Saturn Conjunct Mars
© 2004 Curtis Manwaring
Transiting Saturn conjunct your natal Mars. This often has the effect of cooling down your activities and energy level. This can be a very frustrating time, especially at work, where alot does not seem to go well, and there are lots of petty nuisances that make you irritable. For some reason, you are not able to express your anger. Relationships with your superiors are often bad at this time. You may see your activities cool to the point where you simply stop moving forward in life. Your employer may be overly demanding now, and you feel you have too much work to do and deadlines seem unreasonably short. On the other hand, if you are normally very disciplined and methodical, this can be a period of achievement and recognition of your work.
If Mars is lord of your 1st house, this is a time of increased responsibility. You are having to work harder now than usual.
If lord of the 2nd, be careful to guard against financial losses or carelessness. Close inspection of you financial affairs may be underway by the authorities.
If lord of the 3rd, you may have trouble with your car or suffer more inconveniences in doing errands around town than usual. Transportation and communication can be difficult or non-existent.
If lord of the 4th, you may have alot more repairs to do around your home than usual. Your relationship with your parents may be strained, or you domestic situation is disquieting.
If lord of the 5th, you are likely to feel inhibited at expressing yourself now. Love relationships tend to cool or become stale. Children, if you have them could become difficult.
If lord of the 6th, this is a time of hard work when your nose is to the grindstone. You don't have much leisure time now. Take care of your health.
If lord of the 7th, marriage relationship may be strained at this time. Your timing may be off in sexual matters. A serious matter may be on the mind of your partner.
If lord of the 8th, bankruptcy may be looming or you may not be able to get credit now. The brakes are put on lending by financial institutions. Finance charges may mount.
If lord of the 9th, others may consider your behavior impious or sacreligious now, especially if you were born during the day. If born at night, you lack faith or doubt your direction in life.
If lord of the 10th, this can indicate advancement in career and heavy responsibility. You may decide to change careers or retire.
If lord of the 11th, this indicates a cooling off period between friends. Organizations that you are a member of may be going through difficulty.
If lord of the 12th, you may have alot of repressed anger to deal with. Be careful of accidents or injuries. You may act against your own best interests.