We start the month of March in the wake of a solar eclipse. If you haven’t felt the subtle shift of a new chapter in your life, stay tuned. The Sabian Symbol for this degree is 9 Pisces: “The Race Begins: Intent on outdistancing his rivals, a jockey spurs his horse to great speed.” The Sun is still conjunct Neptune and the energy that rolls out the next 6 months is slow out of the gate. Our dreams are taking shape. When the Sun moves into excitable Aries, we’ll have a better grasp on new developments. With the relationship planet, Venus, and ambitious Mars in Aries now…pieces are falling into place to nudge us into new territory. Expansive Jupiter is retrograde in Libra. Are you wondering if there’s a parachute? Partnerships and agreements are scrutinized for their contribution or disillusion. On the 4th, our partnership planet, Venus turns retrograde. This turn mirrors some of the retrograde Jupiter energy. It’s not time to invest our hard-earned dollars on large purchases. There is a tendency to overvalue things. After April 16, you’ll have a better understanding of how to proceed. Venus is about our evolving values too, and partnerships often undergo harsh scrutiny. Reunions and meetings with old friends are common now.
Mercury, planet of communication catches up to the Sun on the 7th. Ideas, visions and short trips are highlighted. Once Mars, settles into earthy Taurus on the 10th, you find creative outlets for your energy. Music and art take center stage to stir our ambitions. The Full Moon on the 12th falls on the Sabian Symbol degree of 23 Virgo: “A lion tamer rushes fearlessly into the circus arena.” Courage is called on when we embrace new challenges. With Mars in Taurus we stay grounded in the fray. By mid-March the Sun joins Chiron, reminding us to have compassion for ourselves and others. Transcending old hurts means letting go of the emotional charge the memory holds. Releasing the want to change it, will free your energy to move past and beyond limitation. The transit North Node in Virgo pulls us into acts of service. You could feel an attitude adjustment happening on a very subtle level as the reasoning planet, Mercury, puts some unique characters in our way. Be open to different points of view and stretch your horizons. Possibility starts with a seed of inspiration as creative Venus spurs curious Mercury to test something new on the 18th. With expansive Jupiter opposing Uranus you have no excuse to be bored. A surprise or break-through is sure to surface. On the 22nd we get a jolt, as the Moon triggers a T-Square with Pluto and these same two planets. Keep your schedule flexible the last week of the month, when Venus retrogrades over the Sun and reunites old acquaintances. The great awakener Uranus, is pairing up with Mercury, and the information is sure to take us on a wild ride. Hang on to your hat and I’ll see you again in April.