Forecast: Sunday 17 through Wednesday 20 August 2014

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Sunday 17 August through Wednesday 20 August 2014
As always, I am finding the lunar indications such as void-of-course and |difficult third| crucial each day. As I write on Sunday August 16 during a |difficult third| I find people around me mostly depressed or feeling challenged. But on my vacation I found it hard to find time to list this data as usual. This is the next-to-last day of the vacation and I present the daily data first, below, and then the written forecast covering the four days. 
Sunday 17 August 2014
Sun in Leo; Moon in Taurus—>Gemini; Foci in 10, Career or Honor and 3, Neighbors and Communication  **
 
/moon goes void-of-course at 5:27a PT | 8:27a ET | 12:27p UT   **
until it enters Gemini at 3:42p PT | 6:42p ET | 10:42p UT   ***
 
|Karmically difficult or sobering third| of this week continues all day
 
Monday 18 August 2014
Sun in Leo; Moon in Gemini; Foci in 10, Honor or Career and 3, Communication and Neighbors
 
Moon on course   ****
 
Tuesday 19 August 2014
****
/moon goes void-of-course at 7:55p PT | 10:55p ET | 2:55a(W) UT   ***
 
Wednesday 20 August 2014
/moon void-of-course   **
until it enters Cancer at 1:46a PT | 4:46a ET | 8:46a UT   ***
 
}Past Pernicious Collapse Toward Shared Exhilaration{
The negative indications have to be taken with a grain of salt—“Have salt in yourselves,” said Jesus, meaning perhaps that we have to season life with something from deep within to make it palatable. During these four days we may encounter individuals who seem pernicious or pestilent—and need to find ways to face such challenges to our poise without exploding in rage or internal angst. We do not want to be imposed upon and feel defensive of our internal security. This we can do through positive character and strong will. There is magic of a positive, not hurtful, nature in the determiantion to find the best in everyone and every situation. This does far more to eliminate trouble than a direct attack on it, which leads to backlash usually.
When some plans have collapsed, one has to carry on. This could be a turning point when one looks back on recent activities realizing that some of them have been excursions along false trails. When projects fall through, either one has to try again with an improved method, or choose a different project more suited to one’s qualifications. 
More happily, there are times of beauty and glory, when one feels confident in displaying one’s success to the world. One can enjoy tasteful luxury, somewhat ostentatiously. There is leisure, accompanied by a bit of snobbishness perhaps. Yet this is basic good fortune on the material level. 
What is the art, craft, or skill you know to be specially yours? It is in high evidence, if you feel enthusiastic enough about it to keep expressing it through whatever materials you have at hand. You participate in life by giving it form through your ability. 
This can open a world of human relationships on a basic level of shared bodily togetherness. People are either attractive or interesting or both. They need to see or experience one another, to rest on the basic human fellowship which keeps us going. The symbol given by Wheeler and Jones is “A crowd upon the beach,” signifying the exhilaration we feel when knowing we are as good or as fascinating as anyone else in the shared company of humanity.
{Sunday through Wednesday} {Past Pernicious Collapse Toward Shared Exhilaration}
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Forecast: Tuesday 12 through Saturday 16 August 2014

