Full Moon Lunar Eclipse October 18th, 2013 Astrology

 

TODAY’S ASTROLOGICAL FORECAST

The Full Moon is a time of culmination and the promise of fulfillment of that which was started at the New Moon.

It is an emotional time–a time of romance, fertilization, and relationships. Lunar Eclipses are more potent Full Moons, and are about relationships and polarities. With the Aries-Libra axis involved, this Lunar Eclipse presses us to look more closely at our needs, lacks, and wants in our lives.

The energy of the Libra Sun is the awareness of the need for relationships and all that comes with maintaining them–compromising, negotiating, graciousness, and balancing. The Aries Moon, on the other hand, is self-assertive, leading, and personally courageous.

This Full Moon urges us to strike a balance between meeting our personal needs and tending to the needs of a significant other.  It’s about emotional declarations. Something has been building inside of us, likely of a personal nature, and now is the time when the energy of the cosmos demands that we let it out. Over the next two weeks, we will discover what this declaration means for us. For now, we can’t sit on our feelings. We need to express them.

The Full Moon Lunar Eclipse illuminates the conflict between “me” and “you”, and between autonomy and sharing.

With the Moon full and bright in the sky, symbolic “illumination” occurs in our own lives. However, these new feelings and revelations are emotional ones, as there is a sense of emotions bursting forth into our consciousness. It’s time to express ourselves, and to let things out of our systems.

Some sort of crisis (which can be a crisis of consciousness) or sudden awareness of a lack in our lives provides us with a golden opportunity to explore our emotional needs within the context of the house polarity where the eclipse occurs in our natal charts. Relationships may be challenged, broken, or strengthened dramatically at this time. Our discovery is emotionally charged and dramatic. Epiphanies are likely at this time as we become acutely aware of our lack. This understanding can propel us into positive action, although there can be some level of chaos initially.

This Full Moon occurs close to the exact Uranus-Pluto square, reinforcing the “battle” between the need for companionship and the need for independence. There can be a sense of surprise, shock, or frustration involved with our emotional discoveries. Certainly, there can be a strong urge, or need, to break free from old patterns in our relationships. Jupiter’s loose square to the Eclipse can add drama to the mix – there may be over the top reactions and larger than life feelings, promises, and epiphanies now.

This is the first eclipse in a series along the Aries/Libra axis, and can be considered the first of many cosmic pushes to address issues stimulated by the series. This is a time for opening ourselves up to possibilities, but finalizing plans should probably be saved for a later date. Read more about this eclipse.

Forecast from Psychic Cafe

 

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