New Moon in Gemini
Human communication is constantly evolving, recently more rapidly than ever. The new moon in Gemini nudges us toward the next evolution. Whether you’re learning to read a loved one with more clarity, to be smoother with small talk or to use a new app for keeping track of your contacts, all efforts to connect will be lucky under these skies.
ARIES (March 21-April 19). What would your father do? Not that you should do the same thing, but this paternal perspective will help you quickly decide your next great move.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20). It’s easier to embrace the consequences of your actions when you go into each move deliberately and with full awareness of the risks involved. An astute Virgo will keep you alert to such things.
GEMINI (May 21-June 21). A new arena opens up to you. This may as well be a foreign country, as it will seem like you don’t speak the same language as the others. Stay on your toes, and you’ll get educated quickly.
CANCER (June 22-July 22). First you want to experience clarity of vision. Once you can see what’s really going on, you’ll have more requests: good friends, tools, a plan… It all starts with accurate perception.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). In most cases, people experiencing negative emotions don’t like it, and yet many of us credit bad feelings for motivating us into a better life. That’s why you’ll be grateful for something unpleasant.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). It’s fun to get caught up in the romance of new relationships. You’ve enjoyed delightful fantasies, and now it’s time to come to a mature understanding of what’s going on.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). You’ve exhausted many lines of reason. Though you are smarter for the mental exercise, it might not have helped your decision-making process at all. Now it’s time to let go of what you think and embrace your inner knowing.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). It takes discipline and restraint to organize your potential efforts, make a plan and stick to it. Your supply of willpower is limited. Don’t put yourself in tempting situations, and you’ll succeed.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). Stories are only funny if you’re telling them to the right audience. Try out material in your inner circle first. If it plays there, it will probably play everywhere.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). In centuries past, close and extended family all lived under the same roof. How did they do it? That’s something you might wonder today as your family drives you nuts.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). You’ll center yourself on the needs of others. Your acts of caring will bring a large community closer. You’ll have no idea what you’ve contributed until it’s time for others to give back.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). You are capable, efficient and effective. Believe and do it. Every step of today’s journey sees you sure-footed. You’ve got this. Follow through in full confidence.
TODAY’S BIRTHDAY (May 28). Loyal friends help you with a personal transition, and you’ll love what’s on the other side of it. June sees you changing a habit to help humanity or the environment. What you do with your leisure time in July is truly magnificent. Better work and financial opportunities come in August and December. Capricorn and Virgo people adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 30, 1, 11, 32 and 13.
NEW MOON IN GEMINI RITUAL: While the full moon inspires drum circles, dancing and wild howling, the new moon is a time for quietly sensing how we are on the inside, considering what has come to pass and setting an intention for the future. It’s an extremely lucky time to perform a ritual.
The word “ritual” can cause a stir in some people who imagine it means spells will be cast, live sacrifices will be made, strange languages will be uttered. While these elements may be a part of some people’s rituals, there are as many ways to design a ritual as there are people to design them. Really anything can be a ritual. Drinking chocolate milk can be a ritual. It’s more about a solemn approach to a series of purposeful actions regardless of what those actions may be.
The Gemini new moon favors lighthearted rituals involving wind, air, communication and flight. It’s the right time to hang a bird feeder, put up wind chimes, upgrade your phone, book a flight, change your air filters and the like. As you carry out your Gemini new moon ritual, imagine that all you do is bringing more joy and interest into your world, contributing to a new lightness of being.
CELEBRITY PROFILES: Colbie Caillat is a poster girl for healthy choices. This Gemini Grammy winner maintains a meatless diet even when she’s touring the world and living out of a suitcase. Caillat’s Virgo moon is a moon of discipline, cleanliness and health. Her Mercury in earthy Taurus favors of a style of communication that is down-to-earth and natural, which definitely comes through in Caillat’s songs.
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