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Tuesday 12 through Saturday 16 August 2014
We continue with the vacation mode: Forecasts covering more than one day. I wanted to post the daily lunar data (void-of-course, |difficult third of week|, etc.) but had special problems with that while on vacation, including the absence of a computer to use. Whether I will post those data separately after I post the written forecast is a question.
^The Inept Overcome by the Sublime^
1 Within these five days, there is much entertainment, either of an exalted or amateurish, refined or silly nature. It is possible to look for the highest and best in less-than-perfect music, dancing and entertaining. 
2 More than that, there are remarkably uplifting energies and synchronicities. I quote from the seer Charubel (John Thomas) concerning the degree of Leo occupied by Jupiter: “This degree is impinged by a degree from a a transcendental sun … Denotes the greater good; the sublime; gives prophetic inspirations; rules the wonderful; and fills the soul with a flood of celestial glory.” Why not tune in to this?
3 A negative or distressing side of things has to do with instability, foolishness, and wavering. Literally the degree concerned has to do with spilling a liquid. “How shall he act who does not know what he desires?” asks Sepharial. There can be faulty judgment or indecision. Yet it is possible to recover from this. One needs perhaps a degree of freedom to be foolish, as long as this is not disastrous.
4 The glories of paragraph 2 remain, and can save every situation through one’s native superiority to it in each case. Sepharial suggests “power, eminence, fame,” plus “courage, nobility, energy, and endurance.” The symbol given by Segnior Borelli is “A sceptre, on the crest of which shines a diamond like a magnificent star.” 
5 Elsie Wheeler gives “The constellations in the sky,” indicating surety based on questing through time and space, finding assurance not just in the sky but in one’s understanding and ordering of oneself. This can be happening even if the difficulties of paragraph 3 remain as deviations to correct again and again. 
6 “The gate to the garden of desire” is given by Wheeler and Jones as the symbol for the currently crucial focal point of the lunar zodiac. One suggestion is that “the gate” is not the garden itself, and so one may find oneself at that entrance but still have to pass through it. Some may feel, however, that they have in fact been set gloriously in a situation which embodies everything they have ever desired. When the heart overflows, we can only give thanks in a superlative degree.
{Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday} ^The Inept Overcome by The Sublime^  
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Forecast: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, August 4, 5, 6, 2014

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Monday 4 August 2014
Sun in Leo; Moon in Scorpio; Foci in 4, Home or Foundation and 9, Travel or Comprehension   **
/moon goes void-of-course at 10:44a PT | 1:44p ET | 5:44p for the rest of the day   **
Song of the day:  Changes by the Zombies
 
Tuesday 5 August 2014
Sun in Leo; Moon in Scorpio—>Sagittarius; Foci in 4, Foundation or Home and 9, Comprehension or Travel
/moon void-of-course   **
until it enters Sagittarius at 3:20a PT | 6:20a ET | 10:20a UT   ***
Song of the day:  Under Attack by Abba
 
Wednesday 6 August 2014
Sun in Leo; Moon in Sagittarius; Foci in 5, Pleasure and Offspring and 8, Regeneration and Others’ Money    ***
/moon goes void-of-course at 7:53a PT | 10:53a ET | 2:53p UT   **
for the rest of the day
Song of the day: Sur ma Route by Black M
 
As usual, the void-of-course times (Monday and Wednesday) can bring peculiar, unusual, or confusing incidents. It is sometimes harder to focus on ordinary business, so one veers off into the improbable or spontaneous. That is all right if there are no pressing responsibilities, but the latter ought to be taken care of minimally at least. Solid agreements or purchases could go awry so it is all right to hesitate in such cases. I note that these times are good for bottom-most routine necessities such as laundry and clean-up.
 
Forecast for Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, August 4, 5, 6, 2014:
 
^Seizing the Moment Advantageously^
 
There can be amusment, with singing and dancing. It does not matter how amateurish or inconsequential this seems; it is pleasure as part of what the cosmos gives us gladly. The heat of the summer or other intensities may be challenging. You need not lose your bearings; staying close to headquarters can help. 
 
There can be wonderful self-fulfillment, the prospect of a realization of your fondest dreams. Satisfying experiences are opening up as into a magic garden. Sometimes it may seem that this is dangerous or at the edge of  precipice. Then you can avert the crisis skilfully and get back to the path of your fondest prospects.
 
Indecision and wavering judgment could make you look silly in some eyes. You might seem weak and disorderly, or someone in your life could appear so. This could just be a harmless phase. There is subtlety, caution and cunning, however, which can save the day. You enjoy competition and seizing personal advantages in a style which seems magical. So you could surprise or amaze someone and get what you want. 
 
{Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday}  ^Seizing the Moment Advantageously^
 
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Forecast: Friday 1 and Saturday 2 August; Sunday 3 August 2014

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Friday 1 and Saturday 2 August 2014

I am going on a vacation, that is, I, Hugh Higgins. Cosmic Piper cannot go on vacation because the planets never stop moving. So Hugh Higgins will try to channel Cosmic Piper even on vacation though with a thinner chant and fewer words. First the data and songs; then a report for both days. I have to post these initial reports for August 1-3 early because it will be hard to do it while traveling. Remember, Sunday’s report is below these first two.
 
