Venus' Transit of Taurus
Venus enters Taurus (the sign she rules) on March 4th at 10:07 pm EST. She is at full strength in the sign of preservation, so we can expect an emphasis on subjective issues like survival, resources and the growth of anything that makes you happy and secure.
Earlier today, Venus in the last deg of Aries made an aspect to Mercury Rx in Aquarius. Can you feel the energetic shift? Relationships, money, values, self-esteem and appearance will turn a corner and become grounded in the immediate present. The physical essentials will take precedence. Maybe you'll make a decision about a Venus issue - if you do, you should see an almost immediate change.
While survival is the bottom line with Taurus, it's always preferable to aim a bit higher and embrace thriving . This Fixed, Earth sign may enhance fears of loss, so ownership and possession (of people or resources) will be a thing. But Venus in Taurus at her highest is about lush fertility- capitalizing on the growth potential of what you have. Making the most of who you are and what you've attracted by nurturing slow expansion rather than settling into stagnation. Accepting that commitment and stability are the not same as control. Accepting that who you are right now is where you're at, so how can you build that up?
Most importantly, Venus in Taurus urges you to look after yourself. This transit encourages awareness of the body and all rich, sensual things that ground you in the natural world. Beauty is about knowing exactly who you are and what works for you.
Here are the aspects Venus will make: