You see the first thing we love is a scene. For love at first sight requires the very sign of its suddenness; and of all things, it is the scene which seems to be seen best for the first time: a curtain parts and what had not yet ever been seen is devoured by the eyes: the scene consecrates the object I am going to love. The context is the constellation of elements, harmoniously arranged that encompass the experience of the amorous subject...
Love at first sight is always spoken in the past tense. The scene is perfectly adapted to this temporal phenomenon: distinct, abrupt, framed, it is already a memory (the nature of a photograph is not to represent but to memorialize)... this scene has all the magnificence of an accident: I cannot get over having had this good fortune: to meet what matches my desire.
The gesture of the amorous embrace seems to fulfill, for a time, the subject's dream of total union with the loved being: The longing for consummation with the other... In this moment, everything is suspended: time, law, prohibition: nothing is exhausted, nothing is wanted: all desires are abolished, for they seem definitively fulfilled... A moment of affirmation; for a certain time, though a finite one, a deranged interval, something has been successful: I have been fulfilled (all my desires abolished by the plenitude of their satisfaction).
Roland Barthes, A Lover's Discourse: Fragments
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Part of Fortune ⊗ in the signs. 1/2
The Part of Fortune represents your luck and where your worldly success can be found. Unless this placement is afflicted in the birth chart, we don’t necessarily need to be consciously aware of it because it acts as a sort of “guardian angel.” However, it’s fun to learn about your Part of Fortune because you can active it more readily and allow the energy of the sign to flow freely, especially if there’s a lot of squaring aspects to this.
The point opposite the Part of Fortune may block the free flow of energy and make it harder to utilize your luck.
Part of Fortune in Aries: You’ll find success when you push forward through your own efforts and allowing your energy to flow according to your intuition. Value your independence and don’t worry too much what others think. Follow your passions and be courageous. 🏃♀️
Part of Fortune in Taurus: Your luck comes when you take things at your own pace. If you are taking care of yourself, grounding yourself, and connecting with your inner being, your luck will flow freely. Your fortune comes from trusting your own sense of timing. Reliable is always the best option; don’t gamble or take too many chances or you might loose everything. Stay fluid and go where the universal energy leads you. ⛰
Part of Fortune in Gemini: The most important thing wit Part of Fortune in Gemini is to remain flexible and learn how to accept changes. Through adaptation you will achieve success. Accept what’s temporary and the transient nature of the world by embracing complexity and versatility. Being a jack of all trades is your lucky charm but keep your feet on the ground and apply what you know through the changes you go through. Your ability to communicate and connect with others through writing, public speaking, and networking brings a lot of enjoyment and success. 🌬
Part of Fortune in Cancer: Your emotional intuition brings you luck. You just know when something feels right and when you’re wasting your time. You might even be tempter to ignore your intuition and simply use handwork as a means to achieve your goals. Although hard work is necessary, this will not work unless you incorporate your intuition too. Stay in touch with your inner child and spread the love around. Connecting with others on an emotional level is your lucky charm. ❤️
Part of Fortune in Leo: Your luck comes when you cultivate generosity and the full expression of yourself. Basically, you need to master what you want for yourself and allow your highest self to shine. Focus on topics and interests that are meaningful to you. Pour your heart into everything you do and the people you love without expectation of reward. Your personal creativity and sharing that with the world is your lucky charm. 🌞
Part of Fortune in Virgo: Rituals and routines is where you’ll find your lucky charm. With this placement, you may need introspective time to de-stress. An environment organized to your personal rhythm, but learn to tolerate a little mess. Focus on inner peace through self-discipline and self-surrender. Monetary success comes when you create a schedule and develop routines(rituals) to guide you through your success. Remember that curating a lifestyle and sticking to it brings a lot of benefit into your life. 🛀🏾
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