mercury

A figure works to maintain their balance showing the difficult balance required during the Libra New Moon.

The Difficult Balance of October’s New Moon

October’s New Moon turns up the volume on the theme songs of our past. What you avoided in September could make this New Moon even rougher as Mercury joins 6 other retrograde planets. 

Understanding Mercury Retrograde

During a retrograde, Mercury travels the same 15 degrees three times. The first shadow period happens almost 3 weeks before the planet stops or stations retrograde.

A statue of Mercury throwing something behind him.

Mercury and the 6 Retrograde Planets

Talkative Mercury begins a two month journey in Libra on August 30th. Be prepared to discuss all manner of past problems with 6 planets moving backward.

Mercury's symbol consists of the Venus symbol with horns indicating its ability to go between the masculine and feminine.

All About Mercury

Mercury, named for the Roman messenger god, rules travel, commerce and communication. Commerce and the attendant accounting and wealth aspects usually are associated with Virgo, one of the signs Mercury rules.

Pluto Backs Up the Plow

When Pluto goes retrograde, we may struggle to have faith that life will rise again from the ashes.

January Lunar Eclipse

This Full Moon always brings us up short after the holidays when the Sun is in Capricorn asking for practicality opposing the Moon in Cancer asking for comfort.  This year that longing for more fun and needing more money and time to get things done is being intensified by 5 different things.

Full Moon Energy ~ Nov 12th

Full Moon Energy can bring out the crazies! Add that to Mercury Retrograde this month and we’ll feel that craziness heighten our communication issues. Keep a sense of humor and you’ll find the problem has some hidden advantages. One of the likely results of this Full Moon is a chance encounter with old friends.

Lucky in Money and Love

Today’s New Moon will have you feeling lucky in money and love. Use the energy to get prosperous then have a good time. People will be open to your charms and excited about new ideas.

Surviving Mercury Retrograde

Keep your calm during these hard times. Mercury Retrograde happens at the very end of the Astrological wheel. Let it help you clean out the old so you can move forward.