2011 Aries Full Moon
By Dale Osadchuk
11 Oct 2011 at 10.06pm EDT and 7.06pm PDT
12 Oct 2011 2.06am GMT
As the sisters climbed the path to the Star Temple to do ceremony for the Full Moon it was still very warm in the North Country. They felt the strength of Grandfather Sun’s beams on their faces even as he was getting ready to set in the west. But they noticed the ground they walked was covered in colourful leaves. The Standing Ones had finally started to shed in preparation for the long sleep of winter.
When Snowy Owl and Shooting Star reach the entrance to the Star Temple a large Winged One was perched on a branch of the Standing One that guarded their capes of magic feathers. “The Clan Mothers for this Full Moon have sent me to guide you on a journey to the Starry Ones” said Red Tailed Hawk. “It was six New Moons ago that we took the same journey. Now it is time to remind you what you chose at that new beginning.”
As the sisters put on their capes and took flight with Hawk they tried to remember what they had experienced but it seemed so long ago. Deep into the indigo night the Spiritual Messenger led them past the Wanderers and the Starry Ones. When they finally arrived at their destination Snowy Owl and Shooting Star said in unison “how could I have forgotten?”
Hawk had again led them to the Crack in the Universe. In front of them was the Golden Door of Illumination. Waiting there were Red Thunderbird Warrior and Runs With The Salmon. Six New Moons ago all four had walked through the doorway and into the light of awakening. The sisters were glad to be reminded of the choice they made then which was to help the two-leggeds awaken to who they truly are and choose peace, harmony, and balance. They would not forget again.
Sometimes, like Snowy Owl and Shooting Star, we have huge moments of illumination and then the day to day routine of life interferes and we forget why we are really here on the Earth Mother. Our purpose as Souls is to grow, expand, and become wise teachers for others once we have learned our lessons. This Full Moon asks “have you fallen asleep” in the last six months? This is really asking have you disconnected from who you truly are, a being of light. We are all Starry Ones and Creator and Great Mystery smile when we shine.
Full Moons are the blossoming time and in the monthly cycle they illuminate the seeds we plant at the New Moon. With the Libra Super New Moon of Sept 27 we have been focused on balancing self and other in relationship. Here is what we wrote “The goal of this Libra Super New Moon is to identify where you are out of sync and find a way to achieve integration and harmony. Libra is the sign that seeks balance; it does not necessarily mean it has found it. This Lunation is offering you the promise of integration of opposites through negotiation and mediation. Libra is the first of the interpersonal signs and symbolizes partnership or the Other.” So this Aries Full Moon is asking “how’s it going? Are you there yet?”
In a longer yearly cycle we refer back to the New Moon in Aries of Apr 03, 2011. The focus was, and still is, to live as your authentic self. In order to do that you must heal those parts that are broken and then be true to who you really are. Partnership is the great teacher for us all. Some people will not like the “real” you and you might shut down in order to please. That of course diminishes your light. It also prevents you from helping the Earth Mother heal. Over the course of the next 15 months your light will be essential as we shape shift a new reality in our world, personally and universally.
This Aries Full Moon activates the opportunity to be true to yourself and allow the other person to be true to themselves. If you are in alignment peace and harmony will be what you experience. If you are misaligned it may be time to release the relationship. Many people coming for astrology sessions are experiencing exactly that. The planets that rule this lunation are Mars in Leo (the ego or the heart) for the Aries Moon and Venus in Scorpio (self worth and letting go) for the Libra Sun. At this lunation they are approaching their first quarter phase which will be exact on Oct 26 and takes us to Dec 22, 2011. They are the relationship planets and the theme during that phase will be “make a decision, take action, and breakthrough or break free.” Oct 26 is also the Scorpio Super New Moon of transformation.
The Animal Totem for the Moon in Aries is Red Tailed Hawk, spiritual messenger. Look for signs around this Full Moon that will validate your inner knowing and help you make choices that empower you to do what you need to do to be true to yourself. The Clan Mother for Aries is Looks Far Woman. She is the guardian of the crack in the universe and the door of illumination.
She is also the keeper of prophesy and oracles. We definitely are in the time that has been prophesized about for millenniums. Endings and new beginnings are upon us.
Aries is active on the Tarot Constellation of the Emperor the principle of life force and realization of power. As we have said in the past it is about spiritual power not ego power. The other energies on this Constellation are Scorpio, transformation, and the planet Uranus, breakthrough and breaking free from the old that no longer works. Interesting at this time that the Wall Street protests are gaining momentum and people are demanding things change.
Aries is active on the 7th Ray of Ceremonial Order and White Magic. It is the Ray of Invocation and Prayer, with Archangels Zadkiel and Amethyst, holders of the Violet Flame of Transmutation as our guides. Aries is also a 1st Ray sign, Divine Will and Power. The message is everything that is unfolding and will continue to unfold is in alignment with Divine Plan. Archangels Michael, Divine Protection, and Faith, trust in self, are our guides.
The Animal Totems for the Sun in Libra are Crow, Universal Law and justice and fairness for all, and Raven, alchemical magic and the mysteries. Both carry the gift of Shape Shifting. The protests in the US are working with Crow Medicine. The Clan Mother for Libra is Weaves The Web. (The 13 Original Clan Mothers by Jamie Sams) She is the Guardian of the Creative Force and working with the truth. She helps you recognize what you want to create, encourages the decision to create, and guides you as you take the necessary action to give birth to your vision and shape shift your life. This is particularly true connected to your relationship vision. Weaves The Web is the Keeper of the Eternal Flame of Love.
Libra is part of the Tarot Constellation of The High Priestess, Balanced Judgment Through Intuitive Awareness. The other energies that operate on this Constellation are Pluto, releasing judgment and embracing transformation, and the Moon, releasing emotional drama and embracing spiritual wisdom. Libra is expressed on the Third Ray, of Divine Mind and Active Intelligence, with Archangels Chamuel, Adoration and Manifestation, and Charity, Love and Gratitude guiding us. The message we gave at the Libra Super New Moon is be grateful for all your relationship experiences, even the difficult ones, for they make you stronger and allow you to be in your true power. That message continues with this Aries/Libra Full Moon.
As we move deeper into the dark times in the North Country the need to listen to our inner wisdom is essential. Wherever we are in the world the old systems are collapsing (thanks to Pluto) and the new has not been birthed yet. That is actually exciting if you can embrace the unlimited possibilities.
I am still shape shifting my life and will respond to all who have e-mailed me in the past few weeks as soon as I can.
Our next Moon Circle Meditation is on Sunday Oct 16 at The Rising Sun in Richmond Hill from 2.00 to 3.30 pm. Cost is 20.00. We will be sharing insights about the Scorpio Super New Moon and the Mars/Venus relationship journey. Let me know if you are interested and I will send more information next week.
Dale Osadchuk is an Artist, Spiritual Astrologer, and Transformational Counsellor. She is available for consultations in Sharon (just north of Newmarket) Ontario, Canada in person or by telephone. Dale and her family just recently moved to this very special town, home of the Sharon Temple founded by the Children of Peace in the mid 1800s. You can contact her at the new home number 905-589-0192 or leave a message on her cell number at 905-883-3192 or e-mail her at the address below. To receive her brochure of Astrological Sessions, New Moon Meditation Schedule or to be added to her free New Moon list contact her at email@example.com you can also find Dale on www.facebook.com www.TheRisingSun.ca and www.crystalwind.ca
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