May’s full moon is a reminder about staying committed to your purpose and what makes you happy.
May brings Mindful Motivation as the eclipse cycle of a “7” year holds great creative potential. The upcoming lunar eclipse with May’s full moon is a reminder about staying committed to your purpose and what makes you happy. Using that inertia to keep you moving toward even bigger and better possibilities for your future but not allowing yourself to get scattered. Just when I think I have it all figured out and prepare to journey to the left, spirit seems to spin, and I find I am unraveling one set of plans to scramble and create another as the pathway now leads to the right.
I feel I am in a cosmic washing machine and the dial has gone into the spin cycle. Increased solar flare activity, being in the midst of the eclipse cycle, everything around us is spinning with chaotic energy. Let’s not forget Mercury is doing its best to assist in this process by accelerating that spin cycle. Best advice I have been given…. Take nothing personally. Don’t write a story when an old emotional wound has been triggered. Instead sit with the chaos and see that it is spinning everything to the surface, individually and globally.
I choose to see the chaotic spin cycle as the source of breaking up stagnant energy of unresolved 3D story lines. As it spins out, we can use this energy to create a new reality. The key is to stay centered and focused on what we want to create and spin out the thoughts of lack and what we don’t have. Don’t compare yourself to anyone else and don’t judge the circumstances you find yourself in. The uncomfortable leads to the change we are all asking for.
I am trying to find my rhythm within the spin cycle and some days are certainly easier than others. Just remember we are all in this evolutionary journey together and we will make it!!! Our beautiful star child offers additional insight into this chaos. ` If you are interested in reading more about the eclipse cycle you can find it here: https://astroalohanews.substack.com/p/trust-the-transitions-the-first-eclipse. Thank you Natasha for your wisdom.
May 1st – Beltane – Our journey through the month of May begins with the celebration of Beltane. This is the third of three ceremonies performed to invite the Sun’s return. The first began with Imbolc, followed by the Spring Equinox known as Ostara and now Beltane. The three celebrations were performed through sacred ritual to ensure the power of the sun would be at its fullest at the time of the Summer Solstice when there was the greatest amount of light on the earth. In the ancient times the druids would walk their animals and families between two bon fires symbolizing purification and cleansing. They would call in the guardian spirits for protection for the rest of the year believing the sacred smoke created a magick layer of protection. Inevitably life is about change. By celebrating the seasons as they change on the cosmic wheel, we celebrate the next chapter of our personal journey. The path of the Goddess is a path for the soul that can help you find your heart song and the joy we all seek. The ancient ones celebrated Beltane as a cosmic opening for a specific energy. It is a time known as the “no time” when the veil between worlds is lifted and one of the spirit nights when fairies can be seen. For those who would like to celebrate with sacred ritual I have posted a Beltane Ritual. CLICK HERE
May 1st – Pluto goes Retrograde – Pluto is the most distant planet from the Earth so the effects of its backspin tend to impact us on a collective level. This is a time to examine and reflect on the impact of how Covid influenced your life. Three years have now transitioned since the entire world was impacted with the collective experience. With this retrograde we can further examine what still needs to change for us to move in alignment with our higher purpose. Pluto is about death, rebirth and transformation so it will further assist us in this year of the Phoenix Rising from the ashes.
May 5th /6th The Scorpion Full Moon is dedicated to the sacred Rose
The full moon of May is in Scorpio with a penumbral lunar eclipse. This is a truly special energy as the moon will conjunct with the south node signaling a major theme of release and letting go. This will be the last south node Scorpio eclipse for 19 years. Scorpio is the sign of death and rebirth, soul transformation, and endings/completions. This shows that whatever is coming to an end at this time is clearing the way for bold new beginnings. Pluto, the planet that rules Scorpio, in it’s retrograde cycle will amplify the Scorpio energy of this lunar eclipse, which may feel intense at certain points. In order to mitigate some of this intensity, be sure you’re getting plenty of rest during the week of the eclipse, you’re not overscheduling yourself on the day of the eclipse, and you’re letting yourself feel the emotions that may come to the surface at this time so you can process them and let them go. Take note that even though this eclipse signals the end of the first eclipse season of 2023, you may still feel the energy of this eclipse season up to a month afterward. Being kind, patient, and compassionate with yourself at this time is key.
Dedicate this full moon to the sacred rose which is accepted in all cultures and religions as a symbol of love. It encourages us to love ourselves and accept everyone as children of the Goddess. We can all agree that our sacred blue planet could use a huge infusion of love at this time. With this full moon, if we enter the stillness, it will illuminate areas in our life that we need to heal and change to come into alignment with our true self. Celebrate this night with a ceremony dedicated to universal love through sacred ritual that unifies all beliefs, faiths, and cultures of our global community into the vibration of love. As we join together around our beautiful water planet, this is a night to set focused intention for global harmony and prayer for leaders of all nations to make right choice and right decision. Let this be a night that you fall in love with the sacred sovereign being that you are, activating the dragon heart for greater clarity and direction. For those who are members of our online subscription series I will be posting a ritual to celebrate the rose and a guided audio meditation to assist you in awakening the cosmic rose being activated at this time.
May 14, 2023 – Mercury stations direct
Mercury stations direct in Taurus. Taurus is the sign of practicality and patience. This sign is also one that underscores slowing down and being present in the moment. During this Mercury retrograde, Mercury made a harmonious sextile to Saturn three times. Mercury in his shadow can be scattered, but when he makes a sextile to grounded and focused, Saturn with the energy of clear thinking becomes more easily available. The trick to accessing the clear mind that Mercury sextile Saturn offers, is to slow down and get grounded, centered, and in your body. When this happens, the fog and confusion lift, and the ability to hear your inner voice enhances.
