Posted on February 28, 2023 by Henry Seltzer of ASTROGRAPH.COM
This is a month, Gemini, when one emphasis is on your career and professional life, while another parallel focus remains independent of that within the arc of your own personal development. While the Pisces New Moon from the last ten days of February was right at the very beginning of that sign, corresponding to your tenth sector of public image and professional aspirations, there are other important considerations that incline toward inner work and personal transformation. Whatever it is that you are up to in this March timeframe seems to involve hidden depths as part of your process. In particular, inner wounding could rear its head in connection with career issues of with future plans, ongoing friendships, or group associations that you favor. The inner reaches of your psyche could have more to do with your choices than you normally suppose. If such issues do arise, you win by paying the closest possible attention and by making loving and supportive contact with the hurt child within you. As you navigate the twists and turns of an eventful month, punctuated by the potent New Moon of March 21st, this is the prescription for future health.
The following was written by our resident monthly columnist Elodie St-Onge Aubut of Ninth House Astrology
The recent Pisces New Moon that took place on February 19th and 20th continues to unfold into the month of March emphasizing career, ambitions, and your place in the public sphere. You could be rethinking your trajectory and adjusting your stance to match new realizations or opportunities being presented to you at this time. You may have to sort through a lot more offers and reorganize your priorities to align with what is coming your way. What you want and what you have to do to get there could be at odds this month and your desire for autonomy can be contrasting against your career objectives, your role, and your responsibilities in the world. Your time and energy investments should be paying off and you should be able to feel a lot more solid with your skills and knowledge after an extended period of apprenticeship.
The month of March begins with a beautiful triple conjunction from the 1st to the 3rd between Venus, Jupiter, and Chiron in Aries. This will be visible in the Western skies directly after sunset for those who live in the Northern Hemisphere. Venus and Jupiter are the two brightest visible planets to the naked eye and their conjunction takes place in the part of your chart that relates to your dreams, your friends and associations, and your aspirations. With Chiron involved, there is the possibility of some form of hesitation or doubts concerning your plans, or your friendships, that could also arise at this time, and which can be somewhat resolved by loving attention paid. It may be a good time to make a wish or at least project a positive and hopeful vision towards the future.
Mercury enters Pisces on the 2nd after a conjunction with Saturn which may bring some fun creative challenges in the coming weeks especially if you
The Virgo Full Moon culminates on March 7th, which may highlight the contrast between your career, your ambitions, and your responsibilities versus your desire to lay low and spend time at home. Uranus in Taurus forming a trine to the Full Moon might shine a light on the unconscious aspects of your nature which in turn could help you understand what you need at this time. You might find better ways to channel lingering anxieties or let go of the need to understand something intellectually. Saturn enters Pisces a few hours after the Full Moon which signals a two-year cycle in the part of your chart that relates to your vocation. This transit should bring new professional challenges and you could be more serious about your ambitions for the next two years. You may see opportunities for growth and development in your public life or step into the role of a mentor or teacher and this might come with its own challenges and rewards.
Things could get busier as the month of March progresses and the Sun and Mercury meet Neptune in Pisces while also forming a square with Mars in your sign mid-month. Your career can feel both challenging and rewarding at this time especially if you work in a more creative field. There is also a potential for confusing information to emerge or to focus on the wrong details so use discrimination if something doesn’t seem to make sense. You may want to rush to the finish line but some things might take longer than anticipated.
Venus in Aries forms a square with Pluto in Capricorn before entering Taurus on the 15th through the 17th, auguring a slight change of focus and maybe some information finally coming to light.
Mercury enters Aries on the 18th and the Sun follows suit on the 20th which signals the Spring Equinox in the Northern Hemisphere.
The New Moon in Aries arrives a day later on March 21st, in the part of your chart that relates to your community and your dreams. New possibilities for the future could be keeping you on your toes yet this may continue to be a time of positive professional advancement which should feel quite encouraging. The huge Aries lineup of six planets, counting the new planet, Eris, indicated that this next thirty-day cycle will be dynamic and filled with new ideas for carrying your projects forward, although with also the transformational energy of Pluto activated as well, affecting worldview and educational or travel plans with might seem like a moving target over the next few weeks.
Pluto enters Aquarius on the 23rd leaving the sign of Capricorn where it has been transiting since 2008. Pluto will spend the next 20 years in the sign of Aquarius and your belief systems could undergo a gradual yet radical transformation in the course of this transit. You may be compelled to develop your own unique ideology based on a more conscious understanding of your own point of view rather than socially accepted beliefs received from others.
Mars finally leaves the your sign, after having been there since last August, and enters Cancer on the 25th. Mars in Cancer shifts the focus towards your resources and your cash flow. At the end of the month, Mars forms a supportive trine with Saturn newly in Pisces which increases your commitment there and which presents limitation which might also translate as new career opportunities that could be lucrative. Keep an eye out for positive developments!
The last week of the month revolves around the Moon’s First Quarter, on the 28th, which could bring up tensions related to finances or other resources. Your creativity is also tapping into deep roots of your being, below the surface layers, when you can stay open to intuition; this is subtle and nevertheless tells you true when you consult it.