Full Moon in Gemini – Dec 6 – Moon Magic Astrology

Full Moon in Gemini – Dec 6 – Moon Magic Astrology

Full Cold Moon – 14° 18′ Gemini

Full Moon Gemini Moon Magic

06:27 AM CST – December 6, 2014

The nights are becoming ever longer as the cold settles in with this Gemini Full Cold Moon this December. What to do? Well, with all the astrological influences cranking up the energy, it’s a unique time, and it is perfect for the holidays, because it’s time to party. Thraicie Hawkner and Heather Roan Robbins discuss this wild energy in the latest Moon Magic Video.

The December Full Moon is a Party Moon

It doesn’t hurt that it is right on the cusp of Friday and Saturday, and the full moon energy will carry well into Monday. But you can take party to mean more than one thing. (What did you expect from a Gemini?) The Sun is in Gemini, but the Moon is in Sagittarius so fitting everything into a bigger picture and more global view can be powerful. Take advantage of this time to party with a purpose. Connect, converse, laugh and be aware of how this is a year of change, both personal change and societal change. Get all the details in the latest moon magic video below.

Moon Magic: December 2014 Full Moon in Gemini

With all this energy in the air, your nervous system can get a little fried. Rather than just spark off in all directions, you might want to take time to ground and center your energy. Basically, connect with mama earth. Stones are perfect for this, and hematite, with all of its iron content, is the ultimate grounding stone. For a softer grounding energy, carry a jasper with you. Finally, if you tune into stones, as Thraicie said in the video, Aquamarine can help you shift your focus onto something with more meaning for you rather than just getting caught up in all the wild full moon energy all around.

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New Moon In Cancer June 2014

New Moon In Cancer June 2014

With the New Moon in Cancer, we explore this water sign and the archetype of the crab. The effects of the new moon are strongest within 72 hours, but the different planetary positions carry a longer influence. Astrologer Heather Roan Robbins and Eye of Horus Founder Thraicie Hawkner discuss the current new moon and offer advice on how to mitigate challenges and maximize opportunities in this episode of Moon Magic. Heather talks about the shell and soft core of the crab, and Thraicie talks about empathy, grounding and more.

First check out the video for all the influences and astrological aspects, and what they mean. Then check out the rest of this article which highlights some of the tools which will help you work with the energy of the Cancer New Moon:

Myrrh, the Temple Incense for Boundaries

Myrrh

Myrrh Essential Oil

Myrrh is good for putting up healthy shielding and filtering type boundary.

On the Tree of Kife, Myrrh corresponds with the sphere of Binah, which is also Saturn. It is very good at form and boundaries and very solid manifestation. Some people don’t like this energy because it is so limiting, but if we are trying to set boundaries, shield and limit chaos, it is ideal. We carry a number of incenses with Myrrh as an ingredient>

Recorded use of Myrrh goes back over 4,000 years. It is a key ingredient in the ancient Egyptian Kyphi temple incense, and the ancient Greek perfume, Megaleion. It is an ingredient in a number of incense blends, and is widely recognized as one of the gifts of the Magi, and as such is one of the ingredients in Three Kings Resin Blend.

It is also a key ingredient in the Eye of Horus Herbal/resin incense blend.

Myrrh Blends well with: Frankincense, Lavender, Patchouli, Tea Tree.

Good Stones for the Cancer New Moon

Prehnite Stone

Prehnite Crystal Tumbled Stone

Prehnite Tumbled Stone approx 1-2 inch

Prehnite is a great stone for shielding and setting boundaries. It strengthens the aura and helps to distinguish the emotions which may be coming from external sources. When you are empathic, picking up on other people’s emotions, sometimes they express as if they are your own. But you need to be able to separate external sources and keep them from affecting your own balance.

With the New Moon in Cancer, even people who usually aren’t overly empathic may need a little extra help so they don’t find themselves dealing with unexpected emotions from who knows where.

Prehnite gives you that filter and shield. For long-term use, it is good for psychic work, especially for discerning what you are picking up from external sources and not just your own inner voice.

