“I ignored your aura but it grabbed me by the hand, like the moon pulled the tide,
and the tide pulled the sand.” ~ Talib Kweli
*Full Harvest Moon, Northern Hemisphere.
*Full Crow Moon, Southern Hemisphere
*Friday the 13th late evening, most of North America. Friday the 14th, the rest of the world
*Numerical vibration: 13th—number eight = Harmony/Endings
*14th—number nine = The Threshold/New Beginnings
*Next Full Harvest Moon on Friday the 13th: 2049
This week’s full moon in Pisces is an enigma!
Close to Autumn Equinox in the Northern Hemisphere and Spring Equinox south of the Equator, September’s full moon it is actually a mini-moon, the most distant this year, but will appear close to the horizon, big and orange as it rises almost right past sunset!
So with all those contradictions, under the watery influence of Pisces, what can we expect?
This moon is laying the foundations for the way we function in the world after 2019. It sets a tone or vibration for our next steps.
On the 13th, in the vibration of the number eight, we reach a harmony, an octave that is the end of one thing and the beginning of another. It speaks to us of renewal, a birthing of new ideas, visions, and ways of being.
Eight is very much a lunar number, there are eight phases of the moon’s cycle: New Moon, Waxing Crescent, First Quarter, Waxing Gibbous, Full Moon, Waning Gibbous, Last Quarter, Waning Crescent.
Eternity is an expression of eightness, with the cycle of birth, life, death, and rebirth so evident in nature.
This moon you may feel some uncertainty as the footing shifts beneath us. When arriving at the end of a season (reflected back to us in the shift from summer to autumn, or winter to spring, depending on where you live), we have a moment to pause and reflect, and even feel sorrow or grief. As you leave a vibration that suited you perfectly until now, the grief that you experience arises from the “not knowing.” We cannot always see the future clearly even as we must step into it. Who will we be in this new understanding of ourselves?
But there won’t be much time to ponder because as September 14th dawns, we are suddenly propelled over the threshold, and suddenly we are there!
The number nine frequency is one which leads us into humanitarianism and alignment with community.
This is our calling going forward: practicing loving-kindness (Maitri in the Buddhist tradition) with ourselves and others, being globally conscious and responsible, compassionate toward all life forms, and expanding into service.