Well folks we have made it through the entire suit of Swords. The new moon in Sagittarius is Today around 9AM EST.(8 of Swords)In just a few hours the moon moves into Capricorn this may mean we have some influence from the 10 of Wands(new moon in Capricorn) as well.
Any thoughts on the blending of the energies between the 8 of Swords and the 10 of Wands? Funny that in traditional tarot the 10 of wands is known to not be able to 'see' what lies ahead because of the burdens he or she carries. I guess the difference between the 8 and the 10 seems to be, movement and struggle for the 10 and paralysing fear to move for the 8. They both can't see what is going on.
This seems somewhat appropriate for the darkest days of winter. The 8 is afraid to look or move. And the10 can't see but is maybe trying to see and muscling on regardless, with the need to keep moving forward to a place where his/her burdens can be released. My husband has a Capricorn moon and he is like that, he seems to need to keep moving. Sometimes I think he only stops when he is asleep.
The Winter Solstice on Friday morning officially opens the suit of Wands. This year the dark moon coupled with the dark sun signals an ending followed by a new beginning. This is an interesting opportunity to have the dark sun so close to the dark moon. Could this be a signal for a whole year of new beginnings? We should note that this is special and does not happen every year.