April’s Libra Full SuperMoon may rattle our equilibrium

artist: Holga Jen

A Full Moon of any kind amps up the lunar energies that stimulate instinctive behavior and connect us more deeply to the realm of emotions and feelings.  A SuperMoon (® Richard Nolle), so called because the Moon is at its closest point (perigee) to the Earth,  amplifies these instinctive connections even more.  Space.com reports that this Full Moon will be the biggest one of the year

Under the influence of Libra we crave balance and equanimity.  Libra is known for being the sign of love and beauty, but these are just the byproducts of the need to achieve a sense of inner harmony.  Love provides comfort and connection with others to find this balance, and beauty helps to soothe jangled nerves.  Under the Full Moon in Libra, with the Sun in Aries,  we are working with the polarity of Self (Aries) vs Connection to others (Libra) and seeking that inner equilibrium that comes when we are in balance between these two opposite forces.  Full Moons always require an integration of opposites, but with the Libra Full Moon,  even more so.

While we strive to find our inner balance point under the Libra Full Moon Mars, planet of aggression and the ruler of Libra’s opposite sign Aries, is locked in a conflicting square to Uranus, planet of radical and rebellious behavior.  This is not a calm or soothing influence – in fact, under this Mars/Uranus combination we may be more inclined to do something impulsive and radical.  With most of us locked up in our homes right now in quarantine, this could be a challenge!  And Jupiter and Pluto are still in tight conjunction for […]

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