|

Mercury in Cancer:

Shrewdly Practical

When Mercury was transiting Gemini, thought processes were fast, impulsive, fun and not particularly bothered with long-term planning. Now, however, Mercury has moved into shrewdly practical Cancer, and it’s a different story entirely.

In astrological terms, Mercury rules our communication style and our mental processes, intelligence, and decision-making methods. Cancer as a zodiac sign is sentimental and emotional, so we can expect a much higher emotional level now than during the previous transit. Cancer can also be quite bad tempered at times – snappy and a bit spiteful, so communication during this transit isn’t always love and light, despite Cancer’s reputation as a caring sign.

It’s important to remember that Cancer is a cardinal sign – an energy that initiates things, starts projects, and likes to be in control. It is a water sign, but this is carefully channeled water through a canal or a sieve, not the free-flowing ocean. When Mercury transits Cancer, emotions are likewise carefully channeled, and so are decisions. Cancer has savvy, sound judgment as a zodiac sign, with a good head for strategy, so when Mercury is in Cancer, strategic thought becomes the norm.

The speed of decision making slows down when Mercury is in Cancer, so that these careful, constructive choices can be made. Mercury transiting Cancer is in no rush at all, and in fact can be quite obstinate when pushed. Cancer energy is protective of self and loved ones, and so no decision will be made until every worst case scenario has been explored and accounted for – bringing associated worry that can be seen in increased stress levels during a Mercury in Cancer transit.

Cancer has connections to the past, and when Mercury transits Cancer, memory is strengthened, both individually and collectively. This is a very good time for commemorations of any kind, and indeed for learning and studying history. On a personal note, it’s an interesting time for genealogy too, and for getting back in touch with your roots, whether that means taking a visit back home, or looking up old school friends.

What Happens When Mercury Enters Cancer?

Mercury in Cancer doesn’t feel the same for all zodiac signs. Each Sun sign will experience it slightly differently, depending on exactly where Mercury is in an individual’s natal chart and what other astrological events are going on at the same time. All zodiac signs, however, will sense a need to honor the past during Mercury’s transit through Cancer, and most will feel a need to slow down and take their time in making decisions.

Aries Sun Sign (Aries Dates: March 21 – April 19) during Mercury in Cancer

Mercury’s transit through Cancer activates your family zone, Aries, so put your family front and center of every decision you make now. Aries, you may feel an urge to get in touch with your roots, a good instinct to follow, but keep in mind that the past doesn’t define your future. Don’t get lost looking backward instead of forward.

Taurus Sun Sign (Taurus Dates: April 20 – May 20) during Mercury Transit Cancer

Taurus, your communication skills get a boost from Mercury’s transit through Cancer, and this slow and careful thinking style suits you very well. You’ll appreciate the chance for more time to think things through, but don’t get stuck in the process. The greatest problem Taurus faces during this transit is a tendency to over-think.

Gemini Sun Sign (Gemini Dates: May 21 – June 20) during Mercury Transit Cancer

The Mercury in Cancer transit highlights Gemini's resources zone and your sense of self-worth. Gemini, you may feel anxious with the slower pace of decisions, and you may even start to blame yourself if you’re not thinking as quickly as usual. Don’t worry – this enforced slowdown will actually do you some good.

Cancer Sun Sign (Cancer Cates: June 21 – July 22) during Mercury Transit Cancer

With Mercury transiting your own sign, you’re able to use your shrewd practicality well, especially in business or family decisions. It doesn’t matter how long it takes you to make a choice, but it does matter that you are consistent and that you stick to that choice once made – avoid the temptation to second guess yourself constantly.

Leo Sun Sign (Leo Dates: July 23 – August 22) during Mercury Transit Cancer

Mercury transits your spiritual zone now and urges you to slow down and to take a break from the faster-paced elements of your life. Taking time out to pray or to meditate will benefit you hugely, even though you may think it’s costing you time. Your challenge during this transit is to understand that there’s no such thing as a waste of time.

Virgo Sun Sign (Virgo Dates: August 23 – September 22) during Mercury Transit Cancer

During the Mercury in Cancer transit, you’re being encouraged to reach out and to expand your friendship network, Virgo. You like to operate alone, but your current plans need back-up and support, so don’t be afraid to meet new people. You can take it slowly, but you must engage with others to succeed.

Libra Sun Sign (Libra Dates: September 23 – October 22) during Mercury Transit Cancer

The Mercury in Cancer transit activates your ambition zone, Libra, highlighting situations where you can win promotions, a new job, or an improved sense of satisfaction in what you do for a living. This is important, so take care not to miss any opportunities. Think long-term and strategically.

