to make sure your decisions are from your heart and mind.

1st – 10th (Two of Water) A relationship that continues to grow close. Forgiveness.  A positive resolution of a conflict.  Venus in Cancer. Archangel Gabriel for (Moon/Cancer) Gemstone are Selenite, Rose Quartz and Green Aventurine.  Essential oils are Lilac and rose.  Affirmation: “I open my heart to ever increasing levels of self love and trust that my relationships in the world reflect how much I love and honor myself.”   When paired with the Lovers cards this card is a reinforcing card associated with union, marriage and connection. 11th – 21st (Queen of Fire) Traits: Confident, warm, intelligent, graceful. Stretch your wings and fly. Don’t underestimate yourself.  Assert your independence and creativity.  Ability to balance career and family.  Aries (getting things done) and Pisces (caring).  Essential oils are black pepper, Dragon’s blood and Frankincense.  22nd – 31st (Page of Earth) Scholarly, dependable, patient, successful. Good news about financial matters. Wanting to do something more challenging. A new area of study. The crystal Carnelian can help you remain grounded and focused. The essential oils are Patchouli and Cypress.

leoJuly 23 – August 22

The Emperor (Archangel Michael)

Spiritual Theme: Organization and logic. Structure and discipline. Leadership.  Archangel Michael means “Who is Like God” and is associated with the Astrological sign Aries and the element of Fire.  The crystals for this card are Fire agate, Hematite, Red Jasper, Garnet and Bloodstone. The essential oil is Black Pepper oil and Dragon’s Blood.  Root and Solar Plexus Chakras. The affirmation for this card is about personal power and being organized.

1st – 10th (Knight of Water) Emotional, romantic, enthusiastic, contemplative.  Falling in love or wedding proposals.  The need to balance emotions. An invitation to a social event.  Angelic advice is to use Chrysoprase crystal and ask archangel Michael to balance the heart chakra and make it more receptive to the needs of others.  Scorpio (Water element, Archangel Gabriel) and Libra (Air Element, Raphael) Affirmation: “I allow myself to feel deeply and joyfully channel those feelings into creative pursuits.”  Crystal is green Jade. Essential oils are Nutmeg and Rosewood. 11th – 21st (Five of Fire) Competing goals. Bothersome details. Conflict with others. Saturn in Leo. Archangels Cassiel (Saturn) and Raziel (angel of Leo) Crystals are Golden beryl, Hematite and Tiger’s eye Essential oils are Bergamot, Melissa and Sandalwood. Affirmation: I am a winner.  22nd – 31st (King of Earth) Generous, Professional, Responsible, Practical. A successful time. Confidently accept opportunities you are offered.  The Midas Touch.  Virgo (Hardworking, Loves to Serve) and Leo (Likes the limelight, recognition for good works). Archangels Uriel (Ruler of the Element of Earth) and Metatron (angel of Virgo). Affirmation: “I manifest abundance with ease. Paying attention to detail, I lovingly share with those in my care.” Crystals are Fluorite, Green Aventurine and Lapis Lazuli. Essential oils are Patchouli, basil and cinnamon.

virgo

August 23 – September 22

The Empress (Archangel Gabriel)

Spiritual Theme:  Lavish abundance.  Give birth to your dream. Nurture yourself and others.  Gabriel means “Strength of God” Associated with the planet Venus and the element of Water. This card is associated with Archangels Anael and Chamuel and the Heart and Sacral Chakra. Crystals are Chrysocolla, Rose Quartz, Emerald, Rhodochrosite, Green tourmaline and Pink tourmaline.  Affirmation: “I am limitlessly abundant and creative.”  Essential oils are Rose and Ylang, ylang.

