If you are running into red lights and feeling unfairly treated by the world and his wife, why fight the current? There is a reason why things are not moving in the direction you wish – not moving, period – and all you have to do is step back and allow a situation the freedom to unfold. Clearly, if you are worried about a health matter or a financial issue, you cannot drop the ball; even so, it may help to put the situation in the hands of the professionals for the moment. On Thursday, Mercury turns retrograde making the next three weeks somewhat slow-going. On the plus side this gives you time to regroup, and by the end of next month you will be in a position of knowledge and strength.