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One of the prevalent subjects in the news these days appropriately sums up Saturn’s sojourn through Scorpio: accountability for our sexual actions. Two vitally important systems in our society are being scrutinized in an unprecedented way that is leading to significant change. Discussion about sexual conduct in the military and on college campuses has turned from what was accommodated as the norm to what is now considered unacceptable. Bravo to the men and women who have not only shared their stories but pressed for a new definition of what constitutes responsible behavior in our intimate relations with others.
It has been my nature, and perhaps destiny, to not just explore symbolic systems themselves, but to wonder why I felt they were important or helpful at all. Some of the symbolic systems I have studied and worked with are astrology, Tarot, numerology, the I Ching, the Tree of Life, etc. And in the case of astrology, there are many types of astrology itself. In this article I want to write about the value of any type of holistic, symbolic system and what a person can gain from the study of them.
This article could have just as easily been titled “The Power of Witnessing.” The concept is the same. It was Jiddu Krishnamurti who wrote the following quote: “To observe without evaluating is the highest form of ‘Intelligence’.” When I read that and began to explore it, the effects were like an explosion in my consciousness. First, he is completely redefining the nature of intelligence. Further he is turning it on its head.
Welcome to the Sher Institute of Astrology and Metaphysics! We are offering astrology, meditation and other spiritual classes at different levels of experience and knowledge as well as providing a variety of consultations in the Los Angeles area. The nature of a ‘Mystery School,’ as this type of school has often been referred to in […]
Welcome to the Sher Institute of Astrology & Metaphysics! We are offering astrology, meditation and other spiritual classes at different levels of experience and knowledge as well as providing a variety of consultations in the Los Angeles area.
The nature of a "Mystery School", as this type of school has often been referred to in the past, is two-fold.
It is to present to the student a holistic approach that includes both physical and metaphysical models while simultaneously training that student to experience both higher states of consciousness along with the ability to receive and understand higher levels of information.Read More About the Sher Institute Here