Thursday, 13 December 2018

Kicking Ass and Taking Names

I’ve never shared someone else’s writing on my blog before, but this information I was sent this evening is soooo insanely accurate for my life and journey that I may as well have written it myself. There’s no way I could have said it better. This is for people with a North Node in Aries, something I’ve only learnt about today. The North Node is your destined path, what you are here to learn and become. I’m not always sold on astrology but this utterly blew my mind. These words are basically a blueprint of who I am and how I got to this place. My journey from people pleaser to warrior. My path of owning my fire and stepping into my power. I wish I’d read these words years ago, they would have given me permission to be who I am a lot sooner.

I will put the details of the full original post at the bottom, enjoy!

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With the North Node in Aries, your higher self has got some balls. This is a bold, intrepid placement, showing that your spiritual growth is fueled by a smoldering fire within. For this reason, having an Aries North Node is going to feel like there is this impetus to truly leap forward. When you develop as a person, you develop through these leaps and bounds, eager to embark on the challenge. There is a part of your soul that just doesn’t want to be held back and doesn’t want to have their path dictated by anyone else. Aries is the sign of singularity and independence. So, you are discovering the independence that you have within and your ability to blaze your own trail.

In order to do this, you have to grapple with the side of yourself that is highly relationship-oriented and focused on pleasing others. Since you have the North Node in Aries, you also have the South Node in Libra. This makes you inherently geared toward bringing happiness and harmony to other people. By nature, you are very thoughtful, kind-hearted and peaceful. But, not rocking the boat becomes a comfort zone for you. If the South Node represents what we fall back on too easily, then with a Libra South Node, it’s all too easy for you to remain the nice guy or the nice girl, instead of just doing what you really want or letting them know how you really feel.

But, the thing is that being the nice one never brings you true satisfaction. Aries North Node people constantly hit a wall whenever they can’t seem to live for themselves. The approval, popularity, love, and harmony that you seek end up just leaving you empty. This is the placement of someone who has been in a seemingly happy and loving relationship for a long time yet, underneath the fa├žade of loveliness, feels deeply unhappy and unfulfilled. Their partner may even be happy but they, on the other hand, just have this nagging sense that something is missing.

Deep down, the Aries North Node person has a soul that just wants to break out and take action on their own accord; to just ‘do them.’ With this placement, there is a firecracker inside of you with so many passions and goals and desires. It keeps demanding that you listen, instead of putting what you really want on the backburner just to please other people. It’s when you listen to this fiery, driven voice within that you will be able to access and develop your true potential.

In order to realize this side of yourself, you also have to be willing to not make everyone happy all the time. You’ve spent so much time in the past being so nice and thinking of other people. Now, I’m not saying that you all of a sudden have to become horribly selfish or cruel. It’s all about balance. But, you have to stretch yourself beyond your comfort zone by being willing to disappoint people, gain their disapproval, or even (gasp!) make them angry. You’ve likely spent a great deal of your life very uneasy with other people’s rage, as well as your own. So, in any sort of conflict, you seek to smooth it out as quickly and easily as possible. But, this only leaves you dissatisfied, in the end, with an inner rage that just begs to be heard and expressed.

With the North Node in Aries, it’s truly beneficial for your soul to listen to your anger and get it out. It’s necessary for all of us but especially for you. Anger is a sign that something in a situation isn’t right. It’s a sign of discomfort or displeasure, on your part. So, instead of trying to avoid your anger, you have to embrace it. Of course, do it in healthy ways. I’m not saying go around and punch people in the face. But, you’ve got to get it off your chest! It might sound like a contradiction but it’s a spiritual awakening for Aries North Node people to be able to argue, yell, be demanding, or get impatient. There is a warrior within you and he or she is the key to your greatest potential. When you can put the sweetness or the easygoingness to the side, sometimes, and just let it rip, then you will gain a more conscious awareness of your destined path as a fighter.

