Capricorn is symbolized by the mountain goat, an embodiment of steady confidence climbing toward ambitions while navigating tough terrain to reach desired destinations. Actualizing goals in the face of difficulties, Capricorn is eternally serious and pragmatic, overcoming challenges to ascend to great heights with tenacity of patience, persistence and self-discipline.
Making successful strides in everyday life, Capricorn is the archetypal Authority, Parent, Teacher, and Architect utilizing knowledge of time, history, maturity, age, respect, and reputation to build and secure legacies. Commitment, dedication, effort, and sacrifice forge a character of wise authentic mastery and accomplishment.
Honoring the value of hard work, Capricorn manifests with a sense of control, caution, and reserve to shoulder responsibilities that solidify foundational structures for the betterment of the collective. The inheritance of familial, parental, and ancestral responsibilities are all-encompassing obligations, a daunting feeling of fatefully restrictive moral imperatives that can harden and depress ones outlook on life.
Saturn (Kronos) is the Gate Keeper, the overlord of our mortal incarnation, and threshold between restrictive and creative ability of manifestation in the here-and-now reality including our envisioned futures. Bound by conservation, tradition, doubt, and limitation, Saturn delays gratification of rewards for the sake of preserving time-honored establishments that support the greater whole.
As the Task Master of Fate, Saturn’s manifesto is to sustain pressures to purposefully challenge immature dependencies and see clearly that authentic authority is not just outside the self, but also within. Embracing this innate wisdom of mature commitment, and ownership of the management of duties, debts, and covenants, is the rightful delegation of responsibilities that unburdens and shifts the insurmountable into the tangible.
The Capricorn/Saturn grail is mastery in a shared inter-connected paradigm~ a lightening of one’s personal burdens while willingly enduring the struggle of growth that leads to fruition for the greater good. The lessons of the Master Builder’s destiny are vast: unburden and release the Self from strictly adhering to society’s rules of conservative engagement, and with a guiding and empowering hand, delegating and building an innovative structure of a co-created framework that sustains us all in the Web-of-Life.
Written By Corey Gilbert~ Astrological Counselor/Mentor