When is The Super Moon & What Is It? How The Next New Moon In …
August 8, 2018 - Supermoon
Plus an lenient protocol for harnessing a enchanting lunar appetite entrance a way.
You might not be means to see a Moon when it’s new — even when it’s what’s famous as a Super New Moon — though that doesn’t make it’s enchanting lunar appetite any reduction powerful. Sometimes it seems like Full Moons get all a adore given they’re only so large and apparent and well, full.
New Moon appetite is unequivocally some-more subtle, though no reduction powerful.
The Super New Moon nearing in Leo on Aug 11 (along with a prejudiced Solar Eclipse and while Mercury is retrograde) represents a commencement of a 30-day lunar cycle, so a duration of time starting 3 days before (August 8) and durability until 3 days after (August 14) offers a ideal event to demeanour within yourself, consider what your stream needs are, set your intentions for a month ahead, and lay a grounds for those new projects.
What is a Super New Moon?
The term, that originates with astrology rather than astronomy, was coined in 1979 by Richard Nolle, who used it in anxiety to “a new or full moon that occurs with a moon during or circuitously (within 90 percent of) a closest proceed to Earth in a given orbit.”
Because of their incomparable vicinity to Earth, astronomers (who have given adopted a tenure as well) say, “Supermoons can seem 30 percent brighter and adult to 14 percent incomparable than standard full moons.”
Notably, this will be a third supermoon in a row, following on a heels of those on Jun 13 and Jul 13, a second of that also arrived with a prejudiced Solar Eclipse.
This month, a Sun and a Moon are both in a zodiac pointer of Leo, offer deepening a ability for middle thoughtfulness work, with a concomitant prejudiced Solar Eclipse concentrating that appetite even more.
Energetically, this multiple means your ego and participation in a world, as represented by a Sun in astrology, are overshadowed by your emotions, as represented by a Moon, so what else can we do though penetrate into your feeling-nature, revelry in a dark and plant seeds for what’s next?!
With both a Sun and a New Moon in Leo, we can move all of that fire-y appetite to your idea setting.
What are a pivotal Leo qualities we can daub into on this New Moon?
Leo’s animal, a Lion — and to embody delicate power, a Lioness — is a ideal essence of a appetite with it’s proud, big-hearted, stately and assured inlet (although, watch for a drop into arrogance).
Ruled by a Sun, Leo also radiates warmth, high energy, optimism. You can feel some-more thespian and drawn to demonstrate yourself creatively and playfully when a moon is Leo, too.
And let’s remember that a lion is a King of a jungle — or a Queen for all of we feisty females — that introduces lots of other fun imagery to play with as well!
So, how can we take advantage of all of this Leo Super New Moon/Solar Eclipse/Lion(ess) juju and emanate an lenient New Moon protocol for yourself?
Setting adult your Leo New Moon protocol simply means formulating mystic actions, and given black are a denunciation of a unconscious, when we sequence a ritual, we daub into your deepest desires and dreams.
In sequence for your protocol work to be truly transformative, 4 simple elements contingency be present:
- Declare a transparent intention
- Activate all 5 of your senses
- Gather and incorporate suggestive symbols
- Create dedicated space and time
As an example, here are instructions for formulating your unequivocally possess Super New Moon in Leo bench room in that we can playfully channel this zodiac sign’s creative, moving appetite to activate your Inner Queen or King.
Find a private space where we won’t be interrupted, spin off your phone and any other circuitously devices, and make certain to have all all you’ll need with we before we begin.
How To Design Your Leo Throne Room
Your dedicated Queen space could be anywhere: your home bureau or a still corner, or a isolated place outward underneath that Leo sun.
Set adult a comfy chair that will offer as your throne, maybe draped with a sweeping in one of Leo’s sensuous colors, such as sensuous bullion or red-tones. Light a red or bullion candle and place some sunflowers and marigolds circuitously in a pleasing vase.
Then, given Leo loves eating like a aristocrat or queen, be certain to have some superb food and splash circuitously (think champagne and truffles or red caviar) to chill your ambience buds.
Choose a Leo-inspired essential oil, such as rosemary, lemon, rose or ginger, and put a few drops in an aromatherapy lamp, or if we don’t have one, on a light bulb. Scent is a many absolute of all of a senses given it’s directly connected to a limbic system, a partial of your mind that activates your emotions and memories. Not to mention, that it only enhances your “royal” atmosphere as we ready to acquire your middle Queen to a throne!
New Moon in Leo Ritual To Reconnect With Your Inner Queen or King
Now that you’ve set your enchanting theatre for holding mystic actions to anchor your New Moon joining to reconnect with your middle Queen, we might be wondering what it even means.
Basically, it means giving yourself accede to applaud yourself, use self-love, “brag on” yourself, and possess each singular thing that’s fabulous, stately and marvellous about YOU!
Here are 4 mystic actions we can take as partial of your lenient Leo Super New Moon ritual:
1. Create your possess crown
Decorate it with sequins, colored markers, shine and stick-on gems. Or if you’re quite creative, we can go a Fairy-Queen track and make yourself a flower crown.
Remember, with a Leo New Moon, we unequivocally have accede to play, so make trust you’re behind in art category and have fun with it. In fact, go forward and play dress-up, too. Find some robes or flow-y garments that make we feel like a pretentious monarch!
2. Proclaim your stately nature!
What qualities do we conclude many about yourself? Which of your accomplishments are we many unapproachable of? What skills or areas of imagination do we wish to feel even some-more assured about or wish to expand?
If we make a paper crown, we can write all of those declarations or intentions right on a climax itself. Or, if we make a flower crown, we can emanate a grave “proclamation.” Write them all down on a long, legal-size square of paper, hurl it adult and tie it with a pleasing ribbon.
3. Party with your middle Queen
Ready to interpose your climax and commercial with stately energy? Dancing is one of a best ways to build appetite and “charge” your New Moon work. You can be unequivocally verbatim and channel your middle Queen as Abba’s 1976 strike “Dancing Queen” plays in a background. Watching a strange video is half a fun!
4. Hang your climax in a distinguished place
In sequence to keep your Leo New Moon enchanting work alive in your life even after a time we spend lounging on your throne, we wish to keep that climax circuitously as a sign to daub into that absolute appetite when we need it many — when you’re feeling low, when we feel you’ve been ignored or put down, or when we simply need to remember what’s quite special about yourself.
That’s a loyal appetite of black we emanate in dedicated space with eloquent intention.
Long after we leave your bench room, your climax still carries a appetite to change your essence on a deepest level. It might even remind we to lapse to your bench and re-connect with your royal-self from time to time for a stately certainty booster!
Deborah Roth, M.A.., is a Life and Relationship Coach, Counseling Astrologer, and Interfaith Minister. She leads women’s New Moon Circles and Full Moon TeleMeditations each month and loves conceptualizing creative, suggestive rituals for people and couples to re-energize mind, body, and spirit, and raise their relationships. Visit Spirited Living or email her to report an rudimentary coaching session.
This essay was creatively published during Spirited Living. Reprinted with accede from a author.