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Albert Clayton Gaulden is a noted astro-intuitive and transpersonal psychologist who has worked in such diverse fields as advertising, academia, public relations, philanthropy and sales and marketing before founding the Sedona Intensive twenty-five years ago.� Born in Monticello, Florida and raised in Birmingham, Alabama, Gaulden received a B.A. from Birmingham-Southern College and attended graduate school at the University of Alabama. Upon graduation he went to work for the American Red Cross at Charleston Air Force Base and was chosen as one of the field representatives to go to Florida to prepare medical supplies and other goods in exchange for American prisoners in the Bay of Pigs debacle. In 1963 - 65 he taught Latin at Woodlawn High School in Birmingham, Alabama and freshman Latin at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa. Read more...

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Pope Benedict XVI-Putting on Piety at the Ritz

Happy Birthday Pope Benedict XVI, born April 16, 1927 at 4:15 am Marktl, Germany.

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pope-benedict-xvi-natal-chart.jpgThe Pope, known to his mother as Joseph Ratzinger, is a man weighed down with paradoxes. On the one hand his Pisces planets tells us he is loving and caring and a true servant of God but on the other, his Aries Sun Sign screams that he is an ‘it’s all about me’ kind of holy roller. The piety reeks through his every pore with his even-steven Libra Moon. ‘Hail Mary full of grace, ya di ya di ya’ overlays his repertoire that sizzles and sells his very academic and boring liturgical writings.

Resolute and fixed to the floor with his guardianship of the world-wide Catholic Church, in the US alone there are 65 million ‘registered’ Catholics, the Pope does not suffer fools or dissidents. If you decide to disagree with His Holiness you had best bring Alexander’s army and the Supreme Court to help you plead your case because there is little open-minded give with Signore Ratzinger. For you astrology buffs, he has Venus at a critical 29 degree of Taurus—afflicted by Neptune at 24 degrees of Leo. O, I kid you not, this successor to the late, great, beloved and hallowed Pope John II knows when to put on the show and check into the Ritz as he is apt to do when he is in New York on April 18th.

He has a temper to rival that of Pope Alexander VI who when ‘called out for his “sins” in Florence, Italy (domain of the d’Medicis) by a priest named Girolamo Savonarola in the 15th century (supported by the likes of Botticelli and Michelangelo, may I add) had him burned at the stake. This is not a history lesson but you need to know that Savonarola was so angry at the greed and sexual abuses of the Church and specifically Pope Alexander VI that he built a large fire and asked Catholics to throw their fine art and furniture and other items on the pyre—this was referred to throughout history as the “bonfire of the vanities”. When crossed Pope Benedict will diminish and destroy those whom he perceives to be his enemies.

If you want to know how to evaluate this recent ascendant to the throne in Rome, see him as bifurcated as any of us. On his good days he can be merry and bright and when the Moon foils him or his opponents gather he can be deadly. Remember when he got in trouble for dissing Islam and stirred the rattle snakes among Muslims when he spoke at Regensburg, Germany in September 2006? He was hung in effigy throughout the Muslim world for his insensitive rants.

He will have some challenges while he is in the United States and even more personal problems within the next eight months—all indicated by the transits to natal planets as well as progressed ones.

Having introduced you to the real Pope Benedict, let me proffer that he’s doing the best he can with what he has to work with. I wouldn’t want to be pope, now would you? I think not.


Listen to Margaret and Albert discuss this and other dazzling and controversible subjects on Spiritual Truths. Book a private astro-intuitive session with Albert at (800) 647-0732.

He is AUTHOR OF Clearing for the Millennium, �Signs and Wonders-Understanding the language of God and You're Not Who You Think You Are-A Breakthrough Guide to Discover your Authentic Self will be published by Atria Books, a division of Simon & Schuster in December of this year.

A member of the National Association of Transpersonal Psychology and the American Federation of Astrologers, Gaulden founded the Sedona Intensive, a personal growth and empowerment program, to help clients retrieve their authentic selves and tap into their inner power.

Gaulden coined the term astroanalysis-a combination of Jungian psychology and astrology-to describe how he helps free clients from compulsions, addictions, and unresolved issues, which keep them from living a life of peace and joy.

Albert saw things others didn't and heard what they couldn't from the age of two. When he was five he asked his mother why she seemed more like his dad and his dad more like the mother. As a pre-schooler he was tuned into the rich world of intuition and past lives even though he had no one to shepherd him through these recollections and recalls. At Birmingham-Southern he click connected with the unique psychological work and world of Swiss psychoanalyst, Dr. Carl Jung and his take on the shadow self. Gaulden believes that all-seeing and all-knowing is born within a child and it is the false and mundane world that erases his memory of what is really true. The integration of the divided self, putting one back together through a conscious fusion with his or her shadow is the underpinning of his work in the Sedona Intensive.

Albert studied with renowned astrology Byrd Knapp, Darrell Harris and Katharine de Jersey, as well as took Awareness Classes with Lee Jones at the Spiritualist Church in Los Angeles in the 70's, and attended the Corrado Academy of Perception in 1978 which led to his meeting actor John Travolta using the tools of manifestation learned at the Academy, and selling John El Adobe de Tajiguas, a 35-acre estate that abutted Ronald Reagan's ranch near Gaviota Beach in Southern California.

Gaulden worked in 1986 with international-best selling author of The Celestine Prophecy, James Redfield in Albert's innovative and one-of-a-kind personal empowerment program, the Sedona Intensive, which he founded in 1982. Albert was hired to use his gifts as an astro-intuitive to help cast Redfield's movie of The Celestine Prophecy.

Gaulden travels the world to teach and speak and finds Egypt particularly one of the most intriguing countries in the world. In December he will be returning with a tour group of clients and friends to the Land of the Nile and Pharaohs and the Great Pyramid of Cheops, the Sphinx and other ancient digs and monuments in Upper and Lower Egypt.

His clients include sports figures, actors, royalty, Wall Street executives, men and women and young people from all walks of life who are eager to face those defects of character that keep them from being who they really are. He rigorously maintains the anonymity of his clients.

Additionally, Gaulden is a motivational speaker on such popular themes as "Mr. Right is Usually Mr. Wrong-Falling in Love With Make-Believe", "Take Your Power Back", "The Power of a Great Idea", the Death of Terror and the Rebirth of Bliss, �"Why Relationships Don't Work but How They Can" and many other provocative topics.


It has been brought to our attention that Margaret is being portrayed as a psychic on $1.99 sites. These sites are doing so without Margaret's permission. Margaret has not claimed she is a psychic. - MW