Monthly Archives: July 2016

Mars and New Moon: Be Real, Be Bold

Posted by Amy Elliott


This year’s Leo New Moon seems to work with the typical Leo themes of creative works and leadership, but at a deeper level. Amy Elliott suggests you may wish to consider your desired contribution to the world, and the steps involved in getting there this week — especially if it nudges you toward the edge of your comfort zone.

Warm Fuzzies and Cold Realities

Posted by Planet Waves

Marcy Franck, newly arrived in Chios, Greece on July 24. Photo by Marcy Franck.

Marcy Franck is currently in Greece bringing supplies and human caring to Syrian refugees in Greece. In this installment, she describes a visit to a refugee girl who needs dental care, the currency of stickers, and the art of power-shopping for groceries for a hungry family from a government-run camp.

The Helpers Are Helping

Posted by Planet Waves

Marcy Franck and another volunteer at Souda Camp in Greece. Photo by Marcy Franck.

Amanda Painter’s dear friend from high school, Marcy Franck, is currently in Greece bringing supplies and a heartful of human caring to Syrian refugees in Greece. We’ll be posting her updates over the course of the next week. Here are the first two as we catch up with her postings on Facebook.

This Is What Democracy Looks Like

Posted by Amy Jacobs


There is a phrase popular among progressive activists for use in chants and hashtags: “This Is What Democracy Looks Like.” It is a call to remember that protests, resistance, and speaking truth to power are healthy aspects of a society whose government is intended to reflect the will of the people.

All Along

Posted by Len Wallick


Mercury’s ingress to Virgo tomorrow will begin a long period in which Mercury will traverse the length of two full signs within the boundaries of one. The implication: it may be a long journey through the rest of this season, especially if you live in the U.S. Len Wallick suggests you may want to prepare and pace yourself.

Democracy Now! — Friday, July 29, 2016

Posted by Planet Waves


Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has made history by becoming the first woman to accept a major-party presidential nomination. However, protests continued to break out on the DNC floor as chants of “No more war” could be heard throughout the final night. Democracy Now! met up with one group of delegates from California just after they walked out.

Planet Waves Daily Oracle for Friday, July 29, 2016

Posted by Planet Waves


You’re under enormous pressure, and you’re turning it into power. There is one simple truth you must face, which is that you are now in a position where you establish or at least observe the basic terms of reality. Give them the space to agree or disagree and you will discover that you have far more in common than you thought.

Planet Waves Monthly Horoscope for August, 2016

Posted by Eric F Coppolino


This is a separate post with just the extended Planet Waves monthly forecasts for August 2016, 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 Backstage Pass holders. They are also emailed directly to all subscribers, including basic subscribers.