Sunday October 26th: Mars in Capricorn

On Sunday October 26th, the planet of energy and drive zips into Earth Capricorn. In astrology, the natal Mars represents how we express our aims and ambitions, the areas of our lives where we are most inclined to create goals and our overall life force: basically, how do we exert energy? When Mars travels through signs…

Saturday September 13th: Mars in Sagittarius

On Saturday September 13, Mars slipped out of Scorpio and into Sagittarius. Mars functions as the planet of action, ambition and assertion. Essentially, this astral body looks at how we prefer to expend energy and what things serve as motivation to us. Mars transitions throughout the year reveal where we feel most inclined to take…

Friday July 25th: Mars in Scorpio

On July 25th, Mars left its eight month long vacation in Libra and moved into mysterious Scorpio. Astrologers label Mars the planet of action; Mars signs in our natal charts reveal what we are most passionate about, how we express this passion and how we prefer to expend energy. Mars links itself to our goals,…

Lovescopes: Venus in Aries, Mars in Libra

From May 1st-May 28th, the opposition between Venus in Aries and Mars in Libra will shake up our romantic outlooks and create a “push-pull” energy within our partnerships. Mars moved into Libra in December 2013 for an (unusually long) eight month stay in the sign. Venus moved into Aries very recently, on May 2nd. When…

Saturday March 1st: Mars in Libra Retrograde (Rx)

On Saturday December 7th of 2013, Mars left practical Virgo and entered intellectual Libra. This weekend, Mars in Libra moves into a retrograde position (Rx) until May 2014. Mars reigns over our ambitions and goals: our natal Mars sign can reveal how we create goals and how we express pure energy. Mars transitions, however , expose the…

Saturday December 7th: Mars in Libra

“Champion of the underdog, Libra encourages us to apply our energy to all things just, intellectual and beautiful.”     On Saturday December 7th, Mars leaves industrious Virgo for diplomatic Libra. Mars signs uncover our ambitions, motivations and energy. How do we expend energy? What motivates us? How do we integrate our ambitions with our…

LoveScopes: Venus in Sagittarius, Mars in Virgo

“The quintessential bad boy meets the ultimate good girl.” I often get a lot of emails from subscribers and random visitors to the site who are interested in romantic compatibility and “love astrology.” I always say there are dozens of different aspects that factor into relationship compatibility, but the key planets involved permanently include Venus…