This beautiful New Moon starts 2016 off in the frequency of Capricorn, Leader of the Earth element. Capricorn energy opens the doorway to achieving goals, being ambitious and planning for a secure and solid future. These are awesome tones to tap into at the beginning of a new year.
How does Capricorn manage to do this? Through the wise counsel of its ruling planet, Saturn. Saturn is the Sage of Stability who sets boundaries, establishes rules and methodically builds structures with solid foundations. One of Capricorn’s highest vibrational behaviors is delegation and tuning into the strengths of others to build her/his dreams.
This Capricorn New Moon of 1/9/2016 at 5:30 PM PST has four powerful allies. The first is the Sun which always accompanies a New Moon. What makes this interesting is the Sun and New Moon are conjunct (within 10 degrees) of the powerhouse of Transformation, our good friend Pluto, the second ally. This conjunction triggers a ricochet effect to the on-going Pluto-Uranus square. This effect is creating enough entropy or tension in the Cosmos to blow things up! That is why our third powerful ally is Mercury in Retrograde making us slow down so we can actually survive the energetic impact!
BUT WAIT! MERCURY RETROGRADE, too!
As you may already know, things go haywire when Mercury is Retrograde. Mercury rules communication and technology (among other things). In our fast-paced information society, Mercury Retrograde is so potent that he has become mainstream. But Mercury Retrograde is actually medicine for our current societal condition. Coming into play four times a year, Mercury demands us to slow down, reflect and enjoy the rest. If you don’t, you may be sorry!
The cosmic doctor’s orders are to go into your Right Brain and allow yourself time in the “non-verbal” space. Listen to music, draw, doodle, paint, meditate. Take an information break and be reflective on your Big Picture. Mercury is slowing down through Aquarius (Ideal Future & Breakthroughs) and traversing through Capricorn again. Themes of “Leadership, realistic Foundational growth and taking a second look” are up for your review.
Remember Mercury can also be the Trickster and likes to bring people from the past, hiccups and bubble up deeply buried truths. If you are finding yourself in this cosmic cauldron, take a breath (Mercury is an Air sign) and give yourself space to get to the heart of the matter.
AND ONE MORE POWER ALLY!
The lovely Pallas Athena is traveling with these Big Guys and lending her strategic Wisdom. Allow this Goddess to quell any fires that have started on the battlefield. She is here to help you organize, rearrange and problem-solve.You will be singing her praises if you allow and unleash the Feminine into action this month. Good luck!
As always, I am here to help you harmonize these frequencies in your life. Mercury Retrograde and the start of a new year is a great time for a session with me. May the Force be with you and not against you … AUMmmm!