Mercury in Scorpio – Magician in Death’s Clothing

October 11th, 2018 § Comments Off on Mercury in Scorpio – Magician in Death’s Clothing § permalink

Mercury in Scorpio, the Magician in Death's clothing

Mercury moved into Scorpio and will stay there until October 31st.

From a Tarot perspective, this transit would be like the Magician is wearing Death’s clothing. He’s in black armour and riding a white stallion.

Mercury in Scorpio, or the Magician in Death’s clothing, is a good time to concentrate on cycles of change. Use them to inspire, rather than to bring you down, or rehash the past.

With all that’s changing, where do you want to focus next? This is a fabulous time to think that through, clear away any stagnant emotions, and start redirecting yourself towards the future.

It’s easier during this period to talk about what’s passed, even if it usually makes you sad. Reminiscences can be fertile soil for new ideas, and clarity of mind protects against letting things get too sappy.

Surrender with your mind wide open, and don’t be afraid to get deep. Transformative miracles most often start with the magic of the awareness.

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Mercury in Libra – Magician Dressed in Justice’s Clothing

September 22nd, 2018 § Comments Off on Mercury in Libra – Magician Dressed in Justice’s Clothing § permalink

Mercury in Libra, the Magician Dressed in Justice's Clothes

Magician as Justice

Mercury moved into Libra, and will stay there until October 10th.

Looking at this transit from a Tarot perspective, it’s like the Magician is wearing Justice’s clothing. He’s put down his wands and taken up the scales and sword.

Mercury in Libra, or the Magician in Justice’s clothing, can be a time of intellectual clarity, quick decisions, and balanced inspiration.

Use it to make the choices that have seemed cloudy till now. Arguments on both sides should be clearer, and what’s right for you apparent.

Questions of fairness and balance are highlighted, especially within matters of communication, travel, relationships, and the law.

Be inspired, stable and clear, and the world’s ruling will be in your favour.

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Mercury in Virgo – Magician Dressed in the Hermit’s Clothing

September 7th, 2018 § Comments Off on Mercury in Virgo – Magician Dressed in the Hermit’s Clothing § permalink

Magician Dressed as the Hermit - Mercury in Virgo

Magician as Hermit

Mercury has moved into Virgo, and will stay there until September 22nd.

Through the eyes of the Tarot, this transit is like the Magician is wearing the Hermit’s clothes. He’s left his garden and is trekking through the snow.

Mercury in Virgo, or the Magician wearing the Hermit’s clothes, is a time of intense internal clarity. You know what you know, and can see it with fresh eyes.

It’s a good time to clear out stale old perspectives. Shine light on your inner wisdom and don’t be afraid to let others know what you’ve found.

There’s a tension now between the old and the new. Use it to dig through past ideas and experiences. Not for nostalgia’s sake, but in order to figure out what’s worthy enough to revitalize, and what might as well be discarded.

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Mercury in Cancer – Magician in the Charioteer’s Clothing

June 12th, 2018 § Comments Off on Mercury in Cancer – Magician in the Charioteer’s Clothing § permalink

Magician dressed as the Charioteer, Mercury in Cancer

Mercury has moved into Cancer, and will stay there until June 29th.

If we translate this transit into the Tarot, it would be like the Magician is wearing the clothes of the Charioteer. He’s hit the road in some pretty snazzy armour.

Mercury in Cancer, or the Magician wearing the Charioteer’s clothing, is an excellent time to turn your ideas into action.

Inspiration abounds, as does the strength to follow through on your commitments.

Don’t give up if the going gets tough, or communication gets murky. Just recalibrate and try again.

Clearly let others know what it is you need from them, but don’t wait around if they can’t help you.

A determined focus and the intention to move forward will get you to where you need to go.

Charge forward with faith in victory. Success is calling.

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Mercury in Taurus – Magician in the Hierophant’s Clothing

May 14th, 2018 § Comments Off on Mercury in Taurus – Magician in the Hierophant’s Clothing § permalink

Magician in the Hierophant's Clothing

Mercury just moved into Taurus and will stay there until May 29th.

Translated into Tarot, this transit would be like the Magician is wearing the Hierophant’s clothing. He’s replaced his light robes for heavy holy vestments.

Mercury in Taurus, or the Magician wearing the Hierophant’s clothing is a time when communication might take a turn towards the spiritual, and the rules of morality.

Tradition, faith, and religious world views are all open for discussion and some conflict might be expected between new ideas and old.

This is a period when it’s not good enough to just say one thing, then jump on over to the next. You might be asked to stop and focus.

Say for real what you believe. And don’t fall for, or become, a trickster guru.

Take this opportunity to review what you have faith in. Look at it from all sides and be willing to play with the ideas.

New life can be pumped into stale old structures, and solid traditions can offer grounding to inspiration.

