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—Felix Adler (1851-1933), German- American educator & reformer


Editorial: Be Practical, Be Kind, Be Perserving in the Coming Year, pg 2 (Plus: Guardians, Your Time is Now!; 2018, a Master Number 11 year, a Magnified 2; Year of the Earth Dog, Some Positive Traits and Some Negative Traits.)
Editor's Personal Note, pg 2
Reader Alert, pg 2
More about the Cover, pg 2
Pathfinder Info, pg 2
A Lutheran's 'love letter' to Pope Francis, pg 3
What does "Pro-Life" Mean?, pg 3
Puerto Rico! The Rebuilding Effort Goes on (appeal), pg 3
Goods from Nature: (House Plants that Clear Toxins from your Home; Five Powerful Inflammation-fighting Spices ), pg 4

The Harry Hoxsey Story (in brief), pg 4

News Under-Reported in Major Media (segments), pg 5

A Native American Version of "Do Unto Others", pg 6

Quote: Isaiah (5, 20), pg 6

Getting Back to Neutral, pg 7

Robert F. Kennedy, Jr calls for Extradition of CDC Criminal Poul Thorsen, pg 7

Homemade Goods, pg 8

Sidebar on Dirty Ingredients in Cleaning Products to Avoid, pg 8

Pets Need Probios and Digestive Enzymes, Too!, pg 9

A Cup of Common Sense, pg 9

Updates: Bad Medicine (Fluoridation, Vaccinations, Aspartame), pg 10

Fixed Signs through History, pg 12

In the Stars: Jan/Feb 2018, pg 12 also see Stars below.

Addendum to the Fixed Stars (Charts: Russian Bolshevik Revolution, 1917; Britain Reorganized, 1922; Israel, Independent State, 1948; China Republic Proclamation, 1949 ), pg 13

Quote: from the Master— , Share-Intl, pg 14

Calendar of Events for Jan/Feb 2018, pg 14

New/Full Moons/Planetary Stations, pg 14

Valentine for Vito, pg 14

Lyrics to "Auld Lang Syne", pg 14

Recurring Events, pg 15
Green TimeTV
Resource &Web Directory, pg 15
Support these Area Resources and "better life" providers, pg 15 Subscription Form, pg 15
  Jan 2018
Feb 2018
Jan 1 - New Years Day Happy New Year!

Jan. 6 - Saturday

> "How to Work with Your Spirit Guides," with Julia Marie, 2-6pm. Mystic Valley, 7241 Manchester Rd., 63143, 314-645-3336. $45.

Jan. 10 - Wednesday

> "Learn the Art of Spirit Painting-Peacock Feather." with Kitryn Marie, 5:30-8pm. Mystic Valley, 7241 Manchester Rd., 63143, 314-645-3336. $45

Jan. 13 - Saturday

> "I Ching for Wise Guidance," w/ Rhonda Leifheit, 1-3pm for 2 wks at Silver Lining. Learn to do readings (for yourself & friends) using this remarkable divination system. $70 (Early bird $60 paid by 1/6.) Call 314-644-0641. Checks payable to Rhonda at 2726 Ellendale Ave. 63143. At Silver Lining 13418 Clayton Rd. 63131 silver

> "The Art and Power of Shape Energy using Scientific Radiesthesia," with by Jan Rock, a DVD presentation by Sandy McKenzie and John Butler using energy patterns and pendulums. 1-4pm, Gateway Society of Dowsers at the St. Louis County Library HDQ. Visit or call Faith at 618-876-1771.

> Mystic Valley's Psychic & Consultant Fair, 15 minute readings/$20. 11am-5pm. 314-645-3336.

Jan. 14 - Sunday

> "Welcome to 2018," with Audria Gebhardt and Nikki Davenport. AAStL, 2-5pm. Nikki and Audria will look at planetary rhythms in 2018 tied to our personal charts and the effect of the rhythms on the U S Chart. 2505 S. Brentwood Blvd., 63144. Call Audria at 314-963-7914 (after 11 am) for more info or visit Members free.

Jan. 15 - Monday

> Intuitive Workouts (Jan/Feb series), with Julia Marie, 6-8pm, Mystic Valley (see above). $20/class.

Jan. 22 - Monday

> "The Gathering of the Forces of Light," presentation by Bob Jordan, 7pm. Come hear how you can be part of the planetary transition to a bright future. Schlafly Library, 225 N. Euclid Ave., St. Louis 63108. For more info, call 888-242-8272.

