Mercury Trine or Sextile Mars
© 2004 Curtis Manwaring
Transiting Mercury trine or sextile your natal Mars. This is a good time for mental work. It aids in sharpening your mental focus and your ability to make distinctions and create clarity out of chaos. You have much more energy than usual so you are capable of working long hours and getting alot done now. In your communications with others, there is clarity and you are inclined to use Occam's razor in the explanation of any detail. This is a good time to take on a debate. You are not subject to overlooking details that others might which is to your advantage. Arguments are not terribly likely as others are more likely to see the validity of your ideas. You may notice improvement in physical coordination. Aerobic exercise and athletics is favored.
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.
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 lord of the 7th, relationships become more active at this time and usually there are more practical matters to deal with rather than fun and games.
If lord of the 8th, it is a good time to deal with tax or debt/credit matters. A good combination for solving mysteries.
If lord of the 9th, you may feel like expressing your opinions and beliefs. Alternatively, you may question beliefs or get involved in philosophical debates.
If lord of the 10th, it is a good time for proposing solutions to problems to your superiors. Others see you as someone who can get things done.
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, it is a good time for solitude and problem solving that doesn't involve other people.