The full moon is a time of release and letting go. If you have excesses in your life, now is the time to take a dip. Through silent meditation, brainstorming, or spiritual practice, Full Moons are the point where we can let go.
The full moon and lunar eclipse in Scorpio occur at 1:34 PM ET on May 5, 2023. Following Western astrology, these full moon guides are monthly reminders to set and review your intentions. Your horoscope is a primeval guide to self-reflection.
How did you learn that you should control the outcome of your desires? The tendency to gain control over people, situations, and opinions is rooted in insecurity. Whenever we feel a sense of fear, our mind starts to boil over with nervousness. Our heart rates accelerate. fingers, toes, and limbs may begin to shake; And in a way, we may forget to breathe. If we can successfully pull the reins and manage our imagination, the tension may subside. Alternatively, if our imagination takes the driver’s seat, the rest of our body may anxiously do what it takes to try to take control. Remember that the outcome may never be completely perfect, regardless of whether you’re trying to channel what’s out of your control, or if you’ve learned to manage your resentment and practice acceptance.
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On May 5, 2023, at 1:34 PM EST, the Full Moon in Scorpio and Sun in Taurus will appear on the North and South Nodes, making what we know as an eclipse in astrology. The full moon will also appear alongside Mercury Retrograde in Taurus, making us think again about difficult interactions. This is a time to accept what we experience as it is, not a reason to fight, run, or fawn for a different outcome. In fact, with Uranus in opposition to the Moon, emotional outbursts of behavior are likely to lead to more chaos. Both Taurus and Scorpio are pretty violent signs, which is why you might want to fight to get things your way. When you are at peace with the way things are against the way they could be, it will be easier to say what the outcome is.
Your quest for this full moon is to practice letting the winds flow without trying to trap them in an urn; This is a metaphor that suggests that you learn to live and let live. Keep in mind that life requires getting to know your emotional truths.
Read your horoscopes based on your sun, moon and sunrise signs. Read on for your Sun sign for insight based on the version of yourself you’re maturing in, your Rising sign for reflection on your current state, and your Moon sign for guidance on how to nurture your inner child (nobody’s perfect).
Read your horoscope for the full lunar eclipse of the Moon in Scorpio:
Aries, breakups are hard, and this full moon suggests doing the opposite. The more you force yourself to hold on to something that will go away, or to give up on something that is there to stay, the more you hurt yourself. Is it really your intuition or is it something else? Misunderstandings may fuel your anger, so tread in good faith.
Taurus, it’s time to step back and focus on you for a bit—at least for the rest of eclipse season. Unexpressed, highly thought out feelings can be a source of subconscious tension. Maybe stored near your stomach or in the form of a low immune system. Like it or not, your mind will make your body feel whatever is bothering you. Step back and take time to determine if she still has her spring allergies or something else.
Gemini, which distracting yourself from your inner knowing serves? Having inside knowledge of an unproven event is a lot like letting your imagination take over. You can quickly transition between feeling in tune with your surroundings, and questioning yourself and your perception of the world. When you feel like your intuition is helping you access the information, take time to write down your first thoughts and remember to come back to them whenever you think of the second.
Cancer, breakthroughs follow those who know how to set their priorities. “Cheat days” are always acceptable within reason; They are actually important to creating a healthy version of yourself. Make sure you know when to take the marshmallow instead of playing the long game. Let your superego bring your dreams to life by taking the driver’s seat, let your co-pilot let your identity be in the car seat.
Leo, your focus should be on your legacy now. Yes, He should A value statement, and if you value astrological wisdom, consider prioritizing yourself. Trust that everything that happens in the house will bring balance again. Keep your head above the tides and do your best to weather the storm.
Virgo, we are all products of our time and bring many of the collective wrongs of our generation. This eclipse season invites you to listen and learn instead of ranting and being proud. Humility is everything, and you will find that through patience the right words come at the right time.
Libra, material girl, time for a spiritual release. Value is especially luxurious when it is found in the shadows. Silent pride is most attractive because when you know what you have, the people who undermine you become silly at best. During this eclipse season, you are being called to take a piece of peace and worry less about what people don’t know. We all have the ability to learn when life presents challenges.
Scorpio, mindful meditation, and healthy escapism are a fair way to address personal awakening. What you have learned and studied may disappoint you if you are not willing to be patient. Disappointment is a part of life, and it is important for you to understand the roots of your dissatisfaction. Do you feel disappointed with yourself or with others? What were your expectations, why? It’s okay to be sad when you’re feeling down.
Sagittarius, sort out your discomfort by paying attention to your dreams. When we’re feeling angry, sad, or guilty, there’s probably a memory worth exploring. The past is the past and it can “manifest” as fear if left unaddressed. Pay close attention to your dreams during this eclipse; They are subjective reflections from your subconscious mind.
Capricorn, you have to set your own pace, values, and standards. You know yourself better than anyone else. Gaining insight and perspective from others is often beneficial, or at least interesting. Ultimately, you need to determine what brings you happiness, peace, and a sense of security. Focus on indulging in what’s healthy, even if it hurts some feelings.
Aquarius, you can manage your own choices, but you must accept that there are determinants out of your control. People can get pretty beat up by other people’s opinions and actions, even though there’s no dictating how other people think and feel. Sure, you can abuse your strength to try to provoke a reaction. What happens if it backfires? Consider using this eclipse as an excuse to host a solo meditation residency.
Pisces, what feels good may be what is holding you back. Be sure to go through life with a gentle grip of humility and hold on to reality. Your frustrations may lead to unhelpful habits and childish flirtations. Instead of being aware of everything, you can benefit from expressing your inner knowledge.
Monisha “Six” Holmes is an astrologer and MA in Social Work (MSW) covering love, relationships, and wellness. She received her MSW from Columbia University, where she majored in contemporary social issues. Apart from writing, Monisha is the founder of Black Women Being, a media platform that aims to promote wellness, spirituality, and justice.
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