*** nov-dec 2018 ~ mercury pre-shadow retrograde unfolding ***

Hullo folx!

Have you been noticing road construction, travel delays/detours, tech glitches, etc? That’s all part of the current pre-shadow of mercury retrograde to come….

Nov 16- Dec 6th 2018 are the dates when mercury is retrograde; remember there’s at least a week-ish prior to the actual retrograde then another week-ish for mercury turning direct after the retrograde occurs. Mercury turns retrograde at 5:33pm, PST~ Pacific standard time ~ in Sagittarius.

Sagittarius is fire energy; one of three fire signs ~ Aries and Leo are the other two. Now, Sagittarius energy aligns with the archetype(s) of the Explorer, Traveler, Seeker, and the Archer among others.

Mercury is the planet of communication, travel, technology and more. Not only that, Mercury is the ‘ruling’ influence with the zodiac signs of Gemini and Virgo. Both Gemini [Air element] and Virgo [Earth element] are mutable signs which means flexible ~ not fixed (stuck in one way/expression) or Cardinal (leader type).

It’ll be interesting to notice how folx with Sag mercury placements (in their natal/birth charts) as well as both Gemini and Virgo folx experience this mercury retrograde.

A bit of history around Mercury:

Mercury is also known as Hermes in Greek culture. He was the only one {besides Hecate} to be permitted to travel between all worlds, be it Mount Olympus, Hades, etc. He is known as the messenger god, trickster, and psychopomp.

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If you’re curious to know where Mercury is placed in your natal chart, then you can go to www.astro.com ~ free natal basic charts are available there. It’s pretty easy to navigate, site wise…. And!! ….  If you’re curious to understand a bit more about how to work with your mercury sign/natal chart placement, then please feel welcome to book a complimentary (FREE) 15-30 minute mini-consultation with me!

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Blessings and I look forward to working with y’all!

 

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