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~Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
the Astrological Overview~~~
There is no past we can bring back by longing for it.
There is only an eternal now
that builds and creates out of the past
something new and better.
~Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Tragedy is a tool for the living to gain wisdom,
not a guide by which to live.
~Robert Kennedy (i guy a met and shaked hands with,
shared eyes and a few words with; i will never be the same.)
With the recent Jupiter retrograde trine Neptune, the big picture is in view but not totally manifesting, quirks in friends and relatives disrupt the beautific dream. Irrational exuberance? If everything is so perfect why aren’t you happy? Water signs (Scorpio, Pisces, Cancer) dreaming out, leaping for heaven, some make big splash, others splashed with cold water waking em up. Jupiter/Neptune aspects can be too idealistic or lazy, wishing to play not work, wanting something for nothing and trips for free. Oil prices and Movies experiencing extreme highs and lows (Jupiter/Neptune), as well as Euros up and down, Bitcoin too; lots of roller coaster rides going in circles? . Jupiter/Neptune aspects can be expressive of very idealistic dreamy magical love, relationship, marriage; but due to Jupiter retrograde in Scorpio, there may be a conflict of desire and mutually aligned futures. It certainly doesn’t help Jupiter’s expansive joyous outgoings and Neptunes dreamboat fantasies, to have Saturn/Pluto midpoint at Jupiter/Neptune’s midpoint; holy ‘cowabunga’ and carelessness with the big love holds us all? This could also be related to Supreme Court in USA overturning national gambling ban opening up the door to legalized gambling everywhere and more poor humans losing money while a very few win. Worries about money matters, health, separations due to sickness or wrong ideas, possible small beginnings for big returns, or big adventures with little return. S/P (saturn/pluto) demands reality from J/N (jupiter/neptune) big dreams and holy smoke, legalizing marijuana pushes forward. J/N requests and quests for fun and joy, creativity escapism and/or bit of heaven. If S/P demands hard work too much cold reality may dampen party. With Mars recent involvement, some very pushing for their agenda. April/May, the beautiful outer appearance and hot dream is cooling off with a more real picture appearing as how to get from here to there and what work needs to be done emerges. None-the-less, Love aspects nearly override all negatives come early June. Come July double eclipse and Aug.1st return of Mars square Uranus (again Sept. 18th), many a buckaroo wild horse ride ahead. Mars is outspokenness and brave action, strong thrusts forward, but Uranus demands high truth and accurate higher octave motivation and technique …., or things tend to back fire, suddenly twist and turn, return, or crash and burn, reverse or get maddeningly feisty competitive argumentative. Here patient good work and honesty for the good of all eventually prevails. Premature action or hasty quick knee jerk reactions backfire or waylay. Early fixed signs of Taurus, Scorpio, Leo, Aquarius feel the heat or are applying the heat to quicken the pace or cut out, part, separate.
Do not be afraid of your difficulties.Do not wish you could be in other circumstances than you are. For when you have made the best of an adversity, it becomes the stepping stone to a splendid opportunity.
Love and Hate make you immortal, choose love.
-my memory of Gelek Rinpoche comment.
Choosing is the active ingredient.
Saturn retrograde trine Uranus, in the air brings more harmonious big changes but not all the pieces of the puzzle fit the form of the day to day or practical necessities life demands perhaps. Its kind of a Bob Seger song lyric, “You just can’t have it all” and it doesn’t all fit in the car anyway. Saturn wants security and predictability, Uranus wants progressive change and forward motion, progress. Here earth signs Capricorn, Taurus, Virgo are favored when making realistic earthy plans practical and long term secure, yet progressive. Patience is key to see this creative process through into end of year.
“You will not be good teachers if you focus only on what you do and not upon who you are.”
― Rudolf Steiner
If you are willing to learn, anything could happen! ~Plato
Where there is learning, there is freedom; where there is freedom, there is learning. Ultimately there is no learning, no real schooling without the study and listening to the cycles of nature and her seasons of work and play, rest and renewal. That there is an inner and outer nature, and a stillness beyond yet holding it all, is imperative. Without a trinity, all is lost. Call it everything, nothing, and a mind; religion, philosophy, and science; Spirit, matter, mind; call it love, truth, and a will to still go on no matter; there is a trinity ~ you, me, and the holy space around and in-between , if you know what i mean and what is yet to be explored and dreamed into new worlds.
