Did you enjoy the calm before the storm? The storm is here! Aquarius comes with his rebel energy, and he will rule the energy of this new moon. Tension comes in the form of an intense square with the new moon from Uranus in Taurus, who has his own special relationship to Aquarius. The moon will be nearly conjunct with Saturn, complicating matters with rules and restrictions at a moment when we want to shed them and be carefree. Oh, did we mention Mercury is still retrograde? If you weren’t happy with your spicy revolutionary Aquarius / Uranus salad, a little peppering of miscommunication thrown in there will keep it crunchy for you!
Speaking of salads, can you tell health has been on our minds? The first of the year is always a popular time for healthier resolutions, but this new moon in Aquarius will supercharge those intentions. Whether you’re embarking on a new healthy eating and exercise regimen, or developing a new set of skills that could lead to promotions, take action now. Whether you’re looking to upgrade your image or start a new business, now is the time to get involved. Whether it’s planning a trip or enrolling in a course, now is the time to tackle challenges for your betterment.
The New Moon aligns with responsible Saturn in Aquarius, one of the traditional signs of the planets, increasing our goals with more motivation, determination and seriousness. This New Moon taking place in Aquarius calls us back down to earth with rational and logical thinking, and that will help us sift through the rubble of the recent Venus retrograde, and prepare us for Mercury’s last days in retrograde as well. We can begin to make sense of everything that has happened.
This extroverted Aquarian new moon will guide you to manifest your ideal vision of reality. Maybe lately you’ve been experiencing blockages and obstacles from people or events. Now isn’t the time to keep beating your head against the wall, but change direction, or even reorganize the playing field entirely and flip the script in service of better solutions. Don’t perry about fitting in – you’ll find success by ripping up the playbook and writing the rules.
You may still be sifting through ideas, organizing, forming strategies on all the things you want to spring into action in the coming months. The end result could lead to profound changes in your life, especially if you’re touched heavily in your natal chart by Aquarius and Taurus, where the new moon and Uranus are highlighted.
The Full Moon on January 12 prompted us to process our current situation and come to a better understanding of the security that truly matters to us. Change agent Uranus and the new moon in Aquarius will test those bounds with unexpected changes. Venus and Mars will be aligned and give us a boost in our personal lives. Venus is shaking off her retrograde and may want a night on the town. Meanwhile, Jupiter is transiting Pisces, and you may want to take note of a sextile Jupiter forms with Uranus in Taurus. Jupiter loves things big and bold, and he will throw a bit of fairy dust on unexpected changes, as he is the God of fortune.
Fortunately, we are heading into the 2022 lunar calendar with a calmer season ahead of us. The Aquarius New Moon also calls us back to the last Capricorn New Moon at the end of the 2021 year, since it falls on the same degree / minute as the Capricorn New Moon. It’s a good time to reflect back on what was going on for us then, and where our points of sensitivity were.
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