Meditating with the Moon – Feb 9, 2017

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MEDITATING WITH THE MOON – Thursday, February 9, 2017

 
MOON IN CANCER THEN LEO
Rejoice when your emotional body flows naturally with your desires and your values, bringing fresh new ideas and energy into your consciousness and relationships. Open to unexpected conversations (internally and with others) around creativity and relating, and let your instincts inform your thinking. Enjoy a potentially emotionally sunny and playful day in preparation for tomorrow’s Full Moon Lunar Eclipse in Leo.
 
WORDS FOR MEDITATION
I am confident in my ability to choose optimism and positivity. When I choose to be positive and energized the negatives of my life recede.
 
WAXING GIBBOUS MOON – 99% ILLUIMINATED – 14 DAYS OLD
 
MOONRISE: 5:08 pm Eastern
MOONSET: 7:02 am Eastern on Feb. 10
 
MOON VOID until 4:41 am
 
MOON’S ASPECTS: opposition Mercury 10:25 am; trine Venus 12:20 am; trine Mars 9:05 pm; quincunx Neptune 11:30 pm Eastern
 

HOW TO MEDITATE WITH THE MOON

 
Using these simple Moon thoughts are a wonderful way to begin a daily meditation practice that keeps you focused on, and grounded in, the emotional energy of the Cosmos each and every day.
 
You can do a very simple 8/4 count meditation, which means you settle into a comfortable position, close your eyes, focus on your breath, and breathe in to a slow count of 8, hold it for 4 counts, and then breathe out for a slow count of 8. Hold your breath again for 4 counts before breathing in again. On the in-breath recite a word or phrase from the Moon Meditation in your mind, focusing on that energy and holding it, and then consciously release that same energy out into the world on the out-breath. Then begin the process again on the in-breath, either using the same word/phrase you’re working with (until it feels comfortable and “right”) or move on to the next word or phrase from the Moon Meditation.
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Meditating with the Moon – Feb. 8, 2017

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MEDITATING WITH THE MOON – Wednesday, February 8, 2017

 
MOON IN CANCER
Despite any unforeseen challenges or power plays, despite any blasts from the past or the need to make internal adjustments to cleanse your metaphorical palate, there is healing to be done. There are examples of compassion to be performed. And there is the passion of your heart to focus on. Focus with wonderful intensity on fanning the flame of your heart’s desire. If you haven’t been in that space for awhile… remember.
 
WORDS FOR MEDITATION
I focus on what makes my heart sing. I burn for the passion of my heart without wavering.
 
WAXING GIBBOUS MOON – 96% ILLUMINATED – 13 DAYS OLD
 
MOONRISE: 4:06 pm Eastern
MOONSET: 6:15 am Eastern on Feb. 9
 
MOON VOID beginning 5:00 pm Eastern
 
MOON’S ASPECTS: opposition Pluto 8:41 am; quincunx Sun 11:54 am; square Uranus 1:52 am; square Jupiter 5:00 pm; quincunx Saturn 8:42 pm Eastern
 

HOW TO MEDITATE WITH THE MOON

 
Using these simple Moon thoughts are a wonderful way to begin a daily meditation practice that keeps you focused on, and grounded in, the emotional energy of the Cosmos each and every day.
 
You can do a very simple 8/4 count meditation, which means you settle into a comfortable position, close your eyes, focus on your breath, and breathe in to a slow count of 8, hold it for 4 counts, and then breathe out for a slow count of 8. Hold your breath again for 4 counts before breathing in again. On the in-breath recite a word or phrase from the Moon Meditation in your mind, focusing on that energy and holding it, and then consciously release that same energy out into the world on the out-breath. Then begin the process again on the in-breath, either using the same word/phrase you’re working with (until it feels comfortable and “right”) or move on to the next word or phrase from the Moon Meditation.
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Meditating with the Moon – Feb. 7, 2017

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MEDITATING WITH THE MOON – Tuesday, February 7, 2017

 
MOON IN GEMINI then CANCER
Take the challenge to bring you heart, your actions, and your values into alignment. Feel your way through love by being both sensitive and a champion – protective and a trailblazer into uncharted emotional territory, even if it seems a little scary. Take direct action for your values, especially with family and loved ones. Feel. Talk. Act. 
 
WORDS FOR MEDITATION
I feel AND express my love, without the expectation that anyone else can automatically know what I need. I fight for the safety and security of myself and my loved ones.
 
