Mercury in Taurus trines Pluto Rx in Capricorn (May 30th) and the Virgo North Node (June 1st). Technically, this is the final aspect of the Grand Earth Trine. Solid, simple facts and communication can keep you oriented in the most profitable direction. But the Taurus Moon will briefly activate the trine on June 2nd/3rd, extending its influence.
The trine fades as a Mutable Grand Cross forms, from May 31st to June 4th. Consisting of Sun/Venus in Gemini, Saturn Rx in Sagittarius, Jupiter in Virgo and Neptune in Pisces, this Cross can present multiple situations where hope for the future uneasily confronts doubts and limits. Jupiter and Neptune will inflate possibilities, while Saturn places restrictions around those possibilities. At the same time, Saturn's structure and control may be compromised by Neptune's confusing energy.
The June 4th Gemini New Moon (conjunct Venus) will trigger the Cross, with challenging new developments/information. Venus suggests something that you want, or something with promise. But you'll have to work through the layers of hope , confusion and restriction, while releasing something old in order to make room for something new. Neptune rules the Pisces South Node, and when Neptune confronts Saturn, a release or acceptance of surrender will be essential.
Note that Mercury (ruler of Gemini and the Virgo North Node) is a key player in the Grand Earth Trine, so there's a clue to keep you grounded. If in doubt, look at Mercury in Taurus (in your chart) and the North Node. There's something real that's been manifesting over the past month. Something you know, something you can count on, something that's simple (and possibly small). Start with that, and move forward. Use the basics presented by the Earth Trine, to manage the complexities of the Grand Cross.
The Grand Earth Trine can help you capitalize on career or financial opportunities. Mercury in your sector of personal resources enables salary negotiations, or the finalization of employment agreements. Mercury’s aspects to Pluto and the North Node keep you focused on the core issues, and the most timely issues. Excellent for targeting the lucrative opportunities, or zeroing in on what you must have.
The New Moon and Venus activate your communication sector, indicating favourable conversation/news or positive new contacts. The Grand Cross will add multiple layers to what you hear or learn - the incoming information may hit you with a rush of choices/details, but you’ll be dealing with the need to pick one, or give a definitive answer. Official documents, legal, education or travel issues may be part of the mix. You may not be sure what to believe, and mixed messages can undermine your focus. A significant chunk of what’s developing may still be unknown. The North Node in your sector of routine points to concrete facts, practical details and solutions that you can use immediately. Stick with what ’s proven, and consider that you may have to release something impractical, undermining or unavailable.
The Grand Earth Trine has been helping you manifest what’s best for you, in the areas of romance, artistic growth or lifestyle. Mercury in your sign receives a significant boost from Pluto and the North Node, focusing you on the future, and showing you the exact steps to get there. Watch for a turning point conversation, where you receive or deliver a calm, clear message that lays it all out.
The New Moon and Venus in your sector of personal resources can trigger a hopeful development involving earned money, sources of income, relationship priorities or self-esteem. The Grand Cross will open up multiple paths to what you want, as well as multiple expenses. Your task will be to sort out the necessary expenses from the wasteful indulgences, or the real opportunities from the distractions. You’ll be operating under the weight of financial limits (debts, shared expenses) or boundary issues with a partner. The North Node in your sector of self- expression encourages you to zero in on what supports your most authentic, personal goals - forget about what others are doing or implying. What do you want, and how can you realistically make it happen? Part of this will involve accepting the things that you cannot control (like people’s reactions).
The Grand Earth Trine has been solidifying your background foundation. Mercury in your hidden sector, supported by Pluto and the North Node, can gift you with a quiet but steady sense of confidence in domestic, financial or relationship matters. Mercury can also point you in the direction that feels best - go with your instincts.
The New Moon and Venus in your sign can boost your confidence with an exciting new relationship, lifestyle or career chapter. But the Grand Cross suggests that this can feel like too much of a good thing, as you’re hit with multiple demands, in your personal and professional life. New opportunities for personal development versus existing commitments could stretch your ability to multitask. A relationship plan or rule can feel especially heavy. The North Node in your domestic sector is a clue about which way you should turn: when in doubt, look at what makes you feel most safe and secure. Ultimately, you want to develop the full potential of what you’re coming home to every night. These influences are not only about making the intelligent choice, but the choice that holds the most value for you. Mutual reception between Mercury in Taurus and Venus in Gemini is another clue: tune out the white noise of external demands and tune into the quiet voice inside. There’s a deep sense of knowing, or a hidden issue, that holds your truth.
