Intensity of experience is more important than permanence. Scorpio Rising and Mars in Sagittarius Your Mars is in the spirited, expansive, adventurous sign of Sagittarius: you are drawn to risky, future-oriented, ventures and challenging, even dangerous, pursuits. Idealistic and philosophical, your instincts are guided and perhaps held in check by your sense of fair play and your convictions. Zeal and passion are your keynotes. When out of balance you can be excessively zealous, self-righteous, and reckless in your enthusiasm.
At best, though, you function as an explorer and as an inspiring example to others.
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The joy of adventure and exploration is what you are meant to express. Your Mars is in the earthy, practical, ambitious and serious sign of Capricorn, suggesting that tangible material accomplishments and goals are important to you. You know how the world operates and are meant to take a well-planned, calculated, ordered route to your destination. Work and self-discipline -not to mention considerable self-sacrifice- are keys. Work may become an addiction; professional ambition certainly is paramount.
You are to function as an authority in some manner. Your Mars in the unconventional, collective-oriented, free-thinking sign of Aquarius, suggesting that the regeneration of society is a major interest and focus of your attention.
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Your perceptiveness regarding its underlying, core problems, along with your ability to invent or co-create unusual and innovative solutions, is the key to fulfilling your destiny. Your function is that of a reformer, dissident, or group leader. Your Mars is in the imaginative, dreamy, visionary, spiritually-open sign of Pisces, suggesting your ability to access altered states of consciousness or dream-time quite readily. The use of images through visualization or art, for instance, is a primary source of healing for you. Water, baptism, birth, cleansing rituals are key elements.
Intoxicants of any kind especially alcohol can be your downfall, leading to a feeling of confusion and aimlessness or powerlessness. The following interpretations incorporate the position, by sign, of Pluto, the ruling planet of Scorpio. The sign position of Pluto further modifies your Scorpio Ascendant characteristics. Your Pluto in Aries reveals a passion for freedom, daring, heroic individualism. Your Pluto in Taurus reveals a deeply willful, stubborn, and inflexible nature which needs to become more yielding.
Money, wealth, economics could be your obsession, and in any case play a key role in your life and destiny. Your Pluto in Gemini reveals a compelling need to understand. You prize intellect and education and have a drive to use your mind. These are important keys to fulfilling your destiny.
Your Pluto in Leo reveals a need to release your tendency to worship power or powerful charismatic personalities. Excessive self-will, self-glorification, or an obsessive focus on your personal self and desires are shadowy aspects of your being, and will need to be confronted on your path to fulfilling your soul purpose. Your Pluto in Virgo reveals a drive for perfection or self-purification that can become compulsive. Guilt over real or imagined wrongs needs to be shed. Also, you have a capacity for in-depth analysis, technical expertise or perfection, and exacting precision in your work.
Your Pluto in Libra reveals a drive for justice, fairness, equality, and bringing the scales back into balance. You tend to see the injustices and corruption, and part of your function is indeed to bring wrongs to light. The balance of power in personal relationships is also a key concern of yours.
Your Pluto is in Scorpio as well, revealing a capacity for entering into the darkest places in order to bring consciousness, light, and healing. If you are drawn to use your powers and abilities selfishly, you will often feel isolated and will be your own worst enemy. You are attuned to depth, rapture, and what some would consider horrible or taboo. Your Pluto is in Sagittarius, revealing a need to cleanse, revise, and expand your beliefs about the nature of life. Dogmatism and zealous, one-sided convictions need to be shed in order for you to fulfill your highest purpose.
Your Pluto in Capricorn reveals a destiny of both destroying and reforming societal structures and forms — government, established business or financial practices, or other conventions.
Corruption, hypocrisy, and greed are to be cleansed and released, and you are one of many intended for this work. You also have a strong will-to-power which needs to be tempered with humility and care. The intense desire nature within you continues, however, to pull you toward the physical expression. You constantly find yourself at a turning point between pursuing a material desire and following a more spiritual inclination.
You have the capacity for major changes in your life. Others may find your decisions remarkable, as you can take a degree turn with relative ease. Each of these major shifts brings you closer to understanding the unfolding plan of your spiritual life. At this time you may appear to be motivated only by material desires, but each turning takes you further on the spiritual path. If you look back, you can see that your decisions have all blended into one direction.
You see the logical unfolding of spirit woven into seemingly disjointed actions and decisions. First you test your physical appetites with food, sexual desire and physical comfort. These may become rather boring. Ambition and the desire for power increase the emotional thrill and the momentary pay-off.
At the third stage you tackle mental challenges of spiritual pride.
If you can transcend all three levels, you then function from a more spiritual base. You might become inspired by a loved one now, or someone might awaken a new perspective or way of thinking in you. You could also enjoy a trip, or a new adventure of sorts. In fact, you are attracted to anything that is non-routine and fare best when you are reaching out beyond your usual bounds. You might be attracted to people or even objects that are exotic or different in some way during this cycle.
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It's a good period for personal charm and attractiveness in general. From August 21st forward: Venus graces your solar tenth house now. During this cycle, you are most charming and well-received on the job. Your responsibility and authority are likeable qualities now, making this a favorable period overall for schmoozing with those in a higher position than you, as well as for negotiations or social activities related to business. Venus is charming, friendly, and affectionate, and her presence in your career and reputation sector brings social opportunities to your career.
You are coming across well at work now, and romantic opportunities, or simply more chances to socialize and network, are likely. You are socially ambitious right now, and success may come through your good managerial qualities or some form of artistic talent, or, indirectly through your marriage partner. People who turn your head during this cycle are those who come across as especially competent.
Until August 11th: Mercury continues to transit your solar eighth house. The ability to analyze and rationalize some of the deeper elements inside yourself and in your intimate life now can benefit you. This is also a good time for sorting out finances, particularly money shared or coming from other sources other than your own personal income.
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You might particularly enjoy discussing topics that you typically don't verbalize with someone special during this cycle. Anything taboo, mysterious, or puzzling can be especially fascinating for you just now. You have little interest in small talk. You are more aware of subtleties and nuances during this cycle, and you can use this increased insightfulness to improve your life. From August Mercury transits your solar ninth house. Not content to focus on mundane, practical affairs just now, your mind turns to bigger visions, thoughts, and ideals.
You are open to expanding your knowledge base during this cycle, and communications from or with someone far away may be part of the picture. You are putting everything into perspective now, rather than compartmentalizing. Instead of simply shooting the breeze, you are more inclined to discuss broader philosophies now. Your inclination during this cycle is to think about the "big picture" rather than the mundane circumstances and details of your life.
Missing appointments and other forms of forgetfulness could be part of the picture now.