Dare To Be Free: Uncensored | Full Moon June 2019

This bold Full Moon happens in Sagittarius (Decan III) near the  Galactic Center  and the influence is that of the  10 of Wands . These expansive moonbeams are a culmination of the energy initiated at the end of last year with the  New Moon in the same sign  that I called a “ revision quest ”. Our journey may be revealed to us in living color now, and we may see where we’ve gone overboard or become too all-over-the-place to travel in a desired direction that feels not only fun, but truly meaningful and on-target with our destinies, and also how we may be living in fear of punishment…

This bold Full Moon happens in Sagittarius (Decan III) near the Galactic Center and the influence is that of the 10 of Wands. These expansive moonbeams are a culmination of the energy initiated at the end of last year with the New Moon in the same sign that I called a “revision quest”. Our journey may be revealed to us in living color now, and we may see where we’ve gone overboard or become too all-over-the-place to travel in a desired direction that feels not only fun, but truly meaningful and on-target with our destinies, and also how we may be living in fear of punishment…


This FULL MOON’s Soundtrack: Believer by Imagine Dragons [MUSIC VIDEO]

The Challenge: dis-empowerment, isolation, aggression, censorship, repressed feelings, feeling too held back or tied down/not free, strong fear of rejection/disapproval/punishment, perception/vision limited, inhibition/resisting natural impulses, low-vitality or general tiredness, irrational/ideological/moral debates that go too far/cause harm, feeling overburdened by obligations, perception of oppression

The Breakthrough/Potential Wisdom: recognition and release of inhibitions/restrictions, willingness to take greater responsibility of one’s own choices/actions, individual freedom of expression/communication, revival of Free Spirit within, adventurous or inspiring energy directed at higher purpose, daring speech laser-focused on important issues, bringing opposites together toward one highly beneficial purpose

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The 10 of Wands shows what too much restriction can do, and how harmful it can be. This is an omen… a sign of the times to come. So, take note. Better yet, dare to be free and demand it for all. And by all, I mean all. Both sides, every side of the spectrum. This is a chance to open up and release habits that only perpetuate suffering.

Aleister Crowley, creator of the Tarot deck I use, describes the 10 of Wands as showing us “the Force detached from spiritual sources”, and I’ll add — to the Nth degree. As this one synced with the final degrees of Sagittarius, the last fire sign of the Zodiac — making it out to be extreme. The most destructive nature of the element of fire is revealed through this card.

Add in the correlation of this being a #10 card, which correlates it with Fortune, the Tarot card representative of Jupiter, the ruler of Sagittarius and this Full Moon. Extra potent, but also extra potential and opportunity. So, let’s use it wisely!

My Luck, My Love, My God. . .

With this moon, we get an opportunity to choose to honor our own views, beliefs and whole-life philosophies without forcing them on anyone else. This is the difference between a devout religious person living according to their own values and respectfully honoring yours - so much so that the fact that you have differing views is unimportant, as it should be…, and a bible-thumping evangelist banging on your door ready to cast out your demons and punish you for your “sins”.

We can see a little more clearly now how one way has turned into “the only way", forsaking and punishing all other ways of expression. Anything outside the established mode of operand or narrative is suffocated,


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Individually, we can come to see how we have not taken enough risks or dared to venture outside of our own comfort zone enough to make our dreams a reality. We may notice where hold back, or even punish ourselves — not saying what we desperately want to say or doing what we want to do.

With the tens of the Tarot, it;s not just about us as individuals, though. We can succumb to the fear all around us.. We learn what happens when someone colors outside the lines or challenges what is now mainstream and authoritative. We may not even realize it’s gotten so out of hand until it happens.

Game On.

Dare to be free and brave and bold with this Full Moon, but laser-focused with your magic wand or arrow. Know what matters most and open up to be inspired + supremely divinely supported along the way. Be the Good you wish to see in the world.

If you love a good Full Moon ritual, here are a few ideas to work with this extreme energy. Use this one to create something new symbolizing your authentic expression, or invoke an opportunity to be a force for Good. Show gratitude for the freedom you have. Call on a Higher Creative Power to support you in being brave.



It’s Divine Time For Centering

And just in time for the powerful Eclipse portal opening…

With Neptune in Pisces harmoniously reaching out to Mercury and the North Node of the Moon in Cancer while Saturn in Capricorn (and the South Node of the Moon) oppose them, the timing is perfect to center yourself.

What does that mean? Figure out what you need to feel balanced, rooted and safe inside.

We could easily get “fired up and tired of the ways that things have been” — as the song goes [Believer}.

