The Full Moon in easy, breezy Gemini on December 13, 2016, brings a breath of fresh air, lightening our hearts as we approach the winter celebrations. The holiday season is already running at full throttle, but deeply rooted concerns may be souring some of the sweetness. We're eager to be revitalized by social activities now, and look forward to interactions with like-minded friends.
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Nevertheless, this Full Moon's opposition to sobering Saturn is an unrelenting reminder of our ever-present responsibilities. We simply can't avoid the personal and social obligations that we each must shoulder at this time of year. The Gemini Moon tricks us into believing we can do everything and more, yet we worry about being overextended while unforgiving Saturn sets absolute limits of time, money, and energy.
Fortunately, the enthusiastic Sagittarius Sun inspires us to keep our heads up and aim for the moral high ground. Luckily, this Full Moon's smooth trine to energetic Mars all but guarantees the sweet fruits of our labors will be bountiful. We each can be the superhero of our own story if we concentrate on choosing love over fear.
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Learn more about the impact of this Full Moon with your sign's horoscope below.
Aries Horoscope (March 21 - April 19)
The holiday bustle is in full swing, which of course means your schedule is completely packed. A mercurial Gemini Full Moon in your 3rd House of Communications shines a spotlight on what comes out of your mouth. This chatty Gemini lunation is set straight across from serious-minded Saturn, warning you to not only speak responsibly, but to consider the moral principles that motivate you to speak up in the first place. Buddha teaches, "Better than a thousand hollow words, is one word that brings peace."
Taurus Horoscope (April 20 - May 20)
It's no secret that you enjoy the sweet comforts of life, but it's essential to keep a level head when it comes to your spending habits. The Gemini Full Moon illuminates your 2nd House of Money, prompting you to look at where your cash is coming from and where it is going. It's prudent to reassess your finances, but there could be concerns that go deeper than the surface. It's wise to consider how much you're giving away, both monetarily and energetically, as debts that aren't paid back to you can put a strain on your budget and your stamina.
Gemini Horoscope May 21 - June 20)
The reflective Gemini Full Moon lights up your 1st House of Self, making this the perfect time to splurge on a few upgrades to your image so you can put your best foot forward. But who you associate with is even more important than your hairstyle or clothes. Be honest with yourself about the closest relationships in your life. Scrutinizing Saturn expects you to address your relationship concerns with honesty and respect; there's no reason to stoop to accusatory and deflective narratives. Out with the old, in with the new.
Cancer Horoscope (June 21 - July 22)
You are overdue for some serious rest and relaxation while the Gemini Full Moon casts a soft light on your 12th House of Privacy. During your downtime, reflect on your work obligations and the promises made to those you love. You may want to lighten your load and let a few things fall to the wayside. Remember, it's okay to say no if you can't fit anything else on your plate. Draw your boundaries and stick to your commitments; don't allow stress to drive you to the low road. Honesty is the best route to happiness.
Leo Horoscope (July 23 - Aug. 22)
The busiest season of the year is here and while you're enjoying the festivities, there are some pressing matters that are pulling you away from the fun. The flirty Gemini Full Moon shines a spotlight on your 11th House of Groups, inspiring you to mix and mingle. However, the fickle Moon is set in high contrast to the righteous Sagittarius Sun, which is reminding you to be yourself and not compromise your authenticity. Connections are valuable for creating a support network, but make sure you're not sacrificing who you are to make them.
Virgo Horoscope (Aug. 23 - Sept. 22)
The pace at work is picking up speed, and you're diligently focused on your goals. The Gemini Full Moon brightens your 10th House of Career, highlighting your stellar performance on the job -- but there are always two sides to one coin. You cannot reach great heights if there's nothing solid to push off from. Domestic concerns may undermine your aspirations at work, so don't neglect one for the other. A stable foundation supports your personal and professional success.
Libra Horoscope (Sept. 23 - Oct. 22)
Spirited discourse around moral and ethical principles is a familiar activity around the holidays. The inquisitive Gemini Full Moon enlightens your 9th House of Higher Truth, refocusing your attention to what it is you truly think. You might be challenged by those in your immediate environment, as disagreements are likely to arise when everyone feels strongly about their beliefs. Stand your ground, but do it honorably – there's room for multiple views. Respect is a two-way street.
Scorpio Horoscope (Oct. 23 - Nov. 21)
Many people are strapped for cash around the holidays, and your pocketbook may be on your mind. It's natural to think about money owed and money loaned while the Gemini Full Moon illuminates your 8th House of Shared Resources. Scrupulous Saturn looks on from across the zodiac, requiring you to be realistic about how much you can afford, both financially and emotionally. Debts left unpaid can breed resentment, so the sooner you settle accounts, the better for everyone involved.
Sagittarius Horoscope (Nov. 22 - Dec. 21)
The fun and festive season is ramping up, but there are some stressors present which keep you from fully engaging in the excitement. The Gemini Full Moon occupies your 7th House of Relationships, throwing its bright light on the people closest to you. Observe what issues your relationships are reflecting back at you -- because how you respond is the most important part. Your philosophical nature combined with a strong dose of maturity from solemn Saturn is a recipe for progress, as long as you stick to your principles.
Capricorn Horoscope (Dec. 22 - Jan. 19)
Some days it can be difficult to persevere when you wonder if what you're doing even makes a difference. The Gemini Full Moon's presence in your 6th House of Habits accentuates your duties and obligations, allowing you to evaluate if giving your all is worth it or a waste of your time and talent. Reexamine your motives and realign your priorities if necessary. Your greatest strength can also be your greatest weakness; carefully aim your ambition in the right direction and success will be yours.
Aquarius Horoscope (Jan. 20 - Feb. 18)
You may be in the thick of the workweek, but you find your thoughts turning to fun and fantasy. A flirtatious Gemini Full Moon heats up your 5th House of Romance, but responsible Saturn warns you to not take things too far or too fast. There are personal and professional ramifications to consider, and you want to do the right thing by everyone. Have fun, but err on the side of caution when it comes to matters of the heart.
Pisces Horoscope (Feb. 19 - March 20)
Your nerves are jumpy as restlessness plagues you, but potent realizations offer an unexpected wake-up call. The Gemini Full Moon in your 4th House of Roots exposes the extra baggage you bring home with you at the end of the day. It's perfectly acceptable to ambitiously strive for your goals, but when your work starts negatively affecting your personal life, it might be time for a realignment of your priorities. Do right by your career, but do right by your heart, too. You can't help one and leave the other behind.