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May 2015

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Bernie Sander’s is running for President. With Pluto in the sky in good aspect to his natal Sun, and again at Election time come November 2016 (due to retrograde motion), Bernie could take the light. Pluto indicating power and popularity, trines his natal Sun by degree. It seems from an astrological point of view, he has a successful chart for bottoms-up politics, money from low dollar donors online, and popularity with the common man and woman of the USA. We will be hearing lots more from this Vermont Senator about to challenge Hillary from the left. Jeb Bush has a very good chart though for President, so this looks to be an interesting race.

 

Joni Mitchell’s Sun is at 14 Scorpio where May 3rd (EST) Full Moon is. Is she ill? Will she pass into the spiritual worlds? Perhaps a difficult time for her this month with transiting Uranus square her ascendent and Neptune square her natal Uranus. Lots of changes and confusion or loss of consciousness. Uranus could be writing a new song though, and Neptune says… ‘Let’s make a movie’. No doubt, when she goes … there will be a movie.

 

What does President Obama and Russia’s President Putin have in common? Both have Moon in Gemini at about 3 degrees.  Could they have know each other in past lifetimes as lovers? Brother and sister? twins? contestants? Gemini is known for being smart and knowing a little bit about everything but not enough about any one thing. As they get older, they get wiser and know about everything deeply. Gemini needs to deepen self knowledge to know world and other. Gemini is also known for talk but no action. Hmmm, we will see. The last Pluto/Neptune conjunction in late 1891-92 at 8 Gemini triggering an outpouring of materialistic science revelations as well as spiritual revelations such as Theosophy, Bhagavad Gita coming to west in English, and more. 490 years earlier, Pluto/Neptune conjuncted at 3 degree’s Gemini in 1398-99 when Richard II was deposed, which lead up to the War of the Roses. We could learn from that time to pay more attention to what is going on at home in USA rather than always being too busy with far away troubles. Russia’s Putin under stress for change again this month as Full Moon May 3rd is at 13-14 degree Scorpio where Pluto was in perihelion during the fall of Russian Wall in Berlin in 1989. Some of that karma is still working out. Seems also it’s an intense chess game with USA and Russia need to agree to agree. Both need more wisdom and wit, smarts and action to resolve in peaceful manner conflicts concerning us all. In May look for another stressful attempt to resolve differences and bring economic stability to Ukraine as well as further tensions between all warring countries. Astrologically, the first week and last half of the month the more challenging in geo-political hotspots, extremes in nature, weather, and storms. Mother nature can be wild, and human behaviour outlandish. Danger of criminal behaviour by egoists bent on their selfish or crazy-minded agendas during May. Much room for patience and perseverance, and opportunity to train the mind in virtue, love and truth.Strong forward motion and good work times come May 15, 16, 18, 21 thru 25th. Otherwise, lay back those days if the world around you seems hostile, wild, or insane.

 

Floyd Mayweather’s astrological chart makes me think he will win, or is he just making lots of money no matter what? With Mars on his Jupiter, he is for sure making lots of money and may not care if he wins…Whew! Funny what some call entertainment. The Bhagavad Gita is the path of the spiritual warrior Arjuna. Buddhists have the bodhisattva warrior attaining noble virtues to overcome negatives.

 

Baltimore’s chart natally has Mars conjunct Midheaven making for assertive aggressive aims. Last days of riots had Mars in sky conjunct Baltimore’s natal Sun exact. Need for strong listening from the heart here, otherwise everyone is over assertive aggressive. Mars is war like, but can also be buddhist/christian type compassion.

 

May 3rd Full Moon at 13 Scorpio with Mercury opposing Saturn; Jupiter midpoints Sun/Moon opposition making a T-Square. Serious conversations at the least. Definitely a vibe of death and rebirth, endings and new beginnings, and strong ego thrusts for change. Strong sense of accounting for people and things. Tough news. All mutable signs, Sagittarius, Gemini, Virgo, and Pisces, are either melancholy and feel at a loss, or deeply serious about getting things done, completed, finished. Intellectual sensuous time for some.

 

May 4th Sun square Jupiter creates mass stir or popular consensus as to direction to go concerning economy, politics, ego. Fixed signs, Leo, Aquarius, Scorpio, Taurus, as well as Sagittarius and Aries in the midst of making big plans, fun times, and positive investments of self and time.

 

May 6th Sun trine Pluto gives control as to outcome, decision, stock market, politics, foundation. Earth signs Capricorn, Taurus, and Virgo feel in power about present into future. Aligning self with larger interests.

 

May 7th Venus enters Cancer sign. From now into first week of June, great time to beautify self and home. Deep feelings of love, family, friends, home, art, music, clothes, food, and joining up with others who make one feel intimate and warm. Avoid over-indulging, but after last winter…that may be hard to do. Urge to feel life is strong now.

 

May 9th Mercury square Neptune. Funny feelings, lack of certainty, bewildering statements, untrustworthy news, precognition of the future. The desire to map things out and know everything conflicts with moods and feelings overwhelming the practical matters of life. Higher truths conflict with straight out illusions or lies.

 

May 11th Mars enters Gemini till June 24th making for more talk than action but some intense sudden knee jerk statements and sudden actions. Avoid scattering energies into too many things, doing no one good. Networking and mobility is at a high.

 

May 15th Mars oppose Saturn. Military stand-offs? Strong aggressive or assertive speech. Accidents and travel troubles, storms or sudden cooling of relations. Over-the-top victory march and ego inflation vs. feelings of inferiority and infertile or impotent actions. Patience and hard work pay off, using force and anger may cause many a problem. A feeling that others obstruct, and a need to work on oneself to change or correct others’ wrong behaviour. A need for authority to correct mischief.

 

May 16th Venus trine Neptune, putting on a happy face, soul relations, strong feelings of love and wanting to nourish or be nourished. Good day for food, flowers, friendship, love, gardens, music, family, and friends. Erotic imaginations, far-a-way dreams or scheme, plans and projections. Illusions but sensuous psychic feeling galore. Long voyages and big plans to jump over the moon, travel, create.

 

May 18th New Moon at 26 Taurus. Mercury goes retrograde 9:50 p.m. till June 11th making for difficult communications unless one can command or demand outcome, and that may have its own problems. Good time to rethink, renew, return, remark at the wonder of life. Bad time to make major investments unless one really knows what they are doing. Good time to turn things around that already went bad (next week or two).

 

May 21 Sun enters Gemini, Venus opposes Pluto. All talk and no action causes problems. Love difficulties, separations, jealousies, infighting, arguments. Venus/Pluto aspects make for much psycho drama around sex and love. When love can work, it’s deep, but many fall into rejection and mean hard behaviour, coldness and cruelty. Weird sex stuff. Positive side is helping the poor, the underdog, the less fortunate. Good for gardening, yard work, cooking good food, sensuality with a magic touch. Dangerous time to be in dangerous places. Strains and stresses with who and what you love. Strong inner compulsions to love someone that may not be that good for you. Or is it really deep love and passion totally transforming your life. A sense of gardening the Soul for some. Great for cleaning, renewing, outdoors, gardening, cooking, making love not war. Sad news in world or death or loss makes some ponder the future.

