Your Native American Horoscope

Your Native American Horoscope

by Annie B. Bond

Many Native American traditions teach that there are twelve Earth  Personalities that make up the Earth Medicine Wheel. These form an  earth-centered horoscope that gives us valuable information about our totem  animal, our personality, and our spirit-task in life. Find out which Earth  Personality you are, as well as your totem animal and your principle  life-lesson:

March 21 – April 19: The Awakening Time. Falcon.Your principle  lessons: Discovering that happiness comes through sharing, and that  individuality need not be selfish but van be expressed more fully when it is in  harmony with others.

April 20 – May 20: The Growing Time. Beaver.Your principle  lessons: Your worst emotional traumas are likely to be in those areas of your  life in which the tendency to form attachments extends into close personal  relationships and becomes possessive. Through the grist of experience you are  cultivating flexibility, adaptability, and compassion. You need to give others  the “space” to be themselves, just as you demand the space to be “you.”

May 21 – June 20: The Flowering Time. Deer.Your principle  lessons: The rifts you have with others indicate divisions within yourself. You  are learning how to co-ordinate that which appears to be contrary but which  truly is complementary.

June 21 – July 21: The Long Days Time. Woodpecker.Your principle  lessons: To learn to treasure the moment. Not to dwell on regrets of the past or  on expectations of what may be in the future, but to recognize that the power to  make changes ins always in the Now! The challenges you face on your Earth “Walk”  are to enable you to mature through the experience of closeness. Much stress and  anxiety may be caused through tenaciously holding on to what has served its  purpose, and through mistaking attachment for love. The ability to let go is  often a test of true love.

July 22 – August 21: The Ripening Time. Salmon.Your principle  lessons: You are frequently faced with situations which challenge your stubborn  resistance to change, and with the need to become more flexible and adaptable  through developing a regard for the emotional needs of others. You are learning  to recognized that fulfillment comes not so much through the forcefulness of  making things happen, but through allowing things to be.

August 22 – September 21: The Harvesting Time. Brown Bear.Your  principle lessons: Whatever you are searching for is to be found where you are.  You are learning to know when to exert energy to effect a change, and when to  accept circumstances that cannot be changed.

September 22 – October 22: The Falling Leaves Time. Crow.Your  principle lessons: To gain the inner strength that comes from acting firmly on  your convictions, and acquiring the wisdom that results from making sound  judgments.

October 23 – November 22: The Frost Time. Snake.Your principle  lessons: Your impatience causes you pain and discomfort, but such traumas are  teaching you the need for proper timing. Being confronted with seemingly  formidable tasks and difficult tests is part of the regenerative process  inherent in your nature, which can enable you to transform what was into that  which may now be. Such challenges push you beyond your own self-limitations.

November 23 – December 21: The Long Nights Time. Owl.Your  principle lessons: Learning to manage your potentials by not dissipating your  energies in too many directions at once. Attainment of inner sight so you can  perceive beyond the obvious, and a warm heart so you can be compassionate  towards those who stumble around in the dark.

December 22 – January 19: The Renewal Time. Goose.Your principle  lessons: These are derived from your efforts to arrange and conserve, for their  purpose is to teach you self-reliance and self-sufficiency in order to establish  your own identity.

January 20 – February 18: The Cleansing Time. Otter.Your  principle lessons: To help you to find the courage to act more on an inner  “knowing” than on other peoples expectancies. You are learning to turn visions  into practical realities through struggle and even adversity.

February 19 – March 20: The Blustery Winds Time. Wolf. Your  principle lessons: To learn to become more discriminating in facing the demands  that are constantly made upon you. The challenges of your life are for the  purpose of enabling you to break free from entanglements that are limiting and  restrictive, so your horizons can be extended.



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