Mars in Cancer, internal battles Astrology by Tara Greene

MARS enters Cancer June 24 @6:33 am PDT/ 9:33 am EDT – August 8th. 8 8

Mars is Masculine energy, action, raw testosterone, the warrior, desire, sex, competition, rape, anger, aggression, initiator, Ruler of Aries and Scorpio. 

CANCER is the Mother, womb, Feminine,the Goddess, Mother Mary,, Demeter, Gaia, Ceres, all Mother Goddesses, water, wells, nurturing, nourishment, emotions, security, home, children  receptivity, Ruled by the Moon.

Mars in Cancer symbolizes the Warrior returns Home to the Goddess.

This is a time of Masculine cleansing and purification, where the warrior takes off his armor and surrenders into the unconditionally loving arms of the Mother Goddess Archetype of his own Anima, his own  soul or to a woman. The son comes home to the Mother, to his roots, his female ancestors, to be nurtured, nourished and held safe after being at War in the world and within himself for the last five thousand years. Men in general are always suffering from PTSD whether they have actually been in war or not. The workforce is a very competitive battlefield for men and women. 

For women Mars in Cancer helps them to raise their Feminine energies, be strong women. They can work with their own inner Animus, their inner warrior, who acts in the world on the behalf of feminine desires. Most women are very masculine these days, they don’t know about being strong and Feminine at the same time especially if they have never had children.

Mars in Cancer is also  repressed anger and rage. We are seeing this well up and spill over in the U.S. these days. 

Mars is weak in Cancer, there can be fear to move, to act. The U.S. and Canada and many other countries are Cancer Sun. the action will be sluggish. Positively Peace treaty time hopefully? Use this time to reflect and be receptive and wait..like a pregnant woman..This is not be the best time to make big moves. 

The Goddess energies are returning and the movement of men who embrace and serve the Goddess is getting stronger every day. Words from Jeff Brown from Apologies to the Divine Feminine from a warrior in transition from 2010 – see link for full article below:

 “I am grateful for Grandmother, for no one saw my tenderness more clearly. I am grateful for Mother, for choosing to bring me into being and for nourishing my body until I could find my feet. I am grateful for Mother Earth, for grounding my expansion and enlivening my spirit. I am grateful for the Divine Mother, the real Mother of us all. I now feel her divine presence, so close. Fiercely compassionate, she was always right here, breathing life into me, holding me safe. I sit in her lap as she breathes me.”

The warriors need to lay down their arms and to surrender, like the

Hanged Man in the Tarot, TRUMP # 12  your Card of the DAY

Napoleon Brousseau  Hanged Candy Man 2012
Napoleon Brousseau
Hanged Man 2012 oil painting  

Men need to become Knights in shining arm, defending and integrating Feminine values and this is what Mars in Cancer will teach them to do. Men need to defend the women, protect them, the children and FEMININE rights, and have freedom to express their own feelings fully. Yes big boys Do cry.  “I fight for beauty”- Daario Naharis from Game of Thrones.

 Mars in Cancer governs the stomach, so much desire to stuff those feelings. The battle of the bulge will be on.  Tummies will be ultra sensitive to any emotional and food upsets. Attract someone by cooking for them. The desire to reunite with family is also strong and favoured.

Mars in CANCER –

Cancer governs the 4th house traditionally and that house/sign holds the key to your actual physical birth and pre-birth, to your relationship with your Mom, your early childhood, your roots, foundation, the Unconscious, your womb experiences. Any unconscious, shadow material will be activated by Mars in Cancer making you angry and lash out spontaneously. Perhaps it was your mother who was the aggressive, angry, repressed anger, dangerous one. This would be a great time to do some deep therapy work as Mars rules SCORPIO sign of psychotherapy. With Saturn at those fated last degrees of Scorpio, Mars adds ease and emphasis to accessing your ancient buried emotional treasure trove lying in your knotted up guts.

For many the idea of going home is scary as it was/is a battle zone. But this is the optimum time to heal those wounds. This may be a tumultuous time as Mars aggravates family feuds. Mars in Cancer is literally fire in water, so with the droughts in California and elsewhere, expect to see battles over water rights, and the oceans, also wetter weather.

MEANING

Surrender your ego posturing, your defenses, your need to fight and be right. Let go and allow. Honor your Feminine side, your intuition and feelings which are always clear. Positive warrior battles will take the form of  being soldiers of Love, supporting women and children, cook-offs, eating contests. 

Where is the Sign of CANCER in your natal chart? That is where the action is. Remember we are all family.  A lot of water therapy is good, releasing in hot baths with epsom salts. Drink lots of water. Sex in water is also favored. Have a water birth.

I will write Mars aspects later.

GET A READING with Tara  http://www.taratarot.com

http://soulshaping.com/soulshaping/apologies-to-the-divine-feminine-from-a-warrior-in-transition/

More art from Napoleon Brousseau http://www.napob.com/

The crying game – Boy George 

We Are Family Sister Sledge 1979 

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3 comments

  1. Hi Tara,

    I read your posts fairly regularly and I would like to thank you for sharing your knowledge.

    I was just reading about Mars’ ingression into Cancer and was shocked that you wrote “rape” as being an expression of Mars energy. Yes perhaps at its lowest level of human expression and this sort of encourages that type of behaviour.

    Just wanted to share what I thought & felt within a respectull energy.

    Carol

    On Wed, Jun 24, 2015 at 5:03 AM, Tara Greene,Tarot, Astrology, Psychic & everything you need wrote:

    > Tara Greene http://www.taratarot.com posted: “MARS enters Cancer June 24 > @6:33 am PDT/ 9:33 am EDT – August 8th. 8 8 Mars is Masculine energy, > action, raw testosterone, the warrior, desire, sex, competition, rape, > anger, aggression, initiator, Ruler of Aries and Scorpio. CANCER is the > Mother, “

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    • Hi Carol
      Thanks for your respectful words. yes it came up for me as the lowest level of Mars’ expression. I don’t usually associate Mars with rape but it is one aspect of it, especially as Mars and Pluto both rules Scorpio- sex and power. It came through in my writing and I second guessed myself but still felt compelled to leave it there. As Cancer weakens Mars’s fiery nature, it doesn’t mean that rape becomes more prevalent under this aspect than it usually is. So it may also be that women speak out more against rape. Thanks for your words. TARA

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