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Virgo 10. A baby fascinated by many differently colored vials of healing elixirs. (Omega Symbol) Interacting/Inspired

(Degree Angel: HAKAMIAH (he-KA-mee-YAH) Dumping Depression, Loyalty)


No matter how much your intellect tries to figure things out, there is an inner child in you drawn to what it needs, a curious child who can feel energies clearly. If this child self is allowed to play and explore, it will find much of amazing value. The trick is, you can’t second guess it — you must allow it to engage independently in its own exciting advantures of discovery. Listening to and trusting your purest impulses is what you need to do.

The Chandra Symbol for this degree is “A pin cushion.” The baby’s interest in all the different vials is the birth of interest in analysis – knowing how and why things are different, what the difference means, and what effect it has. The pins in the pincushion, too, are a mass of details. They hold things together and can, like the vials of healing elixirs, be used to creatively sew the fabric of energy together. And so you’re intent on details, particulars, and distinctions between things — so that you can use them to serve your own expressive ends. If you use the knowledge you gain from this for a higher purpose, it will serve you well, otherwise its a mere something to do, which, even though it may keep you busy, only serves to pass the time.

Pleiadian Symbol: A gigantic shadow of a mountain shrinking as the sun rises.  As consciousness gains ascendance darkness retreats.

Azoth Symbol: A geode broken open and full of bright crystals.  Hard inaccessible places gone into reveal inner places ready to receive the light.

Seed degree: Cancer 24. A man building a structure meant to look like the ruins of a temple. (Omega Symbol). Yearning for the spirituality of the past, which we sense deep in our being, we eventually, through our innocent and non-jugemental self, realize that the spiritual is here, now, and all around us.

A single crumbling Corinthian column. (Chandra Symbol). Holding on to the perfect ideal, even though its outer manifestation may be marred and flawed, we marshall our abilities to put things back together again in a new and more vital way.

Fulfillment degree: Cancer 14. In an old display case, a collection of rare mineral specimens. (Omega Symbol). Sensing the healing properties in everything around us, we gather those things together which we are drawn to, for we know there is something we need to take in from them to nourish our own being and advance our evolution.

A dried up stream bed covered with smooth rocks. (Chandra Symbol). Working to bring things together, we come to see that it is our emotions and our inner needs that eventually bring them together, and that this process can happen spontaneously and effortlessly, if we let it.


The tiny hand reaches out to touch the colors, sensing in their subtle gradations made intricate by the blending of many ingredients, all the various shades of misery and disease in the world. For medicine, to be medicine must speak to disease, and if it is to be in the language of color then the colors must allow within themselves space in which the diseases might live. Contained, but not confined, no, not captured in the colors, but allowed to play within them, and by playing, like the baby, healing without ever having learned the word.

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