 

May 22 Sun oppose Saturn. Seeing inevitable consequences of past actions. Feeling stuck with situations or authoritative or deadened people. May 31st Sun square Neptune. Illusory feelings, Maya, naive thoughts and projections. Perhaps good for the arts, music, painting, poetics, but need to stay practical and grounded. May 29th Mercury square Neptune. A need for a simple life, diet, thoughts. Good for yoga and meditation. Good for simple decisions to stay grounded. Bad aspect for high flying plans that could crash land.

 

May 24th Moon conjunct Jupiter in Leo. Good hearted actions, happiness, feelings of religious ecstasy, sharing and caring for others. Avoid grandiose, inflated, over-the-top scams or schemes.

 

May 30 Sun conjunct Mercury. May trigger May 21st to 30th. Uptick possible in quakes, storms, volcanoes, winds, hurricanes, flooding, and god knows what. Good for smart clear thinking, making good plans positive and noble.

 

May 31st Sun square Neptune fog or sudden sunlight? Confused or sudden breakthrough. Psychic dreams and premonitions. Mystic or artistic perceptions possible.  Don’t trust all that you see. Seduced or inspired behaviours. Obsession with something. Possible meeting with an angel.

 

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January 2015

Keep an Open heart for learning and a focused Mind for churning the milk of the Gods; that is, truth and love.”

-robert of mayflower

 

 

  • Jan. 1st Mars oppose Jupiter gives lots of energy to socialise, party, and play. Don’t neglect your inner life, inner needs. Here too much good can make ill. Avoid over-doing, over-eating, over-drinking, or doing too many things ending up doing no one thing well. Danger of outspokenness or going out-of-bounds, breaking rules in spirit of freedom (Mars in Aquarius till Jan 12th when Mars enters Pisces). Avoid overcrowding, danger of pile ups or accident from rushing, so take it slow and easy. Good time to find renewed balance in life between self needs and others’ needs.

 

“Eventually you will learn to walk in everyone’s shoes. You can do this inwardly in your heart with compassion and with your mind in truth. Otherwise, it will take many many lifetimes to do it all physically. Choose well O Spirit Soul Pilgrim.”      -robert of mayflower

 

  • Jan. 3rd-4th-5th Sun in hard aspect to Uranus/Pluto square with Full Moon joining the affair. Extremes in the weather, storms, possible telluric (earthly) activities uptick (possible uptick in solar flares, quake, volcano, storms). Sun in Capricorn wants to keep things under wraps or in control. Inner transformations precipitate outer changes. Secret manoeuvres and possible exposure. Usually such aspects bring about stormy weather in many parts of world. Many major news events, breakthroughs, breakdowns in business but also big mergings and plans, sudden insight into politics. (As predicted long ago…it looks like Bush vs. Clinton with Jeb taking the stronger astrological edge with astrological aspects.) Many possible endings or completions and new beginnings. Good time to make necessary changes to improve future. Good time to cut out ill habits and start anew. Geo-political hotspots may be resolved or tendency to expand further. Flu reaches peak perhaps at this time and backs off. Cardinal signs and houses hit hardest for making long-term changes, or being put through changes (Capricorn, Aries, Libra, Cancer Signs and Houses, see your astrological chart). Avoid negative emotions and excessive energy that doesn’t serve your future self, your higher view, virtue, star or God. Such intense aspects escalate one’s good or bad karma…so choose to be ‘good for goodness sake’. Choose Love over anger and fear! Truth over denial. Forgiveness but not idiot compassion. The Buddha and Christ within us is not guilty, it’s the poorly attuned personality that is out of tune with the Higher Self, the Spiritual Self. Compassion, compassion, compassion, but wit and wisdom true too! This is a time when collective consensus is strongly rallied ‘for’ or ‘against’ issues and events. Important to live the life to come to deeper understanding. Working together with others for higher ideals can bring much progress at this time. Otherwise, for some, this is a frustrating time of stress, tension, and opposition. A sense of personal and planetary or ecological crisis may precipitate strong change at this time into March 2015 when the 7th and last in this series of Uranus square Pluto takes place. Geo-political hotspots flare (Putin etc.). Uranus/Pluto’s last strong aspect was mid 60’s when the two planets conjuncted, now they square by 90 degrees. The urge for freedom and sudden bursts of energy and creativity (Uranus in Aries) is challenged by Pluto in Capricorn signifying need to secure and protect, as well as danger of dictate authority and overly strong structure in attempt to lay down long-term security or control, rules and maps. Need to learn how to have power through rather than over.

 

“To make a difference, change yourself to change the world; next try to help others to help yourself. The third and highest level is to honestly act knowing at some deep place we are all one. Love your neighbour as yourself is the ideal.”          -robert thibodeau

 

  • Jan. 8th Moon in Leo conjunct Jupiter followed by Moon entering Virgo could be a day for foreseeing the future. Possible insights and visionary creative imaginations into coming year and next. The heart struggles to love and be creative in the present while the throat and forehead chakra may seem over activated in critique and analysis past and future. New views and feelings come just in time to uplift the moment, avoid un-constructive criticism or negativity. A sense of personal need to survive or to continue along with status quo. A need to move to higher game plan. Collective social needs concerning health or environment, ecology, world dilemma; need for healing self and enlightenment, food/water/air. Avoid haste and over-rushing, loose speech and irritability, over criticalness or harsh words. Good for cleaning and fixing up things. Avoid unnecessary travel. (Mars hits midpoint of Uranus/Pluto, accident aspect, sense of need to emerge from some emergency. Also one of strong direct blunt, possibly honest, speech or leaks.) Pluto opposes USA Sun gives strong feelings of opposition, shame/blame, fanatical power urges and struggles. Need for selfless observation and awareness, truth. Possible world event causing strong collective reactions. Or is it more a sense and need for rebirth of ideals, goals, sense of self in relationship to the larger social collective identity. Crisis of identity and need to protect the little ones, land and water. Sense of rooting, consolidation, empowerment, or loss of such.

