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Episode 197 | Podathon Day Four: Stocking Up with Jupiter!

Episode 197 | Podathon Day Four: Stocking Up with Jupiter!

It’s Day Four of the Fourth Annual Big Sky Astrology Podathon! Today’s Moon is in multi-tasking Gemini, with a Neptune/void-of-course twist. In the Days of the Week segment, April explains why Thursday is the day to do your shopping. And prompted by Listener Josh, April takes a deeper look at her favorite divination tool, the Sabian Symbols. Plus, greetings from Listeners Karen and Shellie, and all the news of Podathon, including how to make your donation, receive special gifts, and be entered for a chance to win one of five fabulous prizes!

Tune in tomorrow for the fifth and final day of the Podathon! And make your donation here!

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[0:38] It’s the 4th Annual Big Sky Astrology Podathon, with five daily episodes, all the week’s planetary news, some special podathon segments, and a chance to win prizes!

[2:11] Donate $25 or more to be entered into the drawing!  One grand prize winner will win a 90-minute reading with April (a $269 value). One lucky listener will win a 60-minute reading with April (a $210 value). Another lucky donor will win a free enrollment into one of April’s upcoming classes ($249 value). And two lucky winners will win a personalized copy of April’s “Followed by a Moonshadow” eclipse report. Ongoing monthly donors are also entered!

[3:04] Can’t contribute $25 or more? That’s ok!  Donate $10 or more to gain access to April’s special episodes for the Equinoxes and Solstices. 🙂

[3:30] And if you can’t contribute financially, here are some free ways to help the show! Please subscribe or follow Big Sky Astrology Podcast on your app of choice. Enthusiastic ratings and reviews are welcome. And please share the show with your astrology loving friends.

[4:34] Greetings from Listener Karen!

[5:26 Moon Report! The Mercury-ruled Gemini Moon squares Neptune today (3:21 PM PDT) at 26°35’ Gemini-Pisces. It’s Void-of-Course for 6 ½ hours before it enters Cancer (9:59 PM PDT). Multitasking is favored over getting really intensely focused on one thing, but be careful about overdoing it.

[7:44] Thursday is Jupiter’s Day. Its name is derived from the Norse God, Thor, often associated with Jupiter.

[8:15] Jupiter compels us to share our thoughts and beliefs, teaching, lecturing, writing for publication. Jupiter also supports adventures to unfamiliar territory. In the traditional home, Thursday was marketing day, so spread your wealth around!

[9:16] Consider honoring Jupiter by wearing Jupiterian colors of turquoise and purple and/or his gemstones which are turquoise, topaz and lapis lazuli.

[10:20] Greetings from Listener Shellie!

[11:09] A closer look at the Sabian symbols.  The Sabian symbols are 360 symbolic images and phrases, one for each degree of the zodiac. They were channeled by psychic Elsie Wheeler and recorded by astrologer Marc Edmund Jones in 1925 in San Diego, California.

[11:55] Astrologers use the symbols as a tool of divination, as points of focus for meditation, even as writing prompts, and they can take us into a birth chart in a little more imaginative way.

[13:22] Josh’s question about using the Sabian symbols (and…ox entrails?).  Check out Lynda Hill’s book, 360 Degrees of Wisdom, for more information about Sabian symbols.

[17:10] And that’s a wrap for the fourth day of The Fourth Annual Podcast! Make your donation at, and join April again tomorrow morning for another episode!


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