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January 1970 Archives

I love Rachel Maddow: Unmasking the political hype

posted by Lynn Hayes

Let’s classify this as an eclipse story, bringing the raw elements of prejudice and fear out of the mists of night where these factors have been lurking.  Thanks to Jill and Americablog for this piece of video that was censored […]

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Thoughts on the August 1 eclipse

posted by Lynn Hayes

August 1 will bring a total solar eclipse, occurring at 6:12 am EDT.  The solar eclipse occurs astronomically with an alignment of the Sun, Moon and the Earth so that the Moon blocks the light of the Sun to us […]

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Do galactic cycles influence earth’s history?

posted by Lynn Hayes

One of the arguments against the validity of astrology is the argument that there is no scientific evidence that humans on earth are influenced by planetary bodies.  For many skeptics there must be scientific proof that a thing is possible, […]

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Sunday inspiration: Randy Pausch

posted by Lynn Hayes

Randy Pausch died on Friday after a two-year battle with pancreatic cancer.  He skyrocketed to fame after he delivered “The Last Lecture” to a standing-room-only crowd at Carnegie Mellon Institute in Pittsburgh.  The lecture, an inspiring film on life’s lessons, […]

Ceres may be an impersonator!!

posted by Lynn Hayes

Thanks to Astrococktail for the link to this article. Last year Ceres was reclassified as a planet along with Pluto and the new planet Eris as a “dwarf planet,” and most recently as a “Plutoid.” Ceres has an interesting history: […]

Welcome to Astrological Musings!!

posted by Lynn Hayes

Welcome to Astrodynamics, a blog about the movements of the planets and how they affect our lives. Astrology is much more complex than the “sun sign” astrology you see in your daily paper: each of us has our own unique […]

Heath Ledger: A posthumous genius

posted by Lynn Hayes

It adds fuel to the tragedy of Heath Ledger’s early demise that his work in the latest Batman film is garnering reviews that call him the greatest actor of his generation.  Although his death was considered accidental, the quantity of […]

Astrology: Misunderstood, disrespected

posted by Lynn Hayes

I love finding quirky little articles that “debunk” astrology and posting them here.  Like this one: Think there’s no harm in astrology? Click around and you’ll find cases such as that of Myanmar’s former prime minister, General Ne Win, who […]

Astrological Musings Group on Beliefnet

posted by Lynn Hayes

Thanks to those of you who have joined the group, and I apologize for the technical glitches of the first week or so.  It was several days before I even realized that I had to approve members, but I have the hang of […]

Picking stocks in the current astrological climate

posted by Lynn Hayes

  Disclaimer:  I am not a financial expert, nor do I have any training in stock picking.  I am just a watcher of cultural trends that mirror planetary cycles. Back in May of this year I wrote about the return of […]

Pluto and dark news for newspaper publishing

posted by Lynn Hayes

Pluto entered Capricorn back in January of 2008, beginning its long trouncing of the governmental and other societal structures that are in the Capricornian domain.  But then in April Pluto retrograded back into Sagittarius where it will remain until December, […]

Mars and the power of free will

posted by Lynn Hayes

In a session with a client the other day, she asked me if I saw her moving any time soon.  She really wanted to move from where she was, and she was hoping that was indicated in her chart somewhere.  […]

Richard Tarnas on Beliefnet

posted by Lynn Hayes

Many of you already know that Richard Tarnas has written an astounding book called Cosmos and Psyche about the integration of science, astrology, and world history.  Tarnas is a gifted writer and brilliant academician, and it’s a great read for […]

Full Moon tonight! and other planetary news

posted by Lynn Hayes

I remembered the Moon was full tonight when it shone so brightly through my window that I had trouble sleeping!  The Moon is full early in the morning on July 18, and the chart of this lunar event includes the Capricorn […]

Obama, Neptune and Me

posted by Lynn Hayes

Barack Obama has a square from Neptune to the Sun in his chart. Neptune, the planet that is shrouded in mists and mystery, is a difficult planet to have in challenging aspect to one’s Sun, the essential Self. I know […]

Looking ahead to election day: A paradigm shift

posted by Lynn Hayes

Thanks to JM for the link to this article by astrologer Barry Orr about the unease surrounding the upcoming election day. Orr writes primarily about the opposition between Saturn (status quo) and Uranus (the revolutionary) which will be exact on […]

Introducing: The Jolie Pitt Twins!

posted by Lynn Hayes

Now that we have a confirmed birth time thanks to my vigilant readers (6:27 pm) we can more accurately profile Knox Leon and Vivienne Marcheline Jolie Pitt, born on July 12 to Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie. The birthchart for […]

Photos from Saturn

posted by Lynn Hayes

Get to know my favorite planet and its moons in this stunning video including narration from one of the scientists on the imaging team from the Cassini spacecraft. At around 4:50 you’ll see the Sun eclipsing Saturn which is an […]

Mercury/Pluto in the news

posted by Lynn Hayes

Mercury has been approaching an exact opposition to Pluto which is exact today, and we are seeing its influences all over the news. Mercury rules communication and the transmission of information, and when it faces off with Pluto we suffer […]

The astrology of Iran’s missile tests

posted by Lynn Hayes

Iran fired nine missile tests today. The commander of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards’ air force, said: “Our missiles are ready for shooting at any place and any time, quickly and with accuracy.” This show of Iranian bravado has met with equally […]

Pluto in Capricorn: the Immobilizing Security Bracelet

posted by Lynn Hayes

Found this on Jill’s site and was aghast (from the Washington Times): A senior government official with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has expressed great interest in a so-called safety bracelet that would serve as a stun device, […]

Ancient tablet ignites debate on resurrection

posted by Lynn Hayes

The timing of the dissemination of information about this tablet at this time when Pluto makes its last pass through Sagittarius, dredging up (Pluto) the beliefs that give our lives meaning (Sagittarius) is very interesting: A three-foot-tall tablet with 87 […]

Jesse Helms, RIP

posted by Lynn Hayes

It seems I’ve been doing a lot of obituaries lately. It’s hard to come up with good things to say about Jesse Helms, although his fans always said of him “You always knew where Jesse stood.” There’s no doubt about […]

Happy July Fourth! And a look ahead

posted by Lynn Hayes

There is a lot of disagreement among astrologers around the exact time that the United States was born. The actual declaration of independence occurred with a unanimous vote on July 2, but the actual document was not signed until July […]

Skywatch is posted! And New Moon today

posted by Lynn Hayes

Only a day late. Here’s what’s going on in early July: As July begins, Pluto, in retrograde motion, has just re-entered Sagittarius on its final journey through Sagittarius. We’re seeing its influence on the airline industry (travel is associated with […]

An untimely death

posted by Lynn Hayes

photo from modelimago.com Ruslana Korshunova was a beautiful young woman who seemed to have everything going for her until she plunged to her death. Although friends said she appeared to be “on top of the world,” her web postings tell […]

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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 ...

posted 8:30:05am Feb. 12, 2012 | read full post »

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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