Forecast for Saturday, July 11th
Aries Disseminating Moon

★Oracular Overview—learning the process of ‘knowing when to hold ’em, knowing when to fold ’em, knowing when to walk away, and knowing when to run’ in real time…

Shamanic astrologer Raven Kaldera introduces today’s moon as the Soldier’s Moon, a moon which associates with the Warrior… “the Warrior goes in search of a cause that is larger than she herself can manage alone—she joins an army of other warriors and learns to fight in cooperation; this is not an easy lesson, as warriors tend to be individualists, and Aries always wants to be first…”

Today’s moon squares a retrograded Mercury in Cancer and applies a conjunction with Mars applying its own conjunction to Chiron, ultimately at 9° Aries, exact Monday—though today’s moon will illuminate these initial efforts.

Both of these mixtures of energy command charged and cunning cardinality—there’s an eerie expectancy of urgency in the air, alienating like static and cacophonous like firework finales…

❝Better to fight for something than live for nothing.❞
——George S. Patton

Kaldera continues, that the Soldier’s Moon is “a time of hammering rampant individualism into group cooperation… Aries [energies] may temporarily ally with others to get something they want, but with a little friction sends them on their way again—after all, if you’re out front, everyone else is behind you, and you don’t have to notice them if you don’t want to… the Soldier, however, is forced to condense all her fire and energy into the group effort, and this will not be easy…”

There will be impatience, very likely words will be used as weapons, irritations will most predictably flare and fume, fester, and fizzle—if not your own, those of others around you—and you or others may take the initiative to act out in brave, bold, or blatantly boisterous ways just to prove a point—please make sure this point is held together by shared ideals rather than egoic-based reactions and repressions of past pain.

Chiron, conveniently, stations retrograde today through the ninth degree of Aries which would suggest that repressed emotions of all kinds will forcefully animate themselves to be both heard and felt—bullying and relentless—all in an effort to remind you to open your heart and your mind, to remind you that you’re whole and divine, to remind you of who you are… and this, for some, may be where it hurts the most.

Concentrated attentions, centralizing and circulating, and symbolisms of integral parts within a whole are all common fare today, and fair game… being divided between standing out or blending in—asking for support or insisting on going it alone.

❝There are two questions a man must ask himself: The first is ‘Where am I going?’ and the second is ‘Who will go with me?’ If you ever get these questions in the wrong order you are in trouble.❞
——Sam Keen

Either way, the response or result alike will resemble a need—or likely, the demand—for evolving beyond one’s innate and natural egoically fueled desires and defenses… challenges involving the finding of alternatives from attacking or fleeing to simply sitting with whatever it is that becomes so instantaneously offensive—and cooperating with it.

If you must be impatient, be impatient with kindness and if you must behave less than graciously, perhaps take some time to yourself without apology… and if you join forces—for a cause or otherwise—do try to remember that your voice is one among two or many, and that each voice matters.

❝Damn real live people, getting in the way of peaceful ideals.❞
——John Scalzi

It is likely that, if you haven’t already, tomorrow’s last quarter moon in Aries will tempt you, taunt you, or trick you into behaving in ways that are less than admirable, advocating, auspicious, or amicable… and this, truly, will be something of a battle of wills between your higher self and shadow self, between your ego’s drive and your soul’s purpose, between what might really feel accomplished or satisfying in the moment and what will linger as possibly yet another repressed memory shortly thereafter.

All of the energies may feel as though they’ll be short-lived and intense, and they will be—though consequences of repercussion will linger…

As always, these choices are endlessly yours—choose wisely, in concentrated cooperation, with your ideals and bluer than blue eventualities in both mind and heart.

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Kaldera, R. “Moon Phase Astrology.” Destiny Books; ©2011.

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