Can An Eclipse Of The Moon Be Lucky?

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Can an eclipse of the Moon be lucky? In the olden days, they were viewed as potentially treacherous, but in some cases, they bring good fortune. They’re super-revved up New and Full Moons or, as I call them, Catalyst Moons. Sometimes they stir up concealed animosity or make you aware of stagnant dynamics. But, on other occasions, they catapult you into a more desirable life. In the case of this Leo below, you can see how it came together brilliantly. If an Eclipse is on a particularly friendly planet in your natal birth chart, they’re most likely to bring excellent opportunities.

Hi Mystic,

Now that the lunar dust has settled, just a quick note to let you know you were RIGHT – of course!  September WAS huge, and maybe even something like love is happening now…

The first Eclipse of the Moon was on my Venus. Three days later I met a man who lives in a city on the other side of the country. We somehow noticed one another but didn`t talk much or even fall in love instantly. A day later, I left for a long-planned two-week journey to the country of my ancestors.

An Eclipse Of The Moon Is A Fate Catalyst

I`ve never been there because of war and trauma, and you can imagine the rest. So it was very emotional to be there and see, smell and taste the “old home.” (I found the house my grandparents had built). Even more so, I felt a deep connection to the country´s capital, where I spent a few days. I was so happy at this place and so in love with this city that I suddenly knew the town I´ve been living in for the last decade isn`t right for me. It wasn`t a thought I had EVER before – but at this moment, I just knew it. That was two days before the second Eclipse, which was precisely on my Moon.

Fast Forward to the present moment: I`m moving cross-country in January. As I decided to change jobs, too,  I chose a city to fit my new aspirations (I was a freelance writer until now, but I`m craving to do something more serious than advertising – so I`ll be working at a university and doing a doctorate. And the dissertation will be about the capital of my ancestor`s country).  And surprise – this new city happens to be the hometown of the man I met at the beginning of September.

You Meet Destiny Muses

As he`s an artist who works in fields that are interesting for my planned dissertation, we came in contact through mutual friends and are now having a lot of amazing conversations. And I´m curious what it will be like when we can finally have these in person. 

I am speechless and amazed at how all of this worked out and is intertwined, now that I´m writing it down. Every aspect of my life is changing, and I would have never imagined that just two months ago.

A Mutable Leo

I love this story. It’s not just the love interest – it’s the emotional catalyst of a city, ancestors, Moon, Venus and subsequent vocational shift. It seems like a heart and a mind-opening. You meet Destiny Muses during Eclipses or, in your case, a Destiny City. The word “destination” comes from destiny. During Eclipse Season, notice the places that you are drawn toward.

And yes, the weird thing about an Eclipse of the moon is that when you look back at them, the fate lines of your entire life are visible. And the synchronicity between different events is so intricate and magic, that it is breath-taking.

Image: Hasui Kawase

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ScorpioRising
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ScorpioRising
November 13, 2016 6:10 am

September started with so much promise, I met someone who I had instant chemistry with… However it finished as fast as it started, with no reason. Since then I have been, sick, placed on some horrible drugs, and struggling with getting back to normal. In the midst of this there have been some strange echoes of my past.. Photos posted of an event that I was at 26 years ago where I first fell in love, a fling that never quite happened 21 years ago (who broke my heart at his 21st ) has been back in contact and is… Read more »

ScorpioRising
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ScorpioRising
November 13, 2016 6:02 am

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Pegasus
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Pegasus
November 9, 2016 4:20 pm

A total eclipse of the sun coming? Hope not. At 6pm last night Oz time, the news of Trump’s win was on the teev. Here so far away in South Oz, nearly as far away from him as the Antarctic, i was overwhelmed with a scary feeling. Perhaps his lack of political experience can be a bonus looking at it positively. Who knows, he may turn out to have the goods needed or am i fooling myself?
Change with a capital C is surely here.