I like what Marina of DarkStar Astrology says about this Moon… “What it really comes down to is being able to trust the universe enough to hope it takes you to where you need to be.

Mixed Martial Art | New Moon in Gemini | June 2019

June’s  New Moon in Gemini  (Decan II) aligned with the  9 of Swords  serves up an invitation to get in the right frame of mind and clear up any cluttered (dangerous) thought patterns that lead to suffering in one way or another. A positive mental shift is on tap when we bring awareness to the inner-workings of our psyche and take action to get more emotionally secure with the way things are and what we have the power to change. We can release guilt, shame and feel more alive with this one, when we pay attention to where our head’s at.

June’s New Moon in Gemini (Decan II) aligned with the 9 of Swords serves up an invitation to get in the right frame of mind and clear up any cluttered (dangerous) thought patterns that lead to suffering in one way or another. A positive mental shift is on tap when we bring awareness to the inner-workings of our psyche and take action to get more emotionally secure with the way things are and what we have the power to change. We can release guilt, shame and feel more alive with this one, when we pay attention to where our head’s at.


This NEW MOON’s Soundtrack: Cruel Summer (Cobra Kai version) by Kari Kimmel [Music Video]

The Challenge: insomnia, restlessness, self-punishment, convinced to jump to dark/negative conclusions, hopeless assumptions, trouble seeing a way through the darkness or even a glimmer of light, panic attacks/anxiety, loneliness and isolation, overwhelming guilt

The Breakthrough/Potential Wisdom: forgiveness of self and others, emotional healing, establishing new empowering thought patterns, invigorated connection to intuition, renewed self-compassion/healthy sense of identity

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This New Moon sets us up for a provocative Eclipse season, as the next New Moon will be a Total Solar Eclipse in Cancer. The energy is intensifying. Change is getting more and more real + deep with Saturn and Pluto in Capricorn. Everything is up for grabs as we literally reshape and redefine our reality from the inside-out. All while Jupiter and Neptune make it tough to tell the Truth from fantasy or bold-faced lies.

Now is the time to wake up to our own thought patterns (and impulsive actions) that lead nowhere good…

It’s like we must think it through to the most reasonable outcome… all the way through to the end…. see where the kinds of things we’re engaging in are actually heading —- without denying reality and consequences

The energy humming in the background all year is most definitely complicated. But this is a NEW Moon, which means it’s a time for new energy and intentions. This one is a bit of a mind-bender as it is aligned with a #9 (the 9 of Swords) which is a harvest and culmination, but also a time of emergence and new intentions.


You could think of this (—- and there will be a lot of thinking with this one) as a time to clear out the clutter in our minds. It’s like we need to get our head straight before we embark on a journey and enter the shadows that lie ahead of us. I find it fascinating that we’ve had several moon phases aligned with Tarot cards that show us how/where we lose ourselves and our connection to a Higher Power. These moonbeams exhaust the vibes brought to light with the last Full Moon in Scorpio; total debauchery. That was emotional darkness. Now we face cruelty… with the swords. The immense suffering that our minds can create. This is an opportunity to get control of our thought patterns that have gone seriously sideways and return to hope, forgiveness and heart. Mars in Cancer with the North Node of the Moon can help us out with this. It’s like plugging our mind into what our heart knows and taking a moment to press “Sync”.


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The 2nd decan of Gemini is ruled by Mars and this Tarot card (9 of Swords) embodies the influence of Mars in Gemini. While there’s a lot going on in the cosmos now, the only astrological aspect the Sun and Moon make is a semi-sextile to Mars. So these “planetary energies attract each other, require effort, allow entry of new information”.

By getting curious, stopping to become more introspective, we can tune into what our initial responses are to feelings of not being safe. We can learn more about ourselves and even something new about what makes us tick… and it may not be what we first assume we know about our Self. We’re nudged to tune the channel of our mind to the channel where our hearts sings. And also where we are drawn to the familiar, safe and seemingly (but perhaps not really) secure.

It could be something familiar, from the past, perhaps early childhood. It could have distorted drives due to past trauma, that lingers and is most familiar to us. Like the girl who always ends up falling for the guy who beats her and treats her like absolute garbage. No, it’s not the outcome she wants BUT it is what she has come to expect from life, so it is familiar. And in an odd way, that makes it seem safer than going out with the “nice guy” (the unfamiliar).

I see this lovely support from Mars in Cancer helping us to become more competent when it comes to trusting our intuition, our most natural instincts toward empathy and even our first impressions (emotional data). First we must listen, and get good at listening to those subtler signals and then acting on them more quickly. We can become more competent and confident in being who we are.

