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Into the underworld, and Venus ascending

posted by Lynn Hayes

Halloween truly is a pagan practice, and most people now recognize that this so-called holiday is actually rooted in the old Celtic festival of Samhain. Although Halloween is commonly celebrated on October 31, the festival of Samhain is a cross-quarter […]

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Taylor Swift is angry

posted by Lynn Hayes

Taylor Swift, the beautiful young songstress who has achieved great success at a young age, has been in the news over the past week for her new album.  A recent article in the Times says: FOR pure star-on-star revenge, “Dear John,” from […]

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Punkie night!

posted by Lynn Hayes

Beth Owl’s Daughter reminds us that tonight is “Punkie Night,” an ancient celebration from Somerset England which is celebrated by the carving of pumpkin-like mangolds. Beth writes, “Throughout Somerset, locals use the term “spunky” to refer to Will-o-the-Wisps — a […]

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In the news: Zecharia Sitchin and Charlie Sheen

posted by Lynn Hayes

Zecharia Sitchin has died I just discovered that Zecharia Sitchin died on October 9th.  Sitchin was the author of many books translating ancient Sumerian texts which appeared to describe the settlement of Earth by ancient astronauts.  Though ridiculed by many, […]

The United States Saturn Return

posted by Lynn Hayes

Every thirty years, Saturn returns to its place in the birthchart and that is no less true for national charts than it is for the charts of individuals.  The “Saturn Return” is a time that requires the celebration of Saturnian […]

The Plutocracy of Pluto in Capricorn 2010

posted by Lynn Hayes

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) on Thursday said the United States would be ceded to plutocrats and oligarchs if Republicans win next month’s election, referring to the flood of pro-GOP corporate election spending. Peasants for Plutocracy by Michael Dal Cerro […]

The rebellion of Juan Williams

posted by Lynn Hayes

Juan Williams is a well-respected journalist who has been a commentator for NPR news since 1999 and on Fox News for the past several years.  Last week Williams was fired by NPR for saying that he was afraid of travelers […]

Predicting the future with astrology

posted by Lynn Hayes

The title of this post is misleading.  As my readers know, I do not believe that we can predict the future with astrology.  We can predict stormy weather; we can predict good fortune of some kind.  We cannot predict with […]

Full Moon in Aries: October 22, 2010

posted by Lynn Hayes

Art by Steven Miller The Full Moon on Friday, October 22nd, is at the very last degree of Aries.  Aries is the sign of initiation and courage; the sign that inspires us to forge ahead despite our fears and anxieties […]

Saturn in Libra and musings on Mad Men and beauty

posted by Lynn Hayes

Libra is ruled by Venus, and Venus is the goddess of love and beauty.  Venus bestows the power of attraction, and this includes physical attractiveness as well as personal magnetism.  With Saturn in Libra, our ideas of beauty and our […]

Chiron and Neptune – the final dance

posted by Lynn Hayes

Chiron and Neptune are within twelve minutes of a conjunction now, about as close as they are going to come before finally separating in late November.  Although their conjunction is not exactly at the same degree, the influence of these […]

Stock market optimism continues a little longer

posted by Lynn Hayes

The conjunction of Jupiter to Uranus is still creating optimism in the markets that defy the news: “U.S. stocks closed higher Monday as investors were encouraged by earnings from Citigroup and a measure of home-builder confidence that topped expectations.” (read […]

Saturn in Libra: Testing the boundaries of marriage

posted by Lynn Hayes

Saturn as we know presides over structures that we create in our world and in our society, such as the institutions of government and marriage, which is a formalized relationship that is sanctioned by the State.  Libra is the sign […]

Mars meets Uranus

posted by Lynn Hayes

No scatalogical jokes please!  But check out this post by Astrofix about Mars/Uranus aspects, if only for the image which is a fantastic representation of Uranian energy. Mars represents energy and enthusiasm and desire, as well as the anger and rage that […]

Musings on the Chilean miners

posted by Lynn Hayes

Yesterday the world watched enraptured as 33 miners in Chile were released from their bondage in the Underworld and emerged relatively unscathed, with amazing stories of bravery and transformation.  One of the more amazing reports that I heard was that […]

National Face your Fears Day

posted by Lynn Hayes

I never knew there was such a thing, but I just discovered that today (October 13th)  is National Face your Fears Day.  This is rather appropriate astrologically because today the Moon is in Capricorn, the sign of pragmatism and doing […]

Uranus strikes in the North Sea

posted by Lynn Hayes

In a rare zing of astrological accuracy, a tanker named Uranus carrying fuel (Pisces) struck a huge (Jupiter) cargo vessel in the English Channel last week, just as Jupiter and Uranus were completing their conjunction!  Read all about it here…

Happy 10/10/10!!

posted by Lynn Hayes

Here is an interesting article on the numerological component of October 10, 2010 and tens in particular: 10 is the number on which we tend to judge perfection. “10 out of 10!” “A perfect 10!” “On a scale of 1 to […]

The significance of 10/10/10: a lecture

posted by Lynn Hayes

Art from Vibrakeys I recently received an invitation to an event in Asheville called the Stargate Portal Opening on October 10, 2010.  According to Enoch, as channeled through Dr Raja Merk Dove,  “On this Sacred Day ye call 10-10-10 the Atlantean Crystals, […]

New Moon in Libra, October 7 2010

posted by Lynn Hayes

 A New Moon occurs when the Sun and Moon align in the sky, beginning the next phase of the lunar cycle. There’s a clearing of the slate, and an opportunity to begin anew.  The Libra New Moon on October 7 […]

Pluto and Ceres: The Hungarian red sludge disaster

posted by Lynn Hayes

The first phase of the Pluto/Ceres conjunction brought us the Horizon oil rig disaster, and now as Ceres prepares to conjoin Pluto for the second time we have a “flood of red sludge” that could equal or exceed the negative […]

Mercury has a tail!

posted by Lynn Hayes

Two satellites peering at the sun have snapped photos of Mercury’s long, comet-like tail, but it took an amateur astronomer to bring the pictures to light. The twin satellites are part of NASA’s Stereo (Solar Terrestrial Relations Observatory) mission. They […]

Six teen suicides in September

posted by Lynn Hayes

The much publicized suicide of Tyler Clementi last week after a roommate posted a streaming web video of him in intimate contact with a male friend was only one of what appears to be an epidemic of suicides by gay […]

Lynn’s Skywatch for October is posted

posted by Lynn Hayes

There’s still time to sign up for my newsletter if you’re not already on my mailing list.  The newsletter comes with a translation of the astrological information and predictions into simple English along with other news from me.  Just visit […]

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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

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