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Saturn/Neptune cycles love a good scandal!!

posted by Lynn Hayes

As I wrote last fall: “The opposition of Saturn to Neptune which began in late August and continues until next summer was predicted to bring the end (Saturn) of illusions (Neptune). It was, after all, the dominating planetary influence during […]

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Study of a Marriage: John and Elizabeth Edwards

posted by Lynn Hayes

I have resisted writing about the recent announcement that the Edwards campaign will continue despite the announcement that Elizabeth Edwards’ breast cancer has returned. Mostly this is because I feel a great deal of judgement about that decision, and I […]

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Thanks Astrococktail!

posted by Lynn Hayes

I’ve been meaning to post this for some time, but the Townleys’ wonderful website Astrococktail has a great article about the Astroblogosphere featuring yours truly and friends: Because this is the blogosphere, there’s lots of overlapping or conflicting opinion, but […]

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Fighting against Cancer

posted by Lynn Hayes

Cancer has returned this week for both Elizabeth Edwards and Tony Snow, bringing the subject to the forefront of everyone’s thoughts. I have a post cooking on the marriage of John and Elizabeth Edwards but I have been thinking about […]

Voices in our heads

posted by Lynn Hayes

Nearly all of us hear voices of one kind or another. My mother hears the voice of her mother criticizing her in her head. Someone I know well hears music in his head – full orchestras. When I do readings, […]

Great yoga podcast!

posted by Lynn Hayes

One thing I regularly prescribe for my clients and anyone else who will listen is a regular practice of yoga. I first discovered yoga when I was in college back in 1969 and though I have been a sporadic practitioner […]

Blogchronicity!!

posted by Lynn Hayes

art by John F. Johnson from Appel Gallery. One of the wonderful things about the astroblogosphere is the wide variety of perspectives that we become exposed to. Elsa with her down-to-earth advice that brings a cosmic understanding to a level […]

A Birthtime for Barack?

posted by Lynn Hayes

Thanks to Dharmaruci for posting a link to Nancy’s always excellent political astrology blog. Nancy posts a look ahead for Obama using a birthtime of 1:06 pm that seems to have been quoted originally by Michael Wolfstar as coming from […]

Mars conjunct Neptune today!

posted by Lynn Hayes

If you’ve been having trouble getting off the sofa the past few days, you’re not alone. Mars, which creates the fire that drives us, made an opposition to Saturn a couple of days ago and is now conjunct Neptune. Neptune, […]

Books! Books! Books!

posted by Lynn Hayes

I’ve updated the book links in the left sidebar, adding Jessica Murray’s new book which I’m currently reading which is really good (more on that later). I also divided the sections to make it easier for you to browse. These […]

The astrology of viral marketing

posted by Lynn Hayes

The universe is so ingenious, which makes it difficult for astrologers to attempt to predict the future. Saturn/Neptune is famously associated with the flu and other viruses, leading many astrologers to predict a major flu outbreak under its influence beginning […]

New images of the Sun!

posted by Lynn Hayes

click image to enlarge!! Thanks to my editor CK for this article about these astounding images from the new Japanese telescope called Hinode: The restless bubbling and frothing of the Sun’s chaotic surface is astonishing astronomers who have been treated […]

Saturn/Neptune and the Bush Presidency

posted by Lynn Hayes

As we’ve said before too many times to cite, the current opposition cycle of Saturn to Neptune which began last summer and is now in the second phase of a three-part cycle, is forcing us to confront (Saturn) that which […]

Easter and the Equinox

posted by Lynn Hayes

Many people now know that Christian holidays such as Christmas and Easter are tied to pagan celebrations of cosmological events such as the solstices and equinoxes. Easter, a holiday that commemorates the time that Jesus supposedly rose from the tomb, […]

On the heels of the eclipse, the Equinox!!

posted by Lynn Hayes

photo from Flickr Following the New Moon at the end of Pisces, squared by Pluto, the sign of endings, we find ourselves balanced on the cusp of the seasons at the Vernal Equinox! The Equinox is celebrated as the time […]

The Paternity of Dannielynn

posted by Lynn Hayes

I have hesitated to join the throngs of train wreck journalists dissecting the corpse of Anna Nicole Smith, but I thought it would be interesting to look at the charts of the two main contenders for father of the child […]

Gaiafield Global Meditation

posted by Lynn Hayes

Thanks to Astrid for posting this link to an incredibly beautiful and inspiring film of the beauty of our blue planet and the people with which we share it. From the film, these words from Thich Nhat Hahn: Following the […]

More on the Pisces Eclipse

posted by Lynn Hayes

art from Neil’s site Neil Paris has a way of describing planetary events in a way that make them real to people that don’t really get the planets. Here’s a bit of what he has to say on the eclipse: […]

New Moon Eclipse and the power of Pluto

posted by Lynn Hayes

The Sun will conjunct the Moon and the shadow will obscure them both in a partial solar eclipse at 10:43 pm est on March 18. It will be too dark to see in the Americas, but in Russia, India, China […]

