Scorpio courageously dives into the depths to grapple with that which has been repressed, to confront the dragons and turmoil within--to release, accept, clean up, forgive, love--ie to offer medicine to those monsters, not to kill them. And then to emerge renewed and utterly transformed.
While Uranus asserts their individuality, they also long for belonging, and they know that both are possible. Uranus dreams of a world in which we make space for difference and respect each other for who we are, in which we are radically free, and radically ourselves
With the Sun in Aries, and the Moon in Libra, this Full Moon activates the self-other polarity, reminding us that there would be no self without others, no others without the self: the seeming opposites of any polarity are necessarily formative of each other. We literally are who we are because of the people in our lives.
As we swim through the dreamy waters of Pisces, we meet the rays of the Full Moon in Virgo (11 degrees, March 1st, 4:51pm PST). What had been shadowy and vague becomes clear and distinct under Virgo’s gaze.
Eclipse season is here! The first of two winter eclipses is a total lunar eclipse, happening January 31st at 12 degrees Leo, exact at 5:26am PST. This eclipse brings a rush of Leo energy to the fore. Leo is about creativity, play, joy, expression, passion, fun, pleasure, romance, love.But eclipses block out the light, suggesting there is something we aren’t seeing clearly.
The planets convene in Capricorn, sign of the patriarch: Venus, Mercury, Saturn, and Pluto all line up next to the New Moon, exact at 6:17pm PST, January 16th, at 27 degrees. Uranus, the trickster and activist are square to these, urging for a revolution to Capricornian energy.
Saturn shifted into Capricorn on December 19 2017, and--aside from a short stint in Aquarius--it will stay there until December 17 2020. Saturn can be a difficult energy to work with. But with a little knowledge, we can really use this transit to our benefit.
The New Moon in Sagittarius is exact at 10:31pm PST on Sunday December 17th at 27 degrees. Sagittarius relates to our beliefs and worldview, the ways in which we seek to expand the mind and consciousness through education, travel, adventure, philosophy.