The Grand Earth Trine has been solidifying your relationship communication skills. Mercury in your social sector, supported by Pluto and the North Node, keeps you sharp, and heightens your awareness of what to say and when to say it. Also good for aligning yourself with the right people, confirming/reconfirming a friendship, and targeting your audience.
The New Moon and Venus in your hidden sector suggest a background development, goal or project holds significant promise. But the Grand Cross also suggests it can be complicated to wrangle, as you confront the realities around daily routines or health issues. This could be a big dream or ideal that you’d like to manifest, but certain practical realities will have to be accommodated. You may have to decide ifit needs to be reworked, before it can be reached. The North Node in your communication sector indicates that you have the knowledge, skills, and words, to make this happen. You just need to move forward with what you already know. Keep talking, writing, learning in order to bring that potential out of the background and into the light.
The Grand Earth Trine has been helping you grow your financial security and confidence in your career path. Mercury in your career sector, boosted by Pluto and the North Node, pinpoints a key discussion, agreement or official announcement that can solidify a career opportunity. Excellent for launching a business or aligning yourself with the right business contacts.
The New Moon and Venus in your social sector can introduce you to someone new and intriguing, with romantic potential. Or, a friendship/group association/public opportunity can grab the spotlight as you are offered something very appealing. The Grand Cross suggests you may be swamped with multiple introductions, or your hopes for where this could go may be sky high. But at the same time, you’ll be dealing with uncertainties about what you have to offer, or the validity of your place in a public forum/group. You may expect more from someone than they’re prepared to give, or, you could read too much into a light moment. In some cases, you may have to accept that you cannot get closer to someone, or invest more than you already have. The North Node in your sector of personal resources can keep you grounded - your path of growth involves simplification, solidification and enhanced self-esteem. Anything worthwhile should ultimately make you feel more secure in yourself.
The Grand Earth Trine (hooking into the Jupiter and the North Node in your sign) has been showing you how to make the most of your natural talents, while encouraging the growth of your confidence. This is a fine time to be a Virgo. Mercury in your sector of opportunities, encouraged by Pluto and the North Node, can calmly but persistently urge you to spread your word, reach further, expand and explore. Travel, education, legal matters and publishing are all prime areas of growth.
The New Moon and Venus in your career sector can present a juicy professional opportunity. A new job, opportunity within an existing job, or chance to go further with your business are possibilities, but the Grand Cross will hi-light contrasts between your professional development versus domestic or relationship responsibilities. You may feel pressure to succeed, or doubt that you should be pursuing something that’s not a sure thing. The truth is, it may not be a sure thing. But the North Node (and Jupiter) in your sign, with ruler Mercury in your opportunity sector, says that growth and expansion is where it’s at for you. You are not meant to sit in one spot and waste these dynamic energies. Even as you deal with existing responsibilities, keep moving forward, while letting go of habitual worries/anxieties/
The Grand Earth Trine has been coaxing the growth of a hidden development, background goal or private dream. Mercury in your sector of shared resources, powered up by Pluto and the North Node, can solidify a financial or intimacy issue. Sensitive or in-depth conversations will be an essential part of this - don’t avoid the awkward issues, whether you’re talking about money or relationships. Agreements can be finalized, and your next steps can be secured. These influences can also encourage a quiet sense that it’s going to be ok.
The New Moon and Venus in your opportunities sector can open up an exciting new development in the areas of travel, long distance romance, education, legal matters or publishing. Events/announcements can come out of nowhere, and may be appear to be the answer to a silent prayer, or the manifestation of a dream. The Grand Cross suggests a need for caution, proof of intent, or various rules/official dictates that you have work with. Too, one issue or message may be troublesome, as you feel the pressure to prove your qualifications. Watch for signs that you need to release unproductive work routines, or habits that undermine your health. The North Node in your hidden sector is a reminder that you are being encouraged to nurture an ultimate dream or goal. But each step of the way must be made real with required facts/knowledge, first. Take it one step at a time.
The Grand Earth Trine has been enabling your social growth/goals while targeting conversations with key people. Mercury in your relationship sector, encouraged by Pluto and the North Node, can confirm a partnership(business or romantic), or partnership plans/decisions. Discussions about the future can unfold naturally.
