Sabian Symbols: Human soul awaiting opportunity for expression
This universal idea is best expressed through planets in
Leo 14 (13° - 14°)
Having learned survival requirements and social expectations, eventually we learn to let the soul speak out freely
"Speaking with the soul's voice"
Upon reflection perhaps at last we learn from experience that the smoothest and safest course to take through life is the one that truly and immediately allows complete soul expression.
A HUMAN SOUL SEEKING OPPORTUNITIES FOR OUTWARD MANIFESTATION
A human soul seeking opportunities for outward manifestation
It is more natural to trust than to fear
At the level of soul, each one of us has an instinct for absolute wholeheartedness of participation in the everyday adventures of personality, provided that we approach life without strategy – with ingenuousness. For the soul, it is more natural to trust than to fear, therefore when we are in soul consciousness the magic of synergy and synchronicity more readily arises, so spontaneity is supported and rewarded.
We are not then limited by prejudice or other fear based constraints upon our freedom of creative expression. This image is of the totally unconditioned self at its point of greatest potential – the entrance into a new complex of activity with fellows.
When we fail to engage fully with new circumstances and events, showing a lack of all genuine interest or enthusiasm, this is nothing but fearful procrastination and denial. Young children do not contemplate whether to pick up a colourful toy, they have no censorship to diminish enthusiastic immediate participation in life in response to new opportunities.
The refinement of character is made possible by the process of trial and error – so making mistakes forms an essential part of evolutionary process, and we should not shy away from the risk. And what exactly is at risk? Often nothing more than the discomfort of seeing that our investment in a false aspect of the ego has to be reviewed.
Our natural and normal expectations are typically met by life with approval. And though we may not always get it right first time, our innocent attempts to embrace life fully will always lead eventually to success of some kind. It may possibly be that that success is measured in terms of learning what does not work well for us. There is a considerable advantage in knowing what not to do.
Potentially we can awaken each one of our interests and talents. As individual aspirations unfold into the circumstances of our lives, we need to become aware of momentary nuances – small shifts in the field of what becomes available to us. These are often so subtle that we cannot actually detect them with the thinking mind, whereas if we are ingenuous there is a hidden aspect of our awareness that can detect and, at first unconsciously perhaps, respond appropriately.
This is not so much meant as a philosophy, but more as a disposition. The childlike enthusiasm we sometimes feel gives a clue as to the type of situations that are good for us to explore and embrace.