Mercury enters Libra,art, social, justice

Mercury leaves his home sign entering Libra, sign of Relationships August 27, turning RETROGRADE September 17 at 15+ degrees Libra and then Direct at zero degrees of Libra on October 9th. Mercury will need until October 25 to get past its Retrograde stationary point.

Libra is Venus’s sign and the chit chat will be all about our partners, fashion, beauty, the social scene, charm, high culture, the arts, fashion, music, theatre, poetry, literature and gossip. 

Do go to art galleries, and let the air signs natural curiosity take you to new dialogues and presentations based on beauty. Think about your own sense of aesthetics. 

That’s almost two months of the planet of communications keeping us focussed on socializing, relationships, relationships and more relationships.  Mercury in Venus’s sign  will certainly want everything to be NICE, friendly, diplomatic, concerned with social justice and connecting with others.

This is the time to seek BALANCE, LIBRA is not naturally peaceful but must find that still point. We may be cementing alliances, making social contacts and contracts and sparkling as the hostess or host with them mostest. Lots of wonderful soirees and parties coming up. 

Libra’s downside is indecision, caught between two opposing forces and wanting to please, Libra tends to lean on what others think and can become superficial and losing the sense of their own power and choices.  

During Mercury’s Retrograde phase yes we continue the theme of having to go back and review, redo, renegotiate, those ideas, communications and dialogues again and again. There will be lots of political debates. A good time to redecorate, renovate, and get a beauty make-over.

Be very careful during Mercury Retrograde of your words. The shadow side of Mercury Retrograde may make Libra’s finding themselves making faux pas’s and destroying liaisons or reputations. 

Saturn will be in Sagittarius the sign of speaking the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth so help you having hoof in mouth disease. Be especially mindful on  October 9th as Mercury turns Direct and sextiles Saturn. The sexy sextile is in effect from  October 1st until October 19.  

The SCALES Of JUSTICE are Modern Libra’s symbol. The Statue of Liberty is the modern version of Libra. Originally these were the Egyptian Goddess Ma’at’s scales. This is the time of the Autumn Equinox in the Northern Hemisphere, the balance of day and night, of the masculine and Feminine. We need a new balance in love, sexual politics, culture, wealth and the world. 

Justice, democracy, freedom and equality will be big topics during these next two months. Major laws may be rewritten or repealed around immigration in many countries. Big legal cases, the Ashley Madison one in particular, and many other imbalances in social justice will be the topics of the day. 

Justice Napoleon Brousseau Angell Gallery Toronto

“Late Terminal Capitalism”
Siberian charcoal and oil on paper    31″ x 21″ 
Angell Gallery Toronto, Opening September 11,2015

Libra in the Tarot is Trump # 8  Justice is KARMA Tarot TRUMP JUSTICE Tara Greene

FAMOUS Mercury in Libra peeps

Leonardo di Caprio, Beyonce, Hugh Jackman, Will Smith,  Gwyneth Paltrow, Emma Stone, Matt Damon, Ryan Reynolds, Niall Horan {One Direction} Kendall Jenner, Bruno Mars, Sigourney Weaver, Gwen Steffani, Kate Winslet, Marion Cotillard, Brigitte Bardot, Catherine Zeta-Jones, 

Libra traditionally rules the 7th sign and house. Check out where LIBRA is in your astrology chart to find out which house and with which planets your social graces will be expanding, your friendships increasing, your social calendar filling and for some marriage commitments will be made. 

I have four planets in Libra myself in my 11th house. 

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