The Queen of Swords for Libra Season

September 23, 2014
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The Sun is in Libra (ingress occurred on September 22nd at 10:29 PM EDT) so let’s usher in the season with the Queen of Swords. She is connected to Libra (technically, she represents 20 degrees Virgo to 20 degrees Libra) … Continue reading ...
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Libra New Moon: Dynamic Balance

September 23, 2014
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Libra New Moon: Dynamic Balance

One of the first presents I gave my husband was a surfboard. He wanted one really badly. Surfing was a point of contention in his first marriage. I knew this because, more than several times during those first few years, he bristled with defensiveness at the possibility of anyone (me) encroaching on his Saturday...
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Seven

September 23, 2014
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Seven

Today the Sun, the heart of of our solar system, moves into the seventh sign – Libra. We are still, of course, in the ancient seventh month — September. So pour yourself a glass of 7-Up, kick off your seven-league boots, switch off symphony number seven and align your seven chakras. Seven is a magic number....
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The Mountain Astrologer: Mars square Neptune (the ‘fog of war’)

September 23, 2014
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The Mountain Astrologer: Mars square Neptune (the ‘fog of war’)

America's natal Mars-Neptune square has been a continual fuss here at Stars Over Washington and President Obama's new cycle of war in Iraq and Syria is shaded by its deceptive and misguided tendencies easily with his natal Mars (the warrior) veiled by US natal Neptune in Virgo. There's much more than meets the public...
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New Moon in Libra 23 September 2014: A Test of Power

September 23, 2014
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New Moon in Libra 23 September 2014: A Test of Power

5 AM PDT of the 23rd the Virgo Moon conjuncts Venus and semi-sextiles Black Moon Lilith. Criticism in relationships stems …Continue reading →
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Mars In The Birth Chart, Part One: Using Mars Badly

September 23, 2014
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Mars In The Birth Chart, Part One: Using Mars Badly

When looking at a birth chart, we are often faced with a difficult task of sorting out the person from our preconceptions. For example: it is common wisdom that the planet Mars rules things like athleticism and aggression. We would expect a professiona...
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Born Today 23 September

September 23, 2014
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Born Today 23 September

Hello Libra! Did you just get here, or are you always so breathless and moist with exertion? It seems you …Continue reading →
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Grand Fire Trine: The Gift

September 22, 2014
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The Jupiter/Uranus trine will be peaking on September 25th, but that doesn’t mean it will be over. From September 30th to October 8th, Mars in Sagittarius will be within orb of a trine to Uranus Rx in Aries (exact at … Continue reading →
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Beyond Planet and Aspect: Astrological Alchemy Part One

September 22, 2014
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Beyond Planet and Aspect:  Astrological Alchemy Part One

  I remember very distinctly the day I discovered what was to be the central ‘key’ to my own chart. It wasn’t very early in my studies, I was somewhere in my late twenties, trying to figure out why it was only disasters in love that took me down the rabbit hole of spiritual...
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The Pentagram of Venus

September 22, 2014
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The Pentagram of Venus

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Born Today 22 September

September 22, 2014
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Born Today 22 September

Creative energy carves out a path for you this coming Solar year, dear Virgo, through to your next birthday, and …Continue reading →
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Equinox: Autumn’s Bittersweet Turning Inward

September 22, 2014
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Equinox: Autumn’s Bittersweet Turning Inward

Walking the streets, the air feels different; people’s expressions are growing starker, more reserved. The Autumn Equinox signals the time when our psyches prepare to go inward.  Whereas the dance of summer is an outward & external play of expression, like Matisse’s celebratory painting Dance, autumn’s portrait is the bittersweet mortality of life. Steven...
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Born Today 21 September

September 22, 2014
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Born Today 21 September

You find a perfect emotional balance this coming Solar year, dear Virgo, through to your next birthday, but you’re in …Continue reading →
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What Happened to WTC Gold on 9/11?

September 22, 2014
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What Happened to WTC Gold on 9/11?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m3f2U75qCZo&sns=em
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October Eclipses, US Political Parties, and the Destiny of Warhawks

September 21, 2014
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October Eclipses, US Political Parties, and the Destiny of Warhawks

A page concerning the two-party political system in America and related topics by Sioux Rose has needed a link here on Stars Over Washington (a Political Astrology blog by yours truly that enters its 10th year on October 16, 2014) so here it is. Astrological principles inform our understanding of events and politicians'...
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