The moon will be new in Leo on August 18, 2020. This is an opportunity to tune into our True Hearts Desire. Plenty of planets are conspiring to raise us up and point us in the direction of Joy and Love and Freedom.

Leo rules our self expression, our brave unabashed inner child is the part of us we can tap into now.  What do you love to do? How can you have more fun?  It’s the perfect time to celebrate your dreams and wishes.  Plant the seeds of your dreams on this new moon in sunshiney Leo. The seeds you plant are imprinted with all that is uniquely you.

It’s kinda tricky to just have fun during this new moon with all these finger wagging rule making Capricorn planets tied in.  Stern Saturn is busy hanging us up with fear, burden and maybe even a dash of rejection. For some of us Saturn in our chart is where we first come into contact with our grief. Cry it out. It comes in waves.

To make the most of  this Saturn energy carefully go over your foundation. Get clear about your long term goals. Saturn has many sides. Tap into the helpful energy by leaning in to  responsibility, if it takes discipline you are on the right track. Saturn feels there is value in hard work. I am on the fence.

Pluto is keeping it real, reminding us the only thing we can count on is change. If you dive into the dark parts you bring them your light. The light of awareness is a powerful transformer. Pluto wants us to rise up knowing the true and total truth. Have a look with your light, at what needs seeing so you can rise up from the ashes, so we can rise up from the ashes.

With mercury connecting here too we access clarity of purpose.  Our minds get what we need to make our hearts happy.  Perfect time to curate your new reality. It will have longevity, grace, wisdom, joy and security. As far as that is possible being here on planet earth.

Peace seeking Venus is in cancer will Sextile Uranus in sensuous Taurus.  Here we understand the value of valuing home, family and creativity. We can tap into our ability to relax and enjoy the pleasures of the planet in our very own individual way. Think big. What do you Love? Who do you Love? Don’t forget to sample something delicious. Life is filled with simple pleasures- let your senses lead the way. Fluff up your nest and enjoy/ In joy. 

Mars in fiery Aries is in a helpful trine to the emotional moon and mental mercury.  This is a brave forthright energy that does not question itself. Do you have something to say about how you feel?  Blocked self expression creates anger. Depression is anger turned inward. 

Now you need to let angry you have a say.  What is pissing you off?   Mobilize your anger and you step into your power.  Worry about polishing the edges off later. Virgo time is around the corner- perfect for refining. Or apologizing for your imperfect expression earlier.  Out is better than in.  Stand up. Speak out. Now is your chance.

This Leo new moon brings you to your sweet braveheart and shows you which way to go. Write down what you perceive.  You have a good 48 hours to set your intentions – in 6 months you will see the fruits of the seeds you planted. Sunny happy fruit. Namaste.