Mercury in Leo trines Uranus in Aries on July 27th - watch for hot ideas/discussions that open your eyes to new possibilities. Creativity, daring and chance discoveries are featured. This is all quite positive, but Mercury will also make a touchy inconjunct to Chiron Rx in Pisces. Don’t ignore a sensitive area in your rush to embrace what’s new.
On July 29th, Uranus stations retrograde (Rx) and Mercury squares Mars in Scorpio. Mercury/Mars is the argument or pushy declaration. There will be a drive to achieve what Mercury/Uranus promised. But Uranus Rx will bring things to a temporary halt. When you encounter resistance with the Mercury/Mars square, that will be your clue to back off and get with Uranus Rx's agenda. Anytime a planet stations Rx, there’s a need to review what’s happened so far. New changes are put on hold so past changes can be redirected or completed. If the need for change has been resisted, Uranus Rx can enforce separation from what's no longer valid. Uranus Rx is intensified change, but it's applied to a previous situation. Promising new developments are not off the table for good - just for now.
As Mercury enters Virgo (the sign that it rules) on July 30th, we’ll enter analysis and correction mode. More information will be gathered, and all the details will be teased out. Mercury will spend longer than usual in Virgo, because it will station Rx on August 30th, direct on September 22nd, and will exit this sign on October 7th. So get ready for hard core examination of the facts.
Mercury in your sector of self-expression trines Uranus in your sign, suggesting a moment of chance that sparkles with excitement. Watch for key messages/messengers, or an opportunity to speak up about what you want. New romance, performance, creativity and issues involving children are favoured. Don’t ignore background doubts (a bit of caution is called for here) but don’t allow them to throw you off your game, either. Too, you may find that speaking your mind has unanticipated side-effects.
As Mercury squares Mars, the conversation will become edgy. The more you discuss or discover, the more tensions will be revealed. Veins of buried anger, frustration and jealousy could be hit, even though your intention was not to go deep. A new attraction or creative proposal could stir up more than you bargained for. This will be a sign to slow down, and Uranus Rx will emphasize this, as the brakes are applied to new developments. Uranus Rx is ensuring that you’re prepared to meet your future. You’re meant to go back and completely detach from a certain situation. In some cases, Uranus Rx will be a second chance at liberation, if you ignored the signs the first time around. As Mercury enters your sector of routine, you should find it easier to focus on your next step (rather than ten steps ahead)while finding solutions or practical assistance.
Mercury in your domestic sector trines Uranus in your hidden sector, triggering surprising conversations/realizations involving family or domestic partners. Watch for a revelation that opens up new possibilities, or new ways to approach an old issue. Too, you may decide it’s time to speak up about a hidden issue. A family secret can be illuminated. However, there will be a thread of hurt feelings, involving social groups, friends, or public image. Some private information may go public.
As Mercury squares Mars, partnership discussions will be tense. Anger or competition involving clashing priorities will be an issue. Both parties may dig their heels in and refuse to compromise. Or, you may feel unfairly pushed by your partner to respond. It will be time for second thoughts, and as Uranus stations Rx, it will be appropriate to give certain changes a rest. Eventually, the time will be right to move forward. But for now, there’s more background prep work needed. There could be something overlooked or denied, that you still need to break away from. As Mercury enters your sector of self-expression, you can give yourself a break and turn your mind to happier things. Planning for a celebration, creative goal or children/pregnancy may grab your attention. Too, you may become focused on the details of what makes you (rather than others) happy.
Mercury in your communication sector trines Uranus in your social sector, indicating a new social contact, innovative idea or a rush of exciting new information. You willglimpse possibilities on the horizon, but you’ll have to contend with doubts/insecurities involving career or public authority. Those in authority may not be totally on board with your plans. Nonetheless, there’s room for development.
As Mercury squares Mars, you may run into objections from co-workers, or difficulties around integrating new developments into existing routines. Arguments with co-workers or contractors could be an issue, and as Uranus stations Rx, you may back off or reconsider new plans. You’re not discarding these new developments, but it’s not time to take that next step just yet. Uranus Rx suggests more changes are needed in previously addressed areas: long-term goals, friendships, or group activities. There may be a community or social identification that you still have to break away from. As Mercury enters your domestic sector, your focus will shift to family matters, or you may approach the entire situation from a new angle: how will future changes impact your bottom line?
