Pluto in Aspect to Mercury

Pluto Mercury Aspects
Pluto Mercury Aspects: “La Mort de Marat” by Jacques-Louis David (1793)

What does it mean to have Mercury Square Pluto or Mercury Trine Pluto in the natal chart?  In this post, I will address Pluto Mercury Aspects: all the major “hard” and “soft” aspects will be discussed. Please note that these are baseline interpretations and may be modified according to the presence of other factors in the chart. You can also study Pluto Houses I and Pluto Houses II discussed in other posts. Continue reading “Pluto in Aspect to Mercury”

Jupiter in Aspect to Mercury

Mercury Jupiter Aspects
Jupiter in Aspect to Mercury: “The Vision to the Youth Bartholomew” by Mikhail Nesterov (1889-1890)

What does it mean to have Jupiter Square Mercury or Jupiter Trine Mercury in the natal chart?  In this post, I will address Mercury Jupiter Aspects: all the major “hard” and “soft” aspects will be discussed. Please note that these are baseline interpretations and may be modified according to the presence of other factors in the chart. You can also study Jupiter Signs and Jupiter Houses discussed in other posts. Continue reading “Jupiter in Aspect to Mercury”

Retrograde Planets in the Birth Chart

Retrograde Planets in the Birth Chart
Retrograde Planets in the Birth Chart: “Woman Drying Her Hair” by Joseph DeCamp (1898)

Retrograde planets in the natal chart usually indicate an evolutionary need to undo or redo something with regards to the archetypal symbolism of that planet. In this post, I will briefly* address the possible meaning(s) of each retrograde planet in the birth chart, regardless of all other possible factors which may modify these basic interpretations. Therefore, please keep in mind that these are only possibilities rather than certainties: Continue reading “Retrograde Planets in the Birth Chart”