Vesta in Gemini: Gather Your Mind and Your Senses

Posted by Eric Francis

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Dear Friend and Reader:

Vesta is now in Gemini. Amidst much other astrology, this is a reminder to be mindful of what’s happening in our consciousness, with the words we speak and the digital information we take in.

A fire goddess from Roman mythology, Vesta in astrology represents devotion (tending the flame that cannot go out), and a central organizing principle (the hearth is the center of the home).

Gemini is the first sign that addresses the theme of mind and communications. It is an air sign, which rapidly conducts energy and information. It’s a dualistic sign (represented by twin humans), suggesting that there are two or more sides to everything.

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Miracle Hour Episode 4: Everyone Teaches, All the Time

Posted by Eric Francis

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Note: This week we’re re-running Episode 4 of The Miracle Hour. We hope you’re enjoying the show so far. Whether you’re a long-time ACIM fan or are discovering the Course for the first time, please feel free to put questions or suggestions in the comments. Thanks for listening. — Amy

Use this link if you’re listening on an iOS or mobile device. Download MP3.

Hey Gemini — the Sun and Vesta are now in your sign, and Jupiter is on its way to your house of fun and creativity. Find out what this will mean for you. Grab hold of your 2016-17 birthday reading at the bargain pre-order price of $19.97.

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Bottom of the 9th

Posted by Fe Bongolan

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Framing Sanders’ political situation in baseball terms, he is at bat in the bottom of the 9th inning, with one man on base in a game where the score is 5-1 in favor of the pitching team, with two outs and the count is 2 balls and 2 strikes. And yet, he is still trying to get a hit. Fe Bongolan considers why.

Democracy Now! — Monday, May 30, 2016

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Today’s show is a Memorial Day special, remembering the lives and achievements of Father Daniel Berrigan and Michael Ratner, who both died this year. The team plays extensive footage of each, telling their extraordinary stories in their own words.

Your Mutable Mind

Posted by Eric Francis

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This week, there’s quite an exciting development: during the Gemini New Moon, we will have an event known as a mutable grand cross. Eric explores how this rare moment can help you move forward in your personal evolution.

Planet Waves Daily Oracle for Sunday, May 29, 2016

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I suggest you work for balance in the work-play aspect of your life. For a long, long time the emphasis has been on work, and Pisces is naturally given over to the ‘my work is my pleasure’ principle. But you need actual, real pleasure: the kind kids or young lovers would appreciate. Work is abundant.

All of A Sudden, Feelings

Posted by Rob Moore

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With Mars now back in Scorpio and Mercury’s recent storm phase, Rob Moore relates how he’s experienced a few blockages, delays and frustrations. He explains how consciously feeling the resulting negative emotions helped to turn them into peace and positivity, through attuning with the present and the real.

Preparing For A Presidential Election

Posted by Judith Gayle

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How’s the political pulse, you ask? It’s racing. The usual suspects have fallen by the wayside, the outliers have cap​tured our imagination, and the situation remains fluid, no matter what established wisdom insists is true. ​All that and it’s not even summer ’til we smell the smoke from the barbecue (grab yer weenies, we’re almost there!).​

Archive Pick: The Sacred Space of Self

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Eric originally published today’s archive pick in the members’ issue of Planet Waves on Oct. 22, 2010. At the time, Vesta was in Scorpio. Vesta now in Gemini conjunct the Sun and Venus is bringing its themes (such as devotion) to the forefront of consciousness; meanwhile, Mars just retrograded into Scorpio today, plunging us into the realm of instinct and desire.

Democracy Now! — Friday, May 27, 2016

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Juan González discusses a proposed bill, backed by the Obama administration, for a new bankruptcy-type process specifically tailored for Puerto Rico. The bill has drawn criticism over what look to be dictatorial measures. Also, the team speaks with campaigner Ireri Unzueta Carrasco, and Hiroshima survivor Setsuko Thurlow gives a moving account of the days following the blast.

Publishing schedule update

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Hello — Len regrettably does not think he’ll be able to finish his post for today, due to feeling under the weather. For your dose of astrology today, please see the full edition of Planet Waves at the top of this page. Len will be back with his Tuesday column. — Amanda P.