Tonight the is moon starting a new cycle in the sign of Cancer at 9:16pm ET. The new moon is a time of new beginning and initiations which means it is an ideal time to set Cancer intentions aligned with reconnecting to our emotions and feelings.
When Cancer is in the Mix there is a need to give and receive emotional warmth and support.
Cancer Tarot Cards
In Tarot, Cancer is represented by The Chariot. The driver is kind, intuitive, and protective leader ready to drive towards new experiences with focus and determination. He is on a practical quest to protect and defend home, community and personal business. When he show up move forward with confidence, discipline, while trusting your gut feelings.
Cancer is ruled by the Earth's satelite, the Moon whose light is derived from the reflection of the sun. The Moon symbolizes reflection, intuition, and the cyclical nature of life. The Moon is represented by The High Priestess embodying feminine spiritual power. She understands the cycles of life are correlated to the waxing and waning of time like the moons phases. Her greatest tool is intuition.
Cancer is a water sign associated with emotions, feelings, intuition. In tarot water is represented by the suit of Cups and the embodiment of Cancer and The Moon is The Queen of Cups. She is nurturing, loving and caring while at once being a decisive and creative leader who knows how to manage home and family life.
Below is a list of Cancer's rulerships which you can use for inspiration for setting your intentions. In the book New Moon Astrology, Jan Spiller suggests to make a list of up to ten intentions, wishes, or goals. The initiating energy of the new moon is most potent up to 72 hours after the new moon so take out your pen and paper to set the intentions tonight, tomorrow, or Sunday.
Home and Family: Internal frame of reference, Gut Instincts
Safety: Security, Feelings of Belonging, Protection, Financial Security
Process: Training and Practicing, Conditioning, Nurturing New Beginnings
Intimacy and Caring: Closeness, Empathy, Vulnerability
Feelings and Moods: Awareness of feelings, Sensitivity to others feelings, Tenderness, Awareness of needs
Nurturing: Being supportive, Mother or Mothering, Close Family Relations, Taking Care of Others
Releasing insecurity: Clinginess, Possessiveness, Overly cautious behaviors, Fear of rejection, Lack of goals
Health: Breasts and Chest, Pancreas, Stomach, Stomach gas, Ulcers, Tumors
Check out my New Moon in Cancer Workship to help you learn a bit more about Cancer and to get you inspired to set your Cancer intentions and do your Cancer Moonth Tarot Spread.
I've done an iteration of this practice every moonth since 2015. It is a time for me to connect with my inner guide, set intentions, create goals, and manifest my desires. I love this practice so much I created this blog post, video, and the New Moon in Cancer Workbook. This practice helps me to stay on track.
The Cancer New Moon Tarot and Astrology Workbook includes tarot spreads and ideas on what to do when the moon is new, waxing, full, waning, and dark. It also includes the Cancer Moon Cycle calendar so you know when the phases are and journaling pages so you can go after your desires with focus and determination like the Chariot.
There is also a community circle to go along with his practice on Monday July 12th at 7pm. We will discuss our Cancer intentions and Cancer New Moon Tarot Spreads. So sit down, write down your intentions do the moonthly tarot spread and join us to discuss where you are on your path.
I look forward to connecting with you soon - write me a message in the comments section.