Bono vox

Hello everyone
My vinyl has a front row seat since I ditched the search for the holy grail of ipod decks.  Haha don’t worry, we’re not goin’ there.  I am spinning the Red Rocks show, ’bout wore it right out in highschool…I was dating a Sagittarius then, but we’re not gonna go there either. nope. Just know I have sworn off ’em for life.

May I introduce Paul David Hewson, better known as Bono.
I knew he was Toro, but I took another look, a closer look.

WoW –  a kite, of course (an on target aspect for power and focused creativity), Moon Neptune conjunction in Scorpio (family man, quiet and deeply sensitive towards the public, wants to heal – North Node and Chiron in Virgo the public servant adds to this) as the apex opposite Sun, Mercury, Venus conjunction.

Obviously a very powerful singer (Taurus rules the throat, Venus rules Toro) Bono is a man whose very nickname means ‘good voice’ in latin – Bono Vox is an alteration of Bonavox.

Jupiter and Pluto sextile his Moon Neptune conjunction.  Pluto is very well aspected  making him a powerful provoker of positive change.  Jupiter in Capricorn uses its powerful position in life in philosophical ways in order to benefit others.  It is an expansive social responsiblity aspect.  I gotta mention again how much I love this Sag/Cap energy – idealism & expansion coupled with restraint.

Mars in the last degree of Pisces is also a very powerful signature of someone who wants to activate large-scale healing.  Saturn rules Capricorn, is placed strongly here in trine to his Taurus stellium – Bono is obviously a hard worker who feels a huge responsibility to communicate love and fairness world-wide.  He steps up to the plate to do so again and again, using his fame for betterment of the world.
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Bono has Jupiter, Saturn, Neptune and Pluto retrograde, he’s only gonna get better with age – awesome – I really liked him at 23, lol.   Speaking of which, his birthdate reduces to 22, a master number; it signals a Master Builder with idealistic creativity put forth in grand manifestation, it denotes charisma, precision and balance.

I knew Bono had emergency back surgery for severe compression of the sciatic nerve in May of 2010, which is shown by a very strong Uranus placement in Leo (rules the back) as focal point of a T-square.  (Genius creativity aspect)  Uranus is square both his Moon Neptune conjunction and also his Taurus stellium.  This makes him an independent thinker who blazes a trail of creativity, hope and radical generosity wherever he goes.

I don’t have a specific time for his stress injury while rehearsing, but I checked transits for the week prior to his surgery on May 21, 2010.  Bono had tr. Uranus (and Jupiter nearing) conjunct natal Mars exact, tr. Mars conjunct natal Uranus.  Pluto was Rx applying to his natal Jupiter, and 9th house rules the sciatic nerves. (Jupiter rules the 9th) His surgery was successful, and Bono was back on stage in August of the same year.  Strong in heart, spirit and body, right on !

U2 will be playing live the 17 + 18 in Anaheim CA with Lenny Kravitz opening.
For other tour dates, check it all out here on their official website.  U2

Charities (click)
Amnesty International
Greenpeace
DATA (Debt, AIDS, Trade, Africa)
ONE, (Product (RED)
Chernobyl Children’s Project

peace & love & music ~
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shaping the moment

A Pisces Good Morning by Gneiss Moon

I recently joined a tea reading group and have been itching to do a reading –  I even had a dream about doing one last week….

On the table are a divination cup from a friend, the Tea Leaf Fortune cards by Rae Hepburn, also a gift, and magic carpet -Tiger Tea – in the cup.
That’s what I call it anyway – Bengal Spice…a touch of honey…mmmm
So you can’t do a tiger tea reading without quotes from the Celestial Seasoning box, lol.

Many things which cannot be overcome when they are together, yield themselves up when taken little by little.  – Plutarch

I have also pulled some paua shell runes, that I was led to by a friend.
Reem hen-ide 
The merkaba pendulum is a Star Trek weekend find.  You can read more about pendulum dowsing here.  It was a lovely quiet, cloudy Pisces Morning – perfect for divination ~

The Runes are pulled in the positions for tea reading.  The handle points toward the reader and represents events in the close inner circle, as the leaves are read away from the handle clockwise, the events become farther away – they are events passing away.  The position opposite the handle represents events in the outer circle, as the cup is followed clockwise towards the handle they represent events coming towards the reader.

Leaves in the well of the cup are heavy emotional experiences, towards the top of the rim, they are lighter.
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First the Rune reading : starting at the handle going clockwise.
I included all of us in this reading with the intention that it would lead us all to our highest potential and most benevolent outcome.

Uruz: Untamed potential, the shaping of power
 Ehwaz: movement, teamwork
 Gebo: gifts, balance
 Raidho: evolution, personal and world rhythm

Now on to the tea grounds (leaves) – I will be using the symbols on the cup, especially the astrological symbols until I get a plain cup from the local secondhand.

First off, it seems evident there is quite a bit of action surrounding Mars, or should I say blockage with Mars retrograde..?  oy.  It is leaving, and shown by the directional point, it will be quickly.  Thankfully, situations will improve – we just get better at slogging through the slow times – this is good preparation for the upcoming increase of the Uranus Pluto square.

Saturn has activity in the cup, as does Sun- they are trine now, an easy flow and exchange between work and spirit, a very creative aspect.  Saturn is in Venus ruled Libra, Sun in the sign of higher octave artistic pursuits, Pisces.   There is balance near Moon – acceptance of the cycles and that sweet surrender and acceptance Pisces is so famous for.

I also see Mercury has eyes (in the back of it’s head – Merc is neutral), most likely the heightened senses in play since both Mars and Saturn are retro and the house of Pisces is active with Neptune, Sun, Chiron, Mercury and Moon.  We hone the other energies while Mars and Saturn are hobbled.  Our intake of information is increased on all levels, material and spiritual.

There are two bells ringing (clappers) under the bell shape near the handle indication good news is coming from a woman in your inner circle.  YaY !

This reading is for all of us, so comments are welcome ~ what do you see…? 

These are cards from the Tea Leaf deck, again to be read clockwise.  The card at the bottom is the situation closest to you – traveling clockwise are the events leaving your life, the top represents the events farthest away involving others not in your inner circle. The card on the right represents what is on its way to you.

Firecracker: Exciting stimulating events are occurring close to you at this time.
Claw: Waiting has passed.  A time of risk-taking is over, the path is smoother now.
Rose: Love is in the air – from afar -be open to receive.
Hills:  A period of testing and growth is on its way to you.
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Drink your tea slowly and reverently, as if it is the axis on which the world earth revolves – slowly, evenly, without rushing toward the future.
~Thich Nat Hahn

namaste~
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