3rd Quarter Leo “Usurper’s Moon” at 27 degrees on November 19, 2019 at 1:11 PM PST/4:11 PM EST/9:11 PM UK
3rd Quarter Lunar Week: November 19 – 26, 2019
According to Wikipedia, “A usurper is an illegitimate or controversial claimant to power, often but not always in a monarchy. In other words, a person who takes the power of a country, city, or established region for himself, without any formal or legal right to claim it as his own. Usurpers can rise to power in a region by often unexpected physical force, as well as through political influence and deceit.”
Interesting! Where does this energy take you? Possibly in the political arena? As the decade of the 2000s comes to a close, it should be very interesting as to what unfolds. Keep an open mind for there is so much more we don’t know that what we are being told in the mainstream media. Grab your popcorn to watch the real finale of the Game of Thrones. Stay in your own lane as a conscientious Observer and practice the fine art of Neutrality. It just may be the most epic story ever told!
This week begins on the precipice of Mercury going into direct motion at 11 degrees Scorpio at 11:11-12 AM PST on November 20, 2019. Mars moved back home to his ancient rulership in Scorpio on November 18th during the Pleiadian line-up, as well. The Usurper’s Moon generates the “11” Master Healer vibration appearing at 1:11 PM PST, too. Tune into your Master stem cells in your body to command them to absorb this powerful “11” energy! As you come through this Oneness vibration, the Sun transforms into an arrow to fly high in Sagittarius on November 22nd. The waning Moon meets up with Jupiter who crosses the Galactic Center on November 23-24th aligning with Venus on November 24th, too. Definitely make a plan to be present for this alignment! Clean and clear your chakras from now until then to be free to absorb this Galactic expansion at all layers of your well-being: body, mind, emotion, and Spirit. As this integrates in you, you may just go supernova!
~ USURPER’S MOON ~
Shannon’s Astro Energetic Break-down
3rd Quarter Moon Energetics:
Release ~ Let Go ~ Forgive
Third Quarter Moon dynamics embrace the powers of Letting Go, Releasing, and Forgiveness. This lunar stage focuses on the wounds outside yourself by drawing you inward to feel who may have hurt, offended, diminished, or neglected you. Ask yourself where you may have done this to another. It’s a two-way mirror that gives you your power back. This lunar phase week helps you to empty your ego and allow the Universe, your Angels, and your Guides to assist you in feeling more supported. Reflect upon the Scorpio New Moon, 1st Quarter Aquarius, and Taurus Full Moon as your focus points this week. The more you can let go, the more space there is to create in the New Moon in Sagittarius next week involving the Galactic Center!
“Usurper’s Moon”: Healing a Broken Heart
During a waning Third Quarter Moon, your inward personal journey of self-development turns outward to gaze upon the wounds of humanity. Leo in this vibration is known as the “Usurper’s Moon”. Let the power of the waning moon phase push you back into yourself. Move inward and seek support to connect to what needs to shape-shift within you. To transform and surrender with the Usurper’s Moon, look at who or what has broken your heart, stabbed you in the back or betrayed your Inner Child. The energy of this Moon is like a sneak attack upon your innocence and naivete. Leo energy is royal in nature and brings the images of a King. The 3rd Quarter Moon opens the wounds from the outside as the King’s energy turns autocratic. This Moon can take down a despotic King. This is the classic tale of a “Fall from Grace” and the story of ultimate Hubris. What expands to its fullest point must contract. Look to the house that Leo rules in your Natal chart. This is where outside, external influences could be snapping back or contracting to show you what needs to change.
12th Lunar Mansion ~ “The Fall from Grace”
The Usurper’s Moon passes through the 12th Lunar Mansion this week. This cosmic mansion of “The Fall” is guarded by Venus and Saturn. When Venus and Saturn align, you can access the energy of “creative rest”. This is so fitting for a 3rd Quarter lunar week. Tune into the Usurper’s Moon and feel into what has broken your heart. Use creativity to self-express this energy into an art form to release and let go. The gifts of the 12th Lunar Mansion are here to help you, too. This is your time to be honest and own your sovereign space about your feelings. If you bypass you do a disservice to honoring to your sacred heart. The power of Venus the Queen and Saturn the Old King has the ability to draw forth the dragon of the 12th Lunar Mansion. The dragon will get your attention — either by annoyance at your neglect of your human heart or by a regal “Hello” when you make the choice to do your work this week. Either way, you will meet the Dragon. The Dragon is here to get you in touch with your sovereign power. If you have arrogance or a false sense of power over others, you open yourself up to experiencing a “fall from grace”. This “fall from grace” may show up in your life as an obstacle or challenge. The Dragon will do you a favor and help this process along no matter which door of the 12th Lunar Mansion you choose to enter through. You are encouraged to awaken your own empowered Self. To do this, you can invoke your own Guardian Dragon to help. The 12th Lunar Mansion resident Dragon would be very happy if you humbly ask to be connected to your own guardian dragon. To enter into the 2020 decade, you are to leave behind self-sacrifice and disempowered ways of being. Ask yourself, “How do I give up my power? How do I embody my power?” Draw deep inside yourself to close out this Scorpio lunar cycle and ask the Dragon of the 12th Lunar Mansion to assist you in reconnecting to the dragon that guards you.
