☼☾ Maintaining a quiet mind during this the Dark Moon presents a challenge, as Moon conjuncts active Mars and policymaker Pallas Athena, whilst all in communicative Gemini – the same sign as tomorrow’s new Moon, when our nurturing Moon conjoins Spirit Sun (and expansive Jupiter) at 16:54 BST (11:54EST).
☆ A multi-dextrous Gemini juggles ideas, fact and figures, as well as conveying information,
goods, and medicine (and therein lays the gift of the celestial
courier). With no less five celestial markers now in Gemini, it suggests
we’re on information overload (but still with an inclination towards
healing); brains could whir trying to understand a planet involved in
seemingly endless chitter-chatter. Yet making sense of the dualistic
world now demands different tactics than ordinary number-crunching
analysis, especially as energy levels tend to be naturally low at dark
Moon. Consider stepping back from the monkey mind to revitalise and
strengthen heart and soul, and potentially provide answers to tricky
questions. These planets in airy Gemini not only emphasise data and
brilliant intelligence, but also the importance of giving the mind
much-needed space, to shape new ideas and grow.
When in the
still silence of space, mind naturally radiates; and it is in this state
that insight naturally arises – which is why watching our breath in
meditation is so helpful for personal decision making, as well as
generating mindfulness towards others, rooted at One with all that we
Also today Neptune, planet of dreams, meditation and
unconditional compassion begins a 5-month retrograde in Pisces; this
extra-long transit teaches universal forgiveness (among other
qualities), internalising kindness and sympathy.
“As you breathe in, cherish yourself.
As you breathe out, cherish all Beings.”
~ His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama __/❤\__
Thanks to Cameron Grey for his image “The Never-Ending Dreamer” __/❤\__