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13* Capricorn New Moon


13* Capricorn New Moon

By Tara Sutphen

13* Capricorn New Moon with partial eclipse (no moon – starry dark sky, the time of dreaming), culminating January 4, 2011. This Capricorn New Moon is about clarity. What’s on your mind that you can speak directly and clearly, with a level head. Capricorn is about calculation, capability and proficiency. It’s not about what you’d like to do, it’s about what you can and will do. How you achieve in the world and where you belong. There is no fanciful dancing in sugar fluff fields when Capricorn is in charge. And this moon is about speaking what you need and why you need it. It’s not about what your family needs, lovers want or communicating with other people. It’s about “you” and what you possess in daily abilities and survival instinct. Taking the time to learn who you are in the world and making a better place for yourself. You have a pretty good idea what hasn’t worked in the past and must be assessed. This is grounded thought and speaking, not fanciful ideas on flitting from job to job, or changing careers every ten minutes. How do you secure your life, making money and managing time. What are your upcoming plans on a very mundane and daily level. What is your role in your job or career. What are your skills. It can be as easy as cooperation, organizing or having a strong energy current. Sometimes we try to do everything and we can’t figure what is our cleverness or uniqueness. We can be blind to what we excel in and recognizing ability.

Your mind may shift from clear thought to a next sequence of escape and self sabotage. Are you in an anxious or fretful state, not remembering how to get from A to B to C. Do you write out lists and decisions, do you talk over game plan with friends or family. Are you someone who thinks of a schedule and can carry it out or do you go into a spin of what to do and why. Trouble with your tasks at hand, not being able to focus can mean you are spending too much time multi-tasking, not relaxing, not sleeping, not getting enough nutrition, not following through on details, excess weight, stagnation or boredom. Unless you have been physically ill, and need to organize your time to best heal. Do you start projects but can’t finish or witness someone close to you experiencing continual ungrounded behavior and habits.

Getting your thoughts straight, priorities on track, and your voice and speaking ability clearly stating your necessities and creating life in your home and work space. Every day should be productive on some level. You ate nutritionally, you spoke well, you moved your body around, or you smiled. You took time to recognize your abilities, they can stem from handiness to mastery.

Journal Questions:

What area of labor are your skills:

Physical labor

Mental labor

Intellectual labor

Spiritual labor

Have you fallen into your job or did you plan a career?

Jobs you do well

Hobbies you do well

Tasks you do well

Career you have

Career you want

What kind of bridging do you create to get from one to another position

The Worker – You

Describe yourself in your job or career

List all your extroverted qualities

List all your introverted qualities

Where are you shy

Where do you lack boundaries

What must you change

What are you good at

How do others perceive you

Are you outgoing

Are you easygoing

Are you helpful

Are you generous

Are you criticizing

Are you fearful

Do you make hasty decisions

Are you spontaneous

Are you reckless

Are you careful

Are you too cautious

What activities do you like

What activities do you love

Do you do them often

What holds you back if not

Are you obsessive

Are you learning and growing

Are you conscious of others feelings

Are you relating well with relatives

Are you relating well with friends

Are you relating well in your environment

Are you relating well with others in the world

How do you feel about your home

How do you feel about your environment

How do you feel about the world

Where can you improve

Do you have the energy to actively live life to the fullest

What are the remedies

On the job:

Short attention span

Hard time acknowledging others

Interrupts in a conversation

Changes subject in flow of conversation

Becomes overwhelmed

Distracted easily

Disorganized mentally

Disorganized physically

Fantasizes about change

What brings you a solid foundation and why?

Philosophy

Sociology

Events

Remarks

People

Friends

Politics

Fears

Happiness

Worries

Nature

Hobbies

Children

World events

Solutions of problems

Goals

Money

Shopping

Helpfulness

Relatives

Spouse

Lovers

Household chores

Home owning

Renting

Job

Career

Plans

Vacations

Nutrition

Socializing

Parties

Destinations

Focusing is one of the ways to gain a clearer perspective. Becoming thoughtful rather than obsessive, responsive rather than heedless, rational rather than reactive – allowing space for thought and perseverance.

“Real life is, to most men, a long second-best, a perpetual compromise between the ideal and the possible; but the world of pure reason knows no compromise, no practical limitations, no barrier to the creative activity.”

~Bertrand Russell (English Logician and Philosopher 1872-1970)

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