Virgo (August 22nd to September 21st)
As a child of Mercury, you may find the top of your week a little unusual with Mer-cury’s retrograding starting on Monday. You may find your eye and ears sharper than usual, perhaps noticing things that you would think are obvious. The beauty about the art of the obvious is realizing that we never see our mind’s penchant for making stuff up or filling in the blanks until, of course, something draws our atten-tion to the blanks.  Then the obvious surfaces. It’s as if the cosmos has opened broad borders of white space around things for you to see them. This might be discon-certing at first and you have to resist the impulse to chide yourself for not catching on sooner. That’s the problem. You perhaps think you should or do have more con-trol

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