Monthly Archives: December 2014

New Year’s Eve Story

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Like the Play-doh Company who can’t run fast enough from its new phallis-shaped extruder, most of us are eager to dodge the awkward reality of this artificial “holiday.” But if you count yourself among those for whom New Year’s Eve revels are necessary to the positive inauguration of your annual assholery, douchebaggery, or general incivility, you get to start this year with a bang.

Planet Waves Daily Oracle for Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014

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Relationships are a delicate, sensitive dance. You can take nothing for granted — and while that may seem like torture to those who desire only stability and consistency, it is the more likely path to healthy interaction. We have all discovered at some point that relationships can be dangerous. We can invest enormous amounts of self-esteem into them, alter the course of our lives and make commitments that may take decades to work out.

The Astrology of New Year’s Eve 2014

Posted by Len Wallick

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Len Wallick explores how the astrology for the end of 2014 and the beginning of 2015 features implications of both blatant and subtle events combining to guide your life. If you can both heed the subtle and handle the blatant in proportion, you’ll be in good shape.

Turning the Calendar, Turning a Corner

Posted by Amanda Painter

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Amanda Painter notes that we already experienced an energetic reset button with the Capricorn New Moon just over a week ago; yet culturally speaking New Year’s Day is when we release the year that was and set intentions for the year about to be. Whether 2014 for you has been more triumph or trial, she wishes you ease and joy in implementing its lessons in 2015, with this roundup of recent columns on Planet Waves.

Planet Waves Daily Oracle for Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2014

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You’re likely to see changes in your financial picture and by all indications changes means improvements. It’s essential that you consider your economic and creative potential as something tangible and real which is more a feeling than it is a thought. If what you learned last month has taken root then a space should be open inside you.

Success or Excess? Mars Opposite Jupiter

Posted by Amanda Painter

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Amanda Painter sees Mars opposite Jupiter as the poster children for this week between Christmas and New Year’s. For some, it’s easy to coast in a mode of excess, though the astrology cautions being aware of that. Taken consciously, this aspect could help you start your resolutions early.

Take and Give

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It’s the end of the year, when those with discretionary income often consider philanthropy. Award-winning editorial cartoonist Jen Sorensen wonders how the “giving years” of the very rich compare to how they’ve lived the rest of their lives.

Planet Waves Daily Oracle for Monday, Dec. 29, 2014

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Your professional environment is changing rapidly. Certain things are showing up that seem to be setbacks; other developments appear to be helpful. For the moment, I suggest you not make up your mind about which is which and what is what. At this point, anything can have any influence. I suggest you take a deliberative approach and allow every influence to reveal its true nature in the long term, rather than assigning it a role straight away.

2014 in Reflection

Posted by Amanda Moreno

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Columnist Amanda Moreno reflects on 2014 and the way her personal narratives and spiritual path have changed. The resulting essay leads her to ponder the implications of the Uranus-Pluto square and the importance of remembering to keep love and soul at the center as we move forward.

Planet Waves Daily Oracle for Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014

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When you sense the fear that making a particular choice is risky, pause and ask yourself just what you stand to lose — and though it may not occur to you, what you might gain. Being conscious this way will help you avoid secret fears running your life, and at the moment that’s a possibility. But there is power, as in strength and creative potential, wrapped up in that fear.

The Relationship Review

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A “seeker of truth and inner freedom” from a young age, Joshua Levin writes, “I was six years old when I asked my mother, ‘What are we all doing here?’ Seriously.” He offers his relationship review process as “one possible template to help us stay clear, connected, open, and engaged.”

Planet Waves Daily Oracle for Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014

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Whatever you must do to forget your old sense of limitation, or to trick yourself out of thinking that it matters, do it now. Plan outrageous things, and dare to start doing them; imagine your greatest success and dare to think that it’s possible at this moment rather than far off in the future.