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July 2007 Archives

Will Bush/Cheney attempt a coup?

posted by Lynn Hayes

I am swamped today, so I give you Dharmaruci’s excellent take on the future of the Bush’s presidency (and not just because he quotes me!!) But what happens when reality runs so counter to the worldview of an unusually rigid […]

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John Roberts takes a fall – the astrology of seizures

posted by Lynn Hayes

John Roberts suffered a seizure yesterday and fell at his Maine vacation home on Monday, July 30. This was the second time he had blacked out after experiencing what they are calling a “benign idiopathic seizure,” meaning the medical experts […]

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Mars Square Saturn

posted by Lynn Hayes

The square of Mars to Saturn is exact today, and not a minute too soon. Is it my imagination or has there been many more explosions, car wrecks, dramatic and fiery events lately? Both are still in aspect to Neptune, […]

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A look at Bono

posted by Lynn Hayes

U2 singer and world-famous philanthropist Bono has been seen canoodling with Penelope Cruz in St. Tropez, leading many to speculate on a relationship between the two. Photos from the Daily Mail certainly seem to confirm a special tie between them, […]

Pluto transformations

posted by Lynn Hayes

My husband Rich is a very laid-back guy, nothing bothers him very much. He is in the middle of a transit of Pluto square to his Sun, a transit that can be very difficult as we are forced to face […]

Full Moon tomorrow!

posted by Lynn Hayes

The Moon will be full in Aquarius on July 29, with the Moon in opposition to the Leo Sun. Full Moons are oppositions, calling on us to balance two opposing viewpoints. The Leo/Aquarius polarity creates tension between the need to […]

Kathryn on the Venus retrograde and the Golden Mean

posted by Lynn Hayes

Kathryn notes that the Venus cycle from 2001 to 2007 makes the shape of a pentagram with this interesting analysis: It’s interesting to note that Venus is associated with love, harmony and proportion when the pentagram that its 5 retrograde […]

Melody on the Venus Retrograde

posted by Lynn Hayes

I like what Melody has to say on Venus retrograding in Virgo: Because I have a Virgo Moon, a friend of mine who gave me my first real astrology reading told me the story of how Native Americans would weave […]

News from Venus

posted by Lynn Hayes

The lovely Venus, having just entered Virgo a few short days ago, has slowed down for her retrograde turn tomorrow. While traveling backward she will re-enter the more outgoing sign of Leo where she enjoys a good party, at least […]

Bush’s World: Martial Law Without Congress

posted by Lynn Hayes

I can’t believe this has not made it into the mainstream news media. In my update on Bush a few days ago I mentioned this new presidential directive of May 9 declaring martial law in the event of a national […]

“Obama faces Machiavellian Enemy”

posted by Lynn Hayes

Michael Wolfstar O’Reilly and Jeff Jawer of Star IQ are covered in this article in the New York Observer ezine: The fate of the 2008 presidential election might already be sealed—in the fine print on Barack Obama’s birth certificate. Was […]

The You Tube debate

posted by Lynn Hayes

In case you didn’t know, the Democrats held the world’s first You Tube debate last night. Jill has a report this morning that gets right down to the fundamentals of the candidates. I have no link to astrology here, but […]

Faint stirrings of Pluto in Capricorn

posted by Lynn Hayes

I’m working on an article about Pluto’s entry into Capricorn at the end of the year that I will probably serialize in these columns to facilitate its birth, but meanwhile I found a link to this article on the Astroworld […]

Our Magical Universe

posted by Lynn Hayes

Thanks to the Daily Galaxy for this magical tour of the Pelican Nebula: ——–

John Townley on J.K. Rowling

posted by Lynn Hayes

John Townley has posted a timely profile of the author of the Harry Potter series on the Matrix site: Saturn rules the whole operation, the handle of a bucket-pattern chart, but itself in Pisces the Neptune-ruled sign of fantasy, so […]

