May 10th, 2016

Hu design

Srijeda 4 Ša'ban 1437

Planet of the day (according to Ibn 'Arabi): Mercury

Prophet of the day (according to Ibn 'Arabi): Jesus

The Sun is in 20 Taurus (in my 9th house): A finger pointing to a line in an open book. (Symbol for 21 Taurus from Dane Rudhyar, An Astrological Mandala)

The Moon is at 18Can09 (in my 10th house). Lunar mansion (according to Ibn 'Arabi): 9, The Sphere without Stars, The Zodial Towers, letter Jīm, The Independent, The Rich (Al-Ghanī)

Lunar phase: Crescent - Expansion (Phase names and keywords from Dane Rudhyar, The Lunation Cycle)

In about an hour and a half, the Moon will enter my 11th house. About 45 minutes after ikindija ('asr), the Moon will enter Leo (in my 11th house).

I survived a couple of meetings on campus today. It came as a relief to perform podne (zuhr) when the meetings were over. A word I thought of on the way home is "cleavage": with respect to campus-related duties, I plan to do what is required and then separate myself from that environment as completely as possible in order to pursue my own interests and to take care of my needs.

I have decided to attend an evening of screenings at the Bosnian film festival in NYC in a couple of weeks. It is something I have considered doing for a few years, but this is the first time I have gotten my act together and made the commitment to do it.

And, to close, a memo from Olly: