The concept of Intentionality comes from the work of the early 20th century existentialist philosopher, Edmund Husserl. His specialty was phenomenology, or the science of looking ‘to the things in themselves’. He believed that intentionality dictates the way in which we interact with our world. Sadly, more often than not our intentionality is fueled by the willy-nilly meanings we’ve assigned to the people and things that comprise our world as if we were operating on auto-pilot.
Shakespeare once wrote that the entire world is a stage and all the men and women merely players. In a sense, one’s natal or birth chart is a metaphor for his or her personal play, complete with stage set, cast of characters, plot, or the story line, and of course both character growth arc and theme.Continue reading “Stage Set / Through the Houses”
The planetary purpose of Venus is to both attract and be attracted ‘the other’, especially when it comes to romantic relationships. In this regard, a willing to compromise is clearly a bonus. Yet all too easily compromise can turn into paralyzing indecision.
In Capricorn, Venus is not in dignity but equally, she’s not debilitated. This means that she is comfortably able to express her Venusian essence as long as it is in keeping with that of her host, Saturn, the natural ruler of Capricorn.