Planet Waves Inner Space for January 2009

Aries (March 20-April 19) Yours is the sign of beginnings, and you certainly seem to be doing plenty of that. You have a mission in the world, but there is a deeper emotional or spiritual lesson, which is to keep your focus on your feelings as you strive to conquer the world. It is easy … Read more

Planet Waves Monthly for January 2009

HAVE YOU NOTICED how dense it can be on this planet? The weighty energetic quality comes in several forms: the unwieldy nature of physical reality; the often foggy, sleepy quality of human consciousness; our obsession with the past; our burning need to conform to what others think we should do; and the peculiar way something … Read more

2008: A Moment to Remember

Dear Friend and Reader: In today’s edition, let’s take a look back at the past four seasons, which seem to have whipped by like time-lapse photography. This was a year that Pluto changed signs: we will not forget it. We will remember for any number of reasons, personal and cultural. It was the year of … Read more

Alternative Monthly Horoscope for December 2008

Aries (March 20-April 19) After such an odd spell of relationship confusion, you can now return to pursuing your most meaningful goals. You’re about to feel the power of Pluto’s recent arrival in Capricorn, which is likely to arrive with the sense that you’re invincible. Little can stop you — if you remember your ethics, maintain … Read more

Planet Waves Inner Space – December 2008

Aries (March 20-April 19) For some people, social acceptance is so important they will do anything to keep it once they have it. Don’t be one of them. The story of the recent years of your life has been the struggle — if I may use such a strong word — to maintain your individuality while … Read more

Planet Waves Monthly – December 2008

Dear Friend and Reader: PLUTO IS in its final moments in Sagittarius until Dec. 18, 2241, when it returns to the sign of the centaur. Apropos of a major Pluto transit, the ingress to Capricorn is being attended by much drama and many truly unusual developments. And apropos of a change in historical eras, we … Read more

Alternative Monthly Horoscope for November 2008

Aries (March 20-April 19) You may not understand the energy source behind so much change in your life, though you need to stay fully awake in order to count it as progress. You run the risk of becoming overly invested in a relationship situation that could distract you from far more meaningful endeavors. If that relationship … Read more

Chiron: The First Centaur Planet

By Eric Francis WAY AT THE BEGINNING, someone named Al Morrison summed up Chiron brilliantly, if incompletely, when he called it the ‘inconvenient benefic’. Chiron nearly always bestows a profound gift, though it may seem an annoyance at the time; it will save us over and over, waking us up just in the nick of … Read more

Planet Waves Inner Space – November 2008

Dear Friend and Reader: NO MATTER WHO is declared president in the wake of the election or the “election” of 2008, Tuesday, Nov. 4 begins a new era in history. It’s rare that a major planetary alignment coincides so directly with a global historical event, but occasionally it happens. Today, the 2nd and 3rd largest … Read more

Planet Waves Monthly – November 2008

Dear Friend and Reader:  WELCOME TO SCORPIO and the time of Days of the Dead. We are in that strange and beautiful extended moment when the worlds — our current, seemingly alive one, and the ‘after’ one — merge into one place, at least slightly. Scorpio is a sign that relates many complex emotions, most … Read more