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AstroNews May 2020, robert of mayflower astrology and spirited insights!

Monday, May 4th, 2020

“Truth sees God, and wisdom contemplates God, and from these two comes a third, a holy and wonderful delight in God, who is love.”
~Julian of Norwich, alive during ‘Black Plague’ times, lived universal love for all, from her Revelations of Divine Love

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In Astrology there is always free will. No one can always predict the future, although many an astrologer have a good sense of timing. All astrological aspects have a higher and lower octave of possibility dependent on our individual merit, karma, potential, and capacity to rise to the occasion or lay back. There is freedom, yet timing is everything. Freedom and necessity rule the world, love and truth can transcend the world, work through the world, heal and make amends with the world, co-create ever better future for one and all. Planets impel, not compel; influence not coerce events. May the force of love and truth be with you. May you resonate with the higher octave in the most practical every day way.

IMPORTANT AstroNews views to ponder~
The Spanish Flu 1918-19, started with Saturn/Pluto conjunction (like we had just this last January), so did the the 14th century Plague!
During the Spanish flu 50 million or more died on the planet. At that time, Saturn/Pluto conjunct, there were 2 Jupiter/Pluto conjuncts (counting 1919 within 1 degree orb). The Jupiter/Pluto then was synchronistic with escalating second waves of pandemic.We just had a jupiter/Pluto this April, with two coming in June and Nov. 2020). Jupiter/Pluto aspects relate to power struggles, markets way up and down, heavy power controls or loss of. Also loss of sure secure financial identity with need to deepen love compassion for self and others. Jupiter/Pluto can also be sudden rise or falls in fame/money/ego/social status, social identity, and more.
Denotes need for deeper meaningful social experience, or loss of. A death and rebirth of social identity. Some find deep connection to others, while still others lose their group,tribal, family identity. A search for collective meaning and purpose. A need to curtail egotistic or exclusively selfish or decadent over indulgent pursuits. A collective crisis opportunity. Some get rich while others go broke, inwardly and/or outwardly.
Back then in 1921 Jupiter/Saturn conjunct and Spanish Flu had disappeared into the roaring 20’s. We have a Jupiter/Saturn conjunct coming up this December 21st on Winter Solstice! Will it disappear or take on another new strain of world drain a’resources? It may go away by then, or start to.
Will the Virus fade away by December? Will new ‘dancing plagues, pleasure frenzies and a weirdly new ‘roaring 20’s’ (but this time Hemp over alcohol) emerge?
Last time Saturn/Pluto conjoined in Capricorn (like in January 2020) was in 1518, the time of the reformation triggered by decadence of Catholic Church selling indulgences and freedom from hell and sin for money. Now reformation in Banks and super rich, corporations, running the world? Reformation or serious deformation of spirit soul? Is it a crisis in religion, politics, and science to rediscover virtue and honesty? Fractures in old power structures for sure, east and west. Will true spiritual culture/arts, politics, and just economics reappear? Or is this a real apocalypse of freedom and spiritual soul?
Last time Jupiter/Saturn conjoined in Aquarius was 1405 AD triggering what Rudolf Steiner’s indicated as the birth of the Consciousness Soul, a collective spiritually responsible planetary relationship of each individual to each other!
The 1345 AD Jupiter/Saturn in Aquarius triggered the Black Death Pandemic where its said 50 million plus died. Karma for destruction of Templar Spirituality? Time of Rosicrucian beginnings? During these last two Jup/Saturn in Aquarius, Tsong Kapa, the great tibetan buddhist reformer and spiritual teacher arose to his peak. Such jup/sat aquarius was also the time of Chartres Cathedral, Gothic Cathedral building, an alliance between the platonic and aristotelean spiritual schools, the troubadours and Grail Holy time (Jup/Sat 1226, 1285, 1345, 1405).
The 491, 551, 610, 670 AD Jup/Saturn in Aquarius coincidental to the fall of the Roman Empire. To the degree world is now like decadent Rome, look out!
This also a time when Church authorities eliminated karma and reincarnation teachings in all religions. It was the rise of totalitarian iron rule by the ‘church’, as well as time of King Arthur, Mohammad, Taleiesin welsh poet Parzival, and BodhiDharma. Just saying. You can see its a mixed bag and struggle of ‘good and evil’; meaning ignorance and delusion, acting out of separative desires/fears vs those who still experienced their connection to the spiritual realities behind outer nature, stars, and weather. Then holistic systems considering at heart the good of all still existed. We weren’t cut of from the stars, seeing and experiencing their spiritual forces. There was a commonwealth among simple folk, a wish to be good/true/beautiful; at one with all in peace and harmony, good will.
These again are great times to re-awaken spiritual impulses of higher truth, love/compassion, and mindful ways of living.
With Solar flares stirring up again, there is a sense of renewed spirit to grow, expand one’s learning and potential. It is a great time to invest in yourself. Also a time of struggle to grow in new ways since the old ways outworn and wearing us out? We live in the kali yuga, in times of duality where we must choose to reunite our hearts and minds the a truth and love brings peace to the world. Exclusive love is killing us. Acting out of separateness is the number one cause of suffering. We have lost our sixth sense and our spiritual sense of belonging. see Isis Unveiled by HPB, or Steiner’s Fall of the Spirits of Darkness.
Capricorns, Cancer, Libra, Aries Sun Sign, Planets and Houses, are affected the most! Check out your chart and see where you need to grow and know in new ways, where and when to let go of the old outworn past, where you may begin again, right where you are or elsewhere. Astrology can be an alchemy of the Soul awakening super powers of consciousness and awareness, destiny and higher calling. Astrology is a science art.
Astrologically, the Sign of Cancer needs have more compassion for others, not false sympathy nor taking things too personally. Need for self nurturing and not depending on others. Need to listen to still small voice within, making more time for yourself.
Taurus and Virgo , if in the know, proceed now to amazingly mature and grow. Fixed signs Scorpio, Aquarius, Leo forced to grow in new ways, but slow on the learning curve it seems. Perhaps a need to take the initiative in creative change or accept getting put through changes from forces greater than oneself or outside one’s small circle. Taurus may need to meet others half way but keep in charge. Pisces either feel swindled or side tracked , or about to enter a beautiful dream realized or to be realized if properly nurtured through time; patience and perseverance there. Virgo need watch out letting others steer, making you lost or feeling misled. Gemini and Sagittarius need to share the bigger dream, avoiding extremes one-sidedness of self or other. December 2020 on into 2021, most air signs and planets (Aquarius, Gemini, Libra) rise above themselves and everybody’s problems including their own) and begin to overflow and flower with fun, abundance, and joy, worldly success and joy.
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“The universe consists of pure love, as far as its inner substance and being is concerned and in so far as it relates to human beings. It is nothing else; we don’t find anything besides pure love in the divine things that are assigned to men. However, this love is an inner element and it can be experienced by souls in an inner way. It would never become outwardly manifest if it didn’t create its body from the etheric elements that we know as light. If we really look at the world in an occult way, we get to the point where we tell ourselves: the fundamental essence of the world is inner love substantiality that becomes manifest outwardly as light.” ~Rudolf Steiner

AstroNews, planetary aspects and geometry for May 2020~

Don’t let the past destroy the future,
the present is doing a good enough job of it. ~robert of mayflower

May 3 Venus square Neptune. Beauty wins over negative fears. Many future plans, most of which fail the test of lasting, if any, result. Highly imaginative and fantasy oriented. Perhaps many a Spring Fever of Pleasure or escape. Many feeling drained, vamp’d out, or even lost/abandoned. Art good here for therapy if not releasing stress. Higher forms of love emerge to give freed feelings from limitations. Some sail straight into the wind aflame with love and creativity. Its a choice yes, but keep practical. From Spirit you have nothing to lose, everything to gain. From matter of fact keep your true ground. Good for creative musings and mystical platonic play, arts, music, dreamy drama magic. A tendency to reach out further than usual for magical results.

