Every scientific truth goes through three states: first people say it conflicts with the Bible - next, they say it has been discovered before. Lastly, they say they always believed it. Louis Agassiz
Language is the amber in which a thousand precious and subtle thoughts have been safely embedded and preserved. Richard C. Trench
The tendency of old age to the body, say the physiologists, is to form bone. It is as rare as it is pleasant to meet with an old man whose opinions are not ossified. J.F. Boyse
Keep some souvenirs of your past, or how will you ever prove it wasn't all a dream? Ashleigh Brilliant
February's Pisces new Moon occurs on February 21 in the U.S. and February 22 in Australia. This new Moon is a powerfully Piscean one as it is conjunct (together with) Neptune, Pallas Athena and Chiron, with Mercury leading the charge further into Pisces. Talk about having to get one's story right! This new Moon holds so much potential for exploring the story that we tell ourselves (I see Chiron very much as that - the stories we tell ourselves).
The Sabian Symbol of the new Moon is Pisces 3: A Petrified Forest, An Eternal Record Of A Life Lived Long Ago. This is quite an evocative Symbol; it speaks of the disposable and the precious, the old and the new and the value of retaining those things that have helped to crystallize life into a shape and form that has meaning, a sense of relevance and longevity and something that will last into the future. Science emerges from these realms, as these records are held in nature everywhere. As with the rings on a tree, our histories are written. It also relates to issues to do with age, and, no matter how old one is, whether one has 'matured' or 'ossified'. The following is from my book The Sabian Oracle: 360 Degrees Of Wisdom: