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January 2009 Archives

Pluto’s planetary status defended on the Daily Show

posted by Lynn Hayes

The Daily Show With Jon StewartM – Th 11p / 10c Neil deGrasse Tyson Daily Show Full EpisodesFunny Political Videos Important Things With Demetri MartinMore Funny Videos

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Mercury turns direct! And Daily Skywatch, January 31 2009

posted by Lynn Hayes

by Lynn Hayes.  This is written for Eastern time zone – please adjust accordingly for your own part of the world.   The Mercury Retrograde period is over, and I don’t know about you but this has been a particularly […]

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Daily Skywatch January 30, 2009

posted by Lynn Hayes

by Lynn Hayes.  This is written for Eastern time zone – please adjust accordingly for your own part of the world.   The Moon is quite active today, beginning with a conjunction to Venus in the wee hours of the […]

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It’s the Year of the Ox!

posted by Lynn Hayes

The Chinese New Year occurred at the time of the New Moon and the eclipse, ushering us into the Year of the Ox.  I confess I don’t know much… well really, anything about Chinese astrology except that I am supposedly […]

Daily Skywatch! Thursday January 29, 2009

posted by Lynn Hayes

by Lynn Hayes.  This is written for Eastern time zone – please adjust accordingly for your own part of the world.    The Moon is very active today, providing energy but also the potential for conflict later in the day. […]

Who is Timothy Geithner?

posted by Lynn Hayes

Timothy Geithner is the man that Barack Obama has entrusted with the challenging task of rescuing our economy from a global recession that astrologers have been expecting for many years.  I have some doubts as to how much rescuing can actually […]

Daily Skywatch, January 28, 2009

posted by Lynn Hayes

by Lynn Hayes.  This is written for Eastern time zone – please adjust accordingly for your own part of the world.  The Moon has just entered Pisces, and for the next couple of days the focus is more on our inner […]

Pondering the question of Fate

posted by Lynn Hayes

The latest issue of The Mountain Astrologer has an article by Brad Kochunas which kind of bothered me.  The article is called “In Praise of Melancholy,” so I expected to love it in light of my recent article “The Joy […]

Daily Skywatch: January 27, 2009

posted by Lynn Hayes

by Lynn Hayes.  This is written for Eastern time zone – please adjust accordingly for your own part of the world.  The Moon continues its passage through Aquarius today, stopping this morning to bridge the gap between the Chiron and […]

One final (I promise!) look at the Void Moon in Presidential Inaugurations

posted by Lynn Hayes

This is a research project that I have been pondering, and now astrologer Rodney Smith has done the work for me:   The interest in the Void-Of-Course moon (VOC) and the presidential inauguration on this blog has prompted me to […]

Daily Skywatch: January 26, 2009

posted by Lynn Hayes

I’m going to try an experiment and make an attempt to provide daily updates on the smaller planetary cycles. Partly this is for my own use, to help me to stay aligned with the planetary motions, and partly it’s for […]

The ethics of prediction

posted by Lynn Hayes

Mercury retrograde periods are a great time for reposting!  I’m taking a few days off for some other creative projects so meanwhile please enjoy some of my favorite articles from the past, and please be kind to each other in […]

Pluto, the Bomb, Terrorism and Ceres

posted by Lynn Hayes

Mercury retrograde periods are a great time for reposting!  I’m taking a few days off for some other creative projects so meanwhile please enjoy some of my favorite articles from the past, and please be kind to each other in […]

Chiron, the Wounded Healer

posted by Lynn Hayes

Mercury retrograde periods are a great time for reposting!  I’m taking a few days off for some other creative projects so meanwhile please enjoy some of my favorite articles from the past, and please be kind to each other in […]

What is compatibility?

posted by Lynn Hayes

Mercury retrograde periods are a great time for reposting!  I’m taking a few days off for some other creative projects so meanwhile please enjoy some of my favorite articles from the past, and please be kind to each other in […]

Planetary news this week!

posted by Lynn Hayes

The next few days bring some powerful influences. A conjunction of the Sun to Jupiter is a beneficial influence that adds confidence to all of our endeavors, and a trine of Mars (energy) to Saturn (discipline) helps to provide the […]

Chief Justice Roberts gets a Mulligan: A new inaugural chart?

posted by Lynn Hayes

by Lynn Hayes This article originally quoted the 7:30 pm time from the San Francisco Chronicle.  I have updated the link to the two charts with the correct time and amended the post.  Chief Justice Roberts flubbed the lines in […]

Ted Kennedy collapses yesterday

posted by Lynn Hayes

by Lynn Hayes In the midst of the jubilant rejoicing yesterday at the Congressional Lunch, Senator Ted Kennedy collapsed with a seizure and had to be rushed to the hospital.   Senator Kennedy was diagnosed with brain cancer last May, […]

Happy Inauguration Day! A look at the chart for the US

posted by Lynn Hayes

by Lynn Hayes No matter what side of the election you were on, there’s no denying that this is the beginning of a new era in American politics.  One of the major planetary cycles occurring for the United States right […]

