If Mars is motivation and action, its journey through Sagittarius will be spiked with enthusiasm, optimism, and a drive to find answers. Sagittarius is the sign of wisdom, philosophy, and religion. But Mars has been known to be a bit of a crusader in this sign with a dash of self righteousness. Nevertheless, Mars in Sagittarius will ignite a passion to explore, travel, read up on different ideologies, and cultures as well as form opinions and share its wisdom with the world.
Mars will be in Sagittarius from January 26 to March 17, 2018
Read for your Sun and rising sign.
Aries or Aries Rising — Travel, higher education, teaching, philosophy. Pack your bags, Aries. You’ll be traveling far. Mars will ignite a wanderlust and a drive to explore. If you can’t travel, you may be taking a journey of the mind through education and specialized study. Law, religion, and philosophy will be highlighted as well. Time for a leap of faith.
Taurus or Taurus Rising — Finances, intimacy, sharing, the psyche. Think other people’s money. You know, the resources that you can draw upon from a partner’s income to benefits, investments, and even lines of credit. Themes of emotional security, trust, and stability will be highlighted as well. Don’t be afraid to dig into the hidden corners of your emotions.
Gemini or Gemini Rising — Relationships, partnership, collaboration, other people. Mars will ignite your relationships. Truthfully this is a bit of an aggressive placement for Mars and this may boil over as a difference in ideology or viewpoint with a partner. That said, it will very much be about other people while Mars is in Sagittarius. Find common ground.
Cancer or Cancer Rising — Health, wellness, work, colleagues, day-to-day life. Seeing how Mars is your career planet, its time in Sagittarius will be all about the nitty gritty of making your ambitions a reality. There will be a push to get organized, start a project, or step up your workflow. This will also be a great time to take action with health, diet, and nutrition.
Leo or Leo Rising — Self expression, creativity, children, leisure. What’s your talent, Leo? With Mars igniting your sign of creativity and self expression, you will feel a push to set yourself apart. Not every Leo is meant for the limelight, but time to unleash the performer within. Children may also be a theme at this time.
Virgo or Virgo Rising — Home, family, foundation, emotional connections. With Mars moving through the bottom of your chart, you may feel an urge to make changes in the home, from a remodel and refurbishment to a move. This is a noisy placement for Mars and your living situation may be anything put peaceful as a result. Your emotions and need for security will be highlighted as well.
Libra or Libra Rising — Tavel, movement, communication, learning. Mars in Sagittarius will bring a steady stream of ideas as well as an impulse to communicate through writing and speaking. In fact, you may be filled with opinions and eager to share them. Local travel will be a factor, from commuting to running around town for appointments. You may also may be signing up for a class.
Scorpio or Scorpio Rising — Income, value, stability, material life. It’s all about money, from how you earn it to the stuff you buy with it. You may have an urge to spend more than usual or make more money so you can purchase the things you need to feel more secure and comfortable. Enjoy the good life, Scorpio.
Sagittarius or Sagittarius Rising — The self, personality, vitality, new beginnings. Time to push your agenda, Sag. With Mars in your sign, your natural passion for wisdom and philosophy will be ignited. Similarly, you will feel a push to take action, start fresh, and to revitalize. Be a leader.
Capricorn or Capricorn Rising — Retreat, rest, recuperation, surrender, endings. Time for a little emotional digging and letting go. With Mars pulling you behind the scenes, you may want to use this time mediate and reflect. If Sagittarius is the journey, Mars in Sag will ignite the journey within. It’s faith that there is something beyond this world and the mystical leanings to discover it.
Aquarius or Aquarius Rising — Friends, groups, community, society, humanity, the future. What are your plans for the future? What are your hopes and dreams for a better reality? Additionally Mars will ignite a desire to find your tribe, from forming alliances to making outreaches in your community. You may feel inspired to do humanitarian work as well.
Pisces or Pisces Rising — Career, direction, status, the world. With Mars moving through the highest reaches of your chart, it’s all about your place in the world and your ambitions to secure it. Don’t be shy, Pisces. What are you trying to achieve? Time to get recognized and make professional inroads as well. You may feel inspired to step up in your career to earn more money and create financial stability.