Prelude to the Full Moon in Capricorn & 2018 Eclipse Season, Part II

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Are the goal posts moving or just undulating?
There is that saying, ‘if we all threw our troubles into a swapping pile, we’d quickly decide to take our own back again.’ This month is proving the point, though a lot of good that does us if we are feeling ploughed under. Still, for the vast majority of us, there are some frictionless connections, some easier compromises and adjustments that present themselves along our harried way. Corny as it sounds, we’ve got to channel some of our energy into appreciating those contact points.

If you have recently had to accept that Power comes with responsibilities and ground-holding that carry a hefty toll – or-  that you actually have ‘only so much’ Power and so must deal with it, you may be wondering if the goal posts are moving or just undulating. I think I would answer: both.

They are moving in the sense that your relative position has been updated. They are undulating because the collective experience is brimming with unbearably intense waves of the All One. Oh, the suffering and our singular helplessness… Oh, the comfort of our familiar orbit, that constellation of persons and situations so far from perfection, often frustrating and yet so much more manageable than alternatives we could activate.

In between the new moon in Gemini and the full moon in Capricorn on the 28th June, this correction ripple is meant to make us blink, re-focus and (here comes the crucial part) adjust accordingly. Want the truth out? Want maximum available due for investment? Want to keep the connection? Adjust accordingly. Results are imminent.

Some themes from readings that you may find helpful:

*Sometimes the work to be done is all about being still, to maintain a pleasant attitude in the proverbial waiting room. This can be incredibly difficult – exhausting, even. Can you hang in there? Yes. (When you mess up, begin again.)

*Knowing your place and estimation in another’s reality might need a foundational revisit: with some people, this will be a fluid connection. If the level of constancy you seek/believe you need isn’t there, what are your options? To what degree is fear a component in your vision? To what degree is the desire to protect a component?

*Many irons in the fire can be a good thing. Some of us are in the stream – yes! If you have been rockin’ and rollin’ for several months and now feel like you’ve lost your groove, take a look around. It is highly likely that a back-burner issue or two need your attention just now. All irons do not heat at the same rate and that’s a good thing.

*Don’t sell low and buy high. You’ve got to survive and you know why you keep going. If You honor your true value – no matter how that looks to anyone else – you are scoring in the only game that matters.
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2018 Eclipse Season, Part II
The following dates mark pivotal moments for those with natal wheel points and placements within range of the given degree.

July 13th: 20 Cancer 41 (solar)
July 27th: 4 Aquarius 45 (lunar)
August 11th: 18 Leo 42 (solar)

While we now acknowledge that Uranus in Taurus is fully stocked up with wild cards and might slap one down on a seeming whim, we are still far from flying blind. We can investigate and study various domino-line trajectories in any natal or event wheel.

Subscribers are welcome to inquire if they have life sectors in range, free of charge. And please note: it is NOT all doom and gloom out there. There is so much going on everywhere besides what you see on TV or in your latest serving of click-bait headlines. Heed the call to witness.

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Further reading: A six-month review, and more on eclipses here.

 

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Prelude to the Full Moon in Libra

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Over the last 48 hours, the baseline buzz of Uranus, sometimes described as Agitation or Panic, has grown to a irksome pitch for those seeking validation/acceptance of their personal agenda. Many are beyond boredom and frustration with slo-mo pointless drama, with the plight of being square in a hive of rounded Others, with the inane workings of The System, a.k.a. the Established Powers that Be.
Venus in Aries can almost see and smell her beloved green pastures in Taurus but the route before her – squarely behind and within ‘enemy lines’ – demands that she first performs a bit of guerilla warfare. If you’ve been getting System messaging louder and clear that your current style or mode of relating/deal making has lost its charm, then this lead-up post for the full moon in Libra is for you. No harm, no foul (yet), just No Go from here on.

Augmented Intelligence
In other words, if you really want to win you’ve got to get some emotional distance on the matter and that’s not easy – but it is possible. You’ve got to return to your proverbial center and expect to magnetise a brilliant result. Enter Uranus in modified regalia as cool, detached Genius Download in long-term, progressive service to Self. This may come from you/ ‘your side’ or from the System wherein you may least expect it.

