Here is the glyph for Mercury: a little person wearing a hat, like a delivery boy.
Ancient astrologers looked in the sky and saw a strange little light that followed the Sun very closely. He would show up just after sundown in the evenings for a couple of months, then disappear! Then he would show up in the mornings just before sunrise for a couple of months, then he was gone again! This was Mercury, the messenger of the Gods, a busybody, smooth talker, extremely smart– and a prankster.
Mercury’s sign shows how we communicate and circulate. Do you communicate quickly (Aries), slowly (Taurus)? Forcefully (Leo), softly (Pisces)? Methodically (Virgo), or spontaneously (Sagittarius)?
The people and things in your life ruled by Mercury are: