The 1st Quarter is called the “Brigand’s Moon” at 4 degrees Aries happening on December 26, 2017 at 1:20 AM PST/4:20 AM EST. This powerful energy provides a great week to bust through old blocks and gather up what you no longer need. Here you have the chances to transform anger to passion. The Brigand Pirate transforms with Bhakti leaving behind old, old patterns of frustration behind. Take your power back this week and bust through 2017! Full Moon occurs on New Year’s Day – celebrating a new year and releasing a new you!
First Quarter Moon 411:
First Quarter Moon energetics are about breaking through obstacles, barriers, blocks and challenges. The waxing Moon forms a square, or 90 degree angle, to the Sun. This creates a build up of universal Qi. This build up Qi increases its power. This extra force is designed to help you breakthrough old subconscious patterns that are destructive, rather than creative, in nature. Anything that has a charge or gets your ire up, is your friend this week. This is Universal language saying, “I AM here to help!” Bust through old negativity and frustration this week!
Aries Cardinal Fire: Initiating a New Cycle
Aries energy in this dynamic is called the “Anger Management” moon. Aries is Cardinal fire and the sign of the Warrior. Going head to head with the Sun in Capricorn pits authority against passion. Your connection to your Aries’ fire will really benefit you by using this energy as a power tool. Initiate the Power of the Pause. Aries Moon gets assistance from Uranus and Eris, both retrograde, to offer independence, revolution and courage to speak up about right action. Also Mars in Scorpio, ruler of Aries, along with Jupiter, give you the power of going deeper into your ancient power.
Capricorn is extremely strong with Saturn, Venus, Lilith and Pluto adding their collective power to the mix. When Venus and Lilith team up the wild nature of the Feminine shows up especially strong through wild Wisdom. Definitely connect Crones now! Let’s check out the Sabian Symbol storyline.
Sabian Symbol Storyline: Moon & Sun
Moon at 4 degrees Aries: “A TRIANGLE WITH WINGS.” KEYNOTE: The capacity for self-transcending. KEYWORD: New Dimension This is the symbol of “Bhakti” – pure devotion of the heart to a higher calling of Being. When you ascend in your consciousness through the vehicle of Love, you evolve. What emerges within you, when you focus your body, mind and Spirit (triangle) upon living in a higher dimension? Do your perceptions of reality change? Watch your interactions this week and bring your experiences into this triangular space with wings. As you do, see how you will fly high1
Sun at 4 degrees Capricorn: “INDIANS ON THE WARPATH, WHILE SOME MEN ROW A WELL-FILLED CANOE, OTHERS IN IT PERFORM A WAR DANCE.” KEYNOTE: The mobilization of physical and emotional energies in a spirit of conquest. This image shows the collective gathering of the common Will towards taking the power back. The Sun is calling you to undertake your inner Authority. Here the nation affirms its strength and solidarity. The Keyword is AGGRESSIVENESS and asks you where do you need to gather your strength to activate your growth?
You Got a Friend in Me: Mars in Scorpio
Mars lends a helping hand to your self-conscious and subconscious Self. Mars is the ancient ruler of Scorpio and also the ruler of the Aries Moon. Mars in Scorpio is in a friendly sextile with the Capricorn Sun, too. Mars is your go-to Guy this week for courage, passion, power, spontaneity and fearlessness! Let’s take a look at the Sabian Symbol for your spiritual Warrior Superhero!
Mars at 10 degrees Scorpio: “A DROWNING MAN IS BEING RESCUED.” KEYNOTE: The deep concern of the social group for the safety of individuals. KEYWORD: HUMANITARIANISM This image shows the relationship between you and your fellow human. This is about receiving a second chance to live your life. What happens when one saves another? This act is born out of love and an innate sense of responsibility to care for each other. Receiving this humanitarian act changes you, giving you a renewed sense of trust and security in the world. Mars in this degree gives you a second chance to realize your “Hero” within.
Bust through. Break free. And transform the Brigand with Bhakti Love!