Today, there’s a solar eclipse in Taurus, and Venus and Jupiter connect in Pisces. And, because Venus is the planetary ruler of Taurus and is in its exalted sign of Pisces, this is an extremely fortunate connection. It’s a wonderful time in which love, money, and relationships can thrive.
All eclipses can bring things to light that we haven’t seen before, but this isn’t a bad energy, especially since the cosmos is sending us a lot of helpful vibes. The need to expand our desires and hearts is helping us commit to others, and we want to give relationships and partnerships our all.
Creativity and charity are heightened, making this a great way to end the month. It takes us into May with a lot of positive energy that we haven’t felt in a long time. Everything feels like a dream and could actually be one.
The only caution is that you might want to give more than you can afford, which is why it’s important to rein in the spending and set boundaries with people. As long as you’re able to keep those two things in check, today can be a blissful time to embrace all of the wonderful aspects of life.
The New Moon is ruled by an exalted Venus, tightly conjunct optimistic Jupiter and in an opportunity-producing sextile to transformative Pluto. In some sense or another, this fosters the development of independent spirits, tempered by responsibility and the recognition of our need for others. Certainly, there are very real and significant temptations that could derail the growth process if we become to self-indulgent or focus too much on mundane material wants. Nonetheless, the promise of today’s New Moon is that we can avoid mindless conformity while still coordinating effectively with others towards a common purpose. Perhaps the biggest danger is simple naivete which may cause some to miss the importance of our unique, individual perspective.
Today is the 120th day of 2022
52 days until the Summer Solstice
10 days until Mercury Retrograde
245 days until 2023
Sun is in Taurus
Moon is in Taurus
Mercury is in Gemini
Venus is in Pisces
Mars is in Pisces
Jupiter is in Pisces
Saturn is in Aquarius
Uranus is in Taurus
Neptune is in Pisces
Pluto is Rx in Capricorn
Chiron is in Aries
Nectar is everywhere, but Hummingbird Spirit is here to remind you that flying from flower to flower and being all over the place wastes precious energy. Be still. Be here, now, in the present moment, enjoying the sweetness and sustenance available to you. Focus on one flower today—just one.
Nectar is there for you, and Hummingbird Spirit’s message is that wherever you put your attention, there your energy flows. Are you focused on the sweetness or on finding something better somewhere else, always yearning and feeling that life is not enough and you are not enough?
All you seek is right here, right now. Appreciate the present, and you will see that you are where you need to be and enjoying what you are entitled to enjoy in this timeless and perfect moment.
2022 LUNAR CALENDAR
4/30/2022 NEW MOON IN TAURUS: Your safety depends on the need for stability, which is not easy to satisfy now. You have to learn to accept change as part of your life. The basic problem is finding your own self-respect in order to ensure that you do not mistakenly seek it in material things. When you accept yourself for who you are, it will become easier for you to find peace and tranquility in the outside world.
5/8/2022 FIRST QUARTER MOON IN LEO: You feel safe in moments when you can impress others and get praise and admiration. Yet, when you get into the spotlight, you may find yourself at a loss. Maybe you should admit your fear of criticism and your inability to accept criticism. It is very important to accept feedback and use it for improvement.
5/16/2022 FULL MOON LUNAR ECLIPSE IN SAGITTARIUS: The greatest need is to always search for something. In order to feel safe you might find that you need to have a goal, mission or philosophy that gives your life meaning. With Moon in Sagittarius you have an optimistic approach to life and you believe that things will get better even if you get into trouble.
5/22/2022 LAST QUARTER MOON IN AQUARIUS: Your relationship with your emotions might be more complicated, because Moon in Aquarius has a strong need for emotional freedom. However, when you are in a group of people, it is easier for you to understand your feelings and free yourself from negative emotions such as fear, anger and jealousy.
5/30/2022 NEW MOON IN GEMINI: Moon in Gemini manifests itself by the need for changes and spontaneity. Safety lies in thinking about your feelings and sharing them with others. You can be more talkative and speak with ease these days. You might have a better ability to keep a cool head, but beware, cold heart can discourage others. Harmony of thinking and feeling is important.
6/7/2022 FIRST QUARTER MOON IN VIRGO: Your feeling of safety is now related to order and clarity, even in emotions. You may have the need to organise everything chaotic and disorganized. Try being more tolerant and accept imperfections of life. It is better to trust life and let it run its own way, not everything must be according to our expectations.
6/14/2022 FULL MOON IN SAGITTARIUS: The greatest need is to always search for something. In order to feel safe you might find that you need to have a goal, mission or philosophy that gives your life meaning. With Moon in Sagittarius you have an optimistic approach to life and you believe that things will get better even if you get into trouble.
6/21/2022 LAST QUARTER MOON IN ARIES: The feeling of uncertainty can make you solve problems faster then is natural. Do not rush as if there was a deadline. Try to slow down so that you can decide what you want to do and proceed at your own comfortable pace.
6/29/2022 NEW MOON IN CANCER: Your feeling of safety is now related to your home, family and related activities such as cooking and gardening. You may be prone to emotional fluctuations; you should learn to forgive and forget in order to avoid depression from thinking too much about things. Your perception of the world can be very subjective; try to create a certain distance without being bitter. Due to your rich emotional manifestation you can create a real sense of belonging in the world.
APRIL 2022 CALENDAR
APR 30 — NEW MOON SOLAR ECLIPSE IN TAURUS
While solar eclipse energy can throw us off our game, this eclipse is in steady and stable Taurus, allowing us to move through the transit with ease and determination. This is an ideal time to start making big plans for the future and being productive, especially when it comes to making money.
