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Skywatch for December is posted!

posted by Lynn Hayes

You can read it in its entirety here. I’m glad to announce that December is looking like a cakewalk compared to what we’ve been going through over the past year. Some highlights: Saturn is within one degree of a trine […]

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Mars, Saturn, Neptune and police brutality

posted by Lynn Hayes

Comparisons are being drawn between the news reports of a young man in Queens being shot by police over 50 times as he left a bachelor party last week and a similar incident back in 1999 when an African immigrant […]

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The Alchemy of Chart Reading

posted by Lynn Hayes

Elsa has a great article today: You want to learn astrology so you read a book. If you’re lucky it’s a good one. It’s not too boring so you figure you’ll read another. Next thing you know, if you get […]

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Who could’ve seen this coming?

posted by Lynn Hayes

Pam Anderson and Kid Rock announced today that they are splitting up. You can read my take on this earthshaking event at the National Ledger site, but there are a few interesting things in her chart that are worth looking […]

More on Michael Richards

posted by Lynn Hayes

Jeffrey has a great take on the racist rant spewed by Michael Richards last week as an eruption of the dark underbelly of the national psyche into the public consciousness: I’m inclined to believe he is being as honest as […]

A lovely description of astrology

posted by Lynn Hayes

I wish I knew who wrote this, it’s unattributed in this article. Astrology is one vehicle for the stream of living wisdom which alone can heal the results of the dualistic and rationalistic preoccupations: mankind in disjunction from his deeper […]

Sunday inspiration

posted by Lynn Hayes

This poem came from a friend and fits perfectly into our recent theme of meeting the shadow: This being human is a guest-house:Every morning a new arrival. A joy, a depression, a meanness,some momentary awareness comesas an unexpected visitor. Welcome […]

Splitting the Shadow Self

posted by Lynn Hayes

Cynthia made this comment to yesterday’s Michael Richards post: My Scottish father was inducted into the Freemasons before migrating to Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe) after WW2. He was totally racist and I was raised that way. As you know, the “white […]

The Rant of Michael Richards: The Freemason Connection

posted by Lynn Hayes

Michael Richards is a comedian best known for his role of Cosmo Kramer in the hit television show “Seinfeld.” He has not been heard of much since Seinfeld went into syndication, but last week he made headlines when he was […]

Leaving Scorpio Behind: Sun and Jupiter enter Sagittarius

posted by Lynn Hayes

The Sun enters Sagittarius today and Jupiter follows on Friday, after which only Mars and Mercury will remain in Scorpio. In the US as we celebrate Thanksgiving, the mood will become more Jovial (Jove is another name for Jupiter) as […]

Musings from the Beach

posted by Lynn Hayes

We’re at the beach with Rich’s family this week, and this morning I took a long solitary walk along the coastline, the only human out so early in the morning. It gave me a wonderful opportunity to let my mind […]

Uranus/Neptune and Biospheric Change

posted by Lynn Hayes

Ascension, by Willow Arlenea I don’t pretend to know anything about physics, but clearly there is an acceleration of energy on our planet and possibly beyond (see Time is Speeding Up.) The sign Aquarius and its ruler Uranus are associated […]

Astrology for Bloggers! Meet Tim Boucher

posted by Lynn Hayes

This could be the beginning of a new series if there are other bloggers out there who’d like to participate. Tim Boucher of the great blog Pop Occulture suggested that I do his chart as a cross-blog project to see […]

Happy Birthday Astrological Musings!

posted by Lynn Hayes

It was one year ago today that I blogged my first post, and so I’m having a party and you’re all invited! This has been a really fun year. Originally I intended this blog to be a place for day […]

Scorpio New Moon

posted by Lynn Hayes

The Scorpio New Moon occurs November 20 at 5:17 pm, with the Moon and Sun conjunct at 28 degrees Scorpio. Scorpio is the sign of endings, of elimination, where we face our own destructive urges and become reborn in the […]

Astrology Lesson: Evolution of the Progressed Sun

posted by Lynn Hayes

In my own personal theology, the Soul is the unchangeable, pure energy that has descended into the matter of the body. Once the Soul has come into form, it takes on an individuality that I call the Self. The Self […]

New Storm on Saturn

posted by Lynn Hayes

Saturn is currently undergoing the biggest storm ever seen outside of Earth, a “monster storm” that is behaving like a hurricane. Space.com reports that the storm itself is two-thirds the diameter of earth, 5,000 miles across, swirling with 350 mph […]

More on Scorpio Transformation

posted by Lynn Hayes

As we complete the powerful Scorpio week with five planets clustered in that sign of passion and intensity here is another dimension from Robert Wilkinson: Scorpio is devotion made manifest, showing us our desire and what we’re willing to do […]

The TomKat Nuptials

posted by Lynn Hayes

Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes have set their wedding date for November 18. Astrologers at TMZ.com report that if they marry on this day they are doomed because the Moon is “void of course” that day. I myself have some […]

Planetary news this week

posted by Lynn Hayes

Mercury is approaching the second phase of a trine to Uranus: a lively time for ideas (with Mercury) and emotional connections (the Scorpio influence). Uranus is the awakener – it dusts off the cobwebs and prepares us for something new. […]

This is disappointing

posted by Lynn Hayes

Thanks to Jude Cowell for this heads up: On Sunday, November 12th in Racine, I will hold my 1000th Listening Session with the people of Wisconsin. Before reaching that milestone, I want you to know that I’ve decided to continue […]

