The Full Moon in Cancer occurs on December 25th, 2015 and is opposite the Sun in Capricorn. The last time we had a Full Moon on Christmas was in 1977! Prepare for an emotional, intuitive, magical healing Moon. Neptune in Pisces will be sextiling the Sun and trining the Moon, allowing us to fully merge with Spirit, while maintaining our connection to the Earth. The Capricorn Sun is asking us to be brave, to go after what we want, and to ultimately climb the ladder of success to merge with our Higher Selves.
Cancer represents family so the Full Moon couldn’t come at a better time! Because emotions will be intense, you may want to set your intention before meeting your relatives this Christmas. If you’re highly empathic, you may pick up on peoples’ emotions and thoughts even more so now. Cancer is highly psychic and can tap into other people without even trying. Before sitting down to eat, especially if you’re imbibing, say a little prayer and set your boundaries.
Setting your intention can be as simple as closing your eyes and saying aloud or internally:
“Dear Soul Mind Body of (your name), I love you, honour you and appreciate you. You have the power to act with grace and compassion this Christmas and send the same love, the Highest Love, to all Beings. You have the power to react with kindness and to remain balanced and grounded in reality. You have the power to remain vulnerable and trust that you are safe. You have the power to always remember your connection to Source consciousness, to remember your Divinity in all moments. You have the power to say NO when you want to. Do a good job! Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!”
And of course, you can add in whatever else comes to mind in the moment. By consciously choosing to set your intention you’re purposefully directing your energy in a way that is aligned with your own soul. I encourage you to do this daily to prevent yourself from unconsciously living out the intentions of others.
Mercury in Capricorn will be trining Jupiter in Virgo at the Full Moon, making this an auspicious time for business! Uranus goes direct right after the Full Moon also, making this an amazing time to start new projects, to do anything we’ve been putting off for a while. When Uranus goes direct, ALL the planets will be direct! If you have a brilliant plan you’ve been waiting to execute, execute now! You’ll have this powerful inspiration until January 5th, when Mercury goes retrograde in Aquarius, ending in Capricorn on the 26th of January.
What were you doing around July 26th, 2015? That’s when Uranus went retrograde. Think about that, because whatever you were doing around that time, you’ll be returning to now with full force.
Because Uranus is in Aries, you want to look to where Aries is in your natal chart. That’s the area where you’ll need to take risks and try new things. For example, my Mars is in Aries, so where I direct my energy will change. Around July 26th, I quit my part time job and started working from home full time. And so now… that energy has come back around. Time to expand my business even more, with my soon-to-be-launched online social media site!
Finally, take some time during this Christmas to reflect on how far you’ve come this year. With awareness, look into your own past and congratulate yourself for everything you’ve achieved and for how much you’ve grown as a soul.
The Full Moon in Gemini occurs on Nov. 25th, 2015 and is opposite the Sun in Sagittarius. Gemini represents the gathering of information along with the mastering our direct environment. Sagittarius, while it loves to take in information, rather seeks for meaning and truth to expand it's environment to ultimately create an enlightened world. For this Full Moon, ask yourself the question: What information am I taking in? Is it useful to me? Is it true?
With Neptune in Pisces squaring the Sun, Mercury and Saturn, all coupled in Sagittarius, this can be a time of great confusion. While our energy, our mind and egos are apparently invested in seeking truth, Neptune is veering us off course, pulling us ever so softly into delusion.
Saturn is currently conjunct the Sun, making us tense, serious and determined. Make sure not to overwork yourself, even though it feels as if you NEED to come to some sort of completion, find your “perfect” identity or be “the best” right NOW! Life is a journey…
Making things a little more difficult, Neptune makes the first of three exact squares to Saturn on Nov. 26th, 2015, the next two occurring on: June 17th, 2016 and September 10th, 2016. Use this aspect to ask yourself: Am I being too practical and ignoring the spiritual? Am I living in la la land and ignoring the world? Where I'm I stuck in fantasy? Where am I too concerned with what others think about me? How can I balance both worlds and remember the truth?
While we earnestly seek for truth on the internet, through books and documentaries, etc... subconsciously we are being programmed by symbols that though we have forgotten the meaning of, are permanently embedded into our psyches. These symbols are so powerful that even when we come close to reaching the truth, they can steer us astray, subconsciously affecting our choices. And is it not our choices that have created our current circumstance?
