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October 2008 Archives

Happy Hallowe’en!!

posted by Lynn Hayes

Most people know by now that the holiday we now celebrate as Hallowe’en comes from the old Celtic holiday called Samhain (pronounced Sow’-en).  There are many “Days of the Dead” celebrated around the world at this time, when the veils […]

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Saturn/Uranus: Electricity found on Saturn’s Moon

posted by Lynn Hayes

Thanks to Shane for this cool article and to the Daily Galaxy for the cool image: Recently identified electrical activity on Saturn’s largest moon bolsters arguments that Titan is the kind of place that could harbor life.  At a brisk -350 […]

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Sarah Palin’s Leadership Future

posted by Lynn Hayes

I sure wish we have a birth time for Sarah Palin which would help to give us more specificity about her personality and help us to forecast with more accuracy.  (There is a 4:40 pm time circulating around the internet but it […]

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New Moon today!

posted by Lynn Hayes

Photo by John French.  I’m pleased to interrupt the political whirlwind to bring news of a New Moon in Scorpio.   The New Moon occurs at 7:15 pm tonight (October 28) Eastern time, with the Sun and Moon aligned at […]

US has attacked Syria

posted by Lynn Hayes

This comes as Saturn approaches within one degree to an opposition of Uranus. Mars today is in an exact square to Chiron which just turned direct and this event is certain to push with aggression (Mars) old wounds (Chiron) in […]

Political advertisement: Spiritual Leaders for Obama

posted by Lynn Hayes

In this blog I try to present as balanced a viewpoint as possible when analyzing the astrological charts of public figures.  But we are facing a historic election and I am unabashedly using this pulpit for a political message:  Vote […]

Power to the (Working) People!!

posted by Lynn Hayes

Ray Merriman has a new article up about Saturn in Virgo and the Saturn/Uranus opposition. Ray writes: Saturn in Virgo … relates to the growing frustration of those who do the work – the working class, the middle class. They […]

Chiron turns direct! And other planetary news

posted by Lynn Hayes

“The Wounded Healer” by Alex Grey. Chiron has been traveling retrograde since May 25, and changes direction today.  It has been virtually at a standstill since August, holding our feet to the fire as we release the wounds of our past in order […]

Obama’s Grandmother and the South Node

posted by Lynn Hayes

A reader wrote to me the other day about an article she had read where a Vedic astrologer predicted that Obama would be assassinated because Ketu (the South Node of the Moon) would be conjunct Obama’s Sun. I dearly want […]

The Technological Alteration of the Modern Mind

posted by Lynn Hayes

Newsweek has an article online that has been the topic of much discussion: Is technology changing our brains? A new study by UCLA neuroscientistGary Small adds to a growing body of research that says it is. And according to Small’s new […]

Astrology and the Two Cows Philosophy

posted by Lynn Hayes

Rich sent me this dissertation on the Two Cows Phliosophy of Government a few weeks ago, and then when I saw it on Twilight’s blog it triggered some ponderings on the relationship of astrology to this new governmental theory.   Socialism: […]

Another musing on predicting the future

posted by Lynn Hayes

Astrology is a wonderful tool for explaining human behavior, for timing periods of challenge and change, and for providing a map to navigating our way through life most effectively.  What it can’t do, though, is predict an event with any […]

A new birth certificate for John McCain

posted by Lynn Hayes

(Click on the image to open up a larger view of the new chart.)  The latest NCGR newsletter reported that this conspiracy site has located a copy of John McCain’s birth certificate with a time listed of 6:25 pm.  I’ve posted […]

Pluto in Capricorn and bank bailouts across the globe

posted by Lynn Hayes

It’s interesting to see the way the fears of Pluto in Sagittarius is giving way to Pluto in Capricorn. In Sagittarius we fear (Pluto) the end of expansion, the end of available credit, the end of freedom, all Sagittarian concepts. […]

Financial Astrology in the Mainstream Media

posted by Lynn Hayes

Henry Weingarten and Ray Merriman get a good writeup here.   Henry says, “he’s been telling clients to keep lots of cash handy and advised them to buy Friday and sell Monday. Weingarten said he’s not right all the time, […]