MOON VS. SUN: 3RD QUARTER (WANING)
Moon at 27 degrees Leo:
“A diamond thought to be fake turns out to be real.”
The 3rd Quarter waning starseed degree Leo Moon helps you see how your life is deeply affected by your perception of it. What is real and what is fake in your life? You have the ability to create and see your world as more vivid and alive. Use this power to awaken yourself and others to what truly is on a spiritual level. Be sincere and devoted to being a ray of Light in the world. The Moon is sending you messages from your Soul memories. Align with these mystical energies to create and nurture your next steps. These next steps can be found in the bigger picture of the luminous field of the upcoming Sagittarius lunar cycle that starts November 26th. The Moon nurtures your highest good by inviting you to spend time to perceive your life in a new way. This is happening to help you move through the past and reorient you onto the present path of your Soul Purpose.
NEWS FROM THE GALACTIC CENTER! Jupiter on the Galactic Center creates a harmonic Trine at 27 degrees Sagittarius to the 3rd Quarter Leo Moon. Jupiter’s message from the Galactic Center is anything that you perceive to be closed, completed, or constricted is opening into a more expansive state of existence. Check your limiting beliefs. Let go of them. As you do, you merge and harmonize with an abundance that is infinite. Release believing you lack self-confidence. Focus on your goodness and your confidence will magically appear. Cut away negative thoughts that limit you in unproductive ways. Release oppression and clear your Aura with pink light. Bask in the feeling of the limitlessness of the Universe.
Sun at 27 degrees Scorpio:
“A woman who speaks only in meter and rhyme.”
The elder Scorpio Sun wants you to turn everything that has been difficult in your life into poetry this week. Nothing is standing in your way unless you see it that way. The Sun’s energy is lifting your experiences to a higher level by finding the beauty in them. Your Soul does this for you automatically and in a way that is unconscious to your surface mind/self/ego. Even if you are unaware of it, the effect is still transforming you. Re-conceptualize your life to rethink and rebuild your conscious perception of your reality. Your Soul is ready to take on a new level of expression and being. Express yourself directly and spontaneously in poetic form, allowing your Soul and ego to be transformed through beauty.
Mars, Ancient ruler of Scorpio, aligns this week at 0 degrees of potent power in his ancient home of Scorpio. At this potent time, Mars wants all your attention. As Jupiter announces you are free to travel the Universal galactic highways, Mars initiates you with the ability to stand apart from the world to gain a broader sense of the whole. The positive side effects are you may feel invincible! That you have circumnavigated the stress and discord of life! Be mindful of any resistance to connecting. This is a lesser vibrational state. Instead, rise into your power and purpose with Mar’s TNT!
As you wind down and wind up this transformative Scorpio lunar cycle, stay with Mercury to complete your retrograde experience through December 8th. Really move deeper into your Heart chakra with this Leo 3rd Quarter Moon to uncover who or what has usurped your sovereign power. Utilize the imagery brought to you by the Moon and Sun as keys to unlock old ways of being. As these old ways of being appear, they can be released down your grounding cord to the center of Mother Earth Panchamama. Remember, Mother Earth was heralded and celebrated during last week’s Full Moon experience. She is here for you to help you release many, many layers of your past. Especially those layers that leave you drowning in limitations, suffering and lesser states of being. Celebrate Jupiter aligning with the Galactic Center (only happens once every 12 years!) and Mars’ re-emergence into his fullness in the Scorpio depths. Call upon your Guardian Dragon to help you reclaim your power and heal broken pieces of your leonine heart chakra. This is a very special week to return to the Deep, so that you can fly HIGH on the super galactic highways of Sagittarius! Jupiter awaits you as he takes his final bow before moving into Capricorn on December 2nd for a powerful year moving towards Pluto and Saturn to initiate, together, the next decade of the 2020s. Hmmm… feels like 20:20 perfect vision, clarity of purpose and a restructuring 5D Planet Gaia.