The Moon is now in Aries along with Mercury which entered that fiery sign yesterday, and Venus is retrograding back through Aries so we have a strong Aries focus right now. Mars-ruled Aries is well known for being the sign that is most adept at expressing anger due to its rulership by the god of war.
I like to say that Mars rules the way we feel about the things we want. When we don’t get what we want, we get angry. If we don’t speak up for ourselves, we get angry. If we don’t set good boundaries and someone violates them, we get angry. There are levels of anger that are useful, and then there is the anger that comes when we have not honored ourselves and what we need. “I shouldn’t feel that way.” “That shouldn’t bother me.” We tell ourselves these things, and then the anger erupts anyway.
April Elliot Kent :
Anger is the emotion of last resort, which kicks in only when other warning signs have failed to get our attention. When someone crosses the line with you, a quick and assertive response is in order. We need to stand up for ourselves, and when fear, good manners, or pride keep us from doing so, anger is the natural result. But anger is the nuclear weapon of the relationship arsenal – its only power lies in its ability to intimidate or frighten others. Anger stamps a vintage from the grapes of normal, healthy, Aries wrath, bottles it up and places it in a dark cellar for months. What results might be a great wine – but will more likely turn to vinegar, corrosive and sour.
Aries isn’t all about anger and boundaries though – it is also about simplicity and idealism. Aries sees […]