Last week's New Moon/Solar Eclipse in Virgo called up the theme of embodiment: the wonderment of being and the idea that existence is is ordered by the hand (or, rather, heart) of love. Kicking off next week with a First Quarter Square, we continue exploring physicality and the mysterious forces that move us as the Sun in Virgo squares the Moon in the sign of Sagittarius, the seeker. The yearning for experiences and truth that typifies this sign is like the inner impulse of the seed to emerge from its hard skin, instinctively compelled to the surface towards light. Cradling our New Moon intentions, we can engage the activating and agitating Sun/Moon square to clarify the source of what moves us in the world and in the moment. Saturn, having also entered Sagittarius as of late, also asks us to refine our inner core from whence action and engagement spring.
With regards to forces that stir and compel our being, materialism really has a hold on us. Beyond the desire for physical security and assurances, psychological materialism finds us avoiding feeling confused, incompetent or incorrect. The spiritual variety wards off intimate, direct realization or experience of the sublime in favor of escape or retreat from the very intense and ambiguous real. I am temporal. Existing in time means I am always unfinished. Embracing my existential condition with an open heart, I can radically loosen the grip of materialism. Each time I sit down to write, I open negotiations with my materialistic need to provide exacting and correct insight, to daringly deliver a satisfying bit of closure for myself and anyone who reads my work. My honest motivations are a blend of desire for self discovery, spiritual promptings and delusions of some big, wowwy finish.
My little, well-loved slice of cyber space is like a playground, a pillow for my head to dream upon, a public confessional for the sweetest secrets of my humanity. Thank you for visiting, whoever you are!