Mercury is in retrograde.
The retrograde was January 5 to January 25. As much as I argue that I see astrology, numerology and other forms of forecasting as crutches to the ego, I can’t deny seeing patterns in them that apply.
“Astrologically, each planet in the sky exerts a unique influence on us, and the world we live in. The planet Mercury rules our intelligence, mind, memory and all types of communication ranging from talking and texting to writing. It also affects our self-expression and communication style. In a more public sense, it rules commerce, computers, telephones, transportation and air travel.” Elephant Journal
I knew we were in retrograde. I have been through several before and I grudgingly recognize they effect my life. During this retrograde, I have watched many things in my life set back. My finances are messy. I had problems with my mortgage. I watched relationships fall apart around me. Business issues that should have been easy to implement did not move.
“You may be asking: “What is the purpose of Mercury retrograde?” Well, sometimes, in order to move forward you need to move backward. This gives you the opportunity to rethink your actions and even “fix what might be broken.” By doing this, when you do move forward, you will produce even better results.” Elephant Journal
What did I learn? My spiritual partner and I were talking about abundance and prosperity. “I read that the opposite of scarcity consciousness is not abundance, but Enough.” Enough.
I have abundance, and I was reminded about just how much on my birthday. Friend after friend contacted me with birthday wishes. By 10:00 am I had to recharge my phone from all the interactions I had with people. I went to a sensory deprivation tank for a float. I had a loving and laughter filled birthday dinner. My baby and I had a mother-daughter day. I received fabulous gifts. And for all of this, I had enough.
For all that is, I am enough.
No word has had as much power on me as the word Enough. Not the word love. Not the word hope.
I am Enough. I have Enough.
And so it is.