Mercury retrograde in Libra: The Blindfold, the Heart and the Scales

September 18, 2015 at 3:28 pm | Posted in Astrology | Comments Off on Mercury retrograde in Libra: The Blindfold, the Heart and the Scales

9th House

In order to understand Mercury in Libra and what the retrograde might bring up, let’s look at Libra for a moment.

Libra is the 7th sign of the Zodiac and is often depicted as the scales of justice. A cardinal air sign, masculine or yang means that this sign is active and initiating in comparison to the feminine signs that are more receptive and passive.

From an evolutionary point of view, Libra is associated with the integration of the individual through relationships. The first flames of the egoic self (Aries) has developed to a stage where it is ready to step outside of its immediate needs to accommodate another person.

Libra thinks (Air) in terms of polarities meaning that to understand itself, the individual requires  external feedback. Relationships becomes a central piece that holds the identity together. Feedback becomes a building block for the ego. Libra will accommodate the other since the…

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