Mercury in your sector of personal resources tines Uranus in your career sector, setting your sights on a new source of income, chance to promote your business, or opening up discussions about salary. Promising ideas about emotional and financial worth will be sparked, due to your ambition or developing professional goals. Even if you have insecurities about how far you can take this, or worries about stepping into a new area, know that you can still move forward. However, do pay attention to legal, education, or international issues, if applicable.
As Mercury squares Mars, you may experience a surge of ambition, competition or even anger, as you declare your intentions and go after what you want. Too, Mercury/Mars can stir up some passionate but volatile discussions. Use cation, because as Uranus stations Rx, you’ll have to reconsider your next move. It’s not off the table for good, but there are parts of your career, professional image or expression of authority that may still be tied to the past. Too, you might have to retrace your steps and ensure the new career path you’re on is correct. As Mercury enters your sector of communication, you’ll tune into sharper, savvier ways of delivering your message, or having key discussions. Research, fact checking and fine-tuning your approach are encouraged.
Mercury in your sign is juiced up by the trine to Uranus in your sector of opportunities. A new idea, contact or burst of inspiration could lift you up and urge you to reach further, go public, or enter uncharted territory. It’s worth the gamble, but pay attention to underlying financial or emotional cautions.
As Mercury squares Mars, you could run into some domestic disputes, or tension around personal versus family issues. Your determination will be sparked, and the urge to hammer your point across will be strong. But as Uranus stations Rx, the way forward may be temporarily closed. Before you jump into the next adventure, make sure your faith is well placed, and your drive for freedom is taking you in the right direction. Travel, education, legal matters, publishing or exploring new truths are areas where you may need to double-check your impulses. Or, conversely, where you’ll get a second chance to open a door that you previously passed by. As Mercury enters your sector of personal resources, you’ll become more grounded as you focus on immediate financial and emotional strategies.
Mercury in your hidden sector trines Uranus in your sector of shared resources, adding fuel to a background goal or secret plan. There’s something full of promise in the works, but you’ll have to balance it with partnership issues, or the impact on another person. A compromise may be difficult to reach.
As Mercury squares Mars, public displays of temper may be driven by hidden agendas. What you’re not revealing, or what you can’t see, will make you touchier/more aggressive than you realize. As Uranus stations Rx, you’ll have to pause and tune into hidden motivations. Consider if discomfort around lack of control is driving or distracting you. Deal with the buried anxieties first, before you go public. There may be a debt, tax issue, or situation with your partner that you still need to come to terms with. Perhaps you need to free yourself from a deeply buried compulsion that you haven’t quite rooted out. As Mercury enters your sign, you’ll feel more in control, and can begin the process of an intensified, targeted clean up (your favourite). Mercury rules your sign, so you’ll have maximum insight and focus, which will enable you to make intelligent choices.
Mercury in your social sector trines Uranus in your partnership sector, suggesting a chance meeting with someone intriguing, or an inspired moment where you reach out/speak out. Just make sure you’re not overlooking certain obligations or practical details. Too, a fun and friendly chat can trigger some unexpected insecurities.
As Mercury squares Mars, the light mood may be replaced by pushy challenges or stubborn declarations. Your drive to get what you feel is essential will be at the root of this. Financial discussions may not proceed as smoothly as you hoped. As Uranus stations Rx, there may be some backtracking in ongoing relationship changes, or a new relationship. This could be especially true if recent developments happened quickly. Or, this may be your chance to revisit an opportunity to free yourself from a stagnant or restrictive relationship pattern. Give yourself time to consider your options, and if someone else isn’t ready, don’t push. As Mercury enters your hidden sector, you may back off completely. A wait-and-see attitude is best.
Mercury in your career sector trines Uranus in your sector of routine, indicating promising career developments/discussions with management. A new job prospect, or changes to your existing position, have future potential. There’s a feeling of excitement and a chance to break new ground. But enthusiastic plans may conflict with some creative or self-confidence issues. Too, you may reveal too much, too soon, in your professional discussions.
