Moon Phases

May 2021 Full Moon

This month our full moon is a Super Flower Blood Moon. It’s also a total lunar eclipse and the sun and moon are conjunct the nodes.

Super moons happen when the moon is closest to the earth, so they look super big and spectacularly gorgeous. The blood part comes from the bit of red ring when it forms the eclipse.

The coolest part of this full moon though is the conjunction of the Gemini sun with the north node and Sagittarius moon with the south node.

This is an amazing time to free yourself and embrace who you want to be, because just as the chrysalis splits open and the butterfly emerges, you can shed your past and step fully into the present moment.

It’s okay to hold on to memories and continue to understand where you’ve been and what you’ve learned. The invitation here is to step fully into your present. To know that you can live the life you want to live and be the person you want to be while you’re healing and learning.

Our spiritual journeys aren’t linear. They include set backs, and side steps and learning lessons over and over again. There is a mystical power though in remembering that our soul’s transcend time. Our earthly lives are all connected across space and time, so let’s step out of time and experience who we really are even in the midst of all of our earthy lessons.

Allow yourself to do this. You are who you are right now. In this moment, you aren’t defined by your past or your pain, your loss or your mistake. You are the loving being you’ve always been, and in a moment of pure grace you can remember that and let it inspire you to keep moving forward with your life. When you do, you will shed something you no longer need and feel light enough to fly.

Have a beautiful full moon.

nodes

Karmic Nodes

The lunar nodes, also called karmic nodes, are two specific points of the moon’s path as it revolves around the earth. They are designated as north and south and are always exactly opposite each other. Symbolically this is perfect, since one represents prior experiences and one is the goal of this life. Only by doing something that is the opposite of what you’ve been doing over and over again, will you generate new growth in this life.

The south node is a treasure trove of karmic experience. It shows experiences you’ve had and strong beliefs you have built thru those experiences. It can show both strengths and vulnerabilities, talents, successes, struggles, and triumphs. The south node can be something you rely on and fall back on in this life.

The north node is directly opposite the south and shows the goal of this life. It shows your primary purpose for being here. It’s not just a singular lesson, but a thread of purpose that weaves all thru your life and will show up through many other life lessons. The north node calls you to move beyond the comfort zone of experiences of the south node and take on new challenges in this life.

The houses the nodes are in will give insight into the primary areas of life experience in which the nodes are most expressive for you. The signs give insight into their styles of expression. Aspects to the nodes show how your energies tap into your karmic past and work to move you towards this life’s purpose. 

Transits are the current location of the planets. Looking at how transits aspect your nodes helps you to see how outside energies (outside of you) effect and support your goals, as well as bring up your past.

Copyright © 2017, Lisa Wagner