Compassion without wisdom knowledge as well as common sense (day to day insight)
is a gardening by night alone in need of sunshine. Heads and hearts need meet! ~robert of mayflower
End of Sept all through October the last of a very rough year astrologically!
Sept. 23 into 29th! Differing views and too much to chew when Mercury square Saturn, and Mercury oppose Mars. Grid lock and major control freaking or depressing natures on 25th when Moon triggers Pluto/Saturn/Mercury/Mars; followed by Sept 29th MARS RETROGRADE SQUARE SATURN. Makes for a tough week (or two) of rough news, extremes in weather and emotions, economics, dirty fighting, and getting a handle of what’s real and what’s fear and greed manipulations. Here too, a renewed need for law and order of a higher order of wisdom truth compassion with teeth; as well as practical peace of mind. Danger of the past overwhelming clarity of present tense as well as clear view of the future. Seems like many obsessed about what’s wrong with life, rather than living what’s right to do, duty and dharma. Need to prove God or Higher Self by the way we live, not just words, by the way we live the good, true, beautiful. Why does everything seem like its going backwards or retarded in growth. Why no higher truths and wisdom, higher callings of Love to arrest our divisive leanings? December’s Jupiter Saturn in Aquarius may well open the door for higher love and truth to prevail! Positive side of Saturn is yoga and meditation, more peaceful garden of soul. Higher octave of Mars is courage of virtue, mantra and virtuous actions brave for truth. Pluto is plutocrats and negative emotion but on higher side, its compassionate selfless support and power of ‘the mother’. Honest learning of what is duty dharma virtuous actions right for all, holy towards all, the most good for the many, sharing what one has to better, enlighten, uplift the spirit soul mind heart.
“People’s concepts are terribly dependent upon the outer physical environment, and they must be dissolved by what spiritual science can stream out into humanity.” – Rudolf Steiner, ‘The Karma of Materialism’.
October 1st 5:05 pm est, Full Moon in Aries. A sense of peaking out with how far one can carry their impulse, desire, or fear. A sense of wanting a new beginning or fresh start.
“it is well to remember that in the last analysis, there is nothing else in the universe besides consciousness … thus being in various states of consciousness simultaneously is the only reality in the world.” ~ Rudolf Steiner, from ‘The Fifth Gospel’
October 9th Mars retrograde square Pluto makes for the roughest times (influencing Oct. 7th thru 16th or 18th). At this time, a great need of patience, compassion, taking one’s time to find right solutions or way to go. Lots of accusations and plenty of dirty tricks, tough news/facts/events, and wrong behavior make this time rough to get through. The weather won’t help things. Good time for renewing efforts, fixing up things, helping others if you can. Pluto makes for regeneration or degeneration, so lighten up on any habits you might have that weaken your good nature. In Jungian psychology, the ‘demon lover’ is all those things you do that are hindering or hurting you. Banishing wrong habits may be especially good at this time. Going to extremes at this time may prove ill in effect. This time period could also prove to be a very rough time for the stock markets.
October 16th New Moon in Libra. Sense of renewed efforts to find balance, fairness, co-creativity, harmony, and sureness in an ever changing wheel of fortune. Stillness mediation helps find sure ground to stand, walk, think and speak from. October 31st Full Moon on Halloween in Taurus with Sun oppose Uranus. Perhaps one of the most zany crazy Halloweens ever experienced in your life time is about to occur. (And nobody seems to be taking off their mask of fear and desire and freak out!). Extra crazy day of shake ups and changed plans. Dangerous few3 days here for taking risk, or over reacting, pushing too hard. Crazy sudden events or changes, storms or exchanges shift reality once again. Sudden fall (or sudden risings) of people and events. On the other hand at higher octave level, sudden realizations, truths and facts emerge to shift perceptions and directions. Fixed signs affected the most. Water signs and earth signs have opportunities to awaken and see clearer as to the way to go for happiness and prosperity. Fire signs need act out of harmony and creativity, and not anger or one up man-ship. Air signs need to not work alone but with others who agree or not, are creatively bound in sharing and caring for us all.
November 3rd Election day, Mercury goes direct from retrograde 12:50 pm making for complete zany craziness and multitudinously confusing information about ‘what is happening’. Many a new realization, a sudden shift in outcome or plans. Mercury in Libra wants fairness and co-equality in rights, service, surrender, heart and mind. Since neither candidate for President seems to have clear cut good aspects, and both have difficult astrology as well as few good aspects; this looks to be a most confusing if not disturbing election and year to come!
“One needs clairvoyant skills to discover spiritual scientific truths, but one doesn’t need them to live with these truths; for this one only needs a healthy understanding of what is presented.” -Rudolf Steiner, dec.7,1922
Hope this is helpful in your finding a sense of timing and planetary heavenly alignment, harmony tween heaven and earth events,
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Compassion without wisdom knowledge as well as common sense (day to day insight) is a gardening by night alone in need of sunshine. Heads and hearts need meet! ~ robert of mayflower
End of Sept all through October the last of a very rough year i hope and astrologically see!
Sept. 23 into 29th! Differing views and too much to chew when Mercury square Saturn, and Mercury oppose Mars. Grid lock and major control freaking or depressing natures on 25th when Moon triggers Pluto/Saturn/Mercury/Mars; followed by Sept 29th MARS RETROGRADE SQUARE SATURN. Makes for a tough week (or two) of rough news, extremes in weather and emotions, economics, dirty fighting, and getting a handle of what’s real and what’s fear and greed manipulations. Here too, a renewed need for law and order of a higher order of wisdom truth compassion with teeth; as well as practical peace of mind.
Danger of the past overwhelming clarity of present tense as well as clear view of the future. Seems like many obsessed about what’s wrong with life, rather than living what’s right to do, duty and dharma. Need to prove God or Higher Self by the way we live, not just words, by the way we live the good, true, beautiful.
Why does everything seem like its going backwards or retarded in growth. Why no higher truths and wisdom, higher callings of Love to arrest our divisive leanings? December’s Jupiter Saturn in Aquarius may well open the door for higher love and truth to prevail!
Positive side of Saturn is yoga and meditation, more peaceful garden of soul. Higher octave of Mars is courage of virtue, mantra and virtuous actions brave for truth. Pluto is plutocrats and negative emotion but on higher side, its compassionate selfless support and power of ‘the mother’. Honest learning of what is duty dharma virtuous actions right for all, holy towards all, the most good for the many, sharing what one has to better, enlighten, uplift the spirit soul mind heart.
