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The World Tapestry: Did the World Just Implode??? Part 3

Part 1 Part 2 Moving on now to the United States chart with the Uranus Station to Retrograde… The Western, third quadrant, above-the-horizon dominance comes into play with the Uranus Rx chart for the United States, pointing to the emphasis on relationships in a very public way. I have no doubt of Jupiter as the chart

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The World Tapestry: Did the World Just Implode??? Part 2

As I move into this new section of the article from part 1, I find it especially telling to see today’s Moon now triggering the Mercury-Mars perfected square set for tomorrow. I won’t analyze the chart but you might enjoy seeing it because it’s clearly partile: Since I’ll only post this one chart for the

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The World Tapestry: Did the World Just Implode??? Part 1

“Life pops up in the weirdest, most unexpected places,” said author James Leo Herlihy. With that in mind, please bear with my writing in what will appear to be a disjointed ramble. There is method to my madness. Some weeks ago, Rob Brezsny posted a cute photo of an iguana with a butterfly on its head.

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World Tapestry: Another Suicide Attack in Istanbul

In the midst of my working on another article today, the following news has been pouring in from Istanbul where another suicide attack has been set off at Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport, a massive airport with an international terminal where the bombings have occurred. This is the latest of attacks not only in Turkey but throughout

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Holy Terror, Part 1

I had only been studying astrology a little over a year when a tragedy hit someone close to me at the time. A complex tale, the person’s father, years before, had moved to a country far from his and his father’s birthplace. Over the course of the next roughly 20 years, the father had launched

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The Language of Music – The Language of Astrology, Part 2

Continuing from The Language of Music – The Language of Astrology, Part 1: When I first began this article, The Language of Music – The Language of Astrology, I wasn’t expecting to have a part 2. But then I thought about it: These comments were inspired by a musician who awakened my own thoughts related to

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Burkina Faso in Flux, Part 2

Burkina Faso in Flux, Part 1 The 4th house rises in the Solar Return (SR). Are you surprised? I’m not. Take note of the MC at an anaretic degree of 29 Taurus 46. Mars sits at the apex of this chart, and yet it seems Mars–just about a week after the Independence Day anniversary–came and

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Burkina Faso in Flux, Part 1

Please note: In 2015, after I wrote this article, my understandings of the quindecile, a 24° aspect, were born out of the new–mathematically accurate–name for the 165° aspect, now called undecaquartisextile. Please read about the Undecaquartisextile as its related aspect patterns which can be found in the Pluto – Full On series. You’ll find the Pluto – Full

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Migrants? Minorities? Let’s Call It What It Is: The Global Refugee Crisis

UPDATE: September 10, 2015. For those who don’t get this, I’m expressing my views below for the same reason Nicholas Kristof has done so again today in his newest column, “Compassion for Refugees Isn’t Enough.” Please take time to read not only my words, but both of the Kristof columns as well. This article will be

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