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Virgo Full Moon on February 19th, 2019: Heart of a Lioness

This Full Moon awakens an ancient mystery... and asks us to kill our ego in order to lift our humanity to a new level. It is about leadership. The next two weeks will bring conflicts between ego-controlled leaders who are concerned about image and profit, and people whose guidance comes from care and devotion. Which side are you on?

Awakening the Mystery… Image: Gift Habeshaw/Unsplash

Awakening the Mystery… Image: Gift Habeshaw/Unsplash

Devotion

The sign of the Full Moon, Virgo, is about acting out of a genuine sense of care and service to others or a cause. Virgo has high standards, but only because she sees what´s possible and doesn´t want to settle for half-assed solutions.

Practical Love

This influence makes the Full Moon caring, practical, heartfelt and generous; the only dangers are perfectionism or too much (self-)criticism. However, there is another important factor in the background that influences this Full Moon: it falls on Regulus, Heart Star of constellation Leo.

Leadership

Regulus is one of the most important fixed stars, and associated with military leadership, courage, success, but also too much harshness and falls from grace. For sure, Regulus embodies a male connotated, egotistic style of leadership. Donald Trump's ascendant falls on this Star... expect the next 2 weeks to bring decisive developments in US politics.

Epochal Change

In 2011, Regulus changed signs by precession. In Sun Sign Astrology (not real-sky-constellations), it no longer falls in Leo, but in Virgo. This change was very symbolic, and interestingly, it coincided roughly with Uranus entering Aries and Chiron, Pisces.

Women`s Revolution

Two weeks from the Full Moon, Uranus will change signs again, and move into Venus' sign Taurus; Chiron has been in Aries since the day before the Full Moon. A new 7-year cycle of drastic change begins. Uranus, planet of revolution and rebellion changing into Taurus heralds a time of shocking changes to femininity, and women leading revolutionary or reform movements.

Girl Power

These tendencies have already strengthened since last year (Uranus' first entry into Taurus was mid-May 2018); in many countries women, even girls, are currently at the forefront of political change or extra-parliamentary protest movements. This tendency is going to intensify.

Worried Warriors

Chiron in Aries, on the other hand, indicates a strong need for the male principle to renew itself, to heal wounds, and to find more wholeness and humanity. Most conflicts in the world, and most environmental destruction and exploitation, are currently caused either by men, or by institutions that embody "male" principles such as aggression, ruthlessness, competition, and harshness.

Lionesses

This Full Moon at 0 degrees Virgo is the first Full Moon here since Regulus moved into the sign of the Virgin. It symbolizes the transition to the kind of courage that comes from love, not egotism, to change that wants to improve living for all, not just maximise the profit of a small group. This would mean game over for the lone Lion ruling his clan. The new model would be the group of lionesses working together and supporting each other, not fighting for the alpha male...

Awakening of the Sphinx

 The transition from Leo to Virgo is the Sphinx. Today we know very little about this mythological being, but for many thousands of years sphinxes were represented and worshipped throughout the Mediterranean region. Lions (Leo) were traditionally associated with the Great Goddess, as was the bull (Taurus). In Greek mythology, the Sphinx is a guardian who kills people who cannot recognize themselves. Humans are a mystery to themselves, and inwardly dead, until they understands their body as an animal and stop rationalizing the mystery of life.

Serving Something Higher

The next 2 weeks open a very deep space of change. Allow yourself to get into more contact with your feelings, your body, and life around you. Observe yourself: What motivates you? Who do you take care of? Only yourself, or do you take responsibility for others and your environment? Are you a macho or part of the lionesses hunting together? - This applies to women and men. A mystery is coming back to life... Open your eyes and become yourself.

Happy full moon!

Gemini Full Moon November 23, 2018 - New Information, New Doors

This moon at 0 degrees Gemini is a call to openness. Do not defend what you believe, but be open to new information. It is time to review your worldview. Because your faith influences your reality!

Which door will you chose? Robert Anasch / Unsplash

Which door will you chose? Robert Anasch / Unsplash

Change

The Gemini Full Moon marks a huge change of energies between November 22 and 26. The ruler of the Full Moon, Mercury, is retrograde. This means we have to think through many things. Besides that, strange, confusing or time-consuming situations can occur in everyday life. Sudden cancellations, rebooking, returns or lost mail, problems with electronic devices... The same applies to false information or beliefs: they can have far more serious consequences.

Fated

Adding to the possible confusion are unexpected, sometimes karmic or compelling meetings. These meetings may reveal mistakes in your thinking and interaction with others. They can teach you something if you are open to it; even problems and disappointments lay the foundation for a better restart. And some encounters or messages can turn out to be extremely lucky and promising in the future!

Conspiracy or Theory?

The Mercury/Neptune Square reveals a lot of parascience, "conspiracy theories” or previously hidden information, but also disinformation and lies! Discrimination is crucial. Make sure to double-check and verify facts and sources, but also be open to overthrow old ways of thinking and worldviews.

Wobbly Ground

In fact, since many structures of our society were developed by sociopaths for sociopaths, bizarre intrigues and power games that would never occur to a normal person are out there. Much of what is labelled as "conspiracy theory" is true; but very much is also untrue, completely misleading, or literally insane. The mainstream media have their own blind spots, political guidelines and agendas that distort news.

Stumbling blocks

These topics extend into the private sphere. Daily information and knowledge influence your image of the world and what you think is possible or impossible. At the same time, there is a feedback loop; how you feel affects how you receive the news. Does your disenchantment with politics perhaps reflect a deeper hopelessness and impotence in your life? Every day, we redesign ourselves and our possibilities. What restrictions do you have? Can you imagine something else?

Paradise

Along with the confusion, there is nothing less than an open road to paradise for those who can see it and recognize possibilities. You can meet benefactors, and messengers who bring certain insights and information that may bear beautiful fruit in the future. This moon is inspiring, like a huge fresh canvas - what do you want to paint on it?

Jupiter

Jupiter's influence over the next two weeks is GREAT! The largest planet in its home sign will bring more justice and open doors - some of which will lead you into unimaginably beautiful new lives. For everyone, this time should bring at least one truly positive encounter, message, sensation or experience. With a sense of proportion you can achieve a lot now. Only check before whether everything is correct, or whether an offer or a person are fraudulent.

Relationships-wise

Venus is still under strong pressure until January; you should definitly check on your set of beliefs regarding love and relationships (and money). Here you can expect breakthroughs and really change your value system. Pay attention to what you think is possible and impossible, and which patterns or partner types you attract again and again.

Epic

Expect insights, flashes of genius and new values on an epic scale in the next 2 weeks. Jupiter enlarges everything. At the same time, many things will only be finally cleared up when Mercury turns direct after St. Nicholas Day. In December a lot will change again - use the magic until the end of November!

Happy Full Moon!

Taurus Full Moon on October 24, 2018 - Unpredictable

The full moon on the 24th brings explosives. The Sun has just entered Scorpio, in opposition to Uranus, destabilizing things. The Moon falls almost exactly on Uranus and increases the tension. Our values, close relationships, and finances, are exposed to unexpected shocks and twists. In addition, Venus is still in the underworld. We have arrived at the bottom of our hearts and do not yet see clearly ...

You may not see what’s coming. Image: Ryoji Iwata / Unsplash

You may not see what’s coming. Image: Ryoji Iwata / Unsplash

Deep Magic

Taurus and Scorpio are the axis of what you own, and what you share; the axis of sensuality and passion, of having and letting go. Moons on this axis always have special power. More than power, they have magic. It’s the deepest trance, self-realization, passion, and yet being rooted in the beauty and realness of the world.

Special Case

Due to the strong Uranian influence though, this Moon is special. You can fly to the stars, or see something go up in flames in your life. The moon is particularly strong in Taurus, and can also assert itself. With Uranus, your wants and desires can go over the top, and you, or someone close to you, may become stubborn and selfish.

What Matters?

The question here is: What should you insist on because it is important and special for you, and where is danger that you become stubborn, brusque and hurtful because you feel threatened in your ego? It is the question of mine/ours, and how they can be brought together. Sharing, or getting involved, can be frightening. But the Sun in Scorpio longs for that, even if you have to let go of something to do that.

Compromise

In the time around the full moon there will probably be conflicts between your values and will, and those of your partner or other important people. This could feel extreme and threatening, as if it could break you to give in. What is really worth to enforce, and where should you find a compromise? With four planets in Scorpio, the desire for closeness is so strong that it could make you give in... or make quarrels bitter and mean.

Passion

The tension between Taurus and Scorpio can also become sexually super-charged. With Uranus things can suddenly feel explosive, a fight can turn into sex, or vice versa. You could fall out, or in love unexpectedly. However: with such a strong influence of Uranus, the connection will rather not be permanent (there are exceptions).

Lady Fate again

Moreover, Venus is retrograde, and the full moon takes place in exact square to the moon’s nodes. This gives everything that happens an extremely fateful character. Courses are set, paths emerge and fade before our eyes. Perhaps it will only become clear in retrospect how important this time was; perhaps the intensity leaves you no time to think.

Nervosity

Feelings go deep at the end of October, and if you can't process things, you might have the feeling of exploding or experience attacks of nervousness. Pay attention to people around you, because these tensions can build up quickly and unexpectedly. Take good care of yourself, try to eat well, move, ground yourself... You may also need a lot more sleep and rest.

New Cycles

The full moon also marks the middle of Venus' retrograde. On the 26th Venus and the Sun meet, starting a new cycle of relationships and finances. The Full Moon allows you to draw the first balance a in relationship questions, financial and self-worth topics. However, it will not be the final word! On the 31st, with the Venus/Uranus opposition, everything can change again in these areas; in November, when Venus moves back into Libra where she goes direct, things can change yet another time.

Taking Stock

Use the full moon to look back. What has happened in the now ending Venus cycle? From April 2017 until now? What has happened since the last Venus retrograde in Scorpio, in October/November 2010? What harmful patterns could you discard in dealing with others, in love, sex, closeness? What value do you want to give yourself and get from others? Venus and Saturn in positive aspect support reason and stability, a counterweight against self-will and uncontrolled emotional explosions. Try to feel what is right for you inmidst all chaos. Only you know the answer...

Happy Full Moon!

Translated with the help of www.DeepL.com/Translator

Full Moon in Aries on September 25, 2018 – Burning Flames

A strong Full Moon is coming up and you will be feeling it! This Moon involves everything – your responsibilities, your relationships, and, you. How can we accept ourselves, warts and all? How can we be happy in our relationships, given our wounds and fears? How much pressure can we take from outside? This Moon has two answers… Chiron and Vesta hold the keys.

