With Mercury in VIRGO August 4-25 our minds our sharp. Mercury in its earthy, mutable, adaptable sign, is at home and in its’ exaltation. It’s the best and easiest time to focus on work, diet and health, de-clutter, critically analyze situations, get organized, be a bit OCD at times and expect perfection.
Mercury in Virgo is the sign of Mental health.
Because it’s the sign of perfectionists, worriers and health issues. Mercury in Virgo puts the emphasis on paying attention to our mental health and prioritizing it now. Mercury in Virgo is so busy trying to micromanage everything, and nothing is perfect, They are extremely self critical with high standards for everyone. Yes, because we can stress more with Mercury in Virgo. Do make sure to step up your meditation, or walking in nature and eat healthier to augment the increased cortisol levels. You are what you eat is true. Your upper digestion is the area which Mercury in Virgo may aggravate.
Mercury symbolizes the mind and its dual aspects. Mercury like our thoughts are always shape-shifting and on the move. Mercury in Virgo is intellectual, hard-working, perfectionist, the health-conscious sign of the Virgin Parthenogenesis Earth Goddess Ceres/Demeter and the harvest, VIRGO.
MERCURY TRINE URANUS on August 16. Its a great time to get a makeover in your mind diet or work routine. Virgo its your turn to shine. It’s great timing for the archetypal back-to-school time of year.
Aug. 21 MERCURY OPPOSES NEPTUNE
This is a lovely practical romantic and dreaming aspect. You may have to choose between a practical solution or a dreamy one but why not learn to balance the opposites and do both? Mercury is a dual-natured planet. You could get carried away with a romantic fantasy. Be careful not to overindulge in alcohol or drug.
August 22 MERCURY TRINES PLUTO as the SUN enters VIRGO
A Mercury Pluto trine is a big power, big business, big wealth, energy, a big opportunity to clean your soul up, to declutter your shadows. Literally clean up your soul purpose big time. The SUN also enters VIRGO today boosting the impact this day has for all Virgo’s.Virgos can really have big career boosts on this energy. Your hard work and dedication should be rewarded. There will be some major info on the worlds stage about the environment, food harvesting, corporate power struggles , work changes, and explosive info about secrets in Food, revelations about Monsanto more Corporate corruption of food and food to table issues. The people have the right to control their own food supplies. Grow your own, barter, eat in the 1oo mile diet. Virgo likes being on budget, Pluto can blow up a budget or implement new restrictions on food supplies which is already in the world.
Here are 6 things to be sure to focus on with Mercury in VIRGO
Health is wealth and very important to Virgo. You are what you eat. Beneficial time to do a cleanse, especially as we are going into season change time. You will find it easier and more beneficial to stick to a healthier, more nutritious natural wholesome diet. There is more cognisance of the mind/body connection. Virgo is the harvest, the plants and herbs of the earth. Try using a homeopathy, naturopath, Chinese acupuncture or ayurvedic specialist. Virgo is the body, always tune in and listen to your body as it never lies.
Virgo’s are the workaholics of the Zodiac. They love to be of service and are traditionally the servants of the Zodiac. Questions to ponder with Mercury in Virgo. Are you working too much? Are you too afraid to ask for a raise or speak up about your rights? Are you truly loving your work? How can you master your work? Think about ways to reinvent your work environment and innovate new ideas in your work. If you are bored to tears then move on.
Virgo’s need to feel they are being of service. Do you feel that your work and your gifts are being used in the right service? What is your higher purpose for serving? Whom do you serve? Are you being of service to your own body, your own environment? How can you improve this?
Mercury in Virgo can help all of us, especially those who are neatness challenged to get their acts together. Gemini, Pisces, Sagittarius- listen up. Virgo energy is a perfectionist. Not to be O.C.D. but use this time to clear out messes everywhere you find them. Reorganize, declutter, recycle. Be more prompt and on time. Follow up and follow through. Virgo energy is extremely responsible and Always gets the job done.
5. REAPING THE HARVEST
After all your hard work you need to reap the benefits. Where can you do this in your life? Do you have an idea of what your goals are and what that harvest looks like? If you don’t have a very Virgo business plan and clear goals you cannot create and manifest what you want. Make a plan, get some coaching if needed.
Always be grateful for what you have no matter how humble. Bless those bills. Affirm abundance and not poverty.
MERCURY the planet is personified as THE MAGICIAN Tarot Trump # 1
THOTH TAROT # 1 the MAGUS Mercury
The magical skill we all have is our minds. With our consciousness, we can create whatever we wish to. Yes you are a wizard or a witch. We all are. You are what you think. The Magician usually has an INFINITY symbol over his head. As does the woman in the STRENGTH card which is LEO energy. With Magic you can control ALL TIME. The mind is INFINITE. Mercury is a hermaphrodite, both masculine and feminine. He symbolizes the two-lobed brain, the conscious and unconscious sides of ourselves. Each person contains both sexes. Inter-gender is a popular term these days. The MAGICIAN is a trickster.
The Sign of Virgo the Virgin earth is personified as THE HERMIT #9
THE HERMIT is not necessarily alone or has abandoned all worldly possessions. The Hermit is usually pictured as a wise old man with a long beard in profile holding up a lamp, a light to guide the way. He is very much the Inner GUIDE, the one who is always there within you. Just quiet that busy mind and you will find the Hermit, as your ancestors, an unbroken lineage working for and protecting you.
Use this time with Mercury in VIRGO to tune into that ancient wisdom of the Hermit residing already there.
MEDITATIONS WITH THE MAGICIAN Mercury
What is your relationship with your inner hermaphrodite? Bruce Jenner is our current Magician.
How IN TUNE are you? What kind of mind games do you play on yourself?
Dialogue with the HERMIT daily as a meditation. Ask him questions, he is waiting to guide you. The Hermit can be a female guide as well, the Virgin Goddess, the keeper of the harvest.
Why am I so afraid of being alone? Very important for women to ask this question.
Talk to your body, ask each part how it is feeling, You will be amazed at how correct this is.
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