SCENE : Pisces — MOBILIZED-USEFULNESS TO TRANSCEND
§ Federation. ♓ depends on Cooperation
(1° PISCES TO 15° PISCES)
FIRST LEVEL: ACTIONAL-ORGANIC: Federation ♓ depends on Cooperation Note: Does one’s contribution to society move you forward in cooperation and abundance, or through a recoiling against greed and power. Integrating the lessons of history protects against special interest groups. Group ideals need constant linking to progressive individual ideas for expansion too occur smoothly. What good for the group needs to support the individual and vice versa . Established and authorized social structures have a transforming quality when they provide the abundance and variety needed to stimulation the community and meet their changing need for expansion.
1° PISCES — IN A CROWDED MARKETPLACE FARMERS AND MIDDLEMEN DISPLAY A GREAT VARIETY OF PRODUCTS.
KEYNOTE: The process of commingling and interchange which at all levels demonstrates the health of a community.
THEME: Commerce. Note: Time to take one’s harvest to society to bargain and trade. Much can be gained from all the interplay and social activities in the world. The timing is perfect for taking advantage of the opportunities that arise at the end of a cycle, but the opportunity lies in one’s exchange of community resources and connections.
2° PISCES — A SQUIRREL HIDING FORM HUNTERS.
KEYNOTE: The individual’s need both to ensure his future subsistence and to protect himself from aggressive social elements.
THEME: Self-Protection. Note: Incomplete individuation causes the societal breakdown of greed, social aggression, forced competition, and violence. The need for protection and caution remind us to become fully individualized and then to support society as it moves through this exacerbated era.
3° PISCES — PETRIFIED TREE TRUNKS LIE BROKEN ON DESERT SAND.
KEYNOTE: The power to preserve records of their achievements which is inherent in fully matured cultures.
THEME: Indestructibility. Note: Persevered records of a culture are fragmented as they are never total or complete, but are significant in revealing the archetype of humanities continuation and social immortality. Cultural symbols are often persevered in many ways and integrate the power of symbols to hold a greater archetype over time.
4° PISCES — HEAVY CAR TRAFFIC ON A NARROW ISTHMUS LINKING TWO SEASHORE RESORTS.
KEYNOTE: The mobility and intensity of interchanges which make possible and characterize complex social processes.
THEME: Traffic. Note: Achieving good social results occurs when personal ideas are successfully links with the momentum of larger collective ideas. Both personal and group cooperation is needed for a smooth flow of expansion involving complex relationships.
5° PISCES — A CHURCH BAZAAR. [A Montessori fund raising auction.]
KEYNOTE: The value of giving a spiritual or transcendent sanction to even the most commonplace interchanges between social persons and individual minds.
THEME: Ritualized Beneficence. Note: The interaction between people and a social group needs an increasingly permanent significance to make a positive cultural impact. The ideals and principles of social structures require a certain justified behavior that is either idealized through ritual or divine revelation.
SECOND LEVEL: EMOTIONAL-CULTURAL: Federation ♓ depends on Cooperation Note:
6° PISCES — A PARADE OF ARMY OFFICERS IN FULL DRESS.
KEYNOTE: The dedication of human beings to the service of their community, and the assurance that it will be emotionally sustained by the people at large.
THEME: Group-Responsibility. Note: Surrender to a collective cause implies a letting go of personal lifestyle, opinions, and comforts. The collective’s response should be supportive for a culture to move forward.
7° PISCES — ILLUMINED BY A SHAFT OF LIGHT, A LARGE CROSS LIE ON ROCKS SURROUNDED BY SEA MIST.
KEYNOTE: The spiritual blessing which strengthens individual who, happen what may, stand uncompromisingly for their own truth.
THEME: Self-Assertion. Note: Be true to your own self, regardless of the outcome. When asserting your Truth, in the midst of the outer confusion displayed by those surrounding you, you will realize what you really are a divine individual, “a Son of the Universe.”
8° PISCES — A GIRL BLOWING A BUGLE.
KEYNOTE: A call to participation in the service of the race as an evolutionary crisis approaches.
