North Node in Gemini & South Node in Sagittarius – May 5th 1:48am EST through January 2022.
The nodes of the Moon are shifting from Capricorn and Cancer into Gemini and Sagittarius on May 5th 2020. This is a significant shift that will shake up the energetic climate of planet Earth.
Let’s explore the significance of the North and South Node, their new home of Gemini/Sagittarius, Eclipses and times in history when we have experienced these themes.
Understanding the Nodes
The Nodes of the Moon are not literal celestial bodies, but instead they are points of intersection. They are where the Sun and Moon’s orbits align. The north and south node are always opposite each other, just like the directions on a compass. These nodes shift signs approximately every 18-20 months.
The nodes dictate where Eclipses occur in the Zodiac. Since they are points where the Sun and Moon’s orbits align, when we have a New Moon or Full Moon near the nodes, we experience an Eclipse. Think about these points of alignment as high speed trains that quickly deliver us to a destination. They get straight to it and their energy can be somewhat intense.
We are moving away from the nodes’ transit of Capricorn/Cancer. That cycle began in November 2018. As we embark on a new level of learning it’s key to take a moment to look back. What have we learned since November 2018? Where have we shifted? Where has the Universe gotten straight to the point?
Moving forward, we can take this wisdom and integrate it into these new cycles. Beginning in June we will start to experience Eclipses and until then we are getting our bearings and the lay of this new land.
Freedom, Communication, Information and Ideas
The North Node represents True North. It’s the direction we are collectively heading, or the chapter humanity is studying. We will be learning the themes of Gemini until January 2022.
These themes include freedom, communication, information and ideas. Gemini is an air sign that often dwells in the logical realms. It’s what we think, how we speak to ourselves and what we say to others. It’s the free thinker or free spirit.
North Node in Gemini: Flying Freely
Let’s use the analogy of dandelions to convey this energy. This plant spreads their seeds by letting the wind take them. They fly all over and end up bountifully growing on every lawn in the neighbourhood. Their growth is contagious, if it’s free to fly.
Everyone has a different opinion on dandelions, and Gemini knows what it likes and what it does not. Some people are going to pull out the weeds, others are going to add them to their salads.
Information is Key
This translates to information. As we embark on this transit information is going to be spreading like dandelions. The wind will plant new ideas or inspirations for some. Others might try to pull out or stop these new concepts from growing.
There will always be the people who attempt to control where the seeds can fly. However, any one who tries to pull out all the weeds knows this is impossible.
Humanity is learning the power of information. The Universe is spreading seeds everywhere, and there are certain groups who are going to try and stop these seeds from growing.
North Node in Gemini: Making Up Our Own Minds
The beauty is that we all have our own gardens. We can let whatever we want grow in them. We get to make up our minds about where we receive information and what ideas we integrate into our lives.
Maybe we grew up with a parent who hated weeds in their garden so we were always pulling them out. Maybe we meet a friend who loves those same weeds. This transit is about changing our minds and expanding our attitudes.
We have the chance to do things differently. This might mean we look to new places for our information. This might mean we start to spread and share the innate wisdom within us. Ideas and attitudes can spread through communication. When communication is limited or censored, there is only so much room for innovation.
North Node in Gemini: Doing our Homework
This transit is here to clear out space within our minds in order for new solutions to come into play. However, nothing worth creating is easy. The North Node in Gemini is our homework and that requires a commitment on our part.
The Universe isn’t going to hand us the clarity we seek. We have to commit to fighting for it. This transit is showing us where we are free to fly like the dandelion seeds, and where we are not free. As we reach for the free spirited energy of Gemini, our limitations are going to become evident.
North Node in Gemini: Information Illuminates
Communication and information is what illuminates our planet. Anyone or anything who tries to limit that is creating ignorance on the Planet. Our parents could really trigger us, but if we silence them and refuse to listen we’ll be silenced in return. Our growth is stunted when we shut each other out.
This does not mean we have to believe everything we hear, but it does mean being willing to listen. It also means speaking up when we have something to say.
