The Moon transits through Capricorn when the lunar sky path crosses the tenth sector of the Zodiac, which is located in the constellation of Capricorn, between <270° – 300°. Moon in Capricorn is a good time to balance between home and career. It also brings an increased concentration and self-control.
Now is the time for implamenting actionable plans as the strength of this sign are perseverance and patience. Finish up or clear out the old plans and focus in on the step-by-step actions necessary for success.
Family relations during this time benefit from multi-generational relationships, particularly the wisdom to be gained from older relatives. There is a special tenderness felt during the Moon in Capricorn.
Moon journaling each month during the new and full moon helps connect you with these lunar energies. Use these Capricorn moon phase journal prompts to help you during these times of transition.
New Moon in Capricorn
The New Moon in Capricorn only occurs when the sun sign is also in Capricorn, during the end of December into the beginning of January. There is a buzz in the air over the ending of one calendar year and the beginning of a New Year. Utilize this energy to set your most powerful new moon intentions!
Capricorn is ruled by the planet Saturn, the Ancient Roman god of time, whose influence on regeneration, rebirth, agriculture, wealth, and abundance was celebrated with the festival Saturnalia. (These traditions of gift-giving and tree decorating merged into the Christian holiday of Christmas) Saturn is a powerful planet that seeks perfection in the self. Realizing your highest ideal requires gaining experience, patience, humility, wisdom, and compassion.
The earthy sign of Capricorn brings the ability to make things manifest in the material realm through commitment. It is time to plan and map out your desires. Journal prompts for this moon phase include:
- What does achievement mean to me personally?
- What is my top priority for this year that I am willing to make a long-term commitment to?
- What is the first step of my plan for my new direction this year?
- Where do I need to set clear boundaries in my life?
Full Moon in Capricorn
Full Moon in Capricorn occurs when the Sun moves into Cancer, the zodiac sector opposite Capricorn. This happens six months after the New Moon in Capricorn and takes place sometime between the end of June and the beginning of July. The Wheel is turning and Summer Solstice energy burns bright.
What were the New Years intentions that you set? How have your plans come to fruition?
The energy of this full moon is about balancing the softer, emotional energy of Cancer and the goal-driven, industrious energy of Capricorn. It is time to take responsibility for your emotions.
Capricorn is a sign of structure and stability; working hard towards a future goal. A Full Moon in Capricorn shines the light on any fears we may still harbor about our own success. It may touch on some deep and painful places within, but you can stay grounded and communicate your truth without blame. Use the following journal prompts for this full moon phase:
- Do I have a healthy work/life balance? If not, what needs to change?
- Am I moving down a path that aligns with my core values?
- How can I let go of or change the things I have been thinking I “have to” do but no longer bring me joy?
Capricorn Moon Magic
Capricorn is a Cardinal Earth sign that supports authority and motivation. Focus your intentions on organizing, career, ambition, recognition, and political matters.
This is a good time to renew your focus on the step-by-step plans for achieving your goals.
Healing rituals for the knees, bones, teeth, and skin are also done at this time.
Wellness Mantras are:
- I embrace change with grace for I know it is the pathway to evolution.
- I accept the divine guidance present in my life.
- I treat myself with love and respect.