Uranus Aries Transiting the HousesWill to (Really) Live!
Molly Hall, About.com
Uranus stayed at the powerful "Let's Go!" Zero point of Aries from end of May 2010 to mid August. Uranus returns to stay in Aries, starting March 11, to the year 2019.
Aries is Mars-ruled, raw life force. The creative spark. Uranus Aries is awakening life force. This ingress of the Great Awakener Uranus into the sparking mother of all fire signs, means Aries-style shocks and surprises are in store. Think situations that feel brand new, require you to summon your courage, or fight for what you love. Uranus surges don't allow us to settle into a limiting groove -- it's the impetus to keep evolving.
What will it bring for you? Free associate Uranus, with Aries and the House its transiting (Look for Zero degree Aries in your birth chart. Put in the intuitive cuisinart, and see what Pops out. Then realize with Uranus, it's likely to be something totally unexpected. And with a long transit like this, Uranus could begin in one House (in the birth chart) and end in another. Here are some freely associated interps to get your higher mind (Uranus) ready for Aries, and a wholly brand new cycle for this exciting planet of revolution and freedom. Get ready for a wild ride that'll burn off inertia, and spark your will to really Live!
Uranus Aries in the First House: (House of Aries and Mars) Restlessness. Acting in ways others don't expect. Shocking or surprising (good and bad) events happen that shake up your self-image. Dramatic break from caring about what others think. Breaking free from branding, and other outside influences. Personal Charisma. Not afraid to go against the crowd. More acting on instincts, intuition. Taking a courageous stand for a cause. More physical vitality, competitive, daredevil behavior, assertion of leadership. Experiments with style (wild, changeable hair and clothes), stand-out looks, being a trendsetter.
Uranus Aries in the Second House: (House of Taurus and Venus) Uranus shakes-up the arena of money and values. Sudden losses or gains. Break with stable work routine. Erratic income -- loss of stability leads to growth in new areas. The need to pull Self up by bootstraps, face fears. Questioning of values. Some might cast off material possessions, to be free. Awakening to natural talents, and ways of using resources. Pioneering entrepreneurship. Getting in on cutting edge technologies. Striking out on your own, in business or as a solo act showcasing your talents. Making most of social networking, and new technologies, to create income streams. You take risks on ahead-of-their-time ideas. Fortune smiles on you unexpectedly, when you loosen your grip on old ideas about making a living, and focus on what's true now, and what's emerging.
Uranus Aries in the Third House: (House of Gemini and Mercury) A restless urge to be in the center of the social whirl. Instigator of short, highly animated encounters. Proving pen is mightier than the sword -- sending or receiving charged, provocative, or confrontational correspondences. Championing free speech. Breaking free of social networking -- or going full tilt with it. The quest for new ideas takes you into pioneering areas. Making an impact as social observer, among friend circle. Being drawn to thoughts that spread like wildfire. Needing a varied routine. Intense need to stay on the move. Awakening to your impact on those in immediate sphere, like your neighborhood.
Uranus Aries in the Fourth House: (House of Cancer and the Moon) A declaration of independence on the home front. Awakening to subtle pulls on the unconscious, from early family conditioning. Need to break free from family assumptions, about who you are. Possible break-ups of family, or asserting demand for your own space (a studio, music room, study). Loss of home, or sudden gain of property that creates new beginning. Moving across town or another country. Loss of home base, leads to wider sense of what Home Means. Unusual (possibly mobile) home choice -- RV, tree house, yurt, or something you design and name yourself.
Uranus Aries in the Fifth House: (House of Leo and the Sun) Awakening to the vital power of play & personal creativity. Your brilliance shines big, when you follow a totally original impulse. Inventive creativity. Exuberance in love. Exotic or eclectic choices in romance that goes against convention. Love affairs that shatter your perceptions about life, and feel freeing in some way. Surprising twists in love and friendship. Unexpected events involving kids. A sudden interest in a new hobby or game, and a desire to be Number 1 at it. An entire new self-image can come out of preoccupations, passions.
Uranus in the Sixth House: (House of Virgo and Mercury or Chiron) A restless desire for more challenge in work can lead to abrupt changes. Growth seems to demand a more spontaneous work life. Temp work, odd jobs, or striking out on your own. Interest in healing, beyond limits of mainstream. Technologies and frontier areas for healing spark interest. Can prompt a sampling of an eclectic mix of personal health options. Can get into radical purification regimes that lead to greater awakening. A health crisis can shatter fixed attitudes, and open your eyes to the mind-body-spirit connection.