The days are short and night falls fast.
the darkness comes the sound of galloping hooves above the howling
wind and the driving rain.
end of the year. The heart of winter.
have fallen and the sap has gone deep. Things slow down, nature
sleeps in preparation for the spring.
the fire of transformation in his soul, Sagittarius, spirit of
man and body of earth, ruled by Jupiter the all-highest Thunderer
King of the gods, takes aim, and, at full gallop, shoots his arrow
towards the rising light of the coming year.
swift flash of an arrow and the wind in his hair.
hooves and the joy of adventure. New horizons to discover, new
lands to explore, new people to encounter, new loves to share
and new hearts to break.
mind of a human being and the grounding power of the horse.
and speed. Reason and instinct.
keen eye and ready bow Sagittarius carries the torch of transformation.
Like Eros he sets things in motion, sets things on fire. Always
a new target to aim for, a new goal to call him into action. He
is the traveler, the explorer, the adventurer, the hero. Like
Ulysses he sets out on his quests aflame with passion and curiosity.
He leaps into the furnace of life which often leaves him scarred
and burned alongside those whom his arrow has wounded. But like
the phoenix he rises from the ashes and rearing high charges off
to the next adventure.
Ulysses his travels through life bring the wisdom of experience,
the understanding that comes from touching and being touched.
From wounding and being wounded. From loving and being loved.
Gradually the goals he sought to conquer in the outer world find
their place in his own centre, his own being. His aim now focused
on the deeper realms of consciousness and knowledge, his pioneering
spirit gallops forwards, his transforming fire opening new horizons
to those who need a guiding light to follow.
adventures now are with the spirit and the sage in him, rich with
the experience of life, sets his bow to pierce and quicken hearts
with the light of understanding.