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October 2007 Archives

Pluto in Leo: The Hip Replacement Generation

posted by Lynn Hayes

I listened to part of a piece today on The Story, a newish show by the fabulous Dick Gordon who moved to Chapel Hill after his NPR show The Connection was taken off the air for being too controversial. Anyway… […]

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All Soul’s Night

posted by Lynn Hayes

All Soul’s Night, Loreena McKennitt, with images from the Lord of the Rings trilogy. Pretty much everyone knows now that Halloween derives from the old Celtic festival called Samhain (pronounced Sow’-en) which was celebrated at the halfway point between the […]

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Hillary Clinton News

posted by Lynn Hayes

Thanks to Molly Nagy for posting a link to this article in the Huffington Post on the astrology of Hillary Clinton who turned 60 over the weekend: Last time I told you I am a one-issue voter. Now I will […]

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Dharmaruci on the Zodiac and Fixed Stars

posted by Lynn Hayes

Dharmaruci has written on a very interesting topic this morning: The accuracy of the zodiac. There’s more there too, like how the fixed stars work so well in astrological charts and a look at Hitler’s Mercury, but this is most […]

Matthew the Astrologer’s Guide to Compatibility

posted by Lynn Hayes

If you haven’t caught Matthew’s series on compatibility yet, don’t miss it! Here are a few reasons why, along with hilarious videos for extra emphasis: For Pisces – Goldilocks and the Twelve Signs – “He was so cute, so furry, […]

Kabir on Darkness

posted by Lynn Hayes

The Celtic festival of Samhain, where the veils between worlds is at its thinnest, occurs on November 7 at the midpoint between the Fall Equinox and the Winter Solstice (at 15 degrees Scorpio). Samhain celebrates the darkest time of the […]

Ephemeris of Comet Holmes

posted by Lynn Hayes

Reader Max has delineated the ephemeris for the exploding comet (disclaimer: I make no representation as to the accuracy of this information!! For entertainment purposes only. You can see the details here.

The Exploding Comet and the Galactic Message

posted by Lynn Hayes

The timing of the exploding Comet Holmes at the exact moment of the conjunction of Pluto to the Galactic Center is a fascinating coincidence. Add to this the timing right at the Full Moon and there is a sense of […]

The Universe from Hubble

posted by Lynn Hayes

All about Reese and Jake

posted by Lynn Hayes

Can’t wait to see what the stars have in store for Reese Witherspoon and Jake Gyllenhall? Check out my article at the National Ledger (turn on your popup blocker!!).

Comet Holmes: “Just Plain Funky”

posted by Lynn Hayes

Wildfires, exploding comets…what’s next?Photo by Laurent Lavender via spaceweather.com. Up until yesterday Comet Holmes, an obscure comet discovered in 1892, was 25 times fainter than the faintest star that can be seen without a telescope. Suddenly it brightened 400,000 times, […]

Wildfires under Mars in Cancer

posted by Lynn Hayes

photo from bbc.com Because I see everything through the filter of astrological symbolism, I look for correlations. Still, I try not to see them where they don’t exist so I have hesitated to draw any astrological conclusions regarding the fires […]

The astrology of cancer surgery

posted by Lynn Hayes

I have been trying not to take too much fodder for this blog from actual client charts for fear of violating privacy rights, but occasionally something comes up that is too valuable not to share. When this happens I try […]

Another Supermoon this week!

posted by Lynn Hayes

art by Allyson Thomas from art.com Even now the Moon is looking big and beautiful in anticipation of the upcoming Full Moon at perigee (closest to earth) which brings about a Supermoon (® Richard Nolle). This upcoming lunation is not […]

Stock market reversals

posted by Lynn Hayes

Both of the big stock market crashes have happened in October (1929 and 1987) and the mini-crashes have taken place in October too (1989, 2000 and 2002). The markets are usually jumpier in October than they are normally, and in […]

From the advice column: Integrating opposites

posted by Lynn Hayes

>Q: I am Capricorn sun with Cancer moon. This is polarity, and yes my life has been full of utter polarity. Homeless one minute and £30,000 in the bank the next. I have looked on the net for advice to […]

David Copperfield under investigation

posted by Lynn Hayes

David Copperfield has been accused of “sexual misconduct” by an unidentified woman who was evidently a guest at Copperfields $50 million dollar Bahamian retreat, and the FBI subsequently raided his Las Vegas warehouse. Copperfield has the perfect astrological chart for […]

Chris Brennan’s Top Ten Tips

posted by Lynn Hayes

You may have already seen this link on other blogs, but Chris Brennan has written a comprehensive list of what is actually involved in becoming an astrologer. Back in the old days when we had to learn logarithms and buy […]

Chiron turns direct, and more about Mercury retrograde

posted by Lynn Hayes

Chiron turns direct today for the first time since May 21. Over the past 18 months, Chiron has retrograded back and forth over the same nine degrees or so which has had a significant effect on those of us with […]

Who is the real Stephen Colbert?

posted by Lynn Hayes

Stephen Colbert, political satirist and star of Comedy Central’s show “The Colbert (pronounced Colbear) Report (pronounced Repor) has announced his candidacy for president of the United States. He will be running as both a Democrat and a Republican, a “Favorite […]

Russia and Vladmir Putin

posted by Lynn Hayes

In yesterday’s post I reviewed the reasoning behind the various charts for “modern Russia,” the nation that emerged after the fall of the Soviet Union. The one I have selected is the chart from the declaration of independence by the […]