“People’s concepts are terribly dependent upon the outer physical environment, and they must be dissolved by what spiritual science can stream out into humanity.” – Rudolf Steiner, ‘The Karma of Materialism’.
October 1st 5:05 pm est, Full Moon in Aries. A sense of peaking out with how far one can carry their impulse, desire, or fear. A sense of wanting a new beginning or fresh start.
“it is well to remember that in the last analysis, there is nothing else in the universe beside consciousness … thus being in various states of consciousness simultaneously is the only reality in the world.” ~ Rudolf Steiner, from ‘The Fifth Gospel’
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Truth and freedom is co-created in the Spirit of our deepest and furthest, intrinsic and transcendental imagination, dream, genius. Seek a ‘Spiritual Science’ of Higher Consciousness in everyday life.
Here is freedom~ There is no purpose or meaning to life, we must create such. We create meaning by distilling our experience and perceptions of the world into our own stillness listening heart. We create purpose by seeing and experiencing the ONE LIFE in all forms, the ONE Universal Mind in harmony with the feelings and thinking in all things. We find ourselves in freedom and loving kindness, compassion and creativity. Here the WORLD WORD or sense of being co-creative with self and other is born, arises in cognitive awareness. When out of freedom, truth and love meets destiny, eternal friendships are formed. Born out of sacred space and a wish for all to be happy, true relationship arises with all life, all times, all peoples and places.
In Spirit we share in divine Oneness, in Soul both heaven and earth awaken divine wisdom, in Body we partake, share, sacrifice, rebirth, honoring all forms as expression of a deeper divine union, melody, and harmony. May Peace come to the world.
~robert of mayflower
Aug 26 – Pres. Trump transit of Saturn opposes progressed midheaven, Bottoming out at the White House? Or is it a turning point, possibly indicating a positive turn after difficult times? A rising up, once past this bottoming? Is it laying new foundation, finding right ground to stand on? Possible low point though for now. On the heels of mars square Saturn in sky, sense of authoritarian progress? A weighed down feeling? A lack of silence to think? Happiness when alone? Don’t worry if this doesn’t make sense, neither does the world at the moment. All astrological aspects have a higher and lower octave that each individual must find for themselves out of individual striving and struggling for truth and freedom with higher sense of love for all life. Each is a child of God or Universal Goodness, Oneness; but it a question of cognitive awareness and capacity for acting in attunement to such.. Not everyone’s resonating with their higher octave. In time, in some lifetime , it will happen for us all. May that time come soon for the sake of the planet.
So tough aspects late august here for the Pres, but in mid Sept. N. Node and Venus trine progressed Jupiter will bring him more luck in love and money and popularity. It’s a race to the end it seems.
“Give up your opinions! Nothing is right
until it works One for All, All for One.”
~robert of mayflower
Aug. 27th Venus trine Neptune. Ideal love dreams us on. Good for creativity, art, and spiritual soul mating. Not good for hard line, bottom line, tough rules/laws/facts. Some dream of far away places, or escape from reality. Some actually do create alternative beautiful dream realities finding the muse, higher octaves of the good, true, and beautiful. Water Signs and houses here favored for wonderful feeling life, spiritual insights, wonder and awe, higher love.
Good aspect dreaming in the future now, loving, dreaming true, touching the ideal, finding inspiration to renew, go on, dream real. Dreams reveal secrets of each other’s soul life. Higher creativity, transcendental idealism and angelic heart inspirations possible.
Higher truths will never be found,
unless you live it, fall, rise again, try again;
then it begins to speak for itself
shining and reflecting in all the world
in and around.
~robert of mayflower
Aug 29th Mercury in Virgo trine Jupiter in Capricorn. Practical thinking can work into long term benefit, goals. Good time to practically figure out about everything! Bookkeeping, accounting, right details in conversing, sharing, facts, plans, cleaning, fixing up, who to work with or not. Good for correcting, dharma, making right connection. Thinking clear. Take care to breathe deep and work ideas into feelings and actions. Avoid over intellectually and head alone without heart. Earth Signs and houses here favored for money and luck, love and connection.
“In fact the law of karma is the most consoling law there is. Just as it is true that nothing exists without a cause, so it is equally true that nothing existing remains without its effects. I may be born in poverty and misery; my abilities may be very limited; yet whatever I do must produce its effect, and whatever I accomplish now, by way of industry or moral activity, will certainly have its effect in later lives. If it depresses me to think that I have deserved my present destiny, it may equally cheer me to know that I can frame my future destiny myself.
Anyone who really takes this law into his thinking and feeling will soon realize what a sense of power and of security he has gained. We do not have to understand the law in all its details; that becomes possible only at the higher stages of clairvoyant knowledge. Much more important is it that we should look at the world in the light of this law and live in accordance with it. If we do this conscientiously over a period of years, the law will of its own accord become part of our feelings. We verify the truth of the law by applying it.”
~Rudolf Steiner, Spiritual Science
The role of the artist is the creative genius and struggle between feelings and the divine spark, between spirit and nature, between self and other, the art and science, shared.
~robert of mayflower
The future of the world depends on each of us discerning the spark of God within all, the holy stillness of the Great Compassion as Mother within each and all, our co creative spirit and brotherly sisterhood with all life.
~Trebore Tau Bodhi
Aug. 30 Venus in Cancer oppose Pluto in Capricorn. Cardinal signs and houses challenged affected the most to have more patience and long term wisdom, working solutions to make all happier. Fire and Air signs may offer solutions. Water signs sympathetic. Aries, Capricorn, Libra need soften up their too hard take and projection on others. Conflict between home and work, feelings and clear thinking. Feeling overwhelmed by world toxicity? Overwhelming feelings and emotions without clear head light? Mend and weave, garden and clean, cook and chew well, sing and don’t yell, love little things and let big thinks and things go for a spell.
Avoid negative emotions you can’t do anything about. In trying to have compassion for self and other, hold to stillness and silent listening to the heart of the world birthing right thinking.
Change yourself to change your world round. Don’t take anything too personal. Look for the silence before and after the storm, but in the thick of it. listen to the silence at the midst of the hurricane.
The ‘higher self’ speaks through the noise and emotional chaos in the stillness permeates all.
One may have feelings of being rejected, but never reject the Higher Self, ideal, virtue, what is trying to speak from total love and truth from our deep within, everyone’s deep within!
This sometimes good aspect for research, intense communication, transformational spiritual psychology, fecundative kundalini research and experience.
