(¸.•´ (¸.•´ * Today’s the day, my friends, the one many of you have been waiting for! Mercury in Taurus is doing a 180 in slo mo! Planets at their turns, the turns are called Stations, are moving slowly, and Taurus isn’t famous for getting fast starts. Wants to feel if it feels good to go. Then, in harmony with nature and all, with a smile and a strong hand up, watch out, the momentum gathers and there’s no stopping! A little paradox there, a ‘solid’ start from a sensible position, once going, no deviating! Tauruses are good estimators, appraisers. If they say do it, it is a well settled opinion. Usually you can’t push them ahead when they aren’t ready. They are good backers once they believe. So today, things won’t have any speed yet, but definite potential. You have dipped back in the past, tasted the water, some people and things have returned, you have remembered some good resolutions, gotten more comfortable, are ready to open some new doors as you let some close well.
Add to this the New Moon at 23 Taurus tomorrow, May 13, at 6.04 PM Pacific. Another still/stilling point. Sun and Moon together in the dark, letting go of what’s visual that clutters our perception and clatters the mind. Just sit. Be in peace, at center, grounded. Simply. What do you hold dear, what’s worth the difference? Let Mercury put that into words for you, unfold from your core, tell people what you are walking your walk for, that you aren’t letting go of, that you have always wanted, and it’s good! Germinate.
Mercury is in trine with Pluto in Capricorn while this Retrograde finishes. This aspect, Mercury’s first (other than aspects the Moon makes with it) after the turn Direct, will be exact May 19 at 11:44 AM Pacific. This indicates a tremendous potential from deep inside, focused intuitive responses, inexorable change, perhaps rehabilitation that stays with us, body and mind. It could be health choices, financial relinquishments that pay off, hard won apprenticeship skills that will bring steady, though perhaps not spectacular, gains, but well worth it. Be proud of yourself. You did it.
Let the flowers unfold and your veggies grow! Let your ideas bloom, and your profits increase! Make the turn! Lean into it.
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