Remembering Your Past: Full Moon Astrology, Nov 2015

Remembering Your Past: Full Moon Astrology, Nov 2015

Article Window: Nov 25 to Dec 11
• The Full Moon is Wednesday, Nov 25, 2:44 PM PST
• Sun is 4° Sagittarius, Moon is 4° Gemini
• Current New Moon Theme (Nov 11 thru Dec 11): Hidden Opportunity
• Next New Moon: Dec 11

Current Lunar Cycle

The Full Moon illuminates and activates new awareness, especially corresponding to whatever was released with the manifesting wave of New Moon energy two weeks ago. In the coming two weeks look for ways to celebrate and take inspired action, especially from whatever you have embraced or experienced since the New Moon. Be patient with challenges that emerge in the coming days, recognizing that they are also a necessary part of your expansion.

Full Moon 2015 over Blue Lake

Full Moon Astrology Article: Remembering Your Past

This Full Moon opens up and reveals a personal opportunity that may have been hidden from you until now. The energies that are coming through our Gemini Moon are centered around a new discovery in your life. Specifically, this discovery represents an ability to summon and retrieve old memories that are held underneath the surface of your consciousness. These may be forgotten memories from this lifetime, or even past life memories. Whatever the source, these memories will connect you to the very source of your being and your highest purpose.

Full Moon Astrology Chart for Nov 2015Our current planetary alignment is supporting the discovery of new information that connects you to Source energy. This influx in knowledge is all around you just waiting to be discovered. For the next two weeks, you may have the experience of remembering things from your past that may have been forgotten, but are now important for the evolution of your consciousness.

This new information may be accessed through a variety of sources. It will be almost as if memories are being triggered by experiences, places, or perhaps even people. Be open minded and fully allow events in your life to trigger this process. It’s the universe’s attempt to trigger your own deeper connection with your past and your own connection to Source.

Above all else, remember that the Universe is a loving, living energy system that is helping with your own evolution of consciousness. Astrology is simply an advanced cosmic language to help us remember our individual connection to a greater reality.

Blessings to all, and have a wonderful Thanksgiving.
Steven Shroyer

A Hidden Opportunity: New Moon Nov 2015

A Hidden Opportunity: New Moon Nov 2015

Article Window: Nov 11 to Dec 11
• The New Moon was Wednesday, Nov 11, 9:47 AM PST
• Sun is 20° Scorpio, Moon is 20° Scorpio
• New Moon Theme (Nov 11 to Dec 11): Hidden Opportunity
• The next Full Moon is Wednesday, Nov 25

Current Lunar Cycle

The New Moon releases a new wave of available potential that sets the overall theme for the entire month that follows. This month’s Lunar Cycle offers a new tool-set that creates momentum for energizing your life’s purpose. To experience your fullest potential in the coming month allow this energy to guide you, especially while adjusting to changing circumstances.

New Moon Night Sky

Astrology Article: A Hidden Opportunity

Happy New Moon.

The New Moon energy from this week’s November 20° Scorpio Sun and Moon conjunction is focused on the discovery of hidden opportunity.

New Moon Nov 2015New choices and opportunities may be directly in front of you, yet remain undiscovered. In order to actualize these undiscovered potentials you must find your own hidden pathway. Harnessing Scorpio’s energy of faith and courage will aid in your search for the hidden. In Scorpio, “faith” is the underlying substance of your intention to move forward in life, whereas “courage” is the acceptance of what will come next.

This New Moon may also activate a deeper search for the path leading you toward a more mystical type of beingness. This is a life characterized by faith and courage, where the darkness of fear and self-importance disappear. It’s a life that’s lived with reliance on inner guidance, capable of rising above the “Scorpio shadow” of self-serving morality, and soaring the heights of personal power and growth.

During the remainder of this Lunar cycle (through Dec 11th), choose to live life while embracing the Scorpio qualities of faith and courage. This will facilitate your discovery of new opportunities as hidden paths begin to open up, revealing your next steps toward personal success.

Personal Note

Thanks for your patience around the late timing of this issue of the Lunar Journal. My current traveling and writing responsibilities don’t always coincide. Thank you for reading my articles and supporting my astrology dharma and work. Blessings to everyone.

A Solid Step Forward: New Moon Astrology Oct 2015

A Solid Step Forward: New Moon Astrology Oct 2015

Article Window: Oct 12 to Nov 11
• The New Moon is Monday, Oct 12, 5:06 PM PST
• Sun is 20° Libra, Moon is 20° Libra
• New Moon Theme (Oct 12 to Nov 11): A Solid Step Forward
• The next Full Moon is Tuesday, Oct 27

New Moon Mesquite NV 2014

Current Lunar Cycle

The New Moon releases a new wave of available potential that sets the overall theme for the entire month that follows. This month’s Lunar Cycle offers a new tool-set that creates momentum for energizing your life’s purpose. To experience your fullest potential in the coming month allow this energy to guide you, especially while adjusting to changing circumstances.

