Original
Western Astrology

Explore Your Dreams: Sagittarius New Moon Solar Eclipse

by Cathy Pagano November 23, 2011 03:03 PM EST

        It is the North and South Nodes of the Moon which determine where our yearly eclipses fall.  The North Node points out what we have to integrate into our collective vision; the South Node delineates what we have to leave behind. This year we are called by Sagittarius to stand in our Truth and leave behind the false dichotomies of the Gemini Rational Mind which has controlled our society since the Age of Enlightenment.  This is the year we get to really shift our Minds – time to start using all sides of the brain. Since Gemini’s ruler Mercury goes retrograde in Sagittarius a few hours before this Thursday’s solar eclipse, we can count on spending the next few months contemplating what we believe and how we use our minds – or not!
        Sometimes you just ‘gotta have faith’!
        This Sagittarius new Moon partial solar eclipse occurs on November 24 at 10:10pm PST and on November 25 at 1:10am EST/ 6:10am GMT.  It will be seen at the bottom of the world in Antarctica, South Africa and New Zealand. 
      The Sabian symbol for the New Moon solar eclipse at 3* Sagittarius is: Two men playing chess.  The two opposing sides in the game must use strategy and cunning to conquer their opponent.  Chess trains us to be more objective and aware of the big picture.  It images for us the interplay of light and dark, good and evil, male and female, yin and yang.  We all need to understand the big picture and create accordingly. Our Chess board sharpens the mind as it presses towards its goal. 
        If I had to pick a story to go along with this month’s Sagittarius New Moon, it would be the story of Harry Potter.  Harry is asked to stretch his mind around the fact that he is a Wizard – he has magic in his blood.  But because he has to confront the evil Voldemorte, he must confront the question of what he values.  Before Voldemort becomes embodied again, he tries to entice Harry to side with him and take up Power.  But Harry values Love and loyalty and friendship and rejects the call to Power.  It is this grand mythic story of the struggle within one boy to decide if he will stand for Love or give over to Power that has captured our collective imagination.  This is especially true for men – it is up to men to make this choice for Love, for men still control much of the world’s wealth and power. 
       It is not the power of the rational mind itself which is good or evil – it is what we each chose to do with ours that matters. Objective rationality can be death-dealing if it is cut off from heart values just as subjective emotionality can be delusional if we can’t discriminate between good and evil. We have to achieve a balance of letting the heart lead the way while strengthening our ability to focus our minds on what is important.   The proper balance is the Mind supporting the Heart.
      Ancient wisdom says that magical powers – which include the focused power of Intention - are not meant to be used for personal gain – no matter what The Secret says.  Our beliefs give rise to our reality.  If we believe that we can use our ‘magical power’ of intention to make money and have power over other people, we are siding with Voldemort and his Death Eaters.  We have to decide if we are here to use our creative powers to serve the greater good or our own personal good.
      Have a blessed Thanksgiving!

      Until next time,

Share a free sample 2014 Romantic Forecast. Get a free preview of your one-week Romantic Forecast! Make the most out of your love life!

       Sweet Dreams.

 

 
Find your path to fulfillment with a Free Psychic Reading. Call 1-800-749-5790 right now!
 
Can't get enough astrology? Icon fb Like us on Facebook!
 
you may also be interested in...
Will "Hercules" Be a Smash Hit for the Rock?
Is Mila Kunis Really Quitting Acting?
Bey and Jay: Trouble in Paradise?
Happy Birthday, Prince George!
New Moon in Leo: Horoscopes for July 21-27
Jupiter in Leo: Get Your Jolly On!
Saturn and Mars in Scorpio this Summer: Healing and Transforming Our Sexuality
Michelle Rodriguez & Zac Efron: Could It Be?
Eva & Ryan: Will They Tie the Knot?
Sofia Vergara and Joe Manganiello: TLF?
related articles
Rockstar Treatment as Jupiter Enters Leo!
Rockstar Treatment as Jupiter Enters Leo!

"Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need." -- Khalil Gibran On July 16, when the... read more »

 
Capricorn Full Moon: Integrity and Structure -- or Else!
Capricorn Full Moon: Integrity and Structure -- or Else!

"Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody's going to know whether you did it or not." -- Oprah... read more »

 
Mercury Direct in Gemini: Speedy Communication Returns!
Mercury Direct in Gemini: Speedy Communication Returns!

Since June 7, we’ve been in the muddy slog of the retrograde, retracing our steps and dealing with an enforced slowdown. If... read more »

 
New astro forecast horse 300x250

featured bloggers

Kiki T.

Kiki T.
Born a double Scorpio, Kiki T. began her astro adventures at the tender age of 11. Like any self-respecting Scorpio, obsession led Kiki to astrology. In dire love with fellow Scorpio, Simon Le Bon of Duran Duran, Kiki was convinced he was her soul... read more

Astrology.com videos
3688541732001
3688547272001
3688547279001
3688533983001
3688541749001
3688547284001
3688546685001
3688546685001
3688541755001
3688534004001
3688546706001
3688534025001
3688575918001
ast:div-chinese:vid:asdhlovescope
 
today's cosmic calendar
Today's Planetary Forecast

On only one day every year, the two largest celestial bodies in our neighborhood of the universe -- the Sun and Jupiter... read more »

the stars this week!
The Stars This Week

Opportunities! This week brings a host of lucky breaks, although they do arrive in the midst of plenty of exciting... read more »