The key phrase for the Six of Cups is A LOVE AFFAIR. By this phrase, we are not describing a committed relationship. The Six of Cups can also mean a love attraction that may be unrequieted. Other mundane meanings may include:
Beware the allurement of vice
Carefully analyze your emotions
Personal magnetism attracts
Happy family event
Guard against changeable loyalty
The Cancer decanate of Scorpio reveals the potency of sexual energy when sublimated to attain physical and/or mental achievement. Those born under the influence of this sign achieve their greatest success when there is a person of the opposite sex in their life to stimulate their ambitions and ideals. Social life, therefore, is always an important factor contributing to or detracting from fulfillment in life. The astrological key word for the Six of Cups is ATTAINMENT.
It was the custom in ancient Greece to crown the victors of athletic competitions with a laurel wreath. The laurel wreath was also used to adorn the heads of those in high offices and later came to denote academic honors. Today, we use the terms Poet Laureate or Nobel Laureate, meaning the one who has achieved the laurel of excellence. One seeking the universal Laurel Crown must by his thoughts, feelings and actions serve as an example. His or her energies must be devoted to helping others to contribute their utmost toward universal welfare. But adapting one’s life on earth to maximum usefulness is still not enough. He or she also recognizes that earthly life in human form is only one link in an endless chain of existences. To know what will be advantageous in the after life and also to contact those of greater wisdom who dwell there, it is necessary through the development of the senses of the astral body to hear and feel, and even travel, on the astral plane. Zain writes in Spiritual Astrology: Holding to the pattern of life which calls for maximum service for the common good, they acquire knowledge of occult laws, and develop their abilities to use occult forces, in a constant endeavor to increase the scope of usefulness. Their attitude and efforts lead to the (spiritual) text: Men should be esteemed not because of their race, color, sex, or ancestry, but for what they have accomplished for the common Good. The true monarch is he who renders greatest service to his fellow man.
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