As Mercury squares Mars in your sign, you’ll be pushing to seal the deal or get the ball rolling. Ambition is good, but know that Uranus Rx will urge you to slow down and go back over some changes in your daily tasks. A new solution or work routine might need a bit of polishing. If you’ve been avoiding certain work changes, you may find that you now have no choice but to move on or accept the new routine. In some cases, a a health issue may be revisited. Avoid getting stuck in a deadlocked argument with those in authority as you stubbornly insist on something that’s not ready to be launched. As Mercury enters your social sector, you can gather more information/assistance by working your strategic social contacts.
Mercury in your opportunities sector trines Uranus in your sector of self-expression, delivering a surge of curiosity, confidence and adventure. You may feel that the time is ripe to make an announcement, learn something new, or explore a whole new area. There is a door opening, but pay attention to domestic/family issues, or a troublesome pattern from the past. Make sure you’re not working with unconscious scripts based on old wounds.
As Mercury squares Mars, you may hit a stumbling block due to unforeseen issues, unexpected anger, or unclear motivations. What you’re not fully aware of can trip you up, and as Uranus stations Rx, it will be time to ensure that you’re using your new potential correctly. Uranus has been urging you to spread your wings or openly express your true self. But there’s a difference between random impulses versus effective change. Even Uranus needs some focus. Go back and make sure that your breakout momentum is not being wasted on distractions. There may be a bigger issue that you’ve been avoiding, because the idea of really going for it is frightening. As Mercury enters your career sector, you’ll be able to formulate a more focused, effective plan by putting your ideas into a structured context. How does your next move support your ambitions and professional status?
Mercury in your sector of shared resources trines Uranus in your domestic sector, triggering a deeper conversation that pushes for clarity and change. New approaches to debts, taxes, loans or your partner’s finances are possible. Too, a new angle on an intimacy issue could be a breath of fresh air. As you explore, leave room for sensitivities and doubts to be openly discussed. Too, know that the deeper you go, the greater the chance of hitting on touchy areas.
As Mercury squares Mars, discussions may become passionate and volatile. Watch that you don’t push too far/too fast in your rush to make things happen, or get information. Too, you could be the one who’s feeling pressured. As Uranus stations Rx, domestic plans for the future may be temporarily sidelined. A relocation, family plan or upcoming change may have to be reconsidered or adjusted. As Mercury enters your sector of opportunities, take a deep breath and look forward to plans that are already in motion. You can also gain a better sense of perspective if you step away from the urgency of making things happen ASAP.
Mercury in your partnership sector trines Uranus in your communication sector, opening up a fresh conversation with your partner, or bringing a new and exciting romantic contact. All one on one discussions will crackle with potential, and you’ll have an ability to spin ideas that would not normally be accepted. One note of caution: make sure you’re not attempting to overcompensate for insecurities, or a perceived lack of value. Too, it may be difficult to reach a compromise around a key financial or emotional issue.
As Mercury squares Mars, you’ll either find that your competitive urge is pushed into high gear, or career/authority may become a sticky point of tension. Discussions with management can enter rocky territory. As Uranus stations Rx, it will be pertinent to review your changes and new ideas. Exciting plans may be put on hold, and that new relationship/attraction may slow down. Or, you could change your mind about this person. It’s not necessarily over - you’re just being asked to reconsider your options thus far. As Mercury enters your sector of shared resources, you can gain clarity by checking beneath the surface and tuning into what’s really important to you. This could involve money, what you’re willing to share, or how intimate you really want to be.
Mercury in your sector of routine trines Uranus in your sector of personal resources, triggering bright ideas and innovative solutions. Watch for a chance to spin your talents into something that could increase your income. Too, there could be new workaround or approach to tasks that promises more freedom/less hassle. Or, you could uncover some intriguing information about health, diet or exercise issues. Mercury’s tense inconjunct to Chiron Rx in your sign suggests you may have some doubts about all this, or you may not be totally pleased with what you learn (despite the positive potential).
A Mercury squares Mars, the rush of new and exciting may become a bit much. There could be pressure to implement solutions before you’re ready. Or, the process could get bogged down in disagreements with co-workers, medical professionals, or unforeseen blockages in the flow of work. Travel, education and legal issues may be challenging. As Uranus stations Rx, watch for delays around new sources of income or changes to your security base. Too, if there’s an outdated financial or emotional source that you’ve been clinging to, Uranus Rx may finally loosen your grip (whether or not you want to let go). As Mercury enters your partnership sector, your ability to to make intelligent compromises/balance your ideas with others will increase.