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Mercury in Taurus – Magician in the Hierophant’s Clothing

March 31st, 2018 § Comments Off on Mercury in Taurus – Magician in the Hierophant’s Clothing § permalink

Magician in the Hierophant's Clothing

Mercury has moved into Taurus and will stay there until April 24th.

Translated into Tarot, this transit would be like the Magician is wearing the Hierophant’s clothing. He’s replaced his light robes for heavy holy vestments.

Mercury in Taurus, or the Magician wearing the Hierophant’s clothing is a time when communication might take a turn towards the spiritual, and the rules of morality.

Tradition, faith, and religious world views are all open for discussion and some conflict might be expected between new ideas and old.

This is a period when it’s not good enough to just say one thing, then jump on over to the next. You might be asked to stop and focus.

Say for real what you believe. And don’t fall for, or become, a trickster guru.

Take this opportunity to review what you have faith in. Look at it from all sides and be willing to play with the ideas.

New life can be pumped into stale old structures, and solid traditions can offer grounding to inspiration.

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Mercury in Aries – Magician in the Emperor’s Clothing

March 6th, 2018 § Comments Off on Mercury in Aries – Magician in the Emperor’s Clothing § permalink

Mercury in Aries, Magician dressed in the Emperor's clothing

Magician As Emperor

Mercury moves into Aries tomorrow and will be there until May 13th.

Looking at this transit from a Tarot perspective, it would be like the Magician is wearing the Emperor’s clothes. He’s sitting down and armoured up.

Mercury in Aries, or the Magician in the Emperor’s clothing is a time when speaking your mind might be easier than usual, as long as you don’t force your will onto others while you’re doing it.

It a great opportunity to start solidifying ideas and taking plans to the next step. There’s an energy here that encourages action. And your persuasive powers will be on fire.

With a sharp mind, focused will, and the conviction of your ideals, it might be hard to keep you down.

But don’t go getting bossy, or twisting the facts to suit your purpose. Straight-shooting focus on your own projects and behaviours is the quickest way to build a solid domain.

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Mercury in Pisces – Magician in the Moon’s Clothing

February 19th, 2018 § Comments Off on Mercury in Pisces – Magician in the Moon’s Clothing § permalink

Mercury in Pisces, the Magician Dressed in the Moon's Clothing

Mercury has moved into Pisces and will stay there until March 6th.

From a Tarot perspective, this transit would be like the Magician is wearing the Moon’s clothing. He’s all but disappeared except for his face.

Mercury in Pisces, or the Magician in the Moon’s clothing is a time when it’s possible for the unexplainable to be explained, or at least demonstrated more consciously than usual.

Use this time to connect with your unconscious, or those areas in your life you keep most hidden from even yourself. Then journal about it, blog, or talk with people you trust.

Dreams are likely to be a rich source of inspiration, and psychic communication enhanced.

Be wary though of silver-tongued story-tellers trying to convince you to buy something in the dark. It’s best to wait till day, and to look over the goods in the light.

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Mercury in Capricorn – Magician in the Devil’s Clothing

January 11th, 2018 § Comments Off on Mercury in Capricorn – Magician in the Devil’s Clothing § permalink

Mercury is moving into Capricorn and will stay there until January 31st.

From a Tarot perspective, it’s like the Magician is wearing the Devil’s clothing. He’s ditched the robes and is letting his beard grow.

Mercury in Capricorn, or the Magician dressed as the Devil, can be a time of intense communication and practical inspiration.

There’s an opportunity now to reevaluate areas in your life that seem out of control, or too controlled.

If you’re obsessing on anything, this might be the time to refocus your intentions and use that compulsive type energy in the service of your higher goals rather than towards more of the same old routines that don’t seem to be getting you anywhere.

Communication is especially clear and practical during this transit, though it’s more focused on the physical realities than on philosophical ideals. Use it to plan and restructure, there will be time soon enough to let yourself dream.

And if you don’t try to trick anyone, or force your will on them, it’s a great time to hone your leadership skills. As far as your own life goes, you’re definitely the one in charge.

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Mercury in Sagittarius – Magician in Temperance’s Clothing

November 6th, 2017 § Comments Off on Mercury in Sagittarius – Magician in Temperance’s Clothing § permalink

Mercury in Sagittarius, or the Magician in Temperance's Clothing

Mercury just moved into Sagittarius and will stay there until January 11th.

Looking at this transit from a Tarot perspective, it’s like the Magician is wearing Temperance’s clothing. His cape has turned into wings and he’s playing with water.

Mercury in Sagittarius, or the Magician in Temperance’s clothing, can be a time of balanced inspiration.

It’s great for expressing ideas that might normally seem too big to consider. Give them some thought, you never know what you’ll come up with.

Issues or situations that seemed impossible to figure out might suddenly come together, as if by divine inspiration.

But really it’s clear vision and a good dose of faith that’s probably at work. Direct it with will and you can make miracles happen.

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