On January 6, 2023, a Full Moon occurs at 16 degrees and 21 minutes in the water sign Cancer at 6:07 p.m. EST. Cancer energy stimulates feelings relating to home and family. It also encourages you to look within and explore your inner landscape. The Cancer full moon creates an opportunity for deep healing for yourself and with loved ones.
During this full moon, there is an opposition between the Moon and Mercury in Capricorn. Solutions for balancing quality time with your family and work life may arise. When speaking to family members, think carefully before expressing yourself, and let your words reflect your heart, soul, and integrity. Create a sacred and secure space for intimate conversation that allows everyone to express their emotions safely. Lead with love. In addition, Venus in Aquarius is in an out-of-sign conjunction with Pluto in Capricorn. This energy will support facing fear, expressing your truth, and releasing past hurts and emotions within relationships. In turn, letting go and forgiving will inspire transformation and create healing unions. Again, the power of love elevates all.
The Sun is in the sign of Sagittarius. On December 21st, the winter solstice occurs as the Sun enters Capricorn.
On December 2nd, Mercury in Sagittarius is conjunct Venus in Sagittarius. They are both opposing Mars in Gemini, which is retrograde. This energy inspires individuals to think carefully before communicating to avoid conflict. A loving and gracious attitude will heal differences that may arise due to different belief systems. Being open-minded will help individuals understand the moral values of people with diverse backgrounds.
On December 15th, Mercury, now in the sign of Capricorn, trines Uranus in Taurus. The energy triggers innovative ideas and trusting instinctual messages. It supports achieving goals associated with passion projects.
Mercury in Capricorn stations retrograde on December 29th and will go direct on January 18th, 2023. The retrograde cycle can inspire a time of introspection and planting the seeds of growth. Individuals can reflect upon the past and plan for the future.
Sagittarius is a mutable fire sign ruled by the planet Jupiter. Traditionally, Sagittarius is associated with education, religion, belief systems, and morality. The pursuit of an endless spiritual quest is a key motivation. Sagittarius is interested in learning different philosophies and having exotic, cross-cultural experiences.
The energy calls individuals to seek their unique destiny and higher purpose. To that end, Sagittarius ignites a drive for expansion that will lead to fresh opportunities in the future.
Individuals will feel this energy arise when they are at a crossroads in life. Sagittarius energy will inspire trying something new or moving to a new location. The Sagittarius spirit keeps life moving forward and seeks to broaden horizons. Optimism, belief, and faith are core values.
Full Moon in Gemini
On December 7th, a Full Moon occurs at 16 degrees and 1 minute in the air sign Gemini at 11:08 p.m. EST. During this Full Moon, the Moon is conjunct Mars in Gemini. Individuals may feel driven to express their emotions and ideas. Take time to breathe and assimilate the information that enters your consciousness. After thinking things through, shape thoughts into a passionate coherent message.
Additionally, the Sun in Sagittarius is in opposition to Mars. This energy offers the courage to defend beliefs. Be mindful, caring, and considerate. Aim to explore differing perspectives. As ever, let go of judgments, offer forgiveness, and embody gratitude.
New Moon in Capricorn
On December 23rd, a New Moon occurs at 1 degree and 32 minutes in the earth sign Capricorn at 5:16 a.m. EST. Capricorn keeps its eye fixed on the peak. It strives upward, aspiring toward the pinnacle of personal achievement. Capricorn strategizes a practical, logical plan to achieve goals and will work tirelessly to achieve them.
Venus and Mercury are conjunct in the sign of Capricorn, inspiring individuals to think about how to manifest their passion projects and goals. To discover where passion lies, sit in quiet meditation. What rises in the heart is the path to soul evolution. Sometimes, climbing the mountain is necessary to see the sun.
The Sun is in the sign of Scorpio. On November 22, the Sun will enter Sagittarius.
Mars in Gemini began a retrograde cycle on October 30th and will go direct on January 12th, 2023.
Mars relates to personal will and the drive to take action. The retrograde cycle creates the opportunity to reflect upon ideas and to process information that triggers growth. Introspection is essential to determine the actions needed to make ideas a reality. Think before acting impulsively.
Mars continues to square Neptune in Pisces this month. The energy calls for actively listening to inner guidance in order to avoid delusion, low energy, or lack of conscious awareness.
In addition, Jupiter in Aries began a retrograde cycle and moved to the sign of Pisces on October 28th. Jupiter will go direct on November 23 and move into Aries on December 20th. Jupiter squares Mars, inspiring individuals to answer the question: How will my words and actions support compassion and new possibilities in the future?
Scorpio is a fixed water sign co-ruled by the planets Pluto (modern ruler) and Mars (classical ruler). Scorpio has a sustained emotional intensity. It possesses a probing quality and an air of hidden power. There is an interest in what lies below the surface of the conscious mind.
In light of this, Scorpio desires to uncover the unconscious. Scorpio aims to live in the present moment, unencumbered by the past. With honesty and psychoanalytic instincts, Scorpio motivates individuals to face their truths.
To work with this energy, honor emotions and engage in healing therapies that release past hurts. This process will help clarify the path to happiness. On an intimate level, Scorpio desires intense emotional bonds, deep communion, and trust. It asks individuals to stand naked in their truth and to gaze into the eyes of another. Scorpio cultivates sacred sexual healing. It dives deep into the waters of the soma, psyche, and soul and emerges with wisdom and power.
Full Moon Total Lunar Eclipse in Taurus
On November 8th, a Full Moon, a Total Lunar Eclipse, occurs at 16 degrees and zero minutes in the earth sign Taurus at 6:02 a.m., EST. The Lunar Eclipse is powerful and creates great potential for change.
During this Full Moon, the Moon is conjunct Uranus and the North Node, all in the sign of Taurus. It is also in opposition to Mercury, Venus, and the South Node, all in Scorpio. The energy inspires entering into a state of serenity and gratitude. Listen carefully to instinctual signals and the sudden insight arising from the heart. Furthermore, honest conversations within relationships can inspire practical solutions that support healing karma.
New Moon in Sagittarius
On November 23rd, a New Moon occurs at 1 degree and 37 minutes in the fire sign Sagittarius at 5:57 p.m. EST. Sagittarius inspires breaking out of set routines and the discovery of the meaning and purpose of life.
Jupiter is sextile Pluto on this New Moon. The energy inspires individuals to believe in their ability to transform, broaden their horizons, and create their destinies.