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A Month of Endings and Beginnings

by Maya del Mar

May is Taurus’ month. We fertilize our gardens, transplant, weed, prune, and give our plants a good start. This is an apt metaphor for how we work with our lives during May. In Aries time we planted our garden. Now, as Taurus dominates, we secure it.

Important life events tend to happen in May. Taurus is one of the four "fixed" signs, and fixed signs tend to mark peaks of our lives, just as they do of the seasons. Claiming our territory, and protecting our interests, are primary motivators during Taurus’ time.

The cardinal signs begin the four seasons, and they take the initiative to go after their goals; the fixed signs hang onto things; and the mutable signs disperse things into the world. The mutables are the teachers, the promoters, the communicators, the travelers, and the spiritual seekers. They give us qualities of versatility and flexibility.

The four mutable signs are Sagittarius, Pisces, Gemini, and Virgo. Planets in these signs dominate the heavens in May. We can expect much.... read more! Become a Daykeeper subscriber.

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