Because it is so good at sorting things out, Prehnite also enhances dreams, meditation, intuition, love, forgiveness, compassion, peace calm and prophecies.  Order from the Eye>

Desert (Polychrome) Jasper

Polychrome Jasper, Desert Jasper

Desert or Polychrome Jasper 2-3 inch palm pebbles

Sometimes shielding isn’t enough, especially if some of your own deep mysteries surface unexpectedly. How do you ground and find calm to navigate your inner ocean? We recommend Polychrome Jasper , also called Desert Jasper or Royal Savannah Jasper to bring in a positive, even happy energy. It is excellent to help keep you grounded and safe doing spiritual work. This is a great long-term addition to your altar or carry-pouch (aka medicine bag, mojo bag) to help you with those long term goals and permanent transformations. Get desert jasper for your alter or mojo bag>

Metaphysical properties of polychrome Desert Jasper:

  • Stability – Smooth out your aura
  • Balance – Brings Tranquility, Comfort and healing.
  • Grounding – Especially after shamanic journeys or astral travel

Hematite for Grounding and Protection

 Cross of Archangel Michael, Hematite for Protection

Cross of St. Michael, Hematite for Protection

If you need extra stability and protection, hematite is the ultimate grounding stone. When polished, Hematite is Black to steel or silver-grey, in it’s natural state it is brown to reddish brown, or red. This shiny gray stone is primarily ferric oxide, and ore of iron, which makes it red and relates it to fire and Mars.  Hematite will connect you to the core of the earth, you can use it to drop anchor in any storm.

We have hematite mounted in a unique talisman which includes a sigil of the Archangel Michael for added protection.

Chakra: Root or base chakra – Maladhara
Zodiac: Aries, Aquarius
Planet: Mars
Element: Fire/Earth

The Hematite Cross of St Michael is available for online ordering. We will ship it to you or you can pre-order online and we’ll let you know when it is available in the store. Click here for ordering>

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Full Harvest Moon in Pisces

Full Harvest Moon in Pisces

Thursday, Sep 19, 2013, 06:12:38 AM Central Daylight Time

Astrological Sign for the Full Moon: 26° 41′ Pisces

September Harvest Moon in PiscesThe Harvest Moon is the full moon closest to the autumn equinox. Since the Equinox is only two days after this full moon, we have a big, beautiful Full Harvest Moon in Pisces. But you’ll have to get up early in the morning to see it, or at least to almost see it, the moon will be full just at about 06:12:38 AM and the moon sets at  6:11 AM on Sept 19th. Different cultures have different names for the full moons, and September’s full moon has several variants.

September Alternate Moon Names

China: Chrysanthemum Moon
Cherokee: Nut Moon
Dakotah Sioux: Moon When The Calves Grow Hair
Celtic: Singing Moon
English Medieval: Barley Moon
Heathen: Haligmonath

Haligmonath translates to modern English as “Holy Month.” Bede (an English Monk and historian)  described this month as the month of offerings, when offering of gifts to the gods/goddesses would have taken place. Nerthus/Erce is the name for the Earth Mother Goddess. She would be one of the deities honored at this harvest time for for providing food of the earth and sustaining life.

September Full Moon Astrology

With the Full Moon in Pisces, and the Sun in Virgo, we need to take care not to let the tides of this moon pull us under emotionally. On this full moon you might find yourself more sensitive to others, specifically, your empathy levels might be so high that you can’t separate out your own emotional state from those around you. We are very fortunate that the moon hits its peak early in the morning, so the Virgo Sun can shine and help you to sort through and organize these waves of emotions. The Virgo critical sense and skill at analyzing will come in handy here, if you are aware enough to step back.  In this time of sensitivity, you can really develop some skill and judgement for the long term in your relationships. This can be seen as both positive or negative. Some of the positions of the other planets will enhance this tendency.

Venus in Scorpio, conjunct Saturn in Scorpio

With the planet of love in Scorpio, you may find your relationships turn deep, serious, and intense enough for a teen vampire novel. Or, your relationship could become obsessive, jealous, and controlling, like a teen vampire novel.  It’s your choice to decide how the story plays out. Awareness matters, and you have some help with that because of the sun in Virgo.

You can work with the Virgo/Sun energy on this day to take a step back, think about your reactions, sort it all out and work on being objective. Then figure out if you’re going to dive in deep and enjoy the intensity, or turn to another passion.

Saturn Sextile Pluto happens every 35 years

With Venus conjunct Saturn and joining in the mix during the full moon, any serious decisions or actions around relationships has some staying power. With all this drama in relationships, both good and bad, it is the ideal time to assess. It’s perfect for proposals (or for breakups). Or for vows to last a lifetime. Just make sure your choices are positive and uplifting. It’s so easy be drawn into helplessness with a Pisces moon. If you find are in an unhealthy relationship, now is the time to get out or to shine a little Virgo sun on it and make some changes.

This aspect isn’t just for love relationships, but other relationships, too, fall under the influence of the generational energy.  Bonds can form which will last for at least a generation. If you step onto the road of your passion now, you can expect that this time, it will last.

So tune into your senses and get into that deep state of knowing to see if a major turning point in your life is rising. Work on developing a deep awareness of the hidden forces in life, in relationships and in nature.  Do avoid indulging in negativity. Take a step into the Sun and let Virgo help you find your best, greatest path. In this as in all things, you have options. But it can be a very powerful time in your life if you are in transition.

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