Friday 1 August
 
Sun in Leo and Moon in Libra; Foci in 3, Communication and Neighbors, and 10, Career and Honor   ***
 
Via Combusta (loss of morale during cosmic reshuffling) begins at 3:54p PT | 6:54p ET | 10:54p UT (until Monday)   **
/moon goes void-of-course at 7:59p PT | 10:59p ET | 2:59a(Sa) UT   *
 
Song of the day:  Beat of the Music by Brett Eldredge
 
Saturday 2 August 2014
 
Sun in Leo and Moon in Libra—>Scorpio; Foci in 3, Neighbors and Communication and 10, Honor and Career
 
Via Combusta continues
/moon is void-of-course   *
until it enters Scorpio at 7:58p PT | 10:58p ET | 2:58a UT   **
 
Song of the day:  Against All Odds by Phil Collins
(both days):   }Careless Charm{
 
During these two days, some may read the Bible on a bus, train or airplane. (This is a symbol.) That is: There is constant motion and yet a clinging to the Eternal. 
 
Some are giving others what they need in a solicitous way. This is sweetly charming. Others are filled with morale, and then no morale (Via Combusta), and are proud of themselves, their appearance or style, so that those around them could be awed. 
 
Some are asleep, dreaming, careless. They could lose because they do not have a sense of duty. Yet they observe keenly and are watching for prey, that is, opportunities to get what they want through situations or individuals they can pull to them. They are circumspect, firm in their attachments while spurning those who hurt them. 
 
So there is charisma and charm, and motion and observation of those who could be used for gain or pleasure. Meanwhile firm duty-based plans may go by the board.
 
{Friday and Saturday}  {Careless Charm}
 
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Sunday 3 August 2014
Sun in Leo; Moon in Scorpio; Foci in 3, Neighbors or Communication and 10, Honor or Position
 
Moon remains in the Via Combusta
|Karmically Intense or Sobering third| of this week is with us   *
 
Song of the day:  Can’t Stand Losing You by The Police
 
~Test of Endurance~
Okay, so you don’t have to lose someone! But it might seem that you have. Might as well be prepared, and tough, and able to keep on loving someone or Someone or yourself … What else is there to do? (Now you know how G*d feels.)
 
Truth, justice, and goodness are going to win. Meanwhile you may not like the weather, or something very trying in your location or circumstances. You have gotten yourself into this place, this condition, and you have to endure it. The good, fair, and truthful side of it shall emerge.
 
Meanwhile, people treat each other to treats and are kind to each other. This might seem unreal, yet it gives an upbeat tone to events which otherwise might seem difficult, risky, hard to endure or survive. Beyond crisis there is renewed kindness. You have to hold on.
 
Lacking in vigilance or energy, many will succumb to lazy indifference, dreaming of the past and future while losing the present and future. Dreams are good, but present conditions require stern effort and an ability to endure whatever you have gotten yourself into. You are there for a reason and the laws of karma will bless you if you do what is manful (womanful). 
 
{Sunday} ~Test of Endurance~
 
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Forecast: Wednesday 30 and Thursday 31 July 2014

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Wednesday 30 July 2014
Sun in Leo; Moon in Virgo; Foci in 2, Possessions and Allies and 11, Friends and Hopes
 
Moon on course   ****
 
\Uplifted Toward Worthiness/
 
There is constant action to keep up with things. Mysterious factors are resolving themselves.
 
The contests of life are won by those who are gentle yet firm, sure of their ground even when at a disadvantage. So you can be. Such conquest can be cooperative, when you are firmly linked with some who want to help as you help them.
 
There is much motion, with quick readiness to see advantages in travel from point to point. You can moderate between too much hurry and too much slow complacency and find the right median point. 
 
Lofty aims and ideals are present, either consciously or in the subconscious background. You can become and be who you want to be, that ideal individual you were born to manifest (or womanifest). This is happening. The sun and Jupiter together in Leo grant us high knowledge of Who we really are. Their square with Mars means we must manifest that knowledge in situations where there is contest or apparent conflict temporarily—which we can see as a sport or game with many benefits for all who play. 
 
Song of the day: Good Time by Owl City
Fantastic music and video, to pull you out of any despondency you might slip into.
 