Intense dreams or imaginations. Possible visit to the underworld and back. Opportunities for compassion and new learning. Happiness when alone with it all pondering wisdom of present past future.
Home/personal wishes and world/work/calling at odds perhaps.
Jealousy doesn’t work here. Letting go of attachment, need for control, negative emotions and its subsequent psycho drama, frees higher self and more spiritual calling to come in.
Deeper feelings for one’s many life times and many friends, family, close ones, give nonexclusive right perspective and freer view.
Here, fear is confession to lack of truth, lack of love, holds us all sacred. Fear is another form of egoism protecting little self, this shore only view. (See Voice of Silence by HPB). Fear is lack of love for higher self. Where truth, no fear, just going on learning, no shame nor blame, peacefully onwards.
In the news, time for more dirt on everybody without higher insight nor solution, resolution, wisdom insight how to go.
Good time to clean up one’s own mess and catch up to tomorrow today.
“The true importance of ‘Know the thyself’ is in the fact that we pursue world evolution in this way. Where is our self? It is surely not in us alone. To think that would be egotistical. It is born out of the entire cosmos, and our ascent should lead us to the point where we expand into the whole world. Self-knowledge wants to place man into the entire world, in order to show him the true meaning of the word ‘self-knowledge.”
~Rudolf Steiner, GA 109-111; 1909.
Sept 2nd Full Moon in Pisces, don’t take things so personal! Be the love truth you are looking for! Venus oppose Saturn and Sun trine Uranus. Feeling unloved or incapable of love. Wish to break out of feeling stuck. Such aspect makes for reality take on whether or not your head on right. Questions about of what is real love and truth, versus sex and facts. What is truth, love, lasts and nourishes us. What is not real or enlivens our spirit soul will drain us, tire us, mislead us into falsities. Discipline means learning, freedom means truth holds us all, not just ‘facts’ limited in time and space.
Sun/Uranus can make us brave of the dark, brave of the light, brave to reach out in new ways, to change creatively right now, inward out.
Sept. 4th Venus in Cancer squares Mars in Aries. Inner or Home needs contest world or job needs. Heart vs Head. Perhaps for some, stomach and animal appetite vs head light and mental desires; giving war or struggle to the heart of things.
New initiatives rile home security? Home or heart soul inner spirit demands press clearer reality to continual outer world struggle, striving, fight.
Serious energetic to come home to oneself. Then and only then, ‘other’ falls in line. Such aspect notorious for lovers fighting or having the best time of their life.
Sept. 9th Mars retrograde marks the beginning of a very nasty couple (or ‘uncoupling’ couple) of months heading for the November USA Presidential Election. Lots of ups and downs with weather, markets, moods and grooves.
Or is it, everyone decides to be a Buddhist and have compassion for how hard everyone tries even if we don’t all agree?
Struggles for good work, striving for ‘rights’, fighting for what one deeps right. It’s now a volatile rough tough time to come to peaceful mutually beneficial agreement. Much patience and kindness needed to get through this time. Exercise, yoga, healthy habit and food, chewing good, regular sleep, helps lots.
For some, a good time to step back to find stillness, peace, the wisdom take on right action, bravado and truth. Difficult time for simple love to share, care, and dare. Tough time to simply be yourself come hell or high water. Be gentle, kind, compassionate, and inwardly daring to see the truth, patient to act.
Sept. 11th Sun in Virgo oppose Neptune in Pisces. Criticalness to a fault? Over reacting? Or terrible truths, facts, shifting view? Truth and lies get mixed up now. Actions speak louder than words. Avoid taking new steps if not totally clear in mind and heart. Nice aspect for artistic ideals, higher love, future plans. Real Truth is what holds us all, divines the divine and larger view holding us all, in the tiniest facts.
This aspect reveals clash between the ideal and the immediate practical reality. Little things and big thinks, things, of life, attempt to find harmony and communication, or clash.
Where there is no love, there is no future.
Where there is no truth, no present, no present or gift;
no divining divine Presence and holy wonder awe futurity.
~robert of mayflower
Sept. 12th Jupiter goes direct now heading for big conjunction in Aquarius with Saturn on Winter Solstice in December. Truth and Love now hold hands, meet minds, conjure sense of higher self, co-creative with the times, the future. Many a magical spiritual event is in the works. Encounters with angels, higher octaves of insight and behavior are now coming into view.
“The World Ether is a thought forming power.”
~Rudolf Steiner, April 20, 1923
Sept 17th New Moon in Virgo. Mercury squares Jupiter and Sun trines Saturn. New ideas and connections expand one’s hope for bigger life, new growth, friends and family.
Lots of new ideas to move better, more freely, into the future.
A wanting to root deeper but flower further. Lots little new thinks and things capture one’s imagination and intuition.
Teaching by example is the best. Use only constructive criticism when need be.
Sept. 19 – For Pres. Trump, Venus trine prog. Jupiter. Happy time? Does Pres get or give a little bit of love? May indicate his happiness for a moment, or that others getting happier. This may be lucky good moment for making positive things happen for one and all. No it doesn’t mean he will win. Yet each has freedom to recreate what up and what coming.
“When the Sea is calm, all the boats look good.”
Sept 20-21stMercury square Pluto. More bad news, stormy stuff, expresses in weather and behavior rest of month into next here. Good for research, cleaning, clearing, ridding, turning inward, pondering in stillness with compassion and openness to learn anew. Difficult aspect to debate or get anywhere further (for most).
Compassion without wisdom knowledge insight is a gardening by night alone in need of light.
~robert of mayflower
Sept. 23 Mercury square Saturn, on 24th Mercury oppose Mars,on 25th Moon triggers Pluto/Saturn/Mercury/Mars; followed by Sept 29th Mars retrograde square Saturn making for a tough week (or two) of rough news, weather, emotions, economics, dirty fighting, and a renewed need for law and order of a higher order of wisdom truth compassion with teeth. Why does everything seem like its going backwards or retarded in growth. Why no higher truths and wisdom, higher callings of Love to arrest our divisive leanings.
Positive side of Saturn is yoga and meditation, Mars is mantra and virtuous actions brave for truth, Pluto is compassionate selflessness learning what is right for all, holy towards all, the most good for the many, sharing what one has.
“People’s concepts are terribly dependent upon the outer physical environment, and they must be dissolved by what spiritual science can stream out into humanity.”
~Rudolf Steiner, ‘the Karma of Materialism’.
October 1st 5:05 pm EST, Full Moon in Aries.
