New Moon

Definition of New Moon

When the moon appears as just a sliver in the sky, this is called a “New Moon”. Earth’s Moon is always in motion. It spends approximately 28 days travelling through each of the Zodiac signs. As it does, depending on where it is in relation to the Sun on any given day, it carries a certain amount of light. During a New Moon, that amount of light is minimal.

The New Moon period of every month is an opportunity for new beginnings. During every New Moon period, focus on the new beginnings that you want to manifest in your life over the next 28 days.

TERM OF THE DAY

Chinese Zodiac

This astrology system from China is based on a 12 year cycle. There are twelve animals and five elements in the system. The attributes of each animal affect the year associated with that animal as well as the people born in that year. The elements follow a five year cycle. The 12 Chinese zodiac animals are rat, ox, tiger, rabbit, dragon, snake, horse, goat, monkey, rooster, dog, and pig. The five Chinese zodiac elements are metal, wood, fire, water and earth.

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