(For me, the solution’s first step came from recognising a particular characteristic inherent in an archaic opposing system was a big weakness…nanoseconds later, I was grasping that I could capitalise on it. Once I saw this chink in the armor, my plan simply became obvious and even exhilarating to me…ha! I must still walk through a trying experience with a fickle Goliath but now I am channeling the tools available. I’m up for this. Agitation immediately drops to minimal/nil. Whew! )

Weather-Proof
You should always expect your astrologer to provide at least two supporting phenomena for their storyline recommendation.
1. Mars rules the space that Venus now travels through and is wholly under the authority of Saturn, the disciplinarian and the king of emotional containment.
2. Jupiter in Scorpio is novile the full moon and sextile Pluto. In English, this means: expect your genius solution to be found in going deeper in analysis of your particular validation struggle. Really examine the strings and pulleys between you and your in-law/contractor/employer/social network/parent/child/ health care provider. Let Pluto work FOR you; amp up your X-ray vision and drop your preconceived notions.

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Cancerian Concerns
The upcoming full moon in Libra at 10’44 creates the shape of a cross ( ‘+’) in the astrology wheel. The sun occupies 10’44 of Aries, Saturn and Mars occupy 8’ of Capricorn, the moon is shining in Libra and this leaves the outlet for energy surplus/overload directly into 5’to 15’ of Cancer. This means that our response/s to Life’s revelations and completions occurring around March 31st will most likely have some Cancerian element to them.
You might decide to turn off your phone and maintain sofa status or take a long bath and go to bed. You might decide to visit family or a close long-time friend for a hearty meal – or cook for them. That’s fine as long as you don’t find yourself still sipping and nibbling into the wee hours. That’s fine as long as you don’t think you can come for comfort, but then a couple hours later start criticizing some pet ‘fault’ you see in them. That’s fine as long as you don’t seek to manipulate them into giving you further assistance.

Cancer can receive and handle your stress – gladly! – but you can be sure that beneath appearances, it’s not effortless. Respect that in yourself as caretaker and in those who nurture you. Remember that the people and places that represent sanctuary for you deserve your finest possible companionship and maintenance. After all, when the dust settles…who and what else matters?

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Mercury Retrograde Special Offer
We often talk around here about cycles within cycles. We recently elaborated on the year-long dance between Jupiter and Pluto. Well, how about the gold you can mine from connecting the dots about Mercury retrograde in Sagittarius (December 2017), currently in Aries, and finally in Leo in August 2018? There is at least one matter of critical business you can sort out and wrap up this year. For some free assistance on reading your personal road map, just ask via email. Include your date, time and place of birth.

 

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On Upgrading Your Creative Output – North Node in Leo

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First Things First

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 a destiny marker in astrology (source). The North Node (NN) spends 18 months travelling through each sign and you can see its placement in your birth wheel for an understanding of the optimal energy channels that were at work during your grand entrance onto the stage of Life on Earth. This marker will continuously serve as your default homing beacon.

Yet there is no such thing as stasis in this universe and so, the ways to continually explore what it means to fully imagine and experiment with your destiny marker are found in the reflective symbology of the transiting – or moving – NN.

In physical terms, the NN represents a point in Space. ‘It signifies the point at which the moon crosses the plane of the ecliptic. When moving in a northerly direction it is called ascending moon’s node or north node. {Two weeks later the moon intersects the ecliptic plane going in a southerly direction and this point of intersection is called the moon’s south node. The series of moon’s nodes move in a clockwise (i.e. retrograde) direction around the zodiac and take 18 years, 7 months and 9 days to make one complete revolution. Eclipses occur when either the new or full moon occurs close to the nodal axis.} (source)

The Moon and Me

So it’s the orbit of the moon around the earth in relation to the sun that continually offers a reflection of optimal energy channels at work in any given space. Symbolically, we can say that the emotional tugs that we feel are inextricably linked with that which occupies our thoughts and propels our voice and actions. Those people and goals that we value most for our inner peace get the lion’s share of our finite energy. Logic 101, right? Right.

Hopefully, this is usually a clear and present phenomenon but for many of us in these sensory-bombarded times, the link slips below our radar as we follow one beguiling piper’s tune after another. Result: burn out, guilt-based depression, creator’s block, dead end – or an entirely new cosm of people and things that we know we do not resonate with.  We might suddenly have the thought pop into our head, Why am i spending my time here? How did I end up dealing with this? Awareness, like a sun beam, pierces through our grappling and grumbling and we gnosis we have navigated off orbit. At this point, you can get mad if you like, but what you really out to do is give thanks for your internal homing beacon: it finally managed to break through all the noise and get your attention. Better to channel all that anger/angst into employing some characteristics of the NN in its current location because this is key to releasing the false tugs in our environment and guiding us back on course…

The NN left Virgo and entered Leo on May 10, 2017. It will reach the half way mark of Leo in mid-January 2018. On November 7th, 2018, the NN will enter Cancer.

