Mercury enters Libra on September 5, 2020 at 3:46 pm ET.
Fast flying Mercury will be in Libra until September 27, 2020 at 3:40 am ET.
This is a chatty place for Mercury to be, with the air element emphasized greatly. Bias and trust in information will be major issues of focus during this period.
With so much division being promoted in the media, how about focusing on love and improving relationships to tune into the positive side of Mercury in Libra?
Just remember this – what you focus on grows.
Libra rules relationships, so this can be helpful for understanding other people, especially if you’re willing to listen and work on improving your relationships with others. A charming and diplomatic approach will work best in your communications.
Connecting with friends and being friendly is recommended. Talking more about relationships, dating, engagements and marriage is indicated.
Also keep in mind that we have The Destiny Point in fellow air sign Gemini so we are all experiencing how the power of communications influences our world and our future.
We can expect even more bias in the media to be emphasized with inducing gossip Mercury in the house. And remember this too – what the media focuses on… grows.
Truth, fairness and justice is valued with Mercury in Libra, so intentionally misleading biases will not go unnoticed. Prioritizing rational, truthful perspectives is essential to bringing real resolutions.
Libra wants balance, but can also be indecisive with so many perspectives to think about. Mercury in Libra is not able to easily make the best decisions, as Mercury tends to have a superficial perspective on things, and doesn’t look too deep into all sides of a story before quickly forming an opinion.
Since we live in a world of duality, (left and right, up and down, night and day, yin and yang) there will always be a different point of view to contend with. Intelligence and honesty are necessities for creating balance. Look at both sides of the topic of discussion to find the truth. Of course, stubborn, biased views can create wedges. If there is opposition to a train of thought, we can expect debates to go around in circles as people weigh the issues trying to get to the real truth.
The issue with thoughts and words, is that they can be manipulated to intentionally alter perceptions and beliefs, and there are plenty of people that do so to get a leg up.
Luckily, Mercury in Libra can encourage the voice of reason to be priority, which can build bridges and soften rough edges to bring people back into harmony.
For the sensible, this is a good time to work in partnership with others in business and as part of a team. Two heads are better than one.
Complimenting others can easily bring rapport, especially on one’s appearance, and friendships of like-minded people can flourish now.
Mercury is also known as the trickster since words can be used to manipulate, so do try to not be naive and take things at face value now. Salespeople are notorious at sweet-talking to get into your pockets. If they point out only the positives, try to see the other side as well so you can make a more informed, well rounded decision.
Poets and writers can find this placement works well. An attraction to beautiful phrases and words is emphasized. If you’re a budding writer, this would be a great time to start journaling, or start your own blog. A desire to read romance novels and learning more about relationships is suggested.
Mercury will be Retrograde in Scorpio on October 13, 2020 and then Mercury will slip back into Libra from October 27 to November 3, 2020 so we can expect some tricks played in the social sphere and news cycle close to the US election. This will also be a significant time to be sure to read the fine print when signing papers and ask plenty of questions to ensure all is honest and true before going ahead. A closer look at truth and untruths in media is essential. We can expect lots of mixed messages during this period.
As Libra is symbolic of justice, truth and balance, and Mercury connects with Saturn in Capricorn upon stationing Direct in Libra, a shift in responsibility, accountability and Law and Order is emphasized.