1- my natal chart has mars(6th) square pluto(8th). Saturn has just opposed mars and is squaring pluto at present. In pondering the interpretation that has me reviewing my life to discard what is not working I feel like it is the pressure, fear and adherence to high structure as indicated by my natal Sag. saturn on top of ascendant that I would like to transform into higher self esteem, more playfulness and freedom of imagination, bringing imaginative vision into the physical realm. Anybody transformed an intense Saturn placement in their lives that can give me insight?
2-My natal mars in the 1st degree of Gemini was retrograde at birth and is slowing to a stop these next few years in order to turn direct in taurus in my progressed chart. Has anyone experienced this? If so how has the mars energy changed for you?