With all the pain and stress: Stick to your holy flame… Image by: Olga Bast / UnSplash

With all the pain and stress: Stick to your holy flame… Image by: Olga Bast / UnSplash

Critical Feelings

The Moon falls in very early Aries, on Chiron, the Wounded Healer. On the same day, Chiron will retreat back into Pisces, on the critical 29th degree. This is a major test of your psychic resilience. Chiron brings up sensitivities, insecurities, and sometimes wounds in the self that feel unbearable – lack of self- respect, self-rejection, doubts that you are worthy of living.

Without Words

The Sun in Libra wants us to be grown-up and rational about it. Let’s talk… Mercury is close to the Sun, opposing the Moon. But perhaps you don’t want to talk. Some wounds just go too deep. They may have been inflicted before you could speak, or think. They can have been embedded into your self before you had a notion of “self”.

You First

However, Chiron’s wounds can be healed. Take whatever hurt, insecurity or inexplicable irritation that appears in your life around this Moon as a clue. Pain may be especially connected to relationships and outer pressure, from bosses, parents or authorities. The Aries Moon, however, asks you to take care of yourself – you are responsible, no one else.

Forgiving Life

That’s why you need to accept, and forgive yourself for the pain you carry. It may be a feeling of never being enough, good, successful, pretty, slim, smart enough. It may be a feeling of deep sadness, feeling forlorn, not knowing why you are here. Or the memory of an abuse, neglect, betrayal, injury, that you could never get over.

Let it Be

Allow that feeling to be there, don’t try to numb it, belittle it, or suppress it. Just let it be what it is. This may take seconds, hours, or days, depending on you and your experience. Doing that will change your energy, and your way of relating to others, the way you deal with stress. This is the message of the Full Moon: Heal yourself first, then take care of the rest.

Web of Life

We get another important message from the cosmos: Allmost all celestial bodies are in the first part of their signs. This creates a web of connections, some stressful, some supportive, but all connected to each other. We can’t solve problems in isolation. Our personal wounds and sensitivities are inseparable from how we can or can’t have happy relationships, and how resilient we are towards stress.  

War or Peace?

And of course, Venus in Scorpio is still squaring Mars on the South Node; relationship troubles, and a battle of the sexes scenario –mainly arising from male abuse of power – continue to play out in the public sphere. There is a danger of blind brutality and domination with Mars on the South Node; but the Full Moon is acutally in harmonious aspect. If we use diplomacy and consideration for all parties, and if we take care not to act out insecurities and old anger, then there’s a potential for positive action, especially group efforts, and new/old friends, even strangers, coming together for a cause.

Time to Rest

In your personal life, expect some weird conflicts between your personal freedom and your wish for companionship; a lot of thinking and talking about relationships, friendships, social situations; and the need to make space and time for withdrawals if needed. The Moon square with Saturn shows you may also feel down, or exhausted physically. Coming around the change of seasons, the body might need more rest, so don’t push over certain limits.

Holy Flame

Saturn, the Lord of time and Karma, is conjunct Vesta, Roman Goddess of the Hearth, Home, and the female, nourishing principle that holds everything together. In Rome, the fire of Vesta was always kept burning, by virginal priestesses. They were held in such high regard that when they passed, Senators bowed their head to the Goddess, and Holy Flame, they represented.

Focus and Devotion

The Latin word for hearthfire was “focus”; and Vesta also symbolizes that. Find your focus, find your passion, what you devote your heart to. Don’t let old hurts, ego, or relationship drama derail you. That’s the ultimate message of this Moon: Stick to your holy flame, keep it burning in your heart. When you come from that place, you may find the strenght to deal with whatever pain in your life, and burn it into fertile ashes.

Happy Full Moon!

Full Moon in Pisces, August 26th 2018 – Deeply Connected

This Full Moon brings some very sweet, very harmonious, aspects, but without turning static. On the contrary, there’s a lot of excitement in the air, feelings, passion, and the real desire to break out of old ways of life and jump right into a brand-new future.

Immerse yourself into Life. There is no separation...      Image: Finn Gross Maurer / Unsplash

Immerse yourself into Life. There is no separation...      Image: Finn Gross Maurer / Unsplash

Coming Together

The background of this Moon is the beautiful and constructive contact of Saturn and Uranus. It’s a rare aspect, and only happened in 2017 in the fire signs, and this year in early Capricorn and early Taurus. You can use existing structures, or hierarchies, to promote your individual path, and your innovative ideas.

Supported

Those early Taureans and Scorpios that have been shaken up by Uranus’ stay in, or opposite, their sign since May, receive a lot of support by Saturn until October/November of 2018. This is why they are better able to combine the new with the old, the erratic with the stable, and freedom with security. At least this year!

Earthy

The Sun in early Virgo joins that special Harmony and really lightens up the Sky for everyone with planets or points in early Taurus, Capricorn, Virgo, and, Pisces. You can basically just float. Know that the Earth carries you – you can just BE. For everyone, actually, this is a time to be conscious of the physical reality that sustains you – your body, and the earth. Those two are the only constants while you are alive. What more do you need?

No Net

The Moon in early Pisces adds compassion, dreams, creativity and romance to the mix. It’s like, for once, you can really let go, without a safety net, because you feel you ARE safe, anyway. Even if you died, you’d be safe. This is the energy of this very special Earth/Water mix. We are not only at home on Earth, but we also have a much bigger home in spirit, in the unknown, in the cosmos, in divine love.

Feel It!

This feeling is a much-needed antidote to the anxiety and very real material troubles an increasing number of people are in. This won’t get better during the “Saturn-and-Pluto-in-Capricorn” years, 2018-2020. But there are several factors that point to a way out; one of them is Neptune in Pisces, its home sign. Compassion, and connection to a higher power, bigger truth, and the web of life, may be the one thing that make the biggest difference, now and in the next years. The Full Moon will make you feel this!

Apart from this, the time around the Full Moon also is a much-deserved break after this Summer’s crazyness. Still there are a few pitfalls to watch out for. They have a lot to do with relationships, frustration, control, and money.

Bottled Up

Mars is very strong because he’s about to turn direct in less than two day’s time from the Full Moon. And there is a connection to Pluto, and a difficult aspect to Venus coming up on the horizon. This means things can get unexpectedly volatile around the Full Moon. Romantic moods can be shattered by some outburst of frustration, or bottled-up anger. Be careful, as the Sun in uneasy aspect to Chiron makes everyone more sensitive, and easily hurt. You could trigger someone’s childhood trauma, or be triggered yourself.

Dark Side

Venus makes an exact square to Pluto during the Full Moon. This puts oil in the fire. It makes you more passionate, but with the danger of obsessing, and coming on too strong. Venus/Pluto is afraid to lose what they love, and can slip into the dark side of desire. Watch out for becoming clingy or manipulative from fear of not getting what you want. Also, watch any dominant tendencies that do not feel playful, but real. This aspect can bring a very deep connection, but only if you dare to face the abyss.

Wait a Little

Lastly, Mercury makes a weird aspect to Neptune. You may be prone to fantasizing in broad daylight or to just not want to see the unpleasant truth about something or someone. This aspect can also just make you float away more. Just don’t make major business decisions around the Full Moon if possible. And don’t buy your dream car at that place with the really nice salesman either… ;)

Balanced

Relationships can give you a lot of TLC around the Full Moon, or a lot of stress – or most likely, both. Maybe you want love and closeness so much that you start being pushy, or yield too much. Try to stay balanced, don’t “sacrifice” anything important for being with someone. Because this Moon is not really about romance.

Coming Home

It’s about re-connecting to Earth, grounding yourself, and really becoming fully incarnate. It’s about feeling the connection with all of life, and that includes the wasp on your plate. It’s about becoming real. But real meaning, anchored into material reality WITH the awareness of the connection between everything that is alive. Feel the Earth, the vast intelligence sustaining your every breath, and every step. It’s this awareness you will need to life in the next years. Only this awareness can make you tell real from fake, nature from artificiality, your true needs and wishes from what the world tirelessly tries to sell you.

Happy Full Moon, Happy Floating & Happy Anchoring.

Capricorn Full Moon June 27th/28th 2018 - Work for What You Really Want

This Full Moon brings mixed feelings. It’s summer, and we just want to have a vacation after all the turmoil of the last months. However, the years 2018-2020 ask us to build up our lives on a much more solid, much more successful, and authentic foundation. And that requires work, and taking charge of things.

Sometimes you have to get your hands dirty...               Image: Jesse Orrico / Unsplash

Sometimes you have to get your hands dirty...               Image: Jesse Orrico / Unsplash

Reminder

So probably around this Full Moon, and in the next two weeks, you’ll be reminded of your long-term plans. Use this time for a first resumee what you’ve achieved already and what you still need to do. If your plans are not solid, or not aligned with your true wishes, obstacles and difficulties can pop up out of nowhere. Something probably will make things a bit more difficult, no matter what. Just keep on the ball!

Self-Pity

Two more aspects to the Full Moon suggest two roads to take: a square to Chiron is a warning that whatever obstacles may appear, could make you react emotionally and with self-doubt. Actually, your reaction may be really over the top, a minor setback could feel like “I’ll never manage”, or bring up feelings of deep hopelessness, instead of taking a practical step to resolve the issue. It’s obviously not the recommended reaction… ;)

Reach Out

The other aspect, support from Uranus, shows that an original and out-of-the-box approach can work wonders in solving upcoming problems. Perhaps there’s a gadget on the market that fixes your tech problem in a second, all you have to do is to watch a free tutorial on YouTube. Support can also come from associations, friends, and networks, even strangers. Just break that stiffness and dare to ask people for help!

Family Matters

The axis Capricorn/Cancer also brings up topics about ageing, kids and parents, household and family versus career. Your parents may need more assistance all of a sudden. The trend that economic and political hardship make life increasingly difficult for “the simple people” everywhere around the globe also continues with this Moon. Donald Trump’s family separation policy is a case in point.

Echos of the Past

Instead of protecting families (Cancer), politicians everywhere try to split people up in groups, using bureaucracy, law enforcement and authoritarian rule (Capricorn) to implement inhumane practices. It is a strange omen that this particular Full Moon falls exactly on – Adolf Hitler’s Moon and Chiron. Hitler brutally used the power of the state to compensate his own deep hurts, feelings of uprootedness and lack of emotional warmth (Chiron in Cancer opposite Moon in Capricorn in his natal chart). We are being warned!

Personal

In your privat life, it may be that you notice that your duties, and structures you've created for yourself, like a certain job, certain responsiblities, or loyalties, keep you from enjoying time with your children or people dear and close to you. In this case, it's up to you to take action, and make long-term plans how to change the situation.

