Venus aligns with Mars in the sign of Virgo today, heightening our feelings, which can feel pressing now. This transit generates warm, expressive, and lively energy. It can motivate us to do something creative or artistic. In some cases, this impulsive energy produces “love at first sight” scenarios. Venus is diplomatic, gentle, romantic, and sensitive, while Mars is more direct, confrontational, and assertive. Venus can act to soften Mars’ aggressiveness, or Mars can make Venus’ romantic impulses more forceful and pressing. Some level of competition is present in our interactions. While it’s likely of a pleasurably challenging kind, it’s not out of the question that it can be disruptive. We can be impulsive regarding our relationships, pleasure, or money. We may be bringing more creativity to the work we do or to the services we provide, or we’re seeking a new challenge.
A Mercury-Pluto quincunx also active today suggests difficulties digesting or accepting a matter, however. It can be challenging arriving at a conclusion without feeling like we’re missing out elsewhere. We might have a hard time getting our message across or coming to a decision/conclusion that feels right, or we trigger negative responses from others. The Moon spends the day in the sign of busy, curious Gemini.