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    Quote Originally Posted by RedRose View Post
    Branwen_Yr_Hardd,

    Thanks for posting your chart. Mars is turning around in your Fourth House and traveling back over your Nadir (bottom angle of your scope) into your 3rd House.

    From http://www.cafeastrology.com/transit...etrograde.html

    Mars Stationary Retrograde in 4th House (Nov. 15)

    Rome wasn't built in a day, and neither will much else be during this period. For you, getting the foundations right will be the most important achievement, but you may have to try, try again before that becomes a done deal. Getting your inner priorities right so you don't start off half-cocked is really important, so think it through and consider all the repercussions before you take action. Even then, be willing to patiently rework it if need be. The test of success here is not a hot launch, but seeing it all safely home in the end. And remember, others are involved and can throw you off, so be careful.

    Mars Stationary Direct in 3rd House (Jan 30, 0

    You are pulling out of a period that may have involved a lot of pointless thrashing about, mixed efforts involving multiple channels that required more effort than they were worth. That was unavoidable, but as you finally select who you want to deal with and what ideas to run with you'll find that you can pick up speed and really put the pedal to the metal. The key concept here is focus, as the greater pressure you apply in the area of your choice, the greater your acceleration will be. This will lead to forward developments in your bottom line and a clearer idea of what you stand for when day is done.

    RedRose
    Thank you so much for explaining that to me RedRose it makes much sense. Focus on the attainable I guess is the lesson here hu?

    The last point is so very true of most of this last year to be honest for me. It's been a succession of frustrating waiting games where long periods of forced inaction have left me feeling frustrated and rather like a fish dangling on a hook. Then something will click into place and I'd feel like we were finally making some headway, then bang, another brick wall flies up in my face. The feeling of thrashing around and getting nowhere fast has been building up a deal of frustration and anger for m. Combine that with my totally inability to do anything to rectify the situation and it has meant I'm lashing out and taking my frustrations out on everyone else.

    Since Mars has come closer to turning retrograde I've found that frustration and anger turning into a different animal all together. I have found myself developing a rather defeatist attitude. One of "Oh what's the point". I'm tired of fighting for everything. When even the simple everyday tasks become and endless battle anything extra just piles on and makes it more effort than I can muster to fight for the important things.

    This is not me. Not the regular person I am. This personality is everything I have tried NOT to be. I know how important a positive mental attitude is for my health and I have worked my hardest to maintain that and in the past done very well with it, but in the last few weeks I have found no matter what I do the positives are slipping into a pit of despondency. I dislike myself this way, which only makes it worse.

    I don't know if this is something that would match up with all these dynamic effecting retrogrades that have been happening this last year, but if it is I do hope they will settle down soon because life right now is intolerable.
    "Adversity brings knowledge, and knowledge wisdom. - Welsh Proverb.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shatril View Post
    Wow, while I horsed around with this information, Red Rose was posting 3 times. Good God/dess, whe is prolific today. This is still some good stuff but hardly of the caliber presented by RedRose. I got locked into seeing what was going on there with the retrogrades and such, it was fun.

    Branwen,

    Right now Mars is in Cancer in your 4th house, and has been slowing down to his retrograde station. This might explain the temper with those in your family and close friends. Cancer will then retrograde tomorrow, and retrace his steps back through Cancer and hit your IC around Dec 18-19, 2007 and then pass into Gemini on New Years Day then hits is direct station on Jan 30, 2008 at about 245' of Gemini, and goes direct. Around March 19, 2008 it will make a pass over you IC again as it retraces its steps back through the signs.

    Shatril
    So more bad temper tantrums to come when it makes it's return visit then. I guess I better warn everyone in advance so they can get their armer on well in advance. LOL.

    Thank you for that Shatril, I wont pretend I fully understand how Mars passing through all those points will effect me but I will study it more in-depth so I'll have a better idea of what to expect.
    "Adversity brings knowledge, and knowledge wisdom. - Welsh Proverb.

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    Season's Greetings, Branwen and all,

    I thinks we might call Mars RX the cosmic "Let Go and Let Goddess" time. How do we all feel when we can't DO anything? We feel stuck, frustrated, terror, rage and so forth. These are the down sides of Mars. Usually it is outside circumstances and people we feel out of control with, or that we can't control, or we feel threatened by, or we are out and out fighting with.

