This week is all about Mercury, which is to say it’s all about being in dialogue. On the 11th, Pluto retrogrades back into Capricorn where we have the chance to complete some unfinished business of the slow burn transformations that have been on tap since 2008. Probing questions lead the way as Mercury trines Pluto just before entering buzzy Gemini on the same day. Mercury trine Pluto is the true crime podcast of aspects: there’s potential for great influence and investigation under this transit.
Mercury is extremely articulate and charming in Gemini (Think: Mercury in Gemini natives Brian Cox, Cate Blanchett and the ultimate smooth-talking politician JFK) but runs into some roadblocks while squaring off with Saturn on the 15th. Processes that are usually quick, slow to a near-halt and frustrating as it may be, it’s best to wait it out. Then on the 17th, Mercury sextiles Venus: a friendly and fun-loving aspect great for asking favors, creating harmony and refining a strategic plan.