Oracle Report New Moon Phase – Moon in Pisces
Two Goddesses hailed the entry of the Pisces New Moon this evening. The faces of the feminine that are archetypally and astrologically known as Pallas Athena and Eris joined together in conjunction (the same place in the sky) Monday.
Note that they are not in conjunction with this New Moon. However, at the next New Moon on April 9, the Sun, the Moon, Venus, Mars, and Eris will all be at the position where Pallas Athena and Eris are right now. This New Moon, Pallas Athena and Eris ring a battle cry that echoes throughout this upcoming month until the forces of Venus, Mars, the Sun, the Moon, and Eris take the baton and carry the energy forward for a double power. Today’s Pisces New Moon energy clears the way all month long for the energy of the Aries New Moon (the astrological new year).
To understand this better, we look at what Pallas Athena and Eris teach. Archetypally, both goddesses are known for various things but they are both associated with wisdom and battle, or even perhaps the “battle of the mind.”
Monday’s New Moon represents a welcome respite from the emotional entanglements of the Pisces line-up of the proceeding week. While many planets remain in Pisces, including obviously the Sun and Moon, the configuration has changed so that Chiron is not so prominent as recently. Also, with the energy shifting forward, there is now less emphasis on introspection. While the value of living in the dark over this past week has been evident in terms of the insights gained, with this new configuration it is time to make a move toward a new direction.
Of course, Mercury is still retrograde, and therefore still bringing an introspective framework to the planetary conversation in this new phase. Also, Mercury in retrograde aspects Chiron, as do Pluto and Saturn. Jupiter squares the Mercury/Chiron midpoint. The archetype of the Wounded Healer is still very much with us in altered form. I would say that the Chironic impulse, that is the mental reflex to question ourselves and to seek to understand our inner wounding, has reached a more universal level.
Oracle Report Balsamic Moon Phase – Moon in Aquarius
We come to the Balsamic Moon phase today, the phase that is preparation for the next lunar month. Balsamic phases are “ruled” primarily by Pisces, so the combination of this, the six planets in Pisces, and the fact that we are preparing for the Pisces New Moon makes this a mega-Balsamic phase!
Let’s review: Balsamic Moon Phase is the time when the veils between the worlds are thinnest. It’s a dreamy, creative, and highly spiritual time of the month. Direct discourse with Gaia-Sophia and her emissaries (this past month being under the charge of the dakini Nairatmya) is facilitated by the energy of the Balsamic Moon phase. I think we should thank her for her efforts to bring down patriarchal systems of control and domination (which I believe, as many others do, is indicated by the first step of Joseph Ratzinger’s resignation). It’s a joyful thing to be alive and witness the awakening of the planetary goddess and the co-communication with humanity to correct what has gone awry.
One of the most important requests that we can make is to request the elimination of the Archontic influence in our lives. This is something only she can do. So we need to maintain the signal that this is our desire.
Balsamic phases are the time when we mentally step out of the matrix and go into communion with spirit. It’s an inner time when outer activity is banal unless the activity is undertaken with the highest integrity and spiritual intention. It’s a time to chill, which is great since we are approaching a weekend.
The dominant Pisces energy has a watery effect where the energies of the days have been flowing together in time. The reports over the last week can actually be applied to any of the days. This is why some feel like they experience the energy ahead of time.
I’ve got a busy day of sessions ahead of me, but I felt called to post an acknowledgment:
If you’re feeling weepy, intense, overwhelmed, terrified of seemingly dire health issues, horrified at recent government/NWO moves, and/or just wondering if all your dreams and progress are merely an illusion … you’re in excellent company.
We’ve got so much Pisces and Chiron energy whirling around these days that most sensitive people can’t help feeling it. That’s why, even though I’m not an Astrologer, I post others’ Astrological forecasts on this blog. Whether we follow the stars or not, they influence us. As Joni Mitchell so eloquently put it, “We are stardust, we are golden,” but physicists and mystics have also expressed that fact. As Above, So Below … As Within, So Without. Astrological trends influence, but we need not accept them as unalterable destiny. It just helps to know what kind of world we’re swimming in, and we’ve got whirlpools and a bunch of scary looking sea monsters right now.
Relax. Nurture yourself. This, too, shall pass.
March is a dynamic transition month, as several planets make a strong energetic shift from feminine watery Pisces to masculine fiery Aries. Mercury in Pisces remains in retrograde motion until March 17, opening us to higher visions. Later in the month, Mars in aspect to Uranus and Pluto can bring revolutionary changes. The Vernal Equinox in Aries on March 20 marks the beginning of the astrological New Year.
