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May 2017

Robert Thibodeau’s
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Mayflower Bookshop
2645 W. 12 Mile Rd
Berkley, Mi. 48072

Metaphysical Spiritual Talks by Robert of Mayflower

May 4th, Thursday, 7 pm to 9 pm at the Birmingham Community House. ‘TAROT CARDS’  Learn how Tarot cards revel new pathways to intuitive and psychic perceptions, happiness, and spiritual unfoldment. $29.

May 12, Friday 7pm at the Theosophical Society in Berkley

H.P.Blavatsky’s ‘The Voice of the Silence’ in Light of Modern Buddhism and the Mystery Schools of Ancient and Modern Times’. A Path to Higher Consciousness, Spiritual Learning and empowerment. The Key to Theosophy and spiritual unfoldment. $5 or donation.

May 17, Wednesday, 7 pm at the Theosophical Society

‘The Secret of Prayer, a Way Back to Each Other’.  $10 or donation.

May 18, 7pm at the Birmingham Community House

‘Astrology, the Art and Spiritual Science’. Predicting techniques, tricks, revealing tendencies, possibilities, and probabilities. How to turn negatives into positives, planetary virtues and finding meaning in life, the art and science of timing. $29

May 25th 7 pm at Birmingham Community House

‘Making Miracles Happen!’ Radical Forgiving, the art of loving, how reincarnation and karma influences events,  the enlightenment process, creating space and relieving stress. How to be co-creaive happy and free with oneself and others.

May 2017 New and Views by Robert of Mayflower

Astrology Aspects impel, not compel; influence not force. No one can predict your life when higher consciousness and virtue hold sway. Yet often Astrology does predict. Each of us has freedom to choose the greater or lesser path to fulfillment, happiness, total unfoldment of heart and mind. Astrology is the Science art of tendencies, possibilities, probabilities, and odds. Each of us is free in spirit and soul to work out our destiny and fate here on earth and through our many lifetimes.

Blessings on the way,

robert of mayflower

“Love starts when we push aside our ego and make room for someone else.” –Rudolf Steiner

*MayJuno conjunct Pluto. The Asteroid Juno is very close (within one degree) to conjoining Pluto now into Mid May when Juno goes retrograde and doesn’t return to actually conjunct Pluto in November coming. Juno carries the myth reality of being the wife of Zeus (Jupiter) and thus the Queen of the Gods (Virtues). Patron of fidelity, fertility, marriage, traditions, faithfulness, and concerns over looks, beauty, position, power. When Juno hooks of with Pluto there can be some interesting rises; to power, procreation, majestic role modeling and role playing. May indicate time when very powerful people come together forming strong bonds and commitments in both business and love. It can for some show the reverse, major warring and struggle/fight to get out of certain relationships or partnerships. Need to honor each other’s need for freedom, redemption, change and growth as well as need for closeness, intimacy, love and/or sex. Troubles come from jealousy, selfishly competing, disrespecting others right for same things you want. This aspect may bring together power elements, forces and people, from previous life and unfulfilled needs.

“Kings make laws, and break them at their please.” -Manly Hall

“Theosophia…Wisdom-religion, or Divine Wisdom. The substratum and basis of all the world religions and philosophies, taught and practiced by a few elect ever since man became a thinking being. In its practical bearing, Theosophy is purely divine ethics. 

-The Theosophical Glossary, by GRS Meade and HP Blavatsky

May 3rd Mercury goes direct giving new drive and upwards striving, forward motion anew and renewed. Heightened evergy and vitality in days to come up to full moon on the 10th for negotiating, making connections, signing papers, furthering new projects and goals. Mercury in Aries is in mutual reception with Mars in Gemini, Mercury and Mars are in each other’s signs. Great aspect for negotiating and making things better all round. Recent aspects created much tension stress leading to confrontation, fights or flight tendency. Much tough talk and strong actions oft times leading to reversals of position or luck. Although too much talk and not enough right action might be the case, the aspect is very good for progressing toward one’s goals and creative projects. Good for researching facts, obtaining new insights, with still a need to constantly be ready to readjust one’s thinking and position on many fronts. On May 16th Mercury goes from sign of Aries into Taurus, ruled by Venus. With Venus in Aries ruled by Mars, and Mars in Gemini ruled by Mercury; these three planets interestingly join forces, (Mercury/Venus/Mars) to help bring peace i hope. Good for people working together for bettering the future. Major coordinated efforts to achieve goals and accomplish deeds. Great month for creative projects and social interactions. This aspect in play up to June 4th making for greater passion for the arts, love making, sexual play mingled with intellectual interactions, wish for progeny or creative results, weddings, babies, creative endeavors. On the downside for some, this can be a hot feisty time of love troubles where one argues over things that can’t be changed. Many hot feelings dance and tangle, some get entangled in what may not last much past the new moon May 25th. Avoid hot emotions with no smarts as well as cold intellect with no warmth. None-the-less, strong impulses to start new things, new relations, new projects, new work, or renewed drive to accomplish what already on your plate in front of you. Aries/Taurus/Gemini and Fire/Earth/Air signs triggered most here.

“An extra-cosmic god is fatal to philosophy, an intra-cosmic Deity – i.e.. Spirit and matter inseparable from each other —-is a philosophical necessity. -HPBlavatsky, The Secret Doctrine, vol. 2, page 41

May 6th but weeks before and after, President Trump has Transit of Uranus square his Venus. His love for the world flares and dares quick moves, escapades, adventures, and ‘lets fix it now’ attitude. Yes this is flirting with success and more, but its also impatience to get the job done. Yes its a sudden stepping up of the love urge, possible impatience and slip, but its also high degree of creativity and urge to succeed, love and be loved. By end of month we may well see success in a few endeavors. Yes, it could get intense in geo-political hot spots or wild weather in nature and emotions.

“If thou art told that to become Arhan [Spiritually Self Realized -rt] thou has to cease to love all beings—-tell them they lie.”

~The Voice of the Silence, HPB.

May 7th Moon conjunct Jupiter favors social, family, love, money interests. Air Signs triggered the most for good luck. Aries disfavored, as is Capricorn and Cancer. Good day for friendly relations and positive vibe for the most part. (Look at all your planets in your own astrology chart for the whole picture of where the luck and good fortune is possible).

“Universal Unity and Causation; Human Solidarity: the Law of Karma: Reincarnation. These are the four links of the golden chain which should bind humanity into one family, one universal Brotherhood.”

-H.P.Blavatsky, The Key to Theosophy

May 9th-10th  Sun trine Pluto* , Mercury conjunct Uranus, Full Moon in erotic Scorpio/Sun in sensuous Taurus. The May 9th Sun trine Pluto pushes to accomplish, make higher connection, shine for higher ups and give others a hand up. Good for helping less fortunate. Powerful connections hook up, power plays, striving for power, attainment, wanting rulership or clear direction and drive. Earth Signs favored (Taurus, Virgo, Capricorn). Inner drive pushes us to progress, clean, make way t

“Enlightenment is ego’s ultimate disappointment.’ -Chogyam Trungpa

May 10 Full Moon in Scorpio with Mercury conjunct Uranus brings quick endings, new beginnings, interesting and fated deaths, births, and rebirths for some. Newsworthy events unfold and seek for conclusion or completion. Danger of crazy events, explosive moments, difficult travel, wrong knee jerk reactions, hasty wrong moves and takes on things, alarming news, accidents. Mercury/Uranus can at higher octaves be genius and sudden truth telling. Uranus wants revelations and breakthroughs, Mercury wants honesty and facts, even higher truths. Scorpio makes it intense and not sure of true motivations (ie. Scorpio snake/serpent, eagle, or phoenix; devious, high flying intellect, and phoenix able to shed past and renew, regenerate, alchemically transform, die and be born again Hermes Trismegistis like).

Spiritually speaking this is sacred Full Moon Wesak Festival where in with right meditation, prayer, sleep, one can tune into higher cosmic consciousness of the great Avatars, Buddhas, Christs, Saints and Sages of all ages. With Full Moon conjunct Jupiter/Saturn; some are happy being alone, separate from past difficulties. Others happy with new residence or friend, love, job, or relations. Others pondering right things to do to bring about positive changes in next months. Some say this is Full Moon when Buddha born, got enlightened, and died. Others say its full moon in June. Still, this is a most sacred time, and with Mercury/Uranus aspecting, and tomorrow Mars/Neptune, One can be sure that Prometheus is bringing his fire of enlightened mind opportunity to us, Minerva and Hermes, even ArchAngel Michael, are bringing a sense of genius insight, and Great Mother wisdom and compassion to us. Some may feel cut off or lost at sea or broken, but champions of truth and love, wonder and wit are at work these next days and weeks.

“The bad news is you’re falling through the air, nothing to hang on to, no parachute. The good news is, there’s no ground.” -Trungpa

(i assume ‘no ground’ is really the ground of ‘emptiness’, interdependency, no inherent existence, selflessness. -rt).

11th Mars square Neptune can produce storms, weird weather, travel problems, nature thwarts, or pollution problems, fog, lack of clarity vs alarming clarity. Bad habits or devious behaviour betray doer. Danger of wrong attunement and lack of clarity. Dangers from wrong use or misuse of drugs, medications, alcohol. Danger of escapism or putting one’s head in the sand and not taking good hard look at reality. On the other hand this aspect has both higher and lower expressions and its up to each of us to work and play the higher octaves. Good for arts and music, creativity if you don’t get lost. Can make for Irritability or weakness due to wrong diet, lack of sleep or exercise, overdoing. Weakness from not planning properly or its opposite, over planning and over worry and fret. Lack of common sense. Water and air problems. For some trouble around machines, travel, talk, lies, or misuse of things, thieves, promises not able to fulfill. Mars square Neptune but also Mercury trine Saturn. If you cheat or make bad karma, non virtuous deeds, instant karma will get you. Need to wake up to reality and deal with it, not keeping one’s head in a cloud. Need to discern truth from illusion or lie. Need to act out of one’s wholeness, truth, conviction. Big plans contest with lack of planning or low energy. Lots of future plans, not all of which will manifest. Get it in writing. Courage for one’s ideals, love for the mother, truth in place of false ideals or illusions, this is way to go; stillness listening heart in face of force or storm. May love prevail, truth hold ground.

“To be a spiritual warrior, one must have a broken heart: without a broken heart and the sense of tenderness and vulnerability, your warriorship is untrustworthy.” -Trungpa

May 12 Mars trine Jupiter is great aspect for healthy exercise, beginning new projects, making right connection, asserting one’s big plans. Easy sociability and flow, sharing and caring for others. Flowering moments, easy conversations, getting along with others. Balance of thinking, speaking, doing. Good time to take action and getting things done. Time of spiritual growth opportunity. Courage and insight come so to help self and others to improve inner and outer conditions. Time to turn up the positive virtues, creativity, and learning, knowledge wisdom and love are at hand.

Come to my talk if you can, ‘The Voice of the Silence and Modern Buddhism’ this Friday May 12th at the Theosophical Society at 7 pm.

“If we only practice compassion on the mind level, we run a great risk of our compassion being just talk. As we know, talk is cheap. To develop true compassion we have to put our money where our mouth is.” -Gelek Rinpoche

May 13 Moon in Sagittarius conjunct Saturn need to catch up on all the details, clean up messes, do the dirty work, earn one’s degree, pay one’s dues, keep to true and tried, and exercise patience coupled with honest work and striving. Avoid arguments or too blunt offending speech. Formal duties or obligations needing to be done. Truth and facts may adverse. Patience to endure, love everlasting. Jesus and Buddha never said you had to like everyone, they said ‘love everyone’. Tough aspects around Mother’s Day so be flowery sweet to all mothers if you can, all of them are underpaid. O Tara Kwan Yin, Bless us! Holy Mother Ceres, Demeter, Isis Sophia, Bless us. O heart of hearts, find us, weather us, bless us! In next days the north node moves from critical Virgo to Leo pride, from wanting to clean up everything, fix things, to wanting to be king or queen for a day. It can shift things from worrying too much to just doing what you can, letting go to let God, and shining, blessing, smiling more on problems or challenges. S.Node moves from Pisces to Aquarius bring greater clarity on how to , or not to, work with others. Aquarius is the song, ‘Make new friends, but don’t forget the old ones; some are silver and others gold!’ Watch the next few days for the shift.

“Ego’s trick is to make us lose sight of our interdependence. That kind of ego-thought gives us a perfect justification to look out only for ourselves. But that is far from the truth. In reality we all depend on each other and we have to help each other. The husband has to help his wife, the wife has to help the husband, the mother has to help her children, and the children are supposed to help the parents too, whether they want to or not.” -Gelek Rinpoche

May 15th Moon conjunct Pluto triggers events coming into New Moon May 25 and on. Much need for patience, love, compassion, and stillness in the face of ever growing tensions and division. Trouble in the crib at the Big House? Hmmm, lets see. Or is it new plans to educate and help the less fortunate? For those psychic or spiritual sensitives, you may have psychic flashes or feelings of what’s to come. Will the Queen of England die? More storms, flooding,  or fierce nature threats or international terrorism in those parts? More conflicts and divisive issues due to Brexit and reasons for Brexit. Or is she giving her farewells and deep insights? There is a major shift of some kind happening and the world is ready to end ignorance and lack of love/compassion, understanding, and willingness to work together. With Pluto conjunct Kim Jong-un natal Sun last January and coming up again this coming August Eclipse time into September, one ponders the negative outcome of such aspect. Of course he could suddenly become a humanitarian gardener of compassion eh, there is a higher octave. Well, this is why some of us worry a wee bit. The threats to extinction, or at least loss of freedom, keep amassing. Try not to demand nor command but to attract God, or universal grace, by virtue on one’s own in breath to true self, love and truth.

“The whole issue of the quarrel between the profane and the esoteric sciences depends upon the belief in, and demonstration of, the existence of an astral body with the physical, the former independent of the latter. -The Secret Doctrine, Vol II, pg. 149

May 16 Mercury enters Taurus starting a phase of wanting to land or ground or manifest love and highest ideals (mentioned on May 3rd above). Mercury mind, Venus Love, Mars Action all start to work together for peace and love; otherwise direct confrontation. The need to think beautiful thoughts. Mercury in Aries wants things done, accomplished, moving, NOW. Mercury in Taurus wants to lay back bit and enjoy the ride, beautify, not stress, do one step at a time and enjoy who you are with starting with you! Taurus is also very much associated with buddhism. The last Uranus/Neptune/Pluto conjunction was when Buddha, Pythagorus, Plato, Lao Tsu, Confucius and many other spiritual world teachers alive. Good time for grounded spiritual teachings.

My talk is May 17th Wednesday at 7 pm at the Theosophical Society,

‘The Secret of Prayer, a Way Back to Each Other’!

Also on May 18th talk on Astrology at Birmingham Community House!

“The basic mistake of many scientific endeavors in the present is that they believe they are presenting pure experience, while in reality they are reading out the concepts that they put into their experience in the first place.” -Rudolf Steiner

May 19 Saturn trine Uranus, Venus oppose Jupiter. Security, need to land or produce, manifest works together with new innovations, new turn of events, creative opportunity and new freedom all work together for long term goals as well as immediate results. Some go wild with joy, throw themselves into adventure and play, Its party time and love romance. With Moon Neptune coming after midnight, stay practical all you Moon struck lovers. Too much of a good thing can turn bad, but fun aspect for science and love, intellect and biological slipperiness, solid pleasures with an eye on the future yet honoring the past.

“In order to approach a creation as sublime as the Bhagavad-Gita with full understanding it is necessary to attune our soul to it.” -Steiner

May 20 Moon conjunct Neptune, Sun enters Gemini. Strong ideals and future plans wet the moment and flowers growing. A sense of spreading out, opening up, expanding possibilities of both work and play, love and work. Sun in Gemini time for very quick growth in the garden, which is hard to catch because so much is going on, so many things to do. Avoid dumb gossip about others, live your own life! Now is the time to open up to the outdoors and worldly adventures. Good aspect for the performing arts if neptune doesn’t trip you into miscue, loss, mistakes, disconnect or wrong turns. Avoid food ills, eat healthy. Avoid gambles or long trips going nowhere or getting sidetracked. If you aim is to happen right where you are, make music or divine experience right where you are, easy as pie.

“Live through deeds of love, and let others live with tolerance for their unique intentions.”-Rudolf Steiner

May 22 Moon conjunct Venus. New interests, new love, new sparkles, new renewed environment or clothes, look. A sense of beautifying or pursuing beauty and what one loves.

