As soon as the holidays are over, we start thinking about New Year’s resolutions… or not. You may have already decided on your goals and aspirations for 2018. If not, find out what the cards can tell you about how to focus on your desired outcomes; your winter tarotscope is here.
However, we’re not going to use a traditional tarot deck for this one. Winter is associated with the suit of Pentacles and the element of Earth. Therefore, we’re going to use an earth-based deck: the beautiful Druid Animal Oracle.
Aries March 21 – April 19
The Fire Dragon. A strong and appropriate card for fiery Aries. The Fire Dragon indicates that you may have a challenging year ahead, but your ability to overcome obstacles is renowned. Your main task is to make sure that energy is not wasted or misdirected. Set your goal, and then set your sights on it and keep focused. Don’t be distracted. Keep the Fire Dragon in mind as you head toward the New Year. Keywords: Transmutation, mastery, energy.
Taurus April 20 – May 20
The Bear. This animal illustrates very well, your connection to the earth. In the coming months, lift your head a little and listen to your intuition. Be ready to express your creativity. At the same time, your innate strength will stand you in good stead. Just remember to hold back before reacting or responding; take a moment to listen to your inner guidance. Keywords: Power, sovereignty, intuition and instinct.
Gemini May 21 – June 20
The Fox for you, Gemini. Your rhetoric and eloquence is renowned. Your brain is like quicksilver and you want to share your thoughts and ideas, yet this year, take your cue from the Fox to determine when to reveal yourself and when to remain silent. Develop your diplomatic side. It will take you farther as you pursue your aims. Keywords: Diplomacy, cunning, wildness.
Cancer June 21 – July 22
The Bull has shown up for you, Cancer. The Bull stands for wealth and abundance. It also tells you to achieve these, you will need to work hard this coming year. Having said that, it’s very important for you to remember that true wealth resides in the heart. Hold this thought in mind as you strive for your goals. Keywords: Wealth, potency, beneficence.
Leo July 23 – August 22
Hoppity-hop, the Frog has appeared for you, Leo. The year to come will require you to rein in some of your fire and focus on practicalities and emotions, i.e. the elemental energies of Water and Earth. Adopt the happy characteristics of a frog splashing into a pond, and use your energy to concentrate on the practical aspects of your projects. Work mixed with fun will keep you going. Keywords: Sensitivity, beauty, power.
Virgo August 23 – September 22
Earth Dragon. This card tells you that the riches and rewards you seek are right there inside of you, Virgo. All you have to do is express your best self. The Earth Dragon is your guardian, but sometimes he needs to be calmed and tamed in order for your creativity to surface. Remember that the people around your also have their own dragons to deal with. Keywords: Power, potential, riches.
Libra September 23 – October 22
Your animal is the beautiful Swan, Libra. She represents the part of your soul which is able to enter the spiritual world. Allow her to carry you on a journey of discovery this year. You may find new love or deepen an existing one. Go with the flow and enjoy your discoveries. Be flexible about your resolutions, they may morph into something completely different as the year unfolds. Keywords: Soul, love, beauty.
Scorpio October 23 – November 21
The Hawk has landed, Scorpio. This card suggests it will be a fascinating year for you, Scorpio. You may be seeking information and details long hidden. The hawk will help you spot the connections and decipher the patterns. You might be looking toward the future, but know that the past holds vital clues, and, perhaps inspiration. Keywords Nobility, recollection, cleansing.
Sagittarius November 22 – December 21
Your spirit animal is the Otter, Sagittarius. Perfect for you, as it exhorts you to follow your bliss by having fun and enjoying your freedom. Your motto for this year is ‘play is as important as work’. Your conscience may attempt to overrule your instinct by forcing you to be serious. Do your best to work out a compromise between the two. Work and enjoyment are not mutually exclusive. Keywords: Joy, play, helpfulness.
Capricorn December 22 – January 19
The Wren is your guide for the New year, Capricorn. The wren encapsulates the concept that the whole is in the smallest of things. That your grand design for life is within the tiny details. That gentleness and humility can be as powerful as mighty strength. For you, this year, you need to travel the path of least resistance. Cunning, used with good-humor, will pave the way. Keywords: Humility, cunning, God.
Aquarius January 20 – February 18
Your animal is the enigmatic Owl, Aquarius. This year promises even more mystery to explore. You may well be drawn toward the psychic realm and some form of clairvoyancy. The Owl keeps a foot in this world, while he looks at the other world. Do the same. Heighten your connection to the spiritual by spending time in nature, particularly at dawn and dusk. Keywords: Detachment, wisdom, change.
Pisces February 19 – March 20
The magical Hare for you, Pisces. As twisty, flexible, and adept as the fish, the Hare signifies shape-shifting and transformation. This year, you will be relying even more on your well-developed intuition as you negotiate profound changes in your life and in your own psyche. Feel the excitement build and be ready to launch your creative talents upon the world. It’s your time to shine. Keywords: Rebirth, intuition, balance.
Hope you enjoyed your Druid Animal Oracle-scope. Remember to keep your animal in mind during 2018.