The New Moon in Leo at 16 degrees
On August 8, 2021 at 9:51 AM EDST
The New Moon in Leo marks a breathing space. A point in time to bask in the light. To sense the warmth. To be encouraged by glimmers of inspiration. To ignite the flames of creative self expression. To be the source of energy that insures moving forward through what seems to be the growing pains of our evolution. It sure does appear to be a strong component of this amazing era that we are living through.
The Sun/Moon Leo conjunction heralds in a new cycle. A new beginning. There is a softening of stress and tension since Leo embodies the energy of re-creation. To frolic, play and amuse. Amuse being the operative word here.
Leo imbues our experience with fascinating enticements. Captivating our desires towards taking chances on whims and ideas. Ventures, whose sole purpose is to bring delight and/or even applause whenever possible. There is nothing like the hot Sun influence of Leo to warm and bring the light of love to the cool and intellectual Aquarian. Aquarius being the shaping principle that is influencing the energy we are traveling through now.
It’s an invitation to enjoy the spirit of the Summer. To play as a way of experiencing the heart and soul of your life. To move forward in courage and strength towards meaningful goals.
The Sun/Moon conjunction is a cycle that happens every month. It’s what defines this moment as a new beginning. It’s the New Moon which begins the waxing cycle. The waxing cycle leads to the culminating Full Moon. The Full Moon flows into the waning Moon cycle. The waning moon cycle marks a period of inner reflection. An opportunity to ponder goals and tasks accomplished or not. The Waning Moon affords us a valuable resting place. It’s the ebbing of the Waning Moon that turns the cycle once again towards the New Moon. It’s the Waxing Moon that then offers us an opportunity to set a new intention. Which is where we are now.
This New Moon in Leo is influenced by Mercury at 22 degrees Leo. The conjunction to the Sun and Moon encourages communication of all kinds. Particularly via the arts and creative pursuits. There is a Renaissance feeling held within this time. The Sun/Moon/Mercury conjunct in Leo offers a flowing river of creativity. It’s just the thing that’s needed to light the fire of the heart and soul of passion. To begin to awaken the quintessence of fundamental compassion. To let it go and ring it out in breathtaking melodies waiting to be heard.
Do allow yourself to be inspired as you are being offered the opportunity this moment brings. To take a chance on pursuing what is communicated from your heart to your mind. This is where courage and wisdom are born.
Inspiration of the New Moon in Leo through the signs ~
Aries ~ It’s specifically the experience of conflict, stress and discord that the essence of your fighting spirit is inspired by. This point in time is one of those compelling moments. You are being presented with an opportunity to learn about the skill and wisdom of your inner Spiritual warrior. The moment where you come face to face with yourself. Do so with compassion and mercy. Heartfelt wisdom is the ultimate gift.
Taurus ~ the torture chamber of the classic quandary within the pain of the ambivalent push and pull. One side freedom, the other the status quo. The ultimate goal is your liberation. Time to let go of the old outmoded ways. Time to learn a new way. To hold in balance the paradox of both. Remember, the seed of the new is in the shell of the old. So take a deep breath in and a good exhale out to face your fears head on. You will get through it! Be courageous and confidence will be yours.
Gemini ~ allow yourself to be the radar screen for all the glorious communications and cosmic messages you are privy to. The North Node in your sign along with the brilliant fiery Leo Moon/Sun/Mercury conjunction is a real boon to your insatiably curious mind. Stay tuned in and journal this fascinating time.
Cancer ~ The dazzling Leo energy combined with Pluto in Capricorn playing your energy is calling for you to center yourself. The natural inclination you have towards nourishing and nurturing others is of great value during these chaotic times. Let’s face it, having the Moon as your ruler has its moments. The depth of sensitivity, the ability to see and experience the extraordinary in the ordinary. What is it like to be touched by every cycle of the Moon? I suggest for this New Moon in Leo, take time to paint, dance, sing, write, whatever your heart desires. Just allow yourself to be creative. Perhaps a cooking adventure is a good way to bring in a new intention. Bon appetite!
Leo ~ 🎼🎶Happy Birthday🎶 to you! Isn’t it amazing how you are influenced quite regularly by the Moon cycles. This one is your powerful new beginning since Mercury in Leo enables you to clarify what sensible goals you need to set this time around. The Saturn in Aquarius squaring Uranus in Taurus is adding a bit more stress to the sweetness of this moment. Take heart, it’s all in service of enabling you to connect with the most grounded, centered heartfelt person that you can be. Once more with feeling and all of the bright creative joy you can bring!
Virgo ~ Love and relationship is still influencing this cycle for you. Mercury, a significant player at this New Moon cycle enhances your clarity of mind. Let this serve to set your intention for your goals. Whatever it is be aware that Mars transiting through your sign is energizing you to get to where you need to be
Libra ~ the challenge of keeping your balance as your ability to keep your balance has become a bit of a challenging thing right now. This dynamic has become a familiar friend you have needed to come to know lately. Take heart, this fiery Leo New Moon conjunct Mercury is enriching you with the wit and wisdom that Venus, your ruler wears very well. Carry this moment with you as you continue to move upward and onward towards the good, the true and the beautiful.
Scorpio ~ Sex, money and death have given your sign quite a fascinating reputation. The lessons of these powerful issues is at the heart of your wisdom. Use it to support you as the tension of this Leo New Moon stimulates more expansive self awareness. Within all matters there are other planetary influences that can assist you now. This is a time to reset your intentions. To focus on your goals in order to set a comprehensive new strategy.
Sagittarius ~ Take this time to play and amuse yourself. It can serve as a restorative path towards a new found inspiration. It’s the enjoyment of these pleasures which relaxes your mind. This then enables you to come back to your senses. Thus connecting you to your heart. It’s from here, this place, that your intuition brings to your conscious mind what you need to set as your new intention. Have fun!
Capricorn ~ This is the moment to let your spirit fly free. Even just for a brief moment. Then set the plans you need in order to keep your focus. Within the rough and tumble of these fascinating times, you have the resources within that support you. Let go of old inflexible obsolete ways so new relevant systems become the path to your liberation and fulfillment.
Aquarius ~ a most delightful time where your inherent creativity meets your heartfelt practicality. Forming an integrated whole that becomes just the right instrument you need to keep moving forward. This empowers you to focus and fulfill your goals. This is especially true as tensions and challenges are inspiring new levels of realizations. Things are shifting, albeit at a seemingly slowed down rate. Sometimes a delay can prove beneficial. So go with the flow. Bring all your energy and good intentions to every present moment. Keep your eye on the prize. However, please use this moment to clarify what that is. Then go to it!
Pisces ~ What a glorious cosmic soup for your sign! Neptune sextile Pluto. Pluto trine Venus. Venus trine Uranus. This is a good time to assess your values, ethics and ideas. To question all that you have known as you step into this New Moon in Leo. This new cycle of the waxing Moon already in progress. Connect with the parts of your life that already stabilize you. The places that bring you joy. It’s from here that you glean the heart of courage to set a clear new intention. Keep moving forward with your life one step at a time. Little by little your dreams can become a real thing.
~ So that’s it for now. I hope this was helpful, inspiring and encouraging.
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Happy New Moon 🌚