You might profitably look at the sky at various points through the day—something there, a cloud, color or light-ray lifts you beyond worry. Worthy ambitions work out through intuitive guidance at every point, rather than through strict strait-jacket logic. Yet your mind can perceive what comes from places higher than the mind.
 
{Wednesday} /Uplifted Toward Worthiness\
 
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Thursday 31 July 2014
Sun in Leo; Moon in Virgo—>Libra; Foci in 2, Possessions and Allies, and 11, Hopes and Friends
***
 
/moon goes void-of-course at 7:49a PT | 10:49a ET | 2:49p UT   **
until it enters Libra at 9:10a PT | 12:10p ET | 4:10p UT   ***
 
}Innocent Skill{
 
You can handle tools, perhaps of the workshop or kitchen variety, or the technological variety, and get things done with them. You are an expert in the special slant of your craft.
 
We have not been happy with the warring factions within humanity and the tragic suffering they have caused. It is to be hoped that intense differences (Mars square Jupiter) will not cause lapses into bombing and killing. In our personal lives we can take care to preserve peace as best we can.
 
There are potentials of sudden insight which lead to pioneering  attempts. Nervous energy and executive ability cut out a fresh path. You know how to do what you need to do even in a restricted space, office or workshop.
 
Erotic energies seek for prey. This can be harmless if an interest in those who might be complementary. There is caution and suavity, so that the object of one’s attention or affection does not get away.
 
And there is innocence, a childlike reliance on the inner self, with faith that the world is good and that one can make it better by holding out the celebratory candle of one’s aspiration and goodwill.
 
Song of the day: Forever Young by Alphaville 
Extraordinary music, extraordinary video—not to be missed.
 
{Thursday} {Innocent Skill}
 
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Forecast: Monday 28 and Tuesday 29 July 2014

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Monday 28 July 2014
Sun in Leo; Moon in Leo—>Virgo; Foci in 1, Self or Personality and 12, Confinement or Research
 
/moon void-of-course   *
until it enters Virgo at 8:38p PT | 11:38p ET | 3:38a(Tu) UT   **
|Karmically difficult or sobering third| of this week ends at 10:01p PT | 1:01a(Tu) ET | 5:01a(Tu) UT   ***
 
^Freeform Facility^
 
An interesting and useful observation: We are going to be in a period, from now through most of August, when there are intense squares from the sign Leo to the sign Scorpio. Here is a general rundown:  Leo can be fun, pleasure, enjoyments of all kind, summery happiness (the sun rules Leo). Scorpio can be a lot of things which put a curtailment or limit on fun, such as death (well, as thought of, as considered, as a limit to things), poverty or lack of resources, expenses, and so on. It can be “the other person’s money” as connected with one’s own through debts, costs, inheritance, investment, gains or losses and so on. So: We are in a long period of a tug-of-war between those two. You want fun; you can have it! But you will constantly be considering the cost and the limits on it. Curfew? Scorpio. Party till dawn? Leo. So you will be constantly modifying one by the other. Oh, it’s almost midnight—party on till the bars close? Or drag ourselves home? That’s just one example. It can also be a conflict between the exuberance of young people (Leo) and the limits their wiser elders know are best for them (Scorpio). It is also the conflict between those two things in yourself as your own elder and your own child.
 
Our task during this period through most of August is to “fight this battle” without making it a battle! In other words, to be very cool about it. To be aware of the two sides of the situation and gently modify one by the other, both within ourselves and in relation to a friend, lover, acquaintance, stranger. We could make the “tug of war” a “tug of love.” Or, if lucky, a “tub of love” … (Scorpio and Leo together suggest a hot tub.)
 
There are other more profound meanings of this square which we will consider as the days go by.
 
Monday:  The v-of-c means, take it easy, doing your work, but only the basic stuff that needs to be taken care of, or new stuff that is routine and necessary. There can be liberation, vitality, graciousness.
 
Embarrassing incidents need to be accepted for what they are. Perhaps they are warnings to you, or just indications of ways you might improve your bearing. When the beans are spilled, someone blushes; or there could be public flatulence. Or you spill out an embarrassing revelation. Maybe it had to happen. 
 