“When to the Permanent is sacrificed the Mutable, the prizes thine: the drop retrench whence it came. The Open Path leads to the changeless change – Nirvana, the glorious state of Absoluteness, the Bliss past human thought.” -H.P.Blavatsky, The Voice of the Silence

May 23 Moon conjunct Uranus and Mercury bring activating news and insights, turning points For some shocks or turn arounds, sudden jolts shifting directions. May 23rd is the day Joan of Arc was arrested, and later burned at the stake. A terrible tragedy for both France and the Catholic Church, England, and more.

May 25th Making Miracles Happen talk at Birmingham Community House 7 pm; see above.

“Our highest endeavor must be to develop free human beings who are able of themselves to impart purpose and direction to their lives. The need for imagination, a sense of truth, and a feeling of responsibility—these three forces are the very nerve of education.” -Steiner

May 25 New Moon and Venus square Pluto, Ascension Day. Some rise to the occasion, others burn out on the affair or investment of self, money, time. GeoPolitical Hot Spots intensify and do personal sore spots. Erotic overtures and subtle innuendos. Otherwise, a tendency to worry, be jealous, fret and compare self to others, anxiety. Some want to return to trouble, or repeat offenders. Avoidover trying or sticky people and situations. Love troubles, or is it lack of true love, lack of understanding wisdom compassion? New spiritual practice and sacrifice of animal appetites for better futures? Or weird sexual happenings, partings, separations, feelings of rejections,rejecting psycho drama, lack of wisdom love. Good for cleaning, gardening, fixing up, repairing, avoiding people and situations going no where. Because of new moon this aspect can affect next two weeks or more. There is always a higher and lower octave to all astrological aspects, choose high way of virtue and non attachment. Love what you got. The higher aspect is unconditional love, good bottom line, compassion with teeth, smarts for all can benefit. Good for helping less fortunate, loving one’s enemies in buddhist and christian terms. Any universal religious ideals will do. Negatively, its making enemies or engaging others with force, bottom line, power. Danger of hate crimes or unnecessary violence or negative emotion. Otherwise, sadness over impossible situations. Avoid gamble or wrong investment of self. Avoid decadent habits. Time for renewal and healthy life style, exercise, intensification of positive yet compassionate feelings. Venus/Pluto can for some give money worries, feelings of lack, wrong purchases, misuse of intoxicants, lack of politeness, legal troubles, negative mode. Negativity is its own reward, virtue is its own reward. My first spiritual teacher Philip Knight told me that. This year i found that Plato too said it. Knight said it first. Ha! Aha! With New Moon oppose Jupiter/Pluto midpoint next few weeks bring partings for some, strong uniting and emotional/material bonding for others. Strong losses for some in the markets, others strong gains. Don’t risk with this aspect. Jupiter/Pluto notorious planet combo for either going broke or making millions, or both within a short time. Very few can take risk now and win without inside info or genius proclivity. With Venus square and at midpoint between Pluto oppose Jupiter/Uranus midpoint (forming a T-Square) , these next days and weeks may prove very wild wooly crazy go nuts for those with intense love drive, big investments, or make it or break it attitude. Even with divine intention beware. No expectation, no let down is key. Some have a heck of a good time, but many endings and new beginnings are at hand. Many now looking for powerful changes and shift of direction. Expect some famous people dropping out of the picture due to death, scandal, burn out, or retirement. Others rise fast to power during such aspects. Danger of costly mistakes but good aspect for make over, redoing, fix it uppers, and renewal. Also much love and adventure is in the air all month, which for sure makes things easier for many. Love is the ultimate pain killer, with wisdom and spiritual insight love can drive you all the way to heaven and back.  For many a sudden change in financial situation or relations. Unusual striving for knowledge, power, positive creative change. Strong impulses to really fall in love… heavily, rashly, foolishly, deeply, irreversibly without havoc or chaoes. Chance for the true thing none-the-less, meditate on if its wise, or even worth it. Some are!. Again, all aspects have a positive and negative possibility. It is up to each of us, out of our own freedom, destiny, and fate to choose, aspire, root and ascend, progress in heart, mind, soul, spirit. Take care around weird cravings, over indulgences, giving one’s love blindly. A sense of plutocracy and power drives these times, along with a lusting for something or someone. Danger if taking high risk, yet can be most fulfilling if right heart and mind meet right heart and mind. Possible moments one will never forget; for the most part good this month. Love and truth are the great protectors. Invoke that! Invoking qualities and virtues from within shining and above descending into hearts is good. Truth and Love, wisdom and compassion for self and other can overcome so called ‘bad aspects’. With President Trump having Uranus transit trine his Mars, look for strong progressive success and decision making forwarding goals around this end of May. Early May challenging.

“The common trait of all evil is nothing other than egoism… Basically all human evil comes from what we call ‘selfishness’.” -Rudolf Steiner

May 28-29, Mars oppose Saturn can make for extremes in weather round these days, or just negative blues times. Good for good hard work and straight ahead honest assessment of situation, work plan, goals. Need for patience, perseverance, persistence, and a plan. Saturn can block, delay, oppose, weigh one down. Mars wants to push through, force, penetrate, fight. At higher level Mars is ArchAngel Michael or Manjushri for you tibetan buddhists. Saturn is Christ the Lord of Karma transformed into wisdom love. Saturn is the Virgin Isis Sophia, the silence of God and the patient love wisdom to endure all God’s children. Divining the divine is paramount. There is no evil, only ignorance and delusion. A listening heart, a patient mind, furthers the journey. Materialistically the feelings and heart must listen to rational smart thinking, but spiritually thinking the sense bound materialistic thinking must learn to be patient and student to the heart medicine teacher.  Mars/Saturn on lower in can make for troublesome communications, travel, conversations, journey, so take care; things can get stuck or blow up out of proportion. Some cold wars, some hot; some cold spots, some extreme hot. Some get stuck on the past and can’t forget, others rush to a future that is pretend. Still others ponder the truth, holds all the world, me and you. Mars in Cancer come early June can get aggressive chauvinistic and violent. Issues of protection for women and children in news, also war torn places. Need for all to have good home, food, necessities, education; need to cap decadence a bit. While Mars in Gemini we need to converse, share, negotiate, protect peace of mind and heart.

“If we do not believe within ourselves this deeply rooted feeling that there is something higher than ourselves, we shall never find the strength to evolve into something higher.”  -Rudolf Steiner

May 30 Mars in Gemini sextile Uranus in Aries makes for busy day getting a thousand things done, good for making right connections, new connections, hooking up, intellect and actions work good together. Avoid too much talking or spinning the wheels and missing chance to get much accomplished and done. Tendency for positive growth and voice of truth, fact, reality.

“In order to approach a creation as sublime as the Bhagavad-Gita with full understanding it is necessary to attune our soul to it.” -Steiner

May 31 Mercury trine Pluto makes for real knowledge and actions taking hold which could have positive lasting consequence.

“The time has come to realize that supersensible knowledge has now to arise from the materialistic grave.” -Rudolf Steiner

June 1st Venus trine Saturn. Long term plans, family and love positive growth, love roots, reliable experience and feeling insights. Avoid being lazy, yet good time to catch up with rest or cleaning or projects if need be. A graceful last pondering and digestion of the past to carry new wisdom into the future, or has something returned to you near forgotten?

“The ethics of Theosophy are even more necessary to mankind than the scientific aspects of the psychic facts of nature and man.”

-H.P.Blavatsky

June 3rd Venus conjunct Uranus, Sun trine Jupiter Moon conjunct Jupiter. Fast as love comes, it goes. Slow it up if good thing. Sudden creative or love urge. Strong feelings of happiness, family, friends, birth, new plans positive thrust forward. Sense of belonging to larger sense of identity, love, friends, God. For some a need to break away and be free, a testing of one’s wings, escape velocity speed either takes off with luck and guts, or near crashes. Great aspect for new and renewed social life, the arts, music, sudden arousal of love urge, creativity and sharing.

June 4th Sun square Neptune, Mars enters enters Cancer. Danger of violence, accident, over doing things. Frustration over over shooting goal, trying to do too much, wrong attitude/feeling/thinking thwart true growth or forward motion. If inspired rightly wings to fly. If projecting false illusions or delusions, mishap, misfiring, wrong turns, lost in space or waters of imagination and such. A wanting to know or do all things must be preceded by practical learning and work. Futurity shines into present for some.

“Theosophy is the most serious movement of this age; and one, moreover, which threaten the very life of most of the time-honored humbugs, prejudices, and social evils of the day.”

-The Key to Theosophy by HPB.

June 9th Jupiter goes Direct, Full Moon in Sagittarius, Venus sextile Mars hot love and hot  big plans unfold or get redirected. Sense of wanting to do lots, perhaps too much. Need to stay focused on goal or true needs.

Robert Thibodeau is author of ‘Astrological Aspects, the Art’, ‘Laws of Hermetics’, The Hermetic Dream’, and more.

His latest music cd is ‘Folk Rock Love, and Other Tall Tales’. Other works of music include ‘Wish’, ‘Second Chance Moons’, and more.

Robert is available for Astrological and Psychic Intuitive Readings and Consultations.

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Blessings on your way.

Last thoughts:

“We feel how in the world here and there the Eternal stands at rest in the form of an enduring thought, and we who belong to the world of movement are passing through what is being placed into seeming’s changeful forms as enduring thoughts, as the beauty that weaves and works everlastingly, reveals itself in order that we may comprehend it when the right moment comes.

And may a right moment also come for mankind in the near future, even as it is predestined to come if mankind is not to fall into decadence. May Man understand that he has to pass through the next point, which reverses materialism into its opposite, the point where the great thought of the spiritual world can ray into mankind. Preparation is now being made for this in those whose karma has allowed them to come to Spiritual Science. And it will be the continually recurring task of Spiritual Science to turn its work in this direction. For to the materialistic age that has found the enduring thought which in its newest form Ahriman-Mephistopheles has placed into modern evolution, to this materialistic age must be added what can be experienced in passing through a spiritual enduring thought. Spiritual Science must see to it that mankind does not omit to grasp this spiritual thought. Therefore also must we not grow weary in warning Man again and again, lest the moment of time for the comprehension of Spiritual Science slip by and be lost.”

– Rudolf Steiner, Archives.

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April 2017

Robert of Mayflower
mayflowerbookshop.com
(248) 547-8227

Robert Thibodeau, author of ‘Astrological Aspects, the Art’
and ‘Laws of Hermetic Wisdom’

Robert of Mayflower Talk Coming on METAPHYSICAL HEALING (see below on April 13th)

“People who have a creative side and do not live it out are most disagreeable clients. They make a mountain out of a molehill, fuss about unnecessary things, are too passionately in love with somebody who is not worth so much attention, and so on. There is a kind of floating charge of energy in them which is not attached to its right object and therefore tends to apply exaggerated dynamism to the wrong situation.”

Marie-Louise von Franz, Shadow and Evil in Fairy Tales

Astrological Aspects for the Month of April

See below for last month’s mention of these aspects.

April 5th Mars in Taurus trine Pluto in Capricorn, a good strong aspect for keeping to what works in the long run. Urge to power, forward motion, extra points, overtime, success with great work and striving. Take care not to overdo things. This is a good aspect for earthy practical forward push to make goals happen. Earth signs and planets prosper and gain advantage here (Capricorn, Virgo, Taurus).

“The great events of world history are, at bottom, profoundly unimportant. In the last analysis, the essential thing is the life of the individual. This alone makes history, here alone do the great transformations first take place, and the whole future, the whole history of the world, ultimately spring as a gigantic summation from these hidden sources in individuals. In our most private and most subjective lives we are not only the passive witnesses of our age, and it sufferers, but also its makers. We make our own epoch.” ~ C.G. Jung, 1934, Collected Works 10, para. 315

April 6th, Saturn goes retrograde on Galactic Center right before entering Capricorn, going direct 4 days after big Solar Eclipse across America on August 21st. This is a long Saturn retrograde so take heed. Its effect is most strong in April/May and this coming August. Many have big plans for the future that may now take a back seat for re-configuring and revising in the world view. Many things in the working for last several months need more preparation. For many, there is a need for more discipline and clearer thinking when it comes to goals and aims. Saturn retrograde in Sagittarius brings down the law and need for clear honest thinking and actions when it comes to religion, travel, sports, higher education, learning, and future plans. Some get smarter, others dumb down and numb out. Clear honest thinking and continual learning from what life offers is needed, rather than blindly following our desires. Need for higher consciousness and universal or planetary responsibility — see ‘Key to Theosophy’ by H.P.B.

“Let us take some event in the life of humanity. For instance, war. There is a war going on at the present moment. What does it signify? It signifies that several millions of sleeping people are trying to destroy several millions of other sleeping people. They would not do this, of course, if they were to wake up. Everything that takes place is owing to this sleep.”

― G.I. Gurdjieff

April 8th, Venus square Saturn, Sun square Pluto. Some feel unloved and in the blues; others locking in to long-term goals and not taking things too personally. Some feel rejected and estranged; others melt into the deeper-than-deep love and selfless greater sense of family/friends. Avoid jealousy and impatience. Be the love you want to receive, set free those unruly elements in yourself. Make time for self, away from repeat offenders or psychodramatic control freaks. Here, meditation is listening to God, prayer talking. This is a good day to quit whatever bad or negative habit is holding you back, and blocking your heart’s flower from blossoming. Patience and selfless unconditional love furthers. Not letting yourself be stepped on or used is good, but perform virtuous acts of kindness, helpfulness, to build up good karma. For some, the need to go back to working on self, changing self to change the world. Stormy violent day for some in the world. Endings and new beginnings. For some it’s good, slow day for gardening and intimate friends.

April 7th, Sun oppose Jupiter right into April 10th Moon conjunct Jupiter on Full Moon night (Full Moon is 2 am on 11th). This is a wild weekend for fun and frolic, crazy spring wildness and for some, stormy times and rollercoaster rides with emotions. On 8th, remember Venus/Saturn and Sun/Pluto aspects occur which often trigger difficult relationships/money trouble/sexual psychodrama, crime, chaotic behaviour, and heavy political economic news — good guy/bad guy stuff. A lot going on these days so take it easy, slow and sure. Avoid risk. Other events include more national and international tests of the nerve, war drums, White House drama, clashes of opposites, geo-political hotspot pimples. Intense weather and emotions during this time. Nonetheless, for many, this is a very, very social weekend of friends, party, gatherings, music, expansive play. Here, too much of a good thing can go bad or turn sour, so practice the Golden Mean of temperance, balance, middle way. Hot play. April 11th Full Moon in Libra near retrograde Jupiter. Libra wants to make love, peace, harmony, friends but needs to have assurance that the other is with them. Many put on good happy face but inside a bit worried about things.

April 9th Mercury goes retrograde in early Taurus. On 20th, Mercury goes back into Aries for a spell, Pluto goes retrograde, and Mercury conjuncts Sun. So, for the next 11 days, one needs to rid oneself of winter blues, dead memories, and undigested experience. Examine yourself for where your need for false security or repeat offenders keep reminding you where you’re stuck. Rid oneself of Klingons, attachment, fixations, obsessions, anger and jealousy. Fear no failure, court no success; just be yourself. Otherwise, retreat spiritually and study. Good time to rid yourself of dead weight and unwanted things, making space for new opportunities and arrivals. Mercury retrograde is famous for miscommunications, difficult travel, negotiations, mistakes in paper work (so get tax work done early!). Mercury conjunct Uranus on 28th has breakthroughs in what went wrong, news that wakes us up, new insights for growth, helping clear the path for continuing the adventure and voyage. Mercury goes direct on May 3rd.

Sometimes the way forward is to go back and fix something, review, and do it again better.

“Remember you come here having already understood the necessity of struggling with yourself — only with yourself. Therefore thank everyone who gives you the opportunity.” —Gurdjieff

April 13th Robert of Mayflower Class

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A psychic and spiritual toning/attunement using various techniques: tuning forks, Tibetan bowl bells, chakras, creative visualizations, macrobiotics, shiatsu tsubo acupressure points, yoga mind, positive thinking, yoga breathing, Mind and food as medicine.

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April 14 through to 20th brings love healing, need to burn away non-essentials and what doesn’t work, seeking higher inner and outward values and relations. Concentrate on tasks at hand. Keep strong work ethic. Some continue over play and maverick behaviour. Energetics in the air for love adventure, and creative changes. Venus/Chiron, Vesta square Sun/Uranus, Sun conjunct Uranus (quakes or storms, fire and wind). Need to clear the air, clean up situations quickly, make creative moves or face uncertain change and turn arounds. Sudden fractures or partings, or is it significant meetings? Depends on your natal planets and signs, and your internal spirit soul aliveness, awareness, intention and capability of working.

