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Astrological Musings

Astrological Musings

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Lynn Hayes has been a practising astrological consultant in beautiful North Carolina for over 25 years, working with clients all over the world both in person and by phone. She focuses on therapeutic and healing approaches which encourage greater empowerment and personal growth. Visit www.astrodynamics.net for more information.

Sunday inspiration: Trusting the future

posted by Lynn Hayes

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 […]

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Neptune in Pisces and the question of reality

posted by Lynn Hayes

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 […]

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Leo Full Moon, February 7 2012

posted by Lynn Hayes

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 […]

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Sunday inspiration: The Great Nest of Being

posted by Lynn Hayes

“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 trouble with Demi Moore

posted by Lynn Hayes

The troubled actress Demi Moore has been in the news lately after she was hospitalized for what appears to be a combination of prescription drugs, nitrous oxide and alcohol.  While her behavior has been more erratic since her separation from […]

Planetary Illuminations for February 2012

posted by Lynn Hayes

The Planetary Illuminations report for February is up on my website and you can read the article in its entirety here.  My newsletter subscribers receive a translation of this report into easy to understand English, so if you’re not already […]

Year of the Dragon

posted by Lynn Hayes

This is the Year of the Water Dragon, which evidently is a very big deal in Chinese culture.  I confess that my knowledge of Chinese astrologer doesn’t extend far beyond what’s printed on the placemats in Chinese restaurants, but I […]

The Astrological State of the Union

posted by Lynn Hayes

Like people, countries have astrology charts that are based from the date and time of their inception.  There is a great deal of argument among astrologers over which is the “real” chart for the US, and if you like you […]

Sunday inspiration: The web of life and grace

posted by Lynn Hayes

Art by Willow Arlenea. It’s hard to deny that we are being pulled into a vortex towards a new future that is unlike anything any of us have ever known.  This is exhilarating for some of us and frightening for […]

Neptune re-enters Pisces February 3, 2012

posted by Lynn Hayes

This is an excerpt from a longer article that can be found on my website here. By its very nature, Neptune is difficult to talk about. It tends to be evasive and dreamy, and full of imagination and artistic creativity. […]

Mars retrograde and the biggest solar flare hits Earth

posted by Lynn Hayes

As an astrologer I am always looking for coincidences and interesting links, and the release of a huge solar flare the day that Mars turned retrograde is one of those interesting connections.  Mars represents fire, enthusiasm, drive, it’s an aggressive […]

New Moon in Aquarius, January 22-23, 2012

posted by Lynn Hayes

The Sun and the Moon will unite in Aquarius at 2:39 am on January 23rd (Eastern) or 7:39 am GMT.  We call this the New Moon but it is technically the “dark” of the Moon – not even a sliver […]

The astrology of SOPA

posted by Lynn Hayes

SOPA is the Stop Online Piracy Act currently under discussion in the US House of Representatives.  At first glance, stopping online piracy sounds like a good idea.  I know that I myself have found plenty of my articles circulating on […]

Sunday inspiration: Working with the Hierophant to create our destiny

posted by Lynn Hayes

My friend Beth Owls Daughter writes that 2012 is the Year of the Hierophant according to the Tarot numerology system. The Hierophant in the Tarot is traditionally associated with the Pope as a symbol for religious structures and dogma. The word […]

Posthumous astrology

posted by Lynn Hayes

Beliefnet has been down frequently over the past week, please know that you can also read this blog on my mirror site here. It’s interesting how astrology continues to work even after a person has left their physical body.  I […]

Astrology software for the Iphone

posted by Lynn Hayes

As a professional astrologer I’m always asked  for recommendations of astrology software programs. Until now there has been a huge gap between the so-called “horoscope” apps that provide fun but useless “horoscopes” based on sun sign only, especially for the […]

Will religion survive the Aquarian Age?

posted by Lynn Hayes

In Sweden a new religion called “kopimism” is dedicated to the right to share files freely across the internet.  This religion has been officially recognized by the Swedish government as a lawful religion. Its sacred symbols are ctrl-c and ctrl-v […]

Planetary Illuminations for January 2012 now posted

posted by Lynn Hayes

One of my 2012 goals is to complete the name change from Skywatch to Planetary Illuminations, and to get the reports delivered to you on time!  In the meantime, I’ve posted the January report here.  And here is an introduction […]

A look back at the Astrology of 2011

posted by Lynn Hayes

I like the principle of the Sankofa Bird, which says that in order to understand the future we must understand the past.  When I see a new client I always go back over the past five years or so to […]

Mars retrograde December 2011- January 2012

posted by Lynn Hayes

You may have heard that Mars is getting ready to turn retrograde, an event that only occurs every two years or so.  Mars is known as a malefic in traditional astrology signifying bad luck and loss (Mars is the “lesser […]

Capricorn New Moon, December 24 2011

posted by Lynn Hayes

The Sun entered Capricorn on December 22nd, unlocking an irritating aspect between Jupiter (expansion) and Uranus (radical change). The Sun harmonizes with Jupiter which promotes harmony and self-confidence, but the Sun squares Uranus which can be frustrating as we come […]

The astrology of the death of Kim Jong Il

posted by Lynn Hayes

Kim Jong Il, the Supreme Leader of North Korea, died  on December 17th leaving his already unstable country in a state of uncertainty. In 2006 I profiled Kim Jong Il which you can read here.  As I wrote then, there […]

