May is a bit of a slow month astrologically but it’s needed with the work that we are doing. On May 13th Mercury enters Taurus joining the sun. This officially starts are astrological movement from fire to earth energy. Aries kicks off the astrological new year and spring calling us to be brave so we can begin again. Mercury in Taurus brings our awareness to calm, grounded forms of communication. We are settling into our homes, our bodies, ourselves. We speak with our feat firmly planted on the ground. A startling understanding of the beauty of taking our time.
Soon after this we experience the new moon in Taurus. During this time we have Pluto and Saturn in Capricorn and Jupiter in Scorpio in retrograde. The Sun, Mercury and Uranus are all in Taurus. Mars is in Capricorn, Venus in Gemini, and Neptune in Pisces. Seven of the ten Western astrological planets are in Earth signs, the majority in Taurus. We have taken the rose-colored glasses off to bring the beauty we have dreamed of into reality. You can read more about the new moon in Taurus here.
On May 16 Mars enters Aquarius moving our expression of passion and aggression from a grounded sacrificial energy to one of creativity and innovation. Venus enters Cancer and we take the deep dive into our emotional connections with our home and the divine feminine. Partner this with the Taurus energy and you may find yourself wanting to cleanse and redecorate your home, office, car, and physical form. Be mindful to not place too much importance on fulfilling your fantasies while ignoring reality. It may feel great to brighten your home up or purchase a new car but your finances might take the biggest hit.
May 20th the Sun enters Gemini and we officially enter Gemini season. It’s time to connect, talk, and bring our light/shadow out to play. You might find yourself wanting to get our and spend time with your people.
Check back in soon for the rest of the important astrological movements occurring right before the full moon in Sagittarius.
See you soon!