 

“When confused, simplify. Eat simply, think simply, be kind. Love your enemies.”     -robert of mayflower

 

  • Jan. 12th Mars enters Pisces till Feb. 20th giving much imagination and libido energetic to dreamers and schemers. Here strong men can get weak, sentimental, passive; while the weak or over-sensitive suddenly get macho aggressive and externally demonstrative. Some women with right aspects to this suddenly get really strong and take over, rise in leadership or success, fame. For some others, loss of such. Mars squares Saturn on 15th Jan. making for many a hard bump of reality, crash landings back to reality and bottom line, along with real take on work at hand, practical needs. Sudden need to wake up and smell the coffee. Then Mars conjuncts Neptune on 19th as Venus opposes Jupiter makes for good aspects for the arts, movies, imagination, acting (even acting up), silliness, romantic escapades, and future plans, travel plans.  Although this last week can find ill timing and out of balance energies, danger to those on drugs or wrong meds; this is an exotic time of spiritual imagination, inspiration, and intuition for many. This strong aspect influencing 17th to 22nd is highly imaginative, romantic, erotic, and creative. While some may feel lost at sea (samsara’d out), for many it’s good for the arts, music, fantasy, futuristic, dreamy, or even mystical and psychic experience. Time to buy a new tarot deck? Good time to learn to be psychic, intuitively spiritual. This period of time could also prove for some to be difficult time to see clearly what is going on with self and the world, with markets and politics and behind the scenes manipulations. Being clear and above board honest is the most important thing during this time. Water and oil issues blurry. Strange illusions and delusions, weird movie and tv motifs lacking spiritual or virtue imagination, true nature. Beware of schemes to get rich quick. News may be erroneous or misleading. Need for strong practical rationality as well as clear heart felt intuitive perceptions.

 

“Beholding the tension of opposites with a wish for universal love, in time gives an equality of understanding and wisdom second to none. It’s all in the awareness and the patience of a mother giving birth. Have compassion for yourself and others, we are not enlightened. Silent witnessing is key, you are the door.” -robert of mayflower

 

  • Mercury going retrograde on 21st with Moon conjunct Mercury and Venus that day actually may help many to clear their minds and hearts as to what is the most important things to do, what has priority and inferiority as to one’s needs and futures. Fateful or karmic relationships clash with higher octave possibilities and rapport. Aquarius Mercury/Venus/Moon can make for vast ‘over reach’ and too many diffuse and varied plans. Focussing on one thing at a time helpful to completing tasks. New technologies can overwhelm or confuse. Re-troll, retrograde (apparent backwards motion) Mercury makes for reflective thinking, going over things again, going back to fix things. Also, ‘re’-calls, retro, reminders, reviews, returns, repeat, revisit, reincarnate, but recreation too. The past collides with the future as there is a greater need and tendency to immediacy, living in the present while honouring the past and future. An impatience with friends. A need for direct experience and a feeling of ‘hurry up and wait’, contrarian tendencies too. Aquarius has big plans and lots of social life. Mercury retrograde demands down time, quiet time, reflective time, contemplative time, inward pondering, and certainty of need for self and what is need of other. Aquarius wants it all now and is too busy to slow down the fast pace, tendency to be all over the place. This month something could break from such opposite tensions or extremes. Everything or nothing urge. By the time Mercury goes direct on Feb. 11th, there is a sense of how to work with others for mutual benefit and reward.

 

“If you are willing to learn, anything could happen. That openness to learn is a selfless act turning the key to the door of wisdom.” -robert of mayflower

 

  • Jan. 22nd Moon square Saturn and conjunct both Neptune and Mars gives a sense of where one is out of bounds and needs to relax, slow down, catch up or mess up. Peculiar dreams and psychic experience. Struggle between ideal and practical reality. Possibility to manifest dreams or jump into dreamy ideals for some.

 

“The apprentice knows it takes time to have a good craft. Mastering the self is key to mastering life.” -robert of mayflower

 

  • Jan. 25th Moon occultation of Uranus, sudden change of plans or direction. For some, sudden flare ups, shift of direction, emotional upset or reversals; or is it just need to go to the next higher level with new or advanced game strategy and sense of new found freedom?

 

“Expand your social circle by serving the higher self of others. This may or may not always be appreciated by others, but it insures your own spiritual and material growth.” -robert of mayflower

 

  • Jan. 30th Venus square Saturn and Sun conjunct Mercury gives time to catch up to work and love, pleasures and responsibilities. Danger of procrastination may cause problems. Yet, patience in right place can be medicine. Acute awareness of wants and desires in self and others. Possible sudden coming to light of awareness about ways to go, strive, attain, or quit struggle.

 

“Dreams are only good if they become real. As for nightmares, it’s best to leave them in the dream state.” -robert of mayflower

 

  • Feb. 1st Venus conjuncts Neptune. Ideals of love and future plans inspire one to dream on. Melting of plans. Infatuation and longing for the impossible or far away. Strong ideals in love. Psychic dreams or premonitions. Good day to buy a tarot deck or astrology or spiritual practice text.

 

“If you over eat, you will have to over eliminate. All things in balance. Fun is in stretching the balance yet keeping harmony between the inner and outer, higher and lower.” -robert of mayflower

 

  • Feb. 3rd Full Moon in Leo, Sun in Aquarius makes for strong, ‘all ahead go’, week ahead culminating in great week end 6th to 8th for those prepared to socialise or party with friends. With Full Moon on China’s Mars/Pluto conjunct look for aggressive assertiveness or angry actions or reactions for powers that be there. Clashing of swords or just strong words?

 

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“May all your dreams come true, and your nightmares go back to where they came from.” -M

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November 2014

‘Love only can beget artistic power
And make an artist’s work bear fruit and live.’
-Johannes to Maria, ‘The Soul’s Probation’, Rudolf Steiner’s second Mystery Play

