Key Themes: reconnecting to the rituals that help you come alive within your daily grind, clear communication, moments of care, trusting your body, new journeys
Dear Virgo, this is a year of transition, with the eclipses having shifted signs, and Pluto going in and out of Aquarius until it finally settles there for the next 20 years at the beginning for 2024. The month of May begins with Pluto going retrograde on the 1st for the next 5 months, where it will begin to make its way back into Capricorn. Before it moves back into the sign of the sea goat for the last time in our lifetime, get real with yourself about what you want for your working life. What can you do to liven up the places that feel numb? Reflect on the ways that you’ve been inspired to pour your gifts in the collective.
We are in the midst of eclipse season, with the Full Moon Lunar Eclipse in Scorpio happening on May 5th in your area of communication and daily activities. You may feel something pulling on your time, energy and your ability to get organized. Resist the urge to let go of it all, this would not be advisable with Mercury retrograde in a somewhat close connection to the eclipse. Instead find small escapes within your days, while still tending to what’s urgent.
Venus has been in the sign of play, communication and interconnection for the past 4 weeks, and on May 7th it will shift into the nurturing sign of Cancer, where it’ll have us yearning for the people and the places that feel like home for the following 4 weeks. Happening in your area of friendships, Venus will help you cultivate the communities you need to feel emotionally supported. Let your most tender parts be seen by the ones that are there to hold space for it. You’re so attentive and give so much, this is a time to allow yourself to be nurtured and taken care of for a change.
Mercury will finally go direct on the 14th, after taking you through a review during the past 3 weeks of the spiritual teachings that help you connect to your body’s wisdom. Now as it goes direct in the sign of Taurus, make a point of connecting with your intuitive power and allowing yourself to be guided by it. Your body knows, it (you) are part of nature. You’re connected to all that is. Release the need to control and allow yourself to become receptive to that knowledge. Finding ways to calm your nervous system can help with this, like breathing exercises or walks in nature.
Jupiter, the planet of abundance, is entering Taurus, the sign of earthly pleasure, on the 16th, and the first thing it does once it gets there is have a tense meet up with Pluto in Aquarius. This transit will serve as a reminder that any lack of wealth we might be traversing has nothing to do with us personally. It’s past time we stop buying into the manifestation discourse. It’s past time we realize that we’re living in a system that’s rigged to make it impossible for all to succeed or even make a dignified living. So know that your worth has absolutely nothing to do with your financial sustenance or your social status. You are worthy just as you are, dear Virgo.
For you, this year to come will look to expand your philosophical and spiritual journey. If you’ve been letting go of thoughts and beliefs that used to hold you, and maybe even feeling kind of lost, don’t fret. New and exciting perspectives, points of view, experiences, travels and people will be coming into your life to refresh and help you believe again.
On the 20th, the Sun moves out of Taurus making way for Gemini Season. This is the season that reminds us of the power of our words and our interactions. So don’t underestimate what you communicate to others and also to yourself. This is the time of the year where you feel more ambitious and driven than usual. Take advantage of this. You’ll have all the energy you need to focus on your professional goals and make strides towards achieving them.