Jan. 23 - Tuesday

> "The Kybalion," 7:30pm. Introduction to Hermeticism from Thoth through Hermes to the new thought movement in the beginning of the 20th c. Followed by the Council of Solace at the end of the workshop. Join with us in meditation for peace and health. No admission charge. Voluntary donations welcome. At the St. Louis Lodge, AMORC, 2nd Floor, 3225 S. Brentwood Blvd, Webster Groves, MO 63126. Entrance to 2nd floor is to the left of "Complete Fitness." For more info email missouri@amorc.rosicrucian .org or call 314-320-6238.

> "Sweet Dreams: Intro to Dream Interpretation," w/Rhonda Leifheit, 6:30-8:30pm for 2 wks at Ellendale Ave. 63143. Discover the 15 types of dreams. Learn effective ways to recall and various methods of dream interpretation. $45. Call 314-644-0641, Send payment, by Jan. 16.
Feb. 1 - Thursday
> "Four Agreements," with Jene Costello, 6:30-8pm. Mystic Valley.

Feb. 10 - Saturday
> "Unusual Photos of Paranormal Realities," from a clairvoyant point of view. If you have these kinds of photos in your library, please bring them. 1-4pm, Gateway Society of Dowsers at the St. Louis County Library HDQ. Visit or call Faith at 618-876-1771.

Feb. 11 - Sunday

> "Lunar Astrology: Touching Spirit," with Nikki Davenport. AAStL, 2-5pm. Join Nikki for a journey on a moonbeam. Learn about Moon, Moon's Nodes, Moon's Apsides-Black Moon Lilith and White Moon Selena/Arta, prenatal eclipses and Lot of Spirit. We will also honor upcoming February Solar Eclipse! 2505 S. Brentwood Blvd., 63144. Call Audria at 314-963-7914 (after 11 am) for more info or visit Members free.

Feb. 13 - Tuesday

> "Karmic Connections: Past Lives & Present Relationships," w/ Rhonda Leifheit, 6:30-8:30pm for 2 wks at 2726 Ellendale Ave. 63143. $45. 314-644-0641, Send payment by Feb.6.

Feb. 14 - Wednesday
> Happy Valentine's Day!

Feb. 17 - Saturday
> "Law of Attraction," Vision Board 101 with Kitryn Marie, 6-8pm. Mystic Valley. $35

Feb. 18 - Sunday
> Tiyospaye Drum Circle with Julia Duckels, 6-8pm. Mystic Valley. Love Donation

Feb. 20 - Tuesday
> "The Kybalion," (cont.) 7:30pm. Learn the principles of vibration and the principles of Rhythm. Followed by the Council of Solace at the end of the workshop. Join with us in meditation for peace and health. No admission charge. Voluntary donations welcome. At the St. Louis Lodge, AMORC, 2nd Floor, 3225 S. Brentwood Blvd, Webster Groves, MO 63126. Entrance to 2nd floor is to the left of "Complete Fitness." For more info email or call 314-320-6238.

> Reiki I/II Intensive Certification with Susan Brockmeier, 12-6pm, Mystic Valley. $275.

Recurring Calendar - Mon. thru Fri.

Come of the complimentary listings that appeared in Pathfinder have been removed. See Calendar/Events for specific events.

(Sat. & Sun. follows below)
Recurring Calendar - Mon. thru Fri.
(Sat. &Sun. follows below)
Green Time TV, a half hour in-depth exploration of environmental and social justice problems and solutions, appears at 12p, Sat. in St. Louis on Ch. 24-1; 8pm on Mon. on Ch. 24-2; Springfield on Ch. 39, Joplin on Ch. 36; and Marshfield on Ch. 17. > If you would like to help produce Green Time TV call 314-727-8554 or email    top


Every Tues.
Spiritual Study Group, 7-8:30pm. A lively discussion of many spiritual topics. Donations (at least $10 suggested). Living Insights Center, 6361 Clayton Rd., Clayton, MO 63117, 314-721-4455, livinginsights. com.

Every 3rd Tues.
Four Agreements Discussion Group with Jene, 6:30-8pm. Mystic Valley, Love donation. 314-645-3336.


Every 1st Wed.
Pranic Healing Sessions, led by Dale Bilyeu and Lynn Maupin, 7-8:30 pm. Preceded by Twin Hearts Meditation at 6pm. Donations (at least $10 suggested). Living Insights Center, 6361 Clayton Rd., Clayton, MO 63117, 314-721-4455, living


Every Thurs.
Reiki/Healing Circle, 7-11pm. All modalities welcomed. Limited to healers. Donations (at least $10 suggested). Living Insights Center, 6361 Clayton Rd., Clayton, MO 63117, 314-721-4455, living
St. Louis Transmission Meditation group. Join in to raise the vibration of humanity and the earth. Meeting starts promptly at 7pm; no one admitted after that time, but attendees may leave at any time afterwards. Email for more.   top




Every 1st Sat.
A.R.E.'s Healing Circle. Contact Myrna McKee at 618-585-6722.

