I am tending a new garden this year, an exciting enterprise as the Spring light and warmth is calling forth plants that have been hidden under snow and leaves. precious plants bursting through last year’s debris to dazzle and delight, a miracle hiding under each pile of leaves just waiting to be noticed. And I can’t help but see the same things happening in our own lives. Peeking out from the debris of this last year, like the munchkins lifting the leaves to check that the wicked witch is gone, we each tentatively reach our new growth to the beckoning sun. You might be very surprised at who are becoming after a year of cocooning, learning new ways of navigating through life, and testing your adaptability skills in ways you could have only imagined if you were orchestrating your own sci-fi film. So peek with tender curiosity, like you are brushing old leaves away from sweet young new growth coming through your reality, your own miraculous new growth.
NEW MOON at 22 degrees Aries
Sunday, April 11
8:30pm mountain time
The NEW ARIES MOON is the perfectly perfect time to set your intentions for your new growth experiences. The New MOON in Aries, ruled by Mars, is full of ready-to-get-going energy, a burst of dynamic enthusiasm to start anew, afresh, eager for what Life has to offer. Where the New Moon falls in your own chart will show you the area of your life where this new growth is focused.
The New Moon is conjoined by dwarf planet Ceres at 19 degrees Aries and attraction planet Venus at 26 degrees Aries. Ceres is no-nonsense, pushing you to do what needs to be done to nurture what feeds you. Ceres is the harvest energy I associate with Virgo. Look to what feeds you to see if you need to be focusing more attention on those parts of your life, refining your actions to fit your needs. Ceres is the post-menopausal woman no longer controlled by hormones, directed solely on her commitment to heal the earth, to heal any remnants of trauma and pain in yourself so you can be fruitful in contributing in the ways that are most natural for you. In conjunction with Venus in Aries, attraction energy is heightened so be extra alert and aware to what you are thinking and where you are directing your energy. More tools to work with Venus in Aries at FEED YOUR VENUS.
Mercury at 14 degrees Aries also conjoins Ceres and forms a wide conjunction to the New Moon. Your mind is excited, craving the new. Align action with focus on the desired outcome, letting no one deter you from your chosen path. Aries is the fire starter, the one who starts the race, the pioneer. More on being a love-driven pioneer in Illuminations on the New Energies of LOVE.
Uranus at 9 degrees Taurus makes a square to Saturn at 12 degrees Aquarius. A lightning bolt hits an old standard, a set way of doing things, a persistent on-going programming. Liberation is in the air, personal and global. Where these planets play out in your own chart is where you will be breaking out of old patterns, freeing yourself of limitations and resistance. This can feel quite discombobulating – to be expected! Ask for help and support. We can do together that which is too hard to do yourself. And why should you anyway?
Mars, ruler of Aries, ruler of this NEW MOON, is at 23 degrees Gemini, emphasizing versatility, adaptability, and fresh thinking. New ideas popping through? Use the dynamic energy of the New Moon to move forward on new ideas, even if you’re just in the list-making phase! Make that list of ideas flooding in. When we move into Taurus in a few weeks you’ll know which ones will stick and which ones are to be filed for another day.
Mars squares Neptune at 21 degrees Pisces, activating dearly held dreams. As you clear the debris away there are undoubtedly dreams that have been tucked away, hidden, waiting for their day in the sun.
This is that day.
You are what you think.
Think LOVE. Think JOY.
You have another day on planet earth.
This is the day you are given to live.