We begin the month still under the February Aquarius New Moon cycle, with the humanitarian theme of working together to fulfill common goals. In these last lunar phases, we are evaluating what we have learned and preparing for the next cycle. This is aided by a Sun/Mercury conjunction in Pisces on March 4, which facilitates contemplation and introspection. However, as Venus also makes a challenging square to Jupiter today, we will need to watch for overextending or overloading ourselves in various ways.
The slower moving outer planets Saturn and Pluto will again form a favorable sextile aspect on March 8. Sextile aspects bring opportunities if we are willing to take some steps toward our goals. Saturn brings us the structure and stability to go deeper with transforming (Pluto) significant life areas. This aspect also occurred last December 26 and will occur again on September 20 this year.
The Astrology of March features Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Chiron and Pluto. Mercury is still in retrograde from late February, and only escapes its retrograde shadow on the 6th of April. Therefore the entire month of March will be one that partakes at least to some extent of the usual Mercury Retrograde symptoms of missed connections, communication mishaps and mechanical breakdowns. These interesting phenomena can usually be traced to false assumptions or overlooking something on the part of our own mental apparatus, and do not seem to much affect those persons born with Mercury Retrograde natally.
Venus, relationship planet and the astrological archetype of beauty and the arts, is also highlighted this month, now in Pisces and there conjuncting Neptune. The March 11th New Moon in Pisces also conjuncts Venus, so that a softer and more compassionate take on inter-personal connection is even more than usual on our minds and in our hearts. Additionally, with the Mercury Retrograde period ushering in a more thoughtful attitude, the focus of our meditations will likely be the very nature of our world as a relationship planet, as well as on our various relationships, our soul’s life blood.
Oracle Report Disseminating Moon Phase – Moon in Libra/Scorpio
Let’s see if I can untangle the nest of brambles that is today’s energy. Let’s take them one by one:
- Fight or Flight: Today brings circumstances or events where we will need to choose between fighting (directly engaging something/ someone head on) and fleeing (mentally retreating to reason or think things out). Circumstances and events may be taking us out of our comfort zone or range of experience/expertise. There’s “battle energy” in play, so don’t go about unguarded. Use the technique of visualizing the shaft of light surrounding you, moving with you. We will need to stalk this energy or it will stalk us. Be aware. Above all, don’t pretend to be more than you are. Humility goes a long way today because it is stealthy.
- Crazytown: The crazy is likely to come out today and it involves religious/spiritual motifs. “Religious ideation” and “messiah complexes” are present to varying degrees. This runs the spectrum of people believing they have all the answers and are totally in control of matters to bizarre cult-like behavior.
- Chiron Point Persists: The Moon will oppose the Chiron Point (see yesterday’s post in the Archives) while Venus and Neptune continue close conjunction at the Chiron Point as the Sun and Chiron continue their close conjunction. That’s about as “Chiron” as we could get. Chiron energy is self-sabotaging, among other things (it has wonderful teaching and healing abilities as well). But with the battle energy that is also present, we could do real damage to ourselves today.
Oracle Report Full Moon Phase – Moon in Virgo
This Full Moon sees Venus entering Pisces, joining Neptune, the Sun, Chiron, Mars, and Mercury, and adding an extra creative element to the energy. Beautiful things can be created and/or projected into the future because the power of visualization is strong. Even if you aren’t an artistic person, your imagination is boundless and can create amazing pictures in your mind.
With Monday’s Full Moon in Virgo we come to an important turning point in our journey toward greater self-knowledge and integration. This moment in the lunation cycle represents some sense of culmination in what we have been attempting in the two weeks since the New Moon of February 9th, and is accompanied by a Pisces line-up involving six planets, including the Sun. Although one of these, Venus, is not officially in Pisces until evening-time, she hovers on the very brink of entrance into the magical sign of Neptune‘s rulership. With Venus in the final degree of Aquarius, we are absorbing the lessons of detachment in relationship, the other side of the coin of merging and connecting. Venus coming into Pisces represents a different flavor of relating – we come into closer connection with spiritual purpose, and with the angel inside ourselves and in each other. This is indeed a special and a very mystical period of time. The Sun is in conjunction with Chiron, the Wounded Healer, with the Moon opposed, while Mercury completes its turn to retrograde motion in conjunction with Mars, also in Pisces, promoting inner work over outer activity.
