Jupiter comes home when he enters the adventurous and lucky sign of Sagittarius! Because Jupiter rules Sagittarius, this planet and sign combination works very well together, which makes it easier for us to access its fortunate energy. These are optimistic times when our opportunities are abundant and our possibilities are limitless.
Both Jupiter and Sagittarius encourage us to explore new horizons and grow our minds, hearts, and lives to create more opportunity and happiness for ourselves. When Jupiter is in Sagittarius, we are fired up with a fresh enthusiasm for learning, traveling, and enjoying the gifts of the world.
When Jupiter is in Sagittarius
Jupiter in Sagittarius is not a time to sit at home doing and thinking the same old things. Jupiter is the largest of all the planets and represents growth, big ideas, and grand experiences. There is no better time than Jupiter’s transit through Sagittarius to expand our horizons, both mentally and physically. We are no longer comforted by the safety of familiar places -- we are itching for something else, and the more we try and the more we risk, the greater rewards we’ll find.
Sagittarius is represented by the Archer, who aims his arrow high and far. With Jupiter in Sagittarius, we are encouraged to connect with our own dreams and futures, and realize what we can do in the present moment that will help us reach our ultimate goals. There is a risk, however, of aiming so high that we establish goals that are, in fact, out of reach. DO dream big -- even bigger than usual -- but remember that if you want your dreams to come true, you can’t ignore the realistic steps you’ll need to take to attain them.
Still, during Jupiter’s transit through Sagittarius, the journey is more important than the ultimate destination. It’s a great feeling to accomplish what we set out to do, but it’s the experience that teaches us. Even if we never actually reach our goal, we will learn invaluable lessons along the way.
There’s an extra emphasis on expanding our minds through the exploration of not only new places, but new concepts -- learning about different philosophies, religions, and cultures helps us better understand our own place in the world. We are searching for ultimate truths during Jupiter in Sagittarius, but we must be careful that this doesn’t backfire. We can become so addicted to being right that it can lead to prejudice and judgement. We’re being invited to understand other points of view, not to become so entrenched in our own religious and political viewpoints that all others become wrong or invalid. The more self-righteous we feel, the more we limit ourselves -- which is the exact opposite of the growth and open-mindedness that Jupiter in Sagittarius is meant to bring to our lives.
Jupiter in Sagittarius isn’t about honing in on one thing, but about exploring and experiencing all the flavors of the world. Think bigger, reach further, and open wider, and Jupiter in Sagittarius will bless you with more than you could imagine.
Jupiter Retrograde in Sagittarius
When Jupiter is retrograde in Sagittarius, the opportunities Jupiter normally bestows on us slow down or may even become blocked. But this is certainly not meant to discourage us -- in fact, it’s the opposite. When we have a clear and easy path to our goals, we tend to think less, risk less, and grow less -- we simply take the steps needed and find success. During Jupiter’s retrograde, however, these roadblocks present us with opportunities to rethink our methods, to try something we’ve never tried before, and to grow in ways we wouldn’t otherwise.
It’s been said that "opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls, and looks like work." This is Jupiter Retrograde in Sagittarius in a nutshell. This retrograde forces us to open our minds and move beyond the limits forced upon us, which will actually create MORE opportunities and successes for us in the end.
If you were born with Jupiter in Sagittarius
Lucky you! People born with Jupiter at home in Sagittarius are fortunate, free-thinking, and future-focused. You are always ready to learn something new, and probably have a wealth of interests to keep you busy. Whether it’s a different language, a new hobby, or a religion other than your own, you place a lot of value on learning and expanding both your mind and your perspective on the world around you.
The world is your oyster, and you intend to see as much of it as you can. Sagittarius is THE sign of travel, and Jupiter here is a personal invitation to expand your horizons as much as you possibly can in this lifetime. Adventure is constantly calling your name, and you probably become restless when you are stuck in one place for too long. There are lessons, experiences, and treasures in every nook and cranny of the world, and finding them is your goal and your greatest reward.
Because you are optimistic by nature, it’s easier for you to take risks than it is for others. The unknown is not scary, it’s exciting to you. You realize that you make your own luck, and that the more you put into your life, the more you’ll get out of it.
One thing you need to watch out for, however, is excess. Your Jupiter in Sagittarius makes you think you can never have too much of a good thing -- until you spend yourself into debt or take a relationship so far so fast that you can’t find your way back to center. Your ability to dream and do things big is one of your greatest assets, but a little moderation every now and then will help you keep your life sane and your relationships with loved ones intact.
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