Mercury enters Taurus on the 19th April. Mercury in this Fixed, Earth sign can be associated with common sense, down-to-earth thinking and practical intelligence with an eye on security and self-worth issues. When contrasted in the natal chart, he could turn narrow-minded, stubborn, inflexible and suspicious of new ideas and theories. In all cases he takes his time to make decisions but once made they usually become irrevocable.
Mercury transits are fast. During the planet’s stay in Taurus the speed will be extra fast at 2°+ per day so the following aspects will last less than a day.
Forget those sweet words and dreamy thoughts now it’s time to defend our views and follow through with our plans in a “no holds barred” manner.
Mercury in Aries just loves to talk and discuss, usually being over-concerned with himself and his views and easily getting combative and argumentative so don’t let temper and sarcasm interfere with common sense and politeness!
Mercury will make the following aspects during its stay in Aries:
10th April: sextile Saturn (12°03’)– rational and logical thinking will characterise the day together with concentration and focus