The future lives in us
as the rosy dawn.
Consider that….
—Rudolf Steiner

May 4 Sun conjunct Mercury brings quick strange surreal events light, flash, make merry alive brilliant mind for a moment. Time to rise and shine or make quick exit. Good day to take notes – you won’t remember all the insights. Weird passings, truth statements so real you want to cry but don’t cus truth is more important at the moment. Even passers by speak gospel in song or verse or other religion good true. Good day to make clear decisions if not influenced by anger, clever ego protection, avoidance, or attachment. To the awakened, many awake now. To the pure, all is pure.

‘Friend’ – (from the Anglo-Saxon root: freon – to love)
is defined as ‘one disposed to promote the good of another’.
– Albert-Steffen, friend to Rudolf Steiner

May 7 Full Moon in Scorpio, Sun in Taurus, plus Mercury sextile Neptune. Enlightenment or temptation and allurement distractions from the great work at hand? Full Moon in May considered by many to be Wesak Festival, the time of Buddha’s Birth, Enlightenment, and Death. Also time of Mayflower Bookshop initial opening, birthday.
Very real time for spirit and body to awaken Soul.
Super sensuous psychic feelings override logic in meeting of souls, spirits, future and past. Psychic perceptions and news from far away. Close encounters of the dharma karma kind. Meaningful dream messages for some. If you are strong and don’t take things too personally, you can come to know secrets able to better position your travels and future. Avoid making enemies or hurting others with oversensitive feelings. A most passionate day.

Here is HPB statement on the Origin of Evil!
http://www.katinkahesselink.net/blavatsky/articles/v8/y1887_021.htm

May 9 to11th Mercury trine Pluto/Jupiter.
Sun sextile Neptune, Mercury trine Jupiter. Too much enthusiasm or too positive and too excited can burn up all the incense. Old wisdom saying. Be the witness, the watcher, the laid back awaiting higher wisdom one. Be forever, enjoy the moment passing. Joyful exchanges, happiness at work and dream. Planning for the future. Good associations and connections, Good networking day, but also good for play. Avoid exaggerations and promises can’t be kept, otherwise have fun, add spice, ground, edgy insight, laughter thunder to it!
Saturn goes retrograde on 11th initiating a strange time when Venus, Jupiter, node, Pluto, Juno all retrograde. Many now take a step backwards to re-evaluate exactly what is happening to this world!? Many feel pushed back, down and out.
Difficult time perhaps in world markets. There is an increased need for wisdom and true honest assessment of facts. Decisions backfire and difficult to make decisions tarry linger, with many needing to be put on hold- a wait and see attitude, or such go astray. Only right action considering spiritual and material concerns will make healing amends. Tough with retrogrades to make everybody happy. Tough fix, rough time proceeding forward. Previous hasty decisions and moves now cost both money and jobs. May take till September into mid November to more fully comprehend and amend, heal, fix up collective basics. One’s plans should consider such timing.
Planetary technocracy? Plutocracy? Corporately? Newsocracy? War of All against All? A forced mutation or troubling time for human beings who are confronting contraries, divided splits, antisocial behaviour. Electro magnetic forces challenging one’s oxygen and nutrition absorption? Is it near apocalyptic times? Or new age of spiritual realization wherein we learn to love each other again, the whole of earth? Whew! Wish we could turn off all electricity and radio waves for a day to see how human’s react? Good?
With 7 retrogrades come mid May (includes asteroids Juno and Pallas as well as north node, expect strong re-evaluation of money, love, assets, leaders, shifts is future projections, and need for re-rooting in things that matter to the whole of our life.

Smart accurate news and facts, friends, float out there; find em!
Can be a lazy daydream day but if inspired you may get a thousand and one ‘thinks and things’ done all at once. Good day for negotiations and feeling that the world may make it back to ‘sanity’ (whatever that is). More honest day over all with many practical achievements. A little bit of sense of security and even money for some.Inevitably we’re trying to undress the ignorance, delusion, illusion, anger and hatred; and address the divine sparkle, spark, and infinite stillness divine space, the virtue, the god
in each other.
Good aspect for getting it straight in what you want and don’t want in relationships. Good for paperwork and thinking things out. Ask for help if you need it. Good communications matter of fact honest too. Take breaks to stretch, walk, yoga, chew good simple true. Ponder and plan, don’t demand …. from self or other.

May 11 Mercury square Mars both in fixed signs Taurus and Aquarius (Leo and Scorpio feel it too, intense at odds)
Such aspect can be bumping heads with fixed ideas or stuck events. IF patient, strong decisions and mutual agreements can be made, but odds are two walls are talking and no mutually satisfactory results for most. Fixed positions unyielding to higher demands. Forced decisions and much difficult karma at hand. Arguments based on posturing and fixed static position rather than great need or true futurity. Positive for free creative intense exchange for the more adept and genius.

May 10
“I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality.
This is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant.”
~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

May 11 Mercury square Mars. Fighting, debate, guns, use of force, or is it struggle for truth and the all american was of freedom and pursuit of happiness? Likely to be straight out ‘fighting’, arguing and feisty exchange? Or serious reporting and fact finding?
Hermes (Mercury) and Mars Heroics (Artemis? ArcAngel Michael?) working together? Truth and wisdom struggling to be heard and acted from which?
Otherwise, Beware of impotent criticism serving nothing higher than one’s own hurt feelings. These daze hard to say what’s ‘on your mind’, but many do try, Many vainly puff and shout. There is attempt to conquer what needs redirection and training. Force don’t work here. Listening is rare art these days, soul be rare.
Where the forced talk is fixed on outcome, opposition occurs. Action taking wide aim on the other hand, may miss the mark. Work middle way. Let actions speak your mind rather than yr mind rattling. Let your actions speak for themselves.
Wake up highest virtues, compassion wisdom, be the love and truth you’re looking for.
Good chance no one’s coming to save you, so need to grow up taking responsibility of self improvement, spiritual growth. Be the one who would have saved you long ago. Be that and avoid confrontation. Avoid needless argument/debate. Look for results and action in your deep inner listening to heart soul mind. Avoid escape. Here thinking is the booby prize and compassion the future.

The unholy church of money is a modern deformation of the soul’s trust nature and future. Again, money’s not dirty, its the mind that touches it at times.
~robert of mayflower

May 12 Mercury trine Saturn. Practical down to earth work, honest talk, solid view go far here. If unsure , work the facts right. Today good day to work the facts right and state your claim. Many getting real about what’s real. Happiness when alone or with deeper people, books, and silence within listening to what God or the universe is saying. Happiness wends alone, all one…

Where there is no love, there is no possible future.
Where there is no truth, there is no human presence.
Where there is no stillness heart listening, there is no God.
~robert of mayflower

May 13th Comet SWAN passes closest to earth. (See May 27 for its perihelion closest to Sun pass. From now till then many an amazing spiritual event is about to take place. Perhaps a million little miracles! Some are swept away). Comet cleansing of our minds? Our aura and astral body? New messages inwardly received from deep space, higher self? With Moon in Leo some shine in expression. Major Comets often coincidental to partings and new comings together, significant births, new beginnings, or endings, deaths. Hopefully it will help us feel sparked with renewed life.
Now to end of May many exciting, breakthroughs, new discoveries, directions, positive choices, love and creativity.
Mars enters spacey Pisces now till end of month making for higher spiritual experience, highly active imagination, impulses to do radical imaginative things. Many just giving way to urge for either escape or hide. Many awaken compassion, share self with less fortunate. Sparks of new courage to be part of a bigger spiritual soul community emerge.
Also now, Venus turning retrograde in Gemini on 13th, (till late june) there is a need for heart to heart, mind to mind meetings of a higher kind. Now thinking has more of a heart.
For some a tension may now arise between head and heart, love and outer need. Or is it new breakthroughs emerging in divine conversation and touch. Strong urge to rethink one’s love sixth sense, structure, and mind set. Definitely strong urge to experience diversity and feel life again. This can prove creative or dumb superficial depending on karmic mind set. For some a feeling of dumbing down and retardation, for others a strong review of what really matters and where one wants to go in the future, an uplifting rapture and inspiriting inspiring creative experience.

