Sustained Growth: Jupiter's Transit Through Taurus

Jupiter's transit through Aries has been fun, hasn't it?  Lots of flash (Royal Wedding) but maybe a bit over the top.  And it's been so quick (only about 6 months as it will be leaving Aries in early June).  The problem with Jupiter's energy is that it can bring pretty opportunities that don't mean much.  Jupiter expands possibilities and sometimes that means losing touch with reality.  Think about Jupiter as the co-ruler of Neptune and you'll get the idea. Combine this with the fleeting nature of Aries and it feels like a drive-by blessing:  goodies tossed out the car window and you're lucky if you manage to catch any.

Jupiter's upcoming move through solid Taurus should give us a bit more to work with.  This transit will last from June 4th, 2011 to June, 2012.  That's a full year, thanks to Jupiter's retrograde as it moves through Taurus.  So there will be plenty of time to take advantage.  Plus, fixed, earthy Taurus is all about permanence.  Aries starts things off with a bang but Taurus is in it for the long haul.  So the opportunities that you'll see with this Jupiter/Taurus blend have a much greater chance of turning into something with substance.

An increase (Jupiter) in finances, security and self esteem are all possibilities.  Taurus is ruled by Venus so anything to do with money, beauty and abundance will do well. Buying  land, starting a farm, investing.....these activities will flourish.  So will gaining weight and getting pregnant.

So get ready for some serious growth.  Just make sure that it's in the right area.