Then you consider your appearance. You needn’t worry too much about it, though you might modify your grooming (again!) and spend a lot of time in front of a mirror. 
 
There is energy and vitality, a fiery urge to be something stupendous, which you can do. Go for it, even if (in the v-of-c) it is more like trial and error, with a lot of error. So it has been for the finest accomplishers. You have some mission which wants out, an outlet.
 
Song of the day: St. Augustine by Band of Horses
I’m not sure why I chose this for today, but I love the music—the lyrics are mysterious; I haven’t fully fathomed them. 
 
What do you have to do with mathematics? It might be formal math for those equipped for that, or maybe you just toy with numbers and proportions in some area of your life, but you could profitably spend time on that. (For a musician, math is chords, harmonies and rhythms; for a businessman, spreadsheets, and so on.)
 
The mental tone of the day carries on into language, for which you may feel facility, and fascinating areas of knowledge. You see into opposites and how to reconcile them, as in Taoism or Hegelianism. Life is more than the moon, but we either mold the waxing and waning moons or they mold us. Hegel knew it; and accomplished Taoists know it. 
 
{Monday} ^Freeform Facility^
 
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Tuesday 29 July 2014
Sun in Leo; Moon in Virgo; Foci in 2, Possessions or Allies and 11, Friends or Hopes
 
Moon on course   ****
 
\Shared Success/
 
This should be a remarkable day. Not a whole lot is harsh in it, so I suggest forwarding your plans straightforwardly. Even if there seems discouragement, or mischief or vacillation, you can set things right. 
 
There is motion and activity. You can carry out errands and tasks with gusto. Things come together. You will not stop; what you want, you feel, is your right, and you will push on as if you had the whole cosmos behind you. Character, will, and passion uphold you and lead you on. 
 
You know someone, perhaps a teacher or guide, who is superior to anyone else you know, and you reflect that superiority to problems, so that you can be a central figure in the scheme of things. Your chosen destiny is sustaining you.
 
Song of the day: Happy Days Are Here Again by Barbra Streisand
 
There is poetry and gentleness, with success derived from links with illustrious or well-off individuals. You are connected with those who want to bring you into their circle of attainment.
 
It’s as if there were a house-raising, a mutual desire to further one another’s hopes and ambitions. Others give you their services through good will. You may do the same for them.
 
{Tuesday} /Shared Success\
 
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Forecast: Saturday 26 and Monday 27 July 2014

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Saturday 26 July 2014
Sun in Leo; Moon in Leo; Foci in 1, Self or Focus and 12, Restriction or Research
 
/moon void-of-course **
until it enters Leo at 7:56a PT | 10:56a ET | 2:56p UT   ***
|Karmically difficult or sobering third| of this week begins at 11:17a PT | 2:17p ET | 6:17p UT   **
New Moon of Leo occurs at 3:43p PT | 6:43p ET | 10:43p UT
 
^Careful Decisiveness Emerges^
 
People have a desire to modify themselves, maybe their bodies, hair for example, in order to be better channels for self-expression and participation in trends around them. 
 
There is much restlessness, and also obstruction. When some plans are blocked, others dart into view and one tries them out, trying to get from here to there quickly, with constant activity. Long-term advantages can be seen and grasped, making up for any recent losses or expenses. 
 
Mars has been in the sign Libra for a very long time, since December 7. Today it goes into Scorpio until September 13. In Libra, Mars was in the sign of its detriment. This is not “bad” but can cause wavering, indecisive behavior, and a tendency to rely on someone else for decisions. Now, in Scorpio, we may feel more sure of ourselves and our long-term direction.
 
Song of the day: Them Boys by Brantley Gilbert
This gets one dimension of Mars in Scorpio square both sun and Jupiter in Leo—Mars being the younger man and Jupiter-sun the older one commenting on his unmanly, boyish irresponsible behavior. Another version is harder to listen to but shows the singer and his group laboring through the song for a TV show. 
 
Organizing things at home seems essential. Suffering and gloom can be alleviated or avoided by settling down to ordinary tasks. There is curiosity and friendliness. You can sense what is useful (and what not) immediately. It is enjoyable to feel sympathy with strangers or casual acquaintances. There is catholic interest in life as a whole. When one avenue is blocked, others come into view, if one maintains morale.
 
