Uranus moves back into Aries on March 12th, so hold on to your hats! You could be wearing your sombrero sideways in a matter of days. Probably not, but with this boy wonder, you just never know. Uranus is not a planet with a plan. The mantra for the season is “expect the unexpected.”
Is it possible to prepare for a Uranus transit? Frankly, I’d place 10:1 odds on not being able to prepare. You can look at the possibilities of events occuring by house or surprise attacks by delineating your aspects, but is it really possible to figure out exactly how Uranus will do what he’s going to do?
I place a lot of stock in Robert Hand’s book, Planets in Transit, and recommend that everyone have a copy. He has some big arrows that say “Look Here NOW!” when it comes to Uranus transits, and I was still surprised at the garb Uranus was wearing when he showed up for some events. Hand warned me, but I still didn’t recognize Uranus when he arrived ~ just as predicted. Maybe I was just oblivious. Maybe there was too much Neptune and not enough Pluto to catch the trickster.
We got a little taste of Uranus in Aries during the summer of 2010. Did anything outstanding happen to you then? Did you get any hints beforehand that it was coming?
I would love to hear your story and I imagine other readers would, too. If Uranus touched your life during his brief sojourn in Aries, please share your experience here. Let us know which house of your chart Uranus was transiting. If an aspect was involved, tell us how that related to the event in your life.
Last year, I was fortunate to host the Uranus page as part of the 2010 IAD Blogathon and it was a blast! If you missed that collection of articles, you can find them here ~ Uranus in Aries: Claiming a Self-Reliant Future. Since that time, our rebel gone rogue has received a lot of press. Here are a few posts that I enjoyed while surfing the net today.
YouTube Astrology ~ From the website of The Mountain Astrologer magazine, Mary Plumb has posted a collection of videos about astrology on YouTube. It’s an exciting and diverse collection that you shouldn’t miss with videos links featuring Bruce Scofield, Robert Hand, and Steven Forrest among others. For those who have never had an astrological consultation, you can see a short one with Adrian Ross Duncan.
Bite Sized Astrology: Uranus in Aries and Stuffed Peppers is a video by Maria DeSimone that is so much fun, not to mention one of the most unusual and warmest astrology videos I’ve seen. It’s kitchen talk. Maria talks Uranus in Aries transits for each sign while demonstrating how to make stuffed peppers. Peppers belong to Aries and Mars, btw, so she’s on track with this recipe. If you love astrology and love cooking, you’ll love this video!
In Uranus in Aries: Eulogy of a Job, Fabienne Lopez shares the radical changes Uranus transits brought to her life. She also tells us the story of Prometheus and his twin brother Epimetheus. Prometheus gave the gift of fire to humans and Epmetheus opened Pandora’s Box. Which way do you think Uranus may play out in the fiesty sign of Aries?