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Capricorn Full Moon - Source of Strength

In the midst of hate, I found there was, within me, an invincible love.

In the midst of tears, I found there was, within me, an invincible smile.

In the midst of chaos, I found there was, within me, an invincible calm.

I realized, through it all, that…

In the midst of winter, I found there was, within me, an invincible summer.

And that makes me happy.

For it says that no matter how hard the world pushes against me,

within me, there’s something stronger – something better, pushing right back.

~Albert Camus

The Full Moon on July 13, 2022 at 2:37 pm EDT at 21 Capricorn stirs up strong feelings that prod us to take see the truth within what is happening and then to take responsibility for ourselves - our brilliance, our mistakes and our potential-without excusing, blaming or wishing life were different. Through self-love and self-acceptance, there is a newfound objectivity and inner strength that supports us in turning our attention to the world around and to make clear decisions and communications that support our ability to deliver the gift of what lives within us.

The Cancer New Moon two weeks ago had us sink into ourselves, to listen to our bodies. By giving space for our vulnerability and sensitivity we could affirm what we need to feel at home in ourselves, in our families and in the place where we live.

Our attention is still focused on what we need to feel safe, secure and comfortable. (Sun and Mercury in Cancer). However, the Full Moon has arrived in Capricorn, opposing the Cancer urge, to remind us that being more at home in our selves and in the world is not an end in itself, but is the means to giving ourselves to a larger purpose that centers around the gift we have to give the world.

Taking Responsibility

Pluto conjunct the Capricorn Moon

The last few weeks following the Cancer New Moon provided us a period of time to for an emotional reality check and an honest look at ourselves The Full Moon brings this process to culmination, where some situation will require that we be responsible for who we are and what we are about. We shift from a subjective exploration to an objective perspective that allows us to take ownership at a new level. There is a great power moving through us and we need to release feelings of powerlessness and overwhelm and trust our feelings about how to move in the right direction and what is the right action to take.

Truths Are Clarified

Sun/Mercury oppose Pluto

Pluto plays a prominent role with the Full Moon as it conjoins the Moon and opposes the Sun and Mercury. Pluto brings intensity, passion-filled drives, and shines a light on something that has been hidden or obscured. Pluto is the first planet that the sun’s rays do not reach. It is entirely in the dark and has often been called the Lord of the Underworld. It rules everything that is hidden, in the shadows or happening behind closed doors. It is the planet of death and loss, and concurrently the planet of transformation and rebirth.

Myths or fantasies we have been operating from may be dispelled. Secrets may be revealed. Something we have hidden from ourselves can surface. There is a vulnerability as we set the mask of our daily selves aside for a moment and into the depths of ourselves, what motivates us, and what lies at the root of a particular behavior. We are able to express these truths to others. Our words carry great power at this time and may be expressed forcefully. We are more apt to be argumentative. We need to be mindful to not use the truths we are seeing as a weapon to blame, judge or to teach someone to see things our way (Mercury oppose Pluto).

There is a dismantling of the crutches, excuses or habitual behaviors we have employed to deflect responsibility. We are to let go of what keeps us small or in stances that keep us in a state of powerlessness. Taking ownership for our lives results in increased inner strength and vitality. (Sun oppose Pluto)

Healing what has Sapped our Confidence

Chiron Square Full Moon, Pluto and Mercury

We may full pushed up against the wall on a particular issue in our lives. We are being pushed to make a breakthrough in our capacity to trust ourselves. We can acknowledge where we have abandoned ourselves, given away our power, or let someone else define who we are. Letting go of attachments of how others want us to show up in an act of self-love, we can access our passion, creativity, and self-confidence.

For hundreds of years, perhaps since the beginning of Creation,

a piece of the world has been waiting for your soul to purify and repair it.

And your soul, from the time it was first emanated and conceived,

waited above to descend to this world and carry out that mission.

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