27 January

index“But I don’t want to go among mad people,” Alice remarked.
“Oh, you can’t help that,” said the Cat: “we’re all mad here. I’m mad. You’re mad.”
“How do you know I’m mad?” said Alice.
“You must be,” said the Cat, “or you wouldn’t have come here.”

Lewis Carroll, born 27 January 1832, Sun in Aquarius, Moon and Ascendant in Sagittarius, died 1898, English author, mathematician, Anglican deacon and photographer. Best known for Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and its sequel Through the Looking-Glass, the poems “The Hunting of the Snark” and “Jabberwocky”, examples of the genre of literary nonsense. “One of the deep secrets of life is that all that is really worth the doing is what we do for others.”

 

Other celebrities born today:

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, (11.9.6) Sun Aquarius, Moon in Sagittarius, Ascendant in Virgo, Pluto Vessel (Pluto conjunct Moon), Saturn Power (Saturn conjunct Sun), Uranus Branch (Uranus conjunct Descendant), Austrian composer (27 January 1756-d. 1791)

John Collier, British writer and painter (27 January 1850-d. 1934). He painted in the Pre-Raphaelite style, and was one of the most prominent portrait painters of his generation.

Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph Schelling, (11.9.8) German philosopher (27 January 1774-d. 1854)

Eugène Viollet-le-Duc, (11.2.6) French architect (27 January 1814-d. 1879)

Leopold von Sacher-Masoch, (11.2.11) Austrian writer (27 January 1836-d. 1895)

Arkhip Kuindzhi, Russian painter (27 January 1841-d. 1910)

Arne Næss, (11.2) Norwegian philosopher (27 January 1912-d. 2009)

Ingrid Thulin, (11.4) Swedish actress (27 January 1926-d. 2004)

Derek Acorah, (11.2) English spirit medium 27 January 1950

Frank Miller, (11.10) American comic book author and film director 27 January 1957,  Ronin, Daredevil: Born Again, Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Sin City and 300.

Alan Cumming, (11.9.11) Scottish actor 27 January 1965

Katy Rose, (11.10) American pop singer 27 January 1987

 

Gospel of Thomas: (19) Jesus said, “Blessed is he who came into being before he came into being. If you become my disciples and listen to my words, these stones will minister to you. For there are five trees for you in Paradise which remain undisturbed summer and winter and whose leaves do not fall. Whoever becomes acquainted with them will not experience death.”

ACIM: 27. Above all else I want to see.

Concise Epitome: 3.11 Merely attempt to conceive the highest level of contentment attainable by the most superior human mind. (Cimentatevi solo a fantasticare il sommo stato di contentezza che le menti umane più edotte possano concepire.)