The Astrology Of May 2022


With the Eclipse Season in full swing, Jupiter’s triumphal ingress into Aries, and Mercury retrograde, Could 2022 is a month to recollect.

Could 2022 options one intense facet after one other.

After a dreamy April, we are going to now hit full pace, and can hardly get the possibility to catch our breath! 

In April we had Jupiter conjunct Neptune and a Pisces stellium. In Could, most planets shift into Aries and Taurus, the primary indicators of the zodiac. If April was time to dream of a brand new imaginative and prescient of the long run, Could is the time to take decisive motion towards turning these visions into realities

Two previous experiences popped to thoughts once I seemed on the astrology of Could 2022.

One is from an digital alarm clock my mom gave me once I left my hometown to go to college. Like most individuals, I hate alarm clocks. However there was one thing in regards to the sound of that alarm – it was a triumphal march track – that I liked and seemed ahead to within the morning.

Equally, we all know we’re heading in the right direction with our lives after we love dreaming huge however don’t cease at dreaming – we really sit up for turning these goals into realities. 

One other one is the well-known vitality drink slogan “Crimson Bull Offers you Wings”. Whereas the candy Venus-Jupiter-Neptune conjunction in Pisces has given the Bull wings to fly excessive, the combo of Aries boldness and Taurus stamina will convey the Bull again to earth, prepared for some actual motion.

Attention-grabbing reality: Dietrich Mateschitz, the Crimson Bull founder, has a Taurus stellium and a Mars-North Node conjunction 😉 

Even when we’re able to act, issues might not go as easily as we’d like them to go, since Mercury goes retrograde on Could tenth. Sure, we may have to regulate right here and there. Sure, we may have to attend a bit longer. There’s a lot momentum build up that nothing can cease us from going for what we would like. 

Let’s take a look at a very powerful transits of the month:

Could 2nd, 2022 – Venus Enters Aries

The Sleeping Magnificence lastly awakens as Venus enters Aries on Could 2nd, 2022. Venus continues to be enthralled by the Jupiter-Neptune contact, however she additionally is aware of that the gorgeous cloud 9 imaginative and prescient must be sustained by taking daring motion.

When Venus is in Aries, we categorical our feelings straightforwardly. “I would like this and I would like it now”.

After all, Venus in Aries can include on the spot gratification. Nonetheless, if we select to faucet into the boldness and aliveness of this vitality with an open coronary heart, we routinely join with that a part of us that’s actual and real. That a part of us at all times has our greatest curiosity in thoughts. 

Could third, 2022 – Jupiter Sextile Pluto

On Could third, Jupiter (at 28° Pisces) is sexile Pluto (at 28° Capricorn), additional fueling us with some collective get-go vitality to take motion. Jupiter sextile Pluto is a message that the Universe is on our aspect.

There’s a vibrant sense of move that you simply’ll faucet into, particularly when you have planets within the final levels of the Yin indicators, Taurus, Most cancers, Virgo, Scorpio, Capricorn, Pisces. 

Could tenth, 2022 – Mercury Goes Retrograde 

On Could tenth, 2022 Mercury Goes Retrograde at 4° Gemini. Nobody is a giant fan of Mercury retrograde – not as a result of it’s a foul transit, however as a result of when Mercury is retrograde issues don’t go as deliberate.

If you happen to’re a Saturn sort of particular person this transit may be notably irritating. However if you happen to love studying by doing, going with the move, you’ll admire the informative vitality of this transit. Mercury retrograde solely factors to these issues that want revision anyway, so it’s higher to know what wants your consideration earlier than issues escalate. 

Could eleventh, 2022 – Jupiter Enters Aries

On Could eleventh, 2022 Jupiter enters Aries. That is undoubtedly some of the essential transits of the yr, since Jupiter modifications indicators each 12 months on common.

When Jupiter modifications indicators, a complete new space of your life will come into focus. Abruptly one thing would require your consideration, and never only for one week or two, however for a whole yr. This space of your life (the home the place Aries resides in your chart) is the place you’ll expertise Jupiter’s expansive vitality.

Jupiter in Aries is huge and daring. This isn’t your Mars in Aries “simply do it” sort of vitality… this can be a “let’s do it BIG” sort of vitality. 

Could thirteenth, 2022 – Solar Conjunct North Node In Taurus

On Could thirteenth, 2022 the Solar is conjunct the North Node at 22° Taurus. Yearly, the Solar-North Node conjunction reminds us of our objective, pointing to how far – or how shut – we’re to who we’re meant to be.

The transit won’t essentially include a transparent “how-to” sort of perception – however it is going to nonetheless awaken one thing inside you. Take note of what conjures up you, to what attracts you in. That is one thing you need to take note of, develop, and develop into. 

Could fifteenth, 2022 – Venus Conjunct Chiron In Aries

On Could fifteenth, 2022 Venus is conjunct Chiron at 14° Aries.

Venus is our emotions and the way we relate to others, and Chiron is the wounded healer. Chiron’s position is to bridge what wants integration, so we are able to discover wholeness. To try this, Chiron will set off repressed or unacknowledged emotions and feelings that require our consideration. 

When our emotional wounds transfer from the unconscious to the aware, in addition they set off the damage related to their sudden acknowledgment. However that’s a needed – and unavoidable – a part of the therapeutic course of.

Venus conjunct Chiron is our likelihood to heal the guts, embrace our emotions, change into extra compassionate, and expertise actual love. 