... it’s competence that makes people as safe as they can truly be.
— Dr. Jordan B. Peterson

We can shift self-cruelty into self-compassion… that will in turn attract more compassion from others into our lives. It’s always a dance with The Lovers, the sign of the dynamic duo, Gemini.


Lovers and Haters

We can start to see how cruel we’ve been to ourselves. And even how that has been projected or pushed onto others. Or where we’re holding onto victim-hood, as a result of being on the receiving end of cruelty — either personally, through experience or perceived, as social injustice that one can never reasonably conquer alone.

With the twinning sign, the sign of The Lovers, we see duality. There are two sides to every story, but that’s not usually what we tell ourselves.

We, humans, are complex and complicated. We mix, match and exchange energies… and most often the inner (subconscious) drives don’t match our conscious (higher) desires.

The trick is to notice what’s playing on the “other” channel (whether that is within us, or seeing more deeply into another person), and not let it ruin us. {RUIN, the 10 of Swords, is what naturally follows this 9 of Swords energy.} We get to choose if we will be a lover or a hater, regardless of what happens.

We are now reminded of the incredible power our minds have. We can torment ourselves by replaying endless loops of what we did or did not do or say, sending us spinning out of control into shame, guilt and full-blown self-hatred/punishment. And with the 9 vibration — the energy materializes. We reap what we sow, and within the realm of Twin Flames, others reflect back to us what’s going on inside. It’s nearly over with the 9 of Swords. The point when we think it’s useless, pointless, hopeless… But we can now catch ourselves before we fall head over heels into that rabbit hole.

We can remember that Love exists, too, and we have the power to shift our focus (which is very important with the overall energy of this year) to what is good, and true, and based in Love. We can honor our differences and open up our minds to more optimistic and productive thoughts, connection and communication. The kind that alleviates suffering, even in the smallest way, instead of perpetuating it.

That’s why this New Moon is such a blessing, even if it is disguised by the scary face of the card.


You’re Not The Only One

Under this influence, our minds can deceive us into thinking we, alone, are responsible for the suffering we see or experience. We may take on the heavy responsibility (guilt) that weighs our mind down to the point where it begins to show up as dysfunction (of all kinds - health, relationships, finances) in our reality. With the 9 of Swords at play, I see this as a near-complete separation from union... or so we think.

Gemini (The Lovers of the Tarot) is the vibration of connecting with others in our immediate environment. The people we are drawn to, attracted to (romantically or friendly) and how we name (organize in our minds) that connection. Cruelty exhausts that connection… pushes us to the edge where connection appears to be lost. Every sword, dripping with blood, points in one direction.

Now is the time to realize that you are not the only one. Not the only one responsible, Not the only one suffering. And not solely responsible for all the suffering you see or feel. It’s safe for you to lighten up and play and love freely. No one is immune to suffering in life.

We can become more brave through our vulnerability and willingness to connect with another just as we are. We don’t need to buy into a one-sided narrative, whether that’s generated by the media, another person or our own mind.

This New Moon, as dark as this subject matter seems, is a beautiful opening and invitation to emerge out of the suffering and tell yourself a new story, and let your heart have a say in it.












Exposed | Full Moon in Scorpio | May 2019

This Full Moon illuminates the last decan of Scorpio, so it brings with it a vibration of closing, ending a cycle more completely than an ordinary Full Moon phase might. This zone of the zodiac is eerie, steeped in superstition and mystery…. and it’s getting lit up with these maxed-out moonbeams. The 7 of Cups rules this realm of the cosmos revealing unpleasant truths… and that’s putting it lightly. This one is deep, and possibly disturbing, yet essential to our growth, evolution and ultimately, individual empowerment. It is a culmination of the energies set into motion with the  New Moon in Scorpio last November .

This Full Moon illuminates the last decan of Scorpio, so it brings with it a vibration of closing, ending a cycle more completely than an ordinary Full Moon phase might. This zone of the zodiac is eerie, steeped in superstition and mystery…. and it’s getting lit up with these maxed-out moonbeams. The 7 of Cups rules this realm of the cosmos revealing unpleasant truths… and that’s putting it lightly. This one is deep, and possibly disturbing, yet essential to our growth, evolution and ultimately, individual empowerment. It is a culmination of the energies set into motion with the New Moon in Scorpio last November.


This FULL MOON’s Soundtrack: The Sound of Silence by Pentatonix [MUSIC VIDEO]

The Challenge: revenge, denial of Truth in favor of self-preservation, afraid to tell or fully see the Truth, resistance to positive change/clinging to toxic emotional attachments, cowardice, annoyance, satiety, disgust

The Breakthrough/Potential Wisdom: rising from the ashes after acceptance of deep inner Truth, revelations that initiate a renewal, forgiveness, psychological healing, release of unhealthy/restrictive entanglements, summoning bravery in the face of great fear, connection to Soul mission/purpose/calling that emotionally propels positive action, transformation

[Watch my video forecast for the week leading up to this Full Moon HERE.]

