Mercury visits Scorpio twice this year due to its retrograde turn in Sagittarius on November 6 that backs it into Scorpio for a second visit.
This planet of communication gets down to the depths
whenever it's in Scorpio. The mind melds with emotions,
descending into the body, into the past and into life's
mysteries. This can be a very powerful period for talking
about difficult issues regarding relationships, money
and mortality. Psychological awareness is more acute
now, as perceptions take us under the covers of the
obvious, seeking hidden meaning and motivations.
dark side of Mercury in Scorpio is represented by the
mistrusting mind, one that holds secrets and fears them
at the same time. Communication becomes a means of control,
rather than connection. However, seeing our fears doesn't
mean that we have to perpetuate them. The opportunities
are ripe for discussing heretofore forbidden subjects,
resulting in greater degrees of trust and intimacy.
thinkers born with Mercury in Scorpio include Deepak
Chopra, Jodie Foster, Carl Sagan, Sylvia
Plath and Hillary
Rodham Clinton. Joni Mitchell, Paul Simon
Lennon expressed their deep thoughts in songs.
Scorcese's Mercury in Scorpio puts the lens on life's
dark side, unlike Jesse
Charles and John F. Kennedy Jr. Movie star
Merc in Scorpios are Winona
Moore and Richard Dreyfuss, while television
brings us Suzanne Somers, Henry Winkler, Susan Lucci
and Chris Noth.
in Scorpios Whoopi Goldberg and John Cleese make us
laugh, while Bonnie Raitt and Luciano Pavarotti please
our ears. Dr.
Bernie Siegel teaches us how to face the fear of disease
and transform ourselves through spiritual awareness.
This reminds us how changing our perceptions changes
more on Mercury see An
Interview with the Messenger by Alice