Coming Events with robert of mayflower:
Nov. 9th 5pm-7pm at Mayflower Bookshop ‘Further Researches on the Holy Grail, Goetheanum and Cathedral, the Body as Sacred Tempo – Meditation and Living the Spiritual Life’ (Seats limited to about 12 people.) $20 donation reserve space. $25 at door
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November 4th Moon conjunct Uranus (an occultation) brings upsets, turn-arounds, reversals, many quick changes with long lasting results into our lives. Good time to begin anew, update, improve, start anew striving for one’s highest ideals to be most practically achieved. Now and in next two weeks, brings about many a change in money and politics, love and sexuality. Some are too serious and/or moody, wanting much control and/or security, others frisky and obnoxious, quirky and toxic or rambunctious. Saturn is in Scorpio wanting serious grounding and intelligent long-term relations, rationality, real inner and outer security. Some lack such. Saturn denies, Uranus can free, or is it just outraged cries of resistance to inevitable inevitables. On Nov. 12th Venus conjuncts Saturn and Mars squares Uranus. Take a long and slow look, change is coming for sure, so make the right steps toward growth and prosperity, inner sanity and spiritually profound, pure hearted futurity now. Danger of premature hasty actions, hastiness, accidents, mishaps and reactions. Power plays clash with need to play, or find time to pray, make peace, garden friends and land.
Crazy days for stormy weather, quakes of awakening, volcanoes of erupting emotions or new views, flooding of information, turbulent waters of emotions conflicting with thinking are Nov. 4th, 10th to 13th, 16th to 18th, 20th; give or take a day. Best days for fun and pleasure, relaxation or creative peacemaking are 9th, 11th eve, 13th eve into 14th, 20th, 22nd-23rd, 26th.
Dec. 5th Friday 8pm to 11pm and on—Robert of Mayflower’s CD RELEASE and Mayflower Bookshop Party at the New Way Bar in Ferndale Mi. (three and a half blocks north of 9 Mile on Woodward, next to OM CAFE). Carolyn Striho, Bob Monteleone, Chris McCall, Holly Bernt, Mary McGuire all coming to do a couple songs too to add to the magic. Robert will perform new songs off the CD! It’s gonna be fun.
November 6th Full Moon in practical Taurus with Sun in sensuous Scorpio accentuates need for spirituality and love to unfold together. Gently explode like a rose if lusty and young, or go with the flow to flower and go beyond your own limits for wisdom and compassion, ideals godlike and insanely real. Some experience a new dawn of higher consciousness and further adventures in sacred relationship by incorporating others to awaken higher consciousness and the wish for freedom within themselves. Here we can only help others to help themselves. Job, world sense of self, is changing. Need to let go of attachments or fixations, or danger endangering oneself to repeat troubles, feel electrocuted or magnetized to repeat offenders or repeat offences. Time for lies to be found, abusers to be bound. Truth has a good moment here to find higher reality to realise. Hang on tighter for change and better situation or opportunity, but don’t forget to open to new learning. When we fail to learn something each and every day, we go old, grow old, and lose the gold we came in with but forever have somewhere inside. So how much can you take of repeat offenders and stuck-in-the-mud thick repeats of yourself or low brow neurotics and repeat rinses trying to purify? Try something new, within yourself to grow; go where freedom allows true conversations and sharing.
Nov.10th into 12th Mars conjuncts Pluto and then squares Uranus. The need for truth and love, wisdom and compassion in both high and low places. The need to arrest negative tendencies and chaotic mind. Lots of stress and tensions over conflicting views. Ever-changing conditions, uncertain futures, violent or forced solutions by necessity stir uncertain reactions. Need to re-psychologize or be psychologized. Theosophy, Anthroposophy, Tibetan Buddhist Mind Training, Osho, Manly Hall: these are the ultimate psychology of the human soul striving and seeking wholeness, wellness, sanity, and enlightenment, freedom from neurosis and freedom to be, become, beness. Lack of patience and tolerance for others, lack of wisdom/compassion/wit, really take their toll in these days and surrounding days. Mars is war-like, but can be Michaelic courage and bravado for truth and wit, heroism and virtuous deeds. All astrological aspects have a higher and lower resonance. It is up to each of us to reach for the highest ideal and virtue, working to manifest or incarnate such in our daily life. Stillness meditation, watching who is watching, listening with our hearts to the bigger story within each and every one of us, is always a good start and finish to the day. (See ‘Astrological Aspects, the Art’ for further insights to higher and lower side of every astrological aspect.) Otherwise, look for stormy politics, warring factions, discursive negative emotions and thinking, anger issues, wrong calls and ill response. Such aspects make for tendencies to hasty or nasty actions and reactions. Mars in Capricorn can be very assertive and aggressive to attain aims and desires. If you know what you are doing and have a higher intention and virtuous soul, this can be a successful time for transformative endeavour and success. Time for certainty and strong action. Good time for bold strong action to get the job done, accomplish the task, further one’s aim and goal. Negatively, this time could be chaotic, crazy, violent, stormy, destructive, rough and weird for sure. Avoid shame and blame games as well as woundology psychology, repeat offenders, and perverted intentions. Bad time for fantasies and getting high, escaping, or causing others’ grief. It’s aways a bad time for that, but with such aspects one should be cleaning up things, not causing further toxic messes. The higher side is courage for truth, following a higher calling or love, persisting in one’s spiritual or inner path, working hard for goals, sacrificing now for a better tomorrow, helping those less fortunate, and cleaning up past karma. Expect possible wild turbulent times in markets, ecological troubles, vexing situations. World troubles can escalate during such stressful aspects. Need for law and order. Many fears around health, warring nations, and political economic religious conflicts. Mars opposing, and Uranus squaring, USA Sun, does not help. U.S. may feel need to lead world to higher ethic and peace-making. Very strong response to any negative attack or criticism. Many political changes due to aftermath of mid-term elections.
Nov 13-14 Sun square Jupiter and then Moon conjunct Jupiter along with Nov. 16th Neptune direct gives many excuses and opportunities to escape, play, plan better future or travel, or chance to dance or romance anew.
Nov. 18th Serious Sun conjunct Saturn in Scorpio defines a time for serious grave matters being dealt with. Some die, some wish they were dead; others dead faced deal with money facts, bottom lines, past debt or karma. The Sun brings light to grave or serious issues. Many tough decisions need to be made to secure ground or future striving. For some sweet endings, others sour. Simple hard work and selfless striving for higher ideals need much patience and persistence at this time. Love and Sex may find it hard to meet, friendship and love ties challenged by practical needs and realities needing to be faced.
Nov. 20th Venus square Neptune. Foolish love dreams, money delusions, false fancies and illusions of either grandeur or impoverishment. Good for creative arts.
November 22nd New Moon in Sagittarius, Sun and Moon enter Sage Sagittarius with Mercury square Jupiter, look for renewal of relationships of the mind and heart working together to attain higher aims and goals. Any new ideas or projects need positive review and quick fix up before further tests, trials and tribulations, purifications. November 25th Mercury conjunct Saturn and Moon conjunct Pluto brings possible tough weather to some parts. Cold and gridlock. Good time to work on catching up to oneself. Good for meditation, yoga, self reflection.
Nov. 30th Mercury square Neptune dreamy illusory feverish wanting and yearnings for escape or trips to ideal places … into Dec. 1st’s Moon/Uranus which gives a quick wake up and slap of reality to some.
Dec. 5th from 8pm to 11pm and on. Robert of Mayflower’s CD new songs release and Mayflower Bookshop Party at New Way Bar in Ferndale next to OM CAFE. Come for the fun. Carolyn Striho, Holly Bernt, Bob Monteleone, Chris McCall, and few others coming to do a couple of songs around Robert’s performance. Call Mayflower Bookshop for more info.
Dec. 4th Venus trine Jupiter and Sun trine Uranus followed by Dec. 5th Mercury trine Uranus and Dec. 6th Full Moon makes for three magnificent days of creative good work and play, loving friends and much sharing, networking, good communications and connection. Good time to shop, buy, sell, play, rearrange creatively one’s present unwrapping into the future.
Dec. 12th into 14th Sun/Mercury in good Jupiter aspect continues the pleasant weather and good social life, merry spirits and good times.
Dec. 20th to 25th looks tough for weather, shopping, friends, stormy stresses and emotions with a number of Pluto aspects stressing everybody out. Good for patience and compassion in face of personal and world problems. Good time to review long-term needs, as well as one’s ‘many lifetime’ concerns.

-Robert of Mayflower

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Can’t Live Without Love

“Bethink, Johannes, how the One Soul must —
A personality apart from all —
Evolve from out the womb of time.
Love serves to knit together separate souls
Not kill their individuality.
The moment is upon us, when we twain
Must test our souls, and find the spirit-path
That each must follow for its separate good.”
-Rudolf Steiner’s second mystery play, ‘The Soul’s Probation’, Maria speaking to Johannes (i.e. Mary to John, wisdom to love).

