From Apr 2002*
We've just passed the Full Moon phase between the Taurus Sun and the Scorpio Moon ... so for the next week or so, a whole new set of options ... and stresses will be playing in the background of all our lives as we confront the issues posed by questions of personal ownership versus the advantage of joint enterprise.
The opposition between the Taurus Sun and the Scorpio Moon represents the basic division between "what's mine" and "what's ours." The energy of the Taurus Sun can be exceedingly possessive, money-conscious, materialistic, and jealous. Some issue regarding possessions and ownership, the right to exercise authority over your own material assets, the control you have regarding your own financial support may be front-and-center in your attention for a while.
The Scorpio Moon, however, sees the advantages of investment, the greater structures that can be built with your assets and those of others ... and therefore the well-known power struggle of relationships may emerge as you face the choice of retaining economic autonomy vs. merging your resources and wealth (which could be money, possessions, talent, energy, efforts, anything to do with something you provide from your own riches with someone else for the greater benefit of all concerned.
It cannot be overstated how touchy these issues could be ... because passions run as high over money as they do over sex. So, while this is a time to consider your economic and physical options carefully ... it's also a time to be aware of the tensions -- and be careful. Period.
New plans, new resolve, and new methods of practical implementation will arrive with the New Moon in Taurus ... on May 12th. You'll have more clarity ... and more ability to trust your new directions if you defer any major financial decisions until then.
* Articles in the extensive series "Things to Know About" are constructed from information originally published in Step-by-Step, our Premium Members several-times a week Astrology Ezine. This Ezine has been continuously published since late November 2001. The material is published here mostly for my convenience. It is not intended to be finished, organized, polished or even complete. Some of it may be notes that don't even make a lot of sense, but you're welcome to look at it.
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