The Full Moon in Sagittarius occurs on May 21st, 2016 and will be opposite the Sun in Gemini. The Sun in the first degree of Gemini will be conjunct Venus in 26 degrees Taurus, both planets opposite Mars and the Moon in the first degree of Sagittarius. This position will bring a bit of tension to relationships. Deep, emotional, passionate lovemaking may turn into aggression or power struggles. Avoid finger pointing or even trying to make sense of every single detail right now as the full picture won’t fully be clear until Mars moves out of its retrograde position at the end of June.
With Pluto and Saturn retrograde as well, this is a time for deep inner reflection. Where are you placing your attention? Do you love yourself completely? Are you making choices that align with your heart or your mind? Are you surrounding yourself with people who honour themselves and thusly have compassion to offer you? Self-love often comes down to boundaries. What are you choosing to let into your field? Now is the time to question your deepest desires and core beliefs. What are you going to do with the gift of life? What if there were no limits? Are you using your greatest manifestation tool, the imagination, wisely? What about asking what you CAN do rather than what you “should” do. Push the limits of your mind. Have fun imagining your perfect world. Get excited about the possibilities for growth and adventure! Jump up and down, dance and sing and FEEL the aliveness within you.
The Grand Earth Trine with Mercury in Taurus, Jupiter in Virgo and Pluto in Capricorn is bringing you opportunities for expansion like never before, but with this position, it’s not always going to be so effortless. This is a time of intense dedication, study, hard work being done in the physical. If you put in the work, face your deepest fears and step out of victim mentality, you’ll be able to see the abundance available to you now.
Choosing to slow down and enter into your body is a good idea now. If you’re noticing something “wrong” on the external, ask yourself why you’re being triggered by it. How is the event outside you pointing you back to your own heart? How is the negative event helping you grow? How can you send more love to your own heart?
This is a very sensual time right now, a time to fall back in love with ourselves! If you’re uncomfortable loving yourself, you’re going to have to find a way to do it! No one is going to save you from yourself or take you away from your problems. Trust me, I’ve tried this tactic many a time… Enter deeply into a meditation and simply sit with yourself. Invite your own pain or darkness to be with you. Send every single emotion that arises love, and watch yourself melt back into the peace that’s always been with you, that you’ve always been.
With a surrender to the moment comes an intense knowingness that all is truly one. That there is no final destination point, no need to impress anyone, for all is us. No rush, no limits, just love. Your only duty is to breathe in the moment, is to survive. If you can do this, you’re success is ensured. There cannot be any other way as you are the divine experiencing itself.
Treat all with the same compassion, love and respect for all is Source consciousness choosing to play in different forms in order to learn more about itself. Trust in your unique journey as valid and beautiful. Stay true to your heart and allow its beat to guide you through this temporal dreamscape.
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The Full Moon in Scorpio occurs on April 22nd, 2016 and is opposite the Sun in Taurus. This axis represents what we desire in life. What do you value most in life? Why do you value it? Why do you want what you want? Where are those wants coming from? Your mind or your heart?
Scorpio rules sex, power, money, and on a higher octave, spiritual truth. For this Full Moon, ask yourself, “How am I using my power?” Are you connecting to the limitless fount of wisdom contained within your very Being? Are you listening to the desires from your heart or are you taking actions to simply please others? Do you feel grounded and connected to your body, to the earth? Can you feel your true power? If so… you won’t feel any need to manipulate others or put them down.
When we live in the mind and feed negative thinking or attach to negative emotions, we’re giving our power away. When we blame others for our problems or say someone else is “hurting” us, we’re giving our power away once again. We’re choosing to play the victim.
True success and freedom and power comes with proper boundaries. What energy are you choosing to let into your life? If someone is “hurting” you, why are you choosing to spend time with them? If you can’t accept someone’s behaviour and can’t change them, you’re only choice is to walk away. Take responsibility for your life, for everything happening to you. Know deeply that what is occurring is always for your Highest Growth, even if your mind cannot comprehend that.