It's Hard to Party

Venus in Leo shows we can have a good time, we want love, amusement, warmth. However she’s a bit uncomfortable with an opposition to Mars, a square to Jupiter and an inconjunct aspect to Neptune. You may go to excess; be too pushy, or just plain deluded about something or someone you love. This is a tough love time, use it to clear the deck and prepare for July, when the two first Summer eclipses will rock the boat, A LOT!!

Surprise!!

Expect unexpected and potentially shocking news two or three days from the Full Moon (Mercury square Uranus) – one more reason to prepare. In July, there are a lot of planets standing still, or retrograding; Mars on the South Node… It’s very recommended to take the high road, meaning, don’t fall into old patterns of behaviour when under stress. Taking responsibility is paramount for getting well through this Summer.

Listen to the Magic

And there’s some nice stuff under way, too, we have an undercurrent of pure magic running through everything. Just don’t be too stressed out to tune in. Because tune in you must, or you can’t feel the magic.


Happy Full Moon!!

 

Steinbock Vollmond 28. Juni 2018 - Erarbeite Dir, Was Du Wirklich Willst!

Dieser Vollmond bringt gemischte Gefühle. Es ist Sommer, und wir wollen nach all den Turbulenzen der letzten Monate einfach nur Urlaub machen. Die Jahre 2018-2020 verlangen jedoch, dass wir unser Leben auf einem viel solideren, erfolgreicheren und authentischeren Fundament aufbauen als bisher. Und das erfordert Arbeit, und dass wir uns um die Dinge kümmern.

Manchmal muss man selber anpacken...                                    Foto: Jesse Orrico / Unsplash

Manchmal muss man selber anpacken...                                    Foto: Jesse Orrico / Unsplash

Erinnerung

Vermutlich wirst du um diesen Vollmond herum, und in den nächsten zwei Wochen, an deine langfristigen Pläne erinnert. Nutz diese Zeit für ein erstes Resümee, was du bereits erreicht hast und was du noch tun musst. Wenn deine Pläne nicht solide sind oder mit deinen wahren Wünschennicht  übereinstimmen, können Hindernisse und Schwierigkeiten aus dem Nichts auftauchen. Ehrlich gesagt: Egal was passiert, irgendetwas wird vermutlich schwieriger als du dachtest. Bleib trotzdem am Ball!

Selbstmitleid

Zwei weitere Aspekte zum Vollmond schlagen zwei Wege vor: Ein Quadrat zu Chiron ist eine Warnung, dass du auf jegliches Hindernis zu emotional und mit Selbstzweifeln reagieren könntest. Deine Reaktionen können übertrieben sein, ein kleiner Rückschlag könnte sich wie "Ich werde es nie schaffen" anfühlen. Pass auf, nicht in Gefühlen tiefer Hoffnungslosigkeit zu versinken, und statt dessen einen praktischen Schritt zur Lösung des Problems zu gehen. Es ist nicht so schlimm, wie es sich anfühlt.

Um etwas Bitten

Der andere Aspekt, Unterstützung von Uranus, zeigt, dass ein origineller und ungewöhnlicher Ansatz bei der Lösung anstehender Probleme Wunder wirken kann. Vielleicht gibt es ein Gadget auf dem Markt, das dein technisches Problem in einer Sekunde behebt, und alles, was du dazu wissen musst, steht im kostenloses YouTube- Tutorial. Unterstützung kann auch von Vereinen, Freunden und Netzwerken, sogar von Fremden, kommen. Sei weniger steif und trau dich, andere um Hilfe zu bitten!

Familienangelegenheiten

Die Achse Steinbock/Krebs bringt auch Themen zum Thema Altern, Kinder und Eltern, Haushalt und Familie versus Karriere. Deine Eltern könnten plötzlich mehr Hilfe brauchen, oder Sorgerechtsthemen könnten hochkochen. Und leider setzt sich der Trend, dass wirtschaftliche und politische Härten den "einfachen Menschen" überall auf der Welt das Leben immer schwerer machen, vermutlich auch mit diesem Mond fort. Donald Trumps Politik der Familientrennung ist ein Beispiel dafür.

Echos der Vergangenheit

Statt Familien zu schützen (Krebs), versuchen Politiker überall, Menschen in Gruppen aufzuteilen, indem sie Bürokratie, Strafverfolgung und autoritäre Herrschaft (Steinbock) nutzen, um unmenschliche Praktiken umzusetzen. Es ist ein seltsames Omen, dass dieser Vollmond genau auf Adolf Hitlers Mond und Chiron fällt. Hitler nutzte die Macht des Staates brutal, um seine eigenen tiefen Verletzungen, Gefühle der Entwurzelung und des Mangels an emotionaler Wärme auszugleichen (Chiron in Cancer gegenüber Moon in Capricorn in seinem Geburtshoroskop). Das sollte ein Warnzeichen sein!

Ganz Persönlich

In deinem Privatleben kann es sein, dass du bemerkst, dass deine Pflichten und selbstgeschaffenen Strukturen, wie ein bestimmter Job, bestimmte Verantwortlichkeiten oder Loyalitäten, dich davon abhalten, Zeit mit deinen Kindern oder mit Menschen zu genießen, die du liebst und die dir nahe stehen. In diesem Fall liegt es bei dir, Maßnahmen zu ergreifen und langfristig zu planen, wie du die Situation ändern kannst.

It's Hard To Party

Venus in Löwe zeigt, dass wir eine gute Zeit haben können; wir wollen Liebe, Spaß, Wärme. Allerdings fühlt sich der Beziehungsplanet etwas unwohl in Opposition zu Mars, im Quadrat zum Jupiter und einem unkomfortablen Aspekt zum Neptun. Du könntest in Exzesse verfallen; zu fordernd sein, oder dich über jemanden, den du liebst, täuschen. Dies nächsten 2 Wochen sind eher streng als verwöhnend. Nutze sie, um das Deck aufzuräumen und dich auf den Juli vorzubereiten, wenn die beiden ersten Sommerfinsternisse das Boot RICHTIG ins Schwanken bringen werden!

Überraschung!!

Erwarte unerwartete und potenziell schockierende Nachrichten zwei oder drei Tage nach dem Vollmond (Merkur Quadrat Uranus) - ein weiterer Grund, im Vorfeld aufzuräumen. Im Juli gibt es viele Planeten, die stillstehen oder rückläufig gehen, Mars ist am Südknoten.... Es ist sehr empfehlenswert, Selbstdisziplin anzuwenden, und unter Stress nicht unreflektiert in alte Verhaltensmuster zu fallen. Verantwortung übernehmen ist entscheidend, um gut durch den Sommer zu kommen.

Lausch' der Magie

Die nächsten 2 Wochen bringen auch schöne Aspekte mit sich. Wir haben eine Unterströmung von reiner Magie, die durch alles fließt. Du darfst nur nicht zu gestresst sein, um dich darauf einzulassen. Stress wirkt wie eine Störfrequenz auf den Fluss des Lebens und die Wunder, die auf seinen Wellen schwimmen. Deshalb; egal, was passiert, komm immer wieder in den Fluss, oder du kannst die Magie nicht spüren.


Happy Full Moon!!

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Schütze Vollmond am 29. Mai 2018 - In der Glut geschmiedet...

Was ist dein tiefster Herzenswunsch? Deine tiefste Angst? Welche Wahrheit kann dir helfen zu sehen, welcher Weg für deine Seele der beste ist? Dieser extrem kraftvolle Vollmond wird Licht auf etwas grundlegend Wichtiges in deinem Leben werfen. Bei so viel Intensität können Extreme passieren - ein weiterer Vulkanausbruch, ein Riesenstreit oder eine große persönliche Offenbarung.

Nutz' die feurige Energie, um deine inneren Dämonen zu verbrennen...                                         Bild von Sergi Viladesau / Unsplash     

Nutz' die feurige Energie, um deine inneren Dämonen zu verbrennen...                                         Bild von Sergi Viladesau / Unsplash     

Neues Feuer

Der Mond in Schütze ist feurig, großzügig, ehrlich. In den nächsten zwei Wochen gibt es viel neue Leidenschaft, Enthusiasmus und Optimismus. Aber helles Licht und tiefer Schatten gehen Hand in Hand bei diesem Vollmond, dank einer speziellen Fixsternverbindung von Mond und Sonne. Du bekommst eine Lektion in Dualität und menschlicher Natur, die du vielleicht nicht so leicht vergessen wirst. Ein großer Durchbruch von Wahrhaftigkeit und Ehrlichkeit ist möglich, aber vermutlich nicht ohne Konflikt.

Herzensangelegenheiten

Der Mond geschieht auf einem der mächtigsten Fixsterne, Antares. Der Herzstern des Sternbildes Skorpion leuchtet rot wie Glut und bringt Intensität in alles, was er berührt. Antares ist ein Krieger und extrem. Dieser Vollmond ist der Höhepunkt vom Mai Neumondzyklus, der auf einem anderen Kriegerstern, dem Schwert im Sternbild Perseus, stattfand. Mit dieser Energie kannst du etwas aus dem Weg räumen, das dir schadet. Oder willst du jemanden mit dieser Klinge verletzen? Wenn ja, dann mach dich auf einen sehr hohen Preis gefasst. Dein Gegner kann genauso stark sein wie du.

Engel oder Dämon?

Denn Antares steht genau im Gegensatz zu Aldebaran, Alpha-Stern des Sternbilds Stier. Beide werden Erzengelsterne genannt, sie repräsentieren Uriel und Michael. Diese Sterne, die vor Jahrtausenden den Wechsel der Jahreszeiten markierten, bilden eine Machtachse wie keine andere am Himmel. Beide sind mit Krieg und vor allem mit dem Kampf Gut gegen Böse verbunden. Wenn du aus egoistischen Gründen in einen Kampf eintrittst, erwarte einen riesigen Schlag. Das gilt auch für Staatschefs. Jede Konfrontation kann zu etwas Schrecklichem eskalieren.

Kalis Kinder

Der wahre Konflikt liegt in dir. Es gibt in jedem von uns eine Dualität zwischen Liebe/Inspiration, und  Verlustangst, Kontrolle und Dominanz. Das Universum lässt dir die Wahl: Welchen Weg wirst du gehen? Wir durchleben gerade das Ende eines sehr langen Zyklus, den die vedische Kosmologie das Zeitalter der Kali nennt. Kali ist die Zerstörerin, aber was zerstört sie? Lügen, Illusionen, die Masken des Egos. Nutze diesen Mond, um deine Maske abzunehmen und einen Krieg zu beginnen, der wirklich wichtig ist - einen Krieg gegen die Glaubenssätze, Annahmen und Lügen, die dich davon abhalten, glücklich zu sein, du selbst zu sein. Du musst dich für eine Seite entscheiden...

