These mixed signals and unexpected consequences come from the steroid shot this Eclipse gives to the already challenging Mercury Retrograde period. Allow extra time, consider alternative plans and prepare for surprises.
Gemini highlights the quick thinking, communication and sometimes tricky and changeable nature of this planet that gives its name to the word mercurial. While Mercury in Gemini embodies the trickster, Mercury in Virgo embodies the crafty trader. While Mercury in an Earth Sign is less flexible than when it is in Air, with the help of the Mutable nature of Virgo, Mercury is able to adapt, repurpose and cobble together whatever it needs to solve a practical issue.
Practically speaking, the end of January is full of contradictions. We long for change so we’re speeding up our thoughts on innovative improvements. We also long for comfort and the push for more comes at the risk of losing our cool.
In our Solar System Jupiter, the optimistic and expansive Greater Benefic planet, is followed by Saturn, the realistic and limiting Greater Malefic planet. While Jupiter’s… Read More »The Optimistic Jupiter and Pessimistic Saturn Cycle
Sunday, Feb 27th is the day to make symbolic gestures. Your subconscious is watching to see what you do, not what you say. So move forward on an important goal. Reach out to those you miss seeing. Set aside time for your passion project. Now is when the actions you take will have bigger impact that ever, on you, others and the animus mundi or soul of the earth. The world is watching, whatever you do today will tell the truth about what you value.
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.