The sun moves into the constellation of Taurus today, moving us to the heart of spring. Each season has a beginning, a middle and an end. You can see this clearly in nature. If you live in the northern hemisphere, you really KNOW it is winter in February. Similarly, you can’t miss the heat of summer in August. May is the analogous ‘heart of the season’ for spring.
The sign of Taurus is associated with the planet Venus and she is associated with love, beauty, art, money, fecundity, the earth, gardens. It’s a time of lushness and fertility. Remember the song from Camelot? “Tra la, it’s here, the lusty time of year!” May is that – just look at how nature is seductively decking herself out and using the flowers and trees to bat her eyelashes at us. It’s almost embarrassing, this glut of beauty and splendor.
And – like all of life – it’s ephemeral.
So take a moment today, as we officially move into the heart of spring to drink in the splendor of nature: the blooming flowers and trees, the greening grass, the birdchirp and that crazy beautiful spring light, especially at sunrise and sunset. Mother Nature is waking up – and we can, too!
What are YOU doing to celebrate the lushness of spring? As ever, I really want to know!