Saturn Trine or Sextile Mercury
© 2004 Curtis Manwaring
Transiting Saturn trine or sextile your natal Mercury. Saturn has the effect of cooling down the mind so that you can think more clearly. Distinctions can be more clearly made and there should be a minimum of misunderstanding in your communications with others. This is a period when you are not likely to be very jovial, preferring serious subjects and ideas. You are prone to be pracitcal in your approach to solving problems. It is a good time to scrutinize contracts and accounts. You are clear headed enough to see through most deceptions and can spot inaccuracies more easily. It is an excellent time to reorganize and maximize efficiency.
If Mercury is lord of your first house, you are likely to be more reticent during this period and hold onto secrets. Your focus tends to be sober and realistic. Your ability to concentrate on details is increased.
If lord of the 2nd, in general, it is not a time of generosity. This is an excellent time to take care of accounting issues. Financial contracts tend to work out favorably.
If lord of the 3rd, your relationships with others tend to be more practical and efficient now. It is an excellent time for learing technical or scientific subjects. Your attention to detail is greater now.
If lord of the 4th, this is a good time for cooled discussion of old family issues. You may attain greater clarity in your personal life. Misunderstandings between yourself and family are less likely now.
If lord of the 5th, romance cools for a while. You are prone to be serious in your expression. You may be prone to keep speculation to a minimum. Your children tend to act more mature than their age.
If lord of the 6th, Your attention at work turns to serious issues. If is a good time to make important decisions related to work. Office environment and procedures may become more efficient so that you are able to complete work ahead of schedule.
If lord of the 7th, it is a good time to work out contracts with partners, especially if you were born during the day. Misunderstandings with a marriage partner are unlikely now.
If lord of the 8th, you can make good progress against debt now. If so inclined, it is a time when you may make important research discoveries or be attracted to occult disciplines.
If lord of the 9th, this is a good time for writing and publishing and for taking care of legal matters, especially if you were born during the day.
If lord of the 10th, this is a good time to make important career decisions as you are more likely to have the relevant facts. You may take on more responsibility at work.
If lord of the 11th, this is a good time to think about the practical benefits that your friendships with others serve. Your social circle may be more stable and unchanging now.
If lord of the 12th, you are inclined to be reticent and retiring at this time. Watch a tendency to become to morbid or depressed, especially if you were born at night.