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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.

Chiron in Pisces, February 8 2011

posted by Lynn Hayes

Art by Willow Arlenea Most of the planets in our solar system travel through the zodiac (from our perspective here on earth) at approximately the same rate of speed, no matter what sign they are traveling through.  The Sun takes […]

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Astrology and schizophrenia

posted by Lynn Hayes

Here is an interesting African studyfrom 1997 that correlated astrological data to schizophrenia.  The findings are particularly interesting in light of the recent shootings in Arizona by Jared Loughner who is now widely believed to be schizophrenic. Some astrological hypotheses […]

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Skywatch is posted

posted by Lynn Hayes

February is a short but mighty month that brings us a big alignment of six planets in Aquarius (seven if you include Ceres).  You can read the whole article at this link, but here is an introduction to get you started. […]

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A monster storm on Saturn!

posted by Lynn Hayes

Universe Today reports that a storm on Saturn has turned into a monster storm, at least ten earths’ wide. Saturn has exhibited storms before, and I wrote about the one in 2006 here, but the current storm is so huge that it is […]

More musings on the Egyptian revolution

posted by Lynn Hayes

I was listening to the BBC news coverage of the momentous events in Egypt, and one of the journalists remarked that the protesters in Egypt no longer have any fear of the oppressive government.  His point was that once the […]

And the revolution begins.

posted by Lynn Hayes

Jupiter entered Aries last week for the first time since leaving that fiery sign of war last fall and retreating back into Pisces. You may remember that Jupiter and Uranus were conjunct in Aries back in late May and the […]

Saturn retrograde, January 2011

posted by Lynn Hayes

The other day I wrote about the expansive energy of Jupiter moving into Aries, but we are also dealing with a more contracting influence at the same time: the retrograde turn of Saturn.   (Astrology lesson: Because of the way we […]

Jupiter in Aries 2011

posted by Lynn Hayes

Jupiter first moved into Aries last spring with the first phase of the  conjunction of Jupiter to Uranus.  This meeting of the two planets of liberation in the sign of initiation was the instigator for the alignments in cardinal planets […]

Keith Olbermann loses his job

posted by Lynn Hayes

Whether you love Keith Olbermann or hate him, there is no doubt that he was a groundbreaking journalist during the administration of Bush II, reporting on stories that the mainstream media ignored and bringing a fresh new perspective to evening […]

“Self-knowledge is only the beginning”

posted by Lynn Hayes

Cartoon by Doug Savage.  One of the more challenging yet rewarding aspects of my work with clients is taking the leap from “here is why you have had these problems” to “here’s what you can do about it.”  It’s always reassuring […]

Full Moon in Cancer, January 19 2011

posted by Lynn Hayes

The Full Moon occurs on January 19th at 4:21 pm Eastern at the 29th degree of Cancer. The sign of Cancer is ruled by the Moon, so the Moon is particularly powerful during the Cancerian Full Moon. Like the Moon, […]

Rachel Maddow refuses to change her sign

posted by Lynn Hayes

There’s no such thing as bad publicity, and astrology has had LOTS of publicity over the past few days with the big news over the 13th sign and the precessional shift.  Rachel Maddow weighs in and explains the whole thing […]

Your “zodiac sign” has not changed!

posted by Lynn Hayes

Stories like this have been circulating in the news media like wildfire over the past few days as astronomers discover something that astrologers have known for nearly 2000 years, that the zodiac that we use in Western astrology does not line […]

The agony of Bill Zeller

posted by Lynn Hayes

A reader requested that I look at the chart of Bill Zeller, a brilliant programmer who was best known for creating innovative software such as the MyTunes application.  Mr. Zeller committed suicide on January 5th after struggling for a lifetime […]

Astrology in my world: Conflicted about success

posted by Lynn Hayes

One of the challenges I run into often with clients who  come to me for Visioncrafting® work is a complex combination of emotions relating to success in our chosen field.  On the conscious level we want to be successful writers, business […]

More details on Jared Lee Loughner, Arizona shooter

posted by Lynn Hayes

Please see my earlier article for preliminary thoughts. I’ve now found an unverified date of birth for the shooter (September 10, 1988, time and place unknown)  from his apparent 2007 criminal record.   Loughner has both the Sun and Moon in Virgo but […]

Musings on the Arizona shooting (preliminary)

posted by Lynn Hayes

The shooting yesterday of Gabrielle Giffords yesterday along with seventeen others, which left six people dead including a child who, in curious synchronicity, was born on September 11th, has had a profound effect on Americans everywhere.  Unlike the other mass […]

The Planetary K index

posted by Lynn Hayes

If you follow Spaceweather, you might have noticed that they keep track of something called the Planetary K index.  Yesterday afternoon there was a strong solar wind stream that stimulated a higher level of geomagnetic activity and a K-index reading of […]

Blogging in the time of Pluto in Capricorn

posted by Lynn Hayes

When I started this blog in 2005, celebrity journalism was all the rage.  A good part of my posts were spent analyzing whether or not the latest celebrity relationships would last, or why the bimbo of the month had her […]

New Year/New Moon Capricorn eclipse, January 4 2011

posted by Lynn Hayes

Happy new year everyone! I apologize for being somewhat AWOL over the past few weeks.  I have been making a lot of changes in the physical space and the technology in my office, and combined with the activities of the […]

Skywatch for January is posted!

posted by Lynn Hayes

I’ve posted the January Skywatch article on my website, so take a look. If you are not already on my mailing list please sign up on my website and you’ll start receiving my newsletter each month which includes a translation of Skywatch into English […]

Mercury turns direct! When is it over?

posted by Lynn Hayes

Mercury will soon officially turned direct, meaning it will begin to move forward again through the zodiac.  As with many other astrological phenomena, astrologers disagree about how long the “shadow” period of the retrograde is, and when it is safe […]

Mercury retrograde roundup

posted by Lynn Hayes

Mercury is still retrograde for another few days or so, and there are signs of it everywhere.  Mercury rules transportation as well as communication, and when retrograde there are often snafus and the need to repair our equipment and revise […]

