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Big Bird’s Neptunian moment of martyrdom

Last night’s US Presidential debate unfolded under a highly-charged Grand Cross configuration.

The most memorable moment was when Mitt Romney declared his love for Big Bird while nevertheless proclaiming a desire to eliminate funding for PBS. The Internet erupted in a flurry of tweets and Facebook posts about Big Bird and his beloved Sesame Street pals.

It is fitting that this pivotal development occurred as the Grand Cross became precisely angular, with the Moon rising in the East opposite Mars & the North Node setting in the West, while Neptune culminated at the Midheaven opposite Venus at the Nadir.

The astrological signature for this moment of Big Bird’s martyrdom shows Big Bird’s own natal Neptune (at 28 degrees Scorpio) setting on the Western horizon, under planetary fire from all 4 directions simultaneously.

(Big Bird’s first appearance was November 10, 1969 – Source: Wikipedia)

the "Big Bird" moment of the US Presidential debate

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Time to organize your heart.

Venus into Virgo means it’s time to organize your heart and direct your feelings into practical pursuits. Start making those lists and checking things off!


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Venus moving forward again

Ok, Venus is direct. You are now free to move about the shopping malls. But only 17 more shopping days till Mercury goes retrograde!

Botticelli - La Nascita di Venere

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Dancing with the Transit of Venus

This is possibly the most fun Transit of Venus image I’ve seen so far: these people are doin’ it right!

Source: via Starology on Pinterest

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“I’ll Have Another” won’t have another after all.

This year’s Triple Crown contender, by the name of “I’ll Have Another”, won the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness with true grit, digging deep and pulling hard in both races to come from behind and edge past the leader right at the finish line.

What a wonderful example of the sheer determination and dedication conferred when Mars and Saturn join forces in a birth chart! (see below for the horse’s natal chart)

But this week’s Lunar Eclipse and Transit of Venus, both of which were in heavy conflict with Mars, put undue strain on the main source of stress in I’ll Have Another’s birth chart: the colt’s natal Mars-Saturn Opposition has been challenged all week by 4th-Harmonic direct hits from Mars and the Eclipses, and it all just proved to be too much agitation.

The horse was scratched from the Belmont Stakes on the eve of the race—and will be retired from racing—due to tendonitis.

It’s a shame there weren’t any helpful Trines or Sextiles in the horse’s chart to ease the strain of his Mars-Saturn Opposition. If there were, this great athlete could have been preparing this evening to take his place in history, instead of suffering the pain of a career-ending injury.

Here’s the chart, but take note: birth time is unknown, so ignore the house cusps, and remember that the moon could be 12 degrees earlier or later than 29 gemini.

I'll Have Another natal chart

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Close Encounter of the Venusian Kind

Venus glides across the Sun, pressing a giant “reset” button on Love, Beauty, and Money.

What you want will never be the same again.

It’s all about wiping the slate clean and starting over in matters of the heart; forging new desires in the crucible of conscious awareness.

Release your attachments and unleash that inner artist!

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Let your love flow

Sensual Venus & passionate Mars are hanging out together for quite a while these days…Unleash your creative mojo and go for what you love!

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Lovestruck confusion saturates the airwaves

Under Neptune’s spell, Venus says “yes” to Mars but Saturn & Pluto intrude with “Not so fast, Romeo!”. Mercury backtracks indecisively. Hmmm

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Make a wish…

Try to catch a shooting star this week! Perseid Meteor Showers under New Moon darkness + rare Venus/Mars/Saturn trio = great skywatching 🙂

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Work it off, work it out…just work it.

Leo New Moon packs a punch as it bisects an arm of the Cardinal T-Square, fueling a powerful planetary workout. High stakes energy drives new projects!

2010 Leo New Moon

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