Saturn Trine or Sextile Mars
© 2004 Curtis Manwaring
Transiting Saturn trine or sextile your natal Mars. You are likely to be more disciplined than usual. You will not find it as difficult to get out of bed in the morning and start your routine. Saturn has the effect of containing and directing the activity of Mars, making sure that you don't go too fast and then poop out later. The result is that your actions are well scripted and you feel in control of your impulses. This is a good time for hard physical work as this gives you the endurance to finish what you start. You have the ability to prevail over adversity by being persistent. Because of the discipline of this combination, it is an especially good time to start a diet and exercise program.
If Mars is lord of your 1st house, your focus is sharper than usual and you are very busy. Practical progress is made towards your goals.
If lord of the 2nd, it is a good time to take care of financial matters and balance accounts. You are inclined to be thrifty.
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 personal life is more cut and dry than usual. A good time to uncomplicate matters.
If lord of the 5th, love relationships tend to cool or become stale. You may not feel like having fun or be bored and not feel like doing much.
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. Steady progress is indicated.
If lord of the 7th, a serious matter may be on the mind of your partner. Practical issues are the main focus in a marriage.
If lord of the 8th, this is a good time to cut losses and pay down debt. Progress can be made against debt.
If lord of the 9th, your philosophy of life tends to be rather practical now. You may have to travel now more than usual.
If lord of the 10th, indicates a time of steady progress in obtaining career goals. Superiors see you as steady, reliable and punctual.
If lord of the 11th, you probably prefer to have fewer friends now. Friends may call on you for help on practical matters.
If lord of the 12th, you are inclined to want to be alone. You tend to be a fly on the wall.