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Dark Moon Goddess - Capricorn

Dark Moon Goddess - Capricorn

Best evening for ritual: December 26 (Friday)

Theme: Finding Your Discipline

Mercury and Saturn (and, less intensely, Jupiter) are collaborating now to develop a clear recipe for making things work and getting things done.

The Sun and Moon are united now in seeking to make a difference, and Mars is enlisted to help, although his influence is on the wane now. There is an opportunity now, however, to settle into useful habits and basically “get your act together”.

This requires some self-examination and some insight into our own style of working and organizing time. Divination tonight can be helpful if you need a clearer picture of what your daily routine should look like, or what steps you need to chart out on your way to your goal.

Questions for this Moon:

How do I keep myself on track?
What old habit do I need to drop?
What new habit do I need to acquire?
What is the relationship between process and goal?

For more on upcoming full moons and dark moons, see Moon Magic at Starweaver’s Gems from Earth and Sky.

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Contents of this Issue:

Celestial Gossip for January, February, and March
Tarot Wisdom: The Magician
From the Hearth: Holiday Eggnog
The Imaginarium: Greenhall Calendar

A new issue of Gems from Earth and Sky is published eight times a year.

Moon Goddess - Gemini

Moon Goddess - Gemini

Best evening for ritual: December 11 (Thursday)

Theme: Finding the Vital Alternative

This Moon is charged with tension. The change we desire seems impossible or impractical, and thinking through the pros and cons leaves us even more confused. Saturn’s determination to keep us grounded and focused on the result seems like harsh and arbitrary interference.

Out of this tension and confusion, a new alternative must be created. Instead of doing what you desire, or doing what you feel obliged to do, do what is to be done. Something not thought of yet, that acknowledges the diverging choices we face, but replaces them with something new, something that answers all the questions at once.

Use this Moon to make yourself willing and open to a new approach. Trust that it will manifest and speak clearly after you have completed your magical work tonight.

Affirmations for this Moon:
A new answer is waiting for me.
I can see the invisible path.
My hand finds the secret door.
I create unforseen possibilities.

For more on upcoming full moons and dark moons, see Moon Magic at Starweaver’s Gems from Earth and Sky.


December 2008