A man must consider what rich realm he abdicates when he becomes a conformist. Ralph Waldo Emerson
His secret realization of his physical cowardice led him to underrate his exceptional moral courage. Vera Brittain
COWARD, n: one who, in a perilous emergency, thinks with his legs. Ambrose Bierce
I was court-martialed in my absence, and sentenced to death in my absence, so I said they could shoot me in my absence. Brendan F. Behan
There are two freedoms – the false, where a man is free to do what he likes; and the true, where he is free to do what he ought. Charles Kingsley
The brave man inattentive to his duty is worth little more to his country than the coward who deserts in the hour of danger. Andrew Jackson
Many apologies for the lateness of this new Moon newsletter, I have been away at the FAA conference in Melbourne having a fabulous time catching up with so many friends, and meeting new ones; it was a fabulous week. I know that some don't realise that the effects of the new and full Moons stretch on into the future, sometimes for the coming month and sometimes longer if major events happen during the month in question, so please know that this influence is still very much around.
I smiled when I realised the Sabian Symbol for this new Moon speaks of going AWOL. I have not missed doing a newsletter for such a long time. It's Aquarius 3: A Deserter From The Navy Stands Suddenly Aware Of A Dawning Truth: Freedom Is Never The Result Of Compromise. The following is from my book The Sabian Oracle: 360 Degrees Of Wisdom: