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Integration and a Mercury Station

Posted by Amanda Painter

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Although the astrology has been relatively quiet this first week following the eclipse season, I’ve definitely noticed a sense of things still feeling unsettled. Some of that may relate to Mercury and Mars still retrograde but nearing their respective direct stations. Some of it could be due to the fact that no matter how pivotal events like eclipses can be, we still have to figure out how to integrate them into the unbroken continuum of our daily lives — and of social contexts with much longer arcs.

“This Church Is a Criminal Enterprise”: Former Priest & Survivor Speak Out on PA Catholic Sex Abuse

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In Pennsylvania, a grand jury report has revealed that more than 300 Catholic priests sexually abused 1,000 children, and possibly thousands more, over seven decades, and that church leadership covered up the abuse.

Integration and a Mercury Station

Posted by Amanda Painter

Photo by Amanda Painter

Although the astrology has been relatively quiet this first week following the eclipse season, Amanda Painter has noticed things still feeling unsettled. Some of that may relate to Mercury and Mars still retrograde but nearing their respective direct stations (Mercury stations on Sunday), along with a post-eclipse integration period.

Planet Waves Daily Oracle for Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018

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Forget about trying to process this all with your rational mind. Oh, right, you’ve already figured that out. It only gets more interesting from here, and I don’t mean that in the “Old Chinese Curse” sense of the word. Interesting means life holds your interest, which is good for everyone. Take it easy with the cosmic messenger energy.

Parents of Murdered Parkland Student Joaquin Oliver on Using Art to Demand End to Gun Violence

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Students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, return to class today, amid heavy security, after summer break. Among the students killed at Stoneman Douglas High School was Joaquin Oliver. On Tuesday, Democracy Now! spoke to Joaquin’s parents.