Pluto Trine or Sextile Mercury
© 2004 Curtis Manwaring
Transiting Pluto trine or sextile your natal Mercury. Your ability to concentrate and remain focused increases, but you may be susceptible to mental obsessions. This is a good time for research because you have the ability to get to the bottom of any mystery. There is often a greater need for persuasion and secrecy. Communication tends to be serious and what you say often carries alot of weight and grave consequences. Brainwashing or mental power struggles are common during this period.
If Mercury is lord of your 1st house, your concentration and focus is sharp now and you have the ability to be very persuasive. You may be very reticent in some areas and are prone to keep many secrets.
If lord of the 2nd, you may be involved in some sort of treasure hunt at this time. Items may come up missing more often. It is a good time to probe financial accounts.
If lord of the 3rd, communications with others may contain hidden messages. Your neighbors or relatives may be keeping you out of the loop on some issue. You phone may be wire tapped.
If lord of the 4th, check your home for bugs both literally and figuratively. Your parents may be manipulative or holding back a secret. You might relocate now.
If lord of the 5th, there is the potential for manipulation in love relationships, or by your children. Your children may be holding onto secrets.
If lord of the 6th, your work environment becomes very controlled and micromanaged. You may feel like an automaton with no authority on the job. Co-workers may play mind games.
If lord of the 7th, your mate or business partners may be holding back information from you or you may be keeping secrets from your mate. Potentially a time for mental power struggles in marriage.
If lord of the 8th, this can be a time of discovery, when secrets are revealed. You may probe deeply into some mystery or be involved in difficult research at this time.
If lord of the 9th, traveling can have a profound effect on your mind. Often a time when arguments seem so convincing that their subjects become dogma. Propaganda abounds.
If lord of the 10th, knowledge is power, especially now. You may advance in career because you are in posession of secrets. Your oratory can be very powerful and can have a profound impact on others.
If lord of the 11th, your associates may be prone to play mind tricks on you, or withold information from you. Sometimes an indication of the availability of powerful connections.
If lord of the 12th, you may tend to rationalize alot and keep secrets to yourself. It is a good time for working covertly on a project.