Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Oct 23 Waning toward a New Moon in Scorpio

The moon is waning in a cycle that was about freeing ourselves of unhealthy or unbalanced relationship. We are just finishing the lunar cycle that began with a new moon in Libra. There is an evolutionary archetypal shift between relationships of attachment, versus relationships of unconditional love. Now is the time to focus on unconditional love, which is "loving no matter what."

Now, the moon wanes into the dark insecure time, when we need deeper rest and we need each other to hold the light as we dip into the shadow side of our own personal lunar natures. The moon is in virgo now and will spend its darkest low point in the sign of libra, where it started--for our final relationship purification and release. From Saturday night through Tuesday, we are in a time of releasing, letting go and purification or deep rest and recuperation. If we have impulses to rest, its good to honor them.

The new moon is in Scorpio on October 28. This new moon is near a mars in scorpio. This cycle, we will be bringing solar light to masculine power and misuse of power. Scorpio is the realm of sex, death, other people's money, taxes, credit, and deep shamanic or psychological transformation. Scorpio is connected with the archetype of the phoenix who rises from the ashes of death, transformed. The pure power of scorpio can be as high as grace and miracles, as mundane as tax forms, or as low as our darkest human shadows and misuses of power.

With all of this knowledge we have of how power can manifest, it is our responsibility to expose the misuses of power we see, whether they are in our mates, our political leaders, or our electoral voting machines. At the same time, at this new moon, we want to expose our own misuses of power, which tend to look like forms of self-oppression, fear, obsession, lack, greed, or jealousy. Feelings of jealousy point to our deepest purest desires. This is the lunar cycle to be aware of all of the ways that we get tripped up in our power. During this new moon in scorpio we can claim our power in alignment with integrity and build a power base that is unstoppable in moving toward its goal. When our purpose is aligned with the desires of life itself and the cosmos, we can experience an alignment between our personal power and the grace of the universe. This can be our intention for this new moon. We have two weeks, from the new moon on Tuesday night, October 28, while the moon waxes toward the flowering of this power alchemy, at the full moon.

This new moon photo was taken by Alireza Teimoury in Esfahan, Iran
I was seeking a new moon near power lines, because that is how i see the scorpio new moon. Power lines have become a symbol for me of Scorpio and Pluto. This photo was accompanied by a poem that carries the themes of the scorpio archetype, so i include it here. This poem can be found on flickr.
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Poem by Alireza Teimoury:
In my dreams I'm dying all the time
As I wake its kaleidoscopic mind
I never meant to hurt you
I never meant to lie
So this is goodbye
This is goodbye
Tell the truth you never wanted me
In my dreams I'm jealous all the time
As I wake I'm going out of my mind
Going out of my mind
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Obsession, jealousy, lying and death are all potential manifestations of scorpio power. It is good to be aware that grace, deep healing, transformation, the gifting of financial resources, and sexual ecstacy also live in the realm of scorpio. It is the season of scorpio and time to choose how we will manifest, express or heal our deep scorpionic sexual creative power. This is a perfect cycle to trade places of shame and resentment for foregiveness and generosity of spirit.

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