The Sun and Venus Retrograde: The Part of the Past That Your Future Needs
Today our Star has been moving through the degree of Capricorn where Venus will bring her 40-day vision quest to an end on January 31. The Sabian symbol for the energy carried by 13 degrees of Capricorn is this: “In a dense jungle, a perfectly preserved Mayan bas-relief.”
Your Future Needs Your Past
“The fecundation of the future by the past” is what this image means, wrote the great 20th-century astrologer, composer, philosopher, and poet Dane Rudhyar. That part of the past that still carries life is what Venus is searching for, as she looks deep within you. That’s what you need to begin a new chapter in the relationship with Love that you think of as your life.
This forgotten, trapped energy buried within you could be from your personal past. Or it might be contained in our shared cultural memory of the ancient past, which also sleeps deep within each of us. It could be both. Whatever it is, it’s not dead. It belongs to the Now moment. And the future needs it, in order to be born within you.
Capricorn is the home of what is ancient. It’s the keeper of the past. And there, in the part of your birth chart that contains this wise and ageless, wisdom, is where your future will find what it needs to come to life. It’s right there, Yet somehow, you’ve overlooked this crucial experience, and the priceless insight and wisdom it gave you. Perhaps you’ve forgotten. It might be lost. Or it could be that you’ve neglected it. Whatever it is, Venus is looking for it.
The Sun: Star-Power for Venus’ Quest
Today, our Star has illuminated this energy, wherever the middle degrees of Capricorn fall in our birth chart.. Take some time today to reflect on your experiences. Write them down, so you can return to them in the days, weeks, and months ahead, as you carry this energy into the future that is so restless to take birth in your life.