Uranus And The Refugee Crisis: Aries 20 – A Young Girl Feeding Birds In Winter
How apt is this?!
Uranus is now retrograde – it spent about two months on Aries 21: A BOXER ENTERING THE RING, and now, it’s on Aries 20: A YOUNG PERSON FEEDING BIRDS IN WINTER – I have included the full text from my book so you can see how Uranus (which affects the collective) is manifesting on this degree:
Commentary: ‘A Young Girl Feeding Birds in Winter’ is an image of care, innocence, nurturing and benevolence. She brings nourishment to those who need it – this can be physically, emotionally or spiritually. It is ‘Winter’, which shows that times may be lean and food or resources scarce. The ‘Young Girl’ shows that even when the cold winds are around us, we can find joy through sharing or doing things for others. Long talks with those in need, be they family, friends or, indeed, strangers, can bring a sense of nurturing, reassurance, satisfaction and love.
Oracle: It can be very rewarding to provide love, reassurance and nourishment to those who need it. Nonjudgmental help can lead others to trust and respond, whilst little acts of kindness can improve people’s lives. Things done for others often have an unexpected spin-off: you can enjoy the sharing and giving, have fun and feel really good about what you’ve done. Nourishment can come in the form of food, water, words, advice, etc. There are, however, those who stubbornly resist moving on or changing their habits even if it is to their own detriment. Someone needs help, someone who may even be the cause of his or her own problems. Continued shows of love and dedication may be required, even when it may be tiring or time-consuming. What would really happen if you left or withdrew your time, resources or energy? Are you stepping out into the cold to help others? Be careful that what’s being “fed” is in fact nourishing for those receiving it, and not just feeding co-dependence. There may be a need to be alone to do simple yet compassionate things. Try feeding birds outdoors or through open windows and see what feelings are triggered.
Keywords: Nurturing innocence. Feeding energy to situations that feel cold, hopeless and lost. Small efforts bringing their rewards. Co-dependent relationships. Nurturing. Helping those less fortunate or smaller. Taking time out for others. Doing things without thought of reward. Enjoying nature. Trying to find friends or company. Bread and water. Soup kitchens. Counselling. Hot vs. cold weather.
The Caution: Wanting to win approval. Creating dependence with others that has to be maintained. Feeling bleak, lost and alone. The need to continually rescue others. Doing anything in order to be liked. Finding it difficult to stop giving. Not being able to say “no”. Feeling used and unrewarded.
These are the quotes for this degree from my book:
If you always give, you will always have. Chinese Proverb
A kind and compassionate act is often its own reward. William John Bennett
The greatest wealth consists in being charitable and the greatest happiness in having tranquility of mind… And the best comrade is one that hath no desire. Tibetan Doctrine
Simply give others a bit of yourself; a thoughtful act, a helpful idea, a word of appreciation, a lift over a rough spot… You take something out of your mind, garnished in kindness out of your heart, and put it into the other fellow’s mind and heart. Charles H. Burr
Give a man a fish and you feed him for one day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime. Chinese Proverb
What is food to one man may be fierce poison to others. Lucretius