A celebration of Neptune

posted by Lynn Hayes

The Quickening, by the fabulous Willow ArleneaFound this on Red Ice: a brilliant homage to Neptune and the path to ecstasy: Time is now for religion to cease from disparaging Mankind’s humanity. True theology should no longer regard Humankind as […]

Alberto Gonzales: Tunnel vision and a shortage of empathy

posted by Lynn Hayes

Alberto Gonzales has ridden on the coattails of George Bush to fame and recognition. Among his achievements: Assisted then-Governor Bush to avoid jury duty; Worked against clemency in death penalty cases, aiding Governor Bush to execute more prisoners than any […]

The Jupiter influence: A look ahead at 2007

posted by Lynn Hayes

Mandala Art by Kim Aronson Jupiter and Saturn have been moving into a trine in the fire element over the past couple of weeks, and this aspect will be exact tomorrow (March 16th). Jupiter is slowing down now and making […]

Astrodynamics will not harm your computer!

posted by Lynn Hayes

For some reason, Google has decided that my regular website, astrodynamics.net, may be harmful to your computer. I’m a big Googler, but I first noticed this “feature” a few days ago when I was trying to get into Richard Jeni’s […]

The Ides of March

posted by Lynn Hayes

The ides of each month were days in the approximate middle of the month – in March, May, July and October the ides fell on the 15th, and in other months the ides were the 13th. Until the solar calendar […]

Privacy and the ethics of blogging

posted by Lynn Hayes

As an astrological counselor, I am a strong believer in the privacy of the clients who come to me for a consultation. I will never mention in casual conversation that so-and-so came to me for a reading, nor do I […]

Happy Birthday Uranus!

posted by Lynn Hayes

It was on March 13, 1781 that the patron planet of astrology was discovered by William Herschel. Although Uranus had been seen several times before by various astronomers, it had been perceived as a fixed star rather than a planet, […]

The Interface of Science and Spirit

posted by Lynn Hayes

Image from Mima Gallery, click to enlarge. Phil Brown and I must have been having an astral conference, because the other day while I was browsing through articles discussing the relationship between spirituality and science, Phil was writing an excellent […]

Afflicted planets and the words of Jesus

posted by Lynn Hayes

Thanks to Ursi for the link to Francene Hart’s beautiful artwork. This is “Tornado Woman.” I’ve been reading up on some of the early gnostic gospels that I haven’t read for a while, and this passage from the Gospel of […]

The power of fire and air and other planetary news

posted by Lynn Hayes

Robert Wilkinson points out that since Mars left Capricorn at the end of February we have been in a period where all planets are in fire and air signs, except for airy Uranus which is drying out the sign of […]

In honor of International Women’s Day

posted by Lynn Hayes

I know many of my readers are women, so I wanted to celebrate today by encouraging you to check out Women for Women International. This is a wonderful way to support women all over the world by sponsoring a woman […]

Saturn/Neptune loves a good conspiracy

posted by Lynn Hayes

With my Mercury in Scorpio and Pluto in the third house, I am always looking under the surface to see what’s really going on, looking for connections and information (Mercury/third house) that might be hidden or obscured by powerful authorities […]

What is it about Indonesia?

posted by Lynn Hayes

Recently I noticed yet another plane crash in Indonesia. There was just a plane crash there in January, another in September 2005, November 2004. And then there are the earthquakes – Indonesia has suffered multiple serious earthquakes every year: two […]

Ann Coulter redux

posted by Lynn Hayes

The National Ledger has reprinted my article from last fall and updated it for her latest outrage. I found her to be a particularly interesting profile. Perhaps you will too! Check it out.

Jesus: A family man?

posted by Lynn Hayes

I finally watched the documentary produced by Titanic director James Cameron connecting ossuaries found in a tomb in Talpiot Israel to the family of Jesus of Nazareth. I confess to having a predisposition to believe the story because it aligns […]

Britney Spears and the Meltdown of Rage

posted by Lynn Hayes

When I started doing celebrity profiles I was determined never to profile Britney Spears or Paris Hilton. Unfortunately, Britney Spears’ recent meltdown has caused me to renege on this pledge. click chart to enlargeBritney Spears’ career began when she was […]

Grand Fire Trines and the Venus Kite

posted by Lynn Hayes

I confess, I don’t usually pay much attention to trines. Trines (120 degrees) are comfortable, they flow easily, they create harmonious situations in which things work well. Typically, in my experience, people don’t tend to notice these events. I always […]

Watch the lunar eclipse tonight!!

posted by Lynn Hayes

The lunar eclipse occurs tonight as the Moon is rising, and will be particularly visible for those in Europe, western Africa and the eastern parts of the US and Canada. For those of you in the western US, the Moon […]

Astrology and Pseudoscience

posted by Lynn Hayes

I’ve been thinking about the classification of astrology as a “pseudoscience” ever since the now well-known study appeared that indicated an “unsettling growth” in the belief in pseudoscience such as astrology and visits by extraterrestrial aliens. In the first place, […]

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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 ...

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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 ...

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