Mars has a sweet tooth

Warrior Mars in Virgo is wearing his shield of self-confidence and brandishing his sword of courage. He’s defending the right of the Taurus Moon to assert herself, and claim the love and friendship that belongs to her in truth. Imagine this godly guardian running interference for you while your carry your heart's desire over the finish line.
The Force of courage is with you.
Goodbye to January on Tuesday the 31st, 2012.

Aries (March 20-April 19)
The Great Defender of your right to speak your mind is in your 6th solar house of work and service, giving you a dose of courage to assert yourself and take the initiative. You are a natural born leader to begin with, but this energy will propel you out into the world to lead others in some way. This will suit you just fine, since this such a good time to be with friends and those you love. Venus is still gracing your mind with a deeper compassion, and the beauty of unconditional love.

Taurus (April 20-May 20)
Courageous Mars is standing firm in your 5th solar house of creativity and romance. A dose of courage, to assert yourself, and take the initiative. You’ve never lacked the zest to get out in the world, but what Mars wants to help you with now is blasting out of a safe, comfortable rut. A caring helping hand will come through your 11th house of friendships. Love relationships will benefit from the deeply compassionate heart that you bring to your interactions with others right now.

Gemini (May 21-June 20)
You have the feeling that you life is made so much richer because of the wonderful family and friends you have. Mars is holding a protective shield over your 4th solar house of home. You’re working on the depth and inner integration of forgotten parts of your self through tapping into your roots. Your words carry the weight of your increased confidence and courage, so others will listen and pay attention. You teach in order to learn.

Cancer (June 21-July 21)
The dynamic energy from warrior Mars is putting assertive action into your 3rd solar house of communications. You have a strong need to speak up for yourself, to do it forcefully, but without being offensive. Other people will respect your ability to speak your mind and ask for what you want. Plus, you have the straight-forward yet loving energy of Venus to smooth out any wrinkles. If you’ve had an estrangement or other difficulty in your relationships, today’s easy Venus/Moon blessing will help you straighten it out.

Leo (July 22-August 22)
Matters relating to ownership and possessions are spotlighted by Mighty Mars being in your house of resources. This is the area for asserting yourself today and taking a powerful stand. Any projects that you start under this influence will have the benefit of your enduring persistence, so it’s likely to be done well and to be completed. The beautiful influence of Venus softens your 8th solar house of transformation, making it easier to see where changes are needed.

Virgo (August 23-September 22)
Warrior Mars is energizing your 1st solar house of individuality. This is the place to take a deep breath and assert what is distinctive about you. Chances are that individual differences will be appreciated, given new life. Since this assertive energy is in the sign of Taurus and Virgo, it’s a great time to calculate your taxes, review your budget, or discuss financial issues with your partner. Venus is beautifying your house of partnerships. You can restore communications, and even mend a broken relationship, under today’s loving vibes.

Libra (September 23-October 22)
Courage is sitting in your 12th solar house of the collective mind. The presence of warrior Mars here gives you the courage to let go of the past, in preparation for a rebirth of consciousness. A sense of excited readiness is behind all your efforts right now, including making a forceful pitch for your opinions on how things should be done. Mars wants you to clear a path, and make a clean slate by erasing old beliefs that do not serve you. Venus is beautifying the relationships in your 6th house of work. You have an easy rapport with clients and co-workers.

Scorpio (October 23-November 21)
With the sweet blessings of Venus in your 5th solar house of romance, It’s a great time to be in love. You feel empathicly tuned-in to your partner, and vice versa. This holds true for new, or old, romances. Your relationship will be characterized by an easy, compassionate rapport. Mighty Mars is energizing your 11th house, putting your organizational skills to work for creative social change. The energy here can also turn to positive rebellion against an oppressive group or group policy. In either case, you can assert yourself now with appropriate force--you can really make a difference.

Sagittarius (November 22-December 20)
Mars is empowering you with forceful energy in your 10th solar house of ambitions. It’s in precise Virgo, so it’s a great day for organizing a business plan, or just collecting your receipts for taxes. You have the steadiness of purpose to see it through, paying close attention to the details. Just be careful, since Virgo is involved, not to focus on the head of the pin--keep the overall picture in mind. It’s also a wonderful day to enjoy being with family and friends. It will bring a very pleasant respite to the otherwise challenging times.

Capricorn (December 21-January 19)
Count the ways your life is made richer because of your family and friends. Venus is beautifying your 3rd solar house of communications, so you words have the forcefulness of Mighty Mars and the grace of Venus. Absolutely perfect combination for getting your point across, even to a difficult audience. You have the courage and confidence to go out and get what you want today, and you’ll probably take a leadership role in making it happen.

Aquarius (January 20-February 17)
Venus and the Moon have gotten together to help you celebrate the wealth you possess in your family and your home. You’ll have very loving and compassionate feelings toward family and friends today, and that’s where you’ll want to spend your time. At the same time, Warrior Mars is picking up steam to help you confront issues of trust and responsibility. The typical rash action that Mars often inspires is moderated by it’s placement in Virgo. Therefore, you have sustained, focused energy to get things done. Just be sure to also give this energy a physical outlet in exercise and activity.

Pisces (February 18-March 19)
Invite some friends for tea and sympathy. Even holding a light-hearted “pity party” will mend fences and restore a loving balance to your relationships. Warrior Mars is throwing a lot of assertive energy into your 7th solar house of relationships, helping you take a stand and get your point across. Venus is beautifying your self-concept, putting a soft, pink spotlight on your distinct individuality. Initiative and daring are your keynotes.
Posted on January 30, 2012 .