St. Teresa of Avila knew something about what it takes to make love to the Divine.
He desired me so I came close.
No one can near God unless He has
prepared a bed for
A thousand souls hear His call every second,
but most everyone then looks in their life’s mirror
and says, “I am not worthy to leave this
When I first hear His courting song, I too
looked at all I had done in my life
“How can I gaze into His omnipresent eyes?”
I spoke those words with all
but then He sang again, a song even sweeter,
and when I tried to shame myself once more from his presence
God showed me His compassion and spoke a divine truth,
“I made you, dear, and all I make is perfect.
Please come close, for I
January 20, 2019 – Full Moon in Leo 10:17 pm MST
To Leo, my King and my Queen:
There you are so beautiful, sitting upon your night sky throne gifted to you for a time by our mutual friend the Moon, sitting opposite the Sun who just entered into revolution-loving Aquarius showing us exactly what we need to release to set ourselves Free.
When I first started writing this Letter of Lunar Love dedicated to you, my magnetic, charming friend (after all you are one of my favourite signs in the zodiac—yes, yes, I know I say that about each one of you), it would’ve been safe enough and completely expected for me to write about some of those bright light archetypes you so proudly boast: the Queen, the King, the Star, the Artist, the Child, and the Creator.
But when I started typing and the words were about making love, I was surprised (and I must say delighted) at what unfolded.
Oh yes, the Creatrix was activated this morning, pulling me out of bed in the cold, dark early hours and asked me to stretch for love. To challenge myself—for love. To write what I love to think and speak about.
And although I was assured I’d feel some doubt and discomfort in the process (a Libra does her utmost not to rock the boat), the trust I feel when Spirit calls the way She does through the undulating cycles of the Moon and through the love language of astrology allowed me to listen and to write.
So here we are.
Most of us go about the business of living and never know who’s channelling your Leo energy, but to be in the presence of a person who’s administering the soul medicine of Leo Love (whether this energy is in their birth chart or not) is to understand that Leo Lovers heal others through outbursts of joy, random acts of play, and the creative force of love.
To be immersed in Leo Love is to know that anything is possible and that whatever is ailing you, life is going to be more than okay.
Would you say that’s accurate?
Your celestial performance tonight (co-starring the Full Moon and featuring a Total Lunar Eclipse) reminds me of how much purging so many of us are doing now—on every level imaginable.
Honestly, how much more must we take???
Yes, yes, I am grateful, Leo, for the cleansing and the healing. Really, I am. No, no my tone is not sarcastic–well maybe a little.
While times have been a little rough, I truly am grateful for today as I know we can use the power of the Full Moon to release what dulls us from shining brighter than ever.
We can pray for that playful, charismatic, star power energy of yours to turn up the volume on the effects of our life work which is our love work to do.
So I’ll just come out and ask you what it is I desire most this Full Moon: to be more magnetic to the call of truer and deeper Love in all Her limitless forms…in all areas of my life.
Yes, Leo my friend, I need/we need your magnetic energy more than ever to pull the resistance to the surface, to illuminate the shadow material stuck inside, so we can show up as the Lovers that we inherently are, turning the frequency of our lovemaking way up.
In part, I am talking about romantic love, which has been on my mind and my heart lately creating an astrology course on relationships, but in particular, I’ve been thinking about the expression of sexual love within that relationship container.
I see that fine line we humans walk in our long-term relationships. You know where I’m going with this perhaps since you, Leo, rule love and love affairs.
There’s that point in the life of a relationship when the preciousness of the bond we initially knew with someone we said we’d walk hand-in-hand with is no longer at the forefront of our thoughts or at the centre of our hearts. I get how this can happen. Sometimes it’s something major that hits us—illness, death, miscarriage, accident, depression, trauma.
But sometimes it’s a thousand little choices we make in turning away from the Love that is present in human form. Sometimes Lovers drift into being roommates, forgetting the importance of sexual love in the creation and sustenance of an intimate relationship.
I know the seduction of staying numb with the old stories around relationships about how love hurts.
But I also know the bliss of living a new story of where the Lover within calls us to new adventures in love, letting the Queen within us be seen and be adored and the King shows up to be appreciated as the Lover he knows he has the potential to be.
I’m asking you this: How do we find our way back to one another? How do we return to a soul making love to another sacred soul?
I know you are laughing at me, my Leo friend, but I also believe that making love can heal the world.
And I’m not just talking about sex.
I’m also talking about how we show up outside of the bedroom as well– at work, in a coffee shop, at the gym, on a sidewalk.
I’m asking this Full Moon in the name of purifying for Greater Love, my brave-hearted Leo friend, to activate within those of us who desire this:
to show up as you do, to stroll into a space in which we are sparking people’s hearts with light and with joy, making love with our words and kind gestures, laughing often and praising more.
Show us what layers need to be released of anger, grief, shame, guilt, hatred and disgust we feel for the abuses we’ve experienced at the hands of those who said they loved us—who made us scared to fall madly in love with ourselves and with one another.
Show us in some magical, serendipitous, over-the-top way that we can be healed from even the biggest hurts and love more deeply than ever before.
May we be reconnected with our Innocence, remembering how we incarnated here in this time-space reality to make love on this planet and that we agreed to heal those wounded parts and our hurting hearts so we can do just that–make love.
Light up the way for us, Leo, my lover-friend, so we can say…
I am willing to sacrifice the past hurts, the old identities and the usual ways I run from love.
I release any resistance known and unknown to making Big Love in this world.
I will reach for a blank page and let a new story be written by the creative forces of Love. It shall be a great adventure.
Thank you for being a powerful Guide and even better Friend. Please, let’s talk more often. I need you in my life.
Love your not-so-secret admirer,