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September 2008 Archives

Terrorism via newspaper: the end of Pluto through Sagittarius

posted by Lynn Hayes

A few weeks ago my daily newspaper (Sagittarius rules publishing and the media in general along with religion) contained a DVD called The Obsession, an “expose” of Islamic Sharia law.  Evidently the film was made in 2005 and was distributed […]

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Libra New Moon!

posted by Lynn Hayes

New Moons are exciting times of renewal and new beginnings, and the Moon was new in Libra at 4 am EDT today.  Each month we are initiated into the mysteries of the signs in zodiacal order, and following the Virgo […]

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John McCain’s erratic behavior: An astrological view

posted by Lynn Hayes

All but John McCain’s most ardent supporters are talking about McCain’s recent erratic and bizarre behavior that threatens his run for President.  In a campaign that has been more about emotional reactions than a clear look at issues, it doesn’t take […]

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The new Army mind-meld

posted by Lynn Hayes

Shall we file this under Chiron conjunct Neptune in Aquarius, where the boundaries between technology (Aquarius) and the human mind/body connection (Chiron) are blurred beyond distinction?  And the mutual reception between Uranus in Pisces and Neptune (ruler of Pisces) in Aquarius […]

Goodbye Paul Newman

posted by Lynn Hayes

  Claire Courts has an astrological tribute, and Jill looks back at Newman’s activism and great works.Paul Newman will be sadly missed.

The astrology of Henry Paulson

posted by Lynn Hayes

Financial astrologer Ray Merriman said last week in our workshop that Aries Henry Paulson and Sagittarian Ben Bernanke did a fine job during the big expansion of the Pluto in Sagittarius era, but that they don’t have a clue how […]

Ten Things you should know about astrology

posted by Lynn Hayes

1.  Your birthchart is much more than your Sun sign.  You have more than ten  different astrological signatures in your chart!! The astrology that most people know comes from the horoscope in the newspaper.  If you’re an Aries, you’ll meet […]

Mercury Retrograde

posted by Lynn Hayes

Planets are said to turn retrograde when they appear to be moving backwards from our perspective on earth.  Western astrology studies the motion of the planets from earth, since we are the center of our own universe, and when planets are […]

Pluto and Capitalism: “Creative Destruction”

posted by Lynn Hayes

I first heard the term “creative destruction” this morning on NPR relative to the current debacle in the financial industry, and I thought:  how perfect for the nature of Pluto re-entering Capricorn where it has already marked a destruction of […]

Chart for the Autumnal Equinox

posted by Lynn Hayes

The Autumn Equinox occurs when the Sun reaches the zero degree point of Libra in the Tropical zodiac.  At this point the days and nights are of equal length, and this is the last sense of balance before the day […]

The Blast: Part Two

posted by Lynn Hayes

If you’re interested in the previous posts on the Blast Conference and my trip to Sedona, catch up here and here.  Saturday morning I took a bit of time off to have a leisurely breakfast, and arrived at the conference […]

Report from the Blast: Friday

posted by Lynn Hayes

(Photo is of the live feed between the AAGB conference in London and the Blast in Sedona.)  This is a continuation of the post I started yesterday, reporting on the conferences from the Blast Astrology Conference.  I’m not a big […]

Greetings from Sedona!

posted by Lynn Hayes

There’s a lot of hype around Sedona, but there’s no doubt that this is an incredible place.  I  dragged my husband Rich along for the week while I enjoy a few days of expanding my astrological horizons at the Blast Astrology […]

Tales from the AstroBlogosphere

posted by Lynn Hayes

I arrived in Arizona last night, heading towards the Blast Astrology Conference this weekend.  I’ll have lots of exciting news from the conference, but today please visit some of my friends for your astrology fix: Leslie takes a look at […]

Pluto direct and the fall of the markets

posted by Lynn Hayes

Over the past year, I and other astrologers have warned of the upcoming collapse of what I have called the Relentless Optimism of the Pluto in Sagittarius period.  Back in May, I wrote: As predicted in this column, stock markets […]

