Born Today? Your Are A Capricorn

If you were born December 22 — January 20, you are a Capricorn!capricorn icon

Capricorn is the tenth sign of the zodiac, represented by the goat. Many would say Capricorn, the goat, is the zodiac’s most self- contained person. Born in the very dead of winter, Capricorns have a spare, prudent, and preserving nature, that creates a sense of loneliness, ironically something that appeals to their nature.

Capricorn is represented by the goat, the tenth sign of the zodiac.

Capricorns are ambitious and driven always seeking more success, power, money, and authority. Reliable, slow and steady, mathematical and precise, goats can do a great many jobs and do them well. Even such diverse and tough arenas as politics and agriculture appeal to them. A successful career is of such importance that they usually try to be in charge.  He or she can just about do it all. It is said that work is to Capricorn what passion is to Scorpio and thinking is to Gemini. In spite of their drive to succeed, they are also very practical and down to earth people.

If their career is always more important than pleasure, does that make the goat a bit of a downer or a wet blanket? Some say yes; the goat is extremely serious, solid and profound, deep as the earth, layer upon layer. Capricorn represents the dormant spark embedded in still soil, waiting for spring to ignite its power.

Challenges are nothing to Capricorns.

At the top of the mountain? We’ll go on to the next one and the next one and so on; rest not while there is another challenge to surmount. Achievement and all of its allure can make Capricorn a bit single-minded and lonely, causing them to miss some glorious views in the journey up the hill.

Lonely? Too bad, because under the permafrost, Capricorn is just waiting to turn up the heat. The right deep and patient soul can warm them up and, once committed, Capricorns are said to make especially cherishing and considerate mates. A rock-solid individual, Capricorn is saved from utter grimness by their slightly off-the-wall sense of humor. The more they exercise it, the better for everyone. Capricorn wants to do a good job, one accomplished in a sensible and logical manner. These are people who can plan, and seemingly foresee, trends through the use of systematic approaches. They do not rely on gut feelings or intuitions, but rather on the observable, the known and the logical. Rational calculation characterizes their minds; they are not quick to know or grasp new concepts. The goat must trudge on, following a timetable from beginning to end. But he or she are durable souls who will eventually reach all their goals.

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