Astrology by Mathilde

Deciphering the Stars

retrogrades

Jupiter in Virgo goes direct

Jupiter has been in Virgo since August 2015. It has a 12 year cycle, staying in each zodiac sign for approximately for one year. It leaves Virgo and enters Libra on the 10th September this year. Jupiter in Virgo helps us get in touch with our physical senses, and the reality of the physical world. Virgo is concerned with mind/body connection, so with Jupiter here, we are encouraged to focus […]

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Let’s harness this challenging Mercury Retrograde time

Mercury Retrograde from 5th – 25th January   There is a lot of fear drummed up about Mercury retrograde, so let’s have a careful look at it. It can be a time of confusion in communications, failure of electronic devices, and delays in travel.┬áBut ultimately it’s about taking time out from the external world and going inward. This period of time is about retreating, reviewing, reassessing, reflecting and repairing. Mercury […]

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Mercury retrograde May/June 2015

Time to reflect Mercury retrograde occurs three times (sometimes four) a year. It slows down, appears to stop and go backwards. ‘Appears’ is the key word here, as this movement is an illusion. No planet stops or goes backward in their orbit around the sun. It appears that way because of the different speeds of the planets from the perspective on earth. All planets go retrograde except the sun and […]

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Mercury Retrograde 7th June till 2nd July 2014

What is it all about really? Retrogrades in general are about taking time out from the external world and going inward. This period of time is about retreating, reviewing, reassessing, reflecting and repairing. (that’s a lot of re words!) Mercury/ Hermes is the Messenger of the Gods. (check wings on feet) Mercury rules transport trade, commerce and on a personal level, intellect and logic. It’s about communication, learning, curiosity and […]

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