“it is well to remember that in the last analysis, there is nothing else in the universe beside consciousness … thus being, in various states of consciousness, are the only reality in the world.”
~rudolf steiner, from ‘The Fifth Gospel’
October 16th New Moon in Libra.
October 31st Full Moon on Halloween in Taurus with Sun oppose Uranus. Extra crazy day of shake ups and changed plans. Dangerous few3 days here for taking risk, or over reacting, pushing too hard. Crazy sudden events or changes, storms or exchanges shift reality once again. Sudden fall (or sudden risings) of people and events.
November 3rd Election day, Mercury goes direct from retrograde 12:50 pm making for complete zany craziness and multitudinous information about ‘what is happening’. Many a new realization, a sudden shift in outcome or plans. Mercury in Libra wants fairness and co-equality in rights, service, surrender, heart and mind.
“One needs clairvoyant skills to discover spiritual scientific truths, but one doesn’t need them to live with these truths; for this one only needs a healthy understanding of what is presented.”
~Rudolf Steiner, Dec. 7, 1922
December 21st Winter Solstice Sun in Capricorn 5:02 am, Moon in Pisces enters Aries at 5:32 pm. Jupiter conjuncts Saturn in Aquarius at zero degree 1:21 pm (all this after Dec. 14 Solar Eclipse at 23 degree Sagittarius!) !!! Clearly this aspect and months around it give world a sense of World Event, heaven and hell, tragedy and hope, real and surreal, awakening an individual and collective sense of spiritual identity, world karma good and bad, and either ‘in or out’ sense of the time, space, place, self.
Jupiter conjunct Saturn in air sign Aquarius, last time in Aquarius 1186 thru to 1226. This December till 2159,jupiter Saturn conjunct in air signs. This time period is an opportunity to incorporate and incarnate the high ideals of the Aquarian Age coming in few hundred year’s time. The ideals that all humanity is one family of brothers and sisters, that freedom of the Spirit, art, free thinking, culture and religion is flowering within each individual, that social and political justice is possible, that an economics of brotherly love is possible, that an awakening to world peace and health, wisdom and compassion, truth and love for all the earth is possible.
The astrological chart for the Jupiter/Saturn conjunction winter solstice in Aquarius, set for Washington DC, reveals zero degree Taurus rising sign at midpoint of Mars/Uranus- A sense prevails at this time for intensified creative action, freedom, independence and bravado. Danger of conflict, upsets, travel troubles, accident, storm nature or man-made mishap. Hopefully this aspect indicated courage and truth, sudden rise to the occasion, a raising up to higher levels of awareness, consciousness, healing, and insight: especially for earth signs (Taurus/Capricorn/Virgo). Scorpio, Aquarius, Leo will feel the pressure to rise above ego attachment and help out, do something new, to better the situation at hand.
With Sun/Mercury in Capricorn trine to the Taurus Ascendant, many folks experience divine intervention, angelic help, spiritual insight and revelation, higher virtues and spiritual potentials afoot and at work. Many folks waking up to what’s really up and what we individually and collectively can do about problems/troubles at hand.
Pluto at midheaven of Jupiter/Saturn chart indicates world trouble, financial fears, political conflict, collective need for change or higher attunement, compassionate action. Pluto Midheaven is an encounter with the ‘devil’ or what is called the ‘anti-Christ’. Also danger from dictators or severe authoritarians. Strong projections of guilt or shame, blame, manipulating others behavior. The higher octave is selfless wisdom compassion for all, seeking solutions that offer the most for the many. Pluto is the alchemy of forgiveness, letting go and letting ‘God’, moving on to what one ought to be doing. A sense of ‘duty’, ‘dharma’, truth and right work freeing spirit and soul creativity, joy, fellowship.
Moon/Neptune together is Pisces portends then of many a spiritual experience as well as many a mistake on perceptions of what’s happening, what’s up. None-the-less, many a spiritual and inner to inner encounter happening around this time, and times to come. Perhaps ‘The Second Coming of Christ’ in the Etheric as Rudolf Steiner predicted, is activated this winter and coming months, years.
With Venus in Sagittarius nearing opposition to North Node in Gemini, many serious spiritually minded love connection for better futures being made.
This Jupiter and Saturn conjunct in Aquarius will have a serious effect on social cultural trends, mind sets, soul moods, and spirited happenings. Strong lasting effects for coming months, coming years.
I feel it important to be somewhat well versed in spiritual virtue minded teachings of HP Blavatsky’s Theosophy, Rudolf Steiner’s Anthroposophy, Tibetan Buddhism via Gelek Rimpoche, Dalai Lama, Geshe Keltsang Gyatso. Also Manly Hall, Neo-Platonism, Hermetics, Yoga, Meditation, Breathwork. Such teachings will help prepare ones mind soul heart to deal with challenges and opportunities ahead of us.
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robert thibodeau is an astrological consultant and psychic intuitive reader available for private consultations and readings Appointment only.
Robert is author of ‘Astrological Aspects, the Art’.
Robert is singer songwriter and finalist in the Detroit Music Awards. Owner of the Mayflower Bookshop, robert gives talks and lectures on metaphysics, spiritual topics including
Theosophy, Rudolf Steiner, Tibetan Buddhism, Meditation, Yoga, Astrology, NeoPlatonism, Alchemy, Kabala, Dream interpretation, Macrobiotics, spiritual healing, and more.
“We can note that a materialistically or monistically minded person, although knowing nothing of this experience, does have this fear in face of the spiritual world in the depths of his soul. There lives in such a person a certain antipathy to confronting the abyss that must be crossed; and to help him get past this fear, this anxiety in the soul in face of the spiritual world, the monist or materialist thinks out his theories and denies the spiritual world; this denial is nothing other than a self-induced anesthesia in face of his fear. This is the real explanation for materialism. As unsympathetic as it may sound, for one who knows the soul it is evident that in a meeting of materialistic monists, or those who deny soul and spirit, there prevails only the fear in the face of the spiritual world. One could say mockingly that fear-mongering is the basis of materialism, and although it is mocking it is nevertheless true. In materialistic literature, in the materialistic world conception, the spiritual investigator recognizes everywhere between the lines fear and anxiety in face of the spiritual world. What in ordinary life appears as materialism, however, as the soul condition present when a person is a materialist or a materialistically tinged monist, can also be present when a person arrives through definite measures at a certain spiritual vision. One can go through certain exercises in the soul and develop thereby from a more-or-less unhealthy soul condition to a more-or-less spiritual comprehension, yet one need not come by this means to a real understanding of the nature of the spiritual world. In a certain way one can carry up into the spiritual something of this fear about which one knows nothing, which has already been characterized and which underlies the materialistically minded person in the ordinary world.
