Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Michael Lutin

I found this today. It is from a year or two ago and as always I love Mikey.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

And once again, Snowden

Back in December of last year I wrote:
Right now the focused dates that are on our watch are the exact dates of Uranus/Pluto square.

Square #1: June 24, 2012
Square #2: September 18, 2012
Square #3: May 20, 2013
Square #4: November 1, 2013
Square #5: April 21, 2014
Square #6: December 15, 2014
Square #7: March 17 2015

What kind of changes have happened to your life since June 2012?   

As you can see we are right now approached Square #4 on Friday (November 1).    How is the tension in your world?  Where do you see or feel changes in effect or need to be made?   If we look at the big world we saw a Government shutdown and the roll out of Obamacare  which as we can all agree both screamed SQUARE!   

And of course spying is ruled by Pluto  and I suspect astrological historians will tie these aspects to Edward Snowden.  If you note aspect #3 took place on May 20.  On that exact date Edward Snowden flew to Hong Kong having made contact with the Washington Post on May 16 which cracked open a firestorm.  Now, as we approach Aspect #4 his disclosures have implicated the US in spying on German chancellor AngelaMerkel’s cell phonewhich is something that has been going on since 2002.

Now here we are about to hit Square #5 and this is in the news:

The Washington Post and Guardian U.S. on Monday won the Pulitzer Prize for public service, among the most prestigious awards in journalism, for their articles based on National Security Agency documents leaked by the former government contractor Edward J. Snowden.

Through a series of reports that exposed the N.S.A.’s widespread domestic surveillance program, The Post and Guardian U.S. set off an international debate on the limits of government surveillance. The papers also came under heavy criticism by the American and British governments, with lawmakers accusing them of compromising national security.

Monday, April 14, 2014

Full Moon April 15

Libra Full Moon Eclipse
April 15 2014  3:42am EDT

This Full Moon is taking place the day after Pluto turns retrograde and a few days before the cardinal crosses.     Let’s all look up at the heavens and say, “Okay, you got our attention”  

The Full Moon in Libra will be shadowed.  The lesson of the moon will showcase too much or too little Libra.

Where are you over compromising?   Where do you give up too much for peace?   Where are you too much Tit for Tat?  “Oh, they did this so I’m going to do that?” 
Where do you intellectually feel secure in that behavior but also a little bit small?

Where are you standing up on your own?  How are you different from your partner or significant other? How do you break free?  How are your scrappy?   Where do you need fire?  Where are you too fiery?    What do you look like when you are one hundred percent authentic and remain in relationship(s)?    What do you give up to be in relationship? 

Who is being shallow?  Who is being fake?   Who is being a complete tool?

Sun in Aries on top of South Node
Where are you going it alone when you should ask for help?
Where are not sharing?
Where are you going it alone and not including other(s)?
How are you breaking new ground rather than just going down a new paved road?
How are you being too independent?
How are you being too fiery?

Moon in Libra on top of North Node
Where are you relating to others?  Seriously, where is the common ground?
What are your partners doing for you?  
What are you doing for your partner?
How are you putting yourself in other’s shoes?
Where do you feel pushed to negotiate?

Watch what you sweat over for the next three days and see how that speaks to how you relate?  Or how you balance? 

Saturday, April 12, 2014

The Week Ahead

Have you ever been in a car and the driver steps on the gas and you think, “Are we going too fast for this road”?   Good then you won’t be surprised by this week.

We are in a gibbous moon over the weekend. 

Focus on:
As you consider how your life is evolving and where you want to go what details are you missing?  How does your daily schedule reflect the life you want?  How are you daily actions and habits?  What do you do every day?  Seriously, what is your daily life and schedule?  If your life is not exactly what you want—then get real and look at your daily stuff.   What does it say?

Special Focus:

4/14: Mercury/Uranus brilliant but chaotic communication.  Disjointed thinking.

On Monday Pluto turns retrograde.  Once a year Pluto goes backwards for five months signaling a time of internal research.  Pluto is the planet that goes deep down, down to our DNA and finds evolution.  It is the planet that makes us say, “I’m sick and tired of being sick and tired.”  