1st – 10th (Ace of Water). Falling in love or a resurgence of a relationship. Spiritual growth and an enhanced intuition.  A new home. Archangel Gabriel. Water Element. Crystal is Moonstone. Affirmation: “I accept that we all belong to each other and open my heart to love every living being unconditionally.” Essential oil is Jasmine.  11th – 21st (Four of Earth) Being too frivolous or two cautious with money. Good business decisions.  Giving to those less fortunate.  Sun in Capricorn. Archangels Michael (the Sun) and Azrael (angel of Capricorn).  Crystals are Black tourmaline, imperial topaz and sunstone.  Essential oils are Cardamom, juniper and vetivert.  Affirmation:  “I am abundant enough to share generously and to respond to the needs of others.”  This card when paired with the Empress card is a opposing card signifying miserly possessiveness. 22nd – 31st (Three of Water) A celebration. A wedding, graduation or birth announcement. The need to have more fun. Mercury in Cancer.  Crystals are pearl and mother of pearl. Affirmation:  I am a good friend. Essential oils are Melissa, lemon and coffee.

libra

September 23 – October 22

Renewal (Archangel Jeremiel)

Spiritual theme:   Review and evaluate.  A favorable assessment of the facts.  Time to move in a new direction.  Indicated close to completing an important task. Traditionally known as the Judgment card.  Jeremiel means “mercy of God”.  Associated with the planet Pluto (planet of transformation), the element of Fire and a review of Life, the Archangel Azrael and the Crown Chakra.  Crystals are Kyanite, Moldavite, Meteorite, Labradorite and Snowflake Obsidian.  Essential oil is Cypress.  Affirmation is “The divine spark within me grows stronger as I hark my calling and make choices that align me with my life purpose.”

1st – 10th (Knight of Air) Intelligent, Decisive, Idealistic, Tireless.  Events that occur with great speed.  Take time to carefully review your options.  Creative solutions.  Aquarius (Air) and Capricorn (Earth, grounded) Clashing ideals are at the root of the situation at hand.  Best solution is not to be too rigid.  Stand up for beliefs. Use Black Tourmaline to help you stay adaptable to new input. Be kind. Ask Archangel Cassiel to help keep you humble and remember that you only see a portion of the time/space continuum and little of what lies beyond.  11th – 21st (Page of Earth) Scholarly, dependable, patient, successful. Good news about financial matters. Wanting to do something more challenging. A new area of study. The crystal Carnelian can help you remain grounded and focused. The essential oils are Patchouli and Cypress.  22nd – 31st (Three of Water) A celebration. A wedding, graduation or birth announcement. The need to have more fun. Mercury in Cancer.  Crystals are pearl and mother of pearl. Affirmation:  I am a good friend. Essential oils are Melissa, lemon and coffee.

scorpio

October 23 – November 21

The Dreamer (Archangel Metatron)

Spiritual theme:  A leap of faith.  Follow your dreams.  Unexpected opportunities.  Archangel Metatron means “one who guards” traditionally the Archangel who guards the “tree of life” and is a scribe who writes down the good deeds.  Archangel Metatron is the Angel of young people and those on spiritual journeys and is known to help the flow of creativity in an orderly way.  This card is associated with the Air element and the planet Uranus.  Crystals are Clear quartz and Aqua Aura.  This card is also associated with the Archangel Uriel (God is my light).  The essential oil is Lime. Affirmation:  “Out of nothing all this was made. The same creative power dwells in me also.”

1st – 10th (Seven of Air) Plans need revision. More going on than meets the eye. Poor timing. Moon in Aquarius. Archangels Gabriel (ruler of the Moon) and Uriel (angel of Aquarius). Crystals are Amazonite, Lapis Lazuli and Celestite.  Affirmation: I allow my higher self to edit thoughts for truth and to speak this truth. 11th – 21st (Seven of Water) Symbolizes a complex decision. There is a need for research and then making a decision.  Stop procrastinating. This card can indicate an addiction or unhealthy behavior. Venus in Scorpio. Affirmation:  I am working for my best and highest good today. Essential oil is Lavender.  22nd – 31st (Five of Earth) Fears surrounding money Mercury in Venus. The wisdom to accept help from others. Uncertain self-employment. Affirmation:  I am okay with asking for help. Crystals are green and yellow calcite, rose quartz.  Essential oils are Myrrh, Orange and Patchouli.

sagittariusNovember 22 – December 21

The High Priestess (Archangel Haniel)

Spiritual Theme:  Listen to your intuition. Have patience. Consider carefully what you want before acting. Haniel means “Grace of God” and is associated with the Moon, our emotions, our personal needs and the feminine. Water element. Crystals Lapis lazuli, moonstone, carnelian, pearl, obsidian and Jet.  Affirmation: “I trust my intuition.”

