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May 2009 Archives

Susan Boyle: The meltdown and her next chapter

posted by Lynn Hayes

by Lynn Hayes The meteoric rise of Susan Boyle has been like a fabulous firework which rockets into the sky out of nowhere, explodes itself across the heavens, and then falls to earth again forever changed. You can read more […]

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Weekend Skywatch- May 30-31 2009: Mercury turns direct!

posted by Lynn Hayes

by Lynn Hayes.  This is written for Eastern time zone – please adjust accordingly for your own part of the world.  You can see the positions of today’s planets here. Lots of planetary stuff going on this weekend. At around midnight […]

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Chiron and Neptune turn retrograde

posted by Lynn Hayes

by Lynn Hayes Neptune retrogrades around midnight tonight EDT, and Chiron follows on Friday.  These two planets have been linked since last summer although their tightest connection occurred this week.  (You can find other articles on the Chiron/Neptune conjunction here.) […]

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Traditional vs. “Modern” Astrology

posted by Lynn Hayes

by Lynn Hayes This article was originally posted in July of 2007. Somewhere along the line astrologers split into two camps as some moved forward into humanistic or psychological astrology (leading into evolutionary and transformational astrology) and some moved backwards […]

Jupiter’s light will illuminate Neptune in the conjunction!

posted by Lynn Hayes

From Space.com: Normally to find Neptune you would need to have access to a very dark, clear sky and very carefully examine a sky chart or star atlas; an attempt to locate Neptune can then be made using a small […]

Obama’s choice for the Supreme Court: Sonia Sotomayor

posted by Lynn Hayes

by Lynn Hayes President Barack Obama just announced his pick for David Souter’s seat on the US Supreme Court:  Sonia Sotomayor.  Ms. Sotomayor would not only add another female voice to the Court, but she  would also be the first […]

Top Ten planetary events this week!

posted by Lynn Hayes

by Lynn Hayes.  This is written for Eastern time zone – please adjust accordingly for your own part of the world.  You can see the positions of today’s planets here. The Moon entered Cancer at 2:58 am EDT on the 26th, […]

The 27 Club and the Progressed Lunar Return

posted by Lynn Hayes

by Lynn Hayes I found this article in a link from Astrococktail about the frequency of musicians who have been found dead at age 27.  Most of us know about the potentially problematic experiences of the Saturn Return at age […]

Sunday Poetry for the New Moon Jupiter/Chiron/Neptune conjunction

posted by Lynn Hayes

Love Said to Me by Shahram Shiva I worship the moon.Tell me of the soft glow of acandle lightand the sweetness of my moon. Don’t talk about sorrow,tell me of that treasure,hidden if it is to you,then just remain silent. […]

Weekend Skywatch – May 22-23 2009: New Moon in Gemini!

posted by Lynn Hayes

by Lynn Hayes.  This is written for Eastern time zone – please adjust accordingly for your own part of the world.  You can see the positions of today’s planets here. Photo by Fort Photo.  The Moon harmonizes with Saturn in the […]

“Very bad Mercury retrograde”

posted by Lynn Hayes

I had to laugh when I was looking at the stats and found that several people used this phrase to find this site.  I’ve had quite a few emails complaining about the intensity of this Mercury retrograde, and if the […]

Kris Allen and Adam Lambert: the New American Idols

posted by Lynn Hayes

by Lynn Hayes Kris Allen sped ahead of the pack last night to take home the American Idol crown in a surprise upset over Adam Lambert, who had been expected to win.  Allen’s surprising victory echoed last year’s surprise win […]

Meditation increases the size of your brain

posted by Lynn Hayes

If you needed an excuse to begin meditating or expand your practice, this could be it: Push-ups, crunches, gyms, personal trainers — people have many strategies for building bigger muscles and stronger bones. But what can one do to build […]

Daily Skywatch May 20 2009: Activation of the mind

posted by Lynn Hayes

by Lynn Hayes.  This is written for Eastern time zone – please adjust accordingly for your own part of the world.  You can see the positions of today’s planets here. There is lots of planetary energy today, and much of it […]

Why Sun Signs are Stupid

posted by Lynn Hayes

I love this video from Jeff – and while I completely agree with his rant against reducing astrology to a simplistic look at sun signs, I would like to point out that all of us do have Suns, and they […]

The Dark Night of the Soul

posted by Lynn Hayes

This article was originally posted in September of 2006 when Saturn and Neptune were in opposition.  Many of my clients have been referring to a “dark night of the soul” resulting from the Chiron/Neptune conjunction so I thought it might […]

Top Ten planetary events this week

posted by Lynn Hayes

by Lynn Hayes.  This is written for Eastern time zone – please adjust accordingly for your own part of the world.  You can see the positions of today’s planets here. The Sun conjuncts Mercury on the 18th, facilitating an alert mind […]

More thoughts on Obama and Neptune

posted by Lynn Hayes

by Lynn Hayes I happened to watch CNN this afternoon while I was at the gym as they were discussing the appearance of President Obama at the commencement address.  Raymond Arroyo was a guest on the program, and he was […]

