January/February 2003 Cosmic
Venus & Your Pleasure Principle:
Honoring Your Venus On Saint Valentine?s Day
by Tauna Magness
Have you ever wondered
how something can give one person so much pleasure and offer no return
whatsoever to another? The answer lies with the planet Venus. The sign
in which the goddess is placed and the aspects that she receives in your
nativity describe how you go about seeking pleasure. It is those activities
that fulfill you and aid in your attainment of happiness.
For the purpose of this article, all that you need to know is the zodiac
sign in which your Venus is placed. With Valentines Day swiftly
approaching, the ability to get in touch with your Venus needs will
help you develop a plan of action that is sure to deliver a degree of
personal bliss in the celebration of the weekend damour. Read
your Venus placement below and consider the following activities as
inspiration to aid you with your plans on this special full moon weekend
(Friday, February 14 Sunday, February 16).
Venus in Aries: Activities that involve physical prowess
and strength appeal to you. Sporting events, dance and making love
fit the bill. Make your plans spontaneously.
Venus in Taurus: Indulge in the things that appeal to your
physical senses. Gourmet dining, an invigorating massage and a big
bouquet of fragrant flowers will satisfy.
Venus in Gemini: Participate in all things intellectual
where you can display your gift for gab and trivia savvy. Consider
attending a talk on the sexes. Have an overdue conversation with
the special people in your life. The more you can book this weekend,
the happier you will be.
Venus in Cancer: Share in quiet times with the people you
love this weekend. A small get-together where everyone in attendance
brings a favorite comfort dish is sure to please you.
Venus in Leo: Enjoy an event that involves a degree of luxury
and where you are at the center of attention. A soiree with decadent
accoutrements will spread the glow of love that you feel for the
important people in your life.
Venus in Virgo: Activities that promote the health of the
body such as a visit to the spa or a good vegetarian meal will prove
Venus in Libra: Immerse yourself in a stimulating social
environment that inspires you to share yourself on a mental level
and make new connections in the process. Parties and art galleries
are sure to promote pleasure.
Venus in Scorpio: Pleasure for you involves a deep need
for intimacy and trust. A candle lit love ritual with your chosen
one will open the pathway to transformation.
Venus in Sagittarius: Have fun this weekend--get behind
the wheel and take a drive to the beach and let the wind blow through
your hair. You enjoy activities that allow your free spirit to soar.
Venus in Capricorn: This is the Venus signature par excellence
for social climbing (visualize the goat ascending to the top of
the mountain). Celebrate the weekend with your partner and business
colleagues. Partake in your favorite Valentines Day traditions.
Venus in Aquarius: Have fun doing anything that you love;
just do it with a group of people.
Venus in Pisces: Pleasure comes through the art of relaxation.
The ocean, a cinematic love story and dining by candlelight provide
the perfect environments for your romantic nature to express itself.
Saint Valentines Day falls on a love-centered Leo moon weekend
that culminates on the full moon, Sunday, February 16th at
3:51pm, PST. This weekend offers a promise for pleasure, excitement
and a splash of traditional formality due to Venus transit in
Capricorn (2/4-3/1). Sunday is sure to be filled with surprises as the
Moon comes to oppose Uranus in the early evening; expect the unexpected.
Enjoy the splendid vibration of love that is sure to be felt on this
Tauna Magness, BA, BS, received her Astrological Certification from
the FAS of London, England. Tauna specializes in natal, timing &
cycles, life path and relationship consultations. You can contact her
at 503/245-6177 or at email@example.com.
Visit her on-line at www.hevanet.com/tauna