Mercury turned retrograde this morning at 9:41 (UT) at 19PIS52.
Mercury retrograde in Pisces is the first of 3 retrograde periods this year that all occur in water signs. The water signs are typically associated with your emotions. Mercury then is prompting you to reassess how you are doing on an emotional level. During this Pisces phase, it will be important to allow yourself to feel. If you are used to pushing your feelings to one side, this may be a time when the flood gates are opened. It’s a necessary healing. Continue reading
Here we go again. Mercury turns retrograde on the 6th November 2012, bang on the US Presidential election day.
Whilst the retrograde formally begins when Mercury starts to apparently move backwards (due to our different orbital speeds), as astrologers, we also take into account the shadow periods. Continue reading
In this post I am going to offer an analysis of what it means for Mercury to travel backwards through the natal birth houses.
To help you understand more about the retrograde cycle itself, I recommend checking out my post from last November where I discuss it in full. Continue reading
Mercury stations retrograde at 7:48 UT on the 12th March 2012 at 6ARI49.
The Sabian symbol for this degree is
A Man Succeeds In Expressing Himself Simultaneously In Two Realms
Mercury is the messenger between the Gods and humankind. He is the only God allowed passage to and from Hades. At one whether in the realm of heaven or on the earthly plane, Mercury personifies the concept of bringing things together. He unites.
Naturally he rules Gemini, the sign associated with making connections as well as Virgo, the sign associated with health. A functioning society needs its individual parts to communicate with each other, to give and take, to ebb and flow, to walk, to stand still, to speak and to listen. Without flexibility, communication or the willingness to work together, we are unable to fulfil our true potential. Continue reading