You'd think after thousands of years on earth, the Fortingall Yew wouldn't be up for a major life change. Well, you're wrong.
Fortingall Yew. Public domain.
This ancient Scottish tree -- estimated to be 5,000 years old and among Europe's oldest living organisms -- is changing sexes from male to female, according to Botanist Max Coleman with the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.
Basically, an ancient tree is changing genders from male to female, and I saw that and thought immediately of our current transition into what the yogis call "the Aquarian Age."
Where, yogically and astrologically speaking, we have been in the so-called Piscean Age for several thousand years, in 2012 we made the shift into the Aquarian Age, and we are still kind of transitioning into it. While the Piscean Age was masculine, the Aquarian Age is feminine in nature. And we see this transition happening, apparently, even in nature, with the Fortingall Yew.