Throughout the NN’s transit of Virgo (see the tag cloud), we continually stressed the importance of mental and creative flexibility in order to see new versions of reality, of getting practical about our time and resources, of sorting wheat from chaff in our feelings-thoughts-voice/action circuit. It was a time to widen our perspective on the bounty in our locale and social sphere and validate the locale and society of Others, also striving with this same primal circuitry. As we move through the opportunities for growth that Leo offers, we want to diligently tend the vital insights and applications gained from its transit through Virgo. These are layers meant to empower us on our way…

The North Node in Leo

Optimal energy channel = Fixed Fire = I Create/Make Real a Desire of my Heart; the seriously approached play-work in service to our chosen audience. Affirming results are crucial.

Leo is ruled by the Sun, THE energy source for our universe – likewise, there is a fireball in the heart of all of us! Some of us are more in touch with our emotional heat than others but as long as your heart is beating, you can travel inwards and upwards towards this Source.

Key features of this cycle will reflect a synchronistic pattern of exploration and increased awareness of (and regard for) your unique pleasure quotient: you can expect to be in situations where this can organically occur, if you are willing.

Willingness is crucial when talking about the NN, in general, and even more so for one who would channel solar fire. Like the other fixed signs (Taurus, Scorpio and Aquarius), Leo must fight the urge to fixate out of mindless habit. We can become so absorbed in the method we have found to work best for so long that we fail to note that the environment or the object of our affection has been subtly morphing. Lots of teenagers would love it if their parents noticed this fact. 😉

Other caveats apply: Solar fire is all-consuming; designate and protect space for getting away on a regular basis. Solar fire is radioactive; be conscious of others and apply the Golden Rule. Solar heat can dry up the rivers that connect you to the springs of your Source; honor your significant relationships with a cheerful heart and don’t begrudge them of Time.

Your birth or sun sign is also a significant theme-space for describing what you know about your creative juices. The list below is a simplified offering that will apply to your sun sign and will directly influence a NN placement in the sign. How might you combine the natal and the current node placement with your sun sign descriptors? *

 

Aries: I Am keenly in touch with my goal and I don’t give up. What I want directly motivates my movements and interactions. If I want you or something you have, you will know it.

Taurus: I want security, comfort and peace. I will work tirelessly towards gaining enough and I want to enjoy the pleasures this effort brings to me. I want stability and the company of like-minded others.

Gemini: I want intellectual variety and to know a little bit about everything. I want to be busy and share my creativity. I really want to know what you are up to.

Cancer: I want My Space and my Family, whether by blood or choice. I want to create sanctuary for my procreation and a firm system of protection for us to remain secure through past, present and future.

Leo: I want to pro-create with my beloved (fill in the blank)! While the object of my joy may change from time to time, while I am with my beloved (___), there is no one and nothing else. I am outside of space-time; I am consumed with desire to be all or to provide all that is necessary for fulfillment. I want a playmate and/or a playground for my magical genius.

Virgo: I want systems of checks and balances in alignment with the natural order in my space. I want to serve nourishment to your mind, body and spirit.

Libra: I want you and your input. I want balance. I am passionate about beauty, truth and equality.

Scorpio: I want to know what you want. I want to know what you’ve got. I want to transform us into something greater than the sum of you and me.

Sagittarius: I want to know what’s on the other side. I want freedom of mind, body and spirit. I fearlessly enjoy the foreignness of other minds, bodies and spirits.

Capricorn: I want to see the view from The Top of my chosen passion. I want to exhilarate in a profitable system with real-world, tangible results. I want to preserve the traditional ways that my culture understands.

Aquarius: I want to explore beyond what I can touch and feel, beyond gravitational pull, beyond the old ways. I want to lay tracks that reach through the skies of not-possible and lead to whole new docking ports for humanity.

Pisces: I want what All of us want. I want to reflect that which your input dictates. My passion is to show you this, for better or for worse. I want our healing and I don’t mind waiting.

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For more on the North Node, check the tag cloud and this post: Goals, Resolutions and Grace 

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