The Astrology of 2011

posted by Lynn Hayes

If you liked 2010, you’ll love 2011!  While likely not as personally challenging as the past two years, the astrology of 2011 brings its’ own excitement. To learn more what’s coming up next year, here is a link to an .mp3 […]

Musings on Yule, 2011

posted by Lynn Hayes

Anyone who has read this blog for more than five minutes will know that I am rather skeptical not only of Christianity but of any organized religion.  Religion is found in astrological symbolism in the planet Jupiter, which seeks to […]

Eclipses and fear

posted by Lynn Hayes

While I’m thrilled that astrology is spreading like wildfire on the internet, I am less thrilled at the fear that is sometimes generated, both by astrologers and by readers themselves. I’d like to post a portion of an email from […]

“2010’s World Gone Wild”

posted by Lynn Hayes

Bloomberg reports: This was the year the Earth struck back. Earthquakes, heat waves, floods, volcanoes, super typhoons, blizzards, landslides and droughts killed at least a quarter million people in 2010 — the deadliest year in more than a generation. More […]

Solstice Full Moon: December 21, 2010

posted by Lynn Hayes

The Full Moon on December 21st is at the last degree of Gemini and it occurs on the same day as the Solstice, a relatively rare event.  There is a fair amount of dispute on the web as to exactly […]

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posted by Lynn Hayes

In the story of the Wikileaks cables that has dominated the news over the past month or so there are two big players.  The first is Julian Assange, whose mysterious past and controversial present has captivated the curiosity of newshounds […]

Tensions flare as Mercury, Mars and Pluto collide

posted by Lynn Hayes

As you know if you follow my Facebook page, over the past week or so we have seen a challenging alignment of these three planets which culminated on December 13th.  Mercury just turned retrograde on the 10th so it is still […]

The Astrology of 2011 radio show tonight!

posted by Lynn Hayes

After a short hiatus, the Musings on Astrology radio show will be back tonight for a special 90-minute show on the Astrology of 2011.  What’s in store for us next year?  How will it affect us personally? Tuesday December 14th, […]

The Geminid meteor shower and the asteroid Phaethon

posted by Lynn Hayes

Brrrr!!!!!!!!  If you can stay up past midnight tonight and tomorrow, you may enjoy the treat of hundreds of meteors falling before your very eyes. The Geminids appear to emanate from the constellation of Gemini, but evidently originate from an […]

Saturn in Libra: The Gift of Beauty

posted by Lynn Hayes

We often think of Saturn as the “Celestial Taskmaster,” and grumble about his tests, challenges, delays and disappointments.  But we sometimes forget that he is also the giver of wisdom and the kind of strength that comes through overcoming adversity […]

I’ll be on Matthew’s radio show tonight

posted by Lynn Hayes

For those of you who miss my radio show, I’ll be on Matthew Currie’s show tonight at 10 pm Eastern/7 pm Pacific.  We’ll be talking about the astrology of 2011, but also about the Wikileaks explosion and what it means […]

A birthtime for Julian Assange

posted by Lynn Hayes

The Mountain Astrologer magazine has been given a time of birth for Julian Assange, head of Wikileaks, from an unidentified source.  They write:  Our source has requested anonymity, which we are respecting. Both Tem and I felt that the circumstances through which […]

Thoughts on the upcoming Mercury retrograde

posted by Lynn Hayes

This Mercury retrograde period may be more challenging than some, especially during the first week (beginning around now until the 18th of December when Mercury retrogrades back into Sagittarius. Mercury is in Capricorn now, where it wants to organize things […]

Astrology in my world: The creativity of Saturn and Neptune

posted by Lynn Hayes

I found Diane’s recent post on Saturn and Neptune interesting because I have these two planets conjunct in my chart, straddling my Sun. Diane’s post is entitled “Productive creativity” and she writes, “It takes these two very different planets working together to […]

New Moon in Sagittarius, December 5 2010

posted by Lynn Hayes

Mars and Uranus are locked in a challenging square at the moment, and even though Mars transits usually last just a day or so the energy of this square is locked into the New Moon chart so the effect will […]

Fighting for Pluto’s right to be a planet

posted by Lynn Hayes

Astrologers chuckle when we hear people say that Pluto is no longer a planet.  Try telling that to someone going through a gnawingly agonizing Pluto transit!   But ever since Pluto was reclassified (some say “demoted”) a few years ago, […]

The astrology of Julian Assange: we have a birth date!

posted by Lynn Hayes

Updated 12/2/10  with more chart details. As you may know, on Tuesday the Wikileaks website released hundreds of cablegrams from diplomats in a variety of countries around the world.  The feedback against Julian Assange, founder of Wikileaks, has of course been […]

Skywatch for December is posted

posted by Lynn Hayes

;I’ll be sending out my monthly newsletter with a simplified summary that is easier to understand, so if you’re not on my mailing list please sign up on my website here.  Meanwhile, here’s a hint of what is to come […]

Leslie Nielsen has died at 84

posted by Lynn Hayes

Leslie Nielsen, whose 60-year career saw his transformation from serious stage actor to hilarious funnyman in films like “Airplane” and the “Naked Gun” and “Police Squad” series, died peacefully in his sleep yesterday after a bout with pneumonia.  He was […]

The North Node/Pluto conjunction November 2010

posted by Lynn Hayes

The North and South Nodes of the  Moon are important parts of the astrological chart, but they are not planets.  Rather, they are points in the sky that mark the passage of the Moon across the path of the Sun. […]

Evolutionary implications of the holographic universe

posted by Lynn Hayes

image from Mondolithic Studios Modern science is turning our notion of what constitutes the Universe on its ear, and nowhere is this more evident than the theory that the Universe itself is a hologram.  Beginning with quantum physics and particle/wave […]