The subconscious entraining began years ago. In childhood, we learned that green means go. We also learned that a triangle placed on its side means go. Now, even into adulthood, when we see a green triangle placed on its side in a commercial for chips, even for a brief moment, subconsciously we're already shouting "Yes, that's good! I want that! I'll buy it!" even if on a conscious level, we don't want the chips and we understand fully how unhealthy they are for us.
It's time to start questioning the information we're taking in, especially the media were consuming. Even innocent movies aimed at children are rife with programming. How did your childhood movies shape your definition of male, female, noble, evil, etc? What archetypes live within you? What idols are you internally worshiping?
Most of us are waking up to the fact that we've all been victims of trauma-based mind control and have been programmed from childhood with false history (we're not the most advanced civilization to walk the Earth) and fake science (our existence is not a fortunate accident). More and more citizens of Earth are realizing that the "dream" they've worked so hard for isn't so dreamy at all...
The Full Moon Lunar Eclipse BLOOD MOON in Aries occurs on September 28th, 2015. So… is the world going to end? No! Of course not, but the Moon will be sort of orange, so there’s that…
The Sun will be conjunct Mercury Retrograde in Libra, along with Black Moon Lilith and Juno. All these aspects will of course be opposed to the Full Moon in 4 degrees Aries. The Aries and Libra axis focuses on relationships! The one we have to ourselves, to our partners, to our work, and to our world. Everything is a form of relationship! The question for this Full Moon will be, “What do I truly need in my relationship to be happy? What do I truly want?” With Juno, an asteroid representing soul mates and marriage partners right next to the Sun and Mercury, Retrograde in Libra, also next to the Sun, this Full Moon is going to shake up your world and make you think deeply about relationships!
Eclipses represent closures. This may be a period in your life where a relationship ends to make room for your true soul mate/twin flame relationship to blossom. Dark Moon Lilith next to the Sun, to me, is bringing up our deepest, darkest selves. We will no longer be able to hide the truth of our desires.
Vesta, an asteroid representing devotion, will be right next to the Moon in Aries during this Eclipse, encouraging us to ask ourselves, “Am I devoted to the right person? To the right religion? The right world? Am I truly being of service to this world? Am I aligned with my Highest Good, my Highest Calling?” The way to the life of your dreams will be shown to you now if you slow down enough to listen to the guidance all around you, and within you.
With Mercury Retrograde in Libra, once again, we’re re-considering our relationship choices. Romantic, yes, but also the one we have to our work, our home and our LIFE! Mercury in Libra thinks about love, beauty and peace, but also JUSTICE and TRUTH! Now until the 9th of October when Mercury goes Direct, we get the chance to dream, dive into creative pursuits, use our intuition and open our hearts to possibilities only once dreamed of.
Saturn has finally entered Sagittarius! And hallelujah! The entrance, for me, was a rocky one, maybe even more so because my Saturn IS in Sagittarius! During the Eclipse, Saturn will be square Mercury in Libra causing tension between our relationships and True Calling, what we came here to do, who we came to be, how we came here to be of service! It’s time now to ask ourselves how we can balance our home life, career, day-to-day tasks with our grand spiritual missions and retain our human-ness while remembering we are eternal, multidimensional Beings of Light!
Have a beautiful Full Moon!
The Full Moon in Taurus is a Supermoon that occurs on October 27th, 2015, opposite the Sun in Scorpio. Taurus represents what we love and value in life. It’s physical things, possessions, the material world. Scorpio represents other peoples’ things, desires, cutting away what is no longer useful to make room for something greater, dying unto something or someone to find true fulfillment.
The Moon will illuminate what you’re holding onto. Are you thinking thoughts that benefit your Highest Good, or holding onto thoughts of unworthiness? Are you thinking negatively, putting yourself down or judging others? Are you holding onto any toxic emotions, anger directed at yourself or another? What are you feeding yourself with? What are you feeding?
The Sun will shine light upon what we must let go of. If there are any parts of you that you’re ashamed of, now is the time to let them go. Ask yourself, “If I truly loved myself, how would I act? How would I treat others? If I was 100% complete now, what would my life be like? How would I behave? Where would I place my attention?”
