Lunar Eclipse in Libra & What it Means for You - Via Harper's Bazaar
It will have the power of many Full Moons all rolled into one.
By Rebecca Gordon Mar 17, 2016
A Lunar Eclipse in Libra will light up the skies on March 23rd and it will have the power of many full Moons all rolled into one. Key tip: Take a leap of faith into the future and be courageous. As you leap ahead into the bright unknown, the bridge will then fall behind you and there is clearly no turning back. The future holds great promise though so be absolutely present to the new opportunity. This is the final eclipse from the Aries-Libra series these past two years and will likely bring finality to your story of 2014 and 2015. Read for your Sun sign and your Rising sign to find out what this all will mean for you.
Listen closely to the conversations around you and take time to carefully observe your surroundings. Soon the Eclipse lights will turn on and the unadulterated truth will surface about your key relationship. The results bring a sense of relief and clarity, at last. This eclipse may also help put a capstone on a pending legal matter of the last 2 years.
Sometimes we need to welcome in the comet – the unexpected visitor. Being a 'fixed' earthy sign, you tend to find your groove and then stick with it, likely until something throws you way off course. And it appears that our Lunar Eclipse will so artfully do just that – time release your old approach to business and perhaps the old dusty project that need an overhaul. As you clear space, a more lucrative opportunity will emerge from the emptiness.
One thing that is sure of this eclipse, is the fact that you will get the pure straight-up truth about a romantic interest. If there has been vacillation over the last couple years, love will become crystal clear as Eclipse lights are most revealing. This will be a supportive eclipse for you and it seems that you are finally thawing out to the word 'commitment'. You also will find a new, creative solution to raising kids with your partner and solid agreements can be made.
The last couple years of eclipses has shaken up your living situation quite a lot – and perhaps your career as well. If you have likely re-invented both, you are up for final changes on the home-front. Naturally, you put great effort into creating your home to be a soft and nourishing refuge from the hard edges of reality, and your dream home in the works is almost complete. It may be time for a move with this eclipse or perhaps the final touches on your new pad – creating a more accessible work-space.
After much review and negotiation, at last a contract will be drawn and one that will have long-term implications. This may well be a legal agreement for a creative endeavor and if so, you will do well to fully welcome in the leap of faith. The change will benefit you here. On a separate note, you will have the opportunity to build bridges within a sibling relationship as you may bond over shared interests this month.
It may have been a wild ride these past two years in the financial department as eclipses have awoken any dormant lessons to be learned regarding money and worth. And this eclipse will put the capstone on a series of financial stories. True a hefty investment may be in the works, and you will also need to release your fear surrounding it. Go ahead and surrender and as you leap off to the new cliff, the bridge will fall and this is a good thing.
Have you fully called it quits with the old pleaser / peacemaker role of 2014 and 2015? In the process, you have likely had to let an important relationship go. Though YOU are the one that is changing here, or rather you are simply becoming even more of who you truly are, unadulterated. Once again, an eclipse in Libra will highlight a much deeper level of connection you now demand. This will raise the bar on your current partnership. Conversations about your lifestyle and future together will help you to realize your true desires and release the conventions.
This lunar eclipse will wake up the most hidden area of your chart, it's like finally seeing the elephant in the room. There may be an old habit that will suddenly turn 'unacceptable' and certainly it is best to lay it to rest. As the eclipse ruler is Venus, this likely has to do with your patterns in love, and the lesson here is to learn to value yourself more. As you get into a healthier state of mind, and invest more in yourself, you will also realize that new sort of relationship and a healthier one will become available.
While you host Mars and Saturn in Sagittarius, every decision this year will come with a gravitas as you are finally committing to your path. You are perfectly positioned to take deliberate action with your business and partnership and this will set the groundwork for many years to come. As you may be saying goodbye to an old team, you will as well be ushered into a new cast of characters whose values thoroughly mirror your own. This may well be a new company that you will call home for a good while.
Career has not exactly felt stable over the last few years with such challenging eclipses shaking up the work front. Well, you have certainly paid your dues and this Eclipse in Libra will be the final one that ensures and punctuates your new more prestigious, role. After all of the volatility, it appears that there will be help from behind the scenes – someone who has had your back all along will come through and show up as a staunch supporter. The bigger question is, is this role satisfying and what is your meta-vision?
Finally, it is time to move on into the role of practitioner and teacher and graduate from being a student. This is a fortunate eclipse for you and will reveal an opportunity for you to broadcast your message to a larger audience, perhaps by blog, webinar, podcast or through a major publication. A good friend or affiliate will come through as a major supporter, and judging by Saturn's position, this will likely be a long-time relationship.
There may have been a string of unexpected expenses that have traveled with this eclipse family over the last two years. With this final eclipse punctuating your money story, at last reward seems to be arriving from past business investments. With this new sum, you will do well to re-invest in your company with such a supportive angle to action Mars and Saturn in your sector of career. Hard work will pay off, at last.