Scorpio Sun Sign (Scorpio Dates: October 23 – November 21) during Mercury Transit Cancer

This Mercury transit highlights your higher education zone, Scorpio, so it’s a very good time to take a class or study for a new certification. There’s a sense of interconnectedness here too, so you may discover how the awe and beauty of a sunset, for example, connects you to the greater concept of humanity.

Sagittarius Sun Sign (Sagittarius Dates: November 22 – December 21) during Mercury Transit Cancer

Mercury’s transit of Cancer hits a psychological note for you, Sagittarius, and prompts you to think carefully about changing some habits. It’s a good time to use your considerable willpower to push through life changes you’ve been thinking about for some time. There’s no time like the present. You can do this.

Capricorn Sun Sign (Capricorn Dates: December 22 – January 19) during Mercury Transit Cancer

With Mercury now transiting your love zone, it’s a very good time to let your sweetheart know exactly how much you care. There’s a sentimental and emotional edge here, which is very sweet and loving. This is also the perfect time to share your long-term dreams with your lover and to think through a joint strategy to achieve your goals.

Aquarius Sun Sign (Aquarius Dates: January 20 – February 18) during Mercury Transit Cancer

Mercury transits your health zone now, Aquarius, making it easier for you to make sensible choices about what you eat, how you exercise, and bring in more self care for your mental and emotional health. This is also highly organized energy, great for clearing your clutter (literally and mentally) and for re-energizes your work flow.

Pisces Sun Sign (Pisces Dates: February 19 – March 20) during Mercury Transit Cancer

The transit of Mercury through Cancer brings out your creative streak, Pisces, and brings you blissful hours of writing, singing, dancing, or crafting. Allow your creativity to de-stress you and take you to magical places. Creativity is one of your gifts, Pisces, and it would be a shame to waste it now.

 

Testimonials

  • ★★★★★

    Your predictions for my life and where im going, feeling and struggling with are so spot-on as to leave me speechless -a rare event indeed. My friends didn't nickname me Ramble for no reason. Even my thoughts, my desires are 100% accurate. I'm trying to decide when to move to New Zealand to meet up with my boyfriend for getting married, and you've called that too. I'm having to sell most of my belongings, things that no longer serve me. Just as you've said in my reading. I'm so looking forward to the next chapter of my life as a married man and a healer of others' sorrow and hurts, which is my destiny. Thank You, Kelli, for your continued recommendations for my life.

    Rand U
  • ★★★★★

    I thoroughly enjoyed it. I’ve been learning a lot this last year about the planets’ transits and how it affects my daily life/routine so it was very informative. I appreciate you taking the time out to do such a video and I’m looking forward to the next one. I wouldn’t change anything you did. I think you did wonderful!!! Thank you.

    Margari
  • ★★★★★

    Thank you so much. I loved it. I’m trying to learn about birth charts. I hope you continue to show your knowledge.

    Christin P
  • ★★★★★

    I loved the talk about different zodiacs and the effect this retrograde has on them as I love to know about these things more. Of course it meant a lot more coming from a knowledgeable person face-to-face (kind of) rather than just reading it on the internet. I hope to get my birth chart read so I can know a professional opinion about it. Good luck for the future!

    Nida A
  • ★★★★★

    This will be new to me and I think its great to try new ways of communication and interaction ☺

    Celia L
  • ★★★★★

    Quite informative. I like the idea of adding one sun sign to read at each weekly video. Many thanks!

    Colette
  • ★★★★★

    I love your videos!

    Christin P
  • ★★★★★

    Awesome. You did an amazing job keeping everyone interested.

    Lanie M
  • ★★★★★

    I loved this event and that you take the time to give individuals readings. Looking forward to future events.

    Beverly O
  • ★★★★★

    Great webinar! Thank you!

    Patricia W
  • ★★★★★

    I want to thank you so much for being that masterful teacher of astrology. Your webinars have awaken a part of me that I’ve interested in since childhood but never really paid much attention to in terms of delving into the study of astrology. Prior to meeting you, astrology was simply my daily / weekly horoscope. Today I’ve come to realize through your immense knowledge of what its significance is to understanding who we are upon birth as well as life’s path. I’m wholeheartedly grateful for the work you do for humanity. May you be blessed with all of the Universal blessings perpetually. Peace profound. Light and progress.

    Jesus V
  • ★★★★★

    I appreciate the opportunity that you have given us with your live free Zoom events. Again - my thanks for providing your expertise - the information is invaluable.

    Nancy
  • ★★★★★

    I just want to say thank you, and you are helping all of us get through these hard times. Astrology is pretty awesome.

