Today’s Aquarius Full Moon is full of Uranian energy for change, stimulation, waking up to a new way of living and creating new paradigms for our experience of life on Planet Earth.
The Moon represents our emotional world – the inner realm of mystery and instinctive behavior, but this is not an emotional Full Moon. In fact, the water element is under-represented right now, with only Chiron and Neptune in a water sign (Pisces) helping us to move through wounds (Chiron) of the soul (Neptune/Pisces) and bathe in the waters of divine inspiration. But emotions and feelings take a back seat in today’s astrological climate – it’s all mental energy and electricity and fiery activation.
For all that Aquarius is an exciting sign of liberation and helps us to facilitate change, the Moon isn’t very comfortable there. Aquarius is unconcerned with the small feelings and fears of being human – there is a larger view of human-ness and a desire to transcend these smaller emotions in order to align with more universal truths. Yet it’s during the Full Moon that our emotions are illuminated by the solar consciousness so we may have to take a good look at our inner worlds without necessarily becoming stuck in them. The Sun, of course, is in Leo which is where we not only become human but we celebrate the glory of our individual personality. As in any Full Moon, the key is to find balance between the polarity of individual ego (Leo) and transcendent universality (Aquarius).
This Full Moon demands detachment and awareness – there is a strongly mental quality to Aquarius (ruled by Uranus, the “higher octave” of Mercury). In addition, the Sun is […]