“Ah, Love! could thou and I
with fate conspire
to grasp this
sorry ‘Scheme of Things’ entire,
Would not we shatter it to bits-
and then
re-mold it nearer to
the heart’s fire.”

~from the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayam
my translation; ~rt

May 14, Jupiter goes retrograde till mid September strongly and heavily affecting those born January, April, July, or October, 6 to 19th. Tendency to feel need to secure, yet felling denied, cheated, afflicted, or struggling against, or surrendering to inevitabilities concerning money, calling, home, relationships, ego, career, personal and impersonal connections. Whew! Need to think in new ways to get to December when breakthroughs to better futures appear. Avoid feeling ‘cheated’ or ‘ditched’. Instead work on new talents and better foresight. Heavy power struggles and strong divide between have and have nots really forces new ways of understanding as well as inner callings to more meaningful lifestyle in thought, words, feelings, deeds. Need to develop inner wealth, love, truth, creativity, spirit.

May 15 Sun trine Pluto. Need to find inner deep sense of security to help the sun shine inside out first, then outside in. More clarity on what is happening in the world and in one’s private life comes now. Try to grow roots and blossoms. Good vibes after this last week of shake ups.

May 17 Sun trine Jupiter. Optimistic few days here? Financial and social opportunities, connections, happiness with others. Sense of expansion and shining out. New growth or connections make future look brighter. Good for fixing, mending, cleaning, grounding, gardening, nature walks and talks.

May 20 Venus square Neptune. Confusing issues about love, ideals too high to manifest, realize, concretize. For some, over indulgenge taking its toll. Self deception or mistaken turn of events.
Or is it mystic communion with higher intelligence and compassion/love, artistry saints and good angels, virtuous imaginations, inspirations, poetic artistic values.
For some ~ Danger of wasting time, but also could be good waste of time. Avoid getting lost or spaced out. Avoid space out people or ‘going no where’ situations. Good for playing around with creativity. Read the fine print, avoid hasty actions based on dreamy false feelings. Accept the way things are now and enjoy, don’t bank on tomorrow and pipe dreams.

May 22 Mercury conjunct Venus, Sun trine Saturn, Mercury square Neptune. If you know what you’re doing, this is good. Other wise prepare for loss, lost time at least.
Big day for love connections, friends, talk and sharing, touchy, munchy time, yet cordial and polite. Sure to make good memories kind of time.
Mercury square Neptune needs read the small print, staying practical yet creatively imaginative. Avoid going to extreme in pleasure tripping, or chatting none sense, unconscious diarrhea of the mouth or emotions, or promising sweet nothings come from this whatever it is. . Either great for the arts, or a day to avoid events and people. Good for being alone or with intimate, creative and free, inventive and loving.

May 22, New Moon in Gemini.sparking a sense of being scattered or a need for greater networking and scattering of seed possibilities for growth. Can be a few weeks coming of either fear and falling back into oneself, and/or retreat and reassessment, or rashly boldly going out to seek one’s new fortune. One may willfully plunge into the future come heaven, hell, or whatever.
Much debate and contesting of what way best to proceed. Mixed blessings and messages abound. I wonder if the government is still spending millions and millions on propaganda to the American public which they openly claimed a few years back?!? Whew, crazy times. Too much information floating about at odds with itself.
With new moon midheaven opposing USA Sagittarius Rising sign, expect much controversy over how Washington DC , the government, is handling the CoronaVirus pandemic.
Mercury/Venus conjunct indicated the will to love, reach mutually beneficial agreements, find harmony. With Jupiter/Pluto hanging in 5th house, friendships, kids, and love, family, social life, have never been better, nor worse for some. North Node at 0 degree Cancer sign indicated critical moment for home life, family, roots, stomach, food, feelings. Strong secret need to “feel” life again for real. Need to start ‘new learning’ in realm of true honest feelings able to help self be
co-creative with future.
With Mars square to new moon, debate and fighting leads to no good end. Aloneness with deep self, world and God, may prove more worthy of an endeavor here.

May 25 Mars sextile Uranus. Danger of distraction factors from reality and what needs be done for the best and most of us, all of us!
Busy busy busy, keep to the major points and much can happen accelerating your voyage into better times now, zestier smarter awards and rewards. Avoid spinning wheels going nowhere. Action heroes good here. Talk without deeper thinking not good. Its important to let ‘in-breath’ and ‘stillness’ catch the deeper feel think going on, the deeper inner, higher self in other, present tense. Danger here of overthink and over do talk, not accomplishing any real work or progress of the soul. If on the search for higher truth? Steiner, Theosophy, tibet, NeoPlatonism, Osho, Magic and Mystery, Mayflower Bookshop, your time is now. Mayflower mails books too!

‘Remember that the only God man comes in contact with is his own God, called Spirit, Soul, and Mind, or Consciousness, and these three are one. – -HPB, Transactions of the Blavatsky Lodge.

May 27th newly discovered Comet SWAN reaches closest to Sun Perihelion. Sun in Gemini and Moon in Leo makes for much good news clear to the point honest. Lets make the most of that! For some a cleasing, comet cleansing. For some new insights and messages giving renewed strength and vigor, courage and direction. Read May 31st for more comet info.

May 31st COMET ATLAS broke up into a dozen pieces. Danger of double thinking and divided fragmented thinking. Hopefully negativities break up and disappear. Reflects many of us in this crazy Virus thing. Comet broken but still makes its run around the sun, perihelion here, in pieces. Hmmm, what does it mean? The sun at 10-11 Gemini and the Moon in Virgo can indicate the Comet is here to deliver important message to each and every one of us. Many frozen in space, others over analyzing. some keep on working the art of being human through it all. Many wake up some part of themselves long frozen and now hot to experience and grow in new ways, learn and return to higher truth and calling! Need for wholeness and not acting out of separateness. Comets are messengers of the divine. Often interesting births and deaths surround such events. The comet influencing parts of our subtle body, as well as sparking intuitively, the fiery genius in us, the ‘Buddhi Manas’ fearless higher love and truth. Also, Comets are ‘Comet Cleansers’ that often clear and clean up messes human beings with their unconscious animal appetites often make. Perhaps this is a celestial sign of a big turning point in the ‘Corona Virus’ thing. (most likely december’s jupiter/saturn is). By this time (May now into late June) we may see amazing women rising in power, politics, and spiritual position. Female V.P? The Comet Atlas was discovered dec.28, 2019, and is in similar orbit of Great Comet of 1844 when the Mississippi and Missouri river flooded many parts.
Also in 1844 Nietzsche was born; who Steiner stated, Ahriman used to further materialistic alone values, and its spiritually stunting results.. Osho claims Nietzsche is maybe a genius, but we need to incorporate Enlightened stillness Buddha with celebrating fun loving Zorba the Greek to heal such one sided materialistic impulses of blind will, displacing self from sacred time and space.
Rudolf Steiner was born one node cycle after the comet of 1844. This Comet reveals the struggle within each of us to be whole and spiritually healthy, or to suffer being cut off from organic cosmic and earthly rhythms by electric man made sub nature technology and girdling of the soul. Whew! May a Comet Cleansing (Clean Sing!) and Comet revelation (not apocalypse) spark and awaken us one and all!