Astrology Article: A Solid Step Forward

We are currently in a phase of growth initiated by the Lunar Eclipse two weeks ago. The New Moon supports this opportunity for growth by bringing a stabilizing force to your life enabling you to step into a larger relationship with your community, and by extension, the entire universe.

During the coming Lunar month, circumstances will provide opportunities to take action that will allow you to inspire others and serve your fellow human beings in a larger, even spectacular, way.

This stabilizing factor is normally assigned to the energies of Saturn. With Saturn in Sagittarius, stability is found through a deeper understanding of how the natural contrast between opposites can be connected. This “understanding” becomes a matter of perspective. When any of us are willing to rise far enough above the contrast, opposites become connected through being recognized as part of the next larger whole.

This ability for new perspective is part of living multi-dimensionally, which is the gift of the current Lunar eclipse.

In addition to support from Saturn, the overall pattern of this New Moon is also deeply connected to the outer planets of Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto. The pattern of the outer planets emphasizes an ability to transcend circumstances in order to bring the larger perspective of your life into a clearer focus.

Astrology Pattern: Expanding with Focus, Stability, and Success

New Moon Astrology Chart for Oct 2015One of the powerful elements of this New Moon astrology chart is the grouping of Venus, Mars, and Jupiter. Their pattern in the chart occurs in the same natural order, or sequence, as they do in the solar system. This natural order is significant by itself, but when you add the fact that they are grouped in Virgo, with the New Moon is occurring in the next sign of Libra, it becomes even more significant.

Virgo’s energy encompasses the final preparations and improvements needed to dedicate energies to something larger, be it your community, group, planet, or the entire universe. With this planetary support in Virgo, the New Moon in Libra is able to create a new focus in your life in order to expand, connect, and create a relationship with something larger than just yourself.

The stabilizing strength of this chart is further amplified by the fact that the four outer planets, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto are all in one hemisphere, while all the other planets are in the other. This hemisphere division is defined by Taurus and Scorpio and creates the opportunity for you to connect even more with this new capacity to understand the practicality of life (Taurus) from a larger perspective and deeper understanding (Scorpio).

This natural contrast of the divisions of the planets contains one of the most potent indicators of expansion and evolution that can exist in a New Moon astrology pattern. It naturally creates a pattern of success through focus and stability.

Summary

The Eclipse portal from the Full Moon Lunar Eclipse two weeks ago is supporting you now to expand into new dimensions of awareness.  (Lunar Eclipse Article: Sept 27, 2015) The Libra New Moon is supporting your growth by creating a new focus that allows you to expand, but it does so in a very stable and secure manner. Building success in your life this month can easily be a thing of beauty, where focus and stabilizing energies come together with expansion in a perfect way.

Stepping into a New Dimension: Lunar Eclipse Astrology Sept, 2015

Stepping into a New Dimension: Lunar Eclipse Astrology Sept, 2015

Article Window: Sept 27 to Oct 27
• The Full Moon Eclipse is Sunday, Sept 27, 7:50 PM PDT
• Sun is 5° Libra, Moon is 5° Aries
• Current New Moon Theme (Sept 11 thru Oct 11): Expansion of Life-Force
• Next New Moon: Oct 12
• Next Full Moon: Oct 27

Current Lunar Cycle

A Lunar Eclipse opens a portal that offers a unique activation stemming from the power of the Full Moon.  The portal releases a special cosmic gift resulting in a new ability you can use for inspired action in your life.

The Eclipse portal will remain open until October 25.

Full Moon Partial Eclipse

Full Moon Astrology Article: Stepping into a New Dimension

This Lunar Eclipse brings a remarkable and potentially life-changing opportunity. With this astrology chart I see us literally being offered the opportunity to step into a new dimension, or frequency, of life.

This opportunity is delivered through a complex energy pattern offering two complementary and distinct processes for growth.

Two Distinct Patterns for Expansion

Lunar-Eclipse-Chart-Sept-2015The two simultaneous patterns that are supporting the expansion are very different and equally powerful. You can see the patterns illustrated in the chart as T-squares (triangles). One is ruled by Saturn, and also involves Neptune, Jupiter and Mars. The other involving the Sun and Moon is ruled by Pluto. Both configurations support transformation but in very different ways.

The pattern ruled by Saturn involves transformation through your current relationships, social structure and life circumstances. The pattern ruled by Pluto involves transformation from within. The Pluto configuration is purely internal, not dependent on external circumstances or relationships.