Saoirse Kirke
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Saoirse Kirke
November 9, 2016 2:47 pm

I’m looking at the new moon. Square the nodes. Wish I could use teh interwebz so much lately. But those mid eclipse points…

marsbar
marsbar
November 9, 2016 4:13 am

Oh holy bat crap. I woke up and Trump won. Lol. I hated both the candidates so it didn’t matter but dang! Now the real work begins…

Lux Interior Is My Co-Pilot
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Lux Interior Is My Co-Pilot
November 8, 2016 3:37 pm
flowerchild
flowerchild
November 8, 2016 2:33 pm

Ooooooh! This is amazing…….I’m going to look back through and see what I can track in my life with the eclipse cycles. Powerful stuff! The Sept. one was significant for me since I’ve got lots of Virgo/Pisces stuff in my chart and it’s all angular, on MC/IC. What do you all think of full moon’s in perigee? All that ‘super moon’ stuff? Any extra power? I know any eclipses would be way more powerful than moon in perigee, but just wondering… In other news…..I VOTED!!! Can’t wait for this to be done, but I’m feeling optimistic now, based on news… Read more »

AnkhRising8.0
AnkhRising8.0
November 8, 2016 7:01 am

Have never tracked Eclipses like this. Fingers crossed tho that my new insurance co will finally allow my dr to pump my spine full of steroids come December. I know: dreamy.

Everything is relative.

sphinx
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sphinx
November 8, 2016 1:06 pm
Reply to  AnkhRising8.0

Nothing says eclipse time like a spine pumped full of steroids? Oh my, these would make interesting lyrics.
Let’s go get to India, we can visit the spiritual shrines and get stem cell treatment along the way.

AnkhRising8.0
AnkhRising8.0
November 8, 2016 2:29 pm
Reply to  sphinx

Uppers in my hump gonna pump
You up
Like whiny bitch chump Trump
Drop deplorables at the dump
Bump banging buck wild
Big Pharma injection style
Eclipse ready hands steady Obamacare gonna be awhile

😛

sphinx
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sphinx
November 10, 2016 9:47 pm
Reply to  AnkhRising8.0

Genius! 😀

Sam
Sam
November 8, 2016 6:30 am

also
i never pay attention to the OP. sorry Leo. this sounds amazing.
I thought of the 10 of coins/ pentacles (the rider waite one at least) when I saw this image.

MissDee
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MissDee
November 8, 2016 6:06 am

I wish I had experienced something like that.
The last eclipse in September was exactly conjunct my Ascendant in Virgo and opposed my descendant in Neptune.
If it’s true that “Early December is the echo point of the Virgo Eclipse on September 1” then I will observe it because on that first day of September I was expecting a blast and yet nothing even remotely interesting happened to me.
PS: way to go mutable Leo, it sounds amazing.

MissDee
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MissDee
November 8, 2016 6:07 am
Reply to  MissDee

*My descendant in Pisces conjunct Neptune

marsbar
marsbar
November 8, 2016 8:02 am
Reply to  MissDee

Same. Nothing happened to me either and I have Venus in Virgo at 5 degrees. 🙁 But all hell broke loose mid-sept. Maybe early Dec will make up for it .

And go lucky Leo!

LiberatingVenus
LiberatingVenus
November 8, 2016 1:07 pm
Reply to  marsbar

Gotta keep real tight orbs for a transiting eclipse hitting a natal planet or angle – like 3 degrees or under, ideally. Some even say 1 degree or less. September’s eclipse was 9Virgo21, making the hit to your 5 degree Virgo Venus just out of reach, but the line has to be drawn somewhere… Re: An eclipse hitting one of your angles (ASC/DSC/MC/IC), if there is a chance your birth time is off by a wee bit (and that’s not uncommon at all given the commotion that can occur during a delivery – recorded time on the birth certificate may… Read more »

marsbar
marsbar
November 9, 2016 4:17 am

Thanks! Good point about tight orbs. I didn’t know people used tight orbs in western astrology for anything except node considerations and asteroids. I am fairly sure my birth time is accurate as it is not an even time like on the hr or half hr.

Chrysalis
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Chrysalis
November 8, 2016 4:12 am

Oh well now I have eclipse envy.

MissDee
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MissDee
November 8, 2016 7:28 am
Reply to  Chrysalis

ahahhaahha exactly.

Lux Interior Is My Co-Pilot
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Lux Interior Is My Co-Pilot
November 8, 2016 3:48 am

The power is real.

