Thursday, December 9, 2010
Crescent Moon Phase in Aquarius
and open to Her Wisdom."
5th Day of the 13th Lunar Cycle
Ruled by Artemis
Lunar Tree Cycle of Ruis/Elder
15th Day of the Celtic Tree
Month of Ruis/Elder
5th Day of the Cycle of Graef -
Days of the Earth Dragon
Moon Phase: Crescent phase - 6:56AM EST
Moon rises: 10:30AM EST
Moon sets: 8:47PM EST
Moon enters the Fixed Air Sign
of Aquarius at 2:30AM EST
Blodeuwedd's Cycle of the Moon
Lunar Meditation: Thresholds of
light in your life.
Sun in Sagittarius
Sunrise: 7:30AM EST
Sunset: 4:53PM EST
Solar Question for the Day: "What
skills need to come into play in
Samhain (Calan Gaeaf) Quarter
of the Year
December 9th, 2010
Crescent Moon phase - The Crescent Moon (or waxing crescent moon) rises midmorning and sets after sunset. She is the first visible sliver of Moon seen in the western sky in the late afternoon or early evening. The Crescent Moon is the SPROUT. The seed has broken through the earth and reaches up as she ventures from the dark moist earth she has known. From those who born in the Crescent Moon Phase must break from the past to create their own destiny.
Moon in Aquarius - The Moon in Aquarius connects us to our community, reminds us that we are in this together. It asks us to make sure we walk our talk and integrate our philosophy with our politics. We abstract, communicate and work the crowd, but may be less intimate. This is a transit of dealing with facts, organizing, political issues, desire to save the world through social action, connecting with others in social situations, scientific pursuits, detachment, and the need to come and go without restriction.
This transit is a dramatic mood change. Where Capricorn values tradition and caution, the Aquarius transit indicates anything new, innovative, different or unconventional. Extremes of behavior occur during this moon, especially extremes of optimism and pessimism. Women feel the need to be friendly and social but don't want to be too personal or go too deep. Aquarius moon can be detached or rational rather than emotional, and will change only if it's logical to do so. Moon in Aquarius is the best time to work magick involving science, freedom, creative expression, problem-solving, extrasensory abilities, friendship and the breaking of bad habits or unhealthy addictions. Healing rituals for ailment of the calves, ankles or blood are also done at this time. Those who are born with the Moon in Aquarius in their natal chart are far sighted with a gentle stubbornness; they understand group dynamic and may be more aware in the family tribe, community then they are in their most imitate relations. (The moon's placement at our birth describes our relation to our home, soul, family and emotional lineage; it symbolizes our inner spiritual river and our lifetime mode of operation. - from "We'Moon datebook)
So today is Thor's Day - Jupiter Day - the Day of Vision, Spiritual Insight and Expansion... There are Major magickal energies today for Networking and particular in the PM there are minor magickal energies for working spells/rites for business success.
Today are in 'Shadow' of Mercury Retrograde which begins tomorrow at 7:04AM EST. Mercury will be retrograding in Capricorn from December 10th through the 29th; advice from We'Moon 2010 is to re-visit your goals for the to cull any excuses or excesses, and then re-invent your promise(s) for the year ahead. Please note the 're-' words in this advice. Tomorrow the moon remains in Aquarius.
Oh and another bit of advice from an online astrology column - if you haven't finished your electronic gift buying before tomorrow - you are screwed on having the gifts work out. Remember Mercury rules communication. The precise words from the column are: Mercury goes retrograde on Friday so hopefully you'll have most your holiday shopping in the bag by then. This is especially recommended for the buying of Mercury-ruled things like phones, gadgets and anything that has to be mailed or delivered.