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Monday, December 2, 2013

Rosh Chodesh Tevet / Sagittarius New Moon / Happy Chanukkah!

New Moon in Sagittarius!

The New Moon at 10 Degrees Sagittarius comes to us at 2:22am Tuesday Israel time / 4:22pm Monday California time.

Rosh Chodesh TEVET falls on Monday Night (December 2nd) - The Month of Tevet is a 2-day Rosh Chodesh, (Tuesday/Wednesday).

Confusing? Not at all. The Hebrew Day begins at nightfall, the Solar day begins at dawn. Just think of it as New Moon / Rosh Chodesh "season," it comes every month - in 12 varieties of energetic flavor!

This year the New Moon in Sagittarius has a lot of HORSEPOWER! A tight Trine (120 degree angle) with Uranus in Aries (Nissan/Yehuda) and a Square (90 degree angle) to the important Asteroid Chiron (the "Wounded Healer") in Cancer (Tevet/Reuven), the New Moon in Sagittarius coming at the nick of time, to help lift the energy from the subterranean volcanic intensity of the previous Scorpio Cycle to the fiery and frolicsome Jupiter-tinged madcap roller derby/Ringling Brothers Barnum & Bailey circus-style level of lifestyle Sagittarius people love to operate at.

This year's Sagittarius New Moon is very Tevet-flavored, meaning that although the "incredible lightness of being" one can experience after being in Scorpio and then coming into Sagittarius, that lightness will be in fact tempered by Tevet, i.e. Capricorn, which this year in the Jewish Calendar Cycle dominates much of December 2013.

It's not all bad to have the Tevet/Cappy tempering, though. It actually creates conditions where the fiery enthusiasm of Sagittarius can become tangible and real, useful and even valuable when the Capricorn/Tevet energy is applied.

Uranus in Aries makes a nice tight TRINE to the New Moon in Sagittarius, adding FIREPOWER to the New Moon cycle.

Uranus is the planet of abrupt change, individuality (or as I like to say, radical, terminal uniqueness), of what we call "hiddushim," those blinding flashes of prophecy and insight that come to us in a moment, unbidden and yet welcome.

Aries of course is the Cardinal Fire Sign, associated with Mars - an enormous amount of "get up and go" supports the Sagittarius (Mutable Fire) New Moon, giving it a big BOOST, making sure the takeoff is powerful!

The Hebrew Calendar operates on a 19 year cycle, and some years the New Moon in Sagittarius falls on or near Rosh Chodesh Kislev, but this year (being a leap year, when we shore up the spaces in-between) we're actually closer to Tevet during this New Moon Cycle than we are to Kislev. It's JUPITER (Sagittarius/Tribe of Benyamin) and SATURN (Capricorn/Tribe of Dan) that are driving the energetic bus!

Jupiter in Hebrew is TZEDEK, and Saturn is SHABTAI, both these Luminaries have specific energetic functions in the Zodiac and in our lives.

Jupiter/Tzedek brings expansion, inspiration, a sense of joy. Saturn/Shabtai brings responsibility, structure, a sense of duty. What if there was a way to combine both these energies without them being antithetical to one another?

At this very moment, Transiting Jupiter/Tzedek is in the Sign of Cancer (Tammuz / Tribe of Reuven), expanding and inspiring all things NURTURING, all things GROWING, all things having to do with the concepts of FOOD, HOME, MOTHER and MONEY.

Transiting Saturn/Shabtai is in the Sign of Scorpio (Cheshvan, Tribe of Menashe) right now, evaluating, structuring, organizing and finding a way to USE the SECURITY generated by the Jupiter in Cancer concerns, finding a way to VALUATE what kind of ROI is being generated by those things we find value in at this time of our lives.

It's not a calendar coincidence that the Festival of CHANUKAH always marks the transit between the end of Kislev and the beginning of Tevet. Because Chanukah always begins on 25 Kislev, Rosh Chodesh Tevet always falls out on the 6th Candle of Chanukah.

Chanukah transits both Kislev and Tevet, this New Moon / Rosh Chodesh combines both Sagittarius and Capricorn. The LIGHT OF CHANUKAH comes at the darkest time of the Year, but what is light without a vessel? Tevet's STEADYING and SUPPORTIVE energy can build the vessel strong enough to hold all that Sagittarius light!

This is happening UNIVERSALLY, and it's happening INDIVIDUALLY.

  • Where does the New Moon in Sagittarius fall in your personal Natal Chart?
  • In what areas of your life will you most need to experience freedom?
  • Where do you need structure?
  • What new thing is being born?
  • In what area of your life do you long to manifest courage?

I'd love to connect with you and introduce you to yourself as I see you!

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