February 2017 Horoscopes
Early in February, we can see all three personal planets (excluding the luminaries, Moon and Sun), racing to be the first to form a conjunction with Uranus. If you remember what we indicated last month (please review if needed), you understand the importance of this race. What is shocking is that Venus, who has been playing an important role since last December, slows down and prepares to retrograde. It will finally reach Uranus in early June. Mercury, fast but too far away, will reach Uranus in second place during the month of March, leaving Mars as the winner with an exact conjunction occurring in late February.
This conjunction forms a square to Pluto, a trine to Saturn and an opposition to Jupiter. It triggers all the key planets that are shaping 2017 so dramatically. Mars winning means that the part of us reacting the most are those of Mars himself – our will, our motivation, our potential for action. Mars is also the God of War. February opens the door to immature violent reactions in response to the intense pressure that the planets mentioned above are putting on us.
To avoid destructive reactions, the energy of Mars needs to be funnelled in a positive direction. We can be sure that our personal drive will be on stage, all we can choose is the role it will be playing: a scared boy running away from the pressure; a rebellious teenager that jostles all around him; an angry and jealous husband; a passionate lover; a hero that gives each particle of energy he has to the noble cause that found him, etc.
The trick is to understand that Mars needs to admire something beautiful and inspiring, that touches his heart directly. Otherwise, he will naturally fight in despair, threatening his entire world, disturbing all in vain, tactlessly searching for something he is unfortunately repulsing with each move he makes.
Happy Valentine’s Day, and don’t forget to admire true beauty!
Since we all have a little bit of each sign within us, consider each of the following as addressing a specific part of yourself. Read it all for every aspect within yourself.
Aries (March 21 - April 29) Inspiration
Your impulsive nature will be difficult to control. Don’t try to control it with strength, use the power of admiration instead.
Taurus (April 20 - May 20) Peace
All the stress in the air turns you off. You need a peaceful place to open up again.
Gemini (May 21 - June 20) Improvisation
You might find yourself trying to convince people around you. Don’t use common reason. Outsmart your own tendencies by using your heart.
Cancer (June 21 - July 22) Work
Your emotions are strong, but do not overestimate them. Plain emotion won’t be enough this time, you need to generate inspiring ones.
Leo (July 23 - Aug 22) Commitment
Your consciousness is hit by what you have done in the past. Don’t feel shamed and guilty, what is important now is to clear it all away.
Virgo (Aug 23 - Sept 22) Invisibility
In a world where everything seems thick, you can do your work almost unnoticed. Correcting all those subtle and small details influences the whole powerfully.
Libra (Sept 23 - Oct 22) Horseback Riding
A lot is at stake! It is like the floodwater rising in Spring, determining the river bed for the entire year. You are guiding this rising river.
Scorpio (Oct 23 - Nov 21) Truth
You appreciate that the action of Mars is finally under the spotlight. Because you value it and are sure that we should always know what Mars is doing.
Sagittarius (Nov 22 - Dec 21) Omniscient
Since you understand the possible outcomes of the present tensions, you can advise. All will listen if you clearly explain the consequences of their choice.
Capricorn (Dec 22 - Jan 19) Pass
What is happening goes a bit too fast for you. You will react to this later on ... with full strength.
Aquarius (Jan 20 - Feb 18) Review
It is a good time to share what you wish for. It is also a great time to revise what truly inspires you.
Pisces (Feb 19 - March 20) Patience
All the half-hearted ones will go in circles around you. You represent a safe place for them. Keep seeing the best within everyone, they will be great again some day soon!