“GAZING AT ITSELF IN THE MIRROR“
“But you are Eternity and you are the mirror.”
Hello NEW MOON IN TAURUS!
ON MAY 11, 2021 at 21 degrees
The beauty of Taurus, whose symbol is the bull, is that in adamant persistence and stubborn perseverance lies the key to fulfillment of our hearts desire. Taurus and Venus are purveyors of luxury and sensual pleasure. Experiences that are part and parcel to being embodied on this Earth. Taking shameless delight jubilantly celebrating the visceral experience of being in a body on this Earth.
This New Moon in Taurus reminds us to be aware of our bodies in relationship to our value systems. Venus, who is Taurus’s ruling planet, whose rulership pertains to beauty and pleasure along with how our values and ethics reflect and nourish our self esteem.
This earthy Taurean New Moon cycle is a good moment to be aware of matters concerning territory. Actual land and earth matters along with the symbolic and psychological territory of the boundaries of our lives. How do we delineate our own boundaries. How safe and nourished do we feel within ourselves is a good question to ask yourself during this time.
This does pertain to the critical questions of boundaries between countries as well. This is an opportune time that through the evidenced based reality we are experiencing of which scientists are noting, of the reality of the actual critical climate crisis we are in. Clearly this necessitates the fact that boundaries are needing to be renegotiated. A nudging but vital issue expressed within this quality of time as inspired by Saturn in Aquarius square to Uranus in Taurus. There must surely be much more acknowledgement and discussion of this as we continue forward.
Taurus and Venus also notably stimulates the delight and pleasure we seek to experience through the sensuous enjoyment of food.
Speaking of food, money and the flow of life, how does your experience of it feel? Is it second nature to you or are there feelings of being out of control with these things? Houses and planets in your chart will indicate how these Taurean energies get played out for you.
This is a beneficial moment to become aware of the power that food, pleasures, money, finance and resources plays in your life. To consider these matters for yourself individually and as collective shared experiences with others.
The transit of Uranus in Taurus which is in square relationship to Saturn in Aquarius currently brings up these questions and issues for us as a cultural collective society. Important questions particularly as we cooperatively must continue to grapple with the pandemic.
Throughout the Cardinal energy of the Capricorn stellium into this current moment of the predominantly fixed signs of Taurus and Aquarius, the focus is the breaking down of the old to make way for the new. This New Moon marks the movement forward of that which we are well on the way towards. There is also a commensurate stimulation for communication. Venus, North Node and Mercury in Gemini contributes to a myriad of possibilities that opens the door to the healthy co-creation of new ways of doing things.
This is a mainspring moment to acknowledge a shared reality that must be discussed and dialogued. To make logical sense of that which is not yet understood. As we use the mighty power of listening and responding to each other respectfully. Neptune in Pisces trine the Sun/Moon conjunction is truly a good component to add to this story. As such, so it goes that this New Moon in Taurus is an auspicious beginning of a new profound beginning.
How this New Moon in Taurus gets played out through the signs ~~
ARIES ~ Stay connected and aware of your vulnerability as guidance to what your journey has been showing you all along about yourself in relationship to others. Remember that your weakest link is your strongest link. This moment is the time to seek renewal and redemption. A time to be merciful with yourself and others.
TAURUS ~ a lyric, “this is the beginning of what I want to feel forever” is relevant for you now. Keep this in mind even while the rock n’ roller coaster ride of Uranus is transiting your sign. It’s simply encouraging you to explore your experience of stability from an avant garde perspective.
GEMINI ~ Master communicator and listener inspired by your eternal inquisitive mind. A deeper sense of your purpose is unfolding in a way that could become more comprehensive to you this month. Love and partnership are good possibilities for you now as Venus is in Gemini. Please enjoy!
CANCER ~ There is a harmony being played for you during this New Moon in Taurus as it forms a sextile to your Sign. This stimulates your creative imagination. It’s an exciting energy that simultaneously grounds and beckons you towards the simple pleasures of life.
LEO ~ Lovable Lion and Lioness alike. Hang in there and allow yourself to take some comfort in the sensuous pleasures of this New Moon moment. Your energies may feel frustrated by the tension of the square, take heart my dears, this is all in service of inspiring you towards visionary productivity. Shine on!
VIRGO ~ A mellow while being productive New Moon for you. Focus on what you need in order to make your life continue to run smoothly in a logical manner. There is a harmonic pace that lights your way during this New beginning. Enjoy the benefits
LIBRA ~ It’s as if the beauty of harmony and balance that you seek is getting played through the song of Taurus. There is a buzz in the air that serves to inspire you as you continue on through this month. Take the time that you need for yourself in order to maintain your peace of mind.
SCORPIO ~ There is a bit of friction as you enter this New Moon cycle. The art and practice of holding the tension of the opposites as this new beginning unfolds. It’s a growth space of realizing what you need in order to complete some part of yourself. Go easy, but hang tight and strong. A long awaited metamorphosis has begun.
SAGITTARIUS ~ Focus on what is needed in your life now, then take aim and shoot your arrow of intention straight and strong towards meaningful fulfillment. Always remember to connect with the longing in your heart so as to allow what you are yearning for to find you as well.
CAPRICORN ~ Utilize this harmonious beginning to clarify your plans moving forward. It is significant that you have opportunities unfolding that includes time to truly enjoy yourself as well. Remember to use your hard earned communication skills to stay connected to all, including yourself. With still more hard work ahead, be encouraged that the seed of this new beginning is revealing to you new ideas and systems that will ultimately serve you and those around you.
AQUARIUS ~ Enjoy the challenges and tensions getting played out which you are witness to as an active player on this threshold of dreams. Continue persevering and practicing for your goals to be realized. The tensions, tests and responsibilities presented to you at this auspicious time dares your ability to meet challenges with the brilliant, badass rigor the World is as yet coming to know, love and adore.
PISCES ~ Take a dip into the creative sea of earthy delights being brought to you by the New Moon in Taurus. It can be a Bacchanalian moment of bliss if you so desire. A quality you share with the Bull. Be mindful however that your sign does hold a particular point of power as a participator in a trine to this New Moon. A point that serves to facilitate an opening to a vision. The challenge is to stay fully present and allow the journey to flow.
Happy New Moon 🌚
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