Transiting Mars in Leo

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Transiting Mars in Leo   After weeks of feeling depleted while 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

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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, […]


Mars in Cancer

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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 and get cooking, the hot water wasn’t the only thing that came to a boil. That Mars and […]


Mars in Pisces


Transiting Mars in Pisces   Having spent six weeks 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. After inhaling several […]


Mars in Capricorn

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Transiting Mars in Capricorn   Confident that he learned everything he needed to know while he was in Sagittarius, Mars packed up camp and sauntered into Capricorn, where he’ll devote the next six weeks to climbing up the ladder of success. As the planetary pioneer of the zodiac, […]


Casualties of the Uranus-Pluto Square

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On September 19, Uranus and Pluto, planets of chaos and crisis, will form an exact square, and in predictive astrology it’s an established principle that by the time an aspect becomes exact the related events have already occurred. When the assaults that resulted in the murders of […]


Mars in Sagittarius: The Archer Aims High

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TRANSITING MARS IN SAGITTARIUS         As the planetary ruler of pioneers and trailblazers, Mars is very much at home in Sagittarius because it is the natural ruler of explorers, distant journeys and long voyages. In fact, whenever the planet of action visits the sign […]


Mars in Scorpio


Mars in Scorpio After spending more than 7 months in Libra, Mars had his fill of cooperation, consideration and – ugh – compromise. Ready to declare Fie on Goodness, he swaggered into Scorpio feeling much like a king returning to his castle, which is only fitting since […]