‘Love banishes fear. Imagine how we all make it to happiness as one universal planetary family! Invoke love. Invoke more Love!’ ~rt

“There are far greater things which are beyond the reach of the head. And when you are moving into those realms you should put the head aside… Something far deeper exists in you – you should not forget it. Intellect is only the periphery, the circumference. It is not the center of your being. The center of your being is intuition… Your circumference is your ego; your center is in tune with Tao. Your center is not yours, it is not mine – the center is universal. At the center we all meet and are one.”
~Osho,

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robert is author of ‘Astrological Aspects, the Art’. Also, a singer songwriter finalist in the Detroit Music Awards. Owner of the Mayflower Bookshop, robert gives talks and lectures on a thousand metaphysical and spiritual topics including Theosophy, Rudolf Steiner, Tibetan Buddhism, Meditation, Yoga, Astrology, NeoPlatonism, Alchemy, Kabala, Dreams and their interpretation, Macrobiotics, spiritual healing, and more. Check out youtube channel for more!

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from HPB’s Isis Unveiled,”The will,” says Van Helmont, “is the first of all powers. For through the will of the Creator all things were made and put in motion. . . . The will is the property of all spiritual beings, and displays itself in them the more actively the more they are freed from matter.” And Paracelsus, “the divine,” as he was called, adds in the same strain: “Faith must confirm the imagination, for faith establishes the will. . . . Determined will is a beginning of all magical operations. . . . Because men do not perfectly imagine and believe the result, is that the arts are uncertain, while they might be perfectly certain.”

And from Mr. Rudolf Steiner to think and ponder –
“Looked at from a real and true point of view, the divine wrath that is poured out over men is still a manifestation of divine love, and that is why the sentence was formulated in the way that I gave it. If divine love would become weak and if it would seemingly take pity on men in this age, it would be no real compassion, for it would ignore the necessary consequences of human thoughts and actions. That would be very loveless, for then humanity would become corrupt.”

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Astrology Now, Politics, and more

Thursday, March 5th, 2020

Here it is:

  1. Biden tough Saturn/Pluto in sky oppose his birth Jupiter indicates tough times.
  2. Elizabeth Warren with Jupiter transit in sky opp her natal birth Venus … is not enough charm, charisma, or whatever to keep folks loving up. She could end up by default, everyone else falling, at the end zones. Tough though to have winning smile.
  3. Bernie Sanders has good aspects at the moment and can keep rising in the ranks and virtues of presidential material, spirit. End of March may be trying … but at election time his good aspects could carry him if he makes it there, he may.
  4. Mike Bloomberg astrology? Pluto, if time of birth right, is coming to oppose his natal ascendant … all hell is about to break loose; but as we get past mid April his aspects get better and better into election. He can’t be too smart folks; after all, he’s running for president. (yes, a joke). Here is how he could be smart, choose Michelle Obama for VP. Or some one that cool and female.
  5. My Prediction is that President Trump will lose the election. Of course i could be wrong, but I wasn’t last time when 300 of the best astrologers in the USA said in the Wall Street Journal that Mrs. Clinton would win. Good luck with them. Wall Street avoided my prediction and said they were doing me a favor. Hmmm. I am not against being wrong, but my reputation with Tibetan lamas and far right clients was based on honesty and predictions, not favorites. I am also predicting that Michelle Obama may be winner if running for Pres or as VP. I get that some one new may enter last moment and carry it. Astrology is a wonderful science art, astrologers are not always up to par. So we will see.
  6. As for the Corona Virus, we have to get through March into mid April to know for sure what is up. Even if its a bluff scare, what’s wrong with a month’s supply of water and food and toilet paper ? No fear, just common sense.
  7. May all of us read and learn the virtues and cares of the many little saints and angels who shared spiritual truths and ways of life making us all happy, holy, sacred with land and sky and the divine in each other.
  8. Marianne Williamson, a kind of friend at times, should be on the cabinet of whoever wins.
  9. Decide to get top 22 books at mayflower before you are locked up in your own pathos or somebody else’s.
  10. No matter, blessings and love beyond limits.
 
love and truth, mind, and common sense,
robert of mayflower

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My Facebook account with 4000 friends and years and years of poetics, pics, comments, creative sharing was totally erased by Facebook during my friend Marianne Williamson’s town hall talk during which i was messaging people to tune in and send her $1 so she can get on big debates. So far there is no one at Facebook returning my requests to reinstate my Facebook. Any suggestions? Anyone know who to contact? How to complain? Get it fixed? Marianne Williamson must be hot. Hope you send her $1. She needs twenty thousand more to do this and she will be on big debates! please help.I still have mayflower bookshop Facebook which i am thinking of dropping now unless they fix my personal page? Suggestions?

Further News –
My next talk is May 2nd at 7 pm , ASTROLOGY and TAROT, how to read and predict. This talk is at Birmingham Community House call them to reserve your seat.

My Song ‘Kiss Me’ is in finals for the Detroit Music Awards for Best Song Americana (folk rock). Hear it here!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JMIaoqqEtiA

New batch of Fred Soll’s Incense in, 10% off!
Mayflower Bookshop is having special Sale now into May,
many books discounted. Steiner new 20% off. All in print Astrology books 20% off,
massage, healing arts, herbs, vegetarian and vegan cookbooks 20% off. Magic and Witchcraft, Osho, Christianity, Buddhism 20% off.

Notre Dame Fire? Astrologically take a look at in sky transiting South Node conjunct Saturn/Pluto, Sadnesses affecting us all. Here we are all immigrants and homeless from heavenly estate and states of higher consciousness. As for Notre Dame,the Roman Empire had at that sacred spot on a little island in Seine River Paris, a holy virtue temple dedicated to Jupiter (Wisdom of Zeus). Before that, it was a sacred Druid center, a temple of wisdom ethics. The Cathedral of Our Lady Notre Dame is very sacred on etheric/astral/spiritual levels since post Atlantis. Outwardly , yes, the business of the church; but more it is a major spiritual sacred space from golden olden times. Shakespeare and Company, a wonderful bookshop i have visited is right next door. As for Notre Dame Cathedral’s poor karma, the head of the Knights Templar (Templars built all original gothic cathedrals in sacred geometry and spiritual measurement, initiation knowledge ) basically in about 150 years. Read Rudolf Steiner speaks of Templars as Guardians of the Holy Grail. The Knights Templar helped the poor, protected roads for same travel, honored nature, children, women, had organic gardens, started checking and banking in honest way, loaned money to poor with no interest. Well , King Philip in league with pope at the time murdered the Templars and took over their vast networks or buildings and money. In early 1300s King Philip burned the head of the Templars at the stake right next to Notre Dame Cathedral and watched from the other side of the river so afraid of the spiritual power of DeMolay the templars head. Too much to share here, but i give talks of the Gothic Cathedrals and their relationship to both the Goetheanum or Rudolf Steiner, and the sacred architecture of the Human Being in Spiritual process, enlightenment, and initiation. We live in a strange world where it takes a bit of time and patient reflection to arrive at enough truth to carry us rightly into tomorrow. In long run, all of us will make it, will awaken our Higher Spiritual Awareness and Consciousness, but in this modern crisis of gross materialism and selfishness, fear, attachment, anger, it seems a long way to go to holy creative peace for the world, each and all. More later.

We can easily forgive a child
who is afraid of the dark,
the real tragedy of life
is when men are afraid of the light.
~Plato

April 18- 19th Full Moon 29 Libra. Sense trying to find balance and charm in life. Need to cut out people, relations, things, that drain and leak, not promoting nor supporting better futures. Important with Moon going into Scorpio 8:40 am est, that for next week to lay low, avoid unneeded going nowhere debates or criticisms. Pretty much crass materialists always blame and dependent on others for their depression, sadness, happiness. Spiritual people blame themselves, work on themselves, for change and progress. Sometimes we can changer outer for better, yes; but always work on yourself for the big changes, growing opportunities, and sense of well being. See Gelek Rinpoche’s Odyssey to Freedom book, or Osho’s Book of Secrets (on sale at mayflower bookshop), or Steiner’s Knowledge of the Higher Worlds for techniques to know and grow, spiritually advance quick.
“Learning to see things in light of a higher learning, a divine plan perhaps taking lifetimes to play out, is the beginning of wisdom. Entering the spiritual path consists of learning how to quicken what nature is taking too long to do; learning how to midwife or awaken the divine, the virtue, in all things and people; learning to intelligently love the core, the Christos, the sun spark, the holy deep divine, in and of any situation or person while learning to be still if nothing can be done. For spiritually advanced players, nothing can be done for sure. The Holy Emptiness is the virgin possibility at core, the infinite potential and virtue of ultimate truth and love. Always good to get the truth first, then sweet the flow and flower to follow.

