In tonight’s edition of Planet Waves FM, I cover the forthcoming Mercury retrograde, the eclipses of October other facets of upcoming astrology. In the second half of the program I give a brief synopsis of the world situation and offer a few responses, touching again on the theme of the seemingly endless war that we find ourselves waging against someone or something.
I’m sure you’ve noticed how people pretend that nobody notices how different they are. Then after a while people convince themselves that there’s nothing special about them. Even though you’re a bold, fiery Aries-type, you’ve done this — though it’s not going to work for you this month, if it ever did.
Libra (Sep. 22-Oct. 23) — Venus is in your sign, which is offering encouragement to use charm instead of force, and an even deeper challenge — to use authenticity rather than any form of pretense. That means all truth, all the time. Instead of sugar coating reality in some way, present the facts instead of your emotional reaction to it, or concealing it. The direct statement of ‘what is so’ is influential in ways that you may not be used to. Registered readers may see all 12 signs.
This week’s edition of Monsanto Eco features such diverse topics as: the approval of new GMO crops able to withstand Agent Orange’s active ingredients; renegade, unclassified GMO wheat found in a Montana field; a mining company suing El Salvador for not letting it run roughshod over the country’s natural resources; antibiotic pesticides found to be linked to allergic reactions; a federal judge restoring protections for wolves in Wyoming — and more.
Venus entered cardinal Libra yesterday. Venusian archetypes (which include values and receptivity) tend to manifest on a personal level. Hence whatever happened for you yesterday that accords with the nature of Venus will probably have served to refresh your personal connection with all things — your starting point for perceiving a bigger picture through your personal experience with tomorrow’s lunar first quarter.
The first bit of news for the day is that the Moon will make a conjunction to Mars in Sagittarius at 2:24 pm EDT (18:34 UTC). Mars, as mentioned previously, is making its way across a very crowded Sagittarius; many minor planets are concentrated there (at least 17, if you count two deep space points). […]
All the world‚s resources are shared resources. You know this, as one who takes the whole human family as your brood. This is not the week to get too carried away with your ideals, however. While insisting on taking care of yourself may seem to go against the tidal flow of the moment, you need to be vigilant on behalf of your own interests.
Amanda Moreno writes: “I’m becoming increasingly fascinated with how I can feel where [another] person is holding pain. How muscles have contracted in different ways, seemingly permanently. How entire passages have been rewired to compensate for an injury or trauma. I got a signal from my hands probably two years ago that clued me into the fact that I’m capable of doing ‘energy healing’, but haven’t really found a specific modality I connect with. … [But] As a teacher has said: ‘you just have to give yourself permission…to remember.'”