Sunday poetry for the Winter Solstice

posted by Lynn Hayes

artwork by Jane Miluski WINTER SOLSTICE Journeying around the sun, at Yule, she turns furthest from the light. Here In the dark of the long night she is veiled, and here she comes to the fullness of her union with […]

The Optimism of Tim Tebow’s astrological chart

posted by Lynn Hayes

Not being a sports fan I had no idea who Tim Tebow was, but as a student of human behavior this article in the New York Times intrigued me: Tebow tends to have his worst 45 minutes of play when […]

Time Magazine’s Person of the Year: The Protester

posted by Lynn Hayes

Astrologers everywhere are nodding their head.  Uranus in Aries square Pluto – Time Magazine names “The Protester” the person of the year.  Uranus: rebellion and radical change, in Aries: initiation and action.  Squaring Pluto, power, endings and transformation; in Capricorn, […]

Sunday inspiration: Musings on aging and friendship

posted by Lynn Hayes

Last night I went to a birthday party for someone I have known for over 30 years, since I first moved to North Carolina.  A large group of us that were involved in the same meditation group relocated to North […]

Full Moon Eclipse, Uranus turns direct – December 10, 2011

posted by Lynn Hayes

The next few days are packed with astrological energy as Uranus makes a station (a standstill) at zero degrees Aries on the same day as a lunar eclipse. As the planet of sudden change and shocking events, the role of […]

A supersized lunar eclipse

posted by Lynn Hayes

I’ll be posting tomorrow about the astrological effects of the upcoming Gemini eclipse, but meanwhile please enjoy this story from NASA about the supersized “Moon Illusion.”  (Thanks to Astrococktail for the link.) During the eclipse, most of the light from […]

A Brief Uranus/Pluto history

posted by Lynn Hayes

Uranus in Aries began a four-year cycle of a challenging square to Pluto and Capricorn this summer when the two came within one degree of an exact alignment.  Squares are 90 degree aspects between two planets that create friction and […]

December Skywatch is posted!

posted by Lynn Hayes

You can find it on my website here, or sign up for your own subscription with a translation into English. Meanwhile here’s what you need to know about the first week in December, along with a synopsis of December’s major […]

Chinese jobs use “star signs” to discriminate

posted by Lynn Hayes

While I always love to see astrology getting some press in mainstream news, the first clue that someone doesn’t know a thing about astrology is when they call the zodiac “star signs.”  The twelve signs of the zodiac represent an […]

Sunday Inspiration: A spell to commit Pronoia

posted by Lynn Hayes

thanks to Rob Breszny for this poem by psychotherapist Jennifer Welwood.   Willing to experience aloneness, I discover connection everywhere; Turning to face my fear, I meet the warrior who lives within; Opening to my loss, I am given unimaginable […]

Sagittarius New Moon eclipse, November 25 2011 PLUS Mercury turns retrograde

posted by Lynn Hayes

Art by Sally J. Smith, from Silver Rockets.  The New Moon occurred a few hours ago, but we are still in its influence for the next day or two.  Although astronomically this is technically a partial eclipse, because the lunation […]

The astrology of the Penn State scandal

posted by Lynn Hayes

On November 4, 2011 a grand jury indicted Jerry Sandusky, former assistant football coach at Penn State University, on 40 counts of sexual abuse against young boys.  Evidently these assaults or advances had been going on since 1994 despite the […]

Sunday inspiration and planetary news

posted by Lynn Hayes

This week’s inspiration is the Grand Trine in Earth that is blessing us from the heavens over the next couple of weeks.  A Grand Trine occurs when three (or more) planets align in a triangular formation, dividing the circle of […]

Full Moon in Taurus, November 10, 2011

posted by Lynn Hayes

photos stolen from Beth Owl’s Daughter. Since she is a friend she probably won’t mind!  The Moon will reach its fullness in Taurus at 3:16 pm Eastern time (7:16 pm GMT) on November 10, 2011.  The Sun is in Scorpio, […]

Neptune and Chiron turn direct, and other planetary news this week

posted by Lynn Hayes

Neptune and Chiron both change direction in a few days after traveling retrograde since earlier this year, which means their (apparent) motion has slowed to a virtual standstill as they prepare to move forward again.  These two have been tied […]

My Saturn Return ate my Skywatch

posted by Lynn Hayes

At least that’s what I’m blaming it on.  Those of you on my mailing list already know this story, but after spending over two hours writing the November Skywatch a template glitch ate the entire thing before it could be […]

Regulus moves into Virgo and the British law of succession changes

posted by Lynn Hayes

What we call the “fixed stars” (as opposed to planets, known in antiquity as the “wanderers” because they moved across the sky from the vantage point of ancient humans) are actually not so fixed.  Although they appear in the same […]

Samhain – a day of remembrance

posted by Lynn Hayes

Samhain (an ancient Gaelic word pronounced Sow’-en) is the ancient Celtic holiday that has come down to us as Hallowe’en (derivation of “All Hallows Eve”).  Although it is associated today with witchcraft and doings of the devil, in pre-Christian times […]

New Moon in Scorpio, October 26 2011

posted by Lynn Hayes

The New Moon occurs when the Moon conjoins the Sun, beginning a new lunar cycle.  Scorpio is the sign of emotional fearlessness and demands that we find pure and complete acceptance of ourselves at the deepest core of our being, […]

When does the Mayan calendar really end?

