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Time Goes By So…………..quickly

A friend called me today all upset about the speed of time. “I know time speeds up when you get older but this is crazy. Thing are flying by way too fast. What is going on? What is going on is Pluto has moved into Capricorn. Last week I mentioned how that change is and will continue to effect the structures of society. That is just one sphere of influence for Capricorn, the sign I affectionately refer to as the “Old Goat.” (Capricorn’s symbol is the goat.)Capricorn also rules time. Makes sense, right? Capricorn rules form and structure. What structures
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Pluto – Dark and Light

As I mentioned in an earlier entry, Pluto moved into Capricorn late last year. Pluto, that cold, distant – sort-of planet, makes a huge impact on society. Because it is so far away from the Sun, it takes a long, long time to transit the solar system and stays in each sign for a good, long while. Pluto rules change and transformation and as it grinds through the solar system it makes deep changes in the areas of our lives influenced by that sign. For example, when we baby boomers were born, Pluto was in Leo. Ruled by the Sun,
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Wherefore Art Thou Mercury?

“My computer is crashing and I am losing my work!”“I can’t complete a phone call – it keeps cutting out.”“Everything I say is coming out garbled – my thoughts are all loopy.” I have been hearing a lot of that lately and lay the “blame” for these little life events at the quick little feet of Mercury. It happens to be in retrograde right now – meaning that is appears to us Earthlings as we peer out into the universe to be going backwards in the sky. Of course, it isn’t going backwards but sometimes – because of how planets
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A New Year’s Eve Blue Moon

I just wanted to give you a little heads up. On this New Year’s Eve there will be a blue moon. While there are several definitions of a blue moon, the most common is the second full Moon in one calendar month. What does this mean astrologically? Well, not much – other than the implications of any full Moon on your chart. If the full Moon is sitting on top of one of your personal planets (Sun, Moon, Venus, Mercury, Mars) then you are going to feel it emotionally whether it is blue, green or chartreuse. If BOTH full Moons
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Ted Kennedy – Capricorn Tenacity

When I heard of the passing of Senator Edward Kennedy I did what I always do – I ran to my computer and looked up his chart. While it may seem odd to some, death times in karmic astrology are as important as birth times. (More on that issue later, I promise.) What struck me so much about Sen. Kennedy’s chart was the high concentration of Saturn in his first house (the house which dictates how we present ourselves to the world.) The ancient Sumerians, who are credited with being the first known astrologers, didn’t deal much with a Sun
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Gemini South Node Shadow – Gemini South Node Shadow

Yes, I repeated that twice. Why? Simple – Gemini is all about duality – it is symbolized by the twins. Gemini is also about speed – ruled by Mercury that speedy little planet that zips around the sun at quite a good clip. At home in the third house – the house of communications and the processing of information – I often think of Gemini as the computer of the Zodiac – quickly moving information from one point to the other — IF it is working! When Gemini goes awry – when we are stuck in the shadow of a
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Me and My Shadow – Taurus

You got me JF! I was showing the shadow of my Gemini South Node — jumping around too much. Your comment was correct – I SHOULD go to the opposite of the Scorpio North Node now – not jump to another nodal axis. Ah ha – I tossed in another word – Nodal Access. You know one thing I hate about astrology is when people try to make it totally confusing and inaccessible. The zodiac is a circle – go look at a chart – it is round – right? So, if you have a North Node on one side
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Me and My Shadow – Scorpio

I have a friend into whom I have tried to pound the basics of astrology for months. Being born with a Scorpio South Node, she constantly gets lost in the minutia of each astrological concept despite my urgings to see the big picture. Scorpios are the detectives of the Zodiac – they love to root out the secrets – all of the details. (The South Node, remember, is where our soul has come from in previous lives and from which we need to evolve.) So this Scorpio South Node, Moon Child rising friend is regaling me in the many projects
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Meditation Retreat at Homestead

A Special Invitation from Mimi Malfitano,Master Healer and Gifted Meditation Teacher . . .RECHARGE & REJUVENATE YOUR LIFEat The Homestead, a Premier Mountain ResortOctober 9-12, 2009 In the spirit of the Homestead andHot Springs, Mimi is offering aspecial 3-day healing experiencethat might even change your life. Thisretreat is for everyone—novice, beginner,or experienced meditator. If youare looking to . . .• Reduce stress and re-establishbalance and clarity in your life OR• Jump start a meditation practice OR• Reenergize an existing practice OR• Give yourself a meditative tune up. . .this Meditation Retreat isfor YOU!The program is group taught with eachparticipant leaving
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“I Have A Dream” Neptune’s Whisper

I have been so taken by the Inauguration of President Lincoln, I mean President Obama, and the talk of Dr. King’s “I Have A Dream Speech” and the dream realized that I took at look at the astrology behind the day. I was struck with the realization that it was singer Mahalia Jackson who whisper to Dr. King, “tell them about the dream” as he was speaking to the participants in the March on Washington. His “I have a dream” was ad libbed – not a part of the original speech. Amazing. What made her do that – what was
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