Saturday, March 17, 2007
Sweet Surrender: Pisces Solar Eclipse March 18
Sunday March 18 (around 6.42pm PDT) is the Solar Eclipse in Pisces.
This is a Major Manifestation period, when we get to plan 'wish seeds' for what we desire. It's a focal point of energy when the Sun, Moon and Earth align in the final sign of Pisces.
New Moons are about new beginnings, especially under a Solar Eclipse, but this is the final sign of the zodiac, and related to endings. What does all this mean?
Let's break it down - it's emotional. Even though this is a Solar Eclipse (related to our solar side, or ego and identity) it's an emotional one. It's an emotional time when we get to see ourselves in our true light (not as we appear to be to others or ourselves nor how we want to be, or how we used to be. It's how we are right here right now reading these words and living this moment.
Who are you now?
As the Sun is covered by the shadow of the Moon, emotions (moon) cloud our very being momentarily. Suddenly we're irrational creatures, operating entirely through our unconscious motivations (namely all those reactions that have been repeated so often as to become part of our 'auto-pilot survival system'.) So expect some old patterns to play out which will force you to stop and say 'Whoa - this again?'.
This time we get to do it differently, by choosing to DELIBERATELY REACT DIFFERENTLY.
Pisces is the most sensitive sign because it involves a surrender of sorts - a cosmic orgasm, a sigh of "reality-relief" when we exhale, let go, release and give it up. Give what up? The emotion, the desire, the game, the fight, the trying, the maintaining, the working, the stress, the frustration, the elation, the hope, the anxiety, the excitement, the possibility.
We just are.
Everyone on Earth is participating in this grand Letting Go. Some people will choose to exit their bodies at this time (which is a regular daily occurrence but which may become significantly higher at this time, whether in the public eye or the person on the street) because death is a form of letting go. There are many manifestations:
Suddenly you don't want to keep pushing and you stop all activity and just breathe.
You decide to go swimming instead of sitting around stressing about what to do next.
You sleep in an extra 12 hours with no alarm clock.
You cry - at a memory, a movie, something happens to dissolve your inner walls and helps you feel again
You drink like a fish and stagger home chuckling
You drink like a fish and wind up in hospital
You're high on drugs and repeat the first two steps
You tap into some Spiritual Power than enables you to paint THE most amazing picture, writ e a blockbuster novel or wind up helping someone out just when they were going to give up
There's a big difference between giving up now, and surrendering it up. One is quitting, the other is quitting pushing/blocking/forcing/manipulating energy and becoming stressed out because things aren't working "the way you want them to work".
This Solar Eclipse is wonderful for taking a break from reality - for getting "high" in a way that brings us closer together with our real selves (the stripped down sensitive soul we all have hidden not far beneath the surface) instead of further away from that core, through playing victim to life's tumultuous tides.
So - Make Your Wish. Choose your Reality. Design your Destiny.
Focus. Give it full emotional power - how much do you want it.
Finally - breathe out and let it go.
Life teaches us one thing, no matter what else is happening - to take it in, but then let it out.
Like breathing. No matter what is happening, we can't forget to exhale. To let go of what we've taken in.
The Great Karmic Completion is here, but the new dawn begins when we can release the night and not hold on, by keeping our own Suns down - our sun sign in Astrology is the gift given, the life path chosen, the energy we're here to shine into the world.
Aries shines by letting go of inner demons and tapping into their Dreams
Taurus shines by letting go of confusing directions and friends and daring to drift and dream
Gemini shines by letting go of the illusion of control and flowing into work that feels the spirit
Cancer shines by letting go of beliefs that separate them from others and take a spiritual pilgrimage into new realms
Leo shines by letting go of all lower energy feelings and letting themselves off the hook
Virgo shines by letting go of confusion and painful partnership patterns and swimming with sensitive souls
Libra shines by letting go of unhealthy habits and dedicating more time to just Being
Scorpio shines by letting go of their unfed need for approval and sharing their spirit of creativity
Sagittarius shines by letting go of their pasts and feelings of victimhood and being in the feeling of the Moment only
Capricorn shines by letting go of nebulous thinking and clouded vision and communicating their intuitive feelings
Aquarius shines by letting go of insecurity and financial avoidance and using their emotions as a tool to use to bring greater abundance
Pisces shines by letting go of old scripts of how they need/should be and allowing a new sense of worth and strength and sense of Rights in Being Here.
We're all diving in the ocean - whether land snaps off and we're left coasting along without a surfboard, or whether we're intuitively prepared to swim, sail or snorkel our way into deeper waters and the possibility of being shipwrecked onto a new island.
The depths of these current Pisces waters leads to either the pearl in the oyster, a shipwreck, or shark infested waters. It all depends on whether we fear, whether we trust, whether we have faith or whether we avoid diving in.
Spring awaits us, with an Aries promise of a new miracle. But first, we must get off the diving board. Sure it may seem a long way off (your dream or desire) but you never know, if you don't let go.
You never know,
if you don't let go.