Lunar Pisces is finally ending, and we had twice the blessing this year with two Adar months! Get ready for a brand new cosmic time zone as we move from a watery, blue atmosphere to the orange-red of fiery lunar Aries! As it happens, Rosh Chodesh Nissan (New Moon of Aries) is an essential cosmic milestone, as it signals the astrological New Year. So, we have to prepare ourselves spiritually and mentally for the birth of the New Moon in Aries on Friday morning.
This coming week is, in fact, all about closure. Closely examine what was left unfinished and conclude an episode, an encounter, or even a job. Right now, our souls are pushing us to correct and amend everything in all domains of life before entering a brand new, happy cycle.
On a practical level, most of our work is internal. Admit it, we are the ones who hang on to things much longer than we should. This is a fantastic opportunity to practice letting go, especially when we are convinced we are absolutely right! It is time for a brand new life, brand new self, and brand new year, without dragging along unnecessary baggage. Time for a real cleanup!
Let’s examine the star of this month: the Aries, or Ram, the first child of the Zodiac. One thing is sure — they are full of surprises!
Aries is a brilliant sign, very quick to understand and catch concepts, gifted with a great learning mind, and with plenty of humor. But, their actions can be incredibly impulsive. Those born under this sign have great hardship while controlling their hearts, since their main drive is to love. They will do anything for the sake of love, and will certainly never refuse a good compliment! The key to understanding Aries is to remember that in their hearts they are still ten years old, and this will remain true all of their lives, hence their youthful curiosity!
With a closer look, we realize that Aries is the water (Right Column) of the fire signs, hence the complicated emotional system. Water and fire do not really mix well together. Therefore their thought processes can become really complicated, mentally torturing them for days. Poets of the 19th century, Charles Baudelaire and Paul Verlaine wrote about the meaning of life, and the melancholy of living; both were Aries!
Aries are also solid and brave, and make great soldiers. They are usually courageous simply because they do not think of the consequences at all! Seemingly very volatile, they will quickly calm down and regret their explosions. Fantastic troupers, they are always ready for a new project or venture . . . or even a good fight!
They are, indeed, ruled by the planet Mars, the zodiac warrior. In Aramaic, Mars is called maadim, from the word dam, or blood. An Aries will tend to hurt themselves and bleed all the time! In day-to-day life, those born under Aries hold the gold medal for forgetfulness and clumsiness, and they make terrible liars. That’s because they can never remember what has been said before!
A significant number of Aries are highly creative, and make great actors and movie directors. The key word for Aries is “freedom,” which is what they strive for. But, of course, the cosmos will challenge them. Oftentimes, huge issues with authority will arise in their lives. Consequently, they prefer working on their own or for themselves. The idea of freedom can also create obstacles in love and relationships, and it’s highly recommended they find “angels of patience” as life partners! (Additionally, they should take care not to overthink everything!)
The organ ruled by the sign is the head — they experience countless head injuries, and oftentimes, their faces bare many scars. Abraham Maslow, Charlie Chaplin, Francis Ford Coppola, Maya Angelou, Vincent Van Gogh, and Leonardo da Vinci are great representatives of the sign.
In conclusion, let’s gather all our energies toward new goals, new ventures, and a brand new life! Chodesh tov (Good month)and happy new astrological year to all!