Third Quarter Moon Phase: realign, revise, take responsibility
Moon in Libra/Scorpio
Diamond Sky Dakinis Rule This Lunar Month, Not The Mahavidyas
We are heavily in the throes of shift, change, and transformation. The aspects between Mars, Uranus, and Pluto have been strong and intense, but the Sun – the Dynamo – now moves into range. The Sun is moving to conjunct Pluto, an energetic process that takes us all the way to the New Moon in Capricorn on Wednesday – which also happens to be “New Year’s Day.”
(Please keep in mind that the Gregorian Calendar’s “new year” has jack to do with the real new year, which is based on nature and happens astrologically at the New Moon in Aries, but this is my rant every year. The month of the New Moon in Capricorn which begins on January 1, 2014, is equivalent to the time of year that is like a month-long Third Quarter Moon phase. During Third Quarter Moon phases, we realign, revise, rectify, and take responsibility for seeing things through to completion as best we can. We tidy up and decide how to proceed next. All of this is based on the information and feedback we had during the past lunar month. So January 1 is not the time to begin something brand new, according to the natural cycle of life. We are following through on what we have already put in place because to scrap it and start all over would be letting all the mental and/or physical energy we’ve put into it go to waste. Forces based on power and control would very much like us to forget everything we’ve put our focus into. Revisions and re-starts are well-within the realm of Third Quarter directives, but don’t give up the ship. We rise above the mind control.)
Back to the matter at hand: the march of the Sun, Mars, Pluto, and Uranus. This is a MASSIVE planetary energetic. Pluto and Uranus are very far out in the solar system. From our perspective they move very slowly. But their distance from the Sun and from us in no way belies their ability to impact us energetically. They are powerhouses. Uranus brings sudden changes and Pluto brings deep transformation. Mars is impulsive and activates things and the Sun empowers. In an equation, it would look something like s+m+p+u=boom. See?
So this is the energy that is building now and will continue to build until Wednesday, January 1, 2014, and will then discharge throughout the month. Energetics that are in place at any New Moon are dispersed throughout the lunar cycle.
This is a key time, but it is also another pivot or shift point because it is a New Moon in a cardinal sign – Capricorn. All of the massive shifts during this time of correction (the return of wisdom, i.e. sanity) have happened during the cardinal lunar months.
This is a long explanation, but it is important because this energy is so loaded that it is very easy to become ungrounded. It’s high octane with emotions, events, and reactions. We will see it all around. Keep in mind that the energy builds until Wednesday.
For today, we will follow the mission of Third Quarter Moon phases and take care of things, complete, and follow through on whatever is outstanding. This “tidying up” means there is less to worry about or clear out during Balsamic Moon phase, which is best when there is less responsibility.
Stay open to changes that are happening in your life. Shifts and transformations are happening at all levels. While Venus is retrograde through the month of January, relationships in particular are undergoing major revisions. Let’s keep it real by staying focused on the beauty of the natural world around us. Deepen your connection with the planet. Let the energy of shift and change transform your perspective from you looking at the matrix to you looking at the mistress – Gaia-Sophia, the divine being embodied as our planet. There’s a whole other world going on in that perspective.