Monthly Archives: June 2015

Some snippets from channels, transmissions, and special intel

While I don’t usually repost either channelings or the reports of some well known people who claim “special intel,” I do read through a number of them, and appreciate them, and I watch to see how the sometimes contradictory frisson … Continue reading

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Wild card Uranian Max Keiser, on Greece: Go ahead, grexit! You’ll love it!

A follow-up to today’s astrology post.

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One Woman’s Global Historical Perspective as we head into the 4th of July

I’m going to be walking in the local parade with my corporate flag again. Parading with the corporate flag: July 4, 2014 Last year, my young friend Maya helped carry it. She’ll be at her grandparents’ this year. Maya’s Mom … Continue reading

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Sudden, Extraordinary, Glad Tidings? Today’s rare, extremely close Venus/Jupiter conjunction trines Uranus

And more! Here’s the chart that I brought up just now, at 10:51 AM, June 30, 2015, for Washington, D.C.. The chart features communicative Mercury in its ruler Gemini closely opposing philosophical Moon in Sagittarius. Some kind of larger perspective … Continue reading

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What is required: Radical conclusions from an “Ecological footprint analysis”

In order to arrive at one planet, one people (rather than, at present, five planets, simply for Americans), we need to practice “de-materialization” and “de-growth,” across the board. Anything short of this radical transformation is not nearly enough. How can … Continue reading

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Which system do you live in? Decide. Act accordingly.

And, if your experience is that you are working to shift from the constructed, artificial system back to the interdependent natural system, and you are at least part way there, then every piece of “news” you read pushes you dig … Continue reading

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Dominos Falling Department: Greece. “Can democracy and economic union co-exist?”

I can’t help but feel that what’s going on now geopolitically and economically with Greece, the birthplace of democracy, has all the players turning over their cards to show what’s been in their hands all along. That part’s good. Otherwise, … Continue reading

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Realize: We are Racing Extinction

Via Upworthy The shocking footage these filmmakers captured reveals why the earth is in serious trouble

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The original wisdom of Gregory Bateson

Way back in my early 20s, when my children suffered from their decidedly ambivalent mother, I came across Gregory Bateson’s phrase, “double bind.” Actually, I’m not sure it was his original phrase, but the example he used to illustrate the … Continue reading

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Climate Change: Preparing (or not!) (or not enough!) for Water

As near-daily rain storms continue to flop down on this part of the midwest, our little two-home urban farmstead’s half-constructed designs for how to hold and recirculate excess water feel increasingly inadequate. The pond (which three down spouts drain into) … Continue reading

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