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Aries – the ram

Astro-LOA Flash: The sun over the Zero Degree Aries Point heralds the equinox, a festival of magnificence!

Whether you are ‘springing forward’ or ‘falling back’, this is strong juju, energy to move your forward along your path.

Wherever Aries is in your chart, fireworks go off, bells ring and eyes light up! Glimpse a sense of purpose and renaissance of spirit as your desires, vitality and drive seek to express in the world.

Yes yes, Mars, the ruler of Aries, is retrograde, but you will feel this like an inner victory dance no matter what!

Appreciate NOW everything that is working out in your life as well as your desires for the future.

As the first degree of Aries, this point suggest how our “will to be”, or sense of I AM, moves out from the subjective and into manifest reality. Ask:
What am I creating today?

Where Aries is in the chart is where our inner warrior is ready, willing and able to stake our claim, stand up for our rights, boast of our accomplishments and assert, initiate, proclaim and adventure. He is also ready to PLAY, compete and revel in the creative energy of life. Do you let him?

The designers of the zodiac denoted (ARIES) by the symbol of the ram, noted for the ‘directional force’ of its headlong charge. Yet curiously in some old zodiacs the ram is shown not charging, but with its head turned to look back on itself, and the direction from whence it has come.

This gesture seems to tell us something important about the relationship of consciousness and self-awareness to the forward movement of the universe, namely that awareness is oriented in the reverse direction to the thrust. Mysteriously, consciousness and will face different ways. – Dennis Elwell 1987

Dennis Elwell goes on to discuss what boils down to our orientation in time and space. The point being, awareness doesn’t necessarily travel from the past into the present into the future. Possibly, it is quite the opposite. Read more here . . .

Are you in touch with your Mars? Is he expressing by signs, house and planet in authentic ways? Are you the boss in your Aries house? Calling the shots and self-directing, especially in that area of life? Check where your 0 Degree Aries Point is in your chart before you answer, then welcome the Equinox. Connect to this powerful and pro-active, playful, assertive side of your life.

Let us know if you need help finding where Aries is in your chart.

Quick list of the 12 houses:

1st house – Appearance, personality traits, outlook on life
2nd house – $$$, resources, talents, peace of mind
3rd house – Teaching, learning, writing, talking, connecting
4th house – Home, family, ancestors, emotional ground
5th house – Creative expression, offspring (books/kids etc), romance
6th house – Health, pets, daily routine, magic
7th house – Socially significant relationships, contracts
8th house – sex, death, taxes, shared resources, trust
9th house – New horizons, travel, beliefs, WWW
10th house – Career, mission, profession, public relations
11th house – Friends, goals for the future, groups
12th house – unconscious, dreams, giving and receiving, meditative states

Care to share where you have the early degrees of Aries? What house has Aries on the cusp? This is where you want to be the boss and express your sense of Self in the world. Go! Go! Go!

Danaides, by John William Waterhouse

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