Key Themes: Partnerships, communication, creativity, spirituality
Sagittarius, the month of May invites you to expand with creative self-expression while refreshing your communication style in relationships. Venus, the Planet of Love and Beauty, enters fiery Aries on May 2nd, activating Sagittarius’ sector of creativity and pleasure until May 28th. Venus in Aries may also spice up your sex life and bring interesting strangers into your life.
Mercury, the Planet of Communication, turns retrograde from May 10th until June 3rd. Mercury retrograde begins in open-minded Gemini, your opposing sign, highlighting Sagittarius’ sector of partnerships. Be aware of your tendency to have strong opinions, Sagittarius, because your mission with Mercury retrograde is to remember that everyone is a teacher. The next two weeks are powerful for reviewing your communication patterns, especially in one-to-one relationships and collaborations.
When Mercury retrogrades into earthy Taurus on May 22nd, you’ll be invited to reevaluate the practical details of daily life to keep your willpower alive as it highlights Sagittarius’ sector of health, wellness, and service until June 13th.
On May 10th, your ruling planet Jupiter enters Aries to expand your sector of creativity and pleasure until October 28th. Mars, the Planet of Action, follows suit as it enters Aries on May 24th, where it will fire up your desire to play and joyously anticipate each day until July 5th. Along with Venus in Aries, you may be in the mood to connect with your inner artist and rejuvenate your inner fire with adventures and creative outlets.
The Full Moon Total Lunar Eclipse in Scorpio lights up on May 16th at 12:14am, highlighting Sagittarius’ sector spirituality. As the Seeker of the Zodiac, it’s in your nature to be constantly expanding, however, this Full Moon Eclipse is here to remind you of the gems found within your soul. Turning in and slowing down enough to hear your inner voice is part of the journey too, Sagittarius. The themes that were brewing around the New Moon in Scorpio last November will come full circle around this time.
Gemini season begins on May 20th, activating your sector of partnerships until June 21st. Continuing with the lessons of Mercury retrograde, Gemini season is potent for cultivating open-mindedness and gaining fresh perspectives within your relationships.
Venus enters grounding Taurus on May 28th, emphasizing the need to get down-to-earth and providing grounding energy in your sector of health, wellness, and service until July 17th. While you’re living your best life, remember to balance it out with routines for wellbeing. Life isn’t only about chasing the big highs, Sagittarius. It’s up to you to discern when your life needs practical organization and respite.
The month ends with the New Moon in Gemini on May 30th at 7:30am. Allow the “beginner’s mind” to act as an omen for this New Moon portal and consider: What would it feel like if you approached every relationship as though it were brand new? You may be surprised at what you discover when you let go of your need to be “right” and open your mind to truly listen to what others have to say.