In its surefooted goat aspect, Capricorn can climb from mountain peak to mountain peak, setting lofty goals and reaching them. The fish side of Capricorn feels the flow of the current and swims to the watery depths of the subconscious mind. Try these journal prompts inspired by the mythology of the sea-goat.
"I respect my true nature, while simultaneously granting myself the permission to grow and evolve."
Traditionally, the symbol of Capricorn is the sea-goat: a mythical creature with the head and front legs of a goat, and the body of a fish. In its surefooted goat aspect, Capricorn can climb from mountain peak to mountain peak, setting lofty goals and reaching them. The fish side of Capricorn feels the flow of the current and swims to the watery depths of the subconscious mind.
~List the ways in which you embody the sure-footed, practical, daring goat.
~What drives you? Why do you climb the tallest mountains, picking your way along the path, stubbornly pursuing your dreams like a goat foraging on the cliffsides?
~Experiment with mapping out your future, making lists and long-term goals and schedules, planning your route to the top of the mountain.
~When are you more like the fish, feeling the flow of life, diving into the depths of emotion, intuition, dreams?
~What do you desire—what calls to your soul?
~When do you feel most challenged to balance feeling deeply with taking action, knowing when to do and when not to do...
~How can you more truly align your words and actions with your highest purpose, your deepest sense of personal integrity?
When the aspect of practical, no-nonsense gumption harmonizes with our intuitive emotional intelligence, then we can set goals that are aligned with our higher purpose and manifest what we actually want out of life.
“Whether you’re keeping a journal or writing as a meditation, it’s the same thing. What’s important is you’re having a relationship with your mind.”