Close to midnight, Thursday, October 1st (11.09 PM Oslo time), the Moon will reach its peak, and we will have this year’s Full Moon in fiery Aries!
On the Aries – Libra axis, peace loving Libra represents balance and relationships, while fiery, independent Aries is all about the primal needs of the individual. It is me vs. we, self vs. other, competition vs. cooperation, impulsive vs. indecisive, and warrior vs. diplomat. The energy of the Libra Sun is love, grace, peace, and balance, while the Aries Moon, represents a more active and outgoing type of energy.
Fire-starter Aries is the first sign of the zodiac. He is self-assertive, leading, and courageous, as well as the most individualistic of them all. “I am” is Aries’ motto. But even though Aries’ shadow side can be overly self-centered, hot-headed and impatient, the ram’s energy is also about believing in yourself. Aries goes after what he wants, and October’s Aries Moon carries the strength and energy needed for you to bring forth the courage to step up into your fullest potential.
Does stepping forward scare you? It does for most of us. Well-known suffering is less intimidating than unknown happiness. But the time has come to do something about that. Nothing happens within your comfort zone, so use the Aries Full Moon as an obstacle crusher: It is time to step up, take action and claim back your life!
Too often fear and self-doubt stop us from following our dreams and walking our highest path, but there is only one way to release this fear and that is through self-belief! Let the Aries energy propel you forward towards your dreams. Trust your path. Trust that you can do it. Then go out and shine your light in the world with full-on radiance!
Be careful to not leave a battlefield behind in your urge to get to your goal though. With Mars (Aries’ ruling planet) in retrograde until November 13th, arguments and burning bridges will get you nowhere. Rather, turn your focus inwards. Retrogrades are about tuning in and slowing down, and even though Aries’ energy may make you want to run out and conquer the world, the Libra sun is here to teach us about balance. To always act with mindfulness. And especially if you are already running on full speed, the chances are you need to slow down, and tune in, rather than fire up.
Moreover, regardless of which sign it is visiting, the Moon is always about connecting to our inner world, which makes this an ideal time to become aware of what you really need to get back to your personal equilibrium.
If, on the other hand, you feel like your energy’s been running low, or you know you’re holding yourself back out of fear of with might happen if you take a risk and follow your heart – then this is the time to fire up your courage. With Mars retrograde you don’t want to act right away, but rather do as much planning as you can, organize behind the scenes and get ready for the time when you will be taking off. And if you want to do Mars retrograde right, spend time with yourself by focusing on what you really want Then, when Mars turn direct in November, find the courage to go for it!
Do not be scared to dream big! In fact, the Full Moon representing the end of a cycle and letting go, this may be the perfect time to let your inner critic go. And while you are at it, why not let go and change all old destructive patterns in your life. Everything that has served its purpose. Ask to have the courage to let go of everything and everyone that you have outgrown. Cut ties with the old to make room for the new. Aries being the first sign of the zodiac also represents new beginnings, so harness the strong, passionate, and fiery Aries energy, step into your fearlessness and take a bold leap forward in your life.
Find that courage to go for whatever your heart desires. No more repressing and holding back. Be fearless and speak your heart in an honest way. Be bold and brave and believe in yourself. When you tune into your heart’s desire, and truly start to live from a place of passion, anything is possible. Know that you are worthy. That you are good enough, brave enough and smart enough. And most importantly; you are not your past. You are not your story! The time has come to write a new one. A good one! And as they say: “When you write the story of your life, don’t let anyone else hold the pencil!”.
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