☾☼☽ This fiery Full Moon is in Aries, a most innovative sign of the zodiac that has a reputation for inspiring the brave and strong, steamy and hot headed: being swift to rise for cause, competition or challenge, but just as quick to come down and, if somewhat clumsily, carry on whatever he or she is doing regardless. Handling this emotionally independent rocking and rolling during Thursday-Friday’s Full Aries Moon is all well and good if you have speedy Aries or other fire signs (Leo or Sagittarius) prominent in your horoscope, as fire flashes back to centre at the speed of light – and out again, not before zapping opponents with the disarming charm then dashing off swiftly onto another life-illuminating, heroic adventure.
Culminating September 6th with a deeply sensitive Full Moon in all-consuming water-sign Pisces, this lunation began with the “Great American Solar Eclipse” August 21st. Since that glorious event (the first, I might add, since the advent of TV or Internet connecting to the global hive-mind), awe turned to dread witnessing the incredible power of mother nature with fire, wind and water out-of-control, spectacularly the latter liquid element overwhelming both sides of the world as rain deluged Southern United states as well as Northern India, Nepal, Bangladesh and Africa.
“Three things cannot be hidden: the Moon, the Sun and the Truth.” ~ Gautama Buddha
Over the coming weeks, during a spectacular eclipse season, the triple fold energy of Sun, Moon, and the truth, or at least the freedom to discover, speak and understand our truth comes to light in a dramatic and unpredictable fashion. A Lunar Eclipse in Aquarius indicates are now entering a period of surprises and exposés. Get ready now: prepare to open a generous heart to all that is genuine and sometimes seemingly crazy but decidedly real – and then implement any insight gained or revelations experienced for the benefit of others, as well as yourself. Then you, too, can learn to be naturally happy – which sounds simple enough, though a sustained effort of self-awareness to live in authentic presence – with dignity, integrity, and poise, now takes a rebellious kind of ethical discipline that also knows when its ‘right’ to bend rules in favour of benefitting the greater whole.
☽☼☾ On July 9th, from the outer reaches of our solar system, the astrological Lord of the Underworld, Pluto, aligns perfectly with a Full Moon @ 17°09’ Capricorn, opposite the Cancerian Sun (at same degrees). During this alignment certain situations, feelings or relationships are cosmically bound to transform purely by being confident, caring, and daring to look and indeed go beyond the norm.
Dominating in varying degrees of intensity over the course over this Full Moon is a beautifully auspicious 6-pointed Yang Star formation, involving elements Air and Fire, interlocking with a ‘Grand Air Trine’ and the Fire Bird year’s ‘Grand Fire Trine’. Triangles in the horoscope, as regular readers will know, demand personal interaction to get the most out of any cosmic brilliance on offer.
t the time of a Fixed cross-quarter Full Moon (i.e. halfway point between an equinox and solstice) Wednesday 10th May, the steady Taurus Sun shines also with a Fixed Star, Botein (meaning back leg), adding a frolic with gusto to the Bull’s usually slow and sturdy gait. While planets wander skies and signs, ‘Fixed Stars’ remain static (to the human eye),
An exalted Aries Sun means it is the best possible position in the celestial zodiac for our collective life-giving spirit to be. Radiant and dynamic, the Aries Sun bestows energy and confidence and the ability to make things happen and get things done with strength and courage; currently conjunct quirky, chaotic Uranus, stirring up the revolutionary spirit for positive personal, social and planetary transformation. All the while the peace and love ‘Pink’ Full Moon, April 11th @2:08EST, 7:08BST, is at heart-balancing 22° Libra. This Full Moon before Easter Sunday also unites with expansive Jupiter;
Walking on water, witnessing past lives, or zapping into a conversation over a crowded room, because of an extraordinarily heightened sense of hearing, are all what we would call ‘miracles’. Such pure-hearted miracles abound when our magnificent Sun shines in magical Pisces, Sol’s present transit.
Going beyond the norm, purely for the benefit of others is the making of a miracle …
An eclipse season always has at least two sets of eclipses, two weeks apart, with usually one Lunar – now on the rise – and one Solar, with a New Moon 26th Feb. Influences, geo-cosmic and geo-physical, generally begin to show a few days before an eclipse, with effects that last weeks, months or even years later. Due to the length of the actual eclipse, the effects of this particular Lunar eclipse could last up to four and a half months; and the Solar even longer.
Eclipses always present important turning points. It’s worthwhile checking the degrees activated in your personal scope, to see where and how a potentially defining moment may be expressed in your own unique birthchart
Like a Mother looks after her child, the Moon at home in Cancer provides a place of protection, a sanctuary from the chaos of fast-changing times, and an anchor in rough emotional seas. Take comfort with this first full Moon of 2017, the Full Cancer Moon, as it stimulates our ability to awaken the Divine Mother (within each of us), to show care and consideration in love, unconditional and pure, for all beings, at home, at work, in partnership and with friends.
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