Could sixteenth, 2022 – Full Moon And Lunar Eclipse In Scorpio 

On Could sixteenth, 2022 we’ve a Full Moon and a Whole Lunar Eclipse at 25° Scorpio. All eclipses have a fated really feel – and this Lunar Eclipse is much more so. Why?

This can be a whole eclipse, and whole eclipses are probably the most intense and life-changing sort of eclipses.

This can be a South Node eclipse – not like North Node eclipses which include alternatives – South Node eclipses are involved with clearing our previous karma.

Lastly, the Whole Lunar Eclipse makes facets with all slow-moving planets: it squares Saturn, trines Neptune and Jupiter, sextiles Pluto, and it’s 10 levels away from an opposition to Uranus. Outer planets carry a collective vitality, and when an Eclipse makes facets with outer planets, one of the best method is surrendering to what’s been supplied, as an alternative of taking a private stand.

No matter occurs round this eclipse, it’s meant to be. There’s nothing to concern. Be open to no matter comes. 

Could 18th, 2022 – Mars Conjunct Neptune In Pisces

On Could 18th, 2022 Mars is conjunct Neptune at 24° Pisces. When Mars, the planet of non-public will is conjunct Neptune, the planet of divine steering and give up, the message is: don’t power your approach by means of. Hearken to delicate messages, look ahead to serendipities and discover a increased objective to your actions. Once we’re open to receiving divine steering, our actions have which means and affect. 

Could twenty first, 2022 – Solar Enters Gemini, Solar Conjunct Mercury

On Could twenty first, 2022 Solar Enters Gemini – comfortable birthday to all Geminis on the market! For you and everybody else, that is that point of the yr to be a bit extra like a Gemini – to be open-minded, curious, and cross-pollinate concepts, reflections, and insights. 

Quickly after the Solar ingresses into Gemini, it conjuncts Mercury. Solar-Mercury conjunctions (when Mercury is retrograde) mark the start of a brand new Mercury cycle. This explicit Mercury cycle occurs at 0° Gemini. 

0° of any signal is a really highly effective diploma, as a result of it carries a uncooked, new starting vitality. And 0° Gemini is probably a very powerful diploma for Mercury since Mercury guidelines Gemini. When you have any Mercury initiatives in thoughts (writing, communication, journeys, any sort of media), this can be a really exceptional celestial alternative to place them into movement.  

Could twenty fifth, 2022 – Mars Enters Aries

On Could twenty fifth, 2022 Mars Enters Aries, the signal of his domicile. If you happen to’ve been feeling a bit sluggish in the previous couple of weeks when Mars was in Pisces, it will now change.

In Aries, Mars does what he is aware of greatest: takes motion.

When Mars is in different indicators, we at all times discover causes to not take motion. Mars in Taurus? “It takes too lengthy”. Mars in Gemini? “I can’t focus”. Mars in Most cancers? “What if it hurts different folks’s emotions?” Mars in Leo?” What if I make a idiot of myself?”. Mars in Virgo? “What if it’s not good?”.

When Mars is in Aries, no extra excuses. We naturally join with that a part of our psyche that’s at all times prepared for motion.

The final time Mars was in Aries was July-December 2020. Themes related to this explicit time can once more come into focus. If again in 2020 Mars was retrograde, this time, Mars is sort of at its highest pace, so it is going to get issues achieved shortly. 

Could twenty eighth, 2022 – Venus Enters Taurus

On Could twenty eighth, 2022 Venus enters Taurus, her domicile signal. When Venus is in Taurus, we discover it simpler to attach and honor our emotions – with out guilt or self-doubt. 

This can be a nice transit for everybody, so reap the benefits of the upcoming weeks, and be sure you “do” Venus issues: self-care, eat nutritious meals, bask in sensual experiences. 

One other wonderful thing about Venus’ ingress into Taurus is that we now have each Venus and Mars within the indicators of their most energy, which is nice information for relationships. If you happen to’re single or if you happen to simply need extra romance and pleasure, you’ll actually like what the mixed vitality of Venus and Mars has in retailer for you. 

Could twenty ninth, 2022 – Mars Conjunct Jupiter In Aries

On Could twenty ninth, 2022 Mars is conjunct Jupiter at 3° Aries. Mars conjunct Jupiter is a daring, action-driven transit that may MAKE THINGS HAPPEN. No matter you set into movement now could have a long-lasting affect.

Even if you happen to’re a shy or “I take my time” sort of particular person, when Mars is conjunct Mars, “the time to hesitate is thru”. Take motion – and never any sort of motion – MASSIVE motion.

After all, this isn’t an vitality to fiddle with or exploit for egocentric, unhealthy causes. With Mars conjunct Jupiter in Aries, you don’t need to put your self in harmful conditions, get too flared up, or do issues which will momentary provide you with an ego enhance, however you understand you’ll remorse later. 

Could thirtieth, 2022 – New Moon In Gemini 

On Could thirtieth, 2022 we’ve a New Moon at 9° Gemini. That is our first lunation out of the Eclipse season window. Issues are slowly getting again to regular.

The New Moon applies a large sextile to the Mars-Jupiter conjunction in Aries, whereas the New Moon ruler, Mercury – now stationary and able to flip direct – is trine Pluto and sq. Saturn.

There’s a sense of “I’m there, however not fairly there” with this New Moon. Mercury is drawing our consideration to a giant determination we have to make.

Issues will quickly clear up, when on June third, Mercury goes direct. Till then, faucet into the vitality of the New Moon to get steering on one of the best plan of action. 

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