Mars in Gemini finally moves direct on January 11th after moving backward on October 30, 2022. This retrograde Mars energy has been quite interesting as it has impacted our ability to take initiative and move forward, especially if we were relying on information to do so. Now that Mars is finally moving ahead, we are in a better position to use our drive and will to strike out into new endeavors and use the fearless energy of Mars to make our marks. With Mars in Gemini, communication and messages pick up speed, and we have the ability to move forward on ideas and thoughts without hitting roadblocks.
Mars Finally Moves Direct In Gemini
With Mars direct in Gemini, we can take advantage of the active, communicative energy of Gemini as it propels us forward. Mars retrograde slowed us down so that we can consider how we move forward before doing so. Mars in Gemini is the master of multitasking, and we finally have the green light to take advantage of this highly stimulating, busybody Gemini energy. There are now several options for forward movement…even if we don’t know which option is best at this time. This is both a benefit and a disadvantage of Mars in Gemini as we can become overwhelmed when we take on too much under this energy.
To get a clear idea of how Mars in Gemini affects us personally, it’s important to locate where Mars is transiting in our natal charts. To do this, find the house that governs Gemini. This is where Mars is currently transiting and has the most impact on our ambition, motivation, drive, and will.
The following is an overview of the impact of Mars direct in Gemini based on house position.
Mars Direct In The First House
With Mars moving forward in the first house, communication and discussions about your self-image and the way that you present yourself to the world are highlighted. There are options concerning your self-image at this time, and now you feel propelled to take action to integrate these options to affect how you present to the world. If you have been wanting to take action to change your “first impression,” you now have the green light to move ahead without issue. Since Gemini is mutable energy, some ways this energy could show up include changing your hairstyle, and wardrobe, or considering a different way of communication that influences how you appear to yourself and others.
Mars Direct In The Second House
Mars moving direct in your second house presents options related to your value system and finances and resources. Over the last couple of months, you may have felt a bit limited regarding your finances. Now that Mars is direct, this is a great time to revisit options that bring in new income streams and increase your resources. Mars in Gemini in the second house increases conversations and communications around your finances that help you move forward.
Mars Direct In The Third House
March direct in the third house in Gemini is somewhat like a homecoming. Gemini rules the third house which provides traction when it comes to anything associated with communication, messages, short-term travel, and associations with your siblings and extended family members. If you’ve experienced some transportation troubles during the Mars retrograde, this is an excellent time to get those vehicle repairs and/or move forward with purchasing a new vehicle.
Mars Direct In The Fourth House
With Mars forward in your fourth house, there’s a lot of communication around the home and the family. In fact, some of you may be interested in moving homes at this time especially if you’ve experienced some setbacks or delays with moving forward with real estate ventures due to the Mars retrograde in Gemini. This is also an excellent time to resolve issues with your family and your home environment, especially since Gemini’s ruler Mercury goes direct on January 18 which improves direct communication and understanding.
Mars Direct In The Fifth House
Mars direct in Gemini in the fifth house offers momentum and drive to your creative endeavors, relationships with children, as well as your romantic life. The Mars retrograde in the fifth house could have caused a creative block of sorts due to a lack of information (Gemini). With Mars direct, you are likely to experience a floodgate of information that spurs your creativity. In your romantic life, you could have more options when it comes to dating. The sex drive, which is also ruled by Mars, is likely to be a bit more active and curious due to Mars in Gemini.
Mars Direct In The Sixth House
March direct in the sixth house propels you to take action when it comes to your routines, health and wellness, and acts of service. You now have the information and details to consider options that will help you make adjustments to live a grounded, conscious existence. Movement is also likely in the workplace as the sixth house rules the everyday working environment and your relationships with coworkers. Now that Mars is direct in Gemini, you could even desire to be of service through volunteer work.
Mars Direct In The Seventh House
Relationships get a forward boost as Mars moves forward in Gemini in the seventh house. This provides more options when it comes to relationships in both a personal and business manner. Active discussions around contracts are likely at this time since information is readily available and understood. The Gemini influence on Mars gives us the opportunity to have active conversations with our partners especially as it concerns the motivations or progressions of our relationships at this time. Pay attention to information to determine how you move forward with your contractual relationships (ie. marriage and business partnerships).
Mars Direct In The Eighth House
The influence of Mars in Gemini direct in the eighth house propels us to focus on deep healing, transformation, and resources gained through others. This can include communication regarding scholarships, inheritances, wills, royalties, and taxes. Given that the eighth house governs trauma, you are motivated to explore information on healing perhaps through psychotherapy or other means of healing and transformative work.
Mars Direct In The Ninth House
With Mars finally direct in Gemini in the ninth house, you are ready to get moving physically. The ninth house rules travel and higher education, so the retrograde could have placed a block on your ability to take trips or move forward with your higher studies and expansion. Now that Mars is direct, you can finally stop talking about traveling and actually do it! If you have considered higher education or advanced studies, you have the green light to move forward with applications.
Mars Direct In The Tenth House
Career progression is amplified with Mars direct in Gemini in the 10th house. The retrograde could have brought delays in your professional life…especially if you have applied for a new position and have been waiting to hear back. With Mars direct in Gemini, increases in direct communication regarding your career ambitions and goals are likely. Take advantage of this energy by putting yourself out there and communicating with others to achieve professional success. Due to the nature of Mars, expect professional competition in which you can get the upper hand by using Gemini flexibility and mental agility.
Mars Direct In The Eleventh House
Mars moving direct in Gemini in the 11th house moves you forward with friendships, groups, and associations. Mars retrograde hampered the ability to connect to friends and other like-minded individuals. With the forward movement of Mars in Gemini, make up for lost time by reaching out to your friends and associations to share ideas and perspectives for progression. The retrograde motion of Mars in the 11th house could have revealed some competition among friends and associations. With this information revealed, you are in a better position to use this competitive energy to the advantage of yourself and your like-minded associations.
Mars Direct In The Twelfth House
Mars moving through the 12th house whether retrograde or direct is difficult to understand given the nebulous nature of the 12th house. Mars retrograde in Gemini in the 12th house has the capacity to reveal the hidden. With the Mars forward movement, it is important to consider how to use this recently revealed hidden information. Gemini energy likes to share, so you may consider exposing hidden information and/or secrets at this time. This is also an excellent time to take action on your spiritual endeavors while actively dealing with issues related to escapism, addictions, and illusions via incoming information courtesy of Gemini.
With Mars in Gemini finally direct, we are no longer feeling like a hamster spinning on a wheel to nowhere. Let’s use the mutable energy of Gemini and all of the available options to take advantage of the action-oriented, self-starting energy of Mars.
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