So how are all these retrograde planets treating you? Mine have been going mad. My internet went down and Comcast is not sure why and making a free house call tomorrow to try to find out; my phone died and keeps wigging out; then I couldn't log into the back end of my website to write my blog until today!! And as I write this the typos are jumping on the page. Crazy, and Mercury is at its peak for the next week, so you ain't seen nothing yet! Plus everyone I meet keeps saying "why am I so tired." Welcome to the Mars retrograde party until June 29th!
Sun, Venus and Mercury are in Taurus now. Taurus is represented by the Bull, and it is an Earth sign, meaning they are more grounded than most (Virgo and Capricorn are the other Earth signs). Taurus is ruled by Venus so they love luxury, love, romance, the Arts and food - but they are rather quiet and stoic on the outside so you might not know it at first glance. They might seem stubborn, quiet and grumpy on the one hand, but it's really a cover to prevent people from knowing what softies they are. It takes a Taurus a while to trust but once they do, you are bound for life in their mind. They are loyal, kind, loving and generous, but they also probably have quite a nest egg hidden away because they need fiscal security to give them piece of mind. Taurus rules the 2nd house, the house of what we value and money. They are stable and secure in their comfort zone. they might even be quite well off, and choose to live a modest life, not showing off their wealth or success, considering that to be vulgar and not good form. People with Venus in Taurus also have the same qualities of being quite loyal and loving and generous. Venus in Taurus really loves down to their bone marrow, as they are ruled by Venus, remember? And quite sensuous giving and receiving pleasure with gusto. Never underestimate a Taurus however, because if you burn them, they shut the door on you and never look back. Never. So treat your Taurus friends well, you are lucky to have them in your life. Just like the 2nd house says, they are something to value, they are a gift. Shakespeare, Clooney, Adele, Dwayne Johnson, Channing Tatum, Beckham, Pattinson, Stevie Wonder, Penelope Cruz, Jessica Alba, Pierce Brosnan, Pacino, Shirley MacLaine, Streisand and Cher are Taurus. My best friend of 38 years was a Taurus, and I miss her greatly. I think of her now, sitting on a cloud, with a cat in her lap, reading a mystery novel, while Opera plays in the background and she is munching on chocolate Truffles. This is the life of a Taurus.
Jupiter went direct Monday the 9th. Yeah! Good luck is starting to flow again, but it is slogging through the other retrograde planets energy so don't expect big things for a few more weeks, tiny steps forward. Today's first quarter moon in Leo is full of aspects to other planets, including the Sun in Taurus. Leo and Taurus are very different energies so things are stressful - and then Jupiter is Squaring Saturn and Uranus and Saturn continue their war dance. Stress aspects abound.
There is a grand trine forming too, really good stuff, where Venus and Mercury are going to join up in Taurus and trine Jupiter and Pluto. The emotions, the mind, abundance and Power....converge and join forces from the 11th through the 18th.
Jupiter and Saturn are in a Square now till the 26th. Expansion and Restrictions are in plain sight. Expect epiphanies about same, and more 99% vs 1% political fallout. Try to find balance between these two, as this is where success lies. Extremes will backfire.
Mercury goes direct on the 22nd around 9AM. A few days later we will be thinking clearly again. Hold off big decisions till then. Keep cleaning up, cleaning out, and organizing.
Eris, our new Warrior Goddess of Justice energy, is taking a trip along side Uranus from now till years end, being exact on June 9th. Brilliant ideas, Justice, Understanding, Doing the Right thing, Knowing your Path...these are likely break throughs for us all.
These retrograde times are about inner work. Don't push too hard to move forward and instead move inward and speak to yourself, your higher self, your guides, you angels. Make no mistake, there REALLY IS an invisible world that surrounds us (only invisible to us), filled with Light Beings sworn to be our Guardians and guide and protect us. I hope you are working on that connection to make it strong. Ask for help; be thankful a lot; grow your faith in the unseen. It is out there, and now, like a convention has been called forth from the Universe, we are surrounded by so many Light beings here to help us and the planet in our coming transformation, that we need to understand how much love and protection we have now, and how much is going to change over the next 5 years, especially July 1, 2016 through Dec 31, 2017.
I won't lie and say its going to be easy, because it's not. But it's like taking a trip, and forgetting your luggage, your money, your passport and your ID, vs being fully prepared for the trip. Your guardians are your luggage, your money, your ID and passport. Carry them with you, surround yourself in their love and protection, and know that you are being supported so much into the future. Push off the edge of the pool and start to swim towards the future. July 1 isn't that far away, get ready, and REST.