Leo 2: An epidemic of mumps
Just an observation – when you go into the 2, everyone’s a joker and no one’s getting the jokes. So be careful, playfulness can be met with offense taken. The jokes that come at you may feel offensive. We are still a little red around the gills from yesterday. The anger under the skin can still erupt. It’s still super hot but we’re starting to get some control over the situation.
Look back at the earlier 2’s. The qualities are both funny-ness and oppositional-ness (polarity). The problem with opposition in Leo is that the ego is bigger here. The keywords are fiery spirit; split consciousness; action; resistance; emotional divide; tension; polarity; efficiency; making distinctions; insight; independence; upraising for increased consciousness; and purity of intention. Let’s look at the symbol with regard to this.
Here I see that an “epidemic” is a higher order of more than just a few cases. There may need to be separation (2) between whose who are dis-eased and the ones who are well. The sickness could be a matter of no longer being at one with the self. Mumps are a big red bump – from Mars to the Sun (the decanate ruler of the middle degrees of Aries and Two is Aries 13 – 24). There was apoplexy yesterday; today we have something more systemic but still understood to be temporary. Back when the symbol was intuited, mumps were a more serious situation than now-a-days. So, there is lots of excitement in keeping separation and you get the sense of contagion and spreading, which could be symbolic of a sense that the fire is out of control.
Consider sickness as a symbol. We are all separate from our whole self. We can only be a perspective at a time, not all the perspectives at once. But we know all the perspectives. We might have a big red mump on us which is definitely not-self. We probably have jokers all around us. A sense of humor is in order. Yet Leo 3 will come to the rescue tomorrow, as it pulls back in, relating to late Aries degrees and early Taurus as it were. Keep drinking water. The moon is now in late Pisces and out of network (VOC) from 3:07 – 8:34 a.m. ET on Sunday morning. You might want to rest up from too much activity. Quiet creativity would be a good outlet for the harsher and dry fire energy of new Leo.