The monthly moon cycle pulls at the waters of the earth, shaping the energy of all of nature, including us. Full moons are a time for illumination, bringing what was in the dark shadows into the light and helping us see more clearly that which holds us back and that which we need to address.
Just in case you haven’t felt enough uprooting this year, today’s full moon, falling in the sign of Aquarius, is here to make sure you feel the shake-up. Tanaaz at Forever Conscious reports that today’s full moon will cause uncertainty and instability in our lives.
Life’s storms — whether in the form of earthquakes, hurricanes, and pandemics, or changes in career, relationships, or other areas of life — reveal which structures in our lives are weak and need to fall and where the strongholds of our foundations lay.
Destabilizing forces can knock us out of our well-worn grooves. Getting knocked back on our ass may be inconvenient, it may disorient us, and it may even hurt, but it also offers us an opportunity. From the ground, we can see our circumstances from a different angle, opening us to a new perspective on old problems that may yield fresh insights.
While often uncomfortable and disruptive, these storms and shake-ups are catalysts that help us let go of whatever no longer serves us.
What Are You Being Called to Let Go?
Sometimes what we need to release is tangible and obvious: a home, old possessions, files taking up space on our hard drive, a job, a relationship. But this is only the tip of the iceberg.
The light of the full moon illuminates that which lies beneath the surface that is calling to be released: thoughts, ideas, expectations, assumptions, desires, mindsets, attitudes, beliefs, stories, and even fears.
Life’s shake-ups can also shake us out of the systems, habits, routines, rituals, and ways of living, working, relating, and being that are no longer aligned with our values and vision.
Letting go is hard. The shake-up from this Full Moon will help us to gently let go of these things. It reminds us that we need not hold on in fear — or to fear.
We cannot accept new gifts while our hands are full. The space we create by letting go leaves us ripe and ready to embrace new opportunities when they arise.