The Full Moon also makes a T-square to Jupiter in Mercury‘s sign of Gemini, promoting an optimistic mental attitude, together with the spiritual energy for active contemplation, another chime with Pisces and Neptune. Neptune itself resides in early Pisces, near Chiron and the Sun. Mars in close conjunction with retrograde Mercury completes the sextuple of Piscean planetary energies. Then, too, since Mercury is beginning its five-week cycle of retrograde motion and the regaining of its lost zodiacal ground, returning to where it started on the weekend of February 23rd, there is a strongly meditative element expressed all through this last part of February and on into March and April. Mercury remains in Pisces until mid-April, stationing direct on March 17th and only escapes its retrograde shadow on April 6th.
Oracle Report First Quarter Moon Phase – Moon in Taurus/Gemini
This is my Many Thanks Day. Many thanks to everyone who participated in visualizing the parliament of owls across the sky yesterday. It is interesting that a group of owls is called a “parliament,” isn’t it? Many thanks also to Oracle Report reader Mike who informed us of this bit of information.
Another reader, Cheryl, asks why I use the owl symbolism here. I began working earnestly with “owl medicine” when I started research for my first book “Eris.” The owl has been long-regarded as a guardian, a protector, and force of the goddess. It also is associated with wisdom, of course. A few years ago, I introduced the technique of going inside ourselves and witnessing what was happening in the outside world, being energetically-buffered from the fray of events. The metaphor was to be like a wise old owl going inside the branches of a tree (or a hole in a tree) and peering out. I referred to this often, so this is how the notion of readers being like wise old owls began.
So now with thousands of readers and millions of hits to the site each year, the parliament has grown to a proportion that still surprises me. The word parliament is accurate because we represent and uphold the value of life and champion the dreaming of Gaia Sophia, the divine being embodied as the planet. This is the mission of this site.
There was massive black magic afoot yesterday. I am always cautious in how I “warn” of this because everyone is at a different level of understanding. But I may have to just be very blunt about it in the future because it was all I could do to get a note out and all Andrew could do to load it to the site from his location. He is a dear and assists however he can anytime Archontic forces interfere with me writing and uploading to the net. We owe him many thanks.
Oracle Report New Moon Phase – Moon in Pisces/Aries
As the emotional New Moon phase continues today, objectivity will temper any area where emotions have surged. The emotional body is overtaxed, so the mental body will compensate. Slip into a perspective of witness (instead of active player) and then observe.
The exact conjunction of Mars and Chiron today is a powerful event. Both planets symbolize warriors (Mars is well-known as the warrior archetype and Chiron was the teacher of the great warriors such as Achilles and Perseus). They bring teaching. In Pisces, the teaching is of a spiritual nature, but usually gained through some sort of pain. Ultimately the teaching heals the wound and we see that the pain was worth it because of what we gained. We can skip all of this and forgive ourselves for whatever we think we’ve done to deserve pain in the first place. But that is not how we generally do it. Unconditional self-forgiveness is the aim, for any spiritual warrior/wise owl who is brave enough to try.
Oracle Report New Moon Phase - Moon in Pisces
Internet problems and various other annoying issues had me offline for a couple of days so I will summarize what’s going on:
The New Moon energy had conjunctions of Neptune, Mars, Chiron, Mercury, and the Moon – all in Pisces (water) - and squaring Jupiter (which expands everything to the greatest possible degree. It’s a deluge of emotions (water). It brings an insanity of wreckless abandonment, bursts of simmering rage, instinctual impulses to escape and escape fast, pain, and something akin to the Furies. This would have been the warning about the New Moon energy that fell in line Saturday and Sunday.
We are still under these effects and we need to slow things down. There is a tendency to drive very fast and not even know it. But the main thing is dealing with our emotions, not denying or escaping them. Even the most even-keeled, emotionally grounded individuals might be challenged by the intensity of emotions. Wrtiing can help things flow much better. Any type of creative art that is employed to channel emotions will have “magical” properties (power). With all of this you have to think like a Pisces. If you are finding this not much fun, you understand what it is like to be a Pisces. It’s complicated. But the power to express/create beauty – in all its forms – and attune to Spirit is unrivalled. Pisces energy is handled best when it is spiritually connected but also creating something from it (even a thought).
Note: Discussion of the Mahavidyas will flip over to the Mahavidya Project website at www.mahavidyaproject.com where I will post material over the next few days.