“We must become conscious of a higher form of community, founded in the freedom of love among sisters and brothers as a breath of magic that we breathe in our working groups.”
(Rudolf Steiner, Dusseldorf 15 , June 1915, Preparing for the Sixth Epoch)

 

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October 2014

“May Mercy and Compassion our Holy Mother be, may all life be sister and brother, may truth and love forever be, what our spirit soul is made of.”

-robert of mayflower

 

“A Woman’s heart is the garden of the world …There is no feminist revolution without a simultaneous ecological and spiritual revolution awakening a love and respect for all God’s children, land and space.” -Trebore Tau Bodhi

 

  • Oct. 3rd into 4th Sun in Libra squares Pluto in Capricorn giving strong sense of purpose or lack thereof; strong sense of leadership and assertiveness, or lack thereof. A turning point or tipping point for some. Danger of feeling attacked or rudely confronted this month into December. Positive side is need for more compassionate wisdom and understanding. Mars squaring Chiron makes for many a healing, for others re-experiencing the wound in hopes of healing. Many a maverick for freedom and truth. Avoid rash action or harsh words. (Chiron is Charon the boatman connecting the underworld to this higher world of possibility, spiritual awakening…see my book ‘Astrological Aspects, the Art’) Wisdom seems hard to come by these days. A very difficult time for Hong Kong protesters. Ebola scares, war craziness, stock markets up and down, quakes/volcanoes, war craziness in the Middle East, Ukraine, possible new spots, higher levels of radioactivity hitting California seaweed, troubling times right into Oct. 8th Full Moon. On the positive side, great time to make positive changes inside out, updating, getting rid of stuff you don’t use or need, learning to learn in new ways. Time to renew our sense of a holy planetary consciousness, a common world humanity linked together by the higher angel of truth and love, wisdom and compassion. A strong striving for renewal and power. Some feel the opposite of rising up, they feel like going down. A need to submit or surrender. Ego trips need be curbed, laying low to mend or renew. A need to turn inward and consider long-term ramifications and commitments, as well as need to plow onwards in showing up, working, working on oneself, striving for the mission, goal, aspiration, or aim. Difficulty traveling? Life and death, taxes, money concerns? Doing deep research? Re-thinking past and future? Mercury turns retrograde on 4th in Scorpio going back into Libra till the 25th giving many a sense of having to return to something, having to rethink goals, workings, aims, values, to include others, or to work better with others. Many tire of struggling alone and look for special others to team up with, work with, align with. Past relationships gone astray or wrong, may heal now, but avoid further conflict, struggle, breaking away in rough way. With Lunar eclipse on Oct. 8th in Aries and Solar eclipse at 0 degree Scorpio on 23rd, Scorpio and Libra planets most affected with re-think of money and friends/family; but all fixed signs of Taurus, Aquarius, Leo; and the cardinal signs of Capricorn, Cancer, Aries also strongly feeling this need for renewal, re-think, renew, review, restore, revamp, re-work, and re-evaluate. Cardinal signs may feel at breaking point, or that something has to give. Some are quickening and ascending to the higher level, others are cracking up or breaking down when breakthroughs don’t appear fast enough. Many surprises and sudden events, shocks, reversals and turn-a-rounds round Full Moon on Oct 8th. December 15th Uranus square Pluto and December 21st Uranus direct, now till then lots of changes for cardinal planets and houses – see your chart. See note at end. (Mayflower sells good astrological software for your computer if you want to dive in to understanding your and others’ charts better.) At any rate, take care of starting new ventures or signing papers with Mercury retrograde from Oct 4th to Oct 25th. Many miscommunications and lack of accurate information, unless of course, Mercury and other transits make good aspect to rest of your chart.Seems like the world is going through a spiritual climacteric, awakening, realization.
  • Oct 5th Mars trine Uranus with Moon conjunct Neptune, many shoot for the stars with most high ideals, not all of which may be practical. Lots of strong speech and many a new idea to jump start or restart, reboot, projects. Start with truth if you want love to last. Wisdom comes first before compassion or compassion endangers itself to be idiot compassion, impotent to really help. Start with love and one may end up with bitter truths. Start with Truth, the big truth holds us all, and love will be protected, nourished, safe guarded.
  • Oct. 5th at noon – a memorial bench dedication to Gail Schmidt by the work of Kathy Kosins and friends will be installed. Mary Kay Davis Park in Huntington Woods, come join some of Gail’s friends for the event.
  • Oct. 7th into 8th, Quake and shake, radical upsets, alarm, change of direction, hazardous conditions, sudden rearrangements, sudden rise or fall from power, danger of violence, protest craziness, upsets, reversals, overthrow of power. Strong actions and reactions in markets, geopolitical hotspots. Technology breakthroughs and breakdowns. Freedom and truth fight for rights, call for compassion, wisdom to sail through tough waters. Explosive volcanic activities and emotions. Strong shifts and changes in political economic strategies. Big shake ups or changes in geopolitical hotspots. Much tension around Putin in Russia. Does he rise up and peacefully find solutions in harmony with rest of world, or is this a major crisis and possible loss of power? Financial markets can be testy and crazy for a moment here. Sun in Libra oppose Uranus, Full Moon Eclipse in Aries on 8th. Some relationships go bonkers. With Venus square Pluto on 8th, much reason to feel compassion for suffering and repressed. Need to protect little ones, nature, children. Mars in Sagittarius trine Jupiter in Leo rouses much straight talk, honest reckoning, bold and courageous acts and initiatives, selfless deeds of heroism, generosity, good will.
  • Oct 10th-11th, Venus oppose Uranus, sudden change of plans, sudden tensions or release of tensions, sudden arousal of artistic spirit, wild abandon and adventure. Sudden coming together or breaking apart. Short outbursts of emotions or artistic creativity.
  • Oct 15th Sun conjuncts North Node, Venus conjuncts node on Oct17th. Strong unions and love affairs of the heart. (for some dis-union, disillusion or break offs). But for many, strong attractiveness and holy bonds of friendship, love and higher truth. This is heavy month for artists, creative genius, lovers, high romance, the Grail, social cultural highs. Although many a relationship may be short lived, many strong bonds and alliances of love, friendship, business, community, being formed. Eris and Sun opposing on 15th giving more strength to both love and war. Need for higher reason, angel, and peace to prevail. May it start within every heart, a revolution of peace and love, harmony upon all the earth.
  • Oct 16th Sun conjunct Mercury, Intense clear thinking, speaking, actings, awakening, knowing, sense of presence. A sense of knowing and understanding empowers right action. Good time to ponder, contemplate, meditate, figure out, re-configure. A sense of proportion and beautific vision.
  • Oct. 17th Mercury conjunct Venus, Moon conjunct Jupiter, good sense of sunshine heart and mind, meeting of heart and mind, feelings and thinking in harmony with the world, others. A gathering of angels, insights, friends.
  • Oct 19 comet goes by Mars. Interesting possible syncronicity and connections, breakthrough, avoid over-asserting oneself.
  • Oct. 20th Venus sextile Mars, Mercury sextile Jupiter, Moon in Virgo; let love and loving kindness, compassion for others struggle, for one’s own striving, win. Don’t let critical mind see fault in everything bringing self and others down. Express, don’t repress, but be positive. Divine the divine in self and other. Let someone love you.
  • Oct. 22nd Moon occult Mercury, into 23rd Solar Eclipse in Scorpio with Moon eclipsing (occulting) Venus and Sun. Big changes for some, now into Election time Nov. 4th. What we love and appreciate is changing. Deeper feelings and universal inklings strengthen many a resolve to do something good for the world. Many awaken to higher ideals, ethics, imagination, inspiration, intuitions the next couple weeks. Strong sense of the arts, movies, music, and shifting sands of politics. Is it time to read HP Blavatsky yet? The most amazing women spirit soul of the last 500 years! Read Osho? Steiner? Gelek Rinpoche or Gyatso? Mayflower Bookshop is ready for your spiritual research quest and questions. Many new Malas and bells in!
  • Things get weird Oct 23-24th as Venus leaves Libra going into Scorpio along with Sun and Moon in Scorpio…..weather and emotions get very serious and intensely metamorphic.  Or is it that suddenly everything is sensuous and disturbingly feeling wise, internally transformative. Saturn and Pluto in mutual reception is a little bit protective of long term goals and laying long term foundations for the good, true, and beautiful.
  • Oct. 24th into 25th Sun conjunct Venus in Scorpio makes for strong persuasive magnetic charm and the love vibration. Strong feelings of love or strong feelings of being burned by love. Flying too close to the Sun? Good time to love others, help others, share with others. Oct 25th Mercury goes direct and the brain get clearer. Oct 23rd to 28th Love is in the air, water, lips and kisses, good food and friends. With Mercury going direct in Libra, many activating their love ideals into actions, their long-term plans and far reaching goals into action. Many a mystic happy happening.
  • Oct 26th Mars goes into Capricorn until Dec. 4th initiating a very aggressive and assertive goal reaching effort for many. Mars in Capricorn can really beat the horse to victory. Avoid over doing it. Being too aggressive, angry, or assertive can lead to accident, defeat, or breakdown. Strong leadership impulses prevail. A need to lay down the law, the rules, the goals, define the work. Good for disciplining oneself to success.
  • Oct 27th into 28th Venus and Sun trine Neptune, strong ideals of love, romance, travel, future planning. Spiritual and psychic happenings, comings and goings, births, conceptions, interesting deaths this month into end of year. Symbolically at least. ‘Die Daily’ -St. Paul. Native American Indians would say ‘Today is a good day to die’. Kind of a men’s club wisdom. The Goddess Great says ‘Be born again daily’.
  • Nov. 4th aspects make for assertive aggressive tactics, sudden reactions and reversals, surprises, and leaps for change.
  • Nov. 10th Mars conjunct Pluto and on Nov. 12 Mars squares Uranus, Mars is opposing USA Sun and Uranus is squaring the USA Sun. Scary stuff. A real need to make peace with the world, stop all wars, create a world economy that allows for peace, education, food and shelter, the necessities of life for all human beings. The world wildlife and honey bees, oceans are dying. We suffer from lack of love and wisdom to be emulation models for a new world of peace and love. December 2014 into January 2015, Pluto is squaring USA Sun. The good ol’ USA is being challenged to awaken the Higher Self, the United States of Ananda, Bliss, Happiness and Higher Consciousness, Compassion, Peace, Wisdom and Loving Kindness. Otherwise there is a morbid sense of dis-aster, missing one’s star, one’s destiny and higher purpose. The danger is that the world is changing faster than we are growing spiritually and morally. We are challenged by war, poverty, disease, climate change, greed, ignorance and delusion. We are going through a challenging time to awaken anew our spiritual genius. Such aspects make for a coming into power for some, loss of power for others. November 10th when Mars conjuncts Pluto to Nov.18th when Sun conjunct Saturn, we may get heads up forewarning of what is to come … tough weather, storms, politics, economics, quake/volcano, or whatever … a strong wake up time to get serious about what matters. A need for good strong leaders. Strong weather and storm time possible. Also Nov. 25th-26th stormy or strange weather and psychic vibe. The last Uranus square Pluto signifying ever changing weather, politics, mass discontent, freedom urges vs. long-term security needs, constant need to emerge from emergencies, general unrest and critical thinking is March 16, 2015. The Jupiter trine Uranus recently, and another come early March, gives many of us a creative spirit to try new things and new waysof thinking, feeling, willing enabling a more noble spirit and ethic to emerge for peace and love, joy. May all beings find happiness and enlightenment, and the causes of happiness and enlightenment.