“When love comes first its hard truth that follow. seek truth, be love.” ~robert of mayflower

April 20 Sun enters Taurus, Venus enters Aries. Here one feels like grounding, making something happen, manifest, grow; but also push for some thing new and more colorful to arrive and/or find you.

“Always prefer knowledge to wealth, for the one is transitory, the other perpetual.” ~Socrates

April 22 Sun conjunct Uranus. Shocking news, further revelations, some quicken to new level of smart genius, others are shaken off their daily routine and forced to grow in new ways. Lots of patience needed in love life, intense friendships. Emotional drama now into end of month. Things in your life not bringing desired results are intensified and under scrutiny. Have patience and compassion with yourself and loved ones as you work for right solutions and doors to open, close, and open again. Such Uranus aspect now brings strong urge to rise to the next higher level in the game or investment of time/money/self. Short lived successes. A quickening or a sudden shifting of gears to make it or break it, shake it up, and wake it up. Earth shaking news or more just plowing through no matter what. For many a reversal or sudden turn of events causing stir and reconsideration of the map. Revelations and sudden facts shift the picture and direction.

“When the debate is lost,
slander becomes the tool of the loser.”
~Socrates
April 22nd to 29th under influence of Saturn going retrograde (April 29th exact) till mid Sept. in which time Saturn transit squares USA Saturn and almost opposes Sun in September 2019. Could be a very serious time of messy legal and political matters. A real need for honest facts and taking responsibility for one’s past, present, future in some way that supports a better future for all of us. Stock Markets and investments look for more secure footing and surety for long term. Saturn can be over controlling, contractive, depressive, as well as the need for control and deeper wisdom to see things through. In weather things go to extremes in cold and hot, same with emotions, though saturn is cool but at times hot, intense, under pressure. For many, money is tight, and loose ends need to be tightened.

“Strong minds discuss ideas, average minds discuss events, weak minds discuss people.” ~Socrates

April 24th-25th Pluto goes retrograde and moon occults Saturn and Pluto. Serious moon for a few days. Big time power plays and legal matters occupy the mind for some. Difficulties top down, bottom up. Many step back and take serious look at last year and year to come. Many deep minded researchers and investor reviewing and taking hard look at future. Things have way of dragging out……good or bad. Could be too cold in parts, other parts too hot.

‘Truth whose center is everywhere….whose existence we cannot dis-imagine.’ ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

April 26-27 Mars square Neptune. Although good aspect for the wild high side of the arts/music/romance and active imagination, movies; such aspect can get too colorful and off track in more practical material matters. Mishaps, accidents, danger of making serious mistakes, lies, wrong words, insane actions, car or machine troubles, water/sea/oceanic/space craziness. Hard to tell the truth or what is really truly up aspect. Misguided intentions and good intentions paving the road to hell with idiot compassion and foolish masquerade. Deceit or caught in the act, deception, desire to escape or disappear, strange news, fears and phobias. Theft/lies/lipstick/inflation followed by deflation. Sometimes very good for the arts and music, but just as often things go astray. Good time to read Rudolf Steiner’s deepest books, get a new water filter, avoid foods too rich or toxic, avoid over doing meds, drugs, alcohol, garden, get outdoors, write songs and poems. Staying grounded and practical down to earth honest simple best policy with this aspect. Strange dreams around this day need be written down and thought about. Avoid foods that spoil easy. Try not to spoil self or other these daze. UFO and weird sightings, ghosts and more, abound. Imaginative experience and make believe.

Divine Souls are older and younger than themselves and other things. ~ Emerson

April 29th, Saturn goes retrograde till mid september making Capricorns, Cancer, Libra, Aries rethink their long term goals and needs for security while not limiting their creative imaginations for joy, good luck, happiness. Tendency for some parts to be too hot, others too cold. Saturn retrograde good for regulating, disciplining a bit for progress toward securing goals, good for yoga/meditation/exercise/healthy eating/not over indulging. Taurus and Virgo, even Capricorns may benefit at this time with rooting in deeper and achieve well earned rewards, happy returns, maturing of wisdom qualities. So many now may have or feel the ‘cold shoulder’ (Saturn near S.Node makes it hard to escape or ‘get off’ ground. Patience wins the day when humor and good work applied. Good for long slow dinners with friends. As Saturn transit retrogrades to square USA Saturn and nearly oppose USA Sun, could be tough time for farmers, heavy controls on Stock Markets to keep positive spirit, and further needs to address out of hand addictions in country; beer/food prices rising?!

“The great things of this world are not born in noise and tumult, but in intimacy and stillness.” ~Rudolf Steiner

May 1-2, Mercury square Saturn and Pluto. Early warning shots at what’s to come next January Saturn/Pluto conjunct. Is it way colder or way hotter where you are in weather, emotions, money, honey and more? Stillness and serious thinking needed here to heal or redeem the past and cast your nets to the future in wisdom knowing. Patience and going slow if not sure of what’s up. Avoid risk. Mercury trine Jupiter late May 2nd 11:59 pm may be last minute ideas an insights lining up with new moon on 4th leading one toward results by 22nd or need to rethink.

May 3rd 7pm ASTROLOGY and TAROT Readings, how to!
Birmingham Community House. Call Mayflower bookshop for info or sign up by calling the Community House.

May 4th New Moon weekend with Mars oppose Jupiter is well deserved jump into summer party and social time of outdoors and play, networking interacting, joyous. Avoid overdoing, too much of a good thing may sour affairs.

May 7th Venus square Saturn makes for love at its best or at its worse. Some may need to take off crown (ego) and begin anew to learn something new, discipline oneself for success, tighten up diet to be healthier, exercise, yoga, meditation and prayer. Patience, forgiveness, compassion, and longer view…..perhaps 3 lifetime view may help. Here being love more important than receiving love. Thankfulness for life’s lessons helpful.

May 8th Mercury conjunct Uranus. Sudden news or new insights sparks positive change, riot, upset, or genius; choose one!

May 9th Venus trine Jupiter wants to know and grow and expand social mind and identity. Venus square Pluto wants to tighten up, be alone, be in control, or fight another with too much control. Sense of not enough TAO or flow, flowering, growing vs over reaching or eating or indulging or something. It may be hard to please everyone including your self. Some have tough choices and taking new measure to rebalance heaven and earth.

May 10th to May 16 more smooth sailing and calmer seas as many work long term plans into place, many sense security inwardly and or outwardly. Some see good things may take time coming around into full manifestation. Sound time here leading to ‘Blue Moon’ full moon on May 18th.

May 18th at 5:11 pm EST, FULL MOON with Mercury trine Pluto and Venus conjunct Uranus. Hot day for being smart to the point, skillfully practical and real, and creatively genius in the performing arts, humor, music, wordsmithing, voicing, loving, creating, stepping things up to the higher octave. Should prove fun weekend for most right into May 21st, Tues.

May 22nd Moon conjunct saturn/pluto may put bottom line and damper on many a camper and future planner. Hold to the good true beautiful and keep your third eye on the goal. Set good boundaries and have fun! Some feel over worked, over burdened, weighed down and heavy. Good time for mediation of golden spark in sun heart soul expanding, glowing, radiating, blessings the world.

May 29th Mercury square Neptune. Tendency to talk too much, have a slip of the tongue, lie or mislead or be lied to. News is nuts and not always to be trusted. Although can be good for creative imaginative sparks of genius or beauty, music or arts; tendency to be blind to something. Avoid gambling or risk taking.

