If you are familiar with the spiritual ebb and flow of the lunar cycle, you probably see New Moons with so much hope and optimism. After all, this is when you are called to let go of what no longer serves you and sow the seeds of a new beginning.
What could be more promising than a journey that has only just begun? However, not all New Moons are created equally, and sometimes letting go is much easier said than done. If you are one of the zodiac signs that will have a challenging New Moons in August 2020, you may find that its effect on you is more overwhelming than you expected.
Taking place in a self-centered, proud, and dramatic Leo, this New Moons, which rises in the summer sky on August 18 at 10:41 p.m. ET, can be especially intense if your sun or rising sign is Taurus, Virgo or Capricorn.
Even though this lunation can cause some discomfort for these zodiac signs, the New Moon in Leo is still a beautiful New Moon that is filled with so much potential. Forming a trine with ambitious and motivated Mars, anything that begins on this New Moon will begin with a satisfying bang. Prepare to feel so inspired to truly achieve the goal without losing sight.
Forming a sextile to the North Node, this New Moon is connected to your destiny. It will encourage you to move to your higher self and leave behind whatever is holding you back. This New Moon can be hard work, but laying the groundwork for a fresh start will make you feel so accomplished. Discover what earth signs need to know about the next New Moon:
This is what keeps you from hurting yourself, but it also keeps you from feeling really comfortable and being your most honest self.
You deserve a space where you can take that armor off and let your heart out. Use this New Moon to build a home that inspires you; a home that will always keep you safe.
Maybe it’s time to build this house little by little. It may also be time to heal your relationship with those who are waiting for you at home.
You look deep inside and find the truth. This New Moon will feel incredibly personal to you, Virgo. In fact, you might want to set aside time for solitude where you can be alone with your thoughts and feelings.
Your intuition is sparkling with information, so listen carefully to what your gut is telling you.
Embrace introspection and reflection, as you may be reliving old memories and acknowledging your pain. However, recognizing what you are feeling is always the first step to healing wounds.
Let this New Moon be about getting rid of the baggage you are carrying. You deserve to create space for something new.
You are embracing a deeply spiritual transformation. No pain, no gain, Capricorn. The most important thing for you will always be the hardest thing to accomplish, for it will always come with some form of sacrifice.
This New Moon is all about recognizing that everything ends up eventually, and if you take too long to move on from the past, you’ll miss out on all the beauty the future has to offer.
Creation is also a form of destruction, and while moving on may sound like a painful break-up or an abrupt ending, know that something beautiful will always come out from the rubble.
Art by: Holga Jen