It’s the last Full Moon of the year – and what a year it’s been, right?
This emotional and tender Full Moon in Cancer happens on 29 December, just before the New year celebrations.
It’s coming at just the right time, cleansing and clearing us for a brand-new year ahead!
Table of Contents
- 1 About the Cancer Full Moon
- 2 How to make the Most of the Full Moon in Cancer for each Sign
- 2.1 Aries and Aries Rising
- 2.2 Taurus and Taurus Rising
- 2.3 Gemini and Gemini Rising
- 2.4 Cancer and Cancer Rising
- 2.5 Leo and Leo Rising
- 2.6 Virgo and Virgo Rising
- 2.7 Libra and Libra Rising
- 2.8 Scorpio and Scorpio Rising
- 2.9 Sagittarius and Sagittarius Rising
- 2.10 Capricorn and Capricorn Rising
- 2.11 Aquarius and Aquarius Rising
- 2.12 Pisces and Pisces Rising
- 3 3 Tips for making the most of the Full Moon in Cancer
- 4 Summary of the Full Moon in Cancer
About the Cancer Full Moon
This is one of those Full Moons that feel good.
Yes, it’ll be emotional, but at the same time, there are very few impediments or nasty surprises.
This is simply a time to spend with close friends and family, to focus on home, belonging and security.
Keywords for this Cancer Full Moon are: family, home, emotions, safety, connection, love, release, tears, memories, gentle surprises and change.
Energies affecting this Full Moon
The Moon rules the sign of Cancer, so this is a Full Moon that feels natural and right.
Things flow more easily during this Full Moon, including feelings, emotions and even grief for the year that has passed by.
Cancer is a sign that rules memory, so many of us may go over the memories of 2020, looking once again at all the tough moments, and the triumphs.
The opportunity here is to take hold of the successes, and to release the failures. A new dawn is coming, and with it, surprises and excitement.
We do need to be mindful that this Full Moon doesn’t have us ruminating for too long, or dwelling on the moments we failed.
Everyone in the world had some tough times over 2020, and this can make us feel connected to our fellow man – we have all been in this together.
There are, for once, no tricky connections to this Full Moon, although we may need to find balance between head and heart.
Mercury opposes this Full Moon, asking us to find ways of speaking about our feelings, of communicating what we need over these few days.
The Full Moon in Cancer also asks us to spend some precious time with those we love, and who love us.
Its gentle sextile to Uranus also suggests that there are some surprising memories and moments that will come up to be released, laughed about, spoken about and let go of.
Our inner child will need some extra love over this Full Moon, so how can you offer yourself some unconditional care and compassion?
How can you nurture yourself, make yourself feel safe and secure?
How to make the Most of the Full Moon in Cancer for each Sign
Aries and Aries Rising
This Full Moon brings a culmination and conclusion to a home and family matter, Aries, as well as shine a light on your career.
All year you’ve been so focussed on professional growth, perhaps to the detriment of your family life. Now’s the time to reset the balance.
Taurus and Taurus Rising
Taurus, this Full Moon is all about communication, the words that exist between you and a family member, a sibling, a neighbour.
Perhaps a feud gets settled or a neighbourhood issue comes to a close. This is a time for surprises, pleasant surprises, in your family environment.
Gemini and Gemini Rising
A money topic comes to a close this week, Gemini. You’re ready to let things go, and at the same time, will feel good about it.
Security is a big theme for you over this time, and finding that sweet spot between give and take.
Cancer and Cancer Rising
A Full Moon in your sign, Cancer! What a treat.
This Full Moon, let the feelings flow when it comes to a particular relationship in your life. One that has grown, or died.
Review your memories, keep the good ones and chuck the rest out. Reset for a new year ahead.
Leo and Leo Rising
This is a very deeply felt Full Moon, Leo.
There are some hidden pieces of baggage that need to be realised so that you can be in the best health, mentally, emotionally and physically, Leo.
A chronic health issue comes to a close, and you could be left feeling lighter and freer.
Virgo and Virgo Rising
It’s time to let go of certain goals, Virgo, and to see some come to fruition.
This especially applies to the goals you have worked on for the last several months. Now, you can see what worked, and what didn’t.
Libra and Libra Rising
A career or professional issue culminates, Libra, resulting in letting go of a certain direction, and even celebrating your successes!
You’ve had a big year for work – like most – and there’s been a certain balance you’ve had to strike between your home and your work. Now you can see the results.
Scorpio and Scorpio Rising
A travel issue reaches a climax, Scorpio, such as a decision you have to make, or a journey you have to take or cancel.
The same goes for any education plans you’ve had or been working on – maybe you get the results of your hard work and get to celebrate!
Sagittarius and Sagittarius Rising
This year, Sagittarius there has been a great deal of focus on your money and finances.
Now, with the Full Moon in Cancer, it’s time to focus on how you share – or don’t share.
Your partner’s finances (business or pleasure) hits an important point now and you may have to (re) negotiate.
Capricorn and Capricorn Rising
This Full Moon falls in the zone of you committed relationship, Capricorn. You’re seeing some sort of result, and some of you may get a surprising proposal out of the blue!
Others among you may meet someone important, or release a relationship without a sense of heaviness.
Aquarius and Aquarius Rising
This is an important Full Moon for your health and work, Aquarius.
You could lose a job, release it, say goodbye to it and at the same time, reach an important decision regarding your lifestyle.
Make sure it’s a nurturing decision for you, Aquarius.
Pisces and Pisces Rising
This Full Moon brings gurus on play, pleasure and love, Pisces.
You’ve had some important lesson here, learning how to balance the giving and receiving of love in all of our relationships.
This Full Moon, make some time to spend with your beloved and notice how far you have come and what you need to let go of.
3 Tips for making the most of the Full Moon in Cancer
1. Let The Feelings Flow
This is an ultra-sensitive Full Moon in Cancer.
Hence, allow all the feelings, all the frustrations and the losses of the year just flow freely out of you. Try not to carry any of it into 2021!
2. Get Ready To Release
Quickly – Uranus is linked to this Full Moon, so you may find that whatever leaves your life, leaves very quickly.
This can feel refreshing and very liberating, so embrace it with open arms!
3. Spend Time With Family
Not sure on New Year’s plans? Spend it with family or very close friends.
This is not the time to be exposing yourself to the world out there. Instead, be with the people who you feel a sense of belonging with.
Summary of the Full Moon in Cancer
This Full Moon in Cancer is gentle, slow and vulnerable.
It has a nurturing feel to it, and wants you to get up close and personal with your inner child, and with those you love and care about in your life.
This Full Moon may have you feeling all the feels, so don’t hesitate to allow them to just flow and leave you!
Remember that whatever you let go of now, consciously or unconsciously, will leave you feeling a little freer and with room to breathe and be.
This can be a wonderfully perfect time to hit the refresh button, right before the start of 2021!