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New Year MoonWobble Report for January 22, 2014

Posted by Richard Burns at Jan 13, 2014 03:40 AM |

                New Year MoonWobble Report for January 22, 2014

MoonWobble Chart


 MoonWobble Weather Patterns

Peak is 21 - 22 - 23 January 2014


The Old Gods - Pluto and Uranus continue to grapple for consensus.  The Lunar Nodal Axis of Scorpio/Taurus cycle continues for one last MoonWobble in this cycle.  MoonWobbles are potent archetypal gifts to identify experiential and existential tension.  As Translators and Ontologists, our purpose is to transcend the three-dimensional mind, the shadowy side of problems.  System, Method, Order are the Ontological watch words in approaching sense testimony.  Use this jolt of joy wisely for accelerated evolution, participation in Cosmic Intention, and transcendence of the endless lunar cycle.  

Thane taught an ontological meditation wherein the Sun symbolizes the essential self ("figuratively speaking") and the Moon reflects an endlessly changing principle. An endlessly cycling wheel of fortune of temporal, mortal flesh, birth, fruition and decay. The Moon goes out into the lifeworld and soaks up its little taste of experience, then offers this chunk of sense testimony to the Sun for processing. The nodal axis crystallizes the relationship between Sun and Moon to reflect that sphere of life in which the coniunctio - the inner blending of the two principles - is most likely to manifest (Greene, 1992). An androgynous coitus between a changing, receptive principle and a constant, radiant principle. Remember, if you are not Translating, then you are food for the Moon (Gurdjieff, 1976).

Each MoonWobble undulate as articulated by Thane runs about 37 days in duration (using a 5 degree Aspect Orb as Standard Deviation). Carefully consider decisions during this period. Like any transit, MoonWobble represents a cyclic process. There are stages of buildup, release and integration. MoonWobble is an emotional experience shared inter-subjectively into an apparently objective reality. As such, it is a communal RHS. Conscious awareness and appropriate action results in a smooth transition.

The MoonWobble undulate starts building up energy some 25 days (Saturday, December 28, 2013) before the peak as personal irritability is evident, entering a critical period some 12 days (Friday, January 10, 2014) before the peak to a maximum build-up (Wednesday, January 22, 2014). Allow the release of energy letting up a few days after the peak (Saturday, January 25, 2014). The affect is gradually integrated over 12 days after the peak (Monday, February 3, 2014).

While all signs are affected, those with planets or indicators in Scorpio and Taurus will be most strongly influenced. Remember that everyone has at least Houses of Scorpio (Family Survival Dynamic - Water - Past, Ruler - Mars) and Taurus (Family Survival Dynamic Container - Earth - Past, Ruler - Venus) and Aquarius (Individual Survival Dynamic - Air - Past, Ruler - Saturn, Uranus).  All Fixed Signs.  Family and Individual Survival Dynamics.  Earth and Water and Air.  A bubbly, but predominantly muddy and murky chart.  Failing structure.  Emotion is channeled and tempered with insight. Scorpio deals with business, authority, discipline and regeneration, also revenge and jealousy.  Taurus deals with the home, land, mines, earth and agriculture - fertilizer.  North Node (intentionally beckoning forward) is in Scorpio and Square Sun in Aquarius and South Node (unintentional, unplanned) in Taurus.  The North Node is Trine Neptune in Pisces.  Viewing the Nodes through the lens of the Totality Field, we might view the North Node as an intentional expansion of consciousness into known territory, the C-Field. The South Node is then an unintentional expansion of consciousness into unknown terrain, an A-Field.  

Interpretation and Fixed Star Framework

As an archetypal phase of the life cycle of transformation, the 3rd degree North Lunar Node in Scorpio is illustrated by a house-raising party in a small village, which enlists the cooperation of neighbours.  The feeling of community demonstrated in a basic joint effort.  We retain our individual home, yet are part of the larger community.  The past and its memories are refiled in terms of expanded social awareness and consciousness.  Key word is cooperation.

