A few days before the new Moon, we see her rise as a wisp in the light of dawn. Hard to catch her on a morning so close to the Summer Solstice when light begins early and stays late. Yet this is the new Moon in Cancer, the sign most associated with Moon, and the qualities of Moon: flux, cycles, emotions, the sea, security, family. Friday, the day of the new Moon, she rises in Massachusetts just before 5:00 am and is entirely lost in the brightness of her partner the Sun. There is a way in which the new Moon in Cancer is a secondary Solstice. It’s all about merging with a light much brighter than her own. Yet she is luminary quite as important in astrology as the Sun.
photo: Bruce Lhuillier
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