A man will renounce any pleasures you like but he will not give up his suffering.” —Gurdjieff

April 16th Moon conjunct Saturn wants the true and tried, family/friends. Venus sextile Mars wants sensual delights and creativity. April 17th Sun trine Saturn wants long-term goals to have light and life.

If you want to keep your faith, make friends with listening stillness.”

—Trebore Tau Bodhi

April 20th, Sun conjunct Mercury and Pluto, this is a retrograde aspect for shocking news or critical insight forcing one to deal with facts. Tough negotiations. Possible breakthroughs with right thinking, wise action, timely behaviour, and a bit of luck. The sun can bring light to solve difficulties. A call for serious thought before action. Honesty and integrity, clearness; or face consequences of wrong intention, erroneous action, negative thinking affecting outcomes.

April 21 Venus square Saturn. Need for more loving kindness, compassion, care for the little ones and earthy pure ways. A need to be love rather than expect love. Good for catching up, cleaning, being slow and sure with oneself.

“Synchronistic events, moreover, almost invariably accompany the crucial phases of the process of individuation. But too often they pass unnoticed, because the individual has not learned to watch for such coincidences and to make them meaningful in relation to the symbolism of his dreams.”

~Marie-Louise von Franz, “The Process of Individuation,” in Man and His Symbols, 1964, p. 227

April 22 Moon eclipses or ‘occults’ Neptune. Mystery plays, mystical experience, psychic phenomena, sentimental sweet nothings. Over-idealistic or wishful thinking may clash with reality or immediate needs or work to get done. Some on escape or play mode. Good for the arts, music, future planning. Bad for making false projections and jumping in. All that and more. Interesting prophetic occurrences and dreams if you can interpret correctly. See my ‘Hermetic Dream’ book if you can find it.

“You are in prison. If you wish to get out of prison, the first thing you must do is realize that you are in prison. If you think you are free, you can’t escape.”

― G.I. Gurdjieff

April 25th into New Moon in Libra on 26th, Moon Uranus/Mercury then New Moon square Saturn/Neptune midpoint makes for sudden insights, stormy windy changeable weather and feelings melting one away into dream or need to get back to work and stop worrying fretting draining oneself with false imaginations.

“Conscious faith is freedom. Emotional faith is slavery. Mechanical faith is foolishness.”  G.I.Gurdjieff

April 28th  Mercury conjunct Uranus quickens and awakens one with need for new clear thinking. New insights or news wake one up to true calling, direction, and what to do.

From March news on April events celestial….

April 6th Saturn goes retrograde on Galactic Center and Justin Timberlake’s Neptune/Moon conjunction while training his Ascendent. Oh oh! Hope you are making right holy time for the kid and sweet lady, otherwise trouble in the crib is coming slow but sure. Or is it wisdom arriving of the universal planetary situation? With Pluto in sky coming conjunct Timberlake’s Venus before 2020, it may be time to duck out and hide, grow a new garden, have another kid, and learn to love in ever deeper ways. Otherwise, listen again to ‘This is the End’ by Jim Morrison. Also, Trungpa,had Mars within 10 degrees giving forward motion energetic of spiritual impulse (near Mercury with Yogananda, universal laws), connected to this. So, it’s either yoga and meditation, or it’s weird need to control or fear of control. Let Higher Self guide …

“Love without knowledge is demonic.”

― G.I. Gurdjieff

April 11th Full Moon in Libra opposing Sun/Uranus. Quake? Volcano? Sudden need to act? React? Sense of death and rebirth, new throne of possibility and continuance? Powerful events shape shift the future for better or worse. Karma from long historical mistakes or ignorance resurface in new ways. Great time to make positive changes that heal, not fracture; bless, not curse; join not divide. Challenging few days for some, lots of quick quirky upsetting or rearranging changes. Good time to make changes if that is the aim. Take care to avoid premature actions and hasty decisions leading to accident or mistake. Can be stormy, lightening, electrical, danger around machines, travel or more.

April 14th Sun conjunct Uranus. Amazing moments of light and insight pervade the time. Situations out of control of moment. Karma working quickly to help many grow now. Forced new beginnings for some. For others, lots of new insights and revelations. Cardinal Signs and Houses electrify and jolt things to grow or change. For some there is rising to next higher level of work and play, for others sudden downfall.

April 15th Venus goes direct from retrograde helping what we love to grow in new ways. Those affected the most are born between March 15 to April 3, between June 16th to July 5th, between Sept. 18 to Oct 7th, and between Dec.18th to Jan. 7th. Now things get clearer about who and what you love, and who and what loves you. New dreams for future propel renewed or new actions. Love is the great mover.

Robert Thibodeau, astrological consultant and reader
Author of ‘Astrological Aspects, the Art’

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“Old friends pass away, new friends appear. It is just like the days. An old day passes, a new day arrives. The important thing is to make it meaningful: a meaningful friend – or a meaningful day.”
~Dalai Lama

“Heaven above, heaven below;
stars above, stars below;
all that is above, thus also below;
understand this and be blessed.”
– Kircher, Prodrom. Copt., pp 193 and 275.

“Venus as evening star, guides the night life by the heart this month, March 30th Venus as morning star will bring new light to day giving morning honey bee flavors to those seeking unity and divinity. The divine in all matters comes to light but so does what still needing work, transformation, and a further alchemy of love.”
-rt

Note – Many aspects are in play from new or full moon before, as well as till new of full moon following exact date of aspect. All planets have a higher and lower octave of event possibility within and/or without. It is up to each of us to resonate and educate ourselves to the higher octave response. Planetary aspects and geo-cosmic geometry impel, not compel; influencing events and persons, not controlling. There is freedom and that freedom is within our own hearts and minds.

March 1st, Sun conjunct Neptune. Higher ideals and faraway places inspire creativity and success in little steps. Otherwise delusion and illusion, false dreams and fake thoughts or feelings lead one astray. Higher love and insight vie with escapism and avoidance of truth, true self, and real meetings of heart and mind. Mutable signs are either mystified and deluded, or newly inspired with new horizons.

March 2nd robert of mayflower facilitates drumming circle and story, thoughts on rhythm along with mythic tale of wonder, at Articipate Art Studio at 3833 12 Mile Road in Berkley, Michigan, donation.

March 2nd, Jupiter oppose Uranus. This is second of three Jupiter/Uranus oppositions. Here there is tension and a wish to be free of certain pressures, people and things. Need for freedom, travel, novelty, creative co-creative play. Tensions arise strongly where there is lack of creative freedom, play, wit and insight, smarts and horse not behind the cart. Horsing around and wild antics may upset the apple cart and cause unnecessary mishap, accident, or estrangement. Markets erratic and diverse in extremes. Truth and Money debate. Upsets in relations. Strong good friends stay sound. Cardinal Signs and Houses struggle for new creativity that ignites new connections and future possibilities for growth, better relations, new pathways.

March 4th, Venus goes retrograde till April 15th. Venus retrogrades in Aries going back into Pisces. Those affected the most are born between March 15 to April 3, between June 16th to July 5th, between Sept. 18 to Oct 7th, and between Dec.18th to Jan. 7th. Need to not be aggressive and ego insistent assertive. Need to sense with heart what others suffer, struggle and strive for. Time for reassessing what one wants or doesn’t want concerning love and what what deems valuable. A sense of going back for something missing contests with need to go forward in some new way. Also happening March 4th is Mercury conjuncts Neptune in Pisces, more fake news and projected illusions, delusions, attacks coming up in weeks to come? Will it be divine intervention and a return to love? Strange fears or realizations in politics and markets. Venus is what we put our love into, what we appreciate or depreciate. Some things suddenly depreciate while others rise in appreciation. Plato’s Good, True, and Beautiful wasn’t an ideal, it was the experience of what we call ‘God’, the universal oneness, harmony and grace. Look within to go boldly without.

March 5th Mars trine Saturn makes for good solid practical long-term gains or striding, striving. Keep to the true and tried, the reliable and responsible, grounded yet eye on a star. Good for catching up with rest, paper work, reading, research, and a bit of good exercise. Here it is better to act with common sense, giving it your best, than to not act at all. Mars is courage, Saturn wisdom comes through time. Mars/Saturn is a want of control on situations at hand. Fire Signs and houses benefit the most here, that is Aries, Leo, Sagittarius.

March 6th Sun conjunct Mercury. This aspect brings hot news, clarity, strong shake ups and decisions, as well as vivid debate, drawing of lines in the sand, yet new clarity to problems and challenges. Can bring sudden stormy weather in parts. may take to the Full Moon March 12th with its Mercury square Saturn aspect to get a good head on the problem, challenge, or trouble. Avoid hot headedness, being too smart where others not up to your speed and reacting. Avoid egotistical or smart ass moves causing strong reactions. Good for listening and gaining new insights. Keep straight to the point, honest and clear. Now is time for honesty and reality or face consequences. Good for truth seeking and divining the divine in all things. Here Mutable signs and houses either crash with reality and facts, or get obstructed in passage or growth opportunity. Avoid over indulging, now the time for disciplined patience and learning. For some a time to root deeper. Could be strange weather, extremes.

March 8th Mercury sextile Pluto. Heavy realities and truths emerge for long distance journey and goals. Serious reality helps make serious decisions. Ideals of love and humanity wrestle with serious world problems. Little positive deeds wishes and feelings help push larger agendas. Avoid being run over by negative people or selfish concerns. Make art, write in journal, tell someone far away or lost that you love them. Go on anyway no matter what.

March 9th 7 to 9pm — Robert of Mayflower talk at Birmingham Community House: The creative art of writing songs, poems, lyrics, love letters, and more.
$29.

March 9th Mars enters Taurus. Strong urge to find good work, simplify matters, make honest efforts to go forward, grounding dreams in reality. As Mars goes through Taurus, some may feel not smart enough to deal with the crazy world around them antics. Here honesty, cleanliness, holiness of intention and act, go far. Fools are found out and good endeavors start to make way, progress. Earth Signs and houses find solid ground to proceed with projects. Practicality and common sense win here and in coming weeks.

March 12th Full Moon in Virgo, Mercury square Saturn. Here a feeling that things can’t go on this way begins to appear. Now to March 17th Sun square Saturn, into the 18th’s Mercury conjunct Venus, a serious tone sets the law and order of the day. On 18th things lighten up a bit with kindness and more understanding. Till then time may bring more clarity on what the problem is, what the obstruction in you or other is, and what needs be done for the good of everyone, starting with one’s self. Be concise, be clear, don’t ramble on like me; be true, kind, helpful, and wise for the future. Constructive criticism only here, and that may not work. Avoid negatives that can’t fix problem, trouble, or challenge. Live the life to come to know further secrets of growing, knowing, sowing, and flowing flowering.

March 14th Moon conjuncts Jupiter, opposes Uranus and squares Pluto. The moon is capable of triggering event. What happened at beginning of month around 2nd is playing out creatively or crazily now. Lots of quick news, fast moving day, too much to do, need to cut out a few things to make room for more good, true, beautiful. This is a day where Jesus may appear out of nowhere, or Buddha whispers silent sweet nothings and notings of wisdom in the inner ear of your heart. Here Elvis can show up trying to make you sing, or Zoroaster may come to shed new light. Take care to avoid those only wanting negative psycho drama with no consolation prize for losing. Now is the time to make those changes your higher self calls on you to do, don’t wait for others to hang up on you. Now that i said all that wild stuff, let me tell you this. If you know what you are doing, do it; otherwise sit back, hide, keep safe, and watch the world movie around you play musical chairs. All the time acting surprised at the turn of events planned previous lifetime. Cardinal Signs and Houses intensify workings for both change and deeper long-term root and base.

March 17th Sun square Saturn, Bring light, new and old, to unresolved problems or blocks, obstacles, projects. Good time to do what makes you feel sunny, rejuvenated, renewed, researching higher notions and oceans of smart wit, wisdom, and whatever adds to ‘the rest of the story’.

March 18th Mercury conjunct Venus. Keep bright hot thoughts, words, ideas on the positive cool side. Avoid over intensity unless you sure to score. Tendency for passive aggressive, or aggressive passive play. Urge to strongly move forward, but do it with heart of listening, compassion, flow, flowering, keeping to the co-creative.

“Isn’t it time…that we tenderly loosed ourselves
from the loved one, and, unsteadily, survived:
the way the arrow, suddenly all vector, survives the string
to be more than itself.” ~Rilke, D.E.

March 20th Vernal Equinox, day and night equal length, Sun enters Aries, Moon conjunct Saturn puts chill on it, or some sense of the long journey or work of it. Some places go extreme, hot under the collar, others way cool to the touch.

March 22nd Moon conjunct Pluto. Serious day needing slow unwinding, compassionate feelings for everyone’s struggle. Innocent creative or novel play, non attachment imperative. Avoid getting dragged down by simplifying diet, getting more sleep, exercise, outdoors. Here Compassionate listening opens doors. No expectations, no let down kind of day. Avoid projections of guilt or emotional manipulation, ultimatums, or negative stickiness. Good for cleaning, ridding of unwanted or dead weight. Good for the logic of the soul, Psyche Logos, Light of the Soul, rather than the logic of the dark, unconscious, or weird lost in me, mine, my…

March 23rd 7 to 9 pm The Secret of Hermes, Hermetics, NeoPlatonism, and finding the Holy You! How to maintain day to day mindfulness, selfless love and wit, wisdom and happiness. Robert of Mayflower talk at Birmingham Community House, $29.

March 23rd Mercury square Pluto. Good for fact finding, fact checking, truth finding, and research of any kind. But be aware that weird news and disturbing facts and events portending of need for further change and spiritual growth needed. Some want to nail the evil bad they see outside themselves without any kind of inner realization. Jesus said, “Love your enemies”. Some kind of higher consciousness is needed to heal opposition rather than beat the war drum, inflate the intensity of conflict. Thus, good day to have compassion for the struggle of every soul seeking wholeness, healing, awareness, awakened state.

March 24th Mercury oppose Jupiter. Focus on most important things to get done, avoid too much talk and over think. Otherwise fun communicative day. Good for getting a thousand things done with fun and wit, charm and unbroken, unlimited joy.

March 25th Sun conjunct Venus retrograde. This weekend may prove one of the best of love and light, truth and virtue, good work and play. Hug and earth sign for good luck. The light of insight and love comes easy now. Easy interactions with friendly people and circumstance. Gentle persuasion now wins, works, champion’s causes. For some, lovers of the past may reappear, but remember Venus is going backwards. For some, the inner being lost or forgot long ago reappears, and magic happens. Good time to reassess what you love or not. Good time to call on a higher power, a grand ideal or virtue to invoke a new crucial moment of transcendency, growth, virtuous heroism, and historic merit. Here the future calls for an inner shift redirecting realignment to one’s own pole star, higher self, higher calling. Do what you love, the rest will follow or not, is the injunction at the moment. That does not mean exclude others. Include all you can, but go go go. Here love speaks by thought, feeling, and action. Extra point for all three these daze!

March 26th Moon conjunct Neptune, Mercury conjunct Uranus. Ideas need to become ideals, ideals need to work into actions, entering our everyday life. This is how the Soul is enlivened with Spirits of love and truth. Be honest, share ideals, accept divine in self and others, fight for right but don’t hurt no one. Come to realize outer person can lose inner attuning so easily. Strive to attune to virtuous divine ideals. Work for all, all for one. Here feelings need clear alignment with clear thinking. Align with highest virtue feel while mind is works to be crystal clear practical real. If you don’t have a quartz crystal, get to the Mayflower Bookshop soon as you can. Perhaps it can be a magical aid.

March 27th New Moon in Leo, Moon conjunct Venus. Don your best clothes and/or mindset. Voyage out to the new world imagined for yourself, and/or others. This next two weeks love and wonder, future and redemption, is in the air and moisture of a good heart. Finally class and wonder, creativity and sharing have a say and play! Earth and Fire Signs and Houses up for more good, true, beautiful ways to work and play.

March 29th Moon conjunct Uranus and Mercury possibly triggering fast moving news. Mercury trine Saturn adds to the facts of the ongoing story and reality of world events. Good day for working out details, straightening out misunderstandings, paving new roads furthering success and flowering all in the arts of life. Be steady though, go steady and sure, yet light up for new insights. Inspiring energetic response and positive natures. Be ready for new truths as well as old wisdom insights reinsuring and re-inspiring hope for the future.