posted by Lynn Hayes

(click image to enlarge) The Mayan calendar is usually said to end on December 21, 2012, but that date seems to have little relevance to the actual Mayan calendar, although it has come to bear great mythological significance for the […]

Richard Nolle predicted the earthquake in Turkey

posted by Lynn Hayes

If you don’t already subscribe to Richard’s planetary forecast, I strongly recommend it. In his October forecast he notes that the Scorpio New Moon on October 26th is a SuperMoon with potential for significant geocosmic effects: The likelihood of destructive storms, […]

Sunday inspiration: Answering the question “Who am I”

posted by Lynn Hayes

Examining “Who am I” is like beginning to go to the movies just to see how the movie is made. As we first sit down in the dark theater we find that we are relating to the objects of the melodrama, […]

The world has still not ended, but the renewal is at hand

posted by Lynn Hayes

Despite lots of hysteria in some circles over Comet Elenin as a harbinger of doom, and more predictions by evangelical preacher Harold Camping that the world would erupt in flames on October 21st – we are still here.  Comet Elenin broke down […]

Sunday inspiration: The world is your lover

posted by Lynn Hayes

It is my experience that the world itself has a role to play in our liberation. Its very pressures, pains, and risks can wake us up – release us from the bonds of ego and guide us home to our […]

The astrology of Ashton Kutcher

posted by Lynn Hayes

Much has been said lately about Ashton Kutcher’s alleged adultery, and the possible demise of the May/December relationship is being blamed on their age difference.  But I suspect it has more to do with the fact that Ashton’s chart reveals […]

An astrologer looks at 50

posted by Lynn Hayes

Art borrowed from the New Moon Journal. It’s good to see Huffington Post carrying some serious astrology articles like this one (not that our friend Michael Lutin, HuffPo’s usual astrological source, isn’t serious although he is quite entertaining). Astrologer Virginia Bell […]

Full Moon in Aries: October 11, 2011

posted by Lynn Hayes

The Aries Full Moon occurs on the evening of October 11th. As in any Full Moon, the Aries Moon opposes the Libra Sun, bringing the Aries/Libra polarity into the forefront of our awareness. The Aries/Libra dynamic balances the need for […]

Sunday inspiration: Cling to nothing

posted by Lynn Hayes

Cling to nothing, not even to the idea of letting go. Remember that releasing the old will happen when you are ready and not a moment before. Your task is not to force anything, but to ALLOW. Like leaves falling […]

RIP Steve Jobs

posted by Lynn Hayes

Steve Jobs, former head of Apple Computing, died yesterday after battling pancreatic cancer since 2004.  He was 56 years old. I profiled Mr. Jobs back in 2009: Jobs has an interesting chart with the Sun in Pisces. Pisces is the […]

“Occupy Wall Street” – the beginning of Uranus/Pluto in the US

posted by Lynn Hayes

The movement known as “Occupy Wall Street” which began about three weeks ago in New York’s financial district has spread across the country, but it still isn’t clear what the message of the movement is.  For the first couple of […]

Lynn’s Skywatch is posted!

posted by Lynn Hayes

You can read the whole article here, and if you’re on my mailing list you will receive the abridged version by the end of the day with a translation into English.  If you’re not on my mailing list, please sign […]

The astrology of prophets and holy beings

posted by Lynn Hayes

My friend Robert Wilkinson has an interesting article today in answer to a reader’s question whether prophets and wise people can be revealed from their birthcharts.  Before I go into Robert’s response I’d like to weigh in myself and say […]

The astrology of Ellen DeGeneres’ health scare

posted by Lynn Hayes

Disclaimer: I am not a medical profession and I have no medical training.  I do, however, have a special interest in the astrological analysis of health effects. Ellen DeGeneres was treated on Monday for chest pains that began on Sunday. […]

Sunday inspiration: Make yourself miracle-ready

posted by Lynn Hayes

An inifinitude of miracles are waiting to emerge into your experience, if you are miracle-ready enough to receive them. Make yourself miracle-ready by giving up judgement,blame, attack, criticism, victimhood, obsession with yesterday or tomorrow, fear-based scripts or explanations and self-centered […]

The Autumn Equinox: Sun enters Libra

posted by Lynn Hayes

art by Wendy Andrew. The Sun entered Libra this morning at 5:04 am EDT (9:04 am GMT) , marking the Autumn Equinox in the turning of the wheel of the seasons.  The beginning of each season is marked by the […]

Pluto in Capricorn: Passing through the gate of wisdom

posted by Lynn Hayes

My friend Gary shared this article by Michael Meade and it’s so applicable to the current passage of Pluto through Capricorn.  Capricorn is ruled by Saturn, also known as the Greek Kronos, also known as “Father Time.”  Saturn and Capricorn […]

Sunday inspiration: Simplicity, patience, compassion

posted by Lynn Hayes

“Simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures. Simple in actions and thoughts, you return to the source of being. Patient with both friends and enemies, you accord with the way things are. Compassionate toward yourself, you reconcile all […]

Ten things you should know about astrology

posted by Lynn Hayes

While I’m out of town I’m reposting some older articles you might enjoy. 1.  Your birthchart is much more than your Sun sign.  You have more than ten different astrological signatures in your chart!! The astrology that most people know comes […]

Remembering September 11th, and a look at the Pisces Full Moon, September 12, 2011

posted by Lynn Hayes

Remembering September 11th art by Elaine Felos Ostrander. You will have a hard time ignoring the fact that today is the tenth anniversary of the September 11th attacks if you live in the United States.  There’s not a media outlet […]

