Mercury Retrograde Jan 2015

Mercury Retrograde ~ Meaning

Mercury RetrogradeMercury goes retrograde January 21 2015 and the traditional advice is “Don’t travel, Don’t sign contracts. Don’t marry. Don’t touch electrics!” But the whole Mercury retrograde cycle actually lasts eight weeks and happens three times, sometimes even four times in a year! That’s a long time to hide under the duvet and a real waste of a truly magical time. Mercury generally zips between two worlds, or rather, the two hemispheres of our brain. So during the retrograde period it feels like Mercury has gone down into the Underworld. In this realm closer to spirit we become more right-brain orientated. It is dark, so other senses are heightened. We will feel extra sensitive here, psychic even. Everything will seem hyper-real… you will notice things you had overlooked before. This will prompt you to re-evaluate, renovate, re-form, and re-invent. It’s true you might have to redo things, because Mercury will hit the same degree three times, but what this transit won’t let you do is to go into autopilot.

There are danger spots though. When Mercury is stationing retrograde we are at its wobbly stage where we are likely to slip-up, make mistakes, and misread anothers communications. But once we are over the threshold and into the Underworld, we can safely go about our business knowing we are in another realm. The same goes for when Mercury is stationing direct, just make sure you give your brain a few days to adjust back to solar thinking. The house in your natal chart that Mercury retrogrades in, will be your Underworld zone. There you will question everything. It will make you jittery about signing contracts, because you will be constantly thinking, “Is this what I really want?”. Before the retrograde, is a good time to finish off those Solar left-brain projects and gather information to bring down into your cave at its retrograde point. Then you can slow things down, let yourself be taken into other dimensions, try on different filters, experiment, shine a light on your demons, then recharge and reboot.

MERCURY RX JANUARY 2015 ~ ASPECTS & FIXED STARS ~ CHARTS & DATES

2015 Horoscopes

Author: Marina Macario

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  1. The Canadian shooter in Ottawa yesterday, born 10/18/82 in Quebec, a Libra with natal Mercury in Libra 6 degrees. Not a direct hit, any speculation if Mercury in Libra during Mercury Retrograde was a factor?

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  2. My partner seems to react very badly with each retrograde. He broke up with me last Wednesday 12. Is this still the effect of the mercury retrograde?

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  3. Hi Marina

    I should have known this Ceres-Pluto thing before I have bought my ticket to Europe. I only analizyed my personal chart and Mercury already direct. And I didn’t know also Altair is band when together with Mercury…it seems I chose a really bad week for moving abroad. And as astrolger is such shame I didn’t consider those bad aspects =/

    Thanks again

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