The combination of Venus and Mars, and their associated midpoint is commonly known in astrology as the urge for love, or the ‘Passion Axis’. We are all capable of becoming passionate in some sense – it is our ability to express strong emotions about something, whilst still asserting our separate sense of self.
The mistake we often make is that we dive headfirst into affairs based on superficial needs, thinking they will be satisfying. This is not passion – this is just a form of losing oneself. Passion implies that you maintain your individual integrity whilst going after something you love.
With Venus conjunct Mars in Virgo, it is time we learned to question everything that surrounds us and accept nothing at face value. We make an effort to carefully look at how things are going to affect our purity and health, and within this, know and decide when to take the risk and pursue what we want without actually worrying about what others, or the ‘system’ is going to think of us. We take action based only on our own inner rules about what we value and desire and seek to attain our objective without compromising our integrity to our purity of heart.
Through being both discerning and unafraid to work for what you love, you define your passion.
1) If it ain’t working, dump it fast
If you find yourself in a situation (job, relationship) that is making you work hard but keeping you miserable, you’re probably staying there because you don’t have a clue what else to do.
If it’s not making you happy, sticking around will NOT help you find a happier solution. You need to dump that crap fast and get out out of there. Creating a sense of urgency may be a bit uncomfortable at first, but being free then forces you to apply all your efforts into finding the next thing. Your search for the next thing then turns from optional to necessary.
2) Follow your instincts (listen to your heart)
Your instincts, guided by your natural curiosity, will become aroused by places, people, things to which you feel highly drawn. “Keep your eyes and ears open.” This is a matter of personal taste and choice, and will feel like a very pleasurable experience, mostly, only for you. Don’t ignore the pull to feel good about what you choose. Choosing what you love is not a matter for negotiation or agreement with others. Each to his own.
Ask yourself what you would do if you had all the money in the world. Then go after what attracts you as though there was nothing to lose.
Never stop listening to your heart. If you stop listening to that, your heart will eventually stop talking to you.
3) Never worry about what you’re getting out of it (money, sex, security)
If you’re going to pursue something you truly love, then you must avoid taking a miserable approach about what it’s worth to you purely on superficial terms. Fussing about how it going to pay off, or how much it will cost you, is only sure to limit your opportunities for total fulfillment.
Sure, choosing the safe and predictable option is going to bring you some immediate sense of security, but it will ultimately make your quest for contentment hard and unsatisfying work. Break that “whole live to work/work to live” attitude.
Make it more like “work to love/love to work”, you’ll see.
By following your intuition, you connect with your true motivation. Once you begin to express your core, authentic self, you soon find yourself doing something that you truly love and enjoy.
When you choose a job or a relationship that suits you so well that it fits on like an old pair of boots, then be sure that real rewards will soon follow.
4) Do not limit yourself with expectations
If your sights are aimed towards a mild, mediocre fare because you’re timed or lack confidence, because you’re trying to avoid rejection or disappointment, then chances are you are that you will too soon settle upon something that could quickly become less than amazing. Then you’ll become stuck there.
You don’t deserve that. Ever.
Set your limitations, and that’s all you will face, is limitations.
Low, or mediocre expectations, of both yourself or your situation, will only limit your potential. You don’t want your worried mind to leave you stuck with a second rate romance (that soon goes sour) or a job that leaves you stagnant in a middling role and wanting more.
Open up your heart and dare to not ever define the ceiling of your endeavour. The sky is always the limit when you are engaged in something you love.
Nobody ever has to explain the mechanics of passion for you, since that stuff boils fiercely in the cauldrons of your driving heart of hearts…continue reading your Aries Horoscope here
There are times where you own mind can be your worst enemy, and then, there are time when you can just make a truce with that mere mind and start to truly appreciate…continue reading your Gemini Horoscopes here
You are a no-nonsense kind of person, like to keep your feet on the ground, especially when it comes to matters of love (and other relative investments). Just that… something…continue reading your Taurus horoscope here
You know something sexy?
It’s your mind what does it. Your own thoughts have the power to turn you on, you know? And whether it’s your ‘own’ ideas (no idea was ever really your own though, was it?)…continue reading you Cancer Horoscope here
Generosity is a many splendored quality but it can certainly be overdone, and what we’re seeing now is that even with a heart as bountiful and giving…continue reading you Leo horoscope here
You are challenged to integrate a newly invigorated sexuality and sensuality in with the dedicated spiritual devotional needs of another – most likely a committed partner…continue reading your Virgo horoscope here
Ok… two ways this could go:
HIGHEST: The ultimate love. The full surrender into the most egoless engagement with an angelic creature who seems hardly real, yet divinely unreal in every exhilarating sense. Yes, you must wash away…continue reading your Libra horoscope here
Expressing yourself in groups is not really your forté since you are primarily a very intimate operator, but here is your chance now to play cool and friendly rather…continue reading you Scorpio horoscope here
Something you really do take rather fiercely from this point forward though is just how particular you are in choosing exactly where you’re heading, and if arrogance does not interfere with conceit…continue reading your Sagittarius horoscope here
Lot’s has happened out there, and mostly because of you just knuckling into a work ethic that puts us all to shame. But that’s just it…continue reading your Capricorn horoscope here
It’s more your analytical mind, cogitating and coagulating all those ‘feelings’ you may have for someone special into cool and careful calculations, before they get to reach your heart…continue reading your Aquarius horoscope here
We all know that you’re really something – something that’s often the object of desire and wonderment from others, and yet completely elusive to the touch and hold of being defined…continue reading your Pisces horoscope here
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