~robert of mayflower
Mars in Aquarius square Uranus in Taurus throws strong holistic healing message out, but also increased time of aggression, violence, hurtful painful ways of interacting. Yet Genius can also be at play, and for some a quickening of higher intelligence, creativity, and freedom. Here the way or means is the end result too. Some throw a strong ultimatum , ’Play by these rules or the game is over and all the toys will be removed’. Mars is desire or force, externalization of will, hopefully an Aquarian ideal of equality, freedom, happiness, and what is good for everybody, is at play.
Square to Uranus, Mars gives sense of urgency, now or never. Mars/Uranus can be violence as in crashes/shootings/harsh words or actions causing strong reactions (such is in news daily). Mars/Uranus is also lightening or storm (as in UK and France), wanting to throw things out, or wanting new but unable to process or compost old. Mars/Uranus can be moments of genius words and action, but it can also be momentary chaos and negative criticism or mean hearted action. On a positive note, Mars is Michaelic Courage, ArcAngel daring, and Manjushri cut through it all wisdom. Yet remember Bobby Kennedy’s words, “Progress is a nice word. But change is its motivator. And change has its enemies.”
In order to approach theosophy, steiner, blavatsky, plotinus, manly hall, magic, tibetan buddhism, macrobiotics, yoga, meditation, diet and health, mindfulness and dharma, with full cognition and ultimate possibility, it is necessary to fully attune your soul mind spirit totally to such truth and ultimate love. Don’t fool yourself, invest wisely and 100%, some vehicles to life are worth every penny of time.
-robert of mayflower, ‘Where Steiner meets theosophy, buddha, and Gelek.
And now it stands proven that Satan, or the Red Fiery Dragon, the ‘Lord of Phosphorus,’ and Lucifer, or ‘Light-Bearer,’ is in us: it is our Mind. ~HPB.
Freedom demands we transform negativity and separateness, composting negativity and separateness into a sense that the whole world is really one big garden. Learning to garden in the spirit soul to soul is the whole secret of transforming, composting, evil into goodness, friendship, peace for the world. Heaven and Hell at the same time and place, space and moment; its the purity of the mind that chooses one or the other. Train the mind in virtue, theosophy and anthroposophy, buddhism and Osho good start! ~rt
“Life is a short spell; but love is an infinite well,
an eternal star, an ever setting sun heart in heart.”
~Trebore Tau Bodhi
Sun/Saturn conjunction last winter solstice dec 20th 2017 giving early warning shots of coming Saturn Pluto conjunction 2020, along with sense of need to control, especially if others are not in control. Extremes in weather and behaviour. Security and freedom, rootedness and sure growth, short term and long run with at odds or learn to work and play together. Cardinal Signs Capricorn, Aries, Cancer, Libra need be strong and self willed for desired goals and long term investment of self, time, money; yet also need to be flexible and more fun loving. All play and no work has no future, all work and no play has no present.
“The time has come to realize that supersensible knowledge has now to arise from the materialistic grave.”
― Rudolf Steiner
Currently, Chiron went into Aries, Uranus into Taurus, Mars into Aquarius.
Everything is trying to be new or renewed, unique in appearance and genuinely individualized, novel and marvelously brash and fabulously fashionable. On the other hand the Saturn/Pluto wants something old and classic, something old fashion romantic and terribly practical, rustic, antiquitous, and wise or prudent. Bit of a clash.
Yet early June Venus trines jupiter/neptune, but also Venus opposes Pluto, then Sun square Neptune. With Neptune these days in rough square to Jupiter/Saturn midpoint, there is an attempt of materialize spiritual and highly idealistic even futuristic ideals of happiness, versus wanting to escape, jump into fantasy, over feel everything and take it too personally. Also danger of delusional or illusive thinking and feeling getting in the way of true aims and workings. Things for such mutable sights may get lost in the shuffle of dreams. fantasies. unfulfilled or unrealistic goals or needs. With Jupiter now making what many consider good aspects, ponder that Jupiter is now square to the Pluto/Neptune midpoint indicating possible great gains for some, great losses for others, or a price to pay for misuse of resources, self, or other. Also an indication that personal pleasures and joys that don’t embrace a World Conception attempting to hold us all, a future that doesn’t ethically embrace world realities and a big picture holding all the planets long term interest, is doomed to fail in some collective or personal way. Earth Changes and destruction of nature need be further researched and assessed in light of Spiritual Science. The loss of the honey bee due to pesticides and mono cropping is another need to be looked into deeply for solution. Such aspects are indicative of how many people are losing their old or outworn social identity and are presently seeking new or renewed ways to relate to the greater world around them as well as deeper wiser inner stillness of self.