March 30th Jupiter square Pluto, Moon conjunct Mars. Oh oh! Now it gets mean, elsewhere ever so real or extreme. With this aspect some get rich, others broke, big sell outs and big mergers. Politics, Economics, Religion all intensely at play, and quarrel. Dangerous time for risk. Some cut off or get cut off; others reconnected. Can be do or die time for some. Sad news. social unrest, feeling of being beat or having to beat the rug to fly. Good time to be honest as hell, sure as heaven. Some get rich inwardly with realization, while others feel drained of mind, pocket, and energy. Good aspect for doing anything to regenerate the situation, you, the other, family and friend. Notorious aspect for death or rebirth, celebrating new queen bee possibility. Possible need to rid past of decadence, waste, pollution. Ecological challenges inward and out. Power struggles. Need to renew and let go of egotistical ‘me first’ ideas. Ecological needs, over kill, smother mother, or cold indifference. Social unrest and uncertainty. Pomp and circumstance struggle with collective need for equality, fraternity, freedom, new emergence. Did I say England going through changes? Money matters shifting gears. Need to improve the social identity. Many parts of the world dangerously close to another French Revolution, or did that just happen? Ok, here it is: we need social equality, justice, inner rights not just outer ones, and a sense of one earth, one humanity, one God or universal mind that honors and respects all living things. Otherwise, it’s bad karma.

April 6th Saturn goes retrograde on Galactic Center and Justin Timberlake’s Neptune/Moon conjunction while training his Ascendent. Oh oh! Hope you are making right holy time for the kid and sweet lady, otherwise trouble in the crib is coming slow but sure. Or is it wisdom arriving of the universal planetary situation? With Pluto in sky coming conjunct Timberlake’s Venus before 2020, it may be time to duck out and hide, grow a new garden, have another kid, and learn to love in ever deeper ways. Otherwise, listen again to ‘This is the End’ by Jim Morrison. Also, Trungpa,had Mars within 10 degrees giving forward motion energetic of spiritual impulse (near Mercury with Yogananda, universal laws), connected to this. So, it’s either yoga and meditation, or it’s weird need to control or fear of control. Let Higher Self guide …

April 11th Full Moon in Libra opposing Sun/Uranus. Quake? Volcano? Sudden need to act? React? Sense of death and rebirth, new throne of possibility and continuance? Powerful events shape shift the future for better or worse. Karma from long historical mistakes or ignorance resurface in new ways. Great time to make positive changes that heal, not fracture; bless, not curse; join not divide. Challenging few days for some, lots of quick quirky upsetting or rearranging changes. Good time to make changes if that is the aim. Take care to avoid premature actions and hasty decisions leading to accident or mistake. Can be stormy, lightening, electrical, danger around machines, travel or more.

April 14th Sun conjunct Uranus. Amazing moments of light and insight pervade the time. Situations out of control of moment. Karma working quickly to help many grow now. Forced new beginnings for some. For others, lots of new insights and revelations. Cardinal Signs and Houses electrify and jolt things to grow or change. For some there is rising to next higher level of work and play, for others sudden downfall.

April 15th Venus goes direct from retrograde helping what we love to grow in new ways. Those affected the most are born between March 15 to April 3, between June 16th to July 5th, between Sept. 18 to Oct 7th, and between Dec.18th to Jan. 7th. Now things get clearer about who and what you love, and who and what loves you. New dreams for future propel renewed or new actions. Love is the great mover.

Robert Thibodeau, astrological consultant and reader
Author of ‘Astrological Aspects, the Art’

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Robert Thibodeau of Mayflower Bookshop
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Major Astrological Aspects and Geo Cosmic
Planetary Geometry for February 2017 ~~~ by robert of mayflower

Feb 1st Moon conjunct Uranus with Mercury square Jupiter makes for too much news, loose tongues, upsetting events, and outlandish or even outlaw type behaviour. Quarrels over what is right or wrong, true or false. More talk than action. Look for sudden separations, sudden new meetings. Some rise to the occasion with fresh insights and sunny disposition.

‘Truth is no stranger to aloneness, aloneness no stranger to awe, wonder, and the infinite possibility one’s heart gardens.’ ~robert of mayflower

Feb 5th and 6th reveals Gemini Sun Sign President Trump to have both challenging and positive good astrological aspects. Will he try to please both his voters and his right wing plutocrats and walk the line or middle way? Or will he throw jobs and infrastructure to his voters while making some rich quick and creating quick jobs? These days the blessings are in disguise and the disguise is really good. None-the-less, Feb 5-6th into eclipse on 10th reveals much on who is who and what is what. The big shift and tell all signs isn Solar Eclipse 26th. May love and truth prevail. May we never lose our free press and right to think and speak.

Feb. 6th Jupiter goes retrograde till June. Jupiter will oppose Mars Feb. 27th, between now and then Mars will square Pluto and Conjunct Uranus. For some new genius sunny disposition arises, for others it’s crazy antics and comedy tragedy. This month is high stress dangerous and needs much patience and wisdom to maneuver cautiously, wisely. Many relationships going sour, even in the White House (Melania’s Saturn/Pluto aspect is all hush or is it quiet retreat and patience?) Many people ‘back up’ or ‘reverse’ on previous decisions/plans made. A re-examination of who and what to invest one’s self, money, and time. Jupiter is retrograde till Full Moon in Sagittarius June 10 when a new all ahead go and sense of party or belonging emerges. Is society going backwards? Corporate Feudal State? Are we losing, or gaining our freedom? What does it mean to be a United States Citizen? A united state of consciousness with all life? One for all, all for one? How to balance one world with one’s own back yard? Truth, Love, Pursuit of Happiness, and Freedom is endangered, or re-examined? It may take till June for the collective social cultural whole to individually find peace and harmony with current world events. By June a sense of collective futurity with a better plan appealing to more of us appears. The Jupiter Pluto square in August along with a big Eclipse may make that time too a major crisis opportunity. Till then, take especial care. WATCH OUT for end of month when rough Mars/Pluto/Uranus aspects, indicating danger of escalation of violence, threat, major storms, accidents, hard shifts and changes. For some, sudden risings to power, for others loss.

Where there is love, there is no fear; fear is the absence of love. -rt

Feb. 10th Full Moon Lunar Eclipse at 22 Leo at Saturn/Uranus midpoint is stormy (other areas break out the sun and champagne). Control freaking and erratic crazy behaviour collide. Need for golden mean and disciplined behaviour. Strong urges for freedom contest with long-term security needs . For some it’s loss of ego and material status, for others it’s a regaining lost wind and a renewed sense of direction. Strong energetic to break up or make up. Some find new octaves of pleasurable release and sunny skies. This Full Moon Lunar Eclipse Feb. 10, right to Feb. 26th New Moon Solar Eclipse will really shake up what some thought was on track. Eclipses can ‘cut people off’ or ‘suddenly cut off situations or arrangements. People or things get cut out, eclipsed out’, sudden endings and/or new beginnings. Shifts in relations or things one identifies with. Lots of energy to do a thousand things this Friday and Saturday 10-11th. Take care not to just spin your wheels, mouth, and over done energy. Now the time to get lots done, make new friends, re-meet the gold. New Moon Eclipse Feb. 26 at 8 Pisces near Uranus/Pluto midpoint…then and in weeks after much complaint, revolt, protest, debate, and wish for new ways of working together rather than apart or against each other.

‘Truth is no democracy, but democracies are built on it.’ -rt

Feb. 11th Moon in Virgo, Sun in Aquarius trine Jupiter. Avoid being over critical or perfectionist; or its opposite, lacking clarity and discernment. Lots of energy to play, socialize, gather, unravel secrets and mysteries of self and other. Great time to get out and do something, prove yourself free and social. Stay on positive side against the tide of negativity. Sun Jupiter for most is sunny disposition and positive spirit of adventure and joy.

‘Negativity is its own reward, so is love.’ -rt

Feb. 22 Mars square Pluto, Moon conjunct Pluto and also square Mars/Uranus/Jupiter. Ouch! this is warring aspect for sure, accidents and threat to life. For some it’s party hardy crazy. If you can pull it off, this is great day for intimacy, aloneness, cleaning, ridding self of dead weight or unneeded baggage, researching great books from Mayflower Bookshop. A very difficult day for many though who can’t get out of their head, feel trespassed or offended, over critical of others than working on improving self. This is a major violence aspect and is notorious for woundology psychology. Hurt people hurt others, Love begets love. Good time to move into future and not keep getting caught in webs of the past. For some a need to go inward working on self rather than others. You can change yourself, hard to change others. Some use force to press their will, desire, fear, or need. Some project guilt or shame in manipulative ways. Some mischievously crime. Still others go the higher way and let their truth love shine no matter what comes or goes!

‘Anger is the worse non-virtue, wisdom compassion.’ -rt

Feb. 25th Comet close to earth making for exciting energetic few days here, electrolytes get charged up and many in very up mood. For others, they finally land with sense of ground, or even crash. The ‘Neowise Comet’ made its Perihelion Jan. 12th last. Now closest to earth passing by giving us messages from both heaven and from the deeps. Watch your dreams for clues. Good time to meditate on the divine in each other, the Unity or Oneness permeating all, listen deeper for heart wisdoms to flower. Watch how others sparkle. New meetings and golden old rekindle the soul in new learnings now.

Genius is what makes us rise to the occasion overflowing in grace. -rt

Feb. 26th Solar Eclipse New Moon near Neptune in Pisces with Mars conjunct Uranus followed by Mars opposition Jupiter Feb 27th. Major friction or rebellion, riot or shake up. Some steal the show while others feel stolen from. Some wake from the dream with new insights while others feel in a fog of impotence and loss of direction. Some set new sail while others have lost the sail, rudder, and oars afloat. When used for the good, this aspect sparks highly creative endeavors, super heroic feats, and a strong sudden gust of gusto for the good, true, beautiful. Storms, nature occurrences, fights, violence, guns, crashes, craziness mar many an occasion. Take care not to trust all you see for next few weeks, Neptune is lies and deceit. On the other hand, at higher octave, Neptune is divine perception, inspiration and dreams come true. For most this will prove time of friction, loss, death or endings, draining, snow, wet, flooding and weird fog or weather. Overwhelming feelings or intuitive insights rock the heart’s clear sailing harmonies. Again, all the planets and aspects have higher and lower octaves of expression and each individual has certain freedoms to work either or into their individual and collective karma or evolutionary soul learning.

Love without learning is blind belief. -rt

Feb. 28th Moon conjunct Venus sets the day for peaceful, artistic, loving, joyful, play and workings. This is good day to love the divine in all things. Be the love you wish to see.

‘Change yourself to change the world, change your world to change yourself; meditate in your inner silence space, watch who watches and fathom the deep to break the spell of separate self, return to love’s truth to be yourself, to flower full bloom.’ ~robert of mayflower

March 1st into 2nd brings Sun conjunct Neptune followed Jupiter oppose Uranus. Lots of illusions and delusions suddenly become known, for others the fog still setting in. Danger of lies, deceit, illusions and delusions. Play it safe and practical. Neptune’s higher octave is the arts, music, escapism to spiritual deed and higher consciousness, transcendental consciousness. By end of March with Jupiter square Pluto, many have sense of strong shift, change, even emotional/psychological death and rebirth of social identity, one’s tribal or group ego or identify. And for sure, many a corporate huge move, take over, growth or bankruptcy. Economy and Markets, stocks, may get rattled and challenged end of March into first week of April. Dangerous time with investments possible then. Some make lots of money fast, others lose. Break-through or break-down. For some cloudy rainy or wet, snow; for others sunny break throughs and wild escapes of wonder. Sudden upsets, or sudden creative insights and workings.

-Robert Thibodeau is an astrological consultant and available for personal readings. Call (248) 547-8227, or go to mayflowerbookshop.com for more information on readings and speaking engagements. Robert is author of ‘Astrological Aspects, the Art’ available on line or at MAYFLOWER BOOKSHOP.

When the ground under your feet speak, and stars above for you weep, know the next step peeks where you are not looking in a holy silence deep enough to hold all in the fall and new rise for the occasion, change of season, and foreverness, oneness, wonder and joy. There is no go unless we prove it by our going. No God unless we prove it by the way we live. All dreams find meaning by awakening. Each of us is chariot, charioteer, rider, and star. Each is the inner master of their destiny, meaningfulness, realization and enlightenment.
-robert of mayflower

Robert Thibodeau, Astrological and Intuitive/psychic Consultant
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January 2017

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‘The ultimate imagination is each and everyone of us is becoming a god like virtue. Each is awakening the universal spark of love and truth within heart and soul. Each a universal song in the becoming. As jesus said, as well as old testament wisdom, ‘Ye are Gods in the becoming.’ We are virtue heart mind streams in the becoming, artists of the divine. -robert of mayflower

Astrology News —

Jan. 1st Mars conjunct Neptune to Jan. 7th Sun conjunct Pluto puts a spell of fog and negative emotion on first week. Colds, flu, strange gilded age intoxications, conspiracies and magical webs of insight anew bringing renewed light and hope. Weird extremes in the weather and as reported on my Facebook page and website, uptick in quakes/storms/volcanos. Jan. 10th into full moon on Jan 11th-12th brings things to extremes and turnarounds, reversals with crazy news, blow ups, behaviour and weather extremes, lightening responses., Need to bring things to a higher level adds to tension or release. Avoid things that drain or lead off course from long term goals. Make no promises you can’t keep. Good time for practical down to earth concerns. Miscommunications abound until we get past Jan.8th when Mercury goes direct from retrograde. Take care to avoid taking things too personally. Work on self rather than others. Correct fault lines and wrong habits not promoting one’s true will to the future present. More strange deaths and passings, as well as psychic adventures, dream messages and revelations. Good time to get a good astrology reading, lay back with mayflower book, or pick up some more miso and seaweed for your homemade soups (at mayflower too!).

‘Nature abhors a vacuum and men seem to be following in nature’s example. Remember, especially around elections, to always clean your own house first, be first a cynic to one’s own lack of virtue enough to win change, and always tune your own instrument of heart and mind before trying to re-tune others.’ -robert of mayflower

Jan. 8th Mercury goes direct from retrograde. Big ideas and goals renew the surge to go forward with projects and aims. For some sudden shift in coming days to redirect aims, goals, projects. Slow but sure clarity comes in coming days.
Jan. 10th Sun squares Uranus triggering possible solar activity, uptick in storms, quake/volcano activity, and shocking news, political weirdness and emotional upsets. Sudden news or on alert, shocks of awareness, new facts, surprises, sudden shift or change, turn-a-rounds and new excitements, need for stimulus Urge to progress, be free, awaken, strive for reform. Danger of accident or set back, catastrophe. Surprise news or disturbance. Need to take things to a higher level of activity in truth and virtue. Facts or newly discovered truths alarm and awaken change. This aspect affects 3 days before and after. Lots of changes going on in the world with politics, economics, attractions and distractions, affecting us all. Important to seize the time or opportunity, but also important to find down time for rest, rejuvenation, beauty sleep or yoga, positive changes. Avoid just spinning your wheels and having panic attacks or worries not getting you anywhere but more confused and lost. Sometimes doing more is doing less, getting more done with less effort but more wisdom and focus. Good time to try a new book and insight from Mayflower Bookshop. Come on down! Up!

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‘Astrological Aspects, the Art’ by Robert Thibodeau $40.

‘Without inner wealth, wisdom and selfless learning, listening; outer wealth alone will torture and torment the soul. Without the outer wealth of health, education of virtue, value of friendship, courage and fearless for truth, the soul is poor indeed.’ -rt

Jan. 11th Sun square Jupiter brings over the top antics, party or festive vibe into full moon on 12th. Avoid arrogance, prideful boastys, over doing, talking too much or making promises you can’t keep. Good for successful endeavor, recognition, advancement, right purchases.

Jan. 12th Full Moon in Cancer with moon making T-Square to Jupiter and Uranus brings break throughs or break down, plunging somethings and sudden leaps courageous through the air toward new projects/goals/dreams. Strong shifts in weather and emotions. Venus conjunct Neptune adds to the fairy tale magic, or for some the lost slipper and winter blurr. For some, dreams come true and love abounds. For others dreams, goals, love melts and is more on the horizon far away with stars. Illusion and trickery or a magic spell for success? For some divine inspiration, for others cloudy foggy winterization and loss. Good time for future planning, the arts, creativity, music, musing, and share sweet nothings. Good time to re-attune to the gods of virtue and more eternal realities. Mercury entering Capricorn on 12th calls for practical common sense, not over shooting goals, listening to the rules, and avoiding mouthing off or playing big shot egoist making oneself easy target for other’s criticism. Positive side, new leadership and ideas for long term goals, knowing what to let go of to make room for further growth, progress and success.

