On January 4th there is a New Moon in Capricorn and a Solar Eclipse. This gives the energy of the New Moon a turbo charge so if you can make best use of these energies, your life can move forward more quickly and more successfully.
The New Moon is a time of rebirth, a time when you can start fresh.
What does the New Moon in Capricorn mean?
It’s a good time to:
- set practical goals
- recognize your responsibilities
- prepare for the future e.g. plan for a possible disaster and have a survival strategy in place
- develop self-discipline and self-mastery
- consider how you use resources – are you wasting things? Could you be more frugal and careful?
- How can I be more effective?
- How can I master the lessons that life is trying to teach me?
- Where am I trying to take short cuts and it isn’t working for me?
- Be sensible, think things through before you take action
- Look at new ways of managing your time more effectively – Capricorn rules time
Try to be real, see what is truly going on around you. This is an opportunity for you to begin to live authentically. Capricorn is all about hard work, being responsible, purposeful, methodical and having a strategy.
Your professional accomplishments, public reputation, issues of career advancement will receive priority during this time. You might want to think about your image, how you can be respected in your field, how you can become more organized. Be cautious about what you commit to and make sure you deliver your work on time.
The New Moon signifies a start of a new personal cycle each month. It’s a great time to renew or revise your goals. Try and see the big picture of your life. Don’t set unrealistic personal goals. Don’t have too many goals at once. Try to take stock of what your abilities and interests are as well as any realistic constraints that you may face.
In my chart, the New Moon falls in my 6th house of work. I am in the process of putting together a brand new website, a new structure for my business.
This Eclipse is also in Capricorn, the sign of business, industry, organizations, and government. There will be more news about changes in corporations, banks, and financial institutions. Because this eclipse is in the earth sign of Capricorn we may hear of financial problems, recessions, drought, earthquakes, volcanic eruptions and other earth changes in the news.
Depending on the part of your chart that is activated we can see which part of your life will be most affected. If you are a Capricorn almost every part of you life will be affected, but all of us will feel a shift of some sort coming on.
If the eclipse falls in your 1st or 7th houses, you will be working on yourself and your relationships. If it is in the 2nd or 8th houses, you will be focused on your money, your earnings and your joint finances. If it is in the 3rd or 9th houses it could be a year of travel or educational pursuits. In the 4th or 10th houses, you will be focusing on your home and your career. If it is in the 5th or 11th houses it could centre around your children if you have any, or your business if you are self employed, and it can involve your community at large. If it is in your 6th or 12th houses it could be about your work, your health and your inner growth.
The key with this New Moon is to set yourself achievable goals and then take baby steps towards their accomplishment. Enjoy the New Moon in Capricorn!