June Full Strawberry Moon in Capricorn

June Full Strawberry Moon in Capricorn

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Look, up in the sky, it’s Supermoon!

Capricorn Full MoonJune 23rd, 2013 6:33:38 AM 02° 10′ Capricorn

Mead Moon, Rose Moon, Flower Moon, Strawberry Moon, also as the first full moon after the summer solstice it is known as the Thunder Moon or Hay Moon.
For the Chinese, it is the Lotus Moon. The Celts called it the Moon of Horses, Pagans call it the Planting Moon.

What’s all this about a Super Moon?

The crest of the moon’s full phase in June 2013, and perigee (which is the moon’s closest point to the earth), fall within an hour of each other. The moon will be full only 20 minutes after it reaches perigee, or its closest point to Earth in its orbit. This full moon is not only the closest and largest full moon of the year. It also presents the moon’s closest encounter with Earth for all of 2013. It will be 356,991 kilometers from Earth, within 600 kilometers of its closest possible approach. The moon will not be so close again until August, 2014.

You might also want to check out our: 2013 Moon Phase Calendar for a list of all the upcoming moon phases for 2013.

Capricorn Full Moon Opposite Cancerian Sun

The Full Moon in Capricorn makes us so eager to prove ourselves, that we may misinterpret the expectations and reactions of others.  We are all a bit more goal-oriented than usual, but should take time to communicate objectively.  Make sure that the goals you’re striving to achieve are the same ones everyone else is envisioning.  We may find ourselves trying too hard, or working at crossed-purposes.  The stress of economic insecurity can make you physically ill, at this point.  This is because you are feeling more attached to home and family right now, and perceived threat to that security hits a little harder than usual..  Be gentle on yourself for a few days.  Don’t push yourself, or stress yourself to the point of detriment.  Use the nurturing energy of the Sun in Cancer to care for yourself, or anyone else who might be pushing too hard.

Saturn Trine Neptune

These two slow-moving planets don’t meet like this just any ol’ day, so this should be considered a special occasion.  You may feel their influence between May and August of 2013… especially peaking around July 19th.  Expect a time of great political and social change.  As individuals, it is time to concern ourselves with making dreams real, and bringing visions down to earth. You may see this expressed politically, through concerned social work, or perhaps your life will be touched by some other form of social issues. Saturn trine Neptune means dealing with suffering in one form or another, for example loneliness or poverty, old age, alcoholism etc. As regards your own ambitions, you might feel driven by a deep sense of dissatisfaction, and even the goals you attain may seem empty once they are achieved.

True meaning is found in some form of service in which you sacrifice personal ambition for a universal cause.

During this aspect we should have an increased ability to turn our dreams into reality.  So be careful what you wish for!  The Law of Attraction will be in greater affect than usual, for the next month or so.   Be sure you’re focusing your thoughts in a healthy direction.  Nightmares can come true as easily as dreams, so stay focused on the positive.  When we combine this with the Full Moon energy,  which is all about goals and striving and proving ourselves, and doubly so with a Supermoon; we need to be sure we are helping those who actually want our assistance… or the type of assistance we are trying to give.  So stay positive and focused, and keep the communication open (listening, as well as speaking).

Click here to view upcoming moon phases for the rest of 2013.

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