    Veronica C
  • ★★★★★

    Hello! Love learning astrology with you! Being a Leo I'm very curious how my future will unfold. I'm happy you involve all signs so no one feels left out. Birthday months are a special treat and I look forward to having a July Leo birthday surprise!
    Would love to learn how we know our moon and house signs. I'm on the cusp of Cancer but I'm really very much a Leo! Thanks so much for having your zoom meetings during our Covid pandemic as I look forward to them!

    Julie
  • ★★★★★

    You explain the content really well, not too technical for me. I wouldn’t change a thing. You’re doing great. Thank you.

    Gayle W
  • ★★★★★

    I was able to join on my lunch break. I found it very interesting and informative. I’m rather new to this, more than just reading my horoscope, so there were terms that I didn’t understand, but I’m a self starter and did some follow up research so that I can get more out of the next one. I can’t wait ❤️

    Chris
  • ★★★★★

    I am learning more about myself through learning astrology and numerology. Thank you Kelli for sharing your gift!

    Dorothy R
  • ★★★★★

    Thank you Kelli I love your videos and all your astrology info . I would love one video you can make for me based on video about live and marriage and relationships exclusively based on my birthday. Thank you for sending these videos it makes my day.! Blessings love and light

    Lisa
  • ★★★★★

    It was an amazing zoom meeting and thank you for hosting this.

    Rosa R
  • ★★★★★

    Thank you for including my chart in your readings. You gave me a lot to think about. I will continue to watch your events.

    Lorraine B
  • ★★★★★

    Really enjoyed the event, it was really informative. It was the 3rd time I attended your weekly calls - the first call (re: Venus retrograde) had a great amount of detail and was the perfect level of description, I easily understood everything you told us (i.e. it wasn't too advanced). I felt like the 2nd call last week was more basic, too basic for my preferences. The call last night was closer to the level of detail of the first call. Your explanations are really clear and focused. I like that you are able to take questions.
    Overall, I have really been enjoying these calls and have been learning so much! Thank you for doing these! Thank you!

    Christine
  • ★★★★★

    Me being a beginner in astrology, it is very fascinating and very exciting to hear from a professional astrologer. This is especially helpful for my love life situation seen as though Venus is in retrograde currently. Watching these every week has inspired me to dig deeper into astrology and everything that relates to it, especially because of how accurate and deep it is.

    Larry C
  • ★★★★★

    Although I am new to astrology I have been following you Kelli for some time now trying to take it all in and learn a bit as I go. I have particularly enjoyed your Covid Zoom sessions and feel your relaxed yet very informative sessions have been great. I have much to learn, but hey, Rome wasn’t built in a day haha.
    Cheers & thanks again!

    Lisa P
  • ★★★★★

    I love these weekly sessions. I have listened to enough of her that I admire her abilities in astrology.

    Susan
  • ★★★★★

    I think you're doing a great job! You're clear, focused and succinct. I like the way you are able to accommodate the general audience, interpretation of the general outlook for all the signs with the individual charts. Also, regarding my level of Astrological understanding, I've been following Astrology for over 40 years, getting mostly yearly forecasts and looking at the newspapers' daily Astrology columns. I think you're doing a good job of stating the astrological configuration and the implication of such when giving the chart interpretation. I do like getting the configuration info so I can follow it knowing how to work with the energies and how long I'll have to deal with or enjoy them.

    Liz
  • ★★★★★

    It was great and you are a wonderful, caring and considerate person who is so thorough and devoted to other’s needs and problems.
    Astrology is an amazing science which help people to find their path and know what to do and decide About their daily life and you are helping us so much in this way.
    Thank you

    Farzaneh
  • ★★★★★

    I loved you’re video chat on the lunar eclipse! And I’m looking forward to seeing you next week!

    Deborah P
  • ★★★★★

    I thought you were EXTREMELY helpful and amazing! You explain it in terms anyone can understand and I love listening to you. You have me hooked line and sinker. Also I wanted to also thank you so much for reading my astrology chart ( I put my b-day and time it) but you didn't see the time was 3:57am. 😆 it's okay youre busy reading multiple screens and comments but handle it like the pro you are. Again Thank you! Be Blessed!...

    Shana C
  • ★★★★★

    I really enjoy your Zoom webinars! I studied astrology years ago and then sort of fell away from it over the years, but never lost interest in the art itself. Now I'm starting to get back into it and your webinars are so helpful and enlightening. I really look forward to Thursdays now!

    Sandra L
  • ★★★★★

    Great informative session. Really helped me better understand the eclipse in my chart which is conjunct my neptune & vertex in my 5th! Thanks so much!

    Jennifer L
  • ★★★★★

    I really enjoyed it! Great information on how the planets work in our birth chart.

