"White Rat is the metal Rat.
Metal, when it expresses masculine yang energy,
is symbolized by a weapon.
If you are born in the year of the white Rat,
a weapon is your personal symbol.
Metal qualities are:
and ability to focus.
These powerful qualities
add to the white Rat's ability to survive....
White Rat succeeds by being less opinionated,
accepting change and gracefully releasing the past."
Taoist Astrology of the Authentic Tradition (1977)
by Susan Levitt
with Jean Tang
Structure, order, and precision will be rewarded in this Year of the metal White Rat. Authentic, heartfelt and clear communication will have rewards for all who are able to rise above their habitual personality traits. The Rat is often referred to as "clever" so what better time than to reimagine oneself in the "Higher" or spiritual sense?
May we embrace our differences, honor each and every creature no matter our preconceived ideas, thoughts, attitudes and comfort zone. As we become less opinionated, accept change and gracefully release the past, may we