New Moon in Taurus April 26th 2017: As You Sow, So Shall You Reap.

Joanna-Kate Grant

The New Moon in Taurus on the 26th April 2017, falls in the first decan (10 degrees) of this earthy and fecund sign, only a few days before the festival of Beltane, marking the beginning of summer in the ancient Celtic calendar. Beltane is half way between the Spring Equinox and the Summer Solstice, and was traditionally celebrated with the lighting of bonfires and the movement of animals to summer pastures. In Irish mythology, the beginning of the summer season started with the Fire Festival at Beltane. These fires marked a time of purification and transition, proclaiming the season and signalling the hope of a good harvest later in the year.

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The energy of this New Moon, relates to the importance of starting as you mean to continue. It tells us that it is not enough to vainly spread your seed without thought for the…

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