This morning’s Moon-Saturn in Capricorn may have come with a heavy feeling, though one that at least came with information about the bottom line of necessities involved, whatever the circumstance. Use what you know: meaning, don’t allow your considerable knowledge and experience to drain down the memory hole.
The Moon has just finished an eclipse in your opposite sign Capricorn, which may feel like the pressure is suddenly off. If you have that sense of not quite knowing what to do, you’re in a good place. However, you have a few important goals you must focus on, without relying on anyone else to bring them to closure. You probably know what they are.
One of the processes I take all of my astrology clients through is journaling some moments in their lives that show up as similar to the current time. This presents an opportunity to frame one’s personal history in a useful way rather than have it drive one’s life “unconsciously.” We have a lot of reevaluating to do.
One benefit of Mercury retrograde in your sign is that it will give you some emotional distance on deep personal matters where this will be helpful. It is difficult to have perspective or objectivity on one’s own life, particularly in the realm of feelings. Now, though, you may have a reasonable conversation with yourself about topics you may have avoided, or that you’ve never discovered.
I mentioned last week the idea that true maturity is integral to being able to live in peace with uncertainty and in the face of the unknown. Of course, those things are also what tend to make people the most nervous and even unstable. Yet think of how much mystery you live with, particularly about yourself.
How is your listening process going? The one about listening to yourself, or reading what you’ve written? [Please see Gemini in Monday Morning 231.] This is not the kind of thing you do for a moment and move on. It’s a skill you’re being called upon to develop, so that you have it available when you need it.