Final New Moon of 2015: The Ultimate Dare from the Universe.

Via Kate Rose
on Dec 8, 2015
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*Eleditor’s note: Astrology isn’t a religion. We’re not sure it’s a science, either. It’s magic, maybe. But, as with feng shui, say, things affect things. So as long as we don’t go blaming our problems on the stars, as long as we assume responsibility for our own actions…well, hell, a little auspicious coincidence and applicable wisdom can’t hurt. And so, with that grain of salt…enjoy!

“Nothing ever goes away until it has taught us what we need to know.” ~ Pema Chodron

On Friday, December 11th the last new moon of 2015 will be in the sign of Sagittarius and it will be daring us to leave the past behind, once and for all.

In numerology, 11 is one of two master numbers—and it is the sign of new beginnings.

But before we can have a new beginning—we have to make the choice to say goodbye.

Ever since the Uranus Pluto square, in March, we have seen the breakdown of our previously known lives.

What seemed like a guarantee in the spring, now seems to be nothing but a stepping stone to the present moment.

The relationships, friendships and careers that were not serving our highest evolution, have since crumbled and disappeared into past.

To say that it has been a difficult year is an understatement.

We’ve been pushed and pulled, even if we have tried to firmly plant our feet and refuse to go with the flow.

But there are still lingering questions and situations that keep begging for our attention and this moon is going to be daring us to take them on, once and for all.

We had our first glimpse of what 2016 may hold for us on November 27th when the Saturn Neptune square was in the signs of Pisces and Sagittarius—the proverbial boat was not only rocked, but capsized.

This square was about showing us that the things we once thought impossible are actually real, and that if we are brave enough to take a chance, the universe will be gifting us a hefty reward.

Anything that had been building came to a head at that time, but it was only the beginning of what is to come. This is one influence of December’s new moon.

On December 5th Venus, the planet of love, entered Scorpio, the sign of passion and desire, which will be turning up the flames for all of us, just in time for 2015’s last new moon.

This aspect with Venus, will be in play until the end of the month, which will be fueling any inner desires that may have been squashed or ignored.

It is the ultimate come hither look, but with Saturn and Neptune together, it’s not just making promises, but delivering.

This isn’t only about the fantasy—but about the beauty in the freedom to design our own reality.

We may also feel a throwback to what was happening in our lives during the fall of 2012.

Situations are about to start making sense, but only if we are finally ready to absorb the lessons that have been trying to write a new storyline for each of us.

There have been many ups and downs over the course of the last three years, numerous times of coming together and falling apart—because sometimes the road we need to travel isn’t the easiest one.

And so, we find ourselves here at a crossroads—deciding whether to do what we always have or taking the chance to do things differently.

Sagittarius is one of the most freedom loving signs and on this new moon we will all be feeling the pull toward the things that liberate us from the dire confinement of other’s expectations.

We may even find ourselves saying, “f*ck it—why not?”

This is the power Sagittarius has over us.

Unlike other signs, Sagittarius has no problem making a decision and if they realize it was a wrong one, they also have no problem in correcting their course immediately.

We are all being given a triple-dog-dare from the universe to leave behind our past, once and for all, and to finally step into the future, that has been waiting for us all along.

This is about forgiving ourselves and whatever choices we had to make over the course of the last year.

It’s about knowing that sometimes we have to hurt those we love the most, so that we can learn to love ourselves.

It’s understanding that timing makes all the difference and that certain situations just need to brew a little longer before they are ready.

This new moon is not promising to be an easy one.

It’s going to be challenging, life changing and upsetting the status quo.

There will be passion, desire, forgiveness, possibly even rage from those who are left behind as we step forward.

But, it is all necessary.

We can’t live a life that others approve of if it leaves us feeling empty.

No matter how hard or long we try to deny what is written on our soul or calls to our heart—eventually we face the choice of following our heart, to see what happens or to swallow it down and suppress the very things that make us feel the most alive.

It’s not about making others happy or painting a pretty picture, so that we fit neatly into a box of acceptance.

This whole year has been about becoming who we are, so that we can finally live the life we are meant to.

