The strongest image of the Age of Pisces is the
wounded man hanging from a cross. His partner fish, swimming in circles in the
Sea of Unconscious. is the wounded woman. Whether she be Mother Gaia or Princess
Diana, this is indeed the Queen of Hearts, or, in the Waite Tarot deck, the
Queen of Cups, the suit of water, emotion and feeling.
It's curious that Diana is not a water-Pisces, though. She's a water-Cancer,
like the water-Cancer USA, that ended monarchy in favor of democracy. (Not
incidentally, the American Revolution occurred just at the time of the discovery
of the revolutionary planet Uranus, the ruler of the Age of Aquarius. And Uranus
was discovered...by a British brother and sister pair.) I agree with Maureen
Roberts that Queen Elizabeth is a perfect earth-Capricorn foil for water-Cancer
Diana. And this brings up an interesting point: the opposite sign in the Zodiac
can be a partner...or a shadow.
So what's opposite of Pisces, the dichotomous fish? Virgo the Virgin.
Earth-Virgo. As in the old Earth Mother Goddess reinvented as Mary, Mother of
God. Or Mother Theresa (who was also born under Virgo, a double whammy). Or
even, the namebearer of the Virgin Queen, Elizabeth. Or maybe, more to the
point, Elizabeth, Queen of Hungary, the patron saint of philanthropy. Not the
wounded woman, the woman of the wounded. And guess where both Diana and Mother
Theresa's lives ended? Under the sign of Virgo.
Death on and off the cross has been suffered for 2000 years. We've been
crying, in and out of our dreams, for two centuries, now. Do you begin to see
why I see this particular global ending as a Very Good Sign? The herald of the
end of an Age.
But first, we must get it right: the grieving, the sadness under the
suffering Moon. And so we do what is perfect for the receptive Age of Pisces. We
react to the event with heart-full dreams, awash in the emotional tide of the
Sea of Unconscious.
How very unlike the revolutionary, humanitarian Age of Aquarius, when,
instead of living under the hand and sea surface of watery-earthen Fate, we will
favor the hand lifting the water jar high with airy-fiery Free Will. Yes!
Finally, doing Aquarian dreamwork to get out of the repeating nightmare-hellish
rut of Not-So-Good Friday and going all the way to Easter Ascension!
This is when, instead of grieving, we will rejoice. When, instead of
reacting, we will become proactive. When we will incubate and induce, dreaming
up our own reality...building the blueprint for the launch of strong new lucid
Aquarian/Leonine women to act as our global blueprints of the awake-and-dreaming
female for the truly sunny New Age.
I can hardly wait. And I'm a water-Scorpio.