If one does not grasp this connection, one can carry up into the spiritual world something that is terribly widespread in ordinary life: the love of ease of thinking, the love of ease of feeling. Fear is closely akin to love of ease, to clinging to habit. Why is man afraid of changing his situation? Because he loves his ease and comfort. This love of ease is closely related to fear. We have already described the basis for hatred; in the same way one can also say that lassitude, love of ease, are closely related to fear. One can, however, carry this love of ease up into the spiritual world. No one ought to object that human beings show no evidence of fear or love of ease, for this is again characteristic; it is characteristic that the ordinary mood of soul knows nothing of these things rooted in the subconscious. If man carries fear into the spiritual world, already having developed to the point of acknowledging the spiritual world, then an error arises in a spiritual region, an error that is extraordinarily important to consider the leaning toward phenomenalism.
People who become subject to this leaning become, rather than spiritual investigators, “specter-seers” (to express it crassly), those who see ghosts (Gespensterschauer); they become possessed by a leaning toward phenomenalism. This means that they want to see the spiritual world in the same way as the sense world is to be seen; they do not want to perceive spiritual facts, spiritual beings, but something similar to the beings that the sensory eye can behold. In short, instead of spirits they want to behold specters, ghosts. The error of spiritualism (this is not to say that all spiritualism is unjustified) consists of this leaning toward phenomenalism. Just as the ordinary, everyday materialist wants to see only matter everywhere and not the spirit behind matter, so does he who brings to the spiritual world the same soul condition that actually exists in materialism want to see everywhere only ghostlike, condensed spirits.
This is one dangerous extreme of error that can emerge. One must say that this tendency to carry the ordinary field of consciousness up into the super-sensible field of consciousness exists in the widest circles, even among those who fully recognize a “spiritual world” and want “proof” of a spiritual world. The error here, however, lies in considering a proof valid only if it takes place in the realm of phenomenalism; it lies in considering that everything should be like condensed ghosts. Here something arises that was called in the beginning of our study a stupor, losing consciousness in relation to the spiritual world.”
~Rudolf Steiner, Errors in Spiritual Investigation, Meeting the Guardian of the Threshold March 6, 1913.
Robert of Mayflower’s Astrology News & Spiritual Views
for August into September 2020
To substitute for argument and exhortation the semi-magical influence
of slogans, repetition, and psychological tricks
is to exploit the unconscious, not to enlighten it. -Owen Barfield
“Let us then fly from hence my friends, to those delightful realms: for there, while connected with body, we may find a retreat from the storms and tempests of a corporeal life. Let us build for ourselves the raft of virtue, and departing from this region of sense, like Ulysses from the charms of Calypso, direct our course by the light of ideas, those bright intellectual stars, through the dark ocean of a material nature, until we arrive at our father’s land. For there having divested ourselves of the torn garments of mortality, as much as our union with body will permit, we may resume our natural appearance; and may each of us at length, recover the ruined empire of his soul.”
-from a footnote at the end of the book at mayflower bookshop called-
‘The Hymns of Orpheus’, translated from the Greek by Thomas Taylor
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Half, if not two-thirds of our ailings and diseases are the fruit of our imagination and fear. Destroy the latter and give another bent to the former, and nature will do the rest.
-H.P. Blavatsky, Raja Yoga or Occultism,
New Astrology Calendars are in for 2021! Get it before sold out! Best Books to read this summer are Steiner’s ‘Foundations of Esotericism’ and HP Blavatsky’s ISIS UNVEILED! Divine Pomander of Hermes. Initiation into Hermetics by Bardon. Deeply Spiritual and Provocative genius books to awaken your highest thinking heart intelligence.
Susan Rice or Elizabeth Warren: Biden best pick for VP astrologically. Kamala Harris’s transit of Saturn may not be right pick, but i like her gutsiness and bravado. ps. When i predicted Mr. Trump to win last election going head on against what the Wall Street Journal called the best 300 astrologers in America claiming Mrs. Clinton to Win; I predicted Mr. Trump to lose this coming election. Just astrologically saying, it’s the tendency. Michelle Obama would sweep it! Its legal to ask Mr. Obama! Or will it be someone not on the map yet. No doubt, Election still depending on Pres. Trump’s actions that include and help enlighten all of us, the world; or help divide and create fear and chaos. In the big picture, each of us matters and votes for future of the earth by the individual and collective way we choose to live, breathe, feel, think, do. See the amazing book by Blavatsky called ‘Isis Unveiled’. Einstein, Steiner, Manly Hall, Gandhi, and Martin Luther King Jr. read her! Check all her books out for that matter. Also Steiner’s great interpretation of her Secret Doctrine, his ‘Outline of Occult Science’. There books available at Mayflower Bookshop but free on line. Theosophical University Press online, and Jim Stewart’s wonderful Rudolf Steiner Archive & e.Lib (Audio too, for you on the run folks).
Comet NeoWise in the western sky at sunset during June/July brought many a new impulse and idea, perhaps even friend, into and out of one’s life!? Comets cleanse, wing in, defy, throw out, clean up, suddenly get new light turned on. Interesting events wing in and out offering opportunity for new growth and insight. With two tails, some see the ‘devil in high places’ and in the details. Cancer, Gemini, Leo planets affected with flashes of genius or craziness.
Those born with sun and planets in Cancer/Capricorn/Libra/Aries are especially feeling intense call to be change up, be free, tell truths bigger than all of us, love like its the last time.
Early Leo and late Gemini have some kind of miss or kiss the beauty as it flies by.
We receive but what we give,
And in our life alone does Nature live. …
And would we ought behold of higher worth. …
Ah! from the soul itself must issue forth
A light, a glory, a fair luminous cloud
Enveloping the Earth. ~Coleridge
Comets come to bring new ideas and people in, and take old outworn ideas and people out. As we approach Comet Neowise close pass to our earth July 22-23rd into August (in affect since last March and its close pass to Sun July 3rd), we will see all that it portends. Comet cleanser is the best description, although comets also associated with quick rise or fall in popularity, fame, name, or blame, shame, game. Comets want us to go back to good old days, or rush into an unsure future. Need wisdom and patience to insure good work and lasting true value. Such a comet is usually indicative of good to great wine year. Many experience events influencing the rest of one’s life time … for good or ill. Depends on you; your purity, courage, honesty, bravado, daring, and smarts, love. Sudden rise and falls, sudden arrivals or partings of ways.