1st – 10th (Page of Earth) Scholarly, dependable, patient, successful. Good news about financial matters. Wanting to do something more challenging. A new area of study. The crystal Carnelian can help you remain grounded and focused. The essential oils are Patchouli and Cypress. 11th – 21st (Ace of Fire) An exciting new opportunity. Career advancement. Change your life now!  Affirmation:  I am powerful. The crystal for this card is Citrine and the essential oil is Frankincense.  22nd – 31st (Seven of Fire) Defend your beliefs and decisions. Stand your ground. Choose your battles wisely.  Mars in Leo. Powerful need to be relevant in the world and make a difference. Affirmation:  I have courage to stand up for myself and those who are vulnerable. Crystals are Red Jasper and Fire Agate. The essential oil is Cedarwood.  This card when associated with the High Priestess card is an opposing card associated with being aggressive.

capricorn

December 22 – January 19

Release (Archangel Azrael)

Spiritual theme: The end of a phase or situation. Spiritual Transformation. Time to move on. (Death card in traditional Tarot). Azrael means “Whom God Helps”.  This Archangel is associated with the mythical bird the Phoenix.  The crystals Tiger’s Eye and Jet, the Sacral Chakra and the essential oil Cypress are linked with this card.  The affirmation for this card is transforming change is positive.

1st – 10th (Seven of Air) Plans need revision. More going on than meets the eye. Poor timing. Moon in Aquarius. Archangels Gabriel (ruler of the Moon) and Uriel (angel of Aquarius). Crystals are Amazonite, Lapis Lazuli and Celestite.  Affirmation: I allow my higher self to edit thoughts for truth and to speak this truth. 11th – 21st (Four of Water) Missing an opportunity. Discontentment or boredom. Open your eyes to the possibilities. Moon in Cancer.  Archangel Gabriel (Ruler of The Moon and Cancer). May be shut down due to past experiences. Crystals are Selenite, moonstone and desert rose.  Essential oils are Jasmine and  ylang ylang.  Affirmation: “I do not let my past dictate my future.” 22nd – 31st (Eight of Earth) Skilled work is rewarded. Learning all there is to know about a topic. Going back to school. Sun in Virgo. Affirmation: “I dedicate myself to perfecting my work.” Crystals are amber and peridot. Essential oil is Frankincense.

aquarius

January 20 – February 18

Release (Archangel Azrael)

Spiritual theme: The end of a phase or situation. Spiritual Transformation. Time to move on. (Death card in traditional Tarot). Azrael means “Whom God Helps”.  This Archangel is associated with the mythical bird the Phoenix.  The crystals Tiger’s Eye and Jet, the Sacral Chakra and the essential oil Cypress are linked with this card.  The affirmation for this card is transforming change is positive.

1st – 10th (Ace of Fire) An exciting new opportunity. Career advancement. Change your life now!  Affirmation:  I am powerful. The crystal for this card is Citrine and the essential oil is Frankincense.  11th – 21st (Knight of Earth) Loyal, dedicated, honorable, kind. Time to buckle down and get things done! Honor your commitments. A guardian angel.  Element Air of Earth. Archangels Raphiel (Air) and Uriel (Water) Taurus and Aries. Crystals are Rhodonite and Rose Quartz.  Essential Oils are Coriander and Eucalyptus. “I allow my efforts to shine through the work I do.”  22nd – 31st (Seven of Earth) Seeds well planted.  A temporary pause in action.  Unnecessary worry.  Saturn in Taurus.  Patient nurturing growth through lessons to achieve goals.  Affirmation:  I give myself the gift of perseverance.  Crystals are green aventurine and jet. The essential oil is Cypress.

