January begins with an auspicious new moon, which can set the template and intent for the entire year. The new moon takes place on 1/1/14 at 6:12 am EST at 10° 57′ Capricorn . New moons are about new beginnings, planting seeds, and setting intentions. This is the first time in 19 years that there has been a new moon on the first day of the year. Take full advantage to focus on your New Year's Resolutions and get some results, as this is an action packed new moon!
This new moon is a phenomenal day for writing down goals and intentions. The new moon chart has a bunch of planets in the cardinal, action oriented sign of Capricorn, which means that intentions can be met with action. This new moon conjoins Pluto, the planet of power and transformation; as well as Mercury, the planet of communication. Be very specific in what you write and say, as this new moon can truly deliver results. Remember the expression: Words become things.
The new moon also sets off the upcoming Cardinal Grand Cross of Mars(the planet of action), Jupiter(the planet of abundance and exaggeration), Uranus(the planet of upheaval and surprise), and Pluto(the planet of death and re-birth.) There will be extreme need for movement with all of this restless energy.
Unfortunately, this chaotic energy can be disruptive and dangerous, too. There have been and will continue to be stories of violence and accidents in the news around the next few days. On the personal level, use this intense energy as an impetus to break free from what you want to leave behind in 2013 and move towards in 2014.
New moons are also great for writing the Law of Abundance. There is a second new moon on January 30, 2014, which at 10° 28′ Aquarius, so we get the pleasure of two new moons for January. Below are the instructions for the new moon. Take some time to reflect and meditate on your strongest ambitions and goals for 2014. Best of luck to all!
Take a blank check and date it for the date of the new moon, January 1st, 2014. Print out your name, where it says "Pay to the order of", and then leave the small numeric box blank. On the next line, print "PAID IN FULL," and at the bottom where you normally sign your name, print "THE LAW OF ABUNDANCE. " This is a way to help manifest abundance and gifts.