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New Moon in Capricorn January 2, 2022

Wisdom – Knowledge – Intentions – Self Respect – Principles – Values


One of the first things that I recognize about this New Moon at 12 degrees of Capricorn is the Moon is out of bounds. Bounds, are limitations that are set up by the path of the Sun through our sky throughout the year. Some of the planets will move beyond this boundary many times in a year and some rarely or not at all.


When the planets, by declination are “out of bounds” they tend to have a feeling of extremeness; meaning not typical for the description of the planet or the sign it is in. The planets will act a bit out of the norm or somewhat different then what we expect for that planet and sign. It has a feeling of being different and the need for freedom or breaking from restrictions that are typical for that planet and sign.



So let me tell you about this New Moon in Capricorn that is “out of bounds"


New Moons are about setting goals for future growth and expansion. In the sign of Capricorn we will add goals based on Capricorn qualities like, accepting responsibility and self-control. Devising a plan to achieve what you want in your career, focusing on fulfilling your aspirations and ambitions. Feeling secure in your career or profession. Acknowledging your wisdom and knowledge.


So what does it mean that this New Moon in Capricorn is “out of bounds”? We should be open to finding a different way then what is normal for you when it comes to focusing on your intentions and goals. We need to think outside the box here.


Maybe engaging in activities that increase your self-respect as opposed to just working harder.  Getting in alignment and taking action with activities that match our principles and values is how we should use this New Moon Capricorn.

Another reason why it is important to do things differently this time, besides the Moon being “out of bounds” is that Venus will retrograde all the way back to 11 degrees of Capricorn and *station here on January 29th. Venus will stay within one degree of this New Moon from January 20th until February 8th and that means we will have some extra time for reevaluation of our New Moon goals so we can get into that perfect alignment with the goals we set. Many of them should be about our reputation, self-esteem, self-confidence and self-respect.


We also have Uranus in a harmonious aspect to this New Moon so it will help us to think outside the box as well. Uranus loves freedom and not playing by the rules (which is perfect for this OOB Moon) so we can experience new things and not stay tied down to something that has no growth potential.


If you are someone who loves to make New Year Resolutions or host Vision Board parties, please wait till after the New Moon on Sunday January 2nd at 1