Astrology and Tarot, Leo, Moon Phases, New Moon Tools, Symbols of the Zodiac, taurus lunation

Tarot for the Taurus Lunation: First Quarter Phase

The beginning degree of the First Quarter Phase is 12°52 Leo, associated with the 6 of Wands which is sometimes called “Victory.” The First Quarter Phase is a square aspect that calls for adaptation. In this case, the earthy New Moon of Taurus was steadying, conforming, and security-conscious. The fiery First Quarter is expansive, adventurous,… Continue reading Tarot for the Taurus Lunation: First Quarter Phase

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Tarot for the Taurus Lunation, The Crescent Phase

Do you trust your instincts? Do you believe in the goal you chose for yourself at the New Moon? The Moon has moved from earthy, hands-on Taurus through most of airy, mentally oriented Gemini. Continuing with the reading from the New Phase, the Crescent Phase begins with a focus on mental and emotional clarity. Taurus… Continue reading Tarot for the Taurus Lunation, The Crescent Phase

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Tarot for the Taurus Lunation, The New Phase

It’s been a while since I’ve written about the tarot and astrology. It struck me today (on the New Moon in Taurus) that it might be interesting to work through this lunation one phase at a time using cards associated with the beginning of each phase. A New Moon likes to start something new and Taurus likes things she can put her hands on, like these cards, so here goes.

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Taurus Lunation, The New Phase ~ A Moon Reincarnated

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The New Moon in Taurus begins her journey with a pleasant sextile to Neptune in Pisces. Taurus and Pisces are an interesting combination. Taurus is concerned with matters of this world while Pisces may be more comfortable in another. The blending of these two energies can produce true concern and responsibility for the welfare of the Earth and an ability to commune with the divine through nature.

New Phase 2017
April 26, 8:17am –
April 29th, 12:57pm EDT

6°Taurus – 24°Gemini

Moon in the Signs, taurus lunation

New Moon in Taurus 2017: Tools for the Lunation

As I write this, it’s the morning after a very steady night-long rain. The sky is still gray, cloud-covered. The yards in my woodsy neighborhood are dense with a magnificent variety of green foliage, the branches of the trees bending closer and closer to the ground under the weight of the rainwater. This rainy day mix of earth and water is a wonderful metaphor for the Moon in Taurus, the most earthbound of the signs.