We are now in the Dark of the Moon moving towards a rather powerful Aquarius New Moon (exact at 2+ Aquarius on Jan. 23, 2012 at 2:39 AM EST.)
As the Moon disappears in the sky now, there is a sense now of being pushed over the edge with little to hold on to other than our breath… But that is realm of Aquarius which takes us beyond the boundaries of the known, into the unknown.
Also Mars is stationary at the time of this New Moon and stations retrograde shortly (hours) after. As much as we are moving forward there may be a sense of our best laid plans going awry, asking us to caste our fate to the wind.
Rather than “shoulding” all over yourself or do something simply out of obligation, be fueled by inspiration and respond to an inner call of duty. We are not stuck by any means although it may feel that way with Mars stationary. But move inward now to find the self-acceptance you need. Once we enter the New Moon cycle and Mars starts to move again, we can reconsider our options and find the liberation we seek.
This New Moon and the aspects surrounding it suggest to me — only when we feel free enough to be ourselves and accept our unique gifts can we be of any real service to the community and others.
Meanwhile, you may know I’m still working on the 2012 Annual Horoscopes and getting there, slowly but surely (like a good Taurus). But as a reader emailed me today to remind me, the New Moon is here and there is light at the end of the tunnel…
You can order your copy here now at the current pre-order prices which will change at the time of the New Moon. And if you sign up for the Weekly Horoscope service you can get an additional discount on the horoscopes as part of your subscription.
This New Moon also marks the Chinese New Year, so Happy New Year again! And for now no matter what seems overwhelming, remember to b r e a t h e …
I am now taking appointments for Astrology Consultations starting the end of January and February. Please visit my Consultations page or email me to schedule your session. (All sessions are done via phone or Skype.)