What do you think about a week of discovering the perfect balance between work and play? Then keep reading to see what Pluto retrograde, a powerful Scorpio Lunar eclipse, and Venus moving into Cancer means this week!
This week, we will see Pluto, the planet of transformation and rebirth, goes retrograde in Aquarius on May 1st, marking a time for introspection, reassessment, and transformation. This will be followed by a powerful Lunar eclipse in Scorpio on May 5th, bringing forth intense emotional energy. Finally, Venus will enter Cancer on May 7th, prompting us to focus on our relationships and emotions!
During the Pluto retrograde in Aquarius, you can expect to feel a deep need for change and transformation in your life. This transit can be intense, bringing up old wounds and fears that need to be addressed. It’s a time to reflect on your deepest desires and motivations and release anything that no longer serves you. Take this time to meditate and reflect on what you truly want in life, and allow yourself to let go of anything that is holding you back.
The Lunar Eclipse in Scorpio on May 5th will bring about powerful emotional energy, making it a time of deep introspection and release. This is a time to acknowledge and express your emotions, especially those that you have been repressing. Use this opportunity to let go of any past hurt or resentment and to forgive those who have caused you pain. It’s also an excellent time to practice gratitude and focus on the blessings in your life.
As Venus enters Cancer on May 7th, you may feel a deep need for emotional connection and nurturing. This is an excellent time to focus on your relationships and to express your love and appreciation to those closest to you. You may also feel a need to take care of yourself and to prioritize your emotional well-being. Use Venus in Cancer as a time to practice self-care and to connect with your emotions.
Meditation can help you connect with your inner self and bring clarity to your thoughts and emotions. Use this time to connect with your inner self, release old patterns, and prioritize your emotional well-being. Remember to take care of yourself and express gratitude for your life’s blessings.
With the right mindset and spiritual practices, this week can be a time of profound growth and transformation.
May 1st – May 7th is a Week to Explore Your Deepest Emotions & Nurture Your Connections
Pluto retrograde may bring up deep-rooted emotions and hidden secrets that need to be confronted and transformed. It’s important, to be honest with yourself and others during this time, as avoiding the truth can lead to even more tension and stress.
The Lunar eclipse in Scorpio will amplify the intensity of the week and may bring endings or a sense of closure to certain areas of your life. With Venus in Cancer, there will be a shift towards nurturing and emotional connections. Use this time to strengthen your bonds with loved ones and create a supportive and loving environment for yourself.
How can I use this intense energy to manifest my desires and goals? Use the intense energy of this week to manifest your desires and goals, and stay focused on what you truly want and take action towards it.
Planetary Locations During This Week
- The Sun: Taurus (April 20, 2023 – May 21, 2023)
- Mercury: Taurus (April 3, 2023 – June 11, 2023)
- Venus: Gemini (April 11, 2023 – May 7, 2023)
- Mars: Cancer (March 25, 2023 – June 20, 2023)
- Jupiter: Aries (December 20, 2022 – May 16, 2023)
- Saturn: Pisces (March 7, 2023 – May 24, 2025)
- Uranus: Taurus (Until April 25, 2026)
- Neptune: Pisces (Until March 30, 2025)
- Pluto: Aquarius (March 23, 2023 – June 11, 2023)
Daily Astrology Snapshots
Monday, May 1
Taurus – When the Sun is in Taurus, you feel more relaxed and grounded, allowing you to focus on the projects or chores that need your attention. Spend time outdoors to benefit from the healing vibrations of Mother Nature and promote even more rooted and balanced energy.
Virgo – The Virgo Moon increases motivation and helps you feel better about any work or tasks on your plate right now. Don’t be afraid to tackle your to-do list.
Pluto retrograde in Aquarius
Tuesday, May 2
Libra – The Libra Moon encourages balanced energy that helps you feel emotionally objective, friendly, and thoughtful. Practice meditation, yoga, or chakra work to promote even more harmony within the body and spirit.
Wednesday, May 3
Moon in Libra Square Mars in Cancer – During a Moon in Libra Square Mars in Cancer transit, expect to feel tension between the need for harmony and the desire to take action, which can lead to conflicts and emotional turmoil.
To navigate this transit, focus on finding a balance between assertiveness and sensitivity, and seek to resolve conflicts through honest communication and compromise.
Thursday, May 4
Scorpio – We want to talk about feelings or investigate the true motives of our loved ones when the Moon is in Scorpio. You may feel more focused on intimacy, passion, and willingness to be vulnerable.
Venus in Gemini Square Neptune in Pisces – During a Venus in Gemini Square Neptune in Pisces transit, expect confusion or uncertainty in matters of love and finances. To navigate this transit, it’s important to stay grounded, communicate clearly, and avoid making impulsive decisions.
Read this next: The Ultimate Guide to Lunar & Solar Eclipses
Friday, May 5
Lunar eclipse in Scorpio
Saturday, May 6
Sagittarius – We feel more playful and optimistic when the Moon is in Sagittarius. Let this bright mood take over and guide you toward new opportunities – as Sag’s ruler, Jupiter, brings good fortune.
Sunday, May 7
Venus enters Cancer
Next, join astrologer Terence Guardino for this week’s video astrology forecast.