Moon in Leo
August 14, 2015
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Here's the chart for the Leo New Moon.
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The sign of Leo is associated with one's self-confidence, personal
will and dramatic expression. The house that Leo occupies in the natal
chart shows an area of life where one has a need for recognition.
It is where one can be prideful, self-centered, and domineering, as
well as loyal, generous, and affectionate. Leo is a radiant and loving
sign symbolically represented by the Sun and the heart. The role of
personal or individual self-expression, which manifests as fertility
and creativity, becomes emphasized during Leo. Issues involving royalty
and government rulers, gold, the stock market, the entertainment industry,
professional sports and children, become accentuated during the Leo
Symbol for 22 degrees Leo
"A Carrier Pigeon Fulfilling its Mission."
The spiritual ideal of world service. The purpose of the message and
the messenger is to serve humanity.
Moon at 21 degrees Leo 31 minutes:
Four planets in Leo and two in Virgo at the beginning of this lunation
cycle accentuate the idea of using individual self-expression to benefit
the collective. Venus, retrograde since July 25, continues to backtrack
until September 5, calling for an internal appraisal of values. The
Sun and Moon each received a trine from Uranus in Aries just before
the New Moon leading us into this period with a sense of mental excitement
and the desire to participate in change which brings improvement.
Moon conjunct Venus Rx:
Art, music, nature, spirituality; all things that bring
beauty to life are up for evaluation. Idealism and pride support and
hinder progress. Love is the answer and yet feelings are easily hurt.
conversations and transformational thinking. Powerful and compelling
communications can bring stability, expose secrets and be manipulative.
The potential for focused, productive and
creative artistic work. Intense
feelings are disruptive and fuel a
desire to escape into a fantasy world.
key phrase for Leo is "I WILL":
This is an excellent cycle to express
yourself creatively. It's about developing your mental will, emotional
determination and physical fortitude. Trust, courage and generosity
are vital to success.
advice for this cycle:
recommend using this cycle to own your creativity and shine your inner
light out into the world. Play with the seeds of intention you planted
in April. Approach them from a new perspective. Look at life through
the eyes of an inquisitive child.
Enjoy the pleasant social atmosphere. A little romanticizing can point
your imagination in new directions.
correlates to Trust on the Medicine Wheel. Your growth during the Cancer
cycle gave you the confidence necessary for your continued development.
It's time to trust yourself and your beliefs in order to assure your intentions
advantage of an appreciative audience to reveal practiced skills for
the first time.
you might explore for personal insight include:
do you express yourself?
are some other ways you could express yourself?
do you feel most radiant and vital?
in your life is an example of a good steward?
and with whom would life be easier if you were more generous and
makes your heart sing?
tugs at your heart?
brings out your confidence?
are you most courageous?
I trust the actions of my heart
to the qualities of Leo with a 3-minute tarot meditation on Strength.
is associated with the heart center and the solar plexus. Ruled by
the Sun, she represents the fusion of heart and mind into a powerful
force for action.
with Strength whenever you wish to harness the ego, be an agent for
creative action, express your divine essence, generate courage.
for this cycle:
is not a support system for art. It is the other way around."
~ Stephen King (1947 - ) American author of contemporary fiction
Mandala is a powerful meditational devise for creating sacred intentions.
We encourage you to create
and color your own mandala or color the Cancer
Mandala for this cycle.
are invited to send your mandalas to us for placement in our Mandala
check out Lynn Keefer's
Mandala Journal, where Lynn shares the mandala she colors every
month, along with her meditative process. Click on the mandala below
or the link above to see a larger version of the Cancer New Moon Mandala
she colored last month and read about her experience with the exercise.
The energy flows in beautifully from one cycle into the next.
more on the nature of this lunation
cycle, along with how it relates to your
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In addition to what you can find at our web site, there are some outstanding
astrology resources on the web in the form of blogs. We encourage you to
visit and/or subscribe to the ones listed below:
author, educator, and dear friend, Donna Iona Drozda uses solar, lunar
and numerological cycles as a blueprint for living the life of a "Heartist."
Keep up with her Lifecycle
offerings and updates on her Lifecycle
Blog , and be sure to subscribe
to her Luna See email newsletter.
Wright at Auntie
Moon offers daily insights and other good lunar tidings at her
She also has an excellent video: Moon
Phases and New Moon Intentions.
Koolman's New Moon insights can be found at her web site, SoulAstrology.com.
Margaret writes beautifully and offers excellent counsel.
Cathy Pagano's cosmic story of the 2015
Leo New Moon.
Shepherd at Moonkissd.com
has a perceptive article about this month's New Moon titled Leo
New Moon: Diva Moon.
Elliott Kent at Big Sky Astrology is excellent at putting the current
cosmic conditions into relatable, practical terms. We recommend her latest,
Leo New Moon: Guided by Desire.
Gailing is another of our favorites. You can visit her blog
or receive her weekly entries in your mailbox via an e-mail subscription.
She usually shares her insights on the new and full moons. We also
recommend her book,
Planetary Apothecary. Here's her post on the Leo
May you walk in love and beauty,