Celebration: An Easter promenade
17th degree of Pisces (16°- 17°)
The image we show the outer world characterizes the inner self
At one end we have New Orleans’s Mardi Gras, and at the other, various well-to-do Christians in their Sunday best – it’s all show. Typical human beings have the propensity to define themselves in a communal setting – by how they dress, and how they behave, differently from the rest.
This is more than the satisfaction of our need for attention, and serves a real and important function by bringing into conscious awareness a clearly-defined and uniquely expressive self-image. In a way we are idealising ourselves by dressing up – and thus we gain insights about the ideal. The image we present towards the outer world characterizes our inner, and more hidden, sense of self. MORE