Full Moon: 9 Scorpio 38

Urania: But it’s also my face. You see. Sometimes I have to look normal, and then I grow faces. But they dry up, and fall off, but I couldn’t throw them away. They’re part of me. So I hang on to them. I . . . I’m probably not making much sense.
Death: No. You’re making sense. You people always hold onto your old identities, old faces and masks, long after they’ve served their purpose. But you’ve got to learn to throw things away eventually.
– From Facade, 4th tale in Sandman, Vol 3, by Neil Gaiman

 

Proving Your Worth
When I think about a full moon in Scorpio, I think intensity. I think potency, revelation cypFMscorp0418with above average impact-factor; I think the cup runneth over at least a little bit. I expect the same from this lunation but with two lovely features on tap for all of us, in a kind of one-two hug, if we are keeping our inner eye on the prize.

You might be detoxing the body, cleaning out long disused space in your home, learning a new skill/job or hiring integral layers of your business out on contract. Perhaps you’re developing a relationship and investigating clarity and equality levels. In whatever life zone you are investing the most focus, it’s for a reality defined by evolution and prosperity. You’re venturing down your interactivity path and reach a moment…a moment that brings content that must be acknowledged, absorbed…appreciated for what it is.

Once you are sitting down, look for two basic truths to emerge from the state of affairs:

1. the necessity of learning about/communicating these missing pieces in order to FMscorp4_18continue with integrity and confidence and

2. the grace of timing on the grand scale of this life chapter.

Mars has surged ahead of Pluto: even as you take appropriately independent or agreed-upon-next steps, stay close in your mind’s eye to the lessons of recent weeks and have faith that your vision will continue filling out. Measured and steady continues to win this race.
– weaver

 

Further reading on cycles within cycles:

Jupiter and Pluto 2018

2018 Lunar Advice

 

Personalised Energy Coaching     weaver@neptuneandtheoak.com

 

 

Advertisements

Full Moon: 11 Virgo 22

cypFM2mar18

Swing Low, Swing High

While a full moon symbolizes a reaping and the supply of important missing information, this time around we’ll see continued fluidity to mundane life issues within the day or two – or ten -before and after the event. Unlike a typical full moon, the lines defining ‘before’ and ‘after’ will be smudgy for those with mutable energy points. It could take quite some time to feel anchored again. And this makes sense because the driver of this energy is in uncharted seas and the metaphoric vibe for the waters depends almost entirely on where you believe you are on the spectrum of surfer/submerger. Know this: it’s a shapeshifting, somewhat tricky balance, no matter who you are!

Our thoughts and interactions may reveal wide swings between washed out identity/ego drives and a heightened sense of homecoming/an identity channeling as born-this-way soul soother/healer. Matters could reach a transcendent phase – wonderful. Matters could reach an overwhelming phase – not so good –  but full of important data for later processing. Mercury (this full moon’s ruler) isn’t too happy out at sea during the calmest of times; now being linked within this massive Pisces flotilla lit up by the Virgo full moon, expect a weepy, leaky, seepy span of time from the 23rd of Feb until around the 9th of March.

For All Of Us

We’ve often mentioned following our bliss, driving ourselves hard to make our passion take fuller form in our daily life and means but don’t worry if you lose your groove or your shine for these few days. It’s just a blip on the radar that will fade: While Leo likes to shine, the energy wave at the moment is all about humble busy-behind-the-scenes Virgo with no energy to spare for theatrics and Pisces whispering, ‘We all shine or none of us shine.’ It’s a good weekend to contemplate these perspectives before heading back out onto your world’s stage. Whatever work your investing yourself in, there’s still the less glamourous but important chores to attend to.

Mars in Sagittarius is challenging sponged-up Mercury and the best all-inclusive phrasing for this could be: there’s a zone of your story that’s brimming to overflow. You may be trying to contain and process the volume but you’re only mortal. Some Other is strongly voicing a wish/demand/quest OR within Self, the imagination brings an alluring potential tweak to your growth trajectory. But application will upset the apple cart. Let it. It is highly likely that this ‘upset’ is meant to help your sense of duty to stand down and accept the overflow/accommodate the Other/apply the tweak. When the waters recede, you’ll be able to appraise again.

  • weaver

 

NeptuneandtheOak2018FMvirg2018

 

 

Personalised Energy Coaching      weaver@neptuneandtheoak.com

 

Steamy June : A Litmus Test

Credit Neptune and the Oak
A Slice of Expectancy – Full moon: 19’ Sagittarius     cypFM10june17
Your June 10th full moon experience was brought to you courtesy of Jupiter and the sector of your personality that is indulgent, most at ease with expansion, needs little prompting to step into new frontiers. For everyone I spoke with, this full moon felt like a rising-to-brimming-over during the days it was growing to fullness, palpable even if there was no singular culmination/revelation event. Somewhat more unusual, though in the text books, a few experienced their FM moment two or three days later.
For those with notable, even significant happenings, the phrase ‘break though’ fit well. It also means that they have birth chart placements within a few degrees of influential resonance to the Sun in Gemini and/or the moon and Saturn rx in Sagittarius and/or stationing Jupiter in Libra. Yes, the taskmaster, Saturn, was on the scene, but he certainly didn’t steal the show.

