<strong>Mercury</strong>
Mercury

The speedy gatherer of knowledge…

Mercury is neither masculine nor feminine energy and assumes the gender of the sign it is in. It rules both Gemini and Virgo.

Positive Effects: Intelligence, perception, judgement, memory, communication, singing, speaking, writing, acting, communication, short trips, travelling.

Negative Effects: Critical, sarcastic, argumentative, sly, shrewd.

Mercury is never more than 28 degrees from the Sun. It takes about 88 days to complete its orbit of the Sun.

  • Mercury, whether in flight or assisting the earthbound, is the information superhighway of the Gods.
  • Mercury deals with every-day information, travelling unseen through our community, follows our routines, watches over society and spreads the news.
  • Mercury represents the way we process information, handle daily tasks, and know our place in society.
  • Mercury rules our mental energy, how we conceive things and how we get our messages across to others.
  • Communication, intellect and awareness are all within Mercury’s domain, as are logic and reasoning, our manner of thinking and how we create and express our thought processes.
  • The nature of Mercury is restlessness and motion. Things happen fast here. Mercury is about a quick wit, quick thinking, possibilities, opinions, reasoning and the ability to rationalize things.
  • Mercurial energy can be good or bad, but it will certainly be energizing.
  • Mercury prompts us to move from one thing to the next and to get answers on both a physical and psychological level.
  • Speaking, writing, books, online communication and learning are all within Mercury’s domain.
  • When Mercury goes retrograde our communication is challenged.