“The stars align to ruin Christmas”

posted by Lynn Hayes

It evidently takes bad astrology news to make the mainstream blogosphere.  The Daily Beast has posted an article that predicts “holiday hell”: The stars are aligning to ruin Christmas. Astrologers say that for the first time in years, the tumultuous astrological cycle […]

Happy Thanksgiving to all of my readers!

posted by Lynn Hayes

Thanksgiving is a uniquely American holiday – perhaps due to the combination of the Sun in Cancer with the Sagittarius ascendant in the US chart.  The Cancerian Sun is focused on food and the nurturing of the People, and because […]

The astrology of North Korea (updated)

posted by Lynn Hayes

This article was originally posted in 2009 but has been updated to account for recent events. Before you can have an accurate astrological profile, you must have an accurate date of birth.  In a mundane chart of a nation this gets […]

The astrology of the Longoria/Parker split

posted by Lynn Hayes

Just one day after both parties denied split rumors last week, actress Eva Longoria has filed for divorce from basketball star Tony Parker after three years of marriage.  Ms. Longoria found hundreds of text messages on her husband’s phone from […]

The return of General Motors: The beginning of a new era

posted by Lynn Hayes

I don’t know about you, but all of a sudden I want to buy a new car.  I’ve been looking online, in magazines, in the newspapers – thrilled at the prospect of something shiny and new in the driveway.  This […]

Venus and Jupiter direct and the Taurus Full Moon

posted by Lynn Hayes

The two planets of good fortune, Venus and Jupiter, have both been traveling retrograde and in the next few days they will be changing direction, moving forward again in what astrologers call “direct motion.”  Planets obviously don’t orbit in reverse, […]

The astrology of Demi Lovato’s “meltdown”

posted by Lynn Hayes

Demi Lovato, the young singer/actress who rose to fame as a Disney Star back in 2008  at the age of fifteen, recently left  the Jonas Brothers World Tour to seek treatment for “emotional and physical issues” which evidently include anger […]

One in ten kids has ADHD

posted by Lynn Hayes

Government health officials report that the number of children diagnosed with ADHD rose by 22%in the four years between 2003 and 2007.  Researchers suggest that the increase in diagnosis may be due to the fact that children in less affluent homes […]

A prayer for peace on Veteran’s Day

posted by Lynn Hayes

There is little doubt that the United State economy is dependent upon military spending, as shown in a recent study by the University of Alabama at Birmingham.   As is often noted, General and then President Dwight Eisenhower, warned back in 1960 […]

Thoughts on Neptune direct

posted by Lynn Hayes

Image from Templatesfactory.net I have a bifurcated work life.  (bi·fur·cate (b f r-k t , b -fûr -). v. bi·fur·cat·ed, bi·fur·cat·ing, bi·fur·cates. v.tr. To divide into two parts or branches.)   As many of you know, I have a real […]

Jupiter/Uranus and “strange sky sightings”

posted by Lynn Hayes

In the news today: The Pentagon Tuesday said it was trying to determine if a missile was launched Monday off the coast of Southern California and who might have launched it.  Spokesmen for the Navy, Air Force, Defense Department and […]

Farewell to the Chiron/Neptune conjunction

posted by Lynn Hayes

Although Chiron and Neptune only have made one exact conjunction during the past two years (it occurred on February 17, 2010), they have been within a few degrees of each other for this entire time.  They are still about as […]

The astrology of Keith Olbermann’s suspension

posted by Lynn Hayes

On Friday November 6th it was announced that MSNBC was suspending commentator Keith Olbermann indefinitely without pay for making political contributions to Democratic candidates in violation of NBC’s stated policy against making such contributions without prior approval.  In preventing its […]

Climbing mountains: Musings on manifestation

posted by Lynn Hayes

One of my quarterly clients was very excited to begin the new year back in January. The astrological forecast looked great, with lots of positive transits of Jupiter and Uranus, and very little difficulty. Over the year she has reported […]

New Moon in Scorpio, November 6 2010

posted by Lynn Hayes

Photo by ZR on Flickr Scorpio is the sign of passion and intensity, and the Truth that exists where life and death meet.  This New Moon offers us an opportunity to face the darkness and discover our own Truth – […]

Bank of Scotland: Market timing with the Moon

posted by Lynn Hayes

Thanks to astrologers Deb Houlding and Martin Davis for posting a link to this article on Facebook. The Bank of Scotland has studied the performance of six different international stock indices over a period of several decades to determine a […]

Saturn in Libra: Romance and bedbugs

posted by Lynn Hayes

I couldn’t help but laugh at the synchronicity of this article in light of Saturn (challenges) in the sign of Libra (love and romance) at the moment: [Bedbugs] have become a sort of anti-Cupid for city singles, in some cases […]

The Dow at a 2-year high: can it last?

posted by Lynn Hayes

Wall Street loves a good Republican victory, and yesterday the financial press said that the market was up in anticipation of the Republicans taking the House.  Today the story was that a market reached a new high after the Federal […]

Lynn’s Skywatch for November is posted

posted by Lynn Hayes

You can find the whole article here.  Meanwhile, here’s a tidbit for the first part of November: During the month of November three planets will change direction to move forward again and we will begin to feel a shift as energy […]

Election day musings

posted by Lynn Hayes

It was just two years ago when, swept away by the excitement of the Saturn/Uranus opposition we elected the first African-American president who promised hope and change and a new America.  As one who didn’t much care for the Bush […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

More Jupiter/Uranus UFO disclosure

posted by Lynn Hayes

A couple of weeks ago I wrote about the epidemic of UFO sightings under the influence of Jupiter and Uranus as they team up in the sky, and thanks to those readers who let me know about the press conference by the […]

The music of Dane Rudhyar

posted by Lynn Hayes

Many of my readers will recognize the  name Dane Rudhyar as the father of twentieth century”humanistic astrology” that led to the psychological astrology many of us practice today.  Rudhyar was the author of many astrology books and a noted Theosophist, but he […]