Sam
Sam
November 8, 2016 12:38 am

I can’t believe i am saying this but I am actually too chicken to look at eclipses because of the no doubt countless opportunities i have let fly past because of utterly jagged confidence and seaweed caught in the propeller of self esteem. the march 2015 eclipse was the last one I paid attention to, almost 3 months later to the day i was winging it to a place i had never been before where otherworldly cap was, and look what happened there, i tripped over and fell into the pluto IC abyss or was that saturn in Leo or… Read more »

Jokerman
Jokerman
November 8, 2016 12:41 am
Reply to  Sam

H…a…..l..l…o….. from a natal IC/Nep conjunct

Sam
Sam
November 8, 2016 6:02 am
Reply to  Jokerman

yeah that one sounds like a freakin doozy

Sam
Sam
November 8, 2016 12:42 am
Reply to  Sam

honestly at the moment it feels like swinging wildly between a sense of deep convalescence ( & where i put my prog cancerian moon) and utter, deep existential hopelessness, like wearing a 75L backpack full of stones, climbing a ladder whose top I cannot see, which is set into quicksand. i assume this is outer planet crap that one day may ease but i really hope it happens soon.

Jokerman
Jokerman
November 8, 2016 12:52 am
Reply to  Sam

Maybe just Uran opp Uran.

Sam
Sam
November 8, 2016 6:03 am
Reply to  Jokerman

not yet buddy.

milleunanotte
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milleunanotte
November 8, 2016 2:00 am
Reply to  Sam

Any aspects to that not-good-enough-yet-keeps-slogging Cap Moon? See what you’ve got, besides Pluto there, to help Haute Capricorn. Maybe even diversify through your chart and shift focus to the good polishing bits.

Sam
Sam
November 8, 2016 6:07 am
Reply to  milleunanotte

thanks mille, good advice…mars over pluto and my moon was a good little turbo boost for things where screwing up was Not An Option, or at least clawing my way over the line. the cap moon always insists that it is the only game in town and these days i know it’s talking crap but man, getting the other vibes into the equation is like an all-in street fight with the demons sometimes

milleunanotte
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milleunanotte
November 8, 2016 1:54 am
Reply to  Sam

Yeh, reading the above made me feel i must have wasted an eclipse moment as well. On paper, though, I’ve done marvellously well. Pi, don’t forget the ol’ South Node and Dr Chiron biz referenced in our Dailies etc. I’m trying to keep reminding myself of that but I read these in the morning and forget during the heat of the workday, and the Wind-Down of Evening (which is really just me looking over the day to find what i missed doing and completing, along with so called self-dev relaxation!) All we can do is keep feeling the feely-feels, and… Read more »

Sam
Sam
November 8, 2016 6:16 am
Reply to  milleunanotte

yes.. exactly. *exhales*
chopping wood is saving me at the moment, but i can’t get far until i need to lug some more water, lately the realisations have been major. inching forwards on the map but it’s a 1:25,000 map so those inches are a long way irl.

milleunanotte
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milleunanotte
November 8, 2016 1:57 am
Reply to  Sam

Oh yeh, meant to add, for you as much as me ;P , when you can’t help looking back, keep most of your fly eyes forward. (OK some of them go at outward angles, as well.) We’re gonna just try to sit with a blend of perspectives on ourselves in time, yes, Pi? Say yes, i need encouragement! Winky Piscean style.

Sam
Sam
November 8, 2016 6:23 am
Reply to  milleunanotte

oh i am SO down for blend in perspectives. I am saying YES. YESYSEYES. it’s somewhere between rainbow nebula and kaleidoscope. It’s literally all we have at the moment i think. you’re a multi pisces yes? this must be huge for you, and that saturn square errghh how’s that working for you?

milleunanotte
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milleunanotte
November 8, 2016 2:32 pm
Reply to  Sam

no only piscean sun, but i suppose the 12th house moon neptune jupiter is like that. saturn is all over my sag 12th house and ascendant. it’s…powerful. first i felt old looking, just before it hit; now it feels sexy. Hard work, everywhere i look. Cheerful self-hatred?! Lots of pep talks to self, like once a minute. When i’m down the pit, other parts of me lower baskets of provisions. The bod is suffering most from the spelunking. venus in aqua trined uranus in libra. the uranus and the venus square other heavy hitters, so Mars in Aqua will be… Read more »

dizzarina
dizzarina
November 8, 2016 4:28 am
Reply to  Sam

A lot of this Neptune-South Node shizz has to do with forgiveness: and that includes toward oneself. You did exactly what needed to be done at the time, every time- no regrets. And no mistakes.