Schutzengel

Gleichzeitig gibt es starke Schutzkräfte im Hintergrund. Jupiter, Neptun und Venus bilden einen harmonischen Aspekt in den Wasserzeichen und bringen Liebe, Mitgefühl, Vergebung und Großzügigkeit. Besonders wenn du in der Mitte der Zeichen Krebs, Skorpion oder Fische geboren bist, erwarten dich schöne Momente und viel Harmonie, auch wenn du dort persönliche Planeten hast. Aber lass dich trotzdem nicht zu sehr gehen, denn die konfrontierenden Energien von Antares / Aldebaran sind sehr stark und können Menschen trotz aller liebevollen Schwingungen zu emotionalen Extremen treiben!

Ziele mit dem Herzen

Trau dich, in den nächsten zwei Wochen tiefer als sonst in deine Gefühle einzutauchen. Lerne mit Extremen umzugehen und deine Emotionen zu beherrschen. Das heißt nicht, sie zu unterdrücken. Aber es bedeutet, deine Reaktionen auf die Gefühle zu mildern und kontrollieren zu lernen. Wir schmieden immer noch unsere Schwerter, und wie Schmiede und Samurai wissen, muss die Klinge oft gehämmert werden, um gut zu werden. In den nächsten zwei Wochen glühen die Kohlen tiefrot...

Habt einen wunderschönen Vollmond!!

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Sagittarius Full Moon May 29th - Burn It Away!

What is your heart’s deepest desire? Your deepest fear? Where is the truth that can help you see what path is best for your soul, and which isn’t? This extremely powerful Full Moon will shed light on something fundamentally important in your life. There is so much power around that it may well blow something out of proportion – that could be another Vulcanic eruption, a huge fight, or a big personal revelation. 

Use the fiery energy to burn away your inner demons...   Image by Sergi Viladesau at Unsplash

Use the fiery energy to burn away your inner demons...   Image by Sergi Viladesau at Unsplash

New Fire

The Moon in Sagittarius is fiery, generous, truthful. There’s a lot of renewed passion, enthousiasm and optimism to go around in the next two weeks. But bright light and deep shadow go hand in hand around this lunation due to a special fixed star connection of the Moon and Sun. This is a lesson in duality and human nature that you may not easily forget. You can use it for a big breakthrough of truth and honesty.

Matters of Heart

The Moon happens exactly on one of the most powerful fixed stars, Antares. The heart star of constellation Scorpio glows like ember and brings intensity to what it touches. Antares is a war-star, and goes to extremes. This Full Moon is the culmination of May's New Moon cycle that happened on another martial star, the Sword in constellation Perseus. Clearly with this warrior energy, you can eliminate something that's bad for you. Or do you want to hurt someone with that blade? If you do, prepare for a very high price to pay. Your opponent may be just as strong as you.

Demons or Angels?

That's because Antares is positioned in exact opposition to the “Eye of the Bull”, Aldebaran in Constellation Taurus. Both are called arch-angel stars, they represent Oriel and Michael. These stars, which millenia ago marked the shift of the seasons, form an axis of power unlike any other in the sky. Both are connected to war, and especially to the fight good versus evil. So if you enter into a fight for egotistical reasons, expect a huge blow-up. This also goes for heads of state. Any confrontation can escalate to something terrible.

Kali's Children

The real conflict is inside of YOU. There is a duality in each of us between love and inspiration, or fear of loss, control and obsession. The universe gives you a choice around this Moon: Which road will you travel? We are living through the end of a very long cycle right now, known as Kali Yuga in Vedic cosmology. Kali is the destroyer; what does she destroy? Lies, illusions, the masks of the ego. Use this Moon to take off your mask and start a war that really matters - a war against those beliefs, assumptions, and lies that keep you from being happy, from being yourself. You’ll have to chose sides…

Guardian Angels

At the same time, there are strong protective forces in the background. Jupiter, Neptune, and Venus form a harmonious aspect in the water signs, bringing love, compassion, forgiveness and generosity. Especially if you are born in the middle of Cancer, Scorpio, or Pisces, expect  beautiful moments and much harmony, also if you have planets there. Still, don't drift away too much, as the confrontational energy of Antares  / Aldebaran is very strong and can push people to emotional extremes despite all the loving vibes!

Aim from the Heart

Dare to dive deep into your feelings the next two weeks. Learn to deal with extremes; master your emotions. That doesn’t mean, suppress them. But learn how to temper and control your reactions to what you feel. We’re still forging our May swords… like blacksmiths and samurai know, to make the blade good, it has to go through many stages. In the next two weeks, the embers are red-hot...

Happy Full Moon!!

 

Scorpio Full Moon April 29th/30th 2018 - Magic Crossings

This Scorpio Moon pushes things to a melting point. Whatever happens will be a release of April's extreme tensions. This Moon is doubly special because it happens on Walpurga's Night, when the witches dance. How fitting in this time when women worldwide are reclaiming their power! Witches are not ugly beings riding on brooms. They are women who can control their attention and work miracles with what life gives them. But for that really to happen, some poison needs to come out first...

Connecting with the Earth brings Beauty and Power...     Image by Lawrence Green at Unsplash

Connecting with the Earth brings Beauty and Power...     Image by Lawrence Green at Unsplash

Bright Light, Dark Shadow

Each year, the Scorpio Full Moon gives us a chance of bittersweet illumination. In spring, season of new beginnings and budding hope, it reminds us of fall, decay and letting go. The Maiden and the Crone: Both are part of the cycle of life, as pagan culture was very aware and respectful of. The effort to stop life in an eternal spring and summer time has led us to deny and fear the other aspects, age, wisdom, pain.

Transformers

This Moon asks you to embrace those "shadows". Love needs to look at pain, youth at age and death. All those unpleasant or scary feelings are actually part of life and you need to learn how to handle them. They become shadows only if you try to disown them. The Scorpio Moon will push us to feel and integrate those strong emotions, so we do not carry them as a burder through life.

Cross and Alchemy

The Moon falls between two highly spiritual, magical fixed stars, one part of the Southern Cross and the other known as the Alchemist's star. Any emotional revelations in early May will go more than skin-deep. You may have suppressed your emotions in April, because you had to pull through harshness and real-life challenges. Now, whatever was bottled up needs to come out. If you need to rage, cry, or run naked through the woods, do it! Emotions can go both ways, deep pain release, but also super beautiful soul connections.

Fated relations

This Moon has a magic, fated, cross-roady feeling to it; it's happening exactly between eclipses. The Moon's nodes are unusually involved in this year's big celestial events. You will find completely new, and completely unexpected, paths in 2018, and this Moon is a foretaste for the big changes of summer and fall. Epecially relationships, and the relation between men and women are in laser focus this year.

Off Balance

Right now, women on average are more conscious than men, but deeply wounded, creating chaos and confusion out of that. Average men, on the other hand, are withdrawn in defensive barriers, wishing back the good old times with clearer roles. This mix makes for very frustrating and destructive imbalances in relationships. You may well feel this in an excruciating manner around this Full Moon. For the witch to awaken, the bitch has to go... (and for the hero to awaken, the boy has to leave as well).

Wise Counsel

Luckily, we will have some inner strenght and stability, too. Saturn makes a supportive aspect to the Sun and Moon. It’s as if you have a mentor, a trusted friend, or your own maturity, to help you with any heavy stuff in the two weeks. That counsel may also be your partner, or soulmate - although they can also wound you, depending on their, and your, level of maturity. We have a highly unusual, and improbable, exact conjunciton of marriage and partner asteroid Juno and Wounded Healer Chiron on 0 Aries. You can make a new start if you can handle your feelings and know your loyalties.

Super-charged

Don't be surprised by anything in the first half of May, it's super-charged!! Still in effect: the incredible constellation of the two rulers of Scorpio conjunct in Capricorn. This can mean people going to extremes; violence or toxic, manipulative maneuvres are possible. But ALSO the deepest transformation ever, especially as Jupiter is in Scorpio and makes a supportive aspect. Mixing all factors together, there is hardly any celestial event that could be as strong as this particular Moon. What side of Scorpio do you choose, is the question. Embracing the depth, the fear and torment, or trying to split from it, and project it as shadow? Big choice.

Forces...

Slowly but steadily, everything is building up toward May 15th, the New Moon, when Uranus will change signs after 7 years and enter Taurus with a – probably literal – big bang. Uranus entering Venus' sign, the only Goddess represented in the Solar System, is big news. It will just accelerate the drive for freedom, and shocking and novel independence for women. There's no turning back the clock - the future is coming. But part of it will be ancient...

Happy Full Moon, happy witchy-bitchy flights... ;)

 

 

 

Full Moon March 31st 2018 – Critical Mass

March's 2nd Full Moon, also called a Blue Moon, is simple, stark, and very powerful. It happens in stressful aspect to Mars and Saturn and that means, something’s got to give. Either you use it to move mountains, or the mountains come down and move YOU.

Image by Marc Szeglat on Unsplash

Image by Marc Szeglat on Unsplash

Head-on

The Moon’s position is in the sign of harmony, justice, and relationships, Libra! Usually, that would sound reassuring, but not so this time. In March and April, there’s a strong emphasis on the Cardinal signs – signs concerned with taking initiative, action, and new beginnings. Those signs are strong willed and they want it their way. Libra is cardinal, as is Aries, Capricorn and Cancer.

M.I.A.

The Full Moon brings the tension of the last weeks of March to a head! The Sun in strong-willed, impulsive Aries opposite the Moon in principled and demanding Libra face Mars and Saturn, who are conjunct in Capricorn. This is a highly explosive configuration, because three different wills are colliding… What’s missing is Cancer, water element, emotion.

Clashes of Will

Confrontations can become very warlike, hard, and unforgiving. Watch out, because Mars and Saturn, traditionally known as “malifics”,  are exceptionally strong in Capricorn. It’s like, the bad guys are on their turf. The Sun in Aries doesn’t really know how to calm a conflict down. Headstrong, impulsive, and self-willed people may pour oil into the fire during the Full Moon time.

Relationship Troubles, anyone?

The Moon in Libra tries to make peace, but frankly looks a bit forlorn amid the forces it has to contend with. Still, we need peace, harmony, but we might have to fight to get it! This is not a contradiction. Relationships are likely a field of big tension in April. Do you (Aries) want the same as your partner (Libra), or are both of you actually stressed out and under pressure from economics, schedules, career... (Capricorn) that threaten to disrupt harmony and for a good many people, the relationship?