    Time to put a sock in it, sit down and pray. Let it go. Let it go. Let it go. This I feel is the key to Mars RXs. In a way we are being tested on whether we can keep our tempers, and keep brave. Hold our tongue, OR express ourselves better, how about compromise?

    Don't expect to get your way, rather make someone happy.

    WARNING: MarsRX is in Cancer this year. This means family and family dynamics. This Holiday Season may be the one where you decide to do something different, simpler and more peaceful. Or if you have a wonderful family, encourage them to devote this holiday to helping the poor. You can't fake it with the Divine Mother (and her bodyguard. Mars, is the God of War). Cancer is the sign of HONEST caring for those in NEED. The key to being taken care of is to take care of. Let go, let go, let go....help someone else.

    RedRose

    PS -Dear Branwen,

    We would very much enjoy having you visit the "Topic Discussion : Interceptions" thread because you have a couple interesting House Interceptions!
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    Quote Originally Posted by RedRose View Post
    Season's Greetings, Branwen and all,

    I thinks we might call Mars RX the cosmic "Let Go and Let Goddess" time. How do we all feel when we can't DO anything? We feel stuck, frustrated, terror, rage and so forth. These are the down sides of Mars. Usually it is outside circumstances and people we feel out of control with, or that we can't control, or we feel threatened by, or we are out and out fighting with.

    Time to put a sock in it, sit down and pray. Let it go. Let it go. Let it go. This I feel is the key to Mars RXs. In a way we are being tested on whether we can keep our tempers, and keep brave. Hold our tongue, OR express ourselves better, how about compromise?

    Don't expect to get your way, rather make someone happy.

    WARNING: MarsRX is in Cancer this year. This means family and family dynamics. This Holiday Season may be the one where you decide to do something different, simpler and more peaceful. Or if you have a wonderful family, encourage them to devote this holiday to helping the poor. You can't fake it with the Divine Mother (and her bodyguard. Mars, is the God of War). Cancer is the sign of HONEST caring for those in NEED. The key to being taken care of is to take care of. Let go, let go, let go....help someone else.

    RedRose

    PS -Dear Branwen,

    We would very much enjoy having you visit the "Topic Discussion : Interceptions" thread because you have a couple interesting House Interceptions!
    *nods* I can understand what you are saying here and I respect it. I have spent most of my adult life caring for others. First a regular nurse then a specialist nurse for patients with Multiple Sclerosis so I know all about caring for others.

    My problem is that this year by some rather twisted turn of fate I am the one who needs caring for. I'm really not in any condition to be of much help to anyone right now including myself.

    I will however take your advice on the letting go thing. Or rather I'll try, I'm not good with that and compromise is also not my strong point LOL. I tend to be an all or nothing kind of gal to be honest with you. I imagine this is in part why I'm having so much trouble with this little retrograde period. :D
    "Adversity brings knowledge, and knowledge wisdom. - Welsh Proverb.

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    I had a prime Mars RX i n Cancer last night at supper. My daughter and a friend of mine were discussing Bi-polar, and they were both going on about how these people were genetically predisposed to this condition. I pointed out that the environment had much to do with that also. Some how they both got the idea that I was challenging their superior knowledge in the subject (both are psych majors). Well they both literally started doing the how dare you challenge me thing. Both were so busy preparing their next statement that the failed to realize that I didn't say I disagreed with them, I was just pointing out the environment thing. Well they kept escalating until I ended up saying something extremely out of charater for me to my daughter and made her cry. Bad mommy. Well I felt like a B--t head. We did straighten it out eventually, but what a chore. Even when ya know it is coming it is hard to stop it. I knew exactly what was causing that, and I couldn't help myself from doing it. Surreal.