    Lorena R
  • ★★★★★

    Hi Kelli, I love your energy. I was on your YouTube channel. I really enjoyed what you saw in my chart on the Zoom meeting. Thank you with blessing 🙏

    Niki D
  • ★★★★★

    You are wonderful and help us to know what to do in our life day by day. Thank you

    Behnam
  • ★★★★★

    I love watching these Thursday videos. I hope I can get in on this Thursday's Zoom session. I really love them! I'm learning so much!

    Sandra
  • ★★★★★

    Thank you for the great experience! I truly enjoyed how much you interact with people and you sound confident in your words. I felt comfortable with the way you do things. Thank you so much for that opportunity.

    Asheley P
  • ★★★★★

    You are amazing and do a great job but in my opinion it’s better to have the impact of the planets on all signs generally and in another session read some charts which are prepared before for the people who has attended your previous session. Thank you

    Farzaneh M
  • ★★★★★

    You are wonderful. I like your prediction and reading but it’s better to talk about every area of our life.
    I would appreciate to read mine next time too.
    Thank you

    Behnam K
  • ★★★★★

    Hello Kelli,
    Your video was my first Zoom meeting! I enjoyed the meeting, I feel the time of day was good as most of us have the time to attend in the afternoon. The content you covered seemed thorough, I think maybe covering (as simply as possible) the houses would be helpful, but one or two at a time for better understanding. For me, I’d like to know what the most inner, numbered ring means. Overall. I REALLY like your readings. :-)
    Thank you

    Jenifer B
  • ★★★★★

    Greetings thank you for inviting me to the live zoom event. It was very interesting and informative. I was hoping to get my chart read but next time. Lovely accent 🌞:-) Keep up the good work.

    Kineta R
  • ★★★★★

    Hi Kelli
    I have followed you for many years now and I think your new website is fabulous thank you. Love all the videos you are doing as well.

    Valerie-Anne I
  • ★★★★★

    I love the intellectual way you explain and tell the story and because it’s quite accurate so I followed you here.

    Natalie B
  • ★★★★★

    I was shocked by this reading! Literally shocked only once in my life was there ever a reading that realized I was born on the cusp of Libra/Scorpio. Kelli hit the nail on the head stating that Oct 23rd was a cusp!
    Thank you for stating this as I feel I share both of these qualities. I have been reading my Astrological signs for years and I read both Libra and Scorpio. The minute I saw you read the correct signs, I just HAD to purchase these readings to read more! Well done Kelli.

    Wanda-Lee T
  • ★★★★★

    I'd like to say this info was really informative and spot on simply amazing, somehow I am learning my life makes sense. I am becoming more aware of who I am and why I lived the life I did. Thank you.

    Katherine F
  • ★★★★★

    I love that you offer advice and give information even when I am not purchasing anything. And your prices are very reasonable.

    Debra R
  • ★★★★★

    I found the reading accurate

    John V
  • ★★★★★

    Thank u for giving me the opportunity to listen to the video :) loved the background engineering and voice of the speaker - a lot of thought went into the production of the video:). My understanding is that a broad personality perspective was given than a short insight was given of all the glifs, i.e. Mars, was explained at the time of my birth. That helped to explain a lot of information but the question I have been wanted answered was! I suspected the answer as I am no spring chicken and I was right. I came to be of service to humanity. Namely my family and through my work - it was very concise and thank u for that! :)
    LV Truth Light

    Maria
  • ★★★★★

    I was greatly surprised about how you managed to know all about me. I have seen and feel better about how you exposed the secret about my birthday and my past life experience. I want you to do more for me. I just want to become rich and wealthy. I have suffered too much in my life.

    David E
  • ★★★★★

    I loved my personal video on astrology. It gave me insight into myself and what i'm like and how i can improve myself. Thank you.

    Christina
  • ★★★★★

    I would just like to say thank you for your work in providing these free daily horoscopes. They always seem to carry a positive and encouraging message which really makes a difference. I am an astrology student and am familiarized with a lot of different astrologers and horoscopes, and yours has something special. Thank you for your work and have a nice day.

    Barbara
  • ★★★★★

    It is truly amazing how exact and perfectly correct, Just about every single day's predictions are from you Kelli. I don’t know how it works but it blows my mind how you can lay out a days events like you do. It doesn’t matter if I read it in the mornings or evening’s, it’s all true. And has given me info on some decisions about important matters that I have followed from your readings. And never been lead astray. I am truly a fan.

    Jim
  • ★★★★★

    I have been following you for years. What wonderful work you have done for astrology. You should be very proud of yourself and accomplishments, I am for you!

    Diana
  • ★★★★★

    Hi Kelli I just want to say I love your astrology I read it everyday I have used many apps in the past but your’s is by far the best I love how I can actually understand. So I want to thank you. I hope u have a great day

    Sabi
Share Your Testimonial
twitterfacebookyoutube-playinstagrampinterest-p