Every New Moon brings a new beginning with the new lunar cycle. The Sun and the Moon come together in an alchemical conjunctio – the reunification of the masculine conscious force (Sun) with the instinctive lunar feminine (Moon). When this new beginning occurs in Sagittarius, the sign of adventure and ideas and meaning and just plain fun, we have the opportunity to bring in more zest and gusto. Suddenly we are aware of unlimited possibilities, and our view across the future is longer and more encouraging.
The symbolism of the New Moon is even more powerful since the both the Sun and Moon are at the very first degree of Sagittarius. A New Moon at the first degree of a sign is very symbolic of a fresh new energy coming into our lives and sweeping away the old. Under the influence of Scorpio the dead and dying aspects of our lives were immolated in fire, and now under Sagittarius the old is swept away and a new expansive way of looking at the world emerges. […]