Mercury in Astrology
Mercury in Aries in the horoscope
Mercury in Aries in the horoscope is a Fire sign on the action cross. Its symbol is The Ram. The Mercury in Aries in the horoscope native typically has a sharp tongue and a quick wit. He speaks first, then thinks about it. He is direct, simple, and to the point. An independent thinker, you may find your native would rather speak than listen. Make no place for argumentation in your household! (your native may shoot back an answer for everything and may need practice “biting his tongue”.) Then again, he could be a perfect candidate for the debate club! He is apt to be quite impulsive when it comes to communicating, and often packs plenty of force behind his words. At school, he does his best work when the material is challenging.
Mercury in Taurus in the horoscope
Taurus in the horoscope is an Earth sign on the feeling cross. Its symbol is The Bull. Your native enjoys deliberation and has a very methodical mind. Able to develop sound logic and good arguments, he is practical rather than abstract, and seldom nebulous. If well aspected, your native should make a good student. A fertile thinker, he is slow and steady but always down to earth. No “pie in the sky” here. Your native is careful and considerate. We’ve all heard the expression, “stubborn as a bull” and Mercury in Taurus in the horoscope natives can be quite stubborn and willful at times. Once set on an idea, they can hold on tenaciously! Persistence could help him reach the top. Stubbornness could keep him stuck at the bottom. As your native grows make sure he knows the difference between positive stick-to-it-tivity and plain old bullheadedness. He may need encouragement getting started on projects. Natives with Mercury (mind) in this Venus ruled sign sometimes like “taking it easy” and benefit from a little prodding.
Taurus in the horoscope is an Earth sign on the feeling cross. Its symbol is The Bull. Taurus in the horoscope is sensorial. Your native may love to explore the five senses. Especially during the primary years, he would be delighted by tactile games and lessons. Your native could identify with his things — toys, clothes, knick-knacks — and could be very possessive. He likely loves food and all the creature comforts. Money and what it buys may be very important to him when he is older. He feels secure in a comfortable home, surrounded by plenty of tender loving care.
Mercury in Gemini in the horoscope
Gemini in the horoscope is an Air sign on the thinking cross. Its symbol is The Twins. Mercury in Gemini in the horoscope natives typically love learning. Wit comes naturally as does curiosity about just about everything! He loves finding things out — speculating, investigating. He is likely to be clever but not necessarily known for deep thinking. He loves to talk, exchange ideas, read books, travel. His restless mind keeps him busy exploring, testing. Debates, games, and puzzles please him. He likes to think on his feet and could be easily bored with tedious schoolwork or chores. Stress honesty with him. Good study habits and an orderly environment help him do best at school. He may tend to scatter his energy into too many projects at once or to dissipate energy through too much chatter. Teach him to create a schedule and stick to it!
Mercury in Cancer in the horoscope
Cancer in the horoscope is a Water sign on the action cross. The Mercury in Cancer in the horoscope native senses things with the mind and understands that feelings are thoughts too. What does this or that thought mean? Where is it pointing? These are questions he may ask himself. Your native tends to use subjective rather than objective logic — intuition and gut instinct. Poetry, music, and the arts interest him, as does psychology. This placement usually indicates a good memory. Emotions could cloud objective thinking.
Mercury in Leo in the horoscope
Leo in the horoscope is a Fire sign on the feeling cross. Its symbol is the Lion. My, what a show! The Mercury in Leo in the horoscope native is dynamic and expressive in thought and speech — dramatic! He appreciates his own ideas, and tends to be outgoing in speech and manner. Born with an active mind, he may need much practice to remember to raise his hand before he speaks in class! He speaks from the heart and with much conviction. He puts forth strong views and it may not be easy to get his to see things from your perspective. Emotional and a good entertainer, your native is louder than average and tends to exaggerate. He wants to make sure his ideas receive the recognition they deserve and will proudly display his best school work to you. He needs well deserved praise. At the same time, (and especially if the Sun is in Leo in the horoscope as well), he needs to learn to follow instructions. Mental pride and arrogance are the pitfalls of this placement. Parents and teachers need to be consistent and patient. Look for ways to make learning fun!
