We’re all looking for something timeless and abiding to hold onto in an age when everything on top of the earth seems to be spinning faster and faster toward chaos. And like an invisible Taurus mother, the good earth itself feels steady and stable beneath our feet—holding us up, catching us when we fall, and keeping us from wandering too close to the canyon’s edge….
Posts Categorized: Taurus
At the Full Moon in Taurus, life regains some of its flavor and color. We are reminded of life’s blessings, not just its perils. We find ourselves opening a window to simple, happy pleasures, letting go of obsessive angst and allowing the world to simply be what it is. We are alive….
By all means, at this New Moon, do some rituals and set intentions around attracting more money into your life. But to focus only on money is to miss the larger point of Taurus, which is the importance of self-sufficiency.
Each of us, in our Taurus planets or house, possesses the sorcery of benign neglect. In some part of your life, you know how to make things grow, how to support life without smothering it, and to comfort those who are fearful….
Taurus brings with it a degree of confidence and practicality that simplifies whatever is overwhelming and demystifies all that is vaguely terrifying. That’s the right attitude to carry into this New Moon in Taurus—capable, and above all calm.
Here, I think Taurus has exactly the right idea. Take care of the simple stuff, and you’ll be in better shape to tackle complex problems. The world is full of cries for help, passionate overtures, and driving on an unaccustomed side of the road. It can all be a little overwhelming, drinking from Scorpio’s waters. Spending a little time in a comfortable place with a nice treat has a way of restoring sanity….
There is a fable that maintains that when you find a penny, it was left in your path by someone who is looking out for you from heaven. I don’t know that I believe that, exactly, but even small blessings can eventually add up to something quite wonderful, regardless of their provenance.
Signs of the Zodiac The signs of the zodiac, usually simply referred to as signs, are by far the most recognizable symbols of astrology. They represent the characteristics of 12 archetypal personalities that are based on the zodiac (from the Greek, “circle of animals”). The zodiac is a band of 12 constellations (groups of fixed […]
If Taurus could be distilled and bottled, the manufacturers of Xanax would soon be out of business. When Taurus walks in to a room, the level of melodrama plummets. Situations that previously seemed impossible to resolve suddenly seem completely under control.
I pause each day to dutifully perform my determined little exercise routines – to remind myself to take part in the physical world, the present moment, and to inhabit my whole life – including my physical body, down to the feet that keep me rooted here. To remember to appreciate the opportunity to inhabit the physical world and learn from it. Even if only to breathe in the fragrant spring air and smile into the sun. Even if only to say, “Now!”