Monthly Archives: January 2017

Staying Awake in Wild Times

Posted by Eric F Coppolino

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In this media-themed program, I look at the Uranus-Eris conjunction, Mars on the Aries Point, as well as the forthcoming Venus retrograde. In the last segment, I bring in Andrew McLuhan as my guest, and we consider what’s going on within us and around us. For my musical guests, we have Simon & Garfunkel, with songs that are (gasp!) 50 years old and sound as fresh as the day they were recorded.

How You Think, What You Feel

Posted by Len Wallick

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The Sun in fixed Aquarius is reaching a point where it will be resonating strongly with a large number of celestial objects in cardinal signs. As Len Wallick sees it, this puts you in a position either to make conscious choices or create unintended consequences based on how you think and what you feel.

Democracy Now! — Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017

Posted by Planet Waves

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On Monday night, after Trump fired acting Attorney General Sally Yates over her refusal to defend Trump’s Muslim ban, many commentators compared the incident to the infamous Saturday Night Massacre in 1973, when then-Attorney General Elliot Richardson and his deputy resigned after President Richard Nixon ordered Richardson to fire the special prosecutor investigating the Watergate scandal.

Four Winds Report for Jan. 31, 2017

Posted by Planet Waves

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At a certain point in a person’s desire for spiritual ‘enlightenment’, a crucial concept becomes clear: enlightenment does not mean receiving as many lofty, esoteric teachings as possible from all the best gurus. It means offering yourself to ‘hold the world together’ in whatever small ways you can. That is, it means loving as a verb.

Democracy Now! — Monday, Jan. 30, 2017

Posted by Planet Waves

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Thousands of protesters flooded airports across the United States over the weekend after President Donald Trump signed an executive order Friday temporarily banning all refugees from entering the country, and barring access for 90 days to nationals from seven majority-Muslim nations.

Imbolc: In the Belly of the Stars

Posted by Eric Francis Coppolino

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February arrives at the depth of winter in most of the Northern Hemisphere, when we live in the shadow of cold, rain and snow. Within February’s first few days lies one of the four high holidays — or sabbats — of the pagan calendar, called Imbolc in Celtic times; one of the four “cross-quarter days.”

Mercury Conjunct Pluto, Refugees and Airport Protests

Posted by Eric Francis Coppolino

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Sunday, Mercury formed a conjunction to Pluto in Capricorn. Two months ago, prior to Mercury retrograde, I suggested that the most obvious symbolism in the retrograde process involved a near-conjunction between the two points. Then Mercury backed off, and crossed back in to Sagittarius, where it made a near-conjunction to the Galactic Core, and then went direct.

Monday Morning Horoscope for Jan. 30, 2017

Posted by Eric F Coppolino

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You seem to have passed a psychic kidney stone. By that I mean that your ‘unconscious’ mind, the one that blazes to life when you dream, has been working out a puzzle or a problem. This may have been irritating you in ways that you have not put words to yet. They will come gradually, as you make the connections. What you’re feeling is likely to speak in subtle sensation before you’re able to translate it into words.

Four Winds Report for Jan. 30, 2017

Posted by Planet Waves

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Today will involve a variety of aspects from inner planets to centaurs. This suggests a general theme of alchemical transmutation: taking past struggles and difficulties and making them into something new and better. Sometimes we allow ourselves to become fixated on particular injuries. When that happens, we temporarily cease to evolve and to remain open.

Planet Waves Daily Oracle for Monday, Jan. 30, 2017

Posted by Planet Waves

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There must be some extraordinary sexual vibes moving through your life and your body now. But Westerners almost always wrap anxiety and guilt around their experiences of pleasure and pleasure-seeking, so when the snake does its spiral dance and rises from its silent coil we often have to deal with excess negative emotion.