Monthly Archives: October 2014

Don’t Vote!

Posted by Fe Bongolan

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A friendly message in time for both Halloween and the November 4th mid term election day! Have a happy and safe Samhain and may you only be treated, never tricked!! – FB Post by The Young Turks.

Planet Waves Daily Oracle for Friday, Oct. 31, 2014

Posted by Planet Waves

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Today’s Oracle takes us to the Aries monthly for May 25, 2010 Do we ever really reinvent ourselves? Sometimes we do. Often we do not. As much as we strive to turn over new leaves, write new chapters, get a spiritual makeover, make a new effort at self-improvement, change our image, color our hair, strike […]

The Saturn Files: Reckoning

Posted by Eric Francis

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That is an unusual influence coming from Scorpio, which represents a new phase of 2014 astrology — what I would call a time of reckoning. Scorpio is about shared resources, beginning with the most important of them all, the DNA that does its spiral dance down the millennia and creates new generations of creatures.

Personal History — Mercury, Venus and Mars

Posted by Len Wallick

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A failure to learn from history frequently results in a destiny to repeat it. So take a cue from Mercury, Venus and Mars to take a hand in shaping your own personal destiny this weekend. The three planets most often called ‘personal’ are each separately moving into the same aspect (a sextile) with an outer planet often associated with history. All three of those separate sextiles will be exact for most of you on Saturday.

Planet Waves Daily Oracle for Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014

Posted by Planet Waves

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Today’s Oracle takes us to the Pisces weekly for May 9, 2003 These weeks have taught you a great deal about the nature of your own fear, and how it feeds on itself. That is the process you want to observe. Fear’s ways are not so mysterious, and all fear ultimately comes down to one […]

A Scorpio Sky and Mars-Pluto Brewing: Go Deep

Posted by Amanda Painter

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Is it really any wonder that we get Halloween this time of year, with its emphasis on scary stories and images of death, ghouls, witches and so on? The nights are getting longer, and being afraid of the dark is ubiquitous. Yet many people are even more afraid of “going deep” than they are of the darkness night brings. Then again, perhaps they are versions of the same thing. Both the dark and the depths ask us to surrender our surface-level perceptions, our daylight-based ego consciousness of our place in the world and who we are in it. To go deep or to be in darkness, we must allow ourselves to become vulnerable in some way.

Food for Thought

Posted by Amanda Painter

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In this week’s issue of Planet Waves’ environmental newsletter, we cover: the surge of web-based services and mobile-phone apps designed to divert unwanted food to those in need; recent testing of fish in Oregon for levels of toxin above ‘safe consumption’ limits; discover of GMO soy in two brands of baby formula; two lawsuits launched against the EPA’s approval of Dow’s Enlist Duo herbicide; and the day U.K. wind power outpaced nuclear.

Planet Waves Daily Oracle for Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014

Posted by Planet Waves

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Today’s Oracle takes us to the Gemini monthly for June 1, 2001 Everyone is a control freak. It’s just merely a matter of what we strive to control, that’s all. In a manner of speaking, artists are fascists, writers are tyrants, musicians are maestros, chefs are chiefs; and those without a creative purpose, without a […]

The Scorpio Alignment, What’s Happening in Canada and a Tribute to Presidential Astrologer Joan Quigley

Posted by Eric Francis

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In tonight’s edition of Planet Waves FM, I recap what has been happening in Canada, and consider the situation with Jian Ghomeshi, the CBC reporter who was fired for alleged sexual misconduct and who has sued his former employer. I consider what seems to be the newly emerging “BD/SM defense,” akin to the “rough sex defense,” and the problems associated with the discussion of sexual boundaries in the context of alleged crimes. In the second half of the program I offer a tribute to the life of Joan Quigley, the astrologer to the Reagans, including reading her chart. My musical guest is Bjork, who also gets a chart reading and a shout-out from one of her most avid fans.

Joan Quigley, Astrologer to the Reagans, and What’s Brewing in the Astrology Charts for Canada

Posted by Eric Francis

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This week I am switching up the horoscope schedule a bit. Today I am posting the Sex By Sign monthly edition, a new column (actually, a weekly but with one monthly edition mixed into the cycle). I began this column in July and that is part of our Core Community membership. Thursday I will be posting an extended-length Inner Space for November as the weekly horoscope.

Recognizable Patterns — Mercury Conjunct the Mean Node

Posted by Len Wallick

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Len Wallick writes: “Considering all that has probably been going on for you since mid-September, it might be comforting to finally discern some order in the course of events. Even if things are beginning to make more sense now, it’s also important to remember how a great deal is still probably in the process of forming — starting with Mercury, and proceeding through you.”