Work with the Phases of the Gemini New Moon Cycle to design the life you want.
The Gemini new moon is on Sunday, June 18th at 12:34am.
We are now in the transitional time when Spring is on its way out and Summer is being ushered in. The days are now getting warmer and longer every day. Where I live in New York City many of the streets have a beautiful floral aroma from the blossoming trees and flowers. If you haven't noticed, stop, and literally smell the flowers. I will know Summer has arrived when I smell Linden flowers, they usually bloom around summer solstice. It is the best time to make Linden tea.
The Moon Starts a New Cycle in Gemini
Gemini is known as The Twins. They focus on understanding the truth and sharing their findings with others. Gemini has a need to communicate with and learn from others. They are about connecting with like minds to build networks of understanding. When Gemini is around consider indulging your curiosity and questioning everything. Gemini takes a lighthearted approach to life. The archetypes of Gemini are the journalist, teacher, and storyteller. On a downward, Gemini is judgmental, scheming, and superficial. When the Sun and Moon are in Gemini, our focus turns towards being more outgoing. We are more open-open-minded and willing to see other perspectives. Gemini invites us to develop our communication and social skills.
What to do at a Gemini Moon transit?
When the moon is in Gemini the mood is funny, open-minded, versatile, and restless. Its good for multitasking, it’s not great for concentrating. The energy is more in our head than our hearts. Our thoughts are flying, it’s a good time to talk, listen, laugh, sing, and write. Network, negotiate, rearrange, and juggle possibilities. Chat with friends and family to find out what everyone is doing. Read short stories. Gather information. Disseminate information in short sound bites. Promote. Use humor and diplomacy to tackle tough and heavy subjects. Keep everything a dialog, not a monolog.
What are the Gemini Areas of Focus?
The new moon is when the sun and the moon are together in the sky. Making it a potent time to set intentions based on the focus areas of the zodiac sign they are in. The Gemini New Moon it is most potent to set intentions around communication, learning, and social skills.
Communication: Writing, Speaking, Effective listening and teaching
Learning: Facts, Formal Education, Media, the Internet , Curiosity
Logic: Awareness of options, Cleverness, Handyman skills, Ingenuity
Social Skills: Tact, Acceptance, Enjoying the moment, Wittiness
Motion and Activity: Short Trips, Transportation, Restless Energy
Proximity Relationships: Siblings, Neighbors, Co-workers, Roommates
Mental Processes: Dishonesty, Superficiality, Nervousness, Indecision
How to set Gemini Intentions
Work with the initiating power of the new moon by setting intentions. For potent results make a list of up to 10 intentions at the exact time of the New Moon up to 72 hours after. Free-write your heart's desires. As the moon waxes come back and refine your intentions into routines, goals, and habits. As the moon wanes come back to release the intentions that are not in alignment with your best interests. Come back throughout the year when the moon is transiting through Taurus. reflect, analyze, and refine where your intention stands.
I like to keep all my New Moon centered intentions, tarot spreads, and journaling in one place. This helps me to stay organized and efficient. It makes it easy to return to my new moon intentions to reflect, analyze, and refine where I stand. You can too but getting yourself a notebook of any kind and using this blog post as a guide. Or you can also pick up one of my New Moon Intention Setting Journals.
When is the Gemini 2023 New Moon Cycle?
The Gemini 2023 New Moon cycle: June 18th - July 17th
This year the Gemini new moon is in adaptable energy and the waxing, full, waning and next new moons are ALL in cardinal signs. This is going to be a taking initiative type of Moonth! This driven, ambitious, and enthusiastic energy will help us to get ideas and projects out into the world.
Gemini New Moon - 06/18/23
The Gemini new moon invites you to develop your social and communication skills. The tools of the time are thoughts and intention.
Libra Waxing Moon - 06/26/23
The Libra waxing moon invites you to you to nourish your partnerships and collaborate with others. The tools of the time communication and intellect.
Capricorn Full Moon - 07/03/23
The Capricorn full moon invites you to celebrate your ambition and success. The tools of the time are practicality and stability.
Aries Waning Moon - 07/09/23
The Aries waning moon invites you to release resistance to directing your life. The tools of the time are taking action and creativity.
Cancer Next New Moon - 07/17/23
The new moonth in Cancer invites you to develop your financial security. The tools of the time are dreams and spirituality.
Gemini New Moon Tarot Spread
Yes Spiral practice, work with the energies of the moon, astrology, and tarot all at once.
What is the seed of the Gemini Moonth?
What do you nurture to grow at the Libra waxing moon?
What do you celebrate and or forgive at the Capricorn full moon?
What do you release at the Aries waning moon?
What is the seed of the upcoming moonth in Cancer? (Use this card as card #1 for the next new moon cycle).