“We are born at a given moment in a given place, and like vintage years of wine, we have the qualities of the year and of the season in which we are born.”
– C.G. Jung
It’s now Cancer Season, doubly so, because both the Sun and Mars, the god of war and passion, are now transiting through the sign. Time to be pro-active in dealing with home, family, and security matters.
Also Chiron, the wounded healer archetype, stations at 21 degrees Pisces, which highlights the question: What is it that I can do well for others, which I now need to give to myself?
“If you really want to help this world, what you will have to teach is how to live in it. And that no-one can do who has not himself learned how to live in it, in the joyful sorrow and the sorrowful joy of the knowledge of life as it is.” – Joseph Campbell [Venus in Pisces]
Compassion for self and each and every sentient being is the theme as we spiritual beings living the human experience sail the ocean of life in our inherently vulnerable little ego boats that we all know are someday going to sink ..
“Everyday someone new cries out for understanding and compassion. Listen to the sound. Hear the call as if it was beautiful music. I can assure you that the greatest rewards in your whole life will come from opening your heart to those in need.” – Elizabeth Kubler Ross, Conscious Dying pioneer. [Sun sign Cancer]
To balance out the planetary picture, warm hearted Venus in Leo is catching up with expansive, generous, and noble Jupiter, as both are harmonizing with the ‘out there’, wild and free, sideways spinning, crazy planet Uranus in Aries. Time for we, the bold and beautiful, to dress up in our best and finest and enjoy the Greatest Show on Earth as best we can, while we can!
“Life is a comedy to those who think and a tragedy to those who feel.” In other words a tragi-comedy.
“As I look back on my life, which has been full of tragic moments, I see it more as a comedy than a tragedy. One of those comedies in which while laughing your guts out you feel your heart breaking. What better comedy could there be? The man who takes himself seriously is doomed.” – Henry Miller, written at age 80.