Listening to the metronome

By Eric Francis

…and taking the holiday weekend off from blogging. I will catch you some time soon — stay tuned. Remember the name of the tune is Mercury conjunct Mars, square Neptune. There is all kinds of mojo in that clusterfuck and some of it’s gonna be astonishingly original. There’s plenty to be cautious of, especially anger not contained or properly directed, and/or resentment — though there’s the image of coming to terms with some deeper and once-denied, perhaps long-denied, truth.

Empath as Crucible

By Amanda Moreno


Amanda Moreno describes her journey in understanding her empathic nature, ways of dealing with that sensitivity, and the slight shifts in worldview that can influence how one handles empathic ability. At the collective level, there’s an urgent sense that we need to be assisting and supporting the empathic among us.

Weekend Tarot Reading — Sunday, May 24, 2015

By Sarah Taylor

Does the current environment feel like you’ve stepped on to the set of a David Lynch movie — except this is your life, not someone else’s? Welcome to The Hanged Man and his Neptunian influence writ large in this week’s reading, which Sarah Taylor explores along with the Two of Swords from last week’s reading, and the Prince of Cups.

Planet Waves Daily Oracle for Sunday, May 24, 2015

By Planet Waves


There’s a hidden factor involved in your life, and you’re going to have to deduce its presence using clues. One of the clues will be that you encounter a limit or an authority figure, but when you test the boundary, you find out that it’s something designed or intended to help you rather than block you. This should suggest that you mind your perceptions of what is helpful and what is not; of who is cooperative and who is not.

Sleep Better & Have More Sex. Fight the Blue Light!

By Planet Waves

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With Mercury retrograde in Gemini — highlighting how we use technology, and the state of our minds — and Planet Waves’ recent focus on how our lives are increasingly lived with (and in) ‘the robot’, it’s a good time to run this piece from Eric Amaranth, Betty Dodson’s longtime protoge, explains ways to reduce your exposure to the blue light of computer and smartphone screens: because good sex requires good sleep.

Planet Waves Monthly Horoscope for June 2015

By Eric Francis


This is a separate post with just the extended Planet Waves monthly forecasts for May 2015, covering all 12 Sun signs and rising signs. Extended horoscopes, and weekly horoscopes by Eric Francis are available on this website to Core Community and All-Access Pass holders. They are also emailed directly to all subscribers, including basic subscribers.

In Honor

By Judith Gayle


Here we are again, a three-day weekend at hand, little flags waving in cemeteries country-wide to remind us why we get that extra day to sleep in. I’ve read a few articles recently calling Memorial Day a time to relax, usually accompanied by a humdinger of a recipe to break up the hamburger/hot dog monotony at that first picnic of the season.

Planet Waves Daily Oracle for Saturday, May 23, 2015

By Planet Waves


The past is rushing into the future with the sound of a symphony being pulled through a massive vacuum in space. It is not just your mind, though your perception is in full harmony with the rush of time, this strange experience with which our current generations are blessed, but think we are cursed. You among the people in your life have a unique perspective of time.