The exercise of magical power is the exercise of natural powers, but superior to the ordinary functions of Nature. A miracle is not a violation of the laws of Nature, except for ignorant people. Magic is but a science, a profound knowledge of the Occult forces in Nature, and of the laws governing the visible or the invisible world. Spiritualism in the hands of an adept becomes Magic, for he is learned in the art of blending together the laws of the Universe, without breaking any of them and thereby violating Nature. ~H.P.Blavatsky
Only those who dare to fall greatly can ever achieve greatly.
Dark Moon Lilith in Capricorn (control and conquer, think long term or is this short contract, law and love/sex, rules maintained or broken and sub sequential karma) conjunct Pluto April/May, along with Dark Moon Lilith conjunct Jupiter/Neptune midpoint may have thrown many into insatiable crazy love, as well as crazy possessiveness, obsessiveness, dark star adventure with many a kink to be ironed out; Many still feeling it in June. Come end of first week in August Dark Moon Lilith enters experimental and novel try anything once or twice Aquarius. Come late August into September, look out, Aquarian Dark Moon Lilith square retrograde Uranus! May reveal how much we all need to rethink love and sex, marriage and relations; may need a completely new vision and voice and plan that will stop the abusive man club cave and re-envision what new ways of seeing love and sex so so many aren’t continuing to break the rules yet demand others to obey!?! Much freedom of expression and cutting edge creative new fashion, music, the arts, as well as an anything goes attitude. Here ‘Intelligence is the ultimate aphrodisiac and venusian persuation’ if you will. Take care to look out for the thoughtless fling and exotic tattoo on your mind soul. Also here comes the sex dolls, more crazy mad love escapades, TV and Movie Love Fools available for mass indulgence and psychological emotional dismemberment and dare devil fool heartedness, unruly off the wall antiques as well as strong scrutiny and moral critique. For many, its freedom from the known and an adventure into higher minded full heartedness.
Art, reappearing color and soul, is eternal. We can love a thousand times more, don’t be attached to the form it takes; keep the whole world in mind, but mind the moment you are in. Here flowers dream.
~robert of mayflower
First Lady Melania , the President’s wife’s hospitalization may give indication of her having an 8 degree Capricorn Moon, with Saturn there expect a long slow recovery, and/or some serious rethink of feelings and commitment. Also may indicate she has a late Gemini or early Cancer Rising Sign Ascendent or Rising Sign. If this true, then Melania has Aries midheaven with Chiron conjunct it with her own aim to be a maverick unique individual. With Saturn conjunct her Moon in June she is laying way back and long term planning. She has very good aspects in coming years making for a most unique and creative individual attaining much personal success and happiness. At the moment she is most likely totally transforming inside out and deepening her mind stream with ennobling higher virtue prayers. Saturn is slow but sure here i think. With Uranus transit heading for her natal Sun next summer but closing in now, she may be about to ascend to higher levels of consciousness, learn to do anything she puts her mind too, and may well become a super hero. At the moment the wisdom that can only come through time and suffering on this planet are awakening a new selfless wisdom, world wisdom and bottom line. Big decisions are being chewed on and new wisdoms are at hand (Saturn), as well as need for patience, perseverance, and endearing endurance. Uranus is freedom and higher intelligence, and bringing it up to the next higher level, Saturn at the moment is sit back and be still to know. Any unsureness or uncertainty will need time to make sure. Blessings of healing, wholeness, all that is good to Melania, First Lady.
Home and Housing prices seem to be rising twice what wages and inflation are covering. Oopps ….another dumb bubble to drop punt and pop next summer if not before. Gosh, when we gonna get clean air, water, education for children, love and truth is greater than power guns, money, and ego. Yea, those things smart cool, but without love and compassion for all earth ~ dumb gets dumber.
Saturn Rx. transit squaring UK Ascendent at 7 Libra. Neptune/Pluto midpoint conjunct UK Venus, while Venus opposing UK Saturn then goes on to oppose Pluto. Not a lot of love going on there these days. Increasing violence and split identity , karma, catching up there. Ego and criticism without right alternative view and solution leading to cold wars and rejection, anger, and lack of compassion.
