Mercury in Libra ☿ Sep 21 – Oct 9

Sep 21 – Oct 9, 2018 Mercury is patron of economics, travel, communication, perception and the human mind. He is also an orator, poet, soothsayer, healer, lucky star and underworld guide. With magical caduceus in hand, Mercury led freshly discorporated souls from the lower to the upper worlds. When Mercury joins the sun and/or Venus […]

Mercury in Virgo ☿ Sep 5-21

Sep 5–21, 2018 In the central plaza of ancient Rome stood gilt statues of gods and goddesses. Mercury and his father Jupiter were both depicted. Mercury is the cosmic patron of economics, travel, communication, perception and the human mind. He is also an orator, poet, soothsayer, healer, lucky star and underworld guide. With magical caduceus […]

Mercury Retrograde ☿ Summer 2018

June 28: Mercury enters Leo July 25: Mercury Retrograde begins Aug 18: Mercury Retrograde ends Planets in retrograde are not actually spinning backwards – it is an optical illusion as seen from Earth. Backwards motion appears to happen when Earth passes slower moving planets in the outer solar system. In astrology, this illusion manifests as a “backwards” functioning […]

Mercury in Cancer ☿ June 12-28

June 12–28, 2018 In the central plaza of ancient Rome stood gilt statues of gods and goddesses. Mercury and his father Jupiter were both depicted. Mercury is the cosmic patron of economics, travel, communication, perception and the human mind. He is also an orator, poet, soothsayer, healer, lucky star and underworld guide. With magical caduceus […]

Mercury Retrograde ☿ Spring 2018

Mar 5: Mercury enters Aries Mar 22: Mercury Retrograde begins Apr 15: Mercury Retrograde ends Click here to learn about Mercury. Planets in retrograde are not actually spinning backwards – it is entirely an optical illusion as seen from Earth. Backwards motion appears to happen when Earth passes slower moving planets in the outer solar system. In astrology, […]

Mercury Retrograde ☿ Winter 2017

Dec 3 – 22, 2017 Click here to learn about Mercury. Planets in retrograde are not actually spinning backwards – it is entirely an optical illusion as seen from Earth. Backwards motion appears to happen when Earth passes slower moving planets in the outer solar system. In astrology, this illusion manifests as a “backwards” functioning of the planetary […]

Mercury Retrograde ☿ Spring 2017

In total, Mercury is in Taurus from Mar 31 – June 6. The retrograde period occurs first in Taurus from April 9 – 20, then continues in Aries until May 3. Planets in retrograde are not actually spinning backwards – it is entirely an optical illusion as seen from Earth. Backwards motion appears to happen when Earth passes slower […]