WAXING GIBBOUS MOON – 90% ILLUMINATED – 12 DAYS OLD
 
MOONRISE: 3:05 pm Eastern
MOONSET: 5:22 am Eastern (on Feb. 8)
 
MOON’S ASPECTS: square Venus 6:55 am; square Mars 3:18 pm; trine Neptune 8:19 pm Eastern
 
Mercury enters Aquarius 4:35 am Eastern
 
HOW TO MEDITATE WITH THE MOON
 
Using these simple Moon thoughts are a wonderful way to begin a daily meditation practice that keeps you focused on, and grounded in, the emotional energy of the Cosmos each and every day.
 
You can do a very simple 8/4 count meditation, which means you settle into a comfortable position, close your eyes, focus on your breath, and breathe in to a slow count of 8, hold it for 4 counts, and then breathe out for a slow count of 8. Hold your breath again for 4 counts before breathing in again. On the in-breath recite a word or phrase from the Moon Meditation in your mind, focusing on that energy and holding it, and then consciously release that same energy out into the world on the out-breath. Then begin the process again on the in-breath, either using the same word/phrase you’re working with (until it feels comfortable and “right”) or move on to the next word or phrase from the Moon Meditation.
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Meditating with the Moon – Feb. 2, 2017

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MEDITATING WITH THE MOON – Thursday, February 2, 2017

 

MOON IN ARIES THEN TAURUS

Within unpredictability and intensity there’s an assuring method we can use to ground ourselves and those around us – communication. Practice honest, heartfelt communication at every opportunity. Try to bring your thoughts to balance before speaking to avoid reactionary words. Trust your intuition as a guide.

 

WORDS FOR MEDITAITON

I think first and speak second, even when the environment is uncertain. I communicate responsively and responsibly.

 
WAXING CRESCENT MOON – 39% ILLUINATED – 6 DAYS OLD
 
MOONRISE: 11:06 am Eastern
MOONSET: 12:08 am Eastern on Feb. 3, 2017
 
MOON VOID 11:50 am UNTIL 8:50 pm Eastern
 
MOON’S ASPECTS: square Pluto 12:13 am; conjunct Uranus 5:30 am; square Mercury 8:52 am; opposition Jupiter 9:01 am; trine Saturn 11:50 am Eastern.
 
 

HOW TO MEDITATE WITH THE MOON

 
Using these simple Moon thoughts are a wonderful way to begin a daily meditation practice that keeps you focused on, and grounded in, the emotional energy of the Cosmos each and every day.
 
You can do a very simple 8/4 count meditation, which means you settle into a comfortable position, close your eyes, focus on your breath, and breathe in to a slow count of 8, hold it for 4 counts, and then breathe out for a slow count of 8. Hold your breath again for 4 counts before breathing in again. On the in-breath recite a word or phrase from the Moon Meditation in your mind, focusing on that energy and holding it, and then consciously release that same energy out into the world on the out-breath. Then begin the process again on the in-breath, either using the same word/phrase you’re working with (until it feels comfortable and “right”) or move on to the next word or phrase from the Moon Meditation.
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Meditating with the Moon – Feb. 2, 2017

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MEDITATING WITH THE MOON – Thursday, February 2, 2017

 
MOON IN ARIES THEN TAURUS
Within unpredictability and intensity there’s an assuring method we can use to ground ourselves and those around us – communication. Practice honest, heartfelt communication at every opportunity. Try to bring your thoughts to balance before speaking to avoid reactionary words. Trust your intuition as a guide.
 
WORDS FOR MEDITAITON
I think first and speak second, even when the environment is uncertain. I communicate responsively and responsibly.
 
WAXING CRESCENT MOON – 39% ILLUINATED – 6 DAYS OLD
 
MOONRISE: 11:06 am Eastern
MOONSET: 12:08 am Eastern on Feb. 3, 2017
 
MOON VOID 11:50 am UNTIL 8:50 pm Eastern
 
MOON’S ASPECTS: square Pluto 12:13 am; conjunct Uranus 5:30 am; square Mercury 8:52 am; opposition Jupiter 9:01 am; trine Saturn 11:50 am Eastern.
 
 

HOW TO MEDITATE WITH THE MOON

 
Using these simple Moon thoughts are a wonderful way to begin a daily meditation practice that keeps you focused on, and grounded in, the emotional energy of the Cosmos each and every day.
 
