The Cancer New Moon inspires you to plant seeds by following your heart and soul’s desires. Each new moon provides an opportunity to review, rewrite, and reset your intentions. Working with the lunar cycles each month helps attune to your inner compass, flowing with the rhythms of nature. The new moon is a time of new beginnings, planting new seeds, and starting new projects.
Cancer New Moon
The Cancer New Moon takes place on July 2, 2019 at 3:17 pm ET (12:17 pm PT). As a water sign, Cancer is emotional, introspective, and very personal. It is a nurturing, motherly energy. It helps you activate your soul’s desires by clearing away emotional wounds that are ready to be released.
This new moon is intensified by a Solar Eclipse which is opening a door for you to take emotional stock of your life and determine what fits and what you can release. As a water sign, Cancer is boundless and requests that you set healthy boundaries that honor your true desires. It is activating your energy on a deep soul level, helping you follow your Divine path.
Cancer is the archetype of the Mother. It supports you in enhancing your relationship with your mother, Mother Earth and connecting with others through giving and receiving emotionally. Cancer helps you tune into what makes you feel safe. This includes the people that help you feel safe, what environments you feel secure in and learning to trust the feminine energies within you. This New Moon/Eclipse helps you recognize your emotional nature and helping you honor those parts of yourself.
Have you ever felt like you’re the odd one in the family or don’t belong because you have different beliefs? This new moon along with the North Node in Cancer is helping you develop a new definition of your family. – what I call the Soul Family. These are like minded people who provide emotional support and help you feel more secure. You feel safe to express your ideas around them. With the new moon you may have insight into your personal needs and how they will get met based upon your choices. It’s time to follow and trust what feels right.
Emotional Declutter – Soul Growth
There are some planetary influences taking place with the Cancer New Moon that may lead to making big changes in your life. Saturn and the South Node in Capricorn (opposite of Cancer) is helping you break out of karmic patterns and the old way of doing things. It’s breaking down old structures of how things used to be done. As such you can let go of the “I should do this, or behave this way.” This transition may give you the courage to break free from whatever pattern or programming is holding you back such as living with guilt or resentments. It’s supporting you in stepping out of the accepted norm. This gives you the freedom and flexibility to define life on your terms. As such you may have insightful influences that help you get moving. It’s literally helping you see what is helping you, and what beliefs are holding you back.
Mercury and Mars in the early degrees of Leo are helping you attune to what is really important to you. What would your life be like if you tapped into your hearts desires and authentically lived them? Leo inspires you to live heart centered, and Mercury and Mars are helping you express it. Chiron in Aries supports you in healing the past. What emotions or patterns are you seeing that you want to change? Use the Chiron energy to show the world your true self. Uranus in Taurus is shaking up your physical reality by creating unexpected shifts. It’s time to create the physical reality you want that is innovative and connected to your higher-self. These major planetary influences are giving you the courage to declutter the emotional closet and step into what feels authentic and real to you.
Most of July will be influenced by Mercury being retrograde. It will be retrograde from July 7th through the 31st. This is a time to review, revise and reinvent yourself. Be intune with changes within and around you as you may have ideas into what needs to be resolved as well as flashes of insight into your next step. Mercury is the planet of communication on all levels. So watch how you speak and the message you’re conveying, listen more intently to yourself and others without judgement and be mindful about your inner dialog, making sure you are nurturing yourself.
Tools for the Cancer New Moon
Essential oils are a powerful tool that support opening the heart and helping you restore love and trust within yourself and others. What essential oils are you drawn to use for the Gemini New Moon?
Myrrh, Geranium and Rose – Support you aligning with your heart’s desires. Myrrh is the “oil of Mother Earth” with its earthy, musk scent. Using it you’ll feel more grounded and connected with the Earth. Geranium and Rose help you release feeling abandoned and betrayed, opening your heart up to trust yourself and others. Rose also is the “oil of unconditional love” helping you tune in and attain the life you want.
Other Essential Oils
Cypress – enhances “flow” and creates momentum. It increases the energy movement through your body helping you flush out the toxins associated with emotional release work. As your energy flow increases you’ll manifest more of the good stuff you want.
Douglas & Siberian Fir – helps you release emotional wounds and patterns stuck in your DNA. These heavy hitters help break you out of feeling you’re the victim of your family choices. By clearing out their clutter you feel lighter and more empowered to follow your path.
Emotions List – the Cancer New Moon is emotional and brings up fears and past experiences that need your attention. Make a list of the emotions you’re feeling and release them to Mother Earth. Then replace them with the emotions you want to feel.
Use these journal prompts to help you gain clarity and formulate ideas. During the new moon journal “as if” your goals have already been achieved. It’s a very powerful tool to engage your imagination and plant seeds in the subconscious. People that visualize themselves achieving their goals are more likely to achieve them. Visualize yourself making the sell, getting the job, building healthy relationships, being fit and healthy, or whatever your goals are for the new moon.