Mercury Rx Scorpio Detox

Mercury Retrograde cycles coincide with large numbers of people going offline for a short term reset-detox. It makes sense considering Mercury is the messenger of the cosmos, retrograde periods call us to review, revisit, reset and technology pervades most aspects of daily life.

October 30th, 2019 Mercury digs in its heels and stations at the 28th degree of Scorpio, or the 238th degree of the Zodiac. It will retrograde back to the 12th degree of Scorpio on November 19th. That’s 20 days for you to detox, to call back your inspiration, assess any unhealthy patterns and reset boundaries. The Phoenix you choose to rise as depends on how deep you want to go. It’s your call and you are your only judge.

For the duration of this Mercury Retrograde period I’ll be here offering Merc Perk detox tips, decoding the messages from the Cosmos and watching how the planetary configurations play out on the world stage. It’s a process of slowing down, being present, re-empowering ourselves and consciously composting what needs to be released.

I will continue to share updates throughout this Rx season . I hope you’ll join me on this journey into your own diamond mine reclaiming what has been lost and releasing what has expired.

Neptune v’s Capitalism

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Resistance is futile, enjoy the ride.

 

This recent Mercury Rx cycle ended with the messenger snuggled up to mystical, nebulous Neptune. If retrograde times themselves aren’t enough to throw us off, sealing the deal with Neptune only intensified this.

 

The effects continuing this week have left many of us feeling cloudy & indecisive while lacking vitality & clear direction. Sound familiar? 🤔

 

It’s these moments, these potent astrological signatures, that are clear cosmic reminders that Capitalism is man-made & intrusive on our natural rhythms. The desire to achieve, to strive for survival is innate, but aligning our worth with ‘success’ & ‘progress’ is not. Why is it so hard to rest & DO nothing? How much did you push against this tide, only to feel more confused & dissatisfied? When we DO nothing, the only thing we can ‘do’ is just be. It’s in these precious moments that we can truly hear the messages.

 

 If we lived in a society where we were encouraged to make our life’s work something we’re good at or enjoy, the very fabric of society would be different. We would ‘work’ because we enjoy it, because it’s fulfilling, because we’re contributing. We would ‘work’ to our abilities, not a stock standard that exhausts us & pits us against each other. We wouldn’t have to stop & create time to check in, we’d be an expression of the rhythm of life itself. The indoctrination that we need to work to eat, to survive, to feel worthy are the sharp teeth of capitalism that eat away at our vitality & take us away from what we’re here to share.

 

We’re not out of this shadow phase until April 17, so these learnings are still being filtered through. With Saturn & Pluto as watchdogs over the south node traveling through Capricorn, we’re shedding more than the ideologies of capitalism. We have to address our own fears, our own beliefs & support of systems that uphold the things that inevitably hurt us.

 

Neptune allows us to view the ideal, to quest back to source. While it might not change overnight, each choice we make alters the entire vibration of the Universe. How’s THAT for personal responsibility?

 

Venus Rx in Scorpio

Look around to see what is dead or dying. The Venus Retrograde cycle is no joke, and Scorpio does not suffer fools.

 

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The Venus Rx cycle is a 40 day – 40 night dark night of the soul journey. It’s a fasting and a detox of our values, our relationships, the people and places we’ve poured our love and money and support into…and the stench of death and decay is wafting through.

 

What once brought us joy, vitality and purpose may now be a shell of its former self. We may also find, if we care to have that honest, penetrating look at ourselves, that we’ve outgrown parts of ourselves and moved on, but the situation remains; the vase is still holding up the dead flowers, but no amount of water is going to breathe life back into them.

 

Encompassed in this current Rx cycle is Neptune at the midpoint of its journey through Pisces, and Uranus at the midpoint of the Nodes. Midpoints are a peak of energy where we can look both back and forth; familiar enough with the energy at this stage that we know the pattern, but also aware that maturity beckons in our choices. 

 

Read the full post over at our Crystalscopes.

