“The Salish tribe of the Pacific Northwest has a term skalaltude which refers to a sacred state of mind when all things are in balance and the spiritual dimension of life seems to predominate consciousness, which results in magic and beauty everywhere. A Jungian analyst might use the term “numinous” to describe this state of mind.” James A Swan
When I was studying the metaphysical meaning of numbers I was taken with the meaning of the One as defined by Pythagoras. Other than being the originator what we now call the Pythagorean Theorem, Pythagoras was a mystic, philosopher and trained in Mystery Schools.
One of the ideas behind the Cardinal Cross (now in effect) concerns duality – or in this case, polarity, involving tradition (Capricorn) and innovation and freedom (Uranus.) It is wise to remember that the alignment of the planets does not just involve the outer world but also has to do with the inner lenses through which we perceive the world as well. A shift in consciousness is being called for both in a personal and planetary sense in order to put the world on a more sustainable, holistic path.
Ancient texts say that an important maxim of the work of Pythagoras was, “Always remember the one,” the underlying unity behind duality.
When old structures crumble, new ones are built in their place. This involves both our inner and outer worlds.
“We are called to be architects of the future, not its victims.” Buckminster Fuller
All quotes from Divine Sparks by Karen Speerstra