Today, we will look at the last quarter moon in the sign of Scorpio and give you a few tips for managing or working with this powerful last quarter moon, as well as some things to watch for.
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Hey everyone, this is Adam Elenbaas from Nightlight Astrology. Happy Friday, everybody. Today, we're going to take a look at the first quarter moon in the sign of Scorpio and give you a few tips on how to manage or work with this last quarter moon and some things to watch for as well. It's a powerful last-quarter moon today. So we'll talk we'll talk about why and and how to work with it.
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I just have a few things I want to say here at the end of the week. So here we can see Friday, February 2, and I want you to notice that the moon has entered Scorpio this is in the morning time, heading into the last quarter square with the sun in Aquarius; now remember, as this last quarter moon is coming through we have been going through a lunation cycle that has included a lot of aspectual connection between Capricorn and Taurus with an underlying Venusian thrust.
We have Saturn in the exultation and bounds of Venus-Jupiter in the sign in the domicile in the bounds of Venus, Uranus in the domicile of Venus in the bounds of Jupiter. We've had Venus going through a trying to Jupiter, and we've had all of these contacts between Mercury and Mars, hitting Uranus in the sign of Venus. We talked a lot about things that are being built and developed in the earthly plane with the underlying desires and intentions of Venus, which can affect our relationships.
It can also be about things that we desire to build or develop, sort of earthy stuff but informed by a vision of Venus. We also recently had the sun crossed into Aquarius and conjoin Pluto, and Aquarius is just starting to shape and tone. The cycle ahead, which will be a new moon in Aquarius, is coming up on the ninth, if I'm off the top of my head anyway.
So this last quarter moon is interesting because it really serves as a kind of transition point between the emphasis on Capricorn and Taurus and the new emphasis that's coming between Aquarius and Taurus. You can see here this it's funny the tiny now that my arrow decided to go in the direction of tininess, okay, anyway, so you can see there last quarter moon. Now conversing with the sun in Aquarius. This is really important because it's starting to shift things into the Aquarian cycle ahead, which will be about the pairing now. Rather than Capricorn and Taurus, it will be Aquarius and Taurus.
So, on that note, there are three things that I want us to watch for around the end of this cycle in this last quarter moon that's coming in today and tomorrow, and there are three of them. One is emotional intelligence is needed. Look, when Capricorn gets involved, it's build, plan, develop, and there's a kind of underlying steely and determined quality. It's, you know, it's like We're climbing up a mountain here. It's not necessarily enjoyable even though the thing we're building might be beautiful, or it might be on behalf of Venus like there's a kind of chop wood carry water mentality that comes with Capricorn.
We get into the sign of Aquarius as we're shifting into the next cycle, and we start thinking a lot about the loftiest, most beautiful, archetypally ideal images. I mean, Aquarius is like the gold medal standard for human beings. This is a sign that implies that humans can reach toward the realm of the gods and find their place close to the gods as the story of Ganymede shows us.
But it also is about the inability to make peace with our human nature. The aspiration to be godlike can come at the cost of not being embodied in order to reach for something of a gold standard and to not leave our earthly nature behind this last quarter, Scorpio Moon pointing us in the direction of this new cycle between Taurus and Aquarius, which can be like a gold standard, it can be like, what is the highest possible structure or form or embodied shape that something can take?
Well, if we're going to go down that path, the Scorpio Moon right now is insisting that we not leave our emotional reality behind that this last quarter moon will start having it'll press us to start thinking about what might we be stuffing down, pushing away repressing? What might we need to remember emotionally it's like, whatever you're building, however ideal and beautiful it is? If the emotional intelligence is the embodied instinctual animal, you know, the relational sensitive nature that we have as human beings isn't included; something will get left out, and it will come back later, and it often comes back later in the form of like a monster an unconscious unconscious shadow.
So right now, it's really important to look at what is coming up emotionally and demanding that it be included, that it be considered that it be a part of the new plans moving forward this last quarter moon; it's kind of like the shedding of an old cycle, the beginning of the planting of the seeds of the next cycle. So authentic a composting process.
Number two is that Scorpio's last quarter moon is concurred to push us to explore the underlying desires that we have that are shaping or creating the urge to build or manifest whatever we are trying to manifest. You have a blueprint laid out on the table. It's a starry, otherworldly, ideal, beautiful blueprint that comes from the realm of Aquarius, squaring with Taurus, Jupiter, Uranus, and Taurus. This is going to be just very beautiful and high-minded.
The standard is reaching toward our highest potential; you think of the New Age Movement, sometimes also called the human potential movement, with something that's pushing us toward our highest potential. But have we explored why we want what we want? Or what we think it will provide us with? You could have I was; I have this bad habit of sometimes eavesdropping. I don't mean to do it. It's at the gym. I go to the gym, I workout and occasionally, I just can't. Because here's the thing I go hunting for astrological symbolism. I hear people talking, and if they're talking loudly, and I sort of can't help but hear it, I tend to listen because I'm I feel like if something's popping onto my radar, there might be a way to correlate what they're talking about with a transit and then I'm so curious.
