Eclipse Season is here...
Here we go folks. We are entering the 1st set of Eclipses of 2017. If you thought it was a wild ride now… get ready for an even more amped up, sideways elevator, anything can happen, full of surprises - trip of a lifetime.
The Moon is in sensitive Cancer until Thursday morning at 3:41 AM when she leaps into Leo. Suffice it to say that the Leo eclipse energy will begin to build from then on.
The revolutionary Uranus/Eris combo has now been joined by Mars and Venus - all in the fast acting, quick changing fires of Aries. This adds to what we call A Grand Fire Trine, with the Moon in Leo and Saturn in Sagittarius. Grand Fire Trines bring sparks of inspiration and trigger actions in a harmonious way. Saturn in Sagittarius helps us to build in uncharted territory from a hopefully wiser place.
Mercury (now in Aquarius) harmonizes beautifully with Mars and Venus during this eclipse as well. The physical world and our hearts and values have been under major reconstruction and now … new beginnings can occur.
There is a boatload of positive connections in the sky at the time of this eclipse, so tune in and let the energy bring you to a new place. Because the Moon represents our emotional body, this eclipse in giving it a reboot… in Leo! Leo is about the creative playful inner child and letting your light shine and getting in touch with all there is to be grateful for.
If you feel like you lost some of your magic … this is a time to ignite it on a whole new level!
The Lunar Eclipse (Full Moon on Steroids) will be exact at 6:31 PM CDT at 22 degrees Leo
(Sun at 22 degrees Aquarius), and as eclipses do, the effects can last for months.
Mercury has entered Aquarius and will be moving in beautiful harmony with Mars and Venus during this eclipse. The Divine Feminine in us all is rising. There are so many positive energy flow aspects… (too many to be specific here) in the form of a mystic rectangle, grand trine, 2 kites and a yod. Just know that it is heavily weighted in the positive and a powerful sense of restlessness and a strong need to move will be one possible experience. The Moon’ s trine to Saturn and the Sun’s sextile to Saturn will help us to make real what we magically focus on. All the energy in Aries can trigger lightning fast reactions, so breathe more and let’s all respond with an awakened, empowered heart.
Good fortune is embedded in this eclipse and anything can come from it. This energy pattern creates brilliant, visionary situations and the courage to break through to new territory and leave convention behind. It’s as if we are being given an acceleration ticket to speed up our manifesting abilities and with this Leo/Heart-Centered Reboot… Love and good fortune can show up in very playful, creative and unexpected ways. If I sound excited it is because I am… I haven’t seen a configuration like this before and it feels good just to see it :)
Important questions to ask ourselves…
Am I letting my light shine?
Do I still now how to celebrate life?
Have I become too serious and Can I play with an open heart ?
Do I recognize my inner child?
Do I believe in the inherent innocence of my inner being?
Am I grateful more than not?
How can I be more generous and playful?
Today we have a Void of Course Moon in Libra that lasts until 4:11 PM Central Time and inside that Void is a steppingstone-square between Mars and Saturn. This represents a potential to bump up against resistance and some kind of obstacles on our path. Inside a Void is not the timing for pressing forward - it’s actually a time for us to catch a moment to regroup and in this case, access what needs to change with our perception and beliefs so that we can tap into our higher motives.
People may show up cranky today… why choose to be one of them?
Why are you doing what you are doing?
Does it make sense to your Soul?
Are you battling someone or something?
Are you lost in Fear and Judgement?
Is your inner Gremlin trying to sabotage what your Higher Self knows is right for you?
These are questions to focus on in the Void. A sense of urgency will not get you anywhere today. Breathe… repeat !
The Sun moves into Aquarius inside the Void as well… this speaks to me of how much our inner awakening (Aquarius in ruled by Uranus the Great Awakener) … is being directed by internal forces and we would be wise to focus on our Soul’s Voice (inner GPS) at this time - instead of the wild, external multimedia chatter! Aquarius is all about doing things differently - with originality, outside the box and (when in highest frequency) coming from a place of Self-Love to support Humanity.
