It’s September 1st and the first new moon of the month, I can already feel that this will be an intense month. Even just today it’s been a mix of frustation – tears – laughing… all for no reason, that alone is frustrating!
This morning I sat down in my studio with my Many Moons workbook and a few decks of cards to do a new moon reading for myself. I am planning to spend this evening going over it and my notes that I already took, for now I’m leaving the spread on my table to soak in the new moon vibes and mingle with the void.
I lit my new moon candle, smudged out my space and myself with my favorite stick of palo santo, and grounded till I couldn’t feel the ground anymore. It felt good. Really good.
Looking at that bottom row of major’s… Some intense shit is stirring in my realm right now – mind, body, and spirit. I love how the the Hermit mirrors the 4 of Swords, I get the hint… rest and retreat is needed during this time of the void. After a crazy morning, I think it’s time that I start taking that message to heart.
The Fool urges me to let my spirit wander – that feels really good. I won’t go too much in depth with this reading as it was quite personal, but there were some hidden gems in there that will have me filling my journal pages later today.
My intentions for September are to simply explore, embrace, and go with the flow. I’m not going to push anything this month that doesn’t feel right, I’m going to listen to my intuition and stick with it. I want to expand my studies and get even more deep within the cards. I have a few new decks on the way to me in the new week or two, some that sparked my curiosity and one that gives me butterflies just thinking about it.
The Autumn Equinox is right around the corner and even though I don’t physically feel the season change, I can feel it within me… I can feel things slowly dyeing and retreating, the leaves on our trees have stopped growing and producing. Not yet falling off but still clinging on to that warmth and hope that the sun stays bright… don’t worry leaves, the sun is here for a little bit longer! I’m slowly creating my own wheel of the year, I was inspired by The Chaos Witch. One thing I have noticed is that the lizards on our wall are still out to play, so I’m watching them closely to see when they stop showing up. I’m also watching the weather closely, we are still in the middle of monsoons so I’m keeping an eye on those to see when they dry up. I want to know what fall is like for me here in my local area, I’ve never paid much attention to it like I am now. I feel like a scientist, picking apart every aspect of nature that I come across, looking for signs of fall everywhere I look.
I feel like I’m starting to ramble on this post, so I’ll leave it here. Happy new moon and happy September!