The New Moon and Solar Eclipse on February 15, 2018 fall the day after St Valentine’s Day, a universal celebration of love and relationships. As it falls on the Aquarius sign, which has a strong accent on relationships, intellect and sense of community, we are being asked to view our emotions and how people influence us. Some of us shy away from being “involved” and like to stand by the sidelines, hoping someone else will take charge and not be noticed. You may this may start to change as there will be a need to come out from the shadows and seek companionship by active participation. So is there a cause or an interest that you have been wanting to be a part of but have been scared? This is the perfect opportunity to put yourself forward because you stand to gain so much by doing so.
The Solar Eclipse asks us to look into our “darkness” to acknowledge the things we keep burying inside of us. They influence us in so many ways that we subconsciously know but refuse to acknowledge. Be true to yourself and face the darkness within to shine the light from within.
A Solar Eclipse is powerful because the Moon eclipses the Sun but this month it will be a partial eclipse. As it falls on the New Moon which is the beginning of a new cycle, so this will bring about deep discussions about relationships for those who are in partnerships. For those who are single, this will be a time where you will start thinking about manifesting your soul mate and release any set ideas about marriage and children. There is rising female energy associated with this new cycle and it feels very empowering and life changing. Use this time to make space for your loved ones, have open honest discussions to move forward and practise rituals to honour your own spirit.
Physical Symptoms : fatigue, vivid dreams, headaches, stomach issues and some may feel excessive thirst. Drink some flower base tea and ginger seeped in hot water.
New Moon Ritual
- Do your Moon Ritual between tonight and Friday night. Here are instructions on how to sage, write your wishlist and cleanse your crystals.
- Meditate – You need 5 mins, a comfy chair or space, light some nice incense and ear phones. Leave a note book and pen next to you. Put this beautiful meditation music on your phone/ipad. Breathe in and out slowly. Let your thoughts drift away and just relax into the music. You can put the video on loop so you can listen to it longer than 5mins. Incredibly relaxing and calming. Write down anything that pops into your mind and see how it relates to your life.
- Pay attention to your dreams as this is the only time our minds are not in control. Write down your dreams in a dream book with date and time of waking. Track the coincidences and messages in your day and compare it to your dreams. You may find that there will be a message or symbol that relates to what is happening around you. Often emotions are also expressed in dreams. For example if you are trying to suppress your emotion or anxiety in your day then your dream may give you a clue as to how you are really feeling.