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Slow Burn: New Moon In Leo Rituals…

What to do when Sun & Moon meet and greet in the Lion's den...

Born Under A New Moon in Leo, Halle Berry…

The New Moon is the most magical time of the lunar cycle; a time to turn inward, and reflect on the season presently in the spotlight.

The light of the Sun now brightly illuminates the constellation of the Lion – both Sun and Moon are in fire sign Leo, putting our Bravehearts centre stage.

While some might not find any remarkable events around this New Moon, it does mark a moment to reflect, seed intentions and grow still.

Use your horoscope as inspiration, read for your sun sign and rising sign – look for your rising sign, here).

Make the most of this new moon with these rituals…

1. Wish Upon A Star – The Sun Is Leo’s Ruler…

Focus on your own stellar pleasures – all that gives you vitality and stokes a fire in your heart.

Fire sign Leo is highly creative, so this is a wild time to wish upon a star (which also happens to be Leo’s ruler)…

What are your Star Qualities and strengths? Express Yourself!

2. Use Your Inner Strength And Massage Your Backbone…

Leo has a resilience born from their positivity and strength. Read these inspirational quotes from Shelley Long:

“There was always a feeling for me that it would work. That’s what keeps me going. You go in with a positive attitude and stay there, and that’s a big part of what does make it work.”

“I think, head up and shoulders back. Not only does it make you look taller and thinner but it gives you confidence and boosts your self-esteem.”

“I don’t get bothered about statistics. If somebody had pointed out to me the odds of my being a working actress getting paid for what she does, I probably would have quit early in the game.”

“If you don’t quit, and don’t cheat, and don’t run home when trouble arrives, you can only win.”

“I’ve helped people get rid of headaches by placing my hand on their forehead, and backaches by placing my hand on their back. It’s a powerful example of love that really works.”

Shelley Long, born 23rd August 1949, with the Sun, Moon and Pluto in Leo (in the twelfth house)…

Have faith that you have the answers and wisdom within you!

“When did I realize I was God? Well, I was praying and I suddenly realized I was talking to myself. ”

Peter O’Toole, born 2nd August 1932 with the Sun, Moon and Jupiter in Leo…

3. Romance Yourself – And Others…

This is a time to plant seeds in fertile soil, particularly around hot, lusty themes – your dating profile or love life, your sexual expression, and your potential to make a baby!

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When the Sun appears in Leo it’s in its domicile, and its strongest position.

Therefore, we might consider bolstering and boosting the Sun even more with ingredients governed by the Sun.

These include oranges, pineapple, rice, sunflower and sesame seeds, chamomile, cashews and walnuts…

4. Use A Midas Touch…

New moons give you the opportunity for a fresh start – don’t be afraid to try something totally new!

A powerful time for still contemplation, think about what you’d like to manifest or ‘make real’.

We can look to the area of the natal or birth chart to see where the new moon will occur – and make wishes for that area of life, watching your dreams come true and to fruition over the next eighteen months!

To instil even greater power in this principle of intention and manifestation get creative, write out a story to better visualise your plans.

5. Find Your Inner Thespian And Inject Bold Drama!

Leo’s are natural storytellers and thespians – because they so easily CREATE, entertaining us with warmth, generosity of spirit, and their unparalleled enthusiasm – you can’t extinguish their flame!

The fifth sign of the zodiac, fire sign Leo represents the burning desire in man to recreate, procreate and be recreational – to have fun, play and be childlike.

Remember, fixed sign Leo is the energy of the stable campfire that burns bright, flickering with entertaining stories and tales to be told!

“I never wanted credit for being a wonderful person or a great human being or looking peculiar. I just wanted credit for the music.”

Pete Burns, born August 5th 1959 with Sun, Moon, Mercury, Uranus, in Leo…

“There’s just something about dance … It’s like a primal thing in all of us.”

Patrick Swayze

Celebrities born on a New Moon in Leo…

Charlize Theron, Born On A Leo New Moon

Charlize Theron, Halle Berry, Patrick Swayze, Kelis, Shelley Long, Stepfanie Kramer, Wesley Snipes, Stephen Dorff, Peter O’Toole, Pete Burns, David Walliams, Gus Van Sant and Martin Sheen…

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