Happy New Moon in Leo! today is the first of two New Moons in Leo in a row – the second will take place a month from now and will be an eclipse! With the new moon in Leo comes some dramatic happenings especially concerning emotions and being the center of attention. This is a moon of exuberance, vitality, and the best time to successfully work out issues with people who are in authoritative positions of power. Our dear friend and professional astrologer Jessica Lanyadoo shared a very detailed post on how this new moon will impact all of the signs in the zodiac with our latest on #Witchtips
Now is the time to take the direct approach and assert yourself. It is high drama with this moon, as she is going to step out onto the stage to entertain us once again. You may be tempted to act out the “drama queen” aspect of yourself, or you may simply just want to be romantic. Either way, this is a time of vital energy, affection, and again romance. A fiery Lion extravaganza! “Everybody is a star” and everyone will be recognized for his/her particular Goddess within.
This is also a time for power issues to ERUPT! Who will be the center of attention? Ambition + leadership can become very important issues as we are all well aware that Leo has great pride, which can become extremely evident right now. Try enjoying the warmth of kindness and generosity, excitement and exuberance. Renew & invigorate yourself this New moon.
LEO MOON MEDITATION
Sitting in silence breathe in the sign of Leo and place it into your heart center. Allow the color of Gold, radiating like the sun to surround your entire body and fill you with courage, strength, and fire. Recognize the power of yourself as an individual. A powerful Leo moon mantra for this meditation to remember is " My will is strong and my calling is to express and illuminate." express that will with love.
- What is it that I have been given to express?
- How can I do that with an open and generous heart?
Fire element Incense recipe
The power of incense and scent has the ability to bypass our conscious awareness and allows us to access primordial realms of our mind. This is a recipe for an incense focused on the fire energy of the Leo moon. The fire element governs summertime, idealism, victory in *just* conflicts, entertainment, love, gold, riches, and all kinds of luxuries and symbols of power and status.
- 6 parts frankincense
- 1 part dragon's blood powdered resin
- 1 part oil of cloves
- A small amount of cinnamon
A simple candle meditation ritual to enhance creativity.
- you will need: straight or votive candles in the colors
- 1 orange candle (creativity, enthusiasm)
- 1 yellow candle (creativity, imagination, and inspiration)
- Amethyst, chrysocolla, black onyx, and turquoise
Creativity is more than just writing, painting, or music It can be about coming up with a great innovative concept for a business method, or something as mundane as redecorating your apartment. This ritual is flexible so feel free to adjust wording as you fit.
Light your altar candles and the incense. Anoint your candles using appropriate oils for creativity. Place the orange and yellow candles side by side and place a piece of black onyx behind the orange candle and the piece of turquoise in front of it. With your yellow candle, place the Chrysocolla behind the candle, and the amethyst in the front. light the candles, and meditate on the particular reason why you need creativity, you might wish to say aloud something along the lines as simple as: The Universe is filled with endless ideas of creativity. I attract them to me like a magnet. my mind and dreams are open to these ideas. They flow in like a stream of clear water.