The sun and moon unite with the Cancer New Moon and Solar Eclipse. The eclipse intensifies this new moon making it a powerful time to set your intentions. This is the first of two Cancer New Moons because this on take place early in Cancer at 0 degrees. Each new moon is a time of initiation, and planting new seeds of intention. It’s a clean slate, and a time to begin new projects. The moon stirs your emotions and reminds you to flow with nature’s rhythms and tides.
Cancer New Moon
The watery Cancer New Moon is compassionate and nurturing. It’s symbolic of divine feminine energy. The eclipse intensifies the new moon and provides much needed feminine energy to bring in kindness, compassion, to open hearts and heal humanity. It all starts at home. Self-care and compassion is vital to fill your cup. As a water sign, Cancer helps you attune to your emotions. It’s allows you to be sensitive to other people’s emotions as well. It helps you be open to understand other people’s perspective by imagining what it’s like to walk in their shoes. By filling your cup you’re more available for others.
The Cancer New Moon takes place on June 21, 2020 at 2:41 am ET (June 20th 11:41 pm PT). Cancer helps you heal childhood wounds you’re still harboring. It’s important to allow your emotions to come up. The Cancer energy is supportive. Be receptive to people and resources that you draw to you now to help you heal. Cancer is intuitive and provides a powerful time of introspection and determining the place you feel emotionally safe. It reminds you to establish routines and habits that help you feel secure within. Cancer helps you develop the practices and tools that provide you with emotional security.
The lunar eclipse a couple of weeks ago opened a portal towards writing the next chapter of your life. This solar eclipse is helping you see how you’ve grown emotionally since 2001. On June 22, 2001 there was a solar eclipse at the same degree in Cancer. Take a look at your life 19 years ago and see what was taking place. This Cancer New Moon is sitting next to the North Node at 29 degrees of Gemini. The north node and the sun and moon are giving you insight into the next chapter of your life. How have you grown emotionally and spiritually? What’s your next step? This is a good time to reflect and especially identify what helps you feel emotionally secure. It will take some time to get things moving, so plant seeds with your intentions.
Other Planetary Influences
Cancer is a very introspective time, which is deepened with five planets retrograde. When planets are retrograde it’s a reminder to slow down and be introspective. Each planet has specific characteristics that influence you. Learning how each of these is impacting you will help you understand yourself better. Let’s start with Mercury since it’s one of the fastest moving planets. Mercury is retrograde from June 18th through July 12th. Mercury influences all forms of communication. With this taking place in Cancer it’s helping you care for yourself. Review your internal dialogue and shift it to be positive, kind and compassionate.
Venus is retrograde until June 25th in Gemini. It will be moving through Gemini through August. Venus is the planet of love and money. It’s influencing ideas, communication and opportunities to network. It’s helping you tune into and communicate a new message of truth. What is she teaching you? She is presenting new options and possibilities, reminding you to stay mentally aware. She’s rewiring and activating your voice. Allow yourself the freedom to explore options, dream and breakout of your old value system. As you look within with these two planets retrograde and set your intentions with the Cancer New Moon, you’ll fertilize your seeds of intention to grow into something amazing.
Saturn (structure & authority), Jupiter (expansion & luck) and Pluto (power) are retrograde in Capricorn. This is helping you breakthrough outdated systems and structures. Jupiter is expanding the possibilities and seeing life through a new lens. Explore options and be creative. This helps you be open to new solutions.
Review your astrology birth chart and find out where these major changes are taking place. Look for patterns that give you insight into what you’re being called to do. It provides a road map so you make the most of moving forward.
Tools for the Cancer New Moon
Essential oils work with your body’s chemistry to restore balance. They are an effective way to manage your physical body and emotions. What essential oils are you drawn to use for the New Moon?
Lavender & Myrrh – lavender is calming and soothing. It’s soothes your soul and calms your nervous system. Use it in a bath for it relaxation benefits. Myrrh is the “oil of Mother Earth.” It’s earthy smell is grounding and helps you connect with your roots. It enhances your relationship with the Divine Feminine within. Apply it on the bottom of your feet or before meditation to connect with your Divine Feminine wisdom.
Frankincense – supports your brain health. It may help clear foggy thinking and support you in seeing things more clearly. It dispels illusion, helping you see the truth. As you open up to new possibilities, seeing options that you may have never considered.
Rose – helps you connect with your heart. It inspired compassion and kindness. It softens your heart to let go of emotional wounds and open to receive more love. It’s the oil of “unconditional love,” helping you focus on self-love and self-care.
Ylang Ylang – is uplifting and aligns you with your heart’s desires. It connects you with your childhood dreams. It’s nurturing and supportive. Creativity and optimism are expanding when using this oil.
What essential oils are you using for the Cancer New Moon?
Journal with the Cancer New Moon
Since Cancer is emotional, journaling for the new moon provides perspective and insight. Writing is a powerful way to get your ideas, fears and emotions out on paper. Journal about whatever is most on your mind. This new moon is a great one to visualize and dream a new reality. Dream big and let your imagination run wild. If 90 year old you looked back, how would you advise yourself to proceed now?
Act as If: With the Cancer New Moon let your imagination run wild. Write about the next chapter of your life. Be descriptive and use all of your emotions to play it out in your mind. Be highly visual as you dream your future into reality. Let your mind wander and tune into all the crazy ideas that crop up. Write about them. What are you passionate about or inspired by? Write about your New Moon goals and engage all of your senses “as if” you’ve already achieved it. Be creative and let your thoughts, words and emotions flow free with journaling.
FREE monthly New Moon Masterclass
Each month we offer additional insights into the new moon with a live masterclass. During the masterclass you’ll learn how to work with the new moon energy, attune with the natural lunar rhythms, and finish up the masterclass with a guided imagery meditation to magnetize your new moon intentions. The Masterclass is offered through Zoom video conferencing. Register and get the link for the upcoming class.
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During the masterclass and meditation you may experience some interesting epiphanies that enhance your creativity and open you up for deeper messages from your higher-self. If you can’t make the live call, it will we be recorded and posted shortly after the live call.
Cancer New Moon Masterclass
Thursday – June 18, 2020
9 pm ET |8 pm CT |7 pm MT |6 pm PT
During the call we will discuss
Characteristics of this New Moon
Information to enhance manifesting
Tools to raise your vibe, support healing and balance chakras
Guided imagery meditation
The Cancer New Moon helps you create emotional security.
Rearrange your home and established a self-care routine.
What area of your life is this New Moon influencing?
What intentions are you setting for the New Moon?
How will you stay aligned with and take action towards your goals?
The Summer Solstice takes place on June 20, 2020 at 5:43 pm ET (2:43 pm PT). This is the day of “celebrating light.” It’s an opportunity to be mindful of your personal light and how you can enhance it. To honor it, join us for a celebration where we will layer our collective intentions into a special ceremony.
Solstice Celebration Ceremony
Saturday, June 20, 2020
Noon ET | 11 am CT | 10 am MT | 9 am PT
Join us for both the Cancer New Moon (Thursday June 18th) and Solstice Celebration (Saturday June 20th)