"Nature has not made any distinction: there are as many tear glands in male eyes as there are in female eyes. Tears are needed; tears do miracles. But repressing the tears is a subtle strategy to repress emotions. Tears are deep down connected with the heart. Heads don’t cry, only hearts. Repressing the tears is a subtle trick to repress the heart." Osho on Emotions
This morning and last night I mentioned the immense amount of emotional energy present in the current planetary patterns. You will notice this depending in part on the level of your own self-awareness and your ability to sense the world around you.
Compounding the extreme element of water in the chart is the water Grand Trine which can act like a closed circuit of protective defenses, extreme sensitivity, and/or deep emotional awareness. The Moon this morning was also opposite Pluto adding a dimension of power and intensity to the entire affair.
It's easy (and quite frankly understandable) to want to harden one's heart to such emotional outpouring and repress those feelings. There could certainly be an urge to do just that with Saturn retrograde in Scorpio so I think these wise words from Osho are apt to the occasion. In fact the symbolysm suggests that there is a collective need to come to terms with, to penetrate deep into the heart of the matter and take responsibility (Saturn) for these emotional wounds and commit (Saturn again) to the necessary healing.
Emotions are strongly connected to the Moon, Cancer, and the 4th House. This area of life is associated with home, family, and ancestors and there is a strong connection here to Mother Earth. Mother Earth after all is the ultimate home we have in these physical forms, we are all part of this family here (Mitakuye Oyasin: all my relations say the Lakota), and our ancestors are intimately connected to the lands. Home is always a good place to start...
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