The Moon arrives in Sagittarius early this morning (4:12 AM PST), ahead of tonight’s Sagittarius New Moon (11:42 PM PST 12° Sagittarius). The need for clear information is paramount. Passions continue to build. Good intentions and strong opinions in this highly erratic atmosphere challenge us to stay flexible and employ creative, innovative solutions. We are struggling to find some common rules, limits, and guidelines that provide the structure we need to make use of the increased energy. Under tonight’s New Moon and the new lunar cycle, we will need to acknowledge our past mistakes and deal effectively with blind spots created in the past. Without clear perspective, we will find that mistakes of the past continue to slow us down, even though we may have the best of intentions for future progress.
The total solar eclipse occurs today and tomorrow in Sagittarius. This luminary aligns with Mercury and Saturn, which means that it’s a pivotal turning point for healing the past and planting seeds for the future. Think of this as a new beginning that stems from mending and resolving former issues.
The sun overtakes Mercury during this lunation, which can cause a lot of miscommunication and frustration throughout the day because we’re giving and receiving information quickly and without hearing others. The reason is that Mercury is supercharged when in Sagittarius (and not in dignity), which makes it hard to have clear, concise chats with others.
As the sun eclipses Saturn, we’re prevented from making a fiery move forward in attaining our desires. This is more of a grounding energy even though Saturn is in air sign Aquarius.
The solar eclipse is giving us the chance to build a new foundation, which might be hard. There’s a lot of pressure weighing on your shoulders at the moment that makes you want to run away and hide—virtually impossible right now.
Take some time out of your daily routine to unwind and decompress before your anxieties and worries get the better of you. As with all solar eclipses, it’s advisable that you take some time away from work and friends in an effort to recharge your batteries. You work very hard, and you could definitely use some “me” time.
Today is the 337th day of 2021
18 days until the Winter Solstice
42 days until Mercury Retrograde
28 days until 2022
Sun is in Sagittarius
Moon is in Sagittarius
Mercury is in Sagittarius
Venus is in Capricorn
Mars is in Scorpio
Jupiter is in Aquarius
Saturn is in Aquarius
Uranus is Rx in Taurus
Neptune is in Pisces
Pluto is in Capricorn
Chiron is Rx in Aries
- Venus is retrograde from December 19th and goes Direct on January 29th (2022) in the signs of Capricorn/Sagittarius.
- Neptune is retrograde from June 25th until December 1st in Pisces.
2021-2022 LUNAR CALENDAR
DEC 4: NEW MOON SOLAR ECLIPSE IN SAGITTARIUS: The greatest need is to always search for something. In order to feel safe you might find that you need to have a goal, mission or philosophy that gives your life meaning. With Moon in Sagittarius you have an optimistic approach to life and you believe that things will get better even if you get into trouble.
DEC 10: FIRST QUARTER MOON IN PISCES: Moon in Pisces has the greatest sensitivity and perceptiveness of surroundings. You can experience feelings of insecurity, be passive and only wait and see what happens in your life. If you engage in creative or spiritual search, you will benefit from great imagination of Pisces.
DEC 19: FULL MOON IN CANCER: Your feeling of safety is now related to your home, family and related activities such as cooking and gardening. You may be prone to emotional fluctuations; you should learn to forgive and forget in order to avoid depression from thinking too much about things. Your perception of the world can be very subjective; try to create a certain distance without being bitter. Due to your rich emotional manifestation you can create a real sense of belonging in the world.
DEC 27: LAST QUARTER MOON IN LIBRA: You might have a strong need for balance and harmony now. You probably desire to keep things “nice” rather than venturing into fundamental questions in order not to disturb the peace. You must learn to share your good and bad feelings. Do not be afraid to be who you really are, despite what is expected of you.
JAN 2: NEW MOON IN CAPRICORN: You might have a strong need for being useful to the society and you look for justification in the outside world. You may underestimate what you want from yourself and for yourself. Shyness may be accompanied by resentment of the fact that others ignore you. Do not seek approval from the outside, it will not help you get rid of your doubt and it is harmful to you. You have to trust your inner values.
JAN 9: FIRST QUARTER MOON IN ARIES: The feeling of uncertainty can make you solve problems faster then is natural. Do not rush as if there was a deadline. Try to slow down so that you can decide what you want to do and proceed at your own comfortable pace.
JAN 17: FULL MOON IN CANCER: Your feeling of safety is now related to your home, family and related activities such as cooking and gardening. You may be prone to emotional fluctuations; you should learn to forgive and forget in order to avoid depression from thinking too much about things. Your perception of the world can be very subjective; try to create a certain distance without being bitter. Due to your rich emotional manifestation you can create a real sense of belonging in the world.
JAN 25: LAST QUARTER MOON IN SCORPIO: Moon in Scorpio creates the need to delve into your feelings as deep as possible. You desire meaningful emotional exchanges now more than at any other time even if it is not easy and you are forced to change many things. Shallow relationships do not satisfy you, because they are not purifying enough.
Don’t talk yourself into diving deep into something just because you see the potential of things instead of what they really are now. The necessary work and patience involved may not be the best use of your energy.
Have you seen the potential in someone and think that if you love and support them, they will become the person who knows you love them beyond all others? Have you stepped into an opportunity that you know feels too good to be true and might not turn out the way you hope?
Now is not a time for selective, limited perception that can lead to misjudgment. Instead, this is a time for going deep and being honest about what you find as you explore the depths. Have no fear, for whatever you find below will help you love and understand yourself and others, and make better choices.
Can you sense Swan Spirit calling you to dive deep and resurface to choose again?
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