You can do a very simple 8/4 count meditation, which means you settle into a comfortable position, close your eyes, focus on your breath, and breathe in to a slow count of 8, hold it for 4 counts, and then breathe out for a slow count of 8. Hold your breath again for 4 counts before breathing in again. On the in-breath recite a word or phrase from the Moon Meditation in your mind, focusing on that energy and holding it, and then consciously release that same energy out into the world on the out-breath. Then begin the process again on the in-breath, either using the same word/phrase you’re working with (until it feels comfortable and “right”) or move on to the next word or phrase from the Moon Meditation.
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Meditating with the Moon – Feb. 1, 2017

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MEDITATING WITH THE MOON – Wednesday, February 1, 2017

 
MOON IN ARIES
The collective emotional current is spontaneous, exciting, and forward pushing – willing to act and to take a risk. Things can feel erratic, ungrounded, and perhaps primed for a fight, or an adventure. Emotional reactiveness is possible, so be sure to inject some logic and reason into the environment. There are opportunities to be created through actions of courage for the greater good.
 
WORDS FOR MEDITATION
I respond with courage and foresight for the collective of which I am a unique and inspired part.
 
WAXING CRESCENT MOON – 29% ILLUMINATED – 5 Days Old
 
MOONRISE; 10:28 am Eastern
MOONSET: 11:05 pm Eastern
 
MOON’S ASPECTS: sextile Sun 3:50 pm Eastern
 

HOW TO MEDITATE WITH THE MOON

 
Using these simple Moon thoughts are a wonderful way to begin a daily meditation practice that keeps you focused on, and grounded in, the emotional energy of the Cosmos each and every day.
 
You can do a very simple 8/4 count meditation, which means you settle into a comfortable position, close your eyes, focus on your breath, and breathe in to a slow count of 8, hold it for 4 counts, and then breathe out for a slow count of 8. Hold your breath again for 4 counts before breathing in again. On the in-breath recite a word or phrase from the Moon Meditation in your mind, focusing on that energy and holding it, and then consciously release that same energy out into the world on the out-breath. Then begin the process again on the in-breath, either using the same word/phrase you’re working with (until it feels comfortable and “right”) or move on to the next word or phrase from the Moon Meditation.
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Meditating with the Moon – Jan. 31, 2017

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MEDITATING WITH THE MOON – Tuesday, January 31

MOON IN PISCES THEN ARIES
Use the impetus of challenge to broaden your perspective of empathy, compassion, and grace. Act on your ideals of love, beauty, and togetherness from the basis of the reality of the moment, and be willing to respond authentically to any hurdles in personal relationship or challenges to your will. Objections from loved ones can be true learning opportunities and fertile ground for emotional growth and strengthened bonds.

WORDS FOR MEDITATION
I am strongest when I show my vulnerability. I am authentic when I respond from love rather than fear.

WAXING CRESCENT MOON – 19% ILLUMINATED – 4 DAYS OLD

MOONRISE: 9:51 am Eastern
MOONSET: 10:02 pm Eastern

MOON VOID 12:36 pm UNTIL 4:46 pm Eastern

MOON’S ASPECTS: quincunx Jupiter 4:34 am; square Saturn 7:11 am; conjunct Venus 12:36 pm; conjunct Mars 9:52 pm Eastern

HOW TO MEDITATE WITH THE MOON

Using these simple Moon thoughts are a wonderful way to begin a daily meditation practice that keeps you focused on, and grounded in, the emotional energy of the Cosmos each and every day.

You can do a very simple 8/4 count meditation, which means you settle into a comfortable position, close your eyes, focus on your breath, and breathe in to a slow count of 8, hold it for 4 counts, and then breathe out for a slow count of 8. Hold your breath again for 4 counts before breathing in again. On the in-breath recite a word or phrase from the Moon Meditation in your mind, focusing on that energy and holding it, and then consciously release that same energy out into the world on the out-breath. Then begin the process again on the in-breath, either using the same word/phrase you’re working with (until it feels comfortable and “right”) or move on to the next word or phrase from the Moon Meditation.

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Meditating with the Moon – Jan. 30, 2017

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MEDITATING WTH THE MOON – Monday, January 30, 2017

MOON IN PISCES
The energy at large is one of pulling away from the illusion – pulling wide the curtain – toward a possibly bitter reality, or long-standing wound. If the edges have been blurred (purposefully or through persuasion), or disillusion has been your companion, there is an opportunity today to move deeply into compassion, firmly toward spiritual guidance, and come starkly clean.

WORDS FOR MEDITATION
Transformation in thinking is the key to transformation in feeling.

WAXING CRESCENT MOON – 11% ILLUMINATED – 3 DAYS OLD

MOONRISE: 9:14 am Eastern
MOONSET: 9:00 pm Eastern

MOON’S ASPECTS: conjunct Neptune 6:17 am; sextile Pluto 7:28 pm; sextile Mercury 10:31 pm

HOW TO MEDITATE WITH THE MOON

Using these simple Moon thoughts are a wonderful way to begin a daily meditation practice that keeps you focused on, and grounded in, the emotional energy of the Cosmos each and every day.

