Please note that the aspects below are most relevant when they connect with your natal chart in a meaningful way through a planetary aspect with a house cusp and/or your natal planet(s).
Venus enters Sagittarius (Jan 07- Feb 03) – Venus represents what you value and what gives you joy. Therefore, Venus in Sagittarius indicates that learning new things will be of great value to you and thus a much greater priority for you. There can be a strong dedication to a subject that is of deep interest to you. You will happily apply yourself to learning as much as you can during this astrological transit. There will also be an increased desire to broaden your horizons and to taste everything life has to offer. Therefore, this is an ideal period to travel and to try out new experiences in your life.
This can be a period in which you find people who are from different backgrounds than yourself to be interesting if not fascinating. This can be especially true of people from foreign lands. If you’re in a relationship, it’s important that there is more spontaneity and playfulness with your partner. You’ll definitely need your partner to tag along with you on your adventures or, at the very least, to give you the freedom to do so. If you’re looking for love, this can indicate that you’re most likely to find love when you’re taking a class, when you’re traveling, or when you’re out and about exploring the world around you.
Mercury square Mars (Jan 08) – Mercury is symbolic of how we think and communicate our thoughts and feelings out into the world. Mars represents ambition, taking action, and courage. With all of this in mind, your words will carry immense weight and intensity now so be mindful of the impact that your words can make on others. If you’re angry about something, watch what you say because, in the heat of the moment, your words can be deadly. Once you’ve said it, it’s too late to take it back. On the other hand, you can inspire and motivate people to find their inner courage like never before so obviously you’lll need to use this power wisely.
Sun conjunct Pluto (Jan 11) – The Sun conjunct Pluto aspect all is about becoming powerful so it is ideal for gaining more control and mastery over your life and yourself. It can help you to clearly see where the rot is in your life. In this sense, it’s similar to a masterful surgeon skillfully identifying the Cancer and removing it so that the individual can begin to heal. Another way to look at is to imagine yourself going down into a dark basement and turning on the lights. Perhaps there’s a need for you to look within the recesses of your own mind in search of the negative thoughts and belief systems that sabotage you. With this in mind, what area of your life feels blocked? What part of your consciousness has outdated software? If you apply yourself to digging deep into the parts of yourself and your life that need healing, you’re quite likely to succeed in healing and growing stronger.