October 01, 2017
LOOK DEEP INTO MY EYES
Aries Full Moon Horoscope | October 5
We hope with the current goings on that autumn is treating you well so far. Soon it'll be trick or treating and monster mashing, but let's stick with our 12-degree 43-minutes Aries full Moon vibes, to see what October's horoscope has in sight for each sun sign.
As far as Sabian Symbol's go, we round up to the next degree, though for the archetypal flavor of the full Moon as reaper-harvester, I like to address the mature state of the exact degree on which the Moon falls:
If you know your Moon sign, all the better to cross-reference it, for optimal interaction with how you can balance the powers-that-be. I've always told any authority attempting control that "I answer to a higher power." This is often confusing enough to at least receive reprieve and return to the drawing board.
You want your truth, right? Now's the time to call it up, as we descend further into your soul's evolution. Aries rules the head, so it's a time for looking deeply into your soul's eyes, they're calling you to further its intention for the benefit of all.
God and goddess speed! :)
Gemini, with the Sun and Mercury conjunct in Libra, you can capitalize on this trine and really get your message across to the masses. Whether it's on a social media level or an organized family gathering, your words hit the mark, so please choose them carefully. Lest your brain hit the gossip train, I'd even take on a vocal exercise or too, to let some of the excess energy out in a playful way. Try to visualize how your words land into the atmosphere and what effect you want to create with them.
Cancers have the opportunity to get all those little rascally details finished up. Whatever has been dragging, nagging, snagging at your proverbial behind can now be taken care of to lighten the load for the next Moon phase. Your tide is high with the practical life, and do try not to listen to your reactive mind, saying all the blah-blah bullshit to keep you down. Nope, plough through the wake and harvest those last bits of duty, for clear sailing… *salutes*
_______Leo! By porphyry house calculations, you have your sign sitting opposite the first house, so it's time to lay on the lovin' to your significant other. If you're single, find that sigil magic (the good kind, of course) statement and ritualize it into reality. So juicy! It's a special period to build the life you always wanted to live. Seeing it through Other (it doesn't necessarily have to be a love interest, just keep it one-on-one, as in that one great novel) gives quality time to pursue the dream.
Virgo is quite simply on the precipice of ending any relationship illusions that are ongoing in life. Currently you have Mars conjunct Venus in your sign opposing Neptune in Pisces. This means you could have some personal revelations about the balancing of masculine and feminine energies and how they play out inside of you. It's a great time to reflect this polarity and allow truths to arise that have been laid dormant too long by the shadow. Let 'em pop!
This October full Moon, we can let the deeper thoughts fly in our relationships, provided we remember Libran diplomacy, sitting across from Aries, with its grace and tact always on tap. It's a prime op to draught forward the stuff we've been all co-dependent about and relieve a little stress from our inner pressure cooker. By allowing a tempered release of any authentic feelings that we've been holding back, there'll be less potential poison in the depths of our energy well. We want to give our best to ourselves and others, not another's best; someone else is already doing that!
I invite all signs to embrace the Aries archetype and for us to speak our will, and if we don't speak it then write, dance, work, lead, love or whisper it into our lives. The effort we make reaps equal returns for giving back and getting back. So the love wheel rolls…
This is a time for a literal balancing act, Libra Sun Aries full Moon. Uranus will communicate plenty of surprises to us, some not so subtle and for others we need to pay attention through strict and continuous self-examination.
The Aries/Libra axis is one of the more interesting ones because their rulers, Mars and Venus respectively, are now conjunct in Virgo. Down and dirty work on our inner worldview, as it relates to the masculine and feminine, gives us pause and invites a weirdly peaceful balance that we're not accustomed to. I for one am going to try not to fuck it up out of habit, ha! Ride the wave my lovelies, this full Moon is a teacher of self-will and pure love.
Written by Sherrill Layton of Studio iO Metaphysics a media ecologist in love with stars and decent brews—coffee, potions, words, storms—the recipe does not matter, the decency does.
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June 27, 2022
Kicking off a new month, we welcome hot summer nights, new beginnings, and self-care into our space as we all learn the importance of slowing down and grounding to our current environment. Entering the month of July, we are led by the sign of the emotional and intuitive Cancer, encouraging all signs to slow down and live more in the moment. This could have us turning more to our roots and becoming more in touch with our intuition and our emotions, helping us to build a more grounded foundation within ourselves mentally and spiritually.
In terms of planets, this month, we have the influence of many different planetary changes going on this month. This includes Venus, Jupiter, and Chiron as some of the main events. With that said, Venus will enter Cancer mid-month, highlighting a nurturing, compassionate, and gentle approach to love. This could also bring changes to the way we connect with and communicate with those we love, as well as invoke a deeper, more caring approach to our self-care routine. Following this, Chiron will turn retrograde on the 19th of the month, pushing the signs to turn within for wisdom and introspective for the next several months. We will then enter the Leo season on July 22nd, helping us to channel some fiery new confidence that invokes creativity, hard work, and a shift in focus towards creating the life we want. And finally, Jupiter will also go retrograde on July 28th in the sign of the Aries, pushing the signs to deeply examine and evaluate their life and their path to better navigate where they want and need to be.
As you can see, July is likely to be full of many unique energies that are likely to inspire many changes within ourselves as well. But, to give you some deeper insight into what you can expect this month, today, we're going to touch on what energies and changes each Zodiac sign can expect throughout July and how you can adjust your life this month to make the most of it.
June 19, 2022
As we move through June, we soar into new beginnings as the hot nights of summer take over and guide us to a season of fun, laughter, and adventure. Often referred to as the season of new hope, summer is a rich time of year full of optimism and new beginnings. It is a time when we channel more energy towards our personal endeavors, spend time with those closest to us, and make plenty of new unforgettable memories. Not to mention, it is also a time of personal empowerment as we embrace more of the fiery light within ourselves and allow it to shine freely with the guidance of the sun and the Solstice.
Because of this, doing what we can to welcome in and honor this energy is essential to truly make the most of it and can help to enhance our spells and rituals at this time. And what better way to do that than by setting up a summer altar? So in this blog, we wanted to share a few of our favorite ways to decorate your altar to welcome in and celebrate the summer season, as well as a few product recommendations that align with the energy of this time of the year as well. So, without further ado, here’s our personal guide to setting up a summer altar to make the most of this beautiful season.
June 19, 2022
Summer is finally here, and it’s time to get out, let loose, and get crafting on all your summer spells and rituals. With new opportunities beaming around us and a new burning flame of passion within us, this is the perfect time to align more with confidence and motivation as we pick up the pace in our lives and become more fearless in our approach to our goals and dreams. And one of our favorite ways to do that is by making sun water.
Energetically, the sun is known as the divine master healer of the cosmos and the creator of solar energy. It is the cosmic force that gives health and life to all, and without it, we and all life of our world would cease to exist. For that reason, the energy of the sun is incredibly powerful to work with in our practices and can help us to channel health, vitality, and healing within ourselves. Not to mention, it can also help us to see more of the light in the surrounding world as well as within ourselves. For that reason, sun water is a popular thing to make in the summer to absorb some of this radiant energy to truly make the most of the solstice and the season. For that reason, today, we’re going to direct our focus to sun water, its benefits, and a simple step-by-step guide for how you can make it for your summer practices. Let’s get started.