Moon in Scorpio
October 23/24, 2014
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the chart for the Scorpio New Moon, which is also a Solar
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sign of Scorpio is associated with sex, death, and rebirth.
The house that Scorpio occupies in the natal
chart shows an area of life where one may be obsessive, have
secrets, feel jealousy,
and battle for control. It also shows the area where one can replenish
their energy, tune into to hidden currents of meaning, be especially
resourceful, passionate, private,
Scorpio is a water sign with a focus on introspection, intensity and
intimacy. Ruled by Mars & Pluto,
there is an emphasis on investigation,
Issues involving shared resources, taxes, insurance,
banking, credit, inheritances, trust, revenge, research, and magic
become accentuated during the Scorpio cycle.
Venus quintile Jupiter:
There is tremendous creative energy in this aspect configuration, highlighting
the ability to create a stylized image based on a value system centered
on love, generosity, and freedom of artistic expression. The keyword for
the quintile is 'talent'. Master astrologer John
Sandbach says, "I would add to this an innate talent, that tends
to manifest spontaneously and with a lot of raw vitality behind it. The
five pointed star is the symbol of magic, and the 5-based quintile carries
the energy of magic." He goes on to say, "The quintile's relationship
to magic is that if you adopt a positive and confident attitude, miracles
can happen, and the quintile is tending very strongly toward positivity
and confidence. The successful performance of magic depends on intent,
and the quintile spontaneously manifests a very pure creative intent,
if the energy is not repressed."
the talent is for compelling communication. Repressed or misused, it will
manifest as controlling
communication or extreme propaganda.
is potentially disruptive as intensified desires for personal rewards
combine with an obsessive focus on spirituality, creativity, or escapism.
key phrases for Scorpio are "I Desire" and "I Transform".
advice for this cycle:
runs rampant during this cycle; use it to move forward, rather than being
frozen in fear.
is best to take a cold, hard look at all incoming information, as much
of it is aimed at sensationalism, which keeps us in fear. The current
Ebola situation and
the rapidly spreading fear of a pandemic illness
can be seen as a manifestation of the last two aspects referenced above.
recommend using this cycle to overcome fear by concentrating on your creativity.
Consider how you can present yourself to the world in ways that express
your energy by bathing in Epsom salts, swimming in salt water, or soaking
your feet in a detoxifying foot bath. Participating in any physical activity
that promotes sweating will also produce the therapeutic affect of rejuvenating
correlates to Introspection on the Medicine Wheel. Contemplation of
the meaning of your Experiences during the Libra cycle will lead to
a healthy self-examination and increased self-knowledge.
this cycle to examine your compulsions and obsessions. This is a time
when perceived liabilities can become assets and vice versa. Transformation
comes by looking deep into the psyche for understanding and wisdom.
you might explore for personal insight include:
is it you would most like to see changed?
things can you release?
do you feel most fearful?
comfortable are you with your sexuality?
and with whom would life be easier if you were to form more
you think you are being manipulating
or manipulated and how does that make you feel?
action can you take to step into your power?
I Am Transformed by Love.
to the qualities of Scorpio and this cycle with a 3-minute tarot meditation
is the initiate of the Mysteries, he understands transformative power
and reminds us that to live is to die and to die is to be reborn.
with Death when there is resistance to change.
for this cycle:
is a darkroom where negatives develop."
~ Michael Pritchard (1949 - ) American comedian, motivational speaker,
A Mandala is a powerful meditational devise for creating sacred intentions.
We encourage you to create
and color your own mandala or color the Scorpio
Mandala for this cycle.
are invited to send your mandalas to us for placement in our Mandala
Please check out Lynn
Keefer's Mandala Journal, where Lynn shares the mandala she colors
every month, along with her meditative process. Click on the mandala
below or the link above to see a larger version of the Libra New Moon
Mandala she colored last month and read about her experience with
the exercise. The energy flows in beautifully from one cycle into
more on the nature of this lunation
cycle and how it relates to your
Sun sign in our What's Up Guide,
where there is also information about this Solar
Eclipse, and the Mercury Retrograde
cycle occurring October 4 through 25.
our free on-line Moon Phase Calendar, where
you'll find moon phase and sign information in your choice of 8 time zones.
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the upper left corner of the time zone you use. Speaking of Facebook,
we invite you to visit our page facebook.com/ZodiacArtsLunarPhases,
which is updated at each of the 8 phases with information on how to work
effectively with the current phase.
Drozda's LifeCycle Forecast
gives us an overview of the year 2014, which she calls the YEAR OF
THE VISION QUEST: Emerge and See. Keep up with her updates on her
and subscribe to her Luna See email newsletter.
In addition to what you can find at our web site, there are some outstanding
astrology resources on the web in the form of blogs. We encourage you
to visit and/or subscribe to the ones listed below:
Astrologer Kelley Hunter has an information post on this New Moon called
Dark Chocolate Eclipse.
Koolman's New Moon insights can be found at her web site, SoulAstrology.com.
Margaret writes beautifully and offers excellent counsel.
Shepherd at Moonkissd.com has a perceptive article about this month's
New Moon titled
New Moon Solar Eclipse: Instant Transformation.
Elliott Kent at Big Sky Astrology is excellent at putting the current
cosmic conditions into relatable, practical terms. We recommend her
Solar Eclipse: Sparks.
Gailing is another of our favorites. You can visit her blog
or receive her weekly entries in your mailbox via an e-mail subscription.
She usually shares her insights on the new and
full moons. We also recommend her
Planetary Apothecary. Here's her post on the Scorpio
May your journey be positively transformative,