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When beggars die

Posted on March 1st, 2013 by Don Cerow

When beggars die there are no comets seen, the heavens themselves blaze forth the death of princes.                   -Shakespeare William Shakespeare; copper engraving of Shakespeare by Martin Droeshout Historically, common folk have regarded comets as evil omens. Which way will the gods now bend their will, as they make their mark on the […]

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Magic Mirror

Posted on February 22nd, 2013 by Don Cerow

Magic Mirror   The following was copy for June 9th, 1995. It discussed the boundary stones, the markers where one property-line ended and another began, except in this case, these were the children of Cronos, the offspring of specific years in time. The Alpha and the Omega   Over the last few weeks we’ve been […]

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It is Written

Posted on February 15th, 2013 by Don Cerow

 “In each age the lives and manners of men are different and God has established for each age a definite span of time which is determined by the circuit of the Great Year. Whenever this circuit comes to an end and another begins some marvelous sign appears either on earth or in heaven so that […]

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Gathering of the Argonauts

Posted on February 8th, 2013 by Don Cerow

Argonauts Gathering of the Argonauts The story of Jason and the Argonauts is one of the mythic pillars of the tales of Time. It’s a story that tells of exciting adventure and a dangerous journey, one in which a summons goes out to all of the greatest heroes of Greece to answer the call and […]

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Pisces

Posted on February 1st, 2013 by Don Cerow

Two Ichthyoids As Neptune enters the second degree of Pisces, let’s take a look at this stellar archetype, both sign and constellation. Although there are differences between the sidereal (stars) and tropical (sign) zodiacs, they both spring from the same source and deal with a similar theme of interpretation.     The Cord and the […]

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Urna

Posted on January 25th, 2013 by Don Cerow

Urna Material largely from: Star Names: Their Lore and Meaning, by Richard Hinckley Allen The Sun has entered Aquarius. This image of the Water Bearer extends as far back as any we have. It’s outline is found on Babylonian stones, and its name can be traced as cup or urn bearer in many languages. The […]

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Sea of Change

Posted on January 18th, 2013 by Don Cerow

  We swim in a Sea of Change. All around us life is moving at a quicker pace. We’ve evolved from a society resigned to learning the ways of our fathers, to working with electronic components so advanced they’re outdated six weeks before they’re released.   The four stars around the ‘m’ in ‘stream’ form […]

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Paths of the Dragon

Posted on January 11th, 2013 by Don Cerow

  “Stories of the magic location of sacred sites are not confined to Britain, but refer to a geomantic tradition once universally known. All over the world the centres of spiritual power were discovered by means of a system which combined science, astrology and intuition.”                 p. 59.   […]

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Highlights for 2013

Posted on January 4th, 2013 by Don Cerow

Well, it’s January, and together with the chill temperatures it’s time for the prognosticators to come out of the woodwork and tell us a little of what they see for the coming year. Thought I’d take a number and get in line. First the fiscal. Uranus will square transiting Pluto twice this year, on May […]

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For Unto Us A Child is Born

Posted on December 28th, 2012 by Don Cerow

For Unto Us A Child is Born From the Book of Days, 1 January ( http://www.thebookofdays.com/months/jan/1.htm  ): “As New-Year’s Day, the first of January bears a prominent place in the popular calendar. It has ever been a custom among northern nations to see the old year out and the new one in, with the highest […]

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Athena in NASA’s Lion’s Den

Posted on December 21st, 2012 by Don Cerow

Solstice Special Athena in NASA’s Lion’s Den A little over a month ago, NASA decided that it was time to take on what they consider to be the hoaxsters. This mostly deals with the predictions surrounding the Winter Solstice of this year, and the end of the Mayan calendar. It provided a question and answer […]

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On the Threshold of a New Vibration

Posted on December 14th, 2012 by Don Cerow

On the Threshold We stand on the edge of a new vibration. The end of the Mayan calendar has flagged a whole new interest in the ramifications of this enigma. One of the best interpretations I have ever come across has been used before between the columns of the WEB, and we will share it […]

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Long ago a seed was planted – Starlight

Posted on December 7th, 2012 by Don Cerow

* Starlight Long ago a seed was planted. It simply said that Star Knowledge could be found in both Homer and the Bible. Armed with youthful enthusiasm and ample curiosity, we set out on our quest. Job listening to his wife Of course there are obvious Biblical references. Job mentions particular constellations as having been […]

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A Stellar Character

Posted on November 30th, 2012 by Don Cerow

A Stellar Character “The ghostly figure of a toiling hero rolls through heaven close by, on what labor bent no one can say, but men call him simply The Man on His Knees: an image of weariness sunk on his knees, his arms uplifted from both of his shoulders, and he holds his hands out […]

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The Day After

Posted on November 23rd, 2012 by Don Cerow

Thanksgiving is a holiday that celebrates a special celestial significance. This is not surprising, as the heavens are always lock step with the seasons, and Thanksgiving is a seasonal holiday, generally held before winter at the end of the growing cycle. In the United States, Thanksgiving is celebrated on the fourth Thursday of every November. […]

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Astrology and Religion

Posted on November 16th, 2012 by Don Cerow

Astrology and Religion Last week we took a brief look at Franz Cumont’s Astrology and Religion Among the Greeks and the Romans, together with his opinion on the subject. We made it no further than the introduction, wherein he unequivocally states that astrology is a morbid manifestation elevated to the state of mental disease, the […]

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Ancient History

Posted on November 9th, 2012 by Don Cerow

The following represents some of my studies in astrology during the early 70s under the auspices of the Classics Department at the University of Massachusetts. The following passages come from a work entitled Astrology and Religion Among the Greeks and Romans, by Dr. Franz Cumont, one of the leaders in the study of religions at […]

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All Souls Day

Posted on November 2nd, 2012 by Don Cerow

  In order to breath life back into the Gods of Yesteryear, Ovid attempted to capture in a written record what had been the spirit of the calendar of the Republic. He was trying to secure its pagan wisdom for future generations. Most of the world’s cultures believe that divine guidance resides in heaven above. […]

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Keys to the Kingdom

Posted on October 29th, 2012 by Don Cerow

The ghosts of lost cultures linger still about the ancient gates of Time. Let’s pursue their dim outline and carefully listen to what these phantoms might have to tell us about the old ways. Time is a great wheel that turns ceaselessly on the hub of heaven. But this wheel has been ‘notched’ at different […]

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Khnum

Posted on October 19th, 2012 by Don Cerow

Here in the columns of the WEB over the decades we have continually come back to the theme of the Ages and their importance as molders of civilization. In general, we know more about that which is most recent. The further back into time one ventures, the less information there is to substantiate that period. We currently […]

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