It's easy to forget that we are all perfect in our own design. Sometimes we muck it up with habits and choices that do not serve us.
New moon alert!
STOP what you’re doing…
DROP your pen onto the page…
And ROLL out those soul-deep intentions!
With the moon moving into Scorpio on Nov. 15, there’s no better time to set big, gorgeous New Moon intentions. And there’s no better way to dive deep and create certainty around those New Moon intentions than by journaling!
Today, I’m going to talk a bit about the power of the New Moon for intention-setting and manifestation, what the New Moon in Scorpio means for us collectively, and how we can take advantage of this unique window of opportunity.
The first 48 hours of a New Moon is a window when our creative energy is at its pinnacle.
New Moons have two powerful days, the day of and the day after, where setting intentions are most powerful. That means we’re able to effortlessly embrace our role as co-manifestor with the Universe.
The Dark Moon (the night before the New Moon) provides us a perfect time to contemplate, meditate, and decide upon the intentions we want to see take root and flourish.
And when we’re dealing with a New Moon in Scorpio, it’s such a beautiful time. Scorpio is all about deep healing and transformation (doesn’t that sound good right about now?!). Scorpio also carries an intense energy about the unconscious mind, which makes it especially exciting for creating new realities.
There is so much potential right now with the New Moon energy! But don’t sit back and wait for stuff to happen…
By setting intentions now, at the New Moon, we have an opportunity to manifest new dreams and innovations. Right now, your innermost desires are infused with magic and spirit, so it’s the time to go deep, to stretch and grow, heal, and transform.
So how do we really cement those intentions and manifest our desires? After decades as a master manifestor, I’ve found that journaling my intentions is a powerful tool to co-creation.
Journaling provides a pathway to tap into the emotion and energy surrounding what you desire. As you write, you feel your desired outcome. As your energy moves in alignment with what you long to manifest, the Universe can’t help but answer you!
Sometimes we have a vague sense of what we desire, but we don’t know how to put it into words. The Universe responds to specificity, so it’s essential to be able to describe what you want in detail. This is where journaling questions can help!
For instance, Scorpio is about healing and letting go of past hurts.
Ask yourself these questions and do a free-writing response. Don’t overthink it!
To successfully manifest, we have to create energy around our desires. We do that by feeling it, as if it’s already here! That energy creates a magnet that draws like energy to us.
Once you “know” what you want… feel it. Ask yourself:
Once you’ve written it down, live it. Feel it from head to toe. Is it warm? Has a weight been removed from your shoulders? What is different about your posture? How does your heart, your chest, your pelvis feel about this healing?
Close your eyes and absorb that feeling. Get familiar with it. You want to return here as frequently as possible!
So often we think we know what we want — but usually, we’re focusing on the package, not the present itself! The truth is, sometimes the intention of what we want is something we couldn’t even imagine. We may not know what the thing looks like… which is why we have to focus on the feeling, not the form.
Let’s say you’re longing to meet Mr. or Ms. Right. Your intention is to meet someone who makes you feel like a billion bucks (inflation, right?!). Someone who adores you, who treats you like royalty, who makes you laugh, who supports you. Then you get hung up on the idea this person needs to be 5’10” tall, have brown eyes and perfect teeth, and dress like a supermodel. Now, that can happen… but you don’t want to be so focused on how this person LOOKS that you ignore how they make you FEEL — which is really what’s important. You don’t want a Ferrari with a rusted-out engine and no brakes!
Accept that there’s an element of the unknown when we send our requests to the Universe. This is the hardest thing to get through our noggins! Our job is to stay in the essence, the energy, and let Spirit take care of the details.
This New Moon is a beautiful time for us all to consider what kind of world we want to live in.
It’s a time to be super-clear about what we want to experience, and then to act locally.
In our small little world, how can we help manifest that ideal world?
How can we move the collective forward?
When we work together with Spirit, miracles happen.
Here’s where to start with your New Moon Intentions. Today, sit down with your journal in a quiet place and ask yourself:
You are loved and supported — by me and by Spirit.
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