“Love is spirit recognizing spirit, soul acknowledging soul, body and hearts dancing, minds learning….’there is self and other as path, but ultimately it is a ‘no self’ heaven, an All Self Awareness we seek and find. This all self reality is pristine stillness, all inclusive, emptiness in buddhist theory, no separate reality, only dependent arising, non-dual’. Love and Truth the same.” -rt

Jan. 16th to Jan 19th when Mars squares Saturn (90 degree hard aspect), tougher weather, tougher going, hard work, need to be paitient, persevering, persistent, with higher aims and values, ideals and aspirations. Good time to help those less fortunate than yourself. Cold weather, cold shoulder? Cool and calm patient or opposite extreme, hot headed. Need to hug more, work harder, love more, take short power renewing naps. Mars is cars and saturn is contractions or negative experience as teacher or lesson giver. Saturn here is Karma unless discipline and sacrifice in work and ethic open doors, dharma is this. Harsh or overly critical language brings harsh reactions. Mars in Pisces often misses its mark or misfires. Need to be compassionate with constructive criticism when called for. Car troubles, difficult travel or communications. Hard work, patience and persistence, pays off.

‘Perhaps the solution of the problem is suggested by these words of Nathaniel
Hawthorne: “We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking
from a terrible dream; it may be so after death’–Alexander Wilder

Jan 19th to Jan 27th when Venus square Saturn and NEW MOON (27th) near Neptune/Pluto midpoint and Saturn/Neptune midpoint. For some curtains close, sad endings, severe times, feelings of being alone or insecure, depressed, caught in the middle of something. A sense of Comedy and Tragedy. For others this is the start of a long journey of spiritual soul unfoldment. For many, selfless new beginnings, for others a slow but sure end game is at play. Good time for ridding oneself of unnecessary burdens, things going nowhere, and wrong habits. Good for yoga, meditation, bodywork, change to healthier diet, voyage for spiritual cleansing or learning. Good time to clean and prep for better futures. Work on changing self to change the world. If you really think you can change the world for the better, this is the time to virtuously act, be true to one’s higher self and universal song of life. Venus is love and Saturn is lack of it…., so give more love, give more than you receive to counter chilling effect of Saturn. Positively Venus/Saturn can be long term commitments, forever love, deeper love and work ethic discipline. Venus/Saturn is loving what you do, or needing to find work or commitments you can love. Venus/Saturn makes for some not feeling loved enough, others smothered or too controlled by such. For still others, deepening of understanding and experience of love. New Moon near Nep/Pluto midpoint indicate power moves, plutocratic dictorial moves in next weeks, a sense of life and death critical states of timing. Over sensitive soul moods, tendency to over react or go to extremes. For some prophetic psychic perceptions, views of past and future shift present stance. Such aspects give doomsday feeling, for others sense of renewal. Renunciation, suffering, illness, lingering negative situation, ecological concerns. Also sense of destiny and duty overwhelm feelings. Need for big view, universal planetary healing view and aim.

“When in doubt, start a new chess game. Be sure to complete it. Otherwise wait in stillness for higher orders or insight. This is meditation, watching who is watching, listening to the stillness, awareness without object, consciousness without object, and right action, in that order.” -robert of mayflower

Jan. 28th Mars enters Aries till March 9th. A sense of heroic or Michaelic courage, truth, and justice vs. need for disciplined behaviour, better law and order, individual and social justice. Tendency to be over assertive, yet now for the next month or more is the time to act. Act selflessly without attachment to results, act out of one’s pure intention and intuitive ideal. Avoid use of force or blunt volition. See Bhagavad Gita translated by Judge for more on this. Voice of Silence by HPB great inspirational text on this subject of right action without attachment to result. Don’t let your urge to do something, and your fighting spirit, cause unneeded quarrels or accidental occurrence.

“Fear no failure, Court no success.” -Voice of the Silence

Jan. 31st Mercury square Uranus, flashes of new awareness, unsettling news, change of mind, irritant to mental flow. Need to think clearly in respect to long term view before acting hastily. Surprising events, shocking news. Good for research and discovery, experimenting within safe boundaries.

Feb. 6, Jupiter goes retrograde in Libra till June. Relationships now deepen or get severely questioned, partnerships evaluated anew. Some excel and some need repair, renewing, reviewing, reevaluating, retooling, reschooling. Many enjoy new encounters and friendships offering more fun, growth, and sunnier creative artistic loving disposition. Avoid over critical behaviour, stick to constructive tips and teaching by example.

Feb. 10th Lunar eclipse in Leo near Saturn/Uranus midpoint. Security and Freedom vie for power or position. Tension to grow, flow, travel, plan better, envision clearer. Present, Future and Past clash with future and present tending to win over past ways, mistakes, plays, and remakes. Something new is breaking through old patterns of thought and behaviour.

Robert Thibodeau, Astrological and Intuitive/psychic Consultant
Available by Appointment
(248) 547-8227
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Donations welcome!
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December 2016

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A chief event of life is the day in which
we have encountered a mind
that startled us. -Emerson
Robert of Mayflower’s
Astrology Predictions 2017 talk

Sun Signs, major timing,events, news making.
Dec. 8th, 7 to 9 pm, Birmingham Community House, $29
(see below for astrology of Presidential Elect Donald Trump; also Astrology Calendars in now at Mayflower, mention this ad 10% off)

Dec. 29th Talk at Theosophical Society 7 to 9.
“Finding Luck and Good Fortune,
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2017, planetary astro timing;
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Here is December Forecast, the Main Events ~~

To laugh often and much … this is to have succeeded.
-Emerson

Dec. 1st Mars trine Jupiter gives lots of energy to run in circles. or to run all around and get a thousand things done all at once. Some spin their wheels with too much talk and not enough real action. Good time none the less. Make right use of time these days on; right purchases, right talk and relations, make extra points with loved ones, bosses, and ex by being pure of heart and spirit true.

Predicting Donald Trump’s victory is one thing, now what?!!
Come to the december 8th Astro Predictions talk for more.
President Elect Donald Trump has lots of good and somewhat challenging aspects. Starting about Dec. 9th or 10th a number of astrological aspects occur where Mr.Trump will have to action quick and smart one moment, and patiently slow the next. Until after inauguration is may be bumpy ride. Come Jan 25th or so, Jupiter in sky makes harmonious trine to Donald’s Sun Sign. this aspect makes for the masses of citizens liking him, popularity and such. From somewhere around 9th december though, there is many a tough aspect. Saturn oppose his Sun in Gemini, and that is after Saturn conjuncts his Moon in Sagittarius. Trouble concerning the home, a woman wife or daughter, temporary health concerns, obstruction? Saturn is also hard work, being very serious, thoughtful, patient, long term minded. Saturn can make one presidential, but it can also weigh one down with too much on one’s plate. Need to take it slow and easy, maybe take 4 years to get it right, but immediate right actions too. Dec. 7th Jupiter trine Uranus has sparkle of successful actions in it. With full moon dec 13 Mr. Trump will have to take care of not over doing, too blunt of speech causing strong reactions, feisty aspects; Sun trine Jupiter, but also Mars oppose Mars transits. Having said this, Presidential Elect Donald Trump has a number of good aspects later in January coming making me think he’d be smart and wise to aim there.

Dec. 10th Sun conjunct Saturn; Might get real cold, or is it some get the cold shoulder as past karma comes to haunt some. Strong nature forces, strong elemental forces at play. Let the light of wisdom guide you to digest the past and set the present mind and actions, heart, a stage for better futures. Cold walls block growth but patience furthers one’s aim. Extremes in the weather, slow growth in days to come, winter slowly setting in in northern climes, some very cold places, slow to emerge needed changes. Some world spots hot as hell, wrangling and warring. Light of the inner Sun (Archangel Michael) may now gives insight into troubling times. Meditation, yoga, simple diet and dress furthers, avoid glam or spam, overdoing. Some need more rest or exercise. Moderation and golden mean future. Patience and persistence called for.

“Go to heaven for the climate, hell for the company”
~ Mark Twain

Dec. 11th Mercury at greatest elongation making for wild outrageous of the wall actions or statements by both higher and lower presiding spirits of change. Genius and animal fear/desire thoughts at odds. Mavericks good and bad tend to tip the tables in uniquely strange ways. Odd nature forces and storms make shake. Strange weather and affairs.

Why be immortal if you can’t make good use
of the next 3 to 7 minutes….? -rt

Dec. 12th Sun trine Uranus, Breakthroughs of genius for some, others need to make changes in self to further outer and inner progress. Go where the higher light takes you, share your ideas and let go. This should be major shopping day, breakthrough day, progress both inwardly and outwardly.

Dec. 13th Full Moon at 22 Gemini 7:05 est. Lots of talking, sharing, doings, touching, kissing, hugging. Lots of winter elves and elementals afoot. Take care to smell the ever green and slow down for some good MU Tea, or herbal. Time to take a breathe deep before speaking or acting. Second thought; don’t act, be yourself. Take another deep breath and let your heart be participant, aware, awake, wanting to root and flower in wisdom love ..…to speak without speaking the heart’s wonder and surprise, presence, is to live be alive. Experiment with partner, no words….just feelings, facial expressions, touch, inwardness receiving. Try it with the world, the sky and tree roots, listening only. Otherwise much noise talk gesture, little real that lasts. Some moments of genius emerge around full moon if you can catch it.

A star doesn’t need an umbrella, nor do worms more than the rarest light; only the free know the 3 worlds; ‘I Am No Thing’, ‘Every Thing’, and ‘the Mind for it All’. See you there, robert of mayflower

Dec. 19th Mars enters Pisces, Mercury in Capricorn goes retrograde till jan. 8th when it goes direct from Sagittarius. The rough aggressive masculine may fail here. Some oversensitive, melting for nothing, wishing every one makes it when no one does. Or so it seems. One can’t give what they don’t have. If you are willing to learn, anything can happen; Plato said that. Dreams and ideals abound , many crash and burn, others dream into better futures. positive actions without attachment to result helps. Some things need a step back to reconsider best way to go for long term success and to reach goals sooner than later. Mars in Pisces makes some over aggressive to prove something strangely connected to past karma and projections of future. Here some women can be very aggressive and some men go passive weak. Mars in Pisces can at times reverse roles too. Boss becomes helper etc. Some rush to fake futures undeliverable. Some go lame , or way over sensitive, hiding, escaping, from responsibilities or truly taking care of self/others. Need to protect self from other’s ignorance, delusion, and outright selfish stupidity. Positively, its another chance to give love and peace a chance. Many get sentimental, others foolishly aggressive, some get it just right, the middle way holding the tension of opposites to birth new connections and positive spirit, happy happenings. Mishaps can happen from extremes in behaviour taking over or too sleepy a view.

“Plato defined good as threefold in character: good in the soul, expressed through the virtues; good in the body, expressed through the symmetry and endurance of the parts; and good in the external world, expressed through social position and companionship.” -Manly Hall (books at Mayflower)

Dec. 21st, Winter Solstice at 5:45 am. These days here good time to pray, meditate, and keep inwardly alert for insights into higher self and year to come. Most sacred inward times now and on through to new year on to Jan. 6th. Keep mindful of truth and love universal, be still and know, look for the midnight sun to shine from your deepest heart. We don’t have to like everyone, its a spiritual door to greater happiness to love everyone, ie. the divine in each and all.

Dec. 22nd through to Jan. 1st it gets crazy good, crazy wild, and crazy go nuts. Do whatever possible to be creative, give yourself to the highest virtues, breathe deep to silent earth within the heart, and then let go and let God (so to speak) Try letting others win, be awake to what the deeper heart in each of us is trying to say, do, feel. Magic is selfless stillness mirroring the world in each one. Lots of love in the air december 22nd on through the new year. Christmas Venus (love) trines Jupiter (the greater community, family, friends).

“A man is a god in ruins. When men are innocent,
life shall be longer, and shall pass
into the immortal, as gently
as we awake from dreams.”
-Emerson

Dec. 24th Saturn trine Uranus, Holding to the truth and what you know as long term love while giving the freedom you yourself want. This is key with this aspect. Maintaining vision and what you know is right, yet open to learn, then letting go and letting higher love take it. In spite of outer craziness keep to the good, true, beautiful. What is sane thing to do may keep you secure but compassion to what others deem sane makes one newly learning, growing. Keep to the virtue true tried, don’t let others throw you off course; follow your star to the inner heart’s rebirth and renewal. Let others have their say, watch and learn to see what holds us all, what higher star each follows.

Dec. 25th Venus trine Jupiter, Good time to make amends, keep the best and let go of the rest; love others as you love yourself. Today a magic mirror appears in which you can see higher self in self and others. Easy here to let go of self in sharing. Need to grow? Let go! Inwardly listen to the spirit of the sun, a spark in each heart. Also at this time, Mercury is at Perihelion making for very strong assertive thinking, world events that force one to think in new and certain ways about present to future realities, death, taxes, what taxes us, and possible future growth and good fortunes. Good time to be brilliant, new ideas to help self and others emerge. Bad time to force your case (politics and opinions) on others. Avoid acting above others. Bad time forcing anything on others dec. 22nd through new year. Weird world events, personal events, or nature phenomena, drive the message home, or perhaps forewarn; Now into full moon january 12th which conjuncts Mr.Trump’s Saturn/Venus. Concerns about home and world. Opportunity for new wisdom, higher wisdom, to emerge.

We find delight in the beauty and happiness of children that makes the heart too big for the body.-Emerson

Dec. 26th Jupiter opp Uranus, Look for many a reversal of opinion or decision in politics, money, love, home, relations. Jupiter is luck and uranus is change; Change in Luck, lucky or unlucky in change. Perhaps its just returns, happy returns and new sales and views. My friend Ray Merriman says ‘Expect the Unexpected”. Planets have higher and lower octaves, learn to choose consciously the higher octave. Let others help you if they can, learn to flow and grow in the changing tides and times we are in. Sudden shifts of consciousness opens new doors of opportunity. Sudden jolts shock us into growing, changing, rearranging our minds and hearts to accept greater truths, love holding us all. Resonate to what is above! For some its easy, for others its wake up or crash, learn to love your self, let external worries go; otherwise fix em. Here there is an attempt to go to the next higher level in the game of life, take care not to hasty act and slip back a notch. No shame or blame though, only learning and growing. Know thyself to know the world, know the world to know your self. Quakes or weird storms in world may take place, shocks to wake and shake up awareness, urge to be free and to free. Sudden breakthroughs or breakdowns, new discoveries, sudden meetings or separations. Avoid rash action or talk that causes separation. Sudden realizations. All these are possibilities with this aspect of surprise, discovery, new revelation, and sudden twists to the story.

Minds and Hearts create rivers a thousand years from now; may today’s love and truth follow curves around every heart.
~robert of mayflower

Dec. 28th Sun conjunct Mercury, Earth shaking news waking one up to how everything is impermanent? Suddenly dawning awareness of bigger picture? Need to let go of clinging and hoping for miracles? Or is it realization that we are the miracle when we show up and root our highest and deepest true self. Whatever, we now all seem to get smarter and wake up to who is who and what is what. Good time to make new roads, new directions, new decisions, either now or after a good night’s sleep.

Dec. 29th Robert of Mayflower Talk
at Theosophical Society~~~
‘Finding Good Luck in the Planets 2017’, or
‘How to be Spiritual in spite of it All’; Esoterics and more, how to think, live, be still and know.
7 to 9 pm. For more info call (248) 547-8227.

Dec. 29th Uranus goes direct, New need to change something, unburden oneself, grow in new ways. Possible sudden jolt of new awakening. A wanting of positive change, a willingness to make changes in self to change world round. New Moon 7 degrees Capricorn gives impulse and emphasis to grow in ways new yet a want of long term sure rooted success, base, security. New knowledge comes this coming month able and capable of helping self and others to grow, root, land. New experiences coming to open one’s soul to other souls. Learning anew to know direct how to work into futures better. Uranus retrograde going direct near square to Pluto makes for past week of tension and protest, critique and restlessness, even fighting, for freedom and roots. Lots of noise, protest, arguments, debate, bad chit happenings; possible breakthroughs……, otherwise breakdowns. Genius insights can arise with Uranus going direct and new moon, New view on exactly what future will or will not bring or hold. Now important to free oneself from negativity, trying to see big picture of whole life time, even many lifetimes; so to not get fixated on just events now. Important to get bigger picture, historical picture. Yet, yes, now very important. Now time to transform experience into the enlightenment of good luck,good fortune, happiness and joy…..; for some it is misfortune, more negative karma, thrown off course or being held back. Possible sudden brain storms or emotional upset, protest against outer situations or breakthroughs with more lasting results. Times of stormy weather or emotions, quake or volcano, sudden shifts, craziness and chaotic upsets.

