Love and the New York Stock Exchange, Astrology for October 2018

October 16th, 2018
“Not that any true adept would say aught against the naturalness and sacredness of pure sexual relationships; but that, to become an adept one must expand the finite into the Infinite, the personal into the Universal, man into Parabrahm- if one so choose to designate that Thing Unspeakable.”   -H.P.Blavatsky, Collected Writings volume 4, pg. 342
 Love and the New York Stock Exchange astrology chart May 17, 1792; crazy aspects coming?! With transiting Pluto squaring NYSE natal Moon, transiting Mars opposing NYSE natal Uranus into next monday then on to November Election to conjunct NYSE Pluto~~~~~~ Stock Market tumbles and falls into troubling times with strong restructuring, need of fixing fault lines and ways of cheating? Is it legalized gambling or fixed affair? A major event or scandal scars trust and necessitates change or structure or rules of operation? Pluto can indicate need to regenerate pureness. Temporary fall in certain stocks? Or do plutocrats and corporate rulership dictate powerfully controlled changes of leadership and day to day rules? Uranus retrograde into midterm elections and into new year gives conflicting messages. Uranus near conjunct NYSE Saturn and oppose NYSE Neptune gives air of much progressive change and risk taking, surprises, upsets, sudden turn arounds, vicissitudes and reversals. Yea, Yea; sounds like your love life? Perhaps.
Look to Oct. 18th to 31st for the craziest times of the month. Oct 19th,23rd, 24th, 25th, ands 31st the most intense for
Love Drama, sudden changes of likes and dislikes, on and off and on and off again relations in love and business; zany and unpredictable relations, sudden arousal or sudden turn off. World events and storms in politics, economics, weather make for electrically charged super magnetic associations and love life. Those who suffer with wrong use of drugs, meds, addictive emotions, or negativity, attachment, obsessions, fixations, anger, jealousy, etc; LOOK OUT, troubled times ahead. Those who are creative, spiritually minded, in need of freedom, more creativity, amour and adventure, this may be your time. Sudden joyful meetings and a comings together of higher minded heart sparked souls! For others, sudden partings and jolting truths forcing change. Sudden endings and new beginnings. Astrological aspects have a higher and lower resonance, each individual out of freedom attunes to. The idea is to resonate to higher, rather than lower octave of experience. Scorpio, Taurus, Aquarius, Leo signs, planets, houses, most strongly affected. Pisces, Capricorn, Virgo, and Cancer signs/planets/houses need to surrender to higher voice of conscience and not take things too personally, letting go of mischief makers and repeat offenders. Oct. 26th and Oct. 29th best days to make positive step forward with right facts and footing. While some here learn to burn pure in love and truth, others burn to learn hard lessons of attachment, fear, lack of universal love and truth.
Thus the last half of October is looking zany crazy love stormy astral karma wintery, yet for some highly charged creative and zesty etheric positively bouncy and luscious with inner springs.
Next talks- November 9th at Theosophical Society in Berkley Mi. 7pm on Finding the Goddess, the Divine Feminine Sophia. Nove 15th at Birmingham Community House Astrological Forecast for 2019 into 2020! see you then!
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Calendar of Soul for Michaelmas

October 1st, 2018

Descending into being’s stillness depth
Arousing will and cause to stir
Shining adventure, inner renewing
the ‘Self’, a light, a sun gift
sparkling through autumn’s feeling
lifting, enwarming sun seed striving
thriving, enkindling
wisdom’s light and love
In flowering awakening Soul Life.


-rudolf steiner, 


A robert of mayflower rendering, calendar of Soul michaelmas 2018

Astrology Predictions Sept. 2018 into Jan. 2019, Robert of Mayflowers News and Views

September 4th, 2018

Astrological News and Spiritual Views, September 2018
into January 2019.
Robert of Mayflower, astrological consultant, speaker.
author of ‘Astrological Aspects, the Art’
and ‘Laws of Hermetic Wisdom’, ‘The Hermetic Dream’,
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Nov. 10th talk ‘Angels, Heroes, and Gods ~ Initiation and the free mind.’
The Spiritual Path, the nature of Suffering, joy, descent and re-ascent, completion processes ancient and new, emptiness and luminance.
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Sept 5 Mercury in Virgo until Sept 22 adding to the critical mind
needing constructive postive input and output. Time to clean up negative or lost in space thoughts and get back to the school of life.

Sept. 6-7th Saturn direct from retrograde, Mercury trine Uranus and Saturn making grand trine, Sun oppose Neptune. Pressures top down, bottom up for truth, but hard to find. Political/Corporate manipulation of social cultural realities and concerns; lies and deceit along with startling revelations of what was once secret. Insatiable needs and melt downs? The power for change, for some a change of power. Many hanging on to bitter end. Good time for yoga and meditation, long walks and few deep patient breaths. Need to back off those things making you feel tired and drained, over burdened, over used, and feeling like you are going nowhere. Good for practical planning and envisioning better futures. Work to solidify good ‘thinks and things’ in your life. Appreciate, don’t depreciate. No expectations, no let downs, No appointments, no disappointments. In fact, don’t point at all, go round and embrace all sides for awhile. Avoid inflationary statements and deflationary situations. Keep a balance, the middle way, the golden mean. Love everyone, you don’t have to like em.

Sept 8th Venus in Libra square Mars in Capricorn. Art vs Money, love vs security clash. For those who can handle it, erotic or romanic romantic robust sensuality or sense of arousal and need for proper outlet or expression. Passion for work and art. A sense of happiness heading home or toward long term security, love, friendship. Wanting to move away from negativity and more towards peace and love, friendship with a goal.