Cruel Intentions

Due to its power, I’d say the influence of the Moon starts already on March 29th, so really watch out. Mars/Saturn moving closely together, finally catching up on each other on April 2nd, is in itself one of the harshest aspects in astrology. You have to really exert great discipline to harness that energy, otherwise you can just become depressed while seething inside, cruel, numb, fall ill or become tense as a rock. All this is likely to play out in your relationship, as well..!!

Don't - just don't

For everyone who tends to explode, this is not a good time to follow that road; Saturn, Mars, and the Sun in Mars’ sign can magnify any aggression completely out of scale. While “holding it in” may feel like an internal explosion hard to bear, it still might be preferable if you want to avoid causing lasting damage in a good relationship.

Bitter Pills

For everyone who likes harmony and usually tries to avoid confrontation, this is also very hard – if you don’t stand up for yourself, you may be crushed ruthlessly. In many cases, this may not even be a big thing on the outside, but you could take things really badly and feel completely trampled on.

Care Less? Care More!!

There is an outlet always, in the missing sign – in this case, Cancer. No planet or point is currently there. We will have to find a way to create this by ourselves – CARE. We need to bring care and nurture to the scene in order to avoid emotional scarring. No matter how difficult this seems because you’re very angry, feel oppressed, righteous, or vengeful, step back a moment and tune into your more tender feelings, and empathy. Cancer is a leadership sign, too, don't forget - they lead by caring, and taking care of people. Try to mess with Mom!!

Under Construction

And that’s when this Moon can become very productive – if you manage to channel the energy away from destructive emotional implosions or explosions, and into pragmatic things. Taking care of others is one outlet, another is, to further your career, to work really long hours, to stick to something and work off all those atmospheric pressures… into something productive. That's where you'd be able to move mountains!! The work would likely be a revision or preparation though, given that Mercury is retrograde until April 15th.

Critical Ma/e/ss

We are still under the influence of a strong New Moon on Chiron two weeks ago, and since March 30th, the Wounded Healer is sitting on the fateful 29th degree of Pisces. Chiron will stay here until it moves over into Aries mid-April. The 29th degree of Pisces is the most “critical” degree in the whole Zodiac. It represents a tipping point. Given the last weeks, you probably know where you've been pushed too far already. This is where something needs to give, one way or another. How you deal with that specific topic will be crucial.

Mercury Warning

The time from end of March to Mid-April, when the Full Moon is in effect, is also the time of Mercury’s retrograde. This makes it more likely that some conflicts are just misunderstandings. If you overreact, you may come to regret it later, bitterly. Remember, you're not the only one who got wounded in life. Your point of view doesn't give you the right to take out your pain on others.

Respect

Have respect for the strong emotions, and external factors at work in the world from late March into April. Know what’s ahead, and remind yourself to take some deep breaths, and calm down a little, before starting a fight, making a snide remark or writing an angry text. Bridges that you burn now likely will stay dysfunctional for many years. Just know what you are doing.

Diamonds Are Made Under Pressure

This Moon is about self-control. How much pressure can you take? What makes you fly off the handle? How willing are you to protect other people from your sh**? How willing are you to protect yourself from other people's sh**? Outgrow yourself. Be bigger than you ever thought you could be. Be your best self and those Moonbeams may just caress your face. And what was coal before can well turn into a diamond...

Much love & Happy Full Moon!!

Full Moon March 2nd 2018 – Prepping for Psychic Surgery

This Full Moon in Virgo, sign of order, healing and purity, reminds us to take care of ourselves!! That practical nudge is important, because right now, we're overwhelmed by moods and emotions (Pisces). Old wounds, sadness and hurts can feel almost suffocating. But, if used well, some real, profound healing can happen in the next two months - cutting deep to take out the root cause of your inner discomfort.

Image: Piron Guillaume on Unsplash

Image: Piron Guillaume on Unsplash

Opposites attract

With the Sun, Venus, Mercury, Neptune, Chiron and Juno currently in Pisces, you probably spent the last few weeks immersed in your feelings, watching your favorite netflix show all night, listening to music, and/or were wistfully nursing a heart ache and hard-to-define wounded emotions.

Virgo stands for the very opposite, it's all about taking action in a pragmatic way. Virgo knows how to dress a wound or to cook the right food to make a sick friend feel better. The Moon is highlighting practical action, and brings common sense into the Piscean Ocean.

Stay On Course

In the next two weeks you'll be more inclined to take care of practical things. It's not about shutting down your sensitive side. But from 2018 to 2020, we are in Saturn-in-Capricorn territory. It’s time to check the foundations and the basic elements of your life and see if they are sound and sustainable, for you personally. Just dreaming, or letting yourself go in vague feelings or doubts is not good enough now. You’ll need to stay on course and make things work.

Cosmic Check-Ups

This Pisces season brings, yet again, and for the last time until 2061, a meet-up with Chiron in Pisces. Old hurts may be popping up, a buried dream; an almost unbearable feeling of not being seen, not being worthy; a broken heart, doubts, fears, regrets. Use those feelings as hints where you need to reinforce your inner or outer life base. Just like a a week of heavy rain can either make you melancholic, or you can check where the roof needs reinforcement. In the next two weeks, approach any psychological (and physical) wounds with pragmatism. Look to solutions instead of wallowing in self-pity.

Elder friends

A friendly aspect to Saturn shows possible rewards. Keep your eyes open for support, for help from elders, or authorities. There may be much more possible than you think. A parent may suddenly offer you money, or a truly good piece of advice; old friends may appear again in an hour of need, or you can be the guardian angel for some neighbor or elderly person in the street that can make you channel your compassion into something tangible.

Surgery Ahead

Actually, March is very much about taking a big step in healing part of your biggest wound, for good. Chiron has been in Pisces since April 2010, and is leaving for Aries in April 2018. The last 8 years brought confrontations with so much grief that it sometimes seemed bottomless. March/April bring all those topics, collectively and individually, to a culmination point, but with an end in sight.

Dates

The most important dates are: Venus/Mercury conjunction ON CHIRON, March 4th; a first culmination that can bring you deep insight on what you need to heal. Then, the New Moon March 17th, conjunct Chiron, yet again brings a boost of Chirotic energy (realizing, then healing, a deep inner hurt). Finally, on April 16th/17th, Chiron moves into Aries a mere day after a New Moon close to Uranus. Expect something big to happen in the world, and possibly a big realization in your personal life. As Uranus is involved, this realization can come through a big upset, so be prepared!

Steps Of Healing

To give you more perspective on why this March/April are so special: We are wrapping up 8 years of Chiron in Pisces; and especially, we're wrapping up the time from August 2017 until this April when EACH New Moon happened in aspect to Chiron and Uranus. This was a most rare phenomenon, the mathematical probability of which is slight. You can look back to to time periods then: to 2010 - 2018; and to what happened since August 2017 up to now.  What did you find out about yourself, your insecurities, how much more do you accept yourself now then you used to back then? What stories, what incidents in your life have left you deeply scarred / fell into a pattern of childhood hurts, and what do you need to treat those wounds so they can heal for good? 

When Will It Be Over?

The ultimate steps will happen in December 2018, when Mars moves through late Pisces, and in March/April 2019 when Mercury goes retrograde in that same area. Except for the time from September 2018 to February 2019, Chiron will not be back in Pisces until 2061. So the last encounters of the Wounded Healer with Venus and Mercury, our Heart and Soul, and the Moons that highlight Chiron, herald something big!

Be prepared for March and April, do your homework. Be dedicated, be of service, get help or help yourself. Deal with whatever weighs on your heart and happyness. We are currently going through a unique moment in time. So much inner and outer mud and dirt can be swept out by Virgo's broom... Light up the candles in your sanctuary and clean house!!

Happy, healing, Full Moon!

Full Moon Lunar Eclipse January 31st 2018 – Love’s Different Faces

In ancient Greece, there were several different words for what we call LOVE. They distinguished between the love between lovers, parents and children, friends, or the love for humanity. January’s second Full (blue) Moon, the first eclipse of the year, will show you your very personal love kaleidoscope, putting special emphasis on mothers and children. For women, this Moon could well change your life, the roles you play, and your image in your own eyes, forever.

Are We Family?

Lunar eclipses tend to focus on relationships, they bring endings, stark realizations, or culminations. This one, with Venus, Juno and Ceres involved, asks some big questions that hit right home. What and who do you really love? How are you in relationships? How is your relationship to your family, your mother, your child? How do you deal with society’s expectations in those areas? What are you more loyal to, those expectations, or your own needs?

Torn between, torn apart...

The answers you give to the Eclipse's questions may well prove decisive to your further life path. Some heartwrenching realizations may be in the books as this Eclipse stretches us between what we love and what we care for, what we value and what we need. In the next three months, you might feel torn between your role as a wife and as mother; or, the needs of your inner child and what your grown-up self wishes for. Whatever comes up, the issue most likely will demand a decision from you.

It's a Womens' World

This Eclipse speaks much more to women than to men. It’s rare, but this time the planets, asteroids and stars align in a way that is clearly gendered. For men, of course, these topics will play out too, but differently. You may have troubles with your spouse over child care, or other home and family issues, or females in your life may start questioning, and changing their roles in your life. In countries with traditional roles, there could be some explosive developments. On the other hand, you may live some sweet and deeply touching moments with loved ones, too.

Mother dearest

For sure, no matter your sex, this eclipse will probably touch family matters, especially mother (parent)-child relations. This relationship is, for good or bad, one of the founding elements of the human psyche. Any imbalance here will become glaringly obvious in the next three months. As the Eclipse is exactly on Ceres, there could be losses or endings in this area. You could lose your mother, your child, a motherly figure, or someone in your care. These losses of course can also be figuratively, as, a child moving out, or internal changes, like losing your mother because a crisis in your relationship comes to a head.

A neglected Planet

Ceres is often connected to mourning. For some time now, this often little-regarded dwarf planet has been the only retrograde planet, crossing over the Moon's nodes, and now, being the focal point of a Lunar Eclipse. Collectively, we can expect some touching and unsettling things happening with families/women and children, and of course, our big Mother, Earth. We live in a time of unprecedented danger for Earth's ecosystems, and we may soon have to mourn the loss of many more species in our threatened earthly paradise.

#We, too

Ceres' story also contains the abduction and rape of her daughter. With this Eclipse, and in the next three months, there could be renewed exposure of abuse and sexual violence against women, and perhaps children, or people in the care of others. In your personal life, some kind of hidden machinations in the area of relationships, home and family, and children, could come to light in the next three months. Family skeletons might rattle in the closet, but this will just speed up a necessary cleaning of intrigues, lies, secrets, or secret suffering, that has been going on for way too long. Some endings are a cause for celebration...