Truth is no democracy, love no dictator.
~Trebore Tau Bodhi

New Year’s Eve into Jan. 1st astro events. Right after New Years Eve midnight Mars conjuncts Neptune giving big wings to fly, some crash and melt wings. Dangerously intoxicating time. Do not drink and drive, take care not to over do. Avoid misuse of meds, drugs, alcohol. Mars/Neptune makes for some losing consciousness, tough travel, troubles with authorities, accidents and even death. On the other hand it is a major party aspect and its right on new years eve. Travel troubles in the air so travel safely slowly surely. Don’t take risks, don’t gamble. Love and seek higher truth, relations, have fun. Take care you don’t get lost, break down in the middle of nowhere, toxify your self with wrong foods and drink, forget your guitar chord or strings, or just waste your time getting wasted. Mars/Neptune is active imagination. But it also makes many promises that can’t be kept. At higher levels its spiritual zest and soul mating, spiritual soul excursions, participation mystique, exotic travels and journey, spiritual meetings, divine revelations and dreams. Its magic feelings, experiencing the universal, truth and love, a higher mindedness for far away worlds here now, experiencing the oneness permeating all. The danger is loss of self and serious mistakes, feeling sick or lied to. So tell the truth, keep it simple, love unconditionally and universally.

“We can only escape from the world by outgrowing the world. Death may take man out of the world but only wisdom can take the world out of the man. As long as the human being is obsessed by worldliness, he will suffer from the Karmic consequences of false allegiances. When however, worldliness is transmuted into Spiritual Integrity he is free, even though he still dwells physically among worldly things.”
― Manly P. Hall

Jan. 3rd Moon occults Mars, danger violence, accident, warring elements, or of ill effects due to wrong lifestyle and foods. Anger, negative emotions, need be kept in check. Sense of over sensitivity or lack of sensitivity causing problems. Positively, it is action heroes, justice, law and order, an inner courage to experience truth, a loving sense of sharing. Negatively its an aspect of anger, rough talk, control freaking and violence.

Win as if you were used to it, lose as if you enjoyed it for a change.
-Emerson

Jan. 8th Sun conjunct Pluto brings a sense and need to purify, develop compassion for all who suffer, need to bring new light on continuing problems and troubles.

“Being Human and not achieving an education for the spiritually minded awakened Soul, awakening universal genius in mind heart; is like being an angel without wings.”
~robert of mayflower

~Robert Thibodeau
Available for talks and private astrological consultations.
Author of ‘Astrological Aspects the Art’ available everywhere.

(248) 547-8227
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November 2016

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Note on Elections—
With probable newly discovered time of birth for Hillary Clinton, she might just win! New time gives her mid Virgo Ascendent or Rising Sign which Pluto is now in good trine to. With a strange assortment of other aspects in Hillary’s natal chart, it is unlikely but remotely possible, she feels swindled or upset with results. Or is it bad leftovers everyone has to eat? Health or scandal or legal problems coming after words? At any rate, as predicted, Donald Trump will make it to the end and may on a thread upset the cart. No doubt either way, the country is experiencing quite a diverse and divided vote. Seems like a psychic civil war don’t it. Time to raise ourselves up to higher level of consciousness enabling peace in the world and creative cooperation for better times. This election may lead to stronger third and fourth party in the future. How did we get to Presidential Elections where no matter who wins, we all feel we lost?!? Yet many get richer and more powerful while more many suffer growth pains and lack intelligence enough to even read any so called ‘free trade’ agreements to see what up. Even congressmen confess this.

“May higher learning and spiritual ethical consciousness find us all ready and able. Without a higher love, a universal truth, all intuitions go astray.” ~rt.

Astrology News and Spiritual Views by robert of mayflower

Nov. 1st, 2016- Sun in Scorpio trine Neptune in Pisces; water signs (Cancer, Scorpio, Pisces) completely feel they know what’s going on, what’s coming off they are not sure of. Mysterious times when conspiracy theories all have sure footing till. Make a wish and dream true.

“Love isn’t a gift or piece of luck, its a reward for finding right working relationship to yourself and the whole of the world inside and all around you. Love is the byproduct, not the goal.” ~robert thibodeau

Nov. 5 Venus trine Uranus, Moon conjunct Pluto, Moon square Uranus. Be the love you desire, live the truth you aspire. Good time to share or give without attachment to results. Love and share your truth for its own sake. Take nothing personal other than the occasional glimpse of your own higher self working to manifest destiny. Be selfless seeking higher dreams, ideals; be open that opportunity will find you. Knock on doors. Every block is a door you haven’t found the handle to. Every block, the work still needed to accomplish, tasks from last life wishing fulfillment. One’s own purpose is truth, see others as opportunities to love or compassion or co-create in new ways. Help others to help themselves. Can’t make others love, be the example self free. Be higher truth at the bottom or top. Help others lift up to see for themselves. None-the-less, this aspect good for making creative changes to upgrade one’s presentation, look, ability or know how. All things being equal, take the new way to the mountain or garden. Make new friends, keep the golden old ones. There is freedom from suffering or something, and there is free to; to be, do, become, learn and grow!

“Here there is a sense of finally getting it and now letting go of trying.” ~robert of mayflower

Nov. 9th Mars enters Aquarius, Moon occults Neptune. Seems everyone is puzzled what’s gonna happen next?! Things fly off the handle, people are high, fizzled out, dizzed out, stangely spaced, or crazy aggressive. Wear your best clothes because Elvis and Jesus are coming back. Perhaps high genius is at work with far away things coming near, and what was once up close just flew through the ceiling or got lost at the neighbors. Yes, its that crazy. Strange aftermath and conspiracy theories abound. Time to stay practical and grounded. Miso Soup, seaweed, and grains anyone? A good long walk might help bring clarity. The future seems stuck and lack of clarity. Or is it hitting you in the face with reality. Some feel in suspended animation. Some give up the world for a moment and seek truth within, or just in the back yard or with that special friend. Some seek escape. Some voyage within, space the last frontier, one’s own inner holy, rarified heart listening for the whole of it. Conspiracy theories and rumors wild amuck. Good time for art, music, learning to love in a new way. Things lost at sea are now gone. Flying through the air too fast or too high may give momentary vision and new sight, but beware of false signs.

From Nov. 9th to the Super Moon on 14th…….be careful of losing your cloths of value and your mind. Keep to the creative and kind to all beasts of burden, geniuses to the certainty that we are all ‘gods in the becoming’ but it may take a few more lifetimes to prove the kiss. Strange natural phenomena and weather, happenings. Dreams may be chaotic or highly prophetic.

“Nobody is ready for the Full Moon.” -Trungpa

“Nobody is really ready to full receive the Sun, the Light? I wonder….” -rt

Nov. 14th Full Moon Super Moon in sensuous earthy Taurus. Ten shades of green emerald holy grail Taurus may now reveal new secrets of what really matters to yourself and other. One’s true passions, desires, and needs emerge. Secret super sensuous feelings work for both future and more immediate practical result, success. Earthy practical notions and common sense arouse super-sensible perceptions and new renewed energies for love, romance, futurism. For some, this week awakens seeds and ground for many possibilities for future. encounters, events, new or renewed acquaintances, other worldly possibilities, and hopes. Some doors close, others open in next few weeks for earth sign planets and houses, giving renewed hope for those of weakened will.

“When the student is ready, the teacher appears. I say that when the student is ready, the teacher and the teaching is everywhere.” ~robert of mayflower bookshop

Nov. 18th Mercury in Sagittarius square Neptune in Pisces, time to let go of what didn’t work and fall back to the original dream. Or are new dreams making their way to you. Straight shooting intelligence works to awaken higher view and new light, smart insight, into others. Honesty up front can awaken once too dreamy passive lethargic inertia or wrong views. New insight and sparks of reality provoke some to wake up. Use common sense and smarts to weave through deceptive clouds and mischief. Best advice unless you ready to leap, get back to where you once belonged, rid yourself of non working elements and stay strong within. If i have to be under illusion, i want to have the illusion everybody is becoming a Buddha, or a Christ, a hero flowering in ultimate heart and intelligence participant with all. This is true divination, divining the divine in all things, people, places and spaces. ~robert of mayflower

Nov. 19 Neptune goes direct from its retrograde motion. Waking up or is it new dream futures coming? New and renewed energies to heal and better self. Insights into past and future emerge. In weeks ahead, all ahead go with future plans ready or not. Dream come true beginning to work; especially with Scorpio, Cancer, Pisces planets and houses; check your chart where! Higher Truths key to clear headedness now. In the U.S.A. chart with Sagittarius Rising, at this time transiting Jupiter conjuncts natal USA Saturn giving a sense of good endings and new beginnings. Sense of balance and planning to better future, work, travel, life style. Libra, Aquarius, Gemini planets and houses especially reap positive benefits and good luck for next several months. Good time for dream security planning. Lots of ideal or spiritual love this coming week. Deeply real but slightly dreamy emotional times. Be still and inwardly aware, meditate and chew food well, in breath and bless. Real wealth is our ability to love through it all, our ability to be co-creative, participant, two way making one, wholeness. Real wealth is inner awakening, mindfulness, dharma, realization of every potential future here now. ~rt

Nov. 24 Jupiter square Pluto, Moon conjunct Jupiter. Important time for patience, compassion, and taking care that you don’t feel over done, over used, taken advantage of by your own false dreams and attachments. Good time to let go and let god. Yet also good time to work hard to achieve goals, play hard to awaken Spirit Soul. Create sacred space for self and others. Avoid over indulging, over doing, weakening one’s vitality and good will. Decadence or over doing can bring quick bad luck, over indulging at this time brings ill effects and troubles. Shaky stock markets? Weird storms days before or after? Some start to break free of debt, others in over their head. Gamble not at this time. Many try to go big, but many more make mistakes or lose their shirt. Big Guy, corporate, moves, mergers, buy outs, large economic moves. In USA Chart progressed Moon opposes USA Uranus; heavy changes and shake ups as reaction to recent elections. Sudden shifts in social cultural likes and dislikes, sudden rise to power or sudden celebrity status for some. For others …, loss of celebrity status, money, power, name or fame or claim. If you are ready for a change, here it comes in coming weeks. If you are fighting change, well….you are fighting instead of flowing and flowering. Sudden shifts in economic conditions and directions. Cardinal Signs, houses, planets (Capricorn, Libra, Cancer, Aries) beware to not over do or take dangerous risks or chance, gamble, at this time. Power in knowing what not to do or what to pull out of. Much could be loss or gain at this time, extremes in behaviour and weather. Good time for sharing, creating family, friends, and community at this time. Wise investment time for self and money. Danger of excess for all signs, but great time to share and care, hold and behold, hug and smile. Beware this week of those always trying to manipulate outcome. Seek freedom from and freedom to ….do. Collective sharing or sense of loss or growth around this time. Strange deaths in news. With Mars in sky mid pointing Neptune/Pluto, these days could be very frightening crazy, violent, destructive, stormy, nature wildness and chaotic events, nutty….and may remain kind of crazy chaotic through to end of month. But also, for some, deep bonding and commitment to bettering situations. Promises for the future are tricky, some real and some fake. Stock Markets jittery, sudden rise and falls; some get richer (hopefully not just the already rich). Although for some, this could be the wild moment you’ve been waiting for to leap over the moon and deep in the sea of feeling; for most its a dangerous time to take chances or to travel.

“Jealousy is when we love someone for who we want them to be, not who they are. Jealousy is not love. Love is wishing another to be happy, blessing. Love makes us selfless, truth discovers the self that is unchanging though always here for the first time.” ~robert of mayflower

Nov. 25 Venus conjunct Pluto, Venus square Jupiter. Here is the aspect where sex crimes or sexual healing can take place. The redemption of the dark feminine or the re-wounding god forsaking. Serious aspect for protecting loved ones, creating new loved ones, or healing the past. Love and death meet eye to eye here. What really matters should here make it self known. Some deepen their love and commitment; for others its the bitter endless end, the blues. Good aspect for serious poetry and song writing, deep feelings and heroic journey. For others its trouble. Love troubles, money troubles, family and job troubles. Jealousies, emotional disagreements, arrogance and over the top energetic. Good time to talk less and let your patient good will actions speak for itself. For others its an endless confession of love and need. Deep commitment or experiences of intimacy for some, for others vanity and pride, taking things personally too much, wounded feelings of rejection, jealousy, attachment. Negative emotions can mar the soul’s free flow, learning, growing, process. Knowing what not to do, and what not, clears way further growth. Less is more here perhaps. Beware of going to extremes or those who do. Deep love and willingness to invest vs unconscious impulses and immediate needs or addictions at expense of future. Avoid making new enemies.

“First thought, best thought; if that doesn’t surprise you with wonder and insight, be still and watch, listen with your heart for another first thought.” ~rt.

Nov. 29th New Moon 7 degree Sagittarius , Venus square Uranus. A wanting to come home to oneself, change or work on oneself rather than the other. For some, sudden shifts, changes, of likes and dislikes, culture. For some, sudden shift to higher level in love life, money, aim. For some, the floor drops out, and a quick need to fly to some new place, or fly in some new way emerges. Some feel need for new direction in life, love, money, or wants. All depends on one’s karma and willingness to learn. Take care not to get run over by those strongly bent, warped, or ill fashioned for true futures. Boil all your troubles into self cherishing and refusal to learn anew. Are you yourself not over, under, or able to go around, and too demanding of self or others? Try stillness meditation and another good read or Osho, Steiner, Blavatsky, Manly Hall, tibetan buddhism for real..…like Dalai Lama or Gelek Rinpoche, Trungpa or Kalu Rinpoce! Great time for sudden bursts of creativity, art, music, writing, doing something new, free, exciting.

“How we live votes for the future we share.” -rt

“Work to make dreams come true, otherwise wake up.” ~robert of mayflower

Nov. 30 Sun square Neptune brings new light on ways of attaining goals and dreams, new dreams of future, and new ways of interpreting the past to strengthen our present into future. Or is it a light revealing more clearly our poor and mistaken dreams, illusions, mistakes, misgivings? Some feel lost or adrift without a clue of what happening, what direction to go. Others mystically dream into futures with too many plans do no one good. Mutable signs, planets, houses (Pisces, Sagittarius, Gemini) affected the most. Don’t give yourself away, share and pray; meditate and listen to each other’s heart listening. Find the rest of you there, listening to who’s listening.

“We are love, truth witnesses that.” ~robert of mayflower

Dec. 1st Mars trine Jupiter gives lots of new energy and forward motion for what works into the future. Air signs prosper here and are lucky. Check your planets and houses for where your booster rocket of luck is.

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“How we live our life votes for the future we share.” -rt

“A small part of the fifth root-race will forestall the course of evolution, it will spiritualise Manas and unfold the Spirit-Self. The majority, however, will reach the summit of selfishness. Only this nucleus of humanity, that develops the Spirit-Self, will become the seed of the sixth root-race, and the most advanced of these, the Masters, as we call them, (masters of wisdom and compassion, harmony of thinking and feeling) who have grown out of mankind, will then be the spiritual leaders of humanity. The movement for spiritual knowledge, anthroposophy or theosophy, strives towards this goal.” -Steiner, Adept School of the Past

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October 2016

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Kim Kardashian’s Astrology Chart reveals life crisis and suffering personal violence. News reports her being tied up and robbed in Paris of millions Euros worth jewelry. Astrologically tough transits for Kim now. Transiting planets in the sky hit her natal planets hard with Uranus oppose her Pluto making for shocking surprises and upsets. Feeling stripped naked of possessions and ego. Ebertin’s transit book states, “Life crisis, suffering under acts of violence or force major, heavy losses, being placed in a serious dilemma, great agitation”. Kim also has Mars in sky square her Saturn indicating ‘tendency to estrangement, separation, grief, illness’ according to Ebertin’s transit analysis. Uranus in sky continues to haunt Kim especially now into full moon October 16th and full moon November 14th. Hopefully, Kim back on track with healing harmonies by December 13th full moon which will trine her natal Pluto (that Uranus is now opposing). Look for many more revelations what up and insights into changes now into coming full moons soon.

Astrology Predictions for October 2016
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October 1st – Venus in Scorpio trine Neptune in Pisces, dreams of love, futuristic artistic impulses, ideals and higher imaginations, psychic perceptions. Need stay grounded and practical to fully manifest the good true beautiful. Good time for voyaging into the future, making future travel goal plans, attempting the impossible dream come true; a giving and receiving time. Be sure to get a good hug or three. Musical, artistic, higher love and spiritual romance time for sure. For some the future knocks on the door, for others the future comes like a storm.

