Taurus New Moon
The Taurus New Moon is exact at 5:16 AM PT on Wednesday. Taurus is the sign of fecund and abundant life. The Moon is exalted in the sign of Taurus, where it tends to be placid, steadfast, and emotionally secure. Taurus . The energy of the upcoming Taurus New Moon brings the annual rebirth of practicality and form, heralding the time to enjoy life’s earthly pleasures. However, this Taurus New Moon is somewhat hampered by Mercury’s Retrograde motion. Mercury Retrograde is a time for caution in your communications. Be especially careful of shipping and clarifying physical addresses with Mercury in earthy Taurus. This New Moon favors concrete, physical manifestation, so start something real. If you are restarting an old project all the better. Mercury trines Saturn on Monday at 1:15 AM, encouraging disciplined thinking. On Friday, at 7:49 AM, Mercury meets up with Uranus, promising surprising news and exciting reversals of decisions. Both of these aspects occurred in late March, (Mercury conjunct Uranus on March 26th, and Mercury trine Saturn on March 29th). And will take place again in May, once Mercury turns direct, (Mercury conjunct Uranus on May 9th, and Mercury trine Saturn on May 11th). Pay attention to any theme or issue repeated on these days. It may be resolved in the last swing, once Mercury is Direct, but the aspects this week are best utilized for review.
Venus moves back into Aries Friday morning at 6:13 AM. The goddess of love is in her detriment in Aries because it is the opposite sign of her rulership in Libra. The “me first” attitude of Aries plays havoc with the Venusian charm. People born with Venus in Aries are passionate and creative, but not often aggressive in love. We have two short Void Moons to watch out for this week. One in Aries on Tuesday from 2:52 PM until 6:56 PM, and one next Saturday from 2:28 PM until 6:48 PM. Aries Void is good for energetic cleaning and the Gemini on is great for catching up on social media.