The Aries New Moon require us to act boldly.
If we are willing to be honest with ourselves, then we can squash any doubt in our heads that’s been holding us back. The New Moon and Venus share an opening square with Pluto, allowing us to make changes that will be the beginning of the journey we’re committing to.
Change is always hard. However, it’s essential to move forward, making the most out of what is available.
The Sun, the Moon, Venus, Chiron, Eris, and Mercury are all in Aries right now.
Inviting us to connect with our instincts. Aries encourages us to give ourselves completely to the moment, to any experience, to trust our impulses and our desires.
New Moon conjunct Venus and Eris
Eris, named after the Goddess of Chaos, is a dwarf planet discovered in 2007 with an orbit of 558 years. Eris moves extremely slowly and has been in Aries for around a century. Eris has been associated with disruptions. A Warrior Goddess and, in the sign of Aries, her symbolism is enhanced. Eris has been in a long-term square to Pluto, still active until the end of the year. This combination of energies, supports us, to face challenges and to express our feelings openly, this highlights our need for freedom and increases our drive to fight for what we believe is right.
The Sun, the Moon, Eris, and Venus in Aries are all forming a 90° square to Pluto in Capricorn, Squares are aspects of friction. They are associated with a conflict between different energies. The New Moon squaring Pluto increases our emotional intensity. This aspect highlights the need to release unconscious attachments, suppressed or hidden feelings. During the upcoming lunar cycle, we will have chances to change the way we deal with difficult feelings. With the Sun square Pluto, Aries can be impulsive, Aries needs and desires freedom, while Capricorn is about structural limitations, The Sun-Pluto square may highlight our fears. This alignment ultimately demands our sense of purpose and of how we deal with our power. Any self-destructive tendencies that may block us from fully investing ourselves. Venus square Pluto, may reflect some tension. The conflict we experience may be linked to the fact that, while we absolutely crave freedom, we may be addicted to the normality we live in. Venus in Aries squaring Pluto in Capricorn is an invitation for opportunity. Mars is the ruler of the New Moon in Aries. Mars is currently in Gemini and squaring Neptune in Pisces. Mars and Neptune have completely different purposes and functions. While Mars is instinctual, has willpower, determination. Neptune is about endings, acceptance, and letting go. Neptune is the most transcendental planet, and its energy can be hard to read, this is why it is often associated with confusion and disorientation.
While Mars in Gemini desires to acquire knowledge, a variety of experiences have to be able to better understand the reality. When these planets meet in a square, we may notice sense of confusion, which prevent us from following through, maybe giving us the impression that we are wasting our energy. With Mars in aspect to Neptune, we may get deceived easily, On a positive note, Mars in aspect to Neptune reflects a significant increase in our creativity and imagination. We are encouraged to invest our energy in something that truly inspires us, in something we truly believe in. The Sun, the Moon, and Venus in Aries are creating a sextile aspect to Jupiter in Aquarius. Sextiles open windows of opportunity, yet require an active effort on our part to actually put things in motion. The sextiles between Sun, Moon, Venus, and Jupiter will enhance our need for freedom, These aspects allow us to tap into our ability to keep an optimistic attitude and our desire for collective progress. The presence of Jupiter helps us keep things in perspective rather than being carried away by our feelings. These aspects remind us to respect and honour our personal truth.
Pluto is very active, deep psychological exploration of unconscious material, repressed emotions and patterns of behaviours represent an invitation to ponder upon the reasons behind our tendency to act and react in certain ways.
This New Moon is starting an intense lunar cycle, which will end with a Full Moon in Scorpio opposing Uranus.