Sunday inspiration: A life of deep awareness

posted by Lynn Hayes

<p style=”text-align: center;”><a rel=”attachment wp-att-8195″ href=”http://astrodynamics.net/blog/?attachment_id=8195″><img class=”aligncenter size-full wp-image-8195″ title=”10487870_s” src=”http://astrodynamics.net/blog/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/10487870_s.jpg” alt=”this present moment” width=”400″ height=”267″ /></a></p> <p style=”text-align: center;”>The secret of beginning a life of deep awareness and sensitivity lies in our willingness to pay attention.</p> <p style=”text-align: center;”>Our […]

Astrology in my world: In the shadow of Saturn

posted by Lynn Hayes

Beth Owls Daughter and I met for lunch yesterday and commiserated on our upcoming Saturn Returns – although we are a year about, our Saturns are close to the same degree and we both are in the shadow of the […]

Jupiter was almost a star

posted by Lynn Hayes

I’m mostly posting on this because it’s such a fantastic photo from the Cassini probe (Source: Daily Galaxy).  The article is pretty incredible too: Jupiter, the most massive planet in our solar system — with dozens of moons and an […]

UK Researcher says “seasonal interference” is not astrology

posted by Lynn Hayes

Russell Foster, a researcher with Oxford University in the UK, has uncovered a correlation between birth month and career path. According to researchers, a child born in December is more likely to become a dentist while someone whose birthday falls […]

Updated! The astrology of Chaz Bono and the Aquarian Age

posted by Lynn Hayes

At the age of 42 Chaz Bono has joined the cast of the television program “Dancing with the Stars” – an event which has caused widespread controversy and brought his recent gender reassignment surgery into the forefront of the news. […]

Sunday inspiration: Live the question

posted by Lynn Hayes

Have patience with everything that remains unsolved in your heart. Try to love the questions themselves, like locked rooms and like books written in a foreign language. Do not now look for the answers. They cannot now be given to […]

Astrology in my world: Adventures in Astrology

posted by Lynn Hayes

Maybe it’s because I am heading into the vortex of my second Saturn return (three degrees away it already is a doozy!), or maybe it’s because my progressed Mercury is getting ready to turn direct after being retrograde for many […]

Skywatch for September is posted!

posted by Lynn Hayes

You can read the article in its entirety here, or sign up on my website for my newsletter to receive a translation of Skywatch into easy to understand English each month. Here’s the introduction to get you started for September: […]

Jupiter retrograde, August 30 2011

posted by Lynn Hayes

“Sometimes we stare so long at a door that is closing that we see too late the one that is open.” –Alexander Graham Bell This morning as I was walking my dog I listened to a podcast of This American […]

Sunday inspiration: Take what you are and use it

posted by Lynn Hayes

At a ritual recently I learned of a wonderful book called Remedios: Stories of Earth and Iron.  Each us of selected one of the remedios, and mine was Milk Thistle.  The story of Milk Thistle is very appropriate for the […]

New Moon in Virgo, August 28 2011

posted by Lynn Hayes

New Moons are the beginning of a new lunar cycle and a time to wash away the past and begin anew. What we call the astrological New Moon, the exact moment in which the Sun and Moon are aligned in […]

Soul surgery: Planetary news this week

posted by Lynn Hayes

Those of us on a spiritual path seek transformation and spiritual evolution but then resist it when the experience is upon us.  This is human nature since the ego seeks to control the experience of the life – to surrender […]

An interesting astrological history

posted by Lynn Hayes

I confess I have never heard of Simon Forman, so I found this article about him very informative (it was posted on Facebook by Stephanie Gailling of Planetary Apothecary).  He was an astrologer in the late 16th century, predating William […]

Sunday inspiration: A blessing

posted by Lynn Hayes

May the light of your soul guide you. May the light of your soul bless the work You do with the secret love and warmth of your heart. May you see in what you do the beauty of your own […]

The late Sathya Sai Baba on the 2012 bandwagon

posted by Lynn Hayes

With all due respect to the late Sathya Sai Baba, who was a controversial guru beloved by many before he died this spring, this recent interview with him shows an exceptional ignorance about the cycles (and lack of them) that […]

Wild swings in financial markets and a look ahead

posted by Lynn Hayes

The US stock market has been manic-depressive lately, swinging from wild highs to abysmal lows. Mercury began to station (its apparent motion slowed down to a crawl) on August 2nd and it turned retrograde on August 4th.  On August 2nd […]

The astrology of Michelle Bachmann

posted by Lynn Hayes

Michelle Bachmann was the winner of the Iowa Straw Poll this week, putting her in the forefront of the pack for the 2012 elections.  It would be a mistake to laugh off her candidacy as a joke. Ms. Bachmann has […]

Decoding the Galactic Center

posted by Lynn Hayes

The Galactic Center, at 26 degrees Sagittarius, was a big topic a few years ago when Pluto transited  through that point for the first time in 244 years, but it’s not a subject that receives a great deal of astrological […]

Sunday inspiration: Dance in the rain

posted by Lynn Hayes

This is particularly apt for me today, because we actually did get some rain, and because I danced Friday night and am blissful as a result.  I was unable to find the creator of this artwork, if you know it […]

