Artwork: Collin Elder- The Mind of an Elder
Sometimes faith is like a fledgling bird- or like Venus moving in to oppose Neptune. She sits and cries from her nest, she teeters on the edge of imminent death contemplating her existence. She asks for help, but no one can do it for her. She has to believe that she can fly.
And in a moment, it is all realized, as her wings truly hold against the lift of the wind and she takes her first regal soar. And she realizes that she never had to do it alone, for the wind was surrounding her all along. Only she could make the choice to trust in what she couldn’t see, but only feel, deep inside her bones.
Profound moments are created by focusing our attention upon them. Each moment holds deeper meaning and unfoldment when we are able to hone our mental powers and observe the intelligent design of the universe moving through all things. Libra holds the keys to observing this intricate patterning and appreciating the perfection of a well-tuned image.
Scorpio Mercury retrograde from October 13- Nov. 3rd will dip back into Libra asking that we dip deep into the intimacy of relationships and have a little faith in the love and harmony available between all beings when we open ourselves to tender moments with others.
This Libra moon is not as light and fluffy as most of them. It is in square to Saturn and Pluto in Capricorn asking- what in our current paradigm of social mores keeps us from connecting more truly and deeply with those around us?
Perhaps there is a hard conversation to be had. Perhaps we must reveal some vulnerability we would almost rather die than share. Yet Libra asks for faith in the ability to find peace and resolution in all things. That even when it seems impossible, and everyone and everything we have been taught says NO- that we actually CAN all be provided for. That even when life has shown us that love is out of reach, if we simply choose to believe in it, we can give it wings.
Mercury stationing retrograde opposite Lord of Revelation Uranus two days before the New Moon speaks volumes to the potential for rapid manifestations right now. But we must first reconcile the limiting beliefs that say it’s impossible. The beliefs stored deep within our subconscious.
The fears of not having enough, of not being worthy, of losing our security if we aren’t always happy and self-sacrificing. The belief that if we can’t see it, or it doesn’t subscribe to logical mainstream thought it’s impossible. The notion that the Earth is too polluted and the people to divided to ever know another Golden Age.
It’s time to shatter these- not just for ourselves, but for the sake of the rising consciousness of the entire planet! Oppositions represent the nature of duality; whose product is the sacred child- the thing born of the two. What will be the child of the deep inner workings of our minds and the rapid evolution of the planet at this time? Hint- whole world abundance and prosperity consciousness are just some of the options.
Venus just passed through the 5th gate in her Gemini cycle on October 13th. For the next month, she is activating the Heart chakra and asking that we find balance between the selfless service we offer and opening our hearts to receive. There is no better time than the present.
Communicating our needs with the courage to be vulnerable is emphasized within this lunation, along with holding space for what others may be going through. Listening. Actually listening to others and giving them the space to be giving in spite of what they are going through as well just may soften your heart a little more.
Mars is at his closest approach to Earth for 15 years- let you anger offer you space to contemplate why? Perhaps it will reveal the things that you hold most sacred in this world. Perhaps when released it will help fuel a long-awaited change in your life.
The warrior is retrograde along with Mercury until November 3rd, election day. Utilize these next few weeks to make a deep and long time coming commitment to yourself and your freedom in the world. The Warriess is there, sword in hand to cheer you on!
We come alive when we courageously witness one another’s’ humanness. Have you had this opportunity lately?
Quarantine or not, try and find safe ways to engage intimately with others- meaning sharing your feelings, fears, failures and humanness along with your hopes, visions and dreams.
The worst thing that could happen in these times is that we actually lose touch with our humanity. May we use this experience to become MORE human, more seen, more willing to see others and remember our common origin and destiny as a species.
Blessings and Humanness,