Mercury in Virgo in the horoscope
Virgo in the horoscope is an Earth sign on the thinking cross. Its symbol is The Virgin. The Mercury in Virgo in the horoscope native typically loves learning, investigating, researching. He seeks practical applications for knowledge. He has a great love of detail. Your native may appreciate minute differences and distinctions. A craftsman with an innate critical sense, he is always full of suggestions. He will enjoy word games, crosswords, trivia and the like. A good position for writers, researchers, analysts, critics, nutritionists and health specialists, teachers, engineers,
Mercury in Libra in the horoscope
Libra in the horoscope is an Air sign on the action cross. Its symbol is The Scales. The Mercury in Libra in the horoscope native has a reflective mind, a mirror for others. He is easy to talk with — a great mediator or negotiator. He gains popularity due to an innate willingness to accept the ideas and thoughts of others and to hear them out. Your native is at home with public relations (politics, diplomacy, sales). Typically, he is considerate, helpful, and courteous. Your native is likely to show a strong sense of fairness. He can see both sides of the story. He likes to compare one thing with another. The same tendency makes it hard to make a choice. Stress honesty in your household. Especially if other positions are in Libra in the horoscope, your native could find it hard to handle difficult situations. He would rather not rock the boat! Teach him to face reality and to never be afraid to tell the truth!
Mercury in Scorpio in the horoscope
Scorpio in the horoscope is a Water sign on the feeling cross. Its symbols are the scorpio in the horoscope, the phoenix and the eagle. Here we have the original Sherlock Holmes, a born detective! Your native may be deft at ferreting out information and all kinds of secrets. He is good at keeping secrets, too, and may not necessarily let you know what he really is thinking. Establish trust from the start. He likely is research-oriented and security minded, and may possess a natural love for science. As he matures, give him the training and tools and time alone to work on projects and come up with his own conclusions. You may find that your native has a shrewd and penetrating mind. He could surprise you with uncanny psychological insights and his knack for getting at the causes beneath the surface of life. Mysteries and puzzles appeal to him. The Mercury in Scorpio in the horoscope native can show great mental determination. Negatively, he could be manipulative and stubborn when he doesn’t get his way! The sting of the Scorpio in the horoscope can hurt! Discourage sarcasm in your household. Teach your native to be kind in thought and speech. You might want to teach him the psalm of David: “Let the meditation of my heart and the words of my mouth be acceptable in thy sight, O Lord.”
Mercury in Sagittarius in the horoscope
Sagittarius in the horoscope is a Fire sign on the thinking cross. Its symbol is the Archer or The Centaur. The Mercury in Sagittarius in the horoscope native is typically fair-minded and above-board, always direct and honest in thought. Sometimes, he could be blunt to the point of putting his foot in his mouth or offending others. He could feel self-justified in “telling it like it is” but do not allow him to be rude or inconsiderate in speech. He is more interested in eternal thoughts and broad landscapes than in minute details. Although he may get the picture right away, his is a wandering mind that loves to travel. Focus and finish one job at a time are his formula for success!
Mercury in Capricorn in the horoscope
Capricorn in the horoscope is an Earth sign on the action cross. Its symbol is The Goat. The Mercury in Capricorn in the horoscope native typically has a very clear and analytical mind and is able to grasp ideas and put them to work at once. He has good management and supervisory ability. Using cold reason, he may not be much moved by emotions, and is generally pragmatic. At school, your native likely will prefer concrete subjects to “grand ideas” and flights of fancy. (Although this is less true if his Sun is in Sagittarius) he could be too critical of self, work or of his teacher and curriculum. Teach him to balance material ambitions with spiritual values and that the ends do not justify the means!
Mercury in Aquarius in the horoscope
Aquarius in the horoscope is an Air sign on the feeling cross. Its symbol is The Waterbearer. The Mercury in Aquarius in the horoscope native is typically an impartial thinker, democratic to the point of being impersonal. Fascinated by the latest technology, your native is likely to come up with very original and inventive ideas. While you may think he comes up with some pretty off-beat notions, why not test them out? The Aquarian mind is often prophetic, perceiving future trends. He could be simply ahead of his time. He tends to idealistic and believes in putting into practice what is preached. His mind is quick, he thinks on his feet, but he may seem strangely aloof at times. He is group-conscious, community-oriented, and a natural reformer. Mercury in Aquarius in the horoscope usually indicates ability in math and sciences. Your native could be quite stubborn, even willful, demanding space to do his own thing his own way. He does need space, its true, but emphasize the responsibility that accompanies true freedom.
Mercury in Pisces in the horoscope
Pisces in the horoscope is a Water sign on the thinking cross. Its symbol is the Fishes. Mercury in Pisces in the horoscope natives often typically more intuitive than rational. Psychological thought, mysticism and religion come naturally. Many natives with this imaginative placement love poetry and music. Your native may tell you, “I just know”, tending to sense with his mind the truth of a situation. Because his mind is so receptive, he picks up ideas easily but may be too easily influenced, to the point of being gullible. The native with Mercury in this highly impressionable sign needs to learn and practice discernment. Yes, this. No, not that. He likely is a dreamer. He may need help focusing on the subject at hand and memorizing plain ol’ facts and figures. He is compassionate and understanding and expresses kind thoughts. Especially if other positions are in Pisces in the horoscope as well, you will need to emphasize the importance of positive thinking and help him steer his way clear of moodiness.