Not only a Full Moon but, a Lunar Eclipse and the Moon in aspect to that rebellious sign: Aquarius! Already it sounds like a good drama worth watching, and we might think “Its gonna be so good!” So get your popcorn ready, and together lets navigate the landscape of the heavens..
A Lunar eclipse occurs during a Full Moon. Spiritually speaking, the Moon represents the feminine, nurturing, changeable, moody. She is the archetype Mother. The one in control of emotions,
An eclipse is charged with the energy happening at the moment of the eclipse. The Lunar eclipse brings changes, so it is wise to take advantage, and create any changes we want to make manifest. It is a moment of shadows and light. Illuminating the unseen and creating a bit of havoc, making us feel as if we are out of control. But wait! this is just the beginning!
A Full Moon, illuminates that which, has been in the shadows. On a personal level, it brings “illumination” if what we are seeking are answers to a particular situation for example. On other levels, it might bring out to the light, aspects of our lives or others of those close to us, which we might need to take a look at and decide if what we see is something we are happy with, or not.
What comes to the surface, can run the complete gamut of deep-rooted emotions, and hidden motives. It can also bring insights, needed to move forward, and show us where the best opportunities lay in the way ahead. With the Lunar eclipse combined with Full Moon, the situation is heightened. Choices you did not have before will appear as if from nowhere (surprises). Because of the charged celestial happening, things move faster, maybe forcing us to make decisions without much thought for the consequence. But, the very nature of a Lunar eclipse, urges one, to think twice before making a decision. Dig deeper into your own motives, and re-think the best course of action. Doing this, will help to change personal plans with a better outcome.
The plot thickens! We have not touched upon Aquarius yet. This astro sign, is reigned by Uranus (modern ruler) Uranus urges one to express our individuality. Like Aquarius, this planet is intellectual and not too emotional. Some of the things Uranus rules are independence, upheaval, revolution and changes to the “status quo.” It also rules the unexpected in the form of surprises. Although computers are said to be the domain of Uranus, remember that Mercury (communication) also rules technology. Aquarius under this planet, is rebellious. Likes to shake things up, and turn around what is not needed to make space for something better, something more innovative. Aquarius looks to the future and ways to help humanity. It also likes to break boundaries and bring change.
Just a note here, Uranus, which went retrograde on August 2nd. might soften all these energies brought about by the Lunar eclipse/Full Moon. We might still get computers snafus, or little irritations with any of our technology run favorite devices and places. Talking about technology, the Uranus retrograde its good to clean up your email inbox and trash files. Also good to let go of all those old pictures and unused files, just hanging needlessly in the recycle bin.
Lets not forget the power of the Full Moon alone, brings fruition to plans we have been working on since the last Full Moon. Magickal work may manifest. We can also utilize this time to reflect on the things we have accomplished and the things we still would like to make a reality.
Lunar Eclipse+Full Moon+Aquarius = Changes, surprises, illumination, decisions, thinking twice, grab opportunities. Be ready for the unexpected!
The Lunar eclipse will start at 8:50 a.m. PST and end at 1:50 p.m. PST.
Full Moon: 11:10 a.m. PST
And as a final note, remember, eclipses happen in pairs, we still have the total Solar eclipse (New Moon) to look forward to, on August 21st. We have not had one in 38 years! That will be interesting..
Above the cloud with its shadow is the star with its light.
Above all things reverence thyself.
Until I write again,
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