Monthly Archives: September 2016

It’s Complicated

This illustration shows the beautiful Lily in her garden within a portion of the land of spirit.  She has several visitors; the Old Lady, the Youth, the Green Snake and Will of the Wisps. They have all come for their … Continue reading

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Transformation within the Fairy Tale

The Green Snake and the Beautiful Lily, and the ‘retold’ version used in this blog site, contains several incidents where ‘transformation’ is talked about.  Consider the Old Lady and the Youth-Prince conversing as they walk to where the Snake’s bridge … Continue reading

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Mercury in Goethe’s Oct. 19, 1794 Moon-to-Sun Return

Goethe’s transiting Moon to natal Sun Return of Oct. 19, 1794 features both natal and transiting Mercury at the chart’s angles.  This brings us a significant message — actually, it presented Goethe with a significant focus on all that Mercury represents: … Continue reading

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Discovery: The Fairy Tale Starts Here

Following the introduction to the Twice-High Giant, Will-of-the Wisps, and the Ferryman, we are led into the Green Snake’s cave.  This is the start of discovery, the actual event that permits the situation and the characters to come together in … Continue reading

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The Role of the Characters

  The individual characters that populate Goethe’s fairy tale, The Green Snake and the Beautiful Lily, are described fully with notes on their astrological significance.  The menu “Fairy Tale” has both the fairy tale and the text on the Role … Continue reading

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The Sun At Noon

Johann Goethe was born at noon.  Exactly. We know this because the town clock was striking its bell.  Goethe had to be slapped repeatedly before he started breathing.  This is common, but it is frightening to those assisting in the … Continue reading

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The Twice-High Giant

The Twice-High Giant is the first character to be introduced into the fairy tale.  It is quite fitting.  He is the ‘undeveloped man.’  He pursues only the bottom tiers of Maslow’s scale of essential needs.  He sleeps, he seeks nourishment, … Continue reading

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