Mercury will stay in Cancer for about two weeks, from July 5 to July 19. As a Leo, you could describe yourself as being in a sort of maintenance mode during this period.
Perhaps your words may have difficulty getting across. Mercury’s governing language and communication will be in a bit of a waiting period. This is not necessarily a bad thing, so to speak; it’s like just before you are going full force, so to speak. This is a time when gears may not mesh properly after a long period of driving and you may find yourself spinning a bit. Your words may come across differently than you intended. Nevertheless, maintenance mode means that you are right on the cusp of positive change. Think of it as just before everything is almost engaged. It seems that the correct image is that the words are still and building up an aura.
I should also mention that while Mercury is in Cancer, the Sun, the astrological “foundation” star, is also in Cancer until July 22. The Sun creates the base of our daily fortunes and strengthens the stars staying in the same sign. So we can say that the above maintenance mode brought about by Mercury will be more intense. However, this also means those planets are in the midst of frantically building a new you and a new communication under the surface.
Perhaps at some point in this two weeks,
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