The Declaration of Service Pledge

posted by Lynn Hayes

Last night at dinner, my friend Andrea said “Don’t you feel that we need to do something to help the new President make the change we are looking for?  He will need our help!”  Here is an opportunity to do just […]

The Joy of Sadness

posted by Lynn Hayes

You cannot prevent the birds of sorrow from flying over your head, but you can prevent them from building nests in your hair. – Chinese proverb A post in Beth Owl’s Daughter about Seasonal Effective Disorder started me thinking once […]

Astroshamanism by Michael Erlewine

posted by Lynn Hayes

Michael Erlewine has recently returned to the Matrix Software company that he started, and he is making a big splash on the web.  He has started a new sub-blogosphere over there as well.   The Astrology.com site has posted a […]

Comet Holmes and the Blue Star Kachina

posted by Lynn Hayes

My post the other day on Philip Sedgwick’s blog cited an article by Bruce Fenton on his site 2012 Rising about the Hopi “Blue Star Kachina” prophecy.  My post echoed Philip’s dismissal of Comet Holmes as the “Blue Star Kachina” […]

Apple Inc News: Steve Jobs’ Mars Problem

posted by Lynn Hayes

Steve Jobs is the creative genius behind the Apple Computing brand.  After Jobs was forced out in 1985 the company floundered, reviving after he staged a takeover that brought him back as CEO. Jobs has an interesting chart with the […]

Philip Sedgwick on 2012 and my thoughts on the Mayan Calendar and Age of Aquarius

posted by Lynn Hayes

Philip Sedgwick has a post on his new blog at Matrix that is chock full of interesting points to share.  Philip is an interesting astrologer – he was one of the first astrologers to work with the Galactic Center point […]

Mercury Retrograde and financial news

posted by Lynn Hayes

Mercury turned retrograde yesterday, and the stock markets all over the world responded today with the expected reversal that usually occurs during Mercury Rx periods.  In the US, the Dow Jones Industrial Average appears to have peaked around January 6 when […]

The upcoming Uranus/Pluto square: A history lesson for a new beginning

posted by Lynn Hayes

by Lynn Hayes Reality Sandwich is a very interesting webzine with a fascinating array of opinions and news, including this essay on the necessity to use the breakdown of the current economic system to recreate something that is more easily […]

Tonight’s Full Moon is another Supermoon!!

posted by Lynn Hayes

Like December’s Full Moon, tonight’s Full Moon will be the biggest Full Moon in 2009. I certainly noticed its power at 3 am last night when a huge lunar floodlamp filled my bedroom!  Spaceweather says it’s as much as 14% […]

Full Moon, solitary Pluto and Mercury Retrograde!

posted by Lynn Hayes

by Lynn Hayes The first Full Moon of the year is known as the Wolf Moon, because in January hungry packs of wolves surrounded Native American villages.   The Full Moon on January 10th is in Cancer, with the Moon […]

A look at the chart for Inauguration Day

posted by Lynn Hayes

by Lynn Hayes In the field of astrological study known as “mundane astrology,” events and countries also have birthcharts that can be analyzed. The chart for Inauguration Day is also the chart for the Obama administration, because it is the moment of […]

Autism and the incarnation process

posted by Lynn Hayes

Sorry to be a bit stuck on this topic, but I found this while researching the astrology/autism connection and thought this might interest my readers.  It’s from an article written in 2000 by astrologer Sandra Weidner: We are all incarnated. […]

Autism: The astrological connection

posted by Lynn Hayes

by Lynn Hayes The recent death of John Travolta’s son Jett has brought the discussion of autism back into the news.  It has long been rumored that Jett was autistic and John Travolta’s brother Joey, founder of the organization Actors […]

Finally! Skywatch for January is posted

posted by Lynn Hayes

by Lynn Hayes Just in time for Jupiter’s entry into Aquarius tomorrow, here is the monthly planetary report from my website. There are some exciting planetary events coming up in January, including a solar eclipse on the 26th with a […]

Jupiter in Aquarius

posted by Lynn Hayes

I’m behind on several writing projects, including January’s Skywatch and an article on Jupiter’s upcoming entry into Aquarius which will take place on January 17. Jupiter changes signs every year or so, and while in Aquarius it will team up […]

Don’t just make resolutions this new year; change your life instead!

posted by Lynn Hayes

It’s time once again for the January Visioncrafting Special! I will keep this post at the top until after the first of the year, please scroll down for new articles. There’s something about the turning of the new year that […]

Saturn, Saturn, Saturn and a lesson on retrogrades

posted by Lynn Hayes

Saturn, you may remember, is the planet that surrounds itself with rings.  This is an apt metaphor for the restrictive quality that Saturn represents and which is the predominant influence right now.  We have Pluto having just entered the sign of […]

Happy New Year, and what’s next? A look at the astrology of 2009

posted by Lynn Hayes

by Lynn Hayes You will all be relieved to know that the first half of 2009 should offer a bit of planetary relief from the intensity of the past year or so.  Pluto is now firmly settled into Capricorn, and […]

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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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