Hawaii Anyone? Lots of quakes and volcanoes waking up these daze. Hi Good By Hawaii? Well, if you look at the horoscope of Ka’Iulani, Princess of Hawaii, who mysteriously got thrown out , and died in late 1880’s when Theosophy and Steiner arose; you may get some insight into Goddess Revenge. Jupiter the planet of fun and overriding others for one’s own fun or social life, truth, music, and muse; is conjunct now the Princess of Hawaii’s Dark Moon Lilith. Also Uranus sudden eruption and revolution, is now conjunct her Neptune at 1 degree Taurus. Holy yikes and holy smoke. Volcanoes purify the upper airs, just like fights, war, violence wipe out lower airs; none of it is exactly enlightened, but from an esoteric point of view; unless we find higher peace and love, compassion and truth within us to stop wars; life keeps teaching us the hard way. Uranus transit now is also opposing her Venus; Hawaii needs to find a new way to love! Four five years and ears down the road, when Uranus in sky conjuncts her Moon/Pluto conjunct at 22-23 Taurus, a whole new Hawaii be happening. Pluto now in 4-5 years coming to conjunct her Mars may be giving ill omens to happiness and joy living in them parts.
As for Hawaii chart as a state, the astrological starry insights give this; Neptune transit in sky is square to Hawaii’s Venus for awhile, Love now needs lots of truth and reality and no false escapism into luciferic wonderlands. Ok, that was a bit too Steiner like. Nep square Venus is only higher love works now, everything else is melting in fire and false dreams, or whatever it is beyond this. Still esoteric, i know. Neptune is a response to pollution, the voice of the Great Mother, the Dream real or not real, revealed. Uranus in the sky is about to trine Hawaii natal Pluto….., freedom through higher truths is at hand. New ways to transcend dumb psycho drama is at hand. Tough road, i agree. Pluto transit nearing bottom of the chart indicates Hawaii is bottoming out and in coming year or two going deeper than ever into death and rebirth, compassion love tolerance helpfulness to neighbors, to rising from suffering into new lands, new futures, renewed faith in the heart and mind, soul and spirit of life. May peace and love win both land and sky, friend and foe, into mutual creativity holds us all whole and holy.
He is happiest, be he king or peasant, who finds peace in his home.
——Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
In looking at Detroit’s Astrology Chart of July 23, 1701, 4:51pm when Cadillac founded city, Detroit has a 0 Leo Sun with Mars at nearly 28 Cancer. Well, recently Mars transit as well as Uranus squared and opposed Detroit’s Sun and Mars. The Mayor, and others, recently spoke of Detroit being the most violent city in the USA and school children having the lost scores of intelligence in USA. With Neptune transit squaring Detroit’s Moon at 15 Pisces, it doesn’t fair well in the future when all the before mentioned aspects, due to retrograde motion, return in august through early november 2018. In March and June 2020, Saturn will oppose Detroit’s Sun; then good tough rules will come into play as well as beginnings of bottom up structure supporting home, family, education, dealing with pollution problems. Jupiter and Saturn together in conjunction will oppose Detroit Sun by exact degree in December 2020. Then on look for Detroit to for real become world class city bottoms up, top down. In feb/March, and May/June, and Oct. 2019, Jupiter conjuncts Detroit’s Ascending/Rising Sign making for much hoopla and monies thrown around for many a project and wild speculation, much happiness due to greater sense of leadership and spiritual uplifting events, positive sense of brotherliness and sisterhood, community and family, all as friends. But it really takes till 2020 to lock into long term for sure success, health, and wealth for the city of detroit. That’s my prediction. Detroit’s Sagittarius rising gives it that blunt frank up front honest approach. Leo Sun a zero degrees gives us lots of amateur egos. Mars/Uranus in Cancer the guns, anger, aggressive, purple gang mentality, but also the fight for freedom and justice and a higher more virtuous way to go. Jupiter/Moon/Saturn in Pisces gives us that psychic intuitive, home family friends good work wish and dream that is time will occur again and again till we get it right. Midheaven in Libra is goal of equality and relationship to all life. Venus conjunct Pluto node in Leo makes for the gambling, strip clubs, undercover night life, erotic, and secretive stuff. Up side of that is a search for love that transcends death and fear. A search for love as higher identity; also the redemption of the dark feminine. See the books, ‘Running with the Wolves’, ‘The Sacred Prostitute’, ‘The Pregnant Virgin’, Marion Woodman Books. Also see ‘The King Warrior Magician Lover’. The Voice of the Silence can be helpful here too, its by Blavatsky. Detroit’s Dark Moon Lilith conjunct Neptune in Aries is another story in itself, but we’d have to go back to Plum Street, the Grande Ballroom, Monteith College at Wayne State, and when Belle Isle and the Detroit River were mystic magical divine centers. Whew! It has to do with the sensuous first one’s out of the box, the early wild music scenes and riots for higher reason and rhyme, love and truth. Detroit needs more of this archetypal wild woman, Artemis, Persephone, Ishtar and more!
