by christina rai
The Aquarius New Moon—Forge Ahead With Hopefulness!
January 27, 2017 @ 6:08 pm CST
The New Moon is always a promise of things yet unseen and this month, with the energy falling in the future oriented sign of Aquarius, it is doubly so!
Aquarius energy is far reaching, visionary, and altruistic in its fundamental nature; community oriented from start to finish. It facilitates our seeing things in the big picture sense and aids us to make broad strokes with our dream brushes. We can fill in the details later! With Aquarius fuel, it’s time to make plans, rough out the plan of action and gather with others who share our values.
When we review this current New Moon, occurring as it does on January 27, 2017 at 6:08 pm CT, we are encouraged by the forward moving energy that surrounds it. All planets are currently direct suggesting a thrust into the future, an open door into the ‘next step’! It feels like everything is moving at lightning speed around us and we have to relinquish control just a bit and ‘go with the flow’, as suggested by Mars, situated @ 30* Pisces, in conjunction to Venus & Chiron.
Within 24 hours of New Moon, she will be in trine alignment (using the 10* orb) of lovely Jupiter in Libra. The great god of serendipity and abundance will lend a hand with a smile and a nod to Luna as she dreams her Aquarius dreams. This is the energy of good will and peace. Take a cue!
The Sabian Symbol for this New Moon is 9* Aquarius, A FLAG TURNED INTO AN EAGLE. How fittingly Aquarian! There is a suggestion here that whatever the potential, it can be made real; that we have the ability within us to make something from nothing, to legitimize our hopes and intentions via concrete action that aligns to the higher will ( Mars in Pisces/8th). We all have the divinely inspired responsibility to be who we say we are, demonstrating this through measurable actions, not just empty words. Do a good deed. Smile at somebody in the grocery line. Bite your tongue even if you think you are right. Yield to the extent that you can. Imagine if we all did even a fraction of those kinds of things! What a world it would be!
The Sun/Moon alignment (New Moon) is located in the 6th house of the event chart suggesting that as we dream our high and far reaching dreams, scheme our impossible schemes, we should constantly refer all such abstract concepts back to practical methods of implementation. Let’s ask ourselves:
How can I bring just a little bit more hopefulness into my life?
What can I do right here and right now to be kinder, more peaceful, more generous?
What is one thing that I can do TODAY that will help to improve my life and the life of those that know?
You could make up some more questions to challenge yourself.
With Pluto aligned to Mercury, we are challenged to be absolutely truthful with one another, to see beneath the surface of things and to attempt to understand why someone might be acting in the manner that they do, instead of immediately judging and condemning. This is hard. We all have our partisan positions. Generally speaking, we believe what we believe because we think that it is true, not because we think that it is NOT true. The challenge then, is to see that TRUTH is a diamond with many facets and that, though Truth is absolute, the EXPRESSION of that TRUTH is necessarily variable. Yes, there is one truth and it can be summed up in one word, LOVE. Let’s all begin there.
So, how can we take up this enthusiastic and vibrant energy and run with it? The ascendant for the event chart is located in the joyful and childlike energy of LEO. Let’s believe it! Let’s share it! Let’s communicate with each other in upbuilding and creative ways. The Sabian Symbol for the ascendant degree (19* Leo) is a HOUSEBOAT PARTY. This is not the time for withdrawal. It is the time for gathering together. We definitely are all in this together (at the global level) so it is imperative that we find the ways and means to work together no matter how different we might actually be. In the end, we are all born and we all die. What happens in between those two pillar posts really is up to each of us individually. The more that we are certain of who we are and what we stand for, the more will we be able to form the community that best reflects that. The key is to follow our hopes and dreams with an inclusive, Aquarian attitude—ALL FOR ONE AND ONE FOR ALL! Sounds good to me! You?