On August 7th, The Moon will enter the Of Aquarius. At the begin of the transit will be a partial Lunar eclipse know as a umbra. Aquarius, The visionary of Astrology, looks for the best of outcomes and strives to produce them. , the visionary power of Aquarius will match itself to the nurturing, emotional energy of the Moon. The coupling of the sign of Aquarius to the planet of Moon will present you with the question of what are ideals conditions will best meet your needs?
The Moon represents ones basic needs; food, shelter, support, security. It doesn’t tend to dwell on anything beyond such immediate concerns, deeming the pursuit of these basics significant enough. On the other hand, Aquarius doesn’t do well emotional concern that Moon governs. An idealistic and radical sign, it’s likely to change an entire lifestyle the way someone might change socks. With the Moon being suffused with the far sighted energies of Aquarius, looking ahead to that which you and your loved ones may require will be of the utmost importance at this time. It’s not enough to acquire food; what work must you do to get that food? Is it time to change your home to make it more comfortable? What changes do you need to make in the outer world that reflect the better aspects of the inner? These next three days will acquaint you with just such concerns.
Now, around 2:50pm EDT/ 11:50 PDT we will experience slight eclipse, in which the moon will barely pass into the earth’s shadow. It won’t last long but its effects will be felt significantly, albeit subtly. Eclipses, in astrology, draw the attention of the unconscious mind directly to matters of the conscious mind either by suppressing more of our conscious thought (Solar) or promoting more of our emotions and feelings (Moon). Because of the emotions they stir up, eclipses tend to be somewhat challenging. The benefit of the Moon being in Aquarius is that it will provide clarity and detachment, granting some perspective and distance to the feeling the eclipse may bring.
Full Moons are excellent time to begin important endeavors. It’s a good time to engage in such activities as writing a proposal, starting a business, catching fishing (the “Sturgeon” part of the Sturgeon Full Moon) and so on. The Moon, at its peak, tends to foster a wealful, helpful energy which” feeds” in projects and efforts at this time. And with the upcoming Mercury Retrograde being on the 12, Anything you take care of now will be helpful into the coming days.
Aquarians, addressing longstanding needs will play a vital part of the next three days. You are both urged and encouraged to look directly at personal concerns and give them priority over your expectations for others. While it’s great to seek to provide an example to others to follow, what do you need to do to fuel your own efforts for growth and change?
Leo, this full moon will ask you to confront the new you. What are the roles you are now playing? What must you embrace heartily and what must you discard? This is a time of empowerment, which will indicate new strengths you and ways to fulfill your needs. Be prepared to do so in a radical way.
Taurus and Scorpio, Some poignant matter in your life may require addressing. What needs fixing or tending in your life? Solving some longstanding problem at this time may open the path to a watershed of important discoveries and breakthroughs.
The Sturgeon Full Moon is a time to catch that which feeds and nurtures your highest ideals. As you negotiate the lofty realms of Aquarius, draw in that which most meets your needs
Aeion is a professional astrologer and tarot card reader with 20 years of experience. His approach is based in the belief that divination should be in employed to enhance ones' life experiences, not to predetermine them. Let Astrology and Tarot be your tools for better living.