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Once again, Mercury retrograde is upon us. This, of course, can mean only one thing: lots and lots of articles about Mercury retrograde, often written by people who aren’t even astrologers. And here you thought I was going to give …Read More

Mercury is now in Aries, and for many of us that makes a nice change of pace from all the retrograde confusion that was going on with Mercury in Pisces. Mercury in Aries is sharp-witted and quick to reach a …Read More

Mercury has turned retrograde once again, lasting until August 16th, and it’s time for the traditional reminders to stay calm, alongside warnings about being careful with your communications and your short trips and your proofreading and so on. I’m here …Read More

Part One (Aries to Cancer) is HERE, and Part Two (Leo to Scorpio) is HERE. The planet Mercury in your birth chart has a lot of things to do with what’s on your mind, how your thoughts work, and how …Read More

(Part One, covering Mercury in Aries, Taurus, Gemini, and Cancer, is HERE.) If you want to get anywhere in life, you’ll need to use your brain and apply a little logic. In astrology, those things are ruled by Mercury. No …Read More

The planet Mercury in your birth chart has a lot of things to do with what’s on your mind, how your thoughts work, and how you translate those thoughts into words and behaviors. It’s the part of you that plays …Read More

Once again, Mercury has turned retrograde and stays that way until September 21st, causing widespread panic and confusion among the easily panicked and confused. I have assembled some helpful information that will nurse you through these dark days. You’re welcome. …Read More

Mercury is now retrograde, bringing with it cluttered thinking and a tendency to grasp at the wrong solution to difficult issues (if you aren’t familiar with the concept, click HERE and HERE for all the details). This is a time …Read More

It’s kind of a cliche, but still true:  the key to a successful relationship is communication. And it’s interesting to notice that Mercury, the planet most associated with communications in astrology, is also the most gender-neutral of the planets. Ancient …Read More

(Editor’s note: Matthew Currie isn’t available today due to a non-scheduled solar eclipse. In his place we present a brief note from the planet Mercury, which recently finds itself in the sign of Cancer. We apologize for the interruption, and …Read More