It will be retrograde until September 23.    This is a great time to let go of ingrained habits and patterns, the ones that you may have had for a very long time but don’t always track.   This is about plumping that does not work.  Not necessarily the plumbing in your house but the plumbing in your psyche, your emotions, your beliefs.  Watch what comes up for the next five months and consider if there is something off with your ‘plumbing’ and fix it. 
He turns retrograde at 13 Aries 35 which has  the Sabian symbol:

An Ancient Bas-Relief Carved In Granite Remains A Witness To A Long-Forgotten Culture

We will have a Lunar full moon eclipse on April 15.  This will be the first of four full lunar eclipses (one each six months apart) for the next two years.    This full moon has been called a Blood Moon in some circles.  I won’t belabor the Blood Moon here but for more information go to this LINK  .

Full Moon Phase
Lunar Eclipse

April 15, 2014
25 Libra 16
3:42am edt

Focus on: 

How do you negotiate?  What is going on with your relationships?  How do you find balance?  Where are you shallow?  Where are you fiery and passionate?   Where are you too much one way and not enough of the other?   What do you look like when you find the middle?   Do you resist it?  Why?

I will put up a post for the full moon in the next day or so.

Special focus:
4/15: Mercury /Pluto:  Dark thoughts.  Penetrating thoughts that speak of breaking out or seeking power.
4/16: Mercury/Mars: Harsh tongue, flippant, impulsive, everyone has ADHD
4/17: Venus/Jupiter: Joy while expanding, doors open to resources. 

At the end of the week we move into Disseminating phase.

April 18
5:37pm EDT
Disseminating Moon Phase

Focus on: How are sharing your bigness?  How are you sharing your enthusiasm to learn something new?  How are you learning about building bridges?  How do you bring in ‘foreign’ information?

Friday, April 11, 2014

Treasure Map ---You have a few more days

Back on New Moon--many of us started our Treasure Maps.    For some people they got their map done by April 7.   That was in the first quarter of the moon.   But now if you didn't get your map done because you were so busy or you forgot or you got parts of it done but just couldn't get around to it......we still have time.    You have up until April 15 3:42am EDT.      Note the time, that is 3:42 in the morning EDT.    After that point the moon moves into a waning phase.
If you can't get your map done by that time then put it on the calendar for 2015 and you can make a new map then.

In the mean time, remember it does not have to be perfect.  It just has to call to you.

Take the weekend to make your map and all day Monday.   It is a powerful year and I want you to make the most of it.


Thursday, April 10, 2014

Cyclone Ita Australia

David Crook at Stellar Insight has put up a post on the cyclone about to barrel down on Queensland. Note the astro tie in.  

Queensland Braces for Cyclone Ita

-From BBC News
"The Australian state of Queensland is bracing for the arrival of Cyclone Ita, a category five storm set to hit its far north coast.

The storm is expected to hit the Cape York peninsula late on Friday night, bringing very destructive winds.

It was expected to bring damaging waves to some low-lying areas, the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) said, and heavy rain could cause flooding.

It is the strongest storm to hit since Cyclone Yasi, which struck in 2011.

Cyclone Ita was expected to make landfall between Cape Melville and Cape Tribulation "as a severe category five tropical cyclone with very destructive winds near the core and gales extending some distance from the landfall", the BOM said." Read More
From Stellar Insights Astrology
The April 15 lunar eclipse in Cairns, AUS., features the dynamic cardinal grand cross quite prominently. Mars is exactly rising and Pluto is anti-culminating on the 4th house cusp, which is especially telling of extremely powerful weather with potentially destructive force. And Mars is now perigee- closest to the earth as it gets, while Pluto is stationary retrograde. (I mentioned this weeks ago on my Stellar Insights FB page- but did not know the precise form this violent tension would take.)

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Tuesday---April 8

Sun Opposite Mars

In my new moon report I spoke of today's aspect as:

4/8: Sun/Mars—watch the temper tantrums. If not yours then the other people tantrums.

I'm halfway through the day and I think I should have also said, "Watch the venting volcano"     I don't know about you but I have taken a few phone calls and emails texts etc and on the other end was a big ol' steam vent.   People frustrated, people angry, people  upset and looking for a vent. 

If you are hearing it, try not to get too engaged.  Just let the volcano spew and move on.