The wound of too many daydreams. The wound of the desire to be one with everything. The wound of the desire to slide out of your real identity. Crippling sensitivity to the harsh realities of the real world. Pain from realizing that reality will never match your fantasy. An imagination so intense as to make living with the limitations of reality nearly impossible. World of Warcraft enthusiasts, and the game itself. Role playing games. Cosplay. Wizards and warlocks. Wounded fantasy life – when the fantasy life takes over the real life. The healing power of the collective imagination. Mass escape. Wholeness through merging with an entire group of people seeking an outlet for their imagination and fantasies. Role playing and fantasy subcultures of all kinds. Healing through the imagination.
Fantasies of being invalid or crippled so you will be taken care of and free of responsibilities. Extreme sensitivity to those who have been handicapped or crippled. Extreme sensitivity to the suffering of others and a tendency to absorb that pain. The longing to absorb another’s pain – physical, mental or emotional. Crippling sensitivity. Picking up on the suffering of people 100s or 1000s of miles away. Dreams of impending disasters. Painful dreams. Hypersensitivity to sound. Too much delicacy. Inability to cope. The perennial victim. The perennial savior. Always in the shade. Not knowing how to bring your own pain to light. Not knowing how to bring the pain you feel on behalf of others to light. Collective confusion. Collective disillusionment. Mass deception. Extremely impressionable and gullible. A tendency to have ideals that can never be met. Having your hopes crushed. Collective self-deception.
Dancing is a bridge between worlds. Dancing cures what ails ya. Dance teachers, dance instructors and choreographers. Magic is a bridge between worlds. Mentors in the realm of imagination. Acting instructors. Spiritual guides. Spiritual wisdom. Wisdom gained through higher sense perception. Wisdom gained through experiences that can scarcely be put into words. Wisdom gained through psychic experiences. People who can show you how to embrace letting go while keeping your feet on the ground. A higher calling combined with the wisdom to bring it to fruition. The pain of needing to find something higher to surrender yourself to. The tendency to put teachers and mentors on a pedestal only to be disillusioned when they turn out to be human. Wanting to be higher than human. Wanting to be above human pain and suffering.
Creating a bridge between reality and fantasy. Creating a bridge between the tangible and the ethereal. Creating a bridge between the spiritual and the practical. The key to healing is having a way to escape. The key to healing is having an outlet for your imagination. The key to healing is finding a healthy way to lose yourself. The key to healing is having an outlet to lose your identity for a while. The key to healing is finding a way to merge with a large collection of people. The key to healing is becoming compassionate toward others’ suffering. The key to healing is to develop empathy. The key to healing to become sensitive to everyone’s plight. The key to healing is to let the music take you over. The key to healing is to get footloose.
Wholeness comes through embracing spirituality. Wholeness comes through embracing those things that cannot be measured or quantified. Wholeness comes through accepting that the real and ‘unreal’ coexist. Wholeness comes through bringing your sensitivity out into the world instead of hiding. Wholeness comes through making room in your life to explore the ethereal, fantastical and imaginary. Fear of letting go. Fear that fantasies will overcome reality. Fear of losing never being able to reconcile the real world with the imaginary world.
Chiron is both a minor planet and a comet. It is located between Saturn and Uranus. Chiron takes about 50 years to make one complete cycle through all the signs of the zodiac. Chiron is in Libra for the shortest amount of time – 1.5 years; and in Aries the longest – about 8 years. Chiron’s symbol resembles a key.