Once every month or so, we are given an opportunity to be reborn into a new zodiacal archetype when the Sun and Moon unite at the New Moon. Each sign unfolds into the next as we move through the twelve archetypes of human existence, and we are given another opportunity to wipe the slate clean and begin anew, to create intention and to begin a cycle of growth.
This month the wheel has spun us into the Libra New Moon, which is also a Supermoon (™ Richard Nolle). A Supermoon is at its closest point to Earth, and its energies are felt more intensely by us humans! Supermoons are more visible when they are full as they appear large and glorious in the sky, but the Super New Moons are just as powerful.
Following the entry of the Sun into Libra at the Equinox, the Moon joins not only the Sun but also Mercury and Venus already in Libra. As we move from Virgo into Libra, we transition from the critical thinking of Virgo into a more tactical and tactful way of looking at the world (Libra). Libra is represented by the scales of balance that requires an equal and opposite reaction to every action. The act of bringing disharmonious energies into harmony is the lesson of Libra.
Libra is ruled by the planet Venus – the planet of love, beauty and attraction. With Venus in ascendance, matters of relationships and anything which brings aesthetic harmony into our lives will be highlighted. But this New Moon is challenged by an opposition from Chiron, the planet of healing and wounding. Under the influence of Chiron, the faultline that runs through our efforts […]