How is everyone doing? We have been having a major winter storm in my neck of the woods, and there is currently a lot of snow on the ground – and we don’t normally get much snow. It’s completely disrupted things unless you stick close to home and family! It’s an interesting cue from Mother Nature, to slow down and let go of what you can’t control.
We are hours away from the full moon in Cancer, exact at 3:34 AM PST at 22-23 degrees Cancer. The sun is at 22-23 degrees Capricorn, and still fairly cozy with death and rebirth Pluto. This sun/Pluto – Moon opposition squares expansive Jupiter in Libra and electric and erratic Uranus in Aries creating what is known as a cardinal cross. This can be challenging energy, however the moon moves quickly and pressure built up will find release soon after the moment when all of these planets sit at 22-23 degrees of their respective signs.
As things arise right now turn your focus within and find your center. Get in touch with your emotions and the story that you are telling yourself. Is it helping you? Or hurting you? Moon in Cancer can have a tendency to nostalgic, moody, and needy, but also nurturing and intuitive. When swimming through this seeming sea of feelings, be sure to pay attention to where you end and another begins. Consider that sometimes we best help others by allowing them to make their own choices and help themselves.
We currently have a stellium in sensitive Pisces: harmony seeing Venus, dreamy Neptune, action hero Mars, and wounded healer Chiron all all teamed up there and forming harmonious relationships with the sun/Pluto and particularly with the Moon. This grouping of planets is another cue to us to tune in to what we are feeling and determine how we really feel and if what we are feeling is our own. Once you have found center, take some time to practice the skill of reaching out and feeling, and then turning in to center and remembering. Notice how the complexity of what is going on around you teaches you about yourself and what you are capable of.
Despite the forced slowed down pace (at least where I live), the energy of the moment is quite juicy and rich and ripe with possibilities. The energy is changing and supports a nimble mind and countenance. The more attached to something you are, the harder it can be to go with the flow when circumstances require it. Remember that delay does not equal defeat: Sometimes a bit more time is needed in order for us to give birth (Cancer is the sign of the Mother, after all) to something even more amazing than we originally envisioned.
Feminine energy is building on the planet, and this is needed in order to balance the masculine. Remember that men have feminine energy just as women have masculine energy, and all are balancing these to various degrees. Feminine energy is receptive, it observes. If you live where storms are currently disrupting your day to day, take advantage of this time to be receptive and observe; allow the feminine energy into your body.
Also, play! Enjoy the moments with childlike wonder, for the world is indeed filled with wonders.
Much love and many blessings,