Mercury Square or Opposite Mercury
© 2004 Curtis Manwaring
Transiting Mercury square or opposite your natal Mercury. You can expect more letters and phone calls than usual and alot of important conversations. If you have been isolating yourself, this will represent a time of increased mental processing and fresh ideas. Get feedback from others about your ideas. You should double check your facts. It is important to remain flexible now and avoid a dogmatic attachment to ideas, or arguments might result. It is not uncommon to experience a certain amount of nervous tension. Health wise, you may be prone to headaches. This is not the best time for making decisions, signing contracts or for any important travel as often plans are too much in a state of flux.
If natal Mercury is lord of your 1st house, watch a tendency to get too wound up and nervous. Learn to slow down and listen. Don't be too concerned with expressing yourself now.
If lord of your 2nd, be careful in matters of accounting as this often indicates errors. You may also tend to misplace items now. Often these items are only temporarily lost.
If lord of the 3rd, you may be busier than usual with errands around town that may seem quite inconvenient. Distractions cause business to take longer than usual. Mail may get rerouted or lost.
If lord of the 4th, your parents may be worried about you for some reason and try to contact you. Often a time of worrying about personal issues.
If lord of the 5th, you may be in a prankish mood. Some people may think you're behaving like a jerk. Self expression may cause problems with others.
If lord of the 6th, you may be busier around the office than usual and be prone to headaches. You may have to redo paperwork due to mistakes.
If lord of the 7th, communications with others may not get through now. Others may misunderstand you, or you may misunderstand what others are trying to say.
If lord of the 8th, you may be preoccupied with tax or credit issues. There is lack of clarity or often ambiguity regarding these matters now.
If lord of the 9th, travel plans may be changed or the arrangements may not be what you expected. Baggage may get lost or routed to the wrong destination.
If lord of the 10th, you may need to speak publicly regarding some issue that makes you nervous. Others seem to pay close attention and scrutinize you.
If lord of the 11th, exchange of ideas is emphasized. Group or organizational endeavors seem to be more chaotic than usual.
If lord of the 12th, you may feel like being alone now. What you say may not come out quite right. You may be prone to tension headaches or nervous anxiety / panic attacks.