Wednesday, 29 September, 2010 

The has a special task and duty –
the task of reminding men
of their humanity and
the promise of their creativity!

~ Louis Mumford, /Philosopher ~

Venus
rules art, and art is one undeniable demonstration of our kinship. Art
transcends language and communicates something directly to your Soul
that needs no translation. Kinship means, "a close connection marked by
community of interests or similarity in nature or character" – that
applies to us as a human race and as a planet. From our households to
our place in the , we are all connected. However, Venus
also rules , and humans in general are simultaneously seeking
a level of independence and a deep connection within, as well as within
the context of our relationships, communities and countries. It is
time to cultivate that sovereignty and kinship ourselves. A healthy
Libra in your life would facilitate balance … balance
and reciprocity in your relationships (personal and professional),
balance in your approach to your health, and balance between the self
vs. other dynamic.

As Venus preceded the Sun,
passing through Libra, together they animate true kinship and remind us
of our humanity and ability to attract all that we need, desire and
deserve when it is done with unconditional love and contributes to the
good of the whole. Twice a year (at least) we get to focus on the
push-pull between individual needs and desires and the collective needs
and desires. It is our obligation to exhaust every possibility to
create win/win situations in all our interactions.

Because
no man is an island, no one "does it/gets there" alone or all on their
own, it is imperative that you live your life and set your goals in a
way that, yes, absolutely serve your needs, but ALSO serve others in
some way, shape or form. An example of something tangible, would be my
R*Evolutions Datebook. I wanted a datebook that had all the info I
think is relevant in one place, at a glance, and in words rather than
symbols. Once I mentioned it to a few people, many agreed, that was
something they would love to have as well. So now I have created
something that serves my needs and others’ needs as well, making it an
automatic success.

An intangible example would be
a common desire for a sense of belonging. Generally, that comes when
one is surrounded with unconditional love and infinite beauty. I asked
around, it seems others are looking for that same sense of belonging, a
sense of community where everyone contributes joyfully to the success of
the whole, where everyone is eager to support, uplift and exchange
as well as resources with each other so that the whole group is
exalted to a higher level of existence.

When you
want anything in life, you have to broaden your scope and you have to BE
what you want to ATTRACT. Libra wants peace, love, beauty, balance,
justice and fairness. So you have to BE all that to bring it in to your
3D/realm of existence. You cannot "be" all that if you are drained from
making sure everyone else is being or doing all of the above and you
are not doing it for your Self. Libra energy tends to give and give and
give, until they are empty without any reserves even, then their
opposite, Aries anger kicks in, and they reveal the victim consciousness
of the Libra energy. But that is not the highest expression of this
energy. The highest expression comes when you INTEGRATE the Aries /
Libra dynamic by accessing the courage to be an individual who considers
all sides before making a move or decision and only does so when they
have figured out the win/win possibilities.

The way of honoring (this energy)
is by making things beautiful.
Remembering that the opposite of
‘aesthetic’ is ‘anesthetic’.
There is no solution to anything
unless Venus is involved –
unless beauty and love are present.

~ Caroline W Casey, Astrologer/Activist ~

SOLUTIONS
are what we are trying to find and/or create. Venus and the Libra
energy can help us in our quest. (Venus also rules Taurus, but that is
where values and resources are concerned, among other things.) With
Libra, it is more about the vital interrelatedness of all things, of
cultivating reciprocal relationships and infusing everything you think,
say and do with genuine beauty and boundless, unconditional love. Love
and beauty cannot reside where all feeling and sensation have been
numbed or disconnected from Source. We must commit to breathing new
life back in to, first ourselves and our own households, then move out
in to the community and cities across the world.

I believe that …
imagination is stronger than knowledge,
myth is more potent than history,
dreams are more powerful than facts,
hope always triumphs over experience,
laughter is the cure for grief,
love is stronger than death.

~ Robert Fulghum, ~

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