by Amy Jones
When it comes to astrological symbols, if you're looking for excitement and inspiration, Jupiter is one of the biggies. Not only is it the largest planet in our solar system, but it’s also named after Jupiter in mythology, the most divine ruler. The planetary symbol of growth, luck, blessings, wisdom, faith, risk and joy, Jupiter in our natal charts show us where we naturally have those qualities. We’re born with them and other people likely notice them.
But to quote a poster in my son’s middle school, “There’s no triumph without ‘umph’.” To make the best of our Jupiter gifts, we have to work up some moxie and go for it. There are symbols in our charts that call for patience, or compassion, or partnership. Those aren’t Jupiter. Jupiter wants you to put on or straighten your crown. And Jupiter wants you to have some fun while you do it. This is the energy of celebration.
Every twelve years, Jupiter returns to its own...