Mercury Retrograde & Solar Annular Eclipse (June 21)
Mercury is retracing his steps in Cancer until July 18th. Here Mercury highlights issues of hearth and home. We are reminded that home is not only a physical structure but also a retreat and a safe center for the creative life.
You may feel compelled to redecorate or revisit abandoned household projects. Choose your words carefully and watch your tone when speaking to others but especially your mother or anyone you consider to be a mother- figure - as Cancer represents Mother.
Remember, most of us are feeling like tender shoots in a windstorm at this time. Cancer also rules feelings of patriotism, so with Mercury in retrograde, there is likely to be some so-called "anti-patriotic" behaviour as people continue to dismantle old structures and reexamine policies and beliefs.
Cancer also signifies ancestors, the past, and legacies. Let’s explore the meaning of legacy.
Legacy is usually defined as a gift of money or personal property but since Cancer is ruled by the Moon and the Moon is associated with memory, I invite you to spend some time thinking a