Mercury retrogrades back into Sagittarius on December 18th, presenting us with second chances and overlooked alternatives. What previously seemed to be carved in stone is now open to interpretation. Some may find this frustrating while others may feel relieved but either way it's not the time for final decisions.
Get ready for another kick at the can as Mercury backs into your sector of travel, education and philosophy. Opportunities that were missed the first time are still open to you so don't hesitate. You can re-imagine scenarios in a way that will benefit you. Alternatively, you may find yourself questioning ideas and beliefs that you were passionate about a few weeks ago.
Mercury returns to your sector of shared resources, offering you a second chance to deal with financial or emotional anxieties. Opportunities to tackle debts, loans and stubborn worries are right in front of you. Therapy or discussions with your partner can have a significant impact so don't hold back about what's bothering you.
Mercury (your ruler) returns to your partnership sector, allowing you to re-visit discussions that you thought were closed. Whether it's the return of a frustrating issue or a surprise invitation from your partner, embrace this opportunity to clear the air once and for all. Tempers may be short but you can use what you learned the first time around to gain some perspective.
The pace of your daily routine picks up again as Mercury returns to your sector of health and work. Nagging medical issues or paperwork errors can come back to haunt you now so pay extra attention to the details. It's especially easy at this time to overlook the fine print and rush forward with your plans but this will not be to your advantage. Focus your abundant energy on the little things and you'll experience the benefits of this transit.
You may have to re-think some bold statements that you made as Mercury returns to your sector of creativity and celebrations. You've been feeling good and any projects or declarations of yours have grabbed people's attention. It's only natural that everyone wants a closer look so be prepared to back up what you're offering with facts and figures.
Double check all paperwork as Mercury (your ruler) returns to your sector of home and family. Deeds, leases, mortgages and any documentation involving family members need to be examined closely. Watch for errors but you could also discover something that gives you an advantage. Alternatively, plans that you thought were a go may now be revised. Remain patient as things could flip again by the end of the month.
All correspondence may be given the once over as Mercury returns to your sector of communication. Be prepared to back up ideas with facts and make sure you haven't promised more then you can deliver. New ideas may still be coming in fast and furious but put them on hold for now. You need to deal with what's already been said before you can move forward.
Now is the time to think about what you really need as Mercury returns to your sector of security. If you've been shoring up your financial or emotional resources you may want to pause and take a second look. Do you really need what you've been gathering? Do you have enough and is what you have working for you? Alternatively, if any missed opportunities pop up make sure you take a closer look.
You like to be straightforward so Mercury retrograding into your sign may make you a bit uncomfortable. Second guessing, do-overs, mistakes coming to light and surprise returns are all part of this transit. Think of it as a chance to get something right: if it's back in your life it's there for a reason and we all know how rare second chances are.
Just when you thought it was time to push forward another delay occurs. Mercury backs into your sector of secrets, causing frustration and the appearance of hidden obstacles. This is a temporary set back so allow things to unfold on their own. The amount of control you can exercise now is small so don't waste your efforts. By the New Year you'll be unstoppable so take advantage of this opportunity to gather your strength.
Watch for old friends and acquaintances to re-appear as Mercury backs into your sector of groups. These contacts will definitely boost your holiday spirit so open your arms when you see them. You may also find yourself re-thinking your position in the community but hold off until the New Year before you make any drastic changes.
Is your career heading in the right direction? Mercury retrograding into this sector asks you to take another look. Whether you've been enthusiastically charging ahead or itching for a change of pace, this transit presents missed opportunities or surprise alternatives. You'll feel the pressure to make a decision but try not to jump until you know exactly what you want.