And because Cups signify emotions (both positive and negative), with the Six of Cups, I’m reminded of Jesus’ message – ‘suffer the little children unto me’ for ‘theirs’ is the Kingdom of Heaven’.
In this context, shame is not a painful conclusion as it often assumed to be the case, but an joyous opportunity.
With the Sun moving towards 24 Leo, the Sabian Symbol for today is an ‘untidy, unkempt man’. Usually with Leonine energy, we think of proud playfulness, openhearted generosity, and confident charm. But sometimes, it can all go wrong. The ruler of Leo is the Sun, which can be equated with the Ego – that part… Continue reading The Dangers of Individuality – The Sabian Symbol for Today
Wisdom requires using your imagination to literally push knowledge and understanding beyond itself into the realm of experience.
I took the moral high ground and played Snow White to her Wicked Witch.
St Kevin and the Black Bird / by Seamus Heaney (1996) – And then there was St Kevin and the blackbird. The saint is kneeling, arms stretched out, inside His cell, but the cell is narrow, so _ One turned-up palm is out the window, stiff As a crossbeam, when a blackbird lands And lays… Continue reading Literary Criticism/ in practice for a test
The symbolic act of astrology is rather like turning water into wine.
Easter is an excellent time to consider that the doctrine of the resurrection leads straight to that of judgement, which like Karma, leads to the moment when the ‘rewards’ for your past efforts appear. Sounds scary, I admit. But the wisdom of the Tarot suggests that for those who’ve met certain preconditions, judgement is a… Continue reading Resurrection leads to Judgement and from there to ….?
Saturn signifies our striving for accomplishment, material success, and social status – for authority and control. All necessary things for the individuated ego to succeed in the world.
Easter is the first Sunday following the first full moon that occurs on or after the day of the vernal equinox (the first day of spring). It can fall on any date (that’s a Sunday) between 22 March and 25th April. The most likely date is 19 April while the average date is 7th April.… Continue reading With Easter Arrives Taurus & A More Gentle Time