The Taurus new moon on April 22, 2020, augurs sudden and unexpected developments and changes that will require one to respond with a healthy sense of self-control and ability to operate with greater since of depth, integrity, and responsibility.
New Moon Meaning
According to traditional sources, the New Moon represents the end of one cycle and the beginning of another new 28-day cycle. Archetypally, the New Moon represents:
- The fetus in the womb (Moon) waiting to be born into a new life (Sun),
- The Gnostic Marriage of Sol (the Sun) and Lunar (the Moon) – the alchemical marriage of male and female,
- The Greek goddess Hestia (Vesta) – the crackling blaze of the hearth in the home,
- The interplay of instinct (Moon) and ego (Sun), of soul (Moon) and spirit, yin (feminine) and yang (masculine) principles, Mother (Moon) and Father (Sun) or Man (Sun) and Woman (Moon), and existence (Moon) and meaning (Sun).
The New Moon is often viewed as a symbol of endings and new beginnings. The nighttime darkness of the New Moon symbolizes the mysterious watery depth of the unconscious – the transpersonal realm where personal identity and individual boundaries dissolve and the sense of direction and ego are lost for the purpose of cleansing away the past in order to prepare the way for the future.
The New Moon is a most propitious time to bring one’s personal life and intentions to greater clarity and prominence as it represent a reset and new beginning of a person’s inner life. Therefore, it correlates with and upsurge of energy or an intuition of some opportunity such as making a fresh start, turning over a new leaf, or launching a new project and initiative. It also correlates with inner healing, where two opposing parts of oneself have come together to some inner resolution.
The New Moon April 2020
The April 22nd New Moon at 03°27′ Taurus is conjunct Uranus and square Saturn, making it extremely difficult for it augurs a clear cut turning point in the general narrative with the right mix of fear (Saturn) and defiance (Uranus), the limitations of one’s freedom and a sense of delayed recovery from the draconian quarantine of COVID-19 pandemic.
The April New Moon augurs mounting tension in one’s home life along with the need to begin to implement careful and incremental change to the shifting circumstances. It also augurs a period of serious introspection followed by unexpected personal awakenings that liberate one from old resentments, along with the need of restraining one’s personal excesses (food, drink, recreational drugs, video games, and consumables). The New Moon also augurs that one’s earnest efforts to find solutions and meet the divine grace of the universe halfway to bring things to resolution will present itself on numerous fronts.
The Venus-Neptune midpoint is conjunct the New Moon, portending that a happy immersion into the creative process where one finds fulfillment in any area that involves imaginative art and creativity. However, it can augur relationship confusion, (aided by the psychological impact of prolong social distancing), that can bring romantic deception and confusion, co-dependent enmeshment and dissatisfaction. However, one’s idealism and vision and warm gracious spirit can eventually succeed in bringing to others love and relationship as a pathway to divine consciousness with the purpose of creating a more beautiful and perfect world.
William Stickevers is an astrological consultant, hypnotist, life coach, and business strategist, advising clients from 28 countries for over three decades with strategy and insight to live a more fulfilled life according to their soul’s code and calling.
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