Solar Eclipse at the New Moon October 23 2014
Athena by the late Susan Seddon Boulet
Although the New Moon tomorrow is an eclipse at the first degree of Scorpio, there is still an intensely Libran influence during this last day leading into the eclipse. Four planets (including the luminaries, the Sun and the Moon) are in Libra, and the Sun is aligned with Venus, Libra’s ruler. Libra and Venus possess a strong but delicate energy – inspiring relationship and harmony, yet requiring a peace and beauty.
This sensitivity will have to give way to tougher stuff when the Moon and Sun conjoin at the New Moon in the more intensely demanding sign of Scorpio on October 23rd at 5:57 pm Eastern time. Scorpio says “forget your dainty tea parties and your loving relationships – strip yourself of your polite veneer and find your true passion.” Scorpio has no patience for the superficial and encourages us to walk bravely into the fire of our dreams where any hesitation and fears can be burned away, leaving us to be reborn in the ashes of the fire – a cathartic emergence into our true selves and our true empowerment.
The zero degree point of Scorpio marks the entry into the period between the autumn equinox and the winter solstice that culminates at 15 Scorpio. This is the time when the veil grows thin and communication between the worlds of the dead and the living may occur. We are highly connected now to the interplay of dimensions and intuitive abilities are at their peak.
Venus continues to play an important role, meeting the Sun and Moon in Scorpio and preparing us to dive into the depths of the dark pool. There is tremendous potential now for our […]