May 16, 2023 – Jupiter shifts into Taurus
Jupiter will shift into Taurus for the first time in 12 years on May 16th. He will be transiting this sign for 1 year. There is a great deal of Taurus energy getting activated by the planets in May and Jupiter’s energy being added to the mix magnifies it. Jupiter is the biggest planet in our solar system and rules expansion, luck, opportunity, and freedom. Taurus is the sign of grounding, stability, and self-care. Taurus’s shadow has a difficult time with change and letting go. Jupiter’s one-year transit through this sign is an opportunity to work more deeply on our relationship with change as well as our resistance to it. Change is coming!! Additionally, Jupiter’s shadow can overcommit and bite off more than he can chew, so anytime Jupiter is prominent in the astrology, it’s a clear invitation to create balance in our lives.
New Moon in Taurus on May 19, 2023
This will be the last Taurus new moon while the north node is still in Taurus. The north node represents our path of destiny and the transformation that occurs when we grow past our comfort zones. The north node shifted into Taurus on December 22, 2021, and since then we have been encouraged to prioritize self-care, learn to love ourselves more unconditionally, and create healthy personal boundaries. With that, this new moon acts like a check in, and asks us to reflect on how far we’ve come since 2021, and honor all the big and small ways we’ve taken good care of ourselves as well as prioritized, forgave, and stood up for ourselves. The biggest theme of this new moon is to continue to deepen our self-love so that it may strengthen our self-worth as we continue on our Hero’s Journey. I will be posting a new moon ritual to celebrate this lunation leading to our path of destiny.
After an abundance of requests for the Hero’s Journey oil, I am offering it once again as a new batch was created in the recent New Moon eclipse energy. I will be departing for my heart home of New Zealand on June 1st so any requests need to be received no later than May 20th.
Hero’s Journey – $60.00 plus shipping
This magickal combination of high vibrational oils, crystals and herbs is quite powerful to activate your own intuition to follow the messages a sign that appear on the Hero’s journey. This is a magickal combination of the seeds within the apple. When an apple is cut in half, its seeds form a pentagram, a traditional symbol of knowledge. The rounded shape of an apple symbolizes wholeness, knowledge, and freedom. It is combined with the Mystical Avalon oil which was created from the apple orchard in the Chalice Well in Glastonbury, England. The apple is considered the fruit of regeneration and rejuvenation. Gifted from the enchanted realm to the realm of human. For the Tuatha de Danann it is the fruit of knowledge, magick, and prophecy. It has been combined with apple, cinnamon, clove, myrrh, cardamon and other magickal spices and herbs from Egypt, all sacred to the Phoenix and pure rose to open the heart and allow the traveler to see the world through the lens of the heart. The mother andara crystal has been placed within the mother base to infuse this magickal oil with unconditional love. The Hero’s journey begins with a deep dive into the heart where courage, wisdom, knowledge, and purpose for the journey is found. Place on the wrists and rub together to breathe in the magick. Place on the heart chakra, dream chakra and causal chakra. This oil will enhance your connection to the hero within you as you journey forward into your purpose, navigating the challenges and times of uncertainty when we all feel we are lost and have lost our way. Please contact [email protected] if you would like to order.
Australia will play a huge role with the energy of the 777, a portal opening in July. For those who are unable to join but would like to connect on an energetic level I have wonderful Rain Forest crystals that come from Australia. They have been infused with the powerful energies of the Sedona Red Stone elders which sit on the dragon line that runs through Uluru at the time of the Full Moon. If you are interested, please see the description below.
Rainforest Jasper – 60.00
Spiritually – Rainforest Jasper supports the Root and Heart Chakras, helping to clear and balance them. This stone can help us to feel grounded and secure about our place in the world. It can aid us when we are trying to connect and communicate with nature. Energetically, it is one of the best stones for connecting us to the unseen world and communicating with the animal kingdom to so we can understand the messages they bring. It is a perfect stone for anyone with a pet who wants to communicate better with our furry, feathered, or scaly friends. It encourages us to be a champion and protector of the earth, and of all creatures great and small as it connects us to the web of life helping us to realize that we live in an intricately connected universe. Rainforest Jasper is a powerful stone for attracting devas and other nature spirits. It is particularly good for helping maintain a spiritual state once it has been reached, making it an excellent meditation stone. Rainforest Jasper makes us more aware of our inner strength and ability to deal with difficult life circumstances. It helps us to stay calm and concentrate on what is most important. It is a highly creative stone, especially for anyone whose creativity is consciously being connected to their spiritual life. Rainforest Jasper is a beautiful green and brown Rhyolite found only in Queensland, Australia. While most of Australia is a dry desert, Queensland boasts an ancient rainforest. Because Rainforest Jasper has such a high silica content, it often has spots of pure quartz, like little pools of water, hidden in the forest.
If you would like to develop a deeper relationship with yourself in this year of seeding your future, I continue to create private retreats in Sedona, Maui and New Zealand throughout 2023. I will also be announcing upcoming retreats where I am excited to share the teachings of the Way of Water, the Phoenix, and the gifts of the Tuatha de Danann throughout the year. The season in Sedona is ending until our return in September. I am booking private retreats for September and November. June through August I will be in New Zealand and sharing private journeys on Waiheke Island. For more information contact me directly at [email protected]. Together we can co-create a special experience communing with the unseen world.
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Kia Kaha…Be Strong and true to yourself.
Much love, whale cuddles and rainbows, Robbyne