Standing At the Edge of Time

With Mercury hanging at the very last degree/minute of Capricorn, this Lunar Eclipse can feel like that infinite second just before a new beginning. You may be torn between the past and the future in some way, and feel in the dark, just as the Moon is covered by Earth’s shadow. As the Eclipse happens in Leo, it’ll touch your heart. You may feel like a wild longing to eliminate whatever stands in the way of your true happiness…   

Changes of Heart

You’ll be offered a glimpse of the future, especially regarding the way you love, and the kind of people you associate with. You could soon meet a completely new crowd that challenges some long-held ideas or values of yours. Around the Eclipse, don’t be surprised if you feel overwhelmed and your nerves are on edge. This eclipse is the first one of the year; many things that are unclear now will unfold over this year, even up to 2020. Take it as a wake-up call to align yourself to your heart, and find a way to bridge any contradictions, external or internal, that stand in the way of you finding happyness with the people you love, and those you care for. You'll have the courage to change your life accordingly this year.

Happy Full Moon Eclipse!!

 

Cancer Super Full Moon January 1st/ 2nd 2018 - Dream Weaver

New Year’s Super Full Moon is like a big cosmic gift. At the beginning of Capricorn season, it reminds us of dimensions far, far beyond sober, matter-of-fact realism. What is "reality", really? What motivates you to work hard? This Moon highlights the emotional fabric that holds things together. It’s a blend of the practical with the dreamy, the deep, and those ties that bind…

The threads of our lives... Picture by Igor Ovsyannykov, Unsplash

The threads of our lives... Picture by Igor Ovsyannykov, Unsplash

Water Power

This Moon is part of a lucky, truly magical, constellation in the water signs. The Moon, Neptune, Jupiter, and Mars are weaving a backdrop where everything seems possible. You'll have vision, courage and stamina to follow your gut and take a step toward your dreams. Expect intense, profound emotion, realizations, and lucky breaks in the next two weeks. At the same time, you should have enough grounding with a lot of planets in down-to-earth Capricorn.

The Sea-Goat's Secrets

Capricorn itself is a deeply mysterious sign. Its true glyph is a goat with a fish tail. It combines two opposites, mountains and the sea, earth and water. Seen this way, Capricorn and Cancer have more in common than we usually think. So this Moon is an omen, actually. At the very beginning of Saturn's stay in Capricorn, at the very beginning of the year, it shows that there is a mystery waiting for us in the next three years, not just hard facts, hard work and career.

Our Backbone

Any Moon on the axis of Cancer/Capricorn has a big impact on us, because that axis represents the self, as conditioned by upbringing and social standards. Cancer/Capricorn are connected with the parents. Typically, there’s both caring and disciplining, unconditional and conditional love, from the mother/father figures in our lives. Expect inner or outer conflicts along these lines. The Moon stands alone in Cancer, with several planets opposing it. This can bring loneliness, sadness, or simply, moods and tantrums. Be ready to give your inner child a helping hand, but don't let yourself go. That time is over.

Elder's Keepers

If your parents have troubles, or are elderly, this Full Moon can bring a crisis point that forces you to set your priorities. You may need to decide whether you take charge, or whether career, money, or other “official” concerns demand all your attention in the next two weeks. If you have children, it may also be about them. Or things may play out the opposite way: the obligation you feel for family gets in the way of your adult life, your career, your life! Then, of course, you can realize how much of it is an obligation, and how much it's a cherished and vital part of your life.

2018... It's a Kind of Magic

This Moon is just the beginning. The first half of January brings some very special constellations. Venus is travelling close to the Sun for the whole time, infusing love, sociality, and fun into the first days of the year. On the 9th, we get a super potent conjunction of Sun, Venus and Pluto. This supercharges relationships and business partnerships with a huge blast of energy. Then, there's a Jupiter/Mars conjunction in Scorpio happening connected to that, too! Profound sexual and romantic experiences are possible, deep commitment, romantic or businesswise, and big opportunities. Enjoy but beware of greed, obsession, and the need to control partners.

Sweet Escorts

This Full Moon is special for another reason, too. It's the first Moon with Saturn in Capricorn and may shed a light on what we can expect in the years until 2020. We see a lot of planets in Capricorn, that have been escorting Saturn into his new domicile. The Sun, and Venus; Mercury will follow on the 11th. These planets are no "malifics", they make this Saturn cycle much more personal than the last one (which coincided with the collapse of the Eastern block 1989/90). There will be deep and profound changes in the next 3 years, but we can use social networking, harmony, communication, and shining our light, to mitigate the harshness.

No More Drama

With all this powerful energy in the first two weeks of 2018, this Full Moon is a reminder: don’t sacrifice your emotional happyness, your family, your real feelings. In the upcoming years, the pressure will mount to achieve, and for many people, just to make ends meet will be more difficult. We get a strong nudge here that this is not the whole story. There’s deep reservoirs of strenght and magic available, and a lot of this is loyalty to feelings, the people you love, and the land you live on. There's so much more to life than just paying the bills... Connect with this power!

Happy Full Moon everyone!!

Gemini Full Moon December 3rd 2017 – Spinning Around

This is a truly, truly exceptionally strong Full Moon. Expect a tidal wave of energy splashing all around you. This Moon brings so much intensity that some people will just be overwhelmed and sleep through it. We will see a lot of chaos information- and actionwise. Look for a way to move through this, watch and wait, and enjoy the ride...

Photo by Charlotte Coneybeer / Unsplash

Photo by Charlotte Coneybeer / Unsplash

Working Overtime

The Full Moon happens at 11 Gemini. It’s a lot about information, exchange, thinking, writing, short travels and commerce. A ton of new things is waiting to be processed, while at the same time, we feel the need to think about and digest what has happened so far this year. People, plans, and ideas from the past can show up again, and may prove beneficial.

Too Much Information

Mercury, the ruler of Gemini, turns retrograde just a few hours before the Full Moon. There's a danger of things spinning out of control. Our mental state will be in a flux and we’ll be prone to mixing things up, forgetting things, and being generally all over the place. Miscommunications, miscalculations, and all sorts of glitches can occur. If possible, try not to travel or have important meetings on the third, plus/minus one or two days.

(Be)Dazzled

The Moon happens in exact square to Neptune, so next to the retrograde mishaps and errors, we’ll get flooded by mental images, unclear and perhaps inexplicable moods, notions, and downloads. To tell fact from fiction, and reasonable doubt from unfounded fear, might be almost impossible as we ride the Cosmic roller coaster... Do not, really, take important decisions over the weekend.

To Sleep, Perchance To Dream

Confusion and mental overload can make you feel under the weather, get a flu, or some sort of unclear ailment. If you need, make time to sleep, rest, and withdraw from the scene for a while. Sleeping calms the nervous system and helps digest impressions. Dreams can be highly interesting with such a strong Neptunian factor, too! Answers may come through dreams. Or, more questions...

Very Important Transactions

Whatever is going on in your personal world, the messages, conversations, decisions and contacts around the Full Moon are likely grave, or lay the groundwork for things to be built up during the next 2 ½ years. Mercury is aligned to Saturn, and the Galactic Center, from November 26th to December 10th. It’s all about going for higher truth that inspires us, on which to build a meaningful life. Things that end now were probably not strong enough to withstand the pressure of the next years. 

Closing Doors

The next time Mercury crosses late Sagittarius, in the second week of January 2018, Saturn will already be in Capricorn and what were only words, plans, and to-do-lists will transform into material, and binding, reality. So do not take anything lightly that deals with contracts, negotiations, publishing, and commercial transactions.

Fired Up

Watch out for aggression and conflict around this Full Moon or in the next two weeks. The mix of this Moon is explosive and very deceptive. It can bring attacks and diplomatic crises. War and conflict planet Mars is in a problematic position, indicating either unexpected, erratic manoevres, outbreaks of tension, hurt and violence, or sudden breaks for freedom.

Superhuman

Every move takes on exaggerated proportions during the Full Moon. We have some otherwordly glitz and glam going on, and the Moon and Sun are sitting on two extremely strong fixed stars. Aldebaran and Antares represent primeval forces, the Eye of the Bull and the Heart of the Scorpion. Both are connected to war, especially Antares, the red giant, rival of Mars, but also Aldebaran – he is often associated with archangel Michael, and the battle of light vs. dark.  

Watch Your Tongue

However, there is no cosmic evil, only evil done by humans because they believe in lies. This Moon produces misunderstandings, lies and false conflicts – perhaps it will also expose some, to open our eyes? Before you condemn someone, or burn bridges because of a rumor or because of your principles, make absolutely sure that what you know is true. Otherwise, you become part of the problem, and might regret it later.

Stand Back

The powers of this Full Moon can be harnessed only with difficulty. There’s just too many opposing aspects, too much uncertainty. Things may not be what they seem, and may turn out to be the exact opposite later. So take a deep breath, allow things to unfold, and to rearrange themselves. If you crave calm, be the eye of the storm!

Above all, don't worry too much. We'll still have protection. Keep the faith and don't be hasty, as Treebeard says in Lord of the Rings.

 

Happy Full Moon!!

 

Aquarius Full Moon Eclipse August 7th 2017 – Heart & Mind

This extreme Eclipse is going to rock our world. We are exactly in the Middle of Leo season, and we feel like the world is our playground. We are on fire, in love, or a bit lazy, selfishly guarding our “Lion’s Share”. The Eclipse is going to force us to take a look at the larger world, and to think much more broadly. We will have to let go of thoughts/people/things that are over for us, in order to make a brand-new start in two weeks when the big Solar Eclipse is going to ignite our Heart!!

Straightening Out

This Full Moon brings up deep and intense emotions. We have the Sun in Leo, supported by Mars. Our wishes and wants feel imperative, they are flaming hot and want fulfillment. Fulfillment is good, but before, we need to check if the source of our wishes is clean!! Leo can be both: straight from the heart, and straight from the spoilt inner brat. Now we have a chance to differentiate and clean out anything fishy.

Cool Thoughts

The Moon in cool, detached and analytic Aquarius helps us with this. It sees the broader perspective, it's inventive, innovative, and it objects to injustice and inequality whereas Leo sometimes doesn’t mind so much… This summer is the time to chose our loves and our heart’s path for the next years. That’s a really big deal!! We need our intellect to support our choices if we want to move forward with integrity.   

Stark Contrasts

This Lunar Eclipse asks us to find the balance between heart and mind. The danger here is that many people may completely shut down their heart in favor of keeping their “cool”. Don’t let peer pressure, social pressure, fear, and your own rational mind and “adult” self obscure the flame you carry inside! And don’t let some childish, ego desire run rampant in your life either.

