Starcodes May 10, 2024

Mother’s Day weekend brings the peak of sensuous Taurus season. We can honor our first mother, the earth itself, as flowers explode, feeling our senses with color, scent, and the buzz of pollinating bees. The sun, Venus, Uranus, and Jupiter are all now close together in the earthy sign of Taurus, the earth can steady us as the Sun shoots off solar flares and conjuncts change-master Uranus to excite history and throw us some wild cards.

Venus and Mars are now in their own sign, Venus in earthy Taurus encourages emotional stability and the compassionate sensuality of this earth. It can also help us appreciate beauty and feel possesses towards the people and things we love. Mars in reactive Aries brings out our bravery and a feisty warrior archetype. While this can be great for spring fever and bring a spark to new relationships, it can also underline gender stereotypes unless we remember we each hold Venus and Mars within.

This week brings three irritating semi-squares between the planets which can make it tricky for us get our horses heading in the same direction — or get out of the barn door at the same time without jamming one another — hard to balance conflicting needs. The weekend begins as Mars semi-squares Uranus and stirs up tempers, occasional wild weather, and technical irritations. Venus semi-squares Neptune, which can be sweetly sentimental one minute, but could also…

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Starcodes: Astrological map for the week ahead

Heather Roan Robbins is a choice-oriented astrologer and ceremonialist, author of Starcodes Oracle Deck and 4 books-with an on-line practice www.roanrobbins.com