Psychic Medium, Life Coach
May 06, 2009
Mercury Retrograde: Help Me Make It Through The Night
The planet Mercury goes Retrograde today May 6th at 10pm PST (1am 5/7 EST). This year it's especially true for the earth signs; Taurus, Virgo and Capricorn. Mercury governs communication and travel. When Mercury is in retrograde it means that it's moving backwards (actually, it just slows down and appears to be moving backwards from our vantage point on Earth) and that the communication energy in our solar system, whether it be person to person, person to computer or other high tech device (cell phone, ipod, et al), or computer to computer is in slow motion. It also effects travel so if you or a loved one has plans to travel in the next three weeks by plane, leave extra time for possibly longer waits @ airports. If by car, leave a little early to allow for traffic or road work. Remember, if you're aware of this ebb in the flow of energy, things will go smoothly.
The good news is that Mercury in Retrograde does not have to be the "Oh no, not again, not on top of everything else," kind of energy that many people have come to feel or experience during these times. Merc Retro's are an opportunity to re-evaluate our lives; family, work (or lack there of), personal communication and allow us a few weeks of introspection. Some of us are not comfortable with the idea of looking within and therefore go into retrogrades with hesitation or fear. We're so busy moving forward, this time is a heads up from the universe saying, "Hey, slow down, take a breathe, a pause, listen to your inner voice." Take to heart what you hear (right/write it down) and when Mercury goes Direct again, work to implement any changes that may have sprung up so that you may begin to live your life to it's fullest.
The following is from the We'Moon Calendar 2010:
This is the moon calendar I use and highly recommend it for anyone interested in following the cycles of the moon (Earth's natural satellite).
May your Mercury Retrogrades and all the days in between be filled with Love, Laughter and the Joy that awaits your embrace. Val
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