Full Moon in Aquarius, August 13, 2011

posted by Lynn Hayes

The Full Moon this month will take place August 13th at 2:58 pm EDT/6:58 pm GMT. The Full Moon is the culmination of the lunar cycle and the beginning of the waning phase of letting go. In Aquarius, the Full […]

Mars and the London Riots

posted by Lynn Hayes

Disaffected young people have been rioting in England since the shooting on August 4th of a young suspect (Mark Duggan, age 29 and in his Saturn Return) during an arrest for gun crime in Tottenham in North London.  The riots […]

The Decline of the American Empire

posted by Lynn Hayes

Last week I wrote about the Sibly chart that I and most other astrologers use for the United States as a preface for this series since this is the chart I am using to track the change of fortune for […]

Sunday Inspiration: The healed vision of life

posted by Lynn Hayes

Sorry for the light posting last week – I’m back in town and will have the Decline of the American Empire article up Monday morning.  Meanwhile here is something more inspirational to help us prepare for the changes in the […]

Mercury retrograde alert!

posted by Lynn Hayes

Mercury retrograde is already wreaking some confusion regarding the date and time that it actually begins.  I have been reading on some sites that Mercury turned direct on August 2nd, but according to my Solar Fire software Mercury actually turns […]

Planetary Illuminations for August, part I

posted by Lynn Hayes

Due to a confluence of events (I’m out of town and Mercury is turning retrograde causing problems with my web host), my August newsletter will be somewhat delayed.  If you’re not already on my mailing list please sign up on […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

Waxing outer planet cycles

posted by Lynn Hayes

For some time now I have wanted to do an analysis of the outer planet cycles to see how they affect global periods of transformation so I was glad to see this article by Dharmaruci in which he discusses the […]

Sunday inspiration from Oprah

posted by Lynn Hayes

Artwork by Jerrod Maruyama. I’m not embarrassed to say that over the last 20 years I have derived some of my greatest inspiration from Oprah, and have learned a great deal from the guests on her show.  It would be […]

The War on Drugs = War on Consciousness?

posted by Lynn Hayes

So says Graham Hancock, author of many popular books on the search for ancient civilizations, most of which reside in my own bookshelves. Hancock writes: We are told that the “war on drugs” is being waged, on our behalf, by […]

New lyme disease research study

posted by Lynn Hayes

Yesterday I did a quickie reading for a new client who has lyme disease. Many of you know that I have an interest in the astrology of health and healing. My interest is not so much the traditional study of […]

Summer eclipse season is coming

posted by Lynn Hayes

Image from NASA’s Astronomy Picture of the Day, 2003. Solar and lunar eclipses occur when the Moon is either full (opposite the Sun) or “new” (conjunct the Sun), and one of the lunar nodes is located within 15 degrees of […]

Neptune in Pisces: The Magic of Illusion, the Illlusion of Magic

posted by Lynn Hayes

The mass delusion that occurred this weekend when preacher Harold Camping predicted the Rapture would occur to presage the end of the world smacks of Neptune in its own sign of Pisces.  The word “rapture” is defined as “an expression […]

May 21st is a bad day for the Rapture

posted by Lynn Hayes

WARNING:  tongue-in-cheek sarcasm ahead! As you may know, the Rapture is scheduled for 6 pm tonight with a bang and a big earthquake, according to Harold Camping, leader of Family Radio Worldwide. “Because the year 2011 AD is exactly 7,000 […]

Sex and scandals at the Scorpio Full Moon

posted by Lynn Hayes

The Shriver/Schwarzenegger breakup isn’t the only scandal to hit the newswire just as the Scorpio Moon reached its fullness. IMF Fund Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn was arrested on Saturday, May 14th for sexual assault on a hotel maid, although the major […]

Maria Shriver finds her way

posted by Lynn Hayes

As the world now knows, Arnold Schwarzenegger fathered a child with a long-time domestic worker in the Shriver-Schwarzenegger household. In my post the other day on the breakup between Maria Shriver and Arnold Schwarzenegger I wrote: Shriver’s progressed Midheaven is […]

Scorpio Full Moon, May 17 2011: Becoming whole

posted by Lynn Hayes

The Moon is full in Scorpio on May 17th at 7:09 am EDT, 11:09 am GMT, meaning that the Scorpio Moon will be exactly opposite the Sun in Taurus at that time.  The Full Moon is the peak of the […]

Sunday inspiration: Butterfly transformation in the collective

posted by Lynn Hayes

Thanks to Beth Owls Daughter for this link about the phenomenon of “imaginal cells” in the metamorphosis of the butterfly: After a caterpillar buries itself inside its cocoon, it waits to morph into a butterfly.  The caterpillar does not simply […]

Moving from Aries to Taurus

posted by Lynn Hayes

Each sign reacts to and improves on the sign that immediately precedes it, so when a planet like Mars moves from its own sign of Aries, which is courageous and vibrant but can also be impetuous and thoughtless, there is […]

“Electromagnetic effects on consciousness”

posted by Lynn Hayes

If you’ve been reading this blog for a while you know that I believe that humans are mutating as we move through the portal into the Aquarian Age, and I suspect that the flood of autistic children that are incarnating […]

The astrology of the Shriver/Schwarzenegger split

posted by Lynn Hayes

I suspect that more people were surprised when Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver married than when they announced their split this week after 25 years of marriage. When clients come for an astrological reading about their relationship, they generally want […]

Mercury, Venus and Jupiter: Oh my!

