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Mars-Chiron Conjunction in Aries: Identity and Healing

Posted on July 13, 2020 | Link to original Dear Friend and Reader: Mercury retrograde is mostly behind us — everything except for the part where we repeat the aspects of the past few weeks, our friend the trickster moving in direct motion. It will be making aspects to many slow-moving planets, as I described … Read more

Mercury Direct, Mars Conjunct Chiron, Schedule Notes

Posted on July 9, 2020 | Link to original Dear Friend and Reader: We continue to burn astrology like firewood during a cold winter. The first few weeks of summer were impressive, with three eclipses, Mercury retrograde and Jupiter conjunct Pluto (square Eris). We have seen the results in the form of increasing levels of … Read more

Three Eclipses are Behind Us

Posted on July 6, 2020 | Link to original Dear Friend and Reader: Overnight Sunday to Monday, the Moon formed a conjunction to Saturn in Capricorn (exact Monday at 5:35 am EDT / 2:35 am PDT / 10:35 am BST). This was the last stage in the events associated with the eclipse of the Moon … Read more

The Big Country

Posted on July 2, 2020 | Link to original

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Statue of Confederate Gen. Stonewall Jackson in Richmond, VA (former capital of the Confederacy), seen on Sunday. The statue was removed from its pedestal on Wednesday. Planet Waves photographer Lanvi Nguyen documented the monument in its last days, as a piece of community folk art.

Dear Friend and Reader:

This weekend is the 244th anniversary of the founding of the United States, usually counted from the date written on the Declaration of Independence.

The U.S. is now well into its Pluto return, an event that has never happened in our history. If we seem to be going through a little extra chaos related to a problem most of the world has already solved, we might consider that astrology.

In all ways, the American Dream is now facing tough times, and some would say it’s dead. I don’t think that’s true, though at the moment, it’s being eaten alive by greed, fear and incompetence.

Read moreThe Big Country

We’ve got the light on for the world

Dear Friend and Reader: Tonight’s feature is reader-contributed: Silver Lining Experiences of Covid-19 with an abundance of photos and illustrations by Lanvi Nguyen. We have asked our readers to tell us how their lives have improved due to this otherwise frightful, grievous and disruptive situation. You have responded and told us what you’ve learned. This … Read more

True Mirror: Venus Stations Direct

Posted on June 21, 2020 | Link to original Dear Friend and Reader: Thursday, Venus stations direct in Gemini. It’s been retrograde since May 13. Venus is retrograde the least of all the planets (about 8% of the time), so they are all meaningful, if not memorable. First, a brief recap of the weekend’s astrology, … Read more

Solstice Cluster, the First

Posted on June 14, 2020 | Link to original Dear Friend and Reader: With the beginning of Mercury retrograde in Cancer this week, we are now in the cluster of events surrounding the northern solstice (summer solstice in the Northern Hemisphere). Concentrations of aspects form peaks right around both the northern (Cancer) and southern (Capricorn) … Read more

Interval of Decision: Where Are We Going? (part one)

Fear is dominating the lives of many right now, and is being used as everything from a political wedge to a marketing device. While society is managing a crisis, we stand collectively at a branching of the road, and a time of decision — one that we are almost certain to miss if we remain … Read more

What is real and what is not?

Dear Friend and Reader: That is the question of Mars conjunct Neptune, exact Saturday in Pisces and developing now. On its way to an extended five-month stay in Aries (June 27-Jan. 6), Mars is passing by Neptune in late Pisces. While the conjunction is exact June 13 at 10:13 am, Neptune has a wide orb … Read more