Uranus is a big player here… continuing to wake us all up with Eris (she is the great disrupter) and they are all about revolution and in Aries - they will burn out all that is infected and corrupted and rotten. New visions can emerge out of the ashes of the old when we free ourselves from fearful beliefs.
As we head into a very powerful, game changing weekend, may we all remember that there is a way to observe the shifts without feeling so ripped apart. There is a purpose to the disruption and chaos… the only true place of peace for now, must be found inside out hearts. Over and over again.
The Moon moves into Scorpio at 4:11 PM and passions and emotions become deeper and more intense. Perceptions can pierce through the mucky muck - to see the real truth, if we come from a centered place.
Keep finding that Center and Keep Looking In and Up!
This is a whopper of a Full Moon. There is no way I can keep this short and I still won’t cover it all.
Full Moons tend to increase emotionality while the Moon and Sun are in perfect polarity and the tides are pulled to extremes. The Moon is in it’s home in the sign of Cancer and parent/child and home/family dynamics are highlighted. The balance between home (Cancer) and work (Capricorn) is up for examination.
With this 1st Full Moon of 2017, We have a powerful Cardinal Grand Cross with Jupiter-Pluto-Uranus-Eris-Haumea at the angles.
In our personal charts, any 20-24 degrees of the Cardinal signs (Aries, Cancer, Libra, Capricorn) will be extra activated and sensitivity is heightened across the board.
If we place ourselves in the middle of the 4 corners of this Grand Square, we become the center point of a pyramid from the Hawks’s View (the observer’s perch) and we can harness these frequencies for greater alignment, clarity and empowerment. it will take conscious awareness to do this. The square is a stepping stone for us to utilize based on gained wisdom from past challenges… it invites us to the next level of growth and manifestation.
There is an inherent rebelliousness and restlessness that comes with this kind of intense cosmic sky. With the Sun conjoining Pluto in the sign of Capricorn… governments, leaders, authority figures, teachers and foundations are being challenged by the Uranus/Eris revolutionary energy in Aries. Individual rights are front and center.
Cancer is highly sensitive and some of us will feel like we need to protect ourselves from the harshness and elevated drama in our world. In which case, staying close to home and plugging into the security of loved ones and family may bring the comfort we are craving. This call to security can feel at odds with a strong need for independence and freedom. Some of us will feel conflicted and through the tension, we can discover truths about our emotional needs.
After having said that, let me also state that all of this cardinal energy clears the way for motivation so we can take decisive action.The 22nd degree of Cancer is a power/master degree that opens our feeling nature to receive intuitive guidance. Magic can happen from here as it is a time of fruition.
Mercury (intellect and mental patterns) now steps back into Capricorn and cautionary thinking and a dose of patience to plan and choose wisely (rather than taking risks), is recommended right now. This conservative tone will still need us to stay openminded to the unexpected. The Sun is in Saturn’s sign and focusing on a clear goal can find extra potency for manifestation with determination.
Venus is conjoining Neptune in Pisces as well. Hearts are open and highly sensitive and our desire for art, music and spiritual connection can connect to the limitless field like never before. Chiron’s dance with Saturn continues to show us which structures are broken. The Sun’s friction with Eris can reveal repressed anger and rage and if id does, choose a healthy outlet like athletics. Take 3 deep breaths before reacting to anything and let other’s be.
Like I said at the beginning of this… there is more, but this is enough!
May we all find the gifts within this Full Moon as it illuminates our World.
This is a day to do your best to stay up in observation mode… watching the current and allowing what ever comes up (within you or someone else) to be released. A Sun/Uranus steppingstone square is seeded with surprises and unexpected actions and reactions. Many people have repressed darker feelings in an attempt to “Stay Positive” and this energy current (Eris turned direct and is leading Uranus) can bring that to the surface in explosive and unexpected ways.
Powerful insights and downloads are everywhere when you get above the fray.
There is a grand Pyramid Square building to the Full Moon in Cancer on Thursday at 5:33 AM Central. So Wednesday night and Thursday are full of calls to action with the power-player planets setting the tone. This is not the time to repress your feelings, but it is a time to observe them - so they can be released and flow downstream.
The emotional waters are stirred up and mirky… the only way to clear them is to allow the current to move around the resistance.