posted by Lynn Hayes

Mercury and Venus have been moving towards an exact conjunction over the past week, but today they align exactly.  On Wednesday May 11th the two will hook up with Jupiter as well, creating a triple conjunction of powerful magnitude. Mercury […]

Happy Mother’s Day from Astrological Musings

posted by Lynn Hayes

No wonder mothers have their own day – one could argue that they are the single biggest influence on our lives. A father can be absent at a birth, but never the mother! We spend nine months in the womb […]

Musings on the death of Osama bin Laden

posted by Lynn Hayes

Although March 10 1957 is commonly given as the date of birth for Osama bin Laden, This has not been certain enough for astrologers to rely on. While several sources, including an interview with bin Laden himself, have used the […]

Skywatch is posted! And the Taurus New Moon

posted by Lynn Hayes

Tune in later for a post about the death of Osama bin Laden, but for now Skywatch for May has been posted just in time for the Taurus New Moon. You can read the whole article here, or if you’re […]

Happy May Day, and a few more Royal Wedding thoughts

posted by Lynn Hayes

Today is the first of May, widely celebrated by neo-pagans as Beltane, the fire festival which honors Bel, the god of fire.  Because Beltane is a “cross-quarter” festival, meaning it occurs at the halfway point between the equinox and solstice, […]

The astrology of the Royal Wedding

posted by Lynn Hayes

I confess I’m not that interested in the Royal Wedding that occurs today. I wasn’t that interested in Charles and Diana’s wedding either, even though that wedding had much more of the pomp and circumstance that we associate with royalty […]

Barack Obama releases birth certificate (again)

posted by Lynn Hayes

Astrologers are always hunting for birth information, so we were the first ones on the trail of Barack Obama’s birth certificate.  Not that we believed he might be from Kenya, but we wanted to be able to construct an accurate […]

Dealing with fire: A flow chart

posted by Lynn Hayes

Some people, like my Aries friends, thrive on a heavy does of fire like the one we’re getting lately. They get energized and don’t mind the sleepless nights as they stay out late dancing the night away. Others of us […]

Financial news and the US Saturn Return

posted by Lynn Hayes

As I wrote a few weeks ago, we are in the middle of the second phase of the Saturn Return in the US chart.  The Saturn return occurs every 28-30 years in a chart – whether of an individual, a […]

Sunday inspiration for healing a wounded heart

posted by Lynn Hayes

Today the Sun is in a harmonious sextile to Chiron, the planet of wounding and healing.  Chiron in the natal chart shows where each of us have been wounded, and where the key to our reclaiming the soul lie. When […]

Here’s something to perk up your day!

posted by Lynn Hayes

Every page is a new beginning. Venus conjoins Uranus today, and since both are in Aries it’s gonna be a hot time in the old town tonight, if you heed the siren song of Venus, the planet of love and […]

The roots of Easter in pre-Christian paganism

posted by Lynn Hayes

Easter Week continues at Astrological Musings! Here is an interesting video detailing the pagan sources of the roots of the Christian Easter celebration. This will be a controversial video for Christians, so please proceed at your own risk. There is […]

Easter Week at Astrological Musings

posted by Lynn Hayes

<a href=”http://astrodynamics.net/blog/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/Inanna.jpg”><img title=”Inanna” src=”http://astrodynamics.net/blog/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/Inanna-e1303214421332.jpg” alt=”inanna descent into underworld” width=”179″ height=”230″ /></a>Most of the so-called Christian holidays have deep roots in astrotheology, and Easter is no different.  The very dating of Easter, the great holiday of resurrection, is based on the […]

Nicolas Cage and the Libra Full Moon

posted by Lynn Hayes

? Nicolas Cage was arrested today for assaulting his wife during an argument over which house was their New Orleans rental house. Mr. Cage is no stranger to tabloid news, having recently lost homes both in New Orleans and Bel […]

Libra Full Moon, April 17 2011: A time for balance

posted by Lynn Hayes

The time of the Full Moon, when the Sun in the sky is exactly opposite the Moon from our vantage point on earth, is always a time for balance.  The Sun is our conscious Self – our goals, our visions, […]

Don’t fall for this!

posted by Lynn Hayes

Mercury retrograde spray? Really? Maybe I’m just a skeptic, but I don’t think aromatherapy will “cure” Mercury retrograde. Mercury’s job when retrograde is to perfect our plans and communications by inspiring us to think in a different way. Avoiding this […]

Astrology in my world: Pluto transit to Chiron

posted by Lynn Hayes

by Lynn Hayes Early in my career as an astrologer, each day I carefully studied all of the bumps that the planets and luminaries (Sun and Moon) would make to my chart. After a lifetime of emotional disarray, it gave […]

The Meltdown of Charlie Sheen

posted by Lynn Hayes

I didn’t want to write about Charlie Sheen in the middle of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan when Uranus entered Aries, or when Neptune entered Pisces, equally big news from an astrological perspective, or when Pluto turned retrograde this […]

Sunday Inspiration for the Mars/Pluto square

posted by Lynn Hayes

Over the next few days Mars in Aries will be aligning in a challenging square formation to Pluto. As I wrote yesterday, Pluto is particularly powerful right now since its motion has stalled as it changes direction to travel retrograde […]

Pluto retrograde, April-September 2011

posted by Lynn Hayes

As we know, astrology is not astronomically correct and planets don’t really move backwards. But occasionally from our perspective the apparent direction of their movement changes, which we call “retrograde.” Most of us are familiar by now with Mercury retrograde […]

