January, 2009

Issue 237

Gary Caton
Saturn Opposite Uranus ~ Clash of the Titans

We are hard-wired with a need to anticipate the future, and the zodiac and solar calendar have long been significant tools in the attempt to do so. With the advent of modern psychological astrology, our gaze extends from the Earth skyward, seeking to unite inner experience with outer experience and thereby replace the notion of fate with one of personal empowerment.

Join us in January for our most popular event, the annual forecast for the coming year. Astrologer Gary Caton brings us this year’s edition, describing the expected effects of the Saturn-Uranus opposition cycle.

Gary P. Caton is an eclectic astrologer based in Asheville, NC. He teaches and consults an international clientele, and is published frequently in astrological journals, including: The Mountain Astrologer, Considerations, Horoscope Guide, Geocosmic Journal, and The International Astrologer. He publishes a weekly blog outlining astrological current events, as well as a twice-monthly “Goddess Astrology” podcast. Gary speaks frequently at various astrological groups and conferences and was recently one of only 150 astrologers invited to speak at the largest astrology conference in the world, the United Astrology Conference 2008.

The primary astrological influence in 2009 is the opposition of the two titans Saturn and Uranus. Occurring in 45-year cycles—the last one in the 1960s—this alignment is a harbinger of generational struggles for a paradigm shift in the world order. Saturn is primarily cold and depletes energy; Uranus is primarily hot, and excites. When hot and cold meet in nature, we have thunderstorms.

Native Americans believed this interplay brought vitalizing energy from the Sky to the Earth to be used by humans. These oppositions seem to challenge us to develop an awareness that through careful, practical planning, utility and efficiency can be perfected, making possible a progressive, sustainable technological culture and linking the individual to the global community - perhaps even with the infinite cosmos. On a personal level, the biggest challenge of these oppositions may be to keep our balance and avoid getting pulled to one or the other extreme of the polarity. The tendency with an opposition is to embrace one side of the polarity and project the other side onto someone else, which is fine if we are seeking to learn through the process. Growth is inherent in this opposition; avoidance of growth only results in catastrophe!

Gary will also show us how the monthly lunar cycle of which we are all aware is the basic building block for astrological understanding; explain how the opposition is different from other alignments; and suggest how we can harmonize with its essential vibrations.

To learn more about Gary, listen to his free podcast, read your free horoscopes, or claim your free newsletter and free astrology report, visit him at www.DreamAstrologer.com.

Purchase Advance Tickets Here:

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January 8, 2009
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Hall
3313 Wade Avenue
Raleigh, NC 27607

Doors Open: 6:45 PM
Lecture: 7:15 - 9:30 PM
Cost: $10
Seniors/Students: $8 with valid ID

Early Meditation: 6:30 PM
Cost: FREE

Saturday Workshop
Seasons of the Soul
January 10, 2009
Friends Meeting House

Private Sessions
with Cary Caton

Friday January 9 and Sunday January 11




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This Month's Angel Door Prize

The Angel door prize will be a CD or DVD from one of Gary’s previous talks and workshops, or an astrology report to be delivered by email. His CDs and DVDs will be available for sale also, with a percentage of sales going to support SFF.

New This Month - Raffle Tickets

Buy a $5 ticket for a chance to win a one-hour massage-and-aromatherapy session—a $95 value—at Massage Heights, a new wellness retreat at Crossroads Plaza in Cary. The winner will be selected from those who buy tickets at the January 8 lecture, so your chance of winning is very good. The prize entitles the winner to discounts on additional services, too. You’ll find quality service, a great environment, and lifestyle programs available to make regular massage part of your healthy lifestyle. Learn more at www.MassageHeights.com.

Upcoming Events

February 5, 2009 - Yellow Horse Man
Ancient Knowledge of the Native Americans


March 5, 2009 - Kelly S. Jones
Akashic Records

April 2, 2009 - Rev. Dr. Laura Dunham
Spiritual Wisdom for a Planet in Peril: Preparing for 2012 and Beyond

Seasons of the Soul
a workshop with
Gary Caton

DATE: Saturday, January 10, 2009
TIME: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Friends Meeting House
625 Tower Street
Raleigh, NC 27607
(Across Oberlin Road from Cameron Village)
COST: $50 in advance, $60 after Thursday's lecture

Discover your personal cycle and how it - and you with it - has evolved since you were born. You'll be guided through the entire cycle and discover the essential qualities of the part of the cycle within which you were born. You'll need to provide your birth date, when you register.

If you have any questions or would like to register or pay using other than PayPal, contact Jim Fletcher at Events@Spiritual-Frontiers.com

You can now pre-pay using PayPal or
your credit card.


Private Sessions
Gary Caton

DATES: Friday, January 9, 2009 and Sunday, January 11, 2009
TIMES: Appointments between 9:00 am and 3:00 pm
A private home near Garner
COST: $150 for 90 minutes, $100 for 60 minutes

With Gary's professional guidance, you may receive healing and vitalizing insight into your life. He will identify your Guiding Star and help you to follow its journey as it maps out a course for your life. Lear more about Gary's private sessions and this process at his website, www.Dream/Astrologer.com/Professional-Services.

To schedule an appointment in advance, please contact Jim Fletcher at Events@Spiritual-Frontiers.com

IMPORTANT. Gary will need your birth date, time and birth location in advance. Please give this information to Jim and have him schedule your appointment and tell you where it will be. You may then pay by cash, check or credit card using the following PayPal link.

DO NOT PAY for your session until you have set it up with Jim first!

Here is the PayPal link for 90 minute sessions.

Here is the PayPal link for 60 minute sessions.


Early Meditation w/
Rog Bates

Come early for the Healing Meditation. The first few minutes are focused on sending healing Love and Light to Mother Earth and her inhabitants.

Rog is a stand-up comedian, songwriter, and corporate speaker who has opened for the likes of Jerry Seinfeld, Jeff Foxworthy, and Ritch Shydner. For 15 years he has incorporated his clean, uplifting humor and funny songs about life into presentations customized for Fortune 500 companies like IBM, American Express and Merrill Lynch, as well as nursing and healthcare groups; as they laugh, he shows them how to manage stress through humor. He is the author of the book How To Be Funnier, Happier, Healthier & More Successful; as President of Carolina Health & Humor Association, Rog has conducted his share of guided meditations.

Rog lives in Cary and is impressed that he retains his sense of humor despite having a receding hairline and two teenage children. He recently signed on as SFF’s new meditations coordinator, and this is his debut with us. Learn more about Rog at his website, www.RogBates.com.

The meditation begins at 6:30 pm in the Ralph Waldo Emerson room. Please arrive on time to optimize the energies of the group.

Spiritual Frontiers Fellowship Raleigh Mission

At SFF, our mission is to enhance the spiritual, mystical, and metaphysical awareness and consciousness of our community by sponsoring programs that facilitate personal growth and development and a holistic approach to health and living.

Within the scope of our mission, we choose speakers who offer a variety of views and philosophies, but SFF does not endorse any speakers’ statements or beliefs. You are invited to come with an open mind and depart with all that feels true for you.


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