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June/July 2004

The Neptune-Pluto Cycle and the Next Seven Years
by Tem Tarriktar
We live in interesting times. TMA 's publisher looks to the future and discusses the dominant planetary aspect of the decade: the septile between Neptune and Pluto. This aspect and other upcoming planetary configurations do not portend a time of sweetness and light - but there will also be plenty of opportunities to make long-needed changes. Fasten your seat belts.

The Natural Astrology of Global Warming
by Bruce Scofield
It's a small solar system, after all - and each part affects every other part. With a skillful blend of science and astrology, Bruce Scofield explains how the Earth's climate is influenced by solar cycles and planetary orbits -and by its dominant species, Homo sapiens. As much as we know about climatology, there is still much more to learn.

The System of Hermes: A Report from Project Hindsight
by Robert Schmidt
This article brings readers up to date on the translation activities of Project Hindsight and offers several compelling reasons for modern astrologers to study the Hellenistic roots of our art. Reclaiming these ancient techniques could fill in some missing pieces of the astrological puzzle.

The Fifth House
by Dana Gerhardt
Ebenezer Scrooge likely had an afflicted 5th house. This is the house of the chart where fun-loving Venus feels right at home. It's the domain of joy, children, creativity, and love - a virtual smorgasbord of delights.

An Interview with Lee Lehman and Dennis Harness Fifth House
by Maire M. Masco
Drs. Lehman and Harness are actively involved with the work of Kepler College to bring astrology into mainstream academia. The topics discussed range from East to West, past to future, astrological elections to presidential elections.

Australia, Sagittarius, Pluto: Transformation Down Under
by Ernest and Ricky Corcilius
A husband and wife team of astrologers explores the chart of this young country, the Sagittarius energy that characterizes it, and the adventurous Aussies that populate its vast terrain. The authors mine Australian history to show "cornucopia of Sagittarian traits."

Matches Made in Heaven
by Jenni Stone
Before you ask your new love interest, "What's your sign?" you should read this lighthearted look at romance through the zodiac. Forewarned is forearmed!

Planetary Currents Section

Planet Tracks:

Transit of Venus: June 8, 2004
by Elaine Kolp
Past transits of Venus over the face of the Sun have enhanced communication and community among nations. What impact will this one have?

Saturn Casts Its Shadow
by Albert Stephens
During this eventful June, Iraq is due to receive its sovereignty as transiting Saturn conjoins the Cancer Sun of both the U.S. and President Bush.

Cubs Win! Cubs Win!
by Ken Hopkins
Despite the historic decline of the Chicago Cubs baseball team, this author uses progressed declinations to make some upbeat forecasts.

Solar Returns for the U.S. and Bush
by Maya del Mar

Venus Retrograde in Gemini
by Marcia Starck

The Three Vocational Houses
by Donna Cunningham, MSW

Astro-Newsmaker: Justin Timberlake
by Mark McDonough and Pat Taglilatelo

by Nicki Michaels

Forecast Section

Where’s That Moon?

June/July Forecast Calendar
by Jeff Jawer

New and Full Moon Reports
by Stephanie Austin

• Sagittarius Full Moon

• Gemini New Moon

• Capricorn Full Moon

• Cancer New Moon

• Aquarius Full Moon

Astro*Carto*Graphy Maps

June/July Declination Graph

Jyotish Currents: Vedic Astrology Forecast
by Kenneth Johnson

TMA Departments

Artist's Showcase
featuring Julie Rodriquez Jones

Letters to the Editor

TMA Advertisers' Index

Poem: Saturn in Cancer Transits My 4th House
by Ann Wehrman

Article Particle: An Astrologer's Dream
by Fulvio Mocco

Astrology News
by Gloria Star

Humor: AstroToons
by Kris Lee

Book Reviews
complied by Mary Plumb

TMA Professional Directory

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