Both patterns are of value. There’s not a right or wrong path but most likely one process will resonate more than the other. It’s important to note your own preferences and also to be aware that both processes will be operating simultaneously in your life.

Transformation through Relationships

The pattern ruled by Saturn supports transformation through your current life and existing experiences and relationships. Neptune adds a complex element because while Saturn is concrete and practical, Neptune is abstract and more spiritual than practical. Neptune is all about dissolving patterns, letting go, and ushering in a new matrix for operating at a higher level.

In this case they are working together, along with Mars and Jupiter, to further practical goals. At the same time there is also a natural support for letting go which allows the moving forward. This letting go is the Neptune aspect, transforming the old and releasing whatever is unnecessary.

What is being perpetuated and carried forward are the ideals rooted in the current patterns of your life. At the same time, whatever is limiting is being dissolved.

This is not an easy configuration. The simultaneous actions of Saturn and Neptune can feel confusing. In the coming days it might be hard to know what needs to be released and what needs to be preserved. You can trust that these are important questions that need to be resolved, and part of the opportunity of this process.

Transformation from Within

The T-square pattern ruled by Pluto doesn’t care about current circumstances, or the past or future. It’s not attached to the existing structure of your life. Indeed, it doesn’t care about ‘preserving’ anything.

This pattern is about creating something brand new. It is only concerned with the transformation that comes about from a new factor or opportunity that is being introduced with this Eclipse. You will experience this transformation internally, rather than through your circumstances.

The Aries Full Moon in the configuration of the T-square with Pluto, emphasizes that this pattern of transformation is more personal and individual. Aries lends an infusion of power and creative vitality, along with the inspiration to create something brand new.

The opportunity for transformation is emphasized by the Sabian symbol for 5 degrees Aries, which is “Wings,” and “A New Dimension Offering Transcendence.” This symbol describes the energy signature of the portal which opens at this location in the zodiac.

Extra Support for the Challenge

The challenge with the complexity of this chart is that these two concepts have to be able to work together in order for you to fully experience success or positive growth.

Although both patterns can result in positive growth, the reality is that they are very different. Since both will be happening simultaneously, the result can feel confusing or even chaotic.

Support to balance the conflicting patterns comes from the North Node which is conjunct the Sun and Mercury. This is a very positive formation that supports your ability to come to alignment with the bigger potentials.

The North Node formation appears as a type of polarization that will help you illuminate and clarify extremes and opposites. For example, you will have clear perceptions of the extremes of where you are now, and where you want to go.

From the North Node you can also access clarity to understand the challenges or contradictions within the seemingly conflicting patterns that might otherwise feel chaotic.

Conclusion

Lunar Eclipses always offer the opportunity for a quantum leap forward. You can make enormous strides in the coming days, especially if you can be patient with any accompanying intensity you may experience.

This Eclipse brings the experience of a “new dimension” into reality in a variety of ways. The “new dimension” can be reached through engagement in your relationships and circumstances, or through internal transformation, or a through a combination of both. The choice is up to you as you follow your own best path.

Through my experience with clients I understand that many people will feel drawn to one of these processes more than the other. Your preference is determined by your personal astrological patterns. Remember, neither approach is good or bad, it’s just that you have a natural constitutional comfort level with one or the other.

What’s importance to realize is that this Lunar Eclipse Portal is transmitting to each person the blueprint of a new dimension. This is a special event that you can use to grow, change, and transform into a more expanded version of You.

By being aware of both of these patterns you can hopefully more easily navigate the opportunities as well as whatever challenges or confusion results.

This is a month of unprecedented opportunity. I wish you well.

Expanding Through the Vitality of Life-Force: New Moon Sept 2015

Expanding Through the Vitality of Life-Force: New Moon Sept 2015

  • Article Window: Sept 12 to Oct 11
  • The New Moon is Saturday, Sept 12, 11:41 PM PDT
  • Sun is 21° Virgo, Moon is 21° Virgo
  • New Moon Solar Eclipse Theme (Sept 12 to Oct 11): The Expansion of Your Life Force
  • The next Full Moon Lunar Eclipse is Sunday, Sept 27.

Current Lunar Cycle

The New Moon releases a new wave of available potential that sets the overall theme for the entire month that follows. This month’s Lunar Cycle offers a new tool-set that creates momentum for energizing your life’s purpose. To experience your fullest potential in the coming month allow this energy to guide you, especially while adjusting to changing circumstances.