pisces

February 19 – March 20

The Star (Archangel Jophiel)

Spiritual theme:  Happy times. Make positive, optimistic long-term plans. On the right path. Jophiel means “Beauty of God”. This archangel helps to rise above negativity and pessimism to regain optimism.  This card is linked to the Crown Chakra and the crystals Onyx, Sapphire, Amethyst, Kyanite and the essential oil Lime. The affirmation for this card is acting and speaking for the highest good for all.

1st – 10th (Eight of Fire) Events moving at a fast pace.  Delays are over.  Many things happening at once.  Mercury in Sagittarius.  Archangels Raphael (Mercury) and Raguel (angel of Sagittarius).  Gemstone are Fluorite, Green Aventurine and Lapis Lazuli. Essential oils are Peppermint, Lemon, and Sandalwood.  Affirmation:  “I am focused and prepared to leap at the opportunities that will speed me along the path of manifesting my dreams.”  11th – 21st (Five of Earth) Fears surrounding money Mercury in Venus. The wisdom to accept help from others. Uncertain self-employment. Affirmation:  I am okay with asking for help. Crystals are green and yellow calcite, rose quartz.  Essential oils are Myrrh, Orange and Patchouli.   22nd –  31st (Seven of Water) Symbolizes a complex decision. There is a need for research and then making a decision.  Stop procrastinating. This card can indicate an addiction or unhealthy behavior. Venus in Scorpio. Affirmation:  I am working for my best and highest good today. Essential oil is Lavender.

Have a great month!

Thanks for reading the December Tarotscope. In addition to knowing your Sun Sign, knowing your Moon and Rising sign is useful for a more in-depth reading. This can be found out by knowing the time and place of your birth. Sites like Astrodienst and Astrology.com offer free birth charts. Once these are known read the corresponding Astrological sign reading.

Hope everyone has a nice Yule (December ) Litha for those in the Southern Hemisphere.

There will be be two planets in retrograde in December (Uranus and Mercury from the 19th of December).  Chiron is coming out of reverse on the 1st of December.

Chiron Retrograde: 27th June – 1st December 2016: Chiron Retrograde in Pisces.  25 — 20 degrees Pisces.  Chiron deals with all aspects of health and disease and how they affect our spiritual path.  Find out where in your astrological chart Chiron is located http://www.alwaysastrology.com/birth-chart-calculator.html then see http://www.alwaysastrology.com/chiron-signs.html

Uranus Retrograde: July 29th  24 ° Aries – to direct December 29th 20 ° Aries. (Steady along with flares and explosions. Need to rekindle projects, some of which may need a lot of kindling.  Carefully choose which efforts to concentrate on as projects without a real passion behind them can cause problems difficult to control without a real commitment to tending the fire along).

Mercury Retrograde19 December 2016 – 8 January 2017 15 degrees Capricorn back to 28 degrees Sagittarius. Triple check any contracts signed at this time and be prepared to return any electrical equipment bought that might be faulty.  Make sure all communication is clearly presented.  A Mercury retrograde may require a more innovative approach as set patterns of working may be altered.

Knowing where these planets are in your birth chart can help in anticipating which areas of your life might have difficulties. Astrolabe does a planet Astroweather transit reading based on the birth chart. Retroplanet calendar http://moontracks.com/retro2016.html?Month=12 and retroplanet information http://www.priestessastrology.com/articles/retrograde-planets-2016. Further angelic correspondence information is available via the Big Juicy Book of Holistic Tarot Card Meanings Major Arcana and Minor Arcana available from Angelorum.co

One question Celtic cross readings are also available via the Crystal Arts And Health website and Bmystic. Cara E. Moore, BSYA (Crys.) (Herb.) FMANF, Yoga Teaching (Hatha Yoga)