There are two things
children should get from their parents:
roots and wings.
~~~Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Astrology News for June from Robert of Mayflower~~~
Love starts when we push aside our ego and make room for someone else, perhaps a person we could have never dreamed nor ever were.
-robert of mayflower, ‘Where Steiner meets Osho.’
June 1st-2nd-3rd Mercury trine Mars in air signs signifying meeting and agreeing of minds, contracts, plans, good notions, accurate observations. Also Venus trine Jupiter, and Venus trine Neptune in water signs all in grand trine makes for beautiful love imaginations and fantasies or futures . Great days for creative play, writing, communicating, making friends, healing old scenarios and suffering patterns, envisioning and planning one’s highest self, goals,greatest adventure; time to be the love and truth you want to see in the world. Sense of fulfilling one’s destiny or linking up to good, true, beautiful. If one has their feet practically on the ground this can be a most enlivening and flowering time for love, friends, family, mother nature, mothering and being mothered. Certainly a great time for yoga, mediation, attuning the the highest principles of truth, life, love, compassion, and virtue mind. Dumb sucker or dreaming into better futures? Hard to tell eh? Trust no one but yourself? Be still to know.
June 5th Sun conjunct Mercury in Gemini reveals things needing real honest assessing and evaluating, Venus in Cancer oppose Pluto in Capricorn puts some high flyers and false dreamers in quick checkmate. Such aspect brings out the crazy emotions, jealousy, anger, negative emotions, a sense of let down or being caught in the past, or some negative pattern. Gamblers beware of being set up to lose if not practical in projections and dreams. A wake up call for many. Difficult aspect for addicts (of anything), bad shoppers, mad lovers obsessed and kinky, weird control freaks, and lack of security. Love can go south here. Feelings of loss or rejection abound. Secrets get revealed. All isn’t what it was made out to be. On positive note, sense of protecting valuables, honor, home, little ones; a sense of depth and commitment, hopefully not making one feel stuck or tied down, depressed or negative. Good aspect for cleaning, fixing up, repairing, restoring, renewing sense of compassion for all who suffer and a selfless willingness to keep learning till one can help the world round find more loving peace and co-creative freedom. For some a sense of ending, completion, death. For others birth, loving anew, pulling weeds, cleaning, making sacred again the space for good things to happen.
“Feelings are for the soul what food is for the body.”
-attributed to Steiner
June 6 Mercury square Neptune. Emotions may fall short of logic. Tell the truth, but better yet, live it. Assume you can’t wait for the other to make you happy, be the love you are looking for. Dream but be practical. Some may be hiding something, others exposing. Creative imagination needs outlet. Avoid distractions to main goal to achieve. Read the fine print, avoid gambles or taking unwarranted chance. Perhaps good for artistic or future planning if one is patient. Need to stay present and not let past and/or future lure you out of ‘be here now’ take a good look. Work present for better future. This leads into next day with more false news, fake news, false projections, lies or deceit. Or is it artistic wish to divine the divine and change the future from road presently on? Many sudden shifts in plans. Strange dreams and psychic persuation abounds. Trust nothing you see, half of what you feel, and all that is here now rather than in past or future. Demonizing anyone other than our own ‘habit’ we wear, our own seeing feeding nourishing separateness/shame/blame, is foolish at best, victimizing of self and other at worse. Vanquish demons by calm abiding space equanimity and gardening. Plants won’t lie to you.
*Recent Pluto opposing USA SUN in CANCER Mom Sign? American women birth rate for children at the lowest rate on record, the number of babies born in the U.S.A. last year dropped to a 30-year low. -see “Births Hit Lowest Number Since 1987,” Wall Street Journal, May 17, 2018. Or is it Neptune transit squaring Mars/Uranus midpoint heading for square to Mars while opposing Neptune and midheaven in Virgo, Men becoming impotent. Good at war though eh? Where the Gardeners! USA Pluto return late Capricorn in second house portends of need to return to what really matters, rather than dreaming out into getting richer and richer, higher and higher, and never stopping to grow the roses, forget smelling em, grow em; save the bees, get the beeswax out of your ears and into the soil!