The truth, of course, is that at your core, you ARE already complete. Step into this knowledge fully this Full Moon by becoming the witness of your own thoughts. Your subtle idiosyncrasies and ingrained patterns of behavior will be easier to witness from an objective viewpoint now. Use the razor-like sharpness of the Scorpio Sun to narrow in on what you fear. The only way to truly be free of a bad habit, a negative emotion, or an undesirable situation, is to FACE it head on. Anything you embrace entirely, can no longer have any power over you.
Sit with your own shadow and invite any darkness within you to purify with you during meditation. Our darkness needs love too. Remember, everything flows from the same Source and is an expression of love. Feel into this truth and remember, that if anyone else is reacting to you negatively, it’s only because they’re afraid. Treat your enemies like children in pain, for that is what they are. Send the same love to ALL Beings. Nothing is separate from you.
Choose to look at life from a Higher Perspective. See that everything occurring is a part of the unfolding of consciousness. Ask yourself, “Why did I come to Earth, if I’m already complete?”
The Full Moon will activate the approaching Saturn/Neptune square. The Moon will be quincunx Saturn and sextile Neptune. Use this placement to find balance between your connection to spirit (Neptune) and this physical world (Saturn). How are you being of service to others, and how are you treating yourself? Remember, if you don’t firstly create happiness from within, you will have nothing to give others. Spend time giving joy to activities that make you smile. Let love pour from you eternally, and know that the more you give, the more you receive. The more you practice giving your love away, the more you realize that there is nothing else.
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There’s a light and dark side to everything and in order to be a fully healed, awake and aware being, it’s imperative to send love to both sides. When it comes to astrology, I have mostly focused on the light side of the zodiac in my Full Moon energy updates, but today I’m switching things up a little. I’m purposely going to talk about the “bad” habits of each zodiac sign in order to help you know yourself more completely and become conscious of any darkness within you. It is my wish for this blog to be of assistance to you on your healing journey.
You are NOT your Sun sign or your Moon sign… Your birth chart is a map of your soul and by reading it, you can learn how you chose to focus your energy for this life and look into your past lives, etc. Think of the zodiac signs like filters that your consciousness moves through. Yes, you have free will and the power to do as you please here and create any reality that you want, but to deny that you are separate from the cosmos, and aren’t being affected by it in all moments is, in my opinion, quite naïve. Use this list to help you with any signs that come up often in your chart:
Aries: Aries comes from Pisces (the spiritual realm) straight into this world, energized and alive, ready to take on any challenge that comes their way. They possess the energy and passion of a child and the strength and power of warrior. Being the baby of the zodiac, Aries has can be quite egotistical as they are trying to protect their own innocent hearts. For the Aries out there: Make an effort to compliment others. Balance your energy with your opposite sign, Libra, and spend time each day in another person’s shoes. Ask yourself, how are my actions affecting the people around me? Am I being kind to others or blowing through life like a maniac? Aries people have a lot of energy and tend to jump from one thing to the next to the next… to the next. They’re spontaneous and super quick, but their energy can be de-focused. My advice? Slow down. You’ll get more done, do a better job, and enjoy life more if you do. If you feel like you can’t, spend some time exercising to burn off all that fiery energy! And finally, remind yourself that it’s safe to express your emotions. The greatest strength in this world is an open heart.
Taurus: Beautiful, sensual, luxurious, you definitely know how to have a good time and enjoy the physical pleasures of this Earthly experience. But my goodness, you are stubborn! Being a fixed sign, you have the tendency to only see things your way. It makes sense to you, so it MUST be right, right? Well, no, that’s not always the case. To become aware of your own obstinate nature, spend some time doing new things with new people. Don’t get fed up with life and stuck in your routine, when there is so much more beauty awaiting you. Allow others to be the way they are without trying to force them to see your views. Everyone is on their own journey. Let go of the need to judge others so harshly. Don’t take things so personally. Purposely do things that put you out of your comfort zone, that make you afraid, that shake you up and make you question your own beliefs. Balance your energy with your opposite, Scorpio, and focus on emotionally connecting to other people around you. Remind yourself: it’s okay to let go, to not have to be in full control at all moments. You are safe and protected by divinity. I know that you’re trying to protect YOUR heart and YOUR possessions and YOUR life, but trust me, if you open your heart to the world, everything you desire will be yours.
