Mercury in Capricorn ☿ Jan 4-23

illustration by Arthur Rackham Jan 4 – 23, 2019 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 leads freshly discorporated souls from the lower to the upper worlds. Though I use the Read More

Mercury Retrograde ☿ Winter 2018

Art: “To and Fro” by agnes-cecile Mercury Retrograde in Sagittarius: Nov 16 – Dec 1 Mercury Retrograde in Scorpio: Dec 1 – 6 Mercury in Scorpio: Dec 6 – 12 Mercury in Sagittarius: Dec 12 – Jan 4 Planets in retrograde are not actually spinning backwards – it is entirely an optical illusion as seen Read More

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 Read More

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 Read More

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 Read More

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 Read More

Mercury in Gemini ☿ May 29 – June 12

May 29 – June 12, 2018 Mercury channels each constellation into the mind; he influences our day-to-day mental processing, our parceling of reality. He is a support beam for the sun and Venus. When Mercury joins the sun and/or Venus in the same constellation, the mind (Mercury) aligns with outward manifestation (sun) and the heart Read More

Mercury in Taurus ☿ May 13 – 29

May 13 – 29, 2018 Mercury is a mental support beam for the sun and Venus. When Mercury joins the sun and/or Venus in the same constellation, the mind (Mercury) aligns with outward manifestation (sun) and the heart (Venus). Taking all of this into account, the first week of this transit should be the most Read More

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, Read More

Mercury in Pisces ☿ Feb 17 – Mar 5

Artwork by Ren E.T. Feb 17 – Mar 5, 2018 Mercury transits are not high impact on their own; it is Mercury’s interaction with the sun and Venus which are important, or the context within which Mercury operates. Mercury is a mental support beam for the sun and Venus. When he is not synced with Read More

Mercury in Aquarius ☿ Jan 31 – Feb 18

Jan 31 – Feb 18, 2018 Mercury transits are not necessarily high impact on their own; it is Mercury’s interaction with the sun and Venus which are important, or the context within which Mercury operates. Mercury is a mental support beam for the sun and Venus. When he is not synced – when he is Read More

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 Read More

Mercury in Scorpio ☿ Oct 17 – Nov 5

Oct 17 – Nov 5, 2017 Mercury transits are not necessarily high impact on their own; it is Mercury’s interaction with the sun and Venus which are really crucial, or the context within which Mercury operates. Mercury enters Scorpio about a week before the sun. This means that our mind will receive the first nectar Read More

Mercury Retrograde ☿ Summer 2017

Mercury in Leo: July 5 – 25 Mercury in Virgo: July 25 – Aug 12 Mercury Retrograde in Virgo: Aug 12 – Aug 31 Mercury Retrograde in Leo: Aug 31 – Sep 6 Mercury in Leo: Sep 6 – 9 Mercury in Virgo: Sep 9 – 29 Planets in retrograde are not actually spinning backwards Read More

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 Read More

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