Part II: Neptune in Pisces

posted by Lynn Hayes

Here is Part I in case you missed it yesterday. This time around, Neptune will be in Pisces until August 4 2011 when it will retrograde back into Aquarius until February 3 2012 at which time it will move fully […]

Part I: Neptune in Pisces, 2011-2025

posted by Lynn Hayes

by Lynn Hayes To do justice to this topic I will serialize this article in two parts.  Thanks to The Mystical Experience on Facebook for this amazing image. Neptune entered Pisces on April 4th, beginning a new 14-year cycle of […]

Aries New Moon April 3 2011

posted by Lynn Hayes

Much of this article is taken from the Planetary Illuminations for April. Aries is self-directed, with a purity and innocence that can elevate us out of the realm of ego and into an experience of pure Self. What is it […]

Sunday Inspiration: the beauty of mystery

posted by Lynn Hayes

“The most beautiful experience we can have is the mysterious. It is the fundamental emotion that stands at the cradle of true art and true science. Whoever does not know it and can no longer wonder, no longer marvel, is […]

Skywatch for April is posted!

posted by Lynn Hayes

and you can read it here in its entirety. To sign up for my monthly newsletter and receive Skywatch in your inbox, just enter your email address in the convenient box in the sidebar. Or learn more about Skywatch here. […]

Mercury retrograde, March 30 – April 23 2011

posted by Lynn Hayes

Mercury turns retrograde today, taking us into three weeks of reconsideration and re-evaluation with potential communication and equipment glitches.  Mercury is in Aries during this retrograde, and since Aries is the sign of action and initiation it’s not too happy […]

Jupiter/Saturn and Mercury Retrogrades

posted by Lynn Hayes

This week the expansive urge of Jupiter bumps up against the contraction of Saturn for the third and final time in the current cycle.  This is the “Full Moon” phase of the cycle, the culmination of a pattern that began […]

Sunday inspiration: You are already naked

posted by Lynn Hayes

Tomorrow I’ll analyze the riots over the weekend in London and how they tie in with the global unrest that is unfolding as Uranus moves closer to a square to Pluto, fulfilling all of the astrological praophecies. But today, I’ve […]

Around the table with Dharmaruci

posted by Lynn Hayes

Having sat and chatted around the table with Dharmaruci last summer when I was in England, I know how interesting a conversation with him can be.  Dharmaruci runs an astrology blog called Astrotabletalk that is one of the more interesting ones out […]

Truly a Super Moon

posted by Lynn Hayes

The photos are coming in: More photos at this link.  They are really amazing!

I’m back!

posted by Lynn Hayes

Sorry folks, Beliefnet just migrated us to a WordPress platform and I couldn’t post for a week.  I’m inputting the posts for the last week so please scroll down to see the new posts!  Thank you for your patience.

RIP Elizabeth Taylor

posted by Lynn Hayes

Elizabeth Taylor died yesterday after a long battle with congestive heart failure and a lifetime of health problems.  Although she had a long and successful film career her romantic life was plagued by scandal and divorce.  She was the best […]

The US Saturn Return

posted by Lynn Hayes

It’s no secret that the United States is not the superpower it was even twenty years ago, when American manufacturers clothed people all over the world, and American farms provided grain and milk to assuage global hunger.  I would argue […]

Spring Equinox, March 20 2011

posted by Lynn Hayes

Art by Laura Elliott. The Vernal or Spring Equinox takes place at 7:41 pm tonight (EDT) and it looks like the intensity will continue to ramp up for the next few months.  The Equinoxes and Solstices occur when the Sun moves […]

The Virgo Full SuperMoon, March 19 2011

posted by Lynn Hayes

The Moon will be full today, Saturday March 19th, at 2:10 pm EDT.  The Moon is full in Virgo, and it is opposite the Pisces Sun in the sky.  The Virgo/Pisces polarity relates to a blending of our experience of […]

Nate Dogg: The effect of Chiron and Uranus on health

posted by Lynn Hayes

Disclaimer: I am not a medical professional, nor do I have training in the medical fields.  However, I have a strong interest in the way energy works in the body as described by astrological symbolism. I had never heard of […]

St. Patrick’s Day musings

posted by Lynn Hayes

Art by Jim FitzPatrick. Every now and then I do think about things that are not astrological in nature, and occasionally I like to indulge those wanderings in this blog.  So please forgive my digression as I delve today into the meaning […]

Uranium and Plutonium = Uranus and Pluto

posted by Lynn Hayes

In a stunning display of astrological synchronicity, it turns out that the reactor (known as Unit 3) in the Fukushima nuclear plant that exploded yesterday is more toxic than the other reactors because of the fuel that’s been used there. […]

Will the Supermoon wreak more havoc on the world?

posted by Lynn Hayes

by Lynn Hayes Astrology is back in the mainstream news, with articles like this that have been circulating the internet lately: The powerful tsunami that today slammed into Japan’s eastern coast comes just two days after warnings that the movement of the […]

Sunday inspiration

posted by Lynn Hayes

I haven’t posted anything inspirational for awhile, and in light of the drama unfolding in Japan I thought perhaps today would be a good day to do so. This morning I used music by Douglas Spotted Eagle in my yoga […]

And now, earthquakes and tsunamis

posted by Lynn Hayes

Anyone who has been reading this blog will remember that when Pluto (the destroyer/renewer) entered Capricorn, the Earth sign of material stability, I (and other astrologers) predicted that when Uranus, the planet of radical change, entered Aries and began to […]