The truth is that you are ALWAYS free to choose. Choose wisely.
The Scorpio Full Moon will allow us all to look deeply and honestly at our own relationships, especially our romantic ones. If you’re allowing yourself to be treated poorly by a lover or if you are treating your partner with disrespect, those actions will be brought to light now to be healed. For some this can mean the end of a bad habit, the healing of childhood traumas causing bad behaviour in relationships, or the end of a relationship itself.
When Venus enters into Taurus in May, the hard work that you’ve done to cut away what no longer serves you, be it people in your life that have been draining you or a bad habit that’s been causing you harm, will pay off. The space you’ll have created will allow you to draw in people who truly value you along with activities that genuinely nurture your soul.
If you’ve been disrespecting your body in any way, expect that to be illuminated in May. Use the energy of the bull to get re-connected to your body. Eat well, exercise. Sweat daily. Feeling confident in your body will translate to the rest of your life.
5 planets will be retrograde this April: Mercury, Mars, Saturn, Pluto and Jupiter. This is a time of intense reconsideration. On the Full Moon, Mars and Saturn in Sagittarius will be square Jupiter in Virgo. Your external success/achievements will be put on hold temporarily as you’ll be focusing your energy inwardly. Sagittarius stands for truth and compassion for all Beings and the Earth. If you’ve been abusing yourself in any way and as a result, abusing others, expect that to be brought to light now. Face any pain that arises and trust that it’s burning away that which no longer serves you, creating space for true power and creative energy to flow.
On the 19th to the 23rd, Venus will be conjunct Uranus in Aries and square to Pluto in Capricorn. Expect some power struggles in relationships and possibly some unexpected finger-pointing. Our first reaction to someone else “hurting” us is to blame. Let’s all aim to ask ourselves why we’re causing the pain in the first place. What is your Higher Self trying to show you? Why is this situation necessary for your growth? Why are you choosing it?
Pluto will also be trine Mercury in Taurus and Jupiter in Virgo, creating a Grand Earth Trine. If you can stay true to your own morals and stop playing the victim, you’ll see a greater sense of strength arise within you and your circumstances. Look to Jupiter (13-14 degrees) in your chart to see how this new power will be benefiting you personally.
The energy of the Scorpio Moon can be ruthless at times as it can bring out our darkest qualities for us to face. Scorpio doesn’t fear the darkness, it relishes it and learns from it. The Aries New Moon on the 7th was nasty and for a lot of us, it brought up a lot of fighting and name-calling. Come the Full Moon, if you’ve been brave enough to admit that you’ve been causing all your drama, you’ll be rewarded with clarity… and the peace of mind you thought the name calling was going to eventually bring you!!!
Although… with Neptune in Pisces square Mars and Saturn in Sagittarius, that clarity may not last forever. It may be tempting to fall into fantasy to avoid your problems or facing your own shadow, but ultimately this will only bring more suffering. Face your fears. Feel your pain. Love your enemies. And soon you’ll see that nothing and no one can hurt you unless you allow them to. Unless you attach to your ego as “you”…
Still your mind. Focus on your breath, on how you’re being breathed into existence. There is never anything wrong with the moment. Only thinking makes it so.
Out of the ashes the phoenix arises re-born. We are going through a re-birthing process right now… After Scorpio pulls itself out of the depths of hell, it comes back to life stronger, wiser, with something to offer the world. If you’re going through a hard time, LOVE it! Allow your hardships to teach you more about the nature of your own consciousness.
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The Full Moon in Virgo occurs on Feb. 22, 2016, and opposes the Sun in Pisces. The Full Moon will shine light on the aspect of your life that Virgo represents. For example, with my Venus in Virgo, the Full Moon will allow me to take a deeper look into my love life, to see things that were previously unavailable for my eyes. This Full Moon will be a deep heart opener for me.
