This month’s Full Moon, which is also a Lunar Eclipse, occurs on Friday, November 19th at 4:57 am (EST) in the final degrees of the zodiac sign of Taurus. The collective experience of this eclipse season (November 4th - December 18th) is release of limiting beliefs that are holding us back from being our truest selves. The intense energies during the Full Moon experience are due to the fullness of the light reflected on us by the Moon, as well as the duality of the opposition (180 degrees) between the Sun and the Moon. Oppositions create tension and an opportunity for balancing the energies of the planets and the zodiac signs. We feel this with every Full Moon, balancing our conscious selves (Sun) and emotional, subconscious selves (Moon). The style through which the energies express is flavored by the opposing signs.
This month’s Full Moon is characterized by the Scorpio (Sun) and Taurus (Moon) duality. The Scorpio/Taurus axis of the zodiac is the unseen and the seen, the nonphysical and the physical, regeneration and generation, sexuality and sensuality and power dynamics between how we merge with others versus how we fend for ourselves, respectively. There is an extra challenge during this Full Moon regarding innovation, collaboration and humanitarian efforts that can be achieved when we work together as a community and a group rather than solely individual contributions.
What fears, emotions or beliefs can be released that may be holding you back from an even greater potential that can be realized with collaboration and group efforts.
Witch wounds, much?
Hold off on usual Full Moon rituals or routines until after the eclipse season has ended. Eclipse seasons are times of great change and uncertainty, and are energetic portals through which more energies are present in our realm than usual. Pay attention to what’s coming up in your consciousness. Anything that’s coming up, or in, that may be nudging you to change something in your life is important, and be sure to practice energetic protection more often than usual. This is a powerful time during which things that are no longer serving your highest good or purpose may be revealed, especially things in your personal philosophy, belief system and connection to your higher self. Also, remember that Patchouli is the signature oil for Scorpio, and can help you with grounding and energetic protection.
This is a North Node eclipse, which is also called Rahu, or the head of the dragon. The image above encapsulates this energy and reminds me of this quote:
”Fear has two meanings: ‘Forget Everything And Run’ or ‘Face Everything And Rise.’ The choice is yours.” – Zig Ziglar
As you dream with the dragons tonight, I hope they, with your guides and Angels, assist you in opening and unlocking doors.