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October’s New Moon in Libra: Be the Eagle ~ Be the Dove

October’s New Moon in Libra brings us to the center point between ourselves and each other. The Moon and Sun in Libra oppose Uranus in Aries exactly, while they square Pluto in Capricorn. We’ll likely feel an urgency to find harmonious balance (Libra) as we express our unique selves (Aries) while reclaiming the personal and collective power that we’ve abdicated to others (Capricorn). The precision with which these themes are playing out in our world now is absolutely heart-rending. Love/Power; Feminine/Masculine; Receptivity/Activation; Peace/War. Even though our world of is one of duality, I am convinced that we can come to the center and honor the best of both/all sides.
I also believe that we are being encouraged and supported to do exactly that.

The Sabian Symbol for October’s New Moon at 26 degrees Libra is an eagle and a large white dove turning constantly into each other.

Eagle medicine is rich with strength, power, and wisdom, while the Dove’s power lies in its affinity for peace, gentleness, and innocence. Can we turn into the best of ourselves and each other?

Can we embody our strength and courage while being awake to the dynamic and transformative power of love and peace?

Can we – will we – value emotional and spiritual realms while walking on this Earth? 

When you infuse any situation or expression with love, it is forever altered. We are being encouraged and supported to alter our human journey now.

The Sabian symbol of an eagle and a large white dove turning constantly into each other calls for an active, dynamic integration of our values with our will, or desires.

What/whom do we love? Are our thoughts, words, and actions aligned with our answer to that question? Will we be the Eagle? Will we be the Dove? When will we embrace the expression of both of them? 

 

~ BE THE EAGLE ~ BE THE DOVE ~ 

Uranus in Aries is visible in the night sky now. Facing East, the direction of New Beginnings, may we invoke the innovation that Aries offers for the survival of all species, our world, our Universe.

The Orionid meteor showers are also at their height ~ go outside to a night sky near you and send gratitude to the ever-abundant and loving galaxy that lifts us out of isolation and into realms of connection and possibility. 

Most importantly, give love ~ give love to yourself, give love to your fellow humans, give love to all sentient beings ~ in our world and beyond.
Because the power of love, and its range, is truly infinite… 

Love and Blessings to all, always,

Christina

 

Full Moon in Aries ~ A Flock of Geese

The Sabian Symbol* for October 5th’s Full Moon at 12 degrees Aries is A Flock of Geese.

When we consider how the flock flies in formation, we notice that the geese alternate the role of the leader ~ taking time to rest when needed by moving to the line of the V formation,
and/or  moving up to the front and leading when strong. In this way, the success of the whole flock is served, and their mutual goal of reaching their destination is realized.

Given that the highest expression of Aries is met when its opposing sign of Libra is honored with equal consideration, this is a perfect symbol for today’s Full Moon. It encompasses the wisdom of nurturing and caring for the self (Aries’ mantra is I Am), while considering what will work for the good of the whole (Libra’s mantra is We Are). It also helps us redefine how we see leadership ~ all of us have our gifts, and none are better, nor more valuable than another’s ~ only different. In fact, we all win when each of our unique (another Aries word) gifts are acknowledged and shared (Libra’s aim).
Wild Geese

This Moon ramps up a few aspects that have been encouraging us to take our turns as leaders in the world. First, it squares Pluto in Capricorn, which has been asking us to transform the way that we define – and allow our lives to be defined by – power. Personal Power, Authority, Systems, Institutions, Norms, and Mores are all under scrutiny – and have been for some time now. We are being asked not only to question whom or what we give our authority to, but also to reclaim it for ourselves. Pluto in Capricorn is also squaring Jupiter in Libra right now, which asks us again, to grow and expand our sense of shared power – power that is harmonious for the whole.

When people talk about the intensity of this Full Moon, I believe that the square to Pluto has much to do with it, along with the fact that Aries is ruled by Mars – which wants what it wants – when it wants it! 

When I see challenges like this in a chart, I always look for the gifts. The energetic patterns that can help us with this potentially combative, warrior-like expression of Aries, are found in the Full Moon’s trine to Saturn in Sagittarius, which encourages an expansive redefinition of boundaries and structures. It seeks the higher truth and wants liberation from confinement. When we add the gift of Saturn’s trine to Uranus at the end of Aries to this equation, we see another channel for connecting to the flow. We can express our uniqueness by making changes that support our freedom. Uranus always wants us to stretch our Saturn boundaries. It pulls us from the realm of the personal planets into the transpersonal ones, where evolution beckons.

By all means, this Full Moon encourages us to breathe into the space of peace when riled, to move in ways that let stagnant or repressed energies be felt and expressed, to ground in to the Earth’s strength and be willing to step up the game and demonstrate our gifts. However, at the same time, like the geese, we can step back and nurture our selves, and rest as we’re guided, knowing that the whole of us is better served when we are balanced and strong.

*The Sabian Symbols were channeled in the early 1900’s by a blind woman who used her inner sight to identify visions for each degree of the zodiac. They are used by astrologers around the world for their wisdom.

May the Full Moon’s blessings illumine our world ~ for the highest good of all relations.

Full Moon in Aries

~ Christina