This is the moment. I’m aligned with the sun, the moon and the earth. Whether the eclipse really does anything to shift us isn’t really the point — kind of like whether the tarot card is really a mystical tool for divination. The power to change is in us and we can decide to do it at any time and these are catalysts. I just happen to feel that when the air turns cool because the moon is blocking the sun it is a physical reminder of life’s preciousness and the greater truth of the cosmos — it’s a chance to pause and look up to what is bigger than we are, rather than running around like chickens with our heads cut off in the emotional muck of the patriarchy and its emboldened weirdos.
Monday morning I was in that in between sleep and awake time and was thinking what I want to slough and what I want to keep: Slough — self doubt, self attack, giving shits about what other people think, flimsy boundaries, old ways, old writing and falling back on that... Keep + build: confidence, love, who I am in the world, continuing to gather my tribe, courage, more writing, art and sharing that, connection to the muse, honoring myself and my connection to what's true and beautiful, loving up on the beautiful connections I already have.
I am really excited for the eclipse and using the energy to continue to shift and solidify what I want and what is good for the world and slough what I don't want. Oh, and, you know, feeling into ushering in the new world by seeing and sensing the connection of the cosmos and what we all share and the TRUTH of that as opposed to the construct/illusion of patriarchy and our systemic bullshit and being mindful about that. No bigs.
It's me, Jennifer Bernice (rhymes with "Furnace": it was my Granny's name) Sutkowski
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