Mercury into Libra (8:08 pm EDT) is a transit of skillful diplomacy. Communication is gracious and typically flirtatious however, regardless of the superficial look, when this vitality is used appropriately aims are met and messages delivered. Mercury in Libra makes the purpose with out obvious effort. Phrases are nice and the recipient of the message walks away earlier than they understand they have been politely reprimanded, satisfied or pumped for intel. That is the manifestation of “a spoonful of sugar…”
In fact, everyone knows about distorted Mercury in Libra- ignoring disagreeable truths, shallow dialog, waffling.
This transient transit (Mercury enters Scorpio on Oct twenty second) is a reminder that mild communication has its place. Typically blunt phrases or emotionally sticky revelations usually are not acceptable. Typically saying the great factor or just giving the opposite individual your full consideration will get you additional. At its finest, Mercury in Libra is the balanced discussion- one individual provides their observations, the opposite listens and responds accordingly and the verbal tennis recreation proceeds. As an indication of reflection, one in all Mercury in Libra’s expertise is responding to what the opposite individual says in a manner that echoes their assertion whereas encouraging them to say extra.
Additionally right this moment, Mars conjoins the Libra South Node (24 deg). Mars guidelines the Aries North Node so we now have an attention-grabbing interaction here- outdated reactions/anger/impulses will likely be triggered and they’re the important thing to transferring ahead. This must be overtly handled – hiding/denying will stall your progress. So it is about discovering new methods to behave/specific your anger. Possibly you are transferring away from passive-aggressive reactions or possibly you are able to take definitive motion. Occurring on the identical day as Mercury’s ingress, we see there’s loads of room for dialogue. The outdated argument could be labored by. However on the finish of the day you are supposed to act and be easy about what’s transferring/annoying/enraging you.
Word that this isn’t about combating or destruction – it is about being upfront with out breaking something.