Spiritual Capricorn Exercise
December 22 thru January 20
Thoughts Ruled by this Sign Belong to Utility Series
Best Quality: Diplomacy
Worst Quality: Deceitfulness
Synonyms: Adept, agile, clever, competent, cunning, deft, devious, dexterous, discreet, handy, methodical, modest, mundane, nifty, neat, nimble, organized, political, practiced, repetitive, sensible, shrewd, solid, sparing, stylish, tactful, skillful, systematic, subtle, worthwhile.
Spiritual Text: "Every Environment Offers Opportunities for Spiritual Advancement and He who Makes Good Use of His Present Circumstances for Spiritual Ends Will Attract New Opportunities.”
—C. C. Zain, Course 7,
Spiritual Capricorn Exercises
By Christopher Gibson
Over the next week take the time to reread the text on
spiritual Capricorn and to answer the following questions. The answers to these
questions and subsequent Spiritual Exercises will form a journal of spiritual
self-inquiry. This writing process will deepen your understanding of The
Brotherhood of Light Lessons and Hermetic Philosophy as well as provide insights
into your own spiritual processes. Over time, you will gain in greater
self-discovery and self-realization and have the means of tracking your own
process of spiritual maturation.
you remember a time when you were faced with a difficult life experience and
were able to use it for your own spiritual advancement?
Describe the event.
did this experience change or impact you?
do you determine constructive and destructive behavior in your life?
Describe a time where you may have sought personal gain by disadvantaging
you in any way deceitful?
you ever been able to make amends to someone you have harmed?
did this make you feel?
Describe the specific circumstances that can arouse your feelings of
Do you ever act on these feelings?
your actions create greater difficulties?
your own words, what is the opposite of selfishness?
you remember a time that your were selfless and placed the needs of another
above your own?
did this make you feel?
there an area of your life where you work continuously for the benefit of
others without consideration of personal gain?
there an area of life in which you would like to contribute to the wellbeing of
others? What is it?
Thus far, what has prevented you from pursuing this
Where is the sign of Capricorn in your horoscope? Does it fall on a house
cusp? If so, which one? Describe how Capricorn
influences your thinking in this area of life?
- Do you have any planets in Capricorn? If so,
which planet/s? How do they influence you?
- What import life lessons can you discern about the role of Capricorn in your chart?