Over the next two weeks, Mars will enter ambitious Capricorn and Mercury and Venus will conclude their retrogrades in the industrious earth sign. Mars will enter Capricorn on January 24th, and begin making its way to March 3rd conjunctions with Venus and Pluto. On January 25th, Mercury will backtrack into Cap,
Mars in Capricorn
From Taurus, the moon will sextile the Sun, Mercury and Neptune and trine Jupiter, Saturn and Pluto, underscoring the message that the more we can step back, away from the fray this week, the more we’ll accomplish.
Mars and its Capricorn compatriots will be fighting to keep the economy on track, markets stable and business moving forward. Interestingly enough, early in this unfolding Sun cycle, a substantial and favorable alignment takes place when Jupiter sextiles Neptune on February 20th. This may be our best opportunity to combine Capricorn pragmatism with Pisces insight, to bring practical and creative solutions to pressing issues. Back on January 12th, it was of course in Capricorn where Saturn and Pluto formed their exact conjunction. Many astrologers would attribute that meeting to the current turmoil. Dozens of cases of coronavirus, 2019-nCoV, were certainly known to authorities then. At any rate, we’re in the aftermath of the outbreak now, and successfully navigating the confusion is the task at hand.
This week includes Mercury entering the zodiac’s twilight zone, Pisces, Venus emerging from the fog of Pisces and stepping into confident, assertive Aries and a full Leo moon.
When the week begins with a Venus Neptune conjunction in Pisces, under an intoxicating Pisces moon, and ends with Mercury venturing into the shadow zone of its next retrograde, one that will largely take place in Pisces, the cosmos is signaling that the world is about to go, well, cattywampus. And so it is as the first month of 2020 draws to a close.