The 1st Quarter Moon in Virgo happens on June 1, 2017 at 5:42 am PST at 11 degrees. The “Counting Moon” taking inventory of what mental clutter is keeping you from your wholeness and willingness to be of service to others. The 1st Quarter Moon week is June 1-8, 2017.
The 1st Quarter Moon lunar phase is a time for Action. What happens that spurs you into action is the phenomenon known as Resistance. The Sun and Moon now form a 90 degree angle or square energy. This slows down the Universal energy thats natural way is to flow in a circular fashion in waves. The square slows down the velocity creating a block or resistance. The build up of energy is the volume of extra power needed to push you through blocks, old patterns and stuck, negative habits.
In comes Virgo to the rescue! Virgo is great at clearing, cleaning and declutterizing mental blocks. Her modus operandi is wholeness and simplicity that pave the way for sacred service to others. How she does this is donning her magical yellow gloves and her bucket of soapy water to put chaos back into order.
Good Things to do this Week:
This week is a great time to declutter your living space, clean your altar and clear your mind. Pay attention to what you are focusing on especially those thoughts that conjure up negative emotions. This is zapping you creative powers of attraction and manifestation.
Both Virgo and Gemini are ruled by Mercury. This 1st Quarter Moon is infused with Mercurial magic. Use your analyzing mind and speak affirmations that are in alignment with your New Moon goals and wishes. This is a create time to count your blessings. Balance your checkbook. Take stock of your monthly expenses and track where your money goes. You may see a parallel around distracting thinking and distracting spending of your time, money and energy.
Virgo energy wants to help you clean it all up. As you do, your mind becomes more free to hold the visions and maintain the healthy mindset that you need to have in order to connect with your Vortex of well-being.
Pluto and Juno “Partner/Spouse” (retrograde) are in Capricorn and Mercury (ruler of Virgo) is in Taurus. They are here to harmonize your Moon energy this week. Pluto and Juno marry one another in transforming the rules and authority structures you have in place around overseeing the ways you contribute your gifts skills and talents to the world. Expect a change in how your show up in world.
Mercury in Taurus is really helping to change your mindset to one of abundance, sustainability and long-term growth. Have conversations around your savings and future wealth. Do what you need to do today to ensure your connection to long-term abundance. Speak only positive affirmations about your connection to true wealth, what you value and that you are deserving of having what you want.
More Good Things to do this Week:
Volunteer this week and make yourself be of service to others. Virgo also governs small pets, so take good care of your animals and any wildlife in your area. Whether it is a prayer for their daily well-being or you actively make their lives better.
Watch out for the shadow of Virgo frequency which shows up as overly-critical, fault-finding, exacting and perfectionism. If these emotions or negative habits show up, now is the time to take action on cleaning them up. They stand in the way of your wholeness. When you are in a place of wholeness, this is the energy that you can truly serve the Divine. So take action this week and clean up your act! It’s really easy and feels so good. The rewards are plentiful and you have the Moon at your back giving you the extra emotional Shakti energy to do what you need to do.
Look at your Natal Chart and find the House ruled by Virgo in your personal chart. This is the most powerful area of your life this week to put your attention. Take action here and the movement will propel the rest of your chart into more alignment and wholeness. For example, if you are a Gemini Rising, your Virgo ruled House is your 4th House of Feelings, Family and Ancestral memories. Count your blessings for your family members. Clear up any old family habits that keep your from your wholeness. Purify your feelings around your childhood memories. See what lays there and sweep it into a pile to release on next week’s Full Moon in Sagittarius on June 9th! Have fun cleaning!