The month of Kislev (Sagittarius) is the ninth month/sign in the lunar calendar and is ruled by the planet Jupiter, the planetary symbol of abundance, good luck, and good fortune.
Sagittarius is a fire sign that is intimately associated with the element of air. This is taken to mean that Sagittarians are propelled by fire, like a rocket, by a force lying deep within their spirit. Because of this inner fire, Sagittarians constantly seek challenges and risks.
Even as children, Sagittarians distinguish themselves from the rest of the group by constantly looking for new challenges. This adventurous behavior, if not balanced by good judgment, makes them somewhat irresponsible. Testing themselves is the only thing that interests them, and they will even go out of their way to make a particular test more difficult. If Sagittarians have an exam coming up, they will wait until the very last minute to study for it. Rather than causing anxiety, this added pressure brings out the best in them. Sagittarians need to feel pressure in order to succeed. The pressure nourishes them. Without it, they lose interest very quickly. (more…)