Always write a poem a day,
people will think you crazy
and leave you alone
Hermès, and Athena.
If that’s not enough
To have a party,
Nothing will work.
~robert of mayflower
June 7th Sun square Neptune, Read June 6th leading into this. Neptune can be weird storms, volcanoes, floods, or delusions and false dreams. Good to know if you are dreaming. One can fantasize but know you are. Often with such aspects last few days, media and news full of misleading facts, propaganda, lies, or bizarre craziness to distract real news and hard facts. Good for the muse, music, spiritual insights, flowers, art, poetics, dreamy idealistic romance. If inspired, one is a whirlwind of inspiration; otherwise, little work gets done, feelings of being spacey or out of it, danger of food spoilage, temptation to play hooky. Mystical feelings of union and communion or opposite, loss of common sense and rational mind? Psychic insights are to be had, but keep your common sense.
Mars conjunction South Node at this time adds to the mix with strong unconscious drives for relationship based on physical needs, or sex; while other relations otherworldly and spiritual, but not practical nor incarnated, dreamy too dreaming to come true. Some quarrel and force issue coming across egotistical or selfish. Positive expression is a release of superior force and bravado for purpose of helping self and others to progress pure and simple. A middle way works, tibetan buddhist like. Osho’s Book of Secrets could work, but who is daring enough to live that life, most use spiritual secrets to get their desires fulfilled then take off. Damn. Where are the good guys gals when you need em?! May Truth and stillness listening conquer our distractions, may dharma capture our imagination to matter day to day, life to life, until all the world is divining the divine in each other (rather than projecting at others and demonizing impotent to help awaken, heal or nourish becoming being peace).
You have neither friends nor enemies, you only have teachers. Some show you what to do and you will learn to be like them. Some show you what not to do, or you will end up like them. Keep learning, keep open, then miracles can happen. All miracles spark from a willingness to keep learning. Selflessness and openness to learn is real magic, miracle. -robert of mayflower
The Eternal Feminine leads us forever ON! -Goethe
June 8th Venus oppose Dark Moon Lilith. Get ready, this is a wild one, good and bad. Intense spiritual meetings, redemption of extremes in finding balance, heart of the middle way. Old wisdom meets eternal puer, angels of destiny and redemption. On the other hand some pretty lusty feelings and emotions play with the eternal and temporal elements meeting at this time. In May Dark Moon Lilith in sky made a conjunction with Pluto triggering the wild woman archetype to get wilder and wilder in woman and man. This can be good or bad. Some feel betrayed, others waylaid; some feel empowered but without higher love and truth, enjoy the hour. Yet this can be a putting the separate self, the ego betrays the Higher Self, the Christos, Hermes, Christ, in check. We need divine check mates. Check out the news for how many instinctive astral urges are now in trouble for speech or action, and how many still try to ‘take it to the limit, one more time’ as the music band the Eagles once sang. This May aspect triggered many to attempt to find the most sensuous thing and disappear ‘Lucy in the sky’ like, melt down. Others Volcanic exploded. Ok, if this doesn’t make sense, try this; many are desperate for love or desire or wanted goal and are ready to run over anyone and everyone who gets in the way. That better. Still others, are divining the divine juicy sensual holy in every moment and every person. Some are prisoners of their dream, and others are freed in it. Takes a bit of time to see who is who and what is what; but come June 8th, and the week after, we will see who’s boat is seaworthy. Venus opposing Dark Moon Lilith is not good for grand standing but can be a very good aspect for learning to love differences, learning to shine truth and love and let go of attachment to results, as the Bhagavad Gita teaches (see William Q. Judge edition). The 20-21st of July the Sun opposes Dark Moon Lilith. Look for the strong rise of women to power, while other women quick fall from power. Such aspects have an auric envelop of influence days or even week or two before and/or after. Very strong love urges prevalent, urge to matter, to spirit. Strong need for Dharma mind and perhaps NeoPlatonic thought to see the way through clear and bright in Sophia the Goddess’s Holy Light!
August 10th and 11th Mars in Aquarius going retrograde conjuncts Dark Moon Lilith, Whew! Tarzan now a wall street broker meets Jane now a wild woman from “She would never say, where she came from; yesterday don’t matter, if its gone”, the return of Artemis and the Voice of the Goddess? Conflicting times if you don’t have a good road map (right books from Mayflower Bookshop on Virtue Mind Training and the new Mystery Schools of Love and Truth awakening voice and mind of the Heart of Hearts!).
