Calendar and Zodiac

Calendar and Zodiac
Many thanks to OWEN DeRIS for the graphic .

Friday, February 20, 2015

FEB 21 – MAR 20:MAGNAMINITY BECOMES LOVE


FEB 21 – MAR 20: 
Magnanimity Becomes Love
OPPOSITE: Criticism, Comment

By Jean Yeager

IN NATURE
            At the Spring Equinox the gesture is one of the world opening its arms wide – balancing day and night. The nest building activity is well underway, lambing, calving sharing of natural space. Even the large flocks of birds share the air-space over some cities. The gesture is larger and larger – the magnum.  With Nature responding to the Sun, growth and life becomes more verdant. In some parts of the hemisphere, nature is already going wild.
            It is easy to see that such growth can give way to love as fruiting and birthing happens.

IN THE HUMAN BEING
            Reliance on community becomes greater as the spring and natural world gets into  expansiveness. The garden is the natural place where lovers throughout the centuries have conducted their affaires. Even the Kitchen Gardens, which are the places where the chefs or cooks grow the tastiest herbs for their guests, are the place where the generosity of the garden is shared with the guests – a loving touch.

OPPOSITE: CRITICISM, COMMENT
Closing one’s self off from the world by being critical the opposite gesture at this time of year.

STARTING MARCH 21 WE WILL BEGIN 
OBSERVING A NEW VIRTUES PAIR:
Magnanimity Becomes Love
Opposite: Pettiness

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