New Moon in Taurus

April 26, 2017

Today, I’m going to venture off the map a bit…

The astrological cycles of our lives…With the swift movement of the transiting inner planets through the birthchart, we are able to experience and activate more immediately all the houses of our birthchart, through the basic energies of the personality, and within everyday life. The transiting Moon is the quickest, moving through the birthchart in one month; and most months there is one New Moon and one Full Moon.

The Moon phases provide each of us, the opportunity to understand the many facets of our interior world.  To emotionally engage with and activate the higher expression of each sign, as well as drawing our heart into the different areas of our lives. In that way we are able to experience all areas of our lives through our feeling nature. We can choose to engage in a monthly cycle of creation/renewal (New Moon) and resolution/completion (Full Moon). With conscious intention, we begin to realize the value in actively participating in this profound cycle that in varying degrees, does affect us.

Now back onto the map….

On April 26, 2017, at 6:17am MDT, the New Moon calls us, at 6 degrees, 27 minutes in earthy Taurus.

The New Moon is that time where we can create from a space of not knowing. Where there is inspiration, or determination, and yet a bit of mystery of the complete outcome. In some area of your life an idea is nudging, and some seeds need planting. There is something wonderful about the New Moon; it’s like receiving the blessings of Spring’s renewal every month.   

This New Moon is in the sign of Taurus. Taurus’s energy is slower, oriented to comfort, stability, nature, and silence. Taurus likes the security of routine and in that, can fall into a trap of resisting change, even if it is called for.

Taurus is ruled by Venus, the Goddess of Love. The Feminine. She is urging us to reconnect with our basic natures, to nurture important relationships, to get in touch with what appeals to our senses. To find ease and grace within and through the body.  If you can take some time and connect with your heart; what would create a sense of inner and outer security?  Where in your life could you benefit from some practical planning, some additional stability, or just simply, and possibly most importantly…calming down? What do you need to fortify and deepen your foundation of inner peace that radiates out into your world?

Venus the ruler of this New Moon is currently in the sensitive and compassionate water sign of Pisces and conjunct Chiron in Pisces, offering us the possibility to experience or provide healing when we make choices and take actions from sweet inspiration and divine love.

Adding to the astrological energies during this Moon cycle, Mercury, currently retrograde in Aries, and sitting right next to Uranus in Aries, adds a layer of mental zing and drive. You may suddenly come up with a few courageously inventive ideas about a new level or more authentic form of stability and/or comfort that would bring improvement, healing, and joy to life.  Remember though, Mercury is retrograde and it is wise to take the time to go over any plans, directions, or commitments, as well as have heartfelt conversations with trusted friends or loved ones. These steps can help you to decide where and how to move forward once Mercury stations direct on May 3, 2017.

The cycles of the Moon emotionally feed the cycles of our daily lives. We better serve our lives and the lives of others when we are present, when we create from conscious intention. In the calm silence of our inner presence is where we begin the process of creating. We feel, we imagine, and we begin….

If you would like to know the house within your birthchart that this New Moon in Taurus falls into, please send me your birth information. I would need your date of birth mm/dd/yyyy, time of birth am/pm (as exact as possible), and city and state of birth. Or if you have any questions or comments, please contact me at

Be Well ~ Be Love