New Moon in Capricorn
Transit strength: strong monthly transit
Transit duration: influences throughout the entire week, strongest impact on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
With the New Moon in Capricorn, Mercury Rx will achieve one of its monthly climaxes. The Moon conjuncts Mercury and activates the energy potential and pattern of its current retrograde cycle. For more information about the cycle itself check out last week’s prediction. Weekly prediciton, 19.12. – 25.12., Retrograde Mercury in Capricorn – endurance, determination, commitment The Moon will also form a positive sextile with Mars and Neptune in Pisces.
Capricorns and other Cardinal signs ( Aries, Cancer, Libra ), especially those born at the end of month ( 27th – 31st ) of March, June, September and December will feel these influences the strongest. People with important planets and astrological points between 6° and 9° of Capricorn, Cancer, Aries, Libra will be hit just as well.
Emotional needs, challenges, moods and frustrations
Emotional needs regarding stability, security, especially in our financial departments and as far as our material resources goes, will be emphasized. Desire for success, social recognition, social respect in all areas of life will be felt just as well. We will be more preoccupied with the establishment of order and structure in our lives and quite negatively sensitive to chaos and disorder on the other hand. The Moon will bring quite a few reality checks and she will most definitely confront us with certain problematic life situations head on. All these influences will be affecting our moods either negatively or positively, depending on our own capability to face and deal with our personal problems.
At the end of last week, Mercury retrograde already started to show its teeth. In accordance with its position in Capricorn, the complications associated with our daily activities, work, routines, plans, our daily rhythm, can generate all sorts of problems in our communication with others, they can bring misunderstandings, unforeseen, unpredictable events and conflicting situations. Emotional, psychological pressure, feelings of stagnation, disappointments, frustrations, obstacles, barriers, slow progress and development despite significant investment of our personal energy, time and effort, are typical influences and manifestations of Capricorn energy. In combination with Mercury retrograde, everything can become even more unbalanced, inconvenient and frustrating. A lot of bad moods on the horizon for this one as these negative vibes become increasingly more potent. Be careful when making important decisions, when making arrangements, deals, while signing all kinds of contracts, be careful how you communicate with others, etc. Pay attention and be careful in traffic, especially if you are traveling long distances. As always during Mercury Retrograde all these activities are particularly risky undertakings. Heads up, people!
Nevertheless, with the Moon in Capricorn we will be reminded that we must invest even greater amounts of effort and energy in all areas of life, but at the same time we will have to remain patient and persistent. Developing a responsible attitude in certain life situations and in relationships in general will be paramount. A more responsible approach towards problematic situations can also be triggered or inspired by unexpected events. Anyway, along with retrograde Mercury, the Moon in Capricorn will thoroughly test our abilities to survive and succeed in today’s world. Do we have what it takes to achieve an emotionally, mentally and physically fulfilling existence right here and right now?
Saying farewell to 2016, for many a difficult and harsh year, the earthly energies of The New Moon remind us of just how precious our earthly existence actually is . We have to become aware of our vulnerability, transience, fragility. We have to realize how easy it is to destroy and how difficult it is to build. We need to live our lives to the fullest, for our own sake and for the sake of others. We must strive for true and genuine happiness, love and peace as it is the only way to achieve those true feelings of fulfillment, security and stability. Alow 2016 to teach you this very important lesson!