- Moon in Taurus square Sun in Leo (12 deg)
- Moon in Taurus square Pallas in Leo (13 deg)
- Moon in Taurus opposite Jupiter in Scorpio (14 deg)
- Moon in Taurus conjunct Juno (14 deg)
- Moon in Taurus trine Ceres in Virgo (15 deg)
- Moon in Taurus sextile Neptune Rx in Pisces (15 deg)
No action with the planets/asteroids, but we are confronting a Last Quarter Square in the Moon's phases. This is the "crisis in consciousness" phase.
The Taurus Moon makes a Last Quarter Square to the Leo Sun. As we approach the New Moon eclipse in Leo on August 11th, the 3rd Quarter Square can raise questions about security versus putting yourself out there. What you know and have relied on is due for a shake up - it's time to consider making that announcement, or stepping away from your routine in order to create/celebrate/truly express yourself.
This is a square, which means tension. The pull towards what's safe will be strong, but ultimately you'll find it unsatisfying. What really makes you feel proud or special? That's what's at stake now. This phase of the Moon is less about action and more about asking the questions that will lead to the next big change (the eclipse).
As we move forward, the Moon's square to Pallas can indicate more tension around new strategies - are these new patterns too bold or showy? They may feel that way, but don't discard them. Focus on the impulse that makes you pull back, and then feel the sense of restlessness as you realize that you need to step forward.
The Moon's activation of the Juno/Jupiter opposition will favour Juno, with safe, predictable agreements and relationship habits. But you won't be able to ignore the pull of conflicting expectations - growth is demanded.
Things end on a harmonious note, with a trine to Ceres and sextile to Neptune. Despite the above tension (which is necessary btw - it promotes growth) you can still take stock of what you're growing and nurturing, while settling into soothing routines of self-care and healing. This could your reward for confronting the tough questions of the square.
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