The Moon merges with Neptune and in turn briefly aspects first Mercury then Venus. This can bring a gentler vibe to bear or see us more aware of the traditional side of Christmastime.
Facts and figures can be harder to assess so analytically and we need to be aware that we are not letting our subconscious control our practical decisions too much. For your FREE Daily Horoscope Thursday 17th December 2015 please see below...
Aries 21 March - 20 April
The Moon in Pisces makes some delightful ties with Mercury and Venus that can see mind and emotions working in tandem to bring your hopes into reality. However, the Moon also spotlights the Saturn Neptune connection whereby conflicting beliefs may have stalled progress. If so, patience can be key to resolving this issue.
Taurus 21 April - 21 May
A subtle blend of energies suggests your closest friends might tune into your intentions with a startling degree of accuracy. Nevertheless, if you're determined, there's not much that can stop you from going ahead. Indeed, the potent Venus Pluto tie may be the reason you ignore their advice to single-mindedly pursue your passion.
Gemini 22 May - 21 June
Today's alignment between the energy of communication and intensive Pluto is persistent, and might enable you to solve a mystery that's puzzled you for some while. However, it can also enhance your curiosity, encouraging you to root out further information, whether this alludes to a person, situation or prospective purchase.
Cancer 22 June - 23 July
As the Moon aligns with the constructive Saturn, it can highlight a conflict between taking a passive or an active line to a key situation. Should you go with the flow or dive in and go for it? With Neptune in the mix you may find that some quiet reflection helps you to connect to a subtle interplay of energies which will guide you.
Leo 24 July - 23 August
Amidst the hectic festive rush, the presence of Mercury in Capricorn hints at the opportunity to make a few lifestyle changes that can help you to deal with the coming holiday week in as best a way as you can. Organization can be the key here Leo and having a workable template will probably make life easier for you and yours.
Virgo 24 August - 23 September
Saturn's presence in your home zone can see responsibilities emerge you simply can't avoid. And as it continues to angle towards Neptune, you may need to be firm with others who don't seem to appreciate your situation. If their approach changes as a result, it will certainly make life easier over the days and weeks ahead.
Libra 24 September - 23 October
As Venus, your ruling planet, deepens its angle with deep Pluto you may feel uncomfortable confronting someone concerning your feelings - which could be more intense. Nevertheless, this can prompt you to speak out and share your truth. Though you may not enjoy going through this, it could ease some simmering tensions.
Scorpio 24 October - 22 November
You may find you're able to be extra persuasive over the coming days. There is also a potential for conversations to become quite heated, or in contrast become turning points for change. This is due to the planet of communication aligning with Pluto, your co-ruler. Whatever you say can have quite an influence, one way or another.
Sagittarius 23 November - 21 December
Your approach to a person or situation can soften as the Moon dances into Pisces, making it easier to see things from their point of view. If you feel you've been a little harsh then insights gleaned from a heart-to-heart might encourage a different tack. If a misunderstanding is at the bottom of this it can now be resolved.
Capricorn 22 December - 20 January
Pleasure options may have a stronger appeal than usual as Venus, the planet linked with your leisure sector ties with passionate Pluto. Friends can be instrumental in encouraging you to liaise with a certain person or to explore a hobby or interest - or you may find one person in your circle, more and more fascinating.
Aquarius 21 January - 19 February
Although you often appear calm to others, an intense play of energies in a secluded part of your chart suggests otherwise. Thoughts and feelings may be about to reach boiling point, and will need an outlet. If you would prefer not to raise a controversial point, look to dive down inside yourself and tap into your creativity.
Pisces 20 February - 20 March
The Moon in your sign today might nudge you to look into a niggling feeling or intuitive hunch. If you've pushed this to the back of your mind over recent days, this is a perfect time to give it greater attention - and if it feels right, go with it. This inner prompting can help you explore something that can have rich possibilities.