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Full Moon in Scorpio opposite Sun in Taurus yesterday, and this Moon in Scorpio is conjunct Jupiter in Scorpio today. 

The moon - a circle of women, singing around you, rooting for you in the most luminous quiet way.

Jupiter -  expansion affects us all when Jupiter is on top of this full Moon, both in those deep Scorpio waters. Jupiter asks us to get BIG, to EMOTE, to receive its inspiration or end up feeling bludgeoned. Our comfort level with expansion has a lot to do with whether we experience this influence as overwhelming or exhilarating. 

We can say yes to transformation, to being awake, together, right now. We can just do that. 

The moon - a circle of women, singing around you, rooting for you in the most luminous quiet way.

The earth asking you to let it take your weight, asking you to remember gravity.

When does your body expand, when does it contract? What conditions correspond with this? What do you notice about your life and mood as the moon moves through its cycles? 


ARIES | March 21-April 19

Question - When and how do you honor your past experiences?
Meditation - saying thank you to transformations.
Assignment - Uranus is leaving Aries mid-May and heading into Taurus! It will be back briefly in the fall but the movement is happening. At some point in the past seven years (probably many times) you've had a visit to your Sun of Uranus, and this means major changes, transformation, sudden shifts, etc. It means all sorts of things. And usually we are very aware of these intense changes as they are happening but tend to forget them pretty quickly when we move through them. So the cue for this week is (as always with Aries) slowing down, and while you slow down this time, look to the past. Look into what has happened for you in this cycle of Uranus being in your sign, and what has happened in your life. What can you thank nature for? What have you learned? What do you want to take with you?

 

TAURUS | April 20-May 20

Question - How do you stay grounded through sudden changes?
Meditation - allowing gravity to support you, no matter what.
Assignment - Uranus is moving into Taurus for the next 7 years or so, starting mid-May. So at some point during this time, it's likely changes will occur for you, often feeling sudden. There is no need to stress about this. Instead, you can invite, in a conscious way, the winds of change to meet your life in a manageable way. You can ask nature to share all of the tools you need for these changes. You can ask for perspective and awareness and poise and love during the unending 'transit' that is actual life. You don't have to dig our heels in and resist change, although that can be a Taurus tendency. You can open to all that life has to bring, and use your innate connection to the earth and gravity to keep you connected, through anything.

 

GEMINI | May 21-June 20

Question - When do you put your body in restful shapes?
Meditation - child's pose.
Assignment - Do child's pose this week. It's likely you'll get sick of me telling you to do these kinds of things, but I can't help it. Gemini calls out to me, telling me to recycle the message to you to rest, to power down more. As often as possible, child's pose this week, or whatever your restful equivalent is.

 

CANCER | June 21-July 22

Question - What's your relationship to shore?
Meditation - the rejuvenation of the shore / land.
Assignment - You've been on a boat, maybe your whole life, maybe just the past while, and it's time to step onto land for a minute at least, to get some nourishing foods and press your feet into the earth. You don't have to worry so much about carrying all of the past. It is always there, you don't need to try. You can turn your back to it from time to time, just like the ocean, and replenish, and then turn around again and it will still be there! Notice where your attention is this week, and keep gently putting it back toward your own nourishment. 

 

LEO | July 23-August 22

Question - When do you consciously generate your own heat?
Meditation - body movements!
Assignment - I'm picturing you doing push-ups this week. Or swinging your arms, or breathing exercises. Something that involves you generating your own heat. Especially if you are feeling depleted. But even if you are not. Building a reservoir for the future - making your own fire to be warmed by in future times when you might not have as much energy to generate it. When you have impulses to do weird things like this, especially body movements, don't hold back so much. Embrace it. This is life asking you to let it move through you!

 

VIRGO | August 23-September 22

Question - When do you pull back your awareness of time?
Meditation - the long, forgiving arc of time.
Assignment - Patience is almost always a helpful virtue for you to cultivate. You're so good at working hard but when do you allow time to work for you, and by time I mean nature - they are so connected. They want to help you. Time and Nature want you to let them help you move all the things through, like a sponge in the ocean. Practice turning your attention away from daily time this week. Maybe this means not knowing what time it is for as long a chunk as you can pull off. Or meditating on a longer arc of time, as long as you can imagine. (Contemplating geology helps.) What does this do to your perspective, how does it re-position what you are consumed with in the moment?

 

LIBRA | September 23-October 22

Question - What materials are you surrounded by?
Meditation - materials as living.
Assignment -  Your material life, what materials are in your home, in your clothes, in your car, surrounding you. Which ones bring you life, which ones feel dead? How does this affect your vitality? Which ones can you introduce and or minimize? Get textures and physical textures into your field that positively affect your body and well-being this week. Give yourself this gift which will help you feel full of more of your own inherent effervescence. 

 

SCORPIO | October 23-November 21

Question - What activity feels the most gentle to you?
Meditation - drinking tea.
Assignment - Practice acts that involve no problem solving, no becoming, this week. Drinking tea is one idea, but whatever feels like drinking tea to you. And by that I mean, things that you do that are not to get through, not an activity built for completion, but an activity built for pleasure. For existence itself. What feels like this to you? It's so important that you do this, because when you do, you say yes to life. Especially with the Full Moon in your sun sign! Gentle, very gentle acts of simply being.

 

SAGITTARIUS | November 22-December 21

Question - When was the last time you called a spiritual guide in?
Meditation - calling in the heavens.
Assignment - Use your humor, your playfulness, to call in a guide. Maybe this means calling someone who helps you breathe easier on the actual phone. Maybe this means praying to nature or life itself for help. This isn't selfish, this is actually the reciprocity that the earth asks us, over and over, to participate in. Maybe this is calling the plants and life forms around you silently and saying, I see you, Thank you for contributing to my well-being. It feels good to do this. Remember you don't have to do it all by yourself, in fact you actually can't anyway, so you'll be able to relax much easier when you stop fighting this truth, and get your spiritual guides on the phone.

 

CAPRICORN | December 22-January 19

Question - When do you let your emotions guide you?
Meditation - water as teacher to help you find your emotional life.
Assignment - Find the best water and drink it, drink so much. Each sip, remember that you're nourished, that life, in the form of this water, is trying to give you everything you need, and your job is simply to remember what you already have. This water. Every day, every hour, drink a sip of water, let this be everything you need to do, and everything you need.

 

AQUARIUS | January 20 to February 18

Question - When do you feel safe enough to be open?
Meditation - dancing.
Assignment - I picture you doing cartwheels this week. Your body extended, in all directions, because you feel safe enough to be open. Write down past experiences where you felt safe enough to be open. What were common elements of those experiences? What can you bring into this moment, with what you have right now, that can help you feel safe enough to be open? Write about these things and breathe and do your electric dance, internally or externally, and hesitate less.

 

PISCES | February 19 to March 20

Question - What structures support your emotional connections?
Meditation - density as a buoy.
Assignment - The amazing thing about concrete is that even though it seems so solid it's still porous! It still absorbs water. I say this to remind you that you can be boundaried in a very beautiful, functional, structural way, and still stay open and permeable! The structures of your life only help you be more free to move and let all the feeling and falling move right through you. Who helps remind you of structures and/or serves as a structural element in your life? What can you learn from them about adopting supportive structures? Continue to remain open to how structure can help you. Listen when others are trying to offer this wisdom to you. It won't be your first impulse, it might be a bit counter-intuitive, but it will help so much.