New Moon In Libra – Just Do It

On October 16th, 2020, we have a New Moon at 23° Libra

Libra is known for being the sign of peace and harmony, but will this New Moon in Libra bring us the ease and peace we desperately need?

No, it won’t.

… and that’s because the New Moon is square Saturn and Pluto in Capricorn AND is opposite Mars retrograde. That’s a lot of cardinal, action-on-steroids energy on the table!

New Moon In Libra – Just Do It

Best advice for the New Moon in Libra? Just do it. What if you don’t get the result you expect? Just do it again. 

Normally, “Just do it” doesn’t sound much like Libra… we all know that Libra is more like “I’ll do it later” …

However, when we have so much cardinal energy, when the New Moon in Libra is under siege by an angry Mars in Aries, we have no choice but to act, or translated into Libra’s “air” language, to make a decision.

Of course, Libra hates being hurried into making decisions because she is so concerned with finding THE BEST decision. 

However, since this New Moon is so cardinal, so fast, so furious, we will have no choice but get things going

The New Moon in Libra is not only opposite a furious Mars retrograde, but it is also square Saturn and Pluto in Capricorn.

New Moon In Libra – Cardinal Action

Libra, Aries and Capricorn are all Cardinal signs. 

By definition, Cardinal signs’ role is to pioneer, take action and to lead even when they have limited information, support, or evidence. 

Cardinal signs (Aries, Cancer, Libra, Capricorn) are the masters of ambiguity, and the more cryptic the goal, the more relaxed the guidelines, the more enthusiastic and motivated they are to meet their goal – of course, “their way”. 

“Yes, there were times, I’m sure you knew

When I bit off more than I could chew

But through it all, when there was doubt

I ate it up and spit it out

I faced it all, and I stood tall

And did it myyy waaay” 

Paul Anka, the author of “My Way” had Moon in Libra and Mars in Aries. His song was made famous by Frank Sinatra, a Libra rising with Venus in Capricorn. Talk about “cardinal” ways. 

At the New Moon in Libra, we have to act – despite confusion, difficulties, setbacks, or fear of failure. 

New Moon In Libra – Purpose And Freedom

And while the New Moon in Libra is one of the difficult New Moons of the year, here are some reasons to look forward – or at least, not to fear – the upcoming New Moon in Libra:

  • We are already ‘used’ to Mars retrograde, Saturn and Pluto. Yes, the New Moon in Libra will trigger Mars, Saturn and Pluto, but Mars, Saturn and Pluto have been triggered by so many other planets this year, that there is not much left for them to show us; in this context, the New Moon in Libra is more like ‘business as usual
  • Taking action is a good thing because movement = life. And sometimes we need stress, adrenaline, or a little ‘push’. This is something that people with Mutable, and especially Fixed energy can learn from Cardinal signs. You don’t have to push yourself all the time, but sometimes taking action under ambiguity will get you a long way
  • One of the basic principles of astrology is that the Universe always works in our favor, so if we trust that whatever happens is for our own good, we’ll get there without the unnecessary struggle and control-freakness. 
  • The ruler of the New Moon, Venus makes harmonious aspects to Jupiter and Uranus so this New Moon in Libra will not only bring us pressure and tension; but also opportunities to liberate ourselves from stagnation, (re) discover our enthusiasm, and find a new sense of freedom. 

Wishing you a purpose-driven New Moon in Libra!

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7 thoughts on “New Moon In Libra – Just Do It

  1. Thank you for informing me about moon in Libra I had just spoken in my authentic truth to my Narcissist Hubby without a bit fear in me. Victory! Now I’m open for a new life, one of love not fear! Universe bring it on please!

  2. Tongue in cheek laughing as your email version of this reads, “However, since this New Moon is so cardinal, so fast, so furious, we will have no choice but (to) get THIGHS going.” ;)) My natal Libra Moon has been moaning after two days of raking leaves from our extensive property, scooping them all up and then disposing of them at our landfill site, I now cannot sit nor stand without my thighs and upper arm muscles aching. After my usual procrastinating, I finally just did it. Can’t wait for Mars Retro to end. Yes to freedom, liberation and a ton of enthusiasm to help us come up with some new life story possibilities.

  3. I love this! My Libra Moon at 24 degrees is hoping for the best from today’s New Moon. Started the day with a yin yoga class setting intentions to allow the healing flow of the universe through my body and actions!

  4. “Business as usual…” somehow the meme of a dog with a hat sitting in room engulfed in fire saying, “This is okay!” comes to mind 😀

  5. At the New Moon in Libra, we have to act – despite confusion, difficulties, setbacks, or fear of failure. ….l

    oh heaven did we act… a large pod of whales stranded down in the bay near here.. 200+ people came – despite confusion, difficulties, setbacks, or fear of failure we worked through 4 tides to save the bulk of the Pilot Whales.

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