Don't lose your head! Mercury enters Sagittarius on December 4, 2013, and it's safe to say the communication planet has mixed feelings about being in this adventurous sign. But it is a very interesting placement, with the potential to wield a lot of power.
Expansive Sagittarius can be overwhelming to detail-oriented Mercury. It's much more abut reasons and ideas than actual words, and verbal communication may lash out in the form of outspoken beliefs, talking before thinking and being a little too honest. Small things are easily blown out of proportion. Facts are out of whack. Tall tales abound. Yet, this is also when the lens of perception is widened and the mind opens.
Mercury in Sagittarius is the perfect time to consider your beliefs, and the fact you may have different ones than you’ve ever expected. Be truthful, but not rude; take care of your words and explore your imaginative side. You just may learn something new about yourself!
Your more adventurous side may also emerge during Mercury in Sagittarius. Before Mercury goes retrograde on November 6, get your kicks and take whatever journeys may be hanging on your mind, whether it’s a new job, new romance or a trip you’ve wanted to take -- you’ll be more positive and confident in these experiences now, anyway.
Sagittarius looks toward the future, so that perceptive Mercury's presence here supports visions of tomorrow. The trick is to fill in all the details so that the picture you're selling is the one that actually develops.
The humorous side of Mercury in Sagittarius is well expressed by Woody Allen, Roseanne, Randy Newman, Tracey Ullman, Goldie Hawn and Bette Midler. There's something rock 'n' roll about Mercury in Sag because it shows up in the birth charts of Neil Young, Stephen Stills, Jimmy Hendrix, Little Richard, Tina Turner, Jakob Dylan and Patti Smith.
Athletes and actors born with Mercury in Sagittarius include Troy Aikman, Bobby Hull, Calista Flockhart, Jeff Bridges, Ed Harris, Sally Field, Diane Keaton and Jamie Lee Curtis. Others born with this placement include defrocked preacher Jim Bakker, friend taper Linda Tripp, radical activist Abbie Hoffman, director Steven Spielberg and author Umberto Eco.
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