There is a rose of the heart in which when open, angels meet.
All the intelligence of the world awakens to such heart ground.
Peace is the patient gardener, joy in good day’s work;
night is the song freedom sounds when all the world is still.
~robert of mayflower
Another wild aspect in the sky this summer was Uranus at midpoint between Venus and Mars! When the Moon triggers Uranus, it quickens the pace of this extraordinary aspect of love, fights, sex, and contesting resisting engaging, going crazy go nuts for feelings and intellect, dreams and realities, exotic meetings. This aspect particularly hitting fixed signs Taurus, Scorpio, and Aquarius/Leo. as well as mutable signs Gemini, Sagittarius, Virgo, Pisces. Opportunities to step up to the next higher level of love , higher truth. One can suddenly make splits, space, distance, and disagreement in relationship. Need to rise or fall away perhaps. Intelligence and feelings of love need meet, otherwise a further distancing of the divide or separation. The Cardinal signs of Cancer, Capricorn, Libra, Aries are working hard to include everybody, still worried about self-finding a good way to keep it all together. But also, how to find time for oneself, for research and new discovery? By November we will see how we did!
I’ve been very, very busy this summer with gardening biodynamic style organic. Vegetables, greens, flowers, and more. Writing poems and songs, helping out friends, researching, communing with eternity and simple silence, presence, now awareness yet holding all seven levels, deeper than ever~ that I’ve not been keeping up with posting my cosmological and astrological insights, other than to subscribers. But here i am again to share!
Astrological News and Spiritual Views, September 2018 into January 2019. Robert of Mayflower, astrological consultant, speaker.
author of ‘Astrological Aspects, the Art’
and ‘Laws of Hermetic Wisdom’, ‘The Hermetic Dream’,
publisher of Hermes Press & Thrice Hermes Press. Mayflowerbookshop.com
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Sept. 20th , 7 to 9 pm at Theosophical Society (check for sure) ‘What is being Spiritually Awake, Meditation and Healing!? The Mystery Schools invisible and visible, , Spiritual Teachers and Teachings. $10 to $40 depending on your ability.
October 11th. Mythology, Fairy Tales, Greek Myths, Gods and Heroes, Witches and Warlords. Birmingham Community House 7 to 9 pm/ $30. The Search for Higher Consciousness and Genius, Self Realization.
Nov. 10th talk ‘Angels, Heroes, and Gods ~ Initiation and the free mind.’ The Spiritual Path, the nature of Suffering, joy, descent and re-ascent, completion processes ancient and new, emptiness and luminance. This talk at the Theosophical Society 7 pm; donation.
Nov. 15th. Astrological Predictions and Forecast for 2019-2020; What’s up with You and the World! Birmingham Community House, $30/
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Sept 5 Mercury in Virgo until Sept 22 adding to the critical mind
needing constructive postive input and output. Time to clean up negative or lost in space thoughts and get back to the school of life.
Sept. 6-7th Saturn direct from retrograde, Mercury trine Uranus and Saturn making grand trine, Sun oppose Neptune. Pressures top down, bottom up for truth, but hard to find. Political/Corporate manipulation of social cultural realities and concerns; lies and deceit along with startling revelations of what was once secret. Insatiable needs and melt downs? The power for change, for some a change of power. Many hanging on to bitter end. Good time for yoga and meditation, long walks and few deep patient breaths. Need to back off those things making you feel tired and drained, over burdened, over used, and feeling like you are going nowhere. Good for practical planning and envisioning better futures. Work to solidify good ‘thinks and things’ in your life. Appreciate, don’t depreciate. No expectations, no let downs, No appointments, no disappointments. In fact, don’t point at all, go round and embrace all sides for awhile. Avoid inflationary statements and deflationary situations. Keep a balance, the middle way, the golden mean. Love everyone, you don’t have to like em.
Sept 8th Venus in Libra square Mars in Capricorn. Art vs Money, love vs security clash. For those who can handle it, erotic or romanic romantic robust sensuality or sense of arousal and need for proper outlet or expression. Passion for work and art. A sense of happiness heading home or toward long term security, love, friendship. Wanting to move away from negativity and more towards peace and love, friendship with a goal.
Sept 10 Mars goes into Aquarius (till mid November) and is near square again to Uranus (exact on 18th, see below). Such aspect brings out the maverick freedom fighter with a lust for progress and change, but also the suddenly angry violator, trespassers of others rights. Good for sudden telling of truths or revealing unknown before now facts. Venus/Moon’s Node/Lilith come into play here too with Mars Uranus bringing ‘Wild Women’ together with ‘Wild Men’ triggering either amazing love adventure or notorious conflict/resolution and warring among opposites, or the sexes. For many, an up and down, sudden turn around, sudden fling or throw back time. Higher Truth, Love and Compassion, and much patience and wisdom will be needed at this time to avoid conflict. Sudden threat or explosive situations.
Sept 12th Jupiter sextile Pluto, Venus opposes Uranus, and later in day Venus sextile to Saturn. Powerful alliances in both money and love. Unsettling facts for some, for others highly exciting prospects, unions and adventure, plans. Some feel suddenly forsaken or thrown out of situation. Some escape or free self from difficult circumstances. Sudden turn of luck. Danger in gambling.
Sept 13 Mercury oppose Neptune, dreams and ideals, plans for the future; or lies and misleading facts, false promises. Avoiding the truth, not wanting to face the facts. The creation of illusion or false premise. At times, truth vs lie confrontation. Blurry thinking or perceiving, seeing. Idealists and mystical inclinations.