Sept 10 Mars goes into Aquarius (till mid November) and is near square again to Uranus (exact on 18th, see below). Such aspect brings out the maverick freedom fighter with a lust for progress and change, but also the suddenly angry violator, trespassers of others rights. Good for sudden telling of truths or revealing unknown before now facts. Venus/Moon’s Node/Lilith come into play here too with Mars Uranus bringing ‘Wild Women’ together with ‘Wild Men’ triggering either amazing love adventure or notorious conflict/resolution and warring among opposites, or the sexes. For many, an up and down, sudden turn around, sudden fling or throw back time. Higher Truth, Love and Compassion, and much patience and wisdom will be needed at this time to avoid conflict. Sudden threat or explosive situations.

Sept 12th Jupiter sextile Pluto, Venus opposes Uranus, and later in day Venus sextile to Saturn. Powerful alliances in both money and love. Unsettling facts for some, for others highly exciting prospects, unions and adventure, plans. Some feel suddenly forsaken or thrown out of situation. Some escape or free self from difficult circumstances. Sudden turn of luck. Danger in gambling.

Sept 13 Mercury oppose Neptune, dreams and ideals, plans for the future; or lies and misleading facts, false promises. Avoiding the truth, not wanting to face the facts. The creation of illusion or false premise. At times, truth vs lie confrontation. Blurry thinking or perceiving, seeing. Idealists and mystical inclinations.

End of September into October, Pluto midpoint Jupiter/Neptune midpoint brings urge to go beyond limits, speculations beyond measure, possible great losses, (or for few ‘gains’?) ;for some great gain or connection, union, joint venture. For some possible end to unreasonable plans and hopes/desires without measure, possible strong losses in investments and markets, danger of too risky or speculative involvement, bankruptcies and loss. Danger of wanting to make money without working or making true effort. Pluto here too can be sudden reckoning and need to correct ill thought out plans, need to heal obvious blunders in ecological and economic thinking. Tendency to over criticize others to avoid working on oneself. The end of a dream or false hope and the rebirth of simple life style and renewed sanity. Need to avoid obsessive compulsive trying to help others you can’t help, or who don’t even want your help in the first place. Taking things too personally. Tricky time for all major investments both financially and emotionally, personally. Having said this, I also want to say such aspect may be playing into 2020 Saturn conjunct Pluto and setting a base for a more singular world wide economic plan attempting to set pattern for more regularity and control, hopefully more peace and less paranoid arms bulging and building, more gardening and humanitarian taking care of each other in both necessities, health, and education. Pluto on the Jupiter/Neptune point in Capricorn is also the midpoint between Jupiter/Uranus in Aquarius midpoint and the Jupiter Pluto midpoint in Sagittarius indicating goodness and creativity anew coming out of this time along with the stress and pressure of our individual and collective labor pains of love attempting to give birth to higher consciousness conducive to greater world peace, joy and wisdom.
With Uranus trine USA Progressed Moon (in Sagittarius Rising Chart) exact Sept. 21 but influencing the month, Women seem on the rise and ever more empowered and smart on the move upwards, possible announcements and major exciting moves in politics and futurism. New discoveries and break throughs, new thought combined with force of feeling positive.
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Sept. 18th (influences 19th to 20th Sept) Mars square Uranus, can bring brave courageous action and sudden arousal of virtuous and creative action. Take care to play it safe here; crazy danger around this day. Such aspect can precipitate unnecessary violence, anger, negative emotion, escalating troubles, wrong gun play, accidents, crashes, storms, strong winds, loss of patience, hasty moves triggering blow ups, crazy ups and downs, wild news, and nasty vibes and environs. Flips and turn arounds, upsets, hasty premature actions. Great aspect for experimenting in music and the arts, but tendency to get too forceful or loud, over the edge, without boundaries or allegiance to harmony, beauty. Basically, the last month has been the public crucifixion and psychic execution of the ‘Strip Naked Magazine Mind’ and ‘Agent 007’ mentality that one can grow up, be filthy rich, take the house down, assertively win the woman, beat the casino and enemy against all odds, and sail at the end of the movie into an eternal sunset of pleasure. The false image of winning by beating up the enemy seems wrong to me. Some see these times as an etheric crucifixion of the Christ, the Universal love and truth, the universal friend. How do we convert or be alchemists in transforming negativities to positivities? None-the-less , this aspect of Mars Uranus once again triggers all geo-political hotspots and maniac people looking for trouble and fights without wisdom, foresight nor hindsight, attempting to stir change but wherein nothing really changes for the better, just on going conflicts and perpetual warring. Its crazy to keep causing further suffering without thought of long term future consequences for self and other, the world. Here wisdom needs oversee partial genius and short sighted hasty quick intention. The road to hell is paved with good intention. Virtuous action long term and for the good of all is called for. a need to peacefully and patiently look deeper into self and other. Courage for truth holds us all sacred at core, live that. Stocks, politics, and weather can be a bit strange and full of vicissitudes. Good time to stop going through changes and root deeper into cooking, cleaning, making home, being regular reliable and trustworthy at work and play, diet and sleep, exercise and spiritual practice. Work on self to more creative change world around.

