The Winter Solstice is when the Sun enters 0 degrees Capricorn the shortest day up here in the northern hemisphere. Traditionally we have lots of lights, candles and fires to keep us warm as our ancestors did in the uppermost northern countries. Capricorn being the opposite of Cancer; respectively our winter and summer seasons reflect a longing for one another as the cold seeks the hot and vice a versa.
Capricorn is a practical earth sign, which seeks to fulfill its ambitions in meeting the necessities of life. Capricorn Sun signs must overcome the fear of survival, and the blocks to its ambitions. This is the tendency around their ambitions and the executive manner in which it seeks to climb up the mountain and gain its self-esteem and power by overcoming so many obstacles to its sense of freedom. Happy Birthday Capricorn! Strong changes in your egoic expression due to Uranus and Pluto aspects particularly at the end of December. Change is good though it may be painful.