Astrology in my world: Saturn square my Chiron

posted by Lynn Hayes

At first I thought something was wrong with Rich, my husband.  Everything he did was bothering me.  He didn’t talk to me enough.  He talked to me too much.  He didn’t pay any attention to what I was doing.  He […]

Venus prepares to retrograde, 2010

posted by Lynn Hayes

Venus will turn retrograde on October 9th and is at a virtual standstill now as it prepares to change direction. Don’t believe all of the negative hype you read about Venus turning retrograde; as planets go Venus is generally a […]

Saturn like you’ve never seen it before

posted by Lynn Hayes

Wow, is all I can say.  Saturn’s not all cold and darkness, it has a beautiful side.  Perhaps that’s why it’s exalted in Libra! Photo from the Daily Galaxy  more information here…

I really think the worst is over

posted by Lynn Hayes

I’ve been saying (just read through this summer’s posts on this blog) that after the last of the severe cardinal events in July, August and September we would start digging out of the worst of the economic problems, and this […]

Full Moon in Aries, September 23 2010

posted by Lynn Hayes

The Full Moon occurs on September 23rd at 5:17 am Eastern time in the sign of Aries, balancing the Sun which has just entered Libra.  Full Moons occur when the Moon is in opposition to the Sun, and oppositions require […]

America’s Second House of Money

posted by Lynn Hayes

The obsession of the United States with money and the amassing of more and more of it can be seen in the fact that Pluto, the planet of compulsive behavior as well as the experiences that create the death of […]

The Autumn Equinox and the Harvest Moon

posted by Lynn Hayes

sadly I do not know to whom this artwork should be attributed!!   The Autumn Equinox takes place on Wednesday when the Sun enters Libra, followed the next day by the Full Moon in Aries which is often called the Harvest […]

Jupiter/Uranus Tranceformation

posted by Lynn Hayes

I quoted from this wonderful article in the Breakthrough show on Sunday’s Musings on Astrology radio talk show.  The article evidently appeared last spring before the cardinal alignments, but it’s beautifully written by astrologer Ver dar Luz of Reality Sandwich: The symbol […]

Mass suicide feared in religious sect

posted by Lynn Hayes

Thirteen people missing in California are feared to be under the spell of a fringe religious sect and involved in a mass suicide after notes were found referring to “going to heaven” and “the end of the world.”  read more […]

On the radio this morning: The breakthrough show

posted by Lynn Hayes

The Musings on Astrology show on Blog Talk Radio happens (nearly) every Sunday at 11 am.  This week’s show celebrates the conjunction of Jupiter to Uranus that culminated yesterday, and the power of these planets to facilitate breakthroughs. Breakthroughs are […]

Jupiter/Uranus and an epidemic of UFOs

posted by Lynn Hayes

As I wrote the other day, Jupiter and Uranus reach the pinnacle of their second conjunction tomorrow, this time in Pisces.  The combination of Jupiter and Uranus can make for some pretty big (Jupiter) surprises (Uranus) that challenge the status […]

Practice makes permanent

posted by Lynn Hayes

I heard this quote over the weekend at a hammered dulcimer workshop: “Practice doesn’t necessarily make perfect, but it does make permanent.”  Evidently Warren Buffett obtained this piece of wisdom from a golf pro, the point of which is that […]

The Tea Party and the fall elections

posted by Lynn Hayes

From an astrological viewpoint, the Tea Party movement in the United States is a product of the opposition between Saturn (the establishment) and Uranus (the rebel) that began in the fall of 2008 with the election of Barack Obama.  The […]

A close encounter with Jupiter

posted by Lynn Hayes

Jupiter is approaching a close encounter with the Earth, which will make it appear beautifully bright in the sky.  The night of the closest contact will be September 21st, very close to the Autumn Equinox, but until then it will […]

The astrology of Betty White’s amazing career

posted by Lynn Hayes

Betty White has had one of the longest running careers in show business.  Her career began just after her high school graduation, and she had her first radio show before she was 20.  She was the star of the long-running […]

Mercury direct, September 12! And other planetary news

posted by Lynn Hayes

Mercury turns direct today after three weeks in retrograde motion, so after today communication will get a bit easier and we are less subject to all kinds of snafus.  It will take a few days for Mercury to pick up […]

Jupiter and Uranus meet again

posted by Lynn Hayes

Art by Josephine Wall Jupiter and Uranus are the two planets of liberation, and back in May they converged in the first sign of Aries, the sign of courage, warfare, and action.  The two turned retrograde over the summer, and […]

A new beginning, facing backwards

posted by Lynn Hayes

A reader on my Facebook page asked a really good question:  “how does [Mercury retrograde] work with a New Moon and we are supposed to start new things??” Mercury retrograde periods are more appropriate for reviewing, re-doing, re-visioning, and renovating than for […]

New Moon in Virgo, September 8 2010

posted by Lynn Hayes

by Lynn Hayes (art from the Symbolon Tarot) The Virgo New Moon occurs Wednesday morning September 8th at 6:30 am Eastern (10:30 am GMT) on the heels of a beautiful aspect from Venus, the planet of love and beauty, to Chiron […]

Post-Labor Day News Roundup

posted by Lynn Hayes

After last year’s debacle over the Swine Flu hysteria, vaccine makers aren’t taking any chances and are practicallygiving the stuff away this year.   Strikes by train workers in London and France are creating Mercury retrograde havoc for commuters. Let’s file this […]

A day on earth, seen from space.

posted by Lynn Hayes

Amazing.  

Stephen Hawking and the supernatural

posted by Lynn Hayes

Interesting timing, as Jupiter and Uranus continue their conjunction in Pisces, blowing apart (Uranus) the conventional wisdom and accepted belief systems (Jupiter) having to do with all that is transcendent and beyond ordinary understanding (Pisces). Stephen Hawking has created a […]

On the radio: The Pluto Power show!

posted by Lynn Hayes

The Musings on Astrology show on Blog Talk Radio happens (nearly) every Sunday at 11 am.  This week’s show is focused on Pluto.Pluto represents death, and endings, and the new beginnings that arise out of the destruction and elimination of […]

We’re not out of the woods yet!

posted by Lynn Hayes

I might have been too optimistic when I wrote that the global planetary intensity would begin to subside as soon as the last aspect aspect of Saturn to Pluto completed in August.  After all, Saturn and Pluto are just a […]

The Great Zodiac Standoff

posted by Lynn Hayes

A reader posted this on the Astrodynamics Facebook page – a beautiful pictoral representation of the Cardinal Drama!  

