Mercury and Ceres aspects in the Birth Chart: How do you communicate your concern for others?

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    Mercury-Ceres-Harm.jpg Mercury conjunct Ceres in the birth chart

    Your intellectual strengths help you to nurture others and show your love.

    You speak words of compassion, kindness and encouragement to those who need to be uplifted. Your ideas nurture others.

    You may help others feel comfort and love by sharing information and ideas with them. You are also likely to seek nurturing through intellectual pursuits like writing, journaling, speaking and sharing your ideas with others.

    You may feel nurtured by your peers, siblings and friends. Likewise you may have taken a particularly nurturing role with your peers, perhaps helping to raise siblings and cousins for example.

    You find comfort in words and may look to books or movies to soothe your nerves. You also look for comfort in what others say. You may have a relatively detached style of nurturing others, preferring a call or text rather than a hug or other more vulnerable forms of showing love.

    Mercury sextile Ceres in the birth chart

    Your intellectual gifts and talents for communication help you convey your nurturing message.

    You let others know you care by talking to them frequently. While you don’t always speak in vulnerable terms, you’ll show concern and interest in those you love. You’ll also try to teach and inspire those you care about.

    You seek nurturing through books, learning and literature. You also feel nurtured by friends and peers and may have a very supportive social circle. You always know what to say to show others you care about them.

    Mercury square Ceres in the birth chart

    You try to think through your emotional needs and seek nurturing through your intellect.

    This often frustrates you though. On some level you know you aren’t fueling your deeper emotional needs but you may struggle to break out of this cycle. Others may comment that you seem aloof and detached as well.

    You love to help others feel secure by solving their problems or giving advice. While you’re great at finding solutions, you may focus on data alone and miss crucial emotional information.

    If you are conscious of this pattern, you can become more deeply nurturing by blending both your intellectual and emotional gifts.

    Mercury trine Ceres in the birth chart

    Your nurturing style is intellectual and inspiring. You easily find the right words to comfort others.

    When you need to find deeper nurturing and emotional connection you look for spoken or written reassurance. You may comfort yourself with books or by learning.

    You love to be able to hear your loved ones speak and will communicate your love and caring nature openly and easily. You may be a healing and nurturing writer or speaker and your words can bring out the compassionate nature of others.

    Mercury opposite Ceres in the birth chart

    Your attitude and thought process distract you from seeking deeper nurturing.

    You may intellectualize your feelings or distance yourself from loved ones when hard times hit. This is because you are a problem solver and critical thinker but feel like your talents are insufficient when it comes to emotional connection.

    With mindfulness you can turn your intellectual gifts into assets for nurturing your loved ones. Your ability to be thoughtful can help you respond when your loved ones are in need.

    You try to find reason and understanding as a means to connect with and nurture others. You always have a helpful anecdote or advice that can let others know you care about or relate to them.

    The key to showing your nurturing energy lies in balancing just the right amount of objectivity. Sometimes you come across as aloof when you’re actually deeply concerned.

    Mercury quincunx Ceres in the birth chart

    It takes some work for you to become comfortable expressing your deeper love.

    You may vacillate between being too aloof and empirical and too involved in trying to solve other’s problems for them. When this happens you may shut down from and avoid your nurturing energy altogether.

    You may also seek intellectual escape from your emotional connection to others, trying to rationalize your feelings or even your need for love. When you embrace your nurturing side, you can become a comforting speaker or writer.

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