Gemini: Quick-witted, fun-loving, do-a-million-things-at-once, Gemini! You are a pro at keeping on top of the latest and greatest in all forms and all your friends (I bet there are many) come to you for a laugh, or a heartfelt chat. You’ll do either, because you want to talk, constantly, about everything under the sun! But just because you can juggle 15 balls at once, doesn’t mean that you have to! Slow down and take time out for yourself. Force yourself to relax if you have to. Take a bath. Yes, you can take a bath Gemini style and make sure there are plenty of candles, bubbles, magazines and soothing scents surrounding you. Oh, and maybe some snacks too, some bath toys, more reading material, a clock so you know how long you’ve been relaxing for at all moments, and let’s throw in your favourite movie playing somewhere, and a hot guy or girl waiting for you with a towel just because! :P It’s also a good idea to start to really listen to ideas of others. Balance out your energy with your opposing sign, Sagittarius. Take in the big picture and remember that just because you always have something to say, it doesn’t mean that you have to say it. Geminis can come off as a bit pretentious because they are so quick-witted and yes, can be a bit emotionally distant. It’s commonplace for a Gemini to laugh at their emotions or analyze them, rather than feel them. When you’re in the bath, splashy splashing around with all your toys, spend some time feeling your emotions and resist the urge to analyze them!
Cancer: Sweet, emotional, tender-loving Cancer, oh how I adore you so. You are the master of creating a beautiful space to relax in, to feel comfortable and safe in. You do it so well that others flock to you and they stay because you serve them such good food! Be wary of others taking advantage of your generosity. Having an open heart and being empathetic towards others doesn’t mean that you have to lose yourself in others and forget to care yourself. Set your boundaries. Know your limitations and take the time you need to revert back into your shell. You don’t always have to be the one mothering others, making sure ALL of your family is okay at all moments. Spend time alone with your emotions in order to understand them. You feel so much that it can be overwhelming, I know. Meditate, get in touch with your inner world to remind yourself that yes, you are safe and it’s okay to open your heart again. Don’t get lost in your emotions and remember to open up to those have hurt you. They’ve only done so because they were suffering. Send your enemies the highest love and they will no longer have any power over you. Balance your energy with your opposite, Capricorn. Do something with those emotions. Express yourself, share your heart with world. Crawl out of your shell, step out of the comfort and safety of your home and make an impact on this world.
Leo: Passionate, fun, exciting Leo! You are the sunshine that lights up everybody’s life. The King or Queen of the jungle, the Lion or Lioness who desires, needs to be feed, needs to be seen and heard and loved by all! Compassionate and giving by nature, it’s easy for you to maintain an open heart, something that can difficult for most people in this chaotic and sometimes frightening world. Your shadow, however, comes in the form of pretending to be as bright as the Sun when you aren’t feeling like one. “I’ll just fake it and be bright anyway and people will love me,” is how Leos can navigate through life. And yes, it works! But gaining the respect of others is not as important as you learning to respect and love yourself for everything you are. Learn to accept yourself entirely in those moments when you don’t feel so sunny. Balance out your energy with your opposite, Aquarius. Turn your attention away from your own desires for a moment and think about the bigger picture. Realize that true happiness will come from being of service to this world. And forgive yourself for being shy! Remember, you came from Cancer and are still learning how to love yourself unconditionally. If you don’t feel like being sunny, you don’t have to put on air to please others. You shine so bright just being who you are and everyone you meet is affected and learns from your light.
Virgo: Logical, down-to-earth, obsessive Virgo, with your perfect body and perfect job and perfect partner and perfect life! You are the practical master of getting things done. The opposite of Pisces, you see where things are not quite right, and you fix them! In fact, you feel like it’s your duty to fix yourself and others. It’s how you express your heart. Remember to relax and balance out your energy with Pisces. Spend time in nature, re-connect to the Earth and force yourself to stop thinking if you have to! There will always be something “wrong” or “negative” to focus on. The wiser thing to do is choose to focus your energy on the all the good things you want to draw into your life. For the one of the healthiest signs of the zodiac, Virgos can actually get sick often because of how much they worry. The hypochondriacs of the zodiac for sure! Take time out of your busy day to dream and explore your own imagination. Pick up a pen and draw, just because. You don’t always have to have a goal in mind. Remember, you’re here to experience and FEEL. You don’t have to constantly think about what your feeling and how it’s affecting your life and what it will mean for other people and your future and… Stop! Just pick up the pen and draw some rainbows because their pretty goddamnit! :P