John of the Cross, born 24 June 1542, Spanish mystic, Sun in Cancer, Moon in Sagittarius, Ascendant in Scorpio.
The very pure spirit does not bother about the regard of others or human respect, but communes inwardly with God, alone and in solitude as to all forms, and with delightful tranquility, for the knowledge of God is received in divine silence.
If you happen to have many problems in life, do not be discouraged!
Also angels have a hard time here.
Image: “The Wounded Angel”, by Hugo Simberg, Finnish painter, born on 24 June 1873, Sun in Cancer, Moon in Gemini.
Other personalities born today:
Lawrence Block, born on 24 June 1938, American writer
Everybody tells me what a timesaver the Internet is, and how they can’t believe they ever got along without it. And I know what they mean, but every time I use it I wind up wondering what people did with their spare time before computers came along to suck it all up.
Janet Farrar (born Janet Owen on 24 June 1950) British teacher and author of books on Wicca and Neopaganism.