You can do a very simple 8/4 count meditation, which means you settle into a comfortable position, close your eyes, focus on your breath, and breathe in to a slow count of 8, hold it for 4 counts, and then breathe out for a slow count of 8. Hold your breath again for 4 counts before breathing in again. On the in-breath recite a word or phrase from the Moon Meditation in your mind, focusing on that energy and holding it, and then consciously release that same energy out into the world on the out-breath. Then begin the process again on the in-breath, either using the same word/phrase you’re working with (until it feels comfortable and “right”) or move on to the next word or phrase from the Moon Meditation.

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Meditating with the Moon – Jan. 28, 2017

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MEDITATING WITH THE MOON – Saturday, January 28, 2017

MOON IN AQUARIUS
Sometimes it’s time to step back and observe, rather than getting caught up in the emotional mire. Dust off your Spock ears and put on your logical, rational, reasonable hat. There’s a time for everything, and now is the time to detach emotionally, if only temporarily, to get the lay of the land and a broader, unbiased view. If we never step back we can’t get a clean, clear perspective. When we do, we begin to see and feel things in ways we never expected. Expectations? Highly overrated.

WORDS FOR MEDITATION
I am willing to step away from my emotional expectations and habits in order to get a clean, clear perspective. I am free and open.

WAXING CRESCENT MOON – 2% ILLULMINATED – 2 DAYS OLD

MOONRISE: 7:54 am Eastern
MOONSET: 6:58 pm Eastern

MOON’s ASPECTS: sextile Uranus 6:39 pm; trine Jupiter 10:28 pm Eastern

Mars enters Aries 12:39 am Eastern

HOW TO MEDITATE WITH THE MOON

Using these simple Moon thoughts are a wonderful way to begin a daily meditation practice that keeps you focused on, and grounded in, the emotional energy of the Cosmos each and every day.

You can do a very simple 8/4 count meditation, which means you settle into a comfortable position, close your eyes, focus on your breath, and breathe in to a slow count of 8, hold it for 4 counts, and then breathe out for a slow count of 8. Hold your breath again for 4 counts before breathing in again. On the in-breath recite a word or phrase from the Moon Meditation in your mind, focusing on that energy and holding it, and then consciously release that same energy out into the world on the out-breath. Then begin the process again on the in-breath, either using the same word/phrase you’re working with (until it feels comfortable and “right”) or move on to the next word or phrase from the Moon Meditation.

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Meditating with the Moon – Jan 27, 2017

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MEDITATING WITH THE MOON – Friday, January 27, 2016

 
MOON IN CAPRICORN THEN NEW MOON IN AQUARIUS
Remember when your mom said, “Why can’t you just be like everyone else?” THIS ISN’T THAT DAY. This Aquarius New Moon demands a new cycle of being independently and uniquely who you are – to unhinge from emotional wounds that limit your sense of Self, your motivation, and your ability to fully engage in relationships without emotional grunge. Commit to unshackling from co-dependence or victimization. This is the time to release regret or self-denial, the time to let go of feeling like an outsider. Grab onto your creativity in a bright, revolutionary way that showcases your genius and your true, inherent gifts – especially if they rock a long-held, but no longer needed, tie from the past. Look up. Look out. See the future through YOUR eyes.
 
WORDS FOR MEDITATION
I am free to be me. I let my genius shine forward in bright and unexpected ways.
 
NEW MOON in AQUARIUS (7:07 pm Eastern) – 0% ILLUMINATED – 0 DAYS OLD
 
MOONRISE: 7:11 am Eastern
MOONSET: 6:00 pm Eastern
 
MOON VOID 2:18 am UNTIL 3:37 am Eastern
 

HOW TO MEDITATE WITH THE MOON

 
Using these simple Moon thoughts are a wonderful way to begin a daily meditation practice that keeps you focused on, and grounded in, the emotional energy of the Cosmos each and every day.
 
You can do a very simple 8/4 count meditation, which means you settle into a comfortable position, close your eyes, focus on your breath, and breathe in to a slow count of 8, hold it for 4 counts, and then breathe out for a slow count of 8. Hold your breath again for 4 counts before breathing in again. On the in-breath recite a word or phrase from the Moon Meditation in your mind, focusing on that energy and holding it, and then consciously release that same energy out into the world on the out-breath. Then begin the process again on the in-breath, either using the same word/phrase you’re working with (until it feels comfortable and “right”) or move on to the next word or phrase from the Moon Meditation.
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