Seven of Cups surrounded by Three of Pentacles and Eight of Pentacles, from the Ostara Tarot

Mercury in Retrograde is no time for falsehoods and cutting corners.

Be wary of illusions and shortcuts- and people with a tendency to take them. Let things take time, be diligent and sweat the details on everything you do. Take pride in putting in that work! The payoff will be even more satisfying.