Mercury Square Jupiter Natal and Transit: New Challenges

  • The Mercury Jupiter square in the natal chart suggests you are prone to becoming very enthusiastic about things and perhaps promising what you can’t deliver.
  • As the Mercury square Jupiter transit takes place, we are bolder and more ambitious than usual, craving to achieve greater things.
  • The planet Mercury helps us to express ourselves through speaking and writing and governs how we perceive the world surrounding us.
  • When two planets form a square, each wants to dominate the other, with effects crossing each other and so generating drama and tensions for everyone involved.
  • The planet Jupiter urges one to expand their mind, be curious and bold, as well as travel and seek their luck in distant places.
  • Celebrities: Henry IV of France, David Gahan, John Travolta, Jackie Chan, Paula Abdul.
  • Transit dates: 26 April 2020, 17 September 2020, 03 May 2021.

Keep reading for the natal meaning of this aspect or jump to the transit interpretation.

Mercury square Jupiter Natal

People born during the Mercury square Jupiter transit are inquisitive, eager to take action, good at bluffing, giving, kind, highly optimistic and undisciplined. All the time active, they can forget things and make attempts that are overcoming their capacities.

People born during the Mercury square Jupiter aspect are smart and philosophical. They can an idea about any abstract notion and can understand any subject they want to learn about. The problem that appears is sticking to studies and not feeling in competition.

For this to happen, natives born during this aspect need to focus and to be disciplined because if not, they wouldn’t reach their intellectual best.

They can have many ideas, but they can’t be very practical because they don’t have balance and aren’t realistic. Most of the time hurried, they can make promises they can’t deliver, not to mention their rationality and emotions can clash when it comes to matters of religion.

This is an aspect that’s having people born during it more prone to making errors in judgment, as well as more worried and anxious. These people need to protect themselves from hypocrites and deceitful persons, as well as do anything in their power against getting defrauded.

More than this, they should pay attention to their correspondence because they may get into trouble when writing and speaking.

When it comes to the way they’re acting, they should be discreet because they can get into trouble and be involved in litigation. Besides, they should pay attention to what they’re promising and not rely too much on what others are saying.

Their inferiors may act in a hurtful manner and cause anxiety, especially with those who don’t have a wise speech, because the influence of this aspect is known for bringing about scandals and destroying reputations.

When Mercury is in a square with Jupiter in birth charts, its people are promising more than they can deliver, not to mention they’re exaggerating when it comes to communication. Their intentions are good, but their common sense can completely be missing.

They really love expressing themselves and their ideas, but they can’t be discriminating and criticizing. Others can set them in the wrong direction or be deceiving with them, because they’re trusting everyone and aren’t paying attention to details.

Whereas their intentions are most of the time the good ones, they can end up overestimating what they can do and make vain promises.

For this reason, people born during the Mercury square aspect should avoid being known as unreliable, just because they want to make their loved ones happy.

Whereas they can get easily bored and avoiding when it comes to responsibility, the difficult aspects between Mercury and Jupiter could get worse when the truth is being manipulated because the people having them in their birth charts are preferring to take the easy way out and can be jealous.

Nobody can say they don’t know many things, but they just don’t know as much as they think they do because they can’t be bothered with details. If someone is contradicting them with better evidence, they’re not hesitating to present what they know.

Therefore, they should be less confident in themselves and look for evidence before talking. Exaggerating can be a problem because no one wants to be impressed by their stories.

These people can learn many languages, but they want to speak their own, most of the time. If they want to be appreciated, they need to continue being modest and to have fun while studying.

This is because while they may have a good start in school, they can easily become lazy under the influence of Mercury in square with Jupiter. This wouldn’t be noticed only in the way they’re thinking, but also into their writing and discipline, as well in the way they’re filling up orders.

People born during the Mercury square Jupiter aspect can realize their true potential through hard work and by focusing. For this reason, they’re good readers and talented at finishing puzzles.

They’re capable enough, not to mention always ready to improve their skills. More than this, they’re giving and eccentric, but they don’t have enough common sense.
Indiscretion is characterizing them, not to mention they can say the wrong things when they shouldn’t. Talking too much, they may need to pay attention when signing documents.

Having a clouded judgment and making decisions too fast, people born during the Mercury square Jupiter aspect are in fact procrastinators and very proud of their way of thinking.

Mercury square Jupiter Transit

For as long as the Mercury square Jupiter transit is in place, people are thinking too much of details, throwing their energies all over the place and proceeding without being prepared.

They may want to work on bigger and bigger projects, but for this to happen, they need to make plans on the long-term and to assess their progress while working on it.

For this period, many prefer to talk about education and philosophy, but can be too eager to not give up their own opinions.

They should organize themselves and their minds, as well as try and not become frustrated when interrupted by others or when changes are happening.

The Mercury square Jupiter transit is offering many high hopes when it comes to the future, meaning it’s beneficial for making plans and for having a more optimistic and wide perception of life.

Jupiter is the planet of luck, meaning tests and different challenges involving this square are a little bit reduced.

This transit is influencing natives of all signs in the zodiac to neglect what’s important and the details. Many may look to exaggerate and make overstatements; others could find it difficult to put their ideas into practice.

More than this, they may have too many big ideas and plans, thinking they know just about everything. It’s not that they want to be arrogant, they’re simply feeling more complex than others. For this reason, they should keep some things to themselves.

Others who know more can embarrass them and humiliate these natives, or themselves can be too enthusiastic that they’re tripping over their own words and are eliminating the most important facts, turning them into simple propaganda.

For as long as Mercury is in transit with Jupiter, people should think pride is something that appears before falling and contribute as little as possible. Instead, they should just listen, write and develop what they’ve already learned.

More than this, they should be honest when communicating and listen as much as possible. While their view of where they’re standing may be wide, it would be important for them to focus on the smallest details.

This is why this transit is considered to be unfortunate. Not focusing can lead many to make errors when judging and many other mistakes. Mercury is not only the ruler of thoughts but also of communication.

Many should pay more attention to the way they’re expressing themselves and not be very cocky because this would get noticed in the way they’re speaking.

Jupiter is optimistic enough to cause problems, so natives of all signs should not exaggerate when talking about themselves and planning for the future.

Heading towards more than one direction or dealing with too much information can make many feel lost. The challenge when it comes to this transit is to separate what’s useful from what isn’t.

Those with a fuzzy way of thinking can have more options and not make decisions too fast. For this reason, they should be selective and take advantage of the decisions they’re making.

You May Also Like

Joy Carter

Astrology enthusiast from an early age, there is a lot more to Joy Carter than meets the eye. She is an experienced practitioner who aims to make her work available to as many people as possible. Instagram, Twitter or Facebook