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June 2011 Archives

Lynn’s Skywatch for July, and the July 1 solar eclipse

posted by Lynn Hayes

I’ve posted the Planetary Illuminations for July, and you canread the entire article here.  You can also read the abridged English translation here, and if you would like Skywatch delivered each month in your email box just sign up on my […]

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Fires and floods

posted by Lynn Hayes

Fires are burning in North Carolina, New Mexico and Arizona, floods are raging in North Dakota and the Phillipines.  Earlier this spring  record numbers of tornadoes ripped through areas of the country not known for them. Earlier this spring we […]

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The Universe defies expectations

posted by Lynn Hayes

I always feel a certain amount of glee when conventional science is turned on its head.  After all, conventional science pooh-poohs not only astrology, but also psychology and any other field of study which cannot be rigorously tested and duplicated […]

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Sunday inspiration: This present moment

posted by Lynn Hayes

One of the passages in the Bible that is most interesting to me is the fact that during the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah as Lot’s wife was fleeing the city she looked back and was turned into a pillar […]

Preparing for the upcoming Solar Eclipse on July 1

posted by Lynn Hayes

I generally reserve my posts on the faster moving cycles for my Facebook and Twitter pages, but we have a few things going on right now that are worth mentioning here. First, the Sun is moving into a potentially challenging […]

Pagan aspects of the Solstice

posted by Lynn Hayes

Astrologer Gary Caton has a nice article today about the pagan symbolism in the Wheel of the Year and also connects the Solstices and Equinoxes to the Tarot: there are 4 cards in the Tarot which tell the story of […]

Chart for the Summer Solstice, June 21 2011

posted by Lynn Hayes

The Sun enters the sign of Cancer at 1:16 pm EDT, an event that we call the Summer Solstice.  The Summer Solstice is the longest day of the year and the day at which the Sun reaches the highest point […]

Sunday inspiration: Father’s day musings

posted by Lynn Hayes

Father’s Day (like Mother’s Day) can be very difficult for those of us who have lost a father through death or estrangement. It’s interesting that the astrological Sun represents the father, and it also represents the Self.  While the mother […]

Much ado about Comet Elenin

posted by Lynn Hayes

Over the past few months I have read lots of exciting news about Comet Elenin – that it could be the Blue Star Kachina of the Hopi Prophecy, heralding the end times, or that it is actually Planet X, the […]

Post-eclipse wrapup

posted by Lynn Hayes

“So other than that Mrs. Lincoln, how did you like the play?” Some rather significant events happened yesterday, coinciding with the Sagittarius lunar eclipse: Al Qaeda’s former #2, Ayman Al-Zawahiri, has been named the new head of Al Qaeda.  He was […]

More details on tonight’s eclipse

posted by Lynn Hayes

The lunar eclipse tonight will be one of the longest lasting eclipses in 100 years, lasting about 100 minutes. It will be visible in eastern South America, Africa, the Middle East, Europe, Southern or Southeast Asia, and Australia but will not […]

Sagittarius lunar eclipse and Full Moon, June 15 2011

posted by Lynn Hayes

The energy for tomorrow’s lunar eclipse is starting to build, and it’s likely to have a profound effect on many of us. The eclipse will peak at the moment of the Full Moon at 4:14 pm Eastern. This is a […]

Sunday inspiration for the Scorpio Moon

posted by Lynn Hayes

“The dream is the small hidden door in the deepest and most intimate sanctum of the soul, which opens to that primeval cosmic night that was soul long before there was conscious ego and will be soul far beyond what […]

“Tell me something good.”

posted by Lynn Hayes

It’s human nature to seek pleasure and avoid pain.  Nobody wants to feel bad, or go through difficult situations.  I have been an astrologer for more than half of my life now, so it’s hard for me to remember what […]

Our Amazing Universe

posted by Lynn Hayes

CASSINI MISSION from Chris Abbas on Vimeo.

Chiron turns retrograde today, June 8 – November 10,2011

posted by Lynn Hayes

A retrograde lesson We are most familiar with Mercury turning retrograde and the snafus that ensue, but all of the planets turn retrograde at one point or another.  When the planets in the sky are observed from Earth, they sometimes […]

Musings on death and planetary alchemy

posted by Lynn Hayes

A friend of mine died on Friday.  I had known him casually for many years and worked closely with him for about five.  His death at the age of 65 came less than a month after a diagnosis of a […]

Sunday inspiration: wake up to what is all around you

posted by Lynn Hayes

Thanks to the great Allspirit site for this poem by David Whyte. Your great mistake is to act the drama as if you were alone. As if life were a progressive and cunning crime with no witness to the tiny […]

Skywatch link is fixed

posted by Lynn Hayes

sorry for the inconvenience! There was some bad code but it’s been repaired. Here’s the link to the June Skywatch.

Jack Kevorkian has died

posted by Lynn Hayes

I seem to be surrounded with death this week – one good friend is dying, another good friend’s dog has died, and now the Doctor of Death himself has died at the age of 83. Jack Kevorkian, a physician, began […]

Jupiter in Taurus, 2011-2012

posted by Lynn Hayes

Jupiter will enter the sign of Taurus on June 4th, leaving the sign of Aries where he has inspired revolutionary behavior across the Middle East and moving into a more grounded place of stability, where our ideas and inspiration that […]

Skywatch is posted, and Gemini New Moon

posted by Lynn Hayes

I am having technical issues and for some reason right now Skywatch is only visible for me in Firefox, I can’t see it in Chrome or Internet Explorer.  If you can see it you’ll find it here. In any case, […]

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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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