The Capricorn New Moon Means An Auspicious Start To 2014

Written by on December 29, 2013 in Conscious Evolution, Conscious Living with 3 Comments
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Bekah Finch Turner New MoonPosted by Vicki Howie, Written by Bekah Finch Turner

Capricorn New Moon ~ January 1, 2014 at 3:15 am

I don’t tend to follow our agreed upon western calendar in terms of cycles or seasons. I still prefer the moon and the earth to guide me there. The idea that January 1st is the new year has never made any real sense to me energetically. January is such a dreary month anyway and I like either celebrating solstice or even Chinese new year for a new beginning. But 2014 is a little different because the first new moon of the year happens to fall on new year’s day. And it is not just any new moon, it is Capricorn, the queen of the mountain, initiator of winter, earth element in it’s most powerful and challenging.


To me, who tries to honor cycle, season, moon, earth, intuition, spirit and goddess, there is something incredibly auspicious about this line up. Particularly as we are coming out of such a hard year. There are challenges ahead, don’t get me wrong, 2014 will have it’s bumps and ebbs, but I don’t know; when I look at the little new moon symbol in Capricorn next to January 1st on my calendar, it gives me butterflies.

The Capricorn new moon is the best of the year to start foundational work. This is the sign of resolutions, making plans and mapping the course. As so many already use Jan 1st as the day of new beginnings, having the strength of Capricorn behind it makes me feel like those intentions might have the ability to manifest better than usual, and they also run the risk of holding us more accountable than usual. Saturn rules Capricorn and Saturn is big daddy planet, the strict father figure of astrology that keeps us in line and has no qualms about forcing us back on the horse, or goat, rather, when we either fall or jump off.

This is a new moon to really take some time to decide what your true goals are for the year to come. This is not the year to write down those resolutions you just write because you always do (make a million dollars, get married, lose 50 lbs) unless you truly intend to get to work. Saturn and Capricorn are listening this time and you don’t want to to tell them something you don’t mean because they do not have a sense of humor and they don’t think not following through is funny. At all.

I recommend getting out on the earth this new year’s day. Walk to the park, or better, climb a hill or mountain. Sit or stand with feet or sit bones firmly on the ground, connecting you to her strength. Consider your physical world. Capricorn is best for goals around the physical and material. What do you really want? What is your long-term dream, the top of the mountain, so to speak? What actions can you take to get there? What do you really need to live the life you want?

Be serious. Be practical but also, believe in yourself. Believe you have the ability and support to achieve your goals this year. Tell the earth and the moon that you are ready and willing to do what needs to be done. If you are clear and diligent in your intentions, Capi and Saturn are two of the best allies you could ever want and you will get to the top in 2014.

I wish you, and all beings, a prosperous and auspicious new moon and new year.

Bekah Finch Turner is a Yoga teacher, shamanic practitioner and moon devotee. You can follow her bi-monthly full moon and new moon posts or purchase Chakra Healing Tattoos HERE. For more information on her work and writing please visit her site: www.sacredwayyoga.com

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