Astrological news this week: Tread carefully with Mars/Saturn abnd Mercury/Pluto
Astrological update for the week of April 4-11, 2022
Before I talk about the hard stuff I’d like to add a preface: These potentially challenging cycles are fast moving, lasting only a few days, and interpersed are lovely periods of harmony and camaraderie that will help to relieve the stress of what I’m about to reveal. 😃
Mars conjunct Saturn April 4. The week begins with a challenging conjunction from Mars to Saturn in the Saturn-ruled sign of Aquarius. The idea that Mars and Saturn are malefic in their nature is something that I am always arguing against. If it weren’t for Mars we wouldn’t get out of bed in the morning. Mars is the energy that motivates and excites us – it provides inspiration as well as desire. When that inspiration and desire is thwarted, Mars can become angry and that can easily escalate into the rage that Mars is known for. Saturn provides a container and structure for our lives. It inspires us to make commitments and to set goals for the future. Saturn’s lessons become difficult when we attempt to ignore the need for rules and structure – then we may get the proverbial bonk on the head from the Celestial Taskmaster.
This conjunction is intensified because it squares the Taurus Moon which may cause some disruption to our equilibrium. The conjunction is also in a strong square aspect to the Lunar Nodes of Fate, suggesting that there may be a reckoning from the past that must be confronted before the path to the future is clear. With any planetary aspect to the nodes there may not be a specific event that occurs but it’s a good idea to keep our eyes open in the early part […]