Day of Rage in Saudi, just as Uranus enters Aries

posted by Lynn Hayes

Could the timing be more synchronistic?  Uranus enters Aries on Friday March 11, and a Day of Rage wave of protests is planned for Saudi Arabia on that day.  Aries is the sign that is ruled by Mars, the god […]

Are we headed for another financial bubble?

posted by Lynn Hayes

Uranus will change signs this week, moving into Aries on Friday March 11th. Because Uranus rules sudden changes and shocking events, when it changes direction or changes signs it often signifies a radical shift in financial markets. With the stock […]

Looking forward – part III: The transformation of 2012

posted by Lynn Hayes

This is the conclusion to a three-part article.  You can catch up on Part I here, and Part II here. The gods are kind and they will be gracing us with a number of powerful harmonious transits to accompany the stressful times.  […]

Skywatch for March is (finally) posted

posted by Lynn Hayes

Sorry about the delay, folks!  But my March report is posted and you can read the whole article here.  Meanwhile, here is the introduction to get you started on the month and I’ll have a more complete article on the New […]

(Part II) Looking forward: The Transformation of 2012

posted by Lynn Hayes

This is Part II of a series that will conclude tomorrow.  You can catch up on Part Ihere, and tune in tonight (Wednesday) at 7 pm to the Musings on Astrology radioshow where we will be discussing these important cycles.  Where we […]

Radio show tonight! Wednesday, March 2

posted by Lynn Hayes

Tonight we’ll have a special Musings on Astrology radio show to discuss the upcoming changes of the next few years that I’ve been writing about in the Transformation of 2012 series. The hour-long show will begin at 7 pm Eastern […]

Looking forward: The transformation of 2012

posted by Lynn Hayes

This is Part I of a series that I will be posting on my website this week. I’m also doing a special radio show on Wednesday, March 3, at 7 pm Eastern on Blog Talk Radio.  Stay tuned for more […]

More friendship advice from Saturn in Libra

posted by Lynn Hayes

If you live in North Carolina you can visit me this weekend at the Body Mind Spirit Expo in Raleigh at the fairgrounds (Kerr Scott Building).  We have lots of beautiful rocks and crystals for sale, and I’ll be doing […]

Uranus/Pluto and the power behind the revolution

posted by Lynn Hayes

As you may know, the revolutionary fever spreading through the middle east is not isolated to the Arab world.  In Wisconsin, protests against anti-union measures by the governor there have mobilized tens of thousands of government employees and students since […]

Saturn Rx in Libra: Facebook relationship news

posted by Lynn Hayes

In Libra, Saturn likes to codify relationships.  Saturn after all is the planet of structure and form, and Libra is the sign of relationships and connections. Saturn turned retrograde a few weeks ago, so it is now appearing to move […]

Uranus in Pisces and “Ubiquitous Computing”

posted by Lynn Hayes

I read an article the other day that mentioned  “ubiquitous computing” which resonates so clearly of the mutual reception between Uranus in Pisces and Neptune in Aquarius that I had to do a little more research.  We call this “mutual […]

The Leo Full Moon on the star Regulus, February 18

posted by Lynn Hayes

The Full Moon that occurred early this morning occured at the 29th degree of the sign of Leo.  The 29th degree, sometimes called the “critical” or “anaretic” degree, is associated with the endings of cycles and new beginnings.  The word […]

“Day of Rage” across the middle east

posted by Lynn Hayes

As I wrote a few weeks ago, Jupiter re-entering Aries in January set off a firestorm of anger across the middle east and north Africa.  At the time I wrote: I can’t help but think this is a good thing, […]

Indian Court rules that astrology is a science

posted by Lynn Hayes

Here’s why I love India: The judgment will be met with relief in India, where engagements are decided, wedding and election dates are chosen on the basis of detailed charts drawn up by revered astrologers. A day deemed “auspicious” by […]

Controversy abounds over new planet Tyche

posted by Lynn Hayes

From Space.com: A duo of planetary astronomers has grabbed media attention by claiming a planet four times the size of Jupiter may be lurking in the outer solar system. They call the planet Tyche. Many astronomers, however, say it probably isn’t there. […]

A Valentine’s Day astrology forecast for my readers

posted by Lynn Hayes

Today has the potential to be filled with passion and love with Venus still within range of a conjunction to Pluto.  Venus rules our relationships with others and the way that we connect with each other, and Venus is in […]

The astrology of Mubarak’s resignation

posted by Lynn Hayes

Tem Tarriktar of The Mountain Astrologer posted a chart of the resignation on Facebook yesterday which you can read here with all of the associated comments.  A link to the actual announcement on Egyptian TV was posted which includes a time stamp of 6:02 […]

Anarchy comes to Carrboro NC

posted by Lynn Hayes

One of the things we have to look forward to with the entry of Uranus into Aries is a new surge of radical and revolutionary freedom fighters (Uranus) who seek power for the individual (Aries).  The word “anarchy” is derived […]

Chiron in Pisces: The healing of medicine?

posted by Lynn Hayes

Perhaps it’s just a “coincidence,” but last week as Chiron (the “wounded healer”) entered the sign of Pisces (spirituality and the soul) one of my favorite podcasts, the People’s Pharmacy, broadcast an interview with Dr.  Allan Hamilton called The Scalpel 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."

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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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