The New Moon in Aquarius (January 30th) forms an encouraging sextile to Uranus (Aquarius' ruler) in Aries. New beginnings will have that Aquarian punch (unusual, innovative, a bit risky) with a little extra. But this Moon will also hit Jupiter Rx in Cancer with an awkward inconjunct, suggesting that the excitement of what's fresh must be balanced with existing potentials. The opposition between Jupiter in Cancer and Pluto in Capricorn will tell you more about these potentials; what's been building (but also re-evaluated) in the areas of security, family, career or status. Venus direct in Capricorn (January 31st) will release delays, while offering clarity around the opposition. Ambitions around romance, finances or self-improvement can gain serious momentum. This can be a significant jump forward, as long recent shifts in values/desires are incorporated. Also on January 31st, Mercury moves into Pisces, opening up the flow of communication, ideas and dreams.
The New Moon in your social sector indicates a fresh start involving friends, groups or personal wishes (as opposed to professional ones). The sextile to Uranus in your sign indicates you can break new ground or explore new introductions with confidence. Take a risk or get to know people that you wouldn't normally associate with. Mercury's move into your sector of secrets puts certain ideas on the back burner for now, but Venus direct (in your career sector) says that you can run with a career opportunity or relationship that's been on hold. The Jupiter/Pluto opposition has boosted your awareness of status, reputation and big picture ambition. Something's been building in these areas; use Venus direct as a jumping-off point to manifest success. For some of you, this may trigger a change in direction regarding what external success or status looks like. Consider how the social opportunities offered by the New Moon can offer a fresh perspective on career developments.
The New Moon in your career sector can coincide with a new job, position or desire to explore a new career path. The sextile to Uranus (in your hidden sector) indicates that any desire for change will be driven by deeper levels of transformation; your idea of freedom or independence is subtly changing, and that will play into these developments. Mercury's move into your social sector can trigger some new introductions or increase your social tempo. Venus direct (your ruler) suggests that now is the time to move forward with issues around long distance travel, education, legal matters, long distance romance or publishing. The Jupiter/Pluto opposition may have brought some new/intriguing opportunities into focus, or raised the intensity of your ideals versus external power. As Venus moves forward, consider if what you want is still valid. If it is, don't hesitate to move forward into unexplored territory. You may need to expand your ideas/ideals even further to encompass the career developments triggered by the New Moon.
The New Moon in your opportunities opens a new chapter involving long distance travel, education, legal matters or publishing. The sextile to Uranus (in your social sector) suggests that others can help or inspire you. This energy supports an exciting step into brand new territory, or at least an opportunity to view a situation in a whole new light. As Mercury (your ruler) enters your career sector, watch for an increase in meetings, discussions with management or information about long-term projects. Communication will be more emotional/intuitive than logical, and it may be difficult to nail down a solid answer. Venus direct in your sector of shared resources can can help you get a grip on debts, taxes, loans or your partner's finances. Alternatively, intimacy can be rekindled or refreshed after a period of evaluation. The Jupiter/Pluto opposition has intensified your desire to spend more, or get closer to someone. On the other hand, you may have been re-thinking what you share/give. Now is the time to move forward with the results of that evaluation, but make sure you run the emotional/financial costs up against the developments offered by the New Moon: before you reach out, ensure that your security base can support you.
The New Moon in your sector of shared resources can bring a fresh approach to debts, taxes, loans or your partner's finances. The sextile to Uranus (in your career sector) suggests that new career developments/future plans are there to power you forward, whether you're paying off what you owe, or approaching things with a different outlook. Alternatively, intimacy can be revitalized as you view your partner with a new perspective. Mercury's move into your sector of opportunities can draw your attention to what's new, distant or dreamy. Plans/information regarding long distance travel, education, legal matters or publishing can start to take shape. Venus direct in your partnership sector can move a relationship issue forward after a period of evaluation/delay. The opposition between Pluto and Jupiter (in your sign) may have pumped up your ideals, but also your anxiety, regarding a relationship. There's a lot to work with, and now Venus direct gives you a definite direction to move in. Consider how your values/self-esteem have shifted or solidified, and move forward with fresh determination. Note that this shift will need to accommodate the New Moon's detached and/or innovative approach to sharing/spending.
The New Moon in your relationship sector can trigger a major transition regarding a new or existing relationship. The sextile to Uranus in your opportunities sector adds a dash of the exotic. Mercury's move into your sector of shared resources triggers discussions/information/paperwork around debts, taxes, loans or your partner's finances. Conversations involving emotional/physical intimacy can also open up. Venus direct in your sector of daily routine can see a health/work issue or solution fall into place. Tasks/obligations that have been delayed/put off can also move forward. The Jupiter/Pluto opposition has pushed you to take a closer look at what you need to do versus what you want to do. Now is the time to ground your secret hopes/ideals in reality; how can you make them work for you? Know that the relationship developments triggered by the New Moon must take these hopes into consideration.