Every 2nd Sat.
Mystic Valley's Psychic & Consultant Open House. Explore gifted readers, psychics, hand analysis, Reiki mini-treatments, and more, 314-645-3336, mystic

he Gateway Society of Dowsers [2nd Sat. unless otherwise noted; see Calendar] Monthly meeting, explores a variety of dowsing interests, 1-4pm. St. Louis County Library HDQ, 1640 S. Lindbergh Blvd. Contact Faith at 618-876-1771 for information or visit
1st & 3rd Sundays

Intuitive Development with Julia Marie at Mystic Valley, 314-645-3336.

Every 2nd Sunday [Unless otherwise noted.]
Astrological Assoc. of St. Louis (AAStL) offers classes and workshops on various topics each month. Brentwood Comm. Ctr., 2505 S. Brentwood, 2-5pm (unless otherwise noted). Note: Meetings return to the Brentwood Comm. Center. Contact Audria at 314-963-7914, visit Guests, donation. Check dates for program topics.

Every 3rd Sunday
> Kirtan. Hindu mantra group chanting led by Brad Smith and Mike Webb. 7-9pm. Donations ($10 suggested). Living Insights Ctr, 6361 Clayton Rd., Clayton, MO 63117, 314-721-4455, living
Every Sunday
Silent Meditation, 4:30-5pm. Opportunity for discussion/instruction before and after. Donations ($10 suggested). Living Insights Ctr, 6361 Clayton Rd., Clayton, MO 63117, 314-721-4455, living

Every Other Sunday
Intuitive Development class with Julia Marie, Mystic Valley.
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© by Cassandra Joan Butler. Contents from the astrological column in the current issue of Pathfinder. Call 716-812-5766 or email her at about her offerings. NEW WEBSITE:

Cassandra Joan Butler's Stars Intuition and discernment are always needed in anticipating events. Use your own judgment as to the relevance of the information below to your situation.– Scroll down for your sign. . .

[Ed's note: Those who wish to further explore "stellar" possibilities, try looking up your Ascendant sign as well.]    top

