New Moon December 2018

Written By:  Ariel Amber

Capricorn New Moon 2018

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Capricorn Moon and Capricorn Sun, the 'actual' new year. The gust of beginnings with a new moon in Capricorn gives the potential drive to really kick start the year. And really, is the energetic propulsion for the year. While the moon waned from its fullness in cancer, we likely have been processing old memories and nostalgias, hopefully allowing for a fuller view of what we really want to make space for; people in our lives, experiences and ourselves. 

Capricorn is a cardinal earth sign, meaning it brings in the new and can grow and stabilize those changes. Capricorn plans, works hard, and drives up the mountain for achievements. The magic of capricorn is that hard work reaps benefits. (And the opposite is true, lack of work does not produce results.) This makes for the perfect cast off of manifesting our goals.

Now, as a balancing effect I recommend while creating your plan for achievement, include reflection and recuperation moments regularly into your schedule. Don't be fooled by thinking 'I don't have enough time for that' because truly the pauses will create stronger and longer lasting effects of gusto and drive as well as the chance to assess any changes for support that you might need along the way! (but literally carve regular time for it, not making an excuse for 'dooping' out of responsibility).

To emphasize more, there is a ton of capricorn energy with multiple planets traversing capricorn. Saturn is one of those, which is at home and historically the ruler of capricorn, as it will be there at least the next 2.5 years, enjoy it! Saturn in capricorn can really put reality in one's face and thereby experiencing the consequences of laziness or lack of feeding all of our needs and responsibilities. There may be moments when you would rather stay in bed and not be responsible, but really you have got to get up. There is drive to put creations into reality and being able to map out what our dreams will need to be actualized. Being responsible, facing the facts, rules and regulations can seem daunting, but go through all the hoops and requirements and be rewarded at the end! This is the lesson of Capricorn.  If all the 'to do's' get overwhelming, try making a list and order of priority.

This new moon is the energetic propulsion for the whole year. As David Palmer, the Leo king, analogized it is like a rocket ship taking off. So, hopefully you've chosen your trajectory as switching course may create turmoil.