Earth and Fire predominate as the month closes, with only Venus and Neptune in Water signs (and no planets in Air signs) at the time of the first quarter moon (August 25th, 18:58 BST). What to do with that Earth and Fire? Perhaps make and fire pots, statues, bricks – physical and metaphorical.
If you haven’t taken action on your new moon intentions yet, do so now. When Mars turns retrograde it will be more difficult to move forward.
“As we write, so we build: to keep a record of what matters to us.”― Alain de Botton, The Architecture of Happiness
Divination/ Journalling Prompts
*What am I aiming to do?
*Who am I aiming to be?
*What supports me in my endeavours?
*What needs to burn away?
Ritual/ Spellwork/ EveryDayMagic Suggestions
*This could be a good time to make plans for the second part of this year (which likely look very different from what you thought they might be coming in to 2020), but don’t spend all the time planning and not taking action because real progress is possible now.
*Smoke cleansing and consecration of tools, particularly those with an action orientated/ creative purpose