There's a serious tone to the Full Moon in Taurus on October 29, 2012, especially as Hurricane Sandy barrels toward the northeastern United States. "Frankenstorm" is expected to impact more than 50 million people in heavily populated areas -- including New York City -- and Astrology is adding to the power of the storm.
Stern Saturn joins the emotional Scorpio Sun and opposes this Full Moon in stubborn Taurus. The Full Moon is also making a nasty square between Mercury, which rules transportation and communication, and Neptune, which rules water.
In addition to seriousness of the hurricane, money matters also take the spotlight, and belt tightening may be required. Although a lack of funds is never fun, potent Pluto's harmonious aspects to the Sun and Moon suggest that canny investments of resources can stretch budgets and pay long-term dividends.
Find out how to weather the storm during this Full Moon in Taurus by looking up your sign below. You can also get a Personal Moon report for more insight.
Aries (March 21 - April 19)
Taking care of money matters and managing all of your resources is essential with this earthy Taurus Full Moon in your 2nd House of Worth. Tightening up on trivial expenses to concentrate your cash, time and energy where they really count requires patience and discipline. But managing your assets more carefully develops patience and discipline that will give you more control over your life.
Taurus (April 20 - May 20)
This Full Moon in your sign could require you to take a stand in relationships. That's because it opposes the Sun and serious Saturn in your 7th House of Partners. It's a time to take yourself and your commitments seriously. Weighing what you get for what you give may not feel generous, but an honest assessment of your return on investments is a key to building more productive and enduring alliances.
Gemini (May 21 - June 20)
Your past could be catching up with you on this heavy duty Taurus Full Moon in your 12th House of Secrets. A lunar opposition to strict Saturn in Scorpio is a reminder to complete unfinished business, especially related to health, work and your daily routines. Sticking to a spiritual practice is a good way to find the extra strength needed to face challenging tasks with maturity and faith.
Cancer (June 21 - July 22)
Creative collaboration is the core of this Taurus Full Moon in your 11th House of Groups. Working as part of a team is critical now, but it isn't likely to be easy. Strict Saturn's conjunction with the Sun in your 5th House of Self-Expression may require restraint or delays that can be frustrating. But having a plan for how you perform and demonstrate your emotions will put control back into your hands.
Leo (July 23 - Aug. 22)
Professional concerns and obligations may demand more attention with this Taurus Full Moon in your 10th House of Career and Public Responsibility. If your ambitions are strong and matched by personal discipline, this is a great time to lay down a solid foundation for future success. However, if you're burdened by undesirable tasks, this is a time to change your attitude or, perhaps, your job.
Virgo (Aug. 23 - Sept. 22)
This earthy Taurus Full Moon in your visionary 9th House of Education and Travel triggers commitment to a higher cause or a practical education. Stodgy Saturn's conjunction with the Sun and opposition to the Moon require a well thought out plan and plenty of patience. If you're frittering away your time on trivial tasks, this lunation is a reminder to take yourself and your potential for the future more seriously.
Libra (Sept. 23 - Oct. 22)
It's better to take a stand in relationships than to be bullied into settling for less. This stubborn Taurus Full Moon lands in your 8th House of Deep Sharing, requiring a clearer point of view about what you want from your relationships. Both personal and professional alliances need to be examined carefully to ensure that you're getting a fair return on your investments of time, energy, money and love.
Scorpio (Oct. 23 - Nov. 21)
This sensual Taurus Full Moon occurs in your 7th House of Partners, where it helps you attract realistic people if you're single or invites you to re-evaluate the one you're with if you're in a relationship. There is a risk of being overly negative with stern Saturn joined the Sun in Scorpio. But the upside of this connection can be a strong commitment to improve your health and to enhance your image.
Sagittarius (Nov. 22 - Dec. 21)
This Taurus Full Moon in your 6th House of Employment can bring work-related issues to a head. If you're bored in your current situation, underpaid or frustrated in your search for a job, this event may trigger strong reactions. Committing to additional training could make a difference. The key is to think through your options patiently and consider long-term consequences rather than acting impulsively.
Capricorn (Dec. 22 - Jan. 19)
It's time to work toward putting more pleasure into your life. That might sound like a contradiction, but this sensual Taurus Full Moon lands in your 5th House of Creativity, Romance and Play and is opposed by serious Saturn. Setting aside time for fun and making a commitment to developing your artistic skills and social engagements ensures that joy is a regular event in your life rather than an occasional visitor.
Aquarius (Jan. 20 - Feb. 18)
Family matters are triggered by this practical Taurus Full Moon in your domestic 4th House of Home and Family. Unresolved emotional issues with others or from your past may come to the surface. There's a tendency to either deny them or to dig in your heels, yet it's best not to turn this into a power struggle. Your willingness to address these concerns makes peace at home that will also support professional ambitions.
Pisces (Feb. 19 - March 20)
Backing up your words with facts is essential with this reliable Taurus Full Moon in your 3rd House of Communication. If you don't have all the information you need, make sure to get it before presenting your ideas to others. Keep it simple and avoid making dramatic statements or unfounded promises to make the best impression possible. Patience may be required if you're awaiting big news.