New Moon: 7 Capricorn 59

 

cypnmdec2016

 

Ruler of the New Moon: Saturn in Sagittarius and your natal Saturn point. What do you want to make real? How much time and energy are you willing to invest?

If initial or first step ‘building blocks’ for a special endeavor begun around the time of the last new moon are showing themselves to be somewhat out of alignment with needs on the ground, avoid extreme thinking. It isn’t really accurate to decide that this spells automatic failure OR that it is ok to paper over the cracks…take your time in all assessments.

If you have a lot of Capricorn/Saturn energy naturally, hang in there! This unsettling space weather will lighten up in the next ten days. Meanwhile, do not believe any voice in your head that tells you you are losing your marbles or that everything is crumbling. Something is bubbling up…and it is not easy to bubble up through concrete-like grey matter!  (try to) Make patience your mantra until your a-ha moment comes.

I, too, am trying to practice what I preach. I have been having troubles with the internet connection, a crashed computer – the only one with Microsoft Word software on it, major household issues and two new in-depth reading requests (besides the subscription work) all at the same time –  oooph!

I understand there are limits to what I can do well. Those limits are there for a reason, whether I understand or agree. I can only commit to flexibility, service and quality within those boundaries. The rest is not about me. This same logic applies for your situations, too. There is a freedom and spaciousness in that, you know. Cool, eh?  🙂

be well,

– weaver

 

 

Personalised Energy Coaching     weaver@neptuneandtheoak.com

Goals, Resolutions…and Grace

Jupiter recently held hands with the North Node and then stepped back. Just a bit, mind you, and the NN isn’t shy; its following. This makes me think about the grace inherent in the universe. After all, you can either plug in to the power source or you can decline: it’s your call. And the source is demonstrating this now. Here’s what I mean…

The North Node symbolizes your way forward, upward, onward. It’s all about what you are capable of, ready for and so it’s often called the destiny marker in astrology. But how well the facts of matters match up to an individual’s sense of confidence is another matter indeed. The ‘Sky Calendar’ shows the way from a vantage point we simply don’t regularly have down here on the muddy or brambly path. We are often, consciously or not, asserting blind faith mixed with the haunt of guilt we would feel if we gave up as we move through our days, weeks and months.

Jupiter can be a tricky energy to grasp. Some of its archetypes are fabulous: the benevolent king, the party god, santa claus. And this is because we instinctively know that we should feed/give attention to perceived ‘good energy’ rather than ‘bad’. But before our collective mind knew about Neptune, we gave rulership of Pisces to Jupiter. As we have noted, Pisces has no bounds and while that is profoundly important in grasping that we are All One and applying the Golden Rule, it can be a bit tricky whilst navigating our microcosm.

Of course we are nearly broke, but the January sales are on! We’ve got so much left over scrumptious food and drink to still get through! Mercury doesn’t station direct ’til the 25th, so what’s the point! For a lot of readers here, it’s grey and cold and we want to hibernate. Perhaps we have health/work/career plans and resolutions but we (or the others) just cannot muster the will or the way to take the first steps to implement them. Even more unfair, some who are blessedly unaffected by the lack of sunlight have quite enthusiastically marched forth on their personal missions only to hit a brick wall of sorts.

So here’s the point I am trying to make: Roll with it. Flow with it. Tread the proverbial waters – yes, of course, we must – yet at every opportunity, roll over and float face up, inflating your lungs with fresh oxygen. Foster and nurture your goal/s by spending time thinking on it, scribbling notes and diagrams, imagining and planning around potential obstacles. Consider all the others you must or might choose to involve in making it real and assess the effectiveness of your message about WHY they should co-create with you. Check your motivations (this can be a biggie). See Time in its proper Space. Do not waste precious energy on fretting and pacing and complaining. Here is why…

We are in Saturn square Neptune season, where land meets sea and that makes mud. Did you know that mud is a natural cleansing agent?

Mars is in Scorpio, region of the deep and still. Your Being’s life-force put to the tasks in this arena will yield the most fruitful results. For more about Mars, click here.

