The 2nd house in your horoscope represents your assets, your belongings. If the first house is who you are than the 2nd house is what you have. As you live your life you find out that what is yours is up to you. That is why the 2nd house is considered the house of values.
Yes, the 2nd house does show money. It shows your capability in earning it, and what you do with it once you have it. The 2nd house is where you meet with the current reality (like it or not). The 2nd house represents our wishes, expectations, anxieties, confusions, and despairs just as much as its opposing 8th house (sex and death), if not even more. We all wish we had more of it, we all wish we didn’t have to put so much effort, worry, thought and emotions into this issue. The 2nd house will not tell you what your profession will be, rather your attitudes towards money and possessions, and the WAY you would like to get those.
What are values have to with money and possessions? Well, everything. Any one who is reading this article right now will NOT do anything for money, you do have values, you do have some basic talents, and you in most cases you will decide where to hire your talents out, and where not to.
The 2nd house in the horoscope is the key towards your born talents, your way of sustaining yourself in the world and more than anything – to be real. Planets in the 2nd house show talents that you have developed in past lives, but remember, to enjoy them, you will need to make them real.
Planets in the second house:
Sun in the 2nd house: Your material success is very important to you, and your chances of having it are indeed high. You can work for long term projects, you have the innate knowledge of the value of things, and you are good at growing be it in agriculture, in business or in spiritual practices. You can be possessive, and you do tend to accumulate. You are stubborn, yet persistent and responsible.
In reincarnation astrology it represent many gifts that the soul wants to enjoy, you can harvest fruits of knowing how to work in matter, with the earth and its gifts, and to produce those for yourself and loved ones. A good managerial ability, wise with investments, and people trust you.
Moon in the 2nd house: Your emotional security is linked to what you have. You view the world via a lance of what you have compared to what other people have. You must learn that values are far more important than things, and that clinging to anything will not bring you lasting happiness, rather you will feel secure only when you learn to trust yourself.
In reincarnation astrology the soul has an artistic talent. You will feel secure when you have a steady income, you are a good worker, invest a lot into what you do. Its best for you to be in an environment that has some family atmosphere in it.
Mercury in the 2nd house: you are a born salesmen. You know how to use words, their power, and the ins and outs of commerce. You are always curious about what other people have, how much they earn, and about the economy in general. You could harness those talents to your benefits.
In reincarnation astrology the soul has developed good communication skills, for you to enjoy now. Please be patient with people that are not as fast as you.
Venus in the 2nd house: you have artistic talent, you are possessive, jealous, and hold on to what you have. You have the “eye” that knows the real value of any object you see, you like to be in beautiful places, and you could be a very good money manager.
In reincarnation astrology the soul has many talents, its up to you to enjoy those now. Your close relationships will have karmic connections and will have huge impact on you.
Mars in the 2nd house: you will like to work hard, you enjoy physical labor and you are good working with your hands. You are ambitious and would like to work on your independently. You will feel content only when you produce things of value. You could be stubborn, and possessive. You have a strong sex drive.
In reincarnation astrology the soul has mastered the physical world and now would like to gain something from its talents.
Jupiter in the 2nd house: you feel entitled. Like the world should bring you everything you want on a silver platter and you keep being surprised when that doesn’t happen. You are very optimistic and generous with what you have. You will experience periods in which you will explore spiritual practices that puts material in opposition to spiritual attainment, please remember that real enlightenment comes from using material in the right way and not shunning it out of your life.
In reincarnation astrology the soul has developed a strong philosophical attitude, a spirit of sharing with nature and other people, it knows that material things are indeed temporary.
Saturn in the 2nd house: you will always feel like you don’t have enough, you will always worry about money, and you will feel like you have to work twice as hard as anyone else for the same amount of money. Actually this placement of Saturn can help you achieve a lot over time. Since you are willing to go the extra mile, can put large effort over time, you will see results.
In reincarnation astrology the soul has learned patience, it feels that being in matter is a drag, and needs to learn to enjoy more, and to demand and award yourself the gifts of having.
Uranus in the 2nd house: Your financial situation is erratic. You get bored easily, and like to have experiences with what you’ve got. You don’t mind sharing, and you don’t mind that other people share with you. This is one of the best signs for winning a lottery or doing well in the stock exchange, but as they say, easy come easy go. You do not get attached to what you have, and do like to update your possessions on a regular basis, or they just disappear on you. People could be offended by your lack of possessiveness and accuse you of being uncaring. You could be a born scientist, you understand computer technology better than most.
In reincarnation astrology the soul has developed an array of talents, and it would like to experience many of them.
Neptune in the 2nd house: You believe that everybody should share resources; it is hard for you to keep a steady income, unless you have someone else to support you. You can have periods of great success, and periods of great poverty. You cannot hold on to what you have, you give it away, and move on. You have spiritual values longing for paradise lost. You have an artistic talent.
In reincarnation astrology the soul believes that spirit is more important than matter. Please remember that having is not Unspiritual, matter is spirit at its densest form. What counts is what you do with your possessions.
Pluto in the 2nd house: You can trust yourself. You have deep feelings, you don’t go half way: what you love and own, you love deeply and take care of it, what you don’t, you don’t pay attention to at all. You have a strong sexual power and presence. As with Pluto we can see extremes: someone who’s building an empire, the same one can live out in the forest and self sustain himself and family, and some will get there only after they lose it all due to wanting too much too soon.
In reincarnation astrology the soul truly understands the connection between spirit and matter, how one complements the other instead of negation. Unparalleled survival skills.