Harvest Moon tomorrow!

posted by Lynn Hayes

The Full Moon on the 15th is the Harvest Moon, so named because the period between  sunset and moonrise is shorter as we near the Autumnal Equinox which makes for a longer workday on the farm.   This Full Moon […]

Anne Hathaway’s Neptune Problem

posted by Lynn Hayes

Anne Hathaway’s ex-boyfriend, Raffaello Follieri. spent his 30th birthday in jail after being convicted for 14 counts of fraud and money laundering.  Columnists are debating how much Anne actually knew about what Raffaello was up to when he represented himself […]

The Astrology of September 11

posted by Lynn Hayes

It’s always easier to look backwards and find astrological correlations to major events than it is to predict specific events using astrology.  Only astrologer Lynne Palmer predicted the attacks of September 11, although other astrologers did note that this period would […]

A look at Rachel Maddow

posted by Lynn Hayes

Rachel Maddow’s new show begins on September 9, and if you’re a fan of the truth, no matter what side you’re on, you owe it to herself to check her out. Twilight has posted a noon chart for Rachel, along with […]

Jupiter Direct! And exactly trine Saturn…

posted by Lynn Hayes

When a planet changes direction (as we see the planet from our vantage point on Planet Earth), it is particularly powerful. Today we have Jupiter turning direct after spending several days in conflict with Mars, Mercury and Venus.   Jupiter […]

Election predictions using astrology

posted by Lynn Hayes

Madison asked in the comment stream whether astrology could predict the outcome of the elections.  If you’ve been reading this column for awhile you know that it is my belief that we are not meant to predict the future.  First […]

Happy Birthday Google! And a look at the Chrome browser

posted by Lynn Hayes

I downloaded the Chrome browser from Google yesterday, and I have to say I love it!!  It’s fast, intuitive, it knows all of the sites I like and finds them quickly.  Chrome was released on September 2, with the Sun […]

First month with no sunspots in a century!

posted by Lynn Hayes

 Scientists report that the Sun has been free of sunspots for the first time since 1913 after a seven-month period in which only three sunspots were seen.  Back in January a new sunspot appeared to introduce the new Solar Cycle Number […]

The upcoming Saturn/Uranus opposition and election day

posted by Lynn Hayes

Beginning on the US election day, Saturn and Uranus will begin a series of five oppositions, concluding the summer of 2010.  Astrologers have been speculating for the past year about what this could mean.  Saturn is the planet that rules […]

Saturn in Virgo: More studies on Plastics

posted by Lynn Hayes

From the Wall Street Journal: Researchers at the Yale School of Medicine have linked a chemical found in everyday plastics to problems with brain function and mood disorders in monkeys — the first time the chemical has been connected to […]

Ride the Jupiter/Pluto wave!

posted by Lynn Hayes

If you’ve been feeling like you’re treading water this summer, or going one step backwards for every two steps forwards, you’re not alone.  Four traditional planets plus Chiron are retrograde now, and while this isn’t as many as the astonishing […]

Sarah Palin’s astrological chart

posted by Lynn Hayes

Many of you have asked me to post her chart, so here is the Solar chart, using noon as the birthtime since the time is unavailable.  I know that Jude Cowell is using a sunrise chart which is for 7:06 […]

McCain’s transits and the Palin Family Values

posted by Lynn Hayes

I know I said I was going to take a short break from politics, but this is just too wild.  Sarah Palin, John McCain’s pick for Vice President, announced today that her 17-year old daughter Bristol is pregnant.  This is a […]

Happy Labor Day! And Skywatch is posted

posted by Lynn Hayes

The September issue of Skywatch, my monthly report of planetary news, is posted now on my website and you can read it here.  Here are the general influences that we encounter as we enter September: The beginning of September finds […]

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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 ...

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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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