is a very important page intended to show that
opposite signs have the same exact core. All of
the statements below are completely true of both
of the signs to which they refer. This can point
out often overlooked dimensions of the signs. The
axis names below are intended to be more humorous
Axis" (Aries and Libra, 1 and 7)
use of physical, creative, mental, attractive, and
diplomatic power to succeed in one's endeavors. The
strength of detachment to preserve individuality
and freedom. The balance of independence and
relationship. The proper acceptance and release of
anger, allowing one to transform anger into energy.
effective in getting what you want (done).
selfish orientation (whether obvious or concealed),
love tainted with personal agendas, abuse of power
or intelligence, manipulation, losing sight of our
actual oneness and enforcing separation because of
selfish action or the scheming mind, inability to
embrace emotion compassionately.
only true warrior learns to use their gifts for the
good of all, constantly transcending the identification
of oneself as an individual separate from others,
and coming to identify oneself as the all. A victory
for 'me' becomes a victory for all. A victory for
'you' becomes a victory for 'me.'
of True Being" (Taurus and Scorpio, 2 and 8)
confrontation of the self with its shadow - its deepest pain, and
the initial avoidance of that pain through addictions, eventually
leading to the healing of the self (and therefore others) through
persistent self-acceptance in facing one's 'issues.' Being able
to BE, and needing nothing more.
for tremendous self-sufficiency, and the radiation of peace and
to look to external supports as indulgences and avoidances. Looking
outside to avoid being fully present. Difficulty in surrendering
control and in embracing emotion. Lazy or difficult habits that
maintain inertia and prolong the inevitable.
one can cultivate True Beingness, then one really needs nothing
more. Yet that is the first time one can handle the presence of
wealth, power, wisdom, food, drink, sex, and relationships without
misusing them to attempt to establish an external security. One
can fully be present to the world and all of its pleasures only
when one does not need them as supports.
of Innocent Play" (Gemini and Sagittarius, 3 and 9)
The flow of creative, artistic and mental abilities coupled with
the yearning to experience, know, and express more. The challenge
to discipline, commit, and narrow the focus so one can express
and experience The Truth / True Creativity.
playful, open spirit willing to be open to new possibilities, and
of focus and maturity; creative potential neglected through scattered
forces or lack of confidence in oneself. Over-learning -- the desire
to know more preventing a deeper experience; the addiction to the
mental realm can prevent actualization. The mind may never calm
down enough to assume its proper role as a servant, not master.
Play can eclipse responsibility.
greatest expression of Innocence and Creativity comes from growing
up and learning to be a focused, responsible adult. Once this is
achieved, one's childlike simplicity and creative nature can be
fully realized. The child must grow up, and then it can transcend
the adult and return to the awakened child. Discipline and grounded
practicality are the soil for the child to be reborn in its true
Axis" (Cancer and Capricorn, 4 and 10)
yearning to support one's society through developing relationships
and family, as well as material and public roles and service. The
ability to change to be effective in working and getting along
with others. Emotional and physical/practical support for others.
dedication, sensitivity, contribution to the world.
creates a lack of authentic self-expression. Sensitivity creates
emotional fortresses, distrust, and fear (separation of true self
from others). The emphasis on giving creates a difficulty with
receiving. Giving so much can lead one to leave 'strings attached.'
first and most important responsibility is to nurture oneself.
By receiving as much as one is willing to give, one becomes whole,
and then one's simple loving presence does more than all that one
has ever 'done' before.
Le Quarius: "Social
Awareness Axis" (Leo and Aquarius, 5 and 11)
flow of creative and charismatic energy into group situations to
lead or inspire others and take groups to new levels. The development
of the individual self to be able to contribute to the community.
uniqueness, genius, and eccentricity. Social Orientation.
ego, and selfishness. Shifting the importance from the good of
all to the excessive importance of oneself. One's rigid opinions,
ambition, or self-centeredness gets in the way of humble, compassionate
service (true leadership).
best leader strives to be invisible and unworshipped. By giving
for the pure enjoyment of giving, rather than for what benefits
one may accrue from giving, one's service remains free from egotism
and power-seeking. One must identify oneself as all people, then
one will not live to compete, gain, and profit for oneself.
of Enlightened Service" (Virgo and Pisces, 6 and 12)
overcoming of guilt, sadness, fear, and self-criticism through
the awakening of compassion for oneself and others, leading to
effortless selfless service.
growth through crisis, discontent which generates action/surrender,
and an orientation towards service and wholeness.
compassion for oneself and not allowing the recognition of one's
inherent self-worth. Over-giving or overworking which perpetuates
that illusion that there is something wrong with others and oneself
(that something needs to be fixed), or preventing one from relaxing
and allowing oneself to truly receive love. Being overly consumed
with one's problems, sorrow, or growth, perpetuating a cycle of
can do nothing truly deep and transformative for others, until
one has followed the disciplined path of achieving the deepest
transformation within oneself. Self-love opens up the floodgates
of compassion. Only then can one's service for others be absolutely
graceful, meaningful, and effective.
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