If you have Lilith in the third house of your chart, her themes will manifest in terms of communication, community, and religion. You will have a deep need to be heard and understood by those around you and will be driven create a community of peers who truly hear you.
In traditional astrology, the third house is known as The Goddess. Standing in opposition to the ninth house’s big-R Religion, the third house deals with little-r religion. This is about the daily act of spirituality and devotion. With Lilith here, you will reject all the small ways you are meant to conform in order to be acceptable. Instead you will create your own version of what it means to be good.
Lilith in the third house also brings issues with community, peers, and siblings. This is another placement that tends to be scapegoated and made an outcast. The people who are supposed to see you as their equal will instead suck you dry and then blame you for failing to do your part. You will spend a good part of your life struggling to find “your people.”
Finally, Lilith in the third house tends to create something of a Cassandra complex. You will try your whole life to be heard and to communicate your truth. But somehow, it never fully comes through. You feel misunderstood and diminished as your voice is silenced.
There is much more to say about this placement, which I consider one of the more significant. But my best advice is this: stand up and speak. Cultivate a stentorian voice and a brave heart. Let yourself be seen in all your messy authenticity. In doing this, you will find both your people and your place in this life. Speak out.
Do you have Lilith in the 3rd house? How does it feel?