Well without Virgo in the world, no one would know where anything is. Who would do the filing, the tidying, who would notice that things are not quite as they should be? And who would fix it? Getting it done, well done.
I’m interrupting this post with a special. Brevity is the trademark here, but I’ve just been to Oxford in England for an (amazing) astrological summer school and there’s a (brief) account of it on a hidden page, here
Back to Virgo, of all signs the most analytic. There he is, The Hermit. The major arcana card ascribed (by members of the Golden Dawn) to Virgo. What is his wisdom?
For today, let’s say he’s talking about how smart it is to get things in order!
The eight of pentacles, the Sun in Virgo. Skill, craftsmanship. Knowing how to do a thing, and doing it!
The nine of pentacles, Venus in Virgo, well-ordered abundance.
The ten of pentacles, Mercury in Virgo, the possibility of the fulfillment of the mysterious perhaps, as suggested by the placement of the pentacles in this card? But only once there is a place for everything, and everything is in its place.