Fight or flight is an ongoing human dilemma. The Spartans known for disciplined fighting were also capable of surrender in situations that required it. Art, poetry and music were a large part of their culture. With a heightened awareness of discord today, where do we go to understand and resolve? Teddy Roosevelt’s need to fight had many of the same capitalist and labor battles that are seemingly prevalent in modern times. As a Cancer country we want to nurture ourselves and others. The security we seek is as ephemeral as the heroism we project. To be all powerful, or famously wealthy is to struggle with morality.
Libra ruled by Venus
Driving the route that you love is available. Support from the person in charge is erratic but constant. Trust the healers that appear. The inspiration you seek may be intangible but will provide particularly enhanced sensual pleasures. People around your home are attentive and need your input. Enjoy the seesaw.
The seven valleys of The Conference of the Birds by the Sufi poet Attar of Nishapur are a tale that is retold in many traditions, of the journey we are on.
Valley of the Quest, where the Wayfarer begins by casting aside all dogma, all belief and unbelief.
Valley of Love, where Reason is abandoned for the sake of Love.
Valley of Knowledge, where all worldly knowledge becomes utterly useless.
Valley of Detachment, where all desires and attachments to the world are given up. Here what is assumed to be reality vanishes.
Valley of Unity, where the Wayfarer realizes everything is connected and the Beloved is beyond everything, including harmony, multiplicity and eternity.
Valley of Wonderment, where enhanced by the beauty of the beloved, the Wayfarer becomes perplexed, and, steeped in awe finds that he or she has never known or understood anything.
Valley of Poverty and Annihilation, where the self disappears into the Universe and the Wayfarer becomes Timeless, existing in both the past and the future.
Birds, their wings and their flight have always represented the spirit.
Virgo ruled by Mercury
Magic is there for us if we appreciate. “All things are full of Gods” said Thales, the first pre-Socratic philosopher. The world is full of spirits that are animated and can be shared by those who believe. You have a lot of light and perception to call in the things, you are contemplating. The power of the spoken word is needed. Maybe a candle or two.
Puzzles, patterns and picnics provide the particulars for vacations and parties.
Inspiring, respected, impressive are all synonyms for the word, August. As it should be for the lion. The Sun is at home in Leo.
A healthy ego is a rare thing. Why are there so many layers of contradictory character traits? If, wherever Leo is in your chart, you feel neglected, find the outlet of Aries or Sagittarius. These two will support your abilities to be seen or recognized.
What makes you feel like a child? This is an important gift.
If you cannot tell the difference, what difference does it make?
Leo ruled by the Sun
Augustus Caesar certainly picked a fiery month to give his name to. Vacations, retreats and escapes are the mood of the hottest month in the northern hemisphere. As a fixed sign, control is always wanting center stage. But, you know how absurd it is. The fight to rule is ongoing, but hanging on to it, is another matter.
The Sun in Cancer is a focus on the unseen. Its ruler the moon is putting focus on the unconscious and some reflected light at night. Most folks prefer when the Sun is shining. We like to see the obvious restated. The ephemeral nature of lunar luminescence is much harder to digest.
Although the input of choosing altered states can be profound.
Fear comes from too much drama and why are we so addicted? Endless news cycles purport to give us information. They are only reenforcing the quality of fear. The perception is, with the clarity of sunlight we can see the photos of disaster with more insight. At night our imagination can glorify and enhance the myriad of influencers.
Cancer ruled by the Moon
The word reminds us of the cow’s speech. The ancient cultures all worshipped the bovine. The perception of plentiful is what milk and cookies and the horn of plenty celebrates. Diversity and polarity exist to discover Divine unity. Your element, water, helps to allow the endless seesaw be accepted. Remember your birthday is the USA’s. Freedom is real!
The key to clarity is to try to not decipher too much conflicting information. The sign of Gemini does this better than most, but even these Mercurial folks cannot interpret all the polarizing info.
Addiction is a massive word that encompasses many things. Including our information highway. Webster says it can mean a very enjoyable experience to have or do. The belief is, in temptation you may go beyond your abilities but there is always an escape clause. We endure much and often choose a habit to lessen the pain. Reward, motivation and memory are elusive qualities of extreme behavior.
As drama is a large part of the human condition there is much to be learned from our addiction to it.
Gemini ruled by Mercury
Traveling to the the underworld and outer space are in the cards. The new life structures will require research. New opportunities require new intentions. Don’t spread yourself too thin. There are many new work issues that will demand relegating drama to the top balcony. Any loose ends will be highlighted, so practice bow ties.
