The Cancer Full Moon is awakening you to deeper emotional levels. It’s seeking freedom from emotional dramas, distress and completion of lessons learned. The Full Moon is the culmination of energy and the peak of the lunar cycle. It reflects your emotions and hidden aspects of yourself. New insight and opportunities arise as you take steps towards or goals. The full moon also provides a sense of closure and completion.
Cancer Full Moon / Lunar Eclipse
The moon is at home in Cancer. Cancer is the sign of the Mother, providing emotional safety and security. The moon reflects your emotional, vulnerable side. It brings to the surface what is hidden in the recesses of your psyche. The moon helps you learn to trust yourself by tuning into what you feel. It amplifies your intuitive nature and heals unconscious emotional wounds, awakening you to the divine feminine attributes – compassion and love.
The Cancer Full Moon / Lunar Eclipse takes place on January 10, 2020 at 2:22 pm ET (11:22 am PT) when the sun and moon are opposite each other. Eclipses magnify the intensity of this full moon. It is helping you disconnect from perceived power outside of yourself and connect with your inner compass. This could mean letting go of people or places that you’ve attached to, believing they would provide emotional security. The Cancer Full Moon and Eclipse will bring to light what is true and false. Be open to letting go of the voice in your head and trusting your heart to do what’s right for you.
The sun, opposite the moon, is flanked by Mercury, Saturn and Pluto, creating a powerful time of restructuring, releasing limitations, transformation and proclaiming a new you. It’s helping you tune into what stability looks like in the physical world. The moon in watery Cancer is supportive, kind and compassionate. She’s helping you resolve family wounds and issues related to feeling nurtured and emotionally secure.
The planets in Capricorn are helping you see the higher perspective. They are calling you to be in the present moment and let go of the past. They are reflecting relationships that nurture and build you up, and which ones tear you down. Perhaps you’re noticing co-dependent relationships. This is a perfect time set/keep stronger boundaries. Honor yourself and tune into what and who helps you feel nurtured and loved (including self-love).
The transformation taking place during the Cancer Full Moon/Eclipse is making serious and permanent changes (Capricorn). It’s showing you what you’ve mastered and providing insight to where you’re going next. Pluto is creating permanent changes, transformation and revealing truth of what’s been hidden – not only in yourself but what’s been hidden by others, such as authority figures and governments. Saturn is adding to the seriousness of this transition. It’s asking where is the integrity and truth? Who is taking responsibility? There’s no more finger pointing, it’s simply time to call everyone and everything out. There are deep revelations that take place, affirming your spiritual growth and mastery. Jupiter is also playing in Capricorn, bringing expansion and luck to your wishes. It’s helping you understand areas of your life where the lessons are complete. Where are you noticing this taking place? Celebrate you and what you’ve mastered!
Emotions are running high with this watery Cancer Full Moon/Eclipse. It’s help you restructure your life and let go of what no longer works. It’s important to sit with transitions and how they’re affecting you emotionally. Create a sanctuary where you can disconnect from outer chaos and center yourself. This can be an actual place or a routine that balances you, pulling you inward into your heart space. Use these journal prompts to help you flush out the emotions that are ready to release and stand in your power.
The Sun in Capricorn and Mercury are helping you make BIG announcements for the New Year. What are your personally proclaiming for it? With so much energy pushing you into a New You, it’s easy to be fearful. There’s an inclination to gravitate to what is familiar and normal. Yet, to get something different you need to BE someone different. Your soul is calling. Dare to embrace uncertainty. Stand on the edge of the cliff, take a Leap of Faith, and your higher-self will reveal the bridge. The Sun in Capricorn is supporting you in building a new foundation and the structures to get you there. Notice what is transitioning and seize the opportunity to expand it (Jupiter & Uranus are supporting you). Notice how you’re feeling about these transitions with the Cancer moon and Capricorn Sun. How are you processing the information? What fears can you lean into and build confidence in the next step? Where are you being inspired to change?
Manifest Your Future
This full moon is helping you see a new direction. With the moon and the north node aligned, there is a strong sense of where you’re moving. Jupiter sitting with the south node is helping you see the past and what you may still need to release. There’s a sense of new direction and getting ready to climb to the next level.
Think about what you want to do and who you want to become. Let go of karma, drama, addictions and anything else that lowers your vibe. Write a new contract with the Universe to claim the new you!
These eclipses are inspiring you to become the best version of you! It’s giving you courage, helping you create emotional security and tuning into your higher consciousness for inspired action, truth, and personal leadership. It’s making room for fresh perspectives on the intentions you set six months ago with the Cancer New Moon. Revisit your goals and see what you’ve accomplished. Where are you ready to take the next step?
With so many permanent and serious changes taking place in your life and the world, it makes sense to turn to astrology to review how this affecting you.
Pull your astrology birth chart with transits to determine what areas of your life are being impacted. What astrology House does it fall in for you? How does that relate to inner prompting you’re noticing? What outward influences are providing insight?
What tools best serve you to restore and maintain balance?
Here are my top four recommendations:
Spend time everyday in meditation /breath work (at least 15 minutes)
Express appreciation for what you already have (raises your vibe)
Use essential oils to maintain emotional balance
Cultivate a sense of presence in everything you do
Prepare for the New Year
It’s here, it’s here! As you start the New Year and Decade, contemplate who you want to become. Let go of the past and rewrite the future. Celebrate the growth you’ve achieved and prepare for your next step.
What goals are coming to fruition with the Cancer Full Moon?
What will you do Release with the Cancer Full Moon?