Cancer 17-18 A Hen Scratching For Her Chicks

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I have Pallas on this degree. Pallas is a survivor, a warrior and peaceful general. She is about ideas and creativity. Chickens will nurture their young and then suddenly turn their back on them, to teach them independence. I feel that Pallas on this degree is a little of a double whammy, wherein both the themes of this symbol and of Pallas indicate a "mother" that is a teacher rather than a nurturer, and the lesson on this degree is about nurturing yourself.

Of course I also see the "first" part of this symbol as a hen nurturing and keeping the chicks near her. Maybe this is why I am such a helicopter parent (and why, at the back of my mind, I am so ready to help my chicks fly the coop!)

Does any part of the symbol resonate with you?

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Do any of the astrological bodies (Venus, Jupiter, Chiron etc) fall on this symbol for you? What has it meant in your life?

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