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July 2011 Archives

New Moon in Leo, July 30 2011

posted by Lynn Hayes

The New Moon marks the beginning of a new lunar cycle – the time when the Sun and the Moon are aligned at the exact degree.  It would be more accurately called the “Dark Moon,” since this alignment occurs before […]

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The “real” astrology chart for the USA

posted by Lynn Hayes

I’ve been spending a lot of time this week researching the various charts for the USA which is one reason for my lack of posting.  I have used the Sibley chart with great results, but every time I post an […]

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More about Norway and the Mars/South Node

posted by Lynn Hayes

In my recent postabout the horrific attacks in Oslo last Friday, I described the transit of Mars and the South Node over Pluto in the chart of Norway, and the transit of Chiron in a square to the South Node […]

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Sunday inspiration: Desiderata

posted by Lynn Hayes

Desiderata Go placidly amid the noise and haste, and remember what peace there may be in silence. As far as possible without surrender be on good terms with all persons. Speak your truth quietly and clearly; and listen to others, […]

Amy Winehouse, dead at 27

posted by Lynn Hayes

The number of musicians who have died at age 27 (putting her in the sadly named “27 Club”) has just increased by one.  Amy Winehouse died Saturday July 23 of a drug overdose at her home in London. I profiled […]

The astrology of the Oslo bombing

posted by Lynn Hayes

On Friday July 22nd at 3:26 pm local time, a bomb ripped through government building in Oslo.  This attack was followed by the murder of 87 people at a Labor Party youth camp not far away. The chart for Norway […]

Pluto has a new moon!

posted by Lynn Hayes

Uranus rules surprising events, so it’s an interesting synchronicity that a new Moon around Pluto is discovered just as the square between Uranus and Pluto reaches its closest point until next year. Temporarily named P-4, the new moon may ultimately […]

The astrology of Michele Bachmann, Part I

posted by Lynn Hayes

Now that the news is out that Michele Bachmann, a Republican presidential contender for the 2012 election, suffers from migraines I am eager to profile her.  I found this great article from Patrick Watson in which Bachmann reports on the […]

A video game about chakras

posted by Lynn Hayes

Now I KNOW we’re in the Aquarian Age! Deepak Chopra, the Ayurvedic physician who has done a great deal to bring holistic healing and Eastern mysticism to the West over the past many years (and fellow Beliefnet blogger)  is working […]

A quiet period in planet town

posted by Lynn Hayes

My readers will be relieved to know that over the next week or two the planetary energy is much more mellow than what we have been experiencing over the past few months, especially in July.  The outer planets which have […]

On Rupert Murdoch’s sudden change of fortune

posted by Lynn Hayes

Rupert Murdoch is quite possibly the largest media baron in the world.  A native Australian, his reach extends throughout Asia, Europe, and the Americas and the list of media outlets he owns would strike terror into the heart of conspiracy […]

Capricorn Full Moon! July 14-15, 2011

posted by Lynn Hayes

The Capricorn Full Moon the 15th occurs with the Moon in Capricorn opposite the Cancerian Sun. Signs in opposition are like the Yin/Yang symbol – each sign contains what the other lacks, and the Full Moon requires that we integrate […]

Androgyny and the Aquarian Age

posted by Lynn Hayes

I have always found it interesting that the worldly definition of “Uranian” according to Wikipedia is Uranian is a nineteenth century term that referred to a person of a third sex — originally, someone with “a female psyche in a […]

Does astrology work in the southern hemisphere?

posted by Lynn Hayes

Tropical astrology is based upon the turning of the wheel of the seasons, with Aries at the Spring equinox and the rest of the cardinal signs marking the beginning of the other equinoxes and solstices.  But what happens in the […]

Uranus turns retrograde, July 9 2011

posted by Lynn Hayes

I had been meaning to write about Uranus turning retrograde and then I read Beth Owl’s Daughter’s blog post from a couple of days ago: I have been somewhat surprised to find that I am on becalmed waters. Not because […]

The astrology of Casey Anthony

posted by Lynn Hayes

Any time the public is swept into hysteria over a sensationalized media frenzy I tend to back away from it unless I want to use it as a magnet to attract traffic to the blog.  I believe that this kind […]

Solar Return for the US, July 2011

posted by Lynn Hayes

Any person, place or event with a date of origination has an astrological chart. Humans have birthdates, companies have incorporation dates, and countries have their own dates of origination (we call this “mundane” astrology). Mundane charts are not always easy […]

Sunday inspiration: Moving into Spirit

posted by Lynn Hayes

“For me, spirituality is ecstatic experiences with the divine within nature and all that is beyond. For me, the divine is what gives the universe life and it is therefore eternal, yet it penetrates our world even to the extent […]

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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