Mary Jo Wevers, PhD, is a member in good standing with ONLINE WELLNESS ASSOCIATION. Mary Jo’s practice centers around Soul•Personality Integration & Healing. She is a Jungian Karmic Astrologer, Accredited JourneyTM Practitioner, Licensed Spiritual Health Coach. Mary Jo gives permission to OWA to blog this part of her NEWSLETTER. You can read more at: www.maryjowevers.com phone (541) 740-8081. This is PART 2/2.:
Pisces and the Path to Spirit: Part 2:2
The Month Ahead
As the Sun moves into Pisces it conjoins Chiron and opposes the Full Moon in the last degree of Leo and the early degrees of Virgo. Our conscious awareness and will is focused upon the grief and suffering in the world. Our collective fears around being spiritually centered, flowing and adaptive, and transcendent of the material world are illuminated. We are challenged to face our own fears of pain and devastation, of being victimized. We may feel pulled in the opposite direction by emotional needs to express our individual self in creative ways, or to be practical and efficient as we focus on physical ways to improve and heal the material world.
The energies of the Sun and Chiron in Pisces are expressed through Neptune in Aquarius, conjunct Mars and Mercury. Neptune in Aquarius continues to provide a spiritually driven sense of urgency to recommit to freedom, equality, and tolerance for all people. Mars and Mercury give us the energy, drive and methods for taking action.
The Moon’s Nodes Change Sign
The Moon’s Nodes in the astrological chart are not planets or luminaries, but points in space that mark where the orbit of the Moon around the Earth intersects with the ecliptic. Like the planets, the Moon’s North and South Nodes travel through the signs of the zodiac. It takes nearly 19 years for the Moon’s Nodes to travel through the entire zodiac, or a little over 1.5 years in each sign.
The Moon’s South Node represents our spiritual starting point in this life. It is an amalgamation of many incarnations and tells us who we have been in the past. It contains patterns, behaviors, and attitudes that are very familiar and comfortable for us, that are easy for us to slip into. The North Node represents the energy we need to bring into our life for balance and growth, our spiritual destination.
Since August 2009 the Moon’s South Node has been transiting the sign of Cancer, while the North Node has been in the opposite sign of Capricorn. This has been a time for us to grow up, become more mature and wise. It has been an opportunity for us to take responsibility for ourselves and our lives. Have we learned to let go of nostalgically clinging to the past and move forward, to establish foundations and structures for our lives based on wisdom, prudence and integrity?
On February 14 the transiting South and North Nodes left these signs and entered Gemini and Sagittarius, respectively. This new 1.5 year cycle will provide us with opportunities to connect with our inner Truth and develop a new vision of life. It is a time to let go of being distracted, scattered, unfocused and cynical so we can set our sights on our goals for the future.
New Moon in Pisces
A New Moon occurs when the Sun and the Moon conjoin overhead from our perspective on Earth. This represents the fusion of our outer consciousness and awareness, symbolized by the Sun, with our inner emotional and unconscious self, symbolized by the Moon. This is a fertile time for new beginnings, for sowing the seeds of your new projects and endeavors.
The next New Moon will be on Friday March 4th at 12:46 p.m. (PST). This New Moon will be at 13 degrees Pisces. Chiron, Mars, Mercury and Uranus will also be in the sign of Pisces. This is an opportunity to create new beginnings that are spiritual, flowing, adaptable and forgiving. How do you connect to your inner spirituality and grace? How can you receive compassionate insight from a spiritual source and communicate it to others? What do you need to forgive? What old belief systems are keeping you enslaved and need changing?
The area of your astrological chart where 13 degrees Pisces falls represents the area of your life where you can become more spiritual, where you can create new ways to immerse yourself in Source, receive insight, and connect with all of humanity.
You may wish to set some new goals or create Pisces affirmations for yourself on March 4th. Examples are: “I have faith and surrender to the flow of life.” “I am one with all that is.” “I integrate my body, mind and spirit in wholeness with my earthly reality.”
You will begin to see evidence of the seeds you sow on this New Moon as they come to fruition on the following Full Moon in Virgo on March 19th. This Full Moon will reward you with practical ways you can improve yourself and be of greater service in the world.
“Forgiveness is the key to action and freedom.”?
– Hannah Arendt
Pisces Aromatherapy Blend
My aromatherapy synergy for this month is Pisces – a flowing, serene blend to enhance spiritual connection. Lavender provides a healing top note. Peaceful middle notes of Blue Lotus, Palmarosa and Sandalwood enhance trust, faith and open the heart to higher consciousness. Base notes of Spikenard and Benzoin encourage forgiveness and steady the mind for meditation.
Pisces Aromatherapy blend is available as a convenient room spray in three sizes:
2 oz. $4.00
4 oz. $7.50
8 oz. $15.00
Also available in a jojoba oil base to use as a perfume, anointing oil, or in a diffuser.
1/2 oz. $3.00
An additional charge will be applied for shipping. E-mail or phone Mary Jo to order.
Learn more about Mary Jo Weavers at her website: http://www.maryjoweavers.com