I see the axis of Virgo and Pisces as reality vs. fantasy. The opposition the Sun and Moon creates provides us with an opportunity to find more balance within our lives. With Ceres (asteroid representing nurturing) and Chiron (another asteroid: The Wounded Healer) currently in Pisces close to Neptune (Pisces’ ruler) and the Sun, this is definitely a time for dreaming. A time for deep meditation and contemplation, a surrender into unknown territory.
Use the Piscean energy to become still and ask your heart what it truly wants. The will of your heart is aligned with the will of the universe, and that will is always pure, and always serves the all. It is your duty to find out what you love giving joy to. Why did you come to Earth? What are your gifts? How can you be of service to the world? True satisfaction arises naturally when we offer our hearts freely without needing anything in return. When we give, we feel the love we’re seeking and find the completion and connection we crave. When we feel abundant and worthy, wealth follows.
We all have dreams that want to come to life through us. We came to the physical dimension to experience and express our unique gifts. When we live in alignment with our heart, our true calling, we create space within us for miracles to flow. The universe is always conspiring to help us. It cannot be any other way, no matter how hard the mind tries to convince us otherwise. All we have to do to fully step into our true power is get out of our own way…
For this Full Moon, drop any attachment to ideas about who you “should” be. Let go of your identity, even for just a moment, let go of your story, your past and future, and listen to the beat of your own heart, to the wisdom contained within your very Being. Observe the endless fountain of energy that pours forth from you in all moments, the eternal, immortal stream of wisdom and power that yearns to be brought into the light. What wisdom does your heart yearn to share? What dreams want to come to life through you?
Once you’ve found your calling, use the Virgo Moon to help you create a plan of action. What steps could you take today to see your dreams through? What steps could you take tomorrow? This week? What would it feel like to NOT see your dreams come true? What would your life look like if you were truly empowered? How would you act? Who would you hang out with? Why is it absolutely necessary for you to see your dreams through?
The quality of your life is determined by the quality of your questions.
Dream big! And then TAKE ACTION! But don’t overwhelm yourself. Working for the all without firstly taking care of yourself isn’t beneficial to anyone.
Ceres and Chiron, both in Pisces, are helping you heal and asking you where you need to be gentler with yourself. For example, with my Moon in Pisces, I’m healing emotionally and learning to be more compassionate with my own heart! And with the hearts of others.
Life will seem especially dreamy on the 28th of February as Neptune couples with the Sun. Refrain from making any life-changing decisions. Create art, meditate, continue to plan. Execute in March.
Remember, the stars are a reflection of what’s going on within us as individuals and as a collective. They don’t take us away from our free will, but instead show us how to align with it.
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The Solar Eclipse New Moon in Pisces that occurred on March 8th, 2016 was an intensely healing time for us all. With The Sun, Moon, Neptune, Ceres and Chiron all in Pisces, we were asked to dive deeply into our own Beings to discover what we needed to let go of in order to make room for the new. It was an intensely feminine, creative and receptive time for us all. If you had the courage to let go of emotional attachments, come the Full Moon, you’ll see the physical manifestation of that courage.
Pisces is a master of change and knows that change is truly the only constant. While working up to the Full Moon, ask yourself, can I let go of anything in my life to make room for new energies and experiences to flow? Can I give away any of my things, can I let go of negative emotions that I hold onto for a sense of security? Wherever Pisces lies in your chart, is where you’re going to have to allow change to occur in order for healing and renewal to begin.
Use the intensely feminine energy of the moment to enter into the universe that dwells within, to discover what your own heart longs for. If a negative situation continues to arise that causes you to feel a negative emotion, question it. When did you first feel that negative emotion? Can you remember the situation clearly? Go over the situation again and again until it no longer causes you any negative emotional response. Send love to the inner child within you. Send love to your “enemies” and they will no longer be enemies. If you can figure out the exact moment when any emotional trauma was created in the body and go to the source of that trauma, it will soon dissipate. Using Neuro-Linguistic Programming exercises can often help make us face painful situations and turn them into events that we can eventually look fondly over. Remember, you CANNOT change the past. What’s done is done, but you can change your perception of it, and that changes the Now.