Swing States

There is a danger to swing from one position to the other and just start pouting or over-rationalizing. To proceed with confidence toward your goals, you’ll have to listen to your peers, and it’ll be great to have a group of like-minded people to support you. Don’t just ignore them or blindly push past something. Weigh your options. But never lose contact to your gut feeling and inner fire. Online business and marketing are a big thing in this time too so check out if your website, social media etc. need a makeover!!

Red Planet Alert

Mars, the war planet, is positioned opposite the Moon and close to the Sun. There’s a lot of courage around, but there’s also a possibility of flaming hot anger, aggression and even violence. Even from random people who can’t solve the fight within but who take their rage and despair to the outside world. Watch out and don’t provoke anyone!!

Maxed Out

This Full Moon Eclipse takes place at one of the Celtic cross-quarters, exactly. Lammas, the Height of Summer. This is a day loaded with energy and bursting at the seams. The life force is at its max!! Some people can react with headaches, and just plain exhaustion and fatigue. It’s ok to rest, this energy is really very intense. If you feel like you are being crushed by external forces, it’s all in the symbolism of the planets:

Uncomfortable Adjustments

Our conscious self, willpower, AND our feelings and emotions are under a lot of pressure right now. There’s pressure from larger economic and societal forces (Sun inconjunct Pluto), and from detrimental habits, old pains, other people’s problems, (too much) empathy, and even life, and the dangers facing life on earth right now, at large (Sun/Mars inconjunct Neptune). Our decisions matter - bring your heart & mind up to date!!

Straight Deals Pls

For the next two weeks, and to a lesser extent, six months, be aware of underhand power games from authority figures – or you may be the one trying to manipulate others. Spiritual fears or subtle feelings of defeat may surface, too… Will I be punished by God if I divorce my unloved spouse? What will my urban friends think if I move to the countryside to grow my own food… Etc.

Taking Charge

Be very careful of alcohol, drugs, victim attitudes, and using unethical tactiques yourself. I’m talking about emotional blackmail, manipulation through guilt, or social pressure. This Eclipse is about YOU and your deepest wishes!! Take responsibility for your heart. You are the only one who can make yourself happy, and no one is to blame if you don’t do it.

Invisible Hands

Thankfully there is a positive aspect from Benefactor Jupiter to Sun and Moon, so we will receive strong support to realize our heart’s desires. That could be unexpected money coming your way, a teacher or great learning opportunity showing up, a new circle of friends… or other helpful circumstances. There may be a stand-off between a benevolent authority figure and one who plays dirty. Conflicts between lawful and corrupt people or situations in your life may surface. Obviously, stay with integrity and don't underestimate either side!!

We Need Solomon

There will likely be big debates in society about the base of how we want to live together, and legislation. The justice system may face attacks by powerhungry politicians. Some weeks ago, the Polish president stopped the ruling party’s power grab on the justice system. In other countries too, “leaders” are trying to bend courts and laws to their will. They may face very stiff opposition, but there's also a real danger of tyranny!!

Holy... Flame!

Let’s just say, for the next six month, the light and the shadow, truth and lies, are in a battle. But the counter forces are waking up. People realize the sacredness of life. People realize the importance of caring and deep bonds. We have Mercury travelling together with the Asteroid Vesta, the keeper of the sacred fire, for days. This is a time for sacred truths coming out, and sacred bonds being forged in the solar fire.

Your Heart is King

This Full Moon Eclipse will take away something that is not in tune with your heart/mind truth anymore. You either join and let go, or this thing, person, or pattern will be eclipsed out of your life by force. Join the side of the heart, of your heart, and don’t let anyone sway you when you truly feel something. We will need to find new ways to combine heart and mind. The cosmos gives us a hint this summer: mind yes, but the heart needs to lead, and if we want happyness, we need to follow…

Happy Full Moon Eclipse everyone!! Much love.

 

Full Moon April 2017 – The Way In Is The Way Out

Full Moons should be dramatic, bring surprises, stir up deeply buried emotions and generally feel larger than Life. This April Full Moon in Libra lives up to all expectations! It shines a light on our wishes and fears connected to love and relating. Whoever dares to go beyond the surface drama can make a huge step towards healing!  

Up close & personal

The Full Moon in late Libra brings relationship issues to the fore. Of course! Venus is still retrograde, and almost standing still before going direct in just a few days’ time (April 15th). Messenger Mercury is also practically standing still, because he is freshly retrograde. This unusual overlay of two personal planets just after/before changing directions brings an almost dreamlike, unreal quality to this Full Moon. We think a lot about love, and our values are changing, but things are not yet completely clear - or we don't know yet how to proceed.

1, 2, check, 1, 2...

We are in for some major realizations, turn-arounds and downloads… Life is signaling something, so don’t dismiss gut feelings, or sudden insights. That can feel like a lightbulb just lit up over you!! Or, like pearl diving in the Carribean... something glitters but what is it? ;) Things that started around two weeks ago can suddenly find an unforeseen culmination, ending, or come to a crisis point. At any rate, as Saturn, too, just turned retrograde and is standing still, there is a certain weightiness in the air - decisions made now, and their consequences, can last for a long time.

Take It Slowly

Reconciliations, happy endings, reunions or cracks in the ceiling, breakups or disillusionment are all possible – sometimes at a moment’s notice! If in doubt, do not act prematurely in love or with what you say, and how. Whatever you are not sure about, let it sink in a couple of days. Then after Easter, you can see more clearly with Venus direct and Mercury stable in the retro phase! Although some things might need some more rumination until early May.

Bring Popcorn

The Moon is on a super lucky Star extraordinaire, the ear of grain in constellation Virgo, AND conjunct benefactor Jupiter. That’s one big dose of luck!! However, on the other side of the Zodiac, there’s the forward charging Aries sun with Uranus, who likes to shake things up in a big way… Be prepared for larger-than-life luck then, or big changes.

Fighting For the Remote

This Moon's sudden changes and unpredictable, urgent energy can seem frightening. What do most people do when they are afraid? They start obsessing, or try to (re)gain control over the situation. This obsessed, controlling energy is symbolized by a Pluto square to the Full Moon. Pluto asks us to find our own power and not to manipulate or try to press it from others. Don’t engage in power struggles then unless you want to see that budding romance or business partnership escalate into a war of control. Or you simply corrupt your own integrity...

Work It Baby

No matter what happens in your life around the Full Moon, you can use it to unearth some of your deepest, and deeply hidden, feelings and motivations. That would be the smartest use of this super strong energy. Identify it, work with it, don’t act out. Considerate and grounded action is well-starred (Mars in Taurus trine Pluto). Also, don’t become too self-absorbed. One way out of obsession is to focus on others' needs. Look around!!

Lost & Found

Many people may become aware of a deep seated fear of abandonment, an almost archetypical pain connected to the loss of a/the mother, at the root of their controlling behaviour. And virtually every person today suffers an even deeper loss than that: the cut-off connection to the Great Mother, the living, loving, healing intelligence of the earth. If we can connect to our roots and our spirit, and to the spirit of the natural world, this Full Moon can bring a huge step toward transformation. That healing will last, and is real and tangible. After all, we live on Terra - it's a planet. Much more important actually than Venus, Mercury, Mars... because this earth affects us the most!!

Time to touch base, or get lost. Happy Full Moon everyone!!!

 


 

 

 

Full Moon March 12th, 2017 – Stretched To The Limits

Mid-March could be a time when we need to stretch ourselves, even if we rip the sweater. We have evolved and it’s time to shed a skin or two! That probably won't happen without a crisis... Luckily this Moon is in Virgo, so any calamities will find an able-bodied nurse or caretaker at hand. Don't go into emotional excess, and use strategic, sober thinking even though it's a Full Moon ;)

Sleeves Up!

This Full Moon could find us feeling uncomfortable and with a need to adapt and make adjustments in life. Criticism is a key word here. But Virgo Moons have a golden heart beneath their practical uniform. They criticize because they care. This is a good time to listen to criticism with an open mind. Don’t take things personally then!! Take a tool into your hands instead and fix something. Take care of yourself, your diet, apartment, health - time for spring cleaning!!

Cutting Edges

Wounded Healer Chiron is close to the Sun and opposing the Moon, putting sensitivity at record highs. That well-meant criticism could cut to the bone! Chiron energy is like a tool that masters work miracles with, but amateurs may end up harming themselves. “Wow, is that a real Japanese meat knife? Let me try it” – and a blood bath ensues. Seriously, take into account that many people will be thin skinned. Don’t poke around in someone’s psyche for no reason. Chose softness!

Weltschmerz Healing

However, Chiron's involvement means that wounds can heal, too. And heal for good! It all depends on your approach. We might need to use a scalpel, not an axe, to open any old hurts, and draw the thorn out with caring and skilled Virgo fingers... Maybe we'll be able to counsel others very skillfully, even if our own hurt smoulders in the background. Use even dark moods and somber thoughts for healing. You can uncover how your wounded ego tricks you into patterns of suffering. Keep tabs on yourself... and round up those guilty thoughts!

Collateral Damage

This Full Moon may see some brusque, awkward or cold communication. Mercury in exact square to Saturn makes social contacts tricky and more difficult than at normal times. When discussing or even just talking to someone - or trying to sort out a problem - positions may become entrenched or too serious. We can become heavy handed, too strict and cold, or righteous. On the other hand, any solutions can be profound and lasting, even if reaching them was not tooo much fun...

Break On Through To The Other Side

The Moon also triggers the tension between Jupiter and Uranus. We want freedom, and we want it NOW!! Sudden moves and lightning fast decision making can be great to get us out of a stuck situation. Sometimes, we need assertions of will and independence to claim our power. It looks like we will be able to combine our need for freedom with common sense, wisdom, and detachment. We don't want to blow up the black powder do we... except for fireworks. This Moon can go both ways, so watch those fuses!

Fair Is...

To top off the challenge nicely, Venus is retrograde. That means we get a good chance to check on unhealthy patterns of relating. Some previously hidden grievances and dislikes can come out of the woodwork. You really need to observe your part in those relationship upsets or disappointments. Venus is still in Aries. Could it be that it's all about you... not them. Why do we keep attracting X, Y, Z we don't want and that makes us suffer... Dig and find the answers in yourself!!

... Who Fair Does

Venus retrograde can be belligerent and may attack – a mere detail can become the straw that breaks the camel’s back in relationships. Be prepared for sudden grumpyness, anger, and frustration if you feel our needs are not met the way you want it… when you want it… However, this time actually asks you to stretch your limits and try out new patterns of relating. One very simple solution might be to spend time alone if you feel too touchy, or easily triggered. If you are the "swallow it all" type, on the other hand, it may be time to call it quits!! Why do you give away your power?

