The New Moon is here again in Chicago it will happen 9:30 pm on June at 2° Cancer. It's being listed as a Super Moon. The next Super will be in December of this year and it just means it's closer to the Earth. For the Astrology of the New Moon, I'll link you to the Astrology King site.
The Crystals I used today are Citrine a great stone for manifesting and Amethyst for its healing and spiritual properties. This is a great time working on continuing to heal as well as manifesting what you want in your life. If you would like more info on either the Citrine, go here or the Amethyst go here. I have referred you to the Howl at the Moon site, the owner is very knowledgeable about crystals and is a great resource not to mention reasonably priced.
So now that we've gone through the Astrology and the Crystals let's take a look at the cards. For this New Moon, I chose the Legend: The Arthurian Tarot by Anna-Marie Ferguson and the Wisdom of the House of the Night Oracle by P.C. Cast and Colette Baron-Reid. Let's take a deeper look at what the cards are showing us.
We're not starting off on the best foot with the Nine of Spears - Wind Harps of War. Sure this could be personal and we need to be prepared for the worst and get things in order. However, with all that has been happening on the World stage, heck for that matter even possible closer to home be prepared. I just read a headline that a customer was upset that his Latte was wrong and when another customer interviewed well the upset customer started stabbing the other one. So my warning is that people are angry and volatile currently so be prepared. Hopefully the only effects this will have in your sphere of the world will be what you see in the news. Remember though be prepared.
Eight of Cups - Chapel Perilous: Well right off the bat we see that our path is blocked. We must find another way. This could be related to our Nine of Spears. That warning of being prepared. However, as ominous as this card looks we can use this to our advantage. Instead of rushing into a path that could do us harm we are breaking free from a potential hazard. This is the time for us to take control of our lives to understand that we are in control. We might discover that what we thought was wanted was not what we wanted or needed at all and this is a much better path to be on.
The Fool - Percivale: No big surprise with the Eight of Cups just told us we're on a new path. The darkness that we might have been feeling is now lifting. We see hope for the future and the potential for a better outcome. Embrace this and work off of this energy. This fits perfectly with the New Moon energy. If you are planning on starting a new business venture this is the time to start making it happen. Just make sure you've got everything in place.
Page of Spears - The Hare Reversed: There is someone lurking about in your group that can't be trusted. If you're making plans make sure you don't share until you are certain and the plans are finished. Even if they are not out to harm you they have been known to be a gossip.
Resting on the Nine of Spears and the Eight of Cups: trust your instincts when someone is around that you're just not sure about. While you may see the possibility they will only share failure and darkness trying to dissuade you from your goal.
Death - Gwyn AB Nudd & The Wild Hunt Reversed: The Death card never frightens me because it brings about to change, however, with it being reversed this is about us sticking with the past. We're being resistant to change. Maybe it's because we like our old habits and patterns just fine and we can't see a way to shake them but the truth is we must.
The placement of this card isn't joking around. We have the Eight of Cups and The Fool that we're resting on. Your path to the past is blocked and you must move on. The Fool is telling you to get with the program and step away from what was holding you back. So what could be holding us back? There is the Page of Spears Reversed, if he/she had been upright, they would have been our champion but instead, they are someone that can be toxic to us. Someone that you will need to tell to get with the program or you're going to do your own thing.
Five of Cups - Lancelot & Elaine: So sometimes when we put our foot down and don't give into the whims of another we might find that we are suddenly alone. The person wasn't willing to hear what we were saying no matter if it was for their own good. No matter what saddens we might feel, we must understand that we all have free will. There are times when they must follow their own path
As we seek more clarity of this we are greeted with Page of Spears Reversed and Death, there is no great mystery that the past is looming and a person who we thought was a friend isn't. Grieve for what you might have lost but understand if they are truly supposed to be in your life they will and it will be without you compromising yourself.
Ten of Shields - Camelot: Everyone wants Camelot and it looks divine but to have arrived we had to go through the tribulations that we have. Be thankful you made it and as you look around you might soon discover that what was lost has been returned. Celebrate your success and your arrival. Home and family will offer much more comfort and peace. Embrace it and know what is important.
The Sun - Lleu: A card of joy one that offers us a celebration of our accomplishments. There is no denying that we've made it past our strife as the Ten of Shields and this both dictate success. So since you found your bliss share it with the world and let them share in your joy.
Eight of Shields - Wayland: Okay, so you had your celebration now it's time to get to work. For some, this is the new Business or job opportunity and for others, it is as simple as learning something that you've longed too. So take this time and get on task. You are using talents that you knew you had as well as some that you weren't aware that you had. You're on your way to finding your passion, enjoy the discovery and all the newness in your life.
Now on to the Oracle Portion. The Oracle cards are a little bit of a guide on what you should do to achieve your intentions during this cycle.
Movement : Movement will usher in the change that we know is coming. Movement allows us to free ourselves from the restrictions that we've placed on ourselves and others. Now is the time to proceed, just make sure to be cautious.
Chaos - Once again this shouldn't be a shocker. As theTarot showed us there is a mischief maker in our midst and we need to be prepared for the upheaval they will try to toss our way. Know that even though things may feel like they are spinning out of control this is only a way of shaking out the old and making free for the new.
Meditation - Pretty self-explanatory especially after the chaos you've been feeling as of late. Take time for yourself and seek the clarity you need. Develop a plan in your meditation practice that will help you in the areas where you need clarity and answers. As you meditate focus on those points and try to calm the monkey mind. As you go deeper you can ask the question in your mind that you're seeking the answers too. Listen to your intuition for the right course of action.
High Priestess of Air - Love the beauty of this card, but what is she saying. She's telling us to be logical in our choices. While we have a great imagination and it can serve us well we need to use our logic and be reasonable. This is the time to make calculated decisions and choices. This fits in with your passion and your work. Be logical, what talents can serve you and inspire you. Be logical and not rash and you will discover a whole new path.
Best Advice - There are times during this cycle that you may feel as if you are on a plane that is going down, nose first but don't fret. This is change rushing in to force you to make the logical choice. Understand that sometimes you must let people, behaviors, and things go. Know that some things maybe lasting but others are just temporary until you are firmly on the path you're supposed to be on. So hang in there, remember that even though there are some rough times there is some cause for celebration before you get down to the hard work.
This Saturday, June 24, 2017, I will be doing readings at Mixin' Mingle in McHenry Illinois. I'd love to see you out there either for a reading or just to stop by and say Hi. For more information about the event, you can click on the above banner or go to the events tab.
Well, I hope you have a great New Moon and thanks as always for stopping by.
Happy New Moon!
© 2017 copyright D.M. Needom, Readings by Dauna and ReadingsbyDauna@aol.com all rights reserved. Except for the shared image. Image from the Legend: The Arthurian Tarot by Anna-Marie Ferguson and the Wisdom of the House of the Night Oracle by P.C. Cast and Colette Baron-Reid. I use the decks but I do not own any of the images that are shared of the deck. All credit for the decks goes to the creators of the Legend: The Arthurian Tarot by Anna-Marie Ferguson and the Wisdom of the House of the Night Oracle by P.C. Cast and Colette Baron-Reid.