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The arrival of a New Moon marks a new cycle; a phase of renewal and the opportunity to pull your manifestations from the spirit realm into the Earth realm. If there's a void in your life, now is the moment to address it by welcoming new experiences, connections, and/or possessions.
Embracing a fresh start and a bit of unconventional behavior is essential during a New Moon. It's worth noting that everyone exhibits a touch of foolishness when embarking on something new, so don't hesitate to explore uncharted territories this weekend.
For those unfamiliar with the concept, a New Moon occurs when the Moon and the Sun align at the same degree, creating what astrologers refer to as a conjunction. During this conjunction the sky appears to be void of the moon or the moon appears dark.
New Moons are a time for setting intentions and goals to manifest. Take the theme of each New Moon as inspiration to bring forth the best version of yourself!
Today's New Moon arrives in the sign of Aquarius the sign that Pluto, the planet of Rebirth and Transformation, just moved into.
Aquarius displays a touch of rebelliousness, yet its paramount trait is authenticity. The key value at its core is freedom. I encourage you to reflect on the following pertinent questions: "What is your definition of freedom? To what extent do you feel free? Where do you desire greater freedom? And what obstacles hinder you from attaining it?"
In Chinese culture, the Lunar New Year begins with the 2nd New Moon after the Solstice. Celebrations will begin tomorrow, Saturday February 10th! This is the Year of the Dragon!
The Lunar New Year, also referred to as the Spring Festival or Chinese New Year, stands out as the most significant celebration in both China and Chinese communities globally. This festive occasion extends beyond China, also being observed in Vietnam, Korea, Malaysia, and Singapore. The festivities span two weeks and encompass joyous gatherings of family and friends, indulgent feasts, dazzling fireworks displays, lively parties, and colorful parades.
For over 3,000 years, the Lunar New Year has marked the commencement of a fresh year in the Chinese calendar. Rooted in history, the Chinese calendar is a unique lunisolar system, intertwining lunar (moon) and solar (sun) influences to determine dates.
Much like our Western traditions the Chinese also physically & energetically cleanse their homes in preparation for the New Year.
Be sure to take some time this weekend to refresh your space, to smudge, to try something new and to be mindful about the year to come and your intentions.
Have a great weekend!