New Moon Astrology by Seattle Astrology and Steven Shroyer

Astrology Article: Expanding Through the Vitality of Life-Force

This month’s New Moon in Virgo is supported by a strong astrological pattern with a powerful energizing effect to support positive changes in your life. This month your expansion will come as you learn new mastery of your life force. The biggest opportunity for practicing this new mastery is through your ability to integrate and expand through personal relationships and combined group efforts.

Improving and refining are two things Virgo excels at. A third aspect of Virgo excellence is finding meaning through your work. This is effort or work that expands your life force and activates an emotional response that supports you working toward a greater purpose. There’s the potential to expand into a new sense of personal fulfillment, as you align with greater purpose to your own dharma.

Your work or participation in a group project or endeavor will support your growth, especially if this feeling of greater purpose is infused with your personal vitality and life-force. These group endeavors may include any activity, such as a sport, a business team, or a personal relationship.

One key to successfully linking your life-force to your team is through the technique of training and discipline. Mastery over your own chi is the result of training. Bringing new awareness to the discipline of mastering your life-force is commonly learned through participation in traditional sports teams, as well as activities such as Chi Gong, martial arts, yoga, hiking, and golf. This list is by no means exhaustive.

It’s important that this type of physical mastery is tied to a larger purpose, otherwise the shadow aspect of ego can rule over the physical plane, resulting in various forms of arrogance.

Mastering your life force in creative ways does not necessarily come naturally. We all have the capacity to successfully channel life-force into our endeavors, but excellence in the physical requires both time and skill to fully develop. Virgo excels at both training and discipline, which requires emotional commitment. This is especially true with Jupiter in such a strong astrological position.

With Venus balsamic to Mars, this can also be a good time for relationships that are in need of improvement. The key for relationships with this Moon is to find a greater combined purpose through the linking of your personal vitality with others. When you connect this way you will access the energy that is needed to transform your relationships in a positive way.

Astrology Pattern

New Moon Astrology Chart for Sept 2015There is a balsamic Venus conjunct Mars in the zodiac sign of Leo. This planetary configuration supports relationships through the natural process of transformation. This process could mean a natural ending for some relationships, however most relationships will simply let go of old patterns as they prepare to embrace new and stronger values that connect and promote growth together.

Jupiter in Virgo opposite Neptune supports awareness of the magnitude of energy available, as well as insight into techniques for managing your life-force for personal expansion.

With the New Moon conjunct the Moon’s North Node, developing a new life skill that enhances your own fulfillment is a real possibility. This North Node position is an indicator of the greater importance this New Moon can play in the bigger picture of your life.

The support for expansion through training and discipline comes from a combination of factors, including natural support from Virgo, emphasis from North Node, and the expansion of both awareness and management from the Jupiter configuration.

The Solar Eclipse

When the Moon passes directly between Earth and the Sun we experience a solar eclipse. At this moment in time, the new lunar cycle is infused with a boost of additional Solar purpose, which offers extra support to the potentials of the New Moon. This extra support also sets the stage for the upcoming lunar eclipse on Sept 27.

This month’s additional solar purpose (at the solar eclipse) expands your life experience to become more authentic. More in alignment with who you really are and with your purpose. This enables you to transmit this experience into something useful through the skillful use of your life-force. In other words, this solar eclipse is preparing you for expanding your awareness into a more pure form of “being-ness.” All of these potentials will be explored further in the upcoming Lunar Eclipse article.

The opportunities this month, including the upcoming Lunar Eclipse, are uniquely positioned to take your life to the next level. Have a fantastic lunar month.

Standing for Your Own Truth: Full Moon Astrology Aug 2015

Standing for Your Own Truth: Full Moon Astrology Aug 2015

Article Window: Aug 29 to Sept 11

  • The Full Moon is Saturday, Aug 29, 11:35 AM PDT
  • Sun is 7° Virgo, Moon is 7° Pisces
  • Current New Moon Theme (Aug 14 thru Sept 11): Creative Leadership
  • Next New Moon: Sept 12

Current Lunar Cycle

The Full Moon illuminates and activates new awareness, especially corresponding to whatever was released with the manifesting wave of New Moon energy two weeks ago. In the coming two weeks look for ways to celebrate and take inspired action, especially from whatever you have embraced or experienced since the New Moon. Be patient with challenges that emerge in the coming days, recognizing that they are also a necessary part of your expansion.

Captain of the Full Moon

Full Moon Astrology Article: Standing for Your Own Truth

This month’s Full Moon is extraordinary and can have a positive long term effect in your life path moving forward.

The New Moon theme this month is “creative leadership.” The current Pisces Full Moon is building on that theme with the realization that true leadership honors the truth of your inner being. This truth of your being, your essence, has the strength come what may to stand uncompromisingly for your personal truth within the circumstances of your life.

