New Moon in Virgo and cosmic reflections


 
i’ve always been the kind of person who has to retreat into themselves, into their art for periods of time. This week has been one of those (although i feel like the entire month of August has been that way).
 
Reclusive. Reevaluating. Realigning. Redefining.
 
Something that you may not know about me is that i LOVE astrology & the night sky. My father used to take me outside and point out the constellations. We’d watch Hailey’s Comet through his telescope and my love of astronomy turned into a lifelong love affair with astrology and the moon.
 
This week i’ve been hunched over all my astrology books saying goodbye to what i planted under the Leo new moon and hello to the energy of today’s Virgo new moon.
 
i am a firm believer that our birth chart is the biggest self-development book, tool, guru we all already own.
 
Looking at my chart i saw how everything i’ve been feeling these last few weeks is aligned with what’s happening in the sky. This new moon lands in my natal Virgo 2nd house w/Saturn AND it’s conjoining my Sun and Venus in my 6th house. Meaning: the reshaping i’ve been feeling is all right there in the stars. As is the answer to my biggest conundrum i’ve been dealing with: What is it EXACTLY i want to do?
 
Of course, the answer is the very thing i’ve been avoiding and the one thing i already knew — writing. Books. Words.
 
i didn’t need the stars to tell me that. But it sure is nice knowing there’s a reasoning to my madness. Notice i didn’t say the cause because nothing can CAUSE anything to happen in our lives. Only we have the power to do that.
 
But the awareness of this cosmic energy & how it affects me feels a lot like sanity. Because now i see how i’m supported by the universe even when i feel & think i’m all alone trying to figure out this thing called life, and my meaning within it.
 
i’m not.
 
We are not.
 
i just needed you to know that.
 
i just needed to remember it. 
 

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Looking to do some new moon magic of your own? Here are a few of my favorites:

Chani Nicholas
Dana Gerdhart at Mooncirles.com
and my friend and creative soulmate, Paul Michael Armstrong
 
New moon blessings to you all 🙂 🌚🌑

xo

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