Mercury Retrograde

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“The only real valuable thing is intuition.” – Albert Einstein

The planet Mercury has gotten rather famous in recent times. It seems a whole lot of people know the term “Mercury retrograde” and they believe it means something ominous. So, I decided to shed a little light on this planetary phenomenon.

Mercury went retrograde here in the eastern part of the United States at 9:01 pm on Saturday, August 12, 2017. It will go direct at 7:30 am on Tuesday, September 5, 2017.

In the astrological world, the planet Mercury symbolizes mind, thinking, communication, interpretation, intelligence, reasoning capacities and the ability to perceive relationships and gather facts.

The Mercurial qualities include being adaptable, intellectual, attentive, perceptive, clever, versatile, inconsistent, hypercritical, argumentative, sarcastic, cynical, excitable, impressionable, nervous or prone to worry.

Mercury narrates, talks, argues, debates, writes, analyzes, memorizes, studies, travels, sells, reflects and expresses itself through the hands as well…

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