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August 2008 Archives

The McCain-Palin ticket: an astrological perspective

posted by Lynn Hayes

Note:  This will be my last political post for a short while – politics is fascinating but too much of anything is not always a good thing. An obsession with politics can too easily take us away from our own […]

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McCain picks a VP

posted by Lynn Hayes

Sarah Palin, governor of Alaska, is John McCain’s new choice for Vice President. Palin brings an interesting combination of political and personal characteristics to the McCain ticket.  She fought vigorously against the widespread corruption in the Alaska political system, even to […]

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Negotiating painful family situations

posted by Lynn Hayes

Art by Melanie Weidner It is a commonly held belief among explorers of the New Consciousness that as souls, we work with our guides to choose the life that we will next be born into.  For many people that’s a […]

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The 2008 Election: The Generation Gap

posted by Lynn Hayes

The US Presidential Election this year has been a battle between the Pluto in Cancer generation (John McCain), the Pluto in Leo generation (Hillary and Bill Clinton) and the Pluto in Virgo generation (Barack Obama).  Back in February I covered this […]

From the Advice Column: Relationship creates questions with no answers

posted by Lynn Hayes

Q:  I have a friend that I have a very unique relationship with and it creates many questions and pretty much no answers. Very recently our relationship has been intense after a long cooling period.  He is never really honest […]

The astrology of the Democratic convention

posted by Lynn Hayes

The two overriding planetary aspects shadowing the Democratic National Convention over the next few days ia a long-term conjunction of Chiron (wounding and healing) to the North Node (the ascending point where the path of the Moon crosses the path […]

Obama-Biden: My dream ticket!!

posted by Lynn Hayes

I have to insert a disclaimer here:  I have been a huge fan of Joe Biden since he ran back in the ’90s, but I’ll attempt to be as neutral as possible under the extremely exciting circumstances. (Note: There is an […]

More on Sun Signs and the Olympics

posted by Lynn Hayes

  Yesterday we introduced the work of statistician Kenneth Mitchell’s analysis of the correlation of certain astrological signs with sports that correspond to those signs. Moving on to Taurus – Mitchell learned of a sport called Bull Leaping and from […]

Sun Signs and the Olympics

posted by Lynn Hayes

Generally, research projects based solely on the Sun signs of individuals are not very successful.  The astrological chart is so complex and includes such a wide variety of influences that the Sun sign is often dwarfed by comparison. But this […]

The “I” Within

posted by Lynn Hayes

One author who has had a profound affect on my personal evolution and my client work is Stephen Levine, author of the magnificent book Who Dies which you can find in the Recommended Reading list in the sidebar. Stephen, a […]

Psychology, Rush Limbaugh and the Faith Forum

posted by Lynn Hayes

With Pluto making its final swing through Sagittarius where it has transformed (Pluto) all aspects of the way we construct our theology of the meaning of life (Sagittarius), Obama and McCain joined televangelist Rick Warren for what may be the […]

History of the Olympics: “A Race Against Time”

posted by Lynn Hayes

Thanks to the Magi Astrologers for posting this fascinating article about the origin of the Olympics.  The most common myths report that Zeus (Jupiter) started the Olympics to celebrate his victory in a battle over Kronos (Saturn), but Valerie Vaughan […]

Willow on Mars/Pluto

posted by Lynn Hayes

I found a link to Willow’s Web Astrology from Matthew’s site, and found it quite interesting.  A square from Mars to Pluto is part of the eclipse formation tomorrow, and here is what Willow writes about that aspect (I’ve added […]

The Jennifer Aniston/John Mayer breakup

posted by Lynn Hayes

The National Ledger has my new post that takes a brief astrological look at the latest celebrity breakup.

An astrology mall!

posted by Lynn Hayes

How cool is this!!  [S]oon Bangalore will boast of an exclusive supermarket, perhaps the first of its kind in the country [called Star and Planet]. It’ll house soothsayers: astrologers, numerologists, palmists, tarot-card readers, horoscope specialists – all under one roof. […]

Russia on the Offensive

posted by Lynn Hayes

Nancy Waterman has a new post up on the recent increase in aggressive activity coming from Russia.  Nancy writes: Whether the Bear is merely demonstrating a revanchist hunger to increase its sphere of influence or feels threatened by a growing […]

Notes on the upcoming Eclipse

posted by Lynn Hayes

“Full Moon” from Spirited Art. In my travels on the web today I found this article by Geoffrey de Meaux, a French astrologer from that time about an eclipse that occurred in March of 1345 that he believes was the […]

Saturn in Virgo: How safe are our beauty products?

posted by Lynn Hayes

Virgo is about a return to purity and respect for the mind/body/spirit connection, and for this reason it is connected to matters of health and healing. Ever since Saturn entered Virgo last fall, we have been confronted by revelations about factors […]

New crop circle found August 8, 2008

posted by Lynn Hayes

image by Frank Laumen. This crop circle was found at 5:30 am.  The Crop Circle Connector field report seems to suggest that it was made using mechanical means, but it’s a fascinating image nonetheless. Harold Stryderight tells us that the […]

The Ethics of Celebrity Profiles

posted by Lynn Hayes

I wrote this post a couple of years ago but thought I would repost it in light of comments on the John Edwards story, and for a reminder myself! Astrologers usually follow a code of ethics in their work, just […]

The John Edwards matter

posted by Lynn Hayes

Out of respect to the Edwards family and in response to the comments of my thoughtful readers, I have edited this post. I confess that during the Presidential campaign I became disillusioned by John Edwards, beginning with his sudden passion […]

From the Advice Column: Did the eclipse instigate a fight?

posted by Lynn Hayes

One of astrology’s miracles is in helping us to better understand ourselves and our loved ones, thereby improving our ability to relate to others.  A reader wrote, I’m hoping you can give me some advice regarding any effect the recent […]

Cameron Diaz: Commitment phobia and the Pluto Square

posted by Lynn Hayes

Cameron Diaz has reportedly told boyfriend Paul Sculfor that she’d rather be single, even though he’s moved his stuff into her Los Angeles home.  Cameron seems to shy away from romantic entanglements, and even during her long relationship with Justin […]

The Power of Eight

posted by Lynn Hayes

Friday is August 8, 2008, and the numerologists are once again going crazy.  We saw this on May 5, 2005, we saw it in a big way on June 6, 2006, and now we are re-experiencing it for 08-08-2008.  Numerology […]

Robert Wilkinson on Bad Karma

posted by Lynn Hayes

Robert Wilkinson is the author of Aquarius Papers, one of the earliest astrology blogs and still one of the best.  He writes today of one of his readers in India who sought astrological advice in his home country and was told […]

Skywatch is posted! And the Leo/Aquarius polarity

posted by Lynn Hayes

Skywatch for August is posted here, and here’s a snippet on this month’s eclipse cycle along with news for the first week of August: August begins with the first of a pair of Leo/Aquarius eclipses, this one a Solar Eclipse […]

Musings on Pluto in Capricorn…

posted by Lynn Hayes

…and the potential death (Pluto) of capitalism (Capricorn).   thanks to Mike Eggleston for the image.

John McCain’s planetary problems

posted by Lynn Hayes

  You may want to read my astrological profile of John McCain for some background information. John McCain’s Virgo Sun is undergoing a transit of Saturn which began last November, took a second hit in February, and just concluded.  Because […]

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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."

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 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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