For those of us in the Northern Hemisphere, today is the Winter Solstice. The time when we have the least amount of Sunlight all year. This year, as it happens, the next day, about 20hrs later is a Full Moon. Before we get to the Moon, let’s first talk a bit about this, the longest night of the year.
Good goddess is this year’s New Moon in Cancer a whopper of a lunar launching-pad.
New Moons are in the same astrological sign as the Sun. So, since we are in the time of Cancer, the New Moon on the 12th of July at 10:48 PM EDT is also in Cancer.
This year the Sun Ingresses into Cancer, marking the 1st day of Summer (in the northern half of the globe) at 12:25 AM EDT on the 21st Of June, mere hours before Mercury does the same.
There’s nothing that is particularly auspicious about the December Full Moon falling on Christmas, despite the various post going around that the two have not fallen on the same night since 1977. Having said that, it is a beautiful reflection of what many will be doing in the coming days. The Moon is linked […]
Mars and the Sun have been conjunct, or in relatively the same part of the sky as one another, give or take 2 degrees of the zodiac, since the second week in June, with both the Sun and Mars in Gemini at the time. With the arrival of the Solstice the Sun is now in […]
“Even after all this time the sun never says to the earth, ‘You owe Me.’ Look what happens with A love like that, It lights the Whole Sky.” – Hāfiz The Sun moved into Cancer today marking the first day of Summer, in the Northern half of the world. Whether this Solstice day marks for […]
Full Moons are times of completions and endings. A full moon is at its zenith point, reflecting more of the Sun’s light then at any other point in its cycle. With this full moon don’t be surprised if you find yourself feeling deeply about things from your past. In general full moons make us all […]