The Leo New Moon brings new beginnings for all things related to the zodiac sign of Leo. Ruled by the sun, Leo’s have a sunny and cheerful disposition, are warm hearted, courageous, brave, expressive, creative, big-hearted, generous, confident, ambitious, loyal and fiercely protective of close family and friends.
Leo rules the heart, spine, spinal system and upper back. Leos have a tremendous sense of honor. They are said to have the backbone needed to stand up for what is right. They tend to follow the impulses of their heart and intuition.
This is a great time for starting new creative projects. The Leo New Moon is Conjunct Mercury which adds to Leo’s natural inclination to express themselves, be gregarious and outgoing.
The stellium conjunction between Sun, Moon and Mercury forms the apex of a finger of god, or point of fate and destiny. Whatever, is happening now has the feeling of fate being accomplished. The finger of God is a reference to God’s unlimited power as He intervenes directly in the affairs of men. The working of the finger of God is unmistakable.
This stellium of planets forming the apex of the finger of God is also opposite Saturn which brings illumination through exposing structural or foundational issues.
The stellium’s finger of God Square to Uranus (the revolutionary) can indicate conflict and the need for adjustment. There’s a great deal of stress and tension to mobilize forces for revolutionary change. If there’s something that needs to be broken up, or revolutionized, so that the seeds planted at the Leo New Moon may bear fruit, then this Square to Uranus can help with removal of obstacles that may prevent things from moving forward.
16° 13’ Leo New Moon
Sunday, August 8, 6;50am PT
Moon Conjunct Mercury
Moon Square Uranus
Moon Opposite Saturn (Rx)
Mercury In-conjunct Neptune (Rx) & Pluto (Rx) Finger of God (destiny/fate point)
The Leo New Moon is perfect moon for planting new creative seeds. Things begun now can really take root over the coming year and omen an abundant harvest It’s a great time to have meaningful communications, forming new relationships, signing contracts, making agreements and engaging in business deals. All of these creative pursuits hold much promise for success!
Check where (which house) the Leo New Moon is occurring in your personal astrology chart. This will give you greater insight into the area of your life where you’ll be experiencing fresh, creative impulses.Leo rules the 5th house of romance, children, investments and creativity. What planets do you have located in the 5th house? Now is the time when you can start an enterprise that will enable you to leave your own unique creative mark.
Essential Oil to Use: Patchouli
Essential oils that spark your passion and creative fires.
Leo New Moon EO Recipe
To a 5ml (100 drops) euro-dropper bottle add:
- Bergamot (Citrus bergamia) - 40 drops
- Patchouli (Patchouli cablin) - 20 drops
- Ginger (Zingiber officianle) - 20 drops
- Cinnamon (Cinnamomum zeylanicum) - 10 drops
- Black Spruce (Picea mariana) - 10 drops
Dispense oils in your euro-dropper bottle. Cap bottle tightly and shake vigorously to mix oils thoroughly together. Allow to synergize for 24 hours, or longer before using.
Leo New Moon Meditation
Perform your Meditation anytime starting from the time of the Leo New Moon on August 8th at 6:50am PT up until the First Quarter Waxing Moon in Taurus on August 15th at 8:19am PT.
What you will need:
- A white candle
- Essential oil or blend - use one of the recommended oil, or blend of oils
Make sure you are in a quiet place where you will not be disturbed.
Light your white candle and inhale the scent of your essential oil. You can also scent your space prior to your meditation using an aroma diffuser.
Gaze into the candle flame as you begin to breathe in fully and deeply and exhale any tension. The candle flame reflects your own Divine heart center.
Continue inhaling the scent of your oil and releasing any tension for 1-5 minutes.
At this time, if you choose, you can invite Archangel Ariel to assist you with your meditation. Ariel’s name means “Lion or lioness of God.” Ariel is a key protector of the natural world. S/he especially protects the wild animals of the world, the birds and fish and all the wild animals of nature. Ariel protects the environment and assists with growing environmental awareness and environmental justice. Whenever you need courage to do what is right call upon Ariel. S/he is the patron Angel of wild animals, manifestation, abundance and good fortune.
Petition your heart and mind with the following:
Take time between each appeal to drink in and absorb the response by your heart and mind to fulfill your request. Allow yourself the time needed to fully engage in and experience the results of this meditation.
You can also make up your own personalized petitions that feel most suitable for you at this time.
- Thank you for helping me to stand up and speak out to support environmental justice.
- Thank you for helping me become more aware of how I can protect the environment.
- Thank you for helping me be a good example for family, friends and my community for environmental awareness.
- Help me to show more appreciation for nature and the natural world.
- Thank you for helping me express my creativity in ways that are rewarding and fulfilling to me.
Allow the alignment of your heart and mind to bring greater awareness for supporting the natural world. Allow the renewal of your heart, mind and purpose in this moment. Let go of any resistance to being fully present in this moment. Just allow yourself to remain peaceful and calm.
Take as long as needed to complete this meditation. Repeat as needed whenever you feel the need to grow your own environmental awareness, get additional support to protect the natural world and create more prosperity for yourself and others.