May 31st to June 2nd, Venus trine Saturn and Moon conjunct Venus, Venus trine Pluto. Good time to love and be loved and take a breath, let go of a breath, and love appreciate, be thank full, feel lucky and divine.

June 3rd New Moon triggers us into summer time fun ~ intensified and critical days for good or ill fortune, wilder or crazier, highly charged or whacked are the June3,8, 9, 10, 14, 15 to 18 Wildest Beautiful or dumb crazy Full Moon time, 18, 19, 21, 24, 27.

July 2nd Solar Eclipse and July 16th Lunar Eclipse affecting USA Sun could be a very intense (good or tough) time for politics, stock market jitters, quick rise or fall from/to fame/fortune, power and name. Mrs Trump under Uranus transit. Move? New Book or outspoken truths? Sudden changes. Uranus wants to more up to higher level or shake things up a bit. Some get put through changes, others make the change. More on this later.

Blessings, Joyful Heart good times!
Robert Thibodeau
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Astrology, Love, and Magic of New and Full moon (dec. 2018)

Sunday, December 9th, 2018
Just after Apollo sunset tonight (dec. 9 into10), red crescent moon in southwest looking like the ‘bow’ and ‘bow wow’ for Eros (Cupid) Arrow pointing at angle down to earth westwards. I actually swear i felt Artemis opening the bow of new moon to full with Athena and Hermes at each of m’ears. The Etheric Forces of Sunshine growing into Astral urge to grow, do something, learn and ground, root and flower in our souls. Good Omen sign for next few weeks to avoid anger, seeing oneself separate from others and world soul process. Avoid judging others where it doesn’t help them and becomes ‘excuse & escape’ for not working on oneself, a form of spiritual laziness. Avoid one up manship, or onewomanship, acting hastily our of fear or anxiety, impatience. Good sign for ending wrong directions and impossible projects, relations; and starting off in new(or renewed) directions with whole heartedness and 99% of yr mind behind it. Keep an X Factor that there is always something further to learn good for all us. Perhaps Artemis moon bow and Phoebus sun’s arrow of fohatic light pointing west is about manifesting our angelic intelligence, our higher self and dream come true, completing things so something more can drop in or arise.
For sure getting earthy and supersensible, sensuously super loving lovely as we head for full moon venus (Athena, Psyche, Goddess love aspects Dec. 21-22 solstice time. Venus also the way we inwardly integrate experience to find wisdom and light. Solstice to Christmas recapitulates last 4 earth evolutions and then the following 12 days of Christmas reveals secrets of the new year to come as well as next three earth evolutions. (See my book and Outline of Occult Science by Steiner, or my talks on such). The wisdom of the ancients thot, thoth, thought and taught, real new moon 3 days after what we call new moon, or more practically speaking, after dec. 8th new moon these 3 days set the stage for next two if not four weeks. So Happy esoteric New Moon today into tomorrow which is the NeoPlatonist Porphyry, student of Plotinus birthday 234 AD. At Mayflower Bookshop we got their writings, books, and more, the vibe. We’re just over lots of tough astrological aspects as you see reflected in markets, politics, money, weather, and more. Lots of good aspects now coming into play these next weeks. My next Astrology Predictions 2019 on talk Dec. 27th 730pm, call mayflower for tickets or to buy recording of it~ (248) 547-8227.
Blessings, robert of mayflower
ps. if Dane Rudhyar and i right about USA Chart, Jupiter is about to conjunct ascendent in about week or more indicating lots of happy people in good ol’USA for a spell. One would think things would lighten up and at least ‘appear’ hopeful for  awhile. Lots of good luck and happy times for many. Thank the Lucky Stars for Heaven Sakes.
Mayflower open almost every day to Christmas ….. many visiting from out of town showing up as well as good ol’friends and new ones. Blessings holy on your times.
~robert of mayflower, author ‘Astrological Aspects, the Art’
mayflowerbookshop.com

Spiritual Insights, Predictions, Elections, November 2018 Astrology

Monday, November 5th, 2018

Robert of Mayflower Astrological News and Spiritual Views Nov. 2018
Talks Coming Up!
Nov. 5th Jim Stewart, founder of the Rudolf Steiner Archives (where you can read lots of Rudolf Steiner talks and books free or donation). Jim will give talk 7:30 at the Steiner House, home of the Anthroposophical Society at 1923 Geddes rd in Ann Arbor 48104. Call Penny (734) 678-5497 for more info.

Nov. 9th 7-9pm Robert of Mayflower talk at the Theosophical Society in Berkley Mi.
“Secrets of the Divine Feminine, Sophia, the Goddess. Divining the Spiritual Soul, the Wisdom Path of the Gods, Angels, Athena, bodhisattvic warrior techniques, the Hero within. $5 up donation. Call Mayflower for more info.

Nov. 15th, 7-9 pm at the Birmingham Community House talk
Astrological Prediction and Forecast for 2019-20
with Robert Thibodeau, $30

“Few will have the greatness to bend history itself:
but each of us can work to change a small portion of events,
and in the total, of all those acts will be written
the history of this generation.” ~robert kennedy

Perhaps wars in world would stop if like in ‘Lysistrata’, an old Greek Aristophanes play, the women get together and cut off sexual privileges of men as well as get old women to control and cut off money for war. The woman leader here, Lysistrata, calls it a “Reconciliation for Peace”. In the play, it works. Hmmmm.

Robert of Mayflower Bookshop
Author of ‘Astrological Aspect, the Art
AstroNews and Views November 2018
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What UP!?! (Nov. 2018 below, here overview)
Venus oppose Uranus Halloween Oct. 31st brought reversal in downswing of stock markets with upswing, but will it last past elections? Ven/Uran also brought some relationship and business reversals, for some highly creative upswings in love life. Venus is love life, money, what you appreciate, goods and hugs; Uranus is sudden reversals of the trend, changes, surprises, upsets, and more. The third Venus/Uranus is at end of November. From early Sept. to end of November lots of changes, rearrangements, creative upbeats and raising of consciousness, or upsets, concerning love, luck, money, where and how we invest ourselves, time, and money. With Uranus also in hard aspect to lunar node, many a change in how we relate to others, or want to relate.
For many, new creative pursuits a need to renew or be through, upgrade or repave….with calling, work, relationships.
With elections early november coming up, lots of crazy antics and unpredictable results, though all the stars seem to favor left wing swing.
O Halloween time, Fall, Autumn, time of ArchAngel Michael and need to inwardly awaken anew. Halloween time, that mysterious celebration of death, disembodied souls roaming the street looking for a love light, a porch light, a re-entry, rebirth into that pumpkin large stomach with a spark of light inside, rebirth! Actually its the heart needs to rekindle and give birth to the Higher Consciousness of universal love and peace, truth and wit. All Souls day, an old Celtic Wisdom that All Souls would one day find peace and joy, happiness and heavenly state of mind/heart/consciousness. Now into winter solstice is a time of inner renewal, rebirth, rekindling of higher love and truth inside out. Zany good times to you.

The Venus/Uranus aspect also portends of possible big turnout of youth and women to vote, or for many to vote for universal good true beautiful and a more united United States of America. The USA chart, transit of Progressed Moon oppose Venus, and transit of Venus square Mercury also indicates women seriously taking the lead now into 2020 election. There will be much frustration and vexing struggle and striving for progress, but also much success and feelings of ‘belonging’ in a participation mystic, heart and soul spirit. (or so i hope perhaps). A larger turnout of women and youth to vote one would think with such aspects in sky
With transiting Mercury exactly conjunct Sagittarius Rising USA chart Ascendent. It will be a big deal day, an historical daytime of major event these coming weeks. Jupiter in late Scorpio but within range of conjunction in Sage Sagittarius of USA Rising Sign. May well indicate the democratic side of things empowered in congress (Saturn being conservative, Jupiter populist , people driven, democratic; most often). But on Election day, Jupiter not quite in Sagittarius yet so could be close or much contested as to voting methodology and who got cheated or what not. None-the-less, its a time for more people participating in the democratic process and wanting their voices heart.

