Just last Moonday / Monday (Lunadi in Italian) night, a new client of mine (born on my mother’s birthday in fact), a Police officer, told me of her certainty of the moon’s evident influence over human behavior patterns. I discovered this lovely lady had also previously worked in a mortuary during which time she learned of the statistical spike in submitions that took place on the Full Moon. With the Moon in it’s own natural sign at the time of my birth, being an Astrologer, I am well aware of the influence of the lunar rhythms over energy on earth.
Farmers, gardeners and fishermen have all been known to use the moon as their guiding light when it came to their work with nature, in following the Moon’s cycles to reap the more fertile harvest and catch. It is now time for me, as we pass this Taurus solar eclipse, to share my sincere faith in the heavens light. An eclipse is a time to release and when a solar eclipse comes and goes, we are drawn to surrender a part of our ego in consciously dissolving the power of the outer world over that which lives within.
What’s most beautiful is a recent sharing that took place with a client who shared the most heart warming encouragement, in gratitude for the facilitation of a significant yet subtle shift, of a chronic and debilitating illness. Today I received a gift from this lady, in the joy of understanding that not too many people possess…of the quality and essence of the planet Neptune. The planet known as the God of the Sea, this client generously lent me the book by well known Astrologer Liz Green “The Astrological Neptune”. What was so lovely is the story that she shared about this book being soaked in water leaking from the apartment above.
Even more fascinating was the connection we had both having our Natal moon positioned in the 12th house of the birth chart, governed by Neptune, the planet of spirituality and healing. Recently I encountered an opinion of the dominance of the Sun sign over the nature of an individual…which brings me to share my strong stance on this matter as we pass the Solar eclipse. I feel this Astrological event may help us understand the ego a little better, being of the Sun – ruler of exterior life force.
I was confronted by an opposing stance in this encounter which I felt challenged my sense that we all share all traits and are all capable of being all things, given the time and trigger. To me, we are all the same, in different way, places, times and circumstances. Equal but different, I feel the the sun sign can only tell so much as the much talked about “Star sign”, limiting people to the insight into the true inner being beneath the exterior. It was the all too common prejudice of the Gemini sign, being two faced…which I believe we all are, deep inside, contemplating and challenging ourselves from different voices inside our mind. Be it an externally expressed aspect of our make up or more hidden quality, I feel we all have this within.
And to hear someone fear the potential of a Gemini encounter based on this outward quality, I cannot agree that this warrants an assumption of one’s deeper nature from a soul perspective. So in this Taurus solar eclipse wake, I urge all to stay centred in non judgement. Explore the riches of other’s wisdom, and explore their deeper nature from the moon sign to the Venus and Nodes of soul path and destiny. Attempt to understand, not judge. In this Taurus eclipse we must realise that, as my mentor Vic Ketis says, it is the physical that is not real and lasting and the spiritual that is real and true. So may you learn in this transit of your life, that reality is all you perceive and intend it to be, any moment and each, you are the power to reinvent…your whole life and world.