TAURUS WEEK 2 – AUGUST
TAURUS – Week 2, 13th August
Sun in Leo until 24th August, then Virgo
Mars the initiator, has been moving through your sign for the last five weeks. This will have brought a good deal of energy and drive to you. Your drive to succeed is likely to have been very strong and you may well have been forcing your way through the barriers and people alike. You are likely to have had some success, but it has not been without its frustrations and challenges.
Love and Romance
You are generally quite a sociable person, and this is an excellent time for you to use your social skills to meet new people. A new relationship started around this time is likely to be one that could be termed a growth relationship in as much as you will both be able to grow within the relationship and have your own freedom’s.
Prosperity & Opportunity
If you are engaged in any form of repairing or renovating, then this is a very good time for you. You will have the patience and diligence to be able to work persistently and diligently at such a task. Professionally, you may have been given new duties all responsibilities which has brought you control over other people.
Phases of the Moon
Waxing Moon: 5th August in Scorpio, Time to set your intentions…
Full moon: 12th August in Aquarius, Make a wish today…
Waning Moon: 19th August in Taurus, Reflect on your progress…
New Moon: 27th August in Leo, Make a new start today…
Venus in Cancer until the 12th and then Leo.
Mars In Taurus until 21st August and then Gemini.
Jupiter in Aries all month. Yippee! Go Go Go….
Gemstone for August – Peridot
The ancient Romans wore peridot rings in battles as it symbolized strength and provided protection against the enemies.
Conversely, the ancient Egyptian priests ground the stone into a powder before mixing it with potent drinks to be used in ceremonies as they believed that drinking this concoction would bring them closer to nature. Peridot is regarded as a powerful detoxifying agent. The stone is also thought to improve blood circulation, enhance metabolism, strengthen the immune system and boost digestion. It also has the ability to eliminate stress and dispel apathy and exhaustion.
In modern times, wearing peridot jewelry can help increase financial solidity and contentment in your life. The stone is widely associated with prosperity, loyalty, love, honesty, faithfulness, and optimism. The notion that it reduces stress and eliminates negative thinking, can help enhance harmony, particularly in marriages and other human relationships. Essentially, experts in gemstone significance suggest that the stone can prevent jealousy and anger in relationships.
Furthermore, peridot can also help improve mental health and boost spiritual wellness. It is associated with the heart chakra, also green, and wearing it close to the heart is said to cleanse it of negative emotions, leaving the wearer feeling light, blissful and ready to love.