Planets in Houses: Mars in the Fourth House
DR. Wm. M. DAVIDSON
If Mars was in the FOURTH HOUSE at the moment of your birth,
it will affect your life as follows:
This inclines you to show more forcefulness in home life than
elsewhere. You will experience more unrest in the home. You are
inclined to be more concerned with home and garden and to tinker
with things there. You are very sensitive to environmental, climatic
conditions. Avoid being drawn into domestic quarrels and especially
discussions of things of the past. Be not too concerned with fighting
improper things in your environment, nor over-solicitous about
your family. Unless well supported, you should avoid domestic
This tends to concern you with building or agricultural activities
and the use of machinery therein, the results depending upon the
aspects. It also relates to manual repair work, to heating arrangements,
boring of wells, and especially activities in factories. Also,
with iron and steel business, surgery and dentistry, athletic
buildings, stadiums, abbatoirs and such like buildings. Businesses
connected with metal work supplies, farm fencing, cattle barns,
storage tanks for acids, are all under this rulership. Real estate
speculation is included, litigation connected with real estate.
Whenever there is a real estate boom you are affected thereby
according to the aspects – good or bad. Mining, especially
manual boring or digging, and exterminator work as well as sewer
cleaning, are all under this rulership. And, businesses connected
with brothers or sisters.
Things - Circumstances
All things connected with home, building, land, real estate,
agriculture. Public gatherings of an unruly nature. Litigation
regarding domestic affairs. Family rows. Fire damage to the home.
Attempted housebreak. Financial affairs of brothers or sisters.
Legal deeds and documents about money matters. Automobile transactions.
Real estate boomlets. Mining litigation, all are covered by this.
There is much stomach irritation. Anger tends to produce an excess
of hydrochloric acid tending thus to gastritis and even functional
ulceration. Guard against foreign bodies being accidentally swallowed
or enclosed in your food; also wounds to the stomach have passing
danger. Probably a poor sailor. In youth very liable to infections
contacted in the home environment. Avoid animals around the home.
Avoid defective sewage and unguarded water supplies. Liable to
children’s diseases late in life. Ill temper produces gall
Parents-in-law tend to be active in your life according to aspects.
Your mate is always liable to condemnation, criticism and quarrels
with superiors and to suffer reverses in business due to rashness.
Credit not good. Your partner should be careful of associates
who are in disrepute as trouble sometimes comes through this.
There is frequently some virulent secret enemy of the fiancée
which shows up before marriage and clouds the horizon somewhat.
This position relates to employees of friends, wife of employer,
employer’s partner (if any) your boss’s assistant.
Children of your enemies and the friends of your employees. The
advantage or disadvantage through them depends upon the aspects.
Your father tends to aggressiveness and so induces mother’s
marital troubles. Second child gets into disrepute.
To get the best out of this position and avoid its disabilities
you should realize that it basically represents energy which flows
into your emotional nature which you tend to project into the
home and its surroundings. Fire destroys but can cook as well.
Your energies allowed to flow into destructive things as listed
above tend to produce difficulties. But if you use this force
constructively and turn or aim it into useful things, it can bring
you great benefit. In your career you should be careful to use
your energies ever constructively for over aggressiveness of a
destructive type will bring you reverses whereas your whole success
can flow from your dynamicness rightly directed.
DR. Wm. DAVIDSON was a homeopathic physician
who practiced in the Chicago area some 50 years ago. He was an
active member of Friends of Astrology, and frequently lectured
for us. These notes are part of his lessons from 1954, and have
been donated to us through our member, EDNA KAYE.