Today is Monday July 4th, and our New Moon falls in the watery and emotional sign of Cancer. Mondays planetary correspondence is The Moon, and the astrological sign of Cancer is also ruled by the moon. Cancer new moon concerns desires about the home, emotional security, nostalgia, and the desire to nurture. This transit is extremely potent in feminine energy, which means Women especially may notice heightened emotional and physical sensitivity at this time, and due to these strong emotions, the Cancer moon is playfully nicknamed the "crybaby" moon.
With heightened sensitivity at the forefront this makes for a time of inward reflection.Many people find divination and psychic work to flow smoothly at this time, tapping into the divine feminine waters of the Cancer Moon.
During this moon, Inviting friends over to cook, or do readings can be a very enjoyable experience. Creating sacred space in the home is essential, as feeling secure in your living environment can make all of the difference in how nurtured and rooted/supported we feel in life. Cancer is the home of the Moon, our sensitive planet of emotions. Feelings can be easily hurt, especially by personal criticism, so handle with care.
This is not a transit where it's easy to be alone, because our needs for security in love and friendship are so high, this is a wonderful time to invite close friends over to look through old photos, share a meal as well as memories. As the moon moves toward Leo, it's important to keep warmth and friendship as a priority. Be careful to avoid conflict, grudges formed now will take a long time to heal.
NEW MOON RITUAL MAGICK:
Utilize the feminine energy of this moon for all spell work pertaining to:
Home & Beauty
Cancer Moon Meditation
Sitting in the silence, breathe in the sign of Cancer and place it into your heart center. Visualize the color green surrounding you, breathe that color into your heart and allow it to fill you with expansive nurturing, and all inclusive love. "I Honor my tender emotional nature, my sensitivity, and ask that those energies be lifted up to their highest possible expression within me"- K. Johannsen
Psychic Enhancing Tea:
Drink this tea during divination work.
- 3 teaspoons dried Mugwort
- 1 teaspoon rose petals
- 1 teaspoon dried yarrow
- 1 teaspoon lavender
- Ground all ingredients together in mortar and pestle and place in a teapot. place boiling water over them and allow to brew for 10 minutes. strain & drink.
Add some extra nurturing to a warm bath by lighting a white candle, burn incense or healing essential oils of Eucalyptus, Rosemary, or Jasmine.
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