New Moon in Taurus – 2018

New Moon in Taurus~May 15, 2018

New Moon Keywords- * Release* Renew* Regeneration*

Merry New Moon in Taurus!

This new moon is a wonderful time to take stock of your resources, materially and spiritually. We are now entering a new cycle of creation, as many doors will be closing, to broaden our sense of self-through new beginnings. Shedding the shadow with love, letting go off the cold energies of winter, as we welcome the fertile season of spring.

Taurus is ruled by the Planet Venus, the energies of of love, sensuality, and security. Many of us at new moon will experience a re-awakening to the places in our lives that may need a bit of loving energy, people, animals, gardens, etc.

“What can I do with my happiness?
How can I keep it, conceal it,
bury it where I may never lose it?
I want to kneel as it falls over me like rain,
gather it up with lace and silk,
and press it over myself again.”

-Anais Nin

Opening yourself up to sensuality, ecstatic pleasure with a lover, or gentle self-love may be on the agenda. Uranus, the planet of unexpected changes, rebellion, and unusual attractions will also be moving into the sign of Taurus, for the first time in 84 years. This can signify Big Shifts, Rapid Changes, and Liberation towards Sexual Freedoms. Learning to have and value healthy self-worth. Taurus rules the Throat Chakra, and the “baby stage” of the Astrological Lifetime.

Throat issues will be clearing and healing as a result of the planetary shifts that will help to release lifetimes of Security & Sexuality traumas built up within the Divine Masculine and Feminine collective.

New Directions, Stubborn Determination, Pure Motivation, Questioning Roles, “Re-Shaping Landscapes”, Internal Interior Design.

Transformation of the Inner Garden.
Going Within to Plant New Seeds of Fertile Growth.
Fertility, Abundance, Sensuality.
Patience, Security, Freedom.
A Sudden Emergence of Unconscious Powers.
The Spirit of Departure.

Taurus’ soul expression exclaimes, “I Have!”

As he stubbornly stomps his feet to and fro. His Realm is of “Assets”- in both senses of the word as the foundation of material, intellectual, and emotional security. Wealth, Possessions, Finances, Social Backround. Money-Making, Dealing with Income, Expenses, Profit & Loss, Talents, Abilities, and Physical Awareness.

The tangible values in contrast to the subtle values of the last full moon in Scorpio.
“I possess. I maintain. I wait.”

Strengths~ Freedom to enjoy life, according to your own tastes; freedom of possessions.

Problem~ Becoming a burden for others instead of securing the foundation of your own life.

The maintenance of values in relation to property and soil: agriculture, gardening, real estate, architecture, banks, stocks, political economy.

“What the farmer doesn’t know, he doesn’t try!”

Correlation to season~ The time in which plants take root and become strong.

The Archetype- The Farmer

Style of Living- The Farmhouse

Mythological Motif- The Minotaur

*During this new moon pay special attention to the neck, nape, shoulders, throat, esophagus. Taurus rules the Throat and Shoulders, and many may be clearing Throat Chakra blockages at this time. Healing Modalities such as Chanting Mantras, Sound Healing, Reiki, Drumming, Breathwork, and Yoga can be very beneficial.

Crystals~ Emerald, Black Moonstone, Peacock Ore, Lapis Lazuli, Jade, Aventurine, Aura Quartz, Flourite, Diamond, Carnelian.

Herbs/Aromas~ Basil, Hibiscus, Violet, Rosemary, Sage, Mint, Thyme, Ginkgo Biloba, Ashwaghanda, Seaweed, Mugwort, Chamomile, Rose, Patchouli, Frankincense.

Colors~BlueGreens, Golden Browns, Bronze.

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