The New Moon in your sector of routine can be like a breath of fresh air. Health issues, work tasks, duties or general activities can get a re-boot, and the sextile from Uranus (in your sector of shared resources) suggests some unexpected, behind the scenes help or resources. As Mercury (your ruler) enters your relationship sector, discussions with a partner can open up and the exchange of information can flow between you. Venus direct in your sector of self-expression can signal forward momentum for a delayed romance or creative project/personal desire; the Jupiter/Pluto opposition has emphasized your need to do what brings appreciation and happiness, even as your approach to these themes has shifted. As you move forward with a more authentic idea of what you want, remember to use your revitalized routine or approach to duties (triggered by the New Moon) to power you forward.
The New Moon in your sector of self-expression can empower a tingly new romance, or give you inspiration for a creative project or personal desire. The sextile to Uranus in your partnership sector indicates that someone close to you will be on your side, or be a major source of inspiration. This aspect is especially supportive of new romance. Mercury enters your sector of daily routine, bringing new tasks, health information or increasing the flow of co-worker communications. Venus direct (your ruler) in your domestic sector can see an end to delays regarding a home project, family issue or renovation. The Jupiter/Pluto opposition has pushed you to take a close look at security, status and feathering your nest. Venus direct allows you to move on to the next stage, keeping in mind that the New Moon's Moon exciting developments require that you approach all changes with a light touch.
The New Moon in your domestic sector suggests a relocation, major renovation or new development with family members. The sextile to Uranus in your sector of work and health shows that your flexibility, innovative solutions and willingness to shake things up will support these changes. This is not the time to cling to a traditional routine. Mercury's move into your sector of self-expression can trigger creative ideas/inspiration, or flirtatious conversations. Venus direct in your communication sector blends well with Mercury, indicating that delayed messages may come through, or desired conversations/ideas will now be straightforward. The Jupiter/Pluto opposition has intensified your desire to express yourself, but certain messages have required time or a re-think. Now it's full stream ahead, keeping in mind that the new developments at home may have shifted the game plan slightly.
The New Moon in your communication sector presents a conversation, message or idea that can open a significant door. The sextile to Uranus in your sector of self-expression suggests that creativity or self-promotion will be part of the package. This is your chance to get your point across and raise awareness in the best way possible. Mercury's move into your domestic sector brings family discussions or information about renovations, relocations, mortgages or a home business into the spotlight. Venus direct in your sector of personal resources can boost security or signal an end to delays regarding a pay raise or alternate sources of income. The Jupiter/Pluto opposition has you focused on ways to get more of what you need (financially and emotionally) and now Venus direct urges you to put your plans into action. Take the New Moon's energy into consideration; use your fresh idea or enhanced communication to further your financial gains/security, but make sure you adjust your words allow for private issues, such as what you share with a partner. These issues will have an impact.
The New Moon in your security sector can signal a bright idea for an additional source of income, or a fresh take on your emotional security. The sextile to Uranus in your domestic sector suggests that changes at home (as disruptive as they've been) will be positive fuel for this New Moon. It's the new, somewhat detached approach to matters of security that will benefit you. Mercury's move into your communication sector will increase the pace for all communication issues; expect more conversations, brief meetings, emails and phone calls. Venus direct in your sign can move you past a block/hesitation/delay. The Jupiter/Pluto opposition has seen you focused on what you give/get and how this has impacted your self-esteem. Armed with the knowledge from recent re-evaluations, you can now move forward. Remember that the New Moon's activation of your security sector is urging you to let go of certain rules. A fresh approach to an existing relationship (or your love life in general) can do wonders.
The New Moon in your sign sextiles Uranus (your ruler) in your communication sector. A bold new approach/chapter/development/attitude will be fuelled by your increasing impatience with subtlety. You'll want to tell it like it is, and this can benefit you. Mercury's move into your security sector can see you mulling over salary issues and/or emotional satisfaction. Venus direct in your hidden sector suggests forward movement with a background potential, hidden attraction or creative project that you've been pondering. The Jupiter/Pluto opposition has drawn your attention to reality versus dreams, and how to make those dreams a reality. Venus direct is the next step. Keep in mind that the New Moon is urging you to take a leap towards that goal (while incorporating your existing responsibilities/duties, of course). Yes, you can do both. That's what this mix of influences is all about.
The New Moon in your sector of secrets can spark a hidden plan/idea/desire, and the sextile to Uranus in your security sector suggests that your shifting approach to what makes you feel safe will be part of this. It's definitely time to shake things up, even if the plan is not clear cut yet. Mercury's move into your sign can help, with more information, inspiration and input. Venus direct in your social sector can move a new romance, group affiliation or public project forward. The Jupiter/Pluto opposition has boosted your desire for more attention, while pushing you to evaluate how you connect with others. Now you'll have a clearer idea, but keep the New Moon's background whisper in mind. What's stirring just out of sight is all part of the plan.