There is a way to do this responsibly and it begins by recognizing that blaming others only traps you in a perpetual victim loop. Forgiveness is not condoning wrong actions, it is the way to release you from an inner prison that blame builds. Please allow everyone to have their own process and refrain from trying to ‘fix” someone else. Look to yourself during this powerful 1/1 month/year, as we face the unknown. Compassion for Self and others is Key!
Big Change is afoot with this Full Moon, when Pluto joins the Sun and Social Awareness and Change is coming to a boil. If we can accept and trust that old systems are dying (manifesting as extreme polarization) and that we must be the change we want to see in the world… the work continues to be an inside job.
We need to continue to release with Love… all that we have buried and repressed. Use this time to create a clean slate in your inner world and it will contribute to the outer world becoming new -
for us all.
Mercury went direct in the wee hours of the morning and I awakened to a clear understanding that the times we are living in can only be navigated successfully, when we commit to centering ourselves on a daily basis. Old patterns of thinking and beliefs are dying as they no longer are serving us and where we are headed. This doesn’t mean that the mind has dropped all resistance! Much of our circular thinking (you know those loops in your head that just repeat all day) are coming from fear based- ego driven beliefs that were designed to protect us and now they entrap us.
When you pause and take an eagle eye’s perspective, observing the repetition and automatic responses… how many of them are loving, self-nurturing and kind towards yourself? We can’t escape this by trying to fix it from the same vibration that is generating it. So why am I harping on this?
Mercury’s station today (the 8th January), moves back to 28 degrees 51 minutes Sagittarius, conjunct the Galactic Centre - the Source or our World in Space. We are posed to receive some high level downloads today, as the Galactic Centre is a powerful vortex of radiation and cosmic information. Mercury is the messenger of the mind and and where ever he stations - there is an accented importance that is worth tuning into.
From now until February 6th - all the Planets are moving forward (no retrogrades) and we will begin to feel the momentum pick up especially once Mercury clears his Shadow Period at 15 Capricorn in the 27th. It’s no accident he will then join Pluto on the 28th… that will be an important information weekend. This ‘all forward’ period is a time to take advantage of as it one of the best time to get plans in play for 2017.
Two big configurations are in play for all of 2017… one is a T-square between Uranus, Jupiter and Saturn. The other is steppingstone square between Saturn and Chiron. There will present the major themes of this new year and the birth of a new 9 year cycle. More on what all that suggests in my next post.
Review December 19th - January 8th and see what you learned about your beliefs and thought patterns. Mercury will clear his shadow on the 27th and then immediately join Pluto on the 28th. This is powerful and suggest that our minds are being totally rebooted to a higher way of operating. We would all do well to pay attention to this as it is ushering a new way of perceiving our reality. Keep your focus on yourself and elevate your focus.
2016 was a very tough teacher for me. I am grateful for what I healed, released and learned and I'm still reeling and spinning... in between worlds. I rather ducked out of sight over the holiday and into the New Year. Spent it with wonderful extended family and friends… all very low key and easy. Just what I needed.
It’s good to be back :)
We are now officially in the “1” year of new beginnings and a brand new 9 year cycle is now underway. It is my feeling that although we have all this new energy, it is wise to remember that Mercury is still retrograde and most of January we will still be winding things up and tending to what ever has not been dealt with. 2016 began and ended with Mercury retrograde to help us get it done
There is no more sweeping things under the rug!
Mercury will turn direct on the 8th and it will take a few days to feel it reflecting our energy moving forward. But the really big shift forward is when Mars leaves the dreamy world of Pisces and leaps into the fires of Aries on the 28th. This is also the day of the Chinese New Year - the year of the Fire Rooster. There are more wake up calls ahead, after surviving 2016’s year of Monkey shenanigans! This Mars transition will be viscerally noticeable and with Mars in his home sign of Aries, its like the Nike logo “Just Do It” - we will be ready to roll.
There are currently so many energies swimming in Pisces waters now...
The Moon, Venus, Mars, Chiron, Neptune, Pallas Athena and the South Node of the Moon, all sharing the intuitive and imaginative Pisces waters. If you know your chart, look to see where Pisces falls, as that house or hour will be where you will find your deepest feelings and greatest inspiration.
