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It’s International Virgo Month!

Welcome to International Virgo Month! I’m releasing a special Virgo Gift Bundle in a few days so, if you’re gifting an exacting Virgo, stand by. And, in the meantime, these are my fave posts from the Virgo category: Is Astraea The Star Maiden The Real Ruler Of Virgo?  The Number One Virgo Personality Trait Golden Era Hollywood Actor + Swedish Icon Ingrid Bergman Was Ultra Virgo The Tao Of Virgo, …

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Zodiac Signs In The 21st Century

Zodiac Signs In The 21st Century

The Zodiac Signs are anti-fragile. They’ve existed since before the dawn of measurable time, and they endure today. Paleolithic people painted them in caves. Priestesses on the battlements of ancient cities star-gazed, seeking answers and calculating. Sailors, crossing strange oceans, found the reassurance of their constellation in the sky. If you time-machined yourself back in history, talking about your “star sign” would be a guaranteed go-to conversation staple. Or, to …

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The Goddess Of Wisdom

Today is the ancient feast day of Sophia aka Sapientia, the Goddess of wisdom & (say the gnostic christians) the wife of God. Later demoted to be the Holy Ghost. This is an amazingly abbreviated version, of course. Perhaps she could be the ruler of Virgo, instead of Mercury? It fits in with this.  

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Astraea – The Star Maiden & Virgo

The “maiden” of the Virgo symbol is Astraea the Star Maiden. She is linked to Virgo but also to Libra, as she was the Goddess of Justice.  In Greek mythology, she left the Earth (in disgust at the inequity) and was transformed into the constellation of Virgo. Her name literally means “maiden of the stars.” “…The Age Of Gold was the first age of the world, without hardship or toil …

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