From Apr 2002*
Finally, Mars enters Gemini about mid-day on Saturday. When Mars is in Gemini, people focus on actions and favor ambitions that are intellectual and inventive. They use tactics and perspectives that are clever, imaginative, quick-witted, and versatile. They may be very involved with activities that involve talking, reading, study, or communication.
This energy has a distinct feeling of physical and intellectual "restlessness." People turn to their verbal skills as a persuasive device to "get the job done" -- thus the levels of speaking, writing, studying, and "preaching" will rise appreciably in the next six weeks.
There is also interest in vigorously promoting your viewpoints, ideas, opinions, and knowledge ... and on aggressively pursuing "facts and information." This energy is very much into "working with your mind rather than with your muscles."
There is further emphasis on variety in the activities you undertake ... because this energy not only likes to have back-up positions and "fall-back plans" in case one strategy for accomplishing a task fails, it likes to have a "lot of irons in the fire." When this energy is dominant, people don't have much tolerance for being bored.
Under stress, people may act in ways that are inattentive, scattered, narrow-minded, opinionated, argumentative, and "too talkative" - as in "all talk and little action." When it comes to going after and getting what they want, they can be unfocused, easily bored, easily distracted, superficial, inconsistent, impatient ... and, let's face it, dishonest and insincere.
* Articles in the extensive series "Things to Know About" are constructed from information originally published in Step-by-Step, our Premium Members several-times a week Astrology Ezine. This Ezine has been continuously published since late November 2001. The material is published here mostly for my convenience. It is not intended to be finished, organized, polished or even complete. Some of it may be notes that don't even make a lot of sense, but you're welcome to look at it.
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