Mercury in Aries stations direct on May 3rd, signalling progress in all matters of communication and information. You can move past what’s been delayed or confused since April 9th, when Mercury stationed retrograde. Mercury’s direct motion takes full advantage of Aries’ energy - answers will be honest (or blunt) and plans can progress quickly.
The Taurus Sun makes a harmonious sextile to Neptune in Pisces on May 3rd, and an awkward inconjunct to Jupiter Rx in Libra on May 5th. Another inconjunct is perfecting between Neptune and Jupiter Rx, exact on May 17th. What does this mean? From May 3rd to May 5th, there will be a Yod with Jupiter Rx as focal point. Growth and opportunity are symbolized by Jupiter, but this growth will be out of synch with a security/stability issue (Sun in Taurus sextile Neptune in Pisces). Too, Neptune in hard aspect to Jupiter is notorious for creating misguided expectations.
There’s still much you can do with Jupiter as focal point. But you’ll have to adjust expectations with reality, and pull back on the growth, just a bit. Jupiter is Rx anyway, so expansion is best achieved within a narrower range.
Mercury direct in your sign suggests a final decision or answer. Now you know what the deal is, and you’re ready to move forward. Too, Mercury direct can encourage you to publicly declare your intentions. Identity, relationships or lifestyle may be impacted.
The Yod to Jupiter Rx in your partnership sector suggests a balancing act between relationship growth/cooperation versus your personal security and financial needs. What you want to develop for yourself may appear to be at odds with what someone else wants, but in reality, partnership is the key to your success. Consider what the other person has to offer - try taking one step back from your personal agenda, and watch hopeful potentials expand.
Mercury direct in your hidden sector marks the next stage in a background development. It’s still not time to go public (that time will come when Mercury enters your sign, on May 16th) but you should sense that the pieces are falling into place. Hidden information can be confirmed, or you may decide that it’s time to move on from what’s been holding you back.
The Yod to Jupiter Rx in your sector of routine (including the Sun in your sign) can see you struggling with health or work issues. You know a change or upgrade is emphasized, but it could make you uncomfortable. Certain habits (personal and social) will have to be adjusted. Too, your social image or approach to networking may require some fine-tuning. The key to productive growth is to channel your energy and ideals into your day-to-day activities. Not just any activities - you want more good-for-you habits, and less distractions/indulgence. For some, a new job, or increased workload at an existing job, will challenge you to adjust your attitude to work.
Mercury direct in your social sector puts an end to delays/misunderstandings with a friend or group association. Communication with others in general should be straightforward, and you should feel that you have more control over how others receive your messages. If you’ve been holding off on a public announcement or launch, Mercury direct can be go time.
The Yod to Jupiter Rx in your sector of self-expression suggests challenges as you attempt to focus personal and/or professional ideals into a creative project or new romance. You know what you want more of, but it may not align with a secret dream. Too, you could be disappointed with the results, when they don’t quite match your hopes. Adjust your expectations, but don’t give up on the ideal. Both are achievable. Consider the best way to show off your talents/charm/attraction power while still honouring what you hold sacred.
Mercury direct in your career sector spells progress in a job hunt, home business, discussions with management or your professional image. By now, you should have a clear idea of how to promote yourself. If a hot idea has been developing, this might be the time to launch/go public.
The Yod to Jupiter Rx in your domestic sector will require some skill to balance home/family issues with public developments. Efforts to grow your family, relocate or improve your home will need to be adjusted with future ideals and public relationships. Others may have more of a say in what happens then you’re comfortable with. Even if you have to dial back on some hopes/efforts to expand, know that the primary focus is growth and abundance for you, and those closest to you.
Mercury direct in your sector of opportunities can trigger a surge of progress around travel, education, legal matters, long-distance romance or publishing. After such a long wait, you might experience this as a burst of renewed optimism and ambition. Doors that you thought were closed could reopen. If they don’t, know there’s something even better (and more appropriate) coming right up.
The Yod to Jupiter Rx in your communication sector suggests that a big promise or hope may be floating in front of you. But, you’ll have to mange this one carefully. Make sure your professional goals/image and shared resources (financial or emotional) align with what you’re promising, or being promised. There’s a risk of asking for/expecting way too much. Consider what you can realistically deliver, or what you can realistically receive, and stick with that.
