This new moon is in Libra on 24th September 2014 at 6.15 am, with the second equinox which has occurred just days before on 22nd. Pluto also at the same time turned direct, ending its retrogradation also adding to the extra potent effect of this new moon of being a time to set powerful intentions. The archetypal Plutonian energies are amplified and we might experience a small or large break down in identity. Equinox and solstice points are like energetic portals where we can access higher dimensions of energy. Wednesday night would be the ideal time, a few degrees after the new moon is a powerful time, rather than before it.
The sun is moving out of Virgo earth and into Libra air. The vibe shifts from our internal world into relationship, perhaps symbolic of where we are at as humans, moving out of a separate existence into interdependency. But there’s lots of fear around this, perhaps we don’t feel ready for that responsibility or more to the point we do not have the tools yet to navigate what it means to relate and in relationship.
We have a relationship with everything and everyone, whether we know it or not. This idea of relationship being bigger and greater than just with our nearest and dearest is important. For community to function well, we need to develop further reaches of relationship. That people matter to us and that we can give without expecting anything in return, not because they are people we like, but just out the joy of giving, is important if we are to harness the reality of unity consciousness.
Relating to others means being able to pick up yourself and to own, to take responsibility for what you project or find uncomfortable. Rather than pick it up, we prefer to project out i.e. my boyfriend has no time for me, he’s always working too late. The question then is in what ways do you need to work harder and later. Inevitably, when we pick up and live out more what we hate or resist, i.e. we start working harder and longer, then we find that our boyfriend mysteriously stops doing that. Perhaps he starts sleeping in instead! Which then we also start getting annoyed with.
This is called the process of dreaming up or projection. It’s human to polarise, but if we are to move beyond duality, then we also need to pick up our projections. Inevitably we struggle if we, as spiritual folk, label certain things as bad and others as good. But good and bad don’t really exist objectively, it can’t, the quantum physics particle-wave principle dictates that. We, as observers of reality, directly impact reality through our awareness observation. Without us, reality wouldn’t exist. Accordingly how we observe our relationships, the eyes through which we see (which is our perception and a complex network of information) shapes our reality. This means that we are not separate from our reality, there’s no objective reality out there, it is totally subjective, creating by us.
The boyfriend is not actually really separate to us. That is the illusion of Newtonian physics and matter. Beyond matter, is energy and so he is us, at the quantum-essence dimension. Through our observation and perceiving of reality, a field of quantum waves interlace and entangle our processes. Our entangled processes are like a pair of head phones when the two ear wires get all entangled up with each other. Unravelling them is one of my pet hates. But if we don’t know what’s what we get really frustrated and can’t hear what the other person is saying, caught up in entanglement.
Many people talk about protection and boundaries, as though there is something ‘outside’ of them to protect themselves against. I’m not against safety and protection, they are very important processes, but I want to stand for picking up where we are in the other person more now, rather than just protecting ourselves against it. Surely the latter is just another form of separation acting out? Of course, if we are to enter into a dynamic, fulfilling relationship with one another, we need to be able to express our boundaries, but I think unless we check out where we are in what’s upsetting us in the other person, then we can assert and create our boundaries until the cows come home and the ‘other’ will continue playing out what we hate if it’s also a part of us.
I’m not talking about ‘healing’ what disturbs us in the other person within ourselves. Although that is often a part of it, there’s already too much focus on this – we are almost obsessed with a cure these days. Life is more than healing what we don’t like. I’m talking about picking up the power in that which we don’t like. If we feel a victim, then pick up the essence of the power of the one that victimises us. That’s the essence, not the behaviour – in other words, pick up your power intensely and deeply.
The quicker we can more fluidly with this without having to think too much, the more connected we are, and less entangled. We can no longer hurt one another knowingly, as we understand it just hurts us, even when we don’t feel it. What does it take to make that shift? A decision, an experience, practise, right timing, training, desire, crisis, illumination or God’s grace – perhaps all these things.