Images of the Zodiac: Contemplating Capricorn



Johfra Bosschart, Capricorn

A mountain goat is a very special creature to me and therefore I adore this image of Johfra, showcasing the goat in all its glory. Once I spotted a herd of them high in the mountains, once I saw them in a nature park and once in a children’s zoo, where I could observe how little goats are born climbers: they can stand immediately after being born and are able to climb very shortly after. Their instinct is to always move upwards. Symbolism is never arbitrary, but always has its roots in nature. The qualities of the animal resonate with the maturity and ambition associated with the sign Capricorn. Further, mountain goats have very flexible skeletons and their elemental quality is “surefootedness,” says Ted Andrews, who associates this particular animal totem with the need to apply flexibility while rethinking the basic structure of our lives. Inflexibility and…

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2 Responses to Images of the Zodiac: Contemplating Capricorn

  1. LadyBlueRose's Thoughts Into Words says:

    Thank you for haring, I hadn’t made it over there yet and it was
    a wonderful read when i did…
    Take Care…You Matter…


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