Cancer’s astrology symbol: The Crab
Cancer’s Sumero-Babylonian name: AL.LUL “The Crayfish”
- Build boundaries and make homes
- Gather things for incubation, protection, and nurturance
- Family centered
- Tradition bound
- Security is a major goal
- Memory is one of their special gifts
- Love all things old, old possessions and old ways
- Have a hard outer shell and soft interior
- Gift: great powers of perception
- Make excellent business people
- Share generously
- Hunger for love
- Among the most loving of people
- Profoundly intuitive
- Quick to grasp and respond to the emotional needs of others
- Inspire and nurture growth (people, projects, ideas, culture)
Task: find a safe haven where sensitivity can bloom
Cancer’s Element is Water
Element: For thousands of years it was believed that everything was made up of a unique combination of the four elemental principals. Today we can translate these into the four fundamental states of matter: Solid, Liquid, Gas and Plasma. Most people are considered to be a mixture of all four. Personalities and relationship s are made up on a balance of all four.
Each element has it’s own principles. Qualities of Water relating to Cancer:
Cancer’s Modern Day Equivalent to the Water sign
Liquid qualities: Nearly incompressible. Conforms to the shape of a container, Retains a contact volume independent of pressure. Volume is variable depending on pressure and temperature. Its structure is mobile. Heated beyond its boiling point becomes gas.
Water: Modern Day Physics Equivalent of Matter is to Liquid.
Modern interpretation suggest Water signs enjoy movement and travel, but are also attached to their homes. They are flexible thinkers, and work well within groups. They are changeable in nature and willing to understand others. They have a willing to compromise and work with others, but can be difficult for others to manage if boundaries are broken or crossed. They will seek their own place. They enjoy and can feel secure with Earth Signs.
- New start
Other Cardinal Signs:
Ruler: Moon (night)
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