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The Longest Day! The Deepest Healing…

Posted in Astrology, Auspicious Days, capricorn, Jupiter, Magick, Neptune, Pisces, Pluto, Retrogrades, Sagittarius, Saturn, Solstice on June 20, 2019 by themagickalpen


Summer Solstice
11:54a.m. (EDT)

Waning Moon in Aquarius

Sun Transits into Astrological Cancer
11:54a.m. (EDT)

Neptune Retrograde in Astrological Pisces (d. Nov. 27th)
10:36a.m. (EDT)

Tomorrow morning we welcome the Summer Solstice and the longest day before light gives way to darkness. There is a lot going on with the solar transit into Cancer and a Neptune Retrograde that will remain through November 27th. The Moon wanes in astrological Aquarius and we are already in the throes of Jupiter (Sagittarius), Saturn (Capricorn) and Pluto (Capricorn) Retrogrades taking hold in April. Everybody wants in on the party and everyone wants to be the focus of attention. So, what to do with all of this palpable energy?

To begin with, just breathe! Take a load off and if you are able and the weather accommodates, spend some quality time outside tomorrow reveling in the light. Better yet, find a natural setting-beach, woods, mountains-and drink in the power and splendor of our world unadorned and embraceable and ready for the reciprocity of healing. Feeling better now? Okay, let’s get to the magick.

We have all of the elements represented in this line-up and the ability to connect these energies to align with the alchemical and elemental nature of our being. Saturn and Pluto have been hanging out in earthy Capricorn, ensuring that every step of the way has been carefully executed just as the goat navigates t he steepest of cliffs. Saturn naturally strives towards structure and a timestamp that is of no world’s making. Pluto heralds the death of what should be relegated to the past to serve s as the inspiration of the futures endeavors. This earthiness directly impacts our physical state of being and all that we relinquish in the transformation of rendering from the past, seeking the vision of the future while solidly anchored to a present that is instantaneously becoming the past that informs our future.

Jupiter and the Sun lend their own vision of Fire. Jupiter’s fire being the expansive quality that is the lighter fluid necessary for the flames to take hold and the control and contraction needed to maintain a product burning. The Sun moves of its own accord, in this case just stepping into the mantle of Cancer’s healing and homey waters. There is a natural soothing nature that occurs with the gentle warming of emotions (Cancer is ruled by the Moon) and intuitive gnosis vs. the full blaze onset that occurs with the Sun in any of its resonate Fire signs.

And, the Neptune Retrograde in its ruling sign of Pisces. For the time of the retrograde the tides will be still and the action that plays out will occur deep in the darkest and most hidden recesses of the emotional psyche. Compassion will be submerged and transformed to deepening discernment that comes only from love that has been drained of its original need to possess and is transformed into complete surrender to simply being. These are waters that have potential to heal.

The Lady of the Moon boasts the sliver of her waning as the aquarian airy nature of the cosmos flows through her streams of silvery hair. The vision is beautiful and powerful and the sense of the bigger picture and plan for the Universe is etched in the streams of moonlight.

The Longest Day! The Deepest Healing….

I would like to suggest that you take this day as a day for celebrating you and simply be in the warmth of the longest day with no concerns about what comes next. We’ve had that play out as a common theme for several months now and everyone is frayed and worn from the efforts. Even joyous events take their toll, so honor that as well. Access the peak of solar energy and the promise it holds for renewal and replenishment to draw into every cell of your being for use in whatever comes ahead.

So, here’s the metaphor and visual. Your favorite swimming spot. Sumer Solstice’ balmy heat as the light of the day’s sun slowly begins to give way. You reach out to grab onto the rope that has been your access to the cooling and deep waters below. And, just as the last of the day’s light colors the sky crimson, you swing out, let go and fall into deep and darkened waters. The water envelopes you like a soft shell ready to receive and cushion. The sun has almost fully set and the water is very dark and you feel the rushing of so many millions of tiny beads of water around you, you relax and allow yourself to sink as deeply as needed. These waters are exactly what was needed to cool and begin the healing of your body that was exposed for too long in the peak of this Solstice’ Sun. You reach the apex of depth and the ascent begins. No effort, just surrender to the natural physics of the dive and the rise. You reach the surface, breathe in the fresh air and swim to shore. Darkness surrounds you and the sign of renewal glistening in shiny droplets on your skin under the vision of Mother Moon’s waning sliver.

