Moon in Sagittarius
December 2, 2013
the chart for the Sagittarius New Moon:
sign of Sagittarius is associated with higher education, philosophy,
and religion. The
house that Sagittarius occupies in the natal chart shows an area of
life where one may be preachy, opinionated, tactless, careless, indulgent,
argumentative, and arrogant. It also shows the area where one is likely
to be enthusiastic, frank, optimistic,
congenial, clever, an
independent thinker, and an inspirational speaker.
fire sign with a focus on idealism,
adventure, and spiritual growth, Sagittarius is ruled
by Jupiter. There is an emphasis on learning,
social activities, humor,
the great outdoors. Issues
involving morality, foreigners, foreign affairs, courts of law, judges,
attorneys, literature, universities, publishing, advertising, and
international commerce become accentuated during the Sagittarius cycle.
raw energy into constructive action. Practice communication as a service.
Opportunities abound when transformational ideas are refined and activated.
in Capricorn November 5 - March 3 (Rx December 21 - January 31):
Beautiful becomes more so when appreciated for
its practical value as well as its esthetic value.
advice for this cycle:
to the earth by focusing on the simplicity of any moment. Feel your
feet firmly on the ground. Inhale the fertile fragrance of a fresh
rainfall. Listen to the sound of the leaves in the wind. See the shadows
made by Moonlight.
and accept the distractions currently causing a sense of having lost
are responsible for our good fortune; discipline
can be an act of love. Find
pleasure in family traditions. Savor old friendships. Celebrate
with gratitude for all you have. This
is an excellent cycle for letting others know how much they are appreciated
for the Light and Love they have brought into your life
your deepest feelings, and align your actions with your personal values.
some time in solitude to gain a deeper sense of purpose and direction.
you might explore for more personal insight include:
or what has most influenced your belief system?
do you feel most adventurous?
subject would you choose to study or what country would you visit
if there were no obstacles?
How do you motivate and inspire others?
and with whom would life be easier if you were a little less self-righteous
or a little more restrained?
I act in alignment with my principles.
to the qualities of Sagittarius and this cycle with a 3-minute tarot
meditation on Temperance.
is the messenger of a simple spiritual truth - moderation is virtuous.
It teaches that one is strengthened by self-restraint. It represents
the act of tempering where substances are combined to form a new whole.
Temperance conditions the quest for higher knowledge, offering concentration,
creative energy, flexibility and adaptability as aids to direction.
with Temperance to focus on a goal or to journey within to bring transformative
self-knowledge to consciousness.
for this cycle:
"Freedom is just another word for nothing left to lose."
~ Kristoffer "Kris" Kristofferson (1936- ) American singer,
songwriter, musician, and film actor
Mandala is a powerful meditational devise for creating sacred intentions.
We encourage you to create
and color your own mandala or color the Sagittarius
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 Scorpio New Moon
Mandala she colored last month and read about her experience with
the exercise. The energy flows in beautifully from one cycle into
more on the nature of this
lunation cycle and how it relates to your
Sun sign in our What's
Up Guide, where there is also information about Venus
Retrograde (December 21 - January 31).
Visit 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.
Koolman's column, Soul Astrology,
continues to be beautifully written and always offers excellent counsel.
Drozda's LifeCycle Forecast
gives us a complete overview of the year 2013, calling it 'The
YEAR OF TRUST AND ADJUST:spiraling into the center'. She gives suggestions
for making the best of 2013 and the best of this
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:
love April Elliot Kent's blog posts. This month's post
Moon in Sagittarius: Walkabout
at Big Sky Astrology provides an excellent understanding of the energies
of this lunation cycle, along with ideas for working with them.
Sheperd at Moonkissd.com has a perceptive article about this month's
New Moon titled
New Moon: View From The Top.
Apothecary Blog offers her astrological insights. You can visit
her blog or receive her weekly entries in your mailbox via an e-mail
subscription. We also recommend you buy her book,
Planetary Apothecary. Stephanie shares her insights on this
New Moon where she supplies information about maintaining
wellness during this cycle.
Rodenbeck's blog The
Oxford Astrologer always has interesting articles. Many of them
focus on art, and we love her monthly horoscopes. Check out your December
you appreciate all aspects of your journey,