Original
Western Astrology

The Dance of Intuitive Meaning



by Kay Taylor January 21, 2011 11:30 PM EST

I am at a writing retreat for the weekend. I write this blog. I write lots of articles. I’ve started numerous books (and intend to finish one this year). But I’m always looking for the way to structure serious writing into my busy schedule. Should it be an hour a day or three hours a day? Should I go away for months like some do. I know I’m not a nine to five, five days a week writer. So I decided to come away to this weekend writing retreat at IONS in Petaluma to discover what I can accomplish in a weekend without distractions.

When I first arrived I poured myself a glass of water in one of those sheer plastic glasses surrounded by impossibly thin plastic. I removed the plastic and threw it away. I poured the water into the glass sitting on the veneered wooden desk facing the window. I have a view of a roof of another dormitory building. Above that roofline I see the hills. I like the fact I have a tiny room with two single beds and a desk to myself. Very Virginia Woolfish.

As I poured the water in, it poured out through two long slits in the glass. I don’t know how the slits got there. Perhaps I squeezed the glass too hard when I was removing the protective plastic shield. I grabbed the glass and quickly drank as much as I could, water pouring through both sides. Even in this messy moment I imagined this might be important, a relevant sign from the Universe. But what would it be?

Don’t squeeze your cup so tight? You keep pouring something (water: emotions, emotional energy, energy, emotional information) into a cup but it’s leaking really, really fast. It reminded me of some relationships I had in the past where I gave and gave but nothing stuck, they never changed as I imagined they would change with all my love, devotion and attention. And then when we finally split up, years or months after we should have, they went back exactly to how they were before I’d poured my love in.

What about the metaphor of squeezing a cup too tight? I am a receptor of channeled information. Is this a warning not to be tight, planned, structured? For this reason I am writing this little essay now, as the first words of my writing retreat. I want to write something free-flowing, not writing something I've decided is ‘important’ or aligned with my grander plans or purpose.

I wonder too if the Universe is telling me that lots (of something) is pouring through me and don’t worry about the excess that falls away. Once I drank the water in the glass while at least half was pouring through the slits onto the desk, I used a cloth to clean up the excess water. Then I poured more water into another glass. Easy. Simple. Don’t cry over spilled water. There’s always more where that came from.

i consider the planets in this moment. Some lovely expansive water sign energy to explain the water metaphor, an Aquarius Sun (the water bearer), and with a Virgo moon. Should I helpfully suggest they purchase better quality glasses?

And finally, I wonder, perhaps it’s just a defective glass problem. Cheap glasses probably split for no apparent reason. Maybe there’s no big reason for the water spilling.  It’s just life. But the process of thinking about the water spilling, considering the symbolism, connecting intuitively to my feelings and a sense of meaning in all events -- this is the delight of living consciously.

Share a free sample Sensual Synergy. The stars reveal the secrets of your relationship with the Sensual Synergy Reading.

Connection to meaning without attachment to the meaning is a worthy intuitive dance.


 

 
Find your path to fulfillment with a Free Psychic Reading. Call 1-800-749-5790 right now!
 
Can't get enough astrology? Icon fb Like us on Facebook!
 
you may also be interested in...
The Stars This Week: November 24-30, 2014
The Stars This Week: November 17-23, 2014
The Stars This Week: November 10-16, 2014
The Stars This Week: November 3-9, 2014
Monthly Summary for October 2014
Monthly Summary for September 2014
Monthly Summary for August 2014
Monthly Summary for July 2014

Astrology On the Go

ASTROLOGY NEWSLETTERS

Wake Up to Your Horoscope
in Your Inbox

Start your day with a dose of the cosmos -- get your daily horoscope delivered straight to your email!

related articles
 
Sun Enters Sagittarius: Expansion and Optimism!
Sun Enters Sagittarius: Expansion and Optimism!

After dwelling in the depths of Scorpio season for the last month, there is nothing that we want... read more »

 
Living Out Our Dreams as Neptune Goes Direct in Pisces
Living Out Our Dreams as Neptune Goes Direct in Pisces

Since Neptune (the planet of illusion, dissolution and delusion) has been in its home sign of Pisces... read more »

 
Fashion Must-Haves by Sign
Fashion Must-Haves by Sign

Learn how to rock the look that's perfect for your sign by learning the secrets of dressing and... read more »

 
New astro forecast sheep 300x250

featured bloggers


Kiki T.


Kiki T.
Born a double Scorpio, Kiki T. began her astro adventures at the tender age of 11. Like any self-respecting Scorpio, obsession led Kiki to astrology. In dire love with fellow Scorpio, Simon Le Bon of Duran Duran, Kiki was convinced he was her soul... read more

Astrology.com videos
3895139009001
3895139097001
3895139098001
3895153893001
3895139015001
3895150788001
3895150788001
3895153904001
3895153910001
3895139129001
3895139106001
3895150785001
3895160864001
ast:div-chinese:vid:asdhlovescope
Today's Cosmic Calendar
 
Today's Planetary Forecast

If you are looking for a day this month to play hooky from work you would rather not accomplish, this Friday may fit the... read more »

 
The Stars This Week!
 
The Stars This Week

Be Alert! Your relationship life turns interesting this week, thanks to a harmonious trine from Venus to Uranus on... read more »