What separates this type of inner truth from mere facts, opinions, or wishful thinking can be found within the Pisces archetype. Pisces is the most powerful of the water signs in the zodiac. The power of Pisces can create a momentum at the soul level that manifests as a powerful self-assertiveness. When this Pisces momentum is directed toward goals it can be as unstoppable as a tsunami.

We are each continuously making decisions. The cumulative weight of these decisions adds up over time to steer us in either of two directions: either toward or away from our destiny. At this Full Moon as you align more clearly with your inner truth, you have the opportunity make decisions and take actions that align you with your destiny.

Another significant player right now is Neptune, which is conjunct the Full Moon. Neptune is the ruler of Pisces, so there is an additional emphasis at this Moon on the spiritual blessings available. You can feel this during the Full Moon as a self-quickening or energizing effect that speaks to the truth of your being.

The ultimate power of this Full Moon lies in the realization that you are divine, a son or daughter of the universe. When you assert your own truth in the mist of the outward confusion of those around you, you experience this truth of your divinity.

Astrology Pattern

Full Moon Chart Aug 2015There are three powerful concentrations of energy in this Full Moon astrology chart. They appear as conjunctions: the Sun is conjunct Jupiter, Venus is conjunct Mars, and the Moon is conjunct Neptune.

These conjunctions occurring at the same time as a Full Moon represent one of the most powerful patterns possible. The Sun/Jupiter conjunction offers a new sense of connectedness to others without judgement and preconceived ideas of their worth. The Venus/Mars conjunction offers a surge in life momentum that supports the deeper intent of the Soul. The Moon/Neptune conjunction offers an increased sensitivity to an inner surge of self-quickening energy to reach your highest goals in life.

This pattern is powerful not only because of the depth of realization that is possible, but because of the possibility to more clearly see and release the shadow aspects of these patterns, which are also being activated.

The shadow side of the Sun/Jupiter conjunction is a kind of expanding yet detached freedom that results in emptiness from a lack of connection to others. The shadow side of the Moon/Neptune conjunction is an inability to let go of a desired outcome. As a result you can be trapped in other people’s ideas or expectations. The shadow side of the Mars/Venus conjunction appears as hesitation or procrastination, denying the internal urge for a new start toward a path of self-actualization and a new beginning.

I’m including the shadow aspects here to help you understand the power contained within our Full Moon astrology pattern. Living the fullness of your essence and staying aligned with your “personal truth” will automatically guard against any of these shadow elements.

Standing for your own truth also honors the highest good of those around you. It allows you to let go of others expectations and stand for your own truth. It activates the leadership quality of your being so you can move forward toward self-actualization as a divine being of the universe. In turn you support others to do the same.

Leadership as a Creative Response: New Moon Astrology Aug 2015

Leadership as a Creative Response: New Moon Astrology Aug 2015

  • Article Window: Aug 14 to Sept 11
  • The New Moon is Friday, Aug 14, 7:53 AM PST
  • Sun is 21° Leo, Moon is 21° Leo
  • New Moon Theme (Aug 14 thru Sept 11): Creative Leadership
  • The next Full Moon is Saturday, Aug 29

Current Lunar Cycle

The New Moon releases a new wave of available potential that sets the overall theme for the entire month that follows. This month’s Lunar Cycle offers a new tool-set that creates momentum for energizing your life’s purpose. To experience your fullest potential in the coming month allow this energy to guide you, especially while adjusting to changing circumstances.

New Moon and Venus Sparking Leo Creativity

Astrology Article: Leadership as a Creative Response

The New Moon this month is packed with creative energy capable of elevating your natural gifts into the realm of personal leadership. Creativity, leadership, and service to the greater good are related and are being activated now in an integrated way.

Leo, being a fire sign, incorporates the areas of your life where there is some sort of energy that’s capable of creating a spark. The creative spark must come from activity, from some type of interaction or friction that produces fuel for the Leo fire to burn. This is Leo’s creative process. It requires circumstances in your life to spark the flame of your self-expression.

This Lunar month success and leadership go hand in hand. The role of leadership is the most mature form of self-expression Leo can energize. Last month’s influx of energy helped to develop new levels of emotional integration. This foundation will work quite nicely to support your expansion into the energies of creative leadership that are available this month.

This month’s emphasis on leadership implies self-discipline, maturity, and the ideal of service to humanity.

True leadership isn’t only expressed through managing a team of individuals. It can be as simple as taking a prominent role in inspiring others through personal interactions.

This month, use your experiences and circumstances to trigger and fuel your creativity. Use your creativity to make the world a better place. In this way, you’ll harness the natural energies of the New Moon to inspire others through any form of leadership toward which you naturally gravitate.