Anyway, I was at the gym, and there were these two women who were talking about the remodeling of a bathroom in their house. It was clearly like wealth and privilege were at play in the conversation, and I found it so interesting because it was so perfectly correlated with the sun in Aquarius, squaring Jupiter in Taurus at the time. I was just like, gosh, she's talking about her ideal and how these contractors are falling short of exactly what she wants, you know, she sounded kind of snotty, to be honest with you, and only maybe she's frustrated for a good reason. I don't know. Right. So I'm not passing judgment, but I started thinking about that last quarter moon and Scorpio coming up and thinking to myself, What do you think the bathroom is gonna give you?
No, I'm not saying that there's not that you don't need a bath. You know, it's we're human beings if you want to remodel a bathroom remodel it, but the level of frustration that it was falling short of her ideal to me probably speaks if she was my client, I would say like, it probably speaks to some kind of unhealthy or unrealistic expectation that you have for what you think this bathroom means or will give you. If you can, you know, if you're so frustrated that it's not going perfectly to plan, it doesn't look exactly the way you wanted it to, and I could be wrong, but I didn't hear disaster; I heard some nitpicking, you know? And again, I'm not talking about like I'm straining to listen, I'm talking about someone who's speaking very loudly, it's kind of hard not to hear, and then I was just like, ooh, the astrologer news listening? What are we hoping to get out of this?
Scorpio Moon can be very honest, very, like, take an honest look in the mirror. What do you think is going to come from all of this? Like, what? Where do you think that you're going to end up as a result of what you're building? If you can be honest with yourself and say, Well, I don't think it's going to change everything. It would be nice if you could, or if you can even look and say, you know, I'm probably putting too much on what I'm hoping will come of this process in my life or something that I'm in the process of trying to build or create or an aspiration I'm reaching for and like, like, why? What's beneath it? What's the history? What's the hurt? What's the pain? What's the desire? It's not that having a shadow on our desires means that we should discard them. But it does help to be in touch with the shadows and the fears and the anxieties and the, you know what I mean? It helps me find myself; for example, I'm in the process of doing a re-composition diet right now. It's called with my trainer, and I find myself at times, you know, like, I have to be like, this is for the sake of health and happiness. You know, the bonus is liking how I look. You know what I mean?
Because I have, the only way that I can stay in that mindset is by occasionally refreshing myself with some of the shadows of why, you know, I'm doing what I'm doing. Well, I want to look so great. I want to feel I want to you know, achieve something blah, blah, blah, and I have to be like, okay, yep, there's those there, those those voices are there. They have a role to play in why I'm doing what I'm doing. But I stay in touch with them. Because if I tried to suppress or ignore them or pretend like, oh, they don't exist, I'm better than that. I only want this purely for my health. You know, if I don't visit the egotistical desires behind things, then they get stronger because I'm in denial about them.
The Scorpio, last quarter moon, says hey, check your plans right now; look at the shadows of why you want what you want. It's that doesn't invalidate what you want. We were so black or white. We're so all or nothing in our thinking. We think that if there's a shadow, then it must mean the whole thing is rotten.
No, that kind of thinking is usually what's the rotten piece is more a black or white way of thinking, and Scorpio just encourages us to go into the darkness, not so that we can discard and call out and say well, your desires that are cast in golden light are all false. No, it's just it's a more balanced understanding of where we're going, and then that more balanced understanding and incorporation of the Chateau allows us to be more flexible, and that's the goal here.
Now, number three is the insistence on imperfection. Scorpio is a sign that absolutely insists that we look at the world as a place of blood and guts. You know, not that it's a horrible, terrorizing, cruel place. It does include terror and cruelty and things that really make you scratch your head. Well, how was this included? You know, like, who made this and who included this in the plan for the universe?
It doesn't; Scorpio doesn't like to provide answers for the existence of darkness. It just insists that it is part of the picture, a very mysterious confounding part, not one that, because it exists, we have to condone or love or, you know, put in an elevate in like worship or something. But it's one that we can't deny that we can't exclude, and with all of this coming, emphasis on Aquarius and Taurus, two signs that like to hold out human potential and beauty and luxury and stability, you know, golden sunny day, and the best of the best of the best in human nature.
Okay, well, that's beautiful in Scorpio is like someone's going to shit their pants in the car ride. So you can't get away from it. Someone's gonna rip a big one, and it's like, Scorpio doesn't insist that life is bad or dark or difficult or that you should really just, you know, I don't know, put on some heavy black mascara and a trench coat and walk around just brooding on it. But it insists that it is. Darkness, rain, mud, the release of destructive power.
These play a mysterious role in the forces of creation. You can't exclude it. No matter how high-minded your thinking is, no matter how progressive you are, no matter how spiritual you are, no matter how luxurious or stable or beautiful, there will always be, there will always be a stinky fart. There will always be poop in the swimming pool, and it will ask you to reflect and consider.
So anyway, I'm going to leave it there on a really gross note. Don't let the shit get in your way. Have a fun weekend, and we will see you again next week. Bye