  Aries Aries (Mar 20 – Apr 19)
Your new years' resolution is about embracing your authentic authority. Career changes may also be a part of the landscape in 2018. Thinking of starting your own business? Proceed with cautious enthusiasm in the next year. The new moon of Jan. 16th may help you to focus which career path to take. You are also cleaning out the 'friendship closet' this year as new contacts will arrive as old ones fade away. The pair of eclipses on Jan. 31st and Feb. 15th shed a light on the changing social structure for you. This social trend continues throughout February. As the month closes your psychic ability blossoms. The last eleven days of Feb. indicates a time for you to rest and relax.    top
  Taurus Taurus (Apr 20 – May 20)
Resolve to make partnerships a priority in the new year. Jupiter is sparking the gift of relationship this year so resolve to heal existing unions or seek a new one. As Jan. unfolds you'll be inspired to learn or travel. This is also an exciting time to bolster your marketing efforts. The lunar eclipse of Jan. 31st potentially stirs up stress due the conflicting demands of home and career. Career decisions begin to emerge after the eclipse of Feb. 15th. Feb. is your time to be noticed; take the necessary steps to sharpen your image. Friendship matters most as the month ends.     top
  Gemini Gemini (May 21 – Jun 20)
Resolve to make your health a priority as the new year begins. The focus in on activating your exercise routines and in enjoying more nourishing meals. Jan.'s full moon ushers in financial concerns for you which are resolved by the 16th. The powerful eclipses this winter signal a time for you to reschedule the pace of your life by reducing your overly booked 'to do list.' The lunar eclipse on Jan. 31st inspires you to expand your world through travel, learning and philosophical bantering. New understanding arises around the solar eclipse of Feb. 15th. Enjoy the eccentric flow of the months' energy! As the month ends you'll be recognized as a leader within your community or career.     top
  Cancer Cancer (Jun 21 – Jul 22)
Resolve to embrace your inner creative muse in 2018 as you also embrace the flow of love, fun, and romance. Jupiter, the planet of expansion, is inspiring you to play and tap into your child-like wonder. At the same time, Jan. is your month to explore partnerships. The new moon of the 16th helps you build closer connections. Powerful transformations follow the eclipses. You'll be inspired to let go of whatever needs to be eliminated from your life around the lunar eclipse of Feb. 31st, so that a fresh positive experience emerges by the solar eclipse of Feb. 15th. Emotional issues settle down as Feb. ends.     top
  Cancer Leo (Jul 23 – aug 22)
Resolve to create a more joyful home life; remodel, move, or, focus on the family. Jupiter is moving through your home sector activating an exploration of what makes you feel safe and secure. Meanwhile, Jan. is your month to commit to self-improvement goals for better health. Strive to also improve the efficiency of your work habits. The eclipses in your sign are active in Jan.. The 31st offers you release from past relationships, as, Feb. 15th represents the turning point towards the future. Jan. twenty-second through the end of Feb. is crucial for partnerships as they could deepen or end during this time.     top
  Virgo Virgo (Aug 23 – Sept 20)
Resolve to change your overall routine, schedule and thinking in 2018! This is your year to communicate your truth, and organize the everyday pace of your life. Meanwhile Jan. promises to be a pleasant month, a time to indulge in your favorite activities. Creative pursuits and romantic flirtations take center stage. The eclipse cycle is working overtime in the arena of health for you, both physical and emotional health. The lunar eclipse of Jan. 31st illuminates your need to make sweeping changes in health habits. By Feb. 15th ground these changes through taking active steps. Feb. also inspires you to work 'smarter not harder,' in terms of the work tools you use. Partnerships can deepen as the month ends.     top
  Libra Libra (Sept 21 – Oct 20)
Resolve to accept greater abundance into your life. The energy favors you turning outward in 2018 as you explore ways to monetize your many skills and gifts. As Jan. unfolds you'll be inspired to resolve or improve your domestic situation; clean, remodel, and fix what needs repair either literally or figuratively. Family matters! The eclipse cycle meanwhile is opening new opportunities in romance and friendship. A friend could become a lover around Jan. 31st, with Feb. 15th being the grounding date of the newly evolving relationship. Late Jan. through Feb. 19th is a fun time for you; relaxation, creativity and romantic connections. Late Feb. begins an empowered time of work success.     top
  Scorpio Scorpio (Oct 21 – Nov 20)
Resolve to step into your greatness as 2018 unfolds! With Jupiter in your sign, this is 'your year' for achieving goals both personally and professionally. Jan. is busy month consumed with communications projects, marketing and networking. The eclipses are shaking up the foundations of your life; opening doorways in career as your domestic situation begins a time of renewal. The lunar eclipse of Jan. 31st reveals what needs to be changed in the foundation of your life. By Feb. 15th instill these changes. You'll notice that it will be easier to detach from family dramas to fulfill your own dreams. Feb. ends with you taking some time for yourself to enjoy some rest and relaxation.     top
  Sagittarius Sagittarius (Nov 21 – Dec 20)
2018 is your year to attend to your spiritual life; meditate, retreat, and explore the unconscious arena of your psyche. Your focus this year will also be on strengthening your income potential, as the full moon of Jan. first will shed light on what financial direction you should take. The eclipse cycle will assist you in managing your most valuable resource; time. From Jan. 22nd through the 22ndof Feb. take time to organize your life so you can enjoy 'more time!' The solar eclipse of Feb. 15th represents a time of clarity in direction. As Feb. ends, you pursue the goal of a more serene and stable home life.     top
  Capricorn Capricorn (Dec 21 – Jan 19)
Resolve to accept your leadership role in life with greater gusto, authority and responsibility. Saturn in your sign in 2018 represents a time of reckoning and achievement. As the new year unfolds review what your personal goals are and make a resolution to pursue them with the aid of loyal friends and colleagues. The eclipse cycle continues to modify your finances. What needs to be eliminated financially will become apparent around the eclipse of Jan. 31st. Ground your new financial plan around the solar eclipse of Jan. 15th. Feb. is a month of identifying new skills and talents. Feb. ends with you gaining clarity and understanding on ways to improve the everyday routines of your life.     top
  Aquarius Aquarius (Jan 20 – Feb 18)
Resolve to reinvent your career in 2018. At the same time, the eclipses are inspiring you to transform as you release negative habits, attitudes and people in your life. This is a powerful new year of awakening the inner voice within. Jan. launches this spiritual connection. The eclipse of Jan. 31st helps identify what needs to be shifted. By the 15th of Feb. you are confident to put a new plan into place. The energies of 2016 are designed to strip away pretense and help you create a more authentic self. Late Feb. favors exploration, teaching and travel.     top
  PISCES Pisces (Feb 19 – Mar 21)
Your resolution involves expansion, travel and learning. The energies of 2018 inspire you to expand your understanding of self by embracing adventure. The year begins with you identifying the friends who really matter, or by turning acquaintances into new friends. The eclipse cycle continues you to invest in your spiritual self; meditation, retreat and prayer are all part of this discipline. Be open to psychic or spiritual development practices around Jan. 31st. After Feb. 15th be willing to put these new practices to work for you. As the sun enters you sign in late Feb. you feel more confident. Others will recognize your powerful compassionate gifts.     top

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