During a Mercury retrograde we are cautioned to expect delays, travel disruptions and technical malfunctions. Another popular rule of thumb is to look for the prefix “re” (reconsider, revisit, revise, review, rethink, etc.) and apply it to the circumstances that materialize during a retrograde. And while backing up one’s computer is advisable, at anytime, the Neptunian aspects surrounding this retrograde suggest that in order to find its true meaning, we need to look beneath the stereotypical surface.
Known as the fast, fleet-footed Messenger of the Gods, Mercury is the speediest planet in astrology. If one of its infamous retrogrades is not approaching, it typically only stays in a sign for two to three weeks. But on Sunday Mercury slipped into Pisces for an extended two-month stay, one that includes its next retrograde (March 5th-28th). The Sun is poised to visit Pisces from February 18th through March 20th. And at 15 degrees of Pisces, slow moving Neptune is now midway through its transit (2011-2026). Add the visible presence of a Neptunian body to this cosmic soup, and we have a cycle when Neptune is bound to leave its indelible stamp on this Mercury transit of Pisces.
Hello, I had a great time visiting my friend and colleague Kristy Ayala today on her blogtalk show. We covered the upcoming Pisces cycle. If you want to know what energies are coming in, you can listen here. Listen to internet radio with KristyAyala on Blog Talk Radio
As the Sun enters mutable, integrating Pisces on February 18th, 2013, Saturn will be stationing to turn retrograde in emotional and intense Scorpio. A few days later, on the 23rd, Mercury will follow suit and turn retrograde in Pisces. But the planet influencing the cycle ahead most will be Pisces’ ruler Neptune. The oceanic planet […]