Once again, Mercury, the messenger, is moving backward through the sky. Although the term Mercury Retrograde is becoming ever more common, it is often misunderstood. So, before I take you too far down the rabbit hole, here is a little context as to what is happening. Firstly, when a planet is retrograde, yes, all planets go retrograde; it is not, in fact, moving backward; it merely appears to be from our perspective on Earth. I often explain it to clients by likening it to the sensation of driving by an 18-wheeler and experiencing the feeling of drifting backward.
Today’s new Moon in Gemini comes as we are finally out of the retrograde and shadow of all the retrograde energy from Mercury and Venus that has dominated the first half of the year. As the name implies New Moons are about the New. They are a time of beginnings, of invocation, and laying the […]
I know as an astrologer I shouldn’t be surprised by the wackiness that can take place when Mercury is Rx. But honestly, I cannot recall a Mercury Rx that was quite so over the top. And not just for me. This past week has been a flood of clients, friends, and family experiencing technological, and […]
“Oh I have to say how I feel right now … oh but wait is that really how I feel?” Saturday’s full moon in Gemini happens so early in the morning here on the West Coast that it will look full tonight. As the Full Moon is always in the opposite sign of the […]
Ugh, you may be thinking, Mercury retrograde is upon us once again. It’s that often dreaded time of year when trickster Mercury heads backward in the sky. As the god of communication and ruler of technology, his time of backward motion is notorious for brake downs in communication and technology. Mercury goes retrograde (Rx) on […]