Mercury retrograde in Scorpio is on a mission to peel it back, strip it down, and revamp the bottom line. Continue to pay close attention to the details and nuances, ask more questions, and guard your health, passwords, money, and heart.
Despite Mercury retrograde, this next week or so is laden with opportunity. On Friday, Mars could dish up a side plate of frustration, but it can be quickly surpassed as the sun and Saturn are in good shape with Neptune. They make for a good flow and a productive use of time. On Saturday, Mercury/Pluto keeps the day, the mind, and the conversation well stimulated. Go for a massage or something more (wink, wink). It’s a good transit for working the kinks out of the system.
Marking the midpoint of the retrograde cycle, Mercury meets with the sun on Monday. Additionally, it is also a “transit of Mercury”, an uncommon but highly significant alignment of Earth, Mercury, and the sun. (The last transit was May 9, 2016, and the next one will happen November 13, 2032.) Mercury will not block out the sun as an eclipse would, it will only appear like a dot across the sun. Even, so, it can have an impact, especially if it makes a direct contact to your natal chart. This Mercury/sun transit calls upon you to re-evaluate and/or choose, and to do so in a more empowered, self-honouring way.
Gaining added traction from Tuesday’s full moon in Taurus, watch on Monday/Tuesday for news, an announcement, an important conversation or revelation. Something or someone key can get the ball rolling or make your day. For the most part, the full moon sets a lucrative backdrop. Cash in on it or reverse course in a few days.
March 20 - April 20
Friday/Saturday, the moon in Aries supplies you with ample incentive and energy. Mars could set an edgy, competitive, or frictional vibe, but the moment can be quickly surpassed. Smoothing out rough edges, Sun/Neptune and Mercury/Pluto keep lines of communication open. They also enhance the creative or romantic flow. Monday/Tuesday could set something major into play regarding finances, career, or legal matters.
April 20 - May 21
An important, perhaps even critical reassessment and redesign-it process is underway. Mercury retrograde can make you feel like you are watching yourself in a movie. Thoughts, emotions, and realizations unfold layer by layer. Encompassing Monday’s Mercury transit and Tuesday’s full moon, this next week is optimized for feeling your way along and for moving the conversation forward. Next Thursday can start with confusion.
May 21 - June 21
It is to your advantage to review and revise as is necessary. Friday/Saturday, give it a fresh try or a fresh spin; you may find that it works quite well. Over this next week, you could get much better clued-in, perhaps regarding one you work with or for. Sunday through Wednesday, something could unlock it; someone could come through for you.
June 21 - July 22
You are still standing! Finishing off the workweek, the sun is in good shape with Saturn, and Neptune sets you up to make good headway with projects, people, or self. Friday onward, talk it out, feel it out, and put creativity into action. Monday/Tuesday sets you up for another go at it, takes you further or deeper, or requires more investment (time, heart, or money).
July 22 - August 23
A learn-as-you-go process is well underway. Instinct and intuition serve you well through the weekend. Don’t hesitate to say it or try it on for size. Uncertainty, the unknown, or the hidden from view continues as a major factor, but watch for Monday/Tuesday to clue you in to more and/or get the ball rolling in some real and significant way.
August 23 - September 23
Thinking about returning to school or upgrading? Still wrestling with your heart or mind? A revisit can move you forward and get you someplace better. Pre- and post-weekend, watch for things to take on a life of their own. Watch Monday/Tuesday for news, a significant conversation, or a lucrative or ice breaking opportunity. Pick up the phone. Reach out; open up to someone.
September 23 - October 23
Friday/Saturday lights a fresh spark, finds you quick on the uptake. Let spontaneity guide your choices. Sunday through Tuesday/Wednesday can uncover something you have been sensing or feeling. It can be an important switch-track or turnaround moment regarding matters of heart or wallet. There’s more to it than is first apparent. As of next Thursday (and the next few weeks), you’ll know more.
October 23 - November 22
Mercury retrograde forms a rare alignment with the sun on Monday. It is also a major player of Tuesday’s full moon. The days leading up to this double-header set the reality into play. The days that follow unfold it further. Watch for important news or for someone to act as the catalyst. Something of great value to you is found, surpassed, revitalized, gained, or achieved.
November 22 - December 21
Friday/Saturday finds you feeling mighty fine, especially so if you have cut yourself loose or you are taking a fresh stab at something. Whether you are consumed with a project, ambition, a meeting of minds, or a sharing of hearts, you should find yourself on an excellent creative track. Bringing the destined-to-be into fuller view, Monday through Wednesday carries excellent promise.
December 21 - January 20
Mercury retrograde keeps you moving through the paces of a major change of mind, goal, material status, or lifestyle. Now through next Wednesday, the reality takes shape in a timely, lucrative, or no-turning-back way. Despite an element of the unknown still playing a major role, you should have a sense of right time, right place, right elements.
January 20 - February 18
This next week removes a block, changes the game board, and/or takes you over an important threshold. Friday/Saturday, you’re on a great roll, this regarding navigating your way along with people, projects, communication tracks, healthy choices, and/or the heart journey. Monday/Tuesday can deliver important news and/or lucrative potential. Wednesday/Thursday moves you through an unfolding, fluid process.
February 18 - March 20
Despite Mercury retrograde and the tension that a full moon can bring, the stars keep prospects, promise, and creativity going strong through this next week. Friday/Saturday, dive into it with all your heart. Monday/Tuesday could set the future into play in a major, destiny-producing way. Watch for news, an event, or for someone to set reality into play.
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