Wednesday is the fourth day of the week. It follows Tuesday and precedes Thursday. It is often called Hump Day because it is exactly in the middle of the work week. The Romans named this day after the innermost planet Mercury.
On Wednesdays we have reached the middle of the work seek. It is time to evaluate our progress and make the necessary adjustments that will push us toward our goals. In some cases this assessment requires analysis, but in most instances, a simple observation will do the trick. Mercury is the divine messenger all forms of communication rule the day. Our major problem on Wednesday is that we may be untruthful about the condition of a situation. We might cover up something that isn’t quite right or remain silent about specific issues that need resolution. It would be of great benefit to frequently remind ourselves that our personal character is shaped by our daily thought, speech and action.
Wednesday Two-minute Task
These actions exercise our minds and makes us more alert. Make a list of twenty things you need to do today. Count backwards from 100 to 1. Look up the multiple meanings of one word. Using your voice repeat one sentence with as many intonations as you can. Recite a poem or the lyrics of a song from memory. Add and delete some names in your email address book. Make a deliberately quick phone call. Inquire about the health of a person or the status of an ongoing project. Deposit an envelope in the outgoing mail. Dust your file cabinets.
Angel of the Day
Archangel Raphael rules Wednesday. He works as a healer, but also attends pilgrimages. He oversee all matters of learning and communication. Raphael gives skill in crafts, business and merchandising. He smiles down on musicians and makers of musical instruments.
THE WEDNESDAY TYPE
Those who are born on Wednesday operate at the speed of light and sound. They are highly aware of their surroundings when they are not lost in their own thought processes. Mercury types are quick to pick up on current trends and learn languages easily. Oddly they may not recall the word they have spoken moments previously. Their utter devotion to self-improvement makes them excellent instructors and communicators of technical information. Mercury types are highly impressionable and make wonderful mimics. They are not beyond misrepresenting the situation if it suits their purposes. Mercury individual with a sense of compassion may choose to serve their fellow beings in the fields of medicine or public health.
Rest and Recharge
Reinforce your WEDNESDAY nature in the following locations: a college library, book store, crafts fair, flea market, discount warehouse, mystery party, magic shop, farmer’s market, computer class, job fair, travel agency, bus tour, poetry workshop, amusement park and game room arcade.
Vedic astrology chooses the Emerald to stabilize the activity of the mind. The use of Emeralds brings relief from frazzled nerves and low physical energy. Western astrologers recommend several greenish stones for Wednesday, including Peridot, Green Aventurine, Chrysocolla, Howlite, and Agate
These natural substances intensify the Mercury effect in prayer, meditation and spells: Chamomile, Cherry, Eucalyptus, Fern, Forget me Not, Jasmine, Lavender, Lemon, Lemongrass, Periwinkle, Peppermint, Sweet Pea and Verbena.