Archive for category Archeology

Full Moon March 8, 2012

This Full Moon, at 1:39AM PST, should inspire a very beautiful, resonant sound in all of us.  At its exactitude, we have a Grand Trine in the Earth signs:  Moon/Mars in Virgo in the 8th house, Jupiter/Venus in Taurus in the 4th house and Pluto in Capricorn in the 1st.  And all held within the open palm of the Sun in Pisces/Calypso, goddess and knower of deep emotion and the hidden depths of our souls.

Astronomically, the conjunction of Jupiter and Venus through the month of March (exact on March 13 at about 10PM PST) will be the most spectacular for years to come.  They both appear together even now very brightly in the Western sky just after sunset – two beacons of beauty and benevolence that are stunning to see.  They will remain visible through the month of March and will return as lovers again in May when they take up their duet in Gemini, but more on that later.

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Primordial Bones

artwork by Anthony Cianciolo; text by Sistertongue ©2010

These are the bones. The archeological text of us, from the first word to the last.

Just as the primordial, single-celled organisms emerged from the muddy depths to grasp motility and develop  a hunger for wider and wider horizons, so also does the human fetus begin its quest for sentience within the oceanic environment of  the mother womb. Only after endless divisions and multiplications of the fertilized egg at a microscopic level does a coherent structure of form and spirit begin to take shape . A neural tube appears, and, around it, flesh and eye spots, a beating heart. A reptilian tail and a spinal cord  congeal, the first hard evidence of our personal story.  A neoplasmic entity still, it cannot comprehend its final form.  It senses only it’s intimate relationship with all living things, not yet having realized itself as homo sapiens. It reaches out to discover its true identity and, by and by a brain,  appendages and facial features develop that become, over time, recognizable to us as one of our own. Read the rest of this entry »

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