Monthly Archives: December 2017

Four Winds Report for Dec. 16, 2017

Posted by Planet Waves

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Today looks like you can tap easily into some originality and independence; possibly even some level of wisdom or something akin to intuitive strategizing. That’s the Sagittarius Sun making a trine to Uranus and Pallas in Aries. You might apply these qualities to your holiday gift shopping and social-event scheduling, or to something more internal.

Medics, Observers & a Journalist Face 50 Years in Prison in First Trial of J20 Inauguration Protests

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Final arguments are underway today in Washington, D.C., in a case that could shape the future of free speech and the right to protest in the United States: the first trial of the nearly 200 people arrested during President Donald Trump’s inauguration.

Four Winds Report for Dec. 15, 2017

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Today the Moon joins a veritable stampede of planetary critters in Sagittarius, several of which are making interesting aspects to objects around the solar system. It looks like a good day to talk about what it means to nourish our feminine sides, as well as what it means to be a female spiritual warrior who leads from the heart.

Planet Waves Daily Oracle for Friday, Dec. 15, 2017

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Having a healthy relationship with your community is vital to having a fulfilled existence. But how many people have that? Who even considers the issue? Your solar charts suggest that you’ve adjusted your behavior with the people around you to fit in with their expectations. This has brought you the illusion of stability.

Planet Waves Weekly Horoscope for Dec. 14, 2017

Posted by Amy Elliott

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As we’ve all experienced, when you open a pressurized container, the gas or liquid inside rushes to come out. It’s an apt metaphor for a decidedly common human trait: cause a person to feel trapped in some way, or forbidden to do a specific thing, and the desire to break the bonds becomes a powerful drive. Saturn finally leaving your sign Tuesday night is likely to feel like a momentous release.

Getting Oriented in the ‘New Normal’

Posted by Amanda Painter

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With so much going on in the news that stirs up fear, trauma and a sense of powerlessness, it’s especially gratifying and surprising when something actually goes right: on Tuesday, the citizens of Alabama voted in a special election to put Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate Doug Jones into the seat vacated by current U.S. Secretary of State Jeff Sessions.

Meet Jessica Leeds, Who Recalls Being Groped by Trump & Is Calling for Congress to Investigate

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Amid the mounting number of lawmakers calling on President Trump to resign over multiple claims of sexual harassment and assault, we speak with one of Trump’s accusers. This week, New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand became the fifth senator to call for Trump to step down.

Four Winds Report for Dec. 14, 2017

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Today the Sun and Mercury make aspects to outer planets named after a divine couple from Tolkien’s legendarium. Manwe and Varda are the King and Queen of the Valar (basically, gods). When they were together, Tolkien wrote, Manwe’s sight and Varda’s hearing were elevated.

Getting Oriented

Posted by Amanda Painter

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Amanda Painter suggests the astrology this week and next appears to speak to the concept of ‘spiritual warrior’ in a few ways that may be key, as you make your way through everything from social and familial holiday obligations, to personal difficulty, to the highly charged political and cultural conversations and events dominating the news and social media.

Planet Waves Daily Oracle for Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017

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The Sun is about to leave your sign and Saturn is about to arrive. This is like your Bar Mitzvah, only it’s the real thing. You are being reminded that you are an actual woman or man, someone who is capable of taking your destiny into your hands. That capability, that capacity or potential, is now ready to express itself through you.