Mercury retrograde is a maintenance period, perfect for revisiting everything one has not gotten to in the last several months. The planet Mercury is associated with the god mercury/ Hermes who is the 'god of the unexpected' and divine coincidences. Hermes/Mercury is the creator of new and sacred spaces.
Mercury retrograde is inevitable regardless of our best-laid plans; we might just get a taste of unexpected luck in a serendipitous coyote medicine type of way. Mercury makes us go to the picnic in the pouring rain and have a great time. It asks us to be fluid in our day and remain flexible, having as many backup plans as it takes. Whenever things seem 'stuck,' Mercury/Hermes introduces fluid movement laced with little chunks of surprise. Mercury retro is all about getting unstuck in thought deed and dreams forgotten.
Mercury in retrograde can be a deep healer of the soul. It asks you to look at what you do not want to address, what you do not want to clear up, what you do not want to heal. The winged messenger sits pondering what he should be doing, what he could be doing, what he was supposed to do. Mercury retrograde is a magical time of slowing down, being made to stop and smell the flowers. It asks you to pay special attention to detail to pay special attention to what is small and minute.
it asks you to address everything that you are afraid of remembering, of becoming, of doing. Call those that you haven’t talked to in months or years or decades. Look backwards in time but don’t lick your wounds.
Get ready to plant new seeds in your soul. Time beckons you to walk through the past, picture by picture, memory by memory. Having No regrets about who you were or what you did. Allow this mercury retrograde to youth you, to take you back to when you were a child of wonder. Recapture your youth through your memories and then shift those memories into fairy dust and sprinkle it on your life. See the kid in everyone around you and play like your life depends upon it.
Mercury retrograde asks you to look at what you do not want to address, what you do not want to clear up, what you do not want to heal. The winged messenger Mercury has a small limp at this time, as he sits upon a stone beckoning the sacred waters from the healing well to run across his stress lines. He sits there pondering what he should be doing, what he could be doing, what he was supposed to do. The strain upon his winged feet demands he slow in energy, in walk in thought.
Mercury retrograde is a magical time of slowing down, or being made to stop, to smell the flowers of your life. It asks you to pay special attention to detail to pay special attention to what is small and minute. Become as mouse and look closely at what needs to be addressed.
Time beckons you to her side as she walks through the past, picture by picture, memory by memory, thought by thought. The spirit of Time takes you past the fine lines of scrutiny. No bah hum bugs about who you were, what you were or what you did.
Every thread of you is woven into the beautiful tapestry you are now and even if you do not see the beauty reflected in your own eyes, it truly comes as a mirror from Source. Let those around you reflect that beauty with their kindness.
You are a child of God. You are a child of the Universe. Honor yourself as such. Honor yourself those around you in all of their choices. People are enmeshed and immersed in the quicksand of their thoughts. They are not listening and do not hear your woes as theirs internal sound is in Dolby digital surround sound.
Mercury generally zips between two worlds, and the two hemispheres of our brain We will feel extra sensitive and psychic. Everything will seem surreal. You will see with new eyes. This will prompt you to re-evaluate, renovate, re-form, and re-invent your life. Remember that friends don't mean what they say and don't say what they mean, and take what you hear with a grain of salt.
Allow this mercury retrograde to youth you, to take you back to when you were a child of wonder, a child of grace. Recapture your youth through your memories and then shift and sift those memories into fairy dust. Youth is first a state of mind, then a state of heart and then a state of body. Allow your body time to catch up with your youthful thoughts. See the kid in everyone around you and play like your life depends upon it.
Mercury rules all communications from computers to text to phones. When mercury retro is in Gemini you had better get ready for a while virtual ride. NOTHING WILL OBEY. There will be more “telephone tag”, more objects lost. Double-check instructions you are giving or receiving to make sure everyone is on the same page. Proofread documents before you release them. On the transportation side, Mercury retrograde increases the likelihood of traffic problems. Allow extra time to get where you are going.
If possible, avoid beginning any new projects during Mercury retrograde or signing any documents. The good news is You can complete unfinished business (YEAH) – in fact, that’s one of the best uses of Mercury retrograde. When fishermen cannot go to sea they mend nets, mercury retro in Gemini asks you to be patient and mend nets until the tide changes. In addition to being associated with money and communication Mercury is about the living spirit of our minds, the spark of consciousness that represents conscious intelligence.