What Mercury retrograde is good for

posted by Lynn Hayes

Modern life depends more than ever upon a wide variety of modes of communication and travel, areas of life that are ruled astrologically by the planet Mercury.  The more we depend on these things, the more we are affected by […]

Lynn’s Skywatch for September is posted

posted by Lynn Hayes

The newsletter has been delayed and will probably come out Thursday morning, so there’s still time to sign up!   If you’re not already on my mailing list and would like to receive a translation into English of this monthly […]

Thoughts on the upcoming Uranus/Pluto square

posted by Lynn Hayes

The big “Cardinal Drama” of planetary configurations this summer included the beginning of the challenging square of Uranus to Pluto – a cycle that will build over the next few years and culminate in 2013.   Uranus and Pluto combine […]

The Astrology of Glenn Beck

posted by Lynn Hayes

Glenn Beck has emerged from a minor and cartoonish character of conservative and religious unrest to become a force to be reckoned with in the Republican party. Beginning with the Tea Party rallies last year, he has built a movement […]

No radio show today – here’s some inspiration instead

posted by Lynn Hayes

I’m doing readings all weekend at the Body, Mind, Spirit Expo in Raleigh so there will be no radio show today.  Instead, please enjoy this wisdom from Eckart Tolle teaching the transformation of consciousness.

Mercury Rx at Astrological Musings

posted by Lynn Hayes

This morning I wrote a long and well-thought out post about the 20-something generation.  Unfortunately, I made a big and stupid error by tagging that generation as the Pluto in Sagittarius generation.  Thankfully, I have brilliant readers who emailed me […]

What’s the opposite of Supermoon?

posted by Lynn Hayes

Astrologer Richard Nolle coined the term Supermoon to describe the Full Moon at perigee when it’s closest to the Earth.   Last night’s Full Moon was at apogee and at its furthest from Earth, so the Moon appeared about 15% smaller than usual. The […]

Heidi Montag’s breast problem

posted by Lynn Hayes

Heidi Montag is a reality TV star who is best known for having had eleven plastic surgeries in one day at the age of 23.  She is a self-confessed plastic surgery addict. Back in January I wrote about Heidi in the context […]

Musings on Julian Assange

posted by Lynn Hayes

Julian Assange is the head of the Wikileaks website, the site that recently participated in the biggest intel leak in history just as the Cardinal planetary drama was unfolding this summer.  (This very blog was featured on the Wikileaks website last year […]

Dana Gerhardt on Mercury retrograde

posted by Lynn Hayes

I’m pleased to announce a new blogroller – many of you know Dana Gerhardt from her always interesting and entertaining articles in The Mountain Astrologer.  She has a wonderful post about Mercury retrograde that includes this paragraph: [I]f you honor […]

Pisces Full Moon, August 24 2010

posted by Lynn Hayes

Art by Marcia Snedecor The Full Moon on August 24th is at the first degree of Pisces, the sign of dreams, illusions, and a spiritual connection to the divine within. In a Full Moon, the Moon is  opposite the Sun […]

Sun in Virgo, Full Moon, and a galactic “super volcano”

posted by Lynn Hayes

The Sun has moved into Virgo, shifting the energy from the creative fire of Leo to the grounded and practical Virgo.  When the Moon moves into Pisces tomorrow morning (EDT) the Sun and Moon will begin to align in the […]

Mercury Retrograde, August 2010: What is it good for?

posted by Lynn Hayes

On the radio this morning (Sunday) at 11 am Eastern:  Mercury Retrograde: What is it good for?  Every planetary cycle has a purpose, and Mercury Retrograde cycles are no different.  The purpose isn’t just to create chaos and disturbance in […]

Exercise can moderate anger: the Mars factor

posted by Lynn Hayes

A recent article in the New York Times reports that a study which evaluated the responses of 16 young men with “high trait anger” (short fuse reactions) after exercising on a stationary bike for 30 minutes.  [T]he results of the study suggest […]

Americans still don’t know who Obama is

posted by Lynn Hayes

I really haven’t wanted to write about President Obama, because I don’t want to stir up a hornet’s nest of controversy.  But I do find it striking that two years into his presidency, nearly 20% of Americans believe that he […]

The astrology of Dr. Laura’s resignation

posted by Lynn Hayes

Dr Laura Schlessinger is no stranger to controversy. She has called homosexuality a “biological error,” and compared gay parents to pedophiles.  While she has stated publicly her belief that marriage is a sacrament between a man and a woman, she […]

Mercury retrograde August 2010

posted by Lynn Hayes

Mercury will turn retrograde on Friday the 20th at 3:59 pm Eastern time, but as Mercury’s (apparent) motion continues to slow down in preparation for its change of direction we could begin to see the famous communication glitches.  These glitches […]

New study finds hands-on prayer helps heal

posted by Lynn Hayes

A new study evaluates the benefits of Pentecostal hands-on healing prayer with some amazing results. An older Mozambican woman named Maryam could not see two fingers held up just one foot in front of her when she arrived for a Pentecostal […]

Mel Gibson in car crash

posted by Lynn Hayes

Mel Gibson was involved in a single car crash last night when his Maserati drove off a Malibu road.  Gibson was alone in the car and was not injured. Mel Gibson is involved in a nasty custody dispute with his […]

Uranus retrogrades back into Pisces, August 2010

posted by Lynn Hayes

This was the topic of yesterday’s radio show, which you can listen to here if you like. Uranus is the planet of autonomy and individuality – the planet that urges us to live as authentic a life as possible.  Pisces is the […]

