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Ready to Roar: How the Full Moon in Leo 2024 Will Ignite Your Inner Fire

Updated: Jan 23



A Full Moon in Leo occurs when the Sun is in Aquarius, opposite the Moon in Leo. This will occur on Thursday January 25th 2024 at 10:54 am MST. This astrological event brings a culmination of energies and emotions associated with Leo's fiery and expressive nature. Overall, a Full Moon in Leo brings a vibrant and expressive energy, encouraging individuals to celebrate their unique qualities, express themselves with confidence, and seek acknowledgment for their contributions. It's a time of creative fulfillment and a focus on the heart's desires. To connect fully with the energy of Leo check out my article and hypnosis session here.


Following are some of the effects of a Full Moon in Leo:

Creativity and Self-Expression:

  • Leo is known for its creative and theatrical qualities. During a Full Moon in Leo, there's an emphasis on self-expression, creativity, and the desire to be seen and appreciated for one's unique talents.

Dramatic Emotions:

  • Leo is associated with drama and flair. Emotions during this Full Moon may be expressed in a more dramatic or theatrical manner. People may feel a stronger need for acknowledgment and recognition.

Leadership and Confidence:

  • Leo is a natural leader and exudes confidence. This Full Moon may inspire individuals to step into leadership roles or assert themselves with greater self-assurance. There's a desire to shine and be a guiding force.

Celebration and Enjoyment:

  • Leo enjoys celebration and the finer things in life. This Full Moon may bring a desire for enjoyment, parties, and festivities. Individuals may seek opportunities to have fun and celebrate achievements.

Romantic and Playful Energy:

  • Leo is a romantic sign, and the Full Moon in Leo may bring a playful and romantic energy. Relationships may be infused with passion, and there's a desire for romance and lighthearted interactions.

Seeking Recognition:

  • Leo seeks recognition and appreciation. Individuals may be more sensitive to how others perceive them, and there could be a desire for validation and acknowledgment of one's efforts and accomplishments.

Generosity and Warmth:

  • Leo is known for its generosity and warm-hearted nature. During this Full Moon, there may be a heightened desire to express love, kindness, and generosity towards others.

Expressing Individuality:

  • Leo encourages individuals to embrace their individuality and unique qualities. This Full Moon may inspire people to express their authentic selves, be proud of who they are, and embrace their creativity.

Confidence Boost:

  • The Full Moon in Leo can provide a confidence boost for those who may need encouragement to showcase their talents and abilities. It's a time when self-assurance is heightened.

Balancing Ego and Heart:

  • While Leo is associated with self-confidence, there's a need to balance the ego with heartfelt intentions. This Full Moon encourages individuals to express themselves authentically while considering the impact on others.

Creative Projects Coming to Fruition:

  • If individuals have been working on creative projects, the Full Moon in Leo may mark a time when these endeavors come to fruition. It's a culmination of creative energy and the recognition of artistic achievements.

Expressing Love and Affection:

  • Leo is a sign associated with love, and during this Full Moon, there's an emphasis on expressing love and affection. This may extend to romantic relationships, friendships, and family connections.

 

The planet interactions during the Full Moon give you more information about what the overall experience may be like. Following is brief description of those impacts with planets that fall within 5 degrees +/- the Sun and Moon. That means we are looking at 0-10 degrees of all of the signs.



Sun and Moon - This opposition brings a dynamic interplay between the energies of these two signs. Leo is associated with individuality, self-expression, and personal creativity, while Aquarius is linked to collective ideals, group dynamics, and humanitarian concerns. The opposition emphasizes the need to balance personal desires with a broader perspective that considers the well-being of the community.


Jupiter - A T-square is a challenging astrological aspect pattern involving three planets or points that form a right-angled triangle, creating a dynamic and potentially tense configuration. In this case, we have a T-square involving Jupiter in Taurus, the Sun in Aquarius, and the Moon in Leo. The Sun in Aquarius and Moon in Leo form the base of the T-square, creating tension between individual expression and collective growth. Jupiter in Taurus at the apex of the T-square indicates that the tension seeks resolution through the pursuit of expansive goals in practical, earthy realms. There may be a desire for material abundance, financial growth, or stability, but the challenge lies in reconciling these desires with the tension between individual and collective needs.