End of September into October, Pluto midpoint Jupiter/Neptune midpoint brings urge to go beyond limits, speculations beyond measure, possible great losses, (or for few ‘gains’?) ;for some great gain or connection, union, joint venture. For some possible end to unreasonable plans and hopes/desires without measure, possible strong losses in investments and markets, danger of too risky or speculative involvement, bankruptcies and loss. Danger of wanting to make money without working or making true effort. Pluto here too can be sudden reckoning and need to correct ill thought out plans, need to heal obvious blunders in ecological and economic thinking. Tendency to over criticize others to avoid working on oneself. The end of a dream or false hope and the rebirth of simple life style and renewed sanity. Need to avoid obsessive compulsive trying to help others you can’t help, or who don’t even want your help in the first place. Taking things too personally. Tricky time for all major investments both financially and emotionally, personally. Having said this, I also want to say such aspect may be playing into 2020 Saturn conjunct Pluto and setting a base for a more singular world wide economic plan attempting to set pattern for more regularity and control, hopefully more peace and less paranoid arms bulging and building, more gardening and humanitarian taking care of each other in both necessities, health, and education. Pluto on the Jupiter/Neptune point in Capricorn is also the midpoint between Jupiter/Uranus in Aquarius midpoint and the Jupiter Pluto midpoint in Sagittarius indicating goodness and creativity anew coming out of this time along with the stress and pressure of our individual and collective labor pains of love attempting to give birth to higher consciousness conducive to greater world peace, joy and wisdom.
With Uranus trine USA Progressed Moon (in Sagittarius Rising Chart) exact Sept. 21 but influencing the month, Women seem on the rise and ever more empowered and smart on the move upwards, possible announcements and major exciting moves in politics and futurism. New discoveries and break throughs, new thought combined with force of feeling positive.
. Sept. 18th (influences 19th to 20th Sept) Mars square Uranus, can bring brave courageous action and sudden arousal of virtuous and creative action. Take care to play it safe here; crazy danger around this day. Such aspect can precipitate unnecessary violence, anger, negative emotion, escalating troubles, wrong gun play, accidents, crashes, storms, strong winds, loss of patience, hasty moves triggering blow ups, crazy ups and downs, wild news, and nasty vibes and environs. Flips and turn arounds, upsets, hasty premature actions. Great aspect for experimenting in music and the arts, but tendency to get too forceful or loud, over the edge, without boundaries or allegiance to harmony, beauty. Basically, the last month has been the public crucifixion and psychic execution of the ‘Strip Naked Magazine Mind’ and ‘Agent 007’ mentality that one can grow up, be filthy rich, take the house down, assertively win the woman, beat the casino and enemy against all odds, and sail at the end of the movie into an eternal sunset of pleasure. The false image of winning by beating up the enemy seems wrong to me. Some see these times as an etheric crucifixion of the Christ, the Universal love and truth, the universal friend. How do we convert or be alchemists in transforming negativities to positivities? None-the-less , this aspect of Mars Uranus once again triggers all geo-political hotspots and maniac people looking for trouble and fights without wisdom, foresight nor hindsight, attempting to stir change but wherein nothing really changes for the better, just on going conflicts and perpetual warring. Its crazy to keep causing further suffering without thought of long term future consequences for self and other, the world. Here wisdom needs oversee partial genius and short sighted hasty quick intention. The road to hell is paved with good intention. Virtuous action long term and for the good of all is called for. a need to peacefully and patiently look deeper into self and other. Courage for truth holds us all sacred at core, live that. Stocks, politics, and weather can be a bit strange and full of vicissitudes. Good time to stop going through changes and root deeper into cooking, cleaning, making home, being regular reliable and trustworthy at work and play, diet and sleep, exercise and spiritual practice. Work on self to more creative change world around.
Sept 22nd 9:55 pm est Autumn Equinox, day equal to night, and days now start to get shorter and nights longer till winter solstice in December. Sacred time for all spiritual and earthly cultures throughout history. To the ancient Celts and Druids, early essene, and many more, Autumn Equinox (when the Sun enters the astrological sign Libra) is the esoteric (inner spiritual) beginning of the new year. This Autumn Equinox, Sun and Mercury are in artistic and legally balancing Libra and Sun opposes Chiron in Aries. Many seek some sort of reconciliation or new balance with self and other, world. Chiron wants to heal but with opposition take care not to re-new conflicts, making for a couple of weeks of opposite polarities lost for harmony, healing, balance, acknowledgement, and balanced communication. Political and economic conflict, or renewed struggle, stress and tension, warring, stormy. Sun/Mercury trine Mars and dark moon lilith gives strength to those willing to strive and work with others toward innovative and novel pursuits, new levels of negotiating, higher consciousness.. Now the time of ArcAngelic Inner Sun forces and intelligence, St. Michael time of inner awakening. Time of the Celtic New Year being reborn within us for sure.
Sept. 23 Mercury square Saturn and Mercury trine Mars. Truth tries to get out now. The Truth holds us all sacred or more fighting facts? Conservative restraint and discipline conflict with aggressive need to progress? For some over indulging leads to trouble/problems. Need to think before acting hastily. Some stuck in old ways and won’t let go of neither pleasure nor pain use to having. Addictions killing many here.Those working with and for benefit of others seem to achieve more success than lone dogs and aggressive or selfish hedonists, egotists, and playing without responsibilities to others benefit and growth.
Sept 21st to 24th (exact) Harvest full moon 2 degree Aries (10:52 pm est) Enjoy the 21st to Full Moon on 24th cus on 25th Sun/Saturn snaps us back to work and reality and things need fixing, patient wisdom, and healing.
Sept 25 Sun square Saturn, extremes in weather, cold shoulder or circumstance, hot headed? Need to fix something (teeth, car, facts and accounting for ). Good for hard work, catching up, getting more exercise or sleep. Bad for pushing too hard and always negative or complaining. If contemplative and thoughtfully wise, ‘light and love’ arises to solve or resolve difficult problems, solid long term solutions may arise; otherwise more patience and waiting. Some experience more road blocks and a need to pull it in tighter aligning oneself with the long term rather than short term and immediate results. Here haste makes waste.
Sept. 27th Sun trine Mars, strong talk or thrust to push things forward, align with smarter or wiser path and goal. A push in the right direction. A sense of ‘Go’. Good for exercise and gentle persuasion. Courage and passion for honest striving, yes; but don’t accidentally run over another’s good dream eh?!
Sept 30th. Pluto goes direct from retrograde since last April. Should start to give better sense of where we are really going and better sense of future down the road. Hopefully lots of emotional stress and feeling stuck now gets worked out with compassion and patience for everyone’s higher self. Pluto often associated with really selfish moves, jealousy, negative emotions, attachment, hatred and more. Good for compassion and wisdom’s two wings to enlightenment and freedom.