Let Artemis, Athena, Diana, Dionysus and Orpheus sing in your heart to fulfill your destiny and graduation thesis, read the curving inundating rhythms of the seasons/month/evening and circling stars for your master thesis; then again, just play the instrument.
-Trebore Tau Bodhi
June 8th, My friend Marianne Williamson
‘Love America Tour’ TALK at 7 pm friday night
at Detroit Unity Temple, 17505 Second Ave. Detroit
call (313 345-4848 or details or get tickets at www.detroitunity.com
June 12 Robert of Mayflower’s Astrology Readings, along with ‘how to do’, the Psychic Intuitive Art Science of Astrology Talk by robert thibodeau of mayflower bookshop at Birmingham CommunityHouse. Readings to Audience!. 7 to 9 pm, $30.
June 13 New Moon 22 Gemini, brings sense of diversity and diverse expressions or opportunities galore next few weeks. Lots of things to do, try to catch up to unfinished so to get everything done or complete at both home and work so to be free in days to come.
There is no meaning to life, we make it meaningful; or not.
Be the love, the truth, you waiting for. Be it, listen, nourish only the eternal in each other. ~rt
June 14th, Venus square Uranus; creative sparks, a new reaching out, wanting to quicken things up. For some, upsets in feelings or love, or is it new insights and shifts of how to appreciate or care for friends and loved ones? Mid June has Mars conjunct Jupiter/Uranus midpoint, can be very lucky or unlucky in love and money, depending on what other transits one has in their chart. Possible peaceful change for the better. For coming 7 days many attempts to mend the fence, make peace, reconciliations, novel new ways of relating and connecting.
If we never believe in ourselves in deeply rooted feelings there is something higher than ourselves, we will never find strength to evolve into something higher. If we never believe in others in deeper yet feelings that there is something deeper than our self, we will never find the truth there is something deeper than self holds, nourishes, weathers all of us; and we are each and all, all of us. Wake up in your dream and see. -robert of mayflower, ‘Where Steiner meets Osho and Hermetics Neoplatonic’.
Weird fact ~ Virginity restoring surgical operations at all time high, also birth rate at a low. Junk sex and junk food at all time high. Guardian newspaper says one out of ten websites has something kinky or porn on it. Now making and selling sex robots and toys. Where the romance of the soul, the higher self? There are sex classes but where are the love classes, the higher octave spiritual love?
June 21 Venus in Leo oppose Mars in Aquarius during Summer Solstice. For better and/or worse, confrontations, strong polarities in sex and love, friendship and family, ego and egoless. To re-establish or to feel separated from. Some shine, others get a shiner. Lovers fight argue, conflict or oppose, possible mishaps, accidents, rudeness or overly strong vs over sensitive hurt. Some behave like dogs and cats, others have a wild but good good time. Separateness ego desire or want/need may clash with sense of greater whole, family or community. Freedom vs security/control irritate or make edgy the auric field and day. Lots of energy if one knows how to use it. Good to know what you don’t want avoiding unnecessary hassles. Drive safe and slow, avoid road rage or arguments going nowhere fast.
The ultimate secret of lovers is that someone has to surrender, or is it someone has to spark? But surrender to what? The eternal highest truth, the deepest rootless root, stillness distilling every experience into elixir of enlightenment? Sparking what? A song invokes the land under our feet, our distant and close neighbors to meet? A weaving of every truth and love this planet ever felt into a rosary mala of love frees the song in our heart? At best we have half truths (hermetic means half revealed half concealed), till the other gets it. Sometimes we are ‘the other’. Don’t be an alien, love the earth.
`robert of mayflower
There are people in every time and every land who want to stop history in its tracks. They fear the future, mistrust the present, and invoke the security of a comfortable past which, in fact, never existed.
“It takes courage…to endure the sharp pains of self discovery rather than choose to take the dull pain of unconsciousness that would last the rest of our lives.” ~Marianne Williamson
June 23 Mercury oppose Pluto makes for difficult communication unless much wisdom hindsight and compassionate loving kindness in play. Facilitate lasting wisdom, gain insight from the past not to repeat it. Plant seeds and support one another’s higher self or wholeness journey. Avoid getting stuck on details and derailing from the track. This may be tough travel or communication day for some. For others deeper insights and further research prosper. Secret and opposing views warp the field of space.