Tomorrow is another day, another opportunity. The day will be shortened ever so slightly, but this favorite place of diving deeply will be accessible. Time will stand still in this sacred space of your making and the tender and burned skin from the day prior will begin its healing.

Read More:

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Lifting the Veil- Neptune Retrograde

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Jupiter Retrograde
Jupiter Retrograde-Expanding Spaciousness

Astrological:

Cancer
Take Me Home- The Sun in Cancer

Pisces
Sun in Pisces – Compassion Flows

Sagittarius
Sun in Sagittarius: Aim High, Breathe Deep and Just Let Go!

Capricorn
As Above, So Below- Sun in Capricorn

Aquarius
The Motherboard – Sun in Aquarius

Howling at the Moon-Full Moon in Pisces

Posted in Astrology, Auspicious Days, Full Moon, Pisces on September 14, 2016 by themagickalpen

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September 16.2016
Full Moon in Pisces
3:05p.m. (EDT)

Sun in Virgo

These are wild times! A major and controversial election in the USA, increasing civil unrest internationally, natural disasters and more; and everyone is finding themselves in some way impacted by these unsettling events. At personal levels loss has increased for everyone; loss of family, friends, jobs, stability and all in all it has been a very challenging year.

Most have tried to remain optimistic and although maintaining a positive attitude can go a long way, there are times when we simply have to surrender to the pain and uncertainty and allow our emotions to flow organically as a way of release. The energetic build up that has led to this Full Moon and the astrological sign that She is cloaked in can explore and create a state of primal release towards stability and shoring up.

On Friday, September 16th Mother Moon waxes full in the astrological sign of watery mutable Pisces. Typically, Piscean energy is healing and calming; seeking to expand the radius of its giving nature (Mutable modality of flexibility). This is the space of all loving compassion and selflessness that seeks harmonious interaction at all cost; even when the toll of great price is exacted upon the giver. Pisces is the third of the Water signs and the last sign of the Great Zodiacal Wheel. This waterwheel brings into itself the cumulative experience of all that has come before (on the astrological wheel) and it is from this perspective that hope springs eternal. Feeling trumps mind in the Pisces world and the ideology of hope is often one that is colored by the trials and challenges that the Piscean has had to endure in their life’s efforts. These are the waters that dredge up the sludge that lay below, always holding to the ideal that love will conquer all. But, there is also the potential in these waters for flooding and although held with best intentions, these become the seas that enable behavior that is less than productive.

Virgo’s Sun is calling us to try to make sense from the chaos and demanding scrutiny and analysis to sort and categorize the experiences we are having. We are conditioned to do this and in many ways this is the “civilized” approach that keeps us in check and also creates a space of pent up anger, blame and stress that ultimately contributes to more unrest and an environment that perpetuates the stirring of a pot of chaotic and toxic stew. Ultimately, we come to realize that there are just some circumstances and situations that are fed by the added attention in a non-productive way and trying to fit them neatly into our emotional file cabinets may remove them from sight, but the weight and volume of their accumulation is more damaging than simply dealing with each and then shredding the contents.

Howling at the Moon

Image: Radiant Rider-Waite Tarot

Many of have reached the critical mass point and are ready to release what has been building within us. Emotions are running high and strong with many that we interact with and treading lightly has become the way of navigating choppy waters and avoiding conflict. Unfortunately, treading lightly often means pulling in tightly and exercising restraint as the norm. This Full Moon and Solar Light offers the opportunity for the creation of an outlet to release some of that building pressure. Solar Virgo will light the way as He methodically prepares the waters that will arise from our primal needs and instincts. And, Mother Moon will be the willing recipient of that outpouring.

The howling at this moon is one of keening and release. Let the tears flow; scream, rant and rave and allow the emotional pain to flow back into Mother Moon’s waters that can withstand whatever storms are needed to carry you forward as you move strongly in a current of your own making.

Come Join the Howling…

The Wild Divine
A Guided Meditation-Audio

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Pisces Full Moon:

My Beloved: The Full Moon in Pisces (2015)

My Heart Will Find A Way- The Magick of Pisces (2015)

Full Moon in Pisces: The Analytical Heart (2014)

 

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The Magick of Virgo (2014)

Let Me Break It Down-The Sun in Virgo (2014)

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