Transiting Mars in Libra


Transiting Mars in Libra After weeks of working, serving and healing others, Mars was ready to call it a day and move on to a livelier destination where he could socialize, have some fun and, most of all, light a romantic fire or two. So after he […]


Transiting Mars in Virgo


Transiting Mars in Virgo After weeks of command performances, noble causes and more than a few temper tantrums while in Leo, it was time for Mars to take a bow, turn off the spotlight, exit the building and head into Virgo where, unbeknownst to him, he was […]


Retrograde Planets in the Horoscope


Retrograde Planets in the Horoscope Ep. 23 – Shortcut to the Soul Podcast Tune in as Debra discusses the meaning and lessons of Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune and Pluto when they’re retrograde in the birth chart.      


An Astrological Look at Mars


An Astrological Look at Mars Ep. 10 – Shortcut to the Soul Podcast Astrologer Chris Flisher joins Debra to discuss the importance of Mars. In addition to reflecting on its recent retrograde cycle, these seasoned astrologers discuss some of the ways Mars expresses its energy in every […]


Transiting Mars Retrograde

mars-2554146_1920 Transiting Mars Retrograde: The Upside, the Downside & the Reality While Mars is retrograde, its energy is turned inward, and just like any other transit, you make the most of it by working with the influence. In 2018, Mars stations retrograde on June 26 at at 9°13' Aquarius and backpedals through [...]READ MORE

Transiting Mars in Aquarius

Air King Transiting Mars in Aquarius When the planet of war is in the sign of humanitarians, free thinkers and good old fashioned protesters, he rallies to the cause and leads the charge. Since Aquarius is an air sign, the Water Bearer leads with its head. With courage and passion [...]READ MORE

Transiting Mars in Leo

Old medieval king on the throne in ancient castle interior.

Transiting Mars in Leo After weeks of feeling depleted while in Cancer, Mars was more than happy to exit the sign of its fall and enter the fiery, passionate and dramatic sign of Leo. As he sauntered into the Lion’s den, Mars could feel his confidence return, his […]


Transiting Mars in Taurus

Pensive medieval grandee with the dugger in one hand is thinking in the dark room.

Transiting Mars in Taurus       Representing the God of War, Mars is one macho planet. However, according to astrological theory, whenever he’s in the feminine, sensual and self-indulgent sign of Taurus, he’s reduced to a weakened state not unlike that of Samson after losing his locks […]


Mars Triggers Turkish Coup

Mars Triggers Turkish Coup   Breaking news:  President Erdoğan urges the public to take to the streets as the military makes an attempt to seize control of the Turkish government. Welcome to the continuing aftermath of the Uranus-Pluto squares. Here’s the astrology behind the coup: Transiting Uranus (anarchy, revolution, […]


Transiting Mars in Cancer

Mars in Cancer

Transiting Mars in Cancer As the planetary ruler of war, Mars is used to wearing armor and wielding swords, so when the Crab told him to don an apron, the hot water wasn’t the only thing that came to a boil. That Mars and Cancer were at […]