This week there is great potential for spiritual awakening/advancement and healing. There is also an emphasis on taking action in these areas, as well as taking action in any area of life where you may receive intuitive guidance. The big highlight of the week occurs on Friday when we experience both the New Moon in Sagittarius and Mercury turning “direct” after being retrograde since mid-November! So it’s time to take action and move forward with purpose and direction. With that, let’s take a detailed look at what to expect this week and how to make the most of the energy:
Monday December 3rd we start the week with a day of gentle, flowing energy. Rather than starting new projects, it’s a good day to work on current projects and completing tasks. Remember not to overload yourself by trying to accomplish too much at one time.
Tuesday December 4th the energy will be very supportive in the area of healing, especially energy healing (Reiki as well as other forms of energy-healing). If you are a practitioner, make sure you set aside time for a full self-treatment because much can be achieved today in terms of healing, balancing and releasing. Or perhaps you may prefer to receive an energy-healing session from a practitioner. Harmonious, healing communication/expression is also supported today.
Wednesday December 5th the energy will be strongly focused in the following areas: creativity and spiritual awakening. Regarding creativity and creative expression, listen to your intuition and open yourself to receive inspiration. In the area of spiritual awakening, set aside time for whichever spiritual practise you prefer, and allow yourself to be guided by your intuition in taking action that will further your spiritual progression. The only “warning” about today’s energy is this: if you are un-grounded or unbalanced, you may find yourself experiencing the potentially “dark side” of today’s energy, which includes escapism, aimlessness or “playing the victim”. However, if you stay focused and actively work with the positive side of the energy, you can easily avoid the negative expression of the energy.
Thursday December 6th is a good day to continue work with the themes that came up yesterday: creativity and spiritual awakening. You may also notice the energy increase in strength as the day goes on and we approach the very powerful energy of tomorrow when we will experience the New Moon as well as Mercury turning “direct”. If you live in North America, you will experience Mercury “direct” today, so please check tomorrow’s forecast for details.
Friday December 7th is a VERY high-energy day when we experience the powerful combination of the New Moon in Sagittarius plus Mercury turning “direct” after being retrograde since November 17th. Any New Moon is a good time for new beginnings, starting projects and taking action. However, the influence of Sagittarius places additional emphasis on the areas of joy and celebration, higher learning, philosophy and spirituality, adventure, travelling and expansion (of any kind). The energy of Sagittarius is fiery and active, so don’t just spend time thinking about these areas, go to the next step by taking action! There is great potential in the energy today, and to more fully connect with it you may want to try doing a special meditation. You can do your own meditation, or choose to meditate on the themes associated with this Sagittarius New Moon, or you can do a New Moon meditation in the following way:
Sit quietly and comfortably, with the hands resting on the knees (palms facing up), breathing deeply and evenly, whilst contemplating the Moon. Imagine that with every in-breath, your up-turned hands draw in a bright, silvery light from the Moon. See the light enter your hands, travel up to your shoulders, and then to the centre of the chest (where it collects in the heart chakra). This light at the centre of the chest then spreads throughout your body. Continue breathing in the light, spreading it through your body, for as long as it feels right for you. (When you exhale, just allow the breath to leave the body). When you feel/visualise that your entire body is filled with this silvery light, you can then try expanding this light throughout your aura, and beyond.
If you are a Reiki 2 (or above) practitioner, you can sit quietly and use your preferred method of Distance Reiki to send Reiki to the Moon. In this way, you can tap directly into these lunar energies.
As mentioned above, Mercury turns “direct” today after being retrograde since November 17th. It’s time to move forward with any new ventures that you may have put on hold during the retrograde period (including contract signings and major purchases). As for any insights you may have gained over the past three weeks related to efficiency, responsibilities and good time management… it’s time to put these into action, too!
Saturday December 8th the energy encourages us to combine the intellect with divine inspiration in creating practical strategies for achieving goals. Very often, we tend to rely only on the intellect in creating strategies, so try to combine this with the intuition for greater success. This intuitive guidance is also especially helpful today in the areas of creativity and harmonious communication. I recommend starting the day with meditation (even just a few minutes!), so that you are better able to receive intuitive guidance and inspiration throughout the day.
Sunday December 9th we finish the week with lots of energetic support in the areas of healing and mentoring, both in giving and receiving. This energy is bright and positive, so open yourself to receiving and sharing.
Wishing all of you a wonderful week ahead!