On the radio Sunday morning: Uranus completes its path through Pisces

posted by Lynn Hayes

Uranus, planet of radical change and innovation, re-entered Pisces yesterday as it traveled back through time to pick up any lost pieces left behind.  What does this mean for the Cardinal Drama, and what kinds of experiences are we likely […]

“Astrology may matter” in sports

posted by Lynn Hayes

More and more, real astrology is beginning to gain a new level of respect.  For example, this: With Tiger Woods’ seemingly inexorable though not irreversible slide into an abyss, something never before thought possible, more players than usual will have a chance […]

The astrology of summer weather extremes

posted by Lynn Hayes

Wildfires in Russia are claiming 700 lives a day.  Floods in China and Pakistan threaten not only lives but also the region’s political stability.  Icy cold temperatures in South America have killed dozens of people in a region that is […]

Stocks fall sharply as the Saturn/Pluto square approaches

posted by Lynn Hayes

This is what I’ve been warning about as Saturn and Pluto create an atmosphere of doom and gloom: Stocks and interest rates tumbled Wednesday as investors around the world took a bleaker view of the U.S. economy. The Dow Jones industrial average fell […]

In honor of Ted Stevens, who died today

posted by Lynn Hayes

…I’d like to repost this video which is still one of the most hilarious things I’ve ever seen. This video was created after Alaska Senator Ted Stevens, who wanted the phone companies to be able to charge internet providers, famously […]

An astrology makeup line

posted by Lynn Hayes

Upset about the wildfires in Russia?  Nervous about the struggling economy?  Sad over the tragedies occurring around the world? Cheer up!  You can change your mood withastrology makeup, “the gift of beauty from the stars.”  This website offers makeup to […]

New Moon in Leo, August 9 2010

posted by Lynn Hayes

The New Moon occurs in Leo on August 9th at 11:08 pm (Eastern time).  The lunation itself (the Sun/Moon conjunction) makes no aspects to any other planet, which suggests that the power of self-expression can act forcefully, unencumbered by any […]

The astrology of Anne Rice’s religion problem

posted by Lynn Hayes

Gothic author Anne Rice announced last week that she was once again renouncing the Christianity of her youth.  Rice was raised as a Catholic but later described herself as an atheist.  During her early literary career she wrote darkly erotic […]

On the radio Sunday morning: The relationship show

posted by Lynn Hayes

?In this show we will focus on relationships and will be fully devoted to your calls. Normally we don’t have time in the call-in section to discuss relationships in depth, so in this show you’ll be invited to call in […]

The Cardinal Drama peaks tonight

posted by Lynn Hayes

The Gilchrist Mandala As I’ve been writing and discussing on theradio show, this is the week that the second wave of the Cardinal Drama peaks (the Cardinal signs are the signs of action and initiation: Libra, Aries, Cancer and Capricorn).  Saturn is now […]

The astrology of Proposition 8

posted by Lynn Hayes

Yesterday’s ruling by a federal district judge overturning Proposition 8 occurred in the midst of a big planetary lineup involving Mars, Saturn, Jupiter, Saturn and Pluto.  Proposition 8 (the California Marriage Protection Act) restricted the state’s definition of marriage to […]

An incredible aurora in Germany

posted by Lynn Hayes

thanks to Eileen Naumann for this photo from northern Germany after the solar storm:

The Sun is definitely waking up

posted by Lynn Hayes

After a prolonged “solar minimum,”  with record long periods without sunspots, the Sun has become extremely active again.  These periods of solar maximum alternating with solar minimum are a normal part of solar activity but the last solar minimum was […]

Virginia woman sues over being called a “fortune teller”

posted by Lynn Hayes

This is great: A Chesterfield County woman claims county officials have violated her religious rights by defining her as a fortune teller rather than a spiritual counselor. U.S. District Court Judge Robert Payne did not immediately rule on the county’s […]

Lynn’s Skywatch for August is posted

posted by Lynn Hayes

Here’s the link to the Planetary Illuminations for August 2010, and here is a tidbit to get you started for the month: August begins in the middle of the second wave of the Cardinal Drama, as I’m calling it. Mars […]

On the radio this morning: The climax of the Cardinal Drama and what comes next

posted by Lynn Hayes

The worst of the astrological storm is over, and in today’s radio show we’ll be looking ahead at the upcoming planetary cycles that will carry us into the next phase.  How can we use this powerful energy we’ve been experiencing? […]

Mars and Saturn in Libra

posted by Lynn Hayes

Illustration by Daniel Marsula For the next week or so we will be living with Mars and Saturn conjunct in Libra.  Libra is normally a lovely sign – it is concerned with fairness, equality, peace and harmony, beauty and an […]

Astrological news July 28,2010: the second wave

posted by Lynn Hayes

by Lynn Hayes The big Cardinal alignment of the summer reaches another peak this week with Saturn already having moved into position and Mars and the Moon lining up as well.  (For more information about the meanings of these alignments […]

Cardinal Drama: Biggest intel leak in history

posted by Lynn Hayes

As Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Pluto align in the big Cardinal Drama that is 2010’s biggest astrological story, a shocking revelation of 90,000 classified intelligence report concerning the war in Afghanistan have  been leaked via the Wikileaks website: WikiLeaks.org — a whistleblower […]

The astrology of the sexual revolution: Part 2

posted by Lynn Hayes

Catch up on Part 1 here Beginning in 1954 when Tupperware parties began putting money in the pockets of housewives and Playboy Magazine began sowing seeds of dissatisfaction in the lusty hearts of suburban dads, the ground was being fertilized […]

The astrological history of the sexual revolution: Part 1

posted by Lynn Hayes

A reader on my Facebook page suggested a connection between Saturn in Libra and the sexual revolution.  Saturn was actually in Libra between 1950 and 1953, placing it a little earlier than the actual sexual revolution which we typically think of occurring […]

