Scorpio: The 8th Sign of the Zodiac
October 23 thru November 22
"Through Desire We Contact the Inner Planes, Drawing, According to Mood, the Finest Energies that Vivify the Spaces or the Grossest Forces from the Fetid Border Spheres."
Making the Choice to Soar...
Desire energy can be creative or destructive, light or darkness. It can be counted on to Motivate you into action. It expresses in any field of endeavor and everyday choices. All art is its expression. Creative writing calls it into use. The orator sways an audience with it. The ancient masons used it to build Sol's temple. Whether it trends upward carrying its user on the back of the Eagle into the rarer atmospheres of joyful creation or sinks into the mire of grossness and dissipation depends upon the nature of the Desire. If Desire is in the direction of of the refined thoughts of "Universal Welfare," charged with aspiration to something better, progress is assured.
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For use at times of strife, haste, waste of energy, harshness, temper or violence; and/or, when in group turmoil, under coercion and feeling unduly helpless.
Constructive Aggressive Urges express as Initiative in the use of energies for constructive work and action, building up instead of tearing down.
Constructive Universal Welfare Urges express as Spirituality by lively, energetic, and resourceful action with others for the welfare of All.
O Thou Eternal Spirit, in Whom I live, move, breathe and have my Being! Grant that I may have only constructive, positive activity in my life. Temper my aggressive activity with gentleness in all that I do and say. Direct my love into channels of care and protection for others. Let the chief interest of my life be constructive service to the weak and helpless.Let me be a protecting influence to all who may need me. Let my purpose and interest in life be for their welfare. I earnestly desire that my energies go constructively and actively beyond my daily round of duty to all who are in need and for whom I have the ability to assist.
Cosmic Alchemists “view the world as one big organization of workers in which the success of the organization depends upon the development of the highest possibilities of every person, and upon the opportunity to fully exercise these abilities. World progress depends upon the advancement of all people.”
“It is the desire of the cosmic alchemist that all the people of the world shall make as great intellectual and spiritual progress as possible, and for reasons briefly stated in Chapter 1 the cosmic alchemist believes this can be accomplished only by providing freedom from want, freedom from fear, freedom of expression and freedom of worship to all the people of the world.”
As America became engaged in WWII, President Roosevelt outlined these four freedoms and artist Norman Rockwell created a series of paintings outlining them as goals that extended beyond defeating the wartime Axis of powers.
It is good to remember that as citizens of the Cosmos we are here on this planet to develop our abilities and flourish as emissaries of Deity by Contributing our Utmost to Universal Welfare and to work toward the realization that all people of earth will enjoy the four freedoms.
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Nature manifests through Diversity.
Diversity is the key to survival..mastering its many facets is the means by which we thrive.
Fear of the unknown and that which is different from self manifests throughout nature.
Through Cooperation we express the Will of Deity,
gain the freedom that results from transformation,
and achieve a sense of personal fulfillment, harmony, balance ... spirituality.
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Why Astrology and the Tarot are so important to understanding Traditional Knowledge
“The word Kabala signifies traditional knowledge. It thus refers to the Oral Law, as handed down from antiquity; and embraces the occult traditions of all lands and all peoples. Often it is used merely as referring to the esoteric doctrines of the Jews; but in its broader sense it includes also the secret doctrine of other races. This secret doctrine, common to many lands, was jealously guarded from the profane, and was never permitted to pass into writing except in such ambiguous terms as to baffle the uninitiated as to its true purport. “In this sense the sacred books of the world, including the Avesta, the Vedas and the Bible are largely kabalistical; for they set forth traditions that are capable of an inner, or esoteric, interpretation. In fact, there are usually several interpretations possible, each more inner version revealing a deeper truth to those who have advanced along the path far enough to comprehend it.”
“And this seems the proper place to point out that the unwritten kabala, like the written kabala, is set forth in symbolical language, with purposeful blinds and subterfuges to confuse the uninitiated; so that of the few who undoubtedly exist at the present day who have received it, most remain in as much ignorance of its true interpretation as the majority of students do after studying the more accessible written kabala. “This unwritten kabala has been transmitted only through certain secret schools. Those receiving it well merit what is given to them. They are left to their own devices in the matter of interpretation. And because the real keys to its interpretation—astrology and the tarot—have been largely ignored, or distorted, they have floundered sadly in arriving at its meaning. Whether written or unwritten, the kabala is a philosophy correlated to esoteric astrology as exemplified by the tarot; and it can only be comprehended fully by those who perceive the true relation between
astrological energies and their pictured tarot exemplification.”
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