Astrology chart for Russia

posted by Lynn Hayes

With the sudden chill in relations between the US and Russia I went on the hunt for a birthchart for modern Russia and found this is a complicated question. December 8, 1991 is the date that Belarus, the Russian Federation […]

Kate Hudson’s Relationship Saga

posted by Lynn Hayes

This will go up at the National Ledger today. Kate Hudson started seeing Dax Shepherd on the rebound from her relationship with Owen Wilson last summer, and it is now reported that she has ended the relationship. While news reports […]

New dimensions of space and time

posted by Lynn Hayes

fractal art from Alice WebbJust in time for the square of Jupiter to Uranus, and proving once again that scientists don’t know everything, Ursi posted this link last week to an article on a new theory of six dimensions in […]

Pars Fortuna, Aspects and Energy

posted by Lynn Hayes

Wheel of Fortune tarot card by Nigel Jackson A reader wrote me about the significance of the multitude of Kites, Mystic Rectangles and Yods in her chart but upon closer examination, many of these aspects involve the Part of Fortune […]

New Moon! And other planetary news

posted by Lynn Hayes

Yesterday was tremendously busy and I missed the opportunity to write on yesterday’s New Moon (which took place on Wednesday on the US west coast). We are still within the range of its effects and there are other interesting planetary […]

Dharmaruci: Strange New Worlds

posted by Lynn Hayes

Dharmaruci has a great article on the discoveries of new worlds that have taken place since the Uranus/Neptune conjunction in the early 1990s. Take a look!!

From the advice column: Career advice

posted by Lynn Hayes

photo from Jupiter Images Q: I am in need of career advice! I have a BA in psychology and have been in a PhD program in a top-ranked business school for the last two years.This program was my top choice […]

News of the Weird: Jupiter squares Uranus

posted by Lynn Hayes

Energy #1 from Lise Nilson In my journal the other day I posted these news items that ran that day indicating the tremendous stress that people seem to be under right now: a woman arrested at an airport strangles herself […]

Pamela Anderson tries again

posted by Lynn Hayes

Pamela Anderson has married Rick Salomon, who has achieved a certain amount of notoriety from his six-minute marriage to Shannon Doherty and is successful internet marketing of the Paris Hilton sex tape in which he stars. You have to admire […]

The Prophet on the Jupiter/Uranus square

posted by Lynn Hayes

JM has posted this lovely excerpt from Kahlil Gibran echoing some of the themes of the square between Jupiter and Uranus which is exact today: If it is an unjust law you would abolish, that law was written with your […]

Tonight’s Sky

posted by Lynn Hayes

A beautiful Flash movie of the sky in October.

The beginnings of Mercury Retrograde

posted by Lynn Hayes

Astrologers differ on when the retrograde effects of Mercury begin. Some feel that the effects begin during the shadow period, others insist that the effects are not evident until the retrograde occurs. I personally have found that this question depends […]

Inspiration for setting intention

posted by Lynn Hayes

What to Remember When Wakingby David Whyte © 1999 In that first hardly noticed moment in which you wake,coming back to this life from the othermore secret, moveable and frighteningly honest worldwhere everything began,there is a small opening into the […]

From Space.com: A Celestial Summit Meeting

posted by Lynn Hayes

Thanks to my Timewave Zero list for posting this article: The brilliant planet Venus arrives at the pinnacle of its current morning apparition next week, rising at, or shortly before 3:20 a.m. local daylight time, its earliest rising time this […]

A look at Mitt Romney

posted by Lynn Hayes

Mitt Romney is gaining a bit of a reputation as a flip-flopper, but with three planets in Pisces (plus Ceres) it’s his nature to be adaptable. Pisces is the most watery of the water planets: Cancer is an earthy water […]

Ken Ring’s Predictions

posted by Lynn Hayes

Thanks to Linea at KT the Astrologer’s site for posting this link of a TV interview with New Zealand astrologer Ken Ring predicting weather for the next year. He is very moon oriented in his projections, and it’s rather interesting […]

“A Naked Singularity” and the Uranus factor

posted by Lynn Hayes

art from www.starchildglobal.com Terence McKenna described human development as a series of events that repeat each other in multiple dimensions with an end point. Wikipedia calls this “a succession of historical periods which are “compressed” versions of each other” and […]

The Supermoon

posted by Lynn Hayes

I didn’t sleep much over the past week, a fact which I attribute to the power of the moon shining in my window. When we built our house we took the passage of the moon into consideration, and it rises […]

Trust the planets!

posted by Lynn Hayes

image from Jupiter ImagesAfter over 25 (gak!!) years of studying astrology and 20 years doing readings I never doubt the planets. I may doubt the client’s memory or understanding, or my own interpretations, but I never doubt that the astrology […]

Skywatch is posted!

posted by Lynn Hayes

This month we see the final phase of the conjunction of Pluto with the Galactic Center, and it takes place on the Full Moon. Pretty exciting! Here’s the introduction and details for the first week of October: As October begins, […]

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Sunday inspiration: Trusting the future
Astrologers have a reputation, which we ourselves and our forbears have propagated, of being able to foretell the future.  If you run a Google search for "Can astrology predict the future," the very first article is from a well-known astrology site titled "Predicting the future with astrology."

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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 spiritual experience, but it can also be confusing and induce

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 which we are generally asked to let go of something tha

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 of a splendor that time and space forgot - we are intr

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