This week we were met with a fiery full harvest moon in Aries. Our wild warrior selves are beings stirred as we harvest the seeds of our intentions that were planted on the last New Moon in September.
This year of the red rooster, the year of alchemy of fire and water is teaching so many of us on a personal level about our light, our empowerment, our growth edge and about our capacity to make a difference. And it is teaching us about our collective shadow. We are being given many an opportunity to wake up and take these precious bodies and our planet as sacred.
With the madness, the chaos, the destruction and the violence that is being stirred up in the collective we are being asked to continually come back to being a living prayer of devotion in action.
So how does this look? Each one of us needs a daily practice of grounding, of coming home and of rooting (visit this link to check my latest interview for some tips). From this solid place we can calibrate and find our clarity of mind and the truth of our heart. Every step along the way is a practice. Practice is about consistency. It is about showing up when you absolutely cannot. It is about crawling on your hands and knees when you cannot muster the energy.
There is much being stirred as Pluto, the force of deep transformation and death squared yesterday’s Full Moon. As Pluto stirs up those deep hidden identities intensity occurs. Pluto activates power and control issues, and we are seeing this in our personal lives and the collective. In the past month we have seen massive natural disasters affect lives, we have seen our nation’s leader speak in ways that is far from leadership, we have witnessed a terrorist attack with gun violence that affected hundreds and we are teetering on the verge of nuclear war with North Korea, a country that breeds it’s citizens to despise us. And there is more. So much more.
It’s so easy to want to stick our heads in the sand, blow off steam with our addictions and check out. And yet, if we can hold steady to our practice, if we may spiral back to being a living prayer of devotion in action then we are choosing a path that is life affirming.
Devotion, art and community are some of my favorite cures. As the forces of darkness continue their parades we can keep up with our living prayers of devotion.
Need inspiration? I offer weekly classes filled with astrological divination, movement, meditation and deep gong sound healing. Private sessions are a great opportunity to dive into the depths of your healing and understanding of who you are and how to activate your destiny. Also monthly Women’s Wisdom gatherings are a great place to connect and build community. My dear friend Liv and I are offering a Fall retreat and the magic is building. I invite you to join in any way that you may.
May you make love everywhere you go!