Saturday's Potent Pisces Full Moon


On Saturday, September 10th we will have a magical, emotional, and dreamy Full Moon in the mutable water sign of Pisces.


As you may know, the Full Moon always falls in the sign opposite to the one the Sun is in, so as this is Virgo Season, the Full Moon is in her opposite (or, more accurately, sister) sign of Pisces.


The Virgo-Pisces axis is known as the Axis of Healing, and while both signs are certainly about health and wellness, they approach this important topic from very different places.


The Virgoan approach to health & wellness starts in the details: a specific, structured, and strict diet and exercise routine. An organized home with "a place for everything and everything in its place." A strong work ethic and the capacity to cross the t's and dot the i's. The asana, or poses, in yoga: precise, physical, perfect.


The Piscean approach starts at the opposite end of the spectrum: a pervasive, oceanic, incomprehensible sense of oneness with the Universe and all living things. A feeling of trust, of surrender, and faith no matter what is happening on the material plane. Imagination, inspiration, peace. In yoga, the savasana: the release into meditation, transcending the physical.


Both, in the end, are vital. Ignore your Virgo side and you forget to watch your diet, get regular exercise, clean out your closets, do the laundry, check the email. Ignore your Pisces side and life becomes mundane, hyper-organized, and a bit neurotic. This is the important lesson in Saturday's Full Moon: are we paying