Today, Venus enters the sign of Aries. A passionate, emotional energy, Venus is the ruling planet of the sign opposite to Aries, Libra. It tends to struggle in this sign, seeking compatibility and cooperation where Aries seek s competition and challenge. Venus, as planet go, tends to have a mellowing effect upon any sign it enters, promoting greater compassion and emotion sensitivity. For example, Aries, a sign ruled by Mars, thrives upon self assertion, dominance and prominence in its interactions with others. Under Venus’ influence, it tends to provide great leeway to personal interactions and relations than say Mars in Aries ever would. In its best light, Venus in Aries may spark attraction and urge romantic connection. In its worst, Venus in Aries may be easily rouse to jealousy and ignite conflicts with intimates or those you are closest to it.
During Venus’ transit in this sign, It may also be an excellent time to launch a creative endeavors (Venus governs creativity) or sport a new look or appearance that best promotes your most attractive features. Venus will remain in this sign for two months (from February until April), requiring you to be more assertive in your personal relationships and interactions. You may need to take the lead in such matters but with the tacit support of friends, colleagues and loved ones. Venus will be in retrograde for some of this period (March 4th to April 1st) but that’s a matter for another article.
Aries, it’s time to be more of the lover, less of the fighter. The challenge of this next two months is to allow helpmates and companions to aid you in your cause rather that have to soldier on alone. This transit may make for a few easy victories, wins that come simply because you’ve shown up. Allow for that to happen.
Librans, you may find this next two months to be a bit of a Renaissance, where lingering or smoldering passions may suddenly spark to life. While you are encouraged to go for broke, do so from the disposition that this is a marathon and not a sprint. If you overdo it at this time, you’ll lack for key energy when you need it most at a later time.
Cancer and Capricorn, Venus might ask you to revisit an important matter that has a strong emotional connection. The resolution to the concern may ask for a real commitment of time or attention. Where you can, make the time and/or effort. What may result from such ministrations could prove helpful in your close relationships and personal commitments.
The fiery glow of Venus in Aries may light emotions or feelings that have cooled or languished. With passion tempered by compassion, this transit may help you accomplish great things for the benefit of yourself and those you love.
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