When the Full Moon Lunar Eclipse in Libra arrives on the 23rd of March, expect the closure you’ve been waiting for surrounding relationships. If you’ve had the courage to do your inner-work to release outdated emotional programs, you’ll see more clarity, connection and confidence within your interactions. With the Moon cast in shadow, we get a chance to look into the dark side of our own minds when it comes to our partners, and of course, ourselves. Whatever we want someone else to do, is what we crave the most for our own lives. If you notice that your partner is doing something wrong on the Eclipse, instead of pointing it out, simply start implementing what they “should” do yourself. Our reality is a holographic projection of our inner world. If you want change to occur on the external, change yourself.
This might be a tricky thing to remember since Mercury will be in Aries. Aries doesn’t think, it acts! If you’ve been supressing any words, they’ll come bubbling up now… Even more of a reason to release emotional attachments BEFORE the Lunar Eclipse. The Sun and Uranus will also join Mercury in Aries, making us all even more erratic and spontaneous, especially with our words.
Wherever Libra is in your chart is where you’ll be receiving a healing… but with the Moon Eclipsed, expect to be doing some deep shadow work. For example, with my Sun and 3rd House in Libra, I’ll be releasing ego issues which will then translate into how I interact with my environment.
Chiron, Neptune and Venus still in Pisces, we will still be focusing on healing, but rather with the mirror others’ provide. Overly sensitive, sometimes dreamy and even delusional at times, be careful not to fall too deeply into fantasy. Pisces is also the sign of escapism through drugs, food, over-stimulation of any kind… Ground yourself daily by going out for a walk. Place your hands onto the earth. Hug trees. It’ll do wonders for you.
Mars in Sagittarius will be trining Mercury and the Sun and sextiling the Moon. I see these aspects as extra power to speak our truth to our partners. Once again, be wary: Sagittarius is the sign of opinions. We all have em… but of course there’s a time to speak and a time to stay silent. Even if you feel like you’re “right” it may not even matter to someone else’s journey. Don’t waste your energy trying to heal people who aren’t ready to receive your blessings! Remember, sometimes though we may want to help someone in pain with our words, the kindest thing we can do is simply hold space for them.
With the Full Moon opposite Mercury, expect to vacillate between what YOU need and what your partner needs. Find balance by conversing openly without judgement. Always use discernment, but never take anything personally. Approach life from Spirit and witness all unfolding as it should.
With Saturn trine Uranus, expect difficult life lessons to shock you into changing and growing spiritually.
Ask yourself, what do I need most right now in this moment? Am I treating myself with respect, gentleness and compassion? How can I best be of service to humanity?
Dreaming, healing, travelling on the astral planes abound, along with intense spiritual insight and lightning-speed growth when it comes to love.
Have a beautiful Full Moon!
The Full Moon in Leo occurs on Jan. 23rd, 2016 and is opposite the Sun in Aquarius. This celestial opposition asks us all, “Are you living out your true creative potential?” What are the reasons behind your actions? Are you listening to the guidance coming from your own heart, or living to please others, making decisions that go against your personal truth simply to save yourself from conflict or judgement?
The New Moon in Capricorn asked us all to question where we were placing our attention, where we were directing our power. We were forced to see if we were living in alignment with our Highest Good, taking actions to benefit our soul and the collective. The effort that we’ve all taken to return to our Highest Truth, our True Calling in Life, will be illuminated come the Full Moon.
The Leo energy asks us playfully to return to what brings us the most joy in the moment, and reminds us vehemently that we’ve all come here to play in order to learn. Inner Child work will be a major theme during this time. In order to find the freedom and childlike innocence that arises naturally with a return to purity, it’s paramount to find a way to express the intense energy we’re being presented with.