CRYSTALSCOPE

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The thing about the desert is that it holds the memory of the Ocean. The thing about water is that it never forgets. 🌊🏜 💎
No matter when we exist throughout history, all living beings seek shelter and safety. While Aries (the 1st Cardinal sign) is out hunting, fearlessly gathering food, Cancer is creating our home, stoking the hearth fire so that we can all be nourished by togetherness under the same roof. It knows that if we don’t have each other, we will not survive.
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In 2018, we may not be setting up home in a cave on the side of a rock, but our needs are no different to those of our ancestors. As social creatures, we all seek to belong, to be nourished, to protect and be protected.
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This eclipse on July 12th activates our basic instincts, & in this there is increased potential for projection. There can be the desire to cut coldly that which has rejected us, threatened our survival and undermined our need to belong. The challenge is to sit in any uncomfortableness without reaction or retaliation.
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When we say things are cool but they’re eating away at our very need to belong, we undermine ourselves and gaslight those we actually care about. …read the full Crystalscope HERE.
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All photos 📸 :Navajo Nation Monument Valley, Canyonlands NP & Utah Rock House – #thatlibraneye 📸 @jfancydesigns .
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#cancerseason #eclipseseason#homeiswheretheheartis #homeonwheels#cancer #roadtrippin #horoscope#astrology #crystaloracle#visionscrystaloracledeck #vanlife#vanlifediaries

Hermit life

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Hi frenz 👋🏼
Here I am in my hermit cave, smelling the roses & feeling out the shifts & changes in the cosmic weathers. #cantturnitoff 🌀

 
There’s a lot going on! I’m seeing & feeling the pain that’s present & surfacing for folks, both personally & collectively…& there isn’t one answer or one remedy.
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Good news is: we are amidst great opportunity for change & rearrangement. Bad news is it’s not a sprint race – it’s more like a marathon. Pace yourself, have snacks for the trip, keep hydrated & just. keep. going. No doubt you’re going to fuck things up along the way. Keep offering compassion & accountability in equal doses to yourself & those yr with.
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I’m writing in my hermit time, & would also love to hear from you as to what’s going on & what you might like to hear about, astro-post wise.
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Hit me up with which way the wind is blowing for you & lez walk through this together.
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#hermitlife #dontforgettosmelltheroses 🌹#cosmicweather #shitstorm #astroterrain#astrology #uranusintaurus#plutoincapricorn #saturn

The lights are on but no one’s home

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Mercury, Saturn & Pluto are all pretty much stationary right now ~ they’re slowing down to either turn retrograde or go direct. It’s luminal space & it’s thick in the air.
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This phase can feel like we’re stuck in-between ~ not going forward or backwards, frustrated & lacking clear direction.

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The soundtrack plays ‘the lights are on but no one’s home’ ~ so don’t push it. Let this be your own personal 🖕🏼 to capitalism that’s always telling us to GO & be ON. Find yr way to make peace with not knowing right now. It will pass.
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#stuckinthemidlewithyou #liminalspace#retrogradeseason #mercuryretrograde#everythingretrograde #astrology
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Mars in Sagittarius

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#tbt the last time Mars was in Sagittarius when I got this beautiful bike/horse & I rode all day & all night & jumped in the lake half way home to cool off & JUST KEPT RIIIIDIIIING! 🏹🏍🔥 #dirtyface .
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This current #marsinsagittarius journey has had a different flavour…with Jupiter digging deep in Scorpio.
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My adventures have f’sure been more on the internal landscape, appreciating the quiet & listening to the subtleties that resonate just below the surface of everything. The learning is rich.
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Not gunna lie….still just wanna ride!!! 💓💓💓🏹🏍💨☀️🌲🌲🌲
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#marsinsagittarius #justwannaride#sagittariusfever #sagittariusmoon#sagittariusfire 🔥🔥🔥 #mars #jupiter#sagittarius #womenwhoride#dykesonbikes ✌🏼😎

The eclipse portal

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We’re walking through that space-time between eclipses.

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The stirring is real & the undertow is strong. What are you leaving behind & what are you walking towards? 🦋

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Eclipses ask us to let shit go to allow space for what represents authenticity. It’s not always easy & it’s often not smooth. Walking through the portal from one eclipse to the other takes courage to remain clear & true. It’s the razors edge.

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This 📸 is @jfancydesigns walking through a portal at 🌅 sunrise in #joshuatree

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#walkyourtalk #nowheretorunto#nowheretohide #eclipse #eclipseseason#leo #aquarius #aquariusseason ✨💓🦋♒️