Astrology Pattern

New Moon Astrology Chart for August 2015We have four planets working together to provide this new level of creativity. The Sun, Moon, Venus, and Jupiter combine their energy to create a powerhouse of personal opportunity for new leadership.

Leadership takes on many different forms, each one capable of using your natural gifts for an extra boost to something purposeful in the world. One of the keys for success this month is a mature, creative response to circumstances, capable of expressing how you are feeling and then using this response to your life experiences as creative fuel.

The energies are complex at this New Moon. The Moon is balsamic to Venus and Jupiter, yet Venus is in a new phase relationship to the Sun. What this means is that there are two complementary processes at work – one is letting go and one is incorporating something new.

First, it’s necessary to let go of your previous ideas of what leadership means, especially any fear that the word ‘leadership’ conjures in your mind. Then you can be fully present in new ways to incorporate a new creative response to your current situation. In addition, with your fresh approach you’ll be able to use what you have integrated from recent experiences in terms of character and emotional maturity.

Express how you really feel in the moment. In the coming month creative self-expression that expands into leadership is produced by real events and real circumstances that trigger a creative response.

The idea here is to let go of how you felt about something last week or last month.

Life moves forward with new creative energies. You’re not locked into a tired old response to life. Success this month will rest in a spontaneous yet mature reaction to your life, especially to any old circumstances or patterns that may appear.

Aquarian Power and Inner Balance: Full Moon Astrology July 31, 2015

Aquarian Power and Inner Balance: Full Moon Astrology July 31, 2015

Article Window: July 31 to Aug 14

  • The Full Moon is Friday, July 31, 3:43 AM PDT
  • Sun is 8° Leo, Moon is 8° Aquarius
  • Current New Moon Theme (July 15 thru Aug 14): Emotional Integration
  • Next New Moon: Aug 14

Current Lunar Cycle

The Full Moon illuminates and activates new awareness, especially corresponding to whatever was released with the manifesting wave of New Moon energy two weeks ago. In the coming two weeks look for ways to celebrate and take inspired action, especially from whatever you have embraced or experienced since the New Moon. Be patient with challenges that emerge in the coming days, recognizing that they are also a necessary part of your expansion.

California Moon Rockaway Beach

Full Moon Astrology Article: Aquarian Power and Inner Balance

This is a powerful Full Moon capable of delivering an expanded level of self-mastery. This new mastery will come through inspired awareness, a kind of brilliance capable of integrating the three main aspects of your being, the physical, mental and emotional bodies.

You always have access to your physical, mental, and emotional bodies. It’s the integration of the three that leads to full empowerment. This Full Moon in Aquarius makes available a unifying energy or power to bring into balance all three of these bodies to work as one. This integration will come through your ability to engage and interact with the circumstances of your life.

The previous New Moon delivered a theme of emotional integration and for many, the last two weeks have presented challenging personal circumstances. With the Full Moon in Aquarius, your personal struggles will receive an influx of spiritual energy in the form of a greater degree of emotional self-mastery.

This Full Moon has the unique distinction of not only providing a greater level of integration, but brings with it additional power. Uranus, which rules Aquarius, has moved into a trine position and gives access to new insights leading to action. This type of power has the potential to be a game changer, in that this power can change your circumstances by fueling an inspired level of self-discipline or inner-mastery.

The easiest way to access this Aquarian power is through your own process of inner “teamwork.” Self-mastery and discipline can be thought of as the tools of your inner guide, or your inner “coach.” This inner coach facilitates and distributes your responses to current challenges between the physical, mental, and emotional bodies.

The key is not to rely on a single aspect of your being, but to learn to distribute and integrate the three. When the three are balanced they work as a team. When one aspect is out of balance the team dynamic falls apart. Each one can be accessed separately but the mastery lies in getting them to work together. Rely on the physical when appropriate. Allow your mental process to do its job. Above all, it is your authentic emotional guidance connected with Spirit that integrates the entire system.

Emotional authenticity is aligned with spirit and helps you develop the maturity to use your emotions to bring balance to body and mind. In this way you needn’t worry that your emotions will take over and attempt to run the entire show.

This Full Moon activates a new integration of your body, mind, and emotions with the power of the Self (Spirit) as the inner coach. Throughout the next two weeks there’s an additional level of power available through using inner discipline to approach challenges with emotional authenticity and inner guidance.

Astrology Pattern

Full Moon Astrology Chart for July 31, 2015To understand the potential of this Full Moon power it will be useful to dive a little deeper into the symbolism of Aquarius.

Aquarius is an air (mental) sign and ruled by the planet Uranus, which offers the power to use inspired insight. Aquarius is called the “Sign of the Water Bearer” and is depicted as an angel pouring water (the pure light of Spirit and authentic emotion) from the heavens down to Earth. Within this symbology, the three elements that govern body, mind, and emotions are represented. We have water (emotions/spirit), the earth (body), and air (mind).