Above all else this is about fighting for the freedom to communicate. We do this by becoming aware of the limitations and asking questions instead of complying.
North Node in Gemini: Getting Curious
Gemini energy is inquisitive and curious. It wants to think about all the scenarios and possibilities. As the North Node transits Gemini we are learning to embrace this approach. We don’t have to take everything at face value. We don’t have to believe all the facts or figures. But what we have to do is ask questions. As we ask questions, we create space for the truth to surface.
If we sit back and take everything as it’s delivered, the truth might remain hidden. Instead, we can transform by thinking outside the box and asking questions. This curiosity will lead us to more information, and in turn more illumination.
South Node in Sagittarius: Trusting Our Wisdom
The South Node represents where we’ve been. It’s the direction we are coming from or the chapter we have just read. It’s the song we have memorized and will always remember. The South Node is our innate wisdom. We don’t have to think about it, we just know it.
During this time the South Node is transiting Sagittarius, which is an open hearted, free spirit and big picture energy. The Universe exists in each atom. We are learning to trust our innate wisdom. To look within ourselves for the truth. We can cultivate that sense of hope when we trust what we know. The bigger picture is on our sides. By trusting ourselves we can question when things feel off in the world.
North Node in Gemini: Mind Full or Mindful?
If our desktop is packed with icons we might feel cluttered and confused. During this transit we can imagine our minds are computers. Is our inner screen full and cluttered? Can we make space within our minds, attitudes and intellect? This is not something that will happen overnight; patience and perseverance are key.
North Node in Gemini: Seeing the Path
When our minds are clear we are able to see the path in front of us. If we are scattered and stressed our limbic system will kick in and we can feel confused. There are so many reasons to feel afraid. There are so many unknowns. There is so much confusion.
Finding that place of knowing within us is the first step to finding our paths. If we look outside of ourselves for answers, we will be bombarded with information and misinformation.
North Node in Gemini + History
The last time we experienced this energy was October 14 2001 through April 14 2003. This was a time when everything was changing. After the extreme chaos of September 2001 many were left confused and in fear about the future. Perhaps, we are feeling the same way after an intense spring of 2020.
Back then, certain stories and information conveyed as facts limited our perceptions. We were told to believe official narratives and because we did not have the same access to the internet as we do today, the option to open our minds might have not been there. We might have had questions but felt full of fear, so we could not ask them. Maybe we were young back then and did not feel we could question the stories of authorities.
Gemini is an air sign. Sagittarius is associated with travel and exploring new horizons. It’s interesting to note that back in 2001-2003, the last time we saw this transit, how we travelled and air travel specifically shifted. Once again, we are seeing changes in how and where we can travel.
The nodes in Gemini and Sagittarius are once again occurring during a time where planet Earth has had a plot twist. Something has happened that not many saw coming. We’ve all experienced a collective shock.
North Node in Gemini: Seeking out Information
This time is different because now we get to make up our minds about what is happening. We are each entitled to our opinions. We can search and seek out information. However, we can’t sit back and expect the truth to be miraculously delivered. We have to be willing to work hard to foster a connection to our inner knowing, and then go out into the world with curiosity.
We have to be courageous and ask questions. We can’t let someone else tell us what is or what isn’t. We don’t have to believe everyone, but we will benefit from being open to listening to others. Part of making up our minds is listening to the options and then choosing which ones feel right for us.
This transit is teaching us the power of freedom. We see that power playing out as a dandelion that spreads its seeds in the wind. We are learning that freedom is not something to take for granted. We are learning true freedom starts within. It begins by believing in ourselves and committing to enquiring about the world around us. As we think critically and trust our innate knowings, we transform the world.
We are very thankful that you read this article and we would be super grateful if you can share with others. During these times of uncertainty we all have to question everything and don’t just blindly believe big media. This transit is about information and freedom. Meaning the force is with us, and we have a chance to change the course of humanity. Open your heart. Embrace unconditional love. We are the people. We are one. One love!