New Moon in Gemini – May 2020

by | May 18, 2020

Written by Sarah Cornforth

Sarah Cornforth, The Magickal Creatrix is a UK artist and Moon addict with a love of the natural world. Other obsessions include hoarding tarot and oracle cards, creative journaling and making magick. At some point in her future there will be Llama's!

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Inside this article I share with you my guidance on working with the energy of the New Moon in Gemini. We take a look at:

  • What is a new Moon
  • When is the new Moon
  • New Moon Podcast
  • What is the theme of the Gemini new Moon
  • Questions to journal for the new Moon in Gemini
  • New Moon tarot and oracle card spread
  • Things to do on a new Moon
  • Inspiration and guidance from other authors

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Jimmy Buffett

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Welcome to the Magickal Moments Podcast. Check out my episode all about the new Moon in Gemini

Discover what the New Moon in Gemini means for you and how to get the most from this energy inside The Magickal Moon School

What is a New Moon?

The new Moon is the first phase of the lunar cycle. It happens when the Sun and the Moon are in conjunction (occurring in the the same place) in the night’s sky. This results in the Sun and Moon to combine their energies in the same sign of the zodiac.

During this time we begin the new theme for the cycle ahead and this is determined by the zodiac sign the New Moon occurs under. 

Throughout the course of a calendar year we experience a new Moon in every sign of the zodiac which allows you to come full circle in what is learned during that time.

Tune into the New Moon theme each cycle and be open to the possibilities it presents. This is the time for brainstorming your ideas and making plans for the lunar cycle ahead. At this time it’s good to feel excited as we consider the new opportunities available to us.

Want to learn more about the Moon? Then grab my FREE resource to working with the phases of the Moon in daily life.

What is the Gemini New Moon all About?

Gemini is the third sign of the zodiac and associate with the element of Air. This energy is connected to our world of ideas and thoughts and is very much in the head and mind.

During this new Moon we are being asked to pick up the pace and after the slow and steady energy of Taurus this could initially feel a little uncomfortable….unless you thrive on the faster way of life.

Gemini is ruled by Mercury, the messenger, which highlights communication and social interaction. Usually this would be a time for get-togethers and group activities however in the current climate we need to do this a little differently.

As social distancing and lockdown has encouraged us to be more apart than ever before there is the risk of getting used to this less social version of life so try to use this energy to explore ways in which you can remain socially available while staying safe at the same time.

For me right now, I am aware that my introvert is very happy. She loves the lack of invasion of my personal space and is currently residing in her comfort zone……where she appears to have taken up long terms residence!

As someone who has always felt a little socially awkward I know that being part of groups, society and community takes work and effort on my part and I plan to use this Gemini energy to encourage my teeny tiny extrovert to come out and play. This is so important for me as without regular outings my extrovert will dissapear and getting her back will be challenging.

Take some time during this New Moon to explore the energy and theme of Gemini, set some intentions for the cycle ahead and journal about your thoughts and feelings during this time.

I’ve added some journaling questions to get you started below.

Deep dive into what the Gemini New Moon means for you personally as a member of The Magickal Moon School

New Moon Journaling Questions

  • Is your introvert or extrovert usually the most dominant? 
  • Which is in charge right now? 
  • How can you restore some balance between the two?

New Moon Tarot & Oracle Card Spread

The new Moon is a great time to work with your cards. This spread can be used with any type of tarot or oracle card deck. Just shuffle the deck and draw out the cards in the way show in the spread then grab your journal and work through each card in relation to each position in the spread to find your guidance for this lunar cycle

Do you want to learn to work with spreads? I show you how to get started with tarot and oracle cards spreads in my FREE Magickal Lunar Coven

Things to do on a New Moon

  • Disconnect & unplug from tech and social media
  • Declutter & clean your environment to help you relax
  • Take a relaxing bath to centre the body and mind
  • Practice yoga to energise and relax the body as required
  • Meditate to connect with your higher self and lunar guidance
  • Make a wish and set your intentions for the cycle ahead
  • Journal about how you feel and explore your inner world
  • Practice divination such as reading your cards

Inspiration and Guidance

Check out the below inspiration, guidance and wisdom from some of my favourite authors.

There is a nervous energy about the Gemini new Moon which can affect already highly strung people to the point of hyperactivity or nervous skreiking. Concentration is difficult, perhaps this is a time to go out with friends rather than work late in the office. 

Raven Kaldera

Moon Phase Astrology, The Lunar Key to Your Destiny

Gemini is a social sign, and you most likely won’t want to say home. Now is the time to hang out with friends, take trips, and read novels or magazines. You may spend extra time on social media, posting wildly. Your extra keen wits and intelligence help you make decisions and plans Watch for brilliant ideas that may strike out of the blue – especially while driving or traveling on a plane or train.

Simone Butler

Moon Power, Lunar Rituals for Connecting with your Lunar Goddess

Take your lunar journey to the next level and discover the power of working with the energy of the Moon in your daily life inside The Magickal Moon School

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