APR 30 — PALLAS ENTERS TAURUS
Problem-solving skills increase when Pallas enters steady Taurus. It’s easy to recognize patterns and use common sense in most situations.
APR 30 — VENUS IN PISCES CONJUNCT JUPITER IN PISCES
This merging of the planet of pleasure with the planet of abundance in imaginative Pisces makes life a dream. Keep your heart open and date someone who isn’t your “type.” It may be true love.
MAY 2022 CALENDAR
May 01 — Venus in Pisces sextile Pluto in Capricorn
This playful aspect encourages us to put aside our responsibilities and do something creative and fun with the people we love.
May 02 — Venus enters Aries
Love is red when the planet of love is in fiery Aries. For the next few weeks, our relationships will be passionate and enthusiastic. This combination gives us the confidence to ask people out and be bold with our affections.
May 03 — Jupiter in Pisces sextile Pluto in Capricorn
Positive changes bring major success thanks to this powerful aspect. Things that we have been working towards start coming to fruition.
May 04 — Mars in Pisces sextile Uranus in Taurus
A strong desire for leisure and fun colors the day, encouraging us to make the first move or make major life changes. No worries, everything will go smoothly.
May 05 — Sun in Taurus conjunct Uranus in Taurus
Expect the unexpected during this once-a-year aspect. A day of positive changes and a much-needed break.
May 05 — Mercury in Gemini sextile Venus in Aries
Continue to step outside your comfort zone during this loving aspect by making the first move when it comes to relationships. Be brave.
May 07 — Sun in Taurus sextile Mars in Pisces
A day of adventure and exploring. Ideal for traveling, but not ideal for running errands.
May 10 — Mercury goes retrograde in Gemini
As Mercury goes retrograde in its ruling planet, our carefully laid plans quickly go off the rails for the rest of the month. Since we will be battling with miscommunication and brain fog, it’s not a good time for making any big moves until June.
May 10 — Jupiter enters Aries
During this transit, we’re all encouraged to embrace our personal power and realize how much control we have over our destinies. It’s time to make our own luck when the planet of optimism and success is in ultra-confident Aries. Take risks with innovative ideas—they just may be crazy enough to work.
May 15 — Full Moon Lunar Eclipse in Scorpio
A powerful eclipse that can leave us emotionally drained and disconnected. Use this full moon to let go of the past and move forward; especially when changes happen suddenly.
May 15 — Ceres enters Cancer
This mothering asteroid brings waves of comfort and homebody vibes. It’s a time for sticking close to family and loved ones.
May 15 — Sun in Taurus square Saturn in Aquarius
A stubborn combination that can make people very difficult to work with. Try finding escape in reading, watching movies, or visiting museums.
May 15 — Sun in Taurus sextile Neptune in Pisces
An idealistic aspect that brings out the humanitarian in all of us. Helping out a worthy cause can boost self-esteem.
May 17 — Mars in Pisces conjunct Neptune in Pisces
A day to shoot for the stars as we reach for our loftier goals with passion and drive. Follow artistic dreams and see where they go.
May 19 — Sun in Taurus trine Pluto in Capricorn
A good day to focus on financial matters by balancing budgets and looking into ways to make more money.
May 19 — Mercury in Gemini sextile Jupiter in Aries
Despite Mercury being in retrograde, it’s a great day to think about the future and visualize the perfect outcome as it will be easier to make decisions and concentrate today.
May 20 — Sun enters Gemini
For the next four weeks, the focus shifts from work to play under the witty and versatile Gemini energy. It’s a good time to visit friends, chatting with everyone we met, and learn new things.
May 21 — Sun in Gemini conjunct Mercury in Gemini
A social day to catch up with our friends without any of the retrograde awkwardness.
May 22 — Mercury retrograde enters Taurus
Mercury enters Taurus for the second time this year, making the retrograde feel even slower. A difficult time for making decisions and feeling inflexible in every situation. This transit can be very frustrating as we may feel “stuck” for the next couple of weeks.
May 22 — Mars in Pisces sextile Pluto in Capricorn
This goal-oriented aspect gives the strength and stamina needed to make even the most unrealistic task achievable.
May 23 — Sun in Gemini sextile Jupiter in Aries
A luck day with this optimistic energy. An ideal time to start projects, reach goals, and even have opportunities to travel. Everything just tends to work out today!
May 23 — Mercury in Taurus sextile Mars in Pisces
A good day to get things down with honest communication and the support of others.
May 24 — Mars enters Aries
In one of its ruling signs, Mars is right at home in fiery Aries, giving a major boost of power and courage. For the next six weeks, energy is spontaneous, action-oriented, and ready to fight. We play to win at all costs right now.
May 24 — Vesta enters Pisces
An altruistic but disorganized time where it’s important to feed the soul by helping others.
May 25 — Mercury in Taurus trine Pluto in Capricorn
A day of research as we search for the truth, though the answers may not be satisfying.
May 26 — Venus in Aries square Pluto in Capricorn
Emotions run hot and are difficult to control during this temperamental aspect. It’s easy to let people get under our skin or manipulate us.
May 28 — Venus enters Taurus
In one of its ruling signs, the planet of love is happy in sensual and steady Taurus. For the next four weeks, romantic and financial matters become patient, affectionate, and a little possessive as Venus in Taurus isn’t afraid to get physical.
May 29 — Mars in Aries conjunct Jupiter in Aries
This intense aspect unleashes our inner warrior as we boldly charge towards our goals head-on. Go for glory but pick your battles carefully. Tempers need to be kept in check as no one likes a sore winner.
May 30 — New moon in Gemini
With the lonely new moon in sociable Gemini, this is an ideal night to hang out with friends, family, and even your neighbors to have a good chat and catch up on the latest gossip.