Is this something that everyone will like or agree with? No. But, your task is to develop the ability to agree to disagree and to not just say that in a polite, social-nicety way, either. Those with an Aries North Node have to know that being in disagreement is sometimes a good thing for a relationship. It’s not a sign of a crisis or that you’re an awful person or the other person is wrong. It just means that you’re two people with differing desires, feelings, thoughts, or directions. Therefore, you can actually co-exist better when this is honored, instead of avoided. You don’t always have to get on the same page as others or force them to get on the same page as you. Sometimes, you can just exist on two different pages, still loving each other in spite of the conflict or tension.

This sets you off on your own singular journey. It’s remarkable what you can do when you’re not spending so much energy on other people. Your Aries North Node awakens you to the amazing potential you have to achieve and conquer. Your higher self is truly fearless, kicking ass and taking names. The beauty of this placement is the ability to approach challenges and know that no one has to hold your hand during it. Instead of always needing to work in a team or always looking to another person for guidance or decision making, you have to develop the balls to make your own choices. These are choices that, again, everyone may not agree with. But, hey, it’s not their path, is it? It’s yours. So, even if you care a lot about them, you have to develop the ability to just say ‘screw them’, on a certain level, and move forward anyway.

With a Libra South Node, you will still be an incredibly charming, likable individual. Your attractiveness is not something that you need to lose. In fact, the more you embrace your Aries North Node, the more attractive you will become. Instead of just appealing to people by being really nice and/or beautiful, you will appeal due to your passion and moxie. Since we live in a world where people can be fearful and unsure of what they want, the enterprising, gutsy expression of your soul can draw people to you like a moth to a flame. It’s very inspiring to many when someone knows what they want and is fearless about going after it.

So, instead of catering to the every whim of others, you’ll be off on your own mission. The great thing is that you can really attract wonderful people into your life who will provide you with the support you need, whether in friendships or romantic partnerships. You, also, will always be that supportive partner. Your past means that your ability to be a great man or woman behind a great man or woman will never die. It’s just that, now, you both can truly be great together, without you leaning on them too much or vice versa. This brings out a healthy spirit of competition within you. You are destined to step up to the plate and show your mettle. So, in a couple, you both have to strive to be strong individuals in your own right.

The more you grow spiritually, the more you will be able to not back down from other people. When you cling to your comfort zone, you interact with others with too much of a ‘please’ in your tone or by saying ‘sorry’ more times than you should. Yet, your soul is tired of this. It just wants you to be unapologetic, when needed. That’s why, when you give in to others too much or don’t stand your ground enough, you will feel like kicking yourself. But, you shouldn’t worry about being rude or unfair. The great thing about having a Libra South Node is that you have an essential talent for knowing what’s fair and what’s not fair. In any sort of situation with others, you can assess where you’re coming from and where they’re coming from and meet in the middle. When balanced, your assertiveness won’t be meanness or harshness. The selfishness you must access is totally healthy. When you remain just, you can understand when it’s important or even crucial to simply put yourself first.

So, you needn’t fear that everyone’s going to start hating you, which is something that is constantly at the back of your mind. Instead, people will recognize that you’re usually right in your assertiveness and will give you the space to do your own thing. Like I said before, you nail a balance that will have people really admiring your ballsy spirit. Aries North Node individuals, when they reach their true potential, have a way of being total sweethearts even when they are being blunt and bawdy. It’s like you combine coarseness and classiness, in the same package, projecting a certain elegance and kindness even in your frankest or most foul-mouthed of moments. Realizing this helps you to see that it’s not bad to act on your impulses, within reason, and that you don’t have to worry so compulsively who you will rub the wrong way or who’s not going to like it. Not always knowing how the chips are going to fall leads to wonderful things for you. It’s the kind of courage that allows your soul to find true satisfaction.

For many people, a lot of fear comes attached to taking risks. You’re most likely no different, in this regard. But, North Node in Aries is about not being controlled by fear. You reach a level of true enlightenment when you really live by that well-known motto that fear is ‘false evidence appearing real.’ You can’t sit around and get preoccupied over what might happen. All you can do is just live your life, seizing each day with full strength. In doing so, you transcend into the force to be reckoned with that you were meant to be.

Original post by Wayman Stewart, click here