October 5th – Mars square Jupiter. Wonderful aspect for positive spirit and joyful relations. Danger of going over board with too much talk, energy, over doing, over spending, going big. Yet, yes, this is a time to go a bit overboard and be a big person! Great aspect for having lots of energy to accomplish tasks, take on big projects. Highly energetic. Mars in Capricorn can get too pushy or controlling at times. Jupiter in Libra can be too nice, perhaps give too much without right return, or feel used. Take a deep breath and try to enjoy life, bless everyone with your golden godly presence. Good aspect for working together and/or making compromise to facilitate or push plans. Not good for fighting or quarreling, being too assertive. Anger can precipitate accidents, or strong reactions. Whatever happens, happens in a big way. Individuals at times thrown into bigger social cultural shift, for some, big need to change some things. Upsets due to not big enough view, and/or not taking care enough of others, of the little ones.

October 6, Thursday, 7 pm; Talk by Robert of Mayflower on the art and practice of writing poetry, romantic notes, song lyrics, spiritual insights. How Yoga Mind, Dharma Mind, Meditative Awareness, can awaken spirituality, intuitive insights and revelations in creative writing. $29, at Birmingham Community House, 7-9pm. Call (248) 547-8227 in more info needed. Call (248) 644-5832 to secure your seat.

Oct. 7th – Mercury enters Libra, Sun square Pluto. Mercury Hermes or mind, wants equality or equal share, give and take. Time for finding two way street or compromise. Pluto can be uncompromising. New light on old problems emerges. Need for clear light of thinking and right action to resolve troubles, conflicts, warring elements these days and week. Sun Pluto can be devastating events or storms for some, nature chaos. Danger time for uptick in quakes, volcanoes, storms, next 3 days to 15, then 19-20th. Very crazy days for politics, feisty debate argument, crazy accusations or negative projections. Very important time now and coming to stay alert, aware, patient, and wisely insightful compassionate.

Oct. 11th – Mercury conjunct Jupiter. Good aspect for jolting insights, new mind, for how to work things out, begin new projects, job. Breakthrough or break down in communications, travel, relationships. Strange storms these days around world, strong forces of nature show their face. Shocking or very insightful insights.

Oct. 13th – Mercury in Libra square Mars in Capricorn, Moon occults Neptune. Wisdom and gentle persuasion needed to overcome opposition, open new doors, appease the animals in your life. Sweet talk meets assertive need for action. Avoid strong reactions. Love wins over anger here. Beware of control freaks. Interesting new partnerships begin to appear.

Oct. 15th into 16th- Sun oppose Uranus, Mercury square Pluto, Moon conjunct Uranus on eve of Full Moon in Aries Oct. 16th. Major aspect for psycho dramatists. Sudden shift of direction, upset, change of mind, plan, or game conclusion. Need to keep in check negative critical moon, along with need to work on self to better world. Dangerous aspect for maniacs and ego inflated woundologists. Brilliant perhaps time for many an artist, speaker, truth seeker, and metaphysical student. Bad time to experiment with irrational or dangerous types, foods, medicines, or drugs. Sudden change or shift in circumstances. Avoid stress on heart or brain. Sudden departures, and arrivals. Since Oct. 7th, intensified need to make peace not love, need for more compassion and learning, not war and violence. Need to communicate better and cooperate more with patience, wisdom love.

Oct. 18th Venus enters Sagittarius giving a good boot kick to rid oneself of no goods, or open new doors to travel and adventure, get attention, or jump on a new pony and ride. Avoid rash decisions, seek higher wisdom if impulsive or delirious.

Oct. 19th Mars conjunct Pluto in Capricorn. Interesting endings, for some new beginnings. Take care not to anger yourself or other. Need to have compassion, not take things personally. Serious shock of mischief and mayhem, jealousy anger negative emotion. Need for greater wisdom and compassion to solve ongoing problems and troubles. Need to ponder wisely any strong moves, words, or actions. Think first. Those who act hasty may get wasted on the response. This is one of those nasty aspects that gave and give psychologists and police officers jobs. This is good aspect for healing and cleaning, but a really tough one when it comes to negative emotions, violence, storm and war.

Oct. 20th Mercury oppose Uranus. Sudden new insights rearranging or changing plans or directions. A sudden rise or fall. Quick unfolding events. Need to consider or love the other as thyself. Also need to know when to say ‘No’. Tendency for truth to blurt out, but also impatient craziness.

Oct. 22 Sun enters Scorpio giving more serious mood to coming back to oneself. Life and death matters considered anew. Month of inwardly feeling intense and determined. Avoid scapegoating and blaming others. Work on self to bring more positive change. A sense for need to end somethings and begin particular new ways to inwardly flower. For some, sweet passion enkindles, for others its a cold slap.

October 24th Mercury enters Scorpio, also Orionids meteor showers. A feeling of coming to the ground or need to get grounded. Good time for Miso Soup with seaweed. Get it at Mayflower Bookshop! Many revelations and secrets revealed this coming few weeks. Things get down and dirty, as well as tasty nasty, creative and sexy. Take care to love. Take care to find truth, not just negative chaotic facts. Truth is what holds us all, facts hold a wee bit of time.

Oct. 25 Venus square Neptune. Failed love, lies deceit, make up and dreaming into the future. Need to face the facts, or need to keep making art. False ideals of love or for future, or are you one to something great and futuristic. For some its highly romantic, perhaps fantasy or costumed, nostalgic, past and future mumbling together in jumble and play. Need to not get fooled or tricked though. Otherwise could be romantic and fun loving artistic time. There is here a need to dream, to love, to beautify, to not live in the imagination alone, but to move to manifest higher destiny in this still moment before, within, you. A need to dream, not melt and scream due to lack of preparation or honest facts, truth.

October 27th 7pm Robert of Mayflower Talk – The Tarot Cards, A Path to Awaken Spirit Soul and Psychic Intuitive Insight concerning love, money, calling and good fortune. Birmingham Community House, 7 pm, $29. Call (248) 547-8227 in more info needed.

Oct. 27 Sun conjunct Mercury in Scorpio. Need to stay real, practical, sincere, and passionate about one’s friends and goals. Strange nature events and news from around world. Possible storm/quake/volcano uptick, as well as shock of selfish something or somebody wrecking the day.

Oct. 29th Mars in Capricorn square Uranus in Aries, Venus conjunct Saturn in Sagittarius. Drive safe, take care around machines and angry crazy people. Tendency to push others too hard, or be pushed around. Tendency to use too much, or not enough, force or energy, in getting things accomplished, done. Be patient, we have all eternity; but stay awake and be aware, there is not a second to spare. This is accident or warlike aspect where impatience and sudden anger or hurt feelings further the suffering rather than heal the hurt. Make love not war. Sudden mishap, accident, storm, fight; good for making new rules for growth and long term investment, peace, and higher love.

October 30 New Moon in Scorpio, Mercury trine Neptune. Idealistic time for fun, fantasy, love communications, play, dreaming the great ideal and trying to move forward with goals.

November 1st All Saints Day, Sun trine Neptune. An old Celtic festival indicating that all souls at the end make it to enlightenment, happiness, and heaven, devachan, nirvana.

“Never an illness, nor the absence of grandeur, no, nothing is able to kill the best in us, that kindness, dear sir, we are afflicted with: beautiful is the flower of man, his conduct, and every door opens on the beautiful truth and never hides treacherous whispers. I always gained something from making myself better, better than I am, better than I was, that most subtle citation: to recover some lost petal of the sadness I inherited: to search once more for the light that sings inside of me, the unwavering light.”
~ Pablo Neruda.

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“Look Out! Here it Come! The infamous Mercury Retrograde as of this morning Aug Hag 30th followed by Solar Eclipse Sept.1st in Virgo forming T-Square with Neptune and Saturn. What does it mean? Many in coming weeks either rise, fall, wrangle and wrestle, some ascend in matters of health, job, and future plans of travel, education, religious belief systems. You know something is wrong when mass market supermarkets are selling pumpkins and ghastly halloween stuff starting in heat wave drought august here in the midwest america! The Sun/Moon square to Saturn Sept. Eclipse portends of some serious bottom lines. Keep straight and honest in whatever you practice and work, meditation and yoga, healthy diet, wisdom and patience are called for. Some parts of world suffering the stormy, quake and volcano uptick, warring parts, ecological mishaps, and a big need for bigger love and insight. May all beings find happiness and the means to happiness. A wonderful book for these times is Self Reliance by Emerson, or anything pretty much by Gelek Rinpoche, Manly Hall, Rudolf Steiner, H.P.Blavatsky, Osho, Swami Yogananda, or even my book Astrological Aspects, the Art. Get on the mailing list for talks coming up and new book on the Tarot.”
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Robert’s News and Views for September 2016

September 1st New Moon Solar Eclipse 9 Virgo with Sun square Saturn and Sun oppose Neptune September 2nd.Strange endings and new beginnings. Need to dry out, retire, lay back, let go, do little clean ups everywhere, plan big adventures with far reaching plans. Some root, others fly, some find ground, others sky. Seek a balance between the heaven and hell you perceive.

“There is a heavenly way to self and other experienced only by the path of the heart, woven by the breath of an open mind, and guided alone by an inner star, being our perpetual conversing with God; that is, the universe.”
—robert of mayflower

September 9th Jupiter enters Libra creating more harmony and peace, art, justice, and new or renewed love and friendship for the year to come. This year here coming is prepping us for major world events in 2020, hopefully leading us to world peace, grace, and higher wisdom intelligence. But for this month coming, many plans in the works, some see the future, others fall back; some leave town, while yet others retrieve what was lost, now found. Libra want balance between self and other, fairness and justice, love and grace, with a willingness to give self and energies for good cause.

“Handle a book as a bee does a flower, extract its sweetness but do not damage it.”
― John Muir

September 10th Saturn square Neptune (third and final square). Think 33 years ago, think 16 and half years ago, or 8 and a quarter years ago, or 4 years ago, or 2. Practical needs clash with idealistic higher views and wishes. Bottom lines clash with high-flinging ideals. Spiritual and Material matters work to find harmony and balance or conflict. Some ascend to higher levels, others feel trapped in Hades, some feel crucified to fixated notions, some feel justified or blame others for failures. Some get back to working on themselves to change outer circumstance and karma.

“The highest of all occult orders which exists only in the inner world may be called the “Order of Melchizedek,” although among certain nations it has other names. This Order is composed entirely of the graduates of the other Mystery Schools who have actually reached the point where they can give birth to their present selves out of their own natures, like the mysterious phoenix bird which, breaking open at death, permits a new bird to fly forth.”
―Manly P. Hall, ‘Melchizedek and the Mystery of Fire’
(Melchizedek is ancient high priest or God-chosen one introducing the mysteries of the fire of love and the communion of virtue and God-like behaviour to the ancient Persians.)

Mid September to end of September has strange aspects to USA Chart concerning Neptune indicating events very difficult to figure out exactly what is happening. Difficult events concerning trips to space, oceanic activities, perhaps storm and rain, weird violence or unconscious acts of negative outcome. Neptune is need for ‘God on our side’ or mothering, but at higher levels Neptune is the Great Mother, the love compassion of mother to child. From spiritual point of view, we need to mother the divine child within our heart and soul. With Jupiter coming to trine USA Uranus mid October “There is no religion higher than truth.” —H.P. Blavatsky, author of ‘The Secret Doctrine’

September 11th Venus square Pluto. Major aspect for jealous behaviour and crazy love fights. False vanity and taking things too personally, often wanting to do harmful acts to self or other. This aspect calls for much compassion and loving kindness. A sense of injustice. If you can pull it off, deep love works wonders and miracles. One misfire though, and things explode. Old issues and fears conflict with present future needs. Deep sense of wanting to know, love, deepen, commit, enjoin, or part. Feeling stuck with situations vs. manipulating circumstances to better or change. A secret love or longing for the impossible. Secrets exposed. Very power feelings that raise one to next higher level, or sink one into new lows. More crazy insights that shock one how ‘bad’ it’s getting, like the fact that America sells and uses 90% of anti-pain killers in the world. Jeez! Food should be medicine, along with yoga, meditation, gardening, and hugging. Some get down to deep weaving and connection, others struggle with finding the higher more virtuous way.

“There is a love of wild nature in everybody, an ancient mother-love showing itself whether recognized or no, and however covered by cares and duties”
― John Muir

September 12 Mercury square Mars, and Sun conjunct Mercury. A desire to shake and quicken, quake and reconfigure. Sharp quick knowledge or news forces growth or change. Weird storms or nature perturbations. Mercury and then Sun square Mars with Full Moon Lunar Eclipse Friday Sept 16th which also aspects Mercury/Mars; arguments, unnecessary violence, or is it new regard for truth, facts, and rational intelligence over unconscious emotions? Lots of difficult and tough communications, some make breakthroughs in understanding while others hit the wall or each other, yuk! Make love not war.

September 13th Sun square Mars. Force of will? New light and insight adjusting curve and direction? Avoid forcing issues unless wisdom and love pervade all circumstances. Wisdom intelligence at odds or in conflict with force of will.

“The secret Order of Melchizedek can never appear in the physical world while humanity is constituted according to its present plan. It is the supreme Mystery School, and a few have reached the point where they have blended their divine and human natures so perfectly that they are symbolically two-headed. The heart and mind must be brought into perfect equilibrium before true thinking or true spirituality can be attained. The highest function of the mind is reason; the highest function of the heart is intuition, a sensing process not necessitating the normal working of the mind.”
―Manly P. Hall, Melchizedek and the Mystery of Fire

“The sun shines not on us but in us. The rivers flow not past, but through us. Thrilling, tingling, vibrating every fiber and cell of the substance of our bodies, making them glide and sing. The trees wave and the flowers bloom in our bodies as well as our souls, and every bird song, wind song, and tremendous storm song of the rocks in the heart of the mountains is our song, our very own, and sings our love.”
― John Muir

September 15th Full Moon Night, September 16th Full Moon Day, Harvest Moon, in Pisces nostalgic and magically mysterious time. Good time to dream true, find higher minded hearts, and enjoy. With Moon/Mars/Mercury aspect previously mentioned, many quick decisions made, sudden actions causing reactions, need to not over react, avoid unruly scenes. Much talk, not much wisdom or virtue action?

“They wander in darkness seeking light, failing to realize that the light is in the heart of the darkness”
―Manly P. Hall

September 17-18, Mars trine Uranus and Venus oppose Uranus; sudden love upsets or sudden love relations, oft of short duration. Sudden strong creative urges, sudden shift of direction. Changing one’s mind, or rising to the occasion.

“When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world.”
― John Muir

September 22nd, Fall Equinox, Sun enters Libra the scales, Mercury goes direct (1:31 Est), and Venus enters Scorpio the next day on 23rd when Mercury trines Pluto. Persuasive events unfold our souls into winter’s coming. Great days to make future plans, let go of the past, find higher understanding, re-unite will all you love and all who love you. Really good time for making future plans, aligning self with others, committing to good things, work, education, people. Starting now and into coming year, with Jupiter in Libra and Mercury going direct to enter Libra Oct. 7th, look for many new and renewed relations of love and business, politics and war, spiritually wise and gracious to concur, conceive, execute and deliver. Although there are really crazy aspects each month, Jupiter in Libra is beginning of positive current reaching into 2020 Jupiter conjunct Saturn which very well could bring much more world peace and harmony. In October, when Jupiter conjuncts USA Saturn, we will see strong indications of whether the good old USA is ready to stand up to the challenge of world peace and happiness. Many good events are about to take place. If you don’t like your job or relations, now is the time coming to make positive amends, changes, rearrangements, and upgrade; some dig in much deeper. And yes, I still think astrologically Donald Trump could win, but that is another story.

“Wilderness is a necessity.”
— John Muir

Sept. 23rd at 7 pm at the Theosophical Society in Berkley, Mi*
‘Theosophy, theWisdom Religion Esoteric’
Lecture by Robert Thibodeau

How to attune oneself to the mysteries and secret teachings of all Ages. Hermetic, Neo-Pythagorean, Neoplatonic, gnostic, alchemical, Rosicrucian, and other post Atlantean Sun Oracle Teachings engendering Spiritual Awakening and enlightenment processes. The title is taken from a chapter title of H.P.Blavatsky’s ‘Key to Theosophy’. Robert Thibodeau is an astrological consultant, author of ‘Astrological Aspects, the Art’.
*(on west side of Woodward between 11 mile and Catalpa).