The more ruthlessly, yet lovingly and forgivingly you examine the past, the quicker and more buoyantly you move forward.

You’re awesome, Pi. Don’t be afraid of the shadow of that awesomeness.

Sam
Sam
November 8, 2016 6:29 am
Reply to  dizzarina

love your firey mindset DZ, yes. xx
just started to see glimpses of newness, actual real newness, just today.

dont be afraid of the shadow of that awesomeness.

i needed to retype this to absorb it.

fwiw (nothing to do with you dizzarina but i’m just typing) i’m feeling a bit down that Ampersand felt so hurt / affronted re a comment back in another post. ampersand if you’re out there, hugs.

god there is just so much in the mix right now. It’s huge. huuuuuggeeeeee

MissDee
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MissDee
November 8, 2016 6:36 am
Reply to  dizzarina

I agree with dizzarina here Pi. Forgive yourself. Seriously.

And thank you dizzarina for pointing the forgiveness thing because I truly tend to give in to the gloomy low Nept vibe.

milleunanotte
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milleunanotte
November 8, 2016 2:36 pm
Reply to  dizzarina

Amazing words.

Yes to forgiveness, Pi. I use my guilt to forgive: oh look what you don’t love about yourself…now love it! Fixed or in progress, or seemingly stuck, just love it. Guess that takes a pep talk a minute 🙂

marsbar
marsbar
November 9, 2016 4:23 am
Reply to  Sam

If it makes you feel better I don’t really look at eclipses either. I honestly can’t tell if a transit made something shitty happen or the last eclipse. 🙁 Or in the rare case something good.

Jokerman
Jokerman
November 8, 2016 12:26 am

I know totes unrelated.
I had blood test done and my worst thing was Folate coming in low. (It wasn’t what l went for). I’ve been getting my Pisces freund making contact with me again over the past 10 days. Her voice has warmth in it.

I decided to ask the Oracle just one question. Like what does X think? (whatev).

It freaked me.

Gist of it said: She is thinking of but l have to eat my greens.

I was gobsmacked.

Sam
Sam
November 8, 2016 12:34 am
Reply to  Jokerman

Stress can zap B12. I hear. and the other B’s too. countless alt-nutritional types reading this though who could probably augment my on-the-fly mercury research-sponge tactics

Jokerman
Jokerman
November 8, 2016 12:38 am
Reply to  Sam

I got a real high PSA # (7.1) in Jan. I saw an Ayurvedic French guy, in Maleny, who introduced me to that diet. He gave me herbs for male health. It has dropped to 4.4 in 10 months. (I have Mars opp Chiron – intercepted)

Sam
Sam
November 8, 2016 12:44 am
Reply to  Jokerman

i don’t really know what that is, neptune in sadge 6th house soz haha

Jokerman
Jokerman
November 8, 2016 12:50 am
Reply to  Sam

Should l admit that my Mars is in the 2nd & Chiron in the 8th. I think I’m working that opposition.

Jokerman
Jokerman
November 8, 2016 12:43 am
Reply to  Sam

I forgot to say doc said l needed to eat dk greens.

Jokerman
Jokerman
November 8, 2016 3:04 am
Reply to  Mystic

Thanx for the heads up. I did a quick search. I will ask her. She said it wasn’t too low. But her thorough manner didn’t let anything go unoticed.

Jacqui
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Jacqui
November 7, 2016 6:36 pm

During an eclipse in 2015 I sat in the car with the family and wished/prayed that we would all live there on the coast and be happily content, fast forward to an eclipse earlier this year going to a job interview and Boom here we are!