    Shatril

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    Oh, oh I hear you on that one. I've been in so many arguments just lately over the most stupid things and I'm terrible for not backing down. LOL I am trying to alter that now I know why it's happening so much but it's so hard, especially when I know I'm right about something. I took my own father to task last night for being irresponsible and loosing the mobile phone I got him three weeks ago. My own father! *blushes* It's not really my place to do that but he really is terrible about stuff like that. If it's some new fangled gadget he'll find some way to loose it or brake it. He says it's all accidents but I'm sure he just hates them and so they come to a sticky end some how or other. He's not well at the moment and he really needs a mobile so he can contact us or someone can if he gets into difficulty. He's out every morning in the fields and away from easy reach of anyone. If something goes wrong he needs that easy contact. If nothing else it's peace of mind for the rest of us at home worrying about him. I feel helpless enough at the moment as it is. I got him that phone as a means to help him and to help me feel a little less helpless. He was so off hand about it when I said "I tried to phone you today da". He said "Oh yeah I lost the phone a week ago".

    Argh!!
    "Adversity brings knowledge, and knowledge wisdom. - Welsh Proverb.

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    The last two MarsRx were VERY hard for me. This one is a crazy blessing!

    I am also watching my friends and what a BIG HOUSE CLEANING - GO GO Cancer MAMA Bear! Mind you, several friends are suffering, finally letting go of abusive relationships, or fully admitting that they are addicts and/or otherwise in need of counseling, or that their jobs suck way too bad to bear, and they are leaving them! They may be moaning, but their friends are uplifted by their changes. Yahoo! Finally!

    Readers here may also be going through the kind of MarsRX where the Messanger of Death arrives, and a loved one leaves. My son in law died right as Mars stopped to turn last time, adventuring in Africa. This was my daughter's Saturn Return. I was here at MW Astrology and sharing all during that time and I felt reader's prayers so strongly.

    2.5 years later, my daughter is happy, prosperous, with a new partner who isn't as likely to fall in rapids and have his body consumed by crocs this life. My deceased son in law couldn't have imagined a finer death and he assures me personally of this all the time. I have a wonderful and free cross-the-veil communication with him; like with nobody else, ever before!

    If you feel broken right now, beat, forced to surrender to circumstances, like a failure, bankrupt, addicted, abused, zombied, there isn't better time to just give it up and surrender than MarRX in Cancer. Let go, and let the Great Mama heal you. Seek your Nature Spot and pray and listen for a" spell."

    RedRose
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    FROM:

    http://www.aquariuspapers.com/astrol...ogy-str-3.html

    Mars tests us to get a grip on our energy and shows us how well we are demonstrating self-control or not. Mars is our "fight or flight" principle, and symbolizes what aggravates us, so beware of hasty action, argumentativeness, or impulsiveness.

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    As Mars continues to slow down, get as much accomplished as you can since we are in a threshold zone for all that will come in early 2008. As I mentioned earlier, September was the first pass through late Gemini, and showed signals for what to expect this coming January and February 2008 when it retrogrades back into late Gemini, goes stationary direct at 25 Gemini in late January 2008, and then moves forward staying in that sign until early March 2008.

    In September we had to learn, explore, exteriorize our discoveries and see what in our lives we need to prune back because of decisions made at that time. We're still making decisions, reconsidering some decisions we've already made, and finding a new emotional position regarding decisions that will be final by March 2008.

    Mars entry into Cancer in October brought major reorientations, and a lot of new work to be done. This month mirrors October through the lens of the retrograde. Keep practicing demonstrating an open mind and an open heart, make adjustments and reevaluations about what needs to and do not need to be fulfilled, and keep welcoming what comes since it's consolidating recent major shifts that will be final by next Spring.

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    I have found that I have needed to be really careful not to get argumentative. After my first joust just after the 15th, I have held a tight rein on my tounge. I've got more work, and it is coming in weird spurts, but, Mo Money, MoMoney, Mo Money.

    I've had some experiences with impulsive buying, which seems to fit nicely with this time of the retrograde. So I believe that we can safely say that Shatril is mapping the Mar's Retrograde to the T.


    Shatril

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    I've made it a point not to regret anything I've done, there is no point in it because you can't change it~~RunningRiot
    democracy is a failed system, people are just too stupid to realise their votes never matter anymore~~Valnorran

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    It is Dec. 13 and MarsRX is at 6* Cancer. Time to wake up and see if we cn feel (or feel if we can see) the energy shift as Mars returns to Gemini. Why will this be rather like a meta-Mercury Retrograde?

    RedRose

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