Brought to You by the Sun

Posted by Len Wallick

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Seasons are a function of Earth’s relationship with the Sun. That’s the truth, and today Len Wallick guides you in a brief exploration of how that truth forms the backbone of astrology. Of course, you don’t have to take Len’s word for it. You can see the truth for yourself, but only if you choose to do so.

Breathing Room

Posted by Amanda Painter

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Do you feel ready for a breath of fresh air — or any kind of air, for that matter? Astrologically, we’re about to get one, when the Sun enters Libra on Friday for the equinox. Amanda Painter considers the Sun’s conjunction to Vesta in the equinox chart, plus aspects involving Venus and Mars that factor into the need for some breathing room, and constructive ways to access it.

One Step, One Stitch at a Time

Posted by Len Wallick

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It is always important to be present in the moment, but often it is also helpful to be aware of where you are over a longer span of time. Today, Len Wallick offers both a look back and a glimpse ahead so that you can better appreciate this moment as well as your place in it.

Tending New Ground, in a New Way

Posted by Amanda Painter

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No matter how much other ‘progress’ we make, it won’t matter until we face and commit to changing harmful behavior patterns, and act to heal the environment — our home. By healing the environment we can heal ourselves; by healing ourselves, the world slowly heals. Amanda Painter looks at this weekend’s astrology through that symbiotic lens.

In the Air

Posted by Len Wallick

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In the aftermath of hurricanes and other current events, Len Wallick today directs your attention to the wind. From its origins (which include the Sun and Moon), to its effects, the wind carries information from far and wide to even the most isolated. Included with that data are answers.

What’s Going On

Posted by Len Wallick

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To recover your power and reduce the risk of speculation, you must start by verifying information. As Len Wallick interprets the astrology and corresponding events of the recent past, once your data is no longer subject to question, you can do even more. You can question the ongoing.

Looking Beyond the Devil in the Details

Posted by Amanda Painter

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When Mercury re-enters Virgo in direct motion late Saturday night, waiting for it just inside the doorstep are the hypothetical point Transpluto and Mars. That whole crew will be making a trine to Juno. Amanda Painter considers how to use this energy constructively, as well as notices the inherent need for caution and awareness. ‘Easy does it’ is still the mantra du jour.

Not Too Soon

Posted by Len Wallick

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There’s been a lot going on both above us and here below over the past few weeks. As the Leo New Moon and solar eclipse has waxed towards tomorrow’s Full Moon in Pisces, it’s been busy. Even so, Len Wallick has a suggestion for you today: take a break. It’s not too soon to think about how the Full Moon to follow will not take place until after the Sun has flipped.

Evident and Otherwise

Posted by Len Wallick

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Neptune is hard to know. As Len Wallick reads correlations from above to below, Neptune seems to be making itself better known. Based on what history has to say, such an emergence corresponds to a special time you can participate with to define the future in ways both evident and otherwise.

Fire Fire, Burning Bright

Posted by Amanda Painter

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The dual nature of fire is almost a cliche: how it can be warming, life giving and inspirational, yet can burn metaphorical bridges and cause literal destruction. There’s a lot of fire in the sky now. Amanda Painter suggests that how you feel it and how you use it may depend partly on personal circumstances, but what matters most is the awareness you bring to it.

Still Standing, Still Under the Sky

Posted by Len Wallick

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He’s back. Back from the path of eclipse totality and all that followed, Len Wallick’s column is here today proposing a protocol offered in your service. Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to consider all that’s evident with a mind open enough to accommodate every possible understanding.

Astrological Alchemy, Post-Eclipse

Posted by Amanda Painter

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Relative to the eclipse in Leo that began the week, solar Virgo seems to follow along with an appropriate emphasis on correlating and digesting what you’ve just experienced. Amanda Painter offers some thoughts on the end-of-week astrological highlights, including Venus moving into Leo and the Sun-Mercury conjunction that signals Mercury’s retrograde midpoint.