On September 8th, 2022, there is a face-off between Mercury in Libra and Jupiter in Aries. Both of these planets will be standing across from each other, creating an opposition that will bring up themes of how we use information to our advantage. This particular aspect will occur again two additional times on September 18th as well as October 12th.
Thus, it is important to review what comes up for us under this opposition. It is important to remember that Mercury in Libra is diplomatic in terms of how it processes information, and Jupiter in Aries benefits from acting on its own impulses. So, balance will be necessary in order to receive the benefits and abundance that come from the information that we receive at this time.
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While the energy of Mercury opposite Jupiter particularly in signs of Libra and Aries, creates a mindset that is willing to take in different types of information, true to the nature of Libra, there could be some indecision about which ideas to move forward with.
Likewise, the opposition with Jupiter in Aries has us wanting to expand and take action on the incoming information provided by Mercury in Libra, but honestly, that’s just not practical or advisable. To make the most of this astrological aspect, it will be necessary to consider which ideas are worth investing our time and energy in to obtain the success that Jupiter in Aries offers.
Big Perspectives Challenged By Others
Whenever there is an opposition, we can expect some pushback, and this Mercury in Libra opposite Jupiter in Aries aspect is no different. This energy creates the experience of ideas and perspectives that are challenged by others. Mercury in Libra will make us more open to varied ideas and perspectives without the need to commit. We may come up against people holding Jupiter in Aries energy who want us to pick a side already so that we can take those bold steps forward to reap the benefits courtesy of Jupiter in Aries.
Likewise, the Mercury in Libra opposite Jupiter in Aries transit does create the tendency to take on more than we can handle when it comes to information. In some ways, this can lead to mental overload where we have so many different ideas coming at us that we aren’t able to actually reap the benefits of Jupiter in Aries because we can’t make a decision about which idea to move forward with.
Under this energy, it may be best to seek the advice of someone who is grounded because we may not be able to see the forest for the trees when it comes to using information to our advantage.
The Mercury in Libra opposite Jupiter in Aries aspect provides space for debate and weighing ideas and perspectives…especially those that are contrary. The oppositional energy offers “ping pong energy” that enables us to weigh information without bias thanks to Mercury in Libra. Jupiter in Aries offers the experience of encountering people who have perspectives that could potentially expand our perspective…even if we don’t necessarily agree.
For those who have been questioning whether certain information is viable, Mercury in Libra opposite Jupiter in Aries offers the challenges and debates energy that forces us to consider why we hold the ideas and perspectives so that we can consider whether these ideas can be executed for positive results per Jupiter in Aries.
Striking a Balance
Whenever there is opposition in astrology, effort is needed to strike a balance because, without conscious balance, the opposition leads to unresolved energy. One of the best ways to deal with Mercury in Libra opposite Jupiter in Aries energy is to strike a balance between the information received and choosing whether it is worthwhile to act on the information received to our benefit.
Furthermore, the energy of Libra itself is one of balance. So, Jupiter in Aries may have us wanting to just strike out on our own upon coming across information that we see as being beneficial. However, we may find that we benefit the most when we are able to pull back and consider our own perspectives and ideas as well as those offered by our interactions with others before taking action. Strike the balance between relying on the self (Aries) and the input of others (Libra).
Making the Most Use of Mercury Opposite Jupiter Energy
One of the best ways to make the most of Mercury in Libra opposite Jupiter in Aries energy is to stay open-minded to different ideas and perspectives. Socializing with others can deeply impact how we process information and provide motivation to use incoming information in a manner that is beneficial to us.
It is important to note that this particular opposition can create pushback from others particularly if we are holding perspectives and ideas that don’t necessarily meet social norms. Mercury in Libra energy supports socialization that is mild, tactful, and upholds “social niceties.” However, the energy of Jupiter in Aries motivates us to take information and use it to our own advantage regardless of whether others approve.
Situations where information that we receive and share creating rebuttals from those who don’t agree is possible. Just a fair warning that at this time we could encounter those who don’t agree with our perspectives, and it’s totally fine if they don’t.
In regards to processing information, Mercury in Libra and Jupiter in Aries gives us a heads up to consider information before we act on it. Mercury in Libra creates indecision regarding information while Jupiter in Aries simply wants to act in order to obtain success. If we are unsure of the information received at this time, it is best to seek out grounded guidance in order to obtain clarity about which information is best to act on at this time.
Finally, this particular energy does lend itself to expanding our consciousness…if we so choose, by being willing to integrate information that is oppositional to our current perspective. Success is possible via Jupiter in Aries, but it is important that we utilize the energy of Mercury in Libra to consider the varied information and perspectives offered so that we are in the position to use this information to our advantage.
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