Mars and the Saturn/Neptune Opposition, Part II

posted by Lynn Hayes

Back in June, Mars interacted harmoniously with the waxing phase of the Saturn/Neptune opposition, adding energy to our ability to synthesize the structural energy of Saturn with the dissolution and transcendence of Neptune. Now, Mars in Taurus will form a […]

The Mystery of Noctilucent Clouds

posted by Lynn Hayes

Spaceweather.com has been covering the mystery of an increased frequency of “noctilucent”, or night-shining clouds and has a posted a gorgeous gallery of images. These gorgeous clouds, which are formed from ice particles, are brighter and seen at lower latitudes […]

Pluto in Sag and Harry Potter’s Journey

posted by Lynn Hayes

In 1990 I became fascinated with druidry and neopagan ritual after reading Marion Zimmer’s amazing book The Mists of Avalon, and searched high and low for information on magic and witchcraft. During those pre-internet days, it was difficult to find […]

The Compassion of George Bush

posted by Lynn Hayes

…and an astrological update of the US President President Bush recently showed his compassionate nature when he commuted the prison sentence of his loyal soldier Scooter Libby because he felt the sentence was “excessive.” He demonstrated a great deal of […]

Who is Ron Paul?

posted by Lynn Hayes

photo from Jana Birchum Presidential candidate Ron Paul seemed to come out of the blue – all of a sudden there he was in the Republican candidate debate. Who is he? This website provides a questionnaire to see which candidate […]

A wise look at 2012

posted by Lynn Hayes

Jonathan Bethel has an article up at 2012 Eschaton that mirrors very closely my own feelings about what is coming up for us and adds a scientific dimension: Modern man throughout the twentieth century was coming to terms with his […]

Thoughts on “Fire the Grid”

posted by Lynn Hayes

Over the past couple of months I’ve received 10 or 15 emails about “Fire the Grid,” an event occurring today at 11:11 GMT. You won’t be able to access the Fire the Grid website today because of traffic problems, but […]

Traditional vs. “modern” astrology

posted by Lynn Hayes

Somewhere along the line astrologers split into two camps as some moved forward into humanistic or psychological astrology (leading into evolutionary and transformational astrology) and some moved backwards towards traditional or medieval astrology. Rob Hand was one of my favorite […]

Sunday Inspiration

posted by Lynn Hayes

The time that my journey takes is long and the way of it long. I came out on the chariot of the first gleam of light, and pursued my voyage through the wildernesses of worlds leaving my track on many […]

Weather manipulation

posted by Lynn Hayes

When I was a child there was an old TV commercial in which a nature goddess, adorned with daisies, was fed margarine and then told it was butter. The goddess lets loose a stream of thunder and lightning and shouts […]

Karma, Responsibility and Magic

posted by Lynn Hayes

Sometime people write me asking for a reading, saying they want to know what their karmic lessons are in this lifetime. One gentleman wrote me saying he wanted a “straight” reading, with no attempt to frame the difficult in positive […]

Cancer New Moon and other planetary news

posted by Lynn Hayes

photo by Werner H. Mueller The New Moon takes place the morning of the 14th with the Sun and Moon conjunct in the water sign of Cancer. As a water sign Cancer deals with the realm of emotions and instincts, […]

Today’s Comedy Minute

posted by Lynn Hayes

In a world where Jupiter and Pluto are both in Sagittarius, taking expansion to ridiculous extremes and the mundane becomes an ideological fixation in the case of the Cult of the Iphone, here is an anthem for our time from […]

Chiron and Cindy Sheehan

posted by Lynn Hayes

Jill at Brilliant at Breakfast has a brilliant post today on the need for Cindy Sheehan to get some grief counseling. I think it’s safe to say that there are few on the left who don’t respect the work that […]

A great read on the Bible

posted by Lynn Hayes

For many years now I have been utterly fascinated by the history of the Bible and how it came to dominate the religious landscape of most of the modern world, and the questioning about Christianity that has sprung up under […]

