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Taurus Full Moon, 11.21.2010

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Taurus Full Moon, November 21, 2010

"Finally the truth. . . .Harry understood at last that he was not supposed to survive.   His job was to walk calmly into Death's welcoming arms.   Along the way, he was to dispose of Voldemort's remaining links to life, so that when at last he flung himself across Voldemort's path, and did not raise a wand to defend himself, the end would be clean.       . . .:Neither would live, neither could survive."                                                                                    J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.

 


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I love the synchronicity that has the last Harry Potter movies opening just before this full Moon in Taurus.   The tension between Taurus and Scorpio is that of life and death, for Taurus celebrates the return of life while Scorpio releases what has died.   The tension is also one of values and integrity vs. selfishness and domination.   Like Harry's final revelation about Voldemort, the real solution to the problem of evil/the Shadow is to release the darker emotions within ourselves.   We need to let go of the pain, the insistence on being right, the resentment, the hurt of betrayal. These are the emotions that feed the Shadow and produce evil deeds.   In the end, it is our choices about how we use our unique energies and talents that will make the difference in our lives.   And we can't make conscious future choices if we're unconsciously carrying the past.

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This Taurus Full Moon on November 21, 2010 (12:27pm EST/ 9:27am PST) is at the last degree of Taurus, the culmination of the sign, where we either "get' the essence of the sign or fail to.   So this full Moon we have the essence of the Scorpio Sun and the Taurus Moon, distilled and refined, lighting up a new awareness if we can attune to it.   It is up to us how we choose to work with these energies.

The Taurus Moon moves us to explore our values and priorities, as well as our talents and resources. The Moon reflects the unconscious emotional patterns of the sign it's in.  A Taurus Moon is an Earth Moon, and so the earthy side of our nature is brought into focus.   A Taurus Moon wants to establish security and comfort in life, and in our society wants to possess things to feel secure.   But do things really give us security?   As people realize that they have no money to continue to "shop "til you drop' will you feel less secure?   Or does a grounded sense of Self give you more security?   I believe (as a Taurus) that it is our values that give us a sense of Self, especially if we take our standpoint on them.   If you value truth, be truthful.   If you value peace, do not get into conflicts.   If you value Love, be Love.   We can do this without being weak.   Our values are our strengths.

The Moon in an earth sign, especially in Taurus, is associated with Gaia and Demeter, both Earth goddesses.   The Taurus Moon wants us to enjoy and appreciate the beauty of the Earth, the initial blossoming of the Earth that comes in April - May, Taurus' month.   The Earth is especially fruitful and beautiful as it comes back to life after the winter.   There is a feeling of contentment and peace in May as we watch the plants and trees growing green while bushes flower and warm winds blow.   Taurus grounds the Aries' fire and makes it concrete.

This Taurus Moon is asking us to think about our priorities concerning the Earth, our Mother, as well as our bodies. Do you feel the contentment and peace of an early May day in your body and in your heart ?   What do you need to do to take care of yourself?   And what do you do to take care of Mother Earth?   If you value your body and our Earth, are you doing everything you can to take care of them?   A full Moon in the last degree of Taurus wants to know what you value and what you're going to do about it.   Whichever house contains the last degree of Taurus, as well as any aspects to natal planets it makes, will tell you what area of life and what values you will be concerned with.

An earth Moon wants to feel useful, it wants to be doing something, whether planting a garden, cooking a meal or making love.   Earth Moons help us get into a more natural rhythm, the rhythm of life, not machines.   Everything in nature is in constant motion, and even slow and placid Taurus keeps growing and moving, even at a slow pace.   Take your time this full Moon to feel your body; go out into nature and feel how solid the Earth is.   When we feel this solid, when we know what we value, we know our self-worth.   And when we know what we are worth (not possessions but our soul's worth) we create beauty in everything we do.   This full Moon in Taurus let your senses out to play and create beauty!  

Taurus is a sensual, fixed earth sign, and it can get lost in the physical world when we forget the soul.   But Taurus is also the sign of the great spiritual Teachers (Buddha reached enlightenment during May's full Moon), and when we combine the spiritual and the physical, we get the best of Taurus' gifts.   Taurus wants to bring spirit down to the Earth, to fill the Earth with the deep spiritual essence of the Universe.   So remember that your body is the temple of your spirit and honor it tonight.

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Cathy Pagano is the author of a new book, "Wisdom's Daughters: How Women Can Change the World". Cathy trained at the C. G. Jung Institut-Zurich in dream interpretation, then got her M.A. in Counseling Psychology in Feminine Spirituality, and along the way became a certified Life Coach. As an astrologer and storyteller, she weaves the Cosmic Stories written in the stars and from The Bard's Grove, comments on emerging archetypal themes in movies. Cathy works with the tools of the imagination - dreams, alchemy, myths, astrology, symbolic language, storytelling, ritual - to awaken the Soul's wisdom.

I believe that Americans are called to a higher consciousness at this point in our history. We are called on to live up to our ideals and create the country our forefathers imagined. Inner consciousness needs to be acted upon for social justice.

Cathy believes that our writers and artists must take up our responsibility to create art that inspires, teaches and heals our humanity.

Cathy writes about political, psychological/spiritual, and cultural issues.

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