Mercury Conjunct Mars
© 2004 Curtis Manwaring
Transiting Mercury conjunct your natal Mars. At this time you are likely to feel a bit argumentative and irritable. It is a good energy for debate or mental work as your mental energy is likely to be quite high. This may not be the best time for making decisions, even though you may be called upon to do so. It is best to keep your plans flexible now because circumstances are likely to change soon. Be careful while driving or handling sharp objects as this combination signifies cuts to hands, arms and feet. Occasionally, this transit indicates a traffic accident or being pulled over by a cop and given a ticket for speeding.
If Mars is lord of your 1st house, you may be more mentally alert and communicative than usual. It is a good time to focus on solving problems and intense concentration.
If lord of your 2nd, you may make important decisions regarding finances now. Also good for budgeting and cutting out waste.
If lord of the 3rd, be careful while in traffic, especially if you were born during the day. A good time to deal with technical issues and for problem solving.
If lord of the 4th, it's a good time to make decisions or plans regarding your personal life or your home. You may feel a bit restless at home and desire to get out for a while. Sometimes indicates relocation.
If lord of the 5th, if you have children, they will probably be knavish at this time. They may have a hard time settling down. You may be in the mood for playing games.
If lord of the 6th, this time is conducive for getting work done and solving problems. You will probably feel like being alone. If you were born during the daylight, it can indicate irritation with co-workers.
If lord of the 7th, you may make an important decision now about a relationship. There is the potential for friction and acrimony, more so if you were born during the day.
If lord of the 8th, tax or debt/credit matters may require a decision or reach a deadline. A good combination for solving mysteries.
If lord of the 9th, you may feel like expressing your opinions and beliefs. Can indicate your having to deal with philosophical differences if you were born during the day. Alternatively, you may question beliefs or get involved in debates.
If lord of the 10th, it may be time to make an important decision about your career. Sometimes it indicates being in the media spotlight or being discussed by others.
If lord of the 11th, it is a good time for intellectual exchange and debates and involvement in intellectual organizations.
If lord of the 12th, you may feel bothered by a recent decision or event. You will probably prefer to be alone now.