Prophet: Aaron and John
The Sun is in 23 Aries: Blown inward by the wind, the curtains of an open window take the shape of a cornucopia (Sabian symbol for 24 Aries)
The Moon is in 18 Aquarius: A forest fire is being subdued by the use of water, chemicals and sheer muscular energy (Sabian symbol for 19 Aquarius)
There was a five-acre brush fire in a local state forest this past afternoon (yesterday from the perspective of the Islamic calendar, today from the standard calendar).
Within this daily cycle the Moon will enter my 6th house and then it wil enter Pisces. Mercury will enter Taurus.
Overnight the Moon will enter its 26th mansion, The Genii (al-jinn), whose letter is ب and whose Divine Name is The Subtle, اللَّطِيفُ.
I found it difficult to motivate myself to go to campus this past morning. It occurs to me that I meditated the previous evening. I have sometimes found that, when I meditate in the evening, I may feel even more negatively disposed toward campus than usual. On the other hand, when I meditate or go for therapy or receive bodywork, and "negative" feelings come up, there is often a sense of a fuller embodiment of those feelings, together with a sense of more "space" around them. This may not lead to "great" intuitions about solutions to conflicts, but it is sometimes associated with subtle shifts in perspective that can at least be interesting, whether or not they have any immediate practical impact.
For example, in the morning as I was on my way to work I replaced my usual Bosnian devotional/pop music CD with a new CD by Québécois singer David Giguère that I received in the mail over the weekend. I was pleasantly surprised to find out how introspective and arty the CD is. I knew that I liked the single that he had been promoting on his FB page, but I expected the rest of the album to be hit or miss. It's actually a lot more interesting than that. During the day I explored some of his videos online. This one reminds me of the kind of behavior I see in class: