Category: The Lunar Journal

The Lunar Journal is an astrology educational series. It’s the premier publication of Seattle Astrology, written and produced by Steven Shroyer.

The Lunar Journal
Steven Shroyer

Grounding Oneself in the Midst of Chaos and Change — Full Moon Astrology Report Mar 28, 2021

Our Libra Full Moon is part of a magnificent astrological kite pattern. This extraordinary planetary configuration takes the shape of a “kite” with key planets positioned to create the famous kite outline.
 
A kite pattern is a highly organized and harmonious pattern. When it occurs in a Full Moon chart it can signify a grounding energy that’s able to transcend your current circumstances. With the current Full Moon, our kite is directly activating a particular type of focus that’s needed in order to ground ourselves to something larger.

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Steven Shroyer

A New Quality of Hope is Revealed — Pisces New Moon Astrology Report Mar 13, 2021

Our New Moon in Pisces is very expansive in its nature, with spiritual overtones that indicate the potential rise of a great historical movement of like-minded people. This quality of expansive thinking is both a quality of Pisces and of its ruler Neptune.

In astrology there are no coincidences, so when we consider that our Pisces New Moon and its ruler Neptune are less than 3° conjunct, we pay very close attention.

With the New Moon conjunct Neptune we will begin experiencing an unexpected positive shift toward a better future. The past months have brought a drastic shift in the trajectory of humanity. With our historic Capricorn conjunctions of 2020 we saw the rise of totalitarianism in the United States and around the world. Many began to wonder exactly where the world was heading.

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Steven Shroyer

A Release of Unfettered Creative Power — Virgo Full Moon Astrology Report Feb 2021

Our Virgo Full Moon energies contain a tremendous amount of creative power that is well suited for both personal and professional success. The typical qualities of success associated with Virgo include high levels of practical mastery, especially through the skillful use of energies focused toward improving your current situation.  Our current Virgo Moon takes these qualities of focused improvement to the next level. This Full Moon enables you to embody a new level of success, especially through a new connection to creativity that is linked to the freedom of expression.  This Full Moon’s expression of Virgo utilizes mastery and skill to tap into a quality of emotional creativity that gives you the potential to work outside of traditional restrictions.

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Steven Shroyer

Preparing for Unexpected Experiences — Aquarius New Moon Astrology Feb 11, 2021

Our Aquarius New Moon brings in a new cycle of energies that will shape your reality in unexpected ways. It is up to each of us to use these new energies to prepare for the future, as we overcome whatever difficulties we may face during this coming Lunar cycle. It’s encouraging to remember that there is always a surge of new potential after any crisis. During this coming Lunar cycle, it will be more and more apparent to each of us that our future is already active within our awareness, through the current seed of the present moment.

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Steven Shroyer

A New Collective Situation — Leo Full Moon Astrology Jan 28, 2021

Our Leo Full Moon presents the possibility for a new realization to occur within each of us. We have now entered a new collective situation, in which each of us must resolve within our own individualized awareness how to proceed forward.

This Full Moon realization follows the powerful New Moon in Capricorn. Humanity is currently experiencing a shift and a spilt in consciousness. For simplicity’s sake, let’s think of this as a shift from 3D to 5D thinking. We each experience this shift from our own perspective. For many individuals this shift is seamless and non-eventful. For others, the shift is quite transformative and possibly unexpected.

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The Epiphany of a Completely New Direction — Capricorn New Moon Astrology Jan 12, 2021

Our Capricorn New Moon will go down in history among astrologers as the cosmic event that triggered an alternate reality and a divergence in the historic timeline. This Lunar cycle marks the end of the historic Capricorn conjunction and the beginning of something completely new. Our remarkable New Moon chart indicates that humanity is about to experience the biggest shift in consciousness and world events since the beginning of modern recorded history.  This big statement isn’t meant to be an exaggeration. What’s being activated with this New Moon is the dynamic momentum of an extraordinary concentration. Within the chart itself, you can see the remarkable stellium, which includes our Capricorn New Moon making a 1° conjunction with Pluto, the most powerful planet in our solar system.

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Steven Shroyer

Something Big is on the Horizon — Cancer Full Moon Astrology Report Dec 29, 2020

Our Full Moon in Cancer has a unique quality which is highlighting our use of individual awareness and the power to trust our alignment through inner security (Cancer). Each of us has access now to the power and faith needed to navigate the coming events in order to align with potentials that will result in the highest good for humanity (Capricorn). Cancer as an archetype can provide each of us now with a tremendous amount of personal focus. As we work and live through the final two weeks of this historic Lunar cycle, each of us has the opportunity to focus on a more independent approach to life and what it means to live successfully.

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Eclipse
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Good News: Experiencing the Hidden Reality of Life — New Moon Solar Eclipse Dec 14, 2020

Our Sagittarius New Moon brings some long overdue good news as we approach the final phase of our historic Capricorn conjunctions, which will culminate in January 2021. Sagittarius is the zodiac sign immediately before Capricorn. It’s associated with philosophy, wisdom, and the ideals that we hold as being true. Sagittarius truth is not absolute. Instead, it’s constantly evolving and always relative to our current understanding, including the current cultural trends of the times in which we live.

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Piercing Distortion Using the Rational Mind — Gemini Lunar Eclipse Nov 30, 2020

Our Full Moon Eclipse In Gemini follows one of the most powerful New Moons of the year, with an emphasis on accessing new depths of knowledge, both emotional and rational, in order to embrace new abilities to respond to events and circumstances in your life. The Full Moon takes on extra power with the addition of a Lunar eclipse. When the Earth casts a shadow over the face of the Moon, the Moon’s connection to the Sun is temporarily suspended. This creates a new quantum portal of opportunity that opens in the zodiac at the exact degree of the eclipse.

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