Mercury direct in your sector of shared resources releases delays and clears up confusion around debts, taxes, loans, your partner’s finances or physical/emotional intimacy. If you’ve been hesitating to go deeper, Mercury direct can give you a needed shove. If you’ve been attempting to untangle murky motivations (with yourself or someone else) Mercury direct can give you a clear picture.
The Yod to Jupiter Rx in your sector of personal resources puts earned money, self-esteem and values in the spotlight. You’ve probably been struggling to get more/earn more, and the struggle comes from the need to adjust personal growth with compromise. In order to get more of what you want, you’ll have to venture outside your comfort zone and consider what others are suggesting or offering. Can someone else be of assistance?
Mercury direct in your partnership sector clarifies the status of a relationship. This could mean that you move forward together, or you say goodbye. But there should be no mistaking the state of things. Too, if you’ve been hesitating to initiate a conversation with someone intriguing, this could be an opportune time.
The Yod to Jupiter Rx in your sign pinpoints an area of growth. You sense the potential, and it looks hopeful. But there could be a buildup of frustration as that potential keeps slipping out of focus. Maybe you get sidetracked by fears/insecurities/money issues, or distracted by health and work problems. Tend to the routine stuff and acknowledge the deeper issues. But don’t ignore the opportunity that’s right in front of you. Try firming up your foundation (health, money, routines) to support this expansion.
Mercury direct in your sector of routine helps you gain clarity and control over work and health matters. Even if it’s not all sorted, you should see progress with improvements, diagnoses and work tasks. Prioritization and efficiency can go more smoothly as well.
The Yod to Jupiter Rx in your hidden sector asks you to balance a secret ideal or background development with real life. What you’re hoping for (but have not revealed) is not impossible, but it may be out of touch with what someone else can provide. Also, consider that the other person may have no idea about your grand plan, so how can they meet your expectations?
Mercury direct in your sector of self-expression can get you back on track with a creative project, new attraction or issues with children/pregnancy. What you need to say or choose should become obvious, as will your best approach to promoting yourself or reaching a new audience.
The Yod to Jupiter Rx in your social sector calls for an adjustment to social expectations. Growth involving friendships, group associations or your public image is key, but you’ll need to take practical and personal issues into consideration. You may have to dial back the expansion/big plans, and focus your energy in one direction. Too, some friendships may change as you honour developments at home/with your health.
Mercury direct in your domestic sector gets things moving in the areas of family discussions, relocation, a home business or domestic partnership. A family discussion can be finalized, or home documents may finally come through/be signed.
The Yod to Jupiter Rx in your career sector suggests certain professional goals (a new job, advancement at a current job, expansion of a home business) may not be straightforward. Personal desires/ideals, issues with children/pregnancy, or a creative project will have to factored in. Creative and personal energies can be focused through your professional goals, but you’ll need to narrow your range of ambition. Also, consider if these newly emerging issues enhance or undermine your professional image.
Mercury direct in your communication sector can clarify an ongoing discussion with siblings, or gift you with general clarity about a decision, answer or past conversation. You should feel confident now to speak up about a certain issue, or declare your intentions.
The Yod to Jupiter Rx in your sector of opportunities indicates ripe potential for long-distance travel, education, legal matters or publishing. However, your next move may be more of an adjustment than a leap forward. Domestic and financial matters must be taken into consideration - your stability and resources may be in question. Too, you may be questioning if a relocation is the best thing for you. Ultimately, this influence suggests you are meant to move on/move forward, but you’ll need to look at the realities of where you’re coming from.
Mercury direct in your sector of personal resources signals progress around earned money, sources of income and personal values. It should be easier to know where you stand, what you’re getting and how you can declare what you need. Financial discussions can move forward, and even if you don’t get what you want, you’ll have the courage and initiative to look for new sources.
The Yod to Jupiter Rx in your sector of shared resources (including Neptune in your sign) asks you to pause before you spend more/give more/invest more. Resources (emotional or financial) that you’re considering sharing may be based in idealistic hopes instead of reality. There is growth potential in a financial or relationship situation, but you’ll need to proceed very carefully - look at the facts. If you don’t have enough, or if what you know is different from what you hope for, you may be better off sitting this one out.