The New Moon in Cancer has been an incredibly deep and revealing experience, offering an opportunity to travel deep into the layers of your inner core to discover what is in need of healing. Much of this Super Moon experience has brought us to a place of looking at what brings us comfort and then looking with honesty at what is no longer healthy for you to hold onto. This is not an easy experience to go through as it ....
touches many vulnerable and sensitive areas around feeling safe, where we are raw, tender and vulnerable and exposes the nurturer and caretaker role that comes from the mother source.
Each of us was birthed into this world by a woman who is our mother by virtue of this birthing experience and our experiences with our own mothers vary greatly. The mother role is responsible to provide nurturing, comfort, protection and unconditional love to her children. Some of us experienced a positive, healthy and loving model of this and others experienced something quite different. Wherever you fall on the spectrum, it is important to learn how to be your own personal mother to yourself. While many of us have a mother or those who step into a mother role, each of us must learn how to care for ourselves in these ways and to create a strong connection with self to teach us about self-care and self-love and how to give it to our self. We must master this first with the self in healthy ways in order to understand how to experience this outside of our self and with others.
This moon reveals where we are not in balance and opportunities to change this in order to break free of old harmful ways that hold us back through restriction. How do you nurture yourself when you are in need of tender care and love? When you look at this with honesty, are there some different choices you can make when you are feeling in pain to help soothe you in positive ways? Most of us know what would benefit us when we are struggling and it is in those fleeting moments that we consciously make a choice that reveals our overall state and connects us to the source of our pain and how to then help our self. These moments can help you to know yourself more deeply and access the higher parts of you to tap into your soul, which is in an absolute state of perfection and is where our true home exists.
This New Moon has challenged me to look at how I react to “perceived loss” and the old stories and imprints that show up for me in this area. It has also led me to the seed where this unhealthy part of me grew some roots and how this has limited me in important areas for me personally. I have been feeling the new moon energies since last week along with an inner drive and push to move into some new territory with my healing practice, that is both exciting and out of my comfort zone. The universe then showed me a blockage that I have which keeps me safe but is no longer what will serve me on this new part of my journey. I looked at some of the distractions I created to avoid doing my true work and the fear-based beliefs I created to keep me from stepping in to my power. The beauty of the universe is it will reveal what you need to see as well as release, whether you are asleep or living in an awakened and conscious way. I choose to live in a conscious way and to face my fears with courage and to call upon myself to be my own healthy mother when I am in need.
The potency of the New Moon starts to dissipate after its peak, which was on Friday, June 23rd at 7:31pm (PST). The new moon is an opportunity to set your intentions for what you desire. If you haven’t already, take some time today for a new moon intention ceremony. You can keep it simple and write down your intentions, say them out loud, and if possible do some new moon gazing tonight to help intensify and lock in your intentions. You can also get out in nature, go to the ocean, light a candle, meditate or journal. I recommend meditating as it will help you gain any extra clarity that is needed.
Thank you for allowing me to share my message on this New Moon. I hope each of you are doing well on your personal journey and that you take a moment while these energies are with us to nurture yourself, to be kind and to be in the experience of love.
Much love to each of you, Mary Kate