Welcoming the Full Moon and lunar eclipse in Capricorn

Five of Pentacles Cosmic TarotWhat’s stirring for you these days, my friend?

We are in eclipse season, with Mercury retrograde to boot. Both influences can push us to re-evaluate and review the intentions we’ve set for ourselves.

If we are living without clear or true aim, then these times of year can press us to clarify a direction.

Have you ever had to answer the question, “Where do you see yourself in five years?” It can be an uncomfortable one, especially if you struggle with indecision, or you simply can’t envision your life in that length of time.

Yet if we were to sit down and really push ourselves to plan, to see, to bring some kind of vision into our mind’s eye in order to at least have an answer to the question, then we would be getting in touch with the consequences of our actions.

Thinking ahead like that pushes you to look at what you are doing today, right here, right now, and whether it will lead you to where you want to be in several years’ time.

And that can be part of the reason those questions get so uncomfortable – especially if they cause us to see that our current actions may not be lining up with tomorrow’s intentions.

Tomorrow’s Full Moon and lunar eclipse in Capricorn at 5:38pm EST can help to clear out any habits, commitments, or obligations that are anchoring you to a place you don’t want to be in down the road.

Whether you see yourself breaking free next month, or next year, or sometime further off into the future, a tether can begin to loosen this week.

This Full Moon opposes Venus in Cancer, pushing you to weigh your desires against your duties. But with a conjunction to Saturn and Pluto, there is also a dose of reality with this Full Moon.

What structures or commitments are keeping you feeling like your desires are out of reach? What keeps getting in between you and the future you want to see yourself living in?

The Five of Pentacles was the card I pulled for this week’s forecast, underscoring the following questions and themes we see with this eclipse season:

What is your current reality, for better or for worse?

Where are you compromising your time, energy, or well-being?

Where are you committed to responsibilities that you know you can’t simply walk away from?

What kind of change or sacrifice may be required on your part to get to where you want to be, if you’re not there already?

Where do you want power dynamics to shift within your life – especially if you feel invalidated or invisible at work, home, or within your community?

There may be a heavier tone to this week’s Full Moon, but remember that lunar eclipses often initiate change from within. Whether they are big or small, the steps that become clearer with this lunation are yours to take, and yours to make.

Here’s a tarot spread to help you connect to this week’s Full Moon and lunar eclipse in Capricorn:

1. What is weighing me down?
2. How can I begin to break free?
3. What new perspective can I gain at this time?
4. What fear is it time to overcome?

Until next time,

Liz xo

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