Saturn - An inconjunct, also known as a quincunx, is an astrological aspect where two planets are approximately 150 degrees apart. Saturn has this aspect with the Moon in Leo. This aspect signifies a certain degree of tension and adjustment between the energies of the planets involved. The inconjunct suggests a conflict between Saturn's need for structure and discipline and the expressive, creative energy of the Full Moon in Leo. Individuals may feel tension between adhering to rules and expressing themselves freely.


Venus - another planet inconjunct during the full moon, Venus, connects at this odd angle from 2 degrees of Capricorn, where the planet finds things to be a bit too cold and rigid. With Venus in Capricorn inconjunct the Moon in Leo, there's a tension between personal desires and responsibilities within relationships. The Moon in Leo craves attention, admiration, and individual expression in love, while Venus in Capricorn seeks a more structured and responsible approach to partnerships. Individuals may grapple with finding ways to meet their emotional need for recognition and appreciation while honoring commitments and responsibilities within relationships.


Tsquare - while not directly aspecting the full moon, of note is the Mercury and Mars conjunction in Capricorn, that squares both Chiron in Aries and the South Node in Libra. The end of some sort of battle over language, documents, maybe even riots is possible. This is something that happened in the past, that is coming to a turbulent and possibly swift end, or at least a chapter of it is.


The impact of a Full Moon in Leo will vary based on the specific house it falls in within an individual's birth chart. The house placement of the Full Moon highlights the area of life where there is a culmination of energies, emotions, and a desire for recognition and self-expression. Here's a brief description of how a Full Moon in Leo might manifest in each of the twelve astrological signs:


Leo in the 1st House:

  • Personal identity and self-expression take center stage. This Full Moon encourages you to showcase your talents, be confident, and seek acknowledgment for your unique qualities. A personal goal may be achieved that puts you in the spolight.

Cancer in the 2nd House:

  • Finances, values, and self-worth are highlighted. This Full Moon may bring a desire for acknowledgment and recognition in the realm of personal resources and financial achievements. It may be the right time to ask for a big raise, or land a big contract.

Gemini in the 3rd House:

  • Communication and self-expression in daily life are emphasized. This Full Moon encourages you to express yourself boldly in your immediate environment, such as through conversations, writing, or creative projects. You may be ready to publish that book!

Taurus in the 4th House:

  • Home, family, and emotional security come into focus. This Full Moon encourages you to express your creativity and seek acknowledgment within the family or in the context of your emotional foundations. A home remodel may come to completion.

Aries in the 5th House:

  • Creativity, romance, and self-expression in love affairs are highlighted. This Full Moon encourages you to celebrate your passions, express your love openly, and seek acknowledgment in creative pursuits. A creative project may be ready to share with the world.

Pisces in the 6th House:

  • Work, health, and daily routines take center stage. This Full Moon encourages you to seek acknowledgment for your efforts at work, showcase your talents, and express creativity in your daily tasks. A dream job may be realized.

Aquarius in the 7th House:

  • Relationships and partnerships are emphasized. This Full Moon encourages you to express your individuality within relationships, seek acknowledgment from others, and celebrate the uniqueness of your partnerships. Is your goal to begin a relationship or walk away completely?

Capricorn in the 8th House:

  • Shared resources, intimacy, and transformation are highlighted. This Full Moon encourages you to express your desires openly, seek acknowledgment in shared endeavors, and celebrate personal transformations. This could be the conclusion of your current transformation journey.

Sagittarius in the 9th House:

  • Higher education, travel, and philosophical pursuits come into focus. This Full Moon encourages you to express your beliefs boldly, seek acknowledgment in your quest for knowledge, and celebrate your philosophical perspectives. It could be time to complete your higher education goals.

Scorpio in the 10th House:

  • Career, public life, and reputation take center stage. This Full Moon encourages you to express your unique qualities in your professional life, seek acknowledgment for your achievements, and celebrate your public image. A goal involving your career ambitions can be achieved.

Libra in the 11th House:

  • Social connections, friendships, and group activities are emphasized. This Full Moon encourages you to express your individuality within social circles, seek acknowledgment from friends, and celebrate your contributions to group dynamics. A group project may come to an end.

Virgo in the 12th House:

  • Spirituality, inner exploration, and subconscious patterns come into focus. This Full Moon encourages you to express your spiritual insights, seek acknowledgment of your inner journey, and celebrate your connection with the collective unconscious. Is it time to share your spiritual work with the world even though you hate the spotlight?


These descriptions provide a general overview, and individual experiences will depend on the unique aspects and placements in each person's birth chart. To find out yours, sign up for a personalized session with me here.


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