September 26th, Pluto goes direct in Capricorn. The world seems inevitable now, and going forward the only way. Ready or not, here comes everybody and nobody. When we raise our consciousness and turn up the love, we quickly discover others raising theirs and shining love too.

“The sun shines not on us but in us.” ― John Muir

September 30th New Moon conjunct Jupiter in Libra! Yay! Good signs for future peace and harmony, joy and prosperous times. Jupiter traveling through the astrological sign of Libra portends of many a good relation, association, tryst and bliss. Finally, peace and love start to really get a strong foot hold into the coming year.

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“I live by reason of my splendour”
–Tennyson

“The ultimate conspiracy theory is the love inside us is bursting to flower. Love the earth, grow the earth, listen to stars, flowers, trees and butterflies, come to light. Talk to weeds if you can, they are past and future fruits of wisdom. Blavatsky was right, the heart has not yet flowered, all the other conspiracy theories are shadows of that.”
— robert of mayflower

“The power of imagination makes us infinite.”
― John Muir

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August 2016

Robert of Mayflower’s Astrological News and Views
for August/September 2016

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“The Skies were dim and vast and deep
Above the vales of rest;
They seemed to rock the stars asleep
Beyond the mountain’s crest.

Oh, vale and stars and rocks and trees,
He gives to you his rest,
But holds afar from you the peace
Whose home is in His breast!”
–A.E.

Robert of Mayflower Coming Talks—

‘Living the Spiritual Life – Meditation and the art of making magic or destiny appear in one’s life’. A talk Thursday August 4th, 7pm to 9 pm at Birmingham Community House.

‘The SECRET OF SECRETS – How to awaken one’s own divine virtue and wisdom. A simple day-to-day practice to enhance love and success in one’s life’. Thursday August 11th, 7 pm, again at Birmingham Community House.

August 2nd, Moon at 10 Leo; also Mars enters Sagittarius
Be bold, go where no idiot has gone before, love everyone.

“This is a very interesting point, because all knowledge indicates man’s ignorance. Knowledge is assumed to be given to the ignorant, but as they grow further, they discover the ignorance in the knowledge itself. They find they have not found the answer. They have become learned, but not good; they have learned to be strong, but not to love; they have found many things, but they have not found God. And San Juan points out that when the knowledge becomes great enough, it so increases the confusion of the mind that it is even more difficult to find God.”
―Manly Hall, ‘The Dark Night of the Soul’

August 4th (give or take a few days in influence), Mercury squares USA Uranus…uptick in talk, talk of changes, more crazy news precipitating quick turning events, heavy criticism, perhaps both positive and negative change. Look for the new, then renew and look again to grow amen and women too. Ha, Aha! Where are the Mark Twains, Will Rogers, Emersons, Hank Williams of the day?! Many are called, few are woven or wowing the creative mind.

August 5th Venus enters Virgo till Aug. 29th when it enters Libra. Now is the time to clean, fix up, prepare for the future, learn from mistakes, bless the little ones, think thoughts holier and mightier than ever before. Avoid negative criticism of others unless it actually helps heal, is kind to their soul, is true to all they, and is helpful pulling em up from the drink, wrong think, and ill tinker.

“The future of science is in creating better futures, improving the quality of life, furthering knowledge in wisdom of self, other, and world. The end of science, and perhaps the world, is a science dedicated to unjust weaponry and/or something to sell, or gain power over others.”
—robert of mayflower

August 6th Mercury square Saturn and Venus square Mars. Pay your dues, have patience for learning how to help everyone, especially oneself to grow kinder, wiser, holier, and more mindful of all the virtues hoping to grow in everyone.

“It is only a step from boredom to disillusionment, which lead naturally to self-pity, which in turn ends in chaos.”
—Manly Hall

August 7th Mercury oppose Neptune. Liars abound, fools hound, impossible possibilities entwine, and some still let the sun shine on everyone, everything, every moment…in an attempt to capture eternity, higher love and truth, in each fleeting moment. Don’t get distracted from main priorities for your own flowering in what holds us all.

“His candle shined upon my head, and by his light I walked through darkness.”
—Job xxix. 3.

August 10th Mercury trine Pluto. Reach beyond yourself, learn something new. Call on a higher power to help you through.

“Experience is the elixir of life from which the alchemist ,the Spirit Soul, makes gold and meaningful connections.”
—Trebore Tau Bodhi

August 11th Moon conjunct Mars may trigger many events up to Full Moon Lunar Eclipse on 18th at 5:26 am estat 25 Aquarius. Spark yourself to try new things, be unattached to results, read a new book to find your higher truth and love, be brave to not fight but flow and flower in the universal heart. With Venus square to USA Uranus, i wonder if birthrate will soon jump. Major revival of love affair with world, good ol’ USA, new music and fashion, highly creative.

August 12-13th Saturn retrograde almost oppose USA Uranus causing many to be frustrated hanging on to their seats of power or security or familiar ghost. With Venus square Saturn Satyrday the 13th, its a question of ‘Who do you love?’; or what to invest in long term for inner and outer growth, new opportunity in freedom and truth. Avoid going back to old patterns, repeating of suffering and repeat performance not allowing growth or healing. With Mars coming to conjunct Saturn and square Neptune, the past and future look creepy, soul stay present tense, stay present in the moment in heart mind. These coming weeks may hold lots of need for smart discipline and alert thinking. We may need especially good policing and right military action. Violence and unneeded suffering abound. Difficult times. Good for compassionate courage for truth. Avoid too many loose words and ineffective or non constructive criticism. Important to keep one’s courage for practical idealism open, and one’s mouth closed. Let your actions and hearty love speak.

“To live in the world without becoming aware of the meaning of the world is like wandering about in a great library without touching the books.”
—Manly Hall, author of ‘The Secret Teaching of All Ages’

August 16 Sun trine Uranus. Look for new doors to open, new insights to harken, new perceptions to heighten your awareness. In the USA Chart, Pluto opposes progressed Jupiter revealing cracks in progress and positive economics, false leaders (some breaking down), weird and dirty politics revelations, eco woes, weird opportunities, and a sense of need to renew or degenerate or set loose. May compassion and wisdom find forever a way.

“Thus, instead of gaining only an internal silence, in the common sense of the word, he gains also that strange dynamic silence which preceded creation, and from which all things come—the silence of the heart of God. This silence is the root of sound, and from it pours forth the fiat that fashioned the world. This is the dynamic silence of creation, the tremendous dramatic silence of new birth forever taking place- new worlds forever fashioning.”
―Manly P. Hall, ‘The Dark Night of the Soul’

August 17th Venus trine Pluto (Full Moon night). Aim your love right into world evolution, a better opportunity for enlightenment next life time, an insight into the moment carry you through the day into next year, a way to love what is far and right hear near.

“We can only escape from the world by outgrowing the world. Death may take man out of the world but only wisdom can take the world out of the man. As long as the human being is obsessed by worldliness, he will suffer from the Karmic consequences of false allegiances. When however, worldliness is transmuted into Spiritual Integrity he is free, even though he still dwells physically among worldly things.”
—Manly Hall

August 18th Lunar Eclipse. Cut out bad habits, whatever you are doing that is killing you but you do it anyway. Let the negatives go, create the new to compost the old. Be willing to discover something new in yourself to discover something new in the other. Let the next two weeks go, let time teach you to be open to new truths capable of waking higher love able to hold the world with you still in it as student. Find the Good, True, Beautiful in everything; otherwise keep looking, studying, stilling the mind to look again. See Gelek Rinpoche’s book ‘Odyssey to Freedom’ or Manly Hall’s book ‘Secret Teachings of All Ages’, both available at Mayflower Bookshop.

Spiritual silence isn’t silence, its the womb of the Great Goddess from which all things come and go and come again. Silence is the door to God being born again. Holy Silence is the interval growing together the musical tones making our life a joyous wondrous song. Living Silence is inner listening. When we listen with our heart and soul to the world spirit in all things, anything is possible! ~robert of mayflower

August 22 Sun enters Virgo, Mercury conjunct Jupiter. It’s time to get down to serious work capable of making you ascend to the next higher level of consciousness. From Aug. 20th to 22nd Mars conjuncts USA Ascendent in Sage Sagittarius. Either we fight, take flight, or muster up enough courage to heroically last from the higher self of truth and love, compassion and wit. May all beings find happiness. May aliens not come to save us. May human hearts arise and aspire to deeds of love and every virtue and truth bringing peace and joy.

“It was apparent that materialism was in complete control of the economic structure, the final objective of which was for the individual to become part of a system providing an economic security at the expense of the human soul, mind, and body.”
―Manly P. Hall, ‘The Secret Teachings of All Ages’

August 23rd or so, the USA progressed Mercury will go direct. Yes folks, now and in months to come, we are actually going to wake up to a national virtuous collective voice of hope and positive world thinking, leadership and conscious participatory government, awakened mind heart America! This should be a good one. This is a major aspect underestimated by most astrologers of the day. Its like awakening from a bad dream. Going to be fun to see what happens. Many new cultural artistic arisings. Angels don’t descend now, they arise from our hearts. Wow! Watch what happens in next days, months, years. We are coming back into a time of higher angels and love, truth and wit, honesty and fun. By 2020 the idealistic dream of Aquarian Age will return. The gods of truth and love are returning. Or so i think….

August 24th Mars conjunct Saturn. Shocking realities, Truth or Consequences? Breakthroughs and breakdowns? Get good sleep days around this aspect, take walks, work out, do yoga, eat more grains and veggies. Get to Mayflower Bookshop for your Miso and Seaweed supply for morning breakfasts and yummy soups. Don’t fight, let life reveal her secrets. write down your dreams, read ‘em in a week. Talk to your parents, whether here or in the world beyond. Promise to do better, take some action to prove you have a higher self. Put a positive thought in place of every negative one. In USA chart Uranus squares Mercury, nothing shocking will surprise. Always the true surprise is truth and love, anyone can be an idiot. Uptick in quakes and volcanoes, storms and sense of death and being reborn, all month, yet now too is the time to get serious about your yoga, meditation, spiritual study, change to better diet and good friends who help you grow, not just hold your hand or whatever and tell you its all right. We make the future. Live the spiritual life to know its secret teachings! This aspect plays into 26th.

“Every man has his own world. He dwells in the midst of his little universe as the lord and ruler of the constituent parts of himself. Sometimes he is a wise king, devoting his life to the needs of his subjects, but more often he is a tyrant, imposing many forms of injustice upon his vassals, either through ignorance of their needs or thoughtlessness concerning the ultimate disaster that he is bringing upon himself. Man’s body is a living temple and he is a high priest, placed there to keep the House of the Lord in order.”
―Manly P. Hall, Melchizedek and the Mystery of Fire

August 26th Mars square Neptune. Don’t believe what you think, nor what TV or others say unless it inspires you to higher virtue actions and helping the little ones. Don’t over shoot yourself. The man who can do anything and everything, rarely does anything. Do what you can do and meditate, ponder, reflect, imagine your mind meeting that of Steiner, Blavatsky, Osho, Dalai Lama, Gelek Rinpoche, Manly Hall, G.R.S. Meade. Be still and know.

August 27th Venus conjunct Jupiter at 27 Virgo. Give and receive love, bless and be blessed, live the life to know the doctrines and teachings.

“Pythagoras said that the universal Creator had formed two things in His own image: The first was the cosmic system with its myriads of suns, moons, and planets; the second was man, in whose nature the entire universe existed in miniature.”
―Manly P. Hall, Melchizedek and the Mystery of Fire

August 28th Jupiter trines USA Pluto…finally around this time things are starting to make sense and the future is becoming clear. Real opportunities for investments, jobs, destiny, true calling, friendship and love, are at hand!!!

August 29th Mercury conjunct Venus late Virgo gives last minute critiques and insights, before forgiveness and love take over later in the day when Venus then enters Libra let go and let God. Forgive your enemies, “They know not what they do.” -Jesus the Christos

“Ignorance fears all things, falling, terror-stricken before the passing wind. Superstition stands as the monument to ignorance, and before it kneel all who realize their own weakness who see in all things the strength they do not possess”
―Manly P. Hall,

August 30th Mercury goes retrograde at critical 29 degree Virgo going back to 14 Virgo to go direct September 22nd. Many rethink, rewrite, redo, renew, renegotiate, reinstate, take back and give again. Something funny is up, so don’t be so serious.

“Wisdom fears no thing, but still bows humbly to its own source, with its deeper understanding, loves all things, for it has seen the beauty, the tenderness, and the sweetness which underlie Life’s mystery”
―Manly P. Hall

September 1st New Moon Solar Eclipse 9 Virgo with Sun square Saturn and Sun oppose Neptune September 2nd. Strange endings and new beginnings. Need to dry out, retire, lay back, let go, do little clean ups everywhere, plan big adventures with far reaching plans. Some root, others fly, some find ground, others sky. Seek a balance between the heaven and hell you perceive.

“There is a heavenly way to self and other experienced only by the path of the heart, woven by the breath of an open mind, and guided alone by an inner star, being our perpetual conversing with God; that is, the universe.” —robert of mayflower

September 9th Jupiter enters Libra creating more harmony and peace, art, justice, and love for the year to come. A year here coming prepping us for 2020. Some see the future, others fall back; some leave town, while yet others retrieve what was lost, now found.

“There is no religion higher than truth.”
—H.P. Blavatsky, author of ‘The Secret Doctrine’

September 10th Saturn square Neptune. Think 33 years ago, think 16 and half years ago, or 8 and a quarter years ago, or 4 years ago, or 2. Practical needs clash with idealistic higher views and wishes. Bottom lines clash with high flinging ideals. Spiritual and Material matters work to find harmony and balance or conflict.

“The highest of all occult orders which exists only in the inner world may be called the “Order of Melchizedek,” although among certain nations it has other names. This Order is composed entirely of the graduates of the other Mystery Schools who have actually reached the point where they can give birth to their present selves out of their own natures, like the mysterious phoenix bird which, breaking open at death, permits a new bird to fly forth.”
―Manly P. Hall, ‘Melchizedek and the Mystery of Fire’

(Melchizedek is ancient high priest or God-chosen one introducing the mysteries of the fire of love and the communion of virtue and God-like behaviour to the ancient Persians.)

September 11th Venus square Pluto. Major aspect for jealous behaviour and crazy love fights. If you can pull it off, deep love works wonders and miracles. One misfire though, and things explode. Old issues and fears conflict with present future needs. Deep sense of wanting to know, love, deepen, commit, enjoin, or part. Feeling stuck with situations vs. manipulating circumstances to better or change.

September 12 Mercury square Mars, and Sun conjunct Mercury. A desire to shake and quicken, quake and reconfigure. Sharp quick knowledge or news forces growth or change. Weird storms or nature perturbations.

September 13th Sun square Mars. Force of will? New light and insight adjusting curve and direction? Avoid forcing issues unless wisdom and love pervade all circumstances. Wisdom conflicts with force.

“The secret Order of Melchizedek can never appear in the physical world while humanity is constituted according to its present plan. It is the supreme Mystery School, and a few have reached the point where they have blended their divine and human natures so perfectly that they are symbolically two-headed. The heart and mind must be brought into perfect equilibrium before true thinking or true spirituality can be attained. The highest function of the mind is reason; the highest function of the heart is intuition, a sensing process not necessitating the normal working of the mind.”
―Manly P. Hall, Melchizedek and the Mystery of Fire

September 15th Full Moon Night, September 16th Full Moon Day, Harvest Moon, in Pisces nostalgic and magically mysterious time. Good time to dream true, find higher minded hearts, and enjoy.

“They wander in darkness seeking light, failing to realize that the light is in the heart of the darkness”
―Manly P. Hall

September 22nd, Fall Equinox, Sun enters Libra the scales, Mercury goes direct and Venus enters Scorpio the next day on 23rd when Mercury trines Pluto. Persuasive events unfold our souls into winter coming.

September 26th, Pluto goes direct in Capricorn. The world seems inevitable now, and going forward the only way. Ready or not, here comes everybody and nobody. When we raise our consciousness and turn up the love, we quickly discover others raising theirs and shining love too.

September 30th New Moon conjunct Jupiter in Libra! Yay! Good signs for future peace and harmony, joy and prosperous times. Jupiter traveling through the astrological sign of Libra portends of many a good relation, association, tryst and bliss.

Robert Thibodeau is an Astrological and Intuitive Consultant.
For private appointment or talks, call (248) 547-8227.
Donations for Newsletter Welcome. Blessings.