Grand Trine (with Kite formation)
The Sun in Scorpio this month is in a powerfully beneficial relationship with all the signs that rule our emotional bodies – Cancer, Scorpio, Pisces, our water signs. Ceres in Cancer representing the three faces of the Goddess, mother, maiden, wise elder, is reaching out to the Neptune/Chiron combination in Pisces. We have access to the highest level of feminine compassion and forgiveness through Neptune. It represents our on-going healing of our relationship to the feminine at every level – most fundamentally, the Earth, and also the watering and encouraging of our cooperative selves, our loving and powerfully life-sustaining selves, and our honoring and surrendering to the great mysteries of life. Saturn, newly moved into Scorpio, is what really gives this Grand Trine weight and conviction. Symbolically, the Lord of Karma aligning with the source of life, our Sun, is saying, ‘I expect you to take this very seriously.’ You must be watering this part of your garden – the feminine – if you expect to have a seat at the feast of new, high frequency energies moving rapidly towards us with the main entrée.
The water Trine has the perfect outlet in the Full Moon in Taurus with its Venus ruler. So look to physicality, finances and relationship. Your connection to your physical body will be highlighted – notice where tension, pain, stiffness is showing up. Who’s asking for attention? Have you thanked your body part by part lately for the fine service it provides? Touch, scent, beauty, harmonious sound, graceful movement, and nourishing taste bud excitement are called for at this Moon. Sen-su-al-i-ty! Finances might also be your vehicle of expression now needing to be cleaned up, loose ends completed, tightening of paper trails, clarifying contractual arrangements. Relationships can be a major focus for expression of this Moon as Venus rules and delights in all social intercourse. Scorpio says, ‘get rid of what isn’t serving my highest good’ and Taurus says, ‘value and openly appreciate the ones you love’ for maximum use of this Grand Trine gift.
Venus as participant in Grand Square
Let’s look to Venus, ruler of Taurus and the chart, and see what work she is focused upon. Crisis can be triggered with Venus opposing and activating the square between Uranus and Pluto. Brilliant new ideas whose time have come antagonize and facilitate the breakdown of the outmoded and unsustainable. By opposing Pluto, Ceres is creating the fourth leg of a Grand Square. Very dynamic, but very tense, or frightening and exciting at the same time. With two powerful feminine energies, Venus and Ceres in play with the Uranus/Pluto evolutionary push, it’s a call to do your forgiveness work and step into your deepest dark feminine power. Reveal your ‘medicine’; live boldly and courageously without regard to what has gone before. Ceres is the pivot here linking both the Grand Trine and Grand Square.
This Full Moon is a set up for the eclipse package about to unfold in November. In two weeks, a total eclipse of the Sun at New Moon in Scorpio November 13 will be visible in northern Australia and the South Pacific.
Penumbral eclipse of the Full Moon will be November 28 in Gemini visible over Europe, East Africa, Asia, Australia, the Pacific Ocean and most of North America.
Eclipses are like a major re-set button drawing a line on what went before and allowing a refreshing of the whole mechanism as the light of the Sun momentarily and figuratively blinks off.