Category: Uranus-Pluto square

Greta Thunberg, One of the Wise Children
“Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life’s longing for itself. They come through you but not from you, And though they are with you yet they belong not to you. You may give them your love but not your thoughts, For they have their own thoughts. [...]
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Happy Valentine’s Day!
With the lovers Mars and Venus both in hot and impulsive Aries, opposite the Moon in Libra, the sign of relationships, this looks like quite a zingy sort of day— and indeed a day to focus on relationships. Later in the day, the Moon will trigger that ferocious Uranus-Jupiter-Pluto [...]
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The State We’re In
“Society suddenly finds itself put back into a state of momentary barbarism; it appears as if a famine, a universal war of devastation, had cut off the supply of every means of subsistence; industry and commerce seem to be destroyed; and why? Because there is too much civilisation, too [...]
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UK Election: Striking A Balance
This surreally dreary British election campaign is apparently the closest-run in a generation. The opinion polls bounce back and forth between Labour and Conservative. From the public discourse, you might not suspect that there are serious issues to be resolved.  There’s little talk [...]
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Astrology of Now: Close Thunder, Distant Music… Dance
The astrology of the coming weeks promises high drama, epic sweep and lasting impact. No one is likely to get away unmoved: some of us will go up and some of us will go down, some of us will watch it on TV. There will be endings, but there will also be music and sweet […]
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Mark Rylance: Being Saturn
Lush with satin and velvet, beautifully lit by candles and England’s cool northern daylight, the TV adaptation of Wolf Hall is as enthralling as the book. At the centre of the bedizened, voluptuous court of Henry VIII, there is a still, dark point, Thomas Cromwell. For more on the story [...]
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The Mighty Pen, Symbol of Reason
Twelve people at the offices of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo were gunned down on January 7. In the same week, Saudi blogger Raif Badawi received the first 50 lashes of his 1000-lash sentence for blasphemy, ironically, an echo of the Charlie Hebdo cover that caused such offense in [...]
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December Horoscopes
You wouldn’t expect a year like 2014 to sidle out quietly would you? Nope, it’s more of a door-slamming, hair-tossing, name-calling kind of exit. But before we get to the end of the month, there is a lot of intriguing planetary activity that promises to make December 2014 [...]
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Virgins, Black Power, African Liberation…
The month of Virgo was beautiful here, one warm soft day follows another. But the weather was also strange and unseasonable. The nights draw in but the days are as warm as summer. It’s dreamlike. Being deep in the dream of Virgo this year — with the help of an opposition from [...]
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Astrology of Now: Open Enemies
Walk into Libra’s garden, the seventh house of the chart, and you will find yourself in a bower of sweet scented roses, treading on forget-me-nots, violas, love-in-the-mist. You might stroll down a lover’s walk through dripping wisteria to a summerhouse by a romantic lake. The [...]
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Get Serious About Saturn in Scorpio
Saturn in Scorpio September 13, 1924 – December 2, 1926  October 22, 1953 – January 12, 1956 May 13, 1956 – October 10, 1956  November 29, 1982 – May 6, 1983 August 24, 1983 – November 16, 1985  October 5, 2012 – December 23, 2014 June 14, 2015 – [...]
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RIP Robin Williams
When Robin Williams was on comic form, he made visions with words that tumbled out of his mouth and mind with an electrifying force and speed that was almost hallucinatory. His imagination was as wild and free-wheeling as a dolphin at play, or sometimes like a loose cable spraying sparks. [...]
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Astrology of Now: All Change, Please, All Change
If you remember the end of A Hard Day’s Night, you’ll have some idea of what to expect from this Full Moon. The film follows The Beatles for the 36 hours leading up to a live performance in 1964. The final sequence of the film is the concert. The camera cuts back and forth between [...]
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The Paedophile Scandal in Westminster
A massive, long-buried scandal is erupting in Britain. For decades, a network of paedophiles that included members of parliament, ministers and top civil servants operated in London, and across the UK — allegedly. Children, mainly boys, were taken from children’s homes and passed [...]
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Astrology of Now: Battle for the Throne of Ishtar
“…Syrians and Iraqis are both trapped between dictators on the one hand and extremists on the other. An unhappy choice.” from today’s Economist on-line. Yes, that sounds like the situation for a lot of people — more or less — caught in the crossfire of the [...]
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Spring Forward
The roiling, tumultuous energy of this spring seems to be in full spate already, but it promises to become stronger and stronger into April. The question is: how do we shoot the rapids in our own little coracles without tumbling into the flood? There is no getting away from the fact that the [...]
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Woody Allen’s Pluto-Uranus Transit
Chart data is from astrodatabank. I can’t tell if Woody Allen is a child molester from looking at his astrological chart. No one can. But I can tell you that transiting Pluto-Venus is smack-dab on his North Node in Capricorn in the fifth house of children. The North Node is your point of [...]
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Zeitgeist: Women in Power
The defence ministers of Norway, Sweden, the Netherlands, and Germany. Here a picture truly does say a thousand words. You don’t need me to explain why it’s momentous. The photograph  was taken on Saturday February 1 at around 3pm and on the telephone of the Dutch minister. From [...]
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Uranus Square Pluto Digest
Astrologer by Milo Winter (1919)  from Aesop for Children. When Mercury, the planet of information, chooses to turn tail and go back over his own orbit, it’s time for reviewing a situation. We’re coming up to Mercury Rx across Pisces and Aquarius (starting February 6). Pisces and [...]
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Tig Notaro: Crying Till You Laugh
Last year, Tig Notaro had quite an interesting four months. To begin with, she contracted pneumonia. The cure almost killer her though. A flesh-eating bacteria invaded her gut and she had to go to hospital where she hovered between life and death or a while. When she came out, her mother [...]
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