It is hard to see where we are headed, but that is because we are not meant to know. All we can know is how to become more present moment to moment - where our only true power lies.
Pioneers don’t get maps, we have never been here before. We must trust and listen to our inner guidance and have courage. Mars in Aries will bring some courage :)
Always a word of caution with this much Pisces:
This frequency dissolves into everything and is ungrounded and loves to escape reality and venture off into altered states. Thus it is a great time to discover where meditation, yoga, chi gong, tai chi, chanting, dance music and all manner of gentle centering practices can take you. Indulging excessively in substances to avoid facing reality, can be very destructive at this time and take you further off course. The lower vibration of Pisces can play the martyr, dance with deception, the victim, and dive off into depression when it gets stuck… So tune in and up naturally :D
It's a very big astrological day as Mars finally step solidly into Sagittarius after his crazy retrograde adventure. This happens very shortly after the New Moon which occurs at 11° Leo at 2:43 PM CDT. There is just so much happening, it's too much to cover it all here...
The long visit of Mars thru Scorpio stirred up so much unconscious stuff ... resentment, rage, anger, power struggles..etc. The underbelly of all that has been hidden has been exposed for healing, transmutation and greater understanding. It's time to reset our gauge and look forward, with an unwavering commitment to taking the high road!
Neptune challenges this New Moon to incorporate our imagination and spiritual values into our creations, while being willing to see where deception or denial could be lurking. We must be honest with ourselves.
This Leo New Moon energy is all about expressing who you truly are and releasing your creativity and letting your inner light shine. Leo's creativity is powerful and gratitude opens the doors to self expression. There is a strong trine from Saturn that is giving us a platform to build something new and provides structures and discipline to support the creative expression.
The asteroids Vesta, Juno and Pallas Athena are gifting us with a beautiful water trine that is harmonizing and supporting the receptive Divine feminine energies that heal our emotional body and heighten our intuition.
There is an opportunity to get a fresh start this afternoon and for the next 24 hours, so be sure and plant seeds that simply remind you of the joy and playfulness that is a central part of being human. Let your light shine in someway that brings a smile to your inner child and tune into the gratitude of your inner being. Look to the Sun for inspiration and let it increase the glow in your heart.
My apologies for not having posted since Wednesday, needless to say, this experience has been tremendously transformative and threw me deep into an internal journey, a total metamorphosis... still in the physical process and hopefully past the hardest part. Just as the pearl emerges out of irritating and frictional energies inside the oyster, the pearl of my true, deeper inner-being is being polished.
Just thinking about the month of July, realizing that August begins tomorrow, I reflect back on what this month has been like...
For many of us it has been massively challenging on a physical level, as we step up the amount of light we are capable of carrying in our human bodies. It has required a diligence on our part to stay focused on self-love and trusting that the Universe is benevolent in the midst of lots of dismantling and in sane events. We are in the thick of the changes.
Uranus stations and is now retrograde (as of Friday) and the planet of great surprise and disruption begins an integration process for all of us. It's best that we expect the unexpected, as the Soul purpose is to upset the old order and bring about the necessary changes.
Mercury has now left Leo as of yesterday and is now in Virgo, shifting the conscious mind and intellectual focus from a fire-sign to an earth sign. Virgo is a comfortable place for Mercury and the coming weeks will facilitate us becoming more rooted and aware of how all the pieces fit together in the big picture -detail by detail. Mercury stations retrograde on the last day of August, giving us a longer stay in the Virgo's perspective. he will enter Libra on October 7th. So focusing on Service and steering clear of overcritical thoughts of Ourselves and others will take us far.
Today, Venus in Leo is trining the retrograde Eris/Uranus conjunction that is responsible for so much surprising, revolutionary change. So we end the month of July on a note of freedom and an awakening of the heart center on a whole new level. Let your heart be open and let the light in!
Be willing to break out of an old mold that was too limiting or constricting and be willing to do things differently, out of the ordinary...no matter how small the difference is.
We are headed into the eclipse season with more changes on the horizon. Tallyho :)
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