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 gave proper notice, washed […]


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 about to experience the […]


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 house of the horoscope.   […]


Transiting Mars Retrograde

mars-2554146_1920 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 through the zodiac until it stations direct at 28°37' Capricorn [...]READ MORE

Transiting Mars in Aquarius

Air King 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. Although he still has courage to spare, while in the intellectual sign of Aquarius Mars follows his head rather than his heart. Principles are important, [...]READ MORE

Transiting Mars in Leo

Old medieval king on the throne in ancient castle interior.

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 courage increase and his […]


Transiting Mars in Taurus


Representing the God of War, Mars is one macho planet. However, according to certain astrological theory, whenever he’s in the feminine, sensual and self-indulgent sign of Taurus, he’s reduced to a weakened state reminiscent of Samson after he was betrayed by Delilah. I don’t buy it, and frankly […]


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, chaos) is opposing (confronting) Mercury […]


Transiting Mars in Cancer

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 odds with each other […]


Mars in Pisces


After fighting the good fight in Aquarius and being celebrated as a rebel with a cause, it was time for Mars to bid farewell to the sign of unpredictability and become acquainted with the sign of tranquility. Taking several big breaths, Mars dove into the watery world […]