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New Moon In Sagittarius: Climbing Every Mountain

Such an inspired New Moon above us. When studying this chart I got the distinct vision of Maria from the Sound of Music up in the Austrian Alps singing. Weird, I know! However the song playing in my head was from Mother Superior’s Climb Every Mountain.

If you’re unfamiliar with the Sound of Music it’s a little bit of hero’s journey as most stories are. Maria, the main character doesn’t quite fit into her current environment, so she’s sent out to discover herself out in the world. When the reality of who she is and what she really wants becomes too real for Maria, she attempts to run back home to the safety of the abbey.

Owning the dream she used to sing about while getting lost in the alps was too real to handle. Dreams are often fine while they’re intangible, they fill us with a seductive longing when our current lives aren’t satisfying, though when faced with the possibility of dream life coming true we often run away.
Mother Superior recognized the jig Maria was playing and told her to go back out there and climb the mountain of her dream. She wouldn’t stand by and allow her to punk out at the last minute.

That’s where this New Moon in Sagittarius finds us, with the Sun – Moon conjunction in the first house of I AM, asking us to renew our sense of who we are with optimism and a greater faith.

Align yourself more fully with your purpose. New Moons represent an alignment of Yin (Moon) and Yang (Sun) energy. There’s a sense of focus, single mindedness and direction moving you forward. New Moons present opportunities to not only start fresh, but to take control of your fate. This is why we set intentions under the New Moon, we shift from talking about this vision to actually showing up with intention to fulfill it.

Events may start coming down hard and fast with the chart ruler Mars in Libra being in direct opposition to Uranus in Aries. Things can happen very quickly when the energy is ripe for it. This the exciting or terrifying elements of Fate, but with the Sun & Moon in Sagittarius go for the excitement. Sagittarius is known for its sense of humor. If things get too hectic, take a break and laugh at all the synchronicity, you did ask for this might as well go along for the ride!

“When you realize how perfect everything is you will tilt your head back and laugh at the sky” – Buddha 

Mercury has finished up his time in Sagittarius to enter the empire building sign of Capricorn until February. (Mercury will retrograde at the beginning of January 2016) Our minds are starting to put definite lines and strategies together concerning our dream. From the top of the mountain our minds can see the steps needed to reach the next peak.
Jupiter the ruler of Sagittarius is in Virgo until next summer, Sagittarius’ energy is more focused and quiet in its pursuit of its destiny. We’re being taught how to keep faith while we also deal with the multitude of everyday details. Have faith that even without knowing how every detail will work out, everything is fitting into the larger picture.
Not knowing how the details would work out was what pushed Maria to run away to begin with.

She was a nun
He was a widower
She was about to take her vows and commit herself to Christ
He was engaged to be married to someone else
She was only supposed to be the family governess.
He his children were falling in love with her

Often the details are messy, but its courage and faith that keeps us steady enough to follow through. So this New Moon commit to you. The you you were always dreaming of being. Allow the details to work themselves out as you plan to go for the dream.

Spoiler alert: Ultimately Maria realizes the truth about herself. She’s not meant to be locked away in the abbey, her soul was crying out for a different experience, when she followed through she was rewarded with a sense of fulfilled purpose.

On this journey called life, there is no “making it” there’s never a point of completion. When one peak is reached, another appears in its place. You are unfolding always. Go forth and climb your mountain.

Climb every mountain,
Ford every stream,
Follow every rainbow,
‘Till you find your dream.

A dream that will need
All the love you can give,
Every day of your life
For as long as you live.

What mountain are you daring to climb with this New Moon energy? Leave a comment below! 

Full Moon In Gemini: Dreaming A Bit Bigger

Full Moon In Gemini


The Gemini Full Moon that arrives on the east coast at 5:44pm is a doozy. It’s supremely busy with several active T-Squares ( 3 or more planets fighting with each other) and is being ruled by Mercury who is currently tussling heavily with Saturn and Neptune with Jupiter soon to follow.


If you’re feeling a bit fried, tired or overwhelmed, please know that you’re not alone. When the sky is this active, mere mortals like ourselves tend to feel it on some level. If you’re a mutable darling like myself (Gemini, Virgo, Sagittarius or Pisces) you’re acutely sensitive to the heavens right now. Cardinal dears too (Aries, Cancer, Libra & Capricorn) are also a bit stressed with the current planetary activity. Take a deep breath and let’s discuss what this Full Moon is asking of us and how to best handle the challenge.


You Mustn’t Be Afraid To Dream A Little Bigger Darling’


With the Moon in Gemini hanging out in the 12th house of dreams & undoings, we find ourselves feeling a little frayed and scattered. There’s an overwhelming emotional desire  to see, know, and experience.. If there are any fears building up around engaging your curiosity now is a good time to start putting those fears to the side.


Curiosity is what leads to expansion and growth if we allow to flourish. Moon in Gemini is attuned to dreaming up brilliant ideas while she’s hidden away in the 12th house. There is much for her to learn about her repressed dreams & fantasies, allow her to drift a bit while she gathers useful intuitive information, she’s playing an important role in doing so.


On the other end of Gemini Moon’s scattered reverie are Sun, Mercury and Saturn all hard at work in Virgo’s natural house of dedicated routine. You can imagine that expansive Sagittarius energy is a bit irritated about having to report in for work each day, where’s the fun in that?

The trick is to commit our expansive viewpoints into a daily effort. The dream that you’re gathering with Moon in Gemini is being translated into an aspiration worth working on by Sagittarius in the 6th House.


When a dream is married to its work, a dream quickly becomes a reality


Neptune at the top of the chart is fueling the vision with his mystical fog. We don’t know where the path is leading just yet but it doesn’t matter. Keep plugging away at the dream everyday. People may think your it’s crazy  unrealistic and naive ideal, but that’s none of your business, keep moving anyway.


When working with T-Sqaures like this one, think of it as a table that’s missing a leg. There’s a lot of wobble happening, it needs another leg to create stability and structure. In this case the missing leg is Virgo, with Jupiter in tow to provide guidance.


Virgo’s answer to life is to work at it, analyze the situation and create a plan of action to steadily work towards. Between now and the New Moon in Sagittarius on December 11th, commit to an activity that brings your dream closer to tangible earthy reality. Break it down into actionable parts and soon, before your very eyes it begins to take form.

Make sure you make room for it in your life. Virgo loves a clean efficient space to work in. Clear out the clutter in your mind, in your home, or wherever it is that you’ll be creating. Siphon off the excess energy created by the mutable T-Square into daily routines that support efficient work & progress. Write down the clever ideas that emerge in dreamtime thanks to Moon in Gemini, connect to your aspirations and ideals from the Sagittarius Trio and steadily build the dream brick by brick with Jupiter in Virgo’s help. You’re creating a new foundation, make sure it’s solid.


Find Inspiration


The Cardinal T-Square is working on breaking up and breaking down stagnant relationships, associations, wishes and creative endeavours. Boldly pair with powerful, ambitious & serious people, be inspired by the artistic creativity that you see as well as by the risk taking revolutionaries. This Full Moon dares us to go on a journey, to push past fears and outdated ways of thinking and being.

It can be a lot to cope with, being reborn. To balance this T-Square use Cancerian sensitivity to protect yourself and  your burgeoning new identity and dream. Cancer’s hard outer shell will protect the still soft interior from the harsh world. Feel free to retreat while keeping your senses aware of your surroundings. Daydreams & visions will feed the soul while you continue the daily work.


Never fear brave soul, you have everything within you to create something magical. Have a Happy Full Moon!