Astrology

The Year of the Rooster – Wake Up!

Welcome to the Year of the Rooster and the Fire Bird! This is an excellent post by Lisa Erickson on the symbolism of the coming year and what we can expect. It’s already hotting up out there! Be prepared to walk the razor’s edge between extremes…

Mommy Mystic

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A rooster crows only when it sees the light. Put him in the dark and he’ll never crow. I have seen the light and I’m crowing. – Muhammad Ali

The Year of the Rooster is almost upon us, or the Fire Bird in the Tibetan tradition. Within Chinese astrology, the Year of the Rooster begins January 28th, while this year the Tibetan New Year (Losar) begins February 27th. Not all astrologers in either tradition use the Rooster as this year’s symbolic animal – several look to other birds, including mythical ones such as the Chinese Feng Huang, the Tibetan and Indian Garuda, or the western Phoenix. I’ve drawn upon all of these symbols within my annual intuitive riff on this year’s energies. I hope you find it enjoyable and helpful.

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Right now, somewhere on earth a rooster is crowing, announcing first light. Chickens are found on every continent but Antarctica…

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One thought on “The Year of the Rooster – Wake Up!

  1. Great commentary on the energies for 2017. Yes, are we thinking for ourselves, or are we so eager to be part of a group that we take on their opinions because we don’t know what we believe. This is the year to wake up and move forward. Thank you for sharing this article.

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