A life that doesn’t just appeal to others from the outside, but one that sets our soul on fire from the inside.

It’s about giving up the belief that we have to color within the lines and realizing that the most beautiful masterpieces are those that drip off the canvas in glorious passion.

And now this new moon is daring us to go after it.

We are being dared to follow our crazy nonsensical hearts—to follow whatever makes us happy, breathlessly laughing uncontrollably at how beautiful life can be when we give ourselves free permission to make it up as we go along.

We are being dared to follow our own path rather than that of others.

It’s about ending the battle of this is what “I should be doing” and, instead, embracing the beauty of this is what “I want.”

It’s about making the choice to finally, just do it already.

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Author: Kate Rose

Editor: Ashleigh Hitchcock

Photo: flickr/Adnan Islam

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About Kate Rose

Kate Rose is an artist, free thinker, lover, writer, passionate yogi, teacher, mother, rule breaker, and rebel. She can usually be found walking barefoot in the moonlight between worlds with the dreams of stars still hanging in her hair, swaying her hips to the music of life and smelling of sweet bourbon and honeysuckle. She lives for adventure and wakes each morning with the excitement of a new day waiting to unfold at her feet. She truly believes the best is yet to come and waits, with bated breath, to see what it may hold. Follow her on TwitterFacebook or Instagram, and find more of her words on her website

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15 Responses to “Final New Moon of 2015: The Ultimate Dare from the Universe.”

  1. snuggleyoga says:

    I welcome my heart's desire coming to fruition in all areas of my life. Bring it on, Universe!

  2. Ross says:

    Uh, the picture is of a full moon. Not a new moon. But that's ok just wait two weeks. 😉

  3. Catherine says:

    I turn 22 (which is a master number of two 11's) at 12:11 on December 10 just before December 11th. My twin sister was born 2 minutes later because they wanted us to have our birthday on the same day.

  4. Mimi says:

    Thank you!

  5. Suzanne says:

    ooh, it's happening on the cusp of my 11th house!

  6. Richelle says:

    Bravo. Well written. Every time it’s bang on for me.

  7. Tim says:

    How do I buy that photo?

  8. huri says:

    I think you mean the full moon is on the 25th. New moon is on the 11th.

  9. huri says:

    New moon on the 11th. Full moon on 25th. the pic is right. 🙂

  10. elephantjournal says:

    There's a link to the photo source at the bottom of the blog, Tim. 🙂

  11. PJ Spur says:

    AMAZING!!! I did a little timeline of 2013, 2014 and 2015. WOW!!! I went through a lot! And now I am FINALLY ready to move on. Thanks for capturing this so clearly for me.

    Blessings,

    PJ in Dallas

  12. Darcy says:

    Well after almost dying in 2014 and loosing my trucking company and home and storage bay with all my possesions and family heirloms I have come along way. I am ready for more! I was born December 14th 1968 at 6:11am and my twin sister a few minuets later.

    In July of 2015 I had my acashic record reset and since then things have only become better and better, a few ups and downs but that’s all part of the adventure.

    I am leaving my past behind and moving forward and look forward to all that is coming.

    I am grateful and thankful for all that I have and all that is coming.

    Brightest blessings to all

  13. Linda says:

    I don't know you but reading this I just wanted to say…. You are a very strong person! Brightest blessings back to you! Loosing so much but still so thankful. Wishing you all the best!

  14. Stephen says:

    Well, this sounds like an invite to me to take the overemphasis of the ego that is key to a capitalist society to a whole new level. To me, kindness and meaningful relationships are ultimately about letting go of what I want sometimes and realizing that sharing experiences and life is worth so much more the now so popular dance around the statue of individualism and the ego. But maybe I'm just nostalgic and not fit for the race to become my ultimate self?

  15. Jim says:

    I have had a rough year. birthday is 12/6 and the number 11 has shown to very significant throughout my life. For some strange reason be it AM or PM I instictivly look at a time piece of some sort and see 11:11. I have chosen to move on and leave my past behind me. Thanks to my empath wife guiding me.