|Posted on August 20, 2017 at 12:30 PM|
A Slow Blink of New Consciousness
The Sun is the light, energy and pulse of our planet, providing us with warmth, vitality, and LIFE that structures our daily world and patterns. In astrology, the Sun is Masculine, fire, self-identity, creation, movement, public, outer world, ego and life growth. The Sun is your sense of Self and where we are each developing more of our I AM identity in this lifetime in order to contribute to the collective.
Conversely, the Moon is Feminine, private, internal, and emotional. She rises every evening to balance our energy fields and bring us inward to ourselves. The Moon reveals what is happening within us and to connect us with what is hidden within our own subconscious so we can know our hearts and needs more fully. The Moon is nurturing, open, inviting, and wise.
As the Moon makes its way across the Sun for the Total Solar Eclipse at 29 degrees Leo, the Masculine is hidden by the Feminine. The Moon darkens the light so we can sit in a place of deeper wisdom and reveal what we need to feel right now.
Solar Eclipses happen twice a year all over the world, so they are not unique in occurrence, yet this one is extra potent in how the United States is being invited into the depths of its self and to collectively ask:
Who are we in the dark?
What are our shadows that we need to see and heal in order to begin anew?
The Solar Eclipse is offering us an opportunity to investigate:
When the light is removed, and all is As It Is, what does my heart say?
What does my heart feel?
What - and who - is in my heart?
The focus is of this event has been on the Sun - Look at me! Look at how I shine! - yet the true spectacle of the event is the Moon as she slowly makes her way across the brightest light in the solar system. Underneath how you "show up" in the word, the truth of your intentions or what you need may be hidden. But how do you feel and are you willing to own those sacred parts of yourself more.
This is a New Moon in Leo at 28/29 degrees that is inviting you to go deeper into your heart's shadows and the needs you have hidden from yourself. Did parts of you get buried under shame, guilt, betrayal, heartbreak, and heartache? Have you allowed those experiences to over-shadow who you are now and what you need now? Are you ready to rise up from those experiences with greater power and strength?
A mystical, cosmic event such as this can reset our individual pulse's with the pulse of the Universe and activate deeper consciousness. As the skies get darker and the temperature drops, we see further into the galaxy and millions of stars will be revealed. We will see how our tiny place in the cosmos matters and yet what are we actively doing to create the life, planet, and experiences that we want?
The Sun is being eclipsed by the Moon over the United States as a new beginning point of creation and risk-taking. The last time this occurred was in 1776 - the date of the U.S. Constitution. So if you were looking for any kind of significance to this event, there ya go.
I feel this New Moon Solar Eclipse to be a slow blink of new consciousness where we take 2 full minutes to tune out the ego and tune in to the heart on a deeper level.
Only you can do that for yourself, but collectively, we are each fortified with new levels of confidence, courage, and connection to your heart's needs. This is not mental; you cannot think your way through it.
You are being invited to look at what you are holding within your heart space, and to receive new light around it when the Sun begins to shine again.