The month of Leo is ruled by the sun, the powerful celestial body that shares its Light with all humanity. Not surprisingly, therefore, the kabbalists explain that the month of Leo is a month of high energy and polarity. Within it exists a huge potential for Light, and at the same time, an equal potential for negativity. For us, this dual energy manifests as pressure. The pressure that we feel is exactly what we need make the changes that will ensure we are less reactive and more sharing in the next year.
As I've mentioned before, we can think of it this way: if we put a piece of coal on the table, nothing happens. It remains a lump of coal. However, when we take that piece of coal and apply a lot of pressure, it becomes a diamond. Likewise, the cosmic pressure of this month gives us the opportunity to take the lumps of coal in our life—the lack, the hatred, the selfishness—and transform them into diamonds—abundance, love, and sharing.
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