While the warrior makes camp in the sign of the visionary, we can expect him to expand his horizons on the physical, intellectual and spiritual levels.
As the ruler of pioneers and trailblazers, Mars is very much at home in Sagittarius because by virtue of its rulership of the ninth house, it presides over explorers and voyagers. Moreover, since Mars is the planet of action, you can bet that his passport is within easy reach while he’s immersed in the sign of wanderlust.
Similarly, we too may feel the urge to expand our physical boundaries by traveling to a new location or exploring a new culture. It doesn’t matter whether we’re inspired to visit a new country, check out a new neighborhood or sample a new cuisine. The key is that we feel motivated to move beyond our current boundaries and seek out new experiences.
Education is another way to expand one’s horizons. Since Sagittarius rules the house of higher learning and Mars is the planet of initiation, we may be prompted to increase our knowledge through study.
While formal education is one avenue, it is not the only one. During this time, many of us may opt to increase our wisdom by accessing information via other Sagittarian-ruled mediums such as publishing, broadcasting and long-distance learning.
Mars also speaks to our passions, and while it is in the sign of truth and social justice, some of us could become quite fervent about politics, religion, philosophy, legislation and social causes.
Since Mars speaks to leadership ability, the possibility of taking an active role in a political or community group is heightened. Should this be the case, bear in mind that the unbridled aggression and enthusiasm of Mars can turn vision into fanaticism, arrogance and righteousness when placed in the sign of the archer.
Finally, as the knight of the zodiac, Mars is always ready to rise to the occasion, embark upon a journey and rescue us from danger.
However, while saturated in the sign of religion and philosophy, he is likely to find himself engaged in a spiritual quest where he will come to learn that growth is a process, not a destination.
Likewise, we too are drawn to the philosophical as we seek to ascertain our beliefs and discover our own personal truth, and while the planet of ambition is in Sagittarius, we are encouraged to aim high.