December 18 Zodiac Birthday Signs – Charming and ambitious, with powerful feelings, you are a sensitive Sagittarian with a chivalrous heart and a determined nature. Cosmopolitan and friendly, you seek recognition and emotional fulfillment. By finding a proper channel to express your dramatic nature, you can achieve success and emotional stability. If you utilize your diplomatic skills and learn to collaborate, you may find that partnerships and group efforts can yield great rewards.
The subinfluence of your decanate ruler, Leo, imbues your self-confidence with the spirit of hope and creativity. Optimistic, you can extend your horizons through travel and new opportunities. Stubborn and proud, you have your own strong sense of justice and morals but, being capable of magnanimous gestures of goodwill, you can also be generous and warmhearted.
Although you are self-possessed and understanding, if you insist on having things your own way, you can also be demanding or critical. As you like to be surrounded by quality and luxury, your desire for an extravagant lifestyle suggests that you are willing to work hard in order to maintain a high standard of living. You may have to watch, however, that your love of sensuality or overindulgence does not deter you from the self-discipline needed to fulfill your great potential.
Between the ages of four and thirty-three, as your progressed Sun moves through Capricorn, you feel a need for a practical and realistic approach to achieving your goals in life. A turning point occurs at the age of thirty-four, when your progressed Sun moves into Aquarius. This highlights a desire for more independence and expressing your individuality. You may become involved with issues of freedom, group awareness, or humanitarian ideals. Another turning point occurs at age sixty-four, when your progressed Sun moves into Pisces. This is likely to highlight your emotional receptivity, imagination, or psychic awareness.
DEGREE: 25°30’-26°30’ SAGITTARIUS
Lesuth, also called the Sting; Aculeus
Star’s name: Lesuth, also called the Sting
Degree position: 23°2’-24°0’ Sagittarius between the years 1930 and 2000
Constellation: Nu Scorpio
Applicable days: December 15, 16, 17, 18
Star qualities: Mercury/Mars
Description: a small quadruple-star system surrounded by a nebula, located on the stinger of the Scorpion
Your Secret Self
Charismatic, sociable, and an expert at personal contact, you have charm and are a shrewd judge of people’s motivation; these qualities can help you in all situations. The combination of your sharp intellect and psychological skills suggests that your humor can be both insightful and cutting as well as very entertaining. Sometimes provocative, you also enjoy a mental challenge and like to test your wits and intelligence against others’. Nevertheless, companionship is very important to you, and you will often compromise for peace.
When you have a goal or sense of purpose, you can be extremely dedicated and hardworking. When faced with setbacks, you can develop tremendous endurance to carry on and are capable of great sacrifice. It may be necessary to learn to balance the extremes of your nature, however, as you are capable of going from the heights to the depths, being either humanitarian, compassionate, and detached or frustrated, depressed, and overserious. Through self-analysis and trusting your deeper insight, you can make the most of your exceptional talents.
PRIMARY STAR’S INFLUENCE
Lesuth imparts a quick and keen mind, assertiveness, and self-motivation. You are probably ambitious, with sound judgment and a sociable nature. This star bestows creativity, inventiveness, and opportunities to work on new discoveries or enjoy unexpected benefits and good fortune.
Linked to your Sun’s degree, Lesuth indicates success in public affairs, a flair for writing, or an inclination toward education and higher learning. You are probably inventive and inquisitive and contribute to society through your discoveries. You make a good detective or investigator because of your quick and active mind. You are outspoken, hardworking, and full of vitality, with swift actions. Nevertheless, you must learn to channel all your energy into worthwhile projects and avoid activities that could bring danger or legal entanglements.
• Positive: shrewd, creative, determination, common sense
• Negative: tendency to exaggeration, turbulence
See Appendix for additional fixed star readings.
Work & Vocation
Ambitious, charismatic, and independent, you will naturally rise to positions of power where you can use your natural leadership ability. Possessing charm and advanced social skills, you are likely to succeed in most people-related activities. If you work hard, your enterprising spirit, confident front, and competitive character can help you be successful in business, especially as you have a knack for making useful contacts. Your gift for communication can also be used in writing, sales, publishing, or teaching. With your sense of the dramatic, you can excel in the entertainment world or in politics. Alternatively, you may use the more humanitarian side of your nature through charity work, social reform, or fund-raising.
Famous people who share your birthday include actor Brad Pitt, film director Steven Spielberg, political activist Steve Biko, musician Keith Richards, artist Paul Klee, and actress Betty Grable.
Determination, assertiveness, and ambition are some of the attributes associated with the number 18 birthday. Active, with a need for challenges, you like to keep busy and are frequently involved in some enterprise. Capable, hardworking, and responsible, you rise to positions of authority. Your strong business sense and organizational skills may lead you to the world of commerce. Since you may suffer from overwork, learn how to relax or slow down from time to time. As a number 18 personality, you may use your power to heal others, give sound advice, or solve other people’s problems. The subinfluence of the number 12 month indicates that you are honest and idealistic, with powerful feelings; you need to grow and expand to find emotional fulfillment. You are multitalented and versatile, but if you are without an outlet to express yourself, you may become restless and unsettled. Although you are generous and friendly, you can also appear proud and arrogant. It would be wise to learn to be less demanding and avoid imposing your will on others.
• Positive: progressive, assertive, intuitive, courageous, resolute, healing ability, efficient, advisory skills
• Negative: overly sensitive, controlled emotions, lazy, lack of order, selfishness
YOUR SPECIAL SOMEONE
If you are looking for an inspiring relationship, you might find your loving partner among those born on the following days.
Love & friendship: Jan. 2, 28, Feb. 26, Mar. 24, Apr. 22, May 20,29, 30, June 18, 27, 28, July 16, 25, 26, Aug. 14, 23, 24, Sept. 12, 21, 22, Oct. 10, 19, 20, 29, 31, Nov. 8, 17, 18, 27, 29, Dec. 6, 15, 16, 25, 27
Beneficial: Jan. 2, 10, 13, 16, Feb. 8, 11, 14, Mar. 6, 9, 12, Apr. 4, 7, 10, May 2, 5, 8, June 3, 6, July 1, 4, 30, Aug. 2, 28, 30, Sept. 26, 28, Oct. 24, 26, Nov. 22, 24, Dec. 20, 22, 30
Fatal attractions: Oct. 31, Nov. 29, Dec. 27
Challenging: Jan. 3, 9, 10, Feb. 1, 7, 8, Mar. 5, 6, 31, Apr. 3, 4, 29, May 1, 2, 27, June 25, July 23, Aug. 2, 21, 31, Sept. 19, 29, Oct. 17, 27, Nov. 15, 25, Dec, 13, 23
Soul mates: Jan. 5, Feb. 3, Mar. 1, May 30, June 28, July 26, Aug. 24, Sept. 22, Oct. 20, Nov. 18, Dec. 16
Love & Relationships
Dynamic and ruled by your emotions, you are drawn to powerful people. Generous and compassionate, you are confident and like to make a good impression. Although you are loyal and caring, at times you can become disillusioned or emotionally blocked and find it hard to express how you truly feel. While you often seek peace and harmony in relationships, you may resent change and become too bossy or stubborn. Often willing to be patient and make sacrifices in order to keep your relationships, you also need to learn when to let go if things are not working out.