Mercury turns direct tonight! And other planetary news

posted by Lynn Hayes

Crab Nebula photo from the Hubble site. On July 9, Mercury turns direct and begins the end of this heavy retrograde period, and Venus forms a trine to Pluto which enables a deepening of our love for each other and […]

Musings on Live Earth

posted by Lynn Hayes

I didn’t think I’d find much of interest in the Live Earth concerts, thinking it little more than a big hype, but nevertheless I tivo’d all 20-some hours of it. When I sat down to watch it yesterday I found […]

The Thinking Blogger’s Meme

posted by Lynn Hayes

Jill has tagged me for this meme which requires: 1. If, and only if, you get tagged, write a post with links to 5 blogs that make you think,2. Link to this post so that people can easily find the […]

Your wild and precious life

posted by Lynn Hayes

The Summer Dayby Mary Oliver Who made the world?Who made the swan, and the black bear?Who made the grasshopper?This grasshopper, I mean–the one who has flung herself out of the grass,the one who is eating sugar out of my hand,who […]

7/7/07

posted by Lynn Hayes

Last year there was quite a bit of hysteria as the calendar approached June 6, 2006 or of course 6/6/6. This year the masses appear to be convinced that 7/7/7 will bring astonishing good fortune: I got a feeling about […]

Tonight’s Sky

posted by Lynn Hayes

Wow!! Thank you Ursi for yet another fantastic link to this flash movie: “Your Guide to Constellations, Deep Sky Objects, Events and Deep Space.” (Film requires Flash 7 or better). There’s a nice view of the conjunction of Saturn and […]

busy busy busy!

posted by Lynn Hayes

Perhaps it’s just Mercury retrograde that makes me feel that the world is spinning with a million details that are having difficulty fitting nicely into the pigeonholes of my life. Or perhaps it’s the exact conjunction of my progressed Moon […]

Saturn/Neptune and Poison in our Food

posted by Lynn Hayes

The Saturn and Neptune opposition is associated with the forced revelation (Saturn) of that which is hidden and obscured (Neptune), and the forced exposure (Saturn) of the dangers of poisons, drugs, and food additives (Neptune). The Saturn/Neptune opposition which began […]

Happy Birthday USA!!

posted by Lynn Hayes

(A portion of this article is taken from an earlier post.) The date and time of birth of the American nation has been a matter of debate for centuries now. Most astrologers use the “Sibley” chart for the US, named […]

This is just too bizarre…

posted by Lynn Hayes

Let’s put this under the heading of the dawning of the Aquarian age and a new breed of humanity.Human-animal hybrids have the right to life, according to the Roman Catholic Church. Not many people had heard of human-animal hybrids, also […]

Weather forecast for August

posted by Lynn Hayes

 Ken has posted his forecast for weather events in late August: August 20-25: The Sun’s conjunct to Saturn indicates the possibility of a tropical system or at least tropical moisture off the Carolinas in the western Atlantic that affects the […]

More good news from Mercury Rx

posted by Lynn Hayes

Thanks to Elsa for this additional Mercury Rx news item: The attempted London car bombings were meant to be detonated by calls to mobile phones in the two vehicles, but failed for technical reasons, the Evening Standard reported Monday.

Mercury Retrograde Roundup

posted by Lynn Hayes

Despite the claims of many that Mercury retrograde brings no more problems than any other time, many of us have noticed quite a few news items to the contrary: Unexplained computer failure created problems with the space shuttle mission. Computers […]

The Astrology of the Iphone

posted by Lynn Hayes

Apple released its much-heralded Iphone on Friday after months of speculation. Techies waited on line for hours to be the first owners of Apple’s sleek and gorgeous new multimedia phone, despite its $500+ price tag. Still, the astrological timing of […]

Skywatch is posted!

posted by Lynn Hayes

Planetary updates for July are posted here. Excerpt for the first week: July 1st finds us still in the shadow of the Full Moon in Capricorn, the sign of achievement ruled by Saturn which impels us to seek solid ground, […]

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Leo Full Moon, February 7 2012
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Sunday inspiration: The Great Nest of Being
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