“I would love to know your thoughts on performing magick during Mercury Retrograde. Is it true that spellwork performed during this period is guaranteed to fail/will backfire on you? What about performing love spells during this time?" -Melanie
To cut to the chase: NO, it is absolutely not true.
Retrogrades are a normal and, of course, perfectly natural occurrence. At almost all moments of the year one planet or another is in retrograde. Mercury has simply been in the pop culture spotlight because how strongly impacts technology and travel. Of course, those are the two things we notice most in our modern daily lives.
Mercury Retrograde has zero negative impact on love spells, but it may slow down communication spells, since Mercury rules communication, technology and travel. In other words, you may have to wait couple of extra weeks to hear from the target of your love spells.
Love & Magick,
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