“Wherever you’ve been, and whatever you’ve done so far, your entire life was building up to this moment. Now is the time to burst forth into your greatness, a greatness you could never have achieved without going through exactly the things you’ve gone.” ~Marianne Williamson
Love is higher than opinion. If people love one another the most varied opinions can be reconciled – thus one of the most important tasks for humankind today and in the future is that we should learn to live together and understand one another. If this human fellowship is not achieved, all talk of development is empty. -Rudolf Steiner
June 25th Venus square Jupiter. Love abounds, take care not to over do it. Watch needless expenditure, yet some things are worth shooting for, freedom of space, giving space,feeling both earth and star!
There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
June 26th Mars goes retrograde until August 27th, from 9 Aquarius to 28 Capricorn. The desire for the new freedoms get frustrated with needs for security and reliable regularity. Innovations and situations of love, relations, sex, flings for new desires or bigger stomping grounds need to reflect, think before rashly acting, and patiently work for long term practical goals and not flings of imaginative fancy that may now back fire on you. Some think this not a good time to initiate conflict, struggle, war, new projects without danger of backlash or failure. Mars wants to act, do something, be physical. Good for yoga and gardening, cleaning, revisiting friends and goals, but perhaps tricky when voyaging into new territory without being well thought out. The Sun/Saturn is lack of control or too much control squashing creativity and freedom. Bad time to be angry, demanding, aggressive or possessive, over assertive or flamboyantly blurting proclamations. Full Moon in Capricorn gives further vibe to this mars retrograde time. Some get hard worked for respect and good prospect, others get hard karma demanding further work or paying past debts. Such aspect is most strongly affecting early Fixed signs Scorpio, Taurus, Leo, Aquarius planets, and late Cardinal Signs houses and planets of Capricorn, Cancer, Libra, Aries (Next Mars retrograde in 2020, Sept 9th to November 13). This Mars retrograde late June into August may be a tough one. July 19-20 Mars will conjunct S.Node. On day Mars goes retrograde, Mars is opposing Venus, and the Sun opposes Saturn exactly.
“We can have democracy in this country, or we can have great wealth concentrated in the hands of a few, but we can’t have both.”
——Louis D. Brandeis
June 27 Sun oppose Saturn tends to force reality and long term goals into affects and effects onto the days here. Some fall from airy fairy dreamy sweet nothings to terra firm ground. Some choose to stay home more often. Some study and prepare for better days and nights. Some see the fruitions of their good work. Doors close on some, certain events reach climax or ending or strong turning point, perhaps a sense of return or need to return. Happiness when alone. Hotter and colder, give love compassion and be patient.
Since the days of Greece and Rome, when the word ‘citizen’ was a title of honor, we have often seen more emphasis put on the rights of citizenship than on its responsibilities.
-Robert Kennedy (i met him, talked, touched. Love em and carry em in m’heart!)
Rise above the thorns of life long enough to know yourself a rose, a spirit roots earth and screams to be as vast as the sky and sun, circling stars and planets on the run singing one mantra; i love you, i love you, i love you. Be mad with love, all the others facts are maddening. Be One Truth, Love all in all even this moment still. ~rt.
June 30th Mercury square Uranus. Genius moments, mind reaching out further than grasp perhaps. For some tough communications and need to re-think or review, update, or get higher view. Avoid beating your point to death. Patience and loving kindness needed here. Need to tweak or make technical adjustment. Actions need to back up words, words need activate work, work needs to be smart not hasty. Good time for astrology or tarot reading or research.
Love and compassion, no matter how nuts and idealistic they seem, free us from ourselves long enough to see beyond our self, into a purpose and direction big enough to redeem our every past, enliven our every present and presence, and diving a future worth living into for the sake of each and everyone. ~robert of mayflower
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There is a knighthood of the 21st century Whose riders do not ride through the darkness Of physical forests, as of old, But through the forest of darkened minds. They are armed with a spiritual armour, And an inner sun makes them radiant. Out of them shines healing, Healing that flows from the knowledge Of the human being as a spiritual being. They must create inner order, inner justice, Peace, and conviction in the darkness of our time. They must learn to work side by side with angels.
Tolerating organized crime promotes the cheap philosophy that everything is a racket. It promotes cynicism among adults. It contributes to the confusion of the young and to the increase of juvenile delinquency.
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