With Ex President Obama having transit of Jupiter conjunct his Midheaven trine his Mercury and transit of Jupiter coming to trine his natal Sun, you almost wonder if he will run again!?! Perhaps as VP and then slide into President again down the road. Most likely not, but lots to ponder. With such aspects he will be happy, somewhat popular, and rich no matter what.

Avenettii, lawyer for Stormy Daniels, the stripper with lawsuit on President?!? Jupiter this last year on his Moon and now trine his natal midheaven gave him much popularity and for a spell, even still, stardom. With Neptune coming slowly to square his Mars , i don’t see him lasting into next presidential run.

Hillary Clinton now at Election ’18 time has Mercury trine her Mars/Pluto giving her a wee bit of power ‘say’ and ‘play’. With Mars coming to trine her Sun, she should be somewhat happy with election results and is considering her future play in politics. With coming transit of Uranus opposing her Sun at 2 degree Scorpio, she may well get thrown from both the political horse and her marriage. Hmmmm, we will see. For sure, Uranus demands big changes and upgrades, higher octave behaviour, or winds of fate blow one off course.

Elizabeth Warren’s astrology chart reveals transiting pluto oppose Midheaven square ascendent and heading for her Jupiter at bottom of her chart; I advise her not to run but be more a thinker behind the scenes. Don’t think she can win. Much research yet to do on all the contenders, will keep you posted.

Billionaire Michael Bloomberg, former mayor of New York as seriously good aspects coming into 2020 elections making him a real possibility and at least, a positive influence on outcome. At 2020 election Jupiter transit trine his Mars/Saturn/Uranus in Taurus and in following year Jupiter conjunct his Venus/Mercury/Moon/Sun in Aquarius. At the moment nov. 2018, Mars in conjunct his Aquarius planets while trine his Jupiter giving him a positive and assertive glimpse of real possibility and luck in love and money.

With the President’s aspect at election of Saturn transit square Neptune, its tough to keep the dream alive. Saturn is heard reality and Neptune dreams and ideals. Saturn will tend to bring reality and work into view now. Nov 10 to 15th transit of Mars oppose Pres’s natal Mars, and Mars oppose his ascendent, he definitely feels attacked or over criticized and on the defense; as well as feeling need for counter rebuttal or debate. All this could indicate tough time at polls for republicans, as well as need for wisdom and patience in dealing with others. His transit of Uranus trine his ascendent for many months keeps giving the President new ideas and zest for what he perceives as creative change and progress. Uranus keeps one quick and creative with ever new ideas and expressions. Hmmm, we will see soon, eh?

Bernie Sanders Nov/Dec transit of Jupiter conjunct ascendent oppose uranus and trine his pluto with Mercury retrograde near ascendent gives Bernie strong voice in happenings, current events, and future trends; as well as powerful force urging him to run again for President. With transiting Pluto square his natal Venus coming in future, as well as transit of Neptune in future to oppose his natal Sun; I advise him to not run, and to be background counsel to who is. Whether such aspects indicate health problems down the road or what, not good aspects to run for president unless you really see this as your final fate and destiny, perhaps like Socrates near his end making final tribute!? Or is it such aspects truly break open his heart with renewed vigor, compassion, zest for what Bernie sees as the good, true, beautiful, the all american dream of happiness and honesty to boot. Pluto Venus is at best an attempt to redeem the fallen and help the poor in spirit. At its negative poll is a loss of popularity or personal or family intimate problems pulling him away from public life a bit. Most likely its compassion for downtrodden.

All this and lots more , I will go into more at Nov. 15th talk.
More to come, blessings of love and truth, joy and wit,
robert of mayflower (mayflowerbookshop.com)

With USA chart about Nov. 11th transit of Mars conjunct Moon, much contesting and argument or debate about late election. Saturn oppose Jupiter in USA chart brings dissatisfaction and legal haggling at high levels. Also may indicate trouble with stock markets and/or financial matters. Or is it need for more inner controls of investments and markets. Many feel need for inside smart controls to keep up face of things, outer appearance of happiness. Sat/Jup here could be USA feels unhappy about things or hard work needed to fix few things. Whew! Got that right.…

End of November Jupiter conjunct Oprah Winfrey’s natal moon/jupiter may have her again thinking to run for President. Or it is she too is happy with election results and where things seem heading? Makes for much popularity and wealth such aspects. Perhaps her two cents worth millions to some.

Some have got richer inwardly and out. For some, hasn’t been the most fun times. With Jupiter entering Sagittarius November 8th for a year to come, things will soon cheer up and grow more sociable and enlivening, fun and more enlightening. Although another great astrologer makes many a good point that the USA has Scorpio Rising, i have been sticking to Sagittarius Rising as Dane Rudhyar suggested to me long ago when visiting my home for 11 day hang. If that’s true, Sagittarius Ascendent, than Jupiter will conjunct USA Rising Sign in December triggering many an opportunity to grow and learn, expand one’s horizons, travel and enrich oneself in multidimensional ways. The USA will come out of its funk and sad sack madness of blaming others for one’s own karma. Opportunities to grow, be happy, unite and resist negativity will abound. Jupiter is a happiness time. We shall soon find out, see and experience!

Coming soon, for a year, with Jupiter in Sagittarius, Leo and Aries and Sagittarius will get 3 good chances to improve their circumstances and self, grow and prosper inwardly and out. Mutable signs Pisces, Virgo, Gemini, and Sagittarius over flower and over flow with possibilities of happiness and success. Avoid doing too many thinks and thinks, dwindling your defined major purpose, aim, goal. Capricorns, Cancer, Libra, Aries need keep their nose/heart/mind to the grindstone of long term goals and rock solid practical ground ever deepening roots for wings to fly. Joys come and go, but keep the long term view in mind. For you Fixed signs (Scorpio/Taurus/Scorpio/Aquarius for next 7 years) and last degrees of cardinal signs (Libra/Aries/Capricorn/Cancer ( for next few months!) especially in for many changes, updating, learning curves, and sudden curves thrown at cha cha ever changing you ~ Get free, Get New, Renew, or get through it! Let it go or face up to it, be truth and love to know it. Fixed signs need make creative changes now that will serve long term happiness and security. Musical chairs you may feel, but the music will stop and you will need a good seat. Air signs will sing~~Libra, Aquarius, Gemini, need follow your heart and soul, your love and bliss; if you stay free and don’t lie to yourself, others can’t lie to you and you will find love, prosperity, and calling (work) working together in harmony and peace. Pisces/Virgo/Sagittarius/Gemini either have dreams coming true, or dreams melting like left out ice cream on hot sidewalk. Need for practical ground and clearness, really be clear what you want or don’t want; otherwise be patient.

All this and lots more , I will go into more at Nov. 15th talk.
More to come, blessings of love and truth, joy and wit,
robert of mayflower (mayflowerbookshop.com)

Robert’s News and Views, Astrological and Spiritual insights
for November 2018 on—-

Nov. 6th Uranus retrograde enters Aries making feisty heady debate, assertiveness, argument, flurry of a hurry to advance, fix, change, rearrange, win and run over. Danger of loose tongues and guns. Positiveness is bravery, first strike lucky. Those who didn’t take important new step in their life last year, or important change in self and direction, now fight to hang or or change quick.

Nov. 7th New Moon 15 Scorpio makes for couple weeks with hint of lust, secrecy, passion, close encounters, intimacy, with strong feelings of attraction or need to part.

Nov. 8th Jupiter enters Sagittarius with Moon conjunct Jupiter triggers a year of expansive knowledge, travel, higher educations, and yes……books make a comeback sort of. Perceptions and dreams come into view of next few years, what’s to come or what is possible.

