The Full Moon in Scorpio will occur Thursday, April 25 at 3:57 pm Eastern (7:57 pm GMT) at 6 degrees. Full Moons represent the culmination of those things that were begun with the New Moon (in this case the April 10 New Moon in Aries), which found us focusing on our self-confidence and drive.
The Scorpio Full Moon opposes the Sun in Taurus; we are reminded to check ourselves in the progress we made towards our goals set during the Aries New Moon. Have we begun a more healthy approach to our lives through making goals? Are we being too stubborn (Taurus) in our ways, and have mindsets that need to be let go? Are we pushing ourselves too hard or too fast (Scorpio) and need to slow
Taurus, The Bull
April 19 to May 20
Keywords: Stubbornness, perseverance, stability, dependability, sensuality
As a bull, you are known for your determination and willpower, but, taken too far, these traits can turn into stubbornness. You are stable and find security in routine, which can often make change difficult. Be careful to not let your unease with change rule your life. Possessions are important to you, with Venus as your ruler. While it is nice to enjoy the finer things in life, be sure to donate or sell old items that serve no purpose—it is always possible that your love of possessions is tied to an emotional
Pluto began its retrograde motion in Capricorn on Friday, April 12, and will continue “backwards” until September 20. Just like any other retrograde planet (including that trickster Mercury), periods of retrograde are periods of “re:” renewing, reflecting, restarting, etc. Instead of being viewed negatively, these retrograde periods are a positive time to slow down (especially now as Pluto begins its retrograde motion) and possibly make some necessary changes.
Pluto, ruler of Scorpio and the eighth house, symbolizes renewal, reincarnation, and the deepest parts of our selves, so now is the time to reflect on any sources of frustration in your life caused by these things (or a
The New Moon in Aries occurs tomorrow, April 10 at 5:35 am EDT (9:35 am GMT), at 21 degrees. New moons signify a new cycle, new beginnings, and rebirth.
This New Moon, along with the Sun (also in Aries) will highlight the fiery Aries qualities of enthusiasm, action, and impatience, as well as first house themes of ego, self, and first impressions. This New Moon period is the perfect time to examine how you perceive yourself and your goals. Do you feel like you need to be more proactive in setting and achieving your goals? Or perhaps not giving yourself enough time to follow through with your plans? Now is the time to find your self-confidence! This New Moon period is the perfect time to