Full Moon In Aries

 

I absolutely love October! Tuesday, October 11th, brings us a Full Moon in Aries. Full moon, witches, goblins, pumpkins – woo hoo! (Yes, I had my Halloween decorations up before the end of September!) This Full Moon, as do all Full Moons, will mark the culmination of efforts that we started on the past New Moon. Specifically, Aries energy focuses on things like letting go of blocked emotions, and leaving those more child-like impulses behind. Forget your chronological age – we all have these little impulses, and we need to (a) be aware of them, and (b) not let them influence our lives too much.

If you want to honor the warrior energy of Aries, do so in a manner that shows respect for yourself, and for those around you. Patience, my Aries friends, is the keyword here! Learn to compromise (diplomatically), and know that what you want will come to you if you are willing to wait. Sometimes running after what you want will mean that it takes longer to manifest in your life.

Know that with the Full Moon in Aries opposite the Sun in Libra, that this time is focused oin relationships. Relationships of all kinds. Aries little assertive self brings us just that – focus on self, and the ability to assert ourselves. Libra, on the other hand, is all about balancing the scales, about creating win/win situations, and doing so in a gracious manner. Clearly, this is a situation of self (Aries) versus other (Libra).

Things that we might want to ask ourselves at this time:

1.What am I looking for in my relationship with myself?
2.What am I looking for in my relationship with others?
3.What seems to be out of balance in my relationship with myself?
4.What seems to be out of balance in my relationship with others?
5.How can I best balance my relationship with myself?
6.How can I best balance my relationship with others?
7.What do I need to know about relationship overall?

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© October 2011 Bonnie Cehovet

Full Moon In Aries

Today we see the Full Moon in the very last degree of Aries. As Beth Owl’s Daughter noted in her Full Moon post, the Full Moon is a Blue Moon – not because it is the second Full Moon in a month, but because it is the second Full Moon in Aries in two months. With this Full Moon the focus is placed on relationships, and on looking beneath the surface of all of our relationships to see what is really going on.

We are looking to find balance in our relationships, which means that we might want to take into account how we are perceived, by others, as well as how we perceive ourselves. Fiery Aries gives us the courage to reach into our passionate side and follow our dreams with courage and conviction. We are able to set aside our shadow – the fears and anxieties that lie under the surface – and move forward in our lives.

The 29th degree of any sign carries a sense of completion with it. Combine that with a Full Moon – which itself indicates completion and transition, and we get the feeling that this is a time for personal growth (rapid personal growth, IMHO), a time when we need to place intent behind our purpose.

With the Sun at 29 degrees of Libra, we are truly looking at an “Us versus Them” mentality, especially in regard to relationship. Expect there to be a lot of confusion and lack of clarity during this time. Try not to remain too focused on self – to the point that you don’t really care what the other person thinks. Attempt to stay in the moment, remain aware o what you are saying and doing, and retain some semblance of balance in you relationships.

The card that I drew (from the “Touchstone Tarot” (by Kat Black) for this Full Moon was the Tower. The Tower asks us to review our life, to look for patterns, and to release that which no longer serves us well, t hat which ties us to the past. What in your relationship is tying you to the past? How do you feel about this? What action can you take to release this tie?

I love Full Moons, because the full power of the Moon, and her mystical, psychic, intuitive nature are present. How are you going to honor this Full Moon?

© October 2010 Bonnie Cehovet