Moon in Aries
April 18, 2015
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sign of Aries is associated with personal initiative, assertiveness
and leadership. The
house holding Aries in the natal chart shows an area of life where
one can be impulsive, impatient
and aggressive as well as independent, pioneering and decisive. Aries
is a Fire sign, ruled
by Mars, with an emphasis on excitement
and adventure. Issues involving political or industrial leaders, the
military, exploration and feats of courage become accentuated during
Symbol for 29 degrees Aries
- "Music of the Spheres."
Attunement to cosmic order. Recognizing the inner voice as it sings in
harmony with the Voice of the Whole.
Moon at 28 degrees Aries 25 minutes:
Moon moves into Taurus less than 3 hours after the New Moon and the Sun
follows less than 2 days later. Therefore, we can expect the qualities
of Taurus to be as prevalent as those of Aries throughout this cycle.
is associated with the material or physical world, personal assets, and
There is an emphasis on practicality,
dependability, loyalty, and comfort.
involving natural resources, resource management, conservation, and productivity
become accentuated with the Sun in Taurus.
semi-sextile Venus, tri-septile Saturn, sextile Neptune:
communications are fun and informative. However, the information is incomplete
and likely to be exaggerated or dramatized.
septile Uranus, square Neptune, and bi-quintile Pluto
events produce a confusing variety of emotional conflicts. Creative
solutions involve exploring the depths of personal integrity and responsibility.
key phrase for Aries is "I AM":
some time during the Aries lunation cycle getting to know yourself.
work, draw self-portraits, meditate on the phrase "I AM".
about the roles you've played in life and how you have identified
Aries Solar cycle, as well as the New Phase of any cycle, is an excellent
time to make a Vision
Board or Treasure Map. Tracy Cook, a sister astrologer dedicated
phase-work, tells her story about
Treasure Mapping and has posted an explanation for the importance
a Treasure Map at this Aries New Moon.
line with the "I AMness" of Aries, there's a short and worthwhile
are / whatever you say / you are", by Sarah Peck, who writes
advice for this cycle:
Get in touch with
who you are and what your vision is. Envision
yourself abundantly fulfilled. Focus on feelings of gratitude. Imagine
those feelings taking tangible form. Integrity is essential for cohesion.
Consider the differences between self-determination and selfishness, leadership
and aggression, passion and infatuation. Creative solutions result from
taking practical action. Use this cycle to
gain clarity on the direction you are choosing to take as this new year
questions you might explore for personal insight include:
and where could you be more independent, innovative and courageous?
situations motivate you to take the lead and why?
kind of a leader are you?
you look ahead and plan for the consequences of your actions?
well do you share power with others?
and with whom would life be easier if you were a little less self-serving?
are you most likely to leap before looking?
leadership qualities do you admire in others?
the changes you foresee in your future. Do they fill you with apprehension,
do you express and maintain your identity while honoring your duty
I lead with clarity, integrity,
to the qualities of Aries with 3-minute tarot meditation on The
by Mars, Aries and The Emperor teach us to be pioneering and to wield
our power with compassion. The Emperor is about structure, form and
order. Carol Bridges calls this card "Command" and says
"Command is not power over the force, but working with the force.
It is taking advantage of a flow already strongly going."
with The Emperor for clarity, insight and self-discovery.
for this cycle:
establish the vision for the future and set the strategy for getting
~ John P. Kotter (1947 - ) American author, educator, management consultant,
Mandala is a powerful meditational devise for creating sacred intentions.
We encourage you to create
and color your own mandala or color the Aries
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 Pisces 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
Visit our free on-line Moon Phase Calendar,
where you'll find moon phase and sign information in your choice of
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which is updated at each of the 8 phases with information on how to
work effectively with the current phase.
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 Drozda follows solar, lunar
and numerological cycles. Keep up with her updates on her blog, Following
The Moon, and be sure to subscribe to her Luna See email newsletter.
Wright at Auntie
Moon has a Cheat
Sheet for Aries and other good lunar tidings at her website.
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.
love Cathy Pagano's cosmic story of the 2015
Aries New Moon.
Shepherd at Moonkissd.com
has a perceptive article about this month's New Moon titled:
New Moon: Me First.
Elliott Kent at Big Sky Astrology is excellent at putting the current
cosmic conditions into relatable, practical terms. We recommend her
Moon in Aries: SHARKS.
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
Planetary Apothecary. Here's her post on the Aries
May your path be clear and your sense of direction keen,