Journal

  1. January 2022 New Moon in Capricorn

    by Sarah Gottesdiener

    Sunday, January 2nd
    New Moon in Capricorn 12°20’ 10:34 am PST

    Be Your Own Love Mirror by Sarah Faith Gottesdiener

    This year begins on the last day of the Dark Moon period. New Year’s Eve and the first day of the Gregorian year could feel more akin to letting go than beginning again. On Sunday morning we welcome a New Moon.

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  2. December 2021 Dark Moon

    by Sarah Gottesdiener

    Wednesday, December 1st Dark Moon
    to Friday, December 3rd New Moon in Sagittarius
    11:43 pm PST

    Honoring the Dark Moon: Intimacy with the Void

    Once upon a time, she realized she did not truly understand her own power. She needed to find out the precise form of a magical creature that pulsed inside. She cut the cords, licked the knife, and, untethered, entered the void. The kind of wild she was burst forth like bouquets of stars, like a dreaming jaguar’s tail flicking in the night. As she decided to show herself how powerful she could be, the stars sang back. The constellations were rearranged as future hymns to the myths of her reinvention. The Dark Moon smiled upon her, a black velvet blessing.

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  3. November 2021 New Moon

    by Sarah Gottesdiener

    Dancing with the Ancestorsby Tabita Rezaire Thursday, November 4th, 2021New Moon in Scorpio at 2:15pm PST November's New Moon opens up a new lunar ...
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  4. October 2021 New Moon

    by Sarah Gottesdiener

    This month’s New Moon is the last lunation before our last Eclipse season of the year. This Libra New Moon is a beautiful time for getting grounded.
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  5. September 2021 New Moon

    by Sarah Gottesdiener

    In the Northern Hemisphere, this is the last New Moon before the autumnal equinox. The last bit of harvesting energy is available to us. We can focus on what we’d like to collect, amplify, and take with us before the last of the leaves have fallen. Leaves fall off branches easily, after giving us a vibrant show. Let this remind us of how beautiful can be to shed.
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  6. August 2021 New Moon

    by Sarah Gottesdiener

    August is a month of extremes. The sun gives us life, and also takes it away. In certain places, mustard-colored sunflowers burst forth like daytime fireworks; elsewhere there is drought and destruction. This is the time of year when we find out what our previous efforts have yielded. We sort through our expectations, count the curveballs, and make peace. These results often determine our choices—and trajectory—for the rest of the year
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