Venus moves into lusty Taurus for a month-long stay, June 6 - July 4, 2017. This is not the Venus we associate with love and marriage. This is not Venus, the love goddess. This is Venus, the sex goddess. She never confuses which she is when. This is the Venus that is carnal, sensual, comfort-securing,… Continue reading Venus into Taurus
There's an old saying, "Bloom where you're planted." I don't buy it. Just because you're planted doesn't mean you'll bloom. You may not even thrive. It may be that the best you can do is survive. The Full Moon phase of the lunation cycle will show you if you're surviving, thriving, or blooming. When a… Continue reading Full Moon in Taurus ~ Tender Shoots
Click to view the cheat sheet at full size or to download. More on Taurus and the Tarot: Astrological Picture Book ~ 1st Decan Taurus and the 5 of Pentacles Astrological Picture Book ~ 2nd Decan Taurus and the 6 of Pentacles Astrological Picture Book ~ 3rd Decan Taurus and the 7 of Pentacles Astrological Picture Book ~… Continue reading Taurus Cheat Sheet
A quick note here. Take it with a grain of salt or ignore it altogether, but . . . If you plan on making luxury purchases for Christmas, consider making those purchases before Venus turns retrograde on December 21st. There's a good chance that luxury purchases made during the retrograde period won't get used the… Continue reading Venus Retrograde Shopping Alert
What's your take on this? The subject came up again in Diane L's recent post Observations: Lovely Taurus Season is here! over at Libra Seeking Balance. She has a direct link in the comments section to Philip Sedgewick's very interesting interpretations of Earth in your chart. Diane and I agree that Earth is the ruler. [Note: the… Continue reading Ruler of Taurus ~ Venus or Earth?
There are two standard ways to read the minor arcana cards astrologically. One is by the decans, the three 10° divisions of each sign. The other is the Golden Dawn system, which assigns a planet in a sign to each of the minor cards. See Part 1 for reading reversed cards astrologically as retrogrades or eclipses. We… Continue reading Astrological Picture Book ~ 1st Decan Taurus and the 5 of Pentacles
Taurus belongs to the suit of Pentacles ~ the cards representing the earth element in the tarot ~ and relate to our work, money, status in the world, and any material or physical concerns that we have. When you draw the Taurus cards in a reading, see how they apply to the second house of your… Continue reading Astrological Picture Book ~ Cards of Taurus, The Major and Court Cards