Today is the Winter Solstice; the shortest day and longest night of the year. The past three months is when the darkness grew and many of us naturally felt a deep focus within, becoming more aware of our internal process of understanding, healing, and growth.
On this day we also celebrate the cycles of nature, the way that we are part of them and how they affect our lives, internally and externally. There is something very grounding about participating in our awareness of this ongoing cycle of life. The ebb and flow of light and dark. Recycling of nature through death and rebirth. So today we prepare to move forward and embrace the growing light. Even if we are not actively aware of this cycle, on some level we respond. As the light grows we just feel better, and there is a sense of hope, new growth, and a renewal in the wonders of life.
Today is also the New Moon in Capricorn. New Moons represent the dark void where the creation of the new can manifest. I think that it is powerful that this New Moon conjoins with the Winter Solstice. As we welcome back the light we also set intentions for something new; an idea, a project, a relationship, a trip….the list is as endless as there are people.
Capricorn is a sign that truly seeks to be significant, accomplished. To do something that will last and be remembered. Something that will matter; to the individual and/or the collective. When Capricorn seeks from a high motivation it uses personal authority with integrity, discipline, and persistence. When coming from a lower motivation Capricorn can work long and hard, become powerful and wealthy and miss the point, if the end result is simply putting in their time, shutting down feelings and ending up lonely.
So on this New Moon in Capricorn, as we also welcome back the light, lean back into your heart and feel what feels right. Now is the time to plant the seeds of something significant that truly matters to you, and that in accomplishing it, will require something of you. Self-discipline, patience, dedicated work and persistence. Each of us has something great within waiting to be realized…now is the time to plant the seeds.
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Be Well ~ Be Love