Notice who has shown up in your life recently who sparks a soul kind of consciousness. Mercury is ultimately a messenger, a planet that brings us information and direction - news and clues to follow. Focus on the community and family you want to build. Take steps to communicate, even if it feels vulnerable, about the home you ultimately want to hold you. Mars in Taurus will stick it out for the long haul.
In a trine to Saturn, Mars might be more open to practical lessons but will need time and patience to understand and change its course of action. Saturn will require our diligence to show up to the work that calls us, whether that work is activism, relationships or a day job. Saturn demands our maturity. Take this as a time to tackle the hard stuff head-on.
If Mercury is the courier gone back to correct a mixed message, the Cazimi point can have two kinds of effects. The first is blinding. The second is the effect of awakening and strengthening. Generally under a Cazimi point, the two go hand in hand. Depending on where you are in your soul evolution and where it takes place in your chart, Cazimis can swing on the spectrum from delightful to painful. A Cazimi is known in ancient astrology as a moment of luck, when the strength of the Suns rays support whichever planet it envelopes.
Let this time strengthen your inner and outer clarity. If you have to have hard conversations during the retrograde period, this is the time to do it. Try to see a pattern from another point of view. Consider a valued mentor and ask yourself what they would do in your situation.
Put effort into acknowledging the core of any issue and work outward from there. Focus on the outcome you want - not the physical manifestation but what that outcome would mean for you. Would it liberate you? Prove you are loved? Do you need this to be lovable or worthy? Would your envisioned outcome be evidence of some accomplishment or creative power? There is a willingness here as we all have 'free will' and can choose to be difficult or ready, willing and able.
The best part of this aspect is that it is quite capable of making a decision. Mercury sextile Mars says what it means and means what it says. This aspect is a great calculater, planner, stategizer and organizer. This is welcomed assistance since we are in the middle of Mercury Retrograde Rx , which does not turn Direct until a week from Thursday, which is March 28, Any games, skills or talents that require mental agility, such as chess will fall under this aspect.
If you need to make plans that will stick, this is the aspect you want.
Bonding and deeper meaning come through greater understanding. The Sun is in your privacy sector, receiving supportive energy from Jupiter, also in a hidden, emotional part of your chart, and this can open up an intimate relationship or the pipeline to your deeper self. Unlike all the other aspects, it does not offer equal divisions of the circle. This is a powerful time to revive a project or endeavor, dear Pisces. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Even though parts of it are painful, the unfolding of it is always poignant. I trust that any miscommunications, mishaps, and misunderstandings are meant to be.
Math skills are also present. This is the mark of the statistician, technician and mathematician. Mercury sextile Mars gets the job done and does it well because mental preparation is the foundation. This aspect is good for speaking, writing and getting the point across. Keep in mind, Mercury rules both Gemini the communciator and Virgo the analyzer. If you are ready to learn more about your chart and how you can use these planets to better serve you, especially your Solar Return, which dictates your entire year from one birthday to the next or if you are ready for a reading, then click the 'Shop this Site' link to book a 30, 45, 60 or 90 minute reading with me Dr.
Reshuffling our focus and prioritizing will be important now, helped along by a Mars-Vesta sextile. The Sun and Chiron align today, the first of such conjunctions since Chiron entered Aries, and this can pull up an opportunity to find a sense of purpose, increasing our confidence. Alternatively, we might face life lessons that get us in touch with the insecurities that undercut our confidence. The desire to learn and grow through experiences and others is active now, and problem-solving is favored. This can be a time of building faith or confidence in our skills and talents.
The Moon continues its transit of Libra until PM EDT, however, and we need to balance our attention to our close relationships, after which time the Moon is in perceptive Scorpio. The Moon spends the day in the sign of Scorpio. This is a good time for getting to the bottom of a matter, helping others make the best of their talents or resources, eliminating those things we no longer need, or giving our focused attention to a passion project or close relationship.