Think of a creative activity that no one associates you with. Choose something that your mind thinks you are NOT. If you’re a musician, try writing. If you’re an artist, pick up a guitar or go dancing, etc. Allowing yourself to delve deeply into a creative activity which you have no attachment to will allow you to step into the true freedom of expression that your soul craves. Through the act of creating with no expectation, no attachment, no end goal, a portal will open within your very being for Source energy to flow through. The act of creating simply to create will remind you that you are an endless fount of limitless energy and pure potential. Any feeling you’re craving, any thing outside you that you feel you need, you’ll realize is within you. It’s never a person or a place that allows you to feel happy, satisfied, complete. It’s always you in the moment choosing to open your heart and give without conditions.
Take the freedom that arises from creation without attachment and bring that with you into your daily routine, your work, your play, your relationships. The Aquarius Sun is asking you to now LET GO of any attachments. As we emerge into a new year, a new age, vibrating with fresh energy, completely renewed, we see that everyone is entirely unique, though intimately connected. And though we may not always be able to understand each other’s viewpoints and the reason behind why we choose certain paths, we can feel that each path is valid in its own right. We can see that there is enough room for everyone’s voice to be heard, for everyone’s heart to be expressed without restraint. There is simply no more need to judge another for choosing to live life with a belief system other than the norm, when the “norm” (is there even such a thing?) is obviously no longer something healthy to strive for.
With Mercury in Retrograde in Capricorn, we’ve been given another chance to review our own morals. Ask yourself, “Am I choosing to live FULLY? Am I truly grateful for this existence? Are my actions representative of my gratitude? Am I taking Right Action? Am I truly facing my fears or evading them, living in the realm of excuses?” On the 25th, Mercury will go direct once more, allowing us to start living from a place of Higher Authenticity than ever before, if we choose to, that is.
With Mercury and Pluto coupled together on the 29th, this can be a time where our fears can seem overwhelming. Our shadow is bubbling up to the surface of our consciousness in order to be purified. Our own darkness is an aspect of us that needs our love too. January has not been easy on any of us and we’ve all been feeling the weight of serious decisions on our minds. This month will bring powerful transformation on a Soul level which will affect our entire reality, if we can choose to face our fears instead of run from them.
With Mars in Scorpio, its home, T-squaring the Sun and Moon, this can be an intensely emotional, even aggressive time. If you’ve been suppressing your sexuality or not allowing yourself to express your anger in a healthy way, this aspect will illuminate that and the Pluto-Uranus square will provide you an opportunity to choose something completely NEW!
Sexual energy is what the universe is built on. It IS creative energy, but we’ve forgotten how to use it. Instead of having sex to feel physical pleasure, remember that sexual energy can be used to HEAL the body, mind and spirit, to create art, to manifest your dreams into reality. If you’re sexually unsatisfied and not taking action to remedy this, you’re not taking responsibility for your spiritual health, for your own happiness, which ultimately affects the whole. A sexually unsatisfied person with no outlet leads to outbursts of anger and sometimes unintentional pain for others. Sexual energy wants to move through us. It’s the force that creates worlds, and if we choose to ignore it, misuse it or suppress it, we fall out of alignment on all levels.
Mars in Scorpio is asking us all, “What do you TRULY desire?” It’s time to stop worrying about if our desires fit into another person’s or society’s standards. Being of service to the whole without firstly learning how to get in touch with your own heart is a dangerous game that leads to pain.
It’s not desire that is wrong. It’s attachment to desire that brings suffering. It’s our desires that drive us, that allow us to create technologies that skyrocket us into the future, that allow us to learn, heal and change.
The most wonderful news of all? Your true heart’s desires ARE the desires of God, and ARE in alignment with your Highest Good. The wants of your heart are never wrong or sinful or invalid in any way shape or form. The heart is our connection to spirit, the way back to the truth, which has been hidden from us for far too long. Following our desires is our salvation from the chaos we’ve dreamed into life. Our commitment to our desires IS our Purpose. To live an honest life, giving joy to whatever makes us most happy in the moment is the only true requirement for bliss and fulfillment.
Breathe deeply and remember your perfection Now. You are so important. I love you.