Saturn in Libra and the cosmetics industries

posted by Lynn Hayes

Saturn went into Libra, and I found these links on my Facebook page this afternoon: Safety of cosmetics video on Democracy Now The Story of Cosmetics on Youtube A site called Truth in Aging And a new bill proposed in […]

Saturn in Libra 2010

posted by Lynn Hayes

by Lynn Hayes Libra by Evelicious Saturn first entered Libra in late October of 2009, but then retrograded back into Virgo in March, cleaning up issues of healthcare reform and other mundane details of life and the tender ecological balance […]

Meditation may boost attention span

posted by Lynn Hayes

Just what we need for our overworked and internet-addicted minds as Uranus retrogrades back into Pisces and completes its blurring of the boundaries (Pisces) between technology (Uranus) and reality! Meditation is known to help the mind, body and soul, and […]

The eclipse gave Pink a fall

posted by Lynn Hayes

And turned her a bit red (with embarrassment) after an aerial harness failed to operate properly.  As it happened, the solar eclipse at 19 degrees Cancer was nearly exactly conjunct her natal Mars and in square to her Aries Moon.  […]

Astrological musings radio today: Chiron, the shamanic healer

posted by Lynn Hayes

Chiron is preparing to turn retrograde so it is most powerful now as it slows down at the zero degree of Pisces and prepares to complete its passage through Aquarius.Chiron’s process of healing is a shamanic one that takes us […]

Transformation and the Gulf oil spill

posted by Lynn Hayes

“Gaia,” by Alex Grey Much has been written recently comparing the Gulf oil spill to the rumored Hopi prophecy that predicts the seas turning black and causing the death of many living things.  Certainly there is no doubt that the disaster […]

The easy way to navigate the lunar nodes: Rahu-Ketu puja

posted by Lynn Hayes

The nodes of the moon are like signposts that point the way to our destiny, with the South Node describing the influences of the past, and the North Node pointing towards our future.  The Vedic scholars call these points Rahu […]

Saturn at the 29th degree: A fiesta of recalls

posted by Lynn Hayes

Saturn tends to create challenges and shows us where we have to wake up to some cold, hard realities.  As it has traveled through Virgo over the past two and a half years, it’s been bringing up some difficult truths about the […]

The July 11 eclipse over Easter Island

posted by Lynn Hayes

Thanks to NASA’s Astronomy Photo of the Day. Makemake, a god in Easter Island mythology, may have smiled for a moment as clouds parted long enough to reveal this glimpse of July 11’s total solar eclipse to skygazers. In the […]

Diane says goodbye to Saturn in Virgo

posted by Lynn Hayes

My fellow Libran Diane Lang says goodbye to Saturn in Libra in this wonderful post: I am past ready for Saturn to finish up his current tour through Virgo and move on into Libra. He reminds me far too much […]

The secret to happiness

posted by Lynn Hayes

I’ve been perusing the net this morning and have found some very interesting sites about the disaster in the Gulf and what it could mean for long-term chaos and trauma.  It’s the perplexing nature of our planet that we go […]

Spend or save for economic growth?

posted by Lynn Hayes

Last weekend  I watched the debate between Paul Krugman and Niall Ferguson on Fareed Zakaria’s show GPS.  Paul Krugman is a Nobel prize-winning economist and author with an expertise in international economics, and Niall Ferguson is a historian with a specialty in […]

On the radio Sunday morning: The July 11 eclipse show

posted by Lynn Hayes

For this show I’ll be discussing ways to harness the energy of a New Moon or a Solar eclipse to set powerful intentions, and I also want to talk a bit about breaking free from the beliefs that hold us […]

Pluto square Jupiter: Media blackout in the Gulf

posted by Lynn Hayes

For several weeks it there have been reports of reporters such as this one from Mother Jones being  prevented from fully covering the disaster in the Gulf, but it wasn’t until now, with Pluto locked in a nearly exact square to Jupiter, […]

10 reasons not to worry about the July 11 eclipse

posted by Lynn Hayes

Path of the July 11 eclipse Bad news sells, and this is true for astrology websites as well as any other news media.  Eclipses are not so mysterious today, but “astrologic dangers [are] portended” on many sites,including this one: Next […]

Wisdom for the upcoming eclipse

posted by Lynn Hayes

Michael Erlewine, owner of the Matrix astrology software company and the new website Astrology Land, posted a wonderful note on his Facebook page about the upcoming eclipse.  If you are on Facebook you can see the note here, otherwise here are the highlights” Eclipses are […]

Astrology and the Forer Effect

posted by Lynn Hayes

Here is an interesting article about an experiment performed in 1948 by Bertram R. Forer who collected statements from sun sign columns and then presented them to his subjects as though they were personally assessed as part of a personality profile. […]

The astrology of Kelsey Grammer’s latest chapter

posted by Lynn Hayes

When I was in Woodstock a couple of years ago, I saw a vaguely familiar face walk in the door of a shop.  It took me a few moments to realize that it was Kelsey Grammer.  He was friendly and […]

Uranus retrograde: July 5 2010

posted by Lynn Hayes

Uranus, the planet of innovation, change, social justice and radical new actions dipped its toes into Aries just long enough (at the zero degree point) to stir the pot of restlessness and dissatisfaction and now it is making a U-turn […]

Musings on Astrology Radio: A Summer of Retrogrades

posted by Lynn Hayes

To listen live, click on the player below.  Once the show is over, this link will bring up the archived version.  For more information on the show, visit my website!   Listen to internet radio with Astrological Musings on Blog […]

An asteroid eats a star: the occult implications

posted by Lynn Hayes

On the evening of July 8, observers from Earth will be able to watch as an asteroid occults a star, blocking its light for several minutes.  An occultation is a bit like an eclipse since the object that is hidden […]

A new generation is called to power

posted by Lynn Hayes

I wondered for a long time why I was bothering with Twitter, but when I actually started using it I began discovering a plethora of fascinating sites and writers. One of these is Samuel F Reynolds, an astrologer from Brooklyn […]

