I recently read this book called Astrology of the Soul by Jan Spiller and I was completely blown away. This book discusses Nodes and how they drastically affect a persons personality and characteristics based on past life experiences. The North Node and South Node of the moon are direct opposites of one another. The Nodes represent points of ones karmic imbalance. Meaning, the characteristics you developed in past lives have a natural tendency to creep up in your current life even if they don’t make sense to the type of person you are in this life. The North Node represents the kinds of experiences that we must work on to develop our karma and to allow spiritual growth. The South Node represents those experiences and qualities that come naturally to us and are over-developed from past lives. By understanding these two Nodes we can learn to apply the lessons we are meant to master in this lifetime.
The reason why I am writing about this is to share how amazing this book really is. If we all took the time to dig deep and understand our invidual personalities and how they affect the type of choices we make, we could attain happiness and fulfillment a lot quicker. By understanding the type of natural tendencies you have (which may be negative tendencies) you can avoid making poor choices. By understanding the type of weak characteristics you have and need to develop, you can make more conscious choices to improve your life. Understanding the balance between the two Nodes can help you become a more effective human being.
We all have natural tendencies that get carried on somehow. I am sure you all experienced this at some point in your life. Think about it for a second. Have you ever wondered how you are interested in certain topics or how you always end up making the same type of choices over and over again? For example, I love philosophy, history, religion, science and etc.. After analyzing my Nodes I was able to determine that in my past lives I was a philospher who was always on a quest to find universal truth. When I read this, it blew my mind. It totally makes sense. The family I grew up in, the environment I come from and my surroundings, in this life, does not have any connection to those subjects. My family is not politcal, philosophical, religious, or scientific. I come from a middle class average family with minimal interests and I always wondered how I fit in.
In my past lives I have always been one to isolate myself and seek universal truth on my own. This is something that I have mastered and this tendency, I noticed, does come up in my current life. When I feel overwhelmed or stressed my natural tendency is to isolate myself from everyone around me. I retreat and shut down and I stop communicating with others because I feel misunderstood. I feel unaccepted because my thoughts don’t match the rest of society. The lessons I am supposed to learn in this life is not what I have already mastered in previous lives, ie. searching for universal truth. The lesson in this life is to communicate better. I am meant to develop better communication habits and I am given that enviroment to do so. I have a large family and one of the biggest problems we all face is communicating effectively with one another. I am also the oldest of many young cousins and they all look up to me. I am supposed to be a teacher in this life and help those around me become enlightened to the truths that I have already mastered previously.
So, in this life, my lesson is to become a better communicator. I am here to master the art of connecting deeper with humans and understanding them better so I can enlighten them effectively. I am here to learn about different human personalities and pass along my universal truths so they too can grow spiritually. When I think about this, everything in my life makes sense. My role in my family, in my community, amongst my friends and colleagues all point to me being that teacher in their lives that will guide them to finding their true selves. So, I leave you all with this information to help enlighten you. By sharing my knowledge and communicating the “truths” that I know of and have experienced, I hope you can make more effective choices in your life that will lead you to reaching your full potential in this lifetime.
“We are born at a given moment, in a given place and, like vintage years of wine, we have the qualities of the year and of the season of which we are born. Astrology does not lay claim to anything more.” ~ Carl Jung