Astrology is in our DNA…

The stars hold a nightly lecture series for us...if only we can decipher what it is they're saying...(image by Serge Corrotte)...
The stars hold a nightly lecture series for us…if only we can decipher what it is they’re saying…(image by Serge Corrotte)…

Humans have been practicing Astrology in one form another for more than 3,000 years. That’s three millennia of turning our questing faces up to the sky in search of wisdom…

DNA: the genetic wellspring from which we all flow...
DNA: the genetic wellspring from which we all flow…

Fast-forward from the the origins of astrological studies to April, 1953, when two scientists – James D. Watson and Francis Crick – published their discovery of the double-helix construction of DNA. Where astrologers for centuries had turned outward to learn what makes our existences tick, Watson and Crick turned inward. DNA is of course the molecule that carries the genetic programming of all known living organisms on Earth. Watson and Crick managed to understand the structure of this fabulous molecule, granting us unparalleled insight into the workings of evolution and the biological phenomenon we call “life.”

DNA's four nucleobases: Adenine, Thymine, Guanine, and Cytosine.
DNA’s four nucleobases: Adenine, Thymine, Guanine, and Cytosine.

In addition to the characteristic double-helix form of DNA, another critical feature of this vital molecule is the fact that it’s comprised of four distinct building blocks called nucleobases, which line up in matching pairs to form the twin strands of the double-helix. When it comes to life in all its myriad forms, these four things are like God’s Lego pieces… The four different nucleobases are called Adenine, Thymine, Guanine, and Cytosine.

These are regularly abbreviated as A, T, G, and C.

And here’s where things get interesting in a way that smacks of tremendous synchronicity…

When it comes to the complicated discipline of Astrology, most non-students of the field have little to no grasp on the important symbol-sets of the Planets and the Houses…but even the most disinterested parties have at least some surface familiarity with the 12 Signs of the Zodiac.

The first four Zodiac Signs in Astrology, each representing one of the famous Four Elements: Aries, Taurus, Gemini, and Cancer.

And the first four of those Signs, forming the sequence that leads off the string – or strand? – of Zodiac entries are Aries, Taurus, Gemini, and Cancer.

If we were so inclined, we might make use of a shorthand for these initial Signs. We might abbreviate them as…A, T, G, and C.

That little chain of letters should look familiar… What are the odds that the letters assigned to represent the genetic brickwork underlying every life-form on Earth are the exact same letters also assigned to denote the opening members of the most widely embraced symbol-set in Astrology…?

This of course doesn’t exactly prove anything. This odd bit of “coincidence” doesn’t guarantee that Astrology works, or that there really is some Grand Pattern at play informing the cosmos. It doesn’t mean that the Zodiac Signs are the DNA of our personalities, and of the lives that we lead…

But in my own mind, it certainly means something. Whether you agree or not will depend on your own views…and maybe on your astrological make-up! But as I see it, this is an instance of the “As above, so below” principle shining through the fabric of our reality.  Astrology is in our DNA, and vice versa…

Interested in seeing what your own celestial DNA has to tell you?  Book an Astrology reading with me today!


    • Thanks for sharing this, Phil! You know, I posted about this a while back in an Astrology group I belong to, and I got a few “That’s amazing!” comments, but also a few along the lines of “You’re just seeing stuff because you want to see it” remarks. I accept that some people will believe the latter…but I do like it when other people also see some meaning in this bit of synchronicity!

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