In this symbolism of light pouring like water from heaven, Spirit and emotion are one. Spirit expresses through emotion in the ways we react, feel, love, and connect. It is our emotional body that helps us integrate the spiritual aspect of our being. Authentic joy, for example, is an emotional expression of Spirit.

The power of Uranus symbolized as the downward pouring of water (emotions/spirit) from the higher realms is the key to understanding that Spirit, expressing through authentic emotions, is what activates this great power and integrates the whole.

In other words, it’s the expression of Spirit through your emotions that’s capable of uniting both the physical and mental realms for inspired work.

The power of the Full Moon brings an awareness of this amazing potential. Each aspect of the Full Moon astrology pattern supports your ability to expand into a new command of Aquarian power, emotional mastery, and inner-teamwork.

It’s the power of Uranus in Aries that activates the desire to expand into self-mastery. It’s the power of the Sun in Leo that contributes inner leadership and self-discipline. Mercury conjunct the Sun supports bringing the mental realm into balance with the physical and emotional.

What was started at the New Moon with the theme of emotional integration, is now fully expanded into realizing the power of your body, mind, and emotions working together for your personal success.

Astrology Summary

This Aquarian Full Moon brings a level of personal power to unite body, mind, and spirit through emotional integration. Emotional integration is perhaps the hardest skill to master, but there is extra help available. Any challenging circumstances are opportunities for personal mastery, through your ability to use authentic and mature emotions. This is especially true in the realm of all of your relationships. Uranus is providing additional power to activate an overall pattern of integration and self-mastery.

Trusting Your Process: Full Moon Astrology for July 2015

  • Article Window: July 1 to July 16
  • The Full Moon is Wednesday, July 1, 7:20 PM PDT
  • Sun is 10° Cancer, Moon is 10° Capricorn
  • Current New Moon Theme (June 16 thru July 16): Mental Clarity
  • Next New Moon: July 16

Current Lunar Cycle

Summer Night Full Moon

The Full Moon illuminates and activates new awareness, especially corresponding to whatever was released with the manifesting wave of New Moon energy two weeks ago. In the coming two weeks look for ways to celebrate and take inspired action, especially from whatever you have embraced or experienced since the New Moon. Be patient with challenges that emerge in the coming days, recognizing that they are also a necessary part of your expansion.

Full Moon Astrology Article: Trusting Your Process

This Full Moon will bring illumination and activate a new sense of clarity, especially regarding any issues, challenges, projects, or opportunities you are currently working through. In the coming two weeks there is also the potential for a new sense of personal empowerment, fueling your inner stability and nurturing your effective use of power in the world.

During the week following the Full Moon, a tremendous amount of energy will be building. This isn’t something to fear. Although you may be experiencing emotional intensity, it’s important to understand that this build-up of energy plays a necessary role in the larger scheme of things to come. The Capricorn Moon will support your ability to move through emotional intensity and navigate circumstances with trust and confidence.

This buildup of energies is leading to the potential for breakthrough. In about a week, the Moon will pass over (transit) the planet Uranus. Uranus offers the power to break free of limitation to pursue greater success. This coming Moon-Uranus conjunction will direct this week’s build up of energy toward something useful.

It is important now for you to trust whatever process was started at the New Moon. Even if things feel emotionally difficult or confusing, there is mental clarity available to help you move forward in life in the most positive way possible. This is a natural clarity that you can rely on. This clear awareness will counteract any emotional confusion or instability that may emerge.

There is a practicality with this Capricorn Moon that will support you if you can trust in the process.

Astrology Pattern: Extra Power for Maximum Results

Full Moon Astrology Chart for July 2015There’s an intense concentration of power contained within our Full Moon Astrology chart.

The two planets most capable of providing maximum power are Mars and Pluto, and they both play key roles in the current Full Moon. With Mars conjunct the Sun, and Pluto conjunct the Moon, this Full Moon is infused with the power of change. On the personal level, be aware that whatever circumstances or issues in your life are requiring maximum effort can be transformed through this potential for change.

Uranus is in a key position to express this buildup of power and support the release of pressure. On the personal level, Uranus can help you achieve maximum potential by providing a breakthrough, supporting the release of old and out-dated patterns in your life.

There is a shadow side to this Full Moon. The result of all of this power build-up could be the experience of mayhem or chaos, especially if the proper expression isn’t understood. The shadow aspect will show up in the tendency to respond to the pressure (stress) from an unconscious or immature emotional reaction. There may be immediate relief in the release of pent-up energy, but the opportunity for constructive expansion will be missed.