Must books to read to strengthen and empower your journey: Anything by Manly Hall, H.P.Blavatsky, Rudolf Steiner, Osho, Gelek Rinpoche, Kelsing Gyatso, Ohsawa, Michio Kushi, Kristen Turner. See my talk on Meditation and love and relationships on Youtube.

 

Blessings, peace and love,

 

Robert Thibodeau

Astrological Consultant

Available by appointment.

Mayflower Bookshop

2645 W. 12 Mile Rd.

Berkley, Mi. 48072

Tel: (248) 547-8227

www.mayflowerbookshop.com

 

On Youtube – see my Grail Lectures

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September 2014

“Our Job is to become fully human, to marry the universal with the personal truth, the universal with the personal love within the sacred place of the holy heart. Truth protects love, love makes truth beautiful. Together in the heart, truth and love awaken the spiritual soul. If you start with love you may eventually find bitter truth. Start with truth and love will last, even when it doesn’t. The truth is what holds us all. There is no religion higher than Truth, as Blavatsky stated.”
-robert of mayflower

(Possible Tough days this month to take extra care on, stormy, quake/volcano, fire/flood, emotional stress, or weirdly hard to configure, inwardly and out, are September 6th thru 8th, 10th 13th, 21st, 22, 27, 28. Days where much good, progress, joy, pleasure, growth more likely are September 2nd, 3rd, 8th, 14th (a finger of god day), 20th, 23, 24, 25th, 26. Of course, to the spiritual athlete and alchemist, all days are good, some more trying. Fear no failure, court no success; as Blavatsky stated in The Voice of the Silence booklet.

