Astro Advice Weekly For December 24, 2017

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Look at what you can do on the 24th and 25th, not what you cannot. Lending a helping hand joyfully will help set the mood for a wonderful and happy time spent with friends and family. Personal growth will lead to enlightenment. Emotions will be difficult to control on the 26th and 27th. Don't voice your opinion just yet. Self-realization will help you make a decision. Build a closer relationship with someone you love on the 28th and 29th. Make plans that will alter the way you live. An innovative suggestion will be well received. An honest appraisal regarding financial or legal matters will be required on the 30th. Once you establish your position, your choice will become clear.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Travel, spending time with old friends or relatives, and enjoying reconnecting with family tradition are favored on the 24th and 25th. A little festive cheer will bring out truths as well as forgotten promises. Stay out of harm's way on the 26th and 27th. Avoid large crowds and impulsive individuals. Focus on yourself, end-of-year festivities, and making and sticking to new resolutions. Share your feelings on the 28th and 29th and make your intentions clear to those who will be affected by your decisions. Change can be good if it's well thought-out. A joint venture should be avoided on the 30th. Information offered won't add up. Take your time and gather the facts.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Choose your words wisely on the 24th and 25th. Dealing with people who need help is honorable, but don't let anyone fleece you out of your hard-earned cash or possessions. Be mindful, not foolish. You'll be excited about something you hear or read about on the 26th and 27th, but before you jump into action, take a moment to consider if you can afford to take a risk. Extravagance or emotional spending is not recommended on the 28th and 29th. A moderate couple of days will far better prepare you for end-of-year festivities. It may be difficult to keep your story straight or your plans a secret on the 30th. Try not to mislead anyone or jeopardize your plans.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Good things come to those who wait, and your time to reap the rewards is at your doorstep on the 24th and 25th. Unusual offerings and pleasant surprises will be yours. Be careful how you handle relationships on the 26th and 27th. In business as well as your personal life, impulsive comments or actions will come back to haunt you. Make special plans with someone you love on the 28th and 29th. Personal changes, shopping for a special accessory or outfit, and updating your appearance will prepare you for new beginnings. If you aren't sure on the 30th, don't say it. Be cautious not to send the wrong impression or false information. Offer peace, love and truth.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Think first before making a move on the 24th and 25th. Overindulgence will lead to comments that could hurt someone's feelings. Be mindful when dealing with close friends and family. Uncertainty regarding what you are going to do in the future will set in on the 26th and 27th. An open mind and following your heart will help you make the right choice. Avoid excess; offer compassion. An interesting suggestion regarding future prospects will be made on the 28th and 29th. Listen carefully and follow the proper channels to see what transpires. Socializing with friends on the 30th and interesting conversations will spark ideas that lead to a strategy to make the most of next year.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Be careful on the 24th and 25th handling money, possessions and issues concerning friends, youngsters or your lover. Don't forget to take care of time-sensitive matters. An unexpected change can leave you in an uncertain position on the 26th and 27th. Focus on personal changes that will make you feel healthy and ready to conquer whatever comes your way next year. Short trips, shopping sprees or spending time with relatives are favored on the 28th and 29th. Contributing your time and effort to make end-of-year festivities the best ever will bring you closer to someone special. Give your word on the 30th and be sure to keep it. A relationship will be on shaky ground if deception occurs.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Refuse to let demanding people ruin your time with friends and family on the 24th and 25th. Stick to the truth, and be firm about what you will and will not do or put up with. An explosive situation will arise if you let someone take advantage of you on the 26th and 27th. Nurture important relationships, but don't give in to unrealistic requests. Take care of unfinished business on the 28th and 29th. Procrastinating will end in disaster. Look at your choices and make a decision. A clean slate heading into next year will ease stress. A short trip or visiting someone who grounds you on the 30th will do you good and help you formulate an approach to future goals.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Listen to what others have to say on the 24th and 25th. The information you gather will change the way you feel about life and those around you. Spend time with an older relative or friend on the 26th and 27th. An unusual offering will spark a host of alternatives that you can pursue that were off-limits in the past. Express gratitude and start planning your future. Share with someone you love on the 28th and 29th. A new life plan can be discussed and a strategy to achieve your goal put into play. A celebration on the 30th is best kept moderate and within your means. Be realistic when it comes to money matters.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Exaggeration will get you into trouble on the 24th and 25th. You may want to be entertaining and popular, but don't do so at someone else's expense. Don't make an impulsive purchase on the 26th and 27th. Trying to impress someone will be a waste of time and hard on the pocketbook. Improving your surroundings or helping loved ones will be rewarding and appreciated. Personal improvements can be made on the 28th and 29th. Preparing for end-of-year festivities or doing things with youngsters or your lover are encouraged. Share your thoughts and emotions with someone you love, but don't make promises you cannot keep on the 30th. Decisions can be made and plans put in place.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Someone from your past will surprise you on the 24th and 25th. A gesture will bring back memories and give your ego a boost. A unique offering will grab your attention. Use your head when it comes to dealing with family, those looking for donations and impulsive people on the 26th and 27th. Stick close to home and avoid unwanted interference. New opportunities will begin on the 28th and 29th if you open your doors to friends or relatives you enjoy working alongside. Personal and home improvements can be planned. Don't believe everything you hear on the 30th or fall into a financial scam that a smooth talker is presenting. Trust and invest in you.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Offer to help those less fortunate on the 24th and 25th. Your suggestions and hands-on assistance will be appreciated and give you ideas for ways you can make a difference in the future. You'll be eager to make a change on the 26th and 27th. If someone is pushy or using aggressive tactics, you are best to back away and discover your own means and methods to alter your life. Indulgent tendencies will surface on the 28th and 29th. Curb your habits and protect someone you love who exhibits excessive behavior as well. Stick close to home on the 30th. Making assumptions or letting your emotions take over will cause discord with someone you love. Offer peace and love, not chaos.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Offer sincere gestures of kindness and a willingness to go the extra mile to make others feel comfortable on the 24th and 25th. An unexpected reward is heading your way. Think before you make a move or a decision on the 26th and 27th. Uncertainty should be your first indication that you aren't ready to move forward. Get the facts and wager the consequences. An unexpected gift or gain is apparent on the 28th and 29th. Consider the changes you want to make and start the process. Romance is highlighted. Deception must be countered with truth on the 30th. If someone says or offers something that you find suspicious, do your own research, gather facts and confront the situation.

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