Mercury in retrograde in Virgo from August 20, 2010 through September 12, 2010

Mercury will begin its backward travel starting on the 20th for three weeks.  This retrograde since it is in the sign of Virgo will have us; to
rethink, do some re planning, renegotiating and more or less just doing things over.  It is a time to learn how to judge and select with a
higher degree of discrimination.  You also will have the same issues as most all retrogrades; delays, miscommunication etc…

The signs that will be mostly affected by this retrograde will be Virgo, Pisces, Gemini and Sagittarius.  Also, to find out how this will affect
you, check your natal/birth chart to see where your Sun lies in any of these signs to see the how Mercury will affect you.

This retrograde will affect the sun signs and ascendants of the following:

Aries

Mercury rules the issues for you Aries of things that deal with communication, career and health.  It will be in your sixth house.  In your job,
be careful of how you judge others and think before you speak.  There could be some frustrations with your work during this time.  

Taurus

Mercury retrogrades seem to affect Taurus in areas of communications with loved ones, creativity and financial matters.  During this time
do not sign contracts if possible.  This retrograde will be in your fifth house. There could be misunderstandings with loved ones during
this time.  

Gemini

Mercury retrogrades seem to affect Gemini in areas of communications, how you present yourself and your image.  During this time do
not make important decisions if possible.  This retrograde will be in your fourth house.  Extra care needs to be in the family and home.  

Cancer

Mercury retrogrades seem to affect Cancer in the areas of communications in general with everyone.  Your intuitive sense maybe off
during this time.  It will be occurring in your third house which means that any form of communication; letters, email's and or verbal maybe
affected.  

Leo

Mercury retrogrades seem to affect Leo in the areas of personal finances and communications with others.  Do not do any major
financial decisions or actions at this time.  This retrograde will be in your second house.  

Virgo

Mercury retrogrades seem to affect Virgo in the way you present yourself from your body and action to others and communications.  This
is not a good time for major career decisions.  This retrograde will be in your first house.  

Libra

Mercury retrogrades seem to affect Libra in the communications, legal affairs, travel and education.  This retrograde will be in your
twelfth house.  Be careful as others maybe working against you or deception with others.  This is not a good time for travel as delays
may happen or go wrong.  Your intuition maybe off during this time.  

Scorpio

Mercury retrogrades seem to affect Scorpio in the areas of communication with friends, people close to you and finances including with
others.  This retrograde will be in your eleventh house.  Rethink things before speaking especially with friends as miscommunication may
occur.  Friends from the past may show up during this time.

Sagittarius

Mercury retrogrades seem to affect Sagittarius in the areas of communications with superiors, in your career, and partners.  There could
be arguments were joint finances are involved.  This retrograde will be in your tenth house.  Be careful with communications with people
during this time.   

Capricorn

Mercury retrogrades seem to affect Capricorn in the areas of communications, travel, legal matters, career and co workers.  It is best not
to sign contracts during this time.  This retrograde will be in your ninth house.  

Aquarius

Mercury retrogrades seem to affect Aquarius in the areas of communications with romance and finances. This is not a good time to take
out a loan. Watch your finances during this time.  This retrograde will be in your eighth house.  

Pisces

Mercury retrogrades seem to affect Pisces in the areas of communications with partnerships, things that deal with family and the home.  
This is not a good time to make important decisions about partnerships, home and family or sign contracts.  This retrograde will be in
your seventh house.  



Learn more about Mercury in retrograde
Mercury in Retrograde
in Virgo