CATEGORY: SPIRITUAL

As children, we are thought to act mostly from our emotional reactions and impulses, which in astrology, is represented by the Moon. Therefore the sign our Moon is in can reveal much about our personality expression as babies and children, up to a more mature age, where then, through growth and experience, our Sun also comes into play, adding a much more layered effect. Find your moon sign here (Note: it's not the same as your zodiac sign) Moon in Aries A child with their Moon in Aries would be confident and demanding, someone that shows innate leadership skills very early on. They would react to their emotions straight away, whether they are deemed “appropriate” or not, and would also show protective instincts, especially when it comes to smaller or yo...

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What she cared about was human souls. — T.S. Eliot on Simone Weil Simone Weil was a French philosopher, mystic, and political activist. Taking a path that was unusual among twentieth-century left-leaning intellectuals, she became inclined towards mysticism as her life progressed. Weil wrote throughout her life, though most of her writings did not attract much attention until after her death. In the 1950s and 1960s, her work became famous in continental Europe and throughout the English-speaking world. Albert Camus described her as "the only great spirit of our times” A precocious student, she was proficient in Ancient Greek by age 12. She later learned Sanskrit after reading the Bhagavad Gita. Like the Renaissance thinker Pico della Mirandola, her...

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Humans are contradictions. It's in our nature to say one thing and do another. While we're similar in our contradictions, we differ in where those contradictions lie. Anyone who studies astrology knows that where and when you were born plays a key factor in your personality. Your star type isn't just what month you were born in, but how the planets were aligned and the energy that was present during your birth, that ultimately affects your personality. This is what makes up who you are (or at least, part of who you are). Imagine our zodiac signs as our predisposed dispositions -- our hard wired coding - then our experiences, education and genetics create our personalities. And yes, while we're all unique, our astrological signs will always be part o...

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