Mars is retrograde.
Planet Waves
There is some astrology happening: unpredictable, powerful and potentially challenging. It could shake up the social order, encouraging you to break out your individuality amid the tribal environment. Mars retrograde will shuffle your thinking -- your preconceptions and ideas about how things are -- and give you something tangible to consider, something real and immediate. Read more...  

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Mercury Stationing Direct, Mars Still Retrograde

Posted by Amy Elliott


We’re in the final week of the present Mercury retrograde, which has been almost concealed under the other unusual astrology surrounding it — the eclipses, which are now over; and Mars retrograde. The period when Mercury prepares to station direct is usually a time of revelations: of hidden truths emerging, and patterns coming together.

Planet Waves Daily Oracle for Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018

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There’s something in the human spirit that takes authority, and something that loves to submit to authority and leader-worship. But as we enter another age of human consciousness, this is one trip we’re going to need to get beyond. Indeed, there are far better roads to leadership, and you are, at the moment, blessed with them being available to you.

Meet Gustavo Petro, Colombian Former Guerilla & Leftist Who Mounted Historic Campaign for Presidency

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Right-wing politician Iván Duque has been sworn in as Colombia’s new president. Duque has vowed to roll back key parts of Colombia’s landmark peace deal with FARC rebels. Just before his inauguration, Democracy Now! spoke to Gustavo Petro, who placed second in this year’s presidential race.

Experts: If We Don’t Stop Climate Change, CA Fires “Will Seem Mild In Comparison to What’s Coming”

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The Mendocino Complex Fire in Northern California is now the largest wildfire ever recorded in California’s history. It started burning in July—the state’s hottest month on record. Of the 20 largest wildfires in California history, 15 have occurred since 2000.