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Sunday, Jan 13 at 10.46pm PST
The Sun in Capricorn squares the moon in Aries. The moon will rise at noon, peak at dusk and set at midnight all over the world, no matter your time zone. The moon is waxing, gathering momentum for fullness. The moon enters Aries early on Jan 12; we will begin to feel the effects of the quarter moon at this point. The moon stays in Aries until midday on Jan 14, then moves on to Taurus for the next 60-hour round, then Gemini, and so on and so forth. In 30 days, the moon moves through every constellation, thus completing a moon cycle.
This quarter moon encourages definitive action (Aries) on projects of a long-term, structural nature (Capricorn). Decide what you want and go for it. Actually do something to further your goals. New moons clear the field, make room, open the Way. Then, at the first quarter moon, such as this one, we take a step. Astrological events in Aries (the first sign in the zodiac) signal new beginnings, so this moon phase is especially loaded with dynamic trajectories. Any moon phase in Aries breathes divine life into that which must live.
In the body, Aries rules the muscles and Capricorn the bones. Capricorn, like our skeleton, is rigid and difficult to change. Aries, full of blood and heat, begs for our commitment. Through him we sprout and strengthen. Remember the last time you exercised until your breath was jagged, muscles scorching. In these moments a singular scream strangles the mind: I AM I AM I AM. This fire, moon children, is what we encounter now.
Aries is an inspiring soul, but we should not forget that he belongs to the element of fire. Any transit involving fire can involve anger. People are generally more irritable when the moon is in Aries. Think before speaking and acting. Climb a mountain, wear red, put on your favorite music and fucking dance. Stamp the floor, feel a rose blooming from the base of your spine, the spice of life, raw, sharp on your tongue. Sweat to the rhythm of I AM I AM I AM.
There is a unique tension between Capricorn and Aries. Those born on this quarter moon (Sun in Capricorn, Moon in Aries) must wrestle with the highly sexual nature of Aries as well as the highly practical nature of Capricorn. At best, they coexist, with the kindling of Capricorn feeding the fire of Aries. It is possible to be a wild soul with roots; a vixen with a plan.
This quarter moon will square Pluto. The best antidote is exercise. This quarter moon is building up to an explosive supermoon lunar eclipse on Jan 20!
Aries, master of spring, is our best teacher in the dead of winter. Now that we are thoroughly entrenched in frosty Capricorn, I say: follow the hot-blooded sheep up the mountain. May this phase be warm and bright! Make a fire and get sweaty with Aries Yoga. To find your personal moon sign, click here.
Mantra: I AM