The Moon in Leo speaks to our "inner child". It's a warm, generous, whole-heartedly loving position. Pride keeps us from pettiness, but it can also prevent us from opening up and revealing how we are truly feeling. We are on stage, our feelings are grand, and we appreciate some drama in our lives. We are easily threatened by anything that seems to be impersonal. This is a time when we seek attention--when we want to stand out for our special qualities. It's a strong time for romance and any creative activity as well.
The Moon in Leo generally favors the following activities: Creative activities, activities involving children, generous undertakings, undertakings in which personal recognition is desired, and risk-taking. We instinctually gravitate towards practical activities under the influence of a Virgo Moon.
In an urge to set things right, we might easily find ourselves re-organizing and rethinking plans.
Emotional satisfaction comes from solving problems, making order out of confusion, and helping others. Health matters might come into focus.
We notice the smaller parts that make up the whole, and instead of letting nagging details bother us, we might work on ironing them out so that we can feel more confident moving ahead. The Moon in Virgo generally favors the following activities: Mental pursuits, work activities, services, and routines. Activities that would benefit from tending to details.
Creating order is the focus, not necessarily through tidying or organizing as was the case while the Moon was in Virgo, but rather through pleasing interactions with others and aesthetics in our environment. We tend to solve problems through diplomacy, and we are more able to put aside our own emotions in order to achieve the peace we crave.
The tendency now is to avoid direct confrontations. Decisions do not come easily. Seeing both sides to any given situation is the main reason for hesitation. Fear of losing others' approval is another. The Moon in Libra generally favors the following activities: Relationship and partnership issues, activities involving teamwork and cooperation, activities that involve self-examination, activities related to beauty.
Moon in Leo, 2nd Quarter Mercury Sextile Mars: Mar 17 PM Moon Opposite Venus: Mar 18 AM Moon Square Mars: Mar 18 AM. This Week in Astrology: March 17 to 23, March 17 to 23, On this At the same time, Venus forms a sextile to Jupiter, suggesting we.
Intensity is what the Moon in Scorpio is all about. Whether it's passion, elation, sorrow, or desire, emotions are felt on a deeply personal level. We are motivated by the desire to get to the bottom of things, and we instinctively read between the lines. Superficiality won't work for us now. The Moon in Scorpio urges us to uncover our own power, and it's an excellent time to rid ourselves of old fears and limiting habits.
It can be an intimate and passionate time. Avoid manipulative tactics, brooding, and suspiciousness. The Moon in Scorpio generally favors the following activities: Taxes, accounting, intimacy issues, psychological examinations, research, self-examination, getting rid of old things. Sun in Pisces The mystic, the martyr, the sinner, and the saint: these archetypes take on greater importance in your life at a time like this.
This can be a phase of sublime spiritual development, to be sure. Sun in Aries A new sense of self, a more assertive personal style, a more dynamic approach to life: these are the hallmarks of the cycle that begins for you now. Doubts fade into the background, and reserve is more and more a thing of the past. Mercury in Pisces Knowing things without knowing how you know them is typical at a time like this. The mystical, the universal, the eternal: these are the things that stir your curiosity. Call it psychic, call it deja vu … it can be there when you call on it, whatever you call it.
New frontiers? What you want is to build something that will last: a pyramid, a Great Wall — you know, that sort of thing. Jupiter in Sagittarius Faith, optimism, and a yearning to explore all kinds of new horizons: these are some of the focal points in your life at this time. Travel, education, and other ways to stretch your horizons open new doors of opportunity. Religious, philosophical, and cultural matters are likely to have special appeal for you now; transmitting ideas on a broader scale brings gain.
Saturn in Capricorn Responsibility, hard work, ambition, and achievement: these are the foundations you need to build on now, as a new cycle dawns in your life. And yet, there is a tendency to be a little too hard, perhaps a bit cold, in your approach to these things. Taking innovative concepts and making them real and practical is your strong suit; getting stuck in the mud is to be avoided at all costs.