“Saturn Returns” opens Off Broadway

posted by Lynn Hayes

Image shamelessly stolen from Elsa.  How perfect, that as Saturn opposes Uranus he gets a whole new audience off-Broadway (of course it’s off-Broadway rather than the more mainstream Broadway, Uranus is involved!).  A new play by Noah Haidle called Saturn […]

Part III: The Opposition from Saturn to Uranus: 2008-2010

posted by Lynn Hayes

If you’re just finding us, catch up with Part I and Part II.  The first stage of the opposition is beginning to align at this moment, and in the US election we’re seeing a vivid portrayal of the battle between […]

Full Moon today!

posted by Lynn Hayes

The Moon is full today at 4:03 pm EDT with the Moon at 22 degrees Aries opposing the Libra Sun. Under the influence of the Full Moon, the Aries influence of the Moon supersedes the solar power of Libra and […]

Mercury Rx at Beliefnet

posted by Lynn Hayes

Beliefnet has rolled out a great new site with a great new look.  Unfortunately, their timing during Mercury retrograde was not particularly auspicious and there have been a lot of problems, including this blue background and black type.  I suggest […]

Sunday Inspiration: The Age of Purification.

posted by Lynn Hayes

The Saturn/Uranus series will conclude tomorrow. The Hopi Indians have long understood the need for an Age of Purification to return our world to a more natural state. As we watch the Zeitgeist movies and contemplate the upcoming  planetary cycles […]

Part II: The Astrology of the opposition from Saturn to Uranus: 2008-2010

posted by Lynn Hayes

This is a continuation of yesterday’s Part I.  I have repaired some typos and unmangled some syntax in the original article.  We can learn a great deal about the effect of the opposition between these two planets by looking back […]

Part I: The opposition of Saturn to Uranus: 2008-2010

posted by Lynn Hayes

This is Part I of an article that will conclude tomorrow.  The planetary bodies in our solar system are engaged in a never-ending series of cycles that while repeating on a regular basis, continually unfold into a totally new experience of […]

Great new political blog: The Moon and the debate

posted by Lynn Hayes

Thanks to April for the link to Terry Lamb’s new political blog.  Her first few posts discuss the debate and the significance of Mercury retrograde in the election.  I particularly like the way she talks about the effect of the […]

David Duchovny’s rehabilitation

posted by Lynn Hayes

David Duchovny of X-files fame was released today from the rehab clinic in which he was being treated for sexual addiction.  Duchovny has been trailed throughout his career by rumors of infidelity and affairs, and this continued throughout his marriage […]

Zeitgeist Addendum is out

posted by Lynn Hayes

(You can read my review of the original Zeitgeist movie here.)  The Addendum to the incredible Zeitgeist film was released on the internet a few days ago and is another incredibly powerful and eye-opening alert to the change in our […]

Mars in Scorpio

posted by Lynn Hayes

Art by Jacquelyn Gordon.  Mars entered Scorpio yesterday, and will be traveling through the sign that carries us into the Underworld through November 16.  Mars is the ancient ruler of Scorpio – it helps to define the fiery emotional depths to […]

Clarity in a time of fear

posted by Lynn Hayes

photo from Nature’s Wallpaper.  (I bumped this back to the top for a bit of Sunday inspiration.) Whether we are experiencing a difficult time in our own lives or watching the world change before our very eyes, it is easy […]

Mercury Rx in the real world

posted by Lynn Hayes

Let’s not even speculate yet on what will happen with the economic “rescue” (bailout) plan being signed in a RE-versal by the US House of Representatives when Mercury is retrograde (the stock markets fell anyway).  Instead, let’s turn our intention […]

Skywatch is posted for October

posted by Lynn Hayes

Skywatch is up on my website, and here is a snippet to cover the first week: As October begins we are still in a shortage of the fire element and Mercury is retrograde, two factors that can make it difficult […]

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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

posted 9:08:41am Feb. 05, 2012 | read full post »

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