Scorpio 26. A witch dressed in black. Her clothes are turning white. (Omega Symbol) Transforming/Experimental
(Degree Angel: PAHALIAH (pa-HA-lee-YAH) Victory Over Addictions, Redemption)
TITLE: THE ABILITY TO INSTINCTIVELY NURTURE AND TO KNOW WHAT OTHERS NEED
This degree can completely immerse itself in whatever it is doing, but never allows itself to get stuck in one way of looking at life or one way of being. It’s willing to try anything and everything, but rather than doing this randomly there is a complete immersion in something before moving on. In this way it comes to a deep understanding through having experienced the polarities at work in anything.
The Chandra Symbol for this degree is “A she-wolf. Her udders full of milk.” This symbol might allude to the she-wolf that suckled Romulus and Remus, the founders of Rome. If you are denied nurturing from your parents, you may always seek it from nature in a wilder, purer form. The she-wolf has food to give, and it may be given to her cubs, or to other creatures in need of it. This degree may signify situations of giving and receiving that are unusual, unexpected, experimental, and potentially fruitful for both the giver and the receiver. The black clothes of the witch of the Omega Symbol are heavy, for black is a heavy color. But her clothes are turning white, becoming lighter, just as when the she-wolf gives her milk she too will become lighter.
The witch is moving from a yin, or passive state, into a yang, or active state. Her black absorbs all the colors, but when she has completely turned white it will reflect all the colors. This degree is heavy with food to give, heavy with what it has absorbed, and needs to emanate what it is full of, to give what it has, without letting worries about who gets it or what they do with it or what they think about it to stop the giving.
Pleiadian Symbol: At night the fires of wanderers dot the planes. Comfort derived from the realization that one is surrounded by others of like spirit, and that distances between oneself and them can be bridged. Spiritual connection even in the midst of separateness.
Azoth Symbol: An old ruler decides to turn his kingdom over to his daughter. Allowing the intuitive self to attain ascendancy. The ego giving in to the softer more nurturing aspects of the self.
Seed degree: Aquarius 8. A man experiences much pain and discomfort as wings sprout on his back. (Omega Symbol). Overcoming the tremendous drag of habits and their intimate connection to limiting beliefs we gradually and inevitably lighten our burden, taking every step at the exact moment we are ready to.
A book, the words in it keep changing. (Chandra Symbol). To go back and continually rethink things can be a profoundly enriching experience that fills us with new energies and gleanings that we feel a need to give to others as a form of nurturing.
Fulfillment degree: Scorpio 20. A man who carries large sacks of books with him wherever his goes. (Omega Symbol). When we ourselves become light nothing else that is truly of value ever seems like a burden.
A serpent wrapped around an immense egg. (Chandra Symbol) Feeling a deep need to nurture others guides us toward an understanding of the mysterious and forever self-renewing fountain of life, and the spontaneous, instantaneous wisdom it offer to those ready to receive it.
There is a witch who lives in the forests of Aab who keeps her name secret, and who is known for wearing shadows rather than clothes. To stabilze these shadows so that they may be depended on as protection from the elements she has devised a way of spinning them into an exceedingly fine, dark thread and then weaving them into a cloth that, though nothing could be more thin and insubstantial is utterly opaque and of an engulfing blackness.
And though she is rarely seen and quite secretive, those who report the occasional sighting of her say that as these garments of hers have worn threadbare over the centuries they have become more and more stained with glows and other various and diverse lights that have built up into such brightness that she has chosen to live in a cave to conceal her effulgence from passing travellers and those who may wander through the forest.