George Bush solar chart

posted by Lynn Hayes

Philip Brown at Astrofuture Trends has an article on Bush’s solar return chart that adds more detail on what’s in store for Bush over the next year. President Bush’s 2006 solar return, which shows what will happen in his life […]

Sunday Scorpio Inspiration

posted by Lynn Hayes

To penetrate into the essence of all being and significance, and to release the fragrance of that inner attainment for the guidance and benefit of others, by expressing in the world of forms – truth, love, purity and beauty – […]

The Scorpion, the Eagle and the Phoenix

posted by Lynn Hayes

Since we are in a time of heavy Scorpio influence right now I thought it would be appropriate to spend a few days delving into the mystery of this sign. Scorpio is a multidimensional sign with both an ancient ruler […]

George Bush: The Next Phase

posted by Lynn Hayes

You may want to go back and read the original profile on George W from 2003 here, and the 2006 update here. President Bush has famously wanted not to do anything the way his father did it. He wanted to […]

The Birthday Calculator

posted by Lynn Hayes

Thanks to Richard Nolle’s Website of the Week for this fun site: The Birthday Calculator. Input your birthdate and out comes this amazing amount of information: Your Life Path number, the sign in the Chinese Zodiac and the Native American […]

Meet Nancy Pelosi!

posted by Lynn Hayes

After the Democrats swept Congress in the mid-term election, Nancy Pelosi will be the new Speaker of the House, the first woman ever to hold that position. Breaking glass ceilings is nothing new for Nancy; she was the first Minority […]

More Magic from the Universe

posted by Lynn Hayes

Thanks to Universe Today for this gorgeous photo of the Trapezium region in the Orion Nebula (click to enlarge the photo). There is a feeling of opening in this photo that feels very much like the spirit of change that […]

A New Day

posted by Lynn Hayes

Overall it could have been worse. Although voting hours were extended in eight states due to equipment malfunctions (Mercury Rx) and one disgruntled voter in Allentown Pennsylvania smashed a voting machine with a paperweight, there were fewer problems than expected. […]

Who could’ve seen this coming

posted by Lynn Hayes

Mercury is retrograde for the first time during an election since the one in 2000, and we all know how that turned out: a few hanging chads determined the course of history. MSNBC reports: Programming errors and inexperience dealing with […]

VOTE NOVEMBER 7!!!

posted by Lynn Hayes

Only YOU can bring back our country. Yes, Mercury is retrograde and Saturn is opposite Neptune and Pluto is getting ready to conjunct the Galactic Center, but the fate of the world is in YOUR hands. Get out there and […]

More on the Transit of Mercury

posted by Lynn Hayes

You may want to re-read my original article on this Transit here, and Jude Cowell at Stars Over Washington has another view which includes the Sabian Symbols for all pertinent degree points. I’ve excerpted just a part, check the link […]

From the advice column: When will I meet my soulmate?

posted by Lynn Hayes

Q: Can you tell me when I will meet my soulmate? Or what is keeping me from meeting her? A: I’m glad that you wrote to me, because you have a type of chart that can make it difficult to […]

Full Moon November 5

posted by Lynn Hayes

The Taurus Full Moon occurs Sunday morning with the Sun in Scorpio opposing the Moon, requiring balance of the Scorpio intensity with the serenity and pleasure-seeking of the Taurus Moon. Where Scorpio embraces psychic pain and drama and ultimately death […]

Winds of change

posted by Lynn Hayes

fractal art by Earl Hinrich Over the past year we have seen some very stressful planetary configurations along with an extremely distressful set of challenges around the world. Increased terrorism, xenophobia, failed governments and nuclear crisis have been the prevailing […]

Another twist on Mercury retrograde

posted by Lynn Hayes

This comes from Erin Sullivan’s excellent work Retrograde Planets: [In the Iliad] Hermes is designated by Zeus himself to be the companion of man. This is symbolic of Mercury’s role in the horoscope as the translator of all sensory data […]

Happy Birthday Chiron!!

posted by Lynn Hayes

Chiron was discovered nearly thirty years ago on November 1, 1977. Astronomically, Chiron is classified as one of the Centaurs, a collection of minor planets found between Saturn and Uranus. However, because Chiron exhibited a “coma”, or tail, some astronomers […]

November Skywatch is posted

posted by Lynn Hayes

You can read the whole article here, but here’s an excerpt of what the planets are doing in early November: Over the past six months we have been in a heavy retrograde period but recently Pluto, Chiron and then Neptune […]

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Sunday inspiration: Trusting the future
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Neptune in Pisces and the question of reality
Neptune just slipped back into Pisces where it will remain until 2025.  Neptune's role in the astrological pantheon is to cause us to question where the physical world ends and a more transcendent reality begins.  It therefore rules our ...

posted 5:30:53pm Feb. 08, 2012 | read full post »

Leo Full Moon, February 7 2012
art by Dave Archer. The Moon will be full in Leo on February 7th at 4:54 pm Est/9:54 pm GMT.  The Full Moon is the peak of the lunar cycle - it's a time when our goals and aspirations reach fulfillment as we prepare for the waning cycle during ...

posted 8:05:40am Feb. 06, 2012 | read full post »

Sunday inspiration: The Great Nest of Being
"Whenever we moderns pause for a moment, and enter the silence, and listen very carefully, the glimmer of our deepest nature begins to shine forth, and we are introduced to the mysteries of the deep, the call of the within, the infinite radiance ...

posted 9:08:41am Feb. 05, 2012 | read full post »

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