A+ A A-

Full Moon in Cancer, January 10, 2020 - Waves become Wings

Full Moon in Cancer, January 10, 2020 - Waves become Wings

Our emotional experience, as humans, is nuanced and complex; as someone with Cancer rising, a Nadir Sun and a chart brimming with Neptunian energy, I find the concept of “primary” and “secondary” emotions quite hard to grasp.

Chances are, most of us have felt emotions we couldn’t quite name, at some point in our life. All of us have cried tears of joy or anger, smiled through the pain and stood quiet and unbothered in the eye of the storm. Surface emotions. Deep, abysmal emotions. Our own. Other people’s — living, as well as dead.

Whatever our stance on the subject, the Full Moon arriving on January 10, at 20 degrees of the dainty, effusive sign of Cancer, 7:21 PM UTC, is guaranteed to stir the full range of our emotional capability. Not only is the mistress of the night at peak strength in her own sign; this particular Full Moon will also be a penumbral lunar eclipse, capping off the tumultuous, at times gut-wrenching eclipse season that begun with December’s New Moon in Capricorn. A culmination (Full Moon), which will bring private, domestic and emotional matters to a head, while pointing the way towards the future (the north node of the moon is in Cancer, too).

A nuanced, complex experience in its own right, one that asks us to be present yet centered, open yet grounded, vulnerable yet ready.

In the chart for the event, the Moon almost looks like a brave, solitary opponent, weathering the storm of the Capricorn stellium. The Sun, Mercury, Jupiter, Saturn and Pluto will be stacked up in the stern sign of the Mer-Goat, together with asteroid Ceres and the South Node of the Moon. A severe, almost strident juxtaposition: facts and subjectivity, rules and instinct, self-mastery versus emotional programming. What is right versus what feels safe, familiar. The logical, grown-up thing to do, that challenges your emotional attachments and evokes the ghosts of times long gone. An unsettling watershed.

Saturn and Pluto will be perfecting their union, and the Sun will also be conjoining Mercury almost by the minute, thus making the Cosmic Messenger a fundamental player in the scenario of this plenilune. There will be announcements, revelations or confessions that will elicit impassionate, visceral responses — perhaps complex, too. And nuanced. Heartbreak mixed with relief?

Deep within our hearts, we are aware that an era is ending so that another one can begin. The South Node of the Moon transiting the sign of Capricorn has made it abundantly clear: embracing our duties, taking our worldly milestones seriously, incrementing our personal power and authority so that we, too, can play our part in dismantling the outdated, oppressive structures of our society are all paramount tasks at this time, but they’re merely the starting point of our collective and personal journey. It may feel bittersweet to achieve a goal while simultaneously having to detach from it, because our path is already taking us elsewhere — forward, within, towards a re-negotiation of roles within our private sphere, a redefinition of what constitutes “shelter”, the (re)creation of a safe space where our inner life can thrive and where we can protect and nourish something else, a dream that is closer to our heart than any socially sanctioned achievement will ever be.

It all sounds so circular and cyclical, but that’s the nature of the Moon after all. An endless homecoming, lunation after lunation. We’re getting a little step closer to home under this Eclipse, even though the road might seem twisted and bumpy.

Still, this Full Moon in Cancer will also receive a pacifying trine from poetic, ethereal Neptune herself: this aspect will take the edge off the potent eclipse energy, while allowing us to embrace and transcend the immediacy of our emotional responses. Flow. Faith. Not quite the healing already — Chiron in Aries is squaring the Nodal Axis: healing will unfold, but past and future need to be confronted first — but the promise of it. A sense of alignment that can crack our heart open, if we let it. Acceptance. Release. All the nuances of our emotional spectrum blending into one. Somewhere in there we could find joy and relief, as well.

If you want to know how the upcoming Full Moon in Cancer may affect you, you can request a personalized readingTarot readings are also available.

Photo by Genessa Panainte on Unsplash.

Cristina Zodiac Poetry 
My name is Cristina, but you might remember me as Aeterna - the alias I used back when this site was called Aeternalight Astrology. I'm an Astrologer based in Italy, with a MA in Cultural Anthropology and a passion for music, Nature and Art. Source

You can keep up with me on Facebook and Instagram, where I will post daily musings and detailed interpretations for the current aspects.

ReBlogged With Permisson From Cristina/Aeterna on www.crystalwind.ca

CrystalWind.ca is free to access and use.
Please donate a small gift of $11.11 or $22.22 or $33.33. 
Thank you! 
ॐ Namasté - Blessings!
"Life is an echo, what you send out comes back."

© 2008-2020 crystalwind.ca. All rights reserved.

  Please buy us a coffee!
 
 
Pin It

Moon Phases

CURRENT MOON

Who is Online Now

We have 1023 guests and no members online

Libra
Sun in Libra
9 degrees
Aries
Moon in Aries
3 degrees
Full Moon
Full Moon
14 days old
Powered by Saxum

Featured This Month

Page:

Libra’s Featured Stone - Kyanite

Libra’s Featured Stone - Kyanite

Kyanite Birthstone: Libra Planet: Venus Element: Air Chakra: Throat Read more

Ducks Fly Moon

Ducks Fly Moon

Raven - Bloodstone Jasper - Mullein - Brown September 23 to October 23 The D... Read more

12 White Witch Spells For Autumn

12 White Witch Spells For Autumn

Add these 12 essential spells to your arsenal of magic, thanks to Tu... Read more

Birth Totem - Raven or Crow

Birth Totem - Raven or Crow

Birth dates: September 22 - October 22 Birth Totem is: Raven/Crow Clan ... Read more

Bats - Myths, Folklore and Facts

Bats - Myths, Folklore and Facts

Bats “Suspicions amongst thoughts are like bats amongst birds, they ever ... Read more

Libra Mythology

Libra Mythology

It's truly impossible to talk about Libra mythology without also referencing... Read more

Libra

Libra

Sept 23 - Oct 22 Spirit: To operate judiciously Ego: Strategist, peace see... Read more

Samhain by The Hedgewitch

Samhain by The Hedgewitch

Blessed Samhain Samhain marks one of the two great doorways of the year, fo... Read more

Crystals and Stones for Halloween

Crystals and Stones for Halloween

Halloween is one of the most fun, spooky, mysterious and frightening times o... Read more

Sun in Libra

Sun in Libra

An Overview of Sun Sign Characteristics for Libra The ruler of Libra is Ven... Read more

Samhain Lore

Samhain Lore

The symbolism of this Sabbat is that of The Third (and final) Harvest, it ma... Read more

Ametrine

Ametrine

The Stone for Clearing and Change Ametrine is one of the rarest and most va... Read more

Mullein

Mullein

Helps you feel courageous and adventurous. Gender: Feminine Planet: Saturn Ele... Read more

Samhain - Halloween

Samhain - Halloween

Samhain is one of the greater Sabbats of the Witches’ calendar and in the No... Read more

Lepidolite

Lepidolite

The Mental Balancer Stone Lepidolite contains lithium and is helpful for st... Read more

© 2008-2020 CrystalWind.ca. Site Creation by CreativeInceptions.com.
X

Right Click

No right click