The Full Strawberry Moon In Capricorn Ushers In Double Karma
by Laurie Barraco
This month's Full Moon in Capricorn is an interesting time for us as both Saturn and Mars are retrograde. Saturn is known as the Lord of Karma. What does this mean? It means we can expect to be working on some serious karmic stuff that has been accumulated not just from this lifetime, but other lifetimes as well because this month's Full Moon is in the sign of Capricorn which is ruled by Saturn = double karmic homework. All of this karma talk may sound a bit overwhelming, but it doesn't have to take you out and down for the count. Let's face it, what needs to be addressed and healed is going to come up for us anyway, so we might as well address the karmic experiences that come our way as opportunities for personal growth, healing and become more in tune with our authentic selves. BTW, not all karma is bad. Karma is the sum of our experiences that makes its way back to us. We can and are able to create good karma right here, right now. Woot! Woot!
The Full Moon always intensifies our emotions as well as the astrological influences that are affecting us at that given time. This Full Moon is in the sign of Capricorn. Capricorn is a hard worker, is strong, determined and has willpower of steal to see projects and goals to fruition. The goat is associated with Capricorn and takes its time as it climbs that mountain. It makes sure it has solid footing before moving forward. Channel this energy as you work through these in-your-face karmic situations that have been pushing your buttons. Perseverance is a must at this time and try to do everything within your power to not give up. These tests are to help you push through self limitations. You will find the courage within you to cut ties from unfulfilling jobs, relationships, unhealthy habits and self-sabotaging belief systems that you know have been holding you back for years.
On the emotional front, we may notice heavier emotions coming to the surface such as; depression, loneliness, sadness, grief, low self-esteem and feelings of rejection and abandonment. Adding to these feelings we may notice an increase in energy vampires suckling on our life force energy. These energy vampires can leave us depleted and exhausted and it's so important that we learn once and for all how to keep healthy boundries with these types of personalities. Energy vampires are often oblivious that they are draining to be around and don't know how to set boundaries, therefore, it's up to us to set the boundaries for them. This can be a difficult karmic challenge but we are talking about survival my friends and this karmic lesson is most certainly not going to go away on its own.
Let's now talk about Mars being retrograde. This one may be a hard one for introverts because they will be pushed to step outside of their comfort zones, to speak up and stand up for themselves in the areas they are passionate about and have the spotlight on them. Introverts won't have to look too far to know what areas they may have to speak up about because we are working with the same karmic theme which is the do-over. Our opportunities to make it or break it are few and far in between so we must, must, must strike while the iron is hot.
Try some of these affirmations - they do work!
Dates to remember:
Full Moon - June 28 12:53 am
Mars retrograde - June 26th - August 27th
Saturn retrograde - April 17 at 9° Capricorn -September 6
There is good news! If we can man/woman up and confront our long standing fears and emotional shortcomings, we can break free from these self-imposed limitations and ground our deepest and wildest dreams into our physical reality. We are doing this not only for our current self but for our previous lifetime selves as well.
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About the Author
For the past 20 years Laurie Barraco has worked on her spiritual side by studying with many Master Teachers, such as Sonia Choquette and John Holland. Laurie opened The Mystical Moon in December 2007. Laurie is an intuitive channel and can access information from your spirit guides and angels to help you move through whatever challenges life has presented before you. Private Sessions are available at The Mystical Moon by appointment. Follow her on Facebook. This articles was shared with the author's explicit written permission.