The Planet Mercury Is Turning Direct! This Is How It Will Affect Your Love Life

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The Planet Mercury Is Turning Direct! How It Will Affect Your Love Life
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Between December 17th and the 24th is literally the most important and significant week of the entire year, and of course, it was saved for the last full week of the year as the best of things tend to be.

On Friday, December 22nd, Mercury turns direct in Sagittarius, not only giving us the greenlight to move forward, but also a really significant push toward the new. That's what the theme of the next five years will be.


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This Mercury Retrograde wasn’t so much about screwing up our plans but pressing the pause button until everything else was in order so we could finally move ahead. Interestingly, this was the year of new beginnings; we just didn’t know we were going to have to wait until the last week of the year to actually get that start.

It seems that during the past few weeks, almost every day we were talking about one planet or another. And while the weeks have gone by fast, we haven’t really been given ample time to process all of the changes we have begun to feel within our bones.

During Mercury’s time in retrograde, it just slowed down things enough for us so we could feel all we need to feel, think about all we need to consider, and plan exactly what our next move will be. Perhaps we’ve been quieter than normal, or maybe we have looked completely status quo on the outside to others as everything brewed silently within.

But either way, the time for the pause is just about over and that means all systems go.

So many times when we talk about big astrological changes, we talk in terms of the results taking weeks or even months to fully manifest themselves within our lives. But because of five planets being in Sagittarius at the beginning of the week, to then a huge shift of Capricorn energy by the end, means that this time, the action is going to happen now.

We might have some big changes up our sleeves, we might think we know where the next few weeks are going to take us and what new adventures lay around the next bend, or we may just end up getting the surprise of our lives.

The thing to remember over the course of the next few days is that nothing is happening that wasn’t in the works already for a significant amount of time. Yet, this doesn’t mean that we’re going to have every aspect planned out. It only means that we’re not starting at ground zero; we’ve done so much work already, sometimes probably without even being aware of what we were building.


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Whether it’s that we have been starting a new career move, maybe a romantic relationship, or even a big life decision like a move or an engagement, within the next seven days or so, our worlds will shift and suddenly we might find ourselves in a situation that we couldn’t have dreamed up in our wildest fantasies.

One of the most important aspects to keep in mind is to let yourself enjoy what comes your way. We have to believe that we are deserving of everything we’ve ever wanted, even if that means all we’ve been dreaming of is to fall asleep next to someone that feels like home each evening.

This means that what will actually happen is different than we had originally planned. Sometimes, we limit ourselves even in our dreams, so when life ends up working out better than we had anticipated, we become nervous and doubt its realness and believability.

This week, let yourself believe — in love, in success, in your dreams and, maybe most of all, in magic.

Mercury turning direct is just one moment, one ingredient to a week that we will all remember for the rest of our lives. Perhaps your crazy life surprise won’t happen within these next few days, but it will take seed here, and one day in the future you’ll look back and realize that it was all part of a bigger plan.

One of the greatest aspects of Mercury turning direct is that it’s doing it in Sagittarius which will inspire all of us to move in the direction that our hearts pull us. Sagittarius is the philosopher, the free spirit, the innovator, and the rebel who isn’t afraid to strike out on their own in search of independence and the truth.

So, perhaps this week, Mercury, the planet of communication, is just asking all of us to consider what our personal truth is. Maybe we are in transition and still discovering what feels like our truth, or perhaps we have known for quite a while but have been keeping it from the speculating eyes of others.

Regardless of which path we’ve chosen, the truth is that while we were supposed to be paused the last few weeks, as Mercury turns direct he is not going to be asking but demanding that we stand in our full truth.

We can’t very well welcome the changes that are brewing or have the courage to go after those wild dreams if we can’t first be honest about who we are and what we want from life. So enjoy these last few days of peace and quiet because soon you may look around and not recognize much, but only because there was no way to imagine what the universe has in store for you.

So, take a deep breath, throw out the rule books, and get ready for anything, because while Mercury is also known as the trickster — especially when it comes to communication — this time he won’t be accepting anything less than our own crazy wild and amazing truth.

Because if we don’t own who we are, then there is no way we can have the life we’ve dreamed. 


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Kate Rose is an artist, free thinker, lover, writer, passionate yogi, teacher, life coach, mentor, mother, rule breaker and rebel. She truly believes the best is yet to come and waits, with bated breath, to see what it may hold.

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