  • September 4th, Moon conjunct Pluto and square to Uranus. Since April 14th, 2014, Pluto has been going retrograde. Pluto goes direct later in the month (see below). One may suddenly digest the last 5 months of experience. On the other hand, you may not digest your past experience gaining new wisdoms. One’s personal desires or wishes may clash with another’s, or clash with the external world around. Some feel the world round clashing and crashing upon one. The President has testy aspects first week of September, also around Sept. 18th-23rd, which may make for some uncertainties, insecurities, shaky markets, and precious metals to rise. Or is it just the popularity of the President falling due to foreign policies and internal failings? Personal problems or wrong actions? Much patience and wisdom needed here. Need for taking it slow with long-term sense of keeping one’s eye on the ball, especially September 21 to 25th when a kind of symbolic or real death and rebirth takes place for some. May feel like a kind of climax or conclusion followed by a new beginning. A stormy ending and new fanciful beginning? A ‘face the music, sit down for a spell, or get up and dance’ aspect; many have diverse versions, but it’s time for some serious kind of new action to deal with personal and world needs, problems, challenges and new opportunities. For some it’s karmic consequence and inevitability due to past choices and present results. For others, it’s out of free choice and futurity they go on. Sept. 5th Juno trines Charon (Chiron), healing love and a feminine spirit of peace permeate the day.
  • September 7th-8th into 9th-10th. Full Moon in Pisces. Saturn in Scorpio trines Pisces Full Moon/Charon (other Astrologer’s call it Chiron; see ‘Astrological Aspects, the Art’). Fire and flood, exaggerated emotions and gossip muddy the mood. Stormy weird weather around parts of world. UFO and Virgin Mary sightings kind of aspect. Imagination runs riot. Good for artists, those who beautify and mystify with higher spirited and spiritual perceptions and conceptions. More strange events, births and deaths. Outer structures tremble with inner insecurities. Possible fight for more control and more security in insecurities. A need to secure one’s future may displace one from the present. A sense of unsureness and need to surrender not to the wrong thing, moods out the day. Ideals clash with feisty realities. Mercury square Pluto on 9th makes for tough decisions and tougher actions, tough love and deep thinking. Need for wisdom and compassion. Venus opposes Neptune on 10th giving strong love ideals and futuristic dreams. A wish to escape, get-a-way, change of mind, misunderstandings abound, and need to play ideals into practical futures. A wish to love. Wish to birth the ideal, yet need to stay practical down-to-earth. A higher love vibe if you can find it and hold it. USA Sagittarius Rising chart has Mars transit square Moon Sept 7th-8th rattling the cage and calling for aggressive or assertive action. Need to avoid anger and hasty premature action. Danger of over-reacting and anger, negative emotions blurring truth and reality. Indeed, a time to act and not just talk but with deliberate patience and wisdom insight. (From 10th to 14th mysterious spiritual religious experience, high romance and idealism possible, visionary and emotional, futuristic insights. Strong changes in the air, some suffer from not going with the flow or being too fixated, obsessed with egotistic self limitations and lack of imagination. Others over imaginative.).
  • September 12th-13th Mercury oppose Uranus makes for zany creative impulsive and genius manoeuvres. Creative genius may be at play, but take care to avoid rash actions or words that backfire and reverse your original impulse and directions. Quick genius moves, sudden insights and changes of plans.
  • September 14th Venus trines Pluto makes for beautific and ever-deepening deeds of love. Work for constructive criticism and avoid destructive critique. Value what you value, but try to see others struggle and striving as a work of art, a work of the gods in becoming. From 14th to 18th many focused on work goals.
  • From September 19th to 20th Moon conjuncts Jupiter giving positive force and insight as to good things gonna happen. Futuristic insights and much good luck, quick positive changes for many (especially fire sign planets) as Jupiter trines Uranus on 25th. Aries and Leo, also Sage Sagittarius are favored in luck, even Taurus/Gemini/Cancer get into the action being signs between Aries/Leo. Sudden change of luck or direction, sudden positive insights. Take care not to fly away with over-inflated fired up energetics; but this is good time to work, play, get fired up over new projects, love, creative energetics, networking and reaching out. Much love and appreciation. Mercury opposes Eris at this time giving much insight as to how far we have yet to go in making peace and harmony, universal prosperity, in the world. Some are in the fog, others coming out of the fog have clear insight and psychic or spiritual vision, heart, experiences. Possible genius breakthroughs for peace in the world and new technology.
  • September 21st-22nd Mars square Neptune and Pluto goes direct as the Sun enters Libra, the Fall Equinox (10:29pm 22nd September Equinox, the Celtic New Year). Weird weather and storms. Celtic fogs on some heads. Kings and Egos fall, others rise. Many false dreams and ideals deflate necessitating, once again, a need to take oneself in hand and take extra care and caution plunging recklessly forward. Some plans falter, others rise anew. Avoid lies and liars, cheats and swindlers. Highly imaginative time, but caution needed to keep to the true and tried, practical realities. Many clarifications on issues that may have clouded one’s thinking in the past will soon come. Liars and cheats found out. Ground once again cleared so as to make way for the new. Relationships that can’t fully manifest or take appropriate form now need clarification, new goal orientation or need to recede into the background. For some, it is ‘out with the old and in with the new’ and for others it is a renewing experience. A sense of an end to summer and true beginning of inner impulses leading to new sense of futurity. Knightly virtues and high romance for some.
  • End of September, Uranus in the sky opposes the USA’s natal Saturn. Freedom and truth want to shake up structures of over-rigidity or fear-based authority. The USA may find it hard to keep good old friends. Need to find new ways to peace and truth, freedom and justice, compassion and honest dealings. Truth and justice, the American Way, is in need of a new voice. Shocking changes may force our hand. Storms? Change in politics? Upsets? Sudden fall and/or rise to power. Mars conjuncts USA Ascendant and opposes USA Uranus September 25th-26th forcing knightly virtue to defend truths. Events may be upsetting to equilibrium, markets, collective, raising precious metals like gold, or securities. Need to act strongly but not to over-react. Need for heroic truth and justice, but not taking the law into one’s own hand. Need for collective conversation, decision, action. Need to re-imagine peace rather than arm to the teeth. On the other hand, Uranus is new revelations and truths, facts, causing a change of direction or new vision.
  • Oct 7th-8th Sun oppose Uranus, Full Moon Eclipse in Aries conjunct Uranus. Also Venus square Pluto. Lots of Changes and a need to update, grow, rise to the occasion. For some twisted crazy, or deep love, move one to magic and spontaneous combustion, creative arts, genius insights. Mars trine Jupiter initiates bold action and adventure, new drives and initiatives. Such aspects can indicate sudden fall or rise. Fall of World Leader? Difficult aspects for Putin, geo political hotspots, quakes/volcanoes, extremes in weather, storms, upsets, accidents. On the other hand, breakthroughs, inventions, sudden realizations, truths, news, forced change and growth, in the long-term for the better. Sudden change or loss, gain.
  • October 23rd Solar Eclipse in Scorpio gives a sense of finality and right goals. Non essentials burn off as we get better vision of what is real and what is not. In the next few weeks, non essentials are burned off or let go, recycled or alchemically transformed. A sense of in-turning, internship, inner insight and development.

