June 26/27, 2014
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the chart for the Cancer New Moon:
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The sign of Cancer is associated with one's early childhood development,
roots, home and family. The house that Cancer occupies in the natal chart
shows an area of life where one can be moody, insecure, and defensive,
as well as intuitive, empathetic, and responsive. Cancer is a holistic
or feminine sign, containing both the father and mother principles of
protector, provider, nurturer and supporter. Ruled by the Moon, there
is an emphasis on rhythmic cycles, memory, intuition, and an inspired
imagination. The role of food, which nourishes both the physical and emotional
body, becomes emphasized during Cancer, as does the element of water.
Issues involving the public, homeland, tribe and family become accentuated
during the Cancer cycle.
& Moon semi-sextile Venus:
need for self-nurturance and self-acceptance is highlighted, yet the easily
distracted mind seems disinclined to follow through. Be especially conscious
of any sabotaging self-talk, most likely to show up in the form of comparison
Communication styles and belief systems are not in agreement. In other
words, it's a case of knowledge versus wisdom. Beliefs and reliable information
are out of sync. For example, your education is out of alignment with
deeply held traditional concepts, such as the faith of your family of
origin. The tendency is toward a distorted perspective.
Restrained aggression. A shaky alliance between
working for peace and respecting the desires of others. Irresponsible
actions by those in authority. Obstacles
cause delays. The tendency is to force things to conclusion. In essence,
independence while remaining responsible to others is challenging. Adjusting
to unexpected situations can be especially difficult because of the interruption
to your work. However, once you've adapted, you will find your work flows
key phrase for Cancer is "I FEEL":
is an excellent cycle for registering your emotional responses, for reflecting
on your past conditioning, for making changes in your home that will make
it feel more nurturing to your soul, and for strengthening family ties.
is a time to prune for growth. Focus on your priorities. Eliminate activities
that do not support your goals.
advice for this cycle:
is how you make changes, how you join the flow of life, how you move and
grow into the world. Create a place of refuge and renewal in your home
and in your heart, a sacred space where you can spend a few minutes or
more every day, feeling loved, safe and secure.
correlates to Growth on the Medicine Wheel. The Gemini cycle brought us
the illumination necessary for our continued development. It's time to
take action in support of our growth. This is an excellent cycle to record
your feelings in a journal.
upon the times you've given comfort or good counsel to others. List your
recollections about each instance and describe how you felt at the time.
How do you feel about those moments now?
you might explore for personal insight include:
hunger gets triggered by your emotions?
does it happen?
do you feed it?
or who puts you into protective mode?
and with whom do you feel most nurtured?
and with whom do you feel most nurturing?
and with whom would life be easier if you were more receptive, reflective,
Change nurtures my development. I Am secure in the
center of my heart.
the qualities of Cancer with a 3-minute tarot meditation on The
Chariot portrays the figure of the inner-self; at rest, yet poised for
action. Symbolic of the conquest over illusion, The Chariot teaches us
the defining quality of speech and how self-talk creates our reality.
with The Chariot when you wish to make a positive change in your life.
Quote for this cycle:
"In family life, love is the oil that eases friction, the cement
that binds closer together, and the music that brings harmony."
~ Eva Burrows (1929 - ) Australian community welfare organizer
A 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
Please 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 Gemini 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.
Find more on the nature of this
lunation cycle in our What's
Up Guide, along with details of the Mercury
Retrograde cycle June 7 through July 1.
our free on-line Moon Phase Calendar, where
you'll find moon phase and sign information in your choice of 8 time zones.
If you use and like our calendar, please click on the Facebook icon in
the upper left corner of the time zone you use. Speaking of Facebook,
we invite you to visit our page facebook.com/ZodiacArtsLunarPhases,
which is updated at each of the 8 phases with information on how to work
effectively with the current phase.
Drozda's LifeCycle Forecast
gives us an overview of the year 2014, which she calls the YEAR OF THE
VISION QUEST: Emerge and See. Keep up with her updates on her
blog or subscribe to her Luna See email newsletter.
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:
Koolman's New Moon insights can be found at her web site, SoulAstrology.com.
Margaret writes beautifully and offers excellent counsel.
Jessica Shepherd at Moon Kissed Astrology has a sweet piece titled
Cancer New Moon: Healing Sanctuary.
Elliott Kent at Big Sky Astrology is excellent at putting the current
cosmic conditions into relatable, practical terms. We recommend her essay
NEW MOON IN CANCER: SETTING THE TABLE.
Gailing is another of our favorites. You can visit her blog or receive
her weekly entries in your mailbox via an e-mail subscription. Read her
insights on the
Cancer New Moon and
buy her book,
Oken, internationally known astrologer and author of over a dozen astrology
books, has an in-depth article
on the Moon in his monthly newsletter.
May you walk a path of loving kindness,