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This week, the onset of Sagittarius season brings a fiery, adventurous, optimistic attitude and a sense of expansion, spirituality, and wisdom. The day after the Sun enters this fire sign, the new Moon in Sagittarius invites a new chapter into our lives and Jupiter emerges from its retrograde to move forward once again. Expect an influx of gifts and growth, renewal and trust.
Sun enters Sagittarius
Picture the Sun at the center of our galaxy, our beautiful Earth by its side, and each planet situated between and around them both. The constellations create a backdrop of stars. These constellations represent the zodiac signs, each with its own unique expression and perspective of life.
As we orbit the Sun, it appears from our vantage on Earth as if it is moving along a path through each of these constellations. The time that the Sun lingers in each sign, which is approximately 30 days, is known as an astrological season.
A new astrological season begins on November 22, 2022, as the Sun moves out of the watery depths of Scorpio into the fiery realm of Sagittarius. While the Sun was making its way through Scorpio, life’s mysteries came into focus. It was a time of shining a light on our shadows in the name of transformation and healing.
As the Sun heads into Sagittarius season, this begins to shift. In astrology, the Sun is known as the provider of energy and of life force. It is our vitality, our expression, our spirit, and our core. While it sits in Sagittarius, its intentions are strengthened. Our spirit revels in a sense of happiness. Our vitality is fed by opportunity and experience. And our expression takes on a lens of faith, trust, and expansiveness.
Sagittarius new Moon
The Moon doesn’t appear to us when she is new. The Sun and its light overshadow her, and so to our eyes, she becomes invisible, dark, returning to her private inner world before she emerges once again.
This moment of emptiness invites us to choose who we will become next, just as she does. It invites us to take a deep breath and re-meet ourselves before stepping forward.
In astrology, the Sun represents our wants, while the Moon illuminates our needs. As they come together in the same sign, so do our inner wants and needs. The new Moon in Sagittarius on November 23, 2022, gifts us a chance for stillness, wisdom, and enough spaciousness to intentionally place our intentions into the ether. It also brings us the hope to see them through to completion.
Held by the energy of Sagittarius, this new Moon carries the intention of renewal, creation, potential, higher knowledge, wisdom, dreams, and self-development. It represents a new door opening, one of adventure, joy, growth, and witnessing the depth and magic within each experience.
Jupiter direct in Pisces
On the same day as this hopeful new Moon, Jupiter finishes its retrograde and begins to move in a forward motion once again, reignited with its path and filled with faith for the future.
In astrology, Jupiter is the ruler of Sagittarius. It holds that same sense of hope and joy, adventure, and thirst for life. Known as our planet of luck and expansion, it is our shining light in the cosmos reminding us that life is on our side.
Jupiter began its retrograde in July of this year with the intention of uncovering new inspirations, inviting a renewal of our sense of spirituality, and restructuring our perspective and beliefs of the larger, wider, and perhaps ungraspable nature of the Universe.
Retrogrades remind us that renewal isn’t a linear process. It is cyclic. It is backward and forward and up and down all at once. This retrograde was our opportunity to review before we renew, to question before arriving at certainty, to pause and look around so we can decide on the path that is next for us.
Now on its path forward once again, Jupiter turning direct in Pisces brings a renewed expansion and growth to our connection with spirituality, with hope, with imagination, and with overall abundance.
These three days in the cosmos bring quite a shift to our outer world. You are invited to open yourself once again so that you may experience this shift within your inner world, too.
With the waves of change and transformation of eclipse season and as Scorpio season beginning to settle, you are being gifted with the opportunity for renewed wisdom, potential, and faith in yourself, in the Universe around you, and in your future.
There can be a sense of re-meeting yourself in this new chapter of your life. This week speaks so beautifully to your future, to believing that things can be beautiful for you, and to believing that luck is on your side. There is a restored faith that things will come together in a way that was better than you could have planned yourself.
And so invite yourself to hope once again. Ask yourself to step out of the Scorpio season cocoon and be amazed at the beauty and opportunity that surrounds you. Allow yourself to be surprised at your new desires for your life. Begin to place your wishes, dreams, and biggest visions at the altar of life. This week holds many gifts for whenever you are ready to receive them.
Learn more about the influence of astrology in your life, including astrological events the Moon cycles, your Sun and Moon and rising signs, how journaling can help you connect with the current influences, and more with Jordane Maree at Girl and her Moon.
About our contributor
Jordane Maree is the founder of Girl and Her Moon, a platform and community exploring Soul through the lens of astrology, tarot, and energy healing. She is a writer, intuitive astrologer, energy and soul guide, and host of Girl and Her Moon, The Podcast. She is inspired, every single day, to be the mirror for you to see all that you truly are, you in all your infinite abilities, in total expansion, in infinite opportunity and love.