In this edition, Planet Waves readers will remember oft mentioned, Robert K. Anderberg in his familiar context as mastermind behind attempts to illegally claim large swaths of the Grandmother Land. This time, a community-supported agricultural project of ten years, Brook Farm, was informed, in the person of Robert Anderberg, that it would be shut down. Herein is the story…
This week the sky deepens its shift toward Scorpio, as tomorrow the Sun ingresses this fixed water sign that ‘fixes’ the season begun last month. For those in the Northern Hemisphere, that means autumn; for all readers, it means a season marked by the themes of secrets, sex, deep transformation and taboos.
Wednesday night when the Senate passed its bill reopening the government, the Moon was in the last degree of Pisces, that is, the last degree of the zodiac. As the House took action a bit later, the Moon was more appropriately in Aries, headed for a conjunction to Uranus and a square to Pluto — the members of that legislative body have obviously not had their fill.
Friday is the Aries Full Moon and penumbral eclipse, exact shortly before 7:38 pm EDT. Eclipses are pattern-setting events; they are also portals into a kind of accelerated time-space, when your life can seem to move forward by quantum leaps. Therefore standard modern operating procedure for eclipses is to be sure you do things on and around the day of an eclipse that you love and want to focus on for the next 6-12 months.
Like most people, you may be having difficulty tracking the government shutdown. The main U.S. chart, the Sibly chart, is under a lot of stress. The analyses point to a government shutdown for its own sake, vested in self-interest and why, once again, this is really a spiritual crisis rather than a political one.
In case you missed Eric’s special letter to members on Sunday, he is removing Planet Waves FM from his schedule this week — but he’s posted a new commentary on the government budget standoff and the associated astrology. Links to the very popular All-Access Pass to receive everything Eric and the Planet Waves team offers with a single purchase are here.
Friday is the Libra New Moon, exact shortly before 8:35 pm EDT. There’s a lot going on in this chart, but the major thing you’ll likely be feeling is having the Sun and Moon together in Libra, square Pluto in Capricorn and opposite Uranus in Aries. Genevieve Hathaway has interpreted this lunation for each of the 12 Moon signs offered in this edition of Planet Waves.