Cancer 11° (July 1)

I haven’t written for a few days. Brad will come today, and I will sign all tax stuff and pay him some cash. Then Dave will pick up pre-payed Thai food and we will chat for several hours. It helps a little, particularly on the subject of pair bonding. He is a biologist and anthropologist and he says that one experiences rifts of this nature physically. He brought beer. I had one. I can’t really drink alcohol at this time. The Pad Thai was disgusting. Everything now smells of garlic. I broke down a bit when he left. The loneliness is unbelievable. Here is what I’m thinking: Just as Artemis seeks those exceptions from Zeus, being a Leo woman is a mandate to lead an exceptional life. Leo doesn’t take her existence lightly, embodying a sense of urgency, from a young age, to enter onto the world stage. There’s a certain pent-up energy, a built-in frustration in being born into this sign, that eternal fixed fire burning inside natives thereof. Leo has such a hungry heart, hankering to take huge bites out of life, that if she falls short of living a life of superlatives (as she sees them) she can become that much more desperate, desolate and despairing. It takes a great deal to make the Leo woman happy, that is to say make herself so—the huntress must be convinced that she’s killing it in every aspect of her life. Circling back to what we tell Leo women clients: What constitutes wholeness and fulfillment at the end of the day for the Lioness is having lived as fearless a life as possible, to feel that whatever maybe didn’t pay off in the end was for no lack of trying. Along with the heart, Leo rules the backbone; the Strength card in the Major Arcana of the Tarot features that big golden cat, and for Leo it is a matter of standing up to her full height in life, leaving no stone unturned in her effort to achieve desired goals. It is crucial for her to know that she didn’t shy away from challenges, nor shirk responsibility of doing right by her ambitions. As much as she appreciates external rewards, she is already cosmically designed to experience her time here as a reward life, one up to which she must live; and she finds nothing more gratifying than the knowledge she has pulled out all stops, never taking no for an answer. All the fire signs embody an indomitable spirt of sorts—whereas the cardinal Aries woman seeks a sense of singularity, to be the first, a stand-out pioneer, innovator and initiator; and mutable Sagittarius longs to experience a certain omnipresence, the most life has offer, generally through travel, world-citizenry, education, and the proliferation of ideas; the fixed Leo aims for the best in life, both her personal own, and all the trimmings whereto are given natural rise. The specific means by which excellence might be achieved takes a back seat to the achievement itself; this can see Leo changing creative and professional lanes, particularly early in life, discerning a path that will take her furthest, fastest. It is often a subtle shift in gears—for example, if she works in entertainment, and dancing, say, isn’t paying off, she might seamlessly switch to acting or singing; if she’s hitting a wall as a fashion designer, she might try her hand at interiors instead; if a career as a chef isn’t making a name for herself, she might become a sommelier. Not taking no for an answer, she innately understands, can necessitate a certain flexibility in getting to yes. Leo plays the odds—that fifth house of games and gambling—chances for success with an endeavor outweighing the importance of the exact niche with which she chooses to achieve it. She gravitates toward avenues where she feels she can make the most impact while retaining her autonomy and sway.  To her mind, success begets success, and once she scores a win, she feels she will have a golden ticket to tick all her many goals, creative and otherwise, off her list. 

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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