Taurus Full Moon: November 12, 2019, 8:34am Eastern
The lunar cycle that started with the uber-intense Scorpio New Moon peaks at the Taurus Full Moon – a time of culmination, fruition, healing and revelation. The Full Moon’s auspicious alignments with Saturn and Pluto in Capricorn and Neptune in Pisces point to the potential for manifesting your dreams.
The Moon is exalted in earthy, sensual Taurus, helping you feel into and direct your attention toward what’s beautiful and abundant in your life, and express gratitude for all you have. This is a powerful Full Moon for deepening your connection with and giving love to your body and the Earth.
The Full Moon is always a time of revelation, but this one is especially potent as it coincides with the rare transit of Mercury, which occurs on the numerologically significant November 11th. 11 is considered a “master number” and the date 11/11 is thought to open a portal to higher consciousness.
Mercury always meets up with the Sun at the halfway point of a Mercury retrograde cycle. At a Mercury transit, their alignment is so precise – from our earthly perspective, similar to an Eclipse – that Mercury appears as a black dot moving across the face of the Sun. (If you got to see the Venus transit in 2012, it will look something like that.)
There are only 13 Mercury transits in this entire century! This rare alignment can accelerate and amplify connection with your own heart, others’ hearts, the “heart of the matter,” and the heart of the Cosmos/Great Mystery itself – all represented by the Sun.
This potent Mercury-Sun conjunction plants a seed for new ways of thinking, connecting and communicating. Important information may be revealed, prompting a significant turning point in your life.
Mercury retrograde in Scorpio (October 31-November 20), is on a hunt for the life force. On and near 11/11 you’ll have opportunities to gain a deeper understanding of what really turns you on, what you’re passionate about, what brings you alive, and what you’re committed to at an emotional/root level.
Take time around the Taurus Full Moon to be in nature, meditate, tune into your body, pray, and make magic, art and love. Taurus is ruled by Venus, Goddess of love, pleasure, beauty and the erotic.
For more insight into what this Full Moon means for YOU, find the house in your birth chart that contains 19 degrees Taurus. The areas of life signified by that house are where you’re invited to:
- slow down and tune into your body’s guidance and wisdom;
- let go of what no longer feels nourishing or aligned with your values;
- heal wounds around self-love and self-worth;
- come out of “survival mode” and open to receiving more support;
- take steps to create more pleasure, beauty and love.
Events from the past may also come to fruition or completion in these areas.
It’s also useful to pay attention to the house opposite the Full Moon – the house activated by the Mercury transit. The areas represented by that house are where transformational information may be coming to light.
– Emily Trinkaus
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Scorpio New Moon: October 27, 2019, 11:38pm Eastern
The Scorpio New Moon is a major wake-up call, sparking a transformational new beginning.
The pressure is on to get off the fence and commit to a course of action that honors your root truth – your feelings, desires and instincts. Scorpio is a fixed sign, and the decisions you make now are likely to solidify for the long term.
The Sun and Moon precisely oppose Uranus the Great Awakener – planet of revolution, liberation, acceleration, sudden change, and “expect the unexpected.” This is a New Moon when feelings erupt, the truth comes out and secrets are revealed. Revelations result in making an unexpected shift in your life direction.
Ultimately, this Uranian New Moon wants you to break free from what no longer serves you and take your life to a higher level.
While things can seem very complicated, chaotic and crazy-making, you can come back to the simple discernment of what brings you alive, and what drains you.
The challenge is to trust life, trust what’s alive for you and where it wants to take you – which is likely someplace you’ve never been, i.e., the UNKNOWN. Scorpio is the Edgewalker and this lunar cycle calls you out of your comfort zone and into the Mystery.
For more insight into what the Scorpio New Moon means for YOU, find the house in your birth chart that contains 4 degrees Scorpio. The areas of life signified by that house are where you’re invited to:
- shed what you’ve outgrown to make space for a new beginning
- take the risk of trusting and acting on your instincts
- uncover the truth of your needs and desires
- reignite your passion and vitality.
– Emily Trinkaus
p.s.! For in-depth navigational support for these powerful planetary currents, check out my 75-minute New Moon call.
Aries Full Moon: October 13, 2019, 5:08pm Eastern
The Full Moon in Aries is the peak of the transformational lunar cycle that started with the Libra Super New Moon on September 28th. Relationships are under a lot of pressure, and it is intense!!
Aries is the first sign of the zodiac, raw life force, the fiery spark of Eros that catalyzes new beginnings. The Full Moon in Aries highlights themes of identity and desire.
Who are you and what do you want? What is ALIVE for you, what excites you to move forward and what is worth investing in for the long term?
The Sun and Moon precisely square Pluto, Underworld God/dess, and secrets and suppressed feelings are erupting into the light. Pluto is the principle of death and rebirth, transformation and resurrection.
We’re called to release old ideas of who we “should” be, who we used to be, and what we used to want. To let go of what no longer feels aligned with our true self, uncover more of our present-time authenticity and stand in the authority of who we know ourselves to be now.
What needs to be felt, healed, released, surrendered, transformed in the fires of Pluto’s cauldron in order to liberate more of your FIRE? Where are you stifling or suppressing your passion, individuality and creativity because you’re following someone else’s rules?
If you’ve been hiding your truth, your desires, in order to please others and keep the peace, this Full Moon will interrupt your regularly scheduled programming and recharge relationships that have become stagnant and stale.
It’s time to feel the depths and darkness, reveal your secrets, lay your cards on the table, and discern what’s truly in alignment moving forward.
For more insight into what this Full Moon means for YOU, find find the house in your chart that contains 20 degrees Aries. The areas of life represented by that house are where:
- events from the past, including karmic past, are coming to fruition, completion or culmination;
- fiery feelings, desires, passions are rising to the surface to help you clarify your goals and recharge your life force;
- you’re being called to activate your Spiritual Warrior and take committed action in integrity with your deeper values and purpose.
Word to the wise! As of October 11th, Mercury has entered its retrograde shadow, i.e., we’re starting to feel the influence of the actual retrograde – October 31-November 20. In the pre-retro shadow, we’re getting a preview of the themes we’ll be working with, what we will need to review and redo.
Because of its retrograde, Mercury will be in Scorpio for an extra-long time (Oct 3-December 9), focusing our attention – and our reviewing and redoing – on the Scorpionic realms of sexuality, intimacy, business partnerships and shared finances.
At the Full Moon, Mercury forms a powerful Grand Trine with Neptune in Pisces and the North Node in Cancer, offering support for open-hearted, vulnerable and transformational conversations and connections. As this Plutonian Full Moon urges us to reveal our secrets and speak our truth, the watery Grand Trine brings in the essential ingredients of compassion and softness.
– Emily Trinkaus
p.s.! For in-depth navigational support for these powerful planetary currents, check out my 75-minute Full Moon call.