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Embracing the Spirit of January’s Total Lunar Eclipse ~

Tonight’s Full Moon is expanding in the last half of Cancer’s realm now. It’s fast approaching the north lunar node and will tow it along as it waxes full and is totally eclipsed, in the beginning degrees of Leo tonight. 

I sat to write this post yesterday afternoon, at the exact moment that the Moon opposed Saturn in Capricorn and created a T-square to Mars in Aries. It got my attention. Since all I’ve been wanting to do lately is to practice radical self-care, I followed my instinct and did that instead. This morning finds me rested and able to share my musings on how to flow with the shifting tides of the Moon’s energy field.  

Cancer is the sign that the Moon governs. Imagine a caring nanny watching over her children as they learn to become who they are meant to be. The Moon does this for us, too, when we let her into our hearts and follow her lead from there.

Tuning into the omniscient guidance system of our emotional bodies not only smooths out the bumps on the road, but also elevates the journey. Mary Oliver, the beloved, brilliant soul who left this earthly realm earlier this week echoed the Moon’s truth in her poem, Wild Geese ~ “…You only have to let the soft animal of your body love what it loves.” 

When we are courageous enough to take deep breaths, laugh with our little ones, cry over losses, and give shelter to ourselves when we’re in shadowy places, we are heeding and flowing with the wisdom of the Moon. She never misguides us. Instead, like the loving governess who has our highest growth and development in mind, she shows us the way forward.

Tonight, the way forward holds the promise of light.

As the Moon beams full in Leo, the role of governing our emotional bodies is given to the Sun, who will eclipse it and assist us in severing ties to that which limits our expansion.

Eclipses always offer a blank page for us to fill. What we splash upon it is up to us. Tears, Laughter, Love, Kindness, Presence, Courage, Fear, Trust…the keywords for Leo are “I will.” 

What will we surrender? 

What will we bring forward into the light?

Who are we willing to be? 

Are we willing to shine? 

When we express our highest will, we come to the center of the Leo/Aquarius plane and serve the whole of us, our greater family, where we shine like the Sun and love like the Moon.

Meanwhile, the Moon’s willingness to pull the North Node in Cancer along with it helps us to flow with the wonderfully watery trine to Ceres in Scorpio, where rebirth gestates, and Chiron in Pisces, where impeccable intuition, knowing, and healing awaits.

Here’s to splashing our truest, most beautiful selves all over the page ~ in all of our crazy colors and radiant light…bright or dappled as it may be.

With great love and blessings, always ~
Christina

for Mary, and our ever-evolving family of things…

On eclipses, rearranging the furniture, and the energy we leave behind…

In the space in-between this month’s Partial Solar Eclipse (September 13th’s New Moon in Virgo) and Total Lunar Eclipse coming up on the 27th during Aries’ Super Moon, my thoughts recall events of this Spring’s Lunar Eclipse (eclipses tend to connect the dots that way…).
In fact, just reflecting on your experiences in April can lend great insight into what’s occurring now and how you can best integrate life’s lessons of what needs to go and what awaits an embrace.

Soul Adventures ~April of 2015 took me to an intimate oceanside conference with this amazing heart and soul-centered medium,
James Van Praagh. Prior to our class
and under his direction, our small group rearranged the furniture in the hotel’s conference room, not once but several times. Rows of chairs and tables – too linear and exact for what was about to occur – were moved until an simple, open circle emerged. As we moved heavy tables into the hallway, James spoke of how important it is to
consider how we approach and leave the rooms we occupy. Essentially, moving the  furniture became a metaphor for moving our energy.
I remember him saying that we’ll leave that room different than it was when we entered it – and it was up to us to choose the
energetic
state that we wanted to leave the room in for those who would occupy it next.

What happened next was exquisite. As we opened our hearts and minds to each other and our journeys, and connected to the tethers of those who left the rooms we occupy on the Earth-plane, the energy in the room elevated to an undeniable and sublime state of love.

Now, as I center myself, free from linear arrangements of what may be expected or
even normal, this question, indelibly imprinted on my heart, remains and continues
to inspire me:

What energy do I wish to leave behind?

Lunar Eclipse in Aries
May this cycle of eclipses help you rearrange your furniture – and your life – into a place and state of well-being, upliftment, and love. And may your energetic footprint be ever so light ~

~ Christina
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