End of Sept. into Oct. Pluto midpoints Jupiter/Neptune as Pluto close to midpoint of Jupiter/Uranus and Neptune/Pluto. Also first days of October, Saturn transit opposes USA Venus possibly indicating major pull back or drop in the markets, possible death or ending of some rich or famous politician, movie star, celebrity? Ego? False self? Or is it a sense of ending and new beginning for some. Fall from grace for some; loss of name, fame, money, love, respect. Falling out of love with past. Some dig into transformative alchemical renewal and healing or new start. Endings and new beginnings abound. Good time to retreat or go in deeper in research, renewal, cleaning, ridding of unneeded items, cleaning and fixing up. Early November Saturn oppose USA Jupiter, also Saturn opposing USA Sun next year makes for a number of months of serious need to find sure footing, predictable economics not up and down in extremes ever changing. Need for sound reliable security and control in an ever expanding and contracting, up and down swirling world. Sadness in high places. Need for long term planning, not hot shot maneuvering. A search for deeper meaning and purpose. Financial and World Market concerns for securing long term begin now and may last for few years.
Oct. 22 2018 and Jan 6 2019 Neptune transit conjunct USA Progressed Sun; for some confusion and stuck in weird weather, weird food, fake circumstance and unreal circumstances, escapism or illness. Good time to take it easy and avoid gamble or stress or investing in pipe dreams and false futures. Good for art, music, mystics, far future planning. Uranus retrograde into dec./jan on square to USA natal Pluto will continue stress and pressures to change old power structures into something more intelligent, creative, and freeing for all.
Nov. 16th Venus direct from retrograde since Oct. 5th, and on same day Nov. 16th Mercury goes retrograde. All ahead love, but crazy markets and politics? Follow your bliss and happiness, your virtue and creativity, not your projections and negative criticisms of others. Work on your beautiful self to tame the wild beast.
Nov. 24th Neptune goes direct, such aspect starts to wake many from false dreams and projections held onto for last year or more. Dreams come true start to appear in next months for some. Others wake up to better ground sure and facts that hold.
Nov 26 Sun conjunct Jupiter happiness overflows and flowers smile from the heart. Good day to share, reach out and connect or reconnect. Good day for friendships and prosperity, play, productivity. Avoid extremes or foolhardy gambling or over indulgence.
Nov 29 2018 and feb 19 2019 in USA Chart, transit of Uranus conjunction Progressed Venus, unpredictable Love life and strong shifts in American likes and dislikes. Need for new view of exactly what sex and love is, what its for, what is happiness and freedom, self and other. For some separation, for others quick uniting and coming together. Many seek fun and excitement over security and routine at this time. Tendency to rediscover roots and wings of love. Rewriting the book of love. Sudden shifts in likes and dislikes. Crazy hollywood, music, and entertainment news. Arts and crafts, music, love, higher intelligence thrives on such aspects. New cultural artistic fashion trends. New feel for life.
Dec.6th Mercury direct, mind clears up for right action and thoughts to carry us through holidays into new year.
Dec 7th new moon 15 sagittarius with Mars conjunct Neptune that day (influencing next few days or month even) leads to a few weeks of crazy talk from everyone, loose tongues and loose cannons, danger of food poisoning in parts, or ecological mess. Mars/Nep also can bring a mystifying loss of direction, discipline, and diet. On the positive side for those attuned, new truths and revelations spark new journeys and travel, future plans. Mars Neptune is very active imagination that may need practical direction. Truth is so important at this time.
Dec. 9th Moon occults Saturn and Pluto making for weird day of serious reckoning with bottom lines and end of the line projectories. Extremes in weather and/or emotions, tendency to be too serious and scary, controlling, severe. Good day to catch up to past rather than push futures. Delays or obstructions, or opportunities for patience and compassion and great wisdom to persevere. Stormy weather coming…?!
December 15th Jupiter transit conjunction to natal USA Sagittarius Rising Sign. Everybody wants to go big! Few listen and inwardly deepen. And yea, this is a party or play aspect, happiness and friendships abound. Postitive aspect for education, travel, prosperity, feeling happiness in general, positive voices for present into future. New sense of knowing. An ‘All Ahead, Go!’ sense of things. Lucky in love and money and friendships, connections.
Dec. 22 Full Moon in Cancer. Good time to take stock in home and heart, friends/family/togetherness, inner spirit callings. Peak out time indicating a really intense year ahead.
Dec. 24 Mercury square Neptune, loss of good judgement? or intuitive impulse buying?
January 1, 2019, transiting North Node oppose Pluto ` Intense experiences New Year’s Eve into New Year Day powerfully pushing one to strongly change one’s ways or get side tracked or pushed out in the difficulties and negative emotions. Good time to confess your love and wish for connection, not disconnect. Possible difficulties trusting, sharing, caring, believing in. Need to re-invest, or is it wanting to not invest in some one or something any more. Jealousy and negative emotions can over ride clear thinking. Need to purify or rid oneself of inner and outer toxic environments. This intense time of emotions and weather weirdly pushes us into Jan. 4th when Jupiter transit semi squares Pluto in USA Chart adding tensions to change or be changed by outer circumstances beyond one’s control or mind set. For some, power alliances arise. For some, forcing one’s own way on others brings negative and ill effect. Saturn semi square USA moon on jan 5th adds to the depressive cold mood. Could be severe weather and tough politics or social mood. Or do all these aspects indicate a great Spirit for change and progress, purifying and again trying to raise one’s consciousness to the virtues taught by every great religion throughout all time? The eclipse of Sun on Jan. 5th brings a sense of no going back, only going forward. Saturn transit oppose USA Sun Jan. 17th 2019 gives extremes in weather (cold cold cold in parts) and a sense that a lot has to change to bring about better state of affairs. Life may seem an endurance test at this time where its hard to see the fruits of one’s labor, nor happy futures. Need for discipline and long term view. A call for wisdom and deeper love. Happiness when alone.
June 2019 Pluto trine USA Neptune, again Sept 2019
Deeply moving spiritual events and experiences help all see we are one planet, one family of friends. Opportunities for world peace and peaceful resolutions appear now. This aspect very well may force many to grow up and face the coming Aquarian Age.
Aug 10 2019 progressed moon oppose natal Sun USA CHART! Full moon experience; many take it to the limit one more time.
Jupiter aspects in USA chart in Nov. 2019 favor democrats methinks. More on this later.
Robert Thibodeau is a psychic intuitive reader, astrological consultant, speaker, author of ‘Astrological Aspects, the Art’, and song writer, vegetarian and organic gardener, swimmer and student of Theosophy, Rudolf Steiner, Tibetan Buddhism, and NeoPlatonism, among other things like piano.
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Robert Thibodeau mayflowerbookshop.com (248) 547-8227 Author of ‘Astrological Aspects, the Art’
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