Telephone linemen at work
This universal idea is best expressed through planets in
14th degree of Scorpio (13° - 14°)
Creating interactive networks of cooperation and communication is an essential aspect of building community
Insofar as none of us could ever access the full picture, therefore complete knowledge, we must interact with others to listen and to share our own ideas. The quality of these interactions is inextricably bound to the quality of the communication methods used. We learn that linguistics have great importance, yet so too does the technology that allows the exchange of words – the printing press, telephone wires and the Internet for example.
TELEPHONE LINEMEN AT WORK INSTALLING NEW CONNECTIONS
Telephone linemen at work installing new connections
Higher intelligence is responsible for lower
It is good to notice any urge that we may feel to interfere in the private affairs of others, because this inclination speaks of our lack of appropriate self-centredness. We must develop inner control to contain ourselves and resist inappropriate concern for others’ business; otherwise confusion about who we are will be the result.
Nevertheless, all affairs interconnect, in other words there is interconnectedness between distinct things. The outer dimension of all things forms a network, while the inner depth is beyond reach, having a transcendent quality.
It requires a certain amount of attachment to connect with what is meaningful in a thing; this is because everyday living is so complex. To grasp meaning through the fog of this complexity is beyond mind; it requires feelings also.
When we do, what emerges is the power of realisation. This fills the gaps between things with the magnetism of awareness. It is then also seen that there is a link between all phases of existence. Therefore neither time nor space can separate things in essence, although of course in appearance they do.
With a vision of self, expanded throughout eternity and connected to all forms, we can lose perspective. Self-specialisation is the only refuge and the only wisdom. If we try to be everything, then we are nothing, we have no substance. So we need to use the force of will to become something in particular – and we do that by focusing on the appearances of what occurs to us, and forming our identity around that connection.
Maturity expresses itself through the practical application of the principle that higher intelligence is responsible for lower. Therefore we assist those who have not our degree of awareness and we demonstrate this universality of involvement with compassion.
In turn, as lesser we serve higher; we take our place in the greater scheme with a sense of exaltation that we are participating in the mystery. It is of no consequence whether master or slave because both depend upon the other for self-identification. Being neither is true freedom.