Mercury Retrogade conjunct Vesta and Hekate crossroads

MERCURY stations Retrograde August 12 and 13th in earthy VIRGO conjunct VESTA the Goddess of Investments and keeper of the sacred flame of spirit. The duo are opposite Neptune in PISCES.

This is a time to review your mind, body, spiritual wealth during this Retrograde. Review what you pay attention to, what you invest your time, work, and focus on. Review your diet and health routine. This would be an excellent time for a change in diet, or a cleanse as your discipline will be stronger. Also an excellent time for a mini vision quest, meditation retreat or re-visioning your goals. Virgo is the sign that traditionally rules “servants.” the Mercury Vesta conjunction opposition to Neptune points out needing to deal with addictions issues. Glamour, projections, shadow work addictions to sex, food gambling consumerism guru worship relationships and being overly rigid and perfectionist need to be dealt with.

ADDICTIONS

Virgo is the sign that traditionally rules “servants.” the Mercury Vesta conjunction opposition to Neptune points out needing to deal with addictions issues. Glamour, projections, shadow work addictions to sex, food gambling consumerism guru worship relationships and being overly rigid and perfectionistic need to be dealt with.

CERES VENUS and HEKATE the Goddess of the crossroads form a triumvirate conjunct SIRIUS the resurrection Star in Cancer. Which is conjunct the U.S. Sun.

The triple goddess is sextile to Retro Mercury and Vesta

Hekate Blake Goddess Tara Greene

HEKATE by WILLIAM BLAKE 1795

Use your emotions to feel out which direction is calling you.

HEKATE Asteroid #100 is an ancient Goddess who sees in all directions at once. She was called the Goddess of the three ways- Tri-via which has been reduced to the knowledge of trivial pursuits these days.  She travels with a flock of suicides and freshly killed souls that she used to make Daimones with. She is associated with owls as are all night visioned dream bringing oracular psychic Goddesses howling dogs and household rubbish. 

If you feel that you are at a crossroads- call on Hecate. She is known to be a midwife of major life changes and decisions. She is a Dark or Black Goddess associated with the Dark or New moon phase of reclusiveness and women’s bleeding times of deep wisdom. 

The word HEKA or Hekau meant “magical speech” in Egyptian and Hekate means “influence from afar” in Greek. 

She is a triple Goddess. she is a shamanic goddess traveling from upper to middle to lower worlds and she had power over all three realms. She had three faces and Goddess associated with her.
She is known as the Moon Selene governing the Upper World or Heavens.
She is Artemis/Diana the huntress on earth. All wild animals are sacred to her especially the dog, or wolves the snake, and lion. 
she is the destroyer working with the dead in the Underworld.  
Statues of Hekate depict her as three female figures or crowned with a triple-turreted headdress, or with three heads. 

She is a Goddess of magic and garbage poisons night boundaries the shadow in the unconscious and the crossroads. She is ambivalent and unconventional. She is a solitary Goddess also associated with Chrone wisdom a post menopausal woman.  

SYMBOLS and OBJECTS sacred to HEKATE

Black dogs horses sheep owls bats snakes and boars.

Trees

willow yew Blackthorn groves of trees belladonna and all poisonous plants

Herbs and spices

Cinnamon myrrh mugwort honey lime and lemon verbena or Queen of the Night 

Stones:

Sapphire silver gold moonstone black onyx smoky quartz and any dark or luminous stones are sacred to Her. 

Inbetwixt the next total solar eclipse if you feel at a great crossroads and it seems we are in the world.

HEKATE @17 degrees CANCER is directly opposite Pluto and squaring Jupiter in LIBRA 

This describes the current nuclear { Pluto} threats between the U.S. and North Korea. Jupiter in Libra is the big peacekeeper or maker of more imbalances. 

We are Inbetwixt the next total solar eclipse. If you feel at a great crossroads and it seems we are in the world call upon HEKATE’s deep wisdom. Look for synchronous signs.  Ask her to enter your dreamscapes. 

Her connection to beautiful loving Venus in Cancer and  Ceres the Great Mother herself protectress of the earth and her children bodes well. 

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