THEME: Summons. Note: An emotional relationship of the individual to the collective. The intuitive person is part of the new type of being unfolding the potential of the Whole emerging in consciousness. Once this person envisions this evolutionary development they become both a herald and a mutant. Tomorrow acts through today as an individual is true to their own nature and also dedicated to the future as a form of consecration (solemn commitment or cherished purpose of your life) and rebirth. It represents both biological and psychic changes that are evolutionarily coming to the planet.
9° PISCES — A JOCKEY SPURS HIS HORSE, INTENT ON OUTDISTANCING HIS RIVALS.
KEYNOTE: Intense mobilization of energy and skill in the drive for success in any social performance affected by the competitive spirit.
THEME: Self-Quickening. Note: A feverish release of energy controlled by skill and long practice to spur one toward the speedy attainment of one’s goals.
10° PISCES — AN AVIATOR PURSUES HIS JOURNEY, FLYING THROUGH GROUND-OBSCURING CLOUDS.
KEYNOTE: Man’s ability to develop powers and skills which by transcending natural limitations allow him to operate in mental-spiritual realms.
THEME: Mastery. Note: Mastery of community dedication of the present and the future is through self-assertion and ambition, which leads to mastery over organic limits. The use of great power requires the skill and brilliance of culture’s most elite innovators.
THIRD LEVEL: INDIVIDUAL-MENTAL: Federation ♓ depends on Cooperation Note: Spiritual processes at the individual level are not possible without the combined efforts of those who are presently helping us or those who have helped in the past. Enduring hardship, courage, will power, intelligence, training, and the deep belief that if conditions are met, one’s efforts will be met through the access to transcendent realms of activity.
11° PISCES — MEN TRAVELING A NARROW PATH, SEEKING ILLUMINATION.
KEYNOTE: The capacity inherent in every individual to seek at whatever cost entrance to a transcendent realm of reality.
THEME: Walk on. Note: The path is available to all who are pure of heart, mentally aware, conqueror of emotions, and spiritual self-mobilized. The belief that if conditions are filled, the elder brotherhood will be met and will pass their light to the seeker.
12° PISCES — IN THE SANCTUARY OF AN OCCULT BROTHERHOOD, NEWLY INITIATED MEMBERS ARE BEING EXAMINED AND THEIR CHARACTER TESTED.
KEYNOTE: The ever-repeated challenge presented to the individual by the group in which he has claimed acceptance—the challenge to prove himself and his ability to assume responsibility effectively.
THEME: Qualification. Note: Though initiation and spiritual will, the individual chooses participation in ideals beyond selfhood. They are an integral part of a greater whole operating within a spiritual-mental field that demands authenticity at the level of group-functionality.
13° PISCES — AN ANCIENT SWORD, USED IN MANY BATTLES, IS DISPLAYED IN A MUSEUM.
KEYNOTE: Through the effectual use of his will a consecrated man can become a symbol of courage for all those who follow in his footsteps.
THEME: Will Power. Note: Will Power is the ultimate spiritual weapon. Using it in an undeviating way becomes the mark of individual worth if it is used to meet both the basic challenges of inner life and outer adversaries. Will power used at a spiritual level becomes Cosmic Will as the Whole is focused through one individual, but only after the individual has made the whole aware of its need in a particular situation.
14° PISCES — A LADY WRAPPED IN A LARGE STOLE OF FOX FUR.
KEYNOTE: The use of intelligence and mental subtlety as a protection against storms and trials.
THEME: Protective Shielding. Note: The “fox” is cunning, cleaver, subtle, and intelligent which shields one from unnecessary hardships. Illumination has an ally in the fox (intelligence) after courage is exemplified.
15° PISCES — AN OFFICER INSTRUCTING HIS MEN BEFORE A SIMULATED ASSAULT UNDER A BARRAGE OF LIVE SHELLS .
KEYNOTE: The need for thorough rehearsing before any complex and inherently dangerous social ritual in which power is used or evoked.
THEME: Valorization. Note: Social life or occultism involve conflict as ghosts of the past, an unfulfilled life, or confrontations with karma. Individual rashness can not be tolerated, even sacrifice, as in chess must be well planned and executed.