Weekend Skywatch May 16-17 2009: Saturn turns direct

posted by Lynn Hayes

by Lynn Hayes.  This is written for Eastern time zone – please adjust accordingly for your own part of the world.  You can see the positions of today’s planets here.  Dear readers, I apologize for the dearth of Daily Skywatches this […]

Quotes on Science and Psychology

posted by Lynn Hayes

These quotes are from a very interesting, but fairly technical, article by Douglas Boyd entitled “Inner-active Psychological Astrology” (courtesy of the Starcats site).  This article was originally posted in 2006. “Only after I had familiarized myself with alchemy did I […]

Are the stars aligned to pass a health care bill?

posted by Lynn Hayes

by Lynn Hayes President Obama says that the stars are aligned to pass his health care agenda this year.  Well, we are in a unique position to see if the President is correct!  The House of Representatives pledged today to […]

NASA and Mercury Retrograde

posted by Lynn Hayes

by Lynn Hayes NASA seems to really like Mercury retrograde.  NASA first launched the Discovery space shuttle on August 30, 1984 when Mercury was retrograde.  The Discovery launched the Hubble telescope on April 24 1990 when Mercury was retrograde.  After […]

The astrology of Wanda Sykes: Did she really say that?

posted by Lynn Hayes

by Lynn Hayes Wanda Sykes is an American comedian known for her sharp and blunt wit and was chosen to appear last week at the White House Correspondents Dinner.  Although she has been excoriated by many for her ruthless skewering […]

Unfriendly fire in the US military

posted by Lynn Hayes

by Lynn Hayes A US soldier stationed at Camp Liberty in Baghdad has allegedly killed five fellow soldiers and wounded three others at a stress clinic which has been set up to handle cases of psychological problems.   Already there […]

Top Ten planetary events next week!

posted by Lynn Hayes

by Lynn Hayes.  This is written for Eastern time zone – please adjust accordingly for your own part of the world.  You can see the positions of today’s planets here. Saturn is preparing to change direction and has slowed down to […]

More thoughts on the Chiron/Neptune conjunction

posted by Lynn Hayes

by Lynn Hayes I did a reading for a brand new baby the other day.  I love doing consultations for parents of beings that have just entered the earth plane, because it’s all about possibilities and choices and talents and […]

Weekend Skywatch, May 9-10 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.  You can see the positions of today’s planets here.  Saturday morning we are just coming off of the powerful Full […]

Talk about Pluto in Capricorn: Sinkhole swallows house in Florida

posted by Lynn Hayes

Let’s file this under Pluto (destruction) in Capricorn (buildings) – (you have to sit through a 30-second commercial before getting to the story: Embedded video from CNN Video

Full Moon in Scorpio on Friday!

posted by Lynn Hayes

by Lynn Hayes Images from La Chambre Magique.  The Scorpio Full Moon technically doesn’t occur until 12:01 am on Saturday (May 9) EDT (how appropriate for the Scorpio lunation!!), but the energy will be building all day as the Moon […]

Elizabeth Edwards has her say

posted by Lynn Hayes

by Lynn Hayes My sister Jill is nearly never wrong, so it pained me greatly when she fell for the slick posturing of John Edwards in his presidential campaign last year.  Now she is really mad, and who can blame […]

Pluto in Virgo: The Slacker generation and the new fiscal conservatism

posted by Lynn Hayes

by Lynn Hayes Generations of people can be defined by the sign that Pluto was traveling in at the time of the birth of that population group.  The Pluto in Leo generation, the “baby boomers,” are famous for being self-involved […]

A new sunspot cycle?

posted by Lynn Hayes

The current Solar Minimum cycle has had 619 days of a spot-free Sun (as compared with the typical solar minimum of 485 days).  But Spaceweather reports today that a new active region on the Sun produced a Coronal Mass Ejection […]

Daily Skywatch, May 5-6, 2009: What is Mercury Retrograde good for?

posted by Lynn Hayes

by Lynn Hayes.  This is written for Eastern time zone – please adjust accordingly for your own part of the world.  You can see the positions of today’s planets here.  The Moon has moved into peaceful Libra now, where the desire […]

Daily Skywatch May 3-4 2009 and Musings on the recent Venus Retrograde

posted by Lynn Hayes

by Lynn Hayes.  This is written for Eastern time zone – please adjust accordingly for your own part of the world.  You can see the positions of today’s planets here.  Sorry not to have posted the Weekend Skywatch – I was […]

Interesting timing of bank stress test results

posted by Lynn Hayes

by Lynn Hayes Evidently the Federal Reserve will disclose the results of the “stress test” on May 7, the day that Mercury turns retrograde.   While bank executives are still muddling through stress-test results, their communication managers are wrestling with […]

Skywatch for May is posted!

posted by Lynn Hayes

by Lynn Hayes The complete Skywatch article is posted here, but here is the introduction: The big news in May is the triple conjunction of Jupiter, Chiron, and Neptune which culminates on the 26th and 27th of May. We have […]

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Sunday inspiration: Trusting the future
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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 spiritual experience, but it can also be confusing and induce

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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 which we are generally asked to let go of something tha

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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 of a splendor that time and space forgot - we are intr

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