On November 30th, 2020 we have a Full Moon and Lunar Eclipse at 8° Gemini.
Full Moons are when things are revealed for what they truly are. The Full Moon is the only time in the lunar cycle when the disk of the Moon is fully illuminated.
By definition, Full Moons bring clarity, transparency, and DISCLOSURE.
Now, since this Full Moon is ALSO a Lunar Eclipse, we change gears to a whole new level of disclosure.
The Lunar Eclipse in Gemini is a Penumbral North Node eclipse and we know that North Node eclipses are concerned with the future (unlike the South Node eclipses, which are concerned with karma and the past).
When we have a North Node Eclipse, something new comes up and changes the trajectory of our destiny.
Since this North Node Eclipse is in the sign of Gemini, that ‘thing’ that comes up is likely connected with a piece of information since Gemini is ruled by Mercury, the planet of intellect and communication.
And it is not any old piece of trivial information. It is something that is striking, something we haven’t known about, or ever imagined was possible.
The Full Moon and Lunar Eclipse in Gemini is quincunx Venus in Scorpio. The ruler of the Full Moon, Mercury, is sextile Jupiter and Saturn. Whatever it is that the Full Moon will reveal, it will feel awkward at first (Moon quincunx Venus).
However, it will eventually bring us the much-needed clarity (Mercury sextile Jupiter and Saturn).
When we say ‘clarity’ – the ‘Gemini clarity’ is not your usual definition of clarity – it does not necessarily mean the absence of ambiguity, but more likely, the revelation that reality is sometimes contradictory.
Gemini – Learning About Duality
Gemini is a mutable, dual sign. Gemini doesn’t have a “yes or no” type of energy – in a way that Aries, Leo or Scorpio have.
Gemini is synonymous with the concept of “duality”. We are half divine, half nature, half YIN, half YANG, half Sun, half Moon. Duality is inherent in everything.
To understand the Gemini concept of duality, let’s take a look at the journey of the 12 signs of the zodiac.
Aries, the 1st sign of the zodiac, is the spark of life – where life as we know it gets birthed. Aries is the impulse of creation – without shape, or form; Aries is pure energy.
And this is where the next sign, Taurus takes over. Taurus is the material container that allows this spark of consciousness to take shape and to ‘exist’ in the physical reality. In Taurus, the seed of creation becomes a sprout.
Next, when this new form of life is shaped, we move to the next astrological archetype, Gemini. Gemini rules the process of cellular division. This is where we get the 3rd dimension of reality, “space”.
Space can only exist when we have 2 different objects. When we have plus and minus, yin and yang, white and black. This process of division is absolutely necessary in our development. In the next sign, Cancer, the Yin and Yang unite to birth new life, however, to get there, we need Gemini.
And this is exactly what the role of Gemini is: to show us that duality is necessary, to show us that we are different. When you talk to someone for example (communication is ruled by Gemini) you become aware of this duality.
The person you’re talking to is not like you, and they cannot be like you, because we are all different. When you talk to them, you share a little bit of your universe and take it a little bit of the other person’s universe.
This process of exchange is absolutely necessary and it fulfills its purpose when it is done from a place of genuine curiosity.
If it doesn’t come from a place of curiosity, we get the dark side of Gemini (“I only believe in what I see, touch and feel. Everything else is a lie”) OR the dark side of the opposite sign, Sagittarius (“I’m right and you’re wrong”).
While duality and division are a necessary process in the development of our psyche, being “divided” and having black-or-white thinking is the result of failing to embrace what Gemini really stands for: curiosity, critical thinking, and diversity of thought.
If you’re a Black and White type of person, the truth the Eclipse in Gemini will reveal, might shock you. “How come what I thought to be the truth, is not actually THE truth, but at best, half the truth?”.
Lunar Eclipse In Gemini – Think Differently
North Node eclipses are usually more auspicious than the South Node eclipses, however, they can make us feel uncomfortable at first.
They teach us to get outside our comfort zone, get out of our bubble, and ‘experience’ the world.
The great thing about North Node eclipses is that there’s no need to fear them: whatever you are called to embrace, it is part of your life purpose.
You can’t go wrong when you take action at a North Node eclipse. You can’t go wrong if you do things a bit differently. You can’t go wrong if you change your mind, or even your world view.
The worst thing you could do, is to do nothing at all, to dismiss what life offers you. If you don’t feel challenged in the process, if you don’t feel resistance, you’re saying NO to your North Node.
It is ok to feel challenged, it is ok to feel out of your depth – because this is exactly what the role of the North Node is.
The Full Moon and Lunar Eclipse in Gemini is our opportunity to open our minds and have the courage to think differently. This is a time of full disclosure – this is a time when the Universe will speak to you directly.
Pay attention to what it has to say, because it may change your life.