Sparking Empathy:  Full Moon in Libra and Spring Equinox

Sparking Empathy: Full Moon in Libra and Spring Equinox

The full moon occurs in Libra on Wednesday, March 20 (8:42 pm, CDT). The Spring Equinox precedes the full moon hours before (4:58 pm, CDT). Daylight and nighttime are equal. The hibernation of winter ends while springing into longer and lighter days! The sun in Aries interfaces with moon in Libra, sparking a newness of approach in relationships.

The Mercury retrograde in Pisces, March 5 through March 28, called for a dip backwards into the past. This psychedelic retrograde was full of twists and turns, casting a fishing line deep into the ocean. As the end of the retrograde nears, it becomes clearer what the catch is. What can be saved and what can be discarded? Will it be a mermaid, flailing to free herself? Will it be a tin can or an old shoe? A combination of inane and valuable items, with a precious discovery on the side, may be fished out of the watery depths!

The strong Pisces signature taps into empathy and caring for fellow beings, human and animal. Discoveries made in March call for kindness toward one another. By the time the full moon blossoms on March 20, alternative perspectives witnessed may alter judgmental and callous attitudes. More sensitivity may be integrated into how we relate, encompassing all types of relationships: personal, romantic, familial, business, work-related and most notably, the relationship to strangers.

The earth element emphasis plus Mercury retrograde foster an environment for planning methodically and slowly, using dreams and intuition as a guide. Insights are gained in unorthodox ways; not in the linear and logical manner. Mercury goes direct March 28, and the fogginess of the last few weeks gradually lifts. May this full moon and Equinox be a transformative time!

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Slumber in the Deep Blue Waters:  New Moon in Pisces

Slumber in the Deep Blue Waters: New Moon in Pisces

The new moon is in Pisces on Wednesday, March 6 (10:03 am, CDT). Sleepy, dreamy, and watery Neptune fuses with sun and moon.

Psychic receptivity is heightened, favoring communication with the spirit world. Diving into pools of music, movies, and paintings provides a channel into other realms. Slipperiness pervades the atmosphere, making it trickier to pin down plans. However, the emphasis of planets in earth helps to solidify the intangible.

Larger than life schemes return again for review. There lies a beauty in the longing for what is just out of reach. Once desires are actually met, where do the glamour and magic go?

Expect the unexpected as two notable astrological events coincide within 24 hours of the new moon. First, Mercury in Pisces goes retrograde March 5. A fish swimming one direction switches and swims the opposite way. Truths reveal themselves, albeit against a backdrop of a thick and misty fog. Phantasms from times long ago return again. Give time to decipher messages as the misty fog diminishes. Weather events of large proportions, including precipitation and moisture, may be possible. Issues surround oil, with potential for leakages.

Uranus re-enters Taurus March 6 and will remain in that sign for the next 8 years! This particular journey of Uranus in Taurus has yet to be discovered, though we had a preview from last May to November. Will new currencies be part of the story, leaning toward economic sustenance outside of systems that have been relied upon? Radical shifts in perspective may take place regarding land ownership, alongside earthquakes and earth shattering revelations. A higher attunement to mother earth and the natural world, including the sensual body and its sacred sexuality, may be called for!

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Full Moon in Virgo: Perfecting the Dream

Full Moon in Virgo: Perfecting the Dream

The moon is full in Virgo on February 19 (9:53 am, CDT). The question is does this full moon typify the Virgo archetype of mercurial perfectionist? Dreamers, musicians and mystics take center stage, yet practicality has its foot firmly in the door. Optimistic idealism meshes with demands of the material world.

Earlier in January, fieriness in the cosmos and the eclipses stirred it all up with a sonic boom echoing throughout! The dust has now settled a bit. After the ruckus, it is now time to drift back down to earth and lay an ear next to the gurgling brook. What whispers does the water have for you?

Take note that Uranus’s 8-year journey through Aries will soon come to an end in early March. Uranus won’t be back in Aries for another 84 years- and it’s been a heavy hitter and pattern-breaker for many people and cultures. Part of the journey has been rebellion, not accepting the status quo, and pioneering into new territories. Gender, race and sexual identity politics have been earth shattering, but not without unrest and discomfort!

How may we be guided to solidify political and societal breakthroughs that hold respect for Mother Nature and are more reverent of the divine and dark feminine, racial equity, and social justice for oppressed peoples and the LGBTQ community?

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