The new moon in Taurus has the energies of longing for stability and calmness. Even those who love changes, who enjoy the wild ride of energies we are all experiencing (and continue to experience in 2012, are looking for a breath of fresh air. A time to pause, a time to be, without even reflecting, just living your personal routine, at an easy pace, if possible.
The Horoscope of the New Moon in Taurus features a kite configuration with a grand trine in the earth signs (Sun/Moon in Taurus, Pluto in Capricorn, and Mars in Virgo). The kite’s apex is Neptune in Pieces. This configuration, in this instance calls for some calmness. There is a feeling in the last few months, and it will return very soon, that we don’t have time, people are running around trying to accomplish too much, and forget to look at what they already have.
This society is fast paced, and every individual faces far too many daily tasks to take care of. This new moon can help you in discerning those activities and habits that DO support you that do serve you. Pay attention to those activities that are easy for you, and that do bare enough fruits of any kind – feeling good, financial gain, whatever.
The sign Taurus has two sides: the side that uses matter to enhance spirit, and the side that pursues matter for more matter (desire that can never be satisfied). You can make it easy on yourself by taking a deep breath, stopping the race for more and more and more and… just seeing that you already do have a lot and appreciate it. I mean really appreciate what you already have.
Taurus ruler Venus in Gemini will bring some communication, some wish for movement, but the planet at the time of the new moon is solitary (making no major aspect to any other planet), so this is not the time to make new plans, this is the time to follow up on what is working.
Mars has finally turned direct, but while it is in opposition to Neptune this is not yet the time to start new projects. Many have experienced many frustrations over the past few months, yet in between all the things that did not work, a few things in life have kept us going. This is the time to appreciate these things. Those tend to be very simple, non glamorous attitudes and habits, and this is the time to pay attention to them, and be thankful for having them in our lives.
For all who read: This new moon can bring with it a sense of calmness, some faith, and the ability to appreciate all that we have.
The new moon takes place on Apr 22, 07:18 GMT, 1° of Taurus.
House: 2st House
Taurus is the first of the earth signs. It represents the energy of life on the earth plane. People who have a strong Taurus influence in their charts have an easy pace, one that is more attuned to the real pace of the seasons than any other sign.
Taurus can represent spirit in matter, the way we use matter to show our spiritual self, it can be the exact opposite: greed, using matter for the gain of more matter.
Venus is the current ruler of Taurus, and as such, give those born under the sign of Taurus a good eye for the real value of any object, a good sense of design, and good hands that can build, fix, cook, and make beautiful objects.
Taurus can give patience, can give stubbornness. Taurus as a fixed sign are hard to change their mind, and let go. People with strong Taurus do not give up on what they consider as belonging to them, they try to take good care of their belongings, and they hate separating. Once they do let go though, they will never turn back.
Taurus brings with it a sense of calmness, an ability to hold on, and good self maintenance skills. If you have a Taurus in your life, it is best not to boss them around, let them make their own decisions, and never take anything without permission. They can be very loyal, as long as their partners are loyal to them as well.
New Moons are a good time to reflect on something new. Take a look at your chart, locate the 1th degree of Taurus by house and appreciate what you have in your life in that area.