SCENE : Pisces — MOBILIZED-USEFULNESS TO TRANSCEND
§ Perpetuation. ♓ fulfills the potential of what is Maturing to Potency
(16° PISCES TO 30° PISCES)
FIRST LEVEL: ACTIONAL-ORGANIC: Perpetuation ♓ fulfills the potential of what is Maturing to Potency. Note: The perpetual flow of inspiration is mobilized in individuals as a collective need. A culture’s highest ideals of Self-renewal and rebirth guide the collective need through individual participation in collective peak experiences. The release of this type of inspiration requires a larger and larger stage for personal integration, but ultimately what sustains this cycle is the personal transfer of knowledge and power containing the creative impulse that began the cycle. If this impulse is cultivated and harvested, the cycle is completed in the fulfillment of one’s purpose and destiny.
16° PISCES — IN THE QUIET OF HIS STUDY A CREATIVE INDIVIDUAL EXPERIENCES A FLOW OF INSPIRATION.
KEYNOTE: Reliance upon one’s inner source of inspiration or guidance.
THEME: Subjective Strength. Note: Inspiration “Flows.” Each master-intuitive merely records the answer of the “collective need” in which Spirit guides the creative flow in order to harmonize all that is dis-harmonized.
17° PISCES — AN EASTER PARADE.
KEYNOTE: The capacity inherent in all great socio-cultural images to unite the members of a community in a display of excellence.
THEME: Participation in collective peak experiences. Note: Yin overpowers Yang. The Collective dominates the Individual. This calls for conformity to a culture’s highest ideals that are represented as a Mythos of Self-renewal or nature’s rebirth as spring.
18° PISCES — IN A GIGANTIC TENT, VILLAGERS WITNESS A SPECTACULAR PERFORMANCE.
KEYNOTE: The collective appeal of a well-staged and exciting display of skill and/or oratory.
THEME: Public Self-Dramatization. Note: At some point, personal achievements and conviction needs a larger audience.
19° PISCES — A MASTER INSTRUCTING HIS DISCIPLES.
KEYNOTE: The transfer of power and knowledge which keeps the original spiritual and creative Impulse of the cycle active and undeviated.
THEME: Investiture. Note: The supreme technique of transmission or initiation as occurring from person to person as the Power of the Self, the unchanged tone “AUM” of existence that sustains the cycle from beginning to end.
20° PISCES — A TABLE SET FOR AN EVENING MEAL.
KEYNOTE: An indication that in the end and at the appointed time the individual’s needs will be met among those to whom one is linked by a spiritual (or biological) web of energies.
THEME: Nourishment. Note: Soul nourishment, satisfaction, and fulfillment as the harvest of destiny and purpose is experienced as in “all has gone well” with life’s manifestations. The Soul-consciousness finds nourishment in the harvest of what was relevant in the whole life as supporting the destiny and purpose of the Soul’s archetype.
SECOND LEVEL: EMOTIONAL-CULTURAL: Perpetuation ♓ fulfills the potential of what is Maturing to Potency. Note: New cultural possibilities emerge out of older ancestral energies. In the beginning, peak experiences provide the inspiration to transcend into something larger, but two things must occur. A sacrifice of one’s life-force toward something one believes in, and a concentration of energies before one expands. Old ancestral energies become purified through this process, but occasionally a catharsis is needed to restore creative spontaneity.
21° PISCES — UNDER THE WATCHFUL AND KIND EYE OF A CHINESE SERVANT, A GIRL FONDLES A LITTLE WHITE LAMB.
KEYNOTE: Growth in consciousness in its earliest tactile awareness of the wonders of unsophisticated living.
THEME: White Hope. Note: Ancestral energies become the servant of a new evolution which is sensorial and emotionally felt as the discovery of a new hope and new era.
22° PISCES — A PROPHET CARRYING TABLETS OF THE NEW LAW IS WAKING DOWN THE SLOPES OF MOUNT SINAI.
KEYNOTE: The need to bring down to the level of everyday existence the clear realizations made manifest in a great “peak experience.”