{Saturday} ~Careful Decisiveness Emerges~
 
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Sunday 27 July 2014
Sun in Leo; Moon in Leo; Foci in 1, Focus or Personality and 12, Confinement or Research
 
|Karmically difficult or sobering| third of this week continues   **
/moon goes void-of-course at 5:39p PT | 8:39p ET | 12:39a(M) UT   *
 
^Rising Beyond Indignation^
 
I wish there were some magical words I could say to get you through this difficult day. As it is, I hope that warnings will stiffen your spine and give you courage to face the issues coming up.
 
A sort of disconnection from one’s native land is something many will feel. Where am I, why am I in this peculiar situation? Why do I have to work so hard at things which seem meaningless? 
 
Then there can be intensely indignant feelings. One senses the trickiness of the world or individuals in it. One senses one’s inner integrity rising up as, “I will not tolerate this nonsense in people, so I will live my own life apart from them and not let them interfere, and be at peace in my own wise world.” 
 
So far so good. Then one may see in some individuals (Palestinians in Israelis and, with less justification, the reverse) intensely angry or hateful feelings which could overpower them and take them to the point of something close to murder, or else if it works out only on the emotional plane to violent emotions of revulsion (which might fairly be called hate). We all need to learn to control such intense indignation and I know no better way than through prayer, with faith in the Highest. Being taciturn is normal at times; or melancholy; but cruelty has to be avoided assiduously. 
 
Song of the day:  No Greater Love by Matt Maher
Even if you think you don’t like Christian songs, you might find this one uplifting.
 
On a less intense level, some will be wanting to improve their appearance or way of presenting themselves, through fiddling with hair or clothing or whatnot. There are decisions about one’s way of participating in the social milieu. There is also a sight-seeing propensity, a curiosity about people and life, which need not be morbid even when observing what appears sick or wrong in some individuals. A friendlier trend could be evoked, if one maintains enough optimism to do it, with a wider range of understanding and sympathy, with a recognition of equality (moon trine Uranus even as it squares Saturn).
 
{Sunday} ^Rising Beyond Indignation^
 
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Forecast: Thursday 24 and Friday 25 July 2014

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Thursday 24 July 2014
Sun in Leo; Moon in Cancer; Foci in 12, Restriction or Research and 1, Self or Focus
 
Moon on course   ****
 
~Wandering Thrilling Prescience~
 
What is indefinite is interesting. You are a mariner determining the course of the wind with a streamer or pennant.  You change from object to object.  You wander, or your mind does. Yet you care about your career, no matter how mysterious it seems to yourself and others at this point. Irregularity is a sign of things developing in fresher ways. 
 
Who is a dove, and who a  snake? You are one or the other. Between them there is a subtle fascination. Will the snake injure the dove? Probably, but not necessarily; there could be a transformation of the image into something less disturbing and more thrilling and satisfying. Some are willing to be used (not injured), if they gain something in the process, even just entertainment. Maybe the dove and snake are interchangeable; while you are with someone, sometimes you are one and sometimes the other, and likewise she or he. You seem to threaten but also thrill each other.
 
There is entertainment and amusement. You can be in the presence of someone artistic, musical, youthful. While this goes on, or afterward, you become thoughtful, philosophic, able to contemplate things (in others’ lives and your own) in depth. Therefore you sense trends and are prescient. 
 
Song of the day:  Sing for our Fellowman by Tyler Fortier
 
{Thursday} ~Wandering Thrilling Prescience~
 
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Friday 25 July 2014
Sun in Leo; Moon in Cancer; Foci in 12, Confinement or Research and 1, Personality or Identity
***
 
/moon goes void-of-course at 6:54a PT | 9:54a ET | 1:54a(Sa) UT   **
 
~Meaning in the Unexpected, Plus Contentment~
 
Fortunate those whose careers can be ones of free, easy exploration. Yours may feel like that today. You can wander where you wish, mentally. Maybe your principles are uncertain, but you feel freedom. Maybe you seem unreliable. Maybe you are searching for principles through your adventures, so that in the long run they will not be pointless but revealing. 
 