Step by Step

There is hope that we will be able to find some behind the scenes magic and remedies for heartaches, too. Venus and Mars work together in a mysterious way, so compassion for the other party is possible. All in all it looks like a pretty sobering, but also truly interesting time. The next big event is spring equinox on the 20th, and some more Venus retro goodies. March can feel a bit bumpy but the real action starts in April... Hold on to your hats and use this tough love Moon to get a check up on how much you live the life you want, and spend it with the people you want. If you don't like the results, start looking for a remedy. It's all about the attitude!!

Happy Full Moon :)

 

 

Full Moon January 2017 – High on Emotions

We’re in!! It’s the big watershed year, 2017. It looks to me like a late bloom before tougher times are coming from 2018 onwards (sorry to say – forewarned is forearmed). So let’s all use this precious year to the fullest!! This Full Moon is going to bring stabilization through tension. And it’ll bring some lovely moments, too…

Cold streets warm hearts...

The Cancer Full Moon reminds us of the beauty and the need for deep feelings, care, and bonding amidst the bleakness of high Winter season. It’s a call to cuddle with the people you love, share a blanket and a hot… something next to the fireplace. It’s a steaming, soothing bathtub to make you forget the cold stones of the big city outside. It’s a truly maternal, caring moon, and she’s at a home run in her sign of cancer. So don’t be surprised if you crave nature and nurture big time around this lunation.

Stormy Weather

However… somehow we can’t seem to get all cozy. That’s because this Moon is triggering the tension between two sky giants, benevolent Jupiter and stormy Uranus. Expect some winter lightning, sudden shifts in weather and there might be some problems with electricity around the Full Moon time. Perhaps a blizzard getting down some poles. Or a new magnetic pole appearing in the backyard.

The private is politic…

On the homefront, tempers can run super high, both ways. Watch your temper then and don’t be surprised to be surprised…. Things might blow up or be blown out of proportion. Politically, for sure, we know that Trump’s inauguration is going to change things radically, both in the political (Capricorn) and the Home (Cancer) arena. To top it off, the Moon is on a pretty mental (sic!!) star in Constellation Gemini, thus making this Moon truly lunatic - or highly inspired, depending on the context.

Wearing the Pants

At the same time, the divine feminine is waking up, and I think she don’t like the world order as it is… completely estranged from humanity’s true talents and love nature, estranged from wonder and playfulness of the natural world… Expect strong resistance from women – perhaps even armed women, at any rate they will be very angry – or mother nature herself. That sweet homemaker might suddenly rebel, there can be huge fights about the roles of each partner in a relationship / family, about the work/home balance.

Superglue

However, who is meant to be together will likely stick together. We have Saturn as stabilizing agent in the mix, in the background, together with Juno – the faithful and loyal partner. Actually, a fight, or an argument, could eventually lead to a deeper bond and healing of a previous imbalance around this Full Moon. This is a really rare constellation. So assert yourself, speak up, but own your wounds and vulnerability!

Who are you with?

This requires flexibility however. Your partner needs to be willing and able to put conventions and rigid rules aside and really accept your confessions and wishes as they are. And it may well be that your true needs, fears, and feelings run counter any stereotypes and masks you used to wear trying to live up to expectations, or your cultural background. Time to strip down. But only if you know you can trust your partner to not betray you in this vulnerable moment!

(Wo)Man in The Mirror

Otherwise, this Moon might get very rigid and judging out of conventionality. It can signify the decision to stay with someone just because of decorum… not because of core… Basically then, we face a huge decision this Full Moon: who do we stand by, our true self, or the convention and image we feel we need to uphold. And what is what…!! Can be hard to tell sometime. But this Moon will probably bring a revelation concerning this. It’s a time to be very honest with oneself.

One self-love a day...

If you don’t have a partner, or someone close to whom the last paragraphs apply, then this Full Moon is a fantastic time to do the same with… yourself. The next two weeks until the New Moon at the end of January are a time to hibernate, to rest, to dream – dreams should be huge, or at least copious this January. Our brain is dreaming all the time – remember that. We interpret what we see through the lenses of our upbringing. Perhaps you can peel down one of the onion’s skins in the next two weeks. Be good to yourself. Intend healing. Be gentle. It can be the hardest if you have not had someone who shows you how to. Well, it’s 2017 – do it yourself!!

... keeps the Doctor Away

It may also be that very old hurts come up – hurts concerning your willpower, anger, and sexuality. Your “yang” side. You might remember some stern disciplinary measures of a father figure or authorities in your life, or experience something similar today.  Those memories or incidents could be downright cruel, and feel very injust!! Respond with self-care and acceptance, and don’t forget that you are an adult who is capable of standing alone. Be alone for the time being if there is noone with whom you share a real bond.

Clarity

Around New Moon time in two weeks we will all know more. Then it’ll be time for action. More revelations will come to light, new information will come in, new resolve and new energy. For now, we are a bit like the baby before birth – not seeing clearly yet what is to come, but being able to feel deeply. It’s a time for recharging. So if you feel torn, or you can't "nail" something yet, don't despair - even though you'll probably get urgent communications and a feeling or urgency, too. Don't martyr yourself. Accept the uncertainty and get in that hot tub already. Happy Full Moon!
 

 

Full Moon 2016 – The Queen awakens

Ok people. This Aries Full Moon. Will. Be. Very. Strong. The energies around the Full Moon are hard to control, they are powerful, even ruthless. The Moon conjunct Rebel Planet Uranus and Warrior Queen Eris is all about fighting for what you want. What's worth it. And it might be that what's worth most of all are our family, our roots, and the earth herself...

Touché

The Moon is the most sensitive celestial body. It represents our emotions, nature and nurture, our home, roots, and the depth of the soul. In Aries, the Moon gets agitated, we have a short fuse and find it hard to relax. Anger can build up and make us explode all over or silently implode on ourselves…  We have an instinctual urge to act, to stand up against injustices, to fight for what touches our emotions, for our home, and to protect women and children. 

Mars' Sister

The Full Moon falls exactly on two very unruly and unpredictable planets, Sky God Uranus and Mars' sister, Eris. Eris is the warrior aspect of the Great Mother. She doesn't tolerate double standards, injustice, treachery, and any disrespect towards the female principle. Around this Full Moon, especially mothers, women, marginalized groups, or the public in general could start standing up against abuse, discrimination, loss of integrity in politics, and the mindless destruction of nature... Think of the Indigenous protest against the North Dakota Access Pipeline. Or the current political debates worldwide.

Up Close... and F***ing Personal!!

Hitting much closer to home, we’ll probably be hyper-sensitive to any threat to our security, our home, and our independence. Don’t be surprised if you find yourself losing it. Images of drawing a Japanese blade might pop into your head... playing loops of "Kill Bill" and you, all sleek in a yellow motorbike suit, mutilate your ex, your current partner, your mother, your father, friends, collegues, random people in the streets, or presidential candidates. Some people may really run amock, or a country might. Let's hope everyone keeps their fingers from any (red) buttons..!! Even if someone pushes ours ;)

Chorus Line

But things are more complex. We want to be free, we want to set firm boundaries and do what we want, and no interference in our home life. But we also want to connect, we want relationships, exchange, and harmony. This Full Moon is a clash between two equally strong needs. Freedom vs. commitment, standing up for oneself vs. keeping the peace; rebellion vs. compromise… You’d have to be in Cirque de Soleil to do that balancing act without tripping up. Put some cushions on the ground then if you fall hard… Also remember, words can hurt real bad around this time - resist the temptation to put out the verbal flame-thrower. You'll regret scorced earth soon enough...

Kindergarten Alert

This Full Moon brings out what has run unchecked inside of us for some time. Relationship patterns established since childhood can come to the fore and it’s up to us if we act out or cut them out. Aries is the sign of the warrior all right but also of the baby, of childish, immature behaviour. Time to check on your inner child then and be really honest: perhaps behind that innocent-bystander-facade, a spoiled brat is hiding!! This Full Moon can also bring out depression if we don't allow anger. It's a balancing act, once again...

Hitting the Fan

Relationship planet Venus is in hardcore Scorpio, and not in her best shape. Venus in Scorpio can mean that the shit really hits the fan in relationships. Issues around shared resources, intimacy, guilt and shame, betrayal and jealousy, come up and some deep and sticky fears can clog the toilet. Urgh!! Intense, spiritual sex could be a release, but more often than not we engage in psycho S/M with this constellation… hurting someone, getting hurt, and taking it for “love”. Beware of poisoned arrows, and don’t get a tattoo you’ll regret when the goth-mood passes.

Out 0f Hand

Another danger at this Full Moon is to become totally paranoid and/or obsessed by someone or something. You might hear some shocking news or be victim of slander…  better not to pass on any gossip, it looks like some serious distortions could take place. Another danger is to get involved in weird, passive-aggressive interchanges. Actually some of those might get out of hand. Think of someone who feels so threatened by something you say that they grab a knife and cut off your (whatever part you don’t want to lose). Watch out for stalkers, weirdos and avoid suspicous neighbor(hood)s.

Power Time

The ruthless power of this Full Moon gives us the power to shift the very foundations of our existance. So think, decide consciously, not out of an impulse. Emotions can hit like a tsunami at the Full Moon. Try to prepare for this and stay aware... Conservative communication, caution, and foresight are the redeeming qualities of the moment. If you don’t engage too much in emotional drama, all this intense, ruthless and aggressive energy can be used to make huge, constructive steps, especially professional and real-world related.

Earth Warriors

The amazing thing about this Full Moon is that the sun right now is conjunct Spica, the luckiest fixed star known to astrology!! It’s the ear of corn in the Virgin’s hand, symbolizing the bounty and care of the Earth Mother, and even more, the deepest mysteries of the planet we live on. In ancient times, the ear of corn was the symbol of the Eleusian mysteries, whose adepts came into contact with the earth goddess by drinking a potion made of entheogenic plants. These people - the elite of the Ancient World, philosophers, politicians, artists and educators - learned to align themselves with the secret ways, rhythms, and needs of the planet we live and depend on.

This alignment has been missing for almost 2000 years now, and man, do we ever feel it!! The planet is battered and bruised, and so are way too many of her creatures, including us. So use this Moon to come back in touch with what really matters. Eliminate stuff from your life. Cut off toxic ties. Find your tribe. Drive out of town, run into the woods and fields, feel the soil and get real. Happy Full Moon everyone!! <3