The build up of New Moon and Solar Eclipse energies are upon us! This is the time to look within and all around us to see what is no longer working in our lives and to let go and make room for what does. These intense spiritual energies are here to help us to bring to light that which has been in the shadows for deep healing. As a nation we are individually and collectively experiencing what is traditionally considered “the dark night of the soul”. In Oriental Medicine, the healing process is based on a holistic approach of helping the whole person, by balancing body, mind and spirit, instead.
Wow! This is a powerful full moon accompanied with a lunar eclipse to help amplify the energy of letting go, setting our intentions, taking action and transforming into our best selves. Making this an exciting, and can be freighting, time of growth and self-discovery. Chinese ancestors believed that eclipses were evil because the sunlight was blocked out and darkness occurred. They used to bang pots and pans to scare the evil spirits and dragons away. However, this is actually the time to accept our shadow self, the perceived unlovable aspects of ourselves and each other. The Universe is encouraging us to embrace the unknown and go with the flow. Let.