Secrets for Mental Clarity: New Moon Astrology June 2015
• Article Window: June 16 to July 15
• The Full Moon is Tuesday, June 16, 7:05 AM PST
• Sun is 26° Gemini, Moon is 26° Gemini
• New Moon Theme (May 17 thru June 15): Mental Clarity
• The next Full Moon is Wednesday, July 1, 7:20 pm.
Current Lunar Cycle
The New Moon releases a new wave of available potential that sets the overall theme for the entire month that follows. This month’s Lunar Cycle offers a new tool-set that creates momentum for energizing your life’s purpose. To experience your fullest potential in the coming month allow this energy to guide you, especially while adjusting to changing circumstances.
New Moon Astrology Article: Secrets for Mental Clarity
This Gemini New Moon brings new insight and the potential to see beyond the mere appearance of the world around you. This is a month to hold a high level of curiosity. If you do, you’ll discover new clarity and understandings that help you see the world in new ways.
The Meaning of a Gemini Moon
The New Moon in Gemini supports your desire for discovering new ways to interact with your world. Each new discovery becomes a new type of relationship and a new way to grow and adapt to your surroundings.
Gemini is about learning, and Gemini discoveries lead to new forms of knowledge to be used for understanding the world in which you live. This knowledge is much more than the accumulation of facts. Rather, Gemini knowledge involves the discovery of the patterns and the relationships that underlie the facts.
The Moon always supports your ability to consciously adapt to the present moment, your ever-changing NOW. The special aspect of this Gemini New Moon is to support your mind by adapting, nurturing, and growing your awareness of the moment and your ability to live fully in the present.
A Month of Increased Mental Clarity
This coming month is a good time to consider starting any new project where mental acuity and precision are required. Mars provides the energy, activity, and drive to get things done. Mercury in opposition to Saturn brings an objective approach to life. This extra objectivity (Saturn) sees the world in practical ways. Saturn helps things make more sense, especially if you can see the bigger picture of your circumstances (Saturn in Sagittarius).
The Secret Formula
There’s one last opportunity I would like to discuss concerning this powerful Gemini New Moon energy. It’s related to the position of our 30° Saturn (opposing Mercury) in combination with the exact degree of the New Moon (26° Gemini).
The Sabian archetype for 26° Gemini suggests that there are specific times within a cycle to let go of all but essentials in order see clearly the path ahead. In this way, the New Moon is directly supporting your ability to move forward with minimal baggage.
The Moon is always moving consciousness from the present moment to the future. The Moon doesn’t have a memory of the past. What it does carry are the habits and instincts which are formed in the past and carried forward into the present. Paring down to minimal baggage is a clever way of moving forward with your essential truth, your essence. Habits that no longer serve you are simply left behind.
The secret formula for this Gemini New Moon lies in using the potential for mental clarity to discover the bare essentials in each moment. Bare essentials in this context are any of the things that represent your essence. In other words, if you strip away all that is superficial, what is left is your selfhood, your true essence.
Nature gives us a beautiful example of this during the winter months. Frost-covered trees glisten in the sunlight, their leaves long gone. The winter trees and ground are bare, but still hold their vital essence for next year’s spring growth deep within. What is carried forward are only the most basic structuring elements needed for the future.
Your opportunity now is in letting go of all but bare essentials, while holding on to the mental clarity of discovering your true essence in every moment. This discovery of your essence is the most powerful form of Gemini knowledge, and it supports your momentum into the future.