Understanding the purpose of this Full Moon astrology pattern is the key to avoiding the chaotic activation that’s possible with the unconscious use of all this power. By accessing mental clarity, this pattern can be used for the directed expression of power to achieve the results you desire.

Conclusion

This is an intense Full Moon. It’s important in the coming days to nurture yourself and stay grounded and emotionally centered. Keep in mind that this build-up of energy must be used constructively or it could contribute to disorder. The shadow side will want to indiscriminately explode as a way to relieve a build-up of emotional pressure.  Use your mental clarity to see where to direct your energy, and this powerful build-up can be directed toward making a positive difference in your life.

The amount of energy available for personal transformation is perfectly aligned now for a breakthrough. The key is to remember to trust the process and move forward with your sights set on your long-term intentions. This isn’t the time to spontaneously combust, just because it satisfies the need for temporary relief. Put your energies toward the future and trust that you’re headed in the right direction.

Secrets for Mental Clarity: New Moon Astrology June 2015

Secrets for Mental Clarity: New Moon Astrology June 2015

Article Window: June 16 to July 15
• The Full Moon is Tuesday, June 16, 7:05 AM PST
• Sun is 26° Gemini, Moon is 26° Gemini
• New Moon Theme (May 17 thru June 15): Mental Clarity
• The next Full Moon is Wednesday, July 1, 7:20 pm.

Current Lunar Cycle

The New Moon releases a new wave of available potential that sets the overall theme for the entire month that follows. This month’s Lunar Cycle offers a new tool-set that creates momentum for energizing your life’s purpose. To experience your fullest potential in the coming month allow this energy to guide you, especially while adjusting to changing circumstances.

New Moon Night Sky

New Moon Astrology Article: Secrets for Mental Clarity

This Gemini New Moon brings new insight and the potential to see beyond the mere appearance of the world around you. This is a month to hold a high level of curiosity. If you do, you’ll discover new clarity and understandings that help you see the world in new ways.

The Meaning of a Gemini Moon

The New Moon in Gemini supports your desire for discovering new ways to interact with your world. Each new discovery becomes a new type of relationship and a new way to grow and adapt to your surroundings.

Gemini is about learning, and Gemini discoveries lead to new forms of knowledge to be used for understanding the world in which you live. This knowledge is much more than the accumulation of facts. Rather, Gemini knowledge involves the discovery of the patterns and the relationships that underlie the facts.

The Moon always supports your ability to consciously adapt to the present moment, your ever-changing NOW. The special aspect of this Gemini New Moon is to support your mind by adapting, nurturing, and growing your awareness of the moment and your ability to live fully in the present.

A Month of Increased Mental Clarity

New-Moon-June-2015In addition to the Sun and Moon, Mercury and Mars are also in the sign of Gemini. This grouping offers a tremendous amount of support for additional mental clarity.

This coming month is a good time to consider starting any new project where mental acuity and precision are required.  Mars provides the energy, activity, and drive to get things done. Mercury in opposition to Saturn brings an objective approach to life. This extra objectivity (Saturn) sees the world in practical ways. Saturn helps things make more sense, especially if you can see the bigger picture of your circumstances (Saturn in Sagittarius).

The Secret Formula

There’s one last opportunity I would like to discuss concerning this powerful Gemini New Moon energy. It’s related to the position of our 30° Saturn (opposing Mercury) in combination with the exact degree of the New Moon (26° Gemini).

The Sabian archetype for 26° Gemini suggests that there are specific times within a cycle to let go of all but essentials in order see clearly the path ahead. In this way, the New Moon is directly supporting your ability to move forward with minimal baggage.

The Moon is always moving consciousness from the present moment to the future. The Moon doesn’t have a memory of the past. What it does carry are the habits and instincts which are formed in the past and carried forward into the present. Paring down to minimal baggage is a clever way of moving forward with your essential truth, your essence.  Habits that no longer serve you are simply left behind.

The secret formula for this Gemini New Moon lies in using the potential for mental clarity to discover the bare essentials in each moment. Bare essentials in this context are any of the things that represent your essence.  In other words, if you strip away all that is superficial, what is left is your selfhood, your true essence.

Nature gives us a beautiful example of this during the winter months. Frost-covered trees glisten in the sunlight, their leaves long gone. The winter trees and ground are bare, but still hold their vital essence for next year’s spring growth deep within. What is carried forward are only the most basic structuring elements needed for the future.

Your opportunity now is in letting go of all but bare essentials, while holding on to the mental clarity of discovering your true essence in every moment. This discovery of your essence is the most powerful form of Gemini knowledge, and it supports your momentum into the future.