The Full Buck Moon comes this weekend, rivaling whatever fireworks may show in the sky. The Full Moon during Cancer Season is the most Moon a Moon can get. Artemis sees to it that her magic is alive and scientifically measurable at this time. The Buck Full Moon gets its name from the curious fact that a buck’s antlers grow the fastest during this time of year, due to the daylights effect on its hormones.
In your hair, in the air and everywhere, structure is eager to shape- eager to grow and change to the changing needs of it’s internal compass.
Rudolph Steiner commented that the horns of a ram and the antler of a deer are very different in the direction that they take as they grow. He said that they essentially grew in the way that Goethe described a plant grows- spirally and vertically.
The horns of a Ram begin at the periphery and seek a center. This is symbolic of someone beginning with a head full of world-knowledge, yet little understanding of his own soul.
The deers of an antler begin at the center. That is to say, a person begins with a heart full of soul-knowledge, yet little understanding of the outside world.
Steiner also had a great quote about the ultimate mirror-relationship of the external and internal terrain.
“To truly know the world, look deeply within your own being; to truly know yourself, take real interest in the world.”
— Rudolf Steiner
This weekend’s Full Buck Moon is an opportunity to seek the periphery! Take real interest in the world around you, your immediate surroundings, that are full of meaning as they always are. Reach for this external meaning, as those fast-growing deer antlers do. Let them show you more of who you are!
Your internal compass will mysteriously guide your attention to these rich sources of external meaning.
The Full June Moon Friday will make you SWOON- in Sagittarius-, the high flying horse. Heights are romance’s true love- and the horse knows the secret of flight- the secret of lightening the heart and mirroring the beauty that surrounds you-
This Full Strawberry Moon will occur on June 5th, a Friday- original day of Venus. Venus herself will be opposite it- conjunct the Sun, wearing strawberry-colored lipstick on her smile!
The Sun and Venus in Gemini- the sign of the living silver- the reflective magic of mirroring felt most easily in the presence of a smile.
This Moon will be in square with Mars in Pisces- adding much beguile to the smile. Some ocean to the potion! Soften those eyes and look upon the Full Moon- listen for the waves!
Know as the Strawberry Moon, or the Rose Moon- with Strawberries being a member of the Rose family- one more reason to admit- that this June Moon is ready to make you SWOON.
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