THEME: Mandate. Note: The structuring power of a peak inner revelation needs to penetrate the core of one’s existence with inspiration and usefulness within one’s culture.
23° PISCES — A “MATERIALIZING” MEDIUM GIVING A SÉANCE.
KEYNOTE: The ability to give of one’s own vital energy to substantiate one’s conscious ideals or unconscious desires.
THEME: Substantiation. Note: A belief in a special ability or mission has to produce results through the use of one’s life force.
24° PISCES — ON A SMALL ISLAND SURROUNDED BY THE VAST EXPANSE OF THE SEA, PEOPLE ARE SEEN LIVING IN CLOSE INTERACTION.
KEYNOTE: The need to consciously accept one’s own personal limitations in order to concentrate one’s energies and to live a centered and fulfilled life.
THEME: Centralization. Note: An image for the evolution of one’s ego. Setting boundaries in the beginning, expanding the ego as it becomes a zone for sharing until the expansion connects the whole globe.
25° PISCES — A RELIGIOUS ORGANIZATION SUCCEEDS IN OVERCOMING THE CORRUPTING INFLUENCE OF PERVERTED PRACTICES AND MATERIALIZED IDEALS.
KEYNOTE: The power of the Soul to intervene in the personal life and to induce necessary catharses.
THEME: Purification. Note: Every person is a church with the Soul as its god. When the Soul is forgotten, life is lived by dogmatic rules empty of inner meaning, or perverted by the demands of the senses and emotional nature, or distorted by the rationalizing intellect of the ego. A purging or catharsis is needed to restore or refresh creative spontaneity.
THIRD LEVEL: INDIVIDUAL-MENTAL: Perpetuation ♓ fulfills the potential of what is Maturing to Potency. Note:
26° PISCES — WATCHING THE VERY THIN MOON CRESCENT APPEARING AT SUNSET, DIFFERENT PEOPLE REALIZE THAT THE TIME HAS COME TO GO AHEAD WITH THEIR DIFFERENT PROJECTS.
KEYNOTE: A keen appreciation of the value of individualized responses to any challenge of life.
THEME: Diversity of Purpose. Note: One basic cosmic-spiritual impulse will lead individuals into a varied patterns of response; the letting go of rigid thinking.
27° PISCES — THE HARVEST MOON ILLUMINES A CLEAR AUTUMNAL SKY.
KEYNOTE: The light of fulfillment that blesses work well done.
THEME: Consummation. Note: The illuminated meaning of reaping what has been sown and cultivated. There’s an awareness of what was or wasn’t cultivated with a knowledge that the karmic seed is now fully formed to begin to process of maturing to full potency for release at the next new Moon.
28° PISCES — A FERTILE GARDEN UNDER THE FULL MOON REVEALS A VARIETY OF FULL-GROWN VEGETABLES.
KEYNOTE: The full satisfaction of the individual’s basic needs.
THEME: Abundance. Note: The full moon’s power calls forth the instinctive urge for growth, but many things response in a variety of different ways. To the person who is able to produce variety, and respond to many types of need, then abundance and satisfaction will also manifest.
29° PISCES — LIGHT BREAKING INTO MANY COLORS AS IT PASSES THROUGH A PRISM.
KEYNOTE: The analytical power of the mind necessary for the formulation of life processes in their many aspects.
THEME: Existence implies Differentiation. Note: The only “absolute” is the relationship between the “one” and the “many”. Cycles begin in unity and end in multi-unity. The left over waste each cycle produces (humus) is what spirit responses to as a new need.
30° PISCES — A MAJESTIC ROCK FORMATION RESEMBLING A FACE IS IDEALIZED BY A BOY WHO TAKES IT AS HIS IDEAL OF GREATNESS AND AS HE GROWS UP, BEGINS TO LOOK LIKE IT.
KEYNOTE: The power of clearly visualized ideals to mold the life of the visualizer.
THEME: Archetypalization. Note: The power latent in all seeds and the latency for self-transformation in humankind. When emotions and spiritual Will are poured into clear mental visualizations, the archetypal power of transformation becomes active potency.