It’s a busy month for believing in ourselves and having a good time doing it.
Happy May Day! The maypole is for dancing and singing.
The new ways of enjoying your home are perhaps not great for the travel business but if you include people in your activities there will be much to celebrate.
As they say, it is the journey, be it literal or figurative, that matters.
Trial and error and messiness are called for. Creating and straightening up, each have a time and place. The month of May has more bank (Saturn) holidays in the world, than any other.
Make a conscious effort to push grey clouds away.
Taurus ruled by Venus
Information overload is the refrain for you. As basic rules are your “go to” place, there may seem to be too many conflicting rules to follow. Singing is a great way to focus energies that are overly electrified. The opening of the throat is a great way to unwind. Research the other worldly. Your instincts are on point.
The archetype of Hera/Juno is the primordial example. As Queen she possesses Jupiter/Zeus but she has no control over his ongoing romantic betrayals. The commitment she made defines her purpose, and the deal is, she will rage and punish any who try to disrupt her perception of their relationship.
The planet Mars has two signs it rules. Aries, the masculine reaction to invasion, reacts directly Thru war. Scorpio the feminine reaction, displays jealousy thru subterfuge.
Aries ruled by Mars
On April 6 Mercury moves near the sun in your sign. The indecision and confusion will take a backseat to action. You may feel the urge to move. It may be to another country or it may be to walk around the neighborhood. Support your underbelly and remember shame is there to further your enhanced self-worth thru examination.
What is responsibility?
To respond means listening to another.
Also answering with comprehension and understanding.
With fear being the dominant emotion at the moment, the responsible reaction is to calm the fears. As often it is covered up in aggression, we must step back and regroup. History and humans have enjoyed puzzles. The focus leads to contemplation and calm.
Gematria is a numerological language. It originates with the concept of geometry. Geo=earth, metry=measurement. It may have been used by the earliest civilizations of Sumer.
Using space to observe shapes in clouds or a magnifying glass to scrutinize a dandelion.
The seven planetary bodies may correspond to the Sumerian seven gods and goddesses.
Pisces ruled by Neptune
Being the center of attention is not your most comfortable position. But hiding isn’t an option. The edge of anger may need an outlet. It will provide insight and relief. So many voices create a cacophony. Instincts and intuition need practice. As they are your gift, be sure and exercise them. Glittery idealism is not ideal at the moment. Dig deep to find peace.
Aquarius is the water bearer, but it is not a water sign. As an air sign it falls into the realm of the mind. It is a sign about the future and all the things that could happen, it needs the warmth of connecting. Change is something that requires courage. The main attribute of Leo, the opposing sign.
Saturn is the traditional ruler of Aquarius, the boundaries that are needed, it needs reassembling. Things that are fixed create the struggle of diversity.
I create as I speak.
With so much information, we do not trouble with the facts and the truth is hard to prove. Accurate and true are divided.
Stories have magic. Beauty, power, love and hope are powerful but stories bring something special.
Aquarius ruled by Uranus
As the herald of the future, automation and space travel are your gifts to share. You have equal amounts of panic and Puck. Was mischief and humor his intent to make his Queen fall for an ass? Melodious actions are your buddies. Seek syncopated rhythm as the drum beat for progress. Everything regenerates.
Everything else has been done
We create as we communicate
The new structure we are dealing with is Aquarius in nature. The water bearer is an air sign. Corresponds to Spades in playing cards and Swords in the Tarot.
The cup bearer is the spreading of ideas. The pouring of liquid creates new moving waters. Streams that appear where needed. Blood that needs to circulate
Ganymede was Jupiter’s love interest. Juno was jealous. There is a correlation to the Indian God Khumba, who controls storms.
Radical social progress is the Aquarian ideal. Sudden lightning like change is what the Butler to the Gods brings.
Following the prolonged influence of Capricorn we are shifting from earth, being grounded and focus on material practically to air. Air is insight and objectivity, with emphasis on equality. But, how to define equality?
Capricorn ruled by Saturn
Oxford in the UK is a good place for you to visit, even virtually. Capri is also a good getaway. All those steps, are fun for a goat. To be a good professor, you must be a good student. Research and interpretation are strengths you can develop. The subjects will change, but find the resonating features. The more you can learn, the more business you will accomplish.
Horoscope of Jesus Christ
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