Skywatch for July 2010 is posted

posted by Lynn Hayes

Here’s my introduction to get you started – you can read the article in its entirety on my website here.  For daily updates on astrological activity, visit me on Facebook and Twitter! The beginning of July finds us at a crossroads after a powerful […]

Repost: The astrology of Elena Kagan

posted by Lynn Hayes

In honor of Elena Kagan’s confirmation hearings, and because I’m busily working on the July Skywatch (please sign up on my website if you’re not already on my mailing list!) I thought I’d repost this profile of Ms. Kagan. Elena […]

Facing the dawn through your ascendant

posted by Lynn Hayes

The ascendant of the birthchart is the cusp of the first house which describes our personality. You will often read that the ascendant describes the personal appearance, but that is not always true although it certainly can affect the appearance. […]

A fascinating video about the Starchild skull

posted by Lynn Hayes

Could alien-human interbreeding really have happened?  Watch this and decide for yourself.

Mel Gibson is being sued by everyone

posted by Lynn Hayes

Mel Gibson isn’t having a very good week.  First news reports announced that Gibson and his ex-wife Robyn were being sued for a construction company for over $200,000 in work performed on their Malibu home over the past twenty years. […]

Dick Cheney’s back in the hospital

posted by Lynn Hayes

Former Vice-President (or some would say acting president) Dick Cheney was admitted to a hospital in Washington for tests on Friday night as the powerful Grand Cross eclipse fell right on his progressed Moon.  Cheney’s Moon just progressed into Libra […]

Rob Pattinson and the Twilight Eclipse film premiere

posted by Lynn Hayes

I thought it was interesting that the premiere of The Twilight Saga: Eclipsefilm occurred the night of the actual lunar eclipse.  The Twilight Saga has given new sexiness to the vampire genre, and brought a reluctant Robert Pattinson into the limelight. Rob Pattinson […]

Capricorn Full Moon eclipse June 26, complete with Grand Cross

posted by Lynn Hayes

Photo from National Geographic Saturday’s Full Moon is also a partial lunar eclipse, and includes a powerful alignment of seven planets in a Grand Cross formation. Let’s first look at the lunation (lunar event) itself.  The Sun in Cancer is […]

American healthcare: Business as usual

posted by Lynn Hayes

I’m going to file this under the category of Saturn concluding its travel through Virgo, the sign of health and the fragile ecosystem that makes up the body/mind/spirit system of the human being.  Saturn forces us to face reality – […]

The Music of the Sun

posted by Lynn Hayes

Astronomers in the UK have recorded the “musical harmonies produced by the magnetic field in the outer atmosphere of the Sun.”   The scientists converted visible vibrations into sound and sped up the frequency so that it was audible to the […]

Chiron pays Matthew a visit

posted by Lynn Hayes

For the most astrological fun you can have with your clothes on, you owe it to yourself to visitMatthew Currie’s blog where he takes on astrological issues with humor AND astro-intelligence.  Today he sits down with Chiron over a bottle of […]

Summer Solstice radio show postponed until Monday night

posted by Lynn Hayes

I’m out of town this weekend, but I was planning to do the show from the hotel.  However, my plans have gone awry so I am postponing the show until Monday evening, June 21, at 8 pm EDT.   In […]

Astrology in my world: Handling Jupiter/Uranus energy

posted by Lynn Hayes

Art by Alex Grey Much has been written about the positive aspects of the combination of Jupiter and Uranus in the chart, and there is no doubt that when these planets come together it is a rockin’ opportunity to open […]

Astrology doesn’t work for French football coach

posted by Lynn Hayes

The coach of the French soccer team, Raymond Domenech, fancies himself an astrologer and has decided to avoid Scorpios when picking his team. When Domenech took over from Jacques Santini in 2004 it looked to have ended the international career […]

Wisdom for the Jupiter/Uranus conjunction

posted by Lynn Hayes

I love this from Dharmaruci: “Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it.” OK, we all know the quote that isn’t by Goethe*. But the astrology for it right now is […]

Some astonishing lightning strikes: Zeus and Ouranos at work

posted by Lynn Hayes

Perhaps it’s purely coincidence that there have been three big lightning strikes over the past few days as Jupiter and Uranus conjoin at zero degrees Aries, the most fiery of fire signs.   It began last week when a man’s […]

This really is President Obama’s Katrina

posted by Lynn Hayes

President Obama will address the nation tonight in a speech about the oil disaster in the Gulf Coast.  We can argue all day, and probably will, over whether Obama has done enough to stem the tide of this horrific event, […]

Jupiter/Uranus fuels baseless optimism

posted by Lynn Hayes

As I predicted would happen when Jupiter (confidence and optimism) combined with Uranus (sudden changes and abrupt shifts), financial markets suddenly decided that things aren’t so bad in Europe after all and global markets are soaring today. This sudden (Uranus) optimism […]

The Sun is waking up

posted by Lynn Hayes

Recent solar flare Solar scientists met last week to discuss the higher levels of solar activity that are likely as we move out of the Solar Minimum of the past few years.  The head of NASA’s Heliophysics Division says “our technological society has developed […]

On the radio this morning: The astrological meaning of the mind

posted by Lynn Hayes

Yesterday’s Gemini New Moon offers an opportunity to talk about the mind and the realm of communication that is associated with Gemini.  We’ll be talking about what the birthchart reveals about how our own mind works, and the general overall […]

New Moon in Gemini, June 12 2010

posted by Lynn Hayes

For the next few weeks with Mercury in its own sign of Gemini the mental realm is activated, helping ideas to flow smoothly and aiding our ability to adapt to new circumstances. This process is facilitated by the Gemini New […]

Autism: A disorder or new breed of transhuman?

posted by Lynn Hayes

image from Daily Galaxy For some time know I have suspected that the growing incidence of autism spectrum disorders is evidence that the human species is mutating in preparation for the Aquarian Age.  Aquarius is the sign of innovation and […]

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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
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Sunday inspiration: The Great Nest of Being
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