Someone who works in a restaurant, coffee place or bar could be significant. He or she caters to the public and means something to you. 
 
Your mind searches for what will reveal the future, through research or clairvoyance. Cosmic order and perfected integrity go together. 
 
Song of the day:  To Be What you Must by Yusuf Islam
 
Much is beautiful and easy when there is native goodness in the soul. Steadfast modesty brings contentment. When your attitude is lowly yet fruitful and patient, you found and foster a village of contented people around you.
 
{Friday} ~Meaning in the Unexpected, plus Contentment~
 
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Forecast for Tuesday 22 and Wednesday 23 July 2014

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Tuesday 22 July 2014
Sun in Cancer—>Leo; Moon in Gemini; Foci in 11, Friends and Hopes, and 2, Possessions and Allies
Moon on course   **
 
}Possibility, with Delay{
 
The intensity of the squares between Mars and the sun-Jupiter conjunction, plus an increasing square between Mercury and Uranus, make it hard to give the day more than two stars, although the sun-Jupiter conjunction in itself is fortunate, and the moon’s sextile with Uranus in late afternoon-evening is liberating, and helpful in friendship.
 
Song of the day: Love is Like a Bottle of Gin by The Magnetic Fields
 
The following forecast covers not only Tuesday but Wednesday and Thursday. I shall be doing it this way—forecasts for several days at a time—for the rest of July and at least half of August, which is shaping up as a vacation time for me. I shall continue to post a daily forecast, the bulk of which may be a repetition for several days in  a row, based upon these longer-than-daily trends. But I shall continue to give the daily data as before and brief comments on most days.
 
Forecast for Sunday July 20 through Thursday July 24, five days:  
 
At a rostrum there is no one at all. A man in a seat
Wonders what it would be like to speak there. His darkened
Feet and legs force him to crawl toward it,
Yet he cannot reach it without his horoscope.
 
An epidemic of mumps makes all susceptible to odd
Behavior, discourteous escapism, self-deficiency.
A butterfly’s third wing seems useless yet distinctive,
Improbable, strange, unique, surreally ideal.
 
A pennant blows this way and that, pointing at last to
A lonely tree on a rocky height. The butterfly lights
Upon it, lonely, proud of his third wing but isolated
From peers who despise him. The rostrum remains vacant.
 
Differences among people may seem rankling. The old feeling teenagers almost universally feel, “Why am I so different from everyone else?” recurs even in maturity. The empty rostrum suggests you could be missing your calling, or failing to make yourself heard. A little extra confidence could help.
 
{Tuesday} {Possibility, with Delay}
 
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Wednesday 23 July 2014
Sun in Leo; Moon in Gemini—>Cancer; Foci in 11, Friendship and Hopes, and 2, Allies and Possessions
 
/moon goes void-of-course at 5:54p PT | 8:54p ET | 12:54a(Th) UT
until it enters Cancer at 8:00p PT | 11:00p ET | 3:00a(Th) UT
 
}Assertion, with Jealousy or Chivalry{
 
At a rostrum there is no one at all. A man in a seat
Wonders what it would be like to speak there. His darkened
Feet and legs force him to crawl toward it,
Yet he cannot reach it without his horoscope.
 
An epidemic of mumps makes all susceptible to odd
Behavior, discourteous escapism, self-deficiency.
A butterfly’s third wing seems useless yet distinctive,
Improbable, strange, unique, surreally ideal.
 
A pennant blows this way and that, pointing at last to
A lonely tree on a rocky height. The butterfly lights
Upon it, lonely, proud of his third wing but isolated
From peers who critique him. The rostrum awaits someone.
 
Some will assert themselves powerfully, which could result in a scuffle. Temerity is an interesting quality, and males display it (perhaps females as well). Some may succumb  to helplessness but others will do whatever is needed to recover from danger. There could be jealousy, with cruelty. Yet there could be chivalry. An insignia or ceremony may be significant. There could be sternness and revenge. Yet controversies may be settled. Someone will follow his own bent, whether or no, regardless of anyone else or you, and this may be partly pleasing and partly rankling.
 
Song of the day: We are Never Ever Getting Back Together by Taylor Swift
 
{Wednesday} {Assertion, with Jealousy or Chivalry}
 
Cosmic Piper