This month offers a potent Full Moon rising in Virgo on February 25th, 2013 (3:26 PM Eastern Time, 12:26 Pacific Time). A full Moon appears when the Sun and the Moon are on opposite sides of the Earth. Emotions tend to be at a high. Social time is at a high. A full moon represents a time of increased creativity and intuition is heightened as well. Each sign manifests different energies in different ways, and this full Moon in Virgo affects how we’re attuned to the world, how we take in nourishment and what we hunger for. This Virgo Moon wants to be the vehicle and servant of the Pisces Sun’s message.
Here are 3 astral messages to take note of from some of the most respected and inspired readers of the stars…
First from the wonderful Cathy Pagano and her Wisdom of Astrology:
1. Become aware of what your soul is here on this Earth to incarnate.
Take hold of your courage and dance the dance in this Virgo Full Moon. Because we are being called to birth the brightest truths of our spiritual essence.
“It is the Moon who does the incarnating, just as the mother gives birth to the child. This Virgo Full Moon helps us become aware of what our soul is here on Earth to incarnate. We’ve been at this for a while now. Do you recognize what it is you’re called to do? The first step is to become conscious, to Know Yourself! Just that is a big step…
Virgo is the Virgin, the Mother, imaged as Isis and the Virgin Mary, both divine Mothers who give birth to Saviors. Virgo itself symbolizes the aspect of the zodiac where we are asked to become the person we are meant to be, the Christ-consciousness within each of us. The Virgin Mother wants us to live out our own unique Self. The ancient saying, “Know Thyself” is a Virgo statement.
2. Open your intuition and exercise discernment in your choices.
“Virgo helps us learn discernment, so that we can say, ‘This is me and that is not me.’ It is only the patriarchal Virgo who has been taught that s/he has to be perfect instead of whole. That’s where Virgo gets her reputation for being picky and controlling. It’s so impossibly hard to be perfect! Our individuated Self, though, is rarely perfect; more often, we come to know ourselves as a mixture of light and darkness, seen through the lens of creativity, compassion and truth…
So our task is to think differently, to open our intuitive brains, to listen to our feelings…The Mind must understand our desire for peace and unity; we must learn to trust that our unique identity will not be lost when we foster Unity; and we must let Love guide our vision of spiritual awakening…”
From the wonderful Kelley Rosano:
“The Sun in Pisces reminds us not to escape reality by seeing the best in someone or something. In this way, we can avoid disappointment. The Moon in Virgo encourages us to exercise discrimination in our choices. Keeping busy in personal pursuits will make for a happy Virgo Moon. For instance, this is a terrific time to dream, meditate, draw, write, play, and create. Imagine your life exactly the way you desire.”
3. Practice extreme self-care.
“The Virgo Full Moon reminds us that we are multidimensional beings. Our past, present and future lives are running simultaneously in the NOW. The Ascension process is challenging at times. This is true. We want to be proactive not reactive. We want to come from LOVE not fear. We are changing our DNA structure. Thus, we must practice Extreme Self-Care. Getting plenty of rest, quiet time, reflection and meditation are requirements to stay balanced and grounded. Virgo reminds us to cleanse and purify our body, mind and heart…”
The Virgo Full Moon is rich in a wealth of important insights, awareness’s and understandings. Pay attention to the messages you are receiving around the Full Moon February 23 – 28. This is your Soul Self providing you the answers you need. Your Soul knows your soul contracts…”
Also consider, Mercury is in retrograde from February 23 to March 17, 2013 in Pisces. Mercury will be traveling back and forth through Pisces along with the Sun, Venus, Neptune, Chiron and Mars, checking in with our sense of purpose, our heart-connections, our spiritual vision, our collective wounds and our desires. Mercury is considered the planet of communication, travel, business and the Mind. When Mercury goes retrograde, these aspects of life are affected. So when your computer crashes, your travel plans are in disarray, and your car breaks down, Mercury has a message for you. Mercury is also the Trickster who trips you up when you’re off-course. So pay attention to what comes up during the 2 weeks before Mercury goes retrograde and you’ll know what you have to reconsider during the actual retrograde.
Glad.is Challenge! Keep a “Moon Journal” from February 23-28 and document how you are receiving and following your “tips”.