Astrological Musings

Astrological Musings


New Moon tomorrow

posted by Lynn Hayes



“The moon for all her light and grace has never learned to know her place….”
from Robert Frost’s poem, Two Leading Lights
art by Deanna Hartman

The New Moon occurs on January 29 at 9:15 am EST. The Sun and Moon will be conjunct in Aquarius, as part of a powerful collection of five planets in Aquarius within 13 degrees that also includes Chiron (the wounded healer), Mercury (communication issues) and Neptune (mystery and transcendence). Uranus, the ruler of Aquarius, is known as the “higher octave” of Mercury because it opens us up to a higher level of knowledge and understanding with briliant flashes of insight. For this reason Aquarius is associated with invention and technological breakthroughs, as well as the more psychological traits of eccentricity and uniqueness.

With such a strong Aquarian influence we may find ourselves opening to fields of knowledge yet not understand where this knowledge is coming from. We may find our nervous system accelerating to a point where it becomes uncomfortable for some of us, particularly if we are more grounded and cautious by nature. The New Moon will be opposed by Saturn, which will help to anchor some of this energy and ground it into the practical realm, but if you find yourself experiencing discomfort during this powerful time you may want to engage in grounding activities such as physical exercise and walks in nature.

New Moons are times of regeneration, of new beginnings. When the New Moon is in Aquarius, there is a call to awaken a part of ourselves that has been dormant and to reach for our highest aspirations.



  • Emma

    Hey!
    i writing to you regarding this article. my mars is in Aquarius and for the whole day I have felt nervous, edgy and scared to some degree. It actually came as a relief to read. I have had to aviod coffe or any stimulant and found it difficult to be grounded…mind you! I have managed to get loads done today.

    just wanted to share that with you.

    Kind Regards
    Emm

Previous Posts

Another blog to enjoy!!!
Thank you for visiting Astrological Musings. This blog is no longer being updated. Please enjoy the archives. Here are some other blog you may also enjoy: Oh My Stars! Cosmic Candor Happy Reading!!!

posted 9:27:43am Jul. 06, 2012 | read full post »

Sunday inspiration: Trusting the future
Astrologers have a reputation, which we ourselves and our forbears have propagated, of being able to foretell the future.  If you run a Google search for "Can astrology predict the future," the very first article is from a well-known astrology site titled "Predicting the future with astrology."

posted 8:30:05am Feb. 12, 2012 | read full post »

Neptune in Pisces and the question of reality
Neptune just slipped back into Pisces where it will remain until 2025.  Neptune's role in the astrological pantheon is to cause us to question where the physical world ends and a more transcendent reality begins.  It therefore rules our spiritual experience, but it can also be confusing and induce

posted 5:30:53pm Feb. 08, 2012 | read full post »

Leo Full Moon, February 7 2012
art by Dave Archer. The Moon will be full in Leo on February 7th at 4:54 pm Est/9:54 pm GMT.  The Full Moon is the peak of the lunar cycle - it's a time when our goals and aspirations reach fulfillment as we prepare for the waning cycle during which we are generally asked to let go of something tha

posted 8:05:40am Feb. 06, 2012 | read full post »

Sunday inspiration: The Great Nest of Being
"Whenever we moderns pause for a moment, and enter the silence, and listen very carefully, the glimmer of our deepest nature begins to shine forth, and we are introduced to the mysteries of the deep, the call of the within, the infinite radiance of a splendor that time and space forgot - we are intr

posted 9:08:41am Feb. 05, 2012 | read full post »




Report as Inappropriate

You are reporting this content because it violates the Terms of Service.

All reported content is logged for investigation.