The Sagittarius new moon on Monday, December 14, 2020, is a total solar eclipse. It is joined by the planet Mercury. So the spiritual meaning of the new moon December 2020 astrology relates to how you think and communicate. Whatever your own sign is, you can expect a new world of optimism and exploration to open up after the long, strange days of 2020, thanks to this month’s new moon in Sagittarius on December 14
On December 14, the Sun, the Moon, and Mercury join the South Node of the Moon in Sagittarius (don’t forget the south node is karma). Since the beginning of time, Solar Eclipses have been considered the most powerful omens of change. While this cosmic event can reflect a sense of crisis related to a loss of faith and meaning, it also offers us the opportunity to begin a brand new cycle of growth.
(BEGINNING OF THE END OF THIS *(*#@^*#& PANDEMIC)
The Solar Eclipse will emphasize the necessity to completely let go of the past, of our expectations related to it, of our old beliefs and ways of thinking, in order to be able to move towards a new and more authentic direction. And maybe start saying bye bye to 2020 while applying lessons learned through what might be the hardest year of your life.
The December 2020 solar eclipse is also in good aspect to Mars (planet of action). This gives the energy and initiative to set new goals and act on your plans with confidence. However, a harsh aspect to Neptune means you must protect against deception and also infection, especially from the Coronavirus pandemic.
The December 14 solar eclipse at 23°08′ Sagittarius is only 3 degrees from Mercury. So the major themes of the eclipse are thinking and communication. Harmonious trine aspects to Mars to bring energy and initiative. Challenging aspects to Neptune brings confusion and deception.
Squares are stronger than trines. This means the positive influence of Mars is stronger than the challenging influence of Neptune.
Solar Eclipse Aspects
Solar eclipse conjunct Mercury puts the focus on your thinking and communications, and short distance travel. It brings mental alertness, quick thinking, adaptability, and curiosity.
Expect an increase in personal interaction in your neighborhood, with siblings, schools, and over the internet. This is a good time for sharing ideas, making plans, buying and selling, negotiating, and meeting new people.
Solar eclipse trine Mars gives a boost to your energy, self-confidence, and enthusiasm. So this is an excellent solar eclipse to set new goals and start new projects. You should be feeling strong and courageous and can use your initiative to get the ball rolling and tackle difficult tasks.
This is a good time to impress someone, especially a superior at work or someone special in your private life. Increased sex drive is matched by increased charisma and magnetic charm. Fortune favors the brave!
Mercury trine Mars brings increased mental energy and concentration for paperwork, studies, and exams. Quick thinking and decisiveness allow you to make plans and act on them with confidence. Being more adventurous and taking risks should lead to positive results.
A more assertive and persuasive communication style makes this an ideal time for negotiations, debating, asking for favors, and public speaking. You have the courage to share ideas you might otherwise keep to yourself, or to defend yourself, loved ones, or an issue you are passionate about.
Solar eclipse square Neptune can make you feel weak, lazy, and insecure. Confusion, deception, over idealization, and gullibility can lead to loss, disappointment, scandal, or slander. Paranoia and hypochondria are possible but there is an increased risk of treachery and susceptibility to illness and infection.
Mercury square Neptune distorts your thinking which can confuse and complicate discussions and business dealings. The increased risk of misinterpretation and deception means it is important to be clear and concise. Avoid conspiracy theories or strange and extreme spiritual and religious views.
Solar Eclipse December 2020 Summary
The December 14 solar eclipse is conjunct (NEXT TO) Mercury. So the major themes of the solar eclipse astrology are thinking and communication. The solar eclipse and Mercury trine Mars creates positive, well-balanced energy. It gives the desire and initiative to make plans, set new goals, and act on them with courage and confidence.
New moon December 2020 and Mercury square Neptune brings the potential for confusion, deception, and susceptibility to infection. But the positive Mars aspects are stronger. This means quick thinking and clarity can overcome confusion and deception. You can be direct and assertive instead of unsure and hesitant.
The fixed stars bring the potential for immorality, misfortune, and epidemic infection. But they also give caution, thoughtfulness, quick thinking, and insight to protect yourself.
The Coronavirus pandemic has lasted so long but you must keep your guard up to avoid infection. The economic losses it has caused mean there are more desperate people in the world trying to deceive, cheat, and steal. So you also need a sharp intellect and assertive words to protect against deception and fraud.
The December 14 solar eclipse combined with the November 30 lunar eclipse form an eclipse phase that lasts until the lunar eclipse on May 26, 2021.
HOW WILL THIS AFFECT YOU? READ MY PREVIOUS POST ABOUT YOUR SIGN AND THE NEW MOON HOROSCOPE.