Happy Scorpio Full Moon!

Greetings!

Today we have the full moon, with the Sun in Scorpio and the Moon in Taurus, but the big news of the day is all of the activity in Scorpio, other than the Sun! We have what is known as a stellium in Scorpio today. A stellium is an aspect pattern that occurs when three or more chart points are in a particular sign, or there are three or more chart points that are in a particular house. Today we have the Sun, Venus, and Saturn all congregating in the fixed water sign of Scorpio, which sets the stage for a period of upcoming intensity. This is all resonating quite well with Pluto and Mars in Capricorn, and Neptune and Chiron in Pisces for different reasons. However, what this tells us on the macrocosmic stage is that now is the time to put emotional and spiritual changes into action. Part of this involves trusting your intuition, and part of this has to do with changing what is in place if better ways can be found. This is an opportune time to make changes, which may go against the general vibe in the air, but que serra serra. When it’s time to change, it’s time to change, and your intuition will guide you through the process. Pay no heed to fear or discomfort, as those things will only slow you down in the long run.

Another piece of this full moon is that the Moon is in the fixed earth sign of Taurus, which is the opposite sign of Scorpio. The easiest way to see the stark differences between the two is to understand that Taurus is all about using your own resources, while Scorpio is all about using shared resources. Notice I didn’t say anything about other peoples’ resources. There is a difference between shared resources and other peoples’ resources, and it is wise to know the difference between the two so you can maximize your personal growth.

So, why change at all? I mean, other than it’s the best character trait that the human species has, is there a reason to change what you’re doing? Yes, yes there is, and the biggest reason is that you are not the same person you were when you started some habits, so why use outdated methods? However, here’s another insight that can help: A Chinese proverb says that the only constant is change, and this is something I identify with very strongly. It has also been said that stagnation equals death. However, we all know people that fear change and will dig in their heels against any change because they are too scared of the unknown. Let’s critically think this for a moment: If these people want things in a constant state, and the only constant is change, then why resist change, for that is the only constant in life? Seriously? If you dig in your heels against change you are demonstrating fear; not a desire to adhere to tradition and what is comfortable because tradition is change, and the wise finds comfort in that. Besides, who wants to be stagnant anyway? At this time of the Full Moon, as you find the harmony between using what you have and using what you share, I encourage you to contemplate these thoughts. Where would it be wise to make changes right now, and where would it be wise to grow?

 

Blessings,

Bill

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Happy Full Moon/Lunar Eclipse!

Greetings!

Today we have the full moon in Aries, while the Sun is in Libra, and this one is worth noting because it’s a lunar eclipse. As some might now, it is also considered a “blood moon,” too! Wow! This is especially epic if you consider the fact that Mercury is currently retrograde, making this a good time to get in touch with our inherent being. Libra is the sign of balance and harmony, while Aries is the sign of new beginnings, but also, if done properly, the honor code, and of doing the right thing. Coupled with the Mercury retrograde, it tells us that now is the time to go within and address these properties that one has. Going within and reorienting the self is something that is wise to be done at this time of great empowerment. It’s also wise to take this time to find the harmony within between the self and the concept of the other. A balance and harmony between taking care of the self and taking care of others is something that would be wise to refamiliarize yourself with now, too. Sometimes its easy to give more than to keep back for the self, yet by striking that balance we can live a healthy life, rather than just “a life.” In more primitive times it was thought that we should “give until it hurts,” as an example. But now in more enlightened times we know that if we can’t take care of ourselves, then we can’t take care of others.

This is also an excellent time to integrate what we have learned and experienced throughout this year in order to better prepare for the upcoming winter, and to see where adjustments will need to be made for next year in order to have a better harvest, no matter how that harvest may manifest. By working with these foundational principles of cultivation and growth, we can put ourselves in a more empowered position overall, and become greater co-creators of our reality. We are humans, and as such we are in a position to apply our intellect to our various life situations to decide where and how to cultivate growth and pruning techniques to achieve greater heights.

We also find ourselves at the beginning of the second half of the energetic year, and because of this we have what could best be described as a midpoint or halftime during which we can catch our breath and plan on how to handle the next half of the year. What will we create for the next half of the zodiacal year, now that we can see what has been created before? Where is our energy best applied to maximize growth? And, most importantly, where is it that we can improve? I encourage contemplation of all of these questions as a way to expedite personal and societal growth. Through this exploration of the self we can bring ourselves into greater cosmic alignment.

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Happy Full Moon Virgo!

Greetings!

Today is the full moon in Virgo, and while the Sun is in Virgo, then Moon is in sensitive and psychic Pisces. On the surface no two signs are as opposite as these two. Often times signs that are the opposite of each other can easily be found to compliment each other, and while this is true in this case, this is a very difficult coupling to reconcile. Virgo is down to earth and practical. It’s very physical plane oriented, while Pisces is most times the opposite. Pisces is the energy of the visionary and of the spirit. Dealing with the physical plane is often times challenging for fishes, as their attention is elsewhere. Their attention is in the spirit realm, and in particular communing with the beings that are found there. This is often times happening subconsciously, though, and because of this many Pisces get lost in their own little worlds. To be fair, though, Virgos often times get lost on the physical plane, and don’t necessarily seek the spirit enough, but they do eventually adapt because it’s in their nature to do so. Pisces are adaptable, but it’s more in line with apathy, which, as we know, is almost never a good thing.

So, what exactly can be done during this full moon? The answer is easy, yet can be the hardest. The answer is work. Good old fashioned hard work, making the spirit made manifest on the physical plane. Virgos excel at hard work, and often times this is the bane of the Pisces existence. However, this moon is an excellent time to decide on a plan to make the spirit visions real and with physical results. This is the time to come up with a plan, and then to put steps in place to actualize them. In other words, it’s time to roll up the sleeves and get to work when it comes to calling spirit down. It does take discipline, though, so be forewarned.

This doesn’t necessarily mean ~just~ hard work, but rather working smarter. Through this approach adaptation becomes the norm rather than the exception. Here is where Piscean energy can really be seen in all of it’s glory, for Pisces are generally visionary in nature, which sometimes makes their journey harder. At this time I encourage everyone to make a plan and then to execute over the next lunar month. It’s time to pour your blood, sweat, and tears into bringing your spiritual vision into reality. So, what will you ~do~ with this time? Will you get lost in your inner daydreams, or will you produce results on the physical plane that others can learn from and use to evolve? As always, the choice is yours.

 

Blessings,

Bill

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