Mercury Retrograde: May 2022

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Mercury Retrograde is a phase we hate and love at the same time. Well, mostly hate – truth be told. It’s a phase when everything seems stuck. Emotional and intellectual stagnation is enough to push us to our limits. But that’s not always enough. Unexpected cancellations, failures and accidents are also part of the plan. Mercury Retrograde: May 2022

No ordinary Retrograde Mercury

Because there are so many astrological alignments at the same time. This is no ordinary Mercury Retrograde. It begins in Gemini (May 10 – 22) when it starts to dance backwards. Later (May 22 – June 3) it will pass in Taurus. But during his retrograde course many things will change.

Mercury Retrograde: May 2022

  • Mercury Retrograde’s Shadow first falls April 26th and is lifted June 18th. During this time, and only few days after the first shadow, Pluto goes retrograde!
  • Almost the same day, a magical night occurs. Beltane’s eve along with the Black Moon – Solar Eclipse! This is no ordinary night. Not only we have a rare black moon, it also aligns with a Solar Eclipse which happens in the most magical night of the year. This is the night of Beltane’s eve. Not only for Pagans but for all occultists this is a night full of potentials. A night of true manifestation! Furthermore, on the same night, Jupiter aligns with Venus and Pluto turns retrograde!
  • On May 10th, Mercury turns retrograde but also Jupiter enters Aries! An era of fiery expansion begins!
  • (Tip for May 10th) What are your 3 burning desires? pick three thing that make your heart beat faster. Things you want. Things you love and need. Now choose one word or one symbols for each of these desires. Take a blue candle. Carve the symbol of Jupiter and Aries on the top and below the three words (or symbols) of what you desire! On the bottom write “ZEUS”
  • Last but not least, the same day that Mercury turns direct, Saturn turns retrograde! 
mercury blend
Use Mercury’s incense to call upon the God of Communication and Psychic Abilities

Predictions for Aries:

A peculiar era begins in your social circles and status and it will last till May 22. From this time and at least until the middle of June you will experience new energies in your finances, your possessions and your professional life. Some opportunities will definitely appear but are they really opportunities or traps? You need to be careful and process everything with a clear mind. No rush.

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Predictions for Taurus:

The Retrograde phase begins with issues regarding your financial status, your income and your expenses. Typical Taurus will say “oh dear gods…” but this is not an ordinary Retrograde Mercury. Things will get even more weird when the black moon – solar eclipse will occur in your zodiac sign, shining bright energies in you and all the parts of your life. In May 22nd, you will experience though a more intense energy in you and you will start to question your decisions and if there is something you can do to move forward.

Predictions for Gemini:

The Retrograde Phase of Mercury affects you mostly as this is your governor. So it begins in a your zodiac sign dear Gemini. Hence, at first you might need to slow down in everything you do including travelling. Be sure to check again and again tickets, documents and avoid signing new agreements etc. From May 22 things start to become weird regarding your feelings and your dreams. What is this feeling that needs attention?

Predictions for Cancer:

It feels that this Retrograde Mercury is about to make you reconsider valuable things regarding who you are in this world. Hence, your emotions might go under transformation as you will try to understand if some people are worthy your efforts. Health needs attention too, dear Cancer. Later in May (after May 26) you need to be more cautious in your public affairs and your social circles including negotiations. Finally, please be extra careful not to exaggerate but also please take advantage of the wonderful opportunities that will appear in Beltane and beltane’s eve!

Predictions for Leo:

A very important time for you, dear Leo. Although Retrograde Mercury rarely affects you that much, this is no ordinary Retrograde phase as it coincides with a Solar Eclipse – Black Moon. So, you will need to be calm and keep you head clean from negative thoughts and emotions. Why? Because power is coming. At first you will be forced to face troubles related with your friends and your social status but after May 22nd your career will need your help and your energy!

Predictions for Virgo:

This is No ordinary Retrograde Mercury for you dear Virgo. Remember my words. There is much planned for you. Like the three previous summers, this one also demands your attention and your focus. Although this summer is MUCH better that the previous ones you still need to be careful. And the time to be careful begins now with your governor going retrograde! So at first you will be forced to examine more parameters regarding your professional life but as the days go by and after May 22, your destiny may receive a sudden change! Ready?

Predictions for Libra:

The retrograde Phase is not that bad for you, dear Libra. Not bad at all. You see, it begins in a very friendly sign for you and, from there, changes come, which ultimately can change your life. Hence, keep good feelings inside your heart, because let me tell you a secret. Everything can change in a blink of an eye. So, load good energy and keep an eye on opportunities especially around Beltane – when the Black Moon will occur. After May 22, be more careful regarding your inner powers which may burst in flames. An inner transformation begins.

Predictions for Scorpio:

Can you feel the power? It’s already growing in you. Remember what we said in the beginning of the year. This is going to be a bumpy yet very interesting road. So power is coming and is coming from unexpected and unprecedented ways. This is what I was telling you about! Now you need to be prepared because you might end up winning all the battles you’ve ever given. Retrograde Mercury begins with transformation from the inside. Around Beltane, you will have the chance to see what magic can really do! Moreover, after May 22, you will have the chance to reshape your most important relationships – marriage includes. So buckle up!

Predictions for Sagittarius:

This is no ordinary Retrograde Mercury, dear Sagittarius. This is the time when things are about to change dramatically in your life. The trickster of the Zodiac Sign has prepared a mind game for you which has already begun in your most important relationships. Hence, what you need to do is keep your mind grounded and more importantly find a way to direct all this energy in your towards a more creative way!  As I’ve already told you, now, it’s time to breathe the air of freedom – once again but just be patient now and especially after May 22nd let Mercury help you find a way to change your every day life in a more creative way! 

Predictions for Capricorn:

These are very powerful days and good news will come towards you. However, these all might be (at first) disguised as problems and unexpected issues. Let’s take this from the beginning, shall we? At first, the Messenger of the Gods dancing retrograde will play some games with your everyday life, your transportation and of course it will affect your career and your finances, trying to find what is missing and what needs to be solved too. However, as the days go by – especially after May 26, you will be asked to take an honest look at your heart. Because so many things are already changing and you will be asked to reinvent yourself. What is it that brings you joy? Make this clear in you, because now it’s your time to live!

Predictions for Aquarius:

Again, like the previous one, this is no ordinary Retrograde phase of Mercury, dear Aquarius. This time, it all begins in a friendly Zodiac Sign. Hence, the messenger of the Gods, Mercury will dance backwards making you question your heart’s desires, your identity and your whole personality. Is it something you’re doing wrong all this time? What is this black whole that sucks all your energy? Could this be come from you? Can you have all that you desire? Yes, you can! This retrograde will help you see once again what is holding you back. Moreover, on May 22 things  will start to feel different in your family and your house. Stay calm and look for solutions!

Predictions for Pisces:

I’ve got to say this one more time. Buckle up! Because, one thing is certain, dear Pisces. With all these energies nothing is boring. This is a very important opportunity for you to change what needs to be changed. What has brought you to your knees since 2020 now is about to end. Mercury will give you the chance to examine what needs your attention at home and your family. Stay calm and meditate to install peace within. Furthermore, what troubled you about your friends and relatives may come back after May 22 only to end. Changes will now be positive.

Astrology and Magic:

Burn Copal or Mercury incense to counter the negative effects of the Retrograde phase. Find them in shop! Magic, as well as all meditative techniques can have better results, today. As always, do take all fire safety precautions when you are working with fire.

That’s all. Have fun, and enjoy your day!

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