"...never thought of the Moon as transit, but of course it is- that cyclical waning and waxing crossing the sky and the directions-rising more South in this summer and more north east by winter. I have always interpreted the card as the light or illumination of the dark, that which we perhaps would rather not see or are unable to see. I love the idea of it as directed movement, coming out of the dark, light. Travel safely dear kindred."
At the time, I could not find the words to explain what looks like orchestration. I tried, mostly in vain, to use an "undertow" as an analogy. But things have a way of revealing themselves with reflection...
She Who Makes Change by Degrees:
The Shepherdess's direction is so measured, so studied & so subtle that you can only see it if you look backwards.