Sept 22nd 9:55 pm est Autumn Equinox, day equal to night, and days now start to get shorter and nights longer till winter solstice in December. Sacred time for all spiritual and earthly cultures throughout history. To the ancient Celts and Druids, early essene, and many more, Autumn Equinox (when the Sun enters the astrological sign Libra) is the esoteric (inner spiritual) beginning of the new year. This Autumn Equinox, Sun and Mercury are in artistic and legally balancing Libra and Sun opposes Chiron in Aries. Many seek some sort of reconciliation or new balance with self and other, world. Chiron wants to heal but with opposition take care not to re-new conflicts, making for a couple of weeks of opposite polarities lost for harmony, healing, balance, acknowledgement, and balanced communication. Political and economic conflict, or renewed struggle, stress and tension, warring, stormy. Sun/Mercury trine Mars and dark moon lilith gives strength to those willing to strive and work with others toward innovative and novel pursuits, new levels of negotiating, higher consciousness.. Now the time of ArcAngelic Inner Sun forces and intelligence, St. Michael time of inner awakening. Time of the Celtic New Year being reborn within us for sure.

Sept. 23 Mercury square Saturn and Mercury trine Mars. Truth tries to get out now. The Truth holds us all sacred or more fighting facts? Conservative restraint and discipline conflict with aggressive need to progress? For some over indulging leads to trouble/problems. Need to think before acting hastily. Some stuck in old ways and won’t let go of neither pleasure nor pain use to having. Addictions killing many here.Those working with and for benefit of others seem to achieve more success than lone dogs and aggressive or selfish hedonists, egotists, and playing without responsibilities to others benefit and growth.

Sept 21st to 24th (exact) Harvest full moon 2 degree Aries (10:52 pm est) Enjoy the 21st to Full Moon on 24th cus on 25th Sun/Saturn snaps us back to work and reality and things need fixing, patient wisdom, and healing.

Sept 25 Sun square Saturn, extremes in weather, cold shoulder or circumstance, hot headed? Need to fix something (teeth, car, facts and accounting for ). Good for hard work, catching up, getting more exercise or sleep. Bad for pushing too hard and always negative or complaining. If contemplative and thoughtfully wise, ‘light and love’ arises to solve or resolve difficult problems, solid long term solutions may arise; otherwise more patience and waiting. Some experience more road blocks and a need to pull it in tighter aligning oneself with the long term rather than short term and immediate results. Here haste makes waste.

Sept. 27th Sun trine Mars, strong talk or thrust to push things forward, align with smarter or wiser path and goal. A push in the right direction. A sense of ‘Go’. Good for exercise and gentle persuasion. Courage and passion for honest striving, yes; but don’t accidentally run over another’s good dream eh?!

Sept 30th. Pluto goes direct from retrograde since last April. Should start to give better sense of where we are really going and better sense of future down the road. Hopefully lots of emotional stress and feeling stuck now gets worked out with compassion and patience for everyone’s higher self. Pluto often associated with really selfish moves, jealousy, negative emotions, attachment, hatred and more. Good for compassion and wisdom’s two wings to enlightenment and freedom.

End of Sept. into Oct. Pluto midpoints Jupiter/Neptune as Pluto close to midpoint of Jupiter/Uranus and Neptune/Pluto. Also first days of October, Saturn transit opposes USA Venus possibly indicating major pull back or drop in the markets, possible death or ending of some rich or famous politician, movie star, celebrity? Ego? False self? Or is it a sense of ending and new beginning for some. Fall from grace for some; loss of name, fame, money, love, respect. Falling out of love with past. Some dig into transformative alchemical renewal and healing or new start. Endings and new beginnings abound. Good time to retreat or go in deeper in research, renewal, cleaning, ridding of unneeded items, cleaning and fixing up. Early November Saturn oppose USA Jupiter, also Saturn opposing USA Sun next year makes for a number of months of serious need to find sure footing, predictable economics not up and down in extremes ever changing. Need for sound reliable security and control in an ever expanding and contracting, up and down swirling world. Sadness in high places. Need for long term planning, not hot shot maneuvering. A search for deeper meaning and purpose. Financial and World Market concerns for securing long term begin now and may last for few years.

Oct. 22 2018 and Jan 6 2019 Neptune transit conjunct USA Progressed Sun; for some confusion and stuck in weird weather, weird food, fake circumstance and unreal circumstances, escapism or illness. Good time to take it easy and avoid gamble or stress or investing in pipe dreams and false futures. Good for art, music, mystics, far future planning. Uranus retrograde into dec./jan on square to USA natal Pluto will continue stress and pressures to change old power structures into something more intelligent, creative, and freeing for all. Neptune inspires but can also melt things away. Weird transitions.

Nov. 16th Venus direct from retrograde since Oct. 5th, and on same day Nov. 16th Mercury goes retrograde. All ahead love, but crazy markets and politics? Follow your bliss and happiness, your virtue and creativity, not your projections and negative criticisms of others. Work on your beautiful self to tame the wild beast.

Nov. 24th Neptune goes direct, such aspect starts to wake many from false dreams and projections held onto for last year or more. Dreams come true start to appear in next months for some. Others wake up to better ground sure and facts that hold.

Nov 26 Sun conjunct Jupiter happiness overflows and flowers smile from the heart. Good day to share, reach out and connect or reconnect. Good day for friendships and prosperity, play, productivity. Avoid extremes or foolhardy gambling or over indulgence.