The 3rd degree South Lunar Node in Taurus is illustrated by the natural steps leading to a lawn of clover in bloom.  The graduate expansion of the individual consciousness after a fecundating experience.  Ontological inspiration is the product of a diligent practice of Translation.  Just as the flowering of consciousness is proceeded by steps in fertility.

The 3rd degree Sun in Aquarius is illustrated by a deserter from the Navy.  Navy refers to the ocean, symbol of promordial an unconscious evolutionary forces.  The desertion indicates an irrevocable change of identity within these oceananic, evolutionary forces.  The individual's self-realization through a crucial repudiation of a collective status which has become unbearable.

The Scorpio/Taurus nodal axis is the axis of family responsibility, and is fixedly rooted in the past. The universal cycles of birth and death, growth and destruction, Spring and Fall. The Scorpio/Taurus axis relates very strongly to the myth of Persephone. The core issue of self-worth from sustaining and maintaining. South Node in Taurus builds and stabilizes solid foundations of structure with filial piety and beauty, while North Node in Scorpio breaks down these foundations to plant seeds of growth. Change and growth like history come in cycles. 

Taurus and Scorpio are money signs, signs of consumption and excretion, creation and destruction.  Venus the goddess of love and beauty rules Taurus, while Mars, the god of war, rules Scorpio.  Money is the way we measure the energy flow of our lives.  This flow of energy - in at Taurus, out at Scorpio, needs Spring cleaning every few years.  North Node in Scorpio, the sign of debt.

With this Moonwobble, we move out of the Scorpio/Taurus nodal axis into the Libra/Aries nodal axis where a consensus of the collective and the individual will be sought.




New Moon in Capricorn on Wednesday, January 1

New Venus at 21 Capricorn on Saturday, January 11

Moon is Void of Course, January 22

Lunar New Year of the Green Wooden Horse begins on Friday, January 31

Full Moon in Leo on Friday, February 14

Mercury Rx - Thursday, February 6 to Friday, February 28

Uranus (at 13 Aries)-Pluto (at 13 Capricorn) Square (part of a Grand Cross with Mars (at 14 Libra) and Jupiter (at 13 Cancer)) will form close Square to the U.S. Natal Sun (at 13 Cancer)-Saturn (at 14 Libra) Square

Fun facts from history, Social Security Act became law during Uranus/Pluto Square in the 1930s, Medicare Act became law during a Uranus/Pluto Conjunction during the 1960s, and Affordable Care Act became law during current Uranus/Pluto Square during the 2010s.

Make it work for you

While the MoonWobble Report may be technically helpful, there is no substitute for doing your own interpretations if you are to experience the undulate. If you need to learn how to perform astrological or symbolic interpretations, please contact The Prosperos. The Prosperos teaches how to think, never what to think. For that reason, do not simply read someone's report like a newspaper horoscope. Please do your own archetypal interpretations and your own Translations. Look at how these nodal transits aspect your own chart. The lunar nodes are the guideposts of your ontological journey. Where do the current Nodes and Planets fall on your natal chart? Do the Nodes and Planets make any major (opposition or conjunction) aspects to natal planets? What do these Nodes and Planets intuitively signify to you?

Use the Nodes in the context of the MoonWobble as a spotlight to Self-Encounter any tension at that moment in time of your chart. Use the Nodes as a spotlight to freeze-frame and be self-aware of what tension you are feeling and experiencing. Translate and RHS that tension to experience the joy of flow. If you don’t know how to Translate or RHS, contact The Prosperos. The North Node expands consciousness intentionally while the South Node expands consciousness accidentally. These Nodal spotlights are not on in Moonwobble aspect all the time, use this energy wisely.

Take advantage of the Mercury Retrograde in which we may find ourselves outside the boundaries of linear clock-time and can view the freeze-frame of our experiences.  This borderland state is what Thane called liminality.  The term comes from the Latin limen meaning threshold, indicating the transitional space in between two points, and also the transition from one stage in life to another (Peay, 2004, pp. 93-96).

Like all other psychological influences, the best way to stay in control is knowing! People who know the least about these things are the most subject to the influences. People who know about them, can act upon the situation, not react to it! Don’t just translate! Channel the unusual flow of energy into an unpredictable good!


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Prepared by Richard Burns, H.W., M.