 

Sizzle and Steam
Mars is now half way through the first decan of Cancer and this is Action Fire in Action Water: not always such a great match here on planet Earth. The warrior likes to advance directly and the crab prefers to side-step. But let’s say you have a situation where it’s best to side-step, take the long way ‘round, acquiesce to an Other’s timetable. If so, know that this combo is on tap for all of us.
The shadow side of Mars in Cancer is passive aggressiveness, irritability, stewing in your own juices – creating an atmosphere that makes scoring anything approaching a cuddle quite difficult. We note that Mars will square Jupiter from the 21st of June, oppose Pluto from June 28th (accompanied at this point by Mercury and within days, joined by the Sun. See new moon note below.) and square Uranus from the 14th of July. The lessons we have learned about our finite energy and how to best use it for getting what we want will be put to real-life testing during this span of time – and there is no need for concern if we remember to FLOW with what feels rational (yes, i am joining these two words here; Cancer can actually do this very well. During this time frame, try it!) and not presuppose a need to defend the ego.

 

Personal Best
The other two personal archetypes – Venus and Mercury – are back at home in Taurus and Gemini. This means that, for all of us, the ways in which we most naturally use our skills in evaluating and relating, in reflection and communicating, are getting a natural lift. Any behavioral changes and project modifications we are trying to implement also get a helpful boost. Need a house/car/art appraisal? Get it now. Planning to polish up the CV and hit the pavement? No time like the present.
At this writing, Mercury is squaring Neptune and that might raise a yellow flag or two. If you are in a position to be duped, you need to hold off but not for long…by the 16th, a hazy perspective is in the rear view mirror. In fact, by the 17th, what we are talking about/promoting/attempting to convert into action meets a response that can’t be charmed or lost in your ‘fine print’ (particularly if you have been doing the duping). There’s an entity or issue that must be satisfied and, as always, it’s not fun but it is definitely in your long-term best interest to have this experience now. Keep this in mind as you consider how to decompress upon arriving back home at day’s end

.
New Moon : 2 Cancer 47
cypNM24june17On the 24th of June, we have a new moon in Cancer – mind/body/spirit all settling in for a spell of hibernation…sort of. The Warrior has been banging around in some of the rooms here already and the Trickster/Chatterbox archetype should fully dissolve. Now we are in the mood for far more discreet, selective and meaning-full encounters. The Cancer/Capricorn axis is all about the inner-outer balance of a lifespan: you can’t perform well out there if you don’t refresh and recharge in personal space. This is a universal LAW. Break it at your own risk.
Destiny trines Taskmaster Saturn: perform your skillset/protect your genius in ways the School of Life has taught you with greater ease at this time. Implementing these upgrades will exponentially increase your output. Ignoring these lessons will get you the same old – same old. Who wants that? Take Courage and Go Forth (after a bubble bath and a nap).
Mars’ square to Neptune is full on at this new moon time and will be until the 30th of June. Action that doesn’t support All-One ethics may be rising…Those with mid-degree Scorpio markers (and those of us aware that this transit is flowing) can find themselves in a situation that enables them to operate a version of metaphor akin to the command post on a stealth submarine ship. Very Cool! But what glides into view in the deep murk… appearing through the thick glass, behold Pluto: your worst enemy or healing release (and often both, in a 1-2-punch style). In these times it is more apparent than ever that the winner in these encounters is often still about ‘might equals right.’

IMG_20170418_173629

Credit: Michael Kountoureshis Pinterest

HOWEVER
There is always a flip side for the aware amongst us. Let’s say we want to plant a seed that does lift all boats. Let’s say our Warrior is on fire for a Service-oriented cause. Perhaps we want something that would benefit whoever might move into our Tribe or Clan, like the launch of a new, better fitting and more appropriate system or tradition. Let’s say we want to rebirth an important relationship in fresh soil. Maybe it has become clear that Self-care is the root of all evolution. Yes, this would also be a most excellent time for initiating healing, restitution, a healthier lifestyle, a deeper commitment.

 

The quantum factor between these opposing scenarios is your motivation. Even be it tiny as a mustard seed.

**********

  • weaver

 

HP6177

 

Subscribers to the Direct and Simple mailing list receive a customized report on upcoming energy weather. You can, too. Details on the Home page.

 

Personalised Energy Coaching     weaver@neptuneandtheoak.com