Cancer 0° (June 20)

S. is on the North Shore today making some headway. I continue to move the needle: In the spirit of Cancer’s astrological fourth house of both the home you come from and the one you create for yourself, we prescribe actively participating in what moral, ethical and indeed spiritual inheritances you accept and those you reject. First, you need to make a basic pros and cons list on the theme of your childhood conditioning, outlining what it is you learned either directly or by osmosis in your home of origin, for better or for worse. What character-building traits were instilled in you, particularly, by your parents, and what attitudes and behavior were passed on that you just as soon weren’t. This is much a thinking exercise as it is one that requires searching your feelings. It’s all about adjectives: On the plus side, for instance, you may’ve learned by example to be self-motivated, goal-orientated, diligent, charitable, honest, true to yourself, adventurous, curious, caring, selfless, tidy, thrifty, self-reliant, careful, calm, deliberate, sanguine, fair, health-conscious, steadfast, upstanding the list should go on and on. In the minus column, by contrast, you may have been conditioned to be distrustful, lazy, neglectful, fearful, nervous, pessimistic, self-serving, codependent, snobbish, overprotective, callous, mercenary, sneaky, greedy…you get the idea. Beyond the parenting you received, think about other people and situations that had the greatest constructive influences on you and try to extract in words what qualities were poured into you as a result; while on the flipside document what would constitute traumatic episodes or dysfunctional relationships which may have fostered fear, insecurity, or unhealthy patterning. This is as much an exercise in self-definition as it is in letting go and breaking with the past. Once you feel you’ve done a real deep dive into the depths of your conditioned character, type up the lists onto separate pieces of paper—you can type them into blocks of texts or in columns, or anyway you choose. First take the paper with the traits you’d like to leave in your past and soak it in a bucket or sink, or spray it with a hose, you choose, so long as you can see the words wash away. The list of attributes you want to carry forward on your metaphorical ark (read: promise for the future) becomes a ship’s manifest, of sorts, the key words of your personal manifesto.

To view the original Sabian Symbol themed 2015 Cosmic Blague corresponding to this day: Flashback! The degree point of the Sabian Symbol may at times be one degree higher than the one listed here. The Blague portrays the starting degree of for this day ( 0°,  for instance), as I typically post in the morning, while the Sabian number corresponds to the end point (1°) of that same 0°-1° period. 

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