Greetings Star Seeds,
Midway between Autumnal Equinox and Winter Solstice, Scorpio season has always been a transformative time for me. It is a season of letting go, of death and composting, of turning inward and connecting with spiritual allies. It is a time for ancestor work and ritual, a time of portals, thinning veils between worlds and a time when thresholds and crossroads invite discernment and deepening.
Even the symbol for Scorpio changes as it goes through initiations of self-awareness and spiritual growth. From the scorpion compulsively and often unconsciously using its stinger as a means to protect, defend and attack to the snake unwinding and learning discernment through willingly dancing with the shadow to the eagle who responds to life from a higher perspective, empowered and fierce. The Phoenix is the final stage of development that the Scorpio journey offers, where the ego is alchemized through the sacred fire of transformation, and the spirit emerges reborn and regenerated. At this stage we move through life knowing that all is one. There is great power and compassion here born from truth-telling and having done our interior work and released the grips of shame and unworthiness.
Scorpio is a fixed water sign ruled by Pluto, the planet of power and transformation. Sex, death and taxes are Scorpio’s domain. This time may lead to breakthroughs that come from breakdowns. Remember that these are cycles and cycles change. We may feel like we are going through the birth/re-birth canal or like a snake shedding its skin. What needs to be composted so that the energy can be released to fuel a new paradigm that is aligned with personal empowerment? Who and what are you merging with? Where are your allegiances? Dive deep beneath the surface into the emotional depths. Allow for intimacy and the breaking of taboos. Seek truth.
Harnessing the energies of the Scorpio new moon to initiate new cycles and the Taurus full moon to release anything that doesn’t feel good can be boosted by ritual and intention. Scorpio and Taurus deal with sexuality and sensuality, so pay attention to what you need in these arenas to feel nourished. The new moon opposite Uranus may bring sudden movement and lightning fast shifts. Mercury retrograde starts its three week cycle on Halloween/Samhain and will give us a cause to pause and revisit, revise and reset before moving into the forward moving, fiery Sagittarius energy of the holidays. My suggestion is to take this time and surrender to the watery depths with an eye toward resourcing your internal wellspring.
I’ve recently added a new category of star+root portal essence offerings called Medicine of the Moment which will rotate seasonally+astrologically. It is my hope that these essences can be supportive during this time of the season which can be intense. They help shift consciousness in navigating the ever changing tides while staying aligned with our truth.
All My Relations is for remembering that we are all connected. It invites us to live in reciprocity with one another, the Earth, animals, nature spirits, the stones. Recommended for both the Taurus full moon to connect with all beings and for ancestor work. Disentanglement helps us detach and disentangle cords and connections that are no longer serving our growth. Provides support and brings awareness of root causes of co-dependent tendencies. Use for balance with themes of navigating self-identity + relationship to others. With Venus in Scorpio, this can be a great ally if feeling mergy, clingy, obsessive or jealous in the areas of love and romance. Pairing Disentanglement with its sister essence, Wild Rose for joyful embodiment helps bring comfort and understanding to these deep realizations by inviting joyful heart-centered embodiment through the process. Also wonderful for the Taurus full moon energies as it brings forth the grace and gratitude of being here on Earth. Hear Your Om: Inner Sanctum is a life-saver when you need to turn down the dial on the external noise from the city buzz. Soothes a tired+wired nervous system. Working with this essence can introduce you to an inner sanctum of serenity and help you re-align with your own frequency and can be a support in dialing down the external rollercoaster and being in alignment with the season’s slowing down, especially during mercury retrograde. And in honor of Mercury retrograde in Scorpio, we now offer Mercury Retrograde Remedy as an internal essence as well as a spray formula. A fabulous addition your spiritual toolbox for times to help us align with the pace that Mercury takes during a retrograde cycle so that we are able to remain calm, grounded, and patient in the face of challenging circumstances associated with communication and time. Re-sets our pace and allows us to slow down and flow with Mercury’s rhythms. Re-minds us to re-align, re-view and re-consider. Edgewalker, made over Samhain + All Souls Day + Dia de los Muertos is for all who walk the periphery of liminal spaces. She connects us with the gate keeper archetype and allows for safe passage when engaging in deep portal work. A perfect remedy for this magical time of year when the veils between worlds part.
Oct. 23 Sun enters Scorpio
Oct. 27 New Moon in Scorpio opposite Uranus in Taurus
Oct. 31-Nov. 20 Mercury Retrograde
Oct. 3-Dec. 9 Mercury in Scorpio
Oct. 8-Nov. 1 Venus in Scorpio
Nov. 1-Nov. 25 Venus in Sagittarius
Nov. 12 Full Moon in Taurus
With infinite gratitude and blessings,
Claudia is a nature lover, alchemist and dreamer. She lives with her life partner, Ilan and her beloved dog, Osa.