DesertStar New Moon Cosmic Oracle
— 9.5.13 —
Lovers & Partners Heroine
Myths of heroines tell stories of relationships with siblings, partners, friends, and companions. An essential aspect of the feminine seeks union between the opposites and finds solace and completion in the mirror of the other. The heroine’s story reveals the archetypal narrative of finding the self through the intricate web of relating.
This card predicts a homecoming, it indicates that your faithfulness and devotion will be rewarded through reclaiming your sense of belonging,stability, and routine.
Faithfulness to loved ones allows everyday tasks to have meaning and purpose.
New Moon in Virgo
Virgo New Moon is here bringing into alignment and integration all we have been learning and growing into. We have been going through some deep shifts as we birth our new selves into being, shedding our skins in favor of more authentic forms.
Look beneath your feet’ the Moon reminds us now. ‘Mother earth supports you right here in this place, not over there on an illusory horizon line which forever recedes as you approach. Your roots are fed here in the present moment, not over there where you believe you should be.
One returns to the roots in order to produce the flowering of personality, if this flower is to bring forth a living seed.
It’s time to integrate everything we’ve learned about ourselves this year. This Virgo New Moon opens us to planting the seed of our wholeness, both the ‘perfected’ parts that Virgo strives for and the wounded parts we are healing.
We get a truer picture of ourselves as we heal the old wounds
How can we change the world unless we know ourselves? How can we bring to birth our purpose if we do not know what we are capable of? Virgo helps you with this part of life. This New Moon is useful for strengthening your Self-esteem, Self-worth and Self-respect. When you do what is right for you, it is right for everyone else. When you are not doing what is right for you, it is not right for others either.
It’s time to integrate everything we’ve learned about ourselves this year. What is your new Creation? What have you apprenticed yourself to this year? We have been in a long and hard labor.
The Virgo New Moon is a brilliant time to do your house cleaning in mind, body and spirit. Get organized. Set your intention for what you want to create this fall. Use the Virgo New Moon to ground, balance and support yourself. Use this New Moon to increase your health, well-being and vitality. You can strengthen your financial foundation. At the New Moon, set your intention for a financial increase this fall doing work you enjoy.
What no longer serves our soul’s evolution is to be discarded. You are encouraged to cleanse your body, mind, heart and soul. Embody more of who you truly are a beautiful Soul of Light.
Your perfection lies within your imperfection — The seed is within itself.
Virgo stands for the ‘womb of time’ – Through conflict, pain and struggle you are to give birth to your authentic Self. Virgo rules the sixth house in astrology. Virgo and your sixth house rule your service to the planet. How you have come to serve life. Every human being has a dharma. This is your personal path of service. This Virgo New Moon calls us to service—we are here on Earth at this time in history to be agents of change and growth. Discard what no longer serves your life. Re-balance yourself. Know yourself.
Virgo is Gaia. Gaia is our Mother, our Mother Earth. Virgo is the cosmic womb where we live, work and play. We are the sons and daughters of Gaia. We are to live as one in harmony with all life.
All Are One is September’s message
Virgo New Moon Apothecary Suggestions
Gemstones, Essential Oils & Flower Essences
Virgo rules the small intestines and digestive system. Pay extra attention to these parts of the body around the time of this New Moon.
Virgo New Moon Gemstones
Pearl, Moonstone, Tektite, Pink Jasper, Sapphire, Rhodochrosite
Melissa (lemon balm) Essential Oil
Melissa essential oil is a fragrant way to relax and dispel anxiety. Use some in a bath or unscented body lotion. Make a melissa-scented calming room spray by adding a few drops to a mister bottle filled with water. Melissa also has mind-focusing qualities, which can be very helpful during this time. Its calming may also relieve the stress and tension that could otherwise show up and be felt in the Virgo-ruled digestive system. Check the labels carefully and buy a high quality product as less expensive melissa oils are sometimes adulterated with citronella or lemongrass.
Beech Flower Essence
When Virgo energy is strong so may also be a sense of criticality. We strive for perfection, holding ourselves to task for the smallest of things. Judgment of others may also be heightened as we could find ourselves captivated in a sense of intolerance of what we perceive to be others’ shortcomings (perhaps even projecting out our frustrations with ourselves onto others). If you are looking for an elixir to help inspire within you more warmth and acceptance, expanding the space of tolerance and an ability to see the good within yourself/others and a variety of situations, consider Beech flower essence. Beech also connects with heightened Virgo energy another way, as it’s a remedy that is considered to inspire better digestion—physically and emotionally. (Flower essences are made from flower-infused water and work energetically to restore emotional and mental balance. You can find them in natural food stores or holistic pharmacies.)
[New Moon in Virgo Information]
Cathy Pagano, Kelly Rosano, Sarah Varcas, Planetary Apothecary, peacefulmind.com
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