October and the early part of November brought some of 2022’s most challenging skies. And while the ingress of one of the faster moving planets generally doesn’t bring significant events, it can certainly bring a welcome relief in the weather.
Mars in Gemini is a bit like stepping up to the buffet, especially when your eyes are bigger than your belly. By now, you could already be overwhelmed by the number of tasks at hand, decisions that need making or how much you need to get done.
Are they all really that urgent and important or even necessary? Can you cut back on the busy?
There is a tremendous gift in being fed up.
It’s your inner voice telling you you’re ready to change. To invite something new. To cut away the thoughts, stories, the situations or possibly even the excess skin that holds you back from what you truly desire.
It’s the rock and hard place that invites change.
The absence of solid sisterhood, or brotherhood, has left us bereft of deep, soulful connection, mentorship, accountability and responsibility. And that loneliness is killing people.
For a while now, I’ve been trying to find a way I can utilise this lengthy Mars in Aries visit to my 11th house of community, friendship, hopes and dreams in a more meaningful way.
On a personal level, Mars in Aries offers you the ability to ‘decide and do,’ to take action that is right for you. It can lend you courage and the desire to do what may otherwise be risky or reckless. This might mean ruffling the feathers, feelings opinions of others. You might opt to take the path that angels fear to tread, despite the obstacles or challenges that lie upon your path.
When the warrior planet Mars is in reverse, choosing your battles becomes key. Knowing what to let go of, and having the courage to do so is bravery.
Unlike the hopeful optimism of a New Moon, Full Moons allow us to clearly see what was previously invisible. This week, a giant spotlight will illuminate your goals, commitments and how you choose to spend your time. Important choices can be made that bring you into alignment with your biggest priorities.
Notice what irritates you this week. Are your needs more demanding than usual? Perhaps you’re needing more time alone.
Rash choices or impulsive action under feel tempting under Venus’ fiery influence and Mars’ penchant for impatience.
Aquarius is a sign about the collective and can be detached by nature. It may help to see things from the outside looking in. Seeing a situation from a new vantage point can bring fresh perspectives on what is important, what is not and how to move forward.