Robert Thibodeau, Author of ‘Astrological Aspects the Art’
Astrological Consultant – private appointments available.
Mayflower Bookshop
2645 W. 12 Mile Road
Berkley, Michigan, 48072
Tel: (248) 547-8227
Email:
Web: www.mayflowerbookshop.com

 

‘If the eye were not of the Sun,
How could it see the light?
If God’s Own power were not in us,
How could we delight in the divine?’
– Goethe’s Theory of Colour
“Earth is the proving ground for many things……i.e.. there is no god unless we prove it by the way we live. There is no gold unless we shine it from our hearts. There is no truth unless our actions speak for themselves. Yoga is …. takes time to realise it.”
-robert of mayflower


Love’s Philosophy

by Percy Bysshe Shelley

The fountains mingle with the river
And the rivers with the ocean,
The winds of heaven mix for ever
With a sweet emotion;
Nothing in the world is single;
All things by a law divine
In one spirit meet and mingle.
Why not I with thine?—

See the mountains kiss high heaven
And the waves clasp one another;
No sister-flower would be forgiven
If it disdained its brother;
And the sunlight clasps the earth
And the moonbeams kiss the sea:
What is all this sweet work worth
If thou kiss not me?

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August 2013

Robert Thibodeau, Astrological Consultations available by appointment.
Mayflower Bookshop +1 (248) 547-8227; open Weds through Sat noon to Six p.m. EST.
website – www.mayflowerbookshop.com

“Out of freedom the Ego was to unfold love; and out of love, freedom.”
-Rudolf Steiner, Deeper Secrets of Human History

“Out of freedom the Ego was to unfold love; and out of love, freedom.” -Rudolf Steiner, Deeper Secrets of Human History

“What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us; what we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal.” Albert Pike

  • New Moon on August 6th triggers need to forgive and let go of the past so to make room for renewal and new opportunity to arise within and without.
  • August 6th New Moon in Leo along with Aug 7th Jupiter opposes Pluto (influence from 3rd to 11th esp). Earth changes and a re-orchestration of social cultural identity. Such aspect may portend of huge changes for some due to necessity or greater powers that be such as quake or volcano. But it could also be lots of new jobs opening up and a turning point definite in economy and future planning, what to do and what not to do.
    Difficult time for change for some, but much needed. Zooming over the top or a backward slip when it comes to friendships and the economy? Tendency to go to extremes in spiritual/mental or purely materialistic realms causing crisis or split in partnership or relationship. Decadence vs. poverty. Strong feelings appealing to others to improve situation. Wanting to rise or change one’s social position. Loss or gain of power. Idealistic feelings and practical realistic facts contrast or compete for attention. Sudden shift in how one thinks of love and relationships. Difficult travel in some places. A sense of a need to slow down.
    Jupiter nearing conjunction of USA Sun position making for possible strong shifts, mostly positive, in growing economy, new leadership, renewed enthusiasm for USA being positive beacon of love and truth, compassion and sharing to make World better place.
    Many exaggerations and inflated remarks, beliefs, show off boasting and posturing. Need for solid planning. Strong shifts in social life, sudden rise or fall in popularity. Good for play, socializing, acquiring land or possessions, finding union or re-union this month with loved ones, family, friends. Failures come in over doing, over eating, over indulging, too much partying or going to extremes. Strong tendencies to assert oneself and/or take the lead vs. loss through exploitation or corruption of ecology, land or body. Tendency to go big or go for broke. Positive for social compassion or helping others help themselves. Feelings that there is a need to do something new. Jupiter/Pluto aspects incline one to think big. Danger of gambling one’s life away vs. humble gardening right where one is. Yet many opportunities to grow or find new ways of working may now arise.
  • August 7th on plays into month of much meteor activity,”The sky is falling” and crashing on our heads, or is it just coming to the ground in practical working ways. Many begin to manifest or incarnate their higher ideals, their dreams. Others need take off the crown and pride and learn to dig in anew. Volcanoes, in macrobiotic view, cleanse the air and purify the sky, but also can bring cooler weather. Weather may be going to some extremes with cooler vibes; elsewhere the heat is on.
  • Aug 11th Mercury square Saturn and Aug 14th Mercury trine Uranus makes for some serious rethinking and redirecting of one’s mind and feelings. Pride and ego attachment need be ridden of for truth and common sense to come into play. Intellectual reckoning and hard cold facts followed by intellectual revelations and new insights, inspirations, and intuitions open positive vibe for bettering the future.
  • Aug 16th Venus goes into Libra asking for fair play and co-creative participation here and there. A sense of balance when it comes to work and play.
  • Aug. 20th Full Moon in Aquarius has some juggling family, work, and friends in such a way that everyone grows and pushes forward toward higher tasks at hand. Those caught up too much with the past now lose the future. Avoid gambling with the necessities of life. Good time to be creative. Too much going on so pick wisely how to use your time for the best to come. The Moon conjuncts Uranus and squares Jupiter on 24th Aug. , so this is one busy week for news, solar blasts, earth shaking changes, and a renewed positive spirit toward freedom and truth, joy and happiness. Many a break through and new discoveries, revelations and insights, rattle the imagination and brain to new heights. Unusual and exciting weather patterns, new social opportunities, and a new or renewed sense of love adventure. A wanting to move or fix up the face and place of situations. A sense of justice and love for one’s self and neighbour tend to overcome arrogance and pride, anger and injustice. A sense of self worth and creative intelligence abounds with these aspects.
  • Aug 22 Sun enters sign of Virgo. Simplicity is oft the most seriously beautiful. Opportunities for growth can be missed if one is too worrisome, fearful, negative, or critical. Take care in coming weeks to be constructively critical and not a negative sour puss. Good time to contract a bit, and take stock in oneself. Mercury enters Virgo on 23rd crossing the Sun on 24th to ride with Venus ahead of the Sun end of month. Stormy weather. Avoid negativity. Work to constructively further one’s goals.
  • With Venus square Pluto on 24th, opposing Uranus on 26th, and square to Jupiter on 27th, do everything out of higher love. A need to know what to cut out to make room for something more positive and endearing. Many positive changes take place concerning our relationships to loved ones, children, those we care for. A need to end certain things so to allow space for something new, better. Many partings and new coming together. Compassion to all rather than taking everything too personally or egotistically from point of view of self alone. Helping others to be happy and letting go of self interest is a powerful healing agent at this time. Being happy for others who are happy brings good luck. Helping and protecting the little ones important at this time. Venus/Uranus spark sudden love or creative artistic interests that can be quite playful with Jupiter in the picture.

There is no end to learning, only to ignorance. There is no end to true love, only to separateness. Don’t delay, listen to what is still beating within you to flower. Between striving to rise to our highest dreams and kneeling to the ground of our common sense and shared humanity, our humble work and ever learning………is a flowering god of sanity and virtue, peace and true joy. -robert of mayflower
Mayflower Bookshop 2645 W. 12 Mile rd.
Berkley, Mi. 48072