New Moon in Capricorn on January 16th was about breaking down old outmoded structures and building new ones. Getting rid of what didn’t work and cleaning house to make way for what does. What about our reputation wasn’t accurate or legitimate? How can we align our reputation with greater dignity? How should we manage our time better to achieve our ultimate goals in life?
Full Moon in Leo now looks back at the intentions we made during the New Moon in Capricorn and wants to manifest them through playful self-expression, exuberant liveliness, showing everyone just exactly what they have to offer. The eclipse is a portal of destiny to grasp a new spark and turn it into a roaring fire of warmth and brilliance. The approach is bold, loud, bright, and bears every intention of leaving a legacy in its wake. Mothers are exalted, nurturing is recognized and reciprocated, our security is in place and we can now boldly go where perhaps no one has been. Take heed that eclipses are potent moments that reverberate out through Time. Expectations should extend out accordingly. What is practiced, ritualized, intended, and expressed will be noticed. The celestial shamans witness our visions and heed our most subtle truths. Beware of temptations to grandstand. Humble the hero on your stage and proceed as a proud noble lioness. Moon in Leo is an empty stage that is all yours!
Your passion for deep understanding dominates your consciousness. There is a raw drive to discover the world and all its natural riches and treasures, revelations and awakenings, religions and philosophies. There is always more more more, and when the innermost core of your being is tirelessly seeking every one of those mores you may collapse under the weight of exhaustion. Be patient in your pursuit of knowledge. Dance around the tomes of wisdom with discernment and purpose. Beware of the tendency to rush into believing things without understanding why you do. The thoughtless raging drive of Mars may forget to reconsider the belief systems that have conditioned you for so long. Dogmatic religious structures may trigger aggressive remnants from past lives. Fire and brimstone may actually exist in the psychic memory. In other words, born with this, you may have burned at the stake.
Another signature of atonement, Mars in Sagittarius will beckon you to stand up for authenticity, drive you to weed out the bullshit, the grandiose, the dogma. But check your head, because this could also point to YOU being the bullshit, the grandiose, the dogma. Are you standing up for the superficial? Are you driven to preach a false gospel? Make amends and seek an honest truth, and know why you are seeking it.
Fantastic opportunities may unfold and tempt you, but are they legitimate opportunities? Take heed, listen carefully, and think before you act. Compare. Contrast. Discern. The gem is there, just don’t hasten to find it without analyzing the proper path first.
So, maybe it’s time to pack your bag and head for distant shores, greener pastures, different people, higher consciousness. After all, the chains have held you down for far too long. Break free, board the bird, fly away. But have a purpose. Know why you seek what you seek, even if you don’t know what you seek.
This is fire with fire, so breathe through life. Allow a tempered air to calm the flames so you don’t burn anyone, including yourself.
Wild, spontaneous, electrifying Uranus charges the mind with a thirst for knowledge in order to gain an understanding of how to make sense of the world. The higher consciousness that we often neglect and turn a deaf ear to is screaming its lightening lungs out for us to get it down on paper, speak it verbosely, and know it completely. Write about the progress we need to make! You see everything so sharply, quickly, and with such cynical wit. Beware of a rapid fire mouth that spews elitist degrading quips. Your wisdom is in knowing many things quickly, but so many of your thoughts may not be wise. Take the time to analyze and authenticate your thoughts before you speak or write them publicly.
The majority of your energy will be of the mind and mentally draining. Discipline yourself to put into action those ideas and thoughts that you took the time to analyze and authenticate. They are indeed your gifts and wisdom worth sharing. The only way to vitalize and nourish that incessantly brilliant mind of yours is to act on that which you know to be true and worthy of expressing. The tendency to retreat from building an expansive legacy looms over you, often with a desire to keep it all up in your mind. Instead, learn how to ground yourself so you can act on your ideas and share them to bring higher-consciousness progress to the world.