Our first new moon of 2016 is in Capricorn…and in this zone of your life-themes we also have the Sun, Pluto and Mercury. Hello! Yes, yes: it IS time to lay the foundations for what we believe we want. The Sun represents our unique creative gifts and talents, the inner child at play, our desire to provide and protect; Pluto is all the about the process of transforming the ways we perceive our power (think caterpillar to butterfly…its a pretty tight squeeze at certain points from A to B, but we all want to see that butterfly! And the payoff is that now that caterpillar is going places it could only dream of before, verily that it could not even fathom before); Mercury represents our thinking, our acquisition and application of all sorts of data from the macro and the micro world – and in retrograde, we probably need to ruminate on what we have stockpiled and check in with others we respect for their feedback and input.

You know, you cannot see a new moon. It’s there, but not visible. Its REAL but only if you have faith in the science that tells you why you can’t see it. When a farmer plants a seed, he covers it up. Seeds have proven a gazillion times over that they must be given time to germinate or you can forget about a harvest. Saturn and Venus are telling us to respect what we have learned and what we are currently capable of learning and work with it. The times, they are a-changing but we can still count on certain truths.

And so to wrap it up… Jupiter recently held hands with the North Node and then stepped back. Just a bit, mind you and the NN isn’t shy; it’s following. This makes me think about the grace inherent in the universe. By this I mean that, even when you feel incapable of pro-action, unable to get up from the sofa, uncomfortable or unsure about how to form necessary partnerships, what the hell your first step should be or how long ‘til you’ll see a little green shoot in the dirt, you CAN know this: you are certainly on your way. You just need to remember that THE way is not necessarily your ego’s way. Ego is primal and for good reason but what separates us from less conscious beings is the ability to understand that things are happening at a pace we only have partial control over at certain stages for our own best good. We get that totally, we just need reminders from time to time and there is nothing wrong with that. And what might really blow your mind if you think about it is this: if it weren’t for Jupiter (and Mercury) taking a step back, can you imagine the havoc we might wreak in our journey? If it weren’t for Venus tempering the feel of Saturn, if not for Mars entering a time of boundaries and enforced focus…for myself and the individuals I work with, I just see Grace.

***

For some structure in the fog, get in touch! Let’s see where you should be working, where you are best off being patient, who is standing by waiting to hear from you and what mighty and marvelous new ventures are germinating even now. Let’s go!

– Weaver

Contact:   elemental.living(at)yahoo(dot)com

        Please include your birth date, time and place when requesting a reading. For more information about readings, click here.

I received this post this morning and thought it so appropriate to the energies moving at the moment. And so I share it with you. If you think metaphorically, symbolically, this is a brilliant analogy for co-creating wisely now.
Air (thoughts), water (emotions), and fire (action) need grounding (earth) to complete a meaningful circuit. Pursuits that have no structure will fail. Relational perceptions that don’t bear fruit will have to be admitted as false.
It sounds so obvious when you read it like that…but it’s possible to be in a situation like this, to feel an injury of some sort, and not remember that you can slip into neutral and have a private chat with yourself. You can carve out a few minutes of your day to ground.
If you are physical, work out hard and then re-think. Also, and if you aren’t so physical, use paper and pen and take notes/draw objects such as ladders or graphs while you think in structural terms and fill in the images.

Purposefully channel your sensitive issues into a structured representation and visualize the circuit closing.

on Self-realization

In the above image, we see the Theotokos of Vladimir, an image of the mother of God with the Christ child. The icon is a version of Eleusa (tenderness): the Christ child snuggles up to his mother’s cheek [1]. The image is surrounded by a golden light, expressing divine illumination. Carl Jung tells us that presence of Mary betokens the sacred quaternity. Jung says:

“The old philosophers of nature represented the Trinity, inasmuch as it was “imaginata in natura”, as the… “spiritus,” or volatilia,” viz., water, air and fire” (Carl Jung, 1938, p. 76)

The holy trinity is the father, son, and the holy spirit. Beyond the holy trinity there lies a fourth archetype: wholeness is unified through knowledge of the Divine Mother. The Quaternary adds a fourth aspect to the Trinity. In spiritual symbolism, the fourth aspect is represented by the divine mother. Jung adds:

“The fourth constituent on the other hand…

View original post 116 more words