MERCURY RETROGRADE 2012: The adjustments of Mercury retrograde typically occur three times a year, giving 2012 a dynamic start. The Mercury retrogrades during 2012 are in fire signs, bringing the spark forward from the power of feelings, as Mercury retrogrades back into water signs to connect with our passion, emotional commitment and our true beliefs. The adjustments that occur during Mercury retrograde typically have a theme that occurs all year long, shown by the elements of the signs affected. The Mercury retrogrades that occur in 2012 provide the opportunities for us to make adjustments in the practical aspects of our life from the information brought to us through the Mercury retrograde in fire signs; Aries, Leo and Sagittarius (occurring in that order). Decisions about our goals and aspirations will be the focus during the Mercury retrogrades of 2012 as change, breakthrough and freedom allows our feellngs to break free from the restrictions of the past. Because we are making decisions to bring forward the visionary awareness into our new journey, new endeavors, new goals, the events during the Mercury retrograde time frames help us to veer away from the past emotional dramas and take bold steps out of the old situations to move into our new future. These adjustments will be very necessary as they allow us to make major changes, emphasizing our bold and innovative choices assigned to the fire signs of the retrogrades.