The New Moon and Venus in your sector of shared resources can open a door to increased physical/emotional intimacy, or present you with an opportunity involving debts, taxes, loans or your partner’s finances. Developments will be encouraging, but the Grand Cross can inflate expectations (or expenses) while simultaneously making you aware of your personal limits and boundaries. You’ll have to decide if you can afford the financial or emotional investment, or if you’re clear about how much the other person can actually offer. Don’t assume - get the facts. At the same time, know that you can’t force an issue or answer if it’s not time. The North Node in your social sector is a reminder that your ultimate goal is to align yourself with key people/situations that are good for you.
The Grand Earth Trine has enabled you to make some future goals and career aspirations a reality. Mercury in your sector of routine, aided by Pluto and the North Node, can put the finishing touches on a business project or future plan. Solutions can be nailed down, effective methods of working can click into place, and you can strengthen your grip on effective improvements that will propel you forward. You can also find your groove with a new business or job.
The New Moon and Venus in your relationship sector can trigger hopeful developments in a new or existing partnership. A major new romantic potential could materialize, or a positive new chapter in an existing relationship can be launched. The Grand Cross suggests this will not be straightforward: you may feel a bit giddy with expectations, but the opposition to Saturn Rx in your sign is a reminder that you have a specific agenda, commitment or responsibility that cannot be ignored. You’ll have to know where to drawthe line between settling for less (and compromising yourself) versus expecting all your hopes and dreams to be met. Somewhere between these extremes is a balance. The North Node in your career sector should keep you aligned with the positive, productive future you’re trying to build. You deserve the best, and you’ll have to work for it.
The Grand Earth Trine (aspecting Pluto Rx in your sign) has manifested an opportunity for expansion, exploration and empowerment in your life. Mercury in your sector of self-expression, supported by Pluto and the North Node, can help you specify exactly what you want - don’t be surprised if you get it. New romance, creative work, children/pregnancy or increased recognition of your talents are areas of growth. Too, this is an excellent influence for delivering an important message, as power builds up behind your words, and positive reception is enhanced.
The New Moon and Venus in your sector of routine suggests a new chapter regarding work routine, co-worker relationships, or health. There will be more options, which will give you more room to maneuver (and more solutions). But the Grand Cross can trigger an increase in work load, and you may not feel like you have the option to say no. Paperwork and communications can be scattered and unclear. The North Node in your opportunities sector encourages you to step back, look up from the fine print, and remind yourself of the bigger picture. Gaining a broader perspective can show you if you’re still on right track, as there is a risk of getting lost in the details. If something doesn’t support your future journey, consider dropping it.
The Grand Earth Trine has been tuning you into a deeper, more effective way of managinglife and resources. Some of this may have involved a few trips down memory lane. Mercury in your domestic sector can solidify a family/relocation issue, or introduce a final conversation with a family member that confirms what you need to know.
The New Moon and Venus in your sector of self-expression can introduce a powerful new attraction, chance to show off what you’ve created, or a flash of inspiration about what you would love to do. The Grand Cross can show you ”what if” potential, but also restrictions, as you run up against external rules, disapproval or doubts about your abilities. Finances can be tricky, as you’re torn between a major purchase that seems like a great idea, and the awareness of your financial reality. The North Node in your sector of shared resources can clue you into the direction you should go: ultimately, you want developments to increase your sense of security, trust, and internal strength. A potential new attraction should be weighed in terms of how much you feel you could share with this person.
The Grand Earth Trine has been honing your communication skills, while opening up new pathways in a relationship, or in your love life in general. Mercury in your communication sector, support by Pluto and the North Node, can help you deliver an essential message with perfect timing and impact, or it can make you the recipient of a solid piece of beneficial news. All communication with friends, the public and/or partners can unfold nicely.
The New Moon and Venus in your domestic sector can prompt developments involving family, a home business, or relocation. The Grand Cross suggests you may have to juggle multiple visitors, domestic conversations or busy work involving changes to your home, while maintaining your focus on a career responsibility. Too, job pressure can push you to make a decision about home/family. The square from Neptune in your sign can blur the boundaries between wishful thinking and reality, or undermine your efforts with a sense of helplessness. Too, Neptune suggests that you may have to give up something in order to make progress in an other area. The North Node in your partnership sector is a reminder that your path forward involves growing a partnership (and making choices together) or becoming more precise and effective about the changes in your life, so you can attract healthier individuals.