Mars enters Aries (Dec 31st) – Mars returns home to Aries. This is a very powerful placement, but you would be wise to think of it as a very sharp knife that can be used constructively or destructively. On the lower path, beware of pushing too hard due to increased feelings of impatience because this is the classic “leap before you look” energy. Your enthusiasm can potentially overwhelm your sense of logic and common sense or you may have an overly-confident sense that you know enough and decide to just plunge into a new direction without weighing the pros and cons. Slow down!
On the higher path, this energy blesses you with courage, determination, and stamina. This energy is best used for taking action and letting your faith in yourself move the mountains that stand before you. The sky truly is the limit for you once you really begin to trust yourself and give 100% of your heart, mind, and soul, but you have to stop holding back a part of yourself due to a fear of getting hurt in some way. You may indeed get your nose bloodied by life, but you mustn’t be afraid of the thorns if you’re ever going to get to the rose. You are powerful now if you look inside and see the iron will that is yours. Use this energy to face your fears along with the hurt and pain inside you. This is powerful medicine that can heal you, so if you’re fed up with settling for less, this astrological placement provides the raw warrior energy to fight to get to the other side.
Sun conjunct Saturn (Jan 02nd) – This energy is ideal for this time of year because it helps you to align your heart with what needs to be done. Hence, this energy is symbolic of ….