Dark Venus Transitions sextile to Cardinal Earth Saturn
3 days to let go
Breath spasmodic and laboured, chest heaving, gasping for air, her mind lost amidst a swirling mass of neurotic thoughts and feelings, the stifling heat wafting over her in waves, threatening to overwhelm her, she fights to hold onto her memories as the boundaries of her awareness start to blur and merge with the One Light.
3 days to surrender
Slipping in and out of consciousness, reality and fantasy merge making it hard to distinguish between her life lived and unlived. Her heart consumed by paradox as feelings of joy and sorrow, hope and despair, satisfaction and regret coarse through her veins.
3 days to THE time
Too tired to fight any longer, her heart too weary to hold onto forlorn feelings, slowly she turns her head in the direction of the susurrated whisper. Images of love immediately fill her heart – that first look into her baby’s eyes; the ionised smell of the sea as a spring sun rises majestically on a crystal clear morning; the gentle knowingness in her parents eyes as they celebrated their 50th anniversary; the warmth of her lovers arms as he reached out for her as they watched the twinkling of Sirius in the cold Winter night skies.
Take my hand, fly with me.
Through the fiery haze, she senses a shimmering hand extended towards her. Finally she realises that she was never alone. Lifting her hand, she reaches out…
Andrew Smith © 2018
Photography by W. Eugene Smith