Chapter One: Beyond the Sun SignsOur birth is but a sleep and a forgetting:
The Soul that rises with us, our life's Star,
Hath had elsewhere its setting,
And cometh from afar:
Not in entire forgetfulness,
And not in utter nakedness,
But trailing clouds of glory do we come
From God, who is our home.
"ODE: INTIMATIONS OF IMMORTALITY"
The sun signs are our first introduction to astrology. We realize immediately that there is a profound simplicity and wisdom in the sequence of twelve zodiac signs, despite our logical resistance to the fact that we are categorical and...