Nov. 9th Venus in Libra trines Mars in Aquarius making for many a happy agreement, coming together, mental mind melt, mutually beneficial productions and workings. Sense of positiveness about the future, relations, biz. Good time to make connections and hook up with right good true.

Nov. 12 Moon occults or eclipses (conjunct) Pluto in Capricorn influencing next few weeks. In parts, loss, separations, death, feelings of endings new beginnings, need to clean something up, sense of fatality. Sense of regeneration or degeneration depending on other aspects in the individual astrology chart. Need to rid oneself of wrong habits or negative attitudes. Pull inner weeds, let others be.

Nov. 15 Mars enters Pisces makes for passive aggressive and aggressive passive individuals and actions/reactions. One person seems open fluidic and flowing with the agenda outwardly but inwardly blocks or holds up, controls, or lazy as to outcome. Another is assertive and aggressive outwardly but inwardly lazy or passive or avoiding response and responsibility. Outer passive, inwardly aggressive. Those passive get more aggressive, those aggressive lay back and flow more. A sense of the rug pulled out from under one’s feet for some. Some renew ideals and zest for the great Grail Quest of what is best for all, what nourishes the wholeness in each and all.

Nov. 16 Venus in Libra goes direct making for need to work with others, need for partnering, a more willingness to flow, bend, be co-creative, work with others. Mercury in Sagittarius goes retrograde backing up into Scorpio making for many a back step, a reversal, a re-think, and need for fix up. For some far reaching or big expansive plans to be readjusted, reconfigured, rethought out, some even dropped. For some, a return to something unfinished or needing more love and attention.

Nov. 19 Mars in Pisces square Jupiter in Sagittarius makes for reaching out far to make dreams come true. Danger of following pipe dreams or spacing out with diffuse varied nebulous projections. Lots of energy for success if one’s focus sticks to the point and goals in mind. Tendency to do too much and do no one good. Great social fun aspect though for sure. The legalized smoke dream bit too big perhaps. Getting lost, some get found.

Nov. 20 Moon conjunct retrograde Uranus making for honing and boning in on facts, sudden shifts and new realizations of facts, even higher truths. A slight redirecting of course, an attempt to lift oneself to the higher octave. Today’s Robert Kennedy’s Birthday who i met and once shook hands, exchanging a few words and big auras
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“Few will have the greatness to bend history itself:
but each of us can work to change a small portion of events,
and in the total, of all those acts will be written
the history of this generation.” ~robert kennedy

Nov. 22 Sun enters Sagittarius to conjunct Jupiter on 26th. What a wonderful time for many of us!!! Also Full Moon Night!
A very expansive Thanksgiving Day where one’s Higher Self needs tame and inspire the little one, the lower self, the shadow desire or fear, to behave and come join the higher resonance and song joyfully participating in the sufferings and woes, the struggles and striving of self and other in this crazy cool world. A sense of group dynamic and giving thanks for continued opportunity to realize truth and love and freedom and responsibility to self, land, and other. Take care not to overdo, go over the top, ego inflation, or feelings that you just can’t stop. Good time to listen to everyone’s heart and quit the debate, love and not hate.

Nov 24 Full Moon 1 degree Gemini makes for few weeks of intense communications and plans for the future. Much talk, little action? Good time for making connections and asking for good traction to progress. Talk without action to back it up is like catching all the leaves of a tree when they fall in the fall. Rise up, take heart, listen twice as much as you speak, free the universal love you seek from within yourself.

Nov. 24th Neptune goes direct from retrograde at 14 Pisces. Some fake dreams and fake news and lame plans get dropped and new dreams and new realities and facts come into play in coming days and months. Now is the time to quit taking things personal, quit blaming others, time to awaken from dreaming and hoping, and time to come to realize your own inner deep self whispers in the heart still listening. Time to be the truth and love you seek in others. Now is the time to live the dream and make your way. Here the end doesn’t not justify the means. Here the way to go is to live the life to know the truth…, the means and way is the end, and many a new beginning if need be. Neptune direct here may take few weeks or months to reconfigure what just happened last several months or so. Invoke the artist in you to record dreams, keep journal of creative ideas and happenings, make songs, play music, beautify everything, see the beautiful in everything, dream true the pure land in us all.

Nov. 26th Sun conjunct Jupiter joyous and expansive exuberant in Sagittarius. Also retrograde Mercury in Sagittarius square Mars in Pisces. Temptation to throw away mental worries and go play. Avoid arguments and loose talk going nowhere. Good time to expand one’s mind with new possibilities. Take care to avoid fights and arguments going nowhere. If you have such a good case, get third party in on it. Stay objective. Pick contests worth contesting. Go for spiritual wisdom and enlightenment first, than fight for little things. Merc/Mars here feels edgy and needs good exercise and learning anew, otherwise feisty and trigger happy, loose words and failed attempts to force rather than inspire, educate, heal, virtue invoke.

Nov. 27 Sun conjunct retro Mercury and Mercury conjunct Jupiter Burning insights light new ways of approaching problems. For some, new problems present themselves needing immediate attention. Light of spirit overshadows and inspires thinking. Avoid over doing or wasting resources. For some, hard to define limits of growth. If unsure, wait. If you now what you’re doing, go for it. Good for reading, writing, making connections, blessing and being blessed. If new facts burn you or irritate, go slow on acting or reacting. This could be good aspect for making amends and fixing mistakes, but don’t fall back into old patterns and old mistakes.

Nov. 30 Venus in Libra oppose retrograde Uranus in Aries makes for strange twists and turns in love life. Unexpected facts tempt overreacting or hasty actions/reactions. Strong urge to free or be free. Sudden arousal of the creative or love urge, though hasty quick moves one may regret or may backfire. Often sudden, but short lived connections. Nice for artsy social crafting novel ad lib creative times.

Dec. 2 Sun square Mars makes for news requiring immediate action, but anger or hasty actions or reactions can destroy one’s good karma here. Mars often is gun stuff and aggressive over assertive forceful dumb. Yet at times, heroes show up here for good and virtuous deeds, bravo times. Cocky don’t work here, or mouthing off. Good time to make good karma helping others less fortunate. Time for patience and compassion for those stressed or going to extremes to find better luck and happiness.

Dec 5 Sun square Neptune makes for need to live one’s life according to one’s higher truths, higher self. Little and big lies abound. Yet high ideals also appear inspiring some to good deeds. Avoid inflation and false inflationary ideas and expressions. For some, an ability to see through the fog and propaganda and deceit. For others, secret agendas made from fear and weird wants and unfulfilling desires.

Dec. 6 Mercury goes direct at 27 Scorpio bring easier time in coming weeks to get facts right, correct.

Dec. 7th full moon with Mars conjunct Neptune makes for magical mystical times around this date, higher communion and ‘at-one-ment’. For others a false road or path or experience of deceit, false pretense and promises, escapism, or laziness. All aspects astrological have a higher and lower octave. Here wanting to escape vs melt into and conjoin, wanting art and music or feeling alone and adrift.

Robert Thibodeau, Author of Astrological Aspects the Art
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Astrology (from sept 1 to 4th previous posts on stock markets and more)
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, death of some rich or famous politician, movie star, celebrity? Or 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.

Nov. 16th Venus direct from retrograde since Oct. 5th, and on same day Nov. 16th Mercury in Sage Sagittarius at 13 degrees goes retrograde. All ahead love but take care not to slip on the tongue.

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. 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.

December 15th Jupiter transit conjunction to natal USA Sagittarius Rising Sign. 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.

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.

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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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Robert Thibodeau
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Author of ‘Astrological Aspects, the Art’
Available for talks and consultations, readings by appointment.
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Robert Thibodeau
Author ‘Astrological Aspects, the Art’
Mayflower Bookshop
2645 W. 12 Mile Road
Berkley, MI 48072
(248) 547 8227
[email protected]
mayflowerbookshop.com