mercury retrograde

March Astrological Forecast: The Soul & the Shadow

March Astrological Forecast: The Soul & the Shadow

They say March is in like a lion and out like a lamb… weather wise at least. But what do the stars say? Will they support the groundhog’s prediction of an early spring or foretell a longer winter’s nap? “Misty water-colored memories” is an incredible lyric from the film The Way We Were. The lyric and film title may very well be the theme for March 2019. It accurately describes the emotions sifting through us now as we head into some key cosmic gear shifts…

What is Mercury Retrograde?

What is Mercury Retrograde?

Our need to slow down and rest a bit is similar to a planet’s retrograde passage. Just around the corner in early March, Mercury will turn retrograde for the first time this year. In fact, every calendar year, Mercury turns retrograde two to three times, for weeks each cycle.  Some of us are aware of when this will occur and actually prepare for it as much as possible; others caught up in the midst of this activity wonder why their calls aren’t being returned, their tech devices are going haywire, their packages are delayed. Here’s the deal: except for the Sun and Moon, all planets turn retrograde. Why…. and what do you need to know about it?