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Total debauchery is expressed within the 7 of Cups. Governed by Venus in Scorpio, this Tarot card reveals the unpleasant, perhaps even outright disturbing, parts of human nature that we often deny and shield ourselves from, either willfully or subconsciously. We become aware of the tendency to crave, lust after and enjoy the dark-side within ourselves through a deep-dive into our own psyche or as it’s shown to us through the behaviors of others. It’s the primal hunger for satisfaction, no matter the cost. We come face to face with shadow because it has been ignored or otherwise left unchecked. It’s very often revealed through smoke and mirrors — the others in our life who betray, abandon or abuse us.

True to the definition of the word, debauch; this is the domain of corruption and moral impurity. And worse…. it’s not accidental. There’s an element of malevolence that can be painful to see in the Full Moonlight that illuminates this time like low-hanging lights in a cold and dark interrogation room.


Here recurs the invariable weakness arising from lack of balance.... at once the Holiest mysteries of Nature become the obscene and shameful secrets of a guilty conscience.
— Aleister Crowley, The Book of Thoth

The good news is — cover-ups and “deep states” of corruption can be exposed with this energy, which is essential for us to Rise (like a Phoenix - the Highest expression of Scorpio), purify and course-correct. If there was ever an energy of draining a swamp, this would be it. [You can see the swamp-like environment on the image of this card above.]


Silence, like a Cancer, Grows. . .

At this time what is likely to be revealed are those things we’ve kept bottled up tight, even the things we’ve kept hidden from ourselves. Shame. Resentment. Sickness.

It all becomes too much and the shadows can be seen in this moonlight. And for good reason, actually.. What’s been kept secret or otherwise contained has (or is about to) become toxic… and it’s already wreaking havoc in ways that may not be totally obvious. This is the realm of what we don’t want to see, because it’s not pretty. But pretending or ignoring won’t allow an environment for change….

The cups on the 7 of Cups overflow with poison, putrefying everything in their wake. This is an opportunity to see what’s wrong and make the positive changes. The essential changes we couldn’t hope to make if we never knew what was going on. Remember it’s a blessing, not a curse.


Moonlight Is The Best Disinfectant Now

With this Full Moon we get to release those dark emotional attachments that suck the life-force out of us. Bring your awareness to a space in your body where you’ve been feeling drained, perhaps holding onto toxic energy or otherwise out of balance, and tune in for answers. These moonbeams are a reflection of the the Sun in Taurus, that’s just been charged-up by Uranus, so our bodies can speak to us more clearly when we pay attention to our bodies —- and what it is we are embodying.

Are you being true to yourself?

Is what you’re consuming nourishing you or making you sick?

Have you neglected something you need? Or are you holding onto negative emotions that must be released, so you can feel free?


Now’s a great time to get some revelations and expel the heavy weighted energy. Subconscious patterns can get lit up and show us where something has turned sour within our body, a relationship, a project, etc. Perhaps a dramatic change is calling, and now the clarity comes to make that necessary change a bit easier.


Walking The Plank

Scorpio is the realm of pirates and criminals of all kinds, and during my weekly forecast live-stream for this week I had a vision of walking the plank. (I love it when the psychic data comes through in such relevant and creative ways! Ha!)

With the 7 of Cups we’ve lost our connection to the Divine, or higher power, and we’re operating on human nature alone, succumbing to lower energy attractions. A serious imbalance is present, and there is a need for a release — or purge.

You could think of it as walking the plank… leaving behind the “pirates”; the dangerous habits or manipulations of a criminal mind, and jumping ship. Open your arms and trust that the ocean will welcome you. Symbolic for trusting — choosing — the Divine. The Divine within you and the Higher Power that is omnipresent. The ultimate safety net for a Soul who feels lost, but never really is.



We may feel exposed with this one…

Whenever we cling to one vibration, ignoring the opposite, an imbalance occurs. When it carries on for too long it becomes toxic…. This is the experience revealed through the 7 of Cups.

We must make a choice, knowing we live in a reality of duality. There is a dark and a light energy. We cannot know one without the other. We can no longer deceive ourselves with this moon. An opportunity arises that shows us, clearly, that something must change. Trust that when you are brave enough to see what it is, however dark or painful it may be, you can. Answers, support and whatever is needed to support you in the next step of the journey will arrive.