Kel
Kel
November 7, 2016 6:40 pm
Reply to  Jacqui

Yes!!!! This is so awesome 🙂

msrod1029
msrod1029
November 7, 2016 7:10 pm
Reply to  Jacqui

Wow! THAT is inspiring.?

msrod1029
msrod1029
November 7, 2016 7:10 pm
Reply to  msrod1029

No question mark intended… was 🙂

dizzarina
dizzarina
November 7, 2016 7:11 pm
Reply to  Jacqui

Thank you for sharing this wonderful bit of cosmic machination at work!

LadyLeh
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LadyLeh
November 7, 2016 8:40 pm
Reply to  Jacqui

Fabulous.

Kel
Kel
November 7, 2016 6:24 pm

Oh this wonderful website and blog really keeps me going some days! just this morning while going for a run with my dog in the bush, a big male kangaroo slashed my dog’s chest and he’s in for surgery as I type this. Scariest start to the morning trying to call the dog off from ‘protecting’ me from the roo. but then half an hour ago the postman turned up and it was a delivery of Mystic’s wonderful 2017 books for each of the signs! And then I read the blog and wonderful things are afoot in the world and… Read more »

dizzarina
dizzarina
November 7, 2016 7:09 pm
Reply to  Kel

Oh kel, best wishes for your fierce protector’s surgery! Poor baby.

And so well said about Mystic’s sacred space here. I turn to it more and more for wisdom, solace, and learning, and really appreciate the beings who help create it. Including you!

Kel
Kel
November 7, 2016 10:56 pm
Reply to  dizzarina

Nawwww shanks 🙂

Doggie is passed out in a post surgery tramadol induced haze…looks like we got lucky this time phew xx

milleunanotte
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milleunanotte
November 8, 2016 1:46 am
Reply to  Kel

Christ, roos are FIERCE. Like Rhonda Rousey.

Lucky pup for having you as his guardian!

Sam
Sam
November 8, 2016 6:34 am
Reply to  Kel

oh whoa kel! traumatic run. all the animals both doing what they do. smooth recovery wishes for all..

dizzarina
dizzarina
November 7, 2016 5:49 pm

This is so inspiring.

There is magic afoot in my world. I can feel it. And your Tarot/Oracle confirms it.

Watch this space…

msrod1029
msrod1029
November 7, 2016 7:08 pm
Reply to  dizzarina

Yay!!!

msrod1029
msrod1029
November 7, 2016 5:41 pm

Goosebumps!

Jacqui
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Jacqui
November 7, 2016 6:32 pm
Reply to  msrod1029

same

LiberatingVenus
LiberatingVenus
November 7, 2016 4:56 pm

Synchronicity, as the eclipses just started showing up in my tarot! Did a spread last night and BAM; there they were as a timing indicator! I find the traditional means of divining timing in the tarot don’t tend to resonate for me…there’s usually some astrological correspondence I see referenced (visually or by the actual card’s astro-association) and that’s how I make the connection. The upcoming Leo/Aquarius eclipses only peripherally touch off some things in my nativity, but we do have bingo in my Pr. chart!

Love the story – the Universe’s perfection is weird and wonderful!

milleunanotte
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milleunanotte
November 8, 2016 1:44 am

Do you mind my asking, how do the Eclipses show in the cards? I mean, is there a card resonance; is it by House or Sign; do you think it’s your personal understanding of image or placement; or is there something that could clue in another reader of their own spread? Sorry, you just got my usual 50 million questions, courtesy of my Merc opposition Uranus, Sag Rising, Sag Moon Need-to-Know-Now. Augmented by Piscean Sun’s Need to Understand. You’ve probably said so above, and if interpret correctly it is in correspondence with your personal chart. But if you’ve got a… Read more »

LiberatingVenus
LiberatingVenus
November 8, 2016 6:17 am
Reply to  milleunanotte

Personal understanding of the images and, more specifically, of how they combine. It has nothing at all to do with my natal chart or the type of spread that I use; I’m like any other reader who can look at an abstract compilation of images and simply have something jump out at them regarding that synthesis. I’ve been steeped in astrology most of my life, so this is the medium the cards most often seem to use to speak to me regarding timing.

milleunanotte
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milleunanotte
November 8, 2016 2:47 pm

Got it. Thank you 🙂

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