When the Moon is in Pisces - What's Up?


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The Moon in Pisces is the end of the lunar trip through the Zodiac. These couple of days are more meditative, great for first drafts or purely imaginative art-making. 

The Muse is close-by during this transit in Pisces. This is the sign of the Fishes, and wrap up time. Good activities are resting, daydreaming, meandering, soaking and escaping into the imagination.

Pisces is a mutable sign, so the mood can shift in a moment. That's why it's wise to create wide open unscheduled time to dillydally. It's restorative to the soul, on these days, to simply Be. 

Big Feeling

A sensitivity of feeling is acute and boundaries between each of us dissolve when the Moon is passing through Pisces. We've got a heightened sense of empathy and can show compassion for human struggles and weakness. Pisces is a water sign, the element of great feeling. 

We're apt to root for the underdog, lift up the lowly, and try to soothe the wounded. We may get overly involved in the problems of others, and temporarily lose ourselves in the process. It's wise to watch out for those who prey on the goodwill of others at this time.

Beyond Time

When the Moon is in Pisces, we swim in imaginative currents that go beyond the normal limits of space and time. It's a mood when symbols, music, and images convey the messages of the soul. This happens through art, dance, film, photography, theatre, and play.

A Pisces Moon native is artistic, kind-hearted and has a poetic soul. 

A gesture or wise look tells another what words can't. With the Pisces Moon, we're wrapped up in the mystery that has infinite meaning, and never try to grasp too tightly to its form. It's a great time to nourish the imagination.

Zoned Out?

It's harder to deal with the harsh aspects of reality during these lunar days. We may escape with one more drink, or "check out" in front of the television. It's easy to coast through the day when you're dreamy or "lost." It helps to have some creative focus, in order not to flounder in the sign of the Fishes.

We soften our hard edges and find forgiveness where there was resentment. It's easier to see the wounds that cause people to act as they do. We have a big heart for those suffering, especially the vulnerable, children, animals and the elderly. We can see the oneness of all life.

This puts a mystical spin on everyday life. We can see the mystery and that can bring divine inspiration or a sense of wonder. Pisces is ruled by Neptune, the planet that's to do with transcending the every day, rising above, and experiencing the sublime.

That's why Moon Pisces time is ideal for doing nothing and deep listening. 

  • Favored when the Moon is in Pisces: long soaks; being near the ocean or another water body; watching or doing theatre; taking in a film festival; meditation or spirit-based retreat; being solitary; any imaginative project; tending to those in crisis or loss.

The Moon sets the emotional tone as it transits through the Zodiac signs. It changes signs every 2 1/2 days. You can work with this rhythm to "go with the flow" of the Moon. You can use it to know the general feeling tone to expect.