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Looking to the Stars on the Summer Solstice

Any minute now (ok, Wednesday) will be the summer solstice. June 21st is the longest day of the year, the beginning of official summer (though I don’t think the weather is on that schedule here on the East broiling Coast), and, according to Beliefnet astrologist Shelley L. Ackerman, the start of a rather dramatic season.

In her new “Stars of Summer” story for us, she quotes astrologer Emily Baumbach who says, “Summer 2006 is a time of re-evaluation. Many of us will need to strengthen our roots. We think we know what’s important, but do we really? While our careers may be the focus, it’s soul-growth that is much more essential right now. We need to strengthen our ability to tolerate ambiguity, frustration, and all of the ‘young-soul’ acting out that is going on around us.”

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It also looks like it’s going to be a bumpy summer for Bush and Cheney, and a happening time for Al Gore and Oprah—and tumultuous actual weather for many of us. To read more, go here.

–by Valerie Reiss (Amy’s on vacation)

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