Mercury Retrograde occurs three to four times per year, when the planet Mercury, the planet of chat slows down, and appears to stop and move backward (retrograde).
Presently, Mercury the planet of communication is preparing to retrograde, when it does all forms of of communication whether it is texting, talking or signing contracts of any kind may be compromised. In simple terms, be aware of not only what you say, but how it is being delivered.
WHAT DOES MERCURY DO?
When Mercury is in retrograde we are provided with a time to catch up to ourselves, to reflect, to rethink and possibly shed light on matters from the past that needs our attention. It’s a period of complete contemplation. Much however depends on where it is taking place in your own individual birth chart.
This week August 12, Sunday, Mercury, the planet of chat goes retrograde in its home sign of Virgo until September 5, 2017. Communication can be confusing, clear agreements in most areas need to be established. As I always say, DELIVERY counts. Those born under Virgo, Gemini are most affected since Mercury is your ruling planet. However wherever Virgo falls into your birth chart will determine its importance. This is based on your time of birth.