Ruled by the planet Saturn the planet of discipline, karma, boundaries, and structure. teaches us how to be more disciplined in our lives and that goals and accomplishments are only achieved through dedication and persistence to the fulfillment of those goals. Saturn shows us what areas in our lives either lack discipline or where our discipline is a hindrance to our growth. The energy of this planet from a darker aspect can create strain and stress due to self-doubt, lack of discipline, and overindulgence. On the lighter end when operating out of its highest frequency this planet can be a great ally to help assist the other planets and energies in your natal chart. The karma of this planet shows us that the energy that we put out is ultimately what we will experience back and that it is only ourselves that is the direct cause of that said karma.
Capricorns are known for their influence, power, reputation, and credibility, and Capricorns focus on their contributions to society and the people that they care about. Under the influence of Saturn, Capricorn is a very disciplined sign, though it is an earth sign it is a sign of action and getting things done through strict boundaries and discipline. Capricorn rules the 10th house which is all about career and one’s profession. Unlike the 6th house in astrology, the 10th house isn’t the ruler of brief and odd jobs, instead, the 10th house is in charge of your vocation in life, your calling; it rules your cognizant strides towards dealing with something you adore and care for.
The profession that is detailed in the tenth house is your dream job, the work through which you will develop into a more complete being, your own personal method for advancement and accomplishment. Saturn being the ruling planet of the tenth house is the planet of time; it sets aside time for us both to discover what we truly love doing in our lives and it creates the fundamental conditions where we can do what we set out to achieve.
Full moons take place when the sun and moon are in opposite signs of one another. In this instance cancer’s opposite sign is Capricorn. Capricorn’s primary responsibilities lie within the public sphere, while cancer’s primary responsibilities lie within the home and within the family structure. This structure between the two signs shows us how to create harmony and balance between what we do and whom we do it for. Is what we are doing a true reflection of the legacy we are trying to build for ourselves and for the people that we love? Or are we simply doing it for the sake of maintaining this false idea of structure? Structures are great, yes but they can be extremely limiting if we aren’t doing it from a place of passion, purpose, and intention. You can manifest during any lunar cycle, remember it’s all about intention with this type of work, however, full moons are typically not ideal for displaying new things or drawing in new energy. Unlike new moons(where you draw in new energy), Full moons come at the end of a lunar cycle and represent change, release, and clearing space for a new lunar cycle to begin again.
Full moons remind us of where in our lives we need to let go and make space for new fresh energy to come in. Representing the element earth, This full moon in Capricorn is calling for us to release old patterns and truly embrace letting go of what was. This full moon is calling for us to let go of these outdated structures and ideals. What would it look like if you created the life you truly wanted to live by doing what you love to do? Remember you can be successful and
create structure by doing what you love to do! The greater question is do you have the discipline to build and maintain it? Are you doing it for yourself or are you doing it for others? Utilize this full moon to break free from your family and communities expectations of you and be open to creating a new legacy, a legacy birthed from the truest expression of whom you are supposed to be.
Journal Prompt Questions:
What does success look like to you?
What are you passionate about?
What could you do and not be compensated for and still feel fulfilled?
What would it look like if you created the life you truly wanted to live by doing what you love to do?
What areas in your life do you lack discipline?
Is what you're doing for the greater good of yourself or of others?
Happy full moon everyone!