2014 Year of the Wood Horse
The Wood Horse year (January 31, 2014-February 18, 2015) is a time of fast victories, unexpected adventure, and surprising romance. It is an excellent year for travel, and the more far away and off the beaten path the better. Energy is high and production is rewarded. Decisive action, not procrastination, brings victory. But you have to act fast in a Horse year. If you are not 100% secure about a decision, then donÕt do it. Events move so quickly in a Horse year that you donÕt want to gallop off in the wrong direction.
In Chinese astrology, Horse year is considered a fortunate year that brings luck and good things. Magical Horse has supernatural powers, is heroic, strong, and can even fly! A white celestial cloud Horse is sacred to the Chinese Goddess Kwan Yin. Her white Horse flies through the heavens, bringing peace and blessings. Horse is a hero in China because important battles were won due to the power and strength of the Horse.
Fast action flows just right for you if you are compatible with Horse energy. Otherwise, it may be for you in this Horse year to just follow along with the herd. Let others be the risk takers or whistle blowers. You might benefit by sitting in the sidelines and watching the Horse race in front of you, especially if you have Rat or Ox in your chart. For you, stay smart and thrifty, hang on to what you already have, and not rebel like spirited Horse.
Keep in mind this year that Horse energy is free spirited, wild, willful, and independent. Horse has a refined instinct that acts fast, on the spot, unlike HorseÕs opposite the Rat who thinks and plans before acting. The time for pondering and planning was 2013 Snake year. Horse year is time to act fast, buy that home, launch that business, travel the world, make a big purchase, get a promotion at work, have a breakthrough – take a leap and fly. If itÕs right, then thereÕs nothing to think about. Just follow instincts. Even if you miss the mark, youÕll have all of Wood Sheep year 2015 to get cozy and enjoy lifeÕs comforts in all their artistic forms.
Casual and outdoorsy Horse year is about freedom, returning to nature, and enjoying life and lifeÕs adventures. You wonÕt always want to focus on work because itÕs easy to be distracted by fun, good times, and parties in sexy Horse year. Because Horse can be impulsive, act now and think later, avoid the mistakes of overspending, enabling others, and denying when there is a problem. Overspending is easy in a Horse year because if you feel you deserve something or want a reward, the impulse to buy is strong. Horses often buy what they feel they deserve without realizing how their purchases effect their long-term planning because Horse rarely plans for the future.
Also in Horse year, itÕs easy to make a snap decision, especially business decisions that are not planned but Ōjust feel right.Ķ Denial that there is a problem is another Horse trait. ItÕs easier to move on to the next adventure than face reality or clean up a mess. So donÕt ignore details this year while being an optimist that things will all just work out on their own.
From Susan Levitt at SusanLevitt.com