The Sun continues in earthy Taurus from April 19-May 20. In Taurus, the Sun is methodical, sensual, and receptive. The Sun in Taurus is most active when it is defending or resisting things. It detests change, always comfortable with familiarity and comfort. As the Sun moves through Taurus, our determination and security needs are strong. Taurus is loyal to all that is familiar, and values longevity. The dark side side of Taurus is possessiveness and bullheadedness.
Venus is in Taurus from April 15-May 9. In Taurus, Venus is very sensual (naturally), content, and possessive, seeking security and value that which lasts. Taurus values the here and the now as well as the world of the five senses. Tangible and physical expressions of love and romance are most important now. Holding on to someone we love is our tendency under Venus in Taurus. The shadow side of this is excessive possessiveness and smothering. On the financial side, Venus in Taurus looks for high-quality, solid, practical, and long-lasting items. Generally owning one's own business.
Mars in Taurus from April 20-May 31. Determined, stubborn, and resolute during this cycle. Mars in Taurus can be passive, but VERY stubborn. In stark contrast to the impulsive Mars in Aries cycle, we tend to pursue our goals by plodding along patiently. Our goal is longevity and long-term satisfaction.
Aries: The Sun along with other influences continues in the earthy sign of Taurus aspecting your house of personal possessions. A good time to take stock of personal resources and/or love matters.
Taurus - The Sun, Mars and Venus transiting in your own sign indicates a time where the focus is on you for a change. A very strong period for putting your best foot forward and applying what is necessary to get the job done.
Gemini - Time to clean house, and let go of matters that have left you hanging. A good period for bringing new and fresh ideas in. Also, a great week for purging, letting go of people or items that have weighed you down.
Cancer - Great time for family, friends, as well as work alliances. A good cycle for changes in the work place however you may discover yourself to be a bit resistant to letting go.
Leo - As the Sun hovers over your area of career and accomplishments, this is a good stage in the game where you show your worth. You may suddenly find yourself full of ideas and goals. This is the week where you shine.
Virgo - This is a week of higher dealings a good time to philosophize, learn and just gain some insight., Also, a great time for travel, however caution should be taken with too much impulse.
Libra - Be aware of spending, whether it is your money or someone else’s. Also, pay close attention to details, if needed talk to someone that gets it. Also, romance can be quite interesting this week. Not a time to be hasty.
Scorpio - Strong cycle for love matters, new or existing. A great cycle in which you shine in the eyes of the one you care about. Also, a good period for establishing any legal boundaries.
Sagittarius - Great cycle for a health regimen, a good time to start a diet or maintain good habits. Specifically speaking, May 1, 6, 9.
Cap - Great cycle for speculation, although you need to know when to stop. You may find that your excessive, compulsive side is triggered during this week.
Aquarius - A nice week to just settle in and pay attention to the home base. Much importance is placed on family and friends as well. However you may feel an impulse to just get away and do something out of the box.
Pisces - As many of the planets are in sync to your own sign, you may find yourself a bit more relaxed. more in control and ready to take on whatever needs to be done. This is your week to shine and your ability to express how your really feel comes through. Also, your writing or creative skills are put to the test. Your personal life should also be on an upswing.