Nov 29 2018 and feb 19 2019 in USA Chart, transit of Uranus conjunction Progressed Venus, unpredictable Love life and strong shifts in American likes and dislikes. Need for new view of exactly what sex and love is, what its for, what is happiness and freedom, self and other. For some separation, for others quick uniting and coming together. Many seek fun and excitement over security and routine at this time. Tendency to rediscover roots and wings of love. Rewriting the book of love. Sudden shifts in likes and dislikes. Crazy hollywood, music, and entertainment news. Arts and crafts, music, love, higher intelligence thrives on such aspects. New cultural artistic fashion trends. New feel for life.

Dec.6th Mercury direct, mind clears up for right action and thoughts to carry us through holidays into new year.

Dec 7th new moon 15 sagittarius with Mars conjunct Neptune that day (influencing next few days or month even) leads to a few weeks of crazy talk from everyone, loose tongues and loose cannons, danger of food poisoning in parts, or ecological mess. Mars/Nep also can bring a mystifying loss of direction, discipline, and diet. On the positive side for those attuned, new truths and revelations spark new journeys and travel, future plans. Mars Neptune is very active imagination that may need practical direction. Truth is so important at this time.

Dec. 9th Moon occults Saturn and Pluto making for weird day of serious reckoning with bottom lines and end of the line projectories. Extremes in weather and/or emotions, tendency to be too serious and scary, controlling, severe. Good day to catch up to past rather than push futures. Delays or obstructions, or opportunities for patience and compassion and great wisdom to persevere. Stormy weather coming…?!

December 15th Jupiter transit conjunction to natal USA Sagittarius Rising Sign. Everybody wants to go big! Few listen and inwardly deepen. And yea, this is a party or play aspect, happiness and friendships abound. Postitive aspect for education, travel, prosperity, feeling happiness in general, positive voices for present into future. New sense of knowing. An ‘All Ahead, Go!’ sense of things. Lucky in love and money and friendships, connections.

Dec. 22 Full Moon in Cancer. Good time to take stock in home and heart, friends/family/togetherness, inner spirit callings. Peak out time indicating a really intense year ahead.

Dec. 24 Mercury square Neptune, loss of good judgement? or intuitive impulse buying?

January 1, 2019, transiting North Node oppose Pluto ` Intense experiences New Year’s Eve into New Year Day powerfully pushing one to strongly change one’s ways or get side tracked or pushed out in the difficulties and negative emotions. Good time to confess your love and wish for connection, not disconnect. Possible difficulties trusting, sharing, caring, believing in. Need to re-invest, or is it wanting to not invest in some one or something any more. Jealousy and negative emotions can over ride clear thinking. Need to purify or rid oneself of inner and outer toxic environments. This intense time of emotions and weather weirdly pushes us into Jan. 4th when Jupiter transit semi squares Pluto in USA Chart adding tensions to change or be changed by outer circumstances beyond one’s control or mind set. For some, power alliances arise. For some, forcing one’s own way on others brings negative and ill effect. Saturn semi square USA moon on jan 5th adds to the depressive cold mood. Could be severe weather and tough politics or social mood. Or do all these aspects indicate a great Spirit for change and progress, purifying and again trying to raise one’s consciousness to the virtues taught by every great religion throughout all time? The eclipse of Sun on Jan. 5th brings a sense of no going back, only going forward. Saturn transit oppose USA Sun Jan. 17th 2019 gives extremes in weather (cold cold cold in parts) and a sense that a lot has to change to bring about better state of affairs. Life may seem an endurance test at this time where its hard to see the fruits of one’s labor, nor happy futures. Need for discipline and long term view. A call for wisdom and deeper love. Happiness when alone.

June 2019 Pluto trine USA Neptune, again Sept 2019
Deeply moving spiritual events and experiences help all see we are one planet, one family of friends. Opportunities for world peace and peaceful resolutions appear now. This aspect very well may force many to grow up and face the coming Aquarian Age.
Aug 10 2019 progressed moon oppose natal Sun USA CHART! Full moon experience; many take it to the limit one more time.
Jupiter aspects in USA chart in Nov. 2019 favor democrats methinks. More on this later.

Robert Thibodeau is a psychic intuitive reader, astrological consultant, speaker, author of ‘Astrological Aspects, the Art’, and song writer, vegetarian and organic gardener, swimmer and student of Theosophy, Rudolf Steiner, Tibetan Buddhism, and NeoPlatonism, among other things like piano.

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Spirit Soul Astrology August 2018

August 14th, 2018

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Astrological News and Spiritual Views, August 2018
Robert of Mayflower, astrological consultant, speaker.
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“No one is free who has not obtained the empire of himself.” – Demophilus the Pythagorean

UK, Britain England under the gun, or knife, with rough extreme weather, politics, economy, and miserable complaint as Pluto for the second time in retrograde now opposes UK natal MOON! Difficult Mars aspects add to the picture making for strong words and actions needing wisdom’s compassion and long term view as things there continue to heat up crazily.

These days with Eclipses we got heat and mean posturing, fires out west, in the east flooding, along with mars/uranus mercury mars retrograde making crazy explosive situations, sudden exposing or shocking revelations and realizations, ie. expose’s in church and state, famous and infamous, 3-D gun problems, more expensive toilet paper, less expensive Bitcoin, political collusion or collision, russia probe or russian grown politics? Sudden rise or fall for many in both ego, money, power, fame. Quickening times, ever changing events, who’s about to slip slips, falls, others suddenly rise to new position and height. Many experiencing a turning point in affairs. Many suffer from things gone to extremes or out of balance. Dangerous time to use force or force oneself and projections on others.
Seems lots of things and events at a breaking point, a break down, or is it a ‘break through’, a sudden rising to new highs and depths of awareness, reality, truth and love.

Intense times eve of August 1st with Mars square Uranus in sky, taking us right into August 11th Solar Eclipse; and on to August 19th Mercury retrograde going direct This timing should tell many a story as to what is really happening and what isn’t. Many fall apart, others suddenly come together! Some are stuck with highly idealistic fantasy Neptune dreaming the impossible dream For still others its waking up from illusion/delusion. Are you driving or being driven? You in control or someone else piloting or pirating the ship. False Inflation is followed by deflation for some. All depends if you have good aspects to these transits. See your natal chart. Cancer and Pisces planets lucky and dreamy, Taurus and Virgo locking into long term security.
Signs and Planets in fixed signs of Scorpio, Taurus, Aquarius, Leo feel this the most stress and energy for strong change/transformation/progress. We all have these signs somewhere in our chart. (see yr personal chart with all the planets and houses!) That is why i give higher and lower octave possibilities and event. Depends on your own natal chart how these transits either create ‘good or challenging influences and aspect.
Some Aspects in sky tough, if hitting your personal points, have patience and avoid negative spats. Remember, we are after lasting happiness, truth and love for all. Onwards then.
Some deepen with Pluto realization it may take some time to fix, heal, transform. Without compassion and a sense that everyone of us has a God Spark, a potential ultimate flowering of truth and love, grace, compassion, wit; there is no end to the torture of materialistic only view. We live in a spiritual and material world orchestrating an educational evolutionary progress of the heart mind Soul, an eternal quest. Selfishness and greed, acting out of separateness, and causing suffering with little or no learning or healing is hindering our happiness and enlightenment.
Spirit and Matters of earth need meet and agree in mindful harmony. All the leaders of earth should meet regularly and publicly with Peace, Love, Harmony in mind for all! All the earth is a living being, a Gaia, a wholeness, seeking balance, harmony, community and song!
Many, astrologically speaking, are stuck with moon reflections, no radiant virtue sunshine. Some can’t turn the noise and craziness of electronics and sense bound thinking off so to rest in the heart. Some on all the time and never learn to be still, ponder, contemplate, meditate, yoga. Some have the sun burning all the time, no stillness nor quiet down time to reflect.

Aug. 1st is the queen of diamonds in the card system, hard facts from mother earth and divine wisdom soul sophia presenting themselves to those with listening hearts.
Mars retrograde square Uranus is tough talk, blaming others, shaming, heavy gaming, explosive situations, sudden escalations and reversals in all affairs. Mars/Uranus creates lots of stress and tension.
Such aspect Mars/Uranus here last May and again in September, but this may prove the roughest into mercury direct on Aug 19th. Need to retrace steps and see honestly how we got here so not to repeat mistakes, eh?
Need for ArchAngelic courage for truth, honesty, compassion and protection of little ones (everyone who knows less and suffers more than you). Need true education how to love and respect all God’s creation and be co-creative not manipulative nor over controlling, but co-creative and in harmony with all. When we work on ourselves, we can change the world.
‘God’ is what Plato calls the ‘Oneness’. All things good, true, beautiful come from or go to this sense of unity, wholeness, Oneness. Oneness is permeating all the universe with creative diversity and spirit. Universal Mind to Hermes and Plato is the only begotten Son or light of the Oneness; the thinking in all things. The light of the world is connectivity, relationship, spirit to grow, love, learn, share.
We don’t always know and realize how everything we do, no matter how secret, affects everything and everyone else, and they us. When we are willing to learn, anything can happen, Plato said. Wisely Loving everyone isn’t an ideal, its karma, its dharma, its reality, we are not always conscious of it, that is the problem. This truth, Love, is what creates our future, our destiny or fate.
Mars/Uranus intensifies and quickens what’s taking too long, but the danger is impatience and weird releases of force, tension, precipitating hasty actions, mistakes, hurtful speech, anger and negative actions/reactions causing disturbance, ill winds, test of nerves and danger. The positive side is Mars as hero, in justice, truth, compassion and love. Honest courage to act with infinite patience being attuned to the eternal in each other is the higher octave of mars and venus working together. Jesus said ‘Love your enemies’, you don’t have to “like” them, love em. Buddha taught desire and fear are the cause of all suffering, and to have compassion and selfless wisdom is to free self and other. When we learn from our mistakes , we don’t repeat them. Lets be spiritual peace makers and wisdom keepers shining with Mars/Uranus higher truth light, joy wit.
There is never a time ‘God and Love’ is not with us. This is wisdom, infinite possibilities for the good true beautiful you. This is the real chance for winning, not the lotto loota. This NOW is always the time to learn, love, truth, be the sun/moon/earth, heart/mind/love for a real chance for renewal and positive change. Summer Blessings,
~robert of mayflower, (a quick note)
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“What’s past is prologue.” ~the Tempest, Shakespeare

The economic view should be brotherhood of shared planetary existence, community family and universal heart, home. The religious view should be also the cultural artistic, deep inner flowering and ecological view. The political commonwealth should inculcate ethics (what is right to do) and the rights of all mankind, spiritual equality, practical everyday justice, education, for all.
——Robert of Mayflower

August 1st to August 11th, Mars square Uranus, Solar Eclipse (11th). Avoid fights unless you have to defend, and maybe not even then. Defend the weak, be brave and true, virtue deed self and other, be free, strong in roots and honoring all life, rights for all, God and Goddess, Great Father and Mother, Highest Truth and Love, bless us all. Here the breaking point is reached and many go beyond their means to find freedom, intelligence and love. Some just break their stride and search research for new truths capable of holding their emerging Higher Self and Future Destiny in the World Big Time.

“The lyre of true philosophy is no less tuneful in the desert than in the city; and he who knows how to call forth its latent harmony in solitude, will not want the testimony of the multitude to convince him that its melody is ecstatic and divine.”   (Thomas Taylor, from his History of the Restoration of Platonic Theology)

Full Moon August 26 with Venus square Pluto, on 27th August Mars goes direct. Love no matter what but attend to those less fortunate, the most for the many. Don’t take things personal other than your highest dream to work into manifestation. To proceed, to grow further, sometimes you have to pull weeds, cut something out, get rid of bad habits, let go of what don’t work, find your own way with others who want to grow and know more beyond this and back again. Deep love now works, fake love causes negative emotions and insecurities to emerge. Good time to share your naked mind and fully flowering summer heart. It may be now too late to pull weeds in the garden, but never too late to pull weeds in the soul stripping oneself pure in the light of universal truth and love, a brotherliness and sisterly mind/heart for all life. Be well, be star, be mindful dharma heart. Blessings.

“By mutual confidence and mutual aid,
Great deeds are done, and great discoveries made;
The wise new prudence from the wise acquire,
And one brave hero fans another’s fire.”
(The Iliad, Book X, trans. Pope)

~robert of mayflower

When you’ve given your best flowers, and the World’s still not at peace; hold to the roots thru winter for spring’s sweet release.- rt

“The universe is always happy, and our soul will likewise be happy, when it is assimilated to the universe; for thus it will be led back to its cause.”   Proclus, Commentary on the Timaeus, 2D
Robert Thibodeau is a psychic intuitive reader, astrological consultant, speaker, author of ‘Astrological Aspects, the Art’, and song writer, vegetarian and organic gardener, swimmer and student of Theosophy, Rudolf Steiner, Tibetan Buddhism, and NeoPlatonism, among other things like piano.

Find me on rudolf steiner archives blog mayflower bookshop, also Facebook, Youtube, mayflowerbookshop.com and

in person at Mayflower Bookshop in Berkley Michigan USA.
There are divine dances: in the first place, that of the Gods; in the second place, that of divine souls: in the third place, the revolution of the celestial divinities, viz. of the seven planets, and the inerratic sphere, is called a dance: in the fourth place, those who are initiated in the mysteries perform a certain dance: and, in the last place, the whole life of a philosopher is a dance. Terpsichore, therefore, is the inspective guardian of all dancing. Who then are those that honour the goddess in the dance? Not those who dance well, but those who live well through the whole of the present existence, elegantly arranging their life, and dancing in symphony with the universe. Hermeas on the Phaedrus.

To what shall I compare

**************************
The spectacles of a philosopher?
To a clear dream by Jupiter, 
Circularly borne along in all directions; 
In which, indeed, the body does not move, 
But the soul travels round the whole earth, 
From earth ascends to heaven, 
Passes over every sea, 
Flies through every region of the air,
Runs in conjunction with the sun, 
Revolves with the moon, 
Is carried round with the choir of the other stars,
And nearly governs and arranges the universe, 
In conjunction with Jupiter! 
O blessed journey, beautiful visions,
And true dreams!
Maximus of Tyre, Dissertation VI

Hope your days summery sweet
and transcendental as the rose rose
above the thorns,

robert of mayflower

Robert Thibodeau
Mayflower Bookshop
2645 W. 12 Mile Road
Berkley, MI 48072
(248) 547 8227
[email protected]
mayflowerbookshop.com

Error sinks into the abyss of forgetfulness, Truth alone swims over the vast extent of ages. 
Thomas Taylor

Astrology for July 2018 into August, robert of mayflower

July 5th, 2018

Astrological News and Spiritual Views, July 2018
Robert of Mayflower, astrological consultant, speaker.
author of ‘Astrological Aspects, the Art’
Laws of Hermetic Wisdom, The Hermetic Dream,
publisher of Hermes Press, Thrice Hermes Press.

Mayflower Bookshop (248) 547-8227
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on youtube and rudolf steiner archives

Without vision people perish, with heart they reappear. – ~Capt. Bob and the contagious truths

July 19th, Robert talks at Birmingham Community House
7 pm to 9 pm, $30
Food, Love, and Creative Mind
Learn secrets of vegetarian cooking, macrobiotics and Self-Healing, changing moods with food, and more. Robert Thibodeau, co-founder of Om Vegetarian Café will share his spirited ‘conscious cooking’ techniques for grains, greens, soups, veggies, along with many an insight into awakening both health and higher consciousness, love and happiness.

Major Astrological Moments in July,
Three in August 2018.

“There is no one or two party in spirituality and truth. There is Religion, Philosophy, Science; Art and Culture, truth seeking, and reliability or face; there is Spirit, Soul, Body, and all three need to show up to protect each other and flower each other in loving kindness, compassion and truth. There is no one party unless you’re the one having it. In that case, have compassion for yourself.”
~robert of mayflower

The Asteroid Juno conjunct Uranus in Taurus and thirty degrees from Chiron early July may precipitate minor stirs but not shaken moments in the modern psyche of wanting things secure and regulated yet free and open. Impulses to be unique, colorful, and maverick emerge by those usually tame and docile. Need for greater security of mind soul spirit rather than just externals perhaps. Sudden creative urges to restructure, update, beautify, and kiss the moment as it flies by.

Only a miserable mind thinks of the past, an escapist the future; without the present, being fully present, there is no real future to go nor past to become wise by. Being present in the present, being here now, awake, aware, one sees what the past has created and the future holds and foretells. Be here Now, start there. If you can’t see the problem, you can’t fix it. Show up for your self and world, start there. Stop dreaming, wake up! ~robert of mayflower

July 3rd-4th the Sun hits opposing midpoint of Saturn and Pluto, transformative encounters press for positive change. Such aspect possibly contributing cause of weather extremes around the world, our midwest (and elsewhere) heat wave with heavy flashes of stormy rain here and there. Fire and Water taking turns in the extremes around world. Positively its bringing the light of the Sun to real problems affecting us all. The Sun wants light and love, Saturn and Pluto represents the denial of truth and love, or the WORK NEEDED to implement and manifest love and truth. Its also indicative of the desperation of the poor or down trodden in search of true light, education, ascent of consciousness and life resources. Most challenged to root deeper and reach out to grow in new ways, the most affected now and in week to come are those Signs/Houses/Planets in Cancer, Capricorn, Libra, Aries born between June 25 to July 16, Sept. 26 to Oct. 16, Dec. 25 to Jan 15, and March 25th to April 14. Strong sense of bottom line and far reaching goals now. Avoid making ultimatums or dictating too narrow a view. Be sure to have your facts right, live the life as emulation model. Leaving others free to discover for themselves possibilities and alternatives will help oneself be free. Yet, now is a time one should be clear about one’s needs and goals and not force it on others, but work on it oneself! Such aspects can make for stress at work, or push for new decision making. Some just hide or patiently wait it out for better opportunities. Good for catching up with one’s personal life, health, exercise, cleaning, ridding oneself of unwanted burdens or things not going anywhere. Or is it renewed time of learning to educate or carry oneself to right result or outcome. Currents stresses or concerns reach either a breaking point or resolution and turning point now into July 12th Solar Eclipse and on to July 25-27 Lunar Eclipse. A crisis of power, a need to use right action not force, a call to deeper wisdom and compassion, patience and generosity in the face of limited resource to deal with situations. A need to work with others for common wealth goals and better futures.
July 2rd to 8th the Sun in Cancer makes Grand Trine to Jupiter in Scorpio and Neptune in Pisces. July 3-4th Moon in Pisces adds to configuration. Truly this Sun/Moon in water adding to Jupiter/Neptune makes for some beautiful days and heart felt ways in many a place and space in time. Sun in this grand trine presently on Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Jupiter while transit of Jupiter trine her natal Jupiter helping surprise victory in New York defeating ten term incumbent. Alexandria is a political activist bottom’s up for the poorer average person and may be sending a signal for what’s to come in some politics. Mexico’s new President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, a former leftist mayor of Mexico City also shares in this astrological mindset with his Scorpio sun trine his Uranus in Cancer. Jupiter will be constructively and positively stirring his future work and aims.
This watery grand trine great for weaving one’s dreams and deeper needs, goals, desires, into workings of every day little things. Now is the time to beautify and care for the little things of life, so to support the big things coming.

July 5th to 11th. Mercury oppose Mars, Sun trine Neptune, Jupiter goes Direct (on 10th). Intellect vs. instinct, intelligent ethics vs animal appetite, selfish motive and rights vs. what is right to do for achieving the ‘most for the many’; education and bottoms up. Or are you awaiting the trick? or trickle down? Or still, waiting to be shot up, go to mars, win the lottery, suddenly zen yourself awake without any real work or effort? With Jupiter in trine to USA natal Sun, look for strong moves by ‘powers that be’ affecting world economics and deep pocket world view. A struggle for what is fair, co-equal justice and opportunity to grow, learn, enrich may be at stake. A Fight of truth, ego over collective, or collective usurping individual? Hopefully honest dialogue or debate. Fixed Signs/planets/houses of Leo, Aquarius, Taurus and Scorpio affected the most in trying to make everything matter for the good. Being too fixed or addicted to one’s ways no matter what can blind subtle changes in the subtle body and turn of events. Many water signs keep dreaming out and avoiding being present , thus impotent for real change. If one is dreaming, they are still asleep. I think Dylan said that long ago in his way. Selfishness kills the ideal and dream, or does it manifest the higher ideal. Dreams and ideal fight and work to be realized, manifested, incarnated. Discursive mind disrupts the wave and day, wandering mind fades fades away into dust and vapor. Few find lasting peace these daze. Yoga and research good at this time, as well as active listening and looking at what is going on, imagining source, presence, and where things going. For this last, one needs hold very still and look inward and out. In these hot days, fasting, lots water, chewing well, walks, taking things lightly, and fierce silence, listening from the heart to the heart, and back to the heart, very necessary..

“In politics, sex, money, and love; being fooled is no alibi for impatience, laziness, lack of presence and awareness, and lack of wisdom and willingness to learn. The lack of the willingness to learn is the worse dog crime. blessings….”
-robert of mayflower

July 12 Super Moon New Moon. Solar Eclipse with Sun oppose Pluto Magic, July 14th; Venus trine Saturn too. Some find their true Star, others fall off the wagon, lose their land marks and roots, some emotionally compost or let go of past, looking for renewal, better opportunity, re-imagining job, home, friends, family. Sense of death and rebirth, or turning point. A sense of a need for new leadership or higher intelligence to guide. Compassion without the wisdom of many years, many lives, gets too wet soggy emotional, or too dry hard and brittle. Here light in dark places may emerge, and truth be known of secret dirt behind doors, but also egomaniacs of power and taking the law into their own hands is danger. Here need for immense wisdom and ultimate compassion to protect the little ones and move on into brighter future than dark ego selfishness. None-the-less, heavy power plays and major karma for both individuals and parts of the world this second half of July it seems. Good time for attempts at renewing and updating, finding true root and ground.

Compassion isn’t an ideal, it is a universal law just as real as karma and reincarnation. Those who can’t see are short sighted. -robert of mayflower

July 24th to 26th, Venus oppose Neptune, Sun square Uranus, Mercury goes retrograde on July 25th at 23 degrees Leo back to 11 Leo on August 19th when Mercury goes direct. Fixed and Mutable Signs especially feel need for a love and truth, reliable facts, to base a future as well as day to day reality on. False imaginations come to stare some in the face. Highly idealistic escapades endanger themselves from limited or too selfish a view, emotional propensities to gamble love away. Or is it revelations of higher truth or immense feelings needing to taking a leap into bigger waters of possibility and potential? Luciferic impulses to escape may screw up practical realities and immediate needs at hand. On the other hand, some need to escape and now is the time for a zest for higher truths, real freedom, and a love carries us all. The way to the future is in the present tense. Be here Now!

“Whether man die in his bed
Or the rifle knock him dead,
A brief parting from those dear
Is the worst man has to fear.”
W.B. Yeats

July 27th Lunar eclipse, Sun oppose Mars, Moon conjunct Mars, Venus trine Pluto. High stress upset or anger vs strong need to change and hang on to deeper love or concerns for family/friends/loved ones. A deeper love prevails but not without a cost. Early degrees of fixed signs Taurus, Scorpio, Leo and Aquarius the most affected (see your own chart for what planets and houses). War and crime, violence and anger, egotism and acting out of selfishness, rather then what good for all of us, each and all. Time to jettison negative vibrations in self and others. Time to have compassion for ignorance and delusion and move on. Danger of over aggressive assertiveness and shoot em up mentality. A real need to both control guns and educate animal instincts. Many now feel strong urge to make change for the better. If over confronted by externals, take long walks, exercise, yoga, healthier diet, chew well, eat slow, don’t react, reflect and study. Avoid stressful situations and places. Such aspect can be good for bold courageous heroics, but higher power and virtue, divine provocation need be present. Prayer and meditation, gardening and yoga, lighter diet good antidote to all July’s crazy aspects for chaos or accident, explosive change. Peace and joy start with inbreathe to the heart of hearts, love and truth.

August 1st to August 11th, Mars square Uranus, Solar Eclipse (11th). Avoid fights unless you have to defend, and maybe not even then. Defend the weak, be brave and true, virtue deed self and other, be free, strong in roots and honoring all life, rights for all, God and Goddess, Great Father and Mother, Highest Truth and Love, bless us all. Here the breaking point is reached and many go beyond their means to find freedom, intelligence and love. Some just break their stride and search research for new truths capable of holding their emerging Higher Self and Future Destiny in the World Big Time.

August 19th Jupiter trine Neptune, on 25th August Sun trine Uranus and Saturn, Grand Trine. Act as if redeeming the past, awakening the present, and creating far futures. You may be having a heavenly time, tell me after fall equinox lasting love you find. You may be deluded and dreaming again, yet hold your heart to each and every other heart as friend, what goes around comes round again. Many are so deluded now they won’t really wake up till next lifetime. Others see the big love and light and plow on to higher destiny and calling. Many prophetic dreams come around these times. Unfortunately many scoundrels and false dreams too. Be still and know, keep a journal, there is no religion higher than truth, no science deeper than love, no art or job bigger than becoming fully human, grace grit and onwards.

The economic view should be ther brotherhood of existence, family and home. The religious view should be also the cultural artistic and ecological view. The political commonwealth should inculcate with it the ethics (what is right to do) and the rights of all mankind, spiritual equality and practical everyday justice, education, for all.
Robert of Mayflower

Full Moon August 26 with Venus square Pluto, on 27th August Mars goes direct. Love no matter what but attend to those less fortunate, the most for the many. Don’t take things personal other than your highest dream to work into manifestation. To proceed, to grow further, sometimes you have to pull weeds, cut something out, get rid of bad habits, let go of what don’t work, find your own way with others who want to grow and know more beyond this and back again. Deep love now works, fake love causes negative emotions and insecurities to emerge. Good time to share your naked mind and fully flowering summer heart. It may be now too late to pull weeds in the garden, but never too late to pull weeds in the soul stripping oneself pure in the light of universal truth and love, a brotherliness and sisterly mind/heart for all life. Be well, be star, be mindful dharma heart. Blessings.
~robert of mayflower

When you’ve given your best flowers, and the World’s still not at peace; hold to the roots thru winter for spring’s sweet release.- rt

6/12/18, 11:35 PM

Robert Thibodeau is a psychic intuitive reader, astrological consultant, speaker, author and song writer, vegetarian and organic gardener, swimmer and student of Theosophy, Rudolf Steiner